Margaret River shooting: mother and her four children among victims | Australia news

A mother and her four children are among the victims of a horrific shooting on a rural property near the town of Margaret River in Western Australia‚Äôs south-west. Katrina Miles and her four children, aged eight to 13, were found dead, along with two other people, by police early on …

Mothers of borderline personality disorder victims speak out for change

Mothers of borderline personality disorder victims speak out for change

Posted May 07, 2018 10:10:51 Photo: Miranda Howard and Aurora McPherson-Smith both had BPD. (Supplied) Related Story: Borderline personality disorder patients to benefit from new centre Related Story: My battle with Borderline Personality Disorder Miranda Howard and Aurora McPherson-Smith never knew each other, but their struggles with borderline personality disorder …

Telstra apologises to house fire victims whose triple-0 calls went unanswered

Telstra apologises to house fire victims whose triple-0 calls went unanswered

Updated May 06, 2018 17:29:53 A couple whose calls to triple-0 to report a fire were not answered during Friday’s national outage, prompting a mad dash to the nearest fire station, have received an apology from Telstra CEO Andy Penn. Mary Ann Gongon was forced to jump in her car …

Cecilia Haddad: family devastated as police seek Brazilian murder victim’s former lover | Australia news

Police in Australia will ramp up their efforts to find the ex-lover of murdered businesswoman Cecilia Haddad by linking with Brazilian law enforcement officials. Guardian Australia understands New South Wales police will begin liaising with Brazilian counterparts through the Australian federal police in an effort to speak to Mario Marcelo …

Family violence victims speak out for those who can’t at Darwin candlelight vigil

Family violence victims speak out for those who can’t at Darwin candlelight vigil

Posted May 02, 2018 11:41:41 Photo: After 26 years, Cheryl has spoken about her life of domestic violence with her ex-partner. (ABC News: Dijana Damjanovic) Related Story: Domestic violence victims in NT face rental blacklisting for breaking lease with abuser Related Story: Why country towns are tough gigs for social …

Sao Paulo building collapses during fire; number of victims unknown

Sao Paulo building collapses during fire; number of victims unknown

Posted May 01, 2018 19:08:49 Photo: Firefighters said they believed there were victims, but were unsure how many. (Twitter: @BombeirosPMESP) A burning building in downtown Sao Paulo has collapsed as firefighters worked to put out a fire that began in the middle of the night. External Link: Patthy custodio: razil …

Families of workplace accident victims back call for new industrial manslaughter offence with jail term

Families of workplace accident victims back call for new industrial manslaughter offence with jail term

Updated April 29, 2018 08:11:33 Photo: Jack Brownlee died a day after being trapped in a deep trench in an industrial accident near Ballarat. (Supplied: Damascus College, Ballarat) Related Story: Second man dies following Ballarat trench collapse Related Story: Company fined over death of sewerage worker It was a tragedy …

Mount Lyell inquest: Safety manager insists abseiling fastest way to reach victims

Mount Lyell inquest: Safety manager insists abseiling fastest way to reach victims

Posted April 27, 2018 16:56:20 Photo: Phillip Kemp dismissed suggestions a ladder should have been used to reach the men. (ABC News: Rhiannon Shine) A mine safety manager has defended the response to a fatal fall at a copper mine on Tasmania’s west coast, as family members speak about the …

AFL not against hush money for sexual harassment victims, chief executive Gillon McLachlan says

AFL not against hush money for sexual harassment victims, chief executive Gillon McLachlan says

Posted April 27, 2018 19:57:58 AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan says the league has no problems with hush money being paid to sexual harassment victims as long as it helps resolve the issue. Fremantle hit the headlines earlier this month when it was reported an official made a secret payment …

National Memorial for Peace and Justice honours African American lynching victims

National Memorial for Peace and Justice honours African American lynching victims

By Elle Hardy Updated April 26, 2018 10:28:41 Related Story: The history of the statue behind the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville On the night of September 17, 1935, about 50 men, faces smeared with dirt to mask their identities, broke into the Lafayette County courthouse jail in Oxford, Mississippi. …