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 2018-01-16 08:54 

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Kokkinakis' Australian Open campaign ended by Medvedev...

Local hope Thanasi Kokkinakis puts on a brave show but is eliminated from the Australian Open by Sydney International champion Daniil Medvedev....

 2018-01-16 08:29 

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Police shoot at their own in PNG, prompting drinking crackdown...

Senior police in Papua New Guinea promise to discipline officers who fired shots into a Port Moresby police barracks in retaliation for an assault on a man in their unit....

 2018-01-16 08:29 

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'With heavy hearts' Crinkling News founders announce end of children's paper...

Less than a year after it was saved by a crowdfunding push, Crinkling News — Australia's only dedicated newspaper for children — will fold for good, with its editors saying a "larger organisation with deeper pockets" would be neede...

 2018-01-16 08:13 

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Fans have made a hit Harry Potter movie prequel with Warner Bros' blessing...

Harry Potter fans make their own free-to-watch film that chronicles villain Lord Voldemort's past — and it's already racked up more than 6 million views....

 2018-01-16 08:12 

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8 bodies recovered from suspected North Korean 'ghost ship' wreckage...

Local police are investigating the identities of eight badly decomposed bodies found washed ashore from a presumed North Korean "ghost ship" in central Japan....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

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Sac full of funnel web spiders good news for reptile park seeking venom...

A video showing dozens of tiny funnel webs bursting from an egg may leave some squirming, but it has excited one reptile park, which intends to use the sought-after spiders to create anti-venom....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

Darwin storm that tore off roof 'not severe enough for warning'...

The wild storm brought down trees and powerlines, and tore the roof off a building near the Duck Pond mooring basin near the city's CBD, but the Bureau of Meteorology says wind gusts did not reach the 90-kilometre-per-hour threshold to trigger a warni...

 2018-01-16 08:00 

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[ Northern Territory ]

Darwin Storm...

A storm hit Darwin's CBD hard and fast on Monday, January 15, 2018, and the Bureau of Meteorology has defended its decision not to issue a severe storm warning....

 2018-01-16 08:00 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

NSW resident brings in funnel web sac to local reptile park...

The Australian Reptile Park has published footage of them opening a sac of live baby funnel web spiders that was found by a local resident....

 2018-01-16 07:53 

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Kriste Johnston to don mayoral robes for Glenorchy again...

Champagne corks fly as Kristie Johnston tells supporters she has won 15,000 of the 18,000 votes in her bid to return as mayor, as it is also revealed Matt Stevenson has secured the position as her deputy....

 2018-01-16 07:34 

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Firefighter filmed catching girl thrown from third-floor balcony...

Chaotic footage captures the moment a firefighter catches a young child, thrown to safety by her father from the third floor of a burning apartment building....

 2018-01-16 07:29 

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Pool safety overhaul still in 'early stages' two years after toddler's death...

It's been two years since the drowning death of a 21-month-old boy in a Canberra backyard, but the ACT Government appears no closer to forcing pool owners to meet modern safety standards....

 2018-01-16 07:28 

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No stadium for you: Public warned to stay away from Perth Stadium open day...

The highly-anticipated $1.6 billion venue opens its doors for the first time this Sunday, but if you aren't one of the 110,000 people who have a ticket for the occasion, organisers warn you to steer clear....

 2018-01-16 07:23 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Livestock export standards review 'long overdue': RSPCA...

Animal welfare advocates say the review of Australia's livestock export standards is long overdue and necessary....

 2018-01-16 07:05 

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Meet Sheriff Joe, the only person pardoned by Donald Trump...

The newly announced Arizona Senate candidate is described as the toughest sheriff in America and he's certainly the most controversial....

 2018-01-16 06:22 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Rare turtle nest threatened by wild surf smashing Coffs Coast...

Residents scramble to save a rare turtle nest at a beach south of Coffs Harbour, which is under threat of being destroyed by a massive king tide....

