Many older Australians are skipping essential healthcare especially dental treatment because of the cost. It's one flaw in what's generally perceived by over 65's as an excellent medical system especially for those with chronic conditions.
Padstow: NSW Police Force are hunting 2 knife wielding thieves who threatened a young mother at a convenience store in the city's southwest. The pair warned the victim to be quiet and covered her eyes while her son slept nearby.
Lennox Heads: 2 teens have been saved during an incredible world first rescue off our Far North coast. Struggling in rough surf they were thrown a lifeline delivered by a drone. A mission that in just a few minutes saved lives that could've been lost.
3 Aust businessmen with a history of bankruptcy & failed business ventures are behind bars in Serbia accused of drug trafficking. Arrested at gunpoint are steel importer Rohan Arnold, Canberra ex-pat Tristan Waters & David Campbell from nearby Murrumbateman.
Sydney's rail strike is still on for Monday the 29th January. There was some progress in talks between Sydney Trains and the drivers' union today. "I want the union to call off this strike and negotiate in good faith" - Andrew Constance MP - Transport Minister.
Neutral Bay: NSW Police Force smashed their way into a family car to rescue a young child left alone for more than 3 hours. The dehydrated 3yo was seen by neighbhours who called for help. His distressed dad told 7 News he thought his son had been dropped off.
7 News at 6pm: The dramatic world-first rescue using a drone in dangerous surf to save two boy's lives.
Statement by Surf Life Saving NSW: Lifeguards from the Australian Lifeguard Service were preparing for a training session to familiarise themselves with the UAV equipment that is forming a key part of a new partnership between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Surf Life...
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A Hobart DJ has admitted to headbutting former prime minister Tony Abbott at the city's waterfront. 38-year-old Astro Labe pleaded guilty in Hobart Magistrates Court to the charge of causing harm to a commonwealth official.
Mr Labe, who was initially charged with common assault over the incident on September 21, will be sentenced on March 22.