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The Courier
'Yes' side battling to sign up young voters as electoral roll closesThe Australian Electoral Commission said 54,545 new voters had joined the roll
The Courier / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Australian Electoral Commission said 54,545 new voters had joined the roll as of Tuesday night. Same-sex marriage supporters are in a last-minute flurry to sign up young voters ahead of the electoral roll closing on Thursday night, amid concerns... Read more
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TheBull
Competition cuts into Vocus valuationsGeoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more compet
TheBull / Posted 6 minutes ago
Geoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more competitive business environment, in particular in the Australian and New Zealand consumer markets, that has had the impact of lowering our expectations for future growth rates... Read more
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Perth Now
Competition cuts into Vocus valuationsGeoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more compet
Perth Now / Posted 10 minutes ago
Geoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more competitive business environment, in particular in the Australian and New Zealand consumer markets, that has had the impact of lowering our expectations for future growth rates... Read more
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WA Today
'Enrol for equality': MTV Australia to cease regular programmingKarl Stefanovic's Australia Day rant and Emma Stone cashes in. Thursday is the
WA Today / Posted 11 minutes ago
Karl Stefanovic's Australia Day rant and Emma Stone cashes in. Thursday is the last day for Australians to register with the Australian Electoral Commission and ensure their details are up-to-date. Simon Bates, the head of MTV Asia Pacific, said... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
We are getting the clearest signals yet that China is clamping down on overseas property investmentlevels will likely slow in the current quarter. The retreat of Chinese propert
Business Insider Australia / Posted 11 minutes ago
levels will likely slow in the current quarter. The retreat of Chinese property buyers could have a serious impact on the Australian construction and property industries with one insolvency analyst saying that more than 2000 local construction... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Public rallying behind crash victim’s familywe can all empathise with how hard it must be coming to grips with losing her a
Adelaide Now / Posted 12 minutes ago
we can all empathise with how hard it must be coming to grips with losing her and having family so far away in the UK.” The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation SA Branch is also exploring options. “Lucy was a dedicated carer ... with a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Big W remains a Big Headache for Wooliesshould have been very pleased with the earnings the supermarkets business produ
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 minutes ago
should have been very pleased with the earnings the supermarkets business produced. Second-half profit for the Australian food business rose a very impressive 13 per cent and like-for-like sales in the June quarter grew a hefty 6.7... Read more
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The Age
Big W remains a Big Headache for Wooliesshould have been very pleased with the earnings the supermarkets business produ
The Age / Posted 16 minutes ago
should have been very pleased with the earnings the supermarkets business produced. Second-half profit for the Australian food business rose a very impressive 13 per cent and like-for-like sales in the June quarter grew a hefty 6.7... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How Hornet put the sting back in LeapaiNonaka of Japan. Horn’s mate Sam Banney, who has trained alongside him for the
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 minutes ago
Nonaka of Japan. Horn’s mate Sam Banney, who has trained alongside him for the last 11 years, faces Faris Chevalier for the Australian super-middleweight crown. Leapai said he had not given up hope of winning a world title and that Horn’s win... Read more
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News.com.au
Public rallying behind crash victim’s familywe can all empathise with how hard it must be coming to grips with losing her a
News.com.au / Posted 19 minutes ago
we can all empathise with how hard it must be coming to grips with losing her and having family so far away in the UK.” The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation SA Branch is also exploring options. “Lucy was a dedicated carer ... with a... Read more
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The Age
Same-sex marriage: 'Yes' side battling to sign up young voters as electoral roll closesahead of the electoral roll closing on Thursday night, amid concerns too many y
The Age / Posted 21 minutes ago
ahead of the electoral roll closing on Thursday night, amid concerns too many young people are still off the system. The Australian Electoral Commission said 54,545 new voters had joined the roll as of Tuesday night, and more than 520,000... Read more
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The Young Witness
Rep night of nightsspecial guest and MC for the evening is Susan Pettit who is a member of the 201
The Young Witness / Posted 23 minutes ago
special guest and MC for the evening is Susan Pettit who is a member of the 2017 Giants Super League Netball team and also the Australian Diamonds. Also joining the evening as guests will be Samantha Bartley who is the Regional Development Manager... Read more
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The Young Witness
Remembering all Vietnam veterans in Youngto them. "All veterans share a common comradeship that has endured through the
The Young Witness / Posted 23 minutes ago
to them. "All veterans share a common comradeship that has endured through the years." Mr Walker said the service highlighted the Australian values of tenacity, loyalty, camaraderie, mutual respect and commitment to the task that all Aussies sh... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Same-sex marriage: 'Yes' side battling to sign up young voters as electoral roll closesahead of the electoral roll closing on Thursday night, amid concerns too many y
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 minutes ago
ahead of the electoral roll closing on Thursday night, amid concerns too many young people are still off the system. The Australian Electoral Commission said 54,545 new voters had joined the roll as of Tuesday night, and more than 520,000... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Cancer diagnosis prompts heartfelt plea to PM on gay marriage​an​ ​archaic​ ​opinion​ ​poll intended​ ​for​ ​the​ ​'yes'​ ​vote​ ​to​ ​fail.
