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Bogus health professional reccommended KFC for girl with leukemia and tried to treat autism with alternative therapies such as 'bellybutton massages'
Elvira Brunt has been found testing the limits of what 'alternative therapy' means at the popular Fravira Clinic, in Adelaide's east.
Prepare to melt! Sydney set to bake in 43 degree temperatures AGAIN during five-day heatwave as people are warned to stay indoors
Sydney and Melbourne are about to bake as temperatures in Australia's biggest cities soar above 40 degrees. The NSW capital is set to suffer its second heatwave in less than two weeks.
Man, 36, charged with attempted murder after 'random attack' when he 'tried to strangle a stranger with a cord'
A 36-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder in Adelaide, after allegedly trying to strangle a 27-year-old man on Thursday.
The heat is on! Temperatures are set to hit 45C in Sydney as the city prepares for another scorching weekend
Winds from a high-pressure system will bring intense outback heat to the coast with parts of Sydney expected to reach 45C for five consecutive days.
Adelaide cricket team sets 119-year-old record for the worst score after the entire team was bowled out for just TWO runs
Adelaide community side South Road Cricket Club were humbled on Saturday afternoon after only one of their players scored in their match against Sheidow Park.
Knock knock! Family surprised to find adorable KOALA trying to get in the back door of their suburban home
An Australian family were treated to a surprise visit by a native koala on Tuesday. The furry marsupial was filmed tapping on the back door of an Adelaide Hills home, in South Australia.
'I still think he's going to come down the driveway': Heartbroken family in disbelief after father was killed in head-on crash with double road train after celebrating a cricket game
Graeme Holmes, 49, died in a head-on crash with a road train in South Australia hours after helping his cricket team to their first win of the season with his 19-year-old daughter cheered him on.
'I’ve never woken up so disappointed': Fans voice their displeasure online after Sam Smith snubs Adelaide in Australian tour dates announcement
He's one of the biggest singers in the world right now who boasts a strong contingent of fans in Australia.
Jet-set lovebirds! Matty J and Laura Byrne embrace and hold hands as they arrive in Adelaide ahead of People's Choice Undies Run
They're the TV lovebirds who found love on the 2017 season of The Bachelor. And Matty J and Laura Byrne looked smitten as ever on Sunday as they arrived in Adelaide for the charity Undie Run.
'It's on!' Matty J struts his stuff in only his UNDERWEAR while girlfriend Laura Byrne cheers him... as he prepares for his semi-naked charity run
And on Sunday, The Bachelor's Matthew 'Matty J' Johnston took to Instagram to give his fans a sneak peak of his body in just his underwear
Male competitors in Tour Down Under cycling race to stay at five-star Hilton hotel while female riders are put up in $60-a-night dorms with COMMUNAL TOILETS
The female riders in Adelaide's Tour Down Under will be put up in dormitory-style accommodation - while their male equivalents enjoy five-star sleeping quarters.
'I chafe pretty badly!’ The cringeworthy moment Matty 'J' Johnson strips down to his UNDERWEAR on live television for bizarre segment on The Project
Matthew 'Matty J' Johnson stripped down to his briefs for an interview with The Project in the middle of Martin Place in Sydney, on Friday.
Rare white crocodile named Pearl spotted playing up for tourists on a river cruise in the Northern Territory
A rare white crocodile named Pearl has been spotted in the Northern Territory playing up for guests on a tour boat in the Adelaide River.
New chapter of notorious neo-Nazi group floods Adelaide with hundreds of recruitment stickers declaring themselves '21st Century Hitler Youth'
Neo-Nazi group Antipodean Resistance has spread to South Australia and plastered hundreds of recruitment stickers bearing swastikas across Adelaide.
'It was a moving experience for me and the crowd were behind us': Lead stand-in for Craig McLachlan opens up on his first performance on replacing actor
Craig McLachlan's understudy Adam Rennie has opened up about his first performance as Frank N Furter in the Australian production of The Rocky Horror Picture show.
Thrifty mother of six, 28, shares her top tips for renovating kitchens on a budget - and you'll never guess how much she spent!
Thrifty mother Krechelle Carter, from Adelaide, has shared her top tips on where to cut corners on a kitchen renovation without sacrificing quality and style.
