Entries by Jaydan Duck

#QldFires | Retired Major General to lead bushfire recovery

RETIRED Major-General Stuart Smith has been appointed State Recovery Coordinator to help lead Queensland’s bushfire recovery operation. A proven leader with more than 36 years in the military, Major-General Smith will help the State Government identify what support is needed for fire-ravaged towns in Central Queensland to fully recover. The retired Major-General led the Australian […]

Missing man found dead in river

POLICE divers have located the body of a man who went missing while swimming in a river in Sydney’s northwest. The 45-year-old was swimming in the Hawkesbury River at Windsor when he became distressed and disappeared under the water south of the Wilberforce Road Bridge about 6.45pm last night. Other swimmers desperately tried to help […]

Child critical after falling from moving car

AN 11-year-old girl has been placed in an induced coma and flown to hospital in a critical condition after falling from a car being driven by her mother on Sydney’s North Shore. It happened on Boundary Street in Berowra about 10am on Saturday. It’s understood the little girl had just been dropped off at a […]

Man shot dead in home garage

ONE man is dead and another has been charged with murder following a shooting at a house in Newcastle. Police rushed to the Beauford Avenue home in Maryland just before 4pm on Saturday following reports of shots fired. Emergency services arrived to find a 38-year-old man with fatal gunshot wounds inside an attached garage, police […]

Shark attack victim given blood transfusion on scene

UPDATED at 10:50 AM | A MAN attacked by a shark on the NSW Mid North Coast lost so much blood, he needed to be given a blood transfusion on the scene, it has been revealed. The man, 36, was surfing near Scotts Head Beach at Nambucca Heads when he was mauled on the leg […]