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2015/08/03 10:27
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The party room will decide the next speaker of the Parliament, Tony Abbott says, signalling he will not repeat the so-called "captain's pick" that led to Bronwyn Bishop taking the coveted chair. The...
2015/08/03 10:27
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How did Kane Evans beat a shoulder charge ban? Sydney Roosters prop Kane Evans was issued with a concerning act notice by the NRL's match review committee but escaped penalty for his shoulder charge...
Should Greg Eastwood have been charged?
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Roosters' Kane Evans escapes sanction for shoulder charge
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NRL warns Evans over shoulder charge
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2015/08/03 10:27
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Victorian Liberal Tony Smith and South Australian Liberal Andrew Southcott have emerged as the most promising chances to fill the void left by disgraced former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop. Victorian...
Read more at The North West Star, The Border Mail, Illawarra Mercury, Northern Daily Leader, + 117 more articles
2015/08/03 10:24
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Former White House economic adviser Gene Sperling says he doesn’t buy into a hard landing for China. Photo: Ryan Stuart Australia's battered miners have been given a shot of confidence by former...
Read more at Brisbane Times, WA Today, Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, + 7 more articles
2015/08/03 10:12
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Tony Abbott has endangered Indigenous support for constitutional recognition of the first Australians by ignoring the advice of Noel Pearson, the Indigenous leader he has called a visionary and a...
Read more at The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 28 more articles
2015/08/03 10:12
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Stood-down trainer Sam Kavanagh has argued cobalt does not have an effect of raising red blood cells as would be expected if the drug had an EPO effect. Racing NSW stewards went behind closed doors...
Read more at The Courier, SportsFan, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 43 more articles
2015/08/03 09:55
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The judge who shocked the legal fraternity and broader community by saying incest was no less 'unnatural' than homosexuality has said he was in part 'misinterpreted'. It is a rare thing to see a...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, Sky News Australia, + 9 more articles
2015/08/03 08:58
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CHILDCARE operator G8 Education has increased its takeover offer for rival Affinity Education to include almost $150 million in cash. BUT the target has urged its shareholders to resist the new offer...
Read more at The Courier Mail, TheBull, Weekly Times, Canberra Times, + 11 more articles
2015/08/03 08:29
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I WISH to categorically state that at some point in my life, I intend to get a touch of plastic surgery. I don’t know when or what or where, but as soon as I get to the point where gravity has well...
Read more at Herald Sun, Perth Now, The Courier Mail, New Kerala, + 14 more articles
2015/08/03 08:05
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Queensland cattle station manager Gregory Hoare was lying 10 metres from his quad bike when they found him. The 43-year-old father of four had been mustering cattle at the large north Queensland farm...
Read more at Sky News Australia, News.com.au, Perth Now, Queensland Times, + 11 more articles
2015/08/03 07:55
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Ursula Barwick was 17 when she boarded a train at Tuggerah station on the Central Coast, and then disappeared. Vivacious and outgoing, with her blue eyes focused on a new life in the big city, Ursula...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, Daily Telegraph, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 7 more articles
2015/08/03 07:55
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An investigation has begun after a man-made hole was discovered inside the grounds of Goulburn's maximum-security jail. The beginning of a bid for freedom? Or a place to stash possessions from the...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, iol.co.za, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 26 more articles
2015/08/03 07:46
2015/08/03 07:46
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Cleaner loses foot in escalator accident China's escalators have claimed another victim after a cleaner's leg was shredded at a shopping centre in Shanghai, the third such documented incident in that...
Read more at Canberra Times, New Kerala, CNN, Daily Star, + 32 more articles
2015/08/03 07:20
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Craig Ison, who was attacked by a great white shark at Evans Head on the NSW North Coast. Photo: Channel Nine A surfer who punched a great white shark during a frenzied attack on NSW's northern coast...
Read more at The Age, Illawarra Mercury, The Courier, Perth Now, + 11 more articles
2015/08/03 07:12
2015/08/03 07:12
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All of Lindt Café gunman Man Haron Monis' correspondence with ministers in the Attorney-General's Department since 2010 was overlooked when it passed documents to a review into the Lindt Café siege,...
Read more at The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 23 more articles
2015/08/03 07:11
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UPDATE 4.10pm: EVANS Head surfer Craig Ison is recovering in the Gold Coast University Hospital following specialist surgery which included removing a Great White shark tooth from his thigh. A former...
Read more at News Mail, Daily Examiner, Northern Star, Daily Telegraph, + 99 more articles
2015/08/03 06:48
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Kyle Ashley Dale Baker escaped from the Kirkconnell jail the day after it was reopened. Photo: Chifley LAC on Facebook The beginning of a bid for freedom? Or a place to stash possessions from the...
Read more at Sydney Morning Herald, News.com.au, Sky News Australia, Northern Daily Leader, + 12 more articles
2015/08/03 06:44
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NATIONAL: Gun ownership has surged 10 per cent in NSW in the past five years, with one gun now registered for every nine residents. In 1997, the federal government bought back 4000 guns and destroyed...
