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Family backs man who fatally attacked his own grandmother

<p><span>Nicholas Field made the worst mistake of his life when he consumed magic mushrooms at his brother's birthday party in 2020, as he would later go on to fatally assault his grandmother.</span><br /><br /><span>The man reportedly attempted to take his own life, and told police to shoot him instead of arresting him.</span><br /><br /><span>While Nicholas expected to be shunned by his family, his partner, mother and widowed grandfather continued to support him.</span><br /><br /><span>He is currently behind bars and has plead guilty to manslaughter.</span><br /><br /><span>Supreme Court Justice Jacinta Taylor said that even as police and paramedics attended to 84-year-old Beryl Field after her attack, she still fiercely protected her grandson.</span><br /><br /><span>Field asked officers “please don’t arrest him”.</span><br /><br /><span>She died in hospital weeks later due to complications from head and abdominal injuries.</span><br /><br /><span>Nicholas has consumed two magic mushroom drinks as well as dried mushrooms at his brother’s birthday earlier in the evening.</span><br /><br /><span>Those in attendance noticed he had become emotional and upset.</span><br /><br /><span>He walked to his grandparents’ house and told his grandfather Max Field he wasn’t in a good way.</span><br /><br /><span>After being invited into his grandparent’s home, he began rambling loudly while he smashed a light shade and removed his jumper and shirt before pushing his grandmother to the ground.</span><br /><br /><span>He kicked a heater in the living room before he went back to the kitchen and kicked his grandmother in the stomach.</span><br /><br /><span>Field then smashed a glass cabinet and pushed over a television, which struck his grandfather in the head as a result.</span><br /><br /><span>Prosecutor Robyn Harper said Nicholas had plans to take his own life.</span><br /><br /><span>“As police arrested him he stated that he had just killed his grandparents and asked police to shoot him,” Harper said.</span></p>

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Has Dan Andrews finally had enough?

<p><span>Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has received massive backlash after his appalling rant” during a Parliamentary sitting.</span><br /><br /><span>The Opposition has accused the politician of disrespecting the House and blatantly ignoring parliamentary protocol.</span><br /><br /><span>During the heated Question Time debate, opposition members demanded that the Speaker “rein in” the Premier, with one going as far to request a private meeting to discuss Mr Andrews’ “appalling behaviour”.</span><br /><br /><span>Member for Euroa, Steph Ryan, asked the Premier if he’d used taxpayer money to secure likes for his Facebook page and who controlled the account.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840145/dan-andrews-qt-2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/c3e6c8be96804472a12ba4208a220b8e" /><br /><br /><span>Mr Andrews said he “would not be lectured” by a party that spent money on Facebook ads during election time.</span><br /><br /><span>A Public Accounts and Estimates hearing revealed that Mr Andrews’ Facebook spend in 2019-2020 was $158,874.</span><br /><br /><span>“I’ll never apologise about sending messages to communities ravaged by fire about when to evacuate and I’ll never apologise for sending out advertising to people to get tested for COVID symptoms,” he said.</span><br /><br /><span>Mr Andrews spoke over opposition members and ignored the Speaker’s requests for order after a heated debate.</span><br /><br /><span>Liberal Party Leader Michael O’Brien went on to accuse the Speaker of being lenient on Mr Andrews.</span><br /><br /><span>“You make clear that members must speak through the chair, but the Premier consistently refuses to do that,” he fired.</span><br /><br /><span>“He never gets called up, we are sick of this speaker – either apply the rules fairly or don’t apply them at all.”</span><br /><br /><span>After apologising for getting “carried away”, Daniel Andrews later ignored the Speaker’s multiple requests for order in the chamber.</span><br /><br /><span>Mr O’Brien, Nationals Leader Peter Walsh and Liberal MP Ryan Smith called out the “rant”.</span><br /><br /><span>“I note there’s been no mention from you (Speaker) to pull him into line like you have pulled others into line, and I ask that you apply the rules fairly so that the Premier does sit down and gives respect to the chair when it’s asked for,” Mr Smith said.</span><br /><br /><span>Nationals Leader Peter Walsh has asked for a private discussion with the speaker for tolerating the behaviour.</span><br /><br /><span>“Can I please ask you to council the Premier about his attitude in this house,” Mr Walsh said.</span><br /><br /><span>“The tone is set from the top and the Premier’s performance today was absolutely appalling.”</span></p>

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Sudden blow for Australian vaccine rollout

