Royal Hobart Hospital code yellow called over ‘unpleasant odour’ caused by blocked grease trap

Royal Hobart Hospital code yellow called over ‘unpleasant odour’ caused by blocked grease trap

Updated November 20, 2018 17:24:10 Photo: The RHH’s executive director said the source of the odour was a blocked grease trap. (ABC News) A “severe odour” problem that prompted the evacuation of the Royal Hobart Hospital’s emergency department (ED) has been fixed, the hospital says. Key points: The “unpleasant odour” …

While you’re at work, your cat is wandering away from home having adventures

While you’re at work, your cat is wandering away from home having adventures

Posted November 20, 2018 15:17:07 Photo: George the cat is an avid wanderer who likes to explore the local airstrip reserve. (Supplied: Phillip Island Nature Parks) Related Story: Cat Tracker reveals the unknown adventures of felines Related Story: Pussy cat, pussy cat, where have you been? Cat tracker fills in …

Nine-month-old girl’s brother taken into care as NSW detectives investigate her death

Nine-month-old girl’s brother taken into care as NSW detectives investigate her death

Updated November 20, 2018 23:08:40 Related Story: Nine-month-old girl found dead on popular Gold Coast beach Detectives from New South Wales will investigate the death of a baby girl whose body was found on a Gold Coast beach. Key points The body of the baby girl was found on the …

Fishing charter industry to grind to a halt if deal not reached

Fishing charter industry to grind to a halt if deal not reached

DARWIN charter fishing companies may be forced out of business within a fortnight if a resolution to an ongoing dispute over fishing licences is not reached. Negotiations between the Territory Government and the Northern Land Council have been deadlocked for the past decade over how rights granted to traditional owners …

Man confessed to killing Annette Mason while in Toowoomba lock-up, inquest hears

Man confessed to killing Annette Mason while in Toowoomba lock-up, inquest hears

Updated November 20, 2018 16:01:21 Two police officers say they heard a man confess to killing Toowoomba teenager Annette Mason just days after she died in 1989, a court has heard. Key points: Killing confession yelled out in watch house cell by “violent” man in 1989, inquest told Two sisters …

Bali Nine member Matthew Norman holds out hope of one day being freed like Renae Lawrence

Bali Nine member Matthew Norman holds out hope of one day being freed like Renae Lawrence

Posted November 21, 2018 01:23:28 Photo: Matthew Norman has living with the walls of the infamous Kerobokan prison in Bali since he was 18-years-old. (ABC News: Phil Hemingway) The youngest member of the Bali Nine, Matthew Norman, says he wishes fellow convicted drug smuggler Renae Lawrence “the best of luck” …

Philip Lowe calls for stiffer penalties as CBA admits it may owe more customers | Australia news

The Reserve Bank governor has called for harsher penalties for bankers who do the wrong thing, on a day when the Commonwealth Bank’s chief executive admitted he may have to extend a remediation program to cover hundreds of thousands more customers. Matt Comyn told the commission an internal review had …

Car crashes into Victoria Police officer next to Surf Coast highway

Car crashes into Victoria Police officer next to Surf Coast highway

Updated November 20, 2018 19:27:26 Photo: The officer was hit while he was standing next to his car. (ABC News) A police officer has serious injuries after being hit by a car while he was standing by his own vehicle on the side of a highway near Geelong. The officer …

The cost of junior cricket may be high but compassion is not out yet

The cost of junior cricket may be high but compassion is not out yet

Updated November 20, 2018 12:22:59 Photo: Research shows the cost of playing club sport, such as cricket, increases with age. (Supplied: Trent Parke and Narelle Autio) Cricket and Australian summers go together like a pie and tomato sauce, but the cost of getting junior cricketers fitted out with cricket equipment …