Good morning here’s your headlines from around regional Australia and beyond. Scroll down and refresh for weather, road reports and more.
Roads and Rail:All roads are clear and the South Coast rail line is running smoothly.
Weather:Need anational newssnapshot first thing – well, we have you covered.
Before we get into the serious stuff (although some would argue this very much is), let’s have a look at the red carpet arrivals at the 2016 Brownlow Medal last night. Check out all the photos here.
RegionalNEWCASTLE:A random act of kindness from a Newcastle-based bloke has won a host of admirers on social media.Read more.
BENDIGO:A THIRD housemate has been charged with the murder of Kangaroo Flat woman Samantha Kelly.Read more.
ALBURY:An Albury manhasadmitted he almost tossed away his division one winning TattsLotto ticket, which netted him more than $684,000 inthe weekend’s TattsLotto draw.Read more.
TAMWORTH: POLICE allege a man who wielded a shortened shotgun at patrons in a pub usedthe firearm two days before the bizarre incident near Gunnedah.Read more.
TASMANIA:A MAN has died in a single-vehicle crash at Forthside on Monday night.Read more.
BALLARAT:Western Bulldogsruckman Jordan Roughead has shown positive signs in his recovery following a freak eye injury suffered in the club’s historic victory over the Giants.Read more.
BALLINA:A great white shark was seen off Lighthouse Beach in Ballina, on the NSW North Coast, a short time after a teenage boy was bitten on the leg while surfing, police say.Read more.
FORBES:Floodwaters have peaked in Forbes, but residents have been warned that more wet weather forecast for later in the week could cause river levels to rise again.Read more.
DENILIQUIN:Securing Keith Urban as the headline act was a “dream come true” for theDeni Ute Musterteam.Read more.
MT ISA:THE 25-YEAR-OLD man alleged to have tried to stranglea police officer at the Mount Isa Races on Saturday has not applied for bail.Read more.
Australia has lost in its claim that an international commission has no jurisdiction to hear a complaint by East Timor in the bitter dispute over undersea oil and gas riches. Read more.
Three federal politicians are calling on whistleblowers to send them poker machine industry secrets with a promise they will be made public using parliamentary privilege. Read more.
High-level talks between the Turnbull government and the opposition on the same-sex marriage plebiscite have achieved nothing but animosity, with both sides blaming each other for a failure to compromise. Read more.
National weather radarInternational newsUNITED STATES:An active shooter in Houston may have injured at least six people Monday morning before being shot by police, authorities said. Read more.
INDONESIA: The boyfriend of Byron Bay woman Sara Connor has “come up with the courage” to apologise to the family of a police officer found dead on Kuta beach. Read more.
PHILIPPINES:A seven-monthspregnant mother of two has told how a masked assassin accompanied by police shot dead her husbandthey mistook for a pusher in president Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly anti-drugs crackdown across the Philippines. Read more.
On this day1066 – William the Conqueror’s troops set sail for England
1290 – Earthquake in Gulf of Chili China, reportedly kills 100,000
1540 –Society of Jesus (Jesuits) founded by Ignatius Loyola comfirmed by Pope Paul III in Rome
1779 – John Adamsnegotiates Revolutionary War peace terms with Britain
1821 – Mexican Empire declares its independence; Mexican revolutionary forces occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw
1822 -French scholar Jean-François Champollion announces that he has deciphered the Rosetta stone
1905 – The physics journal Annalen der Physik publishesAlbert Einstein’s paper “Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon Its Energy Content?”, introducing the equation E=mc².
The faces of Australia:“Bulldog Ray” NevilleRight now, “Bulldog Ray” Neville is in Swans territory.
This was not how he had dreamed of spending an AFLgrand final week, before his beloved Western Bulldogs’ ‘big dance’, but he knows it will be an experience.
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