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2015/05/25 15:24
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CPSU national secretary Nadine Flood says the anger was palpable among frontline Customs officers in particular. The "Australian Border Force" could face a revolt in its ranks from Customs and...
2015/05/25 15:24
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Patients with brain tumours can be treated with new technology that spares the memory. Photo: Jason South Doctors are hoping new technology will shrink people's brain tumours without the debilitating...
2015/05/25 15:22
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The Greens will bring forward a Senate debate on the party's marriage equality bill next month, in a bid to stir federal parliament into action on same-sex marriage. The Greens will bring forward a...
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2015/05/25 14:55
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A former NSW government architect has slammed proposed changes to Barangaroo to accommodate James Packer's $1.5 billion casino resort, declaring there is a lack of balance between private gain and...
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2015/05/25 14:42
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has branded home-grown terrorism "a serious threat to our safety as a people and as a nation", and one which "regrettably is getting worse not better" as he named a second...
Read more at Kiama Independent, Manning River Times, Goondiwindi Argus, The North West Star, + 10 more articles
2015/05/25 13:18
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This house at 29 Lower Fort Street, Millers Point, sold at auction on Tuesday Night. Public housing in NSW is "crap" and the housing bureaucracy is "conservative in the worst sense of the word",...
Read more at Sydney Morning Herald, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 4 more articles
2015/05/25 12:12
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Taronga Zoo keepers were thrilled at the arrival of their newest baby gorilla almost two weeks ago. The question on everyone's lips? Girl or boy? Taronga Zoo keepers were thrilled at the arrival of...
Read more at The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 9 more articles
2015/05/25 11:55
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Nearly 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers were kept on board a customs boat for a month before they were returned to Vietnam. Nearly 50 Vietnamese asylum seekers, including children, were kept on board a...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, Kiama Independent, + 7 more articles
2015/05/25 11:46
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TRAINEE surgeons are coming forward in ever greater numbers with shocking tales of bullying and humiliation in the operating theatre. Imogen Ibbett, who worked at the teaching hospital as an...
Read more at Daily Telegraph, Herald Sun, Sydney Morning Herald, The North West Star, + 26 more articles
2015/05/25 11:05
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HOLLYWOOD star Johnny Depp could face 10 years in an Australian jail for smuggling his dogs into the country. An investigation is under way to see if the star or his pilot should be prosecuted for...
Read more at Perth Now, Daily Telegraph, Adelaide Now, Illawarra Mercury, + 12 more articles
2015/05/25 10:55
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Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher has defended Cardinal George Pell over his handling of child sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Sydney's Catholic Archbishop Anthony Fisher has defended Cardinal...
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2015/05/25 10:34
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A woman has died in a traffic crash near Tieri this afternoon. At around 2pm a vehicle was travelling along Crinum Road, around 20km west of Tieri, when it rolled a number of times. A 44-year-old...
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Woman, 44, dies after crash near Tieri
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2015/05/25 10:34
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SOUTH Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young will try to kickstart campaign for same-sex marriage within weeks. If the Government allows its MPs a conscience vote there is a chance Australian...
Read more at Adelaide Now, Independent, Toowoomba Chronicle, Queensland Times, + 17 more articles
2015/05/25 10:23
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MAN Haron Monis was rejected not just by the Australian Islamic community and his family - he was also refused membership to a bikie gang, a coronial inquest has heard. The gunman actively tried to...
Read more at Toowoomba Chronicle, Queensland Times, The Morning Bulletin, News Mail, + 12 more articles
2015/05/25 10:15
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Leading environmental donors are alarmed at the possibility of tax concessions being tightened, with concerned that the move is an attack on political advocacy. Prominent financial backers of...
Read more at Illawarra Mercury, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 7 more articles
2015/05/25 09:29
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THE Bureau of Meteorology has rejected several "incorrect" claims about climate change by Tony Abbott's chief business adviser. MAURICE Newman, chairman of the prime minister's business advisory...
