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 2017-08-24 02:47 

ABC Australia

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Hit-and-run driver on meth jailed for fatal Adelaide crash... +

A teenage driver who was high on drugs when he killed a man in a high-speed hit-and-run crash in Adelaide last year is jailed for more than three years....

 2017-08-24 02:43 

9 News

Australian man found dead in India... +

An Australian man has been found dead in India.A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was providing consular assistance to man's family, but could not comment further due to privacy issues.News Corp named the man as 59-year-ol...

 2017-08-24 02:39 

9 News

Copper mine approved in South Australia... +

OZ Minerals has given the final approval for the development of the $900 million Carrapateena gold and copper mine in South Australia's mid-north.The company's board approved the development about 160 kilometres north of Port Augusta, with the first ore t...

 2017-08-24 02:38 

9 News

Truck drivers protest at Sydney Aldi store... +

Hundreds of truck drivers have descended on an Aldi store in western Sydney claiming the supermarket giant is compromising safety through low-cost contracts.About 500 members and supporters of the Transport Workers Union protested outside Aldi's Mount Dru...

 2017-08-24 02:37 

Radio Australia

Dual citizenship crisis: October High Court dates set, Tony Windsor to challenge Barnaby Joyce... +

The High Court sets a date for a full hearing into Federal Parliament's dual citizenship saga, with October 10, 11 and 12 allocated for the matter....

 2017-08-24 02:36 

Radio Australia

Fiona Richardson, Victorian MP, remembered as a fierce advocate against family violence... +

The legacy of fearless Victorian Cabinet Minister Fiona Richardson who died abruptly yesterday, shaking colleagues in Parliament is standing up for women and children and leading the way through policy and advocacy, writes Richard Willingham....

 2017-08-24 02:36 

ABC Australia

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How can weather watchers survive when BOM radars go offline?... +

Don't panic, but the BOM's Melbourne radar at Laverton in the city's west is going offline for six weeks so it can be upgraded....

 2017-08-24 02:35 

Radio Australia

Gastro outbreak: Brisbane childcare centres, nursing homes hit with gastroenteritis... +

Just when you thought things were bad with the flu brace yourselves because Brisbane is also in the grip of a gastroenteritis outbreak with dozens of childcare centres and nursing homes affected....

 2017-08-24 02:33 

news.com.au

Qld police officer suspended after crash... +

A Queensland police officer has been suspended after being charged over a car crash on the Sunshine Coast....

 2017-08-24 02:33 

news.com.au

Organised crime costs Australia $36 billion, getting smarter: report... +

ORGANISED crime is costing Australia $36 billion a year with professional lawyers, accountants and computer experts increasingly being used to commit crime and hide assets. ...

 2017-08-24 02:33 

news.com.au

Neill-Fraser witness denies wrongdoing... +

A witness crucial to the last-ditch freedom bid of convicted killer Susan Neill-Fraser has denied she gave false evidence and corrupted another to do the same....

 2017-08-24 02:33 

news.com.au

Alleged double murderer 'took body photos'... +

A man accused of murdering a woman and her two-year-old daughter on different days allegedly took photos of the mother's body in the NSW Belanglo State Forest, a court has been told....

 2017-08-24 02:28 

Radio Australia

Donald Trump rebuked by Republicans after threat to shut down Government over border wall... +

US President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans rebuke him after his threat to shut down the US Government over funding for a border wall rattled markets....

 2017-08-24 02:27 

9 News

NRL's Knights to wear armbands for Hannah... +

In a touching tribute to terminally ill teenager Hannah Rye who passed away at the weekend the NRL's Newcastle Knights will wear black armbands in her memory.The 15-year-old Hunter region girl lost her battle with Ewing sarcoma cancer a month after she ca...

 2017-08-24 02:26 

ABC Australia

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Gastro outbreak hits more than 50 Brisbane childcare centres... +

Just when you thought things were bad with the flu brace yourselves because Brisbane is also in the grip of a gastroenteritis outbreak with dozens of childcare centres and nursing homes affected....

 2017-08-24 02:16 

9 News

Mackenroth chairs cladding probe... +

Former Queensland deputy premier Terry Mackenroth will head the government's investigation into the use of combustible cladding across the state.Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni on Thursday announced Mr Mackenroth's appointment as chai...

