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 2018-06-23 19:54 

ABC Australia

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How making art can change the way we relate to intellectual disability...

Firstdraft's new exhibition Paired showcases collaborative works created by artists with and without intellectual disability....

 2018-06-23 19:53 

ABC Australia

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Billion-dollar potash potential to cash in on global fertiliser shortage...

One of Australia's largest salt lakes might hold the key to helping with a worldwide shortage of a high-grade fertiliser that can be extracted from the salty crust....

 2018-06-23 19:51 

ABC Australia

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'Like lambs waiting to be killed': Uighur families stranded in Chinese 're-education camps'...

Since last spring, several hundred thousand and possibly more than 1 million ethnic minorities — mostly Uighur — in Xinjiang have been interned in mass detention facilities. The ABC interviewed Uighur individuals in Australia who have family m...

 2018-06-23 19:50 

ABC Australia

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From 'Villages of Idiots' to tourism destination: Unshackling the mentally ill in Indonesia...

An Indonesian village is shaking its infamous reputation for being home to an unusually high concentration of people living with a wide spectrum of mental disorders and re-establishing itself as a tourism destination for arts and crafts....

 2018-06-23 19:47 

ABC Australia

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Here's why Turkey's elections are so important...

Turkish elections that will take place this weekend are a watershed moment in the country's history and will decide the future of President Recep Tayep Erdogan....

 2018-06-23 19:03 

ABC Australia

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$35 billion warship announcement delayed...

A long-awaited announcement on who will build the Navy's next fleet of anti-submarine warships is delayed as cabinet debates whether to include a Western Australia-based company in the $35 billion project....

 2018-06-23 19:03 

ABC Australia

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Zimbabwe President 'a few inches away' from blast...

An explosion rocks a stadium where Zimbabwe's President addressed a campaign rally, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying the president is not hurt....

 2018-06-23 19:00 

ABC Australia

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Indonesia's slow and circuitous road to democracy...

Significant progress has been made in relation to Indonesia's democratisation over the past 20 years since the resignation of authoritarian president Suharto. Nonetheless, a culture of impunity regarding historical human rights abuses persists, writes...

 2018-06-23 19:00 

ABC Australia

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I got to know a female killer and her story is more complicated than Netflix shows...

She's a Netflix villain, one of the reluctant stars of its latest true crime series Evil Genius, but to me Marjorie Diehl Armstrong was a complex woman seeking understanding and an accomplice to help vindicate her, writes Kathyrn M. Whiteley....

 2018-06-23 19:00 

ABC Australia

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'He slapped one of my players': how Afshan inspired a sporting revolution for Kashmir's girls...

Afshan Ashiq is a rising soccer star, but it was a rock thrown at a policeman that scored her viral fame and a Bollywood spin-off. Now, thousands of women are following her onto the field, as the region uses sport to deter young people from violent street...

 2018-06-23 17:41 

ABC Australia

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World Cup live: Germany v Sweden...

Defending champion Germany will need to rebound against Sweden, which is coming off the back of its first World Cup win in 12 years. Follow all the action in our live World Cup ScoreCentre....

 2018-06-23 13:58 

ABC Australia

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Candidates campaign in final hours before Turkey elections...

Turkish politicians campaign to massive crowds for the last remaining hours ahead of Sunday's critical presidential and parliamentary elections, widely viewed as the most crucial in Turkey for decades....

 2018-06-23 11:26 

ABC Australia

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World Cup live: Belgium v Tunisia...

Tunisia will be seeking at least a point against one of the tournament favourites Belgium, which could effectively seal its second round passage with a victory. Follow all the action in our live World Cup ScoreCentre....

 2018-06-23 11:02 

ABC Australia

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Crows cut ties with mind power company...

The struggling Adelaide Crows announce the end of their association with the mind training company behind their controversial preseason training camp....

 2018-06-23 08:32 

ABC Australia

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Ugly incident at Gabba, as Giants' Jeremy Cameron knocks out Lions' Harris Andrews...

GWS forward Jeremy Cameron is set for a big ban after an ugly incident where his elbow caught Brisbane Lions defender Harris Andrews flush in the head and knocked him out at the Gabba....

 2018-06-23 06:49 

ABC Australia

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Rural 'sale of the century' draws thousands as vintage tractor collection goes under the hammer...

