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Explosion at Oak Flats home

Explosion at Oak Flats home

Two people have been seriously injured after an explosion in Oak Flats overnight. Just before 7pm, emergency services responded to reports of an explosion at the rear of a property on Forrest Street. NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and treated two people, a 46-year-old woman and a 47-year-old...

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Shark bite reported at Windang Beach

Shark bite reported at Windang Beach

A man in his 60's has been bitten by a shark at Windang Beach. Paramedics have confirmed a man was bitten on the left foot by a shark just after 8am this morning, the bite going all the way down to the bone. Three paramedic crews were disbatched to the scene as well as a specialised medical...

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LaMelo Ball shut down for remainder of NBL season

LaMelo Ball shut down for remainder of NBL season

Superstar NBA prospect and Illawarra Hawks guard LaMelo Ball has played his last NBL game. Doctors have advised that the 18 year old's foot bone bruising has now fully healed, however his rehabilitation program won't be finished before the end of the regular season. The Illawarra Hawks, have six...

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Akon moving ahead with his own Akon City to be built in Senegal

Akon moving ahead with his own Akon City to be built in Senegal

Remember Akon? The singer/rapper by the full name Aliaune Damala Bouga Time Puru Nacka Lu Lu Lu Badara Akon Thiam appeared on a string of hits during the 2000s, and has now signed an agreement to create his very own city in Senegal named ‘Akon City’. The futuristic 2000-acre city was inspired by...

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Kings Highway on the South Coast to reopen today

Kings Highway on the South Coast to reopen today

The New South Wales government has announced the Kings Highway will be re-opened to traffic this afternoon. Motorists will be able to travel between Braidwood and Batemans Bay, weeks after the road was closed due to bushfires. Motorists are advised to check for the latest information and exact...

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Pair charged with stealing property during bushfires

Pair charged with stealing property during bushfires

Two people have been charged after property alleged to have been stolen during recent bushfires was located on the South Coast. About 3pm yesterday, officers from South Coast Police District and the Southern Region Enforcement Squad executed a search warrant at a home in Narooma, following...

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Smoggys - funky face masks raising funds for the RFS

Smoggys - funky face masks raising funds for the RFS

Unfortunately, the prospect of wearing a face mask is becoming more common due to the constant smoke haze surrounding us. It’s not exciting at all, but a great idea and successful Go Fund Me campaign is giving us the chance to save our lungs and the land with some brightly patterned smog masks....

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$1 BILLION TO REBUILD BUSHFIRE IMPACTED COMMUNITIES IN NSW

$1 BILLION TO REBUILD BUSHFIRE IMPACTED COMMUNITIES IN NSW

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Treasurer Dominic Perrottet today announced $1 billion over the next two years to rebuild bushfire impacted communities across NSW. The additional funding will prioritise the repair and rebuilding of vital infrastructure, such as roads, rail-lines, bridges, schools,...

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Iran launches missile attack on US forces

Iran launches missile attack on US forces

Iran claims it has launched a missile strike on an airbase in Iraq housing US forces. Iranian State television says the attack is in response to the US strike which killed a top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. The Prime Minister is being briefed by the Chief of Defence - and the Defence and...

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Volcano erupts offshore from New Zealand

Volcano erupts offshore from New Zealand

There are fears for the safety of visitors to New Zealand volcano Whakaari, or White Island, after an eruption on Monday afternoon. The volcano, located around 40km offshore of the Bay of Plenty, sent huge amounts of white smoke - most likely steam - into the air from around 12:10pm AEDT. Prime...