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News.com.au
Ride-on mower man half cutreading of 0.143, nearly three times the legal limit for driving. “Mate ... we
News.com.au / Posted 21 minutes ago
reading of 0.143, nearly three times the legal limit for driving. “Mate ... we suggest getting a ride not a ride-on!” Tasmania Police said in a post on their Facebook page. “Organising a designated driver does not mean John Deere. “Old mate... Read more
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News.com.au
Fire crew battle blazes across stateare battling more than a dozen bushfires around the state today. Picture: MATT
News.com.au / Posted 41 minutes ago
are battling more than a dozen bushfires around the state today. Picture: MATT THOMPSON Source:News Corp Australia THE Tasmania Fire Service is responding to 15 bushfires across north and south of the state. State fire controller Jeff Harper... Read more
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The Young Witness
Betty buses into Young to teachResearch Institute (ADRI) – and the visit to Young is part of a 4,000 kilometre
The Young Witness / Posted 45 minutes ago
Research Institute (ADRI) – and the visit to Young is part of a 4,000 kilometre tour of New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Betty and her dedicated crew will educate residents about what to do to identify asbestos-containing materials... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Unlucky, Drunk Ride-on Mower Driver Picked up by Police. Credit – Tasmania Police via StoryfulTasmania Police were not impressed when a man riding a mower drove drunk to a p
Geelong Advertiser / Posted an hour ago
Tasmania Police were not impressed when a man riding a mower drove drunk to a petrol station to fill up his“vehicle”, which was not exactly roadworthy. In the footage, timestamped as October 1, police said the man was nearly three times the legal... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Enjoying the heat? We have bad newscombined with sunny skies is lifting maximums to around 10C above average over
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
combined with sunny skies is lifting maximums to around 10C above average over most of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. “Hobart reached 28.7C on Tuesday, a seventh month high and also the warmest October day in two years.” The... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Enjoying the heat? We have bad newscombined with sunny skies is lifting maximums to around 10C above average over
Daily Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
combined with sunny skies is lifting maximums to around 10C above average over most of Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. “Hobart reached 28.7C on Tuesday, a seventh month high and also the warmest October day in two years.” The... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
Former Greens leader Bob Brown just won his High Court challenge against Tasmania's anti-protest lawsas part of political communication, the High Court has ruled, striking down thr
Business Insider Australia / Posted an hour ago
as part of political communication, the High Court has ruled, striking down three-year old anti-protest legislation by the Tasmanian government. The Liberal government of Premier Will Hodgman introduced the Workplaces (Protection from Protesters)... Read more
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Manning River Times
Bob Brown wins landmark High Court case in major blow to anti-protesting lawsimplied freedom of political communication. Former Greens leader Bob Brown has
Manning River Times / Posted an hour ago
implied freedom of political communication. Former Greens leader Bob Brown has succeeded in overturning parts of Tasmania's strict anti-protest regime in a landmark High Court case that has been welcomed as a victory for free speech. The... Read more
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The North West Star
Bob Brown wins landmark High Court case in major blow to anti-protesting lawsimplied freedom of political communication. Former Greens leader Bob Brown has
The North West Star / Posted 2 hours ago
implied freedom of political communication. Former Greens leader Bob Brown has succeeded in overturning parts of Tasmania's strict anti-protest regime in a landmark High Court case that has been welcomed as a victory for free speech. The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Man rides lawnmower to servo, blows 0.143, leaving police unimpressedTasmanian man rides lawnmower to servo, blows 0.143, police unimpressed A man
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Tasmanian man rides lawnmower to servo, blows 0.143, police unimpressed A man who drove a ride-on lawnmower into a service station for a refuelling has had his boozy jaunt cut short by Tasmanian police. CCTV footage of the man driving the ride-on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Victoria’s simple challenge to NSWbanned bags and retailer suppliers could be fined up to $20,000. ACT and the N
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
banned bags and retailer suppliers could be fined up to $20,000. ACT and the Northern Territory followed suit in 2011. Tasmania banned them in 2013. Queensland and Western Australia will ban them from next year. Victoria’s Energy, Environment... Read more
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The Age
Bob Brown wins landmark High Court case in major blow to anti-protesting laws Former Greens leader Bob Brown has succeeded in overturning parts of Tasmania's
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has succeeded in overturning parts of Tasmania's strict anti-protest regime in a landmark High Court case that has been welcomed as a victory for free speech. The court in Wednesday found parts of the 2014 law breached... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bob Brown wins landmark High Court case in major blow to anti-protesting laws Former Greens leader Bob Brown has succeeded in overturning parts of Tasmania's
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has succeeded in overturning parts of Tasmania's strict anti-protest regime in a landmark High Court case that has been welcomed as a victory for free speech. The court in Wednesday found parts of the 2014 law breached... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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The Border Mail
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
The Border Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NSW bagged for being soft on plasticbags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joini
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 hours ago
