Entries by Rebecca Dakin

Man killed in horror crash in northern NSW

A man has died and another has suffered serious injuries after a horror crash in northern NSW. Emergency services were called to the Bruxner Highway at Ballina on Sunday afternoon after reports a van and ute had collided. A man in his 60s who was the driver and sole occupant of the ute died at the […]

Surgeries suspended in Qld as COVID-19 crisis escalates

Non-urgent elective surgeries have been suspended in Queensland’s public hospitals as the state deals with a massive surge in COVID-19 cases. It comes after the state recorded another 11,174 cases on Sunday. Nearly 350 people are being treated in hospital. 17 people are in intensive care including three on a ventilator. Two men in their […]

Testing chaos as Qld records 5,699 COVID cases, CHO expects “hundreds of thousands” of cases in coming weeks

QUEENSLAND’s Chief Health Officer admits cases could be in the “hundreds of thousands” in the coming weeks as the virus continues to spread rapidly across the state. The state has recorded another daily high with 5,699 new infections found in the last 24 hours. There are now 25,924 active cases in the state. Chief Health […]

Aussies make one change ahead of fourth Ashes Test

AUSTRALIA has made just one change to its line-up ahead of the fourth Ashes Test starting in Sydney on Wednesday. Usman Khawaja will make his Test return as replacement for Travis Head, following his positive COVID test. Josh Hazelwood will be missing from the action once again due to his lingering side strain. It’s the […]