Two jailed over NRL-linked drug ring

Two NSW men who got in over their heads when they agreed to act as couriers for the drug syndicate involving fallen NRL star Jarrod Mullen have been jailed. Brett Robert Pearce, 35, and Aaron Macey, 29, were sentenced on Friday in the Downing Centre District Court over their role …

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Cyclone slams parts of India, Bangladesh

India authorities have begun assessing damage and clearing roads in the wake of Cyclone Amphan that killed more than 90 people and left millions displaced after barreling through the coastal communities of eastern India and neighbouring Bangladesh. In West Bengal state, which bore the brunt of the storm that caused …

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Mozzie virus warning for North West

The Department of Health has warned Pilbara and Kimberley residents to take additional precautions to avoid mosquito bites, following continued detections a deadly virus near towns in both regions. While no human cases of Murray Valley encephalitis have been reported this year, evidence of the virus has been detected from …

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Brush up on recycling | The West Australian

Did you know nearly every plastic toothbrush you have ever used is laying in landfill or waste streams? Plastics will break down into micro-pieces but will never truly decompose. Not so fun fact: 30 million toothbrushes are thrown out in Australia every year. With an average toothbrush weighing in at …

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Holden to negotiate with dealers after ACCC pressure

General Motors and Holden dealers have entered into compensation negotiations after pressure from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. As Holden exits the Australian market, dealers had complained to the ACCC GM was placing undue pressure on them by imposing a May 31 deadline to accept its proposed compensation package, …

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Man found outside Jane Brook home with stab wounds

Detectives are investigating the circumstances that led to a man being found outside a home in Jane Brook with stab wounds early this morning. The victim was discovered with wounds to his upper torso near a property on Jane Brook Drive about 4.10am. He was taken by ambulance to Royal …

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