Victims advocates say the register risks exposing the identities of survivors of child sex abuse, while the police union fears it may lead to vigilante attacks.
Department store Kmart has pulled a popular Christmas gift from sale after several customers reported the charging components on the remote-controlled motorbike could overheat and even catch on fire.
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"This game is like heroin," says a British behavioural specialist who works with kids battling game addiction.
A UK study has revealed you may be getting more than just a meal when you order from the touchscreens at McDonald's.
Only a quarter of trampoline parks are planning to comply with tough new safety standards, the Herald can reveal.
An Irish dancing Sydney family made history this year becoming the only mother/daughter/son combination to win the The World Irish Dancing Championships. And now, with their competition days behind them, the Moores are giving back to the community - performing at McHappy Day this weekend to help Aussie families in need.
Sleeping kids are approximately three times more likely to wake up when they heard their mum's voice compared to a standard smoke alarm.
The find is incredibly significant, with archaeologists dating the relic back 1500 years.
Paramedics said quick action from teachers saved the boy's life.
One Queenslander and two Victorians have reported discovering sewing needles in their strawberries and police believe the contamination is deliberate.