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 2018-09-22 00:43 

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Quarry approval sparks fears from Indigenous community about town water...

Residents of Roelands, in south-west WA, are worried a quarry that's been given the green light will impact on their water supply....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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US Deputy Attorney-General denies suggesting secret Trump recording...

Rod Rosenstein rubbishes claims made by The New York Times that he discussed using the US Constitution to push Donald Trump from the presidency....

 2018-09-22 00:16 

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'It's just not done': The issue that continues to divide Parliament, and the community...

After a predictable and furious public debate erupted this week, it shows that when it comes to breastfeeding in Parliament there's a few baby steps that still need to be taken, writes Jessica Strutt....

 2018-09-21 23:18 

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Australian Open junior champion can resume tennis career after match fixing suspension...

Former Australian Open junior champion Oliver Anderson is free to resume his tennis career after admitting to a match fixing offence and spending 19 months on the sidelines....

 2018-09-21 23:16 

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Stolen baby meerkat is back with its mother...

A four-week-old meerkat that disappeared on the eve of its public unveiling is recovered three days after going missing from its enclosure at Perth Zoo....

 2018-09-21 23:00 

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'This ageing process is the pits': MADE women use dance to keep on the move...

Dancing is the answer to beating old age, according to a troupe of Tasmanian baby boomers who are about to perform at a festival in Japan....

 2018-09-21 22:43 

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[ World ]

The Melbourne creeks the EPA doesn't want you to swim or fish in...

Victoria's environmental watchdog is warning Melbourne residents not to enter the waterways west of the city as it continues to investigate contamination from firefighting foam....

 2018-09-21 22:43 

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[ World ]

Despite time and mud, researchers may have found the Endeavour...

About 240 years after the British scuttled the renamed Lord Sandwich 2 off Newport, in the United States, researches believe they may have found the ship that was once Captain Cook's Endeavour....

 2018-09-21 22:36 

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[ World ]

'It gave me a reason to go to rehab': Invictus Games helps amputee soldiers move on...

Nathan Parker wanted to be a fighter pilot since he was six years old until his dreams were shattered when he lost his arm in a horror crash. Now he's preparing to compete in the Invictus Games and it's helping aid his recovery....

 2018-09-21 22:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Prosthetic knees, feet 'talk to mobile phones': Invictus Games helps amputee soldiers move on...

Modern prosthetics now give amputees the freedom of movement that was once only dreamt of, as Australia's veterans gear up to compete in the Invictus Games....

 2018-09-21 22:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Reef authority board member to resign over potential conflict of interest...

Board member Margie McKenzie tells the Environment Minister she will resign from the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority after it was revealed the federal agency awarded contracts worth more than $20 million to a company she owns....

 2018-09-21 22:26 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Could a 'Nexit' be on the cards for north Queensland?...

Talk of moving borders and slicing up the state of Queensland is heating up again but politicians past and present have very definite opinions about the pros and cons of dividing the Sunshine State....

 2018-09-21 22:22 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Home visits lift farmers' spirits during drought...

A Rotary program in New South Wales is organising volunteers to visit drought-stricken farmers for a friendly chat, to offer support and make sure they are okay....

 2018-09-21 22:09 

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Bullying, death threats and tears — abuse of referees sparks call for support...

Treatment of sporting officials is under the spotlight after Serena Williams' heated dispute with Umpire Carlos Ramos at the US Open, but a Brisbane academic says referees are coping abuse every weekend and need more support....

 2018-09-21 22:00 

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Architect heartbroken at imminent demise of 'the people's stadium'...

The architect of the Sydney Football Stadium says its imminent demolition represents a shift away from stadiums designed for the people and a move towards sporting elitism....

 2018-09-21 21:49 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

School dux surprises teachers, takes on family farm...

Sally Downie's teachers knew she had a bright future, but the school dux's move to take on her family's dairy farm was unexpected by some....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Puppet master tries to keep pace with changing face of PMs...

Hilary Talbot is forced back to the drawing board every time a government cuts the strings on its prime minister....

 2018-09-21 21:00 

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Meet the Jains of Melbourne, who are doing no harm...

Nimita doesn't eat after dark in case she accidentally swallows an insect — and doesn't play cricket, so as not to hurt the grass. She's one of Australia's 4,000 followers of Jainism....

