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Australian Federal Police say predators are tricking children into sending sexual images by offering cash and food

Online predators are tricking children into sending explicit pictures and police have issued an immediate warning about how criminals are doing it. Online predators are tricking children into sending nude or sexual images by offering them cash and food, and officials fear the dreaded problem could escalate during the holiday period. The Australian Federal Police …

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Man bitten by shark off Yarrabah, near Cairns in Far North Queensland

The attack is the latest in a series of shark-related incidents off the picturesque coast of Queensland. A 24-year-old man has been hospitalized after being bitten by a shark in northern Queensland on Sunday morning. The man was attacked ashore at Yarabah near Cairns at 10 a.m., shortly after which a rescue helicopter was dispatched …

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Seven-year-old Inverell boy flown to Tamworth Hospital after suspected tiger snake bite

A seven-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being bitten by a suspected snake by one of Australia’s most venomous reptiles. The condition of a seven-year-old child remains stable on Saturday afternoon after being bitten by a highly venomous tiger snake. The boy was transferred from Inverell Hospital to Tamworth Hospital after being evaluated by …

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NSW south coast on flood watch as torrential rain continues to fall

A massive low pressure system continues to saturate the country’s east coast, with fears that some cities will be vulnerable to rising floodwaters. A wild day of torrential rains will prompt renewed urges for major flood warnings off the east coast of Australia, with waterlogged NSW residents watching the river levels in panic. Officials said …

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Qld biotech Vaxxas to develop needle-free vaccine in Brisbane

A new vaccine option with ‘world-leading’ technology will be available in Australia for those with a fear of needles. Queensland biotech company Vaxxas will develop and manufacture needle-free vaccines as health officials stress the importance of booster COVID-19 jabs. The “world-leading” technology would be warmly welcomed for people with needle phobia, but Vaxas chief operating …

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CS Energy hit by Chinese cyberattack that almost cost 3m homes power

A major cyberattack on Australia has been uncovered with Chinese hackers behind a potentially disastrous attempt. Millions of homes were just moments away from losing power after a ransomware attack on a large energy network believed to have been the work of Chinese hackers. CS Energy was hit by the attack on Saturday, November 27, …

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