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 2021-01-23 00:56 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Melbourne executive visits Regis aged care facility just days after arriving in WA after being granted 'exemption'...

A Melbourne-based executive received a travel exemption which enabled him to attend the Nedlands aged care facility at the centre of abuse allegations just days after flying into WA, where Victorian arrivals are required to quarantine....

 2021-01-23 00:50 

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Live: Triple j is counting down the Hottest 100 of 2020...

Will WAP, the steamiest song of 2020, be crowned the listeners' favourite, or could an Australian act hit number one? Listen and follow the blog....

 2021-01-23 00:40 

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Keeper scores from 96 metres, breaks world record for longest goal...

Newport County's goalkeeper scored past his opposite number from a goal kick, 96 metres from his opponents' goal, after just 12 minutes of the League Two match against Cheltenham Town....

 2021-01-23 00:18 

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NSW records sixth 'donut day' with zero local COVID-19 cases...

NSW records no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8:00pm last night....

 2021-01-23 00:13 

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Is the traditional Aussie barbie under threat from US-style 'low and slow'?...

Don't be surprised if American-style barbecue brisket and ribs replace traditional sausages and steak at many Australia Day barbies this year....

 2021-01-22 23:29 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Biden lifts minimum wage, offers economic relief in latest executive orders...

US President Joe Biden is speeding up financial relief for millions affected by the COVID-19 pandemic in his latest executive orders....

 2021-01-22 23:13 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Andy Murray 'gutted' to be missing Australian Open...

Five-time Australian Open runner-up Andy Murray will miss this year's tournament after testing positive for coronavirus and failing to board one of Tennis Australia's charter flights last week....

 2021-01-22 23:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Former opposition leader Alistair Coe announces he is leaving politics...

Alistair Coe, who was just 24 when he was first elected as a Liberal MLA, rising to the ranks of opposition leader, says he is quitting politics....

 2021-01-22 22:54 

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Thunder smash record BBL score in big win over Sixers...

Alex Hales smashes a 110 from 56 balls as the Sydney Thunder compiles the BBL's biggest ever single-innings total on their way to beating the Sydney Sixers in Adelaide....

 2021-01-22 22:50 

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'It's a wild idea': How Maria Island could help save the brush-tailed rock wallaby from extinction...

A tiny island off the coast of Tasmania could provide a refuge to the brush-tailed rock wallaby whose habitat was devastated in the 2020 bushfires, but they're not native to the island state....

 2021-01-22 22:28 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Bricklayer shortage means it could take longer to take advantage of HomeBuilder...

A shortage of bricklayers is expected to blow out construction times for thousands who have signed up to build new homes with government assistance....

 2021-01-22 22:28 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Brisbane's Victoria Bridge closes to general traffic, now set to become 'green' bridge...

The days for Brisbane's Victoria Bridge as a general vehicular bridge are nearly over, with the council closing it to all general traffic from 8:00pm on Sunday to make way for the new Brisbane Metro bus network....

 2021-01-22 22:26 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Emergency services attend the scene in Port Kembla where three people drowned....

Three fishermen have died after being swept off rocks at Port Kembla in the NSW Illawarra....

 2021-01-22 22:24 

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Olympics not just financial, it's spiritual...

President of World Athletics, Lord Sebastian Coe, says the financial cost of a cancelled Olympics would be devastating, but that is not the main reason the Olympics had to go ahead....

 2021-01-22 22:08 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

WA Labor eyes off rare 'double majority' in WA Parliament this election...

WA Labor is widely tipped to achieve a landslide victory at the State election, but there is a possibility the party could extend its iron grip on power through a rare "double majority" as it sets its sights on more seats in the Upper House....

 2021-01-22 22:03 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

A position of extraordinary power: How much longer will Queensland's Chief Health Officer be calling the shots?...

Doctor Jeannette Young neither looks nor acts like an autocrat. But she is arguably the most powerful person in Queensland. A parliamentary inquiry examines how much longer she should be calling the shots....

 2021-01-22 22:00 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Five-day 3G, 4G outage in remote town caused by rodents sparks call for better service...

Residents of Pukatja in the remote APY Lands went five days without access to phone, internet, EFTPOS, or ATM services this week, leaving them unable to buy essentials....

 2021-01-22 21:45 

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Victoria records zero local coronavirus cases for 17th day...

