Entries by Jaydan Duck

Kangaroo’s head found burning on public BBQ on Australia Day

A kangaroo has been found decapitated and its head left burning on a barbecue at a popular picnic spot filled with families celebrating Australia Day in Melbourne’s north-east. The disturbing discovery was made just before 8.30am at the popular Diamond Creek Walking Trail picnic site. Police say they arrived to find the kangaroo’s head on a hot barbecue […]

Man ‘in undies with gun’ sparks Australia Day siege in Sydney

UPDATE: A six-hour siege in Sydney’s east has ended without incident after police arrested a man reportedly armed with a gun and wearing only his undies and a blue shirt. Heavily armed officers were seen marching the handcuffed man out of a block of units on Portland Crescent at Maroubra just before 4.30pm AEDT. He’d been holed up inside the housing […]

Injured swimmers rescued from rough surf on the Gold Coast

Several Australia Day beach-goers have been injured and needed rescuing from rough surf on the Gold Coast. Surf Life Saving Queensland says one swimmer was treated for a dislocated shoulder after being thrashed by waves at Broadbeach. Meanwhile, lifesavers were forced to rescue a 54-year-old man at Kurrawa after he’d become caught out in the rough conditions. He was […]

Body found washed up on Queensland beach

A body has washed up on a beach north of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. The body was found washed ashore Teewah beach just after 2.30pm AEST, near where the search for a 19-year-old man has been ongoing since Sunday. It remains unclear whether the body is male or female. There is no further information available.  

Australia Day tragedy as horror head-on crash kills two in rural NSW

UPDATE: Two people have been killed and another critically injured in a horror head-on crash on the outskirts of Wagga Wagga, in the NSW Riverina. Police say the crash happened just after 12.30pm when two vehicles – a Holden Commodore sedan and a Ford SUV – collided head-on along Gregadoo Road near Elizabeth Avenue, about 10km south of Wagga Wagga […]