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The Age
Melbourne men admit chopping up drug buddy's body, but deny his murderlimb was discovered by a member of the public last February. A police diver in
Melbourne men admit chopping up drug buddy's body, but deny his murder
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
limb was discovered by a member of the public last February. A police diver in the Maribynong River in February. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "There's no sophistication or cleverness in this case," Mr Silbert told the court. Lawyers for Mr Spaliaras... Read more
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The Age
Woman charged following murder of Elia Abdelmessih in Kew EastElia Abdelmessih's god-daughter Susan and her husband Seif at a press conferenc
Woman charged following murder of Elia Abdelmessih in Kew East
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Elia Abdelmessih's god-daughter Susan and her husband Seif at a press conference following his murder. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer A 35-year-old woman has been charged over the murder of a lonely widower in his Kew East home in September 2005. The... Read more
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The Age
Lessons from the postcodes of disadvantagethe kids: Charles Williams teaches at Hume Central Secondary College in Broadme
Lessons from the postcodes of disadvantage
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
the kids: Charles Williams teaches at Hume Central Secondary College in Broadmeadows and revels in the challenges. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer What does a disadvantaged student in Victoria look like? Jesuit Social Services has identified and mapped... Read more
12d
Brisbane Times
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cutson top of the announced $1.8 billion. Aged care providers warn high-care patie
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cuts
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
on top of the announced $1.8 billion. Aged care providers warn high-care patients will suffer from budget changes. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It warns that the changes could discourage admission of high-dependency people, ultimately resulting in their... Read more
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12d
WA Today
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cutson top of the announced $1.8 billion. Aged care providers warn high-care patie
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cuts
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
on top of the announced $1.8 billion. Aged care providers warn high-care patients will suffer from budget changes. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It warns that the changes could discourage admission of high-dependency people, ultimately resulting in their... Read more
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12d
The Age
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cutslarger than revealed, may be right. Aged care providers warn high-care patient
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cuts
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
larger than revealed, may be right. Aged care providers warn high-care patients will suffer from budget changes. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Ansell Strategic estimates that changes to the complicated Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI), , mean the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cutslarger than revealed, may be right. Aged care providers warn high-care patient
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cuts
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
larger than revealed, may be right. Aged care providers warn high-care patients will suffer from budget changes. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Ansell Strategic estimates that changes to the complicated Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI), , mean the... Read more
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12d
Canberra Times
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cutson top of the announced $1.8 billion. Aged care providers warn high-care patie
Aged care investment will stall due to funding cuts
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
on top of the announced $1.8 billion. Aged care providers warn high-care patients will suffer from budget changes. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It warns that the changes could discourage admission of high-dependency people, ultimately resulting in their... Read more
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16d
The Age
The original mean girls get the musical treatment as Heathers: The Musical opens in MelbourneTrevor Ashley is directing and Lucy Maunder is starring in Heathers: The Musica
The original mean girls get the musical treatment as Heathers: The Musical opens in Melbourne
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Trevor Ashley is directing and Lucy Maunder is starring in Heathers: The Musical, based on the cult '80s film. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It was a hard enough sell at the box office when Heathers the movie was released in 1988. A comedy about a teenage... Read more
16d
The Age
The art that bridges generations ... on the way to a New World OrderOlivia, Olivia and Amy, and the Museum of Me project's Kerensa Diball high-five
The art that bridges generations ... on the way to a New World Order
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
Olivia, Olivia and Amy, and the Museum of Me project's Kerensa Diball high-five aged care resident Beryl Evans. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Don't be fooled by the picket fence. It's a sedate front, hiding the anarchy unleashed on a Monday afternoon... Read more
16d
WA Today
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemyof claim. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemy
WA Today / Posted 16 days ago
of claim. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and target of legal action Redbubble. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It's seeking damages or orders that Redbubble provide it with an account of profits made from the sale of... Read more
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16d
Canberra Times
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemyof claim. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemy
Canberra Times / Posted 16 days ago
of claim. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and target of legal action Redbubble. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It's seeking damages or orders that Redbubble provide it with an account of profits made from the sale of... Read more
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16d
Brisbane Times
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemyof claim. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemy
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
of claim. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and target of legal action Redbubble. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer It's seeking damages or orders that Redbubble provide it with an account of profits made from the sale of... Read more
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16d
The Age
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemyto Pokemon. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemy
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
to Pokemon. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and target of legal action Redbubble. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer From Pikachu, to Bulbasaur, to Clefairy and Eevee, 29 of the hundreds of Pokemon characters have turned up on... Read more
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16d
Sydney Morning Herald
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemyto Pokemon. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform
Pokemon, Hells Angels share common enemy
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
to Pokemon. Under the spotlight: Martin Hosking, CEO of online sales platform and target of legal action Redbubble. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer From Pikachu, to Bulbasaur, to Clefairy and Eevee, 29 of the hundreds of Pokemon characters have turned up on... Read more
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17d
Kiama Independent
'If you don't stand up, people just walk all over you ...'play". 'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his suc
'If you don't stand up, people just walk all over you ...'