 2018-09-21 20:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Doomsday Vault needs to plug leak caused by climate change...

Climate change in the Arctic is happening so quickly, the Norwegian Government has been forced to spend $A17 million to fix a subterranean vault that is preserving the world's seeds....

 2018-09-21 20:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Critically endangered birds hitch ride on plane in last-ditch conservation effort...

There are only a few dozen orange-bellied parrots left alive in the wild, so this species will be flown to Tasmania by plane, rather than migrating naturally, in a desperate effort to prevent their extinction....

 2018-09-21 20:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Waves of discontent as storm hits Perth-based renewable energy darling...

The home-grown technology of Carnegie Clean Energy to harvest the power of waves has, until now, been irresistible to politicians of all stripes and thousands of small investors, but a storm has hit and the wave energy dream appears in doubt....

 2018-09-21 20:10 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Mayor grateful no lives lost in train derailment as clean up begins...

Efforts begin to clear the site of a deliberate train derailment in north-west Tasmania after operators of a driverless train lost control of the locomotive before deliberately crashed it into fencing....

 2018-09-21 20:00 

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From toxic dump to wedding venue — how abandoned mines can be reborn...

More than 50,000 abandoned mine sites dot Australia, but they can be transformed into valuable assets from solar farms to lakes and even wedding venues, writes Mohan Yellishetty....

 2018-09-21 19:35 

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The impact of cancer on sex something not talked about enough...

A cancer diagnosis is traumatic curve ball no-one expects, but the effect the disease and subsequent treatment can have on a person's sex life is something rarely talked about. Patients say having that information at the outset is crucial....

 2018-09-21 19:32 

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How Buddhism helped this cancer doctor care for his dying patients...

Jonathan Page's relationships with his patients were once characterised by "coldness ... and a lack of grieving". But a mental health crisis that led him to Buddhist meditation helped change that....

 2018-09-21 19:32 

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Ladies in Black is a love letter to Sydney's refugee-enriched postwar culture...

Director Bruce Beresford has a special connection — in fact, several — with Madeleine St John's tale of shopgirls, friendship and love across cultures....

 2018-09-21 19:25 

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Stem cells can help us 'build a human heart in a dish' — but what are they, really?...

Researchers around the world have been working overtime to understand what stem cells are, how to control them, and — most importantly — what can be done with them to improve medicine for everyday people. Now, their hard work is starting to pa...

 2018-09-21 19:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The head-spinning divide between truth and lies in Donald Trump's America...

When ABC Radio Melbourne's Rafael Epstein travelled to the United States to talk to its bewildered citizens about their media, he expected cynicism and tribalism. But he wasn't expecting the doomsaying....

 2018-09-21 19:23 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Scott Morrison is urging MPs to 'make the boat go faster' but he still faces drag...

Inside the Liberal party this week there has been less paddling of individual canoes than we saw in the dying days of the Turnbull era, but it hasn't all been smooth sailing for the Good Boat Morrison, writes Laura Tingle....

 2018-09-21 19:23 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'They just want a token white face': Unqualified Australians teaching English causing alarm...

Education experts in Australia voice concern over the number unqualified foreign English teachers hired overseas based on their "white face" and who are teaching simply to make some money to "stay afloat"....

 2018-09-21 19:22 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

A diplomat, a 'spy', and a Trump staffer walk into a London bar......

The inside story of that meeting between Australia's then High Commissioner to the UK, Alexander Downer and Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos....

 2018-09-21 19:19 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump questions whether alleged assault by Kavanaugh 'was as bad as she says'...

Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenges the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, declaring that if the alleged attack was so terrible she would have reported it to law enforcement....

 2018-09-21 18:47 

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'Australian Antiques Roadshow' uncovers ancient artefacts found by farmers...

On Australian farms, families have been uncovering ancient Aboriginal artefacts for generations and now they're being encouraged to show them to researchers....

 2018-09-21 14:49 

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'We cannot make progress': May says Brexit talks at an impasse...

British Prime Minister Theresa May says the European Union must offer a counterproposal to break the current impasse in Brexit negotiations after EU leaders rejected her proposals for leaving the bloc without offering an alternative....

