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 2018-08-21 14:03 

ABC Australia

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Live export company Emanuel Exports loses its licence...

Australia's largest live sheep exporter and the company at the heart of the live export scandal, Emanuel Exports, loses its licence, the Department of Agriculture and Water confirms....

 2018-08-21 12:11 

ABC Australia

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ICAC gets funding boost in SA budget to allow public hearings...

Anti-corruption watchdogs in South Australia will receive almost $15 million in next month's state budget, allowing the ICAC to now open its hearings to the public....

 2018-08-21 08:57 

ABC Australia

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'It's something I want': Usain Bolt backs himself with Central Coast Mariners...

He dominated the world on the track and now Usain Bolt is determined to prove his worth on the football field as he begins life with the A-League's Central Coast Mariners....

 2018-08-21 06:54 

ABC Australia

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Malcolm Turnbull struggling to shore up his border...

Malcolm Turnbull is still upright, but he will need to be a miracle worker to survive to take the Government to the election....

 2018-08-21 02:40 

ABC Australia

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Results wrap: Mortgage Choice profit crashes 80pc, while Seven West rebounds back to profit...

While earnings for the August reporting season so far look fairly solid, today's key results from the likes of Amcor, Seven West Media and Mortgage Choice are not pleasing the market....

 2018-08-21 00:13 

ABC Australia

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Parramatta Eels under investigation again for alleged salary cap breaches...

Parramatta's salary cap management is again under question, as the club denies allegations it has broken the rules regarding third party benefits for players....

 2018-08-21 00:08 

ABC Australia

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Rose Mcgowan 'heartbroken' at reports Asia Argento made deal to 'pay off' own accuser...

Leading #MeToo figure Rose McGowan says "her heart is broken" after a New York Times report revealed Italian actress and fellow Harvey Weinstein assault accuser Asia Argento settled a sexual assault complaint filed against her by a young actor....

 2018-08-20 23:22 

ABC Australia

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Model FJ Holden panel van commemorates historic newsreel era...

A vintage FJ Holden panel van is commemorating the daring feats of newsreel crews in the 1940s and 50s when news was served at the movies....

 2018-08-20 23:17 

ABC Australia

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Liberal leadership declared vacant, Peter Dutton nominates...

Malcolm Turnbull has declared the Liberal leadership is vacant....

 2018-08-20 23:17 

ABC Australia

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Turnbull hangs on with 48-35 leadership ballot win over Dutton, reshuffle on the cards...

Malcolm Turnbull is set to implement sweeping changes to his frontbench after narrowly surviving a leadership ballot against Peter Dutton...

 2018-08-20 22:53 

ABC Australia

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African-Australian rappers combat negative stereotypes through hip hop...

KUDZAI's song 4 Deep In The Suburbs, written as a response to what the singer sees as the racist scaremongering that has targeted his community, racks up more than 150,000 views....

 2018-08-20 22:44 

ABC Australia

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BHP profit falls on flagged US shale oil write-downs...

BHP's profit falls 37 per cent due to a massive write-down on its US onshore oil and gas assets, Donald Trump's corporate tax cuts and the ongoing fallout from its Brazilian dam collapse....

 2018-08-20 22:08 

ABC Australia

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Police search bushland for missing Adelaide man...

Police and SES crews search bushland in Adelaide's southern suburbs for a man with dementia who went missing while walking his dog yesterday afternoon....

 2018-08-20 22:01 

ABC Australia

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WA public servants have taken 150 days of domestic violence leave in just six months...

The higher-than-expected number of WA public servants accessing the newly introduced paid family and domestic violence leave vindicates the decision to introduce it, the Community Services Minister says....

 2018-08-20 21:50 

ABC Australia

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Live: Turnbull sees off Dutton challenge, but leadership turmoil to continue...

Malcolm Turnbull emerges victorious after calling a Liberal leadership spill, beating Peter Dutton 48-35. But the narrowness of the victory is setting up more problems for the PM. Follow live....

 2018-08-20 21:45 

ABC Australia

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How Peter Dutton's family trust could make him ineligible to sit in Parliament...

It is possible the Home Affairs Minister is in breach of Section 44(v) of the Constitution, because of a family trust — and if the High Court were to find him so, it would cause yet another headache for the Government, writes Anne Twomey....

 2018-08-20 21:41 

ABC Australia

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What style of parent are you? It affects how much your children remember...

