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Travelers face major delays at Sydney Airport

Travelers are facing major delays at Sydney Airport this morning due to security staff calling in sick. Lines looped through the domestic terminal and spilled out the door leaving travelers frustrated and concerned about missing flights. The cause of today’s delays is staff calling in sick meaning security screening lanes couldn’t be opened. Delays were …

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Father of innocent Sydney shooting victim says she was an ‘angel’

The father of an innocent hairdresser caught up in a brutal execution in Sydney’s south-west says she was “beautiful” and an “angel” ready to help anyone in need. Amy Al-Hazzouri, 39, was in the backseat of a four-wheel drive with 48-year-old Lametta Fadlallah in Panania when a shooter sprayed the car with bullets and killed …

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Owner of seven properties says landlords getting a raw deal

Andrew Duggan owns seven homes, but he wants people to know he’s not a bad bloke. He’s been flipping properties in Queensland from a home office in Sydney for 25 years and seems acutely familiar with the public perception of landlords. “Landlords are very unpopular people,” Mr Duggan said. “There’s the perception of the evil …

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Photographer captures ‘oh wow’ moment as whale breaches close to boat off Coffs Harbor

An amateur photographer says she is “stoked” after capturing a photo of a humpback whale breaching close to a boat in Coffs Harbour. Key points: Photographer Carly Adams can’t believe her luck, capturing a breaching whale close to a boat She says it’s the best shot she has ever taken Experts say whales, especially younger …

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Calls for exclusion zones after protesters block entrances to Melbourne hospitals

The mother of a cancer patient being treated at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital said she was blocked by anti-vax protesters from entering the hospital over the weekend. Karly Kirk, who had to be guided into the hospital, is now backing calls for protest exclusion zones to be implemented around major hospitals. She was attempting to …

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Second woman identified in fatal Revesby shooting as policing is ramped up to prevent revenge attack

Second woman identified in fatal Revesby shooting as policing is ramped up to prevent revenge attack

A hairdresser who had joined her friend on a night out has been identified as the second victim of an “unprecedented” gangland execution in south-west Sydney. Police believe Amy Hazouri, 39, may have been collateral damage when she was fatally shot inside a car alongside Sydney mother Lameta Fadlallah, 48, in Revesby on Saturday night. …

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Lithium giant Albemarle one step closer in bid for 500-bed workers’ camp in Binningup

US chemicals giant Albemarle has progressed plans for a temporary 500-bed workers’ village on farmland south of Perth, despite opposition from the local shire and farmers. Key points: Albemarle wants to build a 500-bed village for its lithium plant workers The village would be built on farmland in Binningup, 150 kilometers south of Perth Local …

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Location chosen for new Aboriginal cultural center to be built in central Perth

An Aboriginal cultural center will be built on a site between the Derbarl Yerrigan, also known as the Swan River, and the Perth Concert Hall to showcase Western Australia’s indigenous culture. Key points: The center will be located between the Perth Concert Hall and Swan River The state and federal governments provided $104 million in …

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Oakey hit and run victim 47yo Trudy Wright Dodd remembered in tributes

Oakey woman Trudy Wright Dodd has been remembered as a “beautiful soul” with a “smile that would light any room” after she died in an alleged hit and run. Key points: Trudy Wright Dodd’s body was found near Oakey on Saturday Ms Dodd was remembered as a “beautiful” person Police are speaking to a driver …

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