Hundreds of DEAD fish mysteriously wash up on Australian beach as swimmers are warned not to get into the water
Hundreds of dead fish have mysteriously washed up on an Adelaide beach as authorities warn swimming is off limits.
'She started to go a little bit red': Mother's horror as her seven-month-old baby daughter's skin BLISTERS after using Banana Boat sunscreen
A mother from Adelaide has blamed a popular baby sunscreen for giving her seven-month old baby daughter Chloe blisters on her face. Her cheek became red after Banana Boat Baby was applied.
'We don't need sympathy, we need to be listened to': Meet the make up artist, 23, who is making waves on Instagram and fighting for disabled visibility in the beauty industry
Ruby Van Leuven, who was born disabled, has worked for years in make up. But despite her experience, the Adelaide artist was constantly getting turned down for jobs.
Woman savagely mauled in the street by her neighbour’s Great Dane cross Staffy bull terrier has 200 stitches to piece her chin together using skin and tendons from her forearm
Ashley Bunn, 45, was walking home in Adelaide's west on Boxing Day when she was chased down and mauled by her neighbour's Great Dane-Staffordshire Bull Terrier cross.
Shameless advert or honest mistake? Internet divided over footage of Big Bash League commentators tossing KFC chicken in the air during ad break
The internet has been divided over an apparent blooper showing commentators tossing chicken in the air during a Big Bash League match in Adelaide.
'I just saw bodies upon bodies on top of me': Girl, 16, recalls the traumatic moment she was crushed by a heaving crowd after passing out during a Post Malone concert
A teenage girl has recalled being crushed by a heaving crowd after passing out during a festival in Adelaide featuring American rap star Post Malone.
'Please come and support us': Rocky Horror Show cast beg the public to watch their live production and cheer on Craig McLachlan's understudy
Rocky Horror Show thespians are begging Australians to buy tickets after sexual harassment allegations forced Craig McLachlan to cancel his live stage performance in Adelaide.
'I want my money back': Rocky Horror Show refuses to refund tickets after leading actor Craig McLachlan was replaced – infuriating people who paid $145 for premium seats
Patrons who bought tickets to see Craig McLachlan perform in The Rocky Horror Show are demanding their money back after he cancelled his live stage appearance in Adelaide.
Actress breaks down in tears as she claims Craig McLachlan 'touched her panties' during a Rocky Horror Show live stage performance
This is the moment actress Christie Whelan Browne (pictured) tearfully alleges actor Craig McLachlan indecently assaulted during a stage performance of The Rocky Horror Show.
Young boy, 10, horrifically mauled by a pit bull terrier - but its owners describe the attack as a 'playful bite'
This is the awful moment a bull terrier mauls a 10-year-old boy as he rides a scooter with his friends in Whyalla, north-west of Adelaide.
Craig McLachlan pulls out of live Rocky Horror Show as the star after three former female cast members accuse him of sexual misconduct
Craig McLachlan has withdrawn from the current production of the Rocky Horror Show in Adelaide after being accused of sexually inappropriate behaviour by a number of former female colleagues.
Fishnet stockings, glitter and bikini tops the order of the day as FOMO festival rolls through Adelaide – while some cheapskate punters enjoy the show from paddle boats on the RIVER
The iconic FOMO festival has made its way to Adelaide, bringing with it a swarm of glitter-covered music lovers and even a paddle boat full of non-paying revellers.
Craig McLachlan set to appear in the Rocky Horror Show in Adelaide despite sexual assault allegations by three women - which he says are 'baseless' and 'made up'
Craig McLachlan will continue to star in the Rocky Horror Show, as the Australian actor vehemently denies allegations he sexually harassed and bullied his former co-stars.
Drunk driver three times over the blood alcohol limit ordered to pay $1,200 fine after he drove past a police station with three unrestrained children in the car
An unlicensed Northern Territory driver who was busted driving with three unrestrained children in the car while more than three times over the legal blood alcohol limit has escaped jail.
Exhausted from planning the big day? Actor Anthony LaPaglia, 58, looks a little worse for wear as he runs errands alongside his youthful fiancée Alexandra Henkel, 28
Anthony LaPaglia, 58, has been spotted looking a little worse for wear as he ran errands with Alexandra Henkel, 28, in Los Angeles on Thursday.