A former Toowoomba cotton farmer turned avid tractor collector says he has been overwhelmed by a massive turnout as he sells everything in his collection to the highest bidder....

 2018-06-23 06:24 

ABC Australia

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Shining light of Dark Mofo needs to go regional next, tourism body says...

As Dark Mofo wraps up there are calls for regional tourism to find a way of shining a light on the less visited areas of the state during winter....

 2018-06-23 05:03 

ABC Australia

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Passenger was watching The Voice before self-driving Uber killed pedestrian...

A police report reveals the woman inside the self-driving Uber that crashed and killed a pedestrian in Arizona earlier this year was watching The Voice on her phone at the time and could have stopped the car if she had not been distracted. Here's what...

 2018-06-23 02:57 

ABC Australia

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'Welcome to 2018': Opposing State of Origin players kiss after women's match...

The NRL claps back at fans angry at a photo of State of Origin opponents Karina Brown and Vanessa Foliaki kissing after last night's game in Sydney, telling them 'welcome to 2018 ... can't wait for you to join us!'...

 2018-06-23 01:39 

ABC Australia

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Cop that: New police recruit goes from circus act to constable...

A high flying circus performance has little in common with a police beat, but a new recruit in Tasmania is keen to learn the ropes....

 2018-06-23 01:24 

ABC Australia

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1951 Penfolds Grange set to break wine auction record...

Bidding is at $60,000 for this very special bottle of wine with a unique provenance....

 2018-06-22 23:37 

ABC Australia

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Little Aussie baseball stars head to the big league to take on the might of the United States...

A group of WA boys have conquered all before them in rising to the top of Australian baseball. Now they are lining up against the might of the US at the Little League World Series in California....

 2018-06-22 22:28 

ABC Australia

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Plenty is riding on the Darling Range by-election, despite what the parties say...

The Darling Range by-election will be a key leadership test for both Mark McGowan and Mike Nahan, writes Jessica Strutt, but while Labor has put the Premier front and centre of its campaign, the Liberal leader has been reluctant to step into the spotlight...

 2018-06-22 22:23 

ABC Australia

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The secrets of taking a perfect winter frost photo...

Frozen knees and numb fingers are part of the job for weather photographer Chris McFerran, who looks forward to sub-zero temperatures so he can capture the beauty of a winter frost....

 2018-06-22 22:23 

ABC Australia

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How to spot the ISS in the night sky...

Australians are a curious bunch when it comes to the International Space Station. Thankfully we get plenty of opportunities here for sightings, including as early as tonight....

 2018-06-22 22:20 

ABC Australia

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'I don't see it as a bungle': Transplant group defends donor process after breach...

Transplant Australia is defending Queensland's organ and tissue donation process, after a major clinical breach saw three babies receive tissue from a donor with brain cancer....

 2018-06-22 22:18 

ABC Australia

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Labor claims 'nobody housed' under Tasmanian low-income rental scheme...

Housing Minister Roger Jaensch says 28 properties have been identified to house low-income earners, but there is no disclosure on how many have been housed under the crisis scheme....

 2018-06-22 22:18 

ABC Australia

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What exactly is happening with light rail to Woden?...

There are arguments over the route, debates over its affordability and of course that pesky question of just how we are going to get it across Lake Burley Griffin....

 2018-06-22 22:01 

ABC Australia

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Wong 'a little frosty' after award-winning photo...

All it took was a single word for Senator Penny Wong to lose her steely self-control, and the image of that moment has now won an Australian photographer a prestigious award....

 2018-06-22 21:49 

ABC Australia

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Elton the bull with 'fabulous libido' retires after fathering more than 5,000 daughters...

After providing 150,000 doses of semen and siring more than 5,000 daughters, Elton the bull could be regarded as Australia's most prolific father....

 2018-06-22 20:22 

ABC Australia

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'Baa code': How ear tags are transforming the sheep and goat industry...

Victoria is the first Australian state to make it mandatory for sheep and goats to carry individual electronic identification, and innovative livestock producers say the technology is a game changer....

 2018-06-22 20:18 

ABC Australia

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'An untold history': Chinese and Indigenous Australians share a strong cultural bond...

This year marks 200 years since the first Chinese migrant arrived in Australia back in 1818, yet the historical connections between Chinese and Indigenous people have largely gone unrecorded....

 2018-06-22 19:30 

ABC Australia

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Lay off Kruse, it's just a game, says Socceroos' Milligan...

