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Lovers of 1980s music are remembering an icon today. Irene Cara, the star of the movie Fame and the woman behind the hit song Flashdance what a feeling has died at the age of 63. @lizziepearl  #9News 

In the Qatar heat, the Socceroo's have set their World Cup alight as they down Tunisia 1-0 and create the very real possibility that they could advance to the next round of the tournament. @cstanaway  #9News 

Plumes of smoke covered much of Blacktown today after an enormous industrial fire. It was the keen eye of off duty firefighters which saw millions of dollars worth of specialized machinery saved. @_Madison_Scott  #9News 

The Parramatta Eels are about to get a game changing new sports complex that will be accessible to everyone in the city's north-west. Approval has been granted for Kellyville Park to be transformed into a high performance rugby league center. @cokeefe9  #9News 

While Christmas should be a time of celebration, unfortunately for too many in our community, it's anything but that. Charities say they are busier now than during COVID, as the cost of living pressures push more Australians into poverty. @KateCreedon9  #9News 

Sydney is opening up for New Year's Eve this year, with many more prime Harbour locations now on offer. And while some of the spots are free, partygoers are being urged to get in quick. @RuthWW  #9News 

Heart disease is Australia's biggest killer but tonight help is on the way. A number of life saving medicines are about to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, taking the cost of some scripts from thousands of dollars to just $42. @ashleywick9  #9News 

A man in his fifties has been rescued after falling down a rock face in Sydney's Malabar. Emergency services managed to lift the man out and carry him to an ambulance where he was then treated him for head and ankle injuries. #9News 

Police have released CCTV footage as they continue to search for a teenage boy last seen in Sydney over a week ago. #9News 

A man's been arrested over an alleged hit and run, where a parking ranger was struck. @sophie_walsh9  #9News 


A lyrebird has been caught mimicking the ‘evacuate now’ siren at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. The native Australian bird has the ability to accurately mimic almost any sound it hears, with an evacuation triggered less than two weeks ago when lions escaped from their enclosure. #9News 

The ring of fire around Sydney is as angry and as frightening as we've seen. 20,000 people are tonight in the path of the mega fire rolling down the Blue Mountains into the town of Lithgow. #9News  |

In a welcome sight for firefighters and locals, RAIN is now falling at Batemans Bay on the bushfire ravaged south coast. Live coverage: Latest RFS information: #9News 

WHACK-A-CROC: A brave Darwin man has spectacularly fought off a massive saltwater crocodile using only a frypan. 🐊 The fearless pub owner quickly confronted the large reptile after it wandered too close to his venue and became aggressive. #9News 

A few hours after Monica Eskandar's jab, she suffered serious chest pains, prompting her family to call an ambulance. #9News 

Friends and family are mourning the death of Sam Ballard, the Sydney man who fell into a coma after eating a slug eight years ago. #9News 

WATCH: A man managed to save his neighbour's dog after its leash got caught in an elevator door. Full details: #9News 

ROO RUMBLE: A man has found himself squaring off with a kangaroo in New South Wales' Northern Rivers region.🦘 The man was able to pin down the large marsupial, but not without copping a few blows. #9News