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3 hrs ago | Canberra City News
IT was an unusual build up to Friday's raising of the terrorism threat level in Australia from medium to high, though the action itself isn't particularly surprising. After ASIO's head David Irvine flagged it on television earlier in the week, there was little doubt it would happen.
7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
POLICE have escalated their search for five rocket launchers believed to be buried in Sydney bushland by a terror cell linked to Islamic State savages. THE 27-year army veteran who stole 10 rocket launchers from the Australian Defence Force - five of which ended up in the hands of terrorists - has been freed on parole.
11 hrs ago | Fox News
Officials said a 39-year-old male competitor died Sunday after being pulled unconscious from the swim portion of an Ironman event on Queensland's Sunshine Coast north of Brisbane. Ironman Asia Pacific chief executive Geoff Meyer confirmed the man from Victoria state suffered a suspected heart attack during the 1.9-kilometer swim leg in the Pacific Ocean surf off Mooloolaba.
A notorious fraudster is under investigation by police and corporate liquidators over the disappearance of about 100 kilograms of pure gold worth more than $4 million. The alleged architect of the theft is Robert Thomas Bourke, a former pawnbroker turned gold trader with a lengthy criminal history who victims claim orchestrated the theft after finding out he was diagnosed with terminal cancer.
KUALA LUMPUR , Sept 13 -- Australian integrated healthcare company, Fitgenes will showcase its innovative cloud-based PracwareTM platform at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference and exhibition from September 15 to 17 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. The PracwareTM platform empowers healthcare practitioners to deliver genetically personalised health and wellness programs to their patients, said a statement issued on Friday in Brisbane, Australia.
AVERAGING just 24 days between listing and sale, this Brisbane suburb is ranked the city's fastest-selling market, according to latest figures. CLIVE Palmer's man to take on Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney at the next state election could be one of the big names of Queensland politics.
Australia has raised its terror alert level to "high" for the first time since the national alert system was introduced in 2003. According to the four-level system, a reading of "high" means a terrorist attack "is likely," however the country's Prime Minister Tony Abbott said no specific threat had been made.
The eggs of one of the world's most venomous spiders, Brazilian wandering spiders, were found hidden in a bunch of bananas that a woman had purchased from Tesco in Essex. Initially, when Abby Woodgate, 30 years of age, saw the bananas she assumed that it was mouldy as it had a white lump after it was delivered to her.
Stopping Australia's most commonly diagnosed cancer - prostate cancer - in its tracks is the goal of scientists around the world. A QUT research team has discovered that two naturally occurring compounds, one from mushrooms and the other from palm oil, when used together can significantly reduce the growth of tumours in prostate cancer models.
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Mike Tyson speaks on stage during his speaking tour, "Day of the Champions" at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on November 16, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia. Note to self: Do not remind Mike Tyson that he is a convicted rapist, especially while hosting an interview on live television.
A 25-year-old man, who Thursday sparked an Ebola virus disease scare in the Australian state of Queensland, has tested negative for the deadly virus, a health official said. Jeannette Young, chief health officer of Queensland, said tests taken from the man in Gold Coast had returned a negative result, the Brisbane Times reported.
Colonel William Holmes and officers of Australian Army at German wireless station Bita Paka in New Guinea in 1914. Picture: Supplied Good morning, and welcome to our morning news coverage.
'Justin Timberlake put up a picture of dad's statue!' Lincoln Lewis shares excitement as his rugby league champion father's iconic monument is shared by pop singer And when Justin Timberlake took to social media on Tuesday to promote his concert in Queensland's Brisbane, he happened to promote a local sporting legend without even realising it. 'Psssst Brisbane...Come and get 'em! 2 #JT2020Tour tix & this signed vinyl here! #Finderskeepers,' 33-year-old Justin captioned a black and white photo of Australian rugby league icon Wally Lewis's famous statue at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium.
BANJO was a "miracle baby" after being born at just 24 weeks' gestation. But three years on his family are struggling to deal with long-term health implications.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:26 pm
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