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Heat, Hurricanes coast to WBBL victories

Posted December 13, 2015 18:33:48

Map: Salter Point 6152

Brisbane Heat have coasted to a nine-wicket win more than the Sydney Sixers, although the Hobart Hurricanes also effortlessly accounted for Adelaide Strikers on a busy day in the Women’s Big Bash League.

The Heat have been set a target of 115 for victory by the Sixers following Grace Harris took three for 22 in her four overs to take her wicket tally to nine from five games.

She then made a massive contribution with the bat, putting on 91 runs with opening partner Beth Mooney, who scored 50 off 54 balls, but Harris was named player of the game soon after scoring 43 off 33.

The 22-year-old has scored 227 runs off just 119 balls in the tournament thus far and scored the tournament’s very first century when she notched 103 off 55 deliveries in the Heat’s win over the Sixers on Saturday.

Elsewhere, it was a stroll in the park for the Hurricanes in Launceston as they trounced the Strikers after getting set 84 for victory.

No Adelaide batter scored a lot more than 15 runs as the Strikers were all out inside 19 overs just before the Hurricanes, led by openers Erin Burns (29 not out) and Heather Knight (25), eased to 84 in 16.two overs.

Topics: twenty20, cricket, sport, salter-point-6152, wa, australia, brisbane-4000, qld, sydney-2000, nsw, adelaide-5000, sa, hobart-7000, tas

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Artificial reef balls containing ashes lowered into the sea off WA coast

Posted December 11, 2015 21:11:43

External Hyperlink: Rest in Reef in Jurien Bay

Australia’s initial artificial reef ball that incorporates cremated remains has been dropped into the ocean off a Mid West town in Western Australia.

The notion began with the Jurien Bay Men’s Shed, which was looking to expand an artificial reef, consisting of concrete balls, that had been laid at the nearby marina three years ago.

More than that time, the reef has attracted far more than 50 species of fish and other sea life, creating a colourful snorkel trail for locals and guests.

Organiser of the project and men’s shed member Ian Stiles said the widow of a past member Ron Sutherland, who died two years ago, requested his ashes somehow be incorporated into one of the concrete reef balls.

Right after a painstaking 18 months, Mr Stiles was able to get the Rest in Reef project approved by State Government and the local council.

“It is been a extended challenging struggle to get this far, fighting bureaucrats and what ever but we’ve been getting a lot of support from local bureaucrats,” Mr Stiles said.

The process requires pouring the ashes into a concrete mixture ahead of setting the mould for two weeks and then dropping the ball from a boat into ocean to be a component of the dive trail.

Ashes inside an artificial reef ball are dropped into the Indian Ocean at Jurien Bay in WA. Photo: The very first Rest in Reef ball, containing the ashes of Ron Sutherland, was dropped into the Jurien Bay marina. (ABC News: Chris Lewis)

Mr Sutherland’s wife Gabie stated it was fitting that her late husband was the initial to have his ashes incorporated into an artificial reef.

“He loved spear fishing, scuba diving, fishing, he had a boat and he’d go out into his boat and his sons would join him,” Ms Sutherland said.

“He loved the fish, the wildlife, the diversity of the ocean, becoming in the water and getting a part of the ocean when he’d be scuba diving.

“I consider he’d be rapt about it if he’d known about it, he’d be really satisfied about it.”

Ron’s son, Ben Sutherland, watched with his mother and two brothers as his father’s reef ball was lowered into the sea this week.

“I went out for a swim about to verify out dad’s new reef ball,” Mr Sutherland said.

“It really is already got some fish swimming around it and I noticed a good baby Baldchin groper … that was 1 of his favourite fish to see when he went scuba diving and look at and comply with around.

“I’d reckon he’d adore it out there actually getting with the fish. That was 1 of his passions.”

The Jurien Bay Men’s Shed has approval for 100 more Rest in Reef balls to extend their artificial reef over the subsequent 3 years.

Mr Stiles said he already has 4 a lot more households with their loved one’s ashes prepared to be incorporated into the reef.

A reef ball in Jurien Bay Photo: A reef ball at Jurien Bay is part of almost 100 other people that have attracted far more than 50 species of fish to the marina. (ABC News: Chris Lewis)

Subjects: death, oceans-and-reefs, jurien-bay-6516

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Ecstasy tablets seized from Central Coast boat

By Andrew Griffits

Posted December 07, 2015 21:33:34

Map: Mannering Park 2259

A man has been charged following police discovered 1,600 ecstasy tablets in a boat on Lake Macquarie, south of Newcastle.