Victoria records three new coronavirus cases in international arrivals in hotel quarantine, but the streak of zero locally-acquired cases continues....

 2021-01-22 21:45 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

Town rallies to 'save the wave' as 'bureaucratic rubbish' threatens to uproot friendly plant seller...

Jim Ashworth's wave is the first and last thing people see as they go in and out of Katherine, but there are fears the plant seller will be waving goodbye when new roadside vendor rules take effect....

 2021-01-22 21:38 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

'Karaoke' planned as part of koala habitat monitoring program...

A NSW ecologist is hoping to rollout a "koala karaoke" program across the state, and is calling for help from "citizen scientists" to track the distinctive calls of the endangered marsupial....

 2021-01-22 21:26 

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Live: Victoria records 17th day of no locally acquired COVID-19 cases...

Victoria records its 17th straight day of no locally acquired COVID-19 cases from more than 15,700 tests. Follow live....

 2021-01-22 21:22 

ABC Australia

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Thousands of tiny beads go into Asha Martin's ornate creations...

Asha Martin uses tens of thousands of beads to create intricate art. The artist, who is legally blind, has been at her craft for years and says her greatest creation is a dragon called Beastie — which has been eight years in the making....

 2021-01-22 21:21 

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'Horrible, isolating': Mother doubtful Brindabella Christian College will change after 'wrongfully' excluding her boys...

The ACT Human Rights Commission finds Brindabella Christian College was wrong to end enrolment for two boys in retribution for complaints their mother had made about the school....

 2021-01-22 21:21 

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Three men die after being swept into ocean at Port Kembla...

The bodies of three men who were swept into the sea at Port Kembla last night are recovered during a major rescue operation....

 2021-01-22 21:21 

ABC Australia

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'Horrible, isolating': Mother doubtful Brindabella Christian College will change after 'wrongfully' excluding her boys...

The ACT Human Rights Commission finds Brindabella Christian College was wrong to end enrolment for two boys in retribution for complaints their mother had made about the school....

 2021-01-22 21:07 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Rockhampton votes for mayor, but results may mean heading to the polls again...

Rockhampton may go to another by-election if one of four council candidates for mayor take out the top spot....

 2021-01-22 21:07 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

How Annie became caught up in NSW's largest COVID-19 outbreak while waiting for a cup of tea...

As Avalon's "mother", Annie Hawke has seen a lot of change in the suburb over the past 53 years, but none quite as quick as the coronavirus outbreak that deemed her a close contact and locked down Sydney's northern beaches....

 2021-01-22 20:59 

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Boris Johnson says UK COVID-19 variant could pose higher risk of death...

The mutated variant of COVID-19 which has swept across the United Kingdom shows signs it could be more deadly than the original virus....

 2021-01-22 20:57 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Neil had a heart attack a month ago but he's still a proud 'Parkrun tourist'...

Millions worldwide take part in Parkrun events and the popularity of the weekly runs is having an impact on tourism for smaller communities in regional Australia....

 2021-01-22 20:41 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Australia's 2021 Local Heroes are a portrait of compassion, courage and creativity...

From supporting drought-stricken farmers to rethinking our relationship with plastic and combating family violence, the finalists for the Australian of the Year's Local Hero award have made their "corner of the world" a better place....

 2021-01-22 20:41 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Fish, yabbies and aquatic life dead after 'toxic' herbicide treatment in irrigation channel...

Cohuna farmer Mal Johnson is cleaning up dead fish and plants from an irrigation channel on his property days after the herbicide Acrolein was used to kill weeds blocking the system, which provides water to more than 100 farming properties in the region....

 2021-01-22 20:41 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'More than just a hot day': Warning of potentially dangerous heatwave across Victoria...

Victorians are expected to flock to the beaches on Sunday and Monday for the first real blast of heat since January last year. Temperatures will be hottest in the state's north but Melbourne is forecast to hit 41 or 42 degrees on Monday....

 2021-01-22 20:21 

ABC Australia

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Live: Biden orders review of domestic extremism threat in US in wake of Capitol riot...

US President Joe Biden directs his administration to conduct a full assessment of the risk of domestic extremism in the wake of the attack on the US Capitol by supporters of former president Donald Trump. Follow live....

 2021-01-22 20:09 

ABC Australia

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Authorities warn of 'testing weekend for South Australia' with high risk of bushfires, extreme weather...

