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 2018-09-21 08:30 

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$4.5 billion private school funding deal, a notch in Scott Morrison's policy belt...

The end of this week marks a milestone for the new Prime Minister Scott Morrison. There's a notch or two on the policy belt, the $4.5 billion dollar funding deal with Catholic and independent schools is progress, but the Government is a long way from ...

 2018-09-21 02:05 

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Morrison on defensive over private school funding...

The Federal Government is being criticised by the Opposition and the states for a funding deal to give billions of dollars to Catholic and independent schools....

 2018-09-21 01:00 

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Kristina Olsson spent years untangling the story of the brother she'd never known...

Kristina Olsson's brother Peter was stolen from their mother's arms as a baby (R)...

 2018-09-20 20:05 

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Labor and experts question $1.2bn Coalition education fund...

After over a year of complaints from the Catholic education sector, the Federal Government has announced yet another school funding deal....

 2018-09-20 08:30 

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$4.5 billion for Catholic & independent schools in new funding deal...

The Federal Government has announced an additional $4.5 billion dollars for Catholic and independent schools in a new deal....

 2018-09-20 02:05 

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Government pushes ahead with food tampering laws...

The Federal Government has introduced its new food contamination bill into the Parliament, which is aimed at taking a tougher approach towards food tampering....

 2018-09-19 20:05 

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Government to toughen laws in bid to smash strawberry crisis...

With strawberry plants now rotting in fields and consumers well and truly rattled, the Federal Government will this morning try to call time on the fruit tampering crisis gripping the nation....

 2018-09-19 08:30 

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Lessons against abuse a success, but program lacks funding...

The "Me Too" movement and media coverage of domestic and family violence has highlighted the importance of educating young people about respectful relationships. But the organisation running a program that's doing just that, says there's n...

 2018-09-19 02:10 

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Boosting superannuation for women...

Women on maternity leave and those who earn less than $450 a month, will receive superannuation payments if Labor wins the next federal election....

 2018-09-19 02:06 

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"Cut 'em up, don't cut 'em out," the new slogan for strawberries...

Marketing experts work to spin confidence back into the strawberry sector....

 2018-09-18 22:01 

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Government announces grant for farmers affected by fruit spiking...

As the berry spiking crisis broadens, the Federal Government has announced a million dollars in assistance to affected farmers....

 2018-09-18 22:00 

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Rescuers lose hope of finding more landslide survivors in Luzon...

Search teams in the Philippines say it's unlikely they'll find any more survivors from a major landslide in the town of Itogon on the island of Luzon....

 2018-09-18 08:41 

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NSW Premier rules out pill testing at music festivals...

The Premier of New South Wales Gladys Berejiklian has asked an expert panel for advice on drug use at music festivals after two people died at Saturday's DefQon festival in Sydney's west....

 2018-09-18 08:37 

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Investigation launched as berry sabotage spreads nationwide...

Police have confirmed sewing needles have been found in strawberries in six Australian states, prompting the Federal Health Minister to order an investigation of the supply chain....

 2018-09-18 08:31 

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Unpicking the role of two media barons in Turnbull's ousting...

The extraordinary role of two billionaires in the recent leadership spill News Corp's Rupert Murdoch and Kerry Stokes of Seven West Media is now becoming clearer....

 2018-09-18 02:00 

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'No need to wait' to implement aged care changes: John Pollaers...

The head of the most recent investigation into Australia's aged care sector is urging the Government to not delay acting on the urgent recommendations made by his taskforce....

 2018-09-17 20:05 

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Report reveals teaching degrees offered to lowest-ATAR students...

Aspiring teachers are being offered places in teaching degrees with tertiary entrance scores as low as zero to 19, as experts warn of dramatically declining standards in teacher education....

 2018-09-17 07:02 

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Calls for elder financial abuse to be part of royal commission...

Some in the aged care sector are calling for the terms of reference for the newly-announced royal commission into aged care to include financial abuse of older Australians....

 2018-09-17 02:05 

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Calls for staffing ratios in aged care sector...

There is widespread support for the Government's announcement of a Royal Commission into the aged care sector....

 2018-09-16 20:05 

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Former aged care workers speak up about under-staffing dangers...

Earlier this year the ABC's Four Corners program asked Australians for their experiences with the sector, and the responses paint a picture of an industry suffering from chronic under-staffing....

 2018-09-14 22:01 

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Hurricane Florence batters the US East Coast...

Reports of fatalities as Hurricane Florence batters the US East Coast....

 2018-09-14 21:30 

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Australian Country Style...
 2018-09-14 21:00 

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Pacific Review...

The Nauru 19 celebrate a momentous Supreme Court win, but the Waqa government condemns the ruling and vows to fight on....

 2018-09-14 07:08 

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Street stabbing prompts calls for national mental health inquiry...

The tragic case of a Hobart woman who was stabbed to death by a mentally ill man, who was released from prison the day prior, has sparked a state inquiry into prison psychiatric services in Tasmania....

 2018-09-14 07:02 

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Prime Minister denies he wanted Wentworth candidate out of race...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has branded as a "conspiracy theory" reports that he worked to persuade the Liberal candidate for Wentworth, David Sharma, to pull out of the pre-selection process....

 2018-09-14 02:06 

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'Stunned, shocked, incredibly sad and depressed' - cervical cancer patient's insurance claim rejected by TAL...