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2015/05/25 09:12
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The Singing and Praying band is a great and almost unknown American sacred music tradition. The roots and the music of the few remaining bands stretch back in time and place across the American South...
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The rare Singing and Praying Bands of America
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The rare 'Singing and Praying' bands of America
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The rare 'Singing and Praying' bands of America
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The rare 'Singing and Praying' bands of America
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2015/05/25 09:05
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A SIGNIFICANT number of Netflix customers have complained on social media over that they have been charged multiple times by the US streaming service for their subscription. One customer said he had...
Read more at Perth Now, Herald Sun, Adelaide Now, Daily Telegraph, + 17 more articles
2015/05/25 09:05
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Tax breaks for self-managed super funds are putting increasing pressure on government revenue. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The cost to the budget of giving tax breaks to self-managed super funds has...
Read more at WA Today, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times, Sydney Morning Herald, + 2 more articles
2015/05/25 09:05
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The gunman responsible for the deadly Lindt Cafe siege courted the cameras in life, and news of his death was broadcast in real-time around the world. But Man Haron Monis's apparent obsession with...
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2015/05/25 09:04
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WE HAVE some great news for caffeine lovers. Drinking two to three cups of coffee a day could dramatically improve your sex life, a new study has shown. Researchers at the University of Texas Health...
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The easy way to improve your sex life
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The easy way to improve your sex life
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Perk up your sex life with coffee
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Perk up your sex life with coffee
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2015/05/25 08:15
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The head of the immigration department has confirmed the royal commission into child sex abuse is investigating the department over children being abused in Australian immigration detention...
Read more at Illawarra Mercury, The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, + 12 more articles
2015/05/25 08:12
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A man has allegedly been pistol-whipped at a shopping centre in Melbourne's southeast in a brutal assault with one of the suspects connected to recent counter-terrorism arrests. A man has allegedly...
Read more at The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 8 more articles
2015/05/25 07:36
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SMALLER towns are expected to be the big winners out of a change to incentives for doctors to work outside the major cities. Assistant Health Minister Fiona Nash on Monday announced the long-awaited...
Read more at Northern Star, The Daily Mercury, Toowoomba Chronicle, Queensland Times, + 3 more articles
2015/05/25 07:12
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The investment staff at Australia's leading superannuation funds are beginning to adopt defensive investment strategies as they grow increasingly wary of a possible market correction in the next two...
Read more at The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 26 more articles
2015/05/25 06:57
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A 25-YEAR-old man was killed when he was crushed by a bobcat he was working on in his back yard in Toogoolawah. Police said the man was crushed between the bucket and the body of the bobcat about...
Read more at Daily Examiner, Northern Star, The Daily Mercury, Toowoomba Chronicle, + 3 more articles
2015/05/25 06:55
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has linked stopping boatloads of asylum seekers travelling to Australia to the government's efforts to combat terrorism. Prime Minister Tony Abbott has linked stopping...
Read more at Northern Daily Leader, Independent, The Young Witness, Western Advocate, + 8 more articles
2015/05/25 06:13
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QUEENSLAND, NSW, the ACT and WA are dragging the chain on joining Australia's key anti-domestic violence group. The Tasmanian Government is the latest member of Our Watch - a Commonwealth-funded...
Read more at The Morning Bulletin, News Mail, Daily Examiner, Northern Star, + 3 more articles
2015/05/25 05:19
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Labor senators have questioned how their email addresses, and those of their staff, were provided to a private research company.The company is being paid around $22,000 to survey Senators, MPs and...
Read more at The Border Mail, Illawarra Mercury, The Courier, Northern Daily Leader, + 7 more articles
2015/05/25 04:36
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AS foreshadowed in this column last month, the government has announced a change in attitude to wealthy pensioners by changing the asset test taper rate. For a single homeowner, the base will rise...
Read more at Northern Star, The Daily Mercury, Toowoomba Chronicle, Queensland Times, + 3 more articles