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>Italy has blocked 250,000 AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines from being shipped to Australia under a new ruling by the European Commission.</p> <p>In January, the European Commission introduced rules that required vaccine manufacturers in European Union countries to get authorisation from the nation where the vaccine is produced before being able to ship out doses to other countries.</p> <p>“In the future, all companies producing vaccines against COVID-19 in the EU will have to provide early notification whenever they want to export vaccines to third countries,” Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides said at the time.</p> <p><em>The Financial Times</em><span> </span>reported that the Italian government notified Brussels of its decision to prevent the doses from being exported to Australia, with the European Commission being able to object to that decision. It did not.</p> <p>This is the first time that the EU's export control system has been invoked, as the EU wants to keep as many doses inside the union.</p> <p>Currently, the EU has vaccinated less than 10 per cent of its population.</p> <p>A new Italian government, led by Prime Minister Mario Draghi, immediately took a harder line on dealing with vaccine shortages after coming into power last month.</p> <p>Draghi has called for companies that have failed to fulfil their contractual obligations to the EU to be sanctioned.</p> <p>English journalist Kevin MacKenzie has erupted at the news of the ban.</p> <p>“The EU is a disgrace. Read this. Under new protectionst laws they have banned Italy shipping 250,000 AZ jabs to Australia.</p> <p>“Europe is short of vaccine due to its own stupidity. France and Germany don’t even believe in AZ but won’t let anybody else have it. Shockers.”</p> <p>Most Australians are set to receive the AstraZeneca jab but 60,000 of the Pfizer vaccine have already been administered in Australia.</p> <p>Neither AstraZenca or the European Commission have commented on the news at the time of writing.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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More explosive details emerge from Meghan and Harry's Oprah interview

<p>A new teaser of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey has already let explosive details slide.</p> <p>Markle has just been hit with historical bullying allegations from the palace as US Network CBS preps to release the highly anticipated Oprah interview.</p> <p>Referring to the royal family as “The Firm”, Oprah asks Meghan: “How do you feel about the Palace hearing you speak your truth today?”</p> <p>“I don’t know how they could expect that after all of this time we would still just be silent when there is an active role that the Firm is playing in perpetuating falsehoods about us,” says Meghan.</p> <p>“And if that comes with risk of losing things … there’s a lot that’s been lost already.”</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CL7IdPIAQV3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CL7IdPIAQV3/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by O, The Oprah Magazine (@oprahmagazine)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Two other teaser clips have already been released in preparation for Monday’s full interview, where it shows Meghan stoic and silent while Harry and Oprah speak.</p> <p>In the third clip, viewers were finally able to hear Meghan’s story in her very own words.</p> <p>Another clip shows Harry appearing to take a jab at his father Prince Charles and the rest of the royal family for not supporting his mother, Princess Diana.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840128/oprah-3.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/d9599083fa804102858c317390d30c79" /></p> <p><em>Image: Getty</em></p> <p>“You know, for me, I’m just really relieved and happy to be sitting here talking to you with my wife by my side because I can’t begin to imagine what it must have been like for her [Princess Diana] going through this process by herself all those years ago,” he said.</p> <p>“Because it has been unbelievably tough for the two of us, but at least we had each other.”</p>

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Buckingham Palace investigating bombshell Meghan bullying complaints

<p>Buckingham Palace has vowed to launch a thorough investigation into bombshell claims that the Duchess of Sussex bullied young staff before her and Prince Harry split from the royal family.</p> <p>The complaint was made known after<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/royal-aides-reveal-meghan-bullying-claim-before-oprah-interview-7sxfvd2c3" target="_blank"><em>The Times</em></a><span> </span>reported that the couple's communication chief filed a bullying complaint against Markle in 2018.</p> <p>According to the complaint, some young staff were reduced to tears by Markle's bullying.</p> <p>“Senior people in the household, Buckingham Palace and Clarence House, knew that they had a situation where members of staff, particularly young women, were being bullied to the point of tears,” a source told<span> </span><em>The Times.</em></p> <p>Communications secretary Jason Knauf submitted the complaint in order to protect staff at Kensington Palace, with a former aide agreeing that it “more like emotional cruelty and manipulation, which I guess could also be called bullying.”</p> <p>Allegedly, Prince Harry asked Knauf not to continue with the complaint.</p> <p>The statement from Buckingham Palace was unusual and reads:</p> <p>“We are clearly very concerned about allegations in<span> </span><em>The Times</em><span> </span>following claims made by former staff of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.</p> <p>“Accordingly, our HR team will look into the circumstances outlined in the article. Members of staff involved in the time - including those who have left the household - will be invited to participate to see if lessons can be learned.</p> <p>“The royal household has a Dignity at Work policy in place for a number of years and does not and will not tolerate bullying or harassment in the workplace.”</p> <p>Markle has outright denied the claims and said she was "saddened" by them through her spokesperson.</p> <p>“Let’s just call this what it is — a calculated smear campaign based on misleading and harmful misinformation. We are disappointed to see this defamatory portrayal of The Duchess of Sussex given credibility by a media outlet,” said the spokesperson for Markle and Harry, in part, to The Times.</p> <p>“It’s no coincidence that distorted several-year-old accusations aimed at undermining the duchess are being briefed to the British media shortly before she and the duke are due to speak openly and honestly about their experience of recent years,” read a separate statement from the spokesperson.</p> <p>“The duchess is saddened by this latest attack on her character, particularly as someone who has been the target of bullying herself and is deeply committed to supporting those who have experienced pain and trauma,” it continued. “She is determined to continue her work building compassion around the world and will keep striving to set an example for doing what is right and doing what is good.”</p>