Kiama Independent / Posted 17 days ago
play". 'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his successful battle for security doors. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Many years ago, a psychiatrist diagnosed Alan Chung with an "extremely unusual sense of fair play". In the... Read more
17d
Illawarra Mercury
'If you don't stand up, people just walk all over you ...'play". 'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his suc
'If you don't stand up, people just walk all over you ...'
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
play". 'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his successful battle for security doors. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Many years ago, a psychiatrist diagnosed Alan Chung with an "extremely unusual sense of fair play". In the... Read more
17d
The Age
Warm weather over with flood watch alert for north east VictoriaMake sure you have coats and umbrellas ready for the week ahead. Photo: Simon O
Warm weather over with flood watch alert for north east Victoria
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Make sure you have coats and umbrellas ready for the week ahead. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Saturday's warm weather was the last Victorians will see until the end of winter. Melbourne was fine and sunny on Saturday, reaching a maximum of 25.7 degrees,... Read more
17d
Sydney Morning Herald
Warm weather over with flood watch alert for north east VictoriaMake sure you have coats and umbrellas ready for the week ahead. Photo: Simon O
Warm weather over with flood watch alert for north east Victoria
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Make sure you have coats and umbrellas ready for the week ahead. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Saturday's warm weather was the last Victorians will see until the end of winter. Melbourne was fine and sunny on Saturday, reaching a maximum of 25.7 degrees,... Read more
19d
Canberra Times
Watch out Uber: Mum's taxi is comingfor something to go wrong," she said. George McEnroe is starting a new ride sh
Watch out Uber: Mum's taxi is coming
Canberra Times / Posted 19 days ago
for something to go wrong," she said. George McEnroe is starting a new ride share business called Mum's Taxi. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "I noticed a lot of my friends had to take their mother to hair appointments, or to blood tests and all four... Read more
19d
The Age
Little Shop of Horrors review: Hugely talented cast and sharp direction bring bite to story of Seymour and his man-eating plantas Seymour Krelborn, seen here with the blood-hungry Audrey II, in Little Shop
Little Shop of Horrors review: Hugely talented cast and sharp direction bring bite to story of Seymour and his man-eating plant
The Age / Posted 19 days ago
as Seymour Krelborn, seen here with the blood-hungry Audrey II, in Little Shop of Horrors at the Comedy Theatre. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS ★★★★☆ Book & Lyrics: Howard Ashman, Music: Alan Menken Luckiest Productions and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Esther Hannaford goes from animatronic ape to people-eating plant in Little Shop of HorrorsHill stars as Seymour Krelborn and provides the voice of people-eating plant Au
Esther Hannaford goes from animatronic ape to people-eating plant in Little Shop of Horrors
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
Hill stars as Seymour Krelborn and provides the voice of people-eating plant Audrey II in Little Shop of Horrors. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "Audrey II is a much softer puppet," she says. "King Kong was a lot harder, you could really push into... Read more
20d
The Age
Ian Thomas guilty of murdering his parentson April 21, 2013. The court had been told that Ian Thomas felt his mother had
Ian Thomas guilty of murdering his parents
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
on April 21, 2013. The court had been told that Ian Thomas felt his mother had been 'driving him crazy'. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Thomas, who showed no emotion when the verdicts were read out, was remanded for a pre-sentence hearing on a... Read more
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The Age
The rise of Melbourne's 'iceberg houses'hole after a neighbouring construction pit collapsed. The earth below the pit-
The rise of Melbourne's 'iceberg houses'
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
hole after a neighbouring construction pit collapsed. The earth below the pit-side townhouses in Mount Waverley. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Ground water is also likely to be an issue in some basement expansions. Real estate agent Philippe Batters... Read more
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21d
The Courier
The rise of Melbourne's 'iceberg houses'hole after a neighbouring construction pit collapsed. The earth below the pit-
The rise of Melbourne's 'iceberg houses'
The Courier / Posted 21 days ago
hole after a neighbouring construction pit collapsed. The earth below the pit-side townhouses in Mount Waverley. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Ground water is also likely to be an issue in some basement expansions. Real estate agent Philippe Batters... Read more
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21d
The Border Mail
The rise of Melbourne's 'iceberg houses'hole after a neighbouring construction pit collapsed. The earth below the pit-
The rise of Melbourne's 'iceberg houses'
The Border Mail / Posted 21 days ago
hole after a neighbouring construction pit collapsed. The earth below the pit-side townhouses in Mount Waverley. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Ground water is also likely to be an issue in some basement expansions. Real estate agent Philippe Batters... Read more
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21d
The Age
The injury ruining sport for thousands of Australian kidsDylan Raath has suffered three knee injuries while playing Australian rules foo
The injury ruining sport for thousands of Australian kids
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Dylan Raath has suffered three knee injuries while playing Australian rules football. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The first time Dylan Raath's knee gave way, he heard an ominous crack. He was running with a football in his hands, got tackled from behind,... Read more
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22d
The Age
A housing commission tenant named 'Ugly' took on the bureaucracy ... and won'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his successful
A housing commission tenant named 'Ugly' took on the bureaucracy ... and won
