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Could Canberra's reusable plastic shopping bags be about to get more expensive?

A Government review has found the ACT's consumption of plastic bags will hit pre-ban levels within the next few years if tougher action on plastic bag use is not taken.



Source: ABC News | 20 Sep 2018 | 6:11 pm

'I was in denial': Police bravery award winner calls for more help for traumatised officers

Senior Constable Stephanie Bochorsky struggled with post-traumatic stress after rescuing two young girls from their father who doused them with petrol and set one alight. The winner of a bravery award is now calling for more help for officers like her.



Source: ABC News | 20 Sep 2018 | 5:08 pm

Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales

The Australian supermarket giant says the move is a temporary one amid a strawberry safety scare.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 20 Sep 2018 | 5:02 pm

Girl bitten in second shark attack at Whitsundays site in 24 hours

A 12-year-old girl who was bitten on the leg by a shark at Cid Harbour in the Whitsundays is flown to Mackay Base Hospital in a serious condition.



Source: ABC News | 20 Sep 2018 | 4:09 pm

Cane toad DNA breakthrough 'may help stop' toxic pest

It may help stop the animal's rapid and destructive march across Australia, researchers say.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 20 Sep 2018 | 3:21 pm



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Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour might have been found in US

Researchers in the US will release a 3D image on Friday before a planned excavation in 2019.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 20 Sep 2018 | 5:02 am

Strawberry needle scare: Australia PM vows crackdown on 'cowards'

PM Scott Morrison unveils strict new laws, amid alarm over needles hidden in strawberries.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Sep 2018 | 8:48 pm

Aboriginal man fights possible deportation from Australia

Daniel Love is not a citizen but he cannot be deported as a foreigner, his lawyers argue.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Sep 2018 | 4:48 pm

The chef using 60,000-year-old recipes

A top chef says his awards are owed to learning skills from indigenous Australian recipes and ingredients.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Sep 2018 | 11:27 am

Qantas eyes non-stop London-Sydney flights

The Australian airline wants to launch the service by 2022 - if the right planes are available by then.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Sep 2018 | 11:14 am



Moeen Ali has 'full support' of England team over 'Osama' claim - Joe Root

Moeen Ali has the "full support" of the England team over a claim he was called 'Osama' by an Australia player in the 2015 Ashes, says captain Joe Root.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Sep 2018 | 4:14 am

Amanda Reid: Australian Paralympian 'exaggerated symptoms'

A former coach and other athletes tell the BBC of suspicions about Paralympic athlete Amanda Reid.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 18 Sep 2018 | 11:09 pm

NRL star addresses 'sexting' claims

England international Sam Burgess is "happy for the truth to be found" following allegations his social media account was used to send lewd pictures to a woman in May.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 18 Sep 2018 | 6:53 pm

A furious manager of a New South Wales pub that was threatened by armed robbers overnight has offered $5000 of his own money to catch the thieves (9 News)

A furious manager of a New South Wales pub that was threatened by armed robbers with a samurai sword, machete and a wooden club overnight has offered $5000 of his own money to catch the thieves.

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Extreme weather outlook

Cold, wet and windy weather hits the southeast with potential for follow up rain in the West. Our Sky News Weather Meteorologist Rob Sharpe explains.

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Italy’s President faces calls for impeachment after PM appointment

Italy's President is facing calls for impeachment after he appointed a former International Monetary Fund official Carlo Cottarelli as interim prime minister. It comes a day after President Sergio Mattarella effectively ended plans by two anti-establishment parties to form a coalition government.

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Daughter of ambulance worker shares story about father’s suicide (ABC Q&A)

Kim, an audience member on the ABC’s Q&A program, told the panel on Monday night that her father Tony had recently taken his own life and how she feels like the system didn't do enough to help. CREDIT: ABC/Q&A

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Weather explained: How do snowmaking machines work?

Our Sky News Weather Chief Meteorologist Tom Saunders explains.

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Samurai sword, machete used in terrifying pub robbery (9 News)

A furious manager of a New South Wales pub that was threatened by armed robbers overnight has offered $5000 of his own money to catch the thieves. CREDIT: 9 News

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Samurai sword-wielding thieves still on the run

Three men are on the run after they robbed a tavern on New South Wales' mid-north coast. The trio donned masks and threatened staff with a samurai sword and machete before taking off from the Bago venue with money and mobile phones.

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Heavy Rains, Winds Proceed Alberto Along Florida Panhandle

Heavy rain and windy conditions developed across the Florida panhandle on Monday, May 28, as Subtropical Storm Alberto approached the coast. The storm was due to make landfall near Destin, Florida, Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service said the storm was weakening as it approached the coast, but tropical-force winds and gusts were still expected. Gusts up to 54 miles per hour were recorded on St. George Island, a news report said. This video shows the rain and wind ahead of the storm in Panama City Beach. Credit: Autumn Renfroe via Storyful

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Victorian mother seeking to have baby son live with her in maximum security prison

A Victorian mother who is serving a sentence for manslaughter is pushing to have her baby son live with her in prison. The toddler's mother, who is in jail for killing his father, wants the 22-month-old brought up at a maximum security women's prison in Victoria. She hopes to regain custody from the toddler's grandparents, who say the boy should remain in their care.

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RUSH HOUR: The issue with this hugging picture

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