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 2017-10-18 20:01 

9 News

Taxi driver assaulted and man glassed in Sydney... +

Two men have been viciously assaulted in separate incidents in inner city suburbs of Sydney overnight. At around 10.25pm a taxi driver picked up a teenage passenger in Glebe. The male is accused of attempting to flee the cab in Waterloo a short time later...

 2017-10-18 20:00 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

These are the most annoying noises driving people mad... +

Loud noises driving you crazy? You don't have to suffer in silence, here's what you need to know if you want to raise your voice over that barking dog, out-of-hours construction work, and hoons....

 2017-10-18 19:57 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Fact check: Is Myanmar's military free to do what it wants?... +

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd Aung San Suu Kyi is largely powerless to act because of political constraints in a country where the military is supreme....

 2017-10-18 19:57 

Radio Australia

Fact check: Does Myanmar's military have absolute freedom to do what it wishes?... +

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd Aung San Suu Kyi is largely powerless to act because of political constraints in a country where the military is supreme....

 2017-10-18 19:56 

Radio Australia

Swift parrot 'massacre' warning as campaign raises funds for predator-proof nest boxes... +

Conservation scientists raising money for new nesting boxes to protect endangered swift parrots from predators reach their target within hours of launching the campaign for funds....

 2017-10-18 19:53 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Share economy rivers of gold could become more of a trickle, expert warns... +

Thousands of older Australians are plunging into the share economy to make easy extra money, but an expert warns that cash may soon be harder to grab....

 2017-10-18 19:50 

news.com.au

RUSH HOUR: Rise and rise of butt lifts... +

Live: Rush Hour...

 2017-10-18 19:46 

Radio Australia

Australian citizenship changes blocked in enormous relief for immigrant family... +

Bushra Zainuddin, a Pakistan-born software developer, hopes to join her husband and son as Australian citizens soon, after the Government's proposed overhaul of citizenship laws was effectively blocked in the Senate....

 2017-10-18 19:45 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Immigrant family rejoices as Dutton's citizenship changes fail... +

Bushra Zainuddin, a Pakistan-born software developer, hopes to join her husband and son as Australian citizens soon, after the Government's proposed overhaul of citizenship laws was effectively blocked in the Senate....

 2017-10-18 19:44 

9 News

Desperate search for missing trawler crew enters third day... +

A search for six men believed dead after their trawler sank off the central Queensland coast night will resume for a third day. Skipper Ben Leahy, 45, and crew members Adam Hoffman, 30, Eli Tonks, 39, Adam Bidner, 33, West Australian Zach Feeney, 28, and ...

 2017-10-18 19:43 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Ombudsman slams delay in developing soft shackles for prisoners in hospital... +

Longstanding complaints over the treatment of prisoners in hospitals have still not prompted SA's Department for Correctional Services to use softer shackles, the ombudsman says....

 2017-10-18 19:42 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Australian Simmons jokes mentor LeBron is now the enemy ahead of NBA debut... +

One of basketball's hottest prospects is an Australian youngster and he is about to make his long-awaited NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Washington Wizards....

 2017-10-18 19:42 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Why do pelicans only land in some inland areas?... +

Australian pelicans soar up to three kilometres above land but humans only see them when they descend from on high. What is it that draws them to some locations and not others?...

 2017-10-18 19:42 

Radio Australia

Australian Ben Simmons jokes mentor LeBron James is now the enemy ahead of NBA debut... +

One of basketball's hottest prospects is an Australian youngster and he is about to make his long-awaited NBA debut for the Philadelphia 76ers against the Washington Wizards....

 2017-10-18 19:40 

Courier Mail

RUSH HOUR: Rise and rise of butt lifts... +

Live: Rush Hour...

 2017-10-18 19:39 

Radio Australia

Small town of Glen Innes to become renewable energy hub scattered with wind turbines... +

A small town of just 9,000 in the north-west of NSW has become an epicentre for renewable energy investment, letting landowners like Tim Moses "drought-proof" their income from the massive wind turbines on their property....

