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  1. Teen dies after heartbreaking rescue bid

    Teen dies after heartbreaking rescue bid

    A 16-year-old boy has died in a NSW Blue Mountains lake despite a desperate rescue attempt by his brother and a fisherman.

  2. Car production races ahead by 12%

    New figures show car production is surging, driven by European demand.

  3. NT man tried to extort woman over job

    A Northern Territory woman was allegedly told "it's your money or your job" after a man helped her gain employment and wanted more money.

  4. Man accused of child sex abuse from '70s

    A man has been extradited to Queensland from NSW to face five child sex offences dating back to the 1970s.

  5. Sick pets could be hurt by Qld bikie laws

    The RSPCA is calling on the Queensland premier to guarantee participants in a charity motorbike ride won't be hit with the state's anti-bikie laws.

  6. Car rego hike in Victorian budget

    The Victorian government is hiking up car registration to help pay for a $286 million GST cut and infrastructure spending.

  7. Vic soccer match-fixing ringleader jailed

    A Malaysian man who admitted to fixing six Victorian Premier League soccer matches has been jailed for a year.

  8. Man charged over Kings Cross sex attack

    A 35-year-old man has been charged over an alleged sexual assault at Kings Cross a day after the police released clear CCTV footage to identify him.

  9. AFL star says crash 'just an accident'

    AFL star says crash 'just an accident'

    Swans player Lance Franklin has apologised to the owners of the five cars he damaged during a crash on a main Sydney road.

  10. Taxi lobby wants crackdown on private cabs

    Taxi lobby wants crackdown on private cabs

    The NSW Taxi Council has called on the state government to crack down on an app that lets private drivers transport people for a fee, saying it's unsafe.

  11. Qld polling booth bullies face crackdown

    The Queensland government is backing changes that would see party workers charged if they block or harass voters outside polling booths.

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