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Christian Porter categorically denies rape allegations: "It's just not true"

<p>Attorney-General Christian Porter has denied any allegations of rape.</p> <p>Mr Porter categorically denied that he raped a 16-year-old girl in January 1988 and announced his intentions to go on leave but remain in cabinet.</p> <p>With tears in his eyes, he told reporters and the public: “The things that have been claimed to happen did not happen. I do not mean to impose anything more upon your grief. </p> <p>“I hope that you will also understand that because what is being alleged did not happen. I must say so publicly.”</p> <p>The Attorney-General said he will not go into detail about the allegations made against him out of respect for the family of the accuser who took her own life in 2020.</p> <p>The investigation was suspended in June after the woman committed suicide.</p> <p>“I remember it as a happy time, it was 33 years ago,” he said when recollecting his version of the allegations made against him.</p> <p>Porter has rejected calls for an inquiry into the allegations made against him as he said it would be impossible to disprove something that “didn’t happen 33 years ago.”</p> <p>The Attorney-General also lashed out against what he said was a trial by media against him.</p> <p>He begged the public to believe that his side of the story, saying: “If you could just imagine, and I know that we’re all cynics and this is a hard and tough environment, but just imagine for a second that it’s not true, that for whatever the recollection and belief that I’m sure was strongly held, it’s just not true, just imagine it for a second.”</p> <p>Journalists at the press conference asked Porter, who confirmed he would be going on leave, if he could survive politically, to which he responded: “I’m not commentating on survival and politics... it just did not happen,” he said.</p> <p>His statement follows after NSW Police announced they would not be proceeding with the investigation as they did not have enough admissible evidence to proceed.</p> <p>The woman alleged that the rape took place in Sydney in January 1988 and came forward with the claim to NSW Police in February of 2020.</p> <p>South Australian Police is currently investigating the woman’s death in her home city of Adelaide on behalf of the state coroner.</p> <p>While the alleged victim did come forward with a lengthy statement that documented her ordeal, the NSW Police said she did not provide a formal witness statement and there was no evidence to continue the investigation.</p> <p>“Following the woman’s death, NSW Police came into possession of a personal document purportedly made by the woman previously. NSW Police have since sought legal advice in relation to these matters,” the police said.</p> <p>“Based on information provided to NSW Police, there is insufficient admissible evidence to proceed. As such, NSW Police Force has determined the matter is now closed.”</p>

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"No words": Richard Wilkins and David Campbell pay tribute to Michael Gudinski

