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2015/05/28 23:37
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From the Delmont tornado in South Dakota to the floods in Texas, natural disasters are making headlines. Over the last month, the local Red Cross has responded to 10 smaller disasters, on top of the...
2015/05/28 23:37
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2015/05/27 22:05
2015/05/27 22:05
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Labor has defended not removing the GST on tampons and other sanitary products when it was in power. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke says it will be easier to convince the states about the...
2015/05/27 10:15
2015/05/27 10:15
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Prime Minister Tony Abbott has set out the conditions for a conscience vote in the Liberal party room on same sex marriage and a subsequent parliamentary vote as early as August in what many see as a...
2015/05/26 01:29
2015/05/26 01:29
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TREASURER Joe Hockey says he will consider whether the GST should be removed from tampons and other women’s sanitary items. Mr Hockey gave an undertaking to university student Subeta Vimalarajah, on...
2015/05/25 23:55
2015/05/25 23:55
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Joe Hockey demanded the modelling be released in full. He got his wish. Labor has bowed to pressure from Treasurer Joe Hockey and released economic modeling showing the budget burden "falls most...
2015/05/25 22:55
2015/05/25 22:55
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Federal Labor continues to hold back all the details of modelling it commissioned about the impact the Abbott government's two budgets will have on families. The opposition used the National Centre...
2015/05/24 23:29
2015/05/24 23:29
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Hello, and welcome to our morning news coverage. We will be bringing you the day’s biggest headlines so you can get across the news quickly. 9.10: Victims want church held accountable Hearings...
2015/05/24 23:26
2015/05/24 23:26
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Euthanasia advocates call for change 20 years after Northern Territory Parliament passed historic laws Photo: Judy Dent holds a picture of her late husband, Bob Dent, who was the first person to die...
2015/05/20 00:17
2015/05/20 00:17
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The Aberdeen Police Department is mourning the sudden loss of one of its officers. Sgt. Christopher Dubiel, a shift supervisor and 12-year veteran of the department, died early Monday. The department...
2015/05/19 23:37
2015/05/19 23:37
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The Red Cross says the efforts in Delmont following a tornado more than a week ago are now shifting into recovery mode. A big donation will help the Red Cross' mission in Delmont and throughout the...
2015/05/17 01:05
2015/05/17 01:05
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Labor may not take a proposed five per cent tax cut for small business to the next federal election. Opposition finance spokesman Tony Burke has refused to confirm if the policy - announced in reply...
2015/05/17 00:29
2015/05/17 00:29
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LABOR isn't backing down from its opposition to paid parental leave changes which would leave about 20 per cent of new mums without a taxpayer-funded benefit. LABOR'S finance spokesman Tony Burke...
2015/05/16 08:26
2015/05/16 08:26
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Australians involved in terrorism could have citizenship revoked as Government considers options The Federal Government is considering options for revoking the Australian citizenship of people...
2015/05/16 08:05
2015/05/16 08:05
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THE migrant boats have not stopped, despite what the Australian government says, says Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young. IN the past week, 2000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants have been rescued off...
2015/05/16 06:34
2015/05/16 06:34
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LABOR has accused the federal government of distorting the figures to make the budget forecast look better than it is. OPPOSITION finance spokesman Tony Burke says the government has included Future...
2015/05/15 16:46
2015/05/15 16:46
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JOE Hockey has defended his practice of claiming a $270-a-night taxpayer-funded travelling allowance to stay in a Canberra house majority-owned by his wife on the grounds that it is an entirely...
2015/05/14 23:55
2015/05/14 23:55
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This week’s budget has helped entrench Tony Abbott’s leadership. That’s a blow for the Liberal aspirants but not necessarily for Labor, because it would prefer him to be the opponent at the...
2015/05/14 01:05
2015/05/14 01:05
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Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull says families and new mums should always be shown respect, as the government comes under fire for suggesting some women have been 'double dipping' when it...
2015/05/13 22:05
2015/05/13 22:05
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Key crossbench senator Nick Xenophon says any changes to paid parental leave need to be brought in over time. He argued the government's move to stop new parents from leave from both their employer...
2015/05/12 00:05
2015/05/12 00:05
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THE Treasurer has kicked off budget day with yet another awkward moment for the cameras, but a selfie-seeking photo bomber is likely to be the least of Joe Hockey’s problems today. In the middle of...
2015/05/28 23:37
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