We experience thousands of events across childhood, and yet as adults we recall only a handful. And how we talk to our kids plays a big role in how they remember events....

 2018-08-20 20:50 

ABC Australia

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New cheetah cubs spotted at Monarto Zoo...

Four new cheetah cubs make their public debut at SA's Monarto Zoo — but you will have to pay $99 more than the usual entry fee to see them....

 2018-08-20 20:19 

ABC Australia

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Study aims to develop more comfortable breast prostheses for women...

Breast Research Australia is trying to design lighter breast prostheses for women who've undergone a mastectomy, after finding they can cause discomfort and prevent women from exercising....

 2018-08-20 20:05 

ABC Australia

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Mount Druitt's 'Home and Away': new soap opera showcases 'real' Australia...

The pilot episode of a new soap opera, produced by an Indigenous artist and performed by a western Sydney Liberian comedy group, aims to show audiences that there is more to Australia than Summer Bay....

 2018-08-20 20:02 

ABC Australia

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How Melbourne's love of the NGV spans generations...

For the past 50 years, the National Gallery of Victoria has built the most impressive art collection outside of Europe and North America — and it's showing no signs of slowing down....

 2018-08-20 19:06 

ABC Australia

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'My God, it is quite intimidating': A faith healing for an ABC correspondent...

Sean Dorney may only have two years to live. The former ABC reporter returns to his beloved island stomping ground for what could be a final farewell....

 2018-08-20 19:06 

ABC Australia

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Do you have a medical implant? Health advocates warn another scandal 'is inevitable'...

More catastrophic failures of medical devices are "almost guaranteed" to happen because there's been no significant reforms to the way Australia regulates such implants, health advocates say....

 2018-08-20 19:04 

ABC Australia

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Turnbull at the mercy of a small and ruthless rump in his own party...

Despite all the noise, what Canberra proved yesterday was that for now there is little appetite in the Coalition for a leadership change — in the sense of its transactional costs — and no clear view that Peter Dutton would produce a better ele...

 2018-08-20 14:16 

ABC Australia

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John Marsden says he would not have written the Tomorrow series today...

Joining a panel of authors on Q&A, award-winning author John Marsden says he would not write his popular series about teenagers fighting a foreign invasion today due to his "horror" at Australia's treatment of asylum seekers....

 2018-08-20 12:30 

ABC Australia

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A $280k apology: Liberal MLA's sledge on union boss leaves taxpayers footing the bill...

Taxpayers in the ACT will be slugged with a $280,000 legal bill on behalf of Liberal MLA and former opposition leader Jeremy Hanson, after he settled a defamation case brought by former CFMEU boss Dean Hall....

 2018-08-20 11:25 

ABC Australia

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'Dad this is insane': Father and son escape forest fire by driving through it...

Harrowing video captures the moment a man and his 70-year-old father are forced to drive along a flame-lined dirt road to escape a growing forest fire in Montana....

 2018-08-20 10:10 

ABC Australia

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This tiny joey was stranded, but two SA women have given it another chance at life...

A joey left in its dead mother's pouch is given a second chance at life thanks to the curiosity and quick actions of two South Australian women driving home from a lunch date in McLaren Vale....

 2018-08-20 08:55 

ABC Australia

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Shipbuilders out of work as industry slides further into 'valley of death'...

Shipbuilder ASC is poised to shed a further 93 jobs from its Adelaide shipyard as the last Air Warfare Destroyer nears completion....

 2018-08-20 06:43 

ABC Australia

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'Are you a man or a mouse?': NSW Teacher allegedly taunted victims...

A court has been told that an ex-army sergeant and teacher taunted alleged abuse victims, asking if they were 'a man or a mouse?'....

 2018-08-20 06:41 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

How to build a house you can recycle...

An engineer who has had a love of "junk" from a young age builds a house that is recyclable, to ensure there will be no waste from it in the future....

 2018-08-20 04:09 

ABC Australia

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Ekka adopts cattle surveillance for new accommodation facility...

Queensland's peak agricultural show, the Brisbane Exhibition, has started using surveillance cameras for exhibitors to keep an eye on cattle....

 2018-08-20 03:23 

ABC Australia

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As battle for power heats up, Victoria Labor pledges more for solar...

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews follows billion-dollar commitment to rooftop solar panels with pledge of discounted solar hot water systems....

 2018-08-20 02:57 

ABC Australia

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NSW Government directs $72m to homes and businesses to reduce energy costs...

