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 2018-06-20 03:18 

The Age

How CSIRO researchers are tracking the evolution of Australian insects...

Using the DNA of some insects, and inspecting others fossilised in 100 million-year-old amber, researchers are building an evolutionary tree....

 2018-06-20 02:56 

The Age

Police praise little girl's bravery...

Police in Newcastle say this was a case that...

 2018-06-20 02:52 

The Age

World's largest asset manager sees Aussie falling further...

The Aussie dollar is at risk of sliding to 70 US cents this year as China's economy slows and the Federal Reserve keeps raising rates, according to BlackRock....

 2018-06-20 02:36 

The Age

Man extradited from South Australia to face fatal WA crash charges...

A warrant was issued for the man's arrest after he failed to appear in court to face charges over a 2016 crash near the Balladonia Roadhouse....

 2018-06-20 02:32 

The Age

Viva Energy launches its $5 billion ASX float, but not all is for sale...

The fuel refiner and retailer has kicked off the largest IPO on the ASX in four years, but says a large part of its shares will remain in British hands....

 2018-06-20 02:17 

The Age

Next step for China's Belt and Road could be Australia...

Xi is making an expansive, risky bet on the future, hoping the diverse nations to China's west can be pulled into a new Sinocentric sphere of influence....

 2018-06-20 02:17 

The Age

Apprentice fees waived for NSW tradies...

The $285 million plan, detailed in Tuesday's state budget, will fund 100,000 apprenticeships over the next four years....

 2018-06-20 02:17 

The Age

Who's best on tax for you, Coalition or Labor?...

Labor is backing battlers, for now. The Coalition wants to lock in benefits for high earners....

 2018-06-20 01:35 

The Age

Dreamworld ride supervisors had no emergency training, inquest hears...

The Dreamworld tragedy inquest continues in Southport....

 2018-06-20 01:35 

The Age

Court lifts suppression on Brett Hill, accused of assaulting 11-year-old girl...

The magistrate said the interest of open justice loomed large and the man could be kept adequately safe in protective custody....

 2018-06-20 01:35 

The Age

Push for change after 'inspiring' doctor died at Westmead Hospital...

Dr Malay Rana specifically attended Westmead Hospital because it specialised in treating cystic fibrosis patients. He died there two days later....

 2018-06-20 00:54 

The Age

Canberra Girls Grammar on 'international' hunt for new principal...

Principal Anne Coutts has told the school board she will leave Canberra Girls later this year....

 2018-06-20 00:54 

The Age

CSU students who wore Nazi, KKK costumes either ignorant or arrogant...

At best their ignorance was shameful, at worst their arrogance was appalling....

 2018-06-20 00:50 

The Age

Westpac's BT will rebate conflicted payments to 140,000 customers...

The asset manager will stop its financial advisers from receiving commissions on investment products that were agreed to before a ban on such payments....

 2018-06-20 00:50 

The Age

Applications are open for 20 trainee journalist jobs at Fairfax Media...

We're looking for ambitious young journalists from all over Australia, to join newsrooms which produce our newspapers, digital platforms and events....

 2018-06-20 00:34 

The Age

Canberra man sentenced to two years' jail over high speed pursuit...

Some 85km since the police began their pursuit of Kane Edward Blackman, the vehicle ran out of fuel, causing Blackman to stop in the middle of the road....

 2018-06-20 00:34 

The Age

Scientists piece together weird ancient fish with platypus-like bill...

Palaeontologists have reconstructed an ancient Australian fish that had nostrils coming from its eye sockets and a long bill or snout with jaws....

 2018-06-20 00:30 

The Age

Australia's lost chance: China excludes LNG from trade stoush with US...

China's tariffs on US goods are wide-ranging in the trade conflict between the two nations. But some things are just too important to risk in the battle....

 2018-06-20 00:16 

The Age

Four people charged after wild police chase through Perth...

Police have charged four people over a wild police chase which ended in a head on crash on the Mitchell Freeway on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 23:49 

The Age

McGrath gets $10.7 million cash injection...

McGrath will sell a 15 per cent stake to property developer Aqualand Group with a placement that gives the ASX-listed real estate agent a $10.7 million cash injection....

 2018-06-19 23:49 

The Age

Australians fear Chinese influence in real estate rather than politics...

While the Australian people are less concerned than political leaders about the military threat from China, a new poll finds fears about the uncertain world....

 2018-06-19 23:34 

The Age

Body dumped near Sydney Olympic Park identified...

Wachira...

 2018-06-19 23:15 

The Age

Earn $75,000? You are at the centre of nation's big tax fight...

The battleground for the next election will centre on "middle-income" workers....

 2018-06-19 23:15 

The Age

Have you seen missing Canberra man Stanley Connors?...

The 23-year-old was last seen at a house in Conder about 10.30pm on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 23:14 

The Age

Australians are fat and are getting fatter: health report...

The proportion of severely obese people has almost doubled within 20 years....