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his successful battle for security doors. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Many years ago, a psychiatrist diagnosed Alan Chung with an "extremely unusual sense of fair play". In the early 1980s,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Instagram a boon for Australian beauty businesses Trophy Wife and Kester Blackand Chelsea Bagan of nail art salon Trophy Wife. Anna Ross and Chelsea Bagan c
Instagram a boon for Australian beauty businesses Trophy Wife and Kester Black
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
and Chelsea Bagan of nail art salon Trophy Wife. Anna Ross and Chelsea Bagan credit Instagram for their success. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "I feel like Instagram was the beginning of my business," says Bagan, who now boasts 35,000 followers. "I was... Read more
25d
Illawarra Mercury
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningfacing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at home and abroad, CSIRO last week announced that it would instead form a special climate... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningfacing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 25 days ago
facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at home and abroad, CSIRO last week announced that it would instead form a special climate... Read more
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25d
Kiama Independent
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningfacing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Kiama Independent / Posted 25 days ago
facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at home and abroad, CSIRO last week announced that it would instead form a special climate... Read more
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26d
The Age
Man dies in head-on collision with truck at BallanEmergency services examine the wreckage of a car that hit a truck in a head-on
Man dies in head-on collision with truck at Ballan
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
Emergency services examine the wreckage of a car that hit a truck in a head-on collision. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer A man has died after his car collided head-on with a truck near Ballarat on Friday morning. The man's vehicle is believed to have... Read more
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WA Today
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially f
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
WA Today / Posted 26 days ago
30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Now scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have identified a genetic mutation behind the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially f
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
Canberra Times / Posted 26 days ago
30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Now scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have identified a genetic mutation behind the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially f
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
Brisbane Times / Posted 26 days ago
30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Now scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have identified a genetic mutation behind the... Read more
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26d
The Age
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screenedat the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
The Age / Posted 26 days ago
at the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "The doctors didn't know if I would make it to my 18th birthday," said Ms Johansson, now 30. "I probably had... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screenedat the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 27 days ago
at the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "The doctors didn't know if I would make it to my 18th birthday," said Ms Johansson, now 30. "I probably had... Read more
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The Age
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory ArtistMelbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Awar
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory Artist
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
Melbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Award. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer We're all familiar with the stories of struggling writers - the piles of rejection letters from publishing houses, the abject poverty, the bad... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory ArtistMelbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Awar
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory Artist
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 29 days ago
Melbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Award. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer We're all familiar with the stories of struggling writers - the piles of rejection letters from publishing houses, the abject poverty, the bad... Read more
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The Age
Water trucked into Lorne to protect dwindling suppliesDave Young fills his 18,000 litre tanker with water near the township of Winche
Water trucked into Lorne to protect dwindling supplies
The Age / Posted 29 days ago
Dave Young fills his 18,000 litre tanker with water near the township of Winchelsea. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Water authorities have started trucking water to Lorne to protect the coastal town's dwindling supplies. Tankers are carting about 210,000... Read more
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The Age
Safety overhaul for notorious stretch of country roadThe Goulburn Valley Highway between Yea and Molesworth is one of the most dange
Safety overhaul for notorious stretch of country road
The Age / Posted a month ago
The Goulburn Valley Highway between Yea and Molesworth is one of the most dangerous stretches of road in Victoria. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer One of Victoria's most dangerous roads will get a radical $18.5 million upgrade after it claimed five lives in a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Entrepreneurs buying up Uber fleetsdriving for Uber. They say there is a 'neverending' demand from people who want
Entrepreneurs buying up Uber fleets
Brisbane Times / Posted 1 months ago
driving for Uber. They say there is a 'neverending' demand from people who want to lease a car for up to six months. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer There has been "neverending demand" for lease vehicles from car-less Uber drivers, according to "Danny" from... Read more
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