<p><span>Critically acclaimed Australian music promoter Michael Gudinski has passed away at the age of 68.</span><br /><br /><span>Known as “the father of Australian music,” he was the founder of Mushroom Music and signed on some of the world’s biggest names, including Kylie Minogue, during the 1980s.</span><br /><br /><span><em>Today Extra</em> host David Campbell and Nine Entertainment Editor Richard Wilkins remembered the legacy left behind by Mr Gudinski with a special tribute.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840093/daily-2.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/8d65ae851e0640b6b04cd58869847465" /></p> <p><em>Michael Gudinksi signed Kylie Minogue to his record label in 1987. Image: Supplied.</em><br /><br /><span>"I personally believe he built this music industry almost single-handedly," Campbell said.</span><br /><br /><span>"Dickie, I don't know if I have words for this," he said, choking up.</span><br /><br /><span>"No, I think you speak for everyone," Wilkins said.</span><br /><br /><span>"Michael Gudinski is one of those people who is known by people around the world. It's impossible to overstate his contribution to Australian music.</span><br /><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840092/daily-6.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/1ac1a88a0d88412cac588501a7e8d400" /></p> <p><em>Michael Gudinksi and Jimmy Barnes. Image: Supplied. </em></p> <p><span>"His tentacles touched every part of the industry.</span><br /><br /><span>"It's so sad".</span><br /><br /><span>Campbell remembered Mr Gudinski for supporting Australian artists.</span><br /><br /><span>"Australian music is where it is because of Michael Gudinski," he said on <em>Today</em>.</span></p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840090/daily-10.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/0bf946e40cda4b1a875d22a1a3deeb5a" /></p> <p><em>Michael Gudinski and Ed Sheeran. Image: Supplied. </em><br /><br /><span>"He believed in Aussie artists and he backed them. He was driven, passionate and one eyed on how great our musicians and artists are.</span><br /><br /><span>"The only thing he was more passionate about was his family. A true giant."</span></p> <p>Russell Rowe made an emotional post to Twitter, praising Gudinski for his significance in the music industry. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">RIP Michael Gudinski. Seems almost impossible. A towering figure on the Australian cultural landscape.<br />I’m not sure we ever agreed on anything, except maybe <a href="https://twitter.com/edsheeran?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@edsheeran</a> . Still didn’t stop us from being mates for 30 years. I’m going to miss him deeply. My love to his family.</p> — Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) <a href="https://twitter.com/russellcrowe/status/1366540830492618755?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2021</a></blockquote> <p>Kylie Minogue also took to Twitter to pay respects to the Australian legend, writing: "MICHAEL GUDINSKI - Legend. Legacy. LOVE.</p> <p>"A Titan of the music industry. One of a kind and forever family to me. My heart is broken and I can’t believe he’s gone. Irreplaceable and unforgettable, I’ll always love you ‘The Big G’."</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">MICHAEL GUDINSKI - Legend. Legacy. LOVE. A Titan of the music industry. One of a kind and forever family to me. My heart is broken and I can’t believe he’s gone. Irreplaceable and unforgettable, I’ll always love you ‘The Big G’. <a href="https://t.co/vCk8BcpZbR">pic.twitter.com/vCk8BcpZbR</a></p> — Kylie Minogue (@kylieminogue) <a href="https://twitter.com/kylieminogue/status/1366591508669890562?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2021</a></blockquote> <p><span>Mr Gudinski is survived by his wife Sue and children Kate and Matt.</span></p>

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Stunning claim amid mystery of Melissa Caddick's grisly end

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>Tim Watson-Munro, one of Australia's leading criminal psychologists, claimed on<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://7news.com.au/sunrise/on-the-show/forensic-psychologist-makes-startling-claim-fraudster-melissa-caddick-was-killed-c-2274686" target="_blank"><em>Sunrise</em></a><span> </span>that Sydney conwoman Melissa Caddick was "more likely" to have been murdered.</p> <p>Caddick, 49, was last seen in her home in Sydney in November but a decomposing foot that was washed up on the NSW coast has been found to be hers.</p> <p>Investigators believe that Caddick might have jumped off the notorious suicide spot known as "The Gap" as her scheme was uncovered by the Australian Federal Police.</p> <p>However, Watson-Munro has determined that suicide "is possible, but the least likely option" after reviewing the case.</p> <p>“She’s clearly a narcissist, clearly somebody who has no remorse, psychopathic in terms of manipulation of others and so on, so I think she would have had a plan-b,” he said</p> <p>“It’s more likely that she was murdered than she killed herself.”</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">“It’s more likely that she was murdered than she killed herself"<br /><br />Criminal psychologist Tim Watson-Munro reveals why he thinks fraudster Melissa Caddick fell victim to foul play. <a href="https://t.co/TwQRKeo1k0">pic.twitter.com/TwQRKeo1k0</a></p> — Sunrise (@sunriseon7) <a href="https://twitter.com/sunriseon7/status/1366859734955945984?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">March 2, 2021</a></blockquote> <p>The criminal psychologist suggested Caddick could have been “killed by people who knew her or somebody was standing over her to get the money.”</p> <p>“I think it could be a victim of her scam, it could be somebody who maybe wanted the money or somebody who is co-accused.”</p> <p>“There is a lot of money that is unaccounted for,” he pointed out.</p> <p>Caddick is alleged to have defrauded 60 investors, many of who were close friends, out of their entire life savings to the amount of more than $25 million.</p> <p>“Although it’s not totally impossible that she would have floated all that way over three months, I think it’s highly improbable and more likely that she was killed more closely to where the shoe was found,” he explained.</p> <p>“It’s quite possible that she was killed and other people have the money.”</p> <p>NSW Police Assistant Commissioner Mick Willing said that foul play against Caddick was possible, but suicide was more likely.</p> <p><em>Hero photo credit: NSW Police</em></p> </div> </div> </div>

