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Tiny tots are half of all child drownings

Almost half of all child drownings in Australia are one-year-old toddlers.The new statistics are being released as a warning to parents and carers that no task which distracts them is worth their child's life.

Underdog Maroons win Origin series

Wayne Bennett has compared Cameron Munster to Allan Langer after the Queensland No.6 dominated another State of Origin decider to stir memories of the former Maroons playmaker's famous return 19 years ago.

SA to go into lockdown to control cluster

South Australia will go into lockdown for six days, with a range of restrictions to provide a "circuit-breaker" and help control a worrying cluster of COVID-19 cases in Adelaide.

NSW goes 11 days with zero COVID cases

NSW has clocked 11 straight days with no new cases of locally acquired COVID-19 as South Australia goes into a strict lockdown to deal with an escalating outbreak.

Pandemic sees unpaid overtime skyrocket

Feeling underpaid and overworked?You probably are, new research suggests, with the average Australian employee found to have worked seven weeks of unpaid overtime during the coronavirus pandemic.