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Bushfire breaks out in Namadgi National Park
An out of control bushfire in Namadgi National Park is at almost 500 ha and is 18km from Tharwa. The ACT Emergency Services Agency said fire was burning near Link Road along the Smokers Trail inside the national park in Tennent. The fire is at a watch...

Metro train drivers stood down over South Yarra track dispute
Thirteen Metro Trains drivers have been stood down after refusing to use a new section of track at South Yarra, claiming they lack the proper training. Drivers on Frankston, Cranbourne and Pakenham line trains who refused to use new tracks between South...

Wellington Australia Day: Mayor Ben Shields reflects on history
Dubbo Regional Council mayor Ben Shields has encouraged people to come together and recognise what made the country great. In his Australia Day address, Cr Shields said Australia's freedom, culture and its people made it the best country in the world.

Woman critical, man charged after stabbing in Elwood
A man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly stabbed a woman in bayside Elwood on Australia Day. A 65-year-old woman was stabbed in Southey Grove about 7.30pm on Sunday, police say. Video Player is loading. Play Video. Play.

Quandamooka Festival

The Quandamooka Festival has commenced with celebrations across the Bayside Districts of Wynnum, Redlands and Stradbroke Island.

On Saturday, July 22 the Winnam NAIDOC Kunjiel Corroboree is here at the Wynnum Wading Pool area.
This year the celebrations are bigger and better with additional market stalls on the foreshore, family and kids activities and a short film festival. Starting at 10am until 8pm there is something for everyone. The event is free and a drug and alcohol free area. For more information go to www.quandamookafestival.com.au or call 3396 3431 if you would like to have a stall at the markets, spaces are still available.