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2014/10/25 15:48
2014/10/25 15:48
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Author Tom Keneally: "He made being an artist or a craftsman a respectable occupation for the first time in Australian history." Photo: James Brickwood Gough Whitlam was the first prime minister in...
2014/10/25 15:48
2014/10/25 15:48
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2014/10/25 12:17
2014/10/25 12:17
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PARRAMATTA could soon become home to the world’s tallest buildings with the council to abolish building height limits. In a move set to dramatically change Western Sydney’s skyline, the council wants...
2014/10/25 11:47
2014/10/25 11:47
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OUCH! It’s enough to put hairs on your chest — and then strip them all off again. Men are subjecting themselves to the excruciating pain of full-body waxing in search of that smooth-all-over...
2014/10/25 11:16
2014/10/25 11:16
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FOR YEARS it has held the ignominious title of the state’s most violent pub but the time has finally come to take the “mean” out of The Mean Fiddler. The notorious hotel in Rouse Hill has changed its...
2014/10/25 09:55
2014/10/25 09:55
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NSW are expected to fly in the face of the Sydney Cricket Ground’s reputation as a spin bowler’s paradise. Aggressive: NSW quick Josh Hazlewood.Photo: Graham Tidy NSW are expected to fly in the face...
2014/10/24 13:32
2014/10/24 13:32
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QUEENSLAND’S two-year reign as domestic one-day cup holders is over, with NSW collecting a nervy two-wicket win with two balls to spare in the preliminary final of the Matador Cup at Blacktown in...
2014/10/24 12:37
2014/10/24 12:37
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... I have lost a little weight,” he drawls, in a thick Australian accent that sounds as if it hasn’t changed one iota from his days growing up in the Western Sydney suburb of Blacktown. “I wasn’t...
2014/10/24 11:55
2014/10/24 11:55
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From Shane Watson to Mitch Marsh, and James Faulkner to Glenn Maxwell, Australia are not suffering from an absence of quality all-rounders. From Shane Watson to Mitch Marsh, and James Faulkner to...
2014/10/24 07:15
2014/10/24 07:15
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A 13-year-old Bankstown girl may be in the company of an older man in the Blue Mountains area, police say. A 13-year-old girl missing for nearly two months from her home in Sydney's west may be in...
2014/10/24 04:04
2014/10/24 04:04
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Watson in for NSW in one-day semi-final Photo Source: AAP Queensland have won the toss and elected to bat first against NSW in the domestic one-day cup preliminary final at Blacktown. Australian...
2014/10/23 23:15
2014/10/23 23:15
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STRIKE FORCE: Wanderers striker prepares for ACL final Teamwork: Western Sydney Wanderers players go through their training drills in Blacktown ahead of the two-leg ACL finals series. Picture: JANIE...
2014/10/23 21:24
2014/10/23 21:24
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Spiritual home: Labinot Haliti salutes the crowd at Pirtek Stadium in March this year. Photo: Brendan Esposito The biggest match of any code ever hosted by Pirtek Stadium might also be the last Asian...
2014/10/23 13:47
2014/10/23 13:47
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SYDNEY parents have grown accustomed to the shoddy state of our childcare system. For mums wanting to return to work, it’s just accepted that a frustrating world of mysterious waiting lists and high...
2014/10/23 02:05
2014/10/23 02:05
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TEENAGE top-order batsman Ben McDermott will make his Queensland Bulls debut in tomorrow’s Matador Cup elimination final against arch rivals NSW at Blacktown. McDermott replaces injured batsman Usman...
2014/10/22 21:16
2014/10/22 21:16
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Before he started stealing cars, ram raiding shops and robbing banks, Alan Brown* wanted to play first grade rugby league for Parramatta. Ironically he also wanted to be a cop but drugs, alcohol and...
2014/10/22 00:30
2014/10/22 00:30
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Cairncross, 24, will provide cover for Brent Griffiths through to early December 2014 and is hoping to make an impact for Phil Moss's side. “I’m loving it,” he said. “I never thought it would happen...
2014/10/21 23:20
2014/10/21 23:20
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National Gallery of Australia director James Mollison and former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam stand in front of Jackson Pollack's Blue Poles in 1986. "He's gone. He did a great thing." Gough...
2014/10/21 17:23
2014/10/21 17:23
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The peak body for NSW councils has resolved to lobby for the end of a measure it says will cause a $288 million funding hole across the sector in the next three years. The peak body for NSW councils...
2014/10/21 14:55
2014/10/21 14:55
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Councils across Sydney engage auditors who sift through general and recycling bins, to build a detailed, if malodorous, picture of our waste habits. If you thought the odd greasy pizza box snuck into...
2014/10/21 13:55
2014/10/21 13:55
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It could have been the renaissance in black and white. It could have been the renaissance in black and white. But Rick Stevens' front page photograph in the Herald on November 14, 1972, of...
2014/10/25 15:48
2014/10/25 15:48
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