Melbourne legionnaire’s death leads to review of regulations on cooling towers

Melbourne legionnaire’s death leads to review of regulations on cooling towers

Updated May 11, 2018 17:59:45 Photo: The man who died had been to the Gladstone Park shopping centre before he became sick. (ABC News: Darryl Torpy) Related Story: Legionnaire’s outbreak linked to shopping centres in Melbourne’s north-west The Victorian health department is reviewing the regulations around cooling towers after a …

WA child sex ring investigation leads to fourth person being charged

WA child sex ring investigation leads to fourth person being charged

Updated May 02, 2018 10:05:34 Police investigating an alleged West Australian child sex ring, including allegations of abuse at so-called “swingers” group sex parties, have charged a fourth person. The 62-year-old man is facing 11 charges, including two of sexual penetration of a child under the age of 13. It …

Discovery of WWI Return from Service badge leads to a mission to find Anzac veteran’s family

Discovery of WWI Return from Service badge leads to a mission to find Anzac veteran’s family

Posted April 27, 2018 16:32:46 Photo: The Return from Service medal cleaned up after collector Matt Franceschini dug it out of the mud on the outskirts of Perth.(Supplied) A West Australian man is trying to find the family of a Gallipoli veteran to give them a “Return from Service” badge …

Couple left $20,000 out of pocket, stranded in Darwin after holiday from hell leads to court

Couple left $20,000 out of pocket, stranded in Darwin after holiday from hell leads to court

Posted April 10, 2018 18:17:04 Photo: A heavy night of drinking at Darwin’s Sky City Casino led to police charges. (ABC News: Diana Hayward) Related Story: Darwin’s Bureau of Meteorology rain gauge breaks during downpour Related Story: Second croc spotted in Top End golf course What was supposed to be …

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Updated April 05, 2018 16:38:27 A Canadian Hotel has lifted a 17-year ban on a former guest whose well-intentioned actions led to a “tornado of seagull excrement, feathers, pepperoni chunks,” and the unwitting assault of a tourist with a towel-wrapped wild bird. Nick Burchill took to Facebook last week to …

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Hotel forgives man after suitcase of pepperoni causes chaos, leads to 17-year ban

Updated April 05, 2018 16:38:27 A Canadian Hotel has lifted a 17-year ban on a former guest whose well-intentioned actions led to a “tornado of seagull excrement, feathers, pepperoni chunks,” and the unwitting assault of a tourist with a towel-wrapped wild bird. Nick Burchill took to Facebook last week to …

Water slide that decapitated 10-year-old boy leads to murder charges

Water slide that decapitated 10-year-old boy leads to murder charges

Posted March 29, 2018 22:51:54 Photo: Ten-year-old Caleb Schwab was decapitated while riding on the Verruckt water slide in 2016. (Supplied) Related Story: Water slide that decapitated 10-year-old boy labelled ‘deadly weapon’ in indictment Related Story: 10yo boy killed on ‘world’s tallest water slide’ A water park company co-owner and …

Obscene gesture in Victorian Parliament leads to lift ‘screaming match’ between Liberal, Labor MPs

Obscene gesture in Victorian Parliament leads to lift ‘screaming match’ between Liberal, Labor MPs

Updated March 29, 2018 16:54:30 External Link: Hong Lim’s ‘obscene gesture’ in Question Time Related Story: Victorian Labor staff scandal: What you need to know A Victorian Liberal MP said she was left physically shaken after an altercation with a Labor MP at State Parliament. Roma Britnell said she was …

Record methamphetamine haul leads to man’s guilty plea after 1.2 tonnes seized at Geraldton

Record methamphetamine haul leads to man’s guilty plea after 1.2 tonnes seized at Geraldton

Posted March 28, 2018 17:21:41 Video: Police arrest men and seize 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine at Geraldton (ABC News) Related Story: Australia’s ‘weakest link’: Why do drug runners target Geraldton? Related Story: Australia’s biggest ever meth haul sees $1 billion worth of drugs seized in WA One of eight men …

Nicole Bolton leads Australia to eight-wicket victory over India in one-day match

Nicole Bolton leads Australia to eight-wicket victory over India in one-day match

Updated March 13, 2018 10:40:10 Photo: Opener Nicole Bolton was unbeaten on 100 when Australia reached the target. (Reuters: Action Images/John Sibley) A century to opener Nicole Bolton has helped the Australian women’s cricket team claim an eight-wicket victory in its one-day series opener against India in Vadodara. Australia comfortably …