An exhausted Matty J struggles to keep up during Sydney hill sprint with personal trainer Jono Castano-Acero as he prepares for charity Undies Run
The former Bachelor star will be taking part in a charity run for bowel cancer in Adelaide next week.
The moment a man is attacked by a group of African teenagers for racially abusing them and calling them 'weak dogs' after their friend, 15, drowned at a popular beach
Disturbing footage has emerged of a man hurling racist abuse at a group of African teenagers after their friend died at a popular Adelaide beach during birthday celebrations.
Largest family-owned meat abattoir in Australia totally gutted by out-of-control fire... leaving 1400 employees in limbo and causing ‘millions of dollars’ in damage
Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a major fire which engulfed Thomas Foods International at Northern Heights near Murray Bridge, east Adelaide.
Waitress sacked from a country pub after calling in sick with tonsillitis and gastro - even though she handed in a doctor certificate
A waitress who claimed she was told she would have 'more time to be a mum' when she was sacked from her job at a pub north of Adelaide has been awarded $2,500 in compensation.
'I just can’t please everyone': Guy Sebastian reflects on a challenging year in heartfelt post as he reveals his 'biggest lesson'
From an incredible body transformation to dropping his ninth studio album, 2017 appeared to be quite an impressive year for Guy Sebastian.
PICTURED: 35-year-old man who was instantly killed after being struck by lightning while hiking with his family - as it's revealed he was carrying a metal tripod
A tourist killed after being struck by lightning while on a family hike at Kings Canyon in Australia's red centre has been identified as Antony Van Der Meer.
Teenager, 18, charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to throw his 14-year-old girlfriend in front of a TRAIN granted home detention bail
A teenage boy charged with attempted murder after trying to throw his 14-year-old girlfriend in front a train at Elizabeth South in Adelaide last October has been granted 'home detention bail'.
The bubble has FINALLY burst! House prices fall in Australia's biggest cities and more declines are tipped – so will 2018 be the year to pick up a bargain?
Sydney and Melbourne property prices have gone backwards and are expected to slide in 2018. Victorian capital values dropped for the first month in almost two years, Core Logic data shows.
'I never got to thank him for the presents': Mother of motorcyclist, 17, killed in horror crash finds a ring and Ed Sheeran tickets her son bought her for Christmas in his bedroom
Jordan McGrady was 17 when he died in a motorcycle accident in Adelaide only 11 days before Christmas. His mother discovered he had bought her a ring and Ed Sheeran tickets.
'Hopefully we can keep our doors open': Owner of bakery that left 17 people with salmonella over Christmas makes tearful apology to customers
The owner of an Adelaide bakery linked to more than a dozen cases of salmonella poisoning has boldly opened his doors again with the rallying support of loyal customers.
Doing nothing this New Year's Eve? Why this mother-of-six under six, 27, is 'skipping' the celebration entirely - and she couldn't be happier
Adelaide mum-of-six Krechelle Carter revealed just why she and her brood will be skipping New Year's Eve celebrations entirely this December 31 - and she's delighted about it.
No New Year's Eve: End-of-year plans ruined for travellers as Tigerair 'cancels flights from Adelaide to Melbourne with NO warning'
The New Year's Eve plans for dozens of passengers have been ruined after Tigerair cancelled a flight from Adelaide to Melbourne allegedly without any notice or apology.
Lawnmower posts terrifying photo of giant huntsman spider crawling up his leg - but the internet wants to know why was he cutting the grass barefoot?
Adelaide man Ben Fitzsimons was mowing his lawn on Wednesday when he felt a spider crawl onto his foot.
'We haven't compromised on any lifestyle at all': Young family save thousands a year living in a miniature solar-powered home packed onto a trailer
A young Australian couple have hit back at the nation's out-of-control housing market - converting a trailer into a fully-functioning family home.
No Mr Bond, I expect you to DIE! Slow motion replay of a Kookaburra's laugh sounds scarily like an evil super villain
Dacelo, a Laughing Kookaburra bird, was recorded howling in slow motion which sounded more demonic than endearing. The bird was filmed in South Australia, where it is native.
