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Traders are betting on an interest rate cut. Photo: Nic Walker Concern about deteriorating economic growth lies behind the Reserve Bank's determination to cut interest rates, a move most likely at...
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Malcolm Turnbull and Julie Bishop, under growing pressure from their colleagues to challenge Tony Abbott for the prime ministership, are now actively considering their options, bringing closer the...
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The NSW government’s clinical trial of medicinal cannabis is inappropriate for patients suffering extreme pain and the drug should be legally approved, a paper in a top medical journal argues. The...
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2015/02/01 14:45
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A police plan to "download" Carl Williams about his knowledge of unsolved gangland murders was discovered by criminals, including a gangland figure who was able to easily breach jail security to...
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2015/02/01 14:44
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One of Victoria's top detectives has revealed how he refused an order from former police chief commissioner Simon Overland to take a statement from a key gangland witness because it may have exposed...
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2015/02/01 14:27
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Queensland faces days of uncertainty with neither major party looking like picking up enough seats to win outright. Queensland faces days of uncertainty with neither major party looking like picking...
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Three men hold fate of Queensland in their hands
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LNP heavyweights seek 'seamless' leader transition
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Queensland poll result still in the balance
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Queensland poll result still in the balance
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2015/02/01 14:12
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Voters appear to be trusting that the eclectic mix of crossbenchers who control the balance of the power in the Senate will continue to block unpopular budget moves with a new survey showing voters...
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2015/02/01 14:05
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The cast of "I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here!" Photo: Supplied Thrusting 10 celebrities into a confined space is a curious social experiment. What becomes of the famous, when stripped of their...
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2015/02/01 13:17
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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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2015/02/01 12:15
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After pedaling the last metres in his final professional race, Cadel Evans’ plan was to spend all of about 17 hours off his bike.In sporting retirement, some things will be instantly and forever...
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2015/02/01 11:15
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Pharmacists could be allowed to administer flu vaccinations to healthy adults under Labor plans Shadow Minister for the Illawarra Ryan Park has welcomed Labor leader Luke Foley's plan to allow...
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2015/02/01 10:55
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Cadel Evans bowed out of professional racing instinctively frustrated with a fifth placing but ultimately satisfied with the first edition of a one-day event named in his honour that was won by...
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Cadel Evans takes a final bow
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Cadel Evans takes a final bow
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Cadel Evans takes a final bow
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Cadel Evans takes a final bow
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Cadel Evans takes a final bow
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2015/02/01 10:25
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Protesters march through the centre of Hong Kong on Sunday. Photo: Getty Thousands of pro-democracy protesters have taken to the streets of Hong Kong for the first time since mass demonstrations shut...
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2015/02/01 10:06
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Three people have been killed and a child is fighting for life after a car smash on the NSW Central Coast. A car carrying a man and a woman and two boys under 10-years-old veered off the road and hit...
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2015/02/01 09:48
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... FebClose to 3500 people enjoyed near-perfect conditions in the Sydney Morning Herald Cole Classic swim from Shelley Beach to Manly Beach. The day’s nine kilometre event was cancelled due to a large...
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2015/02/01 09:34
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THE LNP is still without a leader after Campbell Newman lost his Brisbane seat on Saturday night. There was a 10.6% swing to Labor's Kate Jones, who held the seat before Mr Newman won it in...
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2015/02/01 09:34
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QUEENSLAND may have to wait several days for the final result of the State Election as the counting continues for hotly contested seats. The role of premier is in Opposition Leader Annastacia...
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2015/02/01 09:15
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Federal Liberals from Victoria are calling for a bloodless, orderly leadership transition reminiscent of the March 2013 switch of the state's Premier from Ted Baillieu to Denis Napthine. Federal...
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2015/02/01 09:15
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... the people of Queensland sent a very clear message and that message was they do not want their assets sold". "Today, the people of Queensland sent a very clear message and that message was...
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2015/02/01 08:58
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CHINESE investors have bought Queensland's Daydream Island for $30 million - less than half of its $65 million asking price in 2012. Australia's low dollar and a growing Chinese economy meant...
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2015/02/01 08:36
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CHILDCARE workers are pushing Prime Minister Tony Abbott to increase funding to the sector, after the Government admitted its childcare rebate scheme needed a major overhaul. United Voice national...
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2015/02/01 08:15
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott is expected to outline proposed childcare changes in a speech at the National Press Club on Monday, including potentially scrapping his signature paid parental leave...
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2015/02/01 08:06
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TV and radio presenter Glenn Wheeler is in an induced coma after being knocked off his scooter and seriously injured in Sydney's south. Mr Wheeler, who appears on Network Seven's The Morning Show,...
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2015/02/01 07:51
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The Climate Group welcomes a conservative state government in Australia as its newest member. Photo: Leigh Henningham The Baird government has moved to burnish its climate change credentials,...
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NSW signs up to global climate group
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NSW signs up to global climate group
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NSW signs up to global climate group
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NSW signs up to global climate group
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NSW signs up to global climate group
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2015/02/01 07:12
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The director of photography has been recognised for the Australian film Partisan. Cinematographer Germain McMicking has won a prestigious prize at the Sundance Film Festival for the new Australian...
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2015/02/01 05:56
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Tony Abbott has called a crunch two day meeting of his federal cabinet as MPs question his future at PM. Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses the media in Sydney on Sunday. Photo: Anthony...
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2015/02/01 04:57
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POLICE are investigating after two people were awoken early this morning by two armed men who broke into their Molendinar home. At around 4am, two men dressed in dark clothing entered a Sturt Street...
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2015/02/01 04:55
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Australia’s welfare rolls continue to swell with the number of people on the main payment for more than a year reaching its highest level on record. Australia's welfare rolls continue to swell with...
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Hidden crisis of long term joblessness worsens
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Hidden crisis of long term joblessness worsens
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Hidden crisis of long term joblessness worsens
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Hidden crisis of long term joblessness worsens
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Hidden crisis of long term joblessness worsens
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2015/02/01 04:46
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Residents of the Yarmouk camp on the outskirts of Damascus wait to receive food aid in February of last year. Photo: UNRWA Beirut: Tens of thousands of longtime Palestinian refugees in a camp on the...
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2015/02/01 04:17
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A DELTA Air Lines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in the US after a pilot became locked out of the cockpit, according to airport officials. The Md-90 plane was flying from Minneapolis...
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