 2017-08-24 02:15 

9 News

Jetstar bumps 85-year-old man off 'double-booked' Darwin flight... +

A Darwin man has slammed Jetstar after staff bumped his 85-year-old father off a red-eye flight to Sydney because his seat was “double-booked”. Dale Bicheno said he arrived at Darwin airport with his father Charlie an hour before the 1.30am f...

 2017-08-24 02:13 

ABC Australia

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ASX flat as commodity profit reports offset weak overseas leads... +

The share market is fairly flat as strong commodity profit reports offset some weaker results in other sectors and jitters from Wall Street....

 2017-08-24 02:13 

ABC Australia

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'Warrior' Minister's work against family violence 'saved lives'... +

The legacy of fearless Victorian Cabinet Minister Fiona Richardson who died abruptly yesterday, shaking colleagues in Parliament is standing up for women and children and leading the way through policy and advocacy, writes Richard Willingham....

 2017-08-24 02:13 

9 News

Bomb threat accused faces Vic court... +

A Sri Lankan man accused of making bomb threats on a flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur has faced court.Manodh Marks, who has not applied for bail, appeared via video link in the Melbourne Magistrates Court on Thursday for a committal mention.The court...

 2017-08-24 02:09 

9 News

Hanson looks to Rocky, Mackay in Qld poll... +

Pauline Hanson is calling for more One Nation candidates for the next Queensland election and has identified Rockhampton and Mackay as key seats for the party.Ms Hanson made the call in a speech at One Nation's annual meeting in Brisbane on Thursday, with...

 2017-08-24 02:09 

9 News

Third Vic man on trial for Xmas Day plot... +

A third man has been ordered to stand trial over an alleged plot to bomb Melbourne landmarks on Christmas Day as part of an Islamic State-inspired attack.Hamza Abbas, 22, was on Thursday ordered to stand trial on one charge of preparing or planning a terr...

 2017-08-24 02:09 

Courier Mail

Five ways to a great career without a degree... +

MANY of us fall into the trap of landing in a job where we feel comfortable or that were relatively good at. We stay because its easy. A year turns into five, which turns into ten. And soon any dream of what we wanted to pursue starts to fade away....

 2017-08-24 02:07 

The Australian

Organised crime costs $36 billion a year... +

Organised crime is costing Australia $36 billion a year with professional lawyers, accountants and computer experts increasingly being used to commit crime and hide assets....

 2017-08-24 02:07 

The Australian

Man cuts throat in angle grinder accident... +

A 70-year-old man is in a serious condition after his wind pipe was cut in an angle grinder accident in western Sydney....

 2017-08-24 02:07 

The Australian

Alleged double murderer 'took body photos'... +

A man accused of murdering a woman and her two-year-old daughter on different days allegedly took photos of the mother's body in the NSW Belanglo State Forest, a court has been told....

 2017-08-24 02:06 

The Australian

Asia stocks brush off Wall St slide... +

Asian stocks are edging up, shaking off the risk aversion that gripped financial markets overnight after US President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the government, though the US dollar remains sluggish....

 2017-08-24 02:06 

The Australian

Big expansion for SA shipbuilding site... +

The federal government has revealed the final design and turned the first sod on a major expansion of the naval shipbuilding precinct in Adelaide....

 2017-08-24 02:06 

The Australian

Neill-Fraser witness denies wrongdoing... +

A Hobart witness in the last-ditch freedom bid of convicted killer Susan Neill-Fraser has denied she provided false evidence and corrupted another to do the same....

 2017-08-24 02:06 

The Australian

Qld police officer suspended after crash... +

A Queensland police officer has been suspended after being charged over a car crash on the Sunshine Coast....

 2017-08-24 02:06 

The Australian

Trump govt shutdown threat draws criticism... +

President Donald Trump's threat to shut down the US government to secure funding for a border wall rattled markets, drew criticism from his fellow Republicans and cast a shadow over congressional efforts to raise the country's debt ceiling and pas...

 2017-08-24 02:06 

The Australian

Barcelona beefs up security after attacks... +

Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia, hit last week by two Islamist militant attacks which killed 15 people, is to deploy more police, install bollards in Barcelona and step up security around stations and tourist landmarks....

 2017-08-24 02:05 

Courier Mail

MPs citizenship legal weapon... +

A HIGH Court case over five federal MPs citizenship is likely to be heard next month with Chief Justice Susan Kiefel accepting the case has a high degree of importance....

