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'Please someone' among teen's final texts

Lost and intoxicated, a Sydney teenager sent increasingly incoherent texts to friends as she wandered a music festival ground before collapsing and dying, her inquest has been told.

Aged care work can be 'sad and morbid'

Working in aged care can be sad, morbid and even terrifying, particularly when staff are trying to look after someone "living a life of hell", an inquiry has been told.

Adani faces more legal pressure over mine

A community environmental lobby group is considering independent legal action against Adani over claims it provided false or misleading information over its Carmichael coal mine.

Man accused of Sydney carjacking

A man has been charged over a terrifying carjacking in Sydney's south that left a 52-year-old woman with stab wounds to her face and neck.

Killer cop appeals Justine Damond verdict

The former Minneapolis police officer who shot dead Australian life coach Justine Damond in an alley has made a move for freedom with his lawyers, citing potential "prosecutorial misconduct", filing an appeal against his murder and manslaughter convictions.

Quake damage in Bali, one person hurt

Indonesia has had its second strong earthquake since Sunday, with a tremor shaking Bali and other islands on Tuesday, damaging homes and injuring one person.