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 2018-12-15 00:15 

The Age

Old dog, new tricks: Gundagai's bid to save a national landmark...

The NSW country town is looking for someone to rehaul the neglected Dog on the Tuckerbox....

 2018-12-14 23:13 

The Age

Tropical Cyclone Owen moves inland...

The cyclone was downgraded to a category 2 but severe weather warnings and a flood watch warning were still in place....

 2018-12-14 22:57 

The Age

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder...

Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why....

 2018-12-14 22:57 

The Age

Johnson & Johnson shares nosedive on report it knew of asbestos in Baby Powder...

Shares of Johnson & Johnson fell 10 percent on Friday after reports that the company knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder....

 2018-12-14 22:32 

The Age

Margaret River chocolate company thinks pink with rare release...

A new variety of chocolate released by the Margaret River Chocolate Company is being billed as the 'world's fourth chocolate'....

 2018-12-14 22:32 

The Age

New St John Ambulance boss wants defibrillators in all WA homes...

Life saving defibrillators would be installed in every WA home if new St John Ambulance boss Michelle Fyfe had her way....

 2018-12-14 13:28 

The Age

Bateman tragedy: one dead in shooting south of Perth...

A person has died following a tragic incident in Bateman on Friday evening....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

Checking on lunch kebabs: Has the home loan crackdown gone too far?...

When Carla Jenkins recently sought to refinance a loan over a house she bought six years ago, she faced a very different vetting process from her bank....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

From top of the pops to defendant: IOOF boss hangs in the balance...

There is speculation any court action will run for more than a year indicating IOOF boss Chris Kelaher leave period could be lengthy....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

The people v Google and Facebook: ACCC's Rod Sims takes on big tech...

It was Sunday afternoon in Silicon Valley when the emails, text messages and phone calls from Australia started rolling in....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

Trump's mad trade war has a hidden logic...

Advanced economics tells us it's no surprise Donald Trump is 'P'd off' over China's economic rise....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

Dangerous overreach on encryption leaves 'backdoor' open for criminals...

Australia's encryption laws represent a dangerous overreach by the federal government and create more problems than they solve....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

How the Huawei princess at the heart of the US-China trade war affects Australia...

A Chinese tech heiress is arrested in Canada, at the request of the United States, accused of breaching sanctions against Iran....

 2018-12-14 13:14 

The Age

Unions press ALP to remove 40-hour work restriction for international students...

A future Labor government would stop information about international students who report underpayment of wages from being shared between the Fair Work Ombudsman and Department of Home Affairs under a resolution to its national party conference....

 2018-12-14 13:10 

The Age

Staffroom secrets, free lunch: What it's like being your teacher's kid...

Five Canberra kids who went to the school where their parents are teachers are all set to graduate this month....

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

Nurse safety strategy aims to reduce rates of hospital violence...

The government has been under pressure after a string of assaults against mental health nurses and increasing code blacks at Canberra Hospital....

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

Canberrans help farming families have a happy Christmas...

Close to 200 families in regional NSW have been helped by the Adopt a Farming Family Christmas Appeal created by a Canberra woman....

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

Cuts to research and development are unsustainable...

Next year, we are now projected to spend a smaller share of our economy on research than we did in 1978....

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

'It's started to hit me': Long wait over as ACT students get ATARs...

Each December, two former teachers bunker down to calculate the ATAR rankings of thousands of Canberra students....

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

Girl power: girls' schools trounce boys' and co-ed schools in the HSC...

Girls schools shone in the 2018, outstripping their boys' and co-ed counterparts...

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

Crematorium yet to respond to concerns of more missing ashes...

Canberra's only crematorium, Norwood Park, still has questions to answer about the location of another baby's ashes....

 2018-12-14 13:09 

The Age

'Hiding behind invisible children': welfare groups oppose new laws...

Children's groups have criticised new laws that make it a crime to identify a child's history in care....

 2018-12-14 12:57 

The Age

After a 96 year losing streak, is time up for negative gearing?...

A tax change from 1922 will be a key part of the 2019 election campaign. So how did we get negative gearing?...

 2018-12-14 12:56 

The Age

New analysis shows negative gearers account for as few as one in 10 property purchases...

Labor has seized on a new independent analysis of Australia's negative gearing scheme to dismiss escalating claims by the government....

 2018-12-14 12:51 

The Age

'I'm just relieved': HSC students react to ATAR results...

Friday was a rollercoaster of emotions for thousands of HSC students as their ATARs were revealed....

 2018-12-14 12:11 

The Age

We can do without much of the school curriculum - but not this...

"Creativity" and "teamwork", for instance - could go altogether. They're life skills, and you learn them by living. Literacy, on the other hand, is priceless. It has to be taught....