Kiama Independent / Posted 34 minutes ago
​an​ ​archaic​ ​opinion​ ​poll intended​ ​for​ ​the​ ​'yes'​ ​vote​ ​to​ ​fail.​" The voluntary survey being prepared by the Australian Bureau of Statistics was "nothing but a farce", he wrote. But he was also resolute. "​If​ ​the​ ​postal​... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Heads handicraft group turns 50to children in need of care. And in 2018 members will be part of an effort wit
Kiama Independent / Posted 34 minutes ago
to children in need of care. And in 2018 members will be part of an effort with other groups from around the country, knitting or crocheting 60,000 red poppies for the Australian War Memorial to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World W... Read more
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Junkee
The Bachelor's Matty J Has Thrown His Support Behind Marriage Equalitymake sure you enrol to vote or update your details by midnight August 24,” he a
Junkee / Posted 35 minutes ago
make sure you enrol to vote or update your details by midnight August 24,” he added, before directing his followers to the Australian Electoral Commission website. The Instagram post has since attracted more than 31,000 likes and hundreds of... Read more
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Junkee
Everything You Need To Know About The Postal Survey On Marriage Equalitythe law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”, and offer two check bo
Junkee / Posted 35 minutes ago
the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry?”, and offer two check boxes for “yes” and “no”. It’s being run by the Australian Bureau of Statistics and mailed out via Australia Post. How Do I Enrol? Checking you’re enrolled to vote is... Read more
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Junkee
Why We're Going Darkif the Yes side wins, there’s no guarantee Parliament will actually pass same-s
Junkee / Posted 35 minutes ago
if the Yes side wins, there’s no guarantee Parliament will actually pass same-sex marriage legislation. It’s being run by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, not the electoral commission that is actually set up to run national votes. It’s going... Read more
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Manning River Times
Cancer diagnosis prompts heartfelt plea to PM on gay marriage​an​ ​archaic​ ​opinion​ ​poll intended​ ​for​ ​the​ ​'yes'​ ​vote​ ​to​ ​fail.
Manning River Times / Posted 35 minutes ago
​an​ ​archaic​ ​opinion​ ​poll intended​ ​for​ ​the​ ​'yes'​ ​vote​ ​to​ ​fail.​" The voluntary survey being prepared by the Australian Bureau of Statistics was "nothing but a farce", he wrote. But he was also resolute. "​If​ ​the​ ​postal​... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Cancer diagnosis prompts heartfelt plea to PM on gay marriage​an​ ​archaic​ ​opinion​ ​poll intended​ ​for​ ​the​ ​'yes'​ ​vote​ ​to​ ​fail.