Insurance executive Loraine van Eeden had conceded the company had developed a strategy to avoid paying an income protection claim to a nurse suffering anxiety. Ms van Eeden has agreed the strategy to reject the claim was misleading....

 2018-09-13 22:01 

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Dave Sharma wins Liberal preselection for Wentworth...

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison wanted a woman — instead, the pre-selectors of the Sydney seat of Wentworth have chosen a man....

 2018-09-13 07:02 

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Royal Commission: TAL Insurance spied on mentally ill claimant...

The Financial Services Royal Commission has heard how life insurer TAL delayed approving a nurse's anxiety-related income protection claim for more than three years....

 2018-09-13 02:06 

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Dismay after court refuses to re-try Bowraville murder suspect...

The families of three Aboriginal children who were murdered in Bowraville in New South Wales have expressed their devastation after the Court of Criminal Appeal ruled against re-trying the original suspect....

 2018-09-12 22:00 

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Almost 2 million evacuate US states ahead of Hurricane Florence...

Up to 1.7 million people have evacuated their homes in Virginia, and North and South Carolina as 'staggering' Hurricane Florence approaches....

 2018-09-12 07:02 

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Liberal senator calls for private handling of bullying allegations...

After a fiery outburst over bullying behaviour during last month's leadership crisis, Liberal Senator Linda Reynolds is now calling for further discussions to happen behind closed doors....

 2018-09-12 02:06 

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"Bloody whinger" - Freedom Insurance staffer derides Down Syndrome man trying to cancel policy...

The father of a Down Syndrome man trying to cancel an inappropriate policy with Freedom Insurance was described by a staffer as "a bloody whinger"....

 2018-09-12 02:06 

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Freedom staffer derides Down Syndrome man trying to cancel policy...

The father of a Down Syndrome man trying to cancel an inappropriate policy with Freedom Insurance was described by a staffer as "a bloody whinger"....

 2018-09-11 22:01 

Radio Australia

Use of suspect Chinese cameras a 'dereliction of duty': expert...

Security cameras made by Chinese surveillance companies banned by the US government have been discovered at a series of classified Australian government facilities....

 2018-09-11 22:00 

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Businesses fear being left behind due to staff skills shortage...

Australian businesses are racing to upskill their employees amid fears of becoming obsolete or left behind in the digital and AI revolution....

 2018-09-11 07:14 

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Expansion of cashless Welfare cards passes Senate by one vote...

The Federal Government has clinched the passage of new cashless welfare card legislation in Parliament, which will see it adopted in areas of South East Queensland....

 2018-09-11 07:02 

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Dutton accuses Quaedvlieg of 'grooming' as dispute deepens...

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has used parliamentary privilege to accuse his former right hand man Roman Quaedvleig of "grooming."...

 2018-09-11 02:05 

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Royal Commission: ClearView insurance phone sales designed to 'wear them down'...

ClearView Insurance had a "sell at all costs" culture and used high pressure tactics to sign customers up for policies....

 2018-09-10 22:01 

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Family remembers 'five beautiful people' found dead in Perth home...

Mara Harvey's husband, Anthony Robert Harvey, has been charged with five counts of murder....

 2018-09-10 07:02 

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Royal Commission: insurer breached criminal law 300,000 times...

An explosive day at the Royal Commission into Financial Services has revealed a multitude of misdeeds in the sale of life insurance....

 2018-09-10 02:05 

Radio Australia

Leadership crisis still causing problems for the Liberal party...

The Liberal Party was hoping to move on from the leadership turmoil, but it remains front and centre at Parliament House....

 2018-09-09 20:05 

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'Up to' five people found dead in Perth home...

Police in Perth are investigating the discovery of up to five bodies at a home in Bedford, in the city's eastern suburbs....

 2018-09-07 22:00 

Radio Australia

Barack Obama comes out swinging against Donald Trump...

Barack Obama has stepped into the fray ahead of the country's mid-term elections as Donald Trump grapples with internal resistance to his presidency....

 2018-09-07 21:30 

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Australian Country Style...
 2018-09-07 21:00 

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Pacific Review...

The issues that made headlines but not the agenda at the Pacific leaders meeting on Nauru....

 2018-09-07 07:02 

Radio Australia

Nationals' Joyce harassment inquiry concludes without finding...

After eight months and considerable personal toll, an internal Nationals inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against former leader Barnaby Joyce has been unable to make a determination about what occurred....

 2018-09-07 02:05 

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Liberal women call for change within the party...

A growing number of Liberal women have publicly acknowledged that change is needed within the party to ensure there are more female MPs....

 2018-09-06 22:01 

Radio Australia

Pacific Forum climate change declaration discussion 'frank' and 'robust': Marise Payne...

Some Pacific leaders say Australia watered down some of the language on climate change in the final communique of the Bou declaration....

 2018-09-06 22:00 

Radio Australia

Blood test being developed to screen for secondary heart attack...

Australian scientists have developed a new blood test that can potentially identify whether a person who has had a heart attack is at high risk of having another one....

 2018-09-06 22:00 

Radio Australia

Mystery surrounds the author of anonymous op-ed piece criticising Donald Trump...

The writer of the opinion piece in the New York Times which describes Donald Trump as "amoral" and says that officials have considered using the 25th amendment to remove him remains anonymous....

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