 2018-01-16 06:20 

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[ South Australia ]

SA Premier's snub of leaders debate an act of 'political payback'...

SA Premier Jay Weatherill thumbs his nose at his opponents by declining an invitation to a pre-election debate organised by the Property Council, as both he and Liberal leader Steven Marshall fight to distance themselves from Nick Xenophon....

 2018-01-16 06:12 

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Sydney train workers to go on 24-hour strike...

Train workers in New South Wales will strike for 24 hours later in the month, further plunging the struggling Sydney rail network into chaos....

 2018-01-16 05:58 

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William Hill might leave Australia over tighter gambling regulations...

Senator Nick Xenophon says he "doesn't have a violin small enough for William Hill" after the global gambling giant says it is reviewing its Australian operations because of changes to betting laws....

 2018-01-16 05:46 

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Bridal party picture released by police in attempt to return stolen USB...

Do you know these women? Queensland police release an image of an unknown bridal party from a USB stick, allegedly stolen by a man south of Brisbane....

 2018-01-16 05:26 

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'Pressure can often lead to mistakes': Sydney train driver speaks out amid rail chaos...

A Sydney train driver with 25 years' experience says his colleagues are struggling with fatigue since the recently introduced timetable increased working hours....

 2018-01-16 05:15 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Roads minister calls Dubbo multi-vehicle crash an 'absolute horror'...

Two people have died and eight more have been taken to hospital after a "horror" multi-vehicle crash near Dubbo, in which a truck allegedly failed to stop at roadworks....

 2018-01-16 05:12 

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Indoor air quality can't be ignored — our lives depend on it...

We often talk about healthy living and quality of life but have you considered the quality of the air you breathe?...

 2018-01-16 05:09 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Cardboard tents used as music festival tries to reduce waste...

An experiment to reduce the amount of non-degradable rubbish left behind at a music festival in Gippsland hits a small problem as torrential rain destroys some of the cardboard tents used by campers....

 2018-01-16 05:02 

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Rising sea levels could shrink Australia and spark a coastal exodus...

People have been forced to move in the past thanks to changes in sea levels that affected Australia's coastline....

 2018-01-16 04:55 

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Krill 'sound signature' study aims to estimate populations...

Antarctic scientists in Hobart are using echo sounding technology to help them identify the 'sound signature' of individual krill and better estimate population sizes....

 2018-01-16 04:34 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Australian and Canadian stock markets slug it out on mine investment...

The mining upturn sees the ASX slug it out with the Toronto Stock Exchange for investment as traditional rivals go head to head....

 2018-01-16 04:13 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Scientists are using sound reflected from individual krill sounds to estimate populations...

Scientists using individual krill sounds to estimate populations....

 2018-01-16 04:08 

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Raonic out of Australian Open after shock loss to Lacko...

Canadian star Milos Raonic bows out in the first round after a four-set loss to Slovakia's Lukas Lacko, while another men's seed in Roberto Bautista Agut falls to compatriot Fernando Verdasco....

 2018-01-16 04:08 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Djokovic shows class as he begins Open tilt with convincing win...

Novak Djokovic joins the likes of Stan Wawrinka and Alexander Zverev in the Australian Open second round, but former semi-finalist Milos Raonic makes an early departure from Melbourne Park....

 2018-01-16 04:02 

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Aussie Thompson's fightback falls short against Kicker...

Australia's Jordan Thompson comes so close, but so far to a brilliant five-set comeback before bowing out against Argentina's Nicolas Kicker at the Australian Open....

 2018-01-16 04:02 

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Aussie teen Aiava shows potential in loss to world number one Halep...

Australian teenager Destanee Aiava gives local fans a glimpse of her bright future with a spirited straight-sets loss to world number one Simona Halep in the opening round of the Australian Open....

 2018-01-16 03:07 

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Two dead, three trapped in multi-vehicle crash...