'Shattered' cricket fans rage at Jetstar after delays cause them to miss the start of the Ashes Boxing Day test in Melbourne
Hundreds of cricket fans will miss the first session of the Boxing Day test after their Jetstar flights to Melbourne were delayed more than two hours by unspecified safety concerns.
Man fighting for life after being brutally stabbed on Christmas morning - as another man is arrested
Paramedics rushed to the Vale Park address, northeast of Adelaide after reports a man had been stabbed about 8am.
Elderly couple left homeless the day before Christmas after a car ploughed into their home while they slept
An elderly couple has been left homeless the day before Christmas after an out-of-control car smashed into their Adelaide home. Thankfully, they were unhurt and the driver only suffered minor injuries.
Adelaide home where Families SA paedophile ran an international child pornography network is up for sale
The home where former Families SA carer Shannon McCoole ran an international child pornography network is up for sale in Adelaide. McCoole is currently serving 28 years in prison.
'He was asking questions about Islam': Shocking footage shows man sucker punch a Muslim worshipper inside an Adelaide mosque
An Adelaide mosque has released shocking video of a Muslim worshipper being sucker-punched by a visitor who was asking questions about Islam.
Keep your eye on the ball! Young boy is hit in the head by a massive six struck during Big Bash clash
A young boy was hit in the head by a powerful six struck during last night's big bash clash at Adelaide Oval.
Horror start to holiday weekend: driver fights for life after car is torn APART when he collided with a tree
A man suffered life threatening injuries after the car he was driving collided with a tree and dramatically tore into two pieces in Adelaide Friday morning.
Five 'neglected' young children, aged between two months and nine-years-old, removed from mice-infested family home filled with rubbish and graffiti on every wall
Five 'neglected' young children have been taken from their filthy mice-infested home in Adelaide after police and welfare officers stormed on it Wednesday.
K.O.ala! Two marsupials defy their cuddly image by having a prolonged fight in the middle of a road as motorists look on
A woman was driving to work in the Adelaide hills on December 20 when she was stuck on the road, and this time not in a traffic jam but because of two koalas wrestling.
Home for Christmas! Guy Sebastian and wife Jules arrive in Adelaide for the holidays ... after the couple upset new neighbours with 'nightmare' construction
Australian popstar Guy Sebastian and wife Jules are going back to his hometown of Adelaide for Christmas.
Mystery as a man is found dead at an Army barracks in Adelaide - with police launching an investigation
A man has been found dead at an Army barracks in Adelaide's western suburbs just after 8am on Thursday.
Mother of young man killed in brawl DEVASTATED after the man accused of causing her son's death is granted home detention so he can spend Christmas with his family
An Adelaide mother is planning her son's funeral instead of planning Christmas celebrations after son Jack Hanley, 22, was killed after a fatal blow to the head in a brawl earlier this month.
Pictured: Burundian boy, 15, who drowned at a notorious beach that claimed the life of an Indian teenage girl just days earlier
The teenage boy who drowned at a Glenelg beach in Adelaide on Monday has been revealed as 15-year-old Burundian boy, Eliase Nimbona.
'It's an orchestrated smear campaign': Former Channel 7 reporter who was 'sacked over a sexual harassment complaint' hits back at new 'beyond disturbing' allegations against her and her family
Sacked Adelaide Channel 7 reporter Amy Taeuber has fired back at what she claims is a smear campaign against her by a prominent journalist.
Terrifying home invasion as two masked men storm lavish mansion before bashing a 60-year-old grandfather with HAMMERS
A grandfather was involved in a terrifying home invasion when two masked men waited more than an hour before violently attacking him after breakfast in a garage of his Adelaide mansion.
'Eat TWO breakfasts and don't detox': Fitness star Kayla Itsines, 26, reveals her top meal tips for your best summer body... and the type of bread she ALWAYS buys
Australian personal trainer, Kayla Itsines, 26, has shared some of her top diet and health strategies she uses that have helped her create and maintain her bikini body year-round.
Man, 31, charged after footage emerged of him 'racially abusing a group of African teens and calling them weak dogs' after their friend,15, drowned at popular beach
A man has been charged after footage emerged online of him taunting a group of African men when their 15-year-old friend drowned at an Adelaide beach.
