Vegan snack pulled from supermarket shelves as milk contamination found
IGA has pulled two Chris’ Foods homestyle plant-based dips after it was found to be contaminated with the animal product milk.
Anyone who purchased either the Corn Relish or the Spring Onion flavour in the 200g size with use-by dates of June 1st, July 23rd or August 11th, 2022, is advised to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
New South Wales
More Monkeypox cases
NSW has recorded a fourth confirmed case and another probable fifth case, in two men aged in their 30s who recently travelled to Europe.
NSW announces 6,594 new Covid cases
NSW announced 6,594 Covid cases in the 24hrs to 4pm yesterday. 18 died with Covid, their vaccine status or any comorbidity data was not released. Case numbers are down from the previous day’s 7,412 cases.
Firearms, drugs, and vehicles seized as Wolli Creek man charged.
A Wolli Creek man has been charged following an investigation into firearm, drug supply and stolen vehicle offences. Following an investigation, police executed a search warrant on Thursday 2 June 2022 on an underground carpark on Brodie Sparks Drive, Wolli Creek.
Police located and seized two pistols, drugs, fraudulent identification, and vehicles worth over $300,000 that were believed to be stolen.
The man was charged with several charges and appeared at Parramatta court yesterday (Friday 3 June 2022) where he was refused bail to appear at Sutherland Court on Thursday 16th June 2022.
Teenager stabbed to death trying to defend his girlfriend
A 16-year-old boy has been stabbed to death after getting involved in a brawl trying to defend his girlfriend.
The incident occurred on Australis Drive in Ropes Crossing at about 3am on Saturday morning.
A fight broke out over a disagreement with a girl who was present at the home, the fight spilt out into the front yard where police allege that a teenager produced a knife and stabbed the victim.
Three teenagers involved in the fight fled the scene with police still searching for those involved.
24-year-old man dies in car crash in Bees Creek
A 24-year-old man passed away when a Toyota Hilux carrying two males and a female rolled over on Lowther Road. All three suffered serious injuries and were transported to Royal Darwin Hospital.
The 24-year-old male later succumbed to his injuries.
Australian Capital Territory
ACT Police charge man in relation to the murder of Glenn Walewicz in June 2021
ACT Policing has charged a 19-year-old Dunlop man with being an accessory to the murder of Phillip man Glenn Walewicz in June 2021.
Following a year-long investigation by detectives from the Homicide Squad, the 19-year-old man was arrested yesterday (Friday, 3 June 2022) and charged with being an accessory (after the fact) to the murder.
Man charged with uploading child abuse material to Facebook Messenger
A 61-year-old Brisbane man appeared in Brisbane District Court on Friday (3 June 2022) charged with uploading child abuse material via a social media platform (Facebook Messenger).
The man was identified during an investigation in July 2021. Investigators from the Australian Federal Police linked the 61-year-old Thorneside man to the account uploading child abuse material and executed a search warrant on him in March 2022.
Police seized the man’s mobile phone and a tablet; it was alleged that both devices contained child abuse material.
The man faces a maximum penalty of 15 years imprisonment for each offence, he has been charged with two offences:
Possession of child abuse material, contrary to section 474.22A of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth);
Accessing child abuse material, contrary to section 474.22 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth);
Ferny Grove train line passengers can now pay with a smartphone, credit cards
From Monday passengers using the Ferny Grove train line will be able to ditch their go cards and instead use credit/debit cards or their card payment apps on their smartphones to pay their fares.
The trial is being done in the hope of uniting the 18 different payment systems in use across Queensland transport systems.
School bus driver found guilty of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl
A school bus driver from WA’s southwest has been found guilty of sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl. The man was accused of sending the teenager sexually explicit videos of himself via Snapchat. He then arranged to pick the girl up from a friend’s house and take her back to his house for sex.
The court heard that the man told the girl to wear a blindfold during the journey to his home so that she could not identify where he had taken her. When they arrived, the man gave the girl $200.
During their interactions on social media, it was alleged that the man told the teenager that she could be her “sugar daddy” in exchange for sex.
The jury deliberated over the proceedings for three and a half hours before finding him guilty of one charge of using electronic communication to procure a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity and two counts of sexually penetrating a child under 16.
The man has been remanded in custody until he faces a sentencing hearing next month.
Victoria announces 8,445 new Covid cases
Victoria announced 8,445 Covid cases in the previous 24 hours. 16 died with Covid, their vaccine status or any comorbidity data was not released. Case numbers are down from the previous day’s 9,583 cases.
Dan Andrews’s extreme monitoring of Victorians
Dan Andrews has established a disturbing data agency called “Insights Victoria” that monitors everything from social media sentiment to credit card transactions.
The information is updated in real-time and provided to the premier, senior public servants, and the premier’s staff.