Saturday, June 21, 2003

Buggered if I know why there has been a downturn in tourists visiting Australia.

UPDATES: These stories are the most recent from our network. Saturday June 21 2003

Convicted criminal shot dead

19:40 (AEST) ONE of two men gunned down in broad daylight outside a western Melbourne hotel today was reportedly the notorious underworld figure Jason Moran.

Six men bashed in hotel carpark
19:33 (AEST) A 21-YEAR-OLD man was in a critical condition today after being bashed with a wooden stake in a southern Adelaide hotel carpark last night.

One dead after three-car crash
19:10 (AEST) ONE person was dead and another was trapped in a car after an accident in Sydney's south this afternoon.

Backpacker tortured for 16 hours
18:20 (AEST) A BACKPACKER was bound and tortured for about 16 hours at a warehouse in Brisbane, police said today.

Train collides with car
17:30 (AEST) A TRAIN collided with a car in northern Adelaide shortly before 5.30pm (AEST) today.

One dead as a car, 3 bikes collide
16:50 (AEST) ONE motorcyclist is dead and two are injured after a car accident on the NSW mid-north coast this afternoon.

Man dies in car accident
15:59 (AEST) A 51-YEAR-OLD man from Gawler died and his eight-year-old passenger was injured in a car accident near McLaren Vale, south of Adelaide today.

Female cop impersonator charged
15:30 (AEST) A 39-YEAR-OLD woman was charged today with impersonating a police officer to rob a man in Sydney's west last month.

Bushfires destroy 250 homes
14:50 (AEST) FIREFIGHTERS moved through the charred, smoky streets of a mountaintop resort to protect what was left of a community decimated by a raging bushfire that reduced 250 homes to smoking rubble.