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"Life is precious": Scott Morrison in tears over Aged Care reform

<p>Prime Minister Scott Morrison appeared to get emotional while addressing the report on the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.<br /><br />With 147 recommendations made to fix the broken sector, Mr Morrison tearfully committed at least $452 million in funding.<br /><br />“Life is to be lived every single second, every single minute. It is precious. This is something I have believed my entire life, life is precious,” he told reporters from Kirribilli House.<br /><br />“You don’t wait it out. And the fact that Australians feel they are waiting out their life, it’s impossible to put into words how you respond to that.”<br /><br />"So generational change is needed. I thank the commissioners because they're honest because they know there are no easy fixes."<br /><br /><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840076/scott-morrison-1.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/c5bed4ab76bf469c81d96bda13373b57" /></p> <p>The report was over 200 pages long, Health Minister Greg Hunt said when it was released.<br /><br />He went on to say the Aged Care Act of 1997 would be torn up, telling reporters: “That will be a significant process but it’s based on a simple concept of respect for the individual, instead of being about providers, instead of it being about money.”<br /><br />The half a billion dollar funding package will aim to tackle five key areas head on within the aged care sector: Home care, residential aged care quality and safety, residential aged care services and sustainability, workforce and governance.<br /><br />The Prime Minister said the future of aged care will not be in retirement homes, but in managed care within somebody's home.</p> <p><img style="width: 500px; height: 281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840077/scott-morrison.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/4dc653cad8684f26a02fa9b24809b291" /><br /><br />"The future, substantively, overwhelmingly, particularly over time, will not be in facilities. They'll be in people's homes. And there will be a range of supports that are provided," Mr Morrison said.<br /><br />"Not unlike how you see individual care packages developed for people under the NDIS."</p>

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New twist in Melissa Caddick mystery

<p>Police are expanding their search in Merimbula to locate more human remains associated with missing financial advisor Melissa Caddick.</p> <p>Beachgoers reported bones in the sand near Merimbula on Saturday and forensic testing is currently underway to confirm whether the bones are human.</p> <p>Police sources told<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/melissa-caddick-shoe-sparks-top-cops-speculation-missing-woman-was-on-run-for-weeks/news-story/efe85574a90d8d2b0bd32910addff168" target="_blank"><em>The Daily Telegraph</em></a><span> </span>that a part of a human torso and stomach flesh, including a belly button, has also been found.</p> <p>Police aren't ruling whether Caddick was murdered or she committed suicide, as there is still information missing.</p> <p>However, Assistant Commissioner Michael Willing believes that Caddick could've been on the run before she passed.</p> <p>“Could Melissa Caddick have been on the run before her death? Absolutely she could have been,” Assistant Commissioner Michael Willing said. “It’s a distinct possibility. All the circumstances around her disappearance are now in some way going to be reinvestigated.</p> <p>“Every feasible possibility will be explored. The drift modelling is not enough to give a coroner a complete picture. Ms Caddick may have entered the water at Dover Heights or she may have entered the water somewhere else, which raises a lot of other possible scenarios so we are keeping an open mind.”</p> <p>Police are now preparing a report for the coroner and cannot rule out the possibility that Cadick had accomplices that helped her get down to the South Coast in NSW.</p> <p>“We can’t discount that,” Mr Willing said.</p> <p>“The fact at this point is we have her remains in the form of a foot, a decomposed skeletal foot, and that’s about all.</p> <p>“We don’t know how she came to be in the water or how she came to be deceased.</p> <p>“If you consider the suicide angle, that’s a possibility. She has left her wallet, keys and phone and doesn’t appear to have taken any clothing with her. However, you are dealing with someone who is allegedly quite clever in covering her tracks and good at deception. There are many hypotheses that span the spectrum.”</p> <p>Investors who were also conned out of their life savings due to Caddick are now considering suing her accountants and auditors, as her scam took $25 million from 60 investors to fund her lifestyle.</p> <p>The investors are planning on suing the accountants and auditors as they signed off on years of fake documents, as new information has found that Caddick never held an Australian Financial Services Licence.</p>

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Prince Philip moved to new hospital