Read more at Western Advocate, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Kiama Independent, Manning River Times, + 15 more articles
NSW gun ownership figures show more than 850,000 firearms in private hands
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Gun ownership rises 10 per cent across NSW
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Gun ownership rises 10 per cent across NSW
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Gun ownership rises 10 per cent across NSW
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Gun ownership rises 10 per cent across NSW
2 hours ago ON The North West Star
2015/08/03 06:34
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State opposition leader Lawrence Springborg has ruled himself out of the running for the seat of Maranoa, a day after sitting MP Bruce Scott said he would not contest the next election. Mr Springborg...
Read more at The Daily Mercury, Toowoomba Chronicle, Queensland Times, The Morning Bulletin, + 32 more articles
2015/08/03 06:27
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Salvation from the spike of great white attacks is at hand, says one Western Australian-based company. Wavegarden lagoons have the potential to significantly boost surfing participation in Australia....
Read more at The North West Star, Daily Liberal, The Border Mail, The Courier, + 8 more articles
Want to surf shark-free?
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Want to surf shark-free?
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Want to surf shark-free?
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Want to surf shark-free?
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Want to surf shark-free?
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2015/08/03 06:27
2015/08/03 06:27
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Bronwyn Bishop's time in the speaker's chair may have been brief. But it was far from boring. It is the picture that sums up Bronwyn Bishop's speakership. Her tenure may have been brief, but it was...
Read more at The North West Star, Daily Liberal, The Border Mail, Illawarra Mercury, + 12 more articles
2015/08/03 06:15
2015/08/03 06:15
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Sydney siege gunman Man Monis's partner, Amirah Droudis, has been committed to stand trial accused of murdering Monis's ex wife, who was stabbed 18 times and set alight. Amirah Droudis, the partner...
Read more at Illawarra Mercury, New Kerala, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 8 more articles
2015/08/03 06:04
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THE May federal budget was billed as pro-business but nearly three months on, few firms are punching the air and most still view the economic outlook in a negative light. A NEW survey covering the...
Read more at Adelaide Now, Business Spectator, The Courier Mail, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, + 12 more articles
Business confidence remains fragile
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Business confidence remains fragile
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Jobs ads fall, unemployment predicted to edge higher
3 hours ago ON Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Job ads fall in July: ANZ data
4 hours ago ON TheBull
2015/08/03 05:39
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First a crash, then a splash - the residents at this quiet suburban home south of Sydney knew something was amiss. First a crash, then a splash - the residents at a quiet suburban home south of...
Read more at Goondiwindi Argus, WA Today, Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Liberal, + 17 more articles
2015/08/03 05:27
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New data shows that nearly all young female leaders think they would face fewer barriers if they were men. Playing the dating game Photo: istock photos Given the amount of work done in Australia to...
Read more at The North West Star, Daily Liberal, The Border Mail, Illawarra Mercury, + 11 more articles
Gen Y says ageism and sexism alive and well
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Gen Y says ageism and sexism alive and well
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Gen Y says ageism and sexism alive and well
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2015/08/03 04:57
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AUSTRALIAN journalist Peter Greste will have to wait until the end of the month to learn whether he will be convicted on terrorism-related charges. Mr Greste, along with Baher Mohamed and Mohamed...
Read more at Daily Examiner, Northern Star, The Daily Mercury, Herald Sun, + 201 more articles
2015/08/03 03:05
2015/08/03 03:05
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Uber fears no-one Photo: Getty Images There's is a very simple reason Uber, the highly popular, highly controversial app enabled ride sharing company, is prepared to so brazenly challenge the...
Read more at WA Today, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, The Age, + 24 more articles
2015/08/03 01:55
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Thousands of tax returns trapped in bureaucratic limbo, stuck inside the ATO's ailing computer system. Tax returns filed by up to 7000 taxpayers are stuck in the ATO's internal systems, cannot be...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, Kiama Independent, + 7 more articles
Thousand caught in tax time nightmare
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Thousand caught in tax time nightmare
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Thousand caught in tax time nightmare
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Thousand caught in tax time nightmare
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Thousand caught in tax time nightmare
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2015/08/03 01:19
2015/08/03 01:19
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Being voted best airline in North America five times running really says something about the state of their airlines. THE PLANE Boeing 777-300ER. Air Canada has 12 in its fleet and runs them on this...
Read more at The Border Mail, Illawarra Mercury, The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, + 7 more articles
Airline review: Air Canada economy
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Airline review: Air Canada economy
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Airline review: Air Canada economy
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Airline review: Air Canada economy
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Airline review: Air Canada economy
8 hours ago ON Western Advocate
2015/08/03 00:05
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TRAVELLERS are facing long delays because of rolling strikes at Australia's international airports on Monday. MAJOR disruptions are expected at airports nationwide as some workers take industrial...
Read more at Perth Now, WA Today, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 18 more articles