bags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joining South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT in implementing a ban next year. The announcement follows a move by... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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The Courier
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
The Courier / Posted 3 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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News.com.au
Anti-protest laws struck downthe High Court’s decision. Picture: MATHEW FARRELL Source:News Corp Australia
News.com.au / Posted 3 hours ago
the High Court’s decision. Picture: MATHEW FARRELL Source:News Corp Australia The High Court has emphatically struck down Tasmania’s anti-protest laws as unconstitutional. Former Australian Greens leader Bob Brown and Jessica Hoyt brought a... Read more
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Perth Now
NSW bagged for being soft on plasticbags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joini
Perth Now / Posted 3 hours ago
bags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joining South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT in implementing a ban next year. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has previously... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 3 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bob Brown wins High Court case against Tasmanian protest laws Photo: Former Greens leader Bob Brown challenged the laws after his arrest at
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
Photo: Former Greens leader Bob Brown challenged the laws after his arrest at a logging protest in Tasmania. (Supplied: Bob Brown Foundation) Former Greens leader Bob Brown has won his... Read more
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Western Advocate
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
Western Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Glenorchy councillors to be sacked to 'restore democracy'the council's hiring of a consultancy company chaired by former Victorian premi
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 hours ago
the council's hiring of a consultancy company chaired by former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett. (Flickr: Lucy Hawthorne) A Tasmanian council is to be sacked a day after a damning report into its dealings with a company chaired by former Victorian... Read more
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Adelaide Now
NSW bagged for being soft on plasticbags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joini
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 hours ago
bags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joining South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT in implementing a ban next year. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has previously... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Agricultural show won't go on in Devonport, for this year at leastfor 108 years but this year's Devonport Show has been scrapped, as uncertainty
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
for 108 years but this year's Devonport Show has been scrapped, as uncertainty continues around other agricultural shows in Tasmania. Increasing costs and dwindling attendance have contributed to the decision, which was made at a special meeting on... Read more
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Weekly Times
NSW bagged for being soft on plasticbags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joini
Weekly Times / Posted 4 hours ago
bags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joining South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT in implementing a ban next year. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has previously... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW bagged for being soft on plasticbags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joini
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
bags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joining South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT in implementing a ban next year. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has previously... Read more
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The North West Star
Complaints to watchdog surge on NBN rolloutthe most complaints overall with 50,537 (up 43.6pc) followed by Victoria with 4
The North West Star / Posted 4 hours ago
the most complaints overall with 50,537 (up 43.6pc) followed by Victoria with 43,565 complaints (up 41pc), then Queensland with 28,988 complaints up 43pc). The Northern Territory recorded 1043 complaints (up 30pc) and Tasmania made 2964 (up... Read more
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Daily Mail
Stark image of dead black rhino with its horn hacked off wins awardsan aggregation of spider crabs and a predatory octopus. This very rare and exci
Daily Mail / Posted 4 hours ago
an aggregation of spider crabs and a predatory octopus. This very rare and exciting encounter took place off Maria Island, Tasmania. Photographer Justin Gilligan said: 'When I saw the octopus in the distance, I couldn't believe my luck' A female... Read more
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News.com.au
NSW bagged for being soft on plasticbags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joini
News.com.au / Posted 4 hours ago
bags. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday committed his state to joining South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT in implementing a ban next year. Premier Gladys Berejiklian has previously... Read more
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WA Today
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Victoria to ban single-use plastic bagsimpact, so consultation about how the scheme worked was crucial. Single-use pl
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
impact, so consultation about how the scheme worked was crucial. Single-use plastic bags are banned in South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory, while Western Australia and Queensland laws will come... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Boomer Bay serenity lost after flight path change at Hobart Airport, residents say Tourism might be booming in Tasmania, but residents of one quiet seaside comm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 hours ago
Tourism might be booming in Tasmania, but residents of one quiet seaside community say a new flight path bringing in visitors is destroying their serenity. Boomer... Read more
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International Business Times
Shocking image of rhino butchered by poachers wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017 probably seeking safety in numbers before moulting – such gatherings were unkno
International Business Times / Posted 5 hours ago