 2018-09-21 14:04 

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Japanese PM to make historic visit to Darwin 75 years after World War II bombings...

Seventy-five years after his nation's imperial forces bombed Darwin, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a historic visit to the city to help cement modern day relations with Australia....

 2018-09-21 14:03 

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Got a welfare debt? You might be banned from travelling overseas...

Human Services Minister Michael Keenan says travel bans will be used as a measure of last resort in a bid to recoup debts totalling more than $800 million across the country....

 2018-09-21 11:45 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Calls for dowry abuse to be recognised as domestic violence under Australian law...

The disturbing number of women experiencing domestic violence and even being killed by their partners as a result of dowry-related abuse is an "alarming" problem that requires an urgent national response, the first hearing of the Senate inquiry in...

 2018-09-21 11:06 

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Australian filmmaker James Ricketson pardoned for espionage...

Cambodian authorities have pardoned Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was last month sentenced to six years in prison for espionage....

 2018-09-21 09:29 

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Craig McLachlan to access witness phone records in sexual harassment defamation lawsuit...

Lawyers for Craig McLachlan are granted access to look through phone records and documents that have passed between people making sexual harassment allegations against him, including journalist and #MeToo campaigner Tracey Spicer....

 2018-09-21 09:24 

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AFL finals live: Can Collingwood upset the reigning premiers Richmond at a sold-out MCG?...

Collingwood take on Richmond in a blockbuster Friday night preliminary final at a sold-out MCG with a spot in the grand final up for grabs. Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary....

 2018-09-21 09:24 

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Mason Cox the X-Factor as Collingwood stuns Richmond to reach grand final...

Collingwood produces one of the great preliminary final upsets, demolishing Richmond in the first half and holding on to end the Tigers' 22-game winning streak at the MCG....

 2018-09-21 09:21 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Powell-Pepper apologises for sharing 'private image' on Instagram...

Port Adelaide's Sam Powell-Pepper is forced to publicly apologise for releasing a "private image" of him and his girlfriend in bed via his social media account....

 2018-09-21 09:18 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

The surprising bond forged by overnight radio listeners while everyone else is sleeping...

The night owls who tune in to Overnights with Rod Quinn celebrate each other's birthdays, mourn the death of a fellow listener and don't mind telling a producer not to mess with the program....

 2018-09-21 09:13 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

NRL finals live: Expect sparks to fly as the Storm host the Sharks...

Will the Sharks beat the Storm for the third time this season to book a spot in the grand final? Or will the Storm get the upper hand in the latest edition of this heated rivalry? Follow all the live scores, stats and commentary....

 2018-09-21 09:13 

ABC Australia

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Slater stars as Storm beat Sharks to reach NRL grand final...

Billy Slater says farewell to AAMI Park with two tries, but he could be in trouble with the judiciary as Melbourne Storm seals a spot in the grand final with a comfortable win over Cronulla....

 2018-09-21 08:42 

ABC Australia

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Retired bishop Philip Newell too ill for church disciplinary hearing, lawyer says...

An abuse survivor organisation says an application from retired Tasmanian bishop Philip Newell to suspend church tribunal proceedings against him is further traumatising for victims....

 2018-09-21 08:24 

ABC Australia

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Malcolm Turnbull describes Tony Abbott as 'very right wing, to say the least'...

Speaking at an event in Manhattan, Malcolm Turnbull says he was the first Australian prime minister to have been in favour of same-sex marriage, and compares himself to his predecessors Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott....

 2018-09-21 08:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Malcolm Turnbull describes Tony Abbott as a 'right-wing character, to say the least'...

Speaking at an event in Manhattan, Malcolm Turnbull says he was the first Australian prime minister to have been in favour of same-sex marriage, and compares himself to his predecessors Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott....

 2018-09-21 08:18 

ABC Australia

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Man charged with animal cruelty over emu hit and run rampage...

A 20-year-old man who allegedly used his 4WD to mow down a mob of emus in Victoria's north-west has been charged with animal cruelty....

 2018-09-21 07:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Miners to launch new class actions against labour hire firms over allegedly unpaid entitlements...

The mining industry is facing four new class actions alleging that more than 25,000 workers were not paid their proper entitlement, worth up to $325 million....

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