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 2018-12-11 00:00 

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Best of 2018: Jenny Briscoe-Hough...
 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Brexit delay reveals May's tenuous hold on power...

Avoiding a humiliating defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May has chosen to delay the scheduled Brexit vote and is now under fire for leading a Government in disarray....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Qld train delivery doomed from 'day one'...

In Queensland an inquiry has found there was an "evolution of failures" since "day one" in the delivery of new trains, with middle management found to be fearful of reporting problems to more senior people....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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Unlicensed finance companies to face senate inquiry...

Unlicensed finance companies that offer to fix your bad credit rating or manage your debt will face a senate inquiry this week, amid claims they've been charging exorbitant fees for little or no service....

 2018-12-10 07:55 

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US academics recommend Australian-style paper ballots at elections...

In the digital age, the fact Australians still vote using paper and pencils might seem a bit quaint, or even out of date. But researchers both here and in the US say hand-written ballots are actually helping keep Australian elections secure....

 2018-12-10 07:31 

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Google and Facebook on notice, as corporate watchdog cracks down...

The corporate watchdog has put Google and Facebook on notice, saying they have too much market power....

 2018-12-10 01:00 

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National curriculum revamp call leaves teachers sceptical...

The federal education minister Dan Tehan is calling for a back to basics approach in the national curriculum as the international rankings of Australian students continue to drop....

 2018-12-09 21:00 

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What's making young people return to the family farm?...

Across large parts of Queensland, the ongoing drought has seen young people leave towns and properties for greener pastures and a stable financial future, but some are finding reasons to return, even in hard times....

 2018-12-09 21:00 

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British House of Commons set to vote on Brexit...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned if her Brexit deal is voted down, it would mean "grave uncertainty" for the nation....

 2018-12-07 21:00 

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Pacific Review...

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 2018-12-07 07:30 

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Chaos and recrimination characterises last parliamentary sitting day...

Each side of politics now heads into the summer break with little to be proud of behind it and an election ahead, after the year's final parliamentary sitting day....

 2018-12-07 01:00 

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Catholic Church's redress backflip angers survivors...

Abuse survivors and their lawyers are furious the Catholic Church has changed its approach to the National Redress Scheme and will now have its dioceses and other entities join up individually rather than as a single national body....

 2018-12-07 00:00 

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Colin Hay's real life...

How the Men at Work front man managed the trip to mega-stardom and back again (R)...

 2018-12-06 19:05 

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Security laws pass Parliament after shemozzle of final sitting day...

The Federal Parliament ended in commotion last night, as the Morrison Government threw just about everything at it to delay a vote on changes to Australia's border protection policies....

 2018-12-06 07:48 

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Concerns voter ID laws would disenfranchise the disadvantages and minorities...

When it comes to reforming Australia's electoral laws, support for proposals for change generally aligns along party lines according to which side of politics stands to benefit, and which is likely to lose out....

 2018-12-06 07:30 

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Former archbishop Philip Wilson's conviction overturned...

Newcastle District Court judge Roy Ellis upheld the appeal by Philip Wilson, who's served almost four months of home detention, overturning a conviction of concealing child sex abuse....

 2018-12-06 01:06 

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PM tries to kill off vote on border protection policies...

Fighting for his Government's political survival, the Prime Minister has launched a blistering personal attack on Labor leader Bill Shorten, branding him a clear threat to national security....

 2018-12-05 19:05 

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2018 to hit record levels of fossil fuel emissions...

New data is being released today at the climate change talks in Poland, showing progress is not being made to reduce the production of carbon emissions and other greenhouse gases....

 2018-12-05 07:30 

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Anti discrimination laws against gay kids in school unlikely to pass by year's end...

LGBTI school pupils and their parents were promised in September that outdated laws allowing religious schools to discriminate against gay and transgender kids would be changed by October. Not only is that looking like not happening by year's end, it&...

 2018-12-05 01:05 

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PM issues Labor with an ultimatum on religious schools sex discrimination changes...

The Prime Minister has opened up the possibility of a conscience vote on changes to the sex discrimination act. Currently, religious schools can refuse to accept a child based on their sexuality, which both Labor and the Government believe should be chang...

 2018-12-04 21:01 

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UK Government failed to table full Brexit legal advice...

For the first time in British history, the government has been found in contempt of Parliament for failing to table the full legal advice on the Brexit deal....

 2018-12-04 21:00 

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Chinese born WA Labor MP under pressure to explain affiliations...

A Chinese-born West Australian Labor MP has resigned his membership of two organisations with alleged affiliation to the Chinese communist party....

 2018-12-04 07:30 

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National debate on energy and climate bogged down in spat over past policies...

The Federal Government's announced changes to its main policy for the electricity sector, watering down proposed sanctions for misconduct by energy retailers and generators....

 2018-12-04 01:06 

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Lawyer X Royal Commission won't be overseen by Victorians: AG...

Victoria's Attorney-General Jill Hennessey said she plans to appoint two Commissioners from interstate to oversee the inquiry into the Lawyer X scandal....

 2018-12-04 00:00 

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Life in 248 dimensions...

Mathematician Geordie Williamson spent eight years cracking the code to find the weight of atoms in space...

 2018-12-04 00:00 

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Life in 248 dimensions...

