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A stuntman filming an underground poker game scene for a hip-hop song was shot dead with a sawn-off firearm that should never have been on set, a Brisbane coroner has found."An accumulation of errors" resulted in the tragic death of Johann Ofner, coroner Donald MacKenzie said in inquest findings handed down in Brisbane on Tuesday.
South Korea has recorded more than 8000 new coronavirus infections for the first time as health authorities reshape the country's pandemic response to address a surge driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant.The 8571 new cases reported by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on Tuesday followed three straight days exceeding 7000.
An alleged underworld figure has been extradited to Sydney and faces charges for a public shooting and a separate kidnapping and stabbing in Sydney's west.Ibrahem Hamze, 27, was flown from Queensland to NSW on Tuesday and charged with shooting with intent to murder and soliciting a murder following the attack outside a Prospect gym in November 2021.
A cross-party parliamentary committee says the government has not allowed enough scrutiny of $1.5 billion in COVID-19 pandemic spending and some health measures.
The earthquake struck the town of Wagin, 230km southeast of Perth, shortly before 5.30am on Tuesday. Find out how people reacted.
Victoria has recorded one of its highest daily death tolls of the pandemic, after 35 people died with COVID-19.The state posted 13,507 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 6533 from PCR tests and 6974 from rapid antigen tests.
A park in southwest Sydney has become the focus of an ongoing police investigation into the 2020 shooting murder of underworld figure Mejid Hamzy.Police said officers would search Deepwater Park, Panania, as well as a creek adjacent to Kelso Park South and Marco Reserve on Tuesday.
ShutterstockIf you’re a parent, chances are that, like me, you are frantically trying to get a head start on the new school year. In coping with the stress of COVID-19 lockdowns, restrictions, empty shelves in stores, working from home and minimal communications by schools over the holidays, we’ve turned to our virtual community of friends for help. Let’s face it, most of us probably don’t have the time to or simply can’t pop in for a cuppa with one of the other parents to just have a chat. And
Anthony Albanese believes Labor can end Australia's long-running climate policy wars should the opposition win the federal election.He used an address to the National Press Club to spruik Labor's climate policy centred on a legislated 43 per cent emissions cut this decade.
A 17-year-old Australian boy has sent his family voice messages from a Syrian prison, saying he fears for his life after his friends died beside him.The boy says children as young as eight are being killed in the Guweiran prison and that he has been injured by gunfire.
Three demonstrators have been killed when Sudanese security forces fired live rounds and tear gas during protests against military rule that attracted tens of thousands of people across the country.Such protests, along with barricades throughout the capital and a general strike last week, have continued since the military took power on October 25, ending a partnership with civilian political parties since the removal of Omar al-Bashir as Sudan's ruler in 2019.
Nominations have opened for a vacant position on Victoria's First Peoples' Assembly representing the state's northeast, after the body's youngest member stepped down last year.The Assembly, which began meeting in December 2019, is an independent and democratically elected body set up to create the framework that will guide Victoria's treaty negotiations.
Three Northern Territory mines are set to restart operations after major project status was awarded to the Mt Bundy Gold Project.The NT government says the $412 million project is likely to generate $1.
Sometimes, the most terrifying things are discovered when you look in your own backyard. Watch the terrifying video here.
A memorial has been planned for the "sweet, innocent" girl whose body was found in a barrel northwest of Sydney.
ShutterstockSome people habitually crack their joints, others can’t, and many are irritated by those who do. So what’s going on? Why do people do it, is it harmful, what makes the noises, and what would happen if our joints weren’t able to crack? Before going on, it’s important to note we’re talking here about people cracking their own joints. This is also known as “self-manipulation”. But when a physiotherapist or chiropractor cracks (or manipulates) your spine, what makes the noises is the sam
Woolworths is trialling a new feature on its supermarket shelves, but not all shoppers are impressed. Find out why.
Economists expect an interest rate rise is more likely this year after an unexpected jump in the rate of inflation in the December quarter.The Australian Bureau of Statistics said the consumer price index jumped 1.
Millions of people in the central Asian countries Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have been left without electricity after a major technical outage.The Kazakh Energy Ministry said an important cable was broken, which has led to outages in the economic hub of Almaty as well as across Kyrgyzstan and several regions of neighbouring Uzbekistan.
The annual report from the International Shark Attack File shows there was an increase in shark bites in 2021.