Gulf Times - New-South-Wales
Australian heatwave causes firms to power down

Australian heatwave causes firms to power down

Major energy users on Australia's east coast shut down on Friday, and residents were asked not to go home and cook or watch television, to ease demand on strained power supplies.

Elderly Aussie 'kills cellmate with toaster'

Elderly Aussie 'kills cellmate with toaster'

An elderly Australian man serving time for killing his wife and two grandchildren was charged on Tuesday with the murder of a fellow inmate after an apparent attack with a sandwich toaster.