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Boatie rescued off Sunshine Coast after 24 hours at sea

Boatie rescued off Sunshine Coast after 24 hours at sea

A man who was forced to spend the night at sea after the engine failed on his boat was found by rescuers on Monday.

  • by Ruth McCosker

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How a Queensland cop helped deliver a baby by the side of the road
South-east Queensland

How a Queensland cop helped deliver a baby by the side of the road

A mum who gave birth to her baby girl on the side of the Bruce Highway has been reunited with the Queensland police officer who helped deliver her.

  • by Alison Brown
Firefighters hit back at Trump, who blamed wildfires on 'gross mismanagement'
Donald Trump

Firefighters hit back at Trump, who blamed wildfires on 'gross mismanagement'

The president's message attacking California and threatening to withhold aid to the victims is ill-informed, ill-timed and demeaning, say firefighters.

  • by Hector Becerra & Shelby Grad
Man dies in Kwinana Freeway crash
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Emergency services

Man dies in Kwinana Freeway crash

A man has died following a crash on the Kwinana Freeway.

  • by staff writers
Job options key for emergency service workers' mental health
Mental health

Job options key for emergency service workers' mental health

ACT Emergency Services commissioner Dominic Lane says frontline workers need to have alternative career options in the event they suffered a breakdown on the job.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
Emergency declaration in Queensland town due to toxic chemicals
Science

Emergency declaration in Queensland town due to toxic chemicals

The south-west Queensland town has had an emergency declaration in place for almost three hours, with one person transported to hospital following the incident.

  • by Jocelyn Garcia
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City building declared safe following evacuation
Fire

City building declared safe following evacuation

ACT Fire and Rescue responded to a fire alarm at the corner of Genge Street and Bunda Street about 10.30am. 

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
'Felt like a sick joke': fisherman rescues baby floating at sea
Emergency services

'Felt like a sick joke': fisherman rescues baby floating at sea

Local fisherman Gus Hutt thought the lifeless figure he found floating off a New Zealand beach was a doll. Until it let out a squeak.

  • by Ruby Nyika
Many hurt after truck crashes at McDonald's near Wollongong
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Ambulance

Many hurt after truck crashes at McDonald's near Wollongong

The crash sparked a major response from emergency services, with seven ambulance crews on the scene.

  • by Rachel Clun & Angela Thompson
Rescuers walked 30 mins to reach an injured man in remote bushland
Canberra

Rescuers walked 30 mins to reach an injured man in remote bushland

ACT Fire and Rescue had to abandon their remote area 4WDs and walk, with intensive care paramedics, 30 minutes to the crash site.

  • by Michael Inman
Bush fire being contained but not yet completely under control
Canberra

Bush fire being contained but not yet completely under control

Thirteen RFS crews, seven helicopters, three dozers and an excavator will tackle the Pierces Creek bushfire today.

  • by Steve Evans