Entries by Shanee Dobeson

New box jellyfish species named after Gold Coast schoolboy

A schoolboy who stumbled upon a new species of box jellyfish in a Gold Coast canal has had the tiny-tentacled creature named in his honour. Saxon Thomas, a curious child from Paradise Point, noticed the unusual looking jellyfish whilst fishing in his backyard canal in March 2013. Thomas, who was nine-years-old at the time, put the […]

Two bodies discovered at NSW property

Police have established a crime scene at a house following the discovery of two bodies. About 11.15am today (Friday 17 July 2015), police were called to a house on Rosemont Avenue, Kelso, after the discovery of the two bodies. Officers attached to Bathurst Police Station established a crime scene at the location and inquires into […]

Man busted with 40kg of cannabis in bag at Central Railway Station

Police have charged a man after more than 40kg of cannabis was seized from baggage at Central Railway Station yesterday. Officers from the Police Transport Command stopped and spoke to a passenger about 10.30am (Thursday 16 July 2015) after he arrived on a train from Melbourne. During a search of the man’s two suitcases, police […]

Sydney businessman charged with accessing child-abuse material online

Detectives from the Sex Crimes Squad have charged a man from Sydney’s inner west with accessing child abuse material via the internet. Earlier this month, detectives from the Sex Crimes Squad’s Child Exploitation Internet Unit were made aware of the alleged online activity of a Sydney-based man who had reportedly been visiting websites for the […]

REVEALED: Why ‘cocky’ guys get the girl

University of Queensland research suggests overconfidence may help people win romantic partners. Doctoral student Sean Murphy and Professor Bill von Hippel from UQ’s School of Psychology, and colleagues, have been examining the links between overconfidence and romantic desirability in men and women. “People tend to think of overconfidence as an unappealing quality,” Mr Murphy said. […]