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United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, and World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, arrived in Mogadishu to pledge support for Somalia's transition and for efforts to strengthen security and...
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2014/10/30 04:55
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Grandparents who raise their grandchildren, usually due to the death of a parent or substance abuse issues, need more help from the government, a parliamentary committee has recommended. Grandparents...
2014/10/29 21:34
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LABOR leader Bill Shorten has asked Tony Abbott to review anti-terror laws that could see journalists jailed for up to ten years. MR Shorten has written to the prime minister to raise concerns over...
2014/10/29 18:06
2014/10/29 18:06
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IF you were writing a fairytale, Nova Peris and Cathy Freeman would be best friends, indigenous ambassadors and national treasures. One is a painfully shy indigenous athlete who could run like the...
2014/10/29 14:38
2014/10/29 14:38
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have his first meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Australia next month, a meeting that almost took place in July in Berlin but was put off following the...
2014/10/29 11:17
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Federal MPs will escape petrol tax rises, with taxpayers to foot the bills Labor MPs taunt Abbott with 'Bowser Bandit' headlines 2:29 Question Time had a rowdy start, with both sides engaging in...
2014/10/29 07:12
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The National Disability Insurance Agency underspent its budget by $18 million in the 2013-14 financial year, raising hope for people with disabilities who have missed out on funding.According to the...
2014/10/28 23:26
2014/10/28 23:26
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Self-imposed red tape costing WA $37 billion a year: report Self-imposed red tape is costing Western Australia $37 billion a year and putting the brakes on productivity and innovation, according to a...
2014/10/28 23:20
2014/10/28 23:20
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Muslim parents would be fined tens of thousands of dollars and face jail if they make their teenage girls wear the burqa as part of Palmer United senator Jacqui Lambie's bid to outlaw the headwear in...
2014/10/28 22:43
2014/10/28 22:43
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The level of public trust in the Abbott Government soared in three months as public attention shifts from the budget to a heightened sense of nationalism and national security, a new survey...
2014/10/28 20:09
2014/10/28 20:09
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Cpl Cirillo, 24, was one of two unarmed Canadian soldiers murdered in separate attacks last week, both committed by recent converts to Islam, that left the country on edge. His killer Michael...
2014/10/28 13:17
2014/10/28 13:17
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Nova Peris formally endorsed by Labor for top spot Nova Peris talks to reporters in Darwin after winning pre-selection to run on Labor's Senate ticket in the Northern Territory. Nova Peris comes...
2014/10/28 10:29
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Do you know you and Gough Whitlam have a number of things in common? You were both born in Victoria, although I am not sure you were born on your parents’ kitchen table as Gough is reported to have...
2014/10/28 10:28
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St Petersburg minister Olga Galkina says she hopes the bill will spark a conversation about sex work legislation(Reuters) Russia's parliament is to consider a controversial bill that says men who are...
2014/10/28 03:12
2014/10/28 03:12
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We knew what we were getting into when the Abbott government kicked off a conversation about “reforming” the federation. The issues paper released by the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet last...
2014/10/28 02:22
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There is nothing to fear in giving Australia's first peoples constitutional recognition, the chairman of a parliamentary committee considering the issue says. A referendum to recognise Australia's...
2014/10/27 20:36
2014/10/27 20:36
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VICTIMS of child sex abuse were met with hostility and denied compensation by a church that failed to discipline predator priests or report their actions to the police, a royal commission has...
2014/10/27 20:06
2014/10/27 20:06
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The Federal Parliament will consider new measures which make it illegal for Australians to travel to terrorism hot spots. The foreign fighters bill allows for jail terms of up to five years if people...
2014/10/27 08:57
2014/10/27 08:57
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PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has called for a "mature debate" on the structure of Australia's federation, including potential changes to the GST. Mr Abbott on Sunday strengthened his calls for the...
2014/10/27 07:27
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Dennis Jensen joins WA Liberals in calling for GST overhaul Federal MP Dennis Jensen has joined other West Australian Liberals in calling for a major overhaul of the GST carve up, saying the current...
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