Emma Walton

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Ebola: what is it and how does it spread?

Thousands of people in West Africa have died in the worst Ebola outbreak on record, and the World Health Organisation warns the disease could infect …

Victoria to introduce world's 'most effective' speed cameras

The Victorian Government plans to make the state's roads the world's safest by replacing current speed cameras with the most effective and hi-tech …

Mercury dips below zero during Melbourne's coldest morning in 16 years

Melburnians have woken to sub-zero temperatures during the city's coldest morning in 16 years.<p>The mercury dropped to a chilly 1.4 degrees just after …

Convicted kidnapper Al Green added to NSW police most-wanted list

A man convicted over the kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman in the 1980s has been added to the NSW Police Force's most-wanted list.<p>Police have …

NT nuclear waste dump could 'close the gap' for Aboriginal people: Bob Hawke

The storage of nuclear waste in the Northern Territory would help "close the gap" for Aboriginal people, creating financial opportunities, former …

Climbing rates of HIV infection in WA blamed on mobile population

The highly mobile nature of WA's population is being blamed for increased rates of HIV infection in the state over the past decade.<p>The number of West …

Michael Johns, Australian singer who charmed America, dies aged 35

Perth-born artist who rose to fame on American Idol dies of suspected blood clot after twisting his ankle<p>Michael Johns captured America with a cheeky smile, a voice swimming in soul and an Australian accent that made women swoon.<p>The news of the Perth-born 35-year-old’s bizarre death has shocked the …

Melbourne shivers through coldest morning of year

"We haven't seen a negative in Melbourne city since 1984, which was the last sub-zero morning in Melbourne," he said.<p>Temperatures at Essendon Airport …

Weather

Do people really have the right to a rational suicide?

Seven Australians will die today as a result of suicide, the leading cause of death in young Australian men. So the media interest surrounding one in …

Mental Health

NSW police uncover $500k in cash, drugs after stopping speeding car near Grafton

Police in New South Wales have seized almost $300,000 in cash and drugs with a street value of more than $200,000 after pulling over a speeding …

Rats plague vulnerable elderly of Millers Point, UN told

"Nationally Australia has introduced a range of policies and other initiatives aimed at strengthening the protection of older persons," she said.<p>But …

Housing

US Doctors defend treating Ebola patient in face of Trump criticism

The first of two American aid workers, who contracted the deadly virus in Liberia, landed in the US yesterday.<p>The arrival of the first case has …

Aussie Idol singer dies in US

Michael Johns captured America with a cheeky smile, a voice swimming in soul and an Australian accent that made women swoon.<p>The news of the …

People with dementia focus of Missing Persons Week

Missing Sydney man Raphael Joseph is among 35,000 people reported missing across the country each year.<p>The heartache of not knowing is a pain the …

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Experts find more remains

International experts with sniffer dogs have recovered the remains of more victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines jet in east Ukraine despite …

China factory explosion: Fears death toll could rise after 68 killed

The blast on Saturday in Kunshan, a city in coastal Jiangsu province near Shanghai, also injured 187, in what appeared to be an industrial accident, …

Gaza conflict: Missing Israeli soldier killed in battle

Hadar Goldin went missing in action during fighting in the Gaza Strip two days ago.<p>"A special committee, led by the IDF (army) chief rabbi, announced …

Australia queries 'moral responsibility' over abandoned down's baby

Morrison's comments came as funds raised online by an Australian charity to pay for the infant's medical care rose above $180,000 after a flood of …