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2014/07/23 07:23
2014/07/23 07:23
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UNESCO has handed the State and Australian Governments an ultimatum. Do more to protect the Great Barrier Reef or risk it being listed as in danger. The warning came at a World Heritage Committee...
2014/07/23 07:23
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2014/07/21 04:16
2014/07/21 04:16
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s bid to put Australia back on a path to surplus is under threat from senators opposing A$40 billion ($37.6 billion) in savings. The Liberal-National government, which had...
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2014/07/19 17:24
2014/07/19 17:24
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Kevin Rudd was always hands on. No detail was too small for his expert gaze. And that even extended to ensuring the story of his government had his input. When actor Rhys Muldoon, a close friend of...
2014/07/16 01:05
2014/07/16 01:05
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A key crossbench senator is open to the idea of allowing schools to bring back corporal punishment. The head of a national curriculum review has re-opened a furious debate about the issue by...
2014/07/16 01:05
2014/07/16 01:05
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JOE Hockey has issued the government’s opponents a strong public message: pass our budget measures or the Coalition will find different cuts. “If the Senate chooses to block savings initiatives, then...
2014/07/15 23:12
2014/07/15 23:12
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SENIORS are questioning whether Clive Palmer is really the pensioners' friend after he struck a deal with the coalition government on financial consumer protection rules. THE government's attempt to...
2014/07/15 19:05
2014/07/15 19:05
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The Senate will again turn its attention to the carbon tax on Wednesday as one of six pieces of legislation the government wants urgently addressed. Extended sitting hours have been approved for the...
2014/07/15 19:05
2014/07/15 19:05
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Qantas will remain a majority Australian-owned company with the government forced to abandon plans for unlimited foreign ownership of the airline, Labor says. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten on...
2014/07/11 04:27
2014/07/11 04:27
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Victorian Labor candidate for Benambra in the state's north-east Jennifer Podesta has apologised for a tweet directed at a female federal Liberal MP that has been labelled as sexist. Bushfires...
2014/07/04 09:05
2014/07/04 09:05
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A Perth-based Indian doctor convicted of sexually assaulting a patient has won a court battle to overturn a ministerial decision to deport him on character grounds. Suhail Ahmad Khan Durani was...
2014/07/04 02:38
2014/07/04 02:38
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The Scottish Ten is undergoing a detailed survey of the Sydney Opera House as part of its project to digitally preserve UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Nothing lasts forever; even our most spectacular...
2014/06/29 19:26
2014/06/29 19:26
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Great Barrier Reef marina development: Documents reveal GBRMPA had concerns over $600m Great Keppel Island resort Documents obtained by the ABC under Freedom of Information reveal that the Great...
2014/06/29 12:46
2014/06/29 12:46
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The federal opposition has condemned as "deceptive" moves by Employment Minister Eric Abetz to reduce future wages for cleaners at Commonwealth sites by about 20 per cent. In a case of dashed hopes,...
2014/06/27 22:37
2014/06/27 22:37
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The Red Cross has been on the scene of recent storms across the state. From flooding in Canton and out in the Black Hills, to the tornado victims in Wessington Springs, the Red Cross has been busy...
2014/06/27 08:05
2014/06/27 08:05
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THE government is being accused of sneakily trying to cut commonwealth cleaners' pay by overriding laws backed by the parliament. LABOR thought it had a win on Thursday when the Senate agreed to...
2014/06/26 23:26
2014/06/26 23:26
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Federal Government MPs confident carbon tax repeal bills will pass Senate with Clive Palmer's support Federal Government MPs say they are confident the carbon tax will be repealed by the new Senate,...
2014/06/25 06:48
2014/06/25 06:48
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Nothing captured: Pictured in 2011 at Henbury are traditional owner Bruce Breaden (left), the then environment minister Tony Burke and David Pearse, managing director of RM Williams. A company...
2014/06/25 01:39
2014/06/25 01:39
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TASMANIA: The state government ruled out logging in the state's World Heritage Area as environmentalists celebrated the rejection of the federal government's bid to delist 74,000 hectares. Tasmanian...
2014/06/22 23:26
2014/06/22 23:26
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Welfare cuts before July 'unlikely' says Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews The Abbott Government is conceding a bundle of welfare cuts unveiled in the May budget are unlikely to be introduced in...
2014/07/23 07:23
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