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CFA chief promises acts amid worrying levels of sexual harassment
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CFA chief promises acts amid worrying levels of sexual harassment

One in six CFA employees report experiencing sexual harassment while almost one fifth said they have been subjected to discrimination.

  • by Benjamin Preiss

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Man dies after car veers off highway at Craigieburn

Man dies after car veers off highway at Craigieburn

A man has died in hospital after crashing his car at Craigieburn on Saturday night.

  • by Goya Dmytryshchak
Woman ejected from car then run over in Macquarie Park crash
Accident

Woman ejected from car then run over in Macquarie Park crash

Witnesses had to help lift a car from on top of the woman, who is fighting for life after the two-car crash.

  • by Cassandra Morgan
Sydney Airport's disaster response tested in major emergency exercise

Sydney Airport's disaster response tested in major emergency exercise

More than 500 personnel from 20 agencies will be involved in the four-hour emergency simulation at the airport.

  • by Rachel Clun
Boy, 10, hit by van in Melbourne's east dies in hospital

Boy, 10, hit by van in Melbourne's east dies in hospital

The young boy was with his sister and a friend when the incident occurred in Blackburn North on Saturday.

Surfer dies after being pulled from water at Avalon Beach
Tragedy

Surfer dies after being pulled from water at Avalon Beach

Despite the effort fellow surfers the man could not be resuscitated.

  • by Rachel Clun
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A wave swept her friend out to sea. This Canberra teen pulled her out
Canberra

A wave swept her friend out to sea. This Canberra teen pulled her out

Rebecca Hughes was just fourteen when she saved her friend's life on the South Coast. Now she's getting a bravery commendation.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Teenager with suspected spinal injures after Mandurah boats crash

Teenager with suspected spinal injures after Mandurah boats crash

The boys were on a boat travelling north along Sticks Canal at around 6.50pm when police say they collided with another vessel.

  • by staff writers
Man and dog rescued down embankment in Brindabellas
Canberra

Man and dog rescued down embankment in Brindabellas

A man and his dog had a lucky escape on Saturday night after their car slid down an embankment off the snowy roads of the Brindabellas.

Young boy struck by a car at Blackburn
Roads

Young boy struck by a car at Blackburn

A young boy is fighting for life after being hit on a pedestrian crossing in Melbourne's east on Saturday.

  • by Goya Dmytryshchak & Joe Hinchliffe
Man taken to hospital after Campbell crash

Man taken to hospital after Campbell crash

Firefighters worked for an hour to free the man from his car.

  • by Emily Baker