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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Lion Attack at Shoalhaven Zoo

A female zookeeper has been flown to St George Hospital in Sydney after being attacked by a lion on the South Coast.  The woman, 35, is in a critical but stable condition after the attack at Shoalhaven Zoo on Friday morning.  The woman suffered neck and facial wounds while

Sandy Bay Resident’s $25,000 Birthday Gift

A Tasmanian man has won $25,000 on an instant scratch-it ticket he received as a birthday gift. The Sandy Bay resident says he was “gobsmacked” after scratching the ticket while celebrating his birthday at a barbecue. When asked how he intended to spend his prize,

Iconic Riverland Jetty Awaiting Assessment

The Lake Bonney jetty remains closed to the public more than a month after one of its pylons was found to be unstable. The jetty, an icon of the Riverland and much beloved by the local community, is awaiting a full structural assessment and insurance

Coronavirus Restrictions Ease Across Australia

Today marks the easing of Coronavirus restrictions across most of Australia, with most states and territories now allowing a higher cap on indoor and outdoor gatherings. In NSW, pubs and restaurants are now permitted to have up to 50 customers, and up to 20 people