Emergency services, including the Rescue 510 helicopter have been tasked to two separate falls at Far North Queensland...

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18th July 2020 12:07 PM

A young girl was swimming with her family in the US when they were suddenly separated by a flash flood. Her dramatic rescue...

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11th July 2020 6:07 PM

A man has spent nearly 12 hours trapped in agony overnight after falling almost 10m down a lift shaft at a construction...

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04th July 2020 11:07 AM

Child taken to hospital, mother thanks emergency services.


02nd July 2020 3:07 PM

“I had to break the machine open myself with a chisel I grabbed on the way when I jumped in the car."

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30th June 2020 5:06 PM

A woman is being hailed a hero after sprang into action to save a family of three from drowning while swimming topless at a...

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26th June 2020 9:06 AM

Emergency crews have rescued a teenager after she fell 20m from a rocky cliff.


25th June 2020 6:06 PM

Four backpackers have a 12-year-old boy to thank for coming to their aid when they became caught out by a rising tide at...

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17th June 2020 6:06 AM

The elderly man was only wearing shorts and struggling to stand when a passing driver saw him.

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09th June 2020 4:06 AM

Two men have been rescued after the mast fell off their boat, thanks to a member of the public spotting a flare from...

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03rd June 2020 8:06 AM

An injured climber who spent the night stranded halfway down a 200m cliff in the Blue Mountains, is being flown to hospital...

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18th May 2020 4:05 PM

VIDEO: Police are attempting to rescue an injured climber who has spent 15 hours clinging to a rock ledge on a cliff face...

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18th May 2020 11:05 AM

Police and Care Army volunteers have swooped to the rescue of an elderly Queensland woman who was left alone in her home...

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07th May 2020 12:05 PM

A plane carrying close to 200 Australians left high and dry in Cambodia by the coronavirus has landed in Sydney as the...

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13th April 2020 7:04 AM

Volunteer surf lifesavers and coast guard crews have saved a distressed boatie from a nightmare situation after his 4m...

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31st March 2020 5:03 AM

A person has been airlifted in a serious condition after motorcycle accident

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20th March 2020 7:03 AM

A two-day-old puppy is lucky to be alive after it got stuck inside a pipe after it fell down a floor drain in a bathroom at...

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10th March 2020 7:03 AM

Stranded man after his boat sunk owes his life to his german shepherd Heidi who was found by authorities treading water 11...

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20th Feb. 2020 3:02 PM

POLICE are urging caution after a couple was plucked from flood water at Yalangur last night.

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11th Feb. 2020 9:02 AM

Two heroes have spoken about how they saved a middle-aged couple who got their car sucked into a river, as its water level...

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09th Feb. 2020 4:02 PM

She’s the little wonder who survived a Southern Downs campfire tragedy and now her parents have showed their thanks.

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31st Jan. 2020 4:01 PM

A small kitten was stuck in a wall at the Capella Cultural Centre in Emerald so local ranger Kym Hopper came to the rescue...

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29th Jan. 2020 12:01 PM

A 14-year-old boy has shrugged off claims he is a hero after he rescued four men single-handedly from a notorious beach on...

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23rd Jan. 2020 12:01 PM

Thousands of native animals have perished in the Kangaroo Island bushfires, but wildlife experts and volunteers are working...

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22nd Jan. 2020 7:01 PM

A fortnight after two firefighters pulled Troy Pauling’s family from a flaming house, the badly burned dad threw his...

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20th Jan. 2020 7:01 PM

Help has finally arrived for the thousands of people stranded in Mallacoota but the heartbreak is far from over.

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03rd Jan. 2020 6:01 PM

The weak will be given priority for evacuation from the stricken town of Mallacoota while others must make a desperate...

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02nd Jan. 2020 6:01 PM

McDonald’s staffers have been praised for their quick thinking after rescuing a distressed woman from a restaurant...

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30th Dec. 2019 10:12 AM

It was one of the biggest raids conducted by the RSPCA – rescuing 110 bull terriers from a farm. One year on the dogs’ new...

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02nd Dec. 2019 12:12 PM

A teenage kitesurfer has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition after a wind gust lifted him 5m and slammed him...

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01st Dec. 2019 7:12 AM

A sniffer dog has been rescued after going missing on a remote Pacific island after getting spooked by a sealion during a...

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29th Nov. 2019 6:11 PM

A family’s desperate plea for someone to save their beloved dogs Lottie and Violent, who were stranded into a bushfire...

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21st Nov. 2019 2:11 PM

The two koalas who warmed hearts after they were rescued in the nick of time as they were surrounded by a bushfire have not...

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19th Nov. 2019 11:11 AM

A hoarder has been pulled from a window after she became trapped underneath piles of rubbish, including women’s magazines...

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18th Nov. 2019 4:11 PM

When 88-year-old Karl Andersson refused to leave his Killabakh home as an inferno started to roar through his village, ...

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14th Nov. 2019 6:11 AM

An elderly Australian couple, about to drown inside a sinking car, turned to each other and said: “Goodbye”, just minutes...

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08th Nov. 2019 1:11 PM

A quick-thinking good Samaritan and courageous cop are being hailed as heroes after diving into a Creswick dam to save an...

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08th Nov. 2019 9:11 AM

A 71-year-old man has relived the terrifying moment he had to be rescued from a sinking prawn trawler off the Sunshine...

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25th Oct. 2019 12:10 PM

A koala that died despite a large-scale rescue operation near Redland Hospital this morning had only been re-released from...

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24th Oct. 2019 9:10 PM

Authorities and volunteers are trying to help a baby whale struggling after being caught up in ropes and buoys off the...

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04th Oct. 2019 10:10 AM

One of the rescued Australian sailors plucked from the sea by a passing cruise ship after their motor cruiser sank near New...

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28th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM

Noosa Coastguard received the first distress call from a resident who was watching it unfold from their window.

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26th Sept. 2019 9:09 AM

Video footage has emerged of a dramatic rescue where two commuters jumped onto tracks to save a little girl from underneath...

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24th Sept. 2019 11:09 AM

A man slipped down a mountain face while hiking on the Coast yesterday afternoon.

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21st Sept. 2019 11:09 AM

Heroes recognised: "Seconds later the bonnet and the driver seat all went up in flames”

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26th Aug. 2019 10:08 AM

In addition to the high number of possum rescues, there had also been an increase in animals killed or injured in vehicle...

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17th Aug. 2019 12:08 AM

They both love dogs, but an incident between a Queensland trainer and rescue charity has sparked a $270,000 lawsuit.

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16th Aug. 2019 12:08 PM

THERE have been calls for dog owners to secure their dogs at night after a rise in the number of koala deaths in the...

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29th July 2019 8:07 AM