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2014/10/21 02:26
2014/10/21 02:26
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Gough Whitlam's life in pictures Photo: Gough Whitlam speaks to crowds outside Parliament House on November 11, 1975 after his Labor government was dismissed. (National Library of Australia) It is...
2014/10/21 02:26
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2014/10/20 03:19
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Australia's capital has a lot to offer families looking for a convenient getaway. With something for everyone, find out what Canberra has to tempt you. Read down the page and take our poll on what...
2014/10/19 22:36
2014/10/19 22:36
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AS AUSTRALIA prepared to farewell its first contingent of troops from Western Australia, thoughts of who might make it home were no doubt in the backs of the minds of many families. There are...
2014/10/19 20:19
2014/10/19 20:19
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A FORMER Jerilderie man and one of Australia’s most highly regarded generals, Sir John Monash, has been included in the revamped World War I exhibition in London. A FORMER Jerilderie man and one of...
2014/10/18 23:17
2014/10/18 23:17
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Why Australia joined the Great War BRITAIN went to war in 1914 because Germany threatened to invade Belgium in violation of Belgian neutrality guaranteed by the 1839 Treaty of London. Australia went...
2014/10/18 03:34
2014/10/18 03:34
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TWICE in two years, I see Kerry Stokes’ eyes fill with tears. Once is when he talks of the mother he never knew, the poor girl forced to give him up for adoption. The other is when he talks about the...
2014/10/17 20:57
2014/10/17 20:57
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ONE hundred years ago, troop ship movements were taking place all over the country as contingents of the 1st Australian Imperial Force made their way to Albany, WA, to sail for Europe and towards the...
2014/10/16 14:22
2014/10/16 14:22
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Wandering Warriors strode 1300 km raising funds for wounded soldiers. Although they're called the Wandering Warriors (our emphasis) the men of the Special Air Service (SAS) Association have really...
2014/10/16 03:17
2014/10/16 03:17
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SAS vets complete 1300km trek to Canberra THREE weeks, 1300kms, and legions of weeping blisters. THE Wandering Warriors stiffly trudged the final steps of their epic march from Brisbane to the...
2014/10/15 20:46
2014/10/15 20:46
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... Lawson: Members of the Australian Special Air Service (SAS) Association charity the Wandering Warriors have walked from Brisbane to Canberra to raise money for wounded, unwell and...
2014/10/13 21:46
2014/10/13 21:46
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Clean and fungus-free, please, if you intend to let them roam free this summer. Photo: iStock Are your plates of meat ready for the long, hot days to come? All set for exposure and scrutiny at the...
2014/10/13 13:19
2014/10/13 13:19
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Nancy Wake, who died on Sunday, was this country's most decorated service woman. Working with the French Resistance in World War II she saved the lives of countless refugees and downed Allied airmen....
2014/10/13 02:15
2014/10/13 02:15
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The Australian Institute of Sport has tightened security arrangements on advice from ASIO. The Australian Institute of Sport has tightened security arrangements on advice from ASIO after the agency...
2014/10/10 20:34
2014/10/10 20:34
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WHEN it comes to war, art doesn't usually come to mind. But it is art based on World War II that has come to Rockhampton Art Gallery. Bridie Macgillicuddy, assistant curator of art at the Australian...
2014/10/10 10:42
2014/10/10 10:42
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POSTCARDS from Michael Innes's grandfather from the French battlefields during World War I are among the Kiama Council staffer's most treasured possessions. POSTCARDS from Michael Innes's grandfather...
2014/10/09 10:09
2014/10/09 10:09
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One of the very best things about Canberra, however, remains the view from the other direction. Parliament House (aph.gov.au) has a gloriously Australian attitude to access. You can go in, park...
2014/10/08 20:53
2014/10/08 20:53
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WAUCHOPE's Greg Raffin, author of a book telling the almost forgotten story of Australia's first fire-fight in World War I, travelled to Papua New Guinea last month for a service commemorating the...
2014/10/08 04:17
2014/10/08 04:17
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Julie Bishop says up to three passports cancelled each day on security advice UP to three Australian passports a day are being cancelled on security advice, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says. On...
2014/10/07 23:05
2014/10/07 23:05
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A SECRET meeting eight years ago in a backroom of Parliament House in Canberra ensured yesterday’s first RAAF combat air cover over Iraq against Islamic State terrorists could go ahead, it has been...
2014/10/07 11:17
2014/10/07 11:17
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Secret meeting ensured Australia had Super Hornets to strike ISIS Australia has entered the war against Islamic State, launching an F/A 18F Super Hornet Stike in Iraq. A SECRET meeting eight years...
2014/10/21 02:26
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