Officers were named to Mannering Park about 9:40am on Monday following reports a man had fallen from a boat.

Police stated they arrived to locate a wet man walking up a boat ramp.

Roads and Maritime Solutions retrieved the boat from the water and delivered it to waiting officers.

They identified 1,600 MDMA tablets – worth an estimated $ 35,000 – as nicely as 15 grams of cannabis and drug paraphernalia throughout a search of the boat.

The 38-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Wyong Police Station.

He has been charged with drug supply and possession offences and has been refused bail.

He is due to appear in Wyong Neighborhood Court on Tuesday.

Topics: drugs-and-substance-abuse, police, mannering-park-2259, tuggerah-2259, newcastle-2300

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Girl, ten, missing from Sunshine Coast

Updated December 07, 2015 08:21:03

A ten-year-old Sunshine Coast girl has been reported missing right after she failed to meet up with a buddy on Sunday.

The girl was final observed about 11:30am at her residence in Palmwoods.

Her household told police she left the property on her blue BMX bike to visit a friend a brief distance away, but by no means arrived.

Superintendent Daryll Johnson stated police were interviewing her close friends and neighbours.

“[It’s] constantly very regarding when a young individual, especially a young girl goes missing and we’re putting every thing we can into locating this girl as quickly as we can,” he mentioned.

She was final seen wearing a pink skirt and white shirt and is described as getting Caucasian, about 150 centimetres tall with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Any individual who has noticed the girl or might have info as to her whereabouts has been urged to speak to Crime Stoppers.

Subjects: missing-particular person, palmwoods-4555

1st posted December 07, 2015 08:18:50

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Man shoots at passenger of parked car in Gold Coast, drives off

Posted December 06, 2015 18:52:49

Map: Merrimac 4226

Gold Coast police are investigating a shooting outdoors a restaurant in Merrimac.

Police said a man parked his automobile on Gooding Drive about three:40pm and got out of the automobile prior to firing several shots into yet another automobile parked on the street.

The man then got back into his vehicle and drove off.

The 24-year-old male passenger of the second automobile was injured in the shooting and received therapy for leg injuries at Robina Hospital.

A 19-year-old lady is assisting police with their inquiries.

Subjects: crime, merrimac-4226

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Shoe discovered in Gold Coast river where Tiahleigh Palmer’s body was discovered

Posted December 04, 2015 12:35:24

A shoe police think belonged to slain Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer has been found in the very same Gold Coast river where her body was identified.

Detective Inspector Dave Hutchinson announced these days the shoe was located a few days ago, prompting State Emergency Service volunteers and police divers to search the Pimpama River once more today.

Police suspect the 12-year-old Marsden State High School student was murdered, and continue to search for her school uniform and backpack.

“We have identified this shoe as being identical to the a single Tia was wearing at the time,” he mentioned.

“We do believe that is her shoe.”

Fishermen found Tiahleigh’s body on the bank of the river on November five, six days soon after she was final noticed.

Subjects: murder-and-manslaughter, pimpama-4209, ipswich-4305, brisbane-4000, logan-central-4114

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‘Sickening blow’: Police charge man more than Gold Coast attack on Korean student

Posted December 04, 2015 07:53:21

A man has been charged for allegedly kicking a Korean student in the head and robbing him even though unconscious outside a Gold Coast karaoke bar.

Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Procter stated two guys approached the student and his companion outside the bar in Southport Mall early on Wednesday morning.

1 man distracted the pair and the other kicked one of the students in the head.

“You will see by the footage it is very a sickening blow, it is quite an unsavoury matter and we’d like to get it dealt with as soon as we could,” Detective Procter said.

“The victim was rendered unconscious right away. The other victim was chased off by the two offenders.

“The two offenders returned to the Korean national exactly where they proceeded to go by way of his pockets and steal his phone.

“If people could view the footage closely, if anybody must recognise these folks if they could speak to Crime Stoppers instantly.”

The injured student was treated at the Gold Coast University Hospital but was not admitted.

A 26-year-old man from Labrador handed himself in and was charged with armed robbery and assault occasioning bodily harm, Queensland Police said in a statement.

He is due to appear before the Southport Magistrates Court nowadays.

