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Granville train disaster 44 years on

On this day in 1977, the nation stopped to lend a hand when a train from the Blue Mountains, with some 469...

Honouring slain officer 20 years on

Campbelltown police paused to remember the life of late Senior Constable James “Jim” Affleck today on the 20th anniversary of the highway...

Remembering Evelyn’s amazing 110 years

On this day in 2016, Carinity Clifford House aged care resident Evelyn Vigor turned an amazing 110 years old.

ON THIS DAY: Newcastle rocked by earthquake

It was 10.27am on Thursday, December 28, 1989, when the apparently unthinkable happened in the NSW city of Newcastle.

Victoria remembers bridge disaster 50 years on

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Victoria’s worst industrial accident, the collapse of the West Gate Bridge. At 11:50am on...

On this day in history… from a true grit showdown to a failed terror attack

On this day in 1865, in the market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shot dead Davis Tutt in what is...

On this day in history…the moon and mining make world headlines.

On this day in 1969, the Apollo 11 lunar module carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin lands on the surface of...

On this day in history…from Disney to a world land speed record

On this day in 1955, the first Disney amusement park, Disneyland, opened its gates to excited youngsters in Anaheim, California.

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200+ charged in Sydney knife crime crackdown

More than 200 people have been charged during a two-day Police operation targeting knife crime and anti-social behaviour across Sydney’s metropolitan regions.Operation...

Have you seen missing 13-year-old girl?

A search for a 13-year-old girl reported missing from a property at Tinbeerwah has been launched and police are asking for urgent...

Maverick is top gun at Canberra aged care club

Margaret Rodgers met Maverick the adorable miniature horse three years ago - this week the pair were reunited thanks to Goodwin Aged...

Manhunt launched following police dog death

Maryborough detectives are seeking public assistance to locate a man connected to the tragic death of Police Dog 'Rambo' earlier today.
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