The NSW Government is taking $72 million from its Climate Change Fund to help some businesses and low-income renters reduce their energy costs, but an environmental group says the state is "buying water pistols" to douse a fire....

 2018-08-20 02:55 

ABC Australia

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Kevin Spacey's latest film tanks at US box office — taking just $425...

The actor's fall from public favour has been confirmed after his latest film brought in a measly $US425 at the US box office in its opening weekend....

 2018-08-20 01:25 

ABC Australia

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Sydney light rail delay examined in NSW parliamentary inquiry...

A NSW parliamentary inquiry into the impact of the CBD and South East Light Rail project hears there are no direct contracts between the project's builders, Acciona, and the State Government....

 2018-08-20 01:09 

ABC Australia

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Grateful mum thanks firefighters for saving critically ill baby's bedroom...

A video thanking volunteers and a pilot who died battling the NSW South Coast bushfires goes viral after firefighting efforts save a caravan and critically ill baby's bedroom — all the family had left after losing their first child....

 2018-08-20 01:06 

ABC Australia

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Woman whose husband tried to kill her warns 'don't fob off' domestic violence incidents...

A Sunshine Coast woman whose husband was convicted of trying to kill her has a chilling warning for others in domestic violence situations....

 2018-08-19 23:00 

ABC Australia

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'I hope Prince Harry gets one': RSL women get sewing for Invictus athletes...

Hundreds of handmade laundry bags will be given to athletes competing at the Invictus Games after months of sewing by enthusiastic volunteers from across Queensland....

 2018-08-19 22:41 

ABC Australia

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Woolworths profit jumps, supermarket giant pays special dividend...

Woolworths posts a 12.5 per cent rise in profit for the 2018 financial year, and will increase dividend payments to shareholders by more than 20 per cent....

 2018-08-19 22:39 

ABC Australia

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'Truth isn't truth' in Mueller investigation, Trump's lawyer claims...

Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani says "truth isn't truth", while explaining he won't let special counsel Robert Mueller rush the President into testifying so he "gets trapped in perjury"....

 2018-08-19 22:12 

ABC Australia

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Live: Leadership rumblings in Canberra, as Malcolm Turnbull battles to hold on to the top job...

It is a dangerous time for the Prime Minister, as his political opponents urge Home Affairs Minister Petter Dutton to challenge him for the leadership. Follow live....

 2018-08-19 21:00 

ABC Australia

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Chances are this 92yo and her husband are much better dancers than you...

Melbourne couple Wilhelmina and Frans Kortleven have been married for 66 years. Every Saturday night they hit the dancefloor, impressing younger onlookers with their nimble footwork and dizzying spins....

 2018-08-19 20:08 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Man critical after shooting near Hobart...

A 24-year-old man is rushed to hospital in a critical condition after a shooting in Bridgewater, north of Hobart, overnight....

 2018-08-19 20:08 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

New dad critical after 'targeted' shooting near Hobart...

A 24-year-old man who recently became a father is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in what police say was a targeted attack....

 2018-08-19 19:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Parties with Branson: Where some of the Pilbara 'Ponzi' millions went...

New investigations reveal how Pilbara businesswoman Veronica Macpherson spent millions of dollars of investors' money on jet-setting, parties with celebrities and a rock band, while the suspected 'Ponzi' scheme she masterminded was collapsing....

 2018-08-19 18:28 

ABC Australia

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Magpies repaid by showing faith in Buckley and asking hard questions...

Collingwood's return to the AFL finals has much to do with sticking with Nathan Buckley as coach but also its thorough examination of where the club stood off the field, writes Richard Hinds....

 2018-08-19 18:27 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The great super swindle: How your savings helped boost bank bonuses...

The main theme to emerge from the banking royal commission is the flagrant disregard with which clients are held by the industry, manifested in the fee gouging that has become standard industry practice, writes Ian Verrender....

 2018-08-19 04:40 

ABC Australia

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Missing 87yo 'avid bushman' with dementia may have gone as far as Perth Hills, family says...

The family of elderly Perth man Alexander Henderson, who has severe dementia and hearing loss and was last seen leaving his home in the city's northern suburbs, issue a plea for help as a search for the missing grandfather enters its third day....

 2018-08-19 04:37 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

UK underestimating rise of far-right extremism, ex-counter-terror boss warns...

The former head of counter terrorism for the UK's Metropolitan Police warns of a growing threat from right-wing extremists in the country, citing four far-right terror plots foiled last year....

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