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 37 minutes ago
​an​ ​archaic​ ​opinion​ ​poll intended​ ​for​ ​the​ ​'yes'​ ​vote​ ​to​ ​fail.​" The voluntary survey being prepared by the Australian Bureau of Statistics was "nothing but a farce", he wrote. But he was also resolute. "​If​ ​the​ ​postal​... Read more
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News.com.au
How Hornet put the sting back in LeapaiNonaka of Japan. Horn’s mate Sam Banney, who has trained alongside him for the
News.com.au / Posted 39 minutes ago
Nonaka of Japan. Horn’s mate Sam Banney, who has trained alongside him for the last 11 years, faces Faris Chevalier for the Australian super-middleweight crown. Leapai said he had not given up hope of winning a world title and that Horn’s win... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Healthscope plunges after profit slumpsaid it expects flat earnings growth in the 2017/18 financial year, as volatili
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 40 minutes ago
said it expects flat earnings growth in the 2017/18 financial year, as volatility and cost pressures in the Australian private hospital market continue. The company's final dividend is an unfranked 3.5 cents per share, down from... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Australian foreign spy chief meets Dutertesnapped posing with a clenched fist beside president of the Philippines Rodrigo
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 40 minutes ago
snapped posing with a clenched fist beside president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte. Nick Warner, director-general of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, held talks with the leader at Malacanang Palace in Manila on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Competition cuts into Vocus valuationsGeoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more compet
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 40 minutes ago
Geoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more competitive business environment, in particular in the Australian and New Zealand consumer markets, that has had the impact of lowering our expectations for future growth rates... Read more
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Adelaide Now
How much you really need to earnUNSW Social Policy Research Centre compiled the report, with support from Catho
Adelaide Now / Posted 42 minutes ago
UNSW Social Policy Research Centre compiled the report, with support from Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA), the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and United Voice. Meanwhile, another expert has warned that a potential... Read more
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Weekly Times
Competition cuts into Vocus valuationsGeoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more compet
Weekly Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
Geoff Horth said in a statement. "The write down also reflects the more competitive business environment, in particular in the Australian and New Zealand consumer markets, that has had the impact of lowering our expectations for future growth rates... Read more
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Weekly Times
Australian foreign spy chief meets Dutertesnapped posing with a clenched fist beside president of the Philippines Rodrigo
Weekly Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
snapped posing with a clenched fist beside president of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte. Nick Warner, director-general of the Australian Secret Intelligence Service, held talks with the leader at Malacanang Palace in Manila on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Australian Food News
Labelling front and centre at recent FoodLegal symposiumanomalies as reformulation opportunities. Dr Greg Grambrill, who sits on the H
Australian Food News / Posted 47 minutes ago
anomalies as reformulation opportunities. Dr Greg Grambrill, who sits on the HSR working committee as a representative of the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC), provided a food industry approach on the background and history of the HSR... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
When the bullin shrieked: Aboriginal memories of volcanic eruptionsoral histories and traditions as legitimate sources of scientific information.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
oral histories and traditions as legitimate sources of scientific information. Patrick D Nunn is Professor of Geography at the Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research and Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine... Read more
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The Age
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr offers to make proxy vote for anyone in plebisciteto vote in the same-sex marriage survey on their behalf. Mr Barr told the ACT
The Age / Posted an hour ago
to vote in the same-sex marriage survey on their behalf. Mr Barr told the ACT parliament that he would stand in as what the Australian Bureau of Statistics is calling a "trusted person", and vote for people who could not vote for... Read more
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TheBull
Financials drag share market lowerafter posting a $1.5 billion full year profit, though its underlying profit was
TheBull / Posted an hour ago
after posting a $1.5 billion full year profit, though its underlying profit was hurt by a significant loss from BIG W. The Australian dollar dropped below 79 US cents as the US dollar rose on improved sentiment around the Trump's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr offers to make proxy vote for anyone in plebisciteto vote in the same-sex marriage survey on their behalf. Mr Barr told the ACT
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
to vote in the same-sex marriage survey on their behalf. Mr Barr told the ACT parliament that he would stand in as what the Australian Bureau of Statistics is calling a "trusted person", and vote for people who could not vote for... Read more
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WA Today
Metal fatigue blamed for Air Asia failureidentified that the separation was likely due to metal fatigue that originated
WA Today / Posted an hour ago
identified that the separation was likely due to metal fatigue that originated within the blade's internal structure," the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said in its interim report on Wednesday. The decision to turn back was made as the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
APA Group not fazed by regulatory threat(consider) their energy issues (and) put up some smart energy solutions.' The
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