<p>Prince Philip has been moved to a different hospital, with Buckingham Palace saying he will remain there "at least" until the end of this week.</p> <p>“The Duke of Edinburgh was today transferred from King Edward VII’s Hospital to St Bartholomew’s Hospital where doctors will continue to treat him for an infection, as well as undertake testing and observation for a pre-existing heart condition,” the palace announced today.</p> <p>“The Duke remains comfortable and is responding to treatment but is expected to remain in hospital until at least the end of the week.”</p> <p>He was admitted to the hospital on February 16th as a precautionary measure and has not left since.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CHydDgpnJW9/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CHydDgpnJW9/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by The Royal Family (@theroyalfamily)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-56241353" target="_blank"><em>BBC Health</em></a><span> </span>correspondent Hugh Pym said that the nature of Prince Philip's pre-existing heart condition had not been made public.</p> <p>"Certainly he will be monitored extensively, with some of the best specialists in the country at Barts heart centre," he said.</p> <p>"But I think, probably, it's more than just monitoring. I think he has gone to this specialist centre because of the possibility - no more than that - that the doctors feel there may be a need for an intervention or procedure to be carried out."</p>

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We’re back!

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>Facebook has finally removed the ban on news and other information sites in Australia, restoring hundreds of pages in an instant.</p> <p>The ban included local sites, such as<span> </span><em>ABC<span> </span></em>and<span> </span><em>The Guardian</em><span> </span>but also included international pages such as<span> </span><em>The Wall Street Journal<span> </span></em>and<span> </span><em>CNN</em>.</p> <p>The ban lasted eight days and caught attention worldwide, but was lifted one day after the Australian Government passed its news media bargaining code, according to <em><a rel="noopener" href="https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/technology/facebooks-australian-news-ban-remains-despite-senate-passing-news-code-changes/news-story/f1b8b029bc99a9d34c77c56a9a221ec3" target="_blank">The Daily Telegraph</a>.</em></p> <p>The code included amendments discussed in talks between Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.</p> <p>Facebook removed news content in response to the federal media bargaining code as it aims to force internet giants to pay news publishers for generating content that the websites host.</p> <p>Facebook's global affairs vice-president Nick Clegg argued that Facebook had no choice but to remove all news content from the platform to evade Australia's news code.</p> <p>Mr Clegg said executives felt they had only two responses to laws drafted by Australia’s competition watchdog: agree to “open-ended subsidies … or remove news from our platform in Australia”.</p> <p>“It wasn’t a decision taken lightly,” he said.</p> <p>“But when it came, we had to take action quickly because it was legally necessary to do so before the new law came into force, and so we erred on the side of over-enforcement.</p> <p>“In doing so, some content was blocked inadvertently. Much of this was, thankfully, reversed quickly.”</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Samantha Armytage's big news

<p><span>Samantha Armytage has revealed major news with fans, weeks after tying the knot in a surprise wedding to Richard Lavender.</span><br /><br /><span>The <em>Sunrise</em> presenter took to Instagram to share her new venture with her followers – her own podcast called Something to Talk About with Samantha Armytage.</span><br /><br /><span>“BIG NEWS: I’m starting a podcast,” Armytage captioned the promo post.</span><br /><br /><span>The podcast is in collaboration with Stellar magazine, which is the same publication the Seven star writes a weekly column for.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CLsPNEGnNqi/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CLsPNEGnNqi/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Samantha Armytage ⭐️ (@sam_armytage)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>“A little weekly chat - similar to my columns. First one drops this Sunday.. pls tune in,” she wrote.</span><br /><br /><span>The major news follows after the 44-year-old married Lavender, in an inmate ceremony on New Year’s Eve.</span><br /><br /><span>Armytage's sweet dog Banjo and Lavender’s daughters were among some of the only guests at the nuptials.</span><br /><br /><span>The pair tied the knot at the businessman’s 40 hectare property in the Southern Highlands in NSW, and only chose the share just a few photos on to social media.</span><br /><br /><span>“We decided three days before we were going to get married and we did. It was lovely. Twelve of us there and it was just gorgeous,” she said on the breakfast show.</span><br /><br /><span>“We just didn't know when we were going to get it done.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CKI_FFMHPMv/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CKI_FFMHPMv/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Samantha Armytage ⭐️ (@sam_armytage)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>“Rich's family were all in lockdown on the northern beaches so they couldn't come, my sister is in London, and dad was like, ‘Just do it’. We've done it. Dad loves a party so we gave him one.”</span><br /><br /><span>Armytage announced her engagement to Lavender in June.</span><br /><br /><span>The couple have been together since April, 2019.</span></p>

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Allison Langdon finally reveals the full extent of her injuries

