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One man dead and two hospitalised after boat capsizes | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 25, 2018
A man aged in his 40s has died, and two people have been hospitalised, after a boat capsized south of Sydney this morning.
Will Setterfield rehabs repaired knee in the gym | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 25, 2018
GWS Giant's Will Setterfield rehabs his knee in the gym under the direction of a trainer.
Man dies, pair in hospital after boat flips at Cronulla | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 25, 2018
A man aged in his 40s dies and two other people are hospitalised after a boat capsizes in Bate Bay at Cronulla.
Helicopter crash that killed renowned photographer 'caused by bad weather' | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
The investigation into a fatal helicopter crash that killed three people in the New South Wales Hunter Valley in 2015 finds bad weather likely caused the accident.
Catafalque parties prepare for solemn Anzac Day duty | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
On Anzac Day, armed service men and women guarding the cenotaph might seem a regular piece of scenery in the ceremony, but catafalque parties spend months preparing for the task.
Wollongong university study examines mental health benefits of crochet | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Researchers from the University of Wollongong are examining how crochet can be used as a mindfulness tool to impact on social and mental well-being.
Clarence River water diversion plan continues to divide | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
It is an idea that just keeps bubbling to the surface — pumping water inland from the Clarence River in northern New South Wales.
Wally Scott Smith honoured for his 78 years as custodian of Anzac cenotaph | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Wally Scott Smith is awarded with a gift for his service to the Anzac cenotaph for 78 years. The 2018 Anzac Day service is his last on the job.
Wally couldn't join the army — he spent 78 years finding a different way to serve his country | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Wally Scott-Smith's attempt to join the Tank Corps in the 1930s was thwarted by bowel cancer, but, determined to serve, he has kept watch over Sydney's cenotaph for almost eight decades.
Service dog makes attending school with autism — six hours from home — easier | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Ethan Reid has Asperger syndrome and his school is six hours away from the family farm, but now a loyal service dog named Maverick is helping make his life easier.
Anzac Day 'too traumatic' for many veterans with PTSD | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
As Anzac Day commemoration services take place across the country, dozens of ex-service personnel will be forced to confront distressing memories from their time at war.
'It sounded like fireworks': Girl, 13, shot in 'targeted' attack in western Sydney | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
A teenage girl is taken to hospital in a serious condition after being shot in the leg when someone opened fire on the western Sydney garage she was sitting in, as witnesses report hearing several bangs.
'Love doesn't cost': The single mum whose door has never closed on a foster child | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Noelene Lever was in her mid-30s with five young children of her own when her husband was killed in a car accident. But in the decades since she has found the time to open her home to more than 50 foster children.
Prince Harry honours Australian who helps refugees get into business | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
A food truck owner and 3D printing expert are among those given a leg-up by Usman Iftikhar, who is recognised by Prince Harry for his work with refugees.
Folau stands by 'gays go to hell' comment and says he's ready to walk away from rugby | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
The Wallabies star says he is disappointed in the way Monday's meeting with ARU chief executive Raelene Castle and NSW Rugby chief Andrew Hore to discuss his social media use was portrayed to the media by Castle.
Sisters doing it for themselves: Sexy selfies and empowering women | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Women who take sexy selfies are often mischaracterised and the benefits of their actions are overlooked, a Sydney academic argues.
Wallaroos to share limelight with Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
The Wallaroos will get to share in the limelight with the Wallabies on Bledisloe Cup night when they play a double-header at Sydney's Olympic Stadium.
Dead man’s sister joins mum advocating for his convicted killer | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
In an unlikely twist to a Newcastle murder case, the sister of the man killed has joined her mother in calling for a rethink on the proposed deportation of the Papua New Guinea-born convicted killer.
Newspaper's cross-claim against Sydney Theatre Company 'absurd', Rush's lawyers say | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Lawyers for Geoffrey Rush criticise an attempt by The Daily Telegraph to claim the Sydney Theatre Company should also be liable if a court finds he was defamed.
NT citrus faces state bans after canker disease detected | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
New South Wales orders a temporary ban on all citrus produced in the Northern Territory — a move that could be replicated across the country — after the devastating citrus canker disease is detected in Darwin.
More planning needed in wake of intense bushfire conditions, expert warns | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
The fire danger conditions experienced in Sydney over the weekend were at their worst since the early 1950s, according to one of Australia's top bushfire experts.
Gymnastics Australia responds to Nassar scandal with child safety measures | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Gymnastics Australia unveils new child safety guidelines in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal in the US, but says there is no evidence of child abuse in the sport in this country.
Mirrors flash the message of reconciliation across an ancient land | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Mirror flashing, or heliography, is used in a unique annual event in the Southern Highlands of NSW, carrying the message of reconciliation.
'All hell is breaking loose': ICAC probes 'blackmail' allegations at ex-Sydney council | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
The former Canterbury council general manager was "blackmailed" into hiring a staffer who approved dodgy developments in Sydney's south-west, a corruption inquiry has heard.
