Speaker Sue Hickey departs from Liberal script to call for Glenorchy Council’s rescue

Speaker Sue Hickey departs from Liberal script to call for Glenorchy Council’s rescue

Updated May 21, 2018 20:58:19 Photo: Speaker Sue Hickey has asked for the council to be given a 10-year interest-free loan. (ABC News: James Dunlevie) Tasmania’s Speaker Sue Hickey has broken ranks by calling for the Premier and Treasurer to urgently give a $5 million loan to the financially troubled …

Colorado Police Rescue Bewildered Owl Tangled in Soccer Net

The Boulder Police Department in Colorado said members of its animal protection division rescued an owl who had become tangled in a soccer net on May 16. Police said this video was filmed at the Pleasant View Soccer Fields in Boulder on Wednesday. Credit: Boulder Police Department via Storyful Source …

Police officers recognised with national bravery medals for dangerous Alice Springs river rescue

Police officers recognised with national bravery medals for dangerous Alice Springs river rescue

Posted March 29, 2018 12:49:54 Photo: Senior Constable Kirstina Jamieson said the rescue couldn’t have happened without teamwork. (ABC News: Steven Schubert) Two police officers and a civilian who stripped down to their underwear to help rescue a man clinging to a tree in a flooded river have had their …

Western Australia volunteers rescue five whales after mass-stranding event | Australia news

Volunteers have helped rescue five of the 150 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach in Western Australia. The whales were freed by authorities at Hamelin Bay, south of Perth, with the help of vets and more than 100 volunteers. The surviving five whales have been moved to …

Mass whale stranding at Hamelin Bay near Augusta bonds rescue volunteers

Mass whale stranding at Hamelin Bay near Augusta bonds rescue volunteers

Posted March 24, 2018 08:12:34 Video: Rescuers help six surviving whales back out to sea after mass stranding (ABC News) Related Story: Why do whales become stranded? Related Story: Six whales helped back out to sea after deadly mass stranding They were perfect strangers, but many among the group of …