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'That did not happen': Dreamworld on-site boss denies obstructing police investigation

1 hour 54 min ago

Dreamworld's on-site boss denies obstructing a police investigation into the deaths of four people on the Thunder River Rapids ride, breaking down while giving evidence at the inquest.

'We can't believe it': Couple reunited with GoPro found at sea

3 hours 13 min ago

Photos and video from a GoPro camera found 30 feet under water on the Great Barrier Reef nearly a year ago will be reunited with their rightful owners, a young couple from New South Wales, after a friend spotted the story on ABC News.

CCTV of the British backpacker before she was rescued.

3 hours 55 min ago
A Mitchell petrol station owner alerted police when she saw the British backpacker because it was clear she was deeply distressed.

Teen charged after girl allegedly has face slashed with box cutter

4 hours 50 min ago
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and is due to face the children's court today

Salute to Adelaide Hills cult leader inspired by Gladiator movie, court told

5 hours 31 min ago

Members of the cult would say "strength and honour" to greet their leader "Taipan", the District Court has heard. James Gino Salerno has pleaded not guilty to nine counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a young follower.

Flood victim defrauded of $14,600 in 'fake invoice' scam

5 hours 42 min ago

After flood waters ruined the dream home she had moved into only two months earlier, Jo Groves then lost more than $14,000 of her insurance money to an invoice scam.

Man pleads guilty to kidnapping and rape of British backpacker

6 hours 11 min ago

A Cairns man pleads guilty to three counts of rape and one count of deprivation of liberty after kidnapping a British backpacker and holding her for months in 2017.

Police praise victim for bravery in horrific knife attack

6 hours 46 min ago
Police say the girl who was slashed in the face while walking to school is brave for managing to escape from her attacker.

Detectives suspect other teens may have been burnt while starting school fire

7 hours 41 min ago

Detectives believe a 16-year-old boy charged with starting the fire that destroyed historic buildings at a primary school in Brisbane's east did not act alone, saying other teens may have been burnt while starting the blaze.

Boy charged with burning down Brisbane school

7 hours 41 min ago

A 16-year-old boy is charged with starting a fire that destroyed historic buildings at a primary school in Brisbane's east and took 52 firefighters hours to bring under control.

Swamp city no more? Long-awaited flood levee finally gets funding

7 hours 59 min ago

After 26 years of talk, an infrastructure project to stop the south of a regional Queensland city flooding, finally has all the funding it needs to go ahead.

Why the needle scare could have a silver lining for strawberry growers

9 hours 40 min ago

How will strawberry growers recover from the needle crisis? If food tampering cases from the past are anything to go by, they'll bounce back stronger than before.

Teen charged after 12yo girl walking to school has face slashed 20 times

9 hours 47 min ago

A 17-year-old boy is charged after a 12-year-old girl was attacked and slashed across the face while walking through a tunnel on her way to school in Logan in Brisbane's south yesterday morning.

Google and Apple called on to adjust map info

9 hours 49 min ago

They may be slightly off the beaten track, but two towns in South Australia say Google and Apple have got it wrong when it comes to travel times — and it's costing both towns crucial tourism trade.

China's middle class develop a taste for quality Aussie food

9 hours 56 min ago

Companies exporting Australian produce target the refined tastes of China's rising middle class.

Do you know this couple? GoPro discovered on Great Barrier Reef with holiday snaps

10 hours 5 min ago

An American tourist who discovered a five-year-old GoPro on the seabed of the Great Barrier Reef takes to Facebook and Reddit to return its near-300 photos and videos to the rightful owners.

'It'll change thousands of lives': New drug could help cystic fibrosis sufferers live longer

10 hours 5 min ago

People with cystic fibrosis may have a better quality of life with a new drug that's showing promising results in recent trials, and could be available within five years.

'This is very bad style': Reef company changed report critical of its program

10 hours 35 min ago

A company given millions of taxpayer dollars to cull the devastating crown-of-thorns starfish on the Great Barrier Reef altered a scientific report about the "poor management" of its own program, an ABC investigation can reveal.

Mystery surrounds aged care resident found dead with blanket over head

Thu, 2018-10-18 18:52

The family of a terminally ill elderly woman who was found dead with a blanket over her head allegedly made a comment to a nurse about asphyxiation, an inquest hears.

12yo girl slashed 20 times on face while walking to school

Thu, 2018-10-18 16:33

Police are investigating a "vicious and cowardly" assault on a young girl who was randomly attacked by a man in a pedestrian tunnel under the Logan Motorway, south of Brisbane.