The banking royal commission is damaging reputations, but is it enough? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Evidence of lies, deceit and fraud just keep on coming at the commission, much of it under the noses of directors holding some of the country's most prestigious positions, but it's unclear if we'll see real punishment out of it, writes Phillip Lasker.
The outback men who set off for Europe in search of adventure | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Tibooburra in the far north west corner of New South Wales, was the state's most remote location for enlistment during the World Wars.
The Song of Sorrow, performed by the Sydney Maori Choir | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
The Sydney Maori Choir perform a traditional hymn at the Anzac dawn service in Sydney.
GWS Giants rising star Will Setterfield's journey back from ACL injury to the AFL | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 24, 2018
Injuries have stunted the career of GWS Giants rising star Will Setterfield, but the 20-year-old is determined to fight his way back into the AFL from a severe knee injury.
Andrew Bogut fronts the media after joining Sydney Kings | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Former NBA champion and number one draft pick Andrew Bogut has spoken to the media after signing with NBL franchise, the Sydney Kings.
Chronically neglected dogs saved from puppy farm | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Dog rescuers in the NSW Hunter Valley are hoping to raise more than $20k after taking on 19 chronically neglected dogs from a puppy farm.
Bogut rules out NBA return, commits to Kings for long term | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Sydney Kings unveil their star signing on Tuesday morning, with Andrew Bogut committing to a two-year deal and declaring himself retired from the NBA.
Locals defend a house in Menai from bushfire | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Locals band together to put out spot fires in Menai and defend homes from an out-of-control bushfire.
Rare paintings returned to Namatjira family | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Three rare paintings by close relatives of Albert Namatjira are donated back to the family by an op shop in NSW.
Koalas seek refuge from fires in Sydney suburbs | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Koalas have sought refuge from the Holsworthy bushfire in the south-western suburbs of Sydney.
Vintage caravans set to upstage luxury RVs at Sydney Supershow | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
A collection of rare vintage caravans will be attracting attention at Sydney's upcoming Camping and Caravan Supershow, giving show-goers a glimpse of an simpler time.
Firefighters worried afternoon winds will fan Sydney bushfire | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
As the blaze in Sydney's south-west remains out of control, fire authorities say giant waterbombing aircraft could have made a difference and they are talking to the Federal Government about additional funding for them outside of bushfire season.
'Dangerous cult' promoted by UQ academics, misconduct probe launched | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
The University of Queensland launches an investigation after a group of researchers who follow an alleged cult showcased bizarre healing claims in medical journals, including 'esoteric breast and ovary massage'.
'If it's not their house, it's my house': Neighbours defend homes from fire | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
ABC reporter Ashleigh Raper spoke to residents around Menai affected by the Holsworthy fire. The blaze has burnt over 1000 hectares.
Vet offers free board to animals impacted by Sydney bushfire | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
A Sutherland Shire veterinary hospital is overwhelmed with injured wildlife and household pets after throwing open its doors to animals of owners impacted by the Sydney bushfires.
Country town rallies to collect rosemary for Anzac Day commemorations | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Residents from all over the Upper Hunter converge on the small town of Merriwa to take part in what has become a special community tradition.
Last turn of the wheel brings Kurt Fearnley's career to a fairytale close | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
For nearly 20 years, Kurt Fearnley has given it his all as one of Australia's most revered wheelchair athletes. In his last representative race, Fearnley displayed all his most important qualities as he finished with marathon gold.
Bushfire threatens houses in Menai | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Over 500 firefighters struggle to contain an out-of-control bushfire in south-west Sydney is threatening houses in Menai.
'Bugger Collingwood, Marge': Son's battle to raise the Red Duster | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
The son of a Changi prisoner-of-war believes the wrong flag is flying during our annual commemorations.
My mother, the Soviet spy | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
In the early 1930s, a pregnant Chana Salman was jailed for her links to the 4th Department, a Red Army espionage ring. Her daughter and granddaughter are digging into the past to find out why she risked everything to become a spy.
Sydney man allegedly plotting police station attack returns to jail for internet use | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
A man police believe was radicalised in jail and allegedly planned to attack Marrickville Police Station will return to custody for using social media and searching for the location of the NSW police academy and Goulburn jail.
NBL the winner after 'icon' Bogut signs with the Kings | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Andrew Bogut's signing is a big coup for the Sydney Kings, but leading Australian basketball figures expect his arrival will benefit the whole league, not just his new club.
Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to protect themselves from scorching sun | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Australian researchers find corals build "cloud umbrellas" to help keep cool and their decline could have wider implications for climate and agricultural production.
Youths steal flowers from Cenotaph at Box Hill Gardens | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
A group of young people have stolen flowers from an Anzac memorial in the Melbourne suburb of Box Hill.
Who made the first Anzac biscuit? | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
Most family recipes tell a story, but none so much, or with as much mystery still surrounding it, as the Anzac biscuit.
'Eat well, pray, love': Secrets to a long life from a 100-year-old WWII pilot | Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Australian Broadcasting Corporation | April 23, 2018
A World War II pilot marks a special milestone this Anzac Day and reflects on a life well lived.