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'I thought I was dying': Teenager recovers from irukandji jellyfish sting

'I thought I was dying': Teenager recovers from irukandji jellyfish sting


The 14-year-old has been released from hospital two weeks after being stung by one of the world's deadliest jellyfish.

A teenager is released from hospital in Western Australia after spending two weeks in severe pain after being stung by an irukandji.

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8 hours ago

SBS Australia

This isn't just a simple manicure, it's art. ...


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Haruchis Hasuko and Diana Maurisaña, i see some inspiration for you!

Katherine Chahoud wtf

Terrie Williams some inspiration

In America, the latest trend is to plaster tiny photos of your ultrasound onto your nails. Effing weird, if you ask me.

Just NO

Brenda Rojnić the eyeball that moves creeps me out!!

Katherine WHY?! I also don’t understand the pointed talon ones in general but extra whyyyyy

Alessandré Alonso this is a place for us

Selene #manigoals


Amber Marsh omg that eyeball

Carly Mutton these are so unpractical imagine trying to work in these

Nonie 😳 xoxo

Coby Sandford something you would get

Emma Monteiro Nice

Issy Vater 😳

Suzanne! 😳

Melissa Tadrosse Funky! I like Russian ones.

Mishael Elliott

Kate Patricia Lumsden

Sandra Wright 😳

Elleni Mackay Henderson Amanda

Diane Corbett & Rachel Cleverly 😳

Kate Forbes

Megan Quilty

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9 hours ago

SBS Australia

With these biodegradable urns you or your loved ones can turn into a tree for the rest of your afterlife. ...


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Human ashes are not good for plant growth, unfortunately.

Sure beats wasting land burying dead bodies.

Was discussing this with my nan recently. Basically do this with whatever is left after organ donation

What a great idea for those who havent yet done anything with their loved ones 😭❤

I'd like my corpse to feed a yew tree. I've eaten enough of their arrils in my life, I'd like to give back.

I don't want energy wasted & pollution generated by burning me. Shove me in a recycled cardboard box & plant trees on me so I can feed them.

And do you label the tree with the name of your loved ones?

Steve Warren you could make me into a pot plant and take me with you !!!

Andrew, I'll plant you in a tree....better water you then I suppose!

Ellouise Rose...I could be turned into a tree 🌳 😊

A bit late on the news, this was reported years ago.. it's such a wonderful way to go!

Great idea 😜

This is what dad wants, Reah Kay!!

Huh, if they do that then they can chop them down and build cities

Benjamin Ritchie...immortalised as a bloody chilli plant or a capsicum perhaps? LOL

Lucas Dowson Nathan/ Emily Cassar can this be me pls?

Far better idea.

Judith Walshe this would be better, can be a tree 🌴

Alba cut ya red gum please

Ree Marie might think about this with scoobs ashes ..

Amanda Kelly but trees also die... Just prolonging the inevitable I’m not pessimistic, you are

I’d like this

no thanks

Catherine Dennis, this is what I'd like. Full body though, no burning.

Alison Aquilina this is what i want

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9 hours ago

SBS Australia

The new app ‘Free to Be’ allows women to log safe and unsafe areas.
It’s got people talking about everyday harassment on trains.



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not safe in any islamic country for a woman to be on her own. only in non muslim countries woman have equal rights. just so sbs know

Svetlana Cristina Salmina Ar

Ashlyn HB

10 hours ago

SBS Australia

This is how blind people put on their make-up. ...


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I cant put eyeliner on properly and i am sighted good on them

This is a great idea Lauren Mason Sarah Riley Janine Howlett

Alaura Sharp how cool

Chrissy Dee

Phyllis Dougall Monique Field

Julia Bunz

Lisa Pearce

12 hours ago

ABC Sydney

🚧 There could be smoke around this weekend due to hazard reduction burns.

☀️ The NSW RFS says they'll monitor weather conditions to determine if the burns go ahead.

🚒 Only call Triple O if you see an unattended fire with flames 🔥 and no fire trucks 🚒

NSW Rural Fire Service
Controlled hazard reduction burns will be conducted by NPWS, NSW RFS and FRNSW firefighters over the coming days, weather permitting, in areas across NSW including Cessnock, the Shoalhaven and parts of the Sydney region including Faulconbridge, Hornsby, Northern Beaches and Wollondilly.

With forecast light winds, smoke from these burns is likely to settle across parts including the Greater Sydney region, the lower Blue Mountains and Central Coast.

These are important controlled burns which will reduce the risk to people and properties from bush fires.

Motorists are reminded to drive to conditions, turn on headlights and take direction from fire crews working in the area.

Residents may notice smoke and we remind everyone to only call Triple Zero (000) if you see a fire without a fire truck in attendance.

Smoke from bush fires and hazard reduction burning can affect some people more than others.

NSW Health reminds people that children, older adults and people with heart and lung conditions are most susceptible to the effects of air pollution and excessive smoke.

If you have asthma or a lung condition, reduce outdoor activities if smoke levels are high and if shortness of breath or coughing develops, take your reliever medicine or seek medical advice.

Asthma sufferers need to follow their Asthma Action Plan and take their relieving medication where necessary. If symptoms get worse, seek medical advice. Further advice is available from the Asthma Foundation website.

Crews assess conditions right up to the moment planned burns are lit and continually monitor during operations. Details of planned hazard reduction burns are available here:

12 hours ago

ABC Sydney

Following on from the deconstructed Vegemite on toast... ...


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Too funny Frances Pirović perhaps this could be a venture with you and the Swedish chef!

That black smear looks like deconstructed cockroach on my kitchen floor...

Look i can smear vegemite on my face better than this and it would still be cheaper. Just take a pic show it to the tourists and move on

Mark Breen and Terri Breen would enjoy this I'm sure!

When did food and nutrition become so arty farty!

Annette Saadeh you'll love this!

Yep... still looks like something that was under my shoe and got scrapped along the footpath!

I thinks its fabulous....couple of reds later, 🍷🍷🍷

what ya gotta use your fingers!!!


Haha!!! Cathy Bolwell....this is awesome!!

' we want plates'

Very clever - super funny!!!

Oh for goodness sake!


😂😂😂😘 Domi Nika you will like this! Bon appetit!

Your kind of restaurant Bam Bam

Sara Johnson-Holmes 😂😂😂 ... *that* story that just won’t go away!!

Julie Zommers next level ⁉️

Hilarious! !

Micah Smith you love a good feed ;-)

Angela Ede ... pass it on

Love this satire. Emmy Burgess

Timothy Cheung what a cafe should be.

W. W. V

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13 hours ago

ABC Sydney

Join Isaiah Firebrace on a journey of discovery as he uncovers a family connection to the famous battle at Villers-Bretonneux. ...

"Tracked" down from the AW archives!
Happy #flashbackfriday

Tracked down from the AW archives!
Happy #flashbackfriday

1 day ago

Perth Arena

Ever wanted to be a Harlem Globetrotters? Better get practicing ahead of Sunday 🏀⛹🏿‍♂️🤸🏻‍♀️ ...


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Bronwyn are you guys going?

Julie amanda ford

Grace Vlahov I wanna see them!!

Alex Baker

Sipili Ieremia

1 day ago

Perth Arena

Getting high at Perth Arena! 🚨🚒👩🏽‍🚒 ...


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Matt Masters

OPEN TODAY. We’re back open today Folks - have an AWesome Day! ...

OPEN TODAY. We’re back open today Folks - have an AWesome Day!


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Daryl Kett ready we are off!! 🎉🎉