Woman, 42, LICKED bloodied knife she used to fatally stab a man, 65, through the heart in a 'spontaneous act of drunken irrationality'
An Adelaide woman who licked the bloodied knife she used to stab a man to death engaged in a 'spontaneous act of drunken irrationality', a court has been told.
Feed a family of 10 for $60: Thrifty mother, 27, shares her savviest cooking secrets to help you prepare a delicious feast this Christmas
Mother-of-six Krechelle Carter, from Adelaide, has proved families on a tight budget can still enjoy a fancy dinner at an affordable price - with all the trimmings.
Frightening moment a driver tries to overtake on a blind corner while speeding and narrowly misses colliding head-on with two police bikes
Dashcam footage has dampened the festive cheer of at least four drivers in Adelaide - but one of them is just lucky to have escaped a jail sentence.
Jealous teenager gave his Syrian ex-girlfriend's sex tape to her family to blackmail her into taking him back - and her father and younger brother both watch the video
A 19-year-old man in Adelaide provided a sex tape of his ex-girlfriend to her family in an attempt to blackmail her into staying in a relationship with him. He pleaded guilty to blackmail on Monday.
Meet the Australian fashion designer making waves with his ethereal and Disney-inspired gowns beloved by the likes of the Kardashians, Megan Gale and Delta Goodrem - and he's only 27
Australian fashion designer Paul Vasileff, 27, has dressed the likes of Kim Kardashian, Megan Gale, Delta Goodrem and Carrie Bickmore.
Notorious Adelaide beach claims second teen life in just nine days after a 15-year-old boy drowned during birthday celebrations
A 15-year-old boy has become the second person to die in the waters off Adelaide's Glenelg Beach in less than two weeks.
'Good girls don't walk home alone at night': Grandfather, 59, who raped two young women and blamed THEM for the attacks is jailed for eight years
Patrick Mark Perkins, who engaged in 'callous, premeditated and planned' attacks on two women in Adelaide in 2012, has been jailed for 12 years by a District Court Judge on Monday.
Would you get a PET SITTER for your wedding? Meet the veterinary nurse, 27, who helps brides and grooms include beloved dogs in their ceremony
When Emily Tromans, from Adelaide, was planning her own wedding, she realised how difficult it was to include her four-legged family member in her ceremony.
Will it RAIN on Christmas? Heatwave to see temperatures soar to 46C this week - before plunging as forecasters predict damp and chilly December 25
Australia's south-east is set to sizzle as a heatwave sweeps the coast, bringing temperatures as high as 46 degrees - but don't expect it to continue through to Christmas.
Three men rushed to hospital after being burnt by scorching 450C molten metal in horror workplace accident
Three men were burnt by 450-degree liquid zinc at an Adelaide factory on Sunday morning. The men were splashed with the molten metal after a beam fell into the liquid before 6.30am.
'You're in big trouble mate': Self-proclaimed paedophile hunter confronts a man he caught trying to groom a teenage boy online before police reprimand HIM for 'vigilantism'
A self-described paedophile hunter led police to an accused sex offender, after knocking on the door of a man he claims arranged to meet him after he posed as a teenage boy.
The shocking moment a vigilante 'paedophile hunter' confronts a 'filthy' man who 'sent explicit pictures to an underage boy before trying to meet him for sex'
The moment an Adelaide vigilante confronts an alleged paedophile who 'tried to meet an underage boy for sex' has been captured on camera.
Shredding... for the next wedding! MAFS star Jesse Konstantinoff shows off his buff body transformation as he reveals he's still single and looking for love
Australian Married at First Sight alum Jesse Konstantinoff has shared new ripped photographs of himself before confirming he's still single
Workers miraculously avoid injury after crane spectacularly topples over backwards and crushes work ute
Workers were lucky to escape injury after a tree chopping operation went south when a huge crane toppled over backwards in Adelaide on Wednesday morning.
Self-confessed sex addict admits to secretly filming HUNDREDS of patients as young as eleven undressing at his chiropractic clinic using secret camera hidden in a clock
A sex addicted chiropractor secretly filmed hundreds of patients, including children, undressing in his Adelaide practice using a camera hidden in a clock.
A shocking video has emerged online showing a couple having sex in broad daylight at one of Australia's popular beaches as they were caught in the risky act surrounded by bottles and bags.