<p><span>Allison Langdon has opened up after her horrific ordeal, sharing some of the gory details.</span><br /><br /><span>The journalist suffered from a watersports stunt gone terribly wrong while filming for a segment on the <em>Today</em> show.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CIo7xdjHOiG/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CIo7xdjHOiG/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Allison Langdon (@allisonlangdon)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>She has since undergone knee surgery after she fell from a hydrofoil during a pre-recorded segment on the Gold Coast on February 4.</span><br /><br /><span>Speaking on <em>The Kyle and Jackie O Show</em> on Thursday, Allison shared for the first time the extent of her injuries.</span><br /><br /><span>She told the radio hosts she’d suffered from a bit more than a “bruised kneecap”.</span></p> <p><span><img style="width: 500px; height:281.25px;" src="https://oversixtydev.blob.core.windows.net/media/7840039/allison-langdfon.jpg" alt="" data-udi="umb://media/bc96fb840812455ba7b7ddb14b0d1205" /></span></p> <p><span>“I’ve done a right royal job on it,” Allison said, revealing she'd actually broken her leg and dislocated a knee.</span><br /><br /><span>“That sounds horrific!” said radio host Jackie 'O'.</span><br /><br /><span>When asked about her return to <em>Today</em>, she said optimistically: “I’m desperate to get back, I actually miss Karl and the team. A couple more weeks and then hopefully.”</span><br /><br /><span>A Channel Nine spokesperson described in a statement what had happened as “an unfortunate accident”</span></p> <p> </p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CLX_-y1pwkZ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="13"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CLX_-y1pwkZ/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by thetodayshow (@thetodayshow)</a></p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>“After nearly an hour of incident-free filming of a segment about hydrofoiling, Ally fell awkwardly as she headed back to the marina at the end of the shoot,” they said.</span></p>

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Melissa Caddick found dead months after disappearance

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>Missing Sydney businesswoman Melissa Caddick has been found months after her disappearance.</p> <p>Campers on the NSW south coast found her remains over the weekend, with DNA confirming that it was her.</p> <p>She was last seen in her Dover Heights home on November 11th 2020.</p> <p>She was being investigated by ASIC before her disappearance and was accused of meticulously and systematically deceiving investors who trusted her with millions of dollars over several years.</p> <p>Assistant Commissioner Michael Willing said campers found a running shoe on Bournda Beach, south of Tathra, on Sunday to<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="https://7news.com.au/news/sydney/missing-sydney-businesswoman-melissa-caddick-found-dead-months-after-disappearance-c-2243023" target="_blank"><em>7NEWS</em></a><em>.</em></p> <p>“Within that shoe, were the remains of a human foot,” Willing told reporters on Friday, adding the foot and shoe matched the size and description of a shoe that Caddick had been wearing before she disappeared.</p> <p>“DNA from the foot was last night matched to DNA sample from Melissa Caddick’s toothbrush and family members.”</p> <p>“I can say that exactly how Melissa came to enter the water is still a mystery,” he said.</p> <p>“Police have always kept an open mind in relation to what the circumstances were for her disappearance, including the fact that Melissa may have taken her own life.</p> <p>“However, a definitive decision in relation to the manner, time and cause of death is a matter for the coroner.”</p> <p>Caddick's family was told of the development on Thursday night.</p> <p>“They are obviously very distressed and her wider family members are very distressed as well,” Willing said.</p> <p>Court-appointed liquidators earlier in the week looked over thousands of documents and interviewed family members, business associates and investors of Caddick.</p> <p>Investors “were working on the basis that they trusted Melissa and that they could trust that she was going to invest their money prudently and diligently,” provisional liquidator Bruce Gleeson told reporters on Wednesday.</p> <p>“Unfortunately that hasn’t happened.”</p> <p>She provided investors with hundreds of documents on Commonwealth and CommSex letterheads that suggested investors were profiting off their investments and used the money instead to fund an "extravagant lifestyle".</p> <p>Liquidators have been unable to find the account numbers listed on the documents or have discovered that the account numbers were not with the actual investor.</p> </div> </div> </div>

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"Is there something we don't know?" SMH publishes Prince Philip obituary

