Man dies, pair in hospital after boat capsizes at Cronulla

Man dies, pair in hospital after boat capsizes at Cronulla

Updated April 25, 2018 14:06:22 Video: One man dead and two hospitalised after boat capsizes (ABC News) A man aged in his 40s has died and two people have been hospitalised after a boat capsized south of Sydney this morning. About 9:40am emergency services were called to Bate Bay, at …

Cannabis use and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk?

Cannabis use and psychosis: what is the link and who is at risk?

By Jerome Sarris and Joe Firth Posted April 25, 2018 11:56:35 Photo: Only certain compounds in cannabis are at fault. (Flickr: Nena B) There has been a recent global rise in “green fever”, with various jurisdictions either decriminalising or legalising cannabis. But alongside relaxing the rules comes concern about the …

Children have muscles that perform like those of endurance athletes, study finds – Health

Children have muscles that perform like those of endurance athletes, study finds – Health

Ever wondered why kids can run around all day and never seem to get tired? A new study suggests it’s because their muscles resist fatigue in a similar way to those of elite endurance athletes. The study, published yesterday in Frontiers in Physiology, asked young boys, untrained men and endurance …

Mornington Island community left in the dark for 15 months waiting for street light repairs

Mornington Island community left in the dark for 15 months waiting for street light repairs

Updated April 25, 2018 09:41:15 Photo: Many street lights on Mornington Island are damaged putting the community’s safety at risk. (Supplied: Tatiana Ah Mat) A remote Indigenous council in the Gulf of Carpentaria, in Queensland says the community’s safety is in jeopardy and local police cannot perform their job properly …

Anzac Day: Sydney’s cenotaph attendant retires after 78 years guarding memorial

Anzac Day: Sydney’s cenotaph attendant retires after 78 years guarding memorial

Updated April 25, 2018 10:05:18 Photo: Wally Scott Smith cracks a smile at his last Anzac Day as Sydney’s cenotaph attendant. (ABC News: Taryn Southcombe) Related Story: Messages of pride, love and sacrifice as Australia pauses to mark Anzac Day Related Story: Both bereaved, both grieving — but these war …

Bus carrying Australians on way to Anzac Day ceremonies in Gallipoli catches fire

Bus carrying Australians on way to Anzac Day ceremonies in Gallipoli catches fire

Posted April 25, 2018 09:06:34 Australians and New Zealanders on their way to Anzac Day ceremonies at Gallipoli had a lucky escape after their bus burst into flames. Forty-five passengers were making the five-hour trip from the Turkish city of Izmir to Anzac Cove when the engine began smoking in …

Living Anzac history and Lone Pine ‘descendant’ lives on in suburban Melbourne park

Living Anzac history and Lone Pine ‘descendant’ lives on in suburban Melbourne park

Updated April 25, 2018 07:15:35 Photo: A towering pine tree grown from a pine cone found on the battlefield survives in Melbourne. (ABC News: Zalika Rizmal) Related Story: Australian War Memorial’s Lone Pine a living memorial to Anzacs Related Story: Remembrance of Lone Pine battle lives on through new trees …

NSW Police investigate after 13yo girl shot in western Sydney

NSW Police investigate after 13yo girl shot in western Sydney

Updated April 25, 2018 06:59:33 Photo: The girl is loaded into an ambulance last night. (Supplied) A 13-year-old girl has been shot in the thigh in what police believe was a targeted attack in Sydney’s west last night. Emergency services were called to a home in Guildford following reports shots …

Is your cafe’s public holiday surcharge actually going to the staff?

Is your cafe’s public holiday surcharge actually going to the staff?

Posted April 25, 2018 05:30:18 Photo: Some hospitality workers say employers are pocketing public holiday surcharges. (ABC News: Dan Harrison) It’s becoming a common sight in Melbourne’s cafes — that little note next to the till, or at the bottom of the menu, advising customers of a public holiday surcharge. …

ANZAC Day commemorations get underway across the nation

ANZAC Day commemorations get underway across the nation

Posted April 25, 2018 05:00:02 Photo: Lea Harding is thinking of her uncle Charlie Bovania who died on the first day of battle at Dardanelles. (ABC News: Tarryn Southcombe) Related Story: Vietnam War’s deadliest job remembered as Tunnel Rats reunite Related Story: Women to lead Darwin’s Anzac Day march for …