(consider) their energy issues (and) put up some smart energy solutions.' The federal government this year introduced the Australian Domestic Gas Security mechanism, giving it powers to impose export controls on companies when there is a... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Hundreds of Queensland building companies are at 'high risk' of failurethere’s been a 33% drop in company failures according to ASIC – could be explai
Business Insider Australia / Posted an hour ago
there’s been a 33% drop in company failures according to ASIC – could be explained by the more lenient approach taken by the Australian Tax Office when it’s owed money. He believes creditors are being more lenient and are not as willing to reach... Read more
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Sky News Australia
'Very high level' of care on Nauru: AMA bosstransferred to Australia for treatment then launched legal proceedings in order
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
transferred to Australia for treatment then launched legal proceedings in order to stay. 'When a patient is transferred to the Australian mainland, they normally have refugee advocates, refugee lawyers claiming asylum on the mainland of Australia... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How much you really need to earnUNSW Social Policy Research Centre compiled the report, with support from Catho
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
UNSW Social Policy Research Centre compiled the report, with support from Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA), the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and United Voice. Meanwhile, another expert has warned that a potential... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients deserves a 'nasty star': AMA bossMichael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's
Northern Daily Leader / Posted an hour ago
Michael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients. The Australian Medical Association president told the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday the policy was "mean and... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Submission in court’s hands: Windsorsaid he was unaware he had automatically received the citizenship through his f
Northern Daily Leader / Posted an hour ago
said he was unaware he had automatically received the citizenship through his father James. Under section 44, part (i) of the Australian constitution, a person is disqualified from standing for parliament if they are "under any acknowledgment of... Read more
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NZCity
Rodrigo Duterte pictured meeting Australian spy chief Nick Warnerwhose identity can be publicly revealed, but his daily call sheet is not exactl
NZCity / Posted an hour ago
whose identity can be publicly revealed, but his daily call sheet is not exactly a public document. And, as usual, the Australian Government did not breathe a word about Mr Warner's most recent meeting. The meeting also demonstrates how... Read more
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The Young Witness
Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients deserves a 'nasty star': AMA bossMichael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's
The Young Witness / Posted an hour ago
Michael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients. The Australian Medical Association president told the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday the policy was "mean and... Read more
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Market Watch
BHP to replace 2 directors, a win for activistshas been criticized for overseeing Origin's debt-funded investment in liquefied
Market Watch / Posted an hour ago
has been criticized for overseeing Origin's debt-funded investment in liquefied natural gas and a dilutive equity raising. The Australian newspaper reported some shareholders were prepared to vote against his election. When Mr. Nasser hands over... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Lebanese Film Fest attracts big stargive a Q & A at an August 31 screening of Tramontane and Solitaire at Bankstown
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
give a Q & A at an August 31 screening of Tramontane and Solitaire at Bankstown Sports Club . “I’m looking forward to meet the Australian and Lebanese audience. It’s a long trip but it’s worth it,” she said. “What’s miraculous in Lebanon is we... Read more
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Scotsman
Widow who left remote Scots isle 164 years ago honoured for creating ‘dynasty’who left the poverty-stricken isle of Gometra and set sail from Liverpool 164 y
Scotsman / Posted an hour ago
who left the poverty-stricken isle of Gometra and set sail from Liverpool 164 years ago today, went on to become pillars of the Australian workforce. A plaque has been unveiled at a ceremony on Gometra to commemorate the family, as Mrs McDonald’s... Read more
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Western Advocate
Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients deserves a 'nasty star': AMA bossMichael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's
Western Advocate / Posted an hour ago
Michael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients. The Australian Medical Association president told the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday the policy was "mean and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients deserves a 'nasty star': AMA bossMichael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's
Kiama Independent / Posted an hour ago
Michael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients. The Australian Medical Association president told the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday the policy was "mean and... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful'it of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public
Kiama Independent / Posted an hour ago
it of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with... Read more
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Manning River Times
Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients deserves a 'nasty star': AMA bossMichael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's
Manning River Times / Posted an hour ago
Michael Gannon, says he would give a "nasty star" to the Turnbull government's plan to drug test welfare recipients. The Australian Medical Association president told the National Press Club in Canberra on Wednesday the policy was "mean and... Read more
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Manning River Times
Gillian Triggs labels Turnbull government 'disgraceful'it of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public
Manning River Times / Posted an hour ago
it of abusing executive power and manipulating the truth. In her first public speech since stepping down as president of the Australian Human Rights Commission in July, Professor Triggs attacked Coalition government ministers for interfering with... Read more
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