NSW Police say two people have died and several more are trapped in a crash between two trucks and four cars on the Newell Highway north of Dubbo....

 2018-01-16 02:50 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Research reveals what makes potatoes turn green...

A Tasmanian research project looks at why potatoes turn green and how that greening can be minimised....

 2018-01-16 02:34 

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Darrell Lea sold for $200 million; outgoing owner says 'absolutely no job cuts'...

Australian confectionary maker Darrell Lea sells for $200 million and picks up a "sizeable order" with US retailing giant Walmart....

 2018-01-16 02:00 

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Octopus clutching at straws shows how much plastic pollution sucks...

Hundreds of drinking straws are being recovered from the waters around Manly Cove by volunteers trying to do something about plastic pollution....

 2018-01-16 01:41 

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The case for using military force against North Korea...

Military options should, and must, be on the table if diplomacy fails to compel North Korea to denuclearise....

 2018-01-16 01:34 

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Dog hitches ride from Queensland to South Australia...

A crafty Australian terrier from outback Queensland hitches a 1,500 kilometre ride on the back of a truck to South Australia — and this isn't the first time he's pulled this stunt....

 2018-01-16 01:27 

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Konta into second round with win over Madison Brengle...

British tennis star Joanna Konta advances to the second round of the Australian Open, breezing to a straight-sets win over Madison Brengle....

 2018-01-16 01:27 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Konta into second round with win over Madison Brengle...

British tennis star Johanna Konta advances to the second round of the Australian Open, breezing to a straight-sets win over Madison Brengle....

 2018-01-16 01:27 

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Sharapova puts controversy behind her to advance at Australian Open...

Maria Sharapova puts the controversy of her 15-month suspension behind her to advance into the Australian Open second round with a straight-sets win over Tatjana Maria....

 2018-01-16 01:26 

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Where the bloody hell are you? Probably in Japan...

Once the tourism relationship between Australia and Japan was Japanese visiting Aussie beaches, playing golf and hugging koalas, but now it's Aussies slaloming down Japanese ski runs. And it's all down to economics....

 2018-01-16 01:23 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Growers say Queensland sugar heartland Mackay has potential in macadamia space...

Macadamia orchards in the Mackay region are starting to bear financial fruit after initial scepticism....

 2018-01-16 01:22 

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Thirteen siblings rescued from California house; parents charged with torture...

Police arrest California parents after uncovering 13 "malnourished and very dirty" siblings aged between two and 29 at the family home, including some chained to beds....

 2018-01-16 01:13 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Farmer takes the slow road breeding snails for restaurants...

How would you go trying to fit a livestock growing enterprise with more than 100,000 head on a small semi-suburban acreage block?...

 2018-01-16 00:52 

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Thirty years after Mark Haines' mysterious death, a $500,000 reward gives family hope for justice...

In 1988, an Aboriginal teen was found dead on the train tracks outside a NSW town. His family have always disputed the police explanation for his death — they say he was murdered....

 2018-01-16 00:52 

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Victorian Opposition proposes bail and sentencing changes...

The Victorian Opposition wants to scrap concurrent jail sentences for people who commit serious offences while on parole or bail, as the state continues to debate law and order ahead of this year's election....

 2018-01-16 00:52 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Police announce $500,000 reward for information about Mark Haines' death...

New South Wales police have announced a $500,000 reward for members of the public with information that could help solve the case of Aboriginal teenager Mark Haines....

 2018-01-16 00:48 

ABC Australia

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Gonorrhoea and Syphilis on the rise in Melbourne...

Sexually transmitted diseases are spreading at alarming rates in Melbourne and health experts warn the consequences are dire for those infected....

 2018-01-16 00:30 

ABC Australia

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Danish police charge 1,000 young people for sharing sex videos...

Danish police charge 1,004 young people for sharing video clips of two 15-year-olds having sex, following a tip-off from Facebook....

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