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The search for two people missing off the coast of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula ends tragically as the bodies of a 35-year-old man and his five-year-old daughter are spotted in waters after they were swept from rocks at Cape Carnot.

Canberra held off a late Brisbane push to claim victory over the Broncos, after the Gold Coast Titans eased to a convincing win over the struggling Newcastle Knights.

Eddie Betts turned on the style in celebration of his 300th game, kicking six goals as the Crows thumped the Suns, while Carlton finally has a win on the board after smacking the Bulldogs.

They gave their all to fight for their country in a time of war, but advocates believe there are many local veterans who are effectively invisible to authorities and "just fell through the cracks".

If reality TV show Married at First Sight taught us one thing, it's what gaslighting can look like. But the behaviour isn't restricted to couples — it can creep into parenting and friendships too.

The deep-water Chinese scientific surveys are part of Beijing's unprecedented oceanographic research of the Western Pacific, in an area experts believe could be crucial in any future maritime conflict.

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra held off a late Brisbane push to claim victory over the Broncos, after the Gold Coast Titans eased to a convincing win over the struggling Newcastle Knights.

A recent inquiry found the need for better "death literacy" in Canberra and some are suggesting the best way to do that is over a cup of coffee and a piece of cake.

A lack of cash and candidates means the Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party won't replicate its NSW election success at next month's federal vote, and One Nation may also miss out on capitalising on voter backlash against the Nationals, writes Sarah Gerathy.

New South Wales

Canberra held off a late Brisbane push to claim victory over the Broncos, after the Gold Coast Titans eased to a convincing win over the struggling Newcastle Knights.

An 18-year-old is rescued and taken to hospital after falling 8 metres down a cliff face at Bondi Beach overnight.

Northern Territory

With Indigenous youth suicide rates at record levels, poor living conditions and substance abuse crippling communities, there's never been a better time for Bran Nue Dae.

The ABC goes inside a flight simulator where pilots can train for war-like scenarios and difficult flying conditions without leaving the ground.

A Gold Coast firm is set to become the second Queensland company in less than six months to launch a test rocket as the race for space heats up across the nation.

Queensland

Canberra held off a late Brisbane push to claim victory over the Broncos, after the Gold Coast Titans eased to a convincing win over the struggling Newcastle Knights.

Eddie Betts turned on the style in celebration of his 300th game, kicking six goals as the Crows thumped the Suns, while Carlton finally has a win on the board after smacking the Bulldogs.

Junk food promotions at more than 2,000 government-owned sites in Queensland are being banned by the State Government in a bid to reduce childhood obesity.

South Australia

The search for two people missing off the coast of South Australia's Eyre Peninsula ends tragically as the bodies of a 35-year-old man and his five-year-old daughter are spotted in waters after they were swept from rocks at Cape Carnot.

In the wake of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church, a sacred space in South Australia's mid-north is offering support to those whose faith has been betrayed.

Eddie Betts turned on the style in celebration of his 300th game, kicking six goals as the Crows thumped the Suns, while Carlton finally has a win on the board after smacking the Bulldogs.

Tasmania

A day after a blunt assessment of the care and staff crisis at Royal Hobart Hospital by emergency department registrars, Tasmania's Health Minister brings forward a meeting to address the problems — but clinicians warn with flu season imminent, it is still too long to wait.

With Indigenous youth suicide rates at record levels, poor living conditions and substance abuse crippling communities, there's never been a better time for Bran Nue Dae.

Emergency department registrars at the hospital write a scathing letter to management saying patients are being injured and dying, and doctors are suffering "physical exhaustion … and psychological trauma" because of deteriorating conditions.

Victoria

Two men drown while trying to save a tourist who got into trouble while swimming near the mouth of a river in Port Campbell National Park. Surf Lifesaving officials called the pair heroes who were working in treacherous conditions.

Eddie Betts turned on the style in celebration of his 300th game, kicking six goals as the Crows thumped the Suns, while Carlton finally has a win on the board after smacking the Bulldogs.

With Indigenous youth suicide rates at record levels, poor living conditions and substance abuse crippling communities, there's never been a better time for Bran Nue Dae.

Western Australia

A man aged in his 40s dies in a hit-and-run crash in Perth's south, with a second pedestrian taken to hospital in a serious condition and the suspected driver arrested by police more than 40 kilometres away.

With Indigenous youth suicide rates at record levels, poor living conditions and substance abuse crippling communities, there's never been a better time for Bran Nue Dae.

West Australian police officers are ditching their tasers and handcuffs to take on the unlikely task of teaching immigrant children how to read in an effort to break down cultural barriers.

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