probably seeking safety in numbers before moulting – such gatherings were unknown in Mercury Passage off the east coast of Tasmania. Justin was busy documenting a University of Tasmania kelp transplant experiment and was taken completely by... Read more
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The Border Mail
Brad Jones Racing chasing podium finishes to close out horror seasonon the calendar was the Melbourne Grand Prix, where Percat’s car was destroyed
The Border Mail / Posted 5 hours ago
on the calendar was the Melbourne Grand Prix, where Percat’s car was destroyed after his brakes failed at 250km/h. In Tasmania, all three BJR cars were badly damaged in a huge accident that took out half the field. Looking for a fresh start,... Read more
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Business Insider Australia
New South Wales is now the only Australian state with a ban on single-use plastic bagsthe nation with a ban on lightweight, checkout-style plastic bags, excluding he
Business Insider Australia / Posted 5 hours ago
the nation with a ban on lightweight, checkout-style plastic bags, excluding heavier duty and fruit bags. South Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory have subsequently followed suit. The bags will be banned in... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Which NSW postcodes complain most about the NBNup 49 per cent, most complaints from Mandurah South Australia: 12,526, up 51 p
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 hours ago
up 49 per cent, most complaints from Mandurah South Australia: 12,526, up 51 per cent, most complaints from Paralowie Tasmania: 2964, up 38 per cent, most complaints from Launceston Australian Capital Territory: 2612, up 42.3%, most... Read more
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Manning River Times
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
Manning River Times / Posted 5 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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The North West Star
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out of the countrythat Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
The North West Star / Posted 6 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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The Age
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out the country that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
The Age / Posted 6 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Rebels boss Aaron 'AJ' Graham latest bikie to be kicked out the country that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the foun
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
that Graham's earlier visa cancellation decision was invalid. Graham, the founding member of the Rebels bikie gang in Tasmania, was reportedly escorted on to an Air New Zealand flight in Sydney on Tuesday and flown to Auckland after being... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Boomer Bay serenity lost after flight path change at Hobart Airport, residents say Tourism might be booming in Tasmania, but residents of one quiet seaside comm
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 hours ago
Tourism might be booming in Tasmania, but residents of one quiet seaside community say a new flight path bringing in visitors is destroying their serenity. Boomer... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Andrews to ban single use of plastic bagsis one of the last states to enact legislation to limit the spread of supermark
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 hours ago
is one of the last states to enact legislation to limit the spread of supermarket plastic bags. South Australia, Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory already have bans in place, and Queensland and Western... Read more
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Canberra Times
Lightweight plastic bags to be banned in Victoriaheavy plastic bags. Single-use plastic bags have already been banned South Aus
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
heavy plastic bags. Single-use plastic bags have already been banned South Australia, ACT, Northern Territory and Tasmania. Queensland is set to follow suit next year. In July the supermarket behemoths pledged to phase out single-use... Read more
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Canberra Times
State Labor premiers savage Malcolm Turnbull's energy policy, setting up a COAG brawlgovernment will need all the national electricity market states – NSW, Victoria
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
government will need all the national electricity market states – NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT – to agree to its national energy guarantee to implement it. Details are emerging about the... Read more
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Canberra Times
British billionaire Sanjeev Gupta kicks tyres on Rio's aluminium assets2017. Photo: Julian Smith Rio's PacAl assets are the Boyne Smelter and nearby
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
2017. Photo: Julian Smith Rio's PacAl assets are the Boyne Smelter and nearby Gladstone Power Station, Bell Bay Smelter (Tasmania), Tomago Smelter (New South Wales) and NZAS smelter in New Zealand. Their value has been speculated at $US1 billion... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Labor premiers savage Turnbull's energy plangovernment will need all the national electricity market states - NSW, Victoria
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 13 hours ago
government will need all the national electricity market states - NSW, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT - to agree to its national energy guarantee to implement it. The plan to force energy companies to meet... Read more
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The Age
The Queenslanders chosen to run the Commonwealth Games baton relayits first public appearance on Australia Day, January 26. From Canberra, the b
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
its first public appearance on Australia Day, January 26. From Canberra, the baton is carried through New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory before making its way to the host state,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Queenslanders chosen to run the Commonwealth Games baton relayits first public appearance on Australia Day, January 26. From Canberra, the b
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
its first public appearance on Australia Day, January 26. From Canberra, the baton is carried through New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia and Northern Territory before making its way to the host state,... Read more
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