 2018-06-19 23:14 

The Age

Brisbane massage parlours fined $100,000 over employee back pay...

A Brisbane massage parlour has been hit with more than $100,000 in penalties for failing to back-pay two employees thousands of dollars....

 2018-06-19 23:12 

The Age

Markets Live: ASX set to rise despite tariff tensions...

The Australian sharemarket is set to rise today despite most global markets retreating overnight in the wake of President Trump's tariff threats....

 2018-06-19 22:54 

The Age

Body bound in material and dumped near Sydney Olympic Park identified...

Wachira...

 2018-06-19 22:48 

The Age

Woolworths bids farewell to thin plastic bags...

From today, shoppers must bring along reusable bags or buy them at the retailer's supermarkets, BWS, Metro and petrol outlets....

 2018-06-19 22:48 

The Age

Telstra to axe 8,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive...

Telstra CEO Andy Penn has announced a drastic plan to cut costs at the struggling telco, including a reduction of 8,000 jobs....

 2018-06-19 22:14 

The Age

'He ruined my life': the Perth love-rat leaving women broke...

After telling Ms Morgan he was a big shot with a major international cruise line, Mr Cooper spent close to five months sponging off his victim....

 2018-06-19 22:14 

The Age

Escapee recaptured after police car 'rammed', officer's foot run over...

A prison escapee who had been on the run for weeks was arrested in Mackay on Monday....

 2018-06-19 22:14 

The Age

Two weeks, Perth: a handy guide to your smug new plastic bag-free life...

Part II of the series in which I motivate/shame you into joining me to minimise waste sent to landfill and do away with those sweet, sweet free bin-bags....

 2018-06-19 22:14 

The Age

Key WA tourism contract awarded to a Queensland-based company...

Tourism operators have criticised the company's appointment on the basis eastern states management would have little understanding of WA as a...

 2018-06-19 22:09 

The Age

8@eight: ASX set to rise but markets getting jittery over trade war...

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX....

 2018-06-19 22:09 

The Age

Telstra to cut 8,000 jobs...

Telstra CEO Andy Penn has announced a drastic plan to cut costs at the struggling telco, including a reduction of 8,000 jobs....

 2018-06-19 21:53 

The Age

Police look for car after suspicious fire at under-construction house...

A dark-coloured SUV was seen in the area before and after the fire in Moncrieff....

 2018-06-19 21:27 

The Age

Elon Musk accuses rogue Tesla employee of 'extensive and damaging' sabotage...

A disgruntled Tesla employee broke into the company's manufacturing operating system and sent highly sensitive data to unknown third parties, according to an email Elon Musk sent to staff....

 2018-06-19 21:26 

The Age

'Things could get worse': China market rout sees 1,023 stocks plunge by 10%...

One in four Chinese stocks fell sharply as investors worry about looming trade war....

 2018-06-19 21:13 

The Age

Hunt for owner after dog bite leaves boy needing surgery...

The boy's friends rushed to help after the attack in Redland City but police later said the man appeared to downplay the severity of the dog bite....

 2018-06-19 21:08 

The Age

'Women have the right to be safe': Inquiry to examine sexual harassment in workplace...

The year-long inquiry will look at sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, the sex discrimination commissioner said....

 2018-06-19 20:45 

The Age

'Very brittle' world economy is not ready for a slump, economist warns...

Some prominent figures are painting a gloomy picture for the global economy....

 2018-06-19 20:33 

The Age

Canberra Now: Peacocks live another day and final pill testing results...

Plus, Heath Ledger's life in art to be on show in Canberra....

 2018-06-19 20:33 

The Age

Shoppers urged not to 'bag' Woolworths workers over bans...

The Queensland government mandated bans don't start until July 1, however, Woolworths has moved to phase out the bags from June 20....

 2018-06-19 20:25 

The Age

'Very brittle' world economy not ready for a slump, warns former Treasury Secretary...

Some prominent figures are painting a gloomy picture for the global economy....

 2018-06-19 20:25 

The Age

'Women have the right to be safe': Inquiry examines sexual harassment...

The year-long inquiry will look at sexual harassment in Australian workplaces, the sex discrimination commissioner said....

 2018-06-19 19:24 

The Age

The Sydney and Melbourne suburbs where incomes have grown the fastest since 2010...

Australia's wealthiest suburbs are racing away from their poorer neighbours recording up to twice the rate of growth in incomes since 2010....

 2018-06-19 14:20 

The Age

JP Morgan's Rob Priestley takes his Oath very seriously...

JP Morgan chairman Rob Priestley takes his Banking and Finance Oath very seriously....

 2018-06-19 14:20 

The Age

'It doesn't meet the hype': Amazon's sub-prime delivery...

Small businesses underwhelmed by Amazon Prime's Australian offering....

 2018-06-19 14:20 

The Age

Google's top global lawyer warns Australia against a tech backlash...

Google's most senior lawyer has warned Australia will hurt innovation if it takes a hard line against big internet companies....

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