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'It's an absolute tragedy': 'Heroic' mother of two killed in Wantirna crash

'It's an absolute tragedy': 'Heroic' mother of two killed in Wantirna crash

The woman's children were asleep in their beds when their mother was fatally hit after rushing to the aid of a motorcyclist.

  • by Melissa Cunningham & Simone Fox Koob

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Investigation launched into Cairns infant's death

Investigation launched into Cairns infant's death

A 13-month-old boy died on Monday with the cause of death yet to be determined.

  • by Lucy Stone
Two dead after woman rushes to help motorcyclist in Melbourne's east

Two dead after woman rushes to help motorcyclist in Melbourne's east

A woman has died after rushing to the aid of a motorcyclist who was struck by a car and killed in Melbourne's outer east.

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Victim of Kurnell boat tragedy was heading home in newly-purchased vessel
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Victim of Kurnell boat tragedy was heading home in newly-purchased vessel

A 72-year-old man who died when his boat capsized off Kurnell was heading home to Queensland after purchasing the vessel on the NSW South Coast.

  • by Jenny Noyes & Rachel Clun
Man dead, woman swims to shore after yacht capsizes in Sydney's south
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Man dead, woman swims to shore after yacht capsizes in Sydney's south

A woman managed to swim to shore at Boat Harbour near Kurnell and raised the alarm.

  • by Rachel Clun & Jenny Noyes
Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll rises

Survivor pulled from capsized Tanzanian ferry as death toll rises

A survivor has been found inside a capsized Tanzanian ferry two days after the disaster on Lake Victoria, while coffins arrived for more than 100 victims.

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Hundreds feared dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes
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Hundreds feared dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes

Dozens of people have drowned after a ferry sank in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, while government officials fear the final death toll could be in the hundreds.

  • by Nuzulack Dausen
Police issue warning following death of man who drank bootleg alcohol
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Police issue warning following death of man who drank bootleg alcohol

Police have warned people not to drink a bootleg liquor following the death of a middle-aged man in Sydney's south-west.

  • by Rachel Clun & Jenny Noyes
'He was so enjoying the job': family mourns husband hit by crane truck

'He was so enjoying the job': family mourns husband hit by crane truck

Joseph Lian Hrin, 34, had only recently arrived in Australia with his wife and parents after spending years in a refugee camp when he was killed in a crash on one of Melbourne's busiest freeways.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
'Horrific smash': Man dies after being hit by crane on freeway
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'Horrific smash': Man dies after being hit by crane on freeway

A 34-year-old man was securing the straps on the back of a truck on the Western Ring Road when a crane "straddling" the emergency lane ploughed into the back of the vehicle, killing him.

  • by Simone Fox Koob
Friend says Logan dad had climbed Mount Barney 'hundreds of times'

Friend says Logan dad had climbed Mount Barney 'hundreds of times'

Experienced climber Steve Turner, who fell to his death while abseiling, has been remembered as having an amazing passion for the outdoors.

  • by Ruth McCosker