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Daily Archives: September 9, 2019

NSW bushfires: ‘Problematic’ wind shift may send fire towards Yamba

“With those kinds of winds, the work that we’ve done overnight trying to hold the fire south of the township, those winds are going to put pressure on those containment lines.” Smoke haze was seen as bushfires burned in Yamba on Monday.Credit:AAP On Tuesday morning, 59 fires are currently burning …

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Babies, toddlers, rushed to hospital after Perth swim school chemical scare

A chemical mix up in a Perth hills pool has led to two babies and four toddlers being exposed to toxic fumes. The children were taken to Perth Children’s Hospital on Monday afternoon after an instructor at Sea Turtle Swimming School in Gooseberry Hill noticed a strong smell coming from …

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Premier Palaszczuk will consider returning early to deal with fires

“There’s extra fire crews there and the emergency services personnel are doing everything they possibly can at the moment,” she said, after receiving a briefing from Brisbane. When asked if she might return to Queensland early, Ms Palaszczuk said the next day was an important day for meetings, but she …

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Romancing the past

They managed it – more or less. A couple of Fellowes’ narrative contrivances are decidedly creaky and the story’s essential soapiness is more obvious on the big screen but its many charms still encourage your indulgence. The expanded scale has given director Michael Engler and his crew the opportunity to …

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Police ramp up search for two campers missing near Walhalla

Warragul police have launched an official search with the help of the State Emergency Service on Tuesday after Mr Forbes failed to turn up for work on Monday. “Police in Warragul are preparing to search for a man and woman, who set off on a camping trip to Walhalla three …

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Nine-month-old boy found dead in Ipswich home

Police have gone public with the details of their investigation into the death of a nine-month-old boy whose body was found in an Ipswich home earlier this year. Emergency services were called to the Sonter Street residence in Raceview on June 21 and found the body inside the premises. The …

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Buti’s Call: Everyone is now chasing Tim Kelly, on and off the field

Patrick Dangerfield is at the top of his game, willing his teammates towards a premiership that has so far proven elusive for the 2016 Brownlow medallist. Dangerfield led the way for the Cats in their defeat to Collingwood with 32 possessions and a goal. Not far behind was Tim Kelly …

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Family of five left with nothing as suspected electrical fire guts Perth rental

Ms May with her four children. “My eldest son had to go to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and was monitored there, my two youngest children had singed nostril hairs and soot in their nasal passages so they had to stay in hospital overnight. “You never think something like this will …

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