South Australians are warned to expect extreme weather and bushfires that could be difficult to predict as temperatures soar this weekend....

 2021-01-22 20:00 

ABC Australia

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'Don't you dare kill my dog': When the vet called, we had a tough decision to make...

Bunk came into our lives as a bouncy six-month-old. By now you may have guessed that this story does not have a happy ending, writes Virginia Trioli....

 2021-01-22 20:00 

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Australians donated $640m after Black Summer. Getting it to those in need was nothing short of a miracle...

The sheer scale of the bushfires that scarred so much of the country's east coast a year ago shocked the world. But the enormity of what followed is almost as stunning....

 2021-01-22 20:00 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Australians donated $640m after Black Summer. Getting it to those in need was nothing short of a miracle...

The sheer scale of the bushfires that scarred so much of the country's east coast a year ago shocked the world. But the enormity of what followed is almost as stunning....

 2021-01-22 19:57 

ABC Australia

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Australian Liam Hendriks on the rise after signing massive Major League Baseball deal...

Once a promising junior in Australian rules football, Perth-born Liam Hendriks is now an in-demand relief pitcher in the MLB after signing a $70 million deal with the Chicago White Sox....

 2021-01-22 19:57 

ABC Australia

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Donald Trump's drama-filled presidency is over. But will there be a second act?...

Donald Trump's legacy within the Republican party is a civil war. Members are divided on whether to continue supporting him or break with his polarising leadership and wrest back control of the party, writes Jill Colgan....

 2021-01-22 19:56 

ABC Australia

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'The past lives in me': Stories of Holocaust survivors immortalised in 3D...

In an Australian first, the Sydney Jewish Museum is using cutting-edge technology to capture the stories of Holocaust survivors to preserve them for future generations....

 2021-01-22 19:47 

ABC Australia

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Will 'green hydrogen' live up to the hype, or is it all a load of hot air?...

It's been identified as the clean energy source that could help bring the world to net-zero emissions, but green hydrogen's future is not yet assured....

 2021-01-22 19:30 

ABC Australia

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'Unprecedented. Phenomenal': Domestic migration to Sunshine State surprises builders, relocation companies...

A building company says the level of inquiry for new homes in south-east Queensland is "phenomenal,"; with a mass domestic migration to the Sunshine State apparently underway....

 2021-01-22 19:11 

ABC Australia

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'He sold us out': Trump failed the QAnon faithful, so now where do they go?...

The first two weeks of the 'Great Deplatforming' has seen a marked decrease in posts spreading misinformation and citing violence on mainstream social media, but there are concerns about organising and recruitment taking place in the shadows....

 2021-01-22 19:09 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

'A crazy year': Family tells story of reuniting with baby trapped in Wuhan on lockdown anniversary...

Chloe was one of over 140 Australian children who were trapped in Wuhan last January and she didn't see her parents for eight months. Her dad shares the struggles of their reunion as the anniversary of the city's lockdown approaches....

 2021-01-22 19:09 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Chloe's long journey home...

The world's first coronavirus lockdown in Wuhan had separated Chloe from her parents for eight months....

 2021-01-22 19:07 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Tennis stars think they have it bad? Read these horror hotel stories from ABC viewers...

Some tennis stars are complaining about the state of hotel quarantine ahead of the Australian Open. These horror hotel stories show how bad things can really get....

 2021-01-22 19:00 

ABC Australia

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COVID horror stories leave elderly 'fearful' of ending up in care, advocate says...

The 700 deaths in aged care facilities during the pandemic has left people fearful about entering nursing homes, putting further pressure and wait times on Home Care Packages, an aged care advocate warns....

 2021-01-22 18:00 

ABC Australia

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As Biden strives to stand in others' shoes, Morrison stumbles over Australia Day...

The outgoing president removed any last vestiges of shame from political spin, so what will happen here at home now he's gone, asks Laura Tingle....

 2021-01-22 17:28 

ABC Australia

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With London a 'ghost town', this field of broken dreams is the last stop for the iconic black cab...

As London endures its third national lockdown and the UK's economy declines due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city's iconic black cabs and their drivers face an uncertain future....

 2021-01-22 17:23 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Democrats to trigger Trump's second impeachment trial on Monday...

The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives will deliver an impeachment charge against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, rejecting Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's request for a delay....

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