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Sat 15 Aug 2020

‘Last of a great generation’ honoured

‘Last of a great generation’ honoured

Seventy-five years after World War II ended, veterans and dignitaries have paid their respect to the one million Australians who fought for their country.

NSW records nine new COVID-19 cases

NSW records nine new COVID-19 cases

The nine new cases were discovered as more than 27,000 people in NSW got tested.

Cop stood down on computer hacking charge

Premium Content Cop stood down on computer hacking charge

A sergeant has been stood down from official duties as police investigate allegations he inappropriately accessed confidential information.

'Great white' shark leaves woman with severe leg injuries

Premium Content 'Great white' shark leaves woman with severe leg injuries

Surfers who helped a 20-year-old woman from the water after she was mauled by a shark off the NSW mid-north coast said the animal appeared to be a great white.

The grocery savings hidden in plain sight

Premium Content The grocery savings hidden in plain sight

The pricing labels on supermarket shelves are there to help us to save money — we just don’t know how to use them.

Arrest over car bombing

Arrest over car bombing

Two cars were damaged when hit by homemade bombs in Nowra last year. Now a man has been arrested.

Mum’s ‘heart is broken all the time’ over addict son

Premium Content Mum’s ‘heart is broken all the time’ over addict son

Mother pleads for a rehab facility for her son. ‘They hit that rock bottom, but there’s nowhere to go’

Truth behind government's stunning about-face on media gag

Premium Content Truth behind government's stunning about-face on media gag

This is the inside story of how a shambolic attempt to pass laws gagging the media from reporting corruption allegations during election periods unfolded.

Melbourne on track to end lockdown

Melbourne on track to end lockdown

New figures show exactly when Victoria will ease strict lockdown measures and what will happen to the curfew that’s currently in place.

Employee slams cafe’s JobKeeper ‘rort’

Employee slams cafe’s JobKeeper ‘rort’

Jenny counts herself lucky to receive the $1500 wage subsidy – but her boss’ request has left her wondering if she’s being “exploited”.

No new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland overnight

Premium Content No new cases of COVID-19 in Queensland overnight

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says there have been no new cases of coronavirus in Queensland in the past 24 hours.

Crime scene declared after IGA fire

Premium Content Crime scene declared after IGA fire

Police and investigators are at the scene of a fire at an IGA supermarket. Specialists are currently conducting gas readers in neighbouring businesses.

Victorian COVID-19 death toll drops

Victorian COVID-19 death toll drops

Another four Victorians have died as the state records 303 new COVID-19 cases.

COVID-19: Updated condition of local hospitalised couple

Premium Content COVID-19: Updated condition of local hospitalised couple

Couple were linked to Sydney church cluster as testing reaches highest point in Northern Rivers

Livid Andrew Johns calls for life bans over racism

Livid Andrew Johns calls for life bans over racism

Andrew Johns was among many in footy calling for life bans after “disgusting” allegations of racial abuse rocked the NRL last night.

Pure class after star’s family heartbreak

Pure class after star’s family heartbreak

Tom Hawkins was unstoppable on the field but it was after the final siren when the AFL star showed his true class with a touching message.

Horrors of WWII: 75 years on, our veterans fight a new battle

Premium Content Horrors of WWII: 75 years on, our veterans fight a new...

The coronavirus won’t dampen the spirit of four World War II veterans who will each get a special medal to mark 75 years since the Japanese surrender.

'Make no mistake and media gag laws will be back': Perrett

Premium Content 'Make no mistake and media gag laws will be back': Perrett

State Government accused of moving to protect election chances, not free speech

Saving lives one heartbeat at a time

Premium Content Saving lives one heartbeat at a time

*WATCH VIDEO* See how easy it is to use one of new defibrillators installed in Yamba area is

‘There were moments I just wanted to die’

Premium Content ‘There were moments I just wanted to die’

At just 26, Tina Dinh has seen how brutal COVID-19 can be after she fell ill and her body started to shut down. Now her father’s life hangs in the balance.

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