 2017-10-18 19:33 

Courier Mail

Community backscallto sack 'em all... +

GLENORCHY ratepayers have welcomed the decision by Local Government Minister Peter Gutwein to introduce legislation to sack the council and hold elections early next year....

 2017-10-18 19:31 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Guaranteed super? Not if you're a worker in the 'gig economy'... +

With more Australian workers joining the gig economy, questions about how these workers will fare in their retirement are becoming more pressing....

 2017-10-18 19:30 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Why our brain needs sleep — and what happens when we don't get enough... +

Although it may appear you're "switching off" when you fall asleep, the brain is far from inactive. Sleep is more important for our brains than you may realise....

 2017-10-18 19:30 

Radio Australia

Black Tuesday: Lessons from the 1987 share crash told by those who were there... +

The 1987 share crash wiped out fortunes and empires....

 2017-10-18 19:29 

9 News

Man found dead after assaulting his mother in stolen car rampage... +

A man wanted after he punched his mother in the face several times and rammed her car into a pole has been found dead at a home south of Sydney. The body of 27-year-old James Uhr was found inside a property at Coalcliff this morning, after a car he stole ...

 2017-10-18 19:27 

Courier Mail

Live: Simmons takes on superstar in NBA debut... +

BEN Simmons NBA debut is finally here....

 2017-10-18 19:25 

Courier Mail

Pussycat Dolls fire up over 'prostitution' claims... +

THE Pussycat Dolls have hit back at claims by a former member that the girl group is actually a front for a "prostitution ring."...

 2017-10-18 19:23 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Opinion: Ageism warps the euthanasia debate... +

The belittling that accompanies ageing must stop. The elderly just want to both live and die with dignity, writes Jane Caro....

 2017-10-18 19:23 

Radio Australia

Euthanasia: How ageism warps the debate... +

The belittling that accompanies ageing must stop....

 2017-10-18 19:23 

Courier Mail

Cool change sweeps the city... +

AFTER three days of daytime temperatures in excess of 30C, a cool change has swept across Adelaide this morning....

 2017-10-18 19:18 

Radio Australia

Australia's employment boom bypassing entry-level job seekers, Anglicare report says... +

Australia is in the midst of a 'jobs boom', with 54,000 new full-time positions created last month....

 2017-10-18 19:17 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Turnbull wants us to bet on an energy trifecta without seeing the detail... +

It's impossible to make a definitive judgement on the National Energy Guarantee because the policy, made on the run with obvious haste, is light on detail, Stephen Long writes....

 2017-10-18 19:17 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Women living in their cars to escape violence as homeless fill shelters... +

When 26-year-old Chloe ran away from her violent partner, she ended up living in her car with a toddler and a newborn baby, and domestic violence campaigners say it is not unusual....

 2017-10-18 19:17 

Radio Australia

Malcolm Turnbull wants us to bet on the National Energy Guarantee trifecta without seeing the detail... +

It's impossible to make a definitive judgement on the National Energy Guarantee because the policy, made on the run with obvious haste, is light on detail, Stephen Long writes....

 2017-10-18 19:17 

Radio Australia

Women leaving domestic violence living in car as homeless fill shelters... +

When 26-year-old Chloe ran away from her violent partner, she ended up living in her car with a toddler and a newborn baby, and domestic violence campaigners say it is not unusual....

 2017-10-18 19:16 

The Australian

Sessions testy at Senate probe into Russia... +

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has refused to answer questions about his discussions with President Donald Trump on Russia and denied lying to Congress about his own contacts with Russians during the 2016 election campaign....

 2017-10-18 19:16 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Locals in small NSW town see big benefits as renewables invest millions... +

A small town of just 9,000 in the north-west of NSW has become an epicentre for renewable energy investment, letting landowners like Tim Moses "drought-proof" their income from the massive wind turbines on their property....