<p><span>The<em> Sydney Morning Herald</em> was quick, but not quick enough, to remove a pre-prepared obituary for Prince Philip that was seemingly published by accident on Monday afternoon.</span><br /><br /><span>An article titled <em>“Prince Philip Through the Years”</em> showed up in the paper’s obituary section at around 5pm.</span><br /><br /><span>It remains unclear whether it was a coincidental retrospective article that was simply put in the wrong section in the site, or was indeed a very grave mistake.</span><br /><br /><span>The mistake was spotted by an eagle-eyed Twitter user on Monday, which was sold as </span><span><em>“The life and times of Britain’s longest-serving royal consort Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in pictures”</em>. The article has since been deleted and redirects to a 404 link.</span></p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"> <p dir="ltr">Is there something we don’t know <a href="https://twitter.com/smh?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@smh</a>? <a href="https://t.co/gNBbBPBdL8">pic.twitter.com/gNBbBPBdL8</a></p> — Mister B OAM (@MissBaileyWoof) <a href="https://twitter.com/MissBaileyWoof/status/1363793977518944265?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 22, 2021</a></blockquote> <p><br /><span>Twitter user ‘Miss Bailey Woof’ shared a screenshot of the article with the caption: “Is there something we don’t know @smh?”</span><br /><br /><span>“Someone accidentally pressed the publish button while revising the draft with latest info,” one person speculated in response to the tweet.</span><br /><br /><span>“Oops,” added another.</span><br /><br /><span>The 99-year-old royal was admitted to the King Edward VII Hospital in London on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, after he reported he was feeling unwell at Windsor Castle.</span><br /><br /><span>Buckingham Palace announced the Duke of Edinburgh was being treated for an infection.</span><br /><br /><span>His son Prince Edward said his father was “a lot better”.</span><br /><br /><span>“He is comfortable and responding to treatment but is not expected to leave hospital for several days,” said the short statement issued on Tuesday.</span></p>

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Greg Hunt reveals doctor responsible for QLD overdose did not receive training

<div class="post_body_wrapper"> <div class="post_body"> <div class="body_text redactor-styles redactor-in"> <p>Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has revealed shocking information in parliament, which led to gasps around the room.</p> <p>He said that the doctor who gave two elderly Australians four times the recommended dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine had not completed his online training.</p> <p>The federal government is responsible for the inoculation of aged care residents and owned up to the incident Wednesday morning.</p> <p>“Healthcare Australia confirmed the doctor had completed training provided through the Australian College of Nursing and the company is advised it had copies of completion,” Hunt said on Wednesday afternoon.</p> <p>“The revised advice is that on further investigation, Healthcare Australia has now advised that the doctor had not completed the required training.”</p> <p>“This is being investigated by Healthcare Australia and we are expecting a report later today,” Hunt pressed on.</p> <p>“Healthcare Australia has advised that all other immunisers have completed the training.</p> <p>“Healthcare Australia has also advised that this doctor has not been involved in the vaccine rollout in any other facilities.”</p> <p>Hunt said that he was apologetic for the mistake.</p> <p>“I apologise to the House,” he said.</p> <p>“I reaffirm my apologies to the family.</p> <p>“I have asked the department to take action against the company and the doctor for what is a clear breach on both fronts.”</p> <p>A quick-thinking nurse spotted the error after the doses were administered consecutively and the doctor responsible was immediately stood down.</p> <p>The incident has left Queensland Premier Anastacia Palaszczuk furious.</p> <p>“Mr Speaker, none of this is good enough and the federal government must explain itself,” she said in a fiery address.</p> <p>“Today I will write to the prime minister asking him to convene a National Cabinet as soon as possible.”</p> </div> </div> </div>

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Tiger Woods hospitalised after serious car crash

<p>Tiger Woods was taken to hospital with "multiple leg injuries" after being involved in a serious car crash in Los Angeles on Wednesday morning (AEDT).</p> <p>The 45-year-old was driving alone when his vehicle rolled over around 7 am local time and had to be extricated from his car with the jaws of life.</p> <p>There are now fears for the golf superstars' wellbeing and career, with an outpouring of support from the sports world.</p> <p>The LA Sherriff's Department confirmed it had responded to a single vehicle rollover on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Ranchos Palos Verdes.</p> <p>Woods’ vehicle was travelling northbound on Hawthorne Boulevard, at Blackhorse Road, when it crashed.</p> <p>“The vehicle sustained major damage,” the LASD said in a statement.</p> <p>“Mr. Woods was extricated from the wreck with the ‘jaws of life’ by Los Angeles County firefighters and paramedics, then transported to a local hospital by ambulance for his injuries.”</p> <p>Woods’ agent Mark Steinberg released a short statement confirming Woods had “suffered multiple leg injuries.</p> <p>“He is currently in surgery and we thank you for your privacy and support,” Steinberg said.</p> <p>ESPN’s Michael Eaves reported Woods injuries were not considered life-threatening.</p> <p>“Local police source said the initial report from the scene of the accident indicated the possibility of multiple leg fractures,” he tweeted.</p> <p>Woods, who has two children, Charlie and Sam, was in LA for the US PGA Genesis Invitational, where he serves as tournament host.</p> <p>Former US president Donald Trump led a host of wellwishers, saying: “Get well soon, Tiger. You are a true champion.”</p>

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