Legendary South Australian researcher and pioneer Basil Hetzel has passed away at 94. He is best known for combating iodine deficiency and was globally recognised for being a “tireless” public health researcher and campaigner.
A man was accused of indecently assaulting a minor while making a food delivery at a home in Sydney’s west on Monday. The 62-year-old accused was at a Greystanes home when he was temporarily in the presence of a number of children. He was delivering food from a restaurant.
A bushfire burning northwest of Melbourne Central Business District, threatening to cause damage to properties, has been controlled by firefighters. A previous watch and act message issued for residents in Bulla, Diggers Rest and Calder Park was downgraded to advice in a 6 p.m. advice.
A teenager who stabbed a high school teacher and two other teenagers in Sydney was arrested. The incident occurred in a classroom at Bonnyrigg High School on Thursday. Emergency services arrived at the school shortly before 8:45 a.m.