 2017-10-18 19:14 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Anatomy of a market crash: A brief history of irrational behaviour... +

A stock market can crash in a single day, but the lead-up is gradual. There is no trigger point for a market crash, but debt is the root cause. It is also the solution, writes Ian Verrender....

 2017-10-18 19:14 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

'Skid-marks on the pathway of progress': The crash that killed the entrepreneur... +

The 1987 share crash wiped out fortunes and empires. The Business asks those who were there — brokers, corporate raiders and the treasurer — what went wrong and what they learnt....

 2017-10-18 19:14 

Radio Australia

Anatomy of a market crash: A brief history of irrational behaviour... +

A stock market can crash in a single day, but the lead-up is gradual....

 2017-10-18 19:14 

9 News

Gaming regulator investigating Crown after misconduct claims... +

Victoria's gaming regulator will investigate sensational claims Crown Casino tampered with poker machines and engaged in other improper conduct. Independent MP Andrew Wilkie used federal parliamentary privilege yesterday to make the allegations about ...

 2017-10-18 19:10 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Mitchell is looking for a job — any job — but he's been unemployed for a year... +

Australia is in the midst of a 'jobs boom', with 54,000 new full-time positions created last month. But those seeking entry-level employment are facing more competition than ever, according to a new report from Anglicare....

 2017-10-18 19:02 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

You Decide: Would you remove these children from their families?... +

Can you make the impossible choice that Australian social workers make every day — whether a child should be taken away from her parents for safety reasons....

 2017-10-18 19:02 

Radio Australia

You Decide: Would you remove these children from their families?... +

Can you make the impossible choice that Australian social workers make every day — whether a child should be taken away from her parents for safety reasons....

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Foreign Brief

China's economic growth holds steady, overshoots government target... +

China will report its GDP figures for the third quarter today. Thedata is expected to show 6.8% economic growth this quarter, which is down ... The post China's economic growth holds steady, overshoots government target appeared first on Foreign Brief...

 2017-10-18 19:00 

9 News

Rohingya kids terrorised and sleepless... +

All children have the occasional bad dream. But in Bangladesh refugee camps, Rohingya children are too scared to sleep at all. An estimated 537,000 refugees have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar's Rakhine state since late August, escaping what the Unit...

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Foreign Brief

Turkey to renew emergency rule for fifth time as clampdown on Gulen movement continues... +

In place since July 2016, Turkey's state of emergency was due to expire today, but has been extended for an additional 90 days; this ... The post Turkey to renew emergency rule for fifth time as clampdown on Gulen movement continues appeared first on ...

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Foreign Brief

Tax reform on the line as US Senate votes on budget resolution... +

Today, US senators are expected to vote on a 2018 budget resolution that will pave the way for an overhaul of America's tax system. ... The post Tax reform on the line as US Senate votes on budget resolution appeared first on Foreign Brief ....

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Foreign Brief

EU-27 to face up to migration challenges amid human rights criticism... +

The heads of 27 EU member states (minus Britain) meet today to discuss a number of pressing internal and external challenges. Migration fits both ... The post EU-27 to face up to migration challenges amid human rights criticism appeared first on Foreign B...

 2017-10-18 19:00 

The Age

Coal miners only a fraction of Minerals Council of Australia members: report... +

One of Australia's loudest cheerleaders for the coal industry doesn't actually represent many coal companies, a new report has found....

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Coal miners only a fraction of Minerals Council of Australia members: report... +

One of Australia's loudest cheerleaders for the coal industry doesn't actually represent many coal companies, a new report has found....

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Perfect excuse for a family night in... +

GO ON a fantastic family adventure with a time-travelling dog and his sidekick boy in the exciting film Mr Peabody and Sherman....

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Citizenship case 'drew family closer'... +

THE LOGAN lawyer representing government Senator Matt Canavan said the case had been a complex legal battle which drew the family closer together....

 2017-10-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

The 'World 17' to rival Kangaroos... +

AUSTRALIA is the short-priced favourite to take out the 2017 Rugby League World Cup....

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