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2015/03/03 04:39
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The RBA has kept the cash rate at 2.25 per cent. The official cash rate remains at 2.25 per cent. Photo: Louie Douvis The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the cash rate at 2.25 per cent In a...
RBA leaves cash rate unchanged at 2.25%
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RBA leaves cash rate unchanged at 2.25%
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Australia leaves rates untouched
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RBA keeps interest rates at 2.25%
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Reserve Bank keeps interest rates on hold at 2.25pc
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2015/03/03 04:36
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UPDATE 1.30PM: Education Queensland has released a statement detailing the grief felt at the death of a Biddeston State School student. Darling Downs south west regional director Greg Dickman said...
2015/03/03 04:22
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Five of the seven key figures in Knox Grammar's appearance at the royal commission into child sex abuse have been convicted for multiple sex offences and one is wanted by police. THE PLAYERS Five...
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2015/03/03 04:19
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On-the-run burglar has run into police, quite literally. A burglar has literally run into police - twice - hitting two police cars after stealing a ute on Thursday morning. Police allege a man stole...
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2015/03/03 04:17
2015/03/03 04:17
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MALCOLM Turnbull has reassured less tech-savvy MPs that their mobiles have not been hacked, after they were bombarded with prank text messages. Cabinet ministers George Brandis and Greg Hunt are...
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2015/03/03 04:15
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As anyone who watched the Oscars telecast now knows, The Sound of Music has just turned 50. As anyone who watched the Oscars telecast now knows, The Sound of Music – the much-loved film adaptation of...
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2015/03/03 04:05
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Melbourne stevedores are facing a massive rent increase. Photo: Craig Abraham Stevedores at the nation's busiest container terminal face massive rent increases of up to 800 per cent as the Victorian...
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2015/03/03 03:55
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Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report -...
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RBA holds cash rate at 2.25%
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Woolworths sells Warehouse Group stake
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Falling dollar good news for farmers
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China lists 14 generals suspected of corruption
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2015/03/03 03:15
2015/03/03 03:15
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An entire family was kicked off a Cathay Pacific flight when a misbehaving toddler refused to put his seatbelt on. A stubborn toddler who refused to wear a seatbelt has resulted in an entire family...
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2015/03/03 03:15
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Victoria's forests have an unlikely fire warden: the superb lyrebird. Victoria's forests have an unlikely fire warden: the superb lyrebird. New research has revealed the iconic songbird reduces the...
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2015/03/03 03:15
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While the numbers and projections seem to paint an ever worsening picture of Australia's budgetary position, the government's rhetoric appears to be growing more positive. From "debt and deficit...
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2015/03/03 03:12
2015/03/03 03:12
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Rapper Kanye West has given an address at the Oxford Guild, the careers society of Oxford University. Rapper Kanye West has given an address at the Oxford Guild, the careers society of Oxford...
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2015/03/03 02:46
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Jared Leto arrives at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party in Beverly Hills in February. Photo: Danny Moloshok He is known for his luscious, ombre locks, but has Dallas Buyers Club star Jared Leto...
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Has Jared Leto cut his hair?
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Has Jared Leto cut his hair?
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Has Jared Leto cut off his famous long hair?
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Has Jared Leto cut off his famous long hair?
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Has Jared Leto cut his hair?
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2015/03/03 02:36
2015/03/03 02:36
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COALITION MPs have been told that the contentious GP co-payment has been dumped, confirming a statement by the Assistant Treasurer last night that it was dropped because "there wasn't enough support...
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2015/03/03 02:27
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The Abbott government's GP co-payment has been killed off for good with Heath Minister Sussan Ley telling Coalition MPs "we are not pursuing it at all". The Abbott government's GP co-payment has been...
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Abbott government scraps GP co-payment
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Abbott government scraps GP co-payment
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Abbott government scraps GP co-payment
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Abbott government scraps GP co-payment
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Abbott government scraps GP co-payment
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2015/03/03 02:17
2015/03/03 02:17
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News.com.au's Privacy Policy includes important information about our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information (including to provide you with targeted content and advertising based...
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2015/03/03 02:13
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A VIDEO has surfaced of the moment a car is forced to plough into the side of a hulking semi-trailer after the truck ignored a red arrow on a major Brisbane arterial. The driver of the car hit the...
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2015/03/03 02:12
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Newcastle trainer Darren Smith has been found guilty by Racing NSW stewards of 42 cobalt charges but he will have to wait until March 20 to find out his penalty. Newcastle trainer Darren Smith has...
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2015/03/03 01:55
2015/03/03 01:55
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Labor's families spokeswoman Jenny Macklin has rubbished the government's new welfare blueprint, describing it as "disappointing" and full of broad "common sense" findings that lack practical...
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2015/03/03 01:23
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PRIVATE health insurance costs are expected to rise up to $250 per year with the announcement premiums will rise by 6.18 percent on April 1. Research and comparison group Canstar has said that the...
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2015/03/03 00:39
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IN a bid to help raise awareness and appreciation for modern agriculture, YouFarm has launched a global web video competition. The initative will provide farmers and passionate rural people to...
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Submit your farming videos
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Submit your farming videos
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Submit your farming videos
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Submit your farming videos
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Submit your farming videos
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2015/03/03 00:34
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A QUEENSLAND Disaster Heroes award recipient has pleaded guilty to fraud. Rural firefighter Daniel David McGuire appeared in Ipswich District Court yesterday after he dishonestly obtained $7000 from...
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Queensland Disaster hero guilty of fraud
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Queensland Disaster hero guilty of fraud
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Disaster hero guilty of fraud
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2015/03/03 00:23
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In a fresh test of the Iraqi Army's ability as a fighting force and the willingness of Sunni tribal leaders to work with the army's Shiite militia backers, Iraq has launched a high-risk attack on the...
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2015/03/03 00:20
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This is Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, where we went in April 2013. It is a fabulous place with plenty to do or doing nothing is plenty. The place is so vibrant and safe and we had a great time, trying...
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2015/03/02 23:19
2015/03/02 23:19
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The neighbourhood where an unarmed homeless man was shot dead by police on Sunday is unlike any other in the US, says Reverend Andy Bales. The neighbourhood where an unarmed homeless man was shot...
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2015/03/02 22:36
2015/03/02 22:36
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KNOWN for years as the "career woman's disease" based on the idea that women without children develop disease in their reproductive organs, endometriosis is a painful condition thought to affect one...
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2015/03/02 22:18
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A SOUTHERN Cross University research project into the abuse of students shows students with cognitive disabilities experience significantly higher rates of abuse than those without a disability. Dr...
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2015/03/02 22:13
2015/03/02 22:13
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FIVE greyhound trainers have been banned for life in the wake of the live baiting scandal that has engulfed the sport. Tom Noble, Tony McCabe, Debra Arnold, Reg Kay and James Harding were all banned...
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2015/03/02 21:55
2015/03/02 21:55
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Having provoked a diplomatic row with the Obama administration, Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, told an audience of thousands in Washington, DC, that the relationship between the two...
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Netanyahu assails Iran deal, touts US-Israel ties
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Tensions as Netanyahu visits US
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White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech
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White House warns Netanyahu ahead of speech
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2015/03/02 18:20
2015/03/02 18:20
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Professor Geoff Lindeman, a researcher from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute. Photo: Jason South A protein that has a key role to play in the body's immune system has now been found to be critical...
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