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Bold predictions for the 2020 NRL season

NRL PREDICTIONS FOR 2020LATRELL MITCHELL TO JOIN RABBITOHSIt will be one of the biggest transfers between the two archrivals in their long and bitter history.

Hanson's lonely hearts phone-in on NYE

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has taken calls about family law, domestic violence and support for people with disabilities during a marathon phone-in on New Year's Eve.

Military called in as eastern Vic burns

Australia's military has been called in to help with evacuations in devastated areas of Victoria's East Gippsland, with dozens of properties razed and four people still missing.

Two dead, five missing as Australia burns

A father and son have died and five people are missing as deadly bushfires force thousands of people to shelter on beaches and the military is called to help evacuate people.

Two more dead amid NSW bushfires

A father and son have died as "aggressive" bushfires tear through the NSW south coast, razing dozens of buildings and forcing panicked residents to shelter on the beach.

Fires destroy homes, cut power in east Vic

WHAT'S HAPPENING?* Four people - not firefighters - are missing* There are 33 fires burning across Victoria, with at least a dozen new blazes sparked by lightning in the alpine region on Tuesday* Seven emergency warnings - the highest alert - remain in place across East Gippsland, where fire has...