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 2018-12-14 21:01 

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Government to recognise West Jerusalem as Israeli capital...

The Prime Minister will today recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but the Government will not immediately move the embassy from Tel Aviv....

 2018-12-14 21:00 

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 2018-12-14 07:30 

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States and Commonwealth agree to final Murray-Darling Basin Plan details...

The final negotiations over the Murray Darling Basin Plan have been completed, six years after the historic deal was legislated....

 2018-12-14 01:05 

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Veterans nervous over Defence Dept. controlling veterans' future...

Veterans have responded to a suggestion from the Productivity Commission that the Veterans Affairs department be shut down, and its responsibilities split between the Defence Department and a new support body....

 2018-12-13 21:00 

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May makes plea to EU for Brexit concessions...

Behind closed doors in Brussels, the British Prime Minister Theresa May is pleading her case to European Leaders in an effort to gain concessions on the terms of her Brexit Deal....

 2018-12-13 21:00 

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Defence department needs to take stronger role...

A top government think tank says the Department of Veterans Affairs is out of date with the needs of modern Veterans and should be abolished....

 2018-12-13 07:30 

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Is the government's new integrity commission a political move?...

The Federal Government is maintaining its announcement that it'll create an anti-corruption watchdog is not in response to political pressure....

 2018-12-13 01:06 

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Further protections for religious freedom...

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has released the findings of a review into Australia's religious freedoms....

 2018-12-12 21:01 

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Theresa May fights for her political position...

Theresa May is fighting for her political life in London with a secret ballot underway in the Conservative Party...

 2018-12-12 21:00 

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Fans angry at Cricket Australia for forcing them into the sun...

The Australian cricket team is taking on India in Perth tomorrow and the mercury is expected to reach 38 degrees....

 2018-12-12 07:30 

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Dutton balks at Labor amendments to controversial encryption law...

As criticism of the new law mounts at home and overseas, the Home Affairs Minister has said he will not consider all Labor's planned amendments when Parliament reconvenes next year....

 2018-12-12 07:30 

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Is your backyard chook a ticking biosecurity timebomb?...

Infectious disease experts are warning backyard pets like chooks are at risk of becoming biosecurity time bombs. They say animals in peri-urban areas are exposed to wild animals that carry diseases which can spread quickly and be deadly to humans....

 2018-12-12 01:06 

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Adelaide space agency announcement welcomed by local industry...

The decision to base Australia's first space agency in South Australia has been divisive, but companies that have already set up in the state have welcomed the move....

 2018-12-12 00:00 

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Best of 2018: Hunting the deadly coastal taipan...

How an elusive copper-coloured snake species terrorised post WWII North Queensland (R)...

 2018-12-11 07:31 

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Brexit drama sparks hopes of those pushing for second referendum...

The EU is refusing to negotiated further after Theresa May pulled the vote on her Brexit deal - and the developments are buoying those who think a second referendum could be a path out....

 2018-12-11 01:05 

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ACCC issues report revealing questionable banking practices...

If you ever felt you were getting a raw deal on your home loan - that's because you probably are....

 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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 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 

Radio Australia

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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 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...

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