Mathematician Geordie Williamson spent eight years cracking the code to find the weight of atoms in space...

 2018-12-03 21:01 

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Liberal Party holds snap meeting to change leadership rules...

The Liberal partyroom held a snap, late-evening meeting and unanimously agreed that two-thirds of the party room should agree in order for a spill motion to unseat a leader to be passed....

 2018-12-03 06:02 

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Federal Government struggling to maintain parliamentary control...

The Federal Government is struggling to manage the Parliament, forced onto the defensive to maintain control of the political agenda as its minority status is tested by crossbenchers....

 2018-12-03 01:05 

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Malcolm Turnbull dishes out advice to the Prime Minister...

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull is urging the Federal Government to head to an election in March, before the New South Wales election. He says that would ensure the state party has a clean slate for their campaign....

 2018-12-02 20:25 

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UK PM faces no-confidence motion if Brexit deal flops...

In Britain, the Prime Minister Theresa May has just over a week left to convince MPs to vote in favour of her Brexit deal....

 2018-12-02 20:15 

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Internal Liberal wars continue as Malcolm Turnbull weighs in...

The Prime Minister flies back from the G20 to Canberra today, heading into what is set to be a very messy end to the year....

 2018-12-02 19:05 

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Mental health on Nauru "far worse than victims of torture": MSF...

The humanitarian organisation Mdecins Sans Frontires is equating the mental health situation on Nauru to that of the victims of torture....

 2018-11-30 21:00 

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Pacific Review...

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 2018-11-30 07:31 

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Students strike for climate change action...

Around Australia, thousands of school students have abandoned their classrooms to strike for action on climate change. Calls for them to stay in school from the Prime Minister, the Resources Minister and the NSW Education Minister appear to have only enco...

 2018-11-30 06:06 

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Climate change a health issue affecting Australians now: report...

A major report on climate and health in Australia warns policy inaction is threatening lives, as climate change drives more heatwaves, changes infectious disease patterns and, the authors say, drives mental health issues. Co-author Dr Tony Capon speaks wi...

 2018-11-30 01:06 

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Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen admits to lying to Congress...

The Mueller probe has inched closer to the White House with the President's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen again pleading guilty — this time to lying to Congress....

 2018-11-29 21:00 

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Donald Trump's former attorney admits to lying to Congress...

A new charge of lying to Congress has been laid against US President Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen....

 2018-11-29 06:02 

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Adani Carmichael coal mine to proceed: scaled back, self-funded...

Indian energy giant Adani has announced its Carmichael mine in central Queensland will go ahead after years of delays and will be self-financed. The proposed mine has been the target of a lengthy and successful campaign by environmentalists to discourage ...

 2018-11-29 01:09 

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Heatwave to continue into next week as fire threat lingers...

While fire crews managed to save the town of Gracemere from destruction, authorities are warning that the danger isn't over yet....

 2018-11-29 01:05 

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Queensland residents allowed back to homes...

People in the Queensland town of Gracemere are returning home after a catastrophic fire threat. The Premier says the town was saved, but the threat is far from over across the state....

 2018-11-28 20:00 

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Timor-Leste: Australia will respect contentious pipeline plan, Assistant Minister for the Pacific says...

Timor-Leste is pushing ahead with a contentious plan to build a pipeline and processing plant on its south coast, but Anne Ruston says the country is intent of reducing its reliance on oil and gas....

 2018-11-28 06:02 

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Fatal Lion Air jet was not airworthy: report...

A passenger plane that crashed of the coast of Jakarta last month, killing all 189 people on board, should not have been flying, according to a preliminary report into the crash....

 2018-11-28 01:05 

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Senate 'cascading into farce': Senate President...

The President of the Senate is trying to restore civility to the Federal Parliament, after outrage over offensive remarks from Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan....

 2018-11-27 21:00 

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Labor slams parliamentary sitting calendar as more evidence of Coalition chaos...

The Coalition has revealed it wants parliament to sit for just thirteen days between now and next year's federal budget....

 2018-11-27 07:56 

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NASA Mars probe InSight ready for action...

The NASA Mars probe InSight has successfully unfurled its solar panels, a key step in its ability to operate on the Red Planet. It is now ready to begin a two-year mission probing the crust, mantle and core of the planet....

 2018-11-27 06:06 

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Victorian MP Julia Banks defects to crossbench...

More wobbles for the Federal Government today, with the loss of another of its seats to the crossbench, this time by way of defection....

 2018-11-27 01:13 

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UN condemns Russia's aggression in Ukraine...

Ukraine's Parliament has voted to implement 30 days of martial law in response to Russian forces seizing three Ukrainian navy vessels and 23 crew members in the Kerch Strait....

 2018-11-27 01:07 

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Federal Government resists move to establish corruption watchdog...

We begin in Canberra, where the Federal Government is resisting the moves by independent and Labor parliamentarians to establish a national integrity commission....

 2018-11-26 21:00 

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NATO President calls on Russia to release Ukrainian sailors...

The United Nations Security Council emergency meeting has been called after Russian forces seized three Ukrainian navy vessels and 23 crew members yesterday, in the Kerch Strait, near Crimea....

 2018-11-26 21:00 

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New breakthrough in race to master quantum computing...

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have developed a faster way to read pieces of information so small, they're stored on individual atoms....

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