 2017-08-24 02:02 

Courier Mail

Stylish sophistication just part of the package... +

FROM its rendered grey facade to its spacious three levels and landscaped gardens, this house is chic and stylish throughout....

 2017-08-24 02:01 

9 News

Former Queensland principal convicted of child sex offences... +

A former school principal will spend five years in jail after being found guilty of child sex offences in England. Former deputy principal for Woodridge State High School in Logan, Glyn Barrington Jones, 57, was convicted in Norwich yesterday after plead...

 2017-08-24 02:01 

Courier Mail

Four in a road... +

MOTHER and son agents Jane and James Garwood had an unusual time of it at the weekend, selling an incredible four properties along the same stretch of road!...

 2017-08-24 02:00 

Courier Mail

The sparks back in Top End real estate... +

FOR most of us, purchasing a home to live in or to build an investment nest egg will be the single largest purchasing decision you will ever make....

 2017-08-24 02:00 

Courier Mail

Interest for designer home... +

SEVERAL offers have been received for a luxurious property in Jan Juc that passed in at auction at the weekend....

 2017-08-24 01:59 

Courier Mail

Pregnant woman among 19 injured in bus crash... +

A PREGNANT woman was in the Mitsubishi Pajero which reportedly spun out of control and hit an oncoming tour bus which then caught fire on the Gold Coast....

 2017-08-24 01:59 

9 News

Ellen DeGeneres and Miley Cyrus urge Australians to vote yes for marriage equality... +

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has thrown her hat into the ring, urging her Australian fans to respond ‘Yes’ in the upcoming marriage equality postal survey. The comedian, who is married to Australian actress Portia de Rossi, took to Twitter ...

 2017-08-24 01:55 

9 News

Ten hospitalised over fumes in SA building... +

Ten people have been taken to hospital after being affected by solvent fumes at a building in Adelaide.The Metropolitan Fire Service responded to complaints of an odour in the four-storey building at suburban Mile End on Thursday.Specialist hazmat crews w...

 2017-08-24 01:55 

Courier Mail

Killer jailed: Now Harley is at peace... +

THE family of hit-run victim Harley Chester say he is finally at peace, and they can move on, now that his speeding and ice-addicted killer has been jailed....

 2017-08-24 01:54 

9 News

LNP called on to rule out Hanson deal... +

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has released a signed statutory declaration ruling out a deal with One Nation at the next election.The Premier on Thursday tabled the document in parliament, and called on opposition Liberal National Party leader T...

 2017-08-24 01:53 

ABC Australia

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Photographer turns lens on our 'complex, disconnected' relationship with water... +

Humans have an overwhelming misunderstanding of water, according to one photographer who has made it his mission to document a crisis faced across the world....

 2017-08-24 01:53 

Radio Australia

Photographer turns lens on our 'complex, disconnected' relationship with water... +

Humans have an overwhelming misunderstanding of water, according to one photographer who has made it his mission to document a crisis faced across the world....

 2017-08-24 01:53 

9 News

Canavan's 'slender' Italian connection... +

A barrister acting for stood-aside cabinet minister Matt Canavan has told a High Court directions hearing a "ridiculous" number of Australians could be similarly plagued by lineal links to foreign countries.The court, which is sitting as the Court of Disp...

 2017-08-24 01:53 

9 News

Game of Thrones too racy for Vic street... +

Popular TV series Game of Thrones has sparked a battle for a Victorian property developer after scandalous characters were used as inspiration for a street name.The developer of Charlemont Rise at Geelong has been forced to change the name of Lannaster Ro...

 2017-08-24 01:50 

9 News

PM doubles down on Shorten citizenship... +

Malcolm Turnbull has weighed into the debate over Bill Shorten's citizenship, saying the Labor leader is "prepared to cover up anything".However a senior cabinet colleague says he doesn't believe Mr Shorten is a dual citizen.The opposition leader says he ...

 2017-08-24 01:50 

Courier Mail

Aged home threat to landmark Mystery surrounds aged-care development... +

TOOWONG residents are angry their efforts to lift the veil on negotiations about local landmark Goldicott House are being stymied by bureaucrats....

 2017-08-24 01:48 

ABC Australia

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Daffodils on the move in Cancer Council fundraiser... +

A host of golden daffodils are making their way across the country, as the Cancer Council prepares for one of their biggest fundraisers of the year....

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