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A Tamworth man has been charged with urging violence and advocating terrorism following his arrest by members of the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT).

The 37-year-old man appeared at Tamworth Local Court today (Wednesday 24 November 2021), as a result of an investigation into online posts featuring nationalist and racist violent extremist messaging. He was refused bail to reappear in Parramatta Local Court on 10 December 2021. It will be alleged in court that the man was a regular and consistent user of social

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Woman to face court for importing commercial quantity of drugs

A 39-year-old Bonner woman will appear in the ACT Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 24 November 2021) on commercial drug importation charges arising from an ongoing police investigation. On Wednesday, 3 November 2021, Australian Border Force (ABF) officers intercepted a parcel scheduled for delivery to an address in Bonner. Analysis of the parcel’s contents confirmed it contained approximately 4.5 kilograms of

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Another child abuser charged

35-year-old Sunshine Coast man is expected to face Maroochydore Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 24 November, 2021) charged with online child abuse-related offences by the Australian Federal Police. Police arrested and charged the man yesterday (23 November) after executing a search warrant at his home and allegedly finding child abuse material on two mobile phones. The search was the result of

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ASIC imposes additional licence conditions on ASX and issues expectations to improve market resilience

ASIC has concluded its investigation and consideration of the November 2020 market outage at the ASX. Additional licence conditions have been imposed on three licences held within the ASX Group. The licence conditions are directed at mitigating risks for future upgrades, with specific emphasis on the oversight of the CHESS Replacement Program, due to go live in April 2023. ‘The

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Armaguard truck crash

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police are attending a crash on the Midlands Highway, Campbell Town reportedly involving an Armaguard truck and other cars with an entrapment. We understand the Ambulance Tasmania helicopter has been activated to the scene.

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Broad daylight kidnapping

Police believe a dramatic daylight kidnapping and high-speed escape on a suburban western Sydney street, captured on mobile phones by onlookers, is linked to a fake vaccine certificate scam. The kidnapping occurred hours before a man was found on the side of the road with stab wounds, in what police have described “brazen and brutal” attack. Mobile phone vision of

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Anaphylaxis is a severe form of allergic reaction that is potentially life-threatening

Anaphylaxis is a severe form of allergic reaction that is potentially life-threatening, especially if not treated immediately. It is characterised by a sudden onset; however, the clinical presentation is variable. The diagnosis of anaphylaxis is based on clinical findings and takes the patient’s history and physical examination into consideration. The Acute Anaphylaxis Clinical Care Standard contains six quality statements and

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Qantas at fault over landing gear incident whilst Dreamliner flying from Sydney.

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau published it findings last week – Landing gear retraction deactivation and return involving a Boeing 787, VH-ZNH near Sydney Airport, New South Wales, 21 June 2021 Safety summary – What happened On 21 June 2021, a Boeing Company 787-9, registered VH-ZNH and operated by Qantas Airways, was prepared for a scheduled passenger flight from Sydney,

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Lighting up the CBD “This year’s Chanukah celebrates so much more – the sharing of light, hope and emerging out of darkness; something that is so relevant, necessary and meaningful in our current climate.”

THE Governor of Victoria, the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, the Deputy Premier and the Leader of the Opposition are among the VIPs set to join official Chanukah celebrations over the next fortnight. The chag begins on Sunday, November 28 and will kick off that evening in the CBD with the eight-day Pillars of Light (POL) festival in Fed Square, organised

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