Topics: assault, southport-4215

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Search for weapons utilized in suspected Gold Coast murder

Posted December 03, 2015 13:22:18

A search is underway on the Gold Coast for a weapon police think was utilised in the suspected murder of Gold Coast man Gregory Dufty.

Detective Superintendent Dave Hutchinson stated one particular of the three males charged over the 37-year-old’s death gave details with regards to the disposal of weapons.

Police and State Emergency Service volunteers are scouring three regions in Oxenford, about 300 metres apart.

Mr Dufty was last seen at his former partner’s residence in Ashmore on the evening of July 6.

He spent the day with his ex-partner and kids, then left the home in a rented ute and in no way returned.

Police are trying to make contact with a person who gave an anonymous tip-off to Crime Stoppers on November 27.

The informant convinced officers they had “sufficient info” that they knew what happened.

“3 have been charged, we are nonetheless of the view that at least 1 and possibly two others had been involved,” Detective Hutchinson mentioned.

“We are also convinced the group of folks involved that night have spoken about what occurred.

“We do think there are men and women out there who know exactly where Greg Dufty’s body is positioned.”

Subjects: murder-and-manslaughter, missing-person, law-crime-and-justice, ashmore-4214, southport-4215

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Lady charged with murder of Marnielee Cave on NSW south coast

Posted December 02, 2015 06:38:20

Police have charged a woman with murder following a physique was found below a bridge on the New South Wales far south coast.

Marnielee Maree Cave, 26, from Bega, was discovered dead beneath the Mogareeka Bridge at Tathra on October 14 about eight:15am.

Investigators from Far South Coast Local Region Command launched Strike Force Bract to investigate the death.

Officers arrested a 52-year-old lady at a house in Bega on Tuesday.

The lady was taken to Bega Police Station and charged with murder and wounding with intent to lead to grievous bodily harm.

She was refused bail and is due to appear ahead of Batemans Bay Neighborhood Court.

Subjects: crime, courts-and-trials, murder-and-manslaughter, tathra-2550, bega-2550

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North coast pub tops list of NSW’s most violent venues

Posted November 27, 2015 19:36:16

The Plantation Hotel on New South Wales’ north coast and Sydney’s Home Nightclub have topped the latest list of the state’s most violent venues.

Most violent venues in NSW

  • Plantation Hotel, Coffs Harbour – 21 incidents
  • House Nightclub, Sydney – 19 incidents
  • Beachcomber Resort and Conference Centre, Toukley – 17 incidents
  • Fusion, Cronulla – 16 incidents
  • Peach Tree Inn Hotel, Penrith – 15 incidents
  • Crown Hotel Parramatta, Parramatta – 14 incidents
  • Ivy, Sydney – 14 incidents

Justice and Police Minister Troy Grant nowadays released the latest snapshot of the state’s most violent venues, revealing a six-fold reduce in violent incidents considering that the list began in 2008.

Mr Grant mentioned there have been 200 violent incidents across 14 venues compared to 1,270 incidents across 48 venues ranked on the 1st violent venues list.

Venues in NSW can be categorised as level a single, with 19 or more violent incidents in a year, or level two, with 12 to 18 incidents.

The Plantation Hotel at Coffs Harbour topped the list with 21 incidents, followed by Sydney’s Property Nightclub with 19 incidents.

They are listed as level one particular venues under the scheme and are topic to a quantity of restrictions, including 1:30am lockouts and additional safety measures.

Mr Grant said he was pleased to see numerous venues enhancing.

“I congratulate the six venues across the state that have been removed from this most recent list,” he stated.

Mr Grant praised Ivy – a level one particular venue in the previous four lists – for reducing its number of violent incidents from 23 in the previous list to 14.

Nonetheless, Mr Grant said it was surprising and disappointing to add the Sydney Cricket (SCG) and Sports Ground Trust, which contains the SCG and the Sydney Football Stadium, to this year’s list.

The trust has turn out to be the initial sporting venue to make the list, with 12 incidents, such as four at NRL fixtures.

“The trust have a lot of severe measures to make positive this doesn’t occur and ultimately this comes down to the people who are acting in this way that bring ultimately all of us into disrepute,” Mr Grant said.

“We will continue to work with the SCG Trust to create on how they’re at the moment responding to alcohol-related violence.

“It really is a essential venue, it is got hundreds of thousands of men and women going by means of it each and every year.”

Subjects: alcohol, crime, state-parliament, nsw, coffs-harbour-2450

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