 2018-12-14 11:48 

The Age

Thousands flock to Brisbane's jolly Christmas parade...

Mary and Joseph had to make their own way this year as live animals were pulled from this year's parade....

 2018-12-14 11:48 

The Age

Show cause notice for Broadway Hotel extended through January...

The show cause notice was issued in November and was due to expire on Friday December 14....

 2018-12-14 11:26 

The Age

Thirty years on, 4ZZZ is again at the centre of protest efforts...

Attempts to save the Schonell Theatre are expected to be at the forefront of celebrations as 4ZZZ goes back to its first home at UQ on Saturdays....

 2018-12-14 11:06 

The Age

The list of shame: Which embassies owe the most in parking fines?...

The ACT government has revealed which nations park without paying....

 2018-12-14 10:53 

The Age

Kiwis push for $12b capital boost from big four banks...

The big four banks could be forced to hold NZ$13 billion ($12.3 billion) more in capital in their NZ businesses, under a proposal from across the Tasman....

 2018-12-14 10:46 

The Age

People 'calm' as they brace themselves for Cyclone Owen's wrath...

Cyclone Owen is expected to cross the coast between the Gilbert River Mouth and Pormpuraaw as a category 4 about 4am on Saturday....

 2018-12-14 10:46 

The Age

National waste audit nod for WA's new ways with bins, bags and bottles...

Western Australia, while sticking firmly to its comfort zone in the middle of the states, is making big strides towards cleaning up its act....

 2018-12-14 09:26 

The Age

Federal Court rejects challenge to CFMMEU 'super union'...

The Federal Court of Australia has rejected an employer group's attempt to break up the merged Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union....

 2018-12-14 09:06 

The Age

Brisbane police officer charged with leaking DV victim's details...

A 52-year-old officer from the Road Policing Command was charged with nine counts of computer hacking....

 2018-12-14 08:45 

The Age

Brisbane senior constable charged with leaking DV victim's details...

A 52-year-old officer from the Road Policing Command was charged with nine counts of computer hacking....

 2018-12-14 08:12 

The Age

Survey finds solar panels can save you even more money...

Almost one in three households report having problems with their solar panels but experiences are improving, a survey by Choice has found....

 2018-12-14 08:06 

The Age

Thunderstorms over Canberra ease but warning remains...

The Bureau of Meteorology's severe thunderstorms remained in place on Friday night despite drier conditions than Thursday....

 2018-12-14 07:45 

The Age

Sydney solicitor charged with $1.5m fraud...

A solicitor from Sydney's northern beaches allegedly stole $1.5 million from vulnerable clients before fleeing the city to start a new life working with needy people....

 2018-12-14 07:25 

The Age

Brisbane senior constable charged with nine counts of hacking...

A 52-year-old officer from the Road Policing Command was charged with nine counts of computer hacking....

 2018-12-14 07:25 

The Age

Extra tyre-smoking site added to next year's Summernats...

For the first time, any burnout smoke which drifts from the southern side of Exhibition Park won't incur the ire of officials....

 2018-12-14 07:25 

The Age

New Years Eve terror plotters renounce 'disgusting' extremism before sentencing...

A young Sydney woman who aspired to be part of a...

 2018-12-14 07:25 

The Age

Opera singer jailed for child sex offences...

David Lewis, who was 34 at the time, started a sexual relationship with the victim in 1993 when she was only 14....

 2018-12-14 07:05 

The Age

Brisbane City Council site crashes under zipline public submissions...

The website was experiencing high traffic numbers on the last day of public submissions....

 2018-12-14 07:05 

The Age

The schools that scooped the most perfect ATARs...

Almost one third of the Victorian students who achieved the maximum ATAR of 99.95 attended two Melbourne private schools....

 2018-12-14 06:52 

The Age

ASX slips as Kiwis slug banks for capital...

Australian shares ended the week lower on Friday, weighed by the major banks as the market struggled to rebound from a big sell-off on Monday....

 2018-12-14 06:45 

The Age

White Christmas dashed for cocaine syndicate mastermind...

A Sydney fisherman and a former Roosters player were among three men jailed over one of Australia's largest attempted cocaine shipments....

 2018-12-14 06:45 

The Age

VCE 2018: Highest achievers will prestigious university scholarships...

What does it take to get a perfect score and a coveted Melbourne University scholarship?...

 2018-12-14 06:25 

The Age

Flash flooding hits south-east Queensland town...

Severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued for parts of the state on Friday afternoon, predicting damaging winds, big hailstones and heavy rain....

 2018-12-14 06:25 

The Age

Men jailed over terrifying home invasion north of Perth last year...

Two men have been jailed for a combined total of more than 16 years over an...

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