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Qld law change that goes after pet owners

Queenslanders who leave a dog in a hot car will face jail time and tens of thousands of dollars in fines under changes to the law.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

New laws delay Qld cold case inquest

The family of a World War II veteran who disappeared from Townsville 26 years ago has been told an inquest exploring fresh evidence about his suspected murder must wait until the Queensland Coroner's Act is...

Doctors lobby on climate health risk

Doctors have called on the federal government to take urgent steps to prepare health services for more extreme weather events and disasters.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

VW settles Australian diesel class actions

Car maker Volkswagen has settled multimillion-dollar Australian class actions over the global diesel emissions scandal, which affected about 100,000 vehicles locally and 11 million worldwide.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

NT fire at Humpty Doo out of control again

A bushfire at Humpty Doo near Darwin that had been contained has flared up and is out of control again and threatening people and properties.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Aussies lose final Test, Ashes drawn 2-2

Australia's disappointing 135-run loss and a drawn series proved a somewhat underwhelming end to Tim Paine's first Ashes tour but the captain remained proud to be returning home with the urn.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script',...

Senators split over community service idea

Should young Australians be put to work in emergency services to boost the number of volunteers?Senate crossbencher Jacqui Lambie is calling for a return to conscription to help tackle drought, fires and floods caused by...

Man found dead inside caravan in Victoria

The body of a man has been found inside a Caravan in Melbourne's eastThe 43-year-old was found dead inside the mobile home on Borg Crescent in Scoresby just after 5.30pm on Sunday.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document,...

Search for Victorian man swept into sea

A search is underway to find a missing man who is believed to have slipped and fallen into the water while rock fishing on Victoria's southern coast.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Two men arrested for Adelaide CBD stabbing

Two men who were allegedly involved in an Adelaide CBD stabbing on Friday morning have been arrested.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));