After Robbie Kruse copped plenty of online abuse following Australia's World Cup draw with Denmark, Mark Milligan says it's time for aggressive fans to gain some perspective....

 2018-06-22 19:00 

ABC Australia

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The true cost of your empty wallet...

Having a wallet, a pile of the folding stuff, a pineapple in our pockets has been our habit for generations. But after thousands of years, we've gone cash-free. This be one of the swiftest and most pain-free social transformations we've experience...

 2018-06-22 19:00 

ABC Australia

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Wonder poodles and an outback Chihuahua: how Jody's dogs bring joy...

When Jody Morrish couldn't get a service dog for her disabled son, she trained her own poodle. She never expected the "dream dog" would help her walk again after she ended up in a wheelchair and set her on the path to help others....

 2018-06-22 19:00 

ABC Australia

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After tax cut success, Turnbull faces a small but noisy revolt from within...

After successfully swaying cross-benchers on income tax cuts, the Coalition will need to replenish its negotiating skills for next week, the last sitting week before the winter break. There are company tax cuts to get through the Senate, and an internal r...

 2018-06-22 18:40 

ABC Australia

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'Why was killing so often the option?': War crime allegations demand response...

Stories of possible unlawful killings and inappropriate conduct by elite Australian soldiers in Afghanistan bring into sharp focus the question of what went wrong inside Australia's tight-knit special forces community....

 2018-06-22 17:40 

ABC Australia

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World Cup live: Serbia v Switzerland...

A win could put Serbia through to the next round, but it will be no easy task as it faces Switzerland, which held Brazil to a score draw last time out. Follow all the action in our live World Cup ScoreCentre....

 2018-06-22 14:26 

ABC Australia

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World Cup live: Nigeria v Iceland...

Will it be another Icelandic fairy tale? The World Cup minnows take on Nigeria hoping to follow up their creditable draw with Argentina last time out. Follow all the action in our live World Cup ScoreCentre....

 2018-06-22 13:34 

ABC Australia

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United States to house migrant children on military bases: report...

Officials in the United States are reportedly making arrangements to house about 20,000 migrant children on four military bases, as Donald Trump tells Republicans to "stop wasting time on" immigration legislation....

 2018-06-22 11:51 

ABC Australia

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Resilient Blues beat Maroons in women's State of Origin thriller...

Women's State of Origin is here to stay, as the New South Wales Blues edge out the Queensland Maroons 16-10 in a nail-biting contest at North Sydney Oval....

 2018-06-22 09:23 

ABC Australia

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AFL live: Power host Demons at Adelaide Oval...

The seventh-placed Power take on the top-four Demons in a blockbuster clash at the Adelaide Oval on Friday night. Follow the live scores, stats and commentary in our live AFL ScoreCentre....

 2018-06-22 08:34 

ABC Australia

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Manhunt underway after alleged sexual assault on Melbourne woman...

Police arrest a man and search for another over the alleged sexual assault of a woman who was picked up by a vehicle, not far from where the body of Eurydice Dixon was found, after a night out in Melbourne....

 2018-06-22 08:34 

ABC Australia

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Man charged with abduction, rape of Melbourne woman...

A man is charged with the abduction and rape of a woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted after night out in Melbourne....

 2018-06-22 07:23 

ABC Australia

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One Nation rides into Darling Range by-election on a horse named Fiasco...

The Darling Range by-election campaign draws to an end with One Nation candidate Rod Caddies entering the fray astride a horse named Fiasco — an appropriate finish for a race littered with bizarre moments and triggered by a tangled web of lies and d...

 2018-06-22 07:21 

ABC Australia

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Domestic violence spikes on State of Origin nights, study finds...

New research shows a 40 per cent increase on average in domestic assault on State of Origin nights, and about a 70 per cent increase in non-domestic assaults....

 2018-06-22 07:12 

ABC Australia

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Australia's largest live sheep exporter's licence suspended, ABC understands...

Australia's largest live sheep exporter Emanuel Exports' export licence is suspended by the Agriculture Department, ABC News understands....

 2018-06-22 06:03 

ABC Australia

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Dark Mofo would dribble away if festival was tamed, creator says...

Threats by the Hobart City Council to cut funding for the "shocking" Dark Mofo festival prompt warnings by MONA owner David Walsh that a tame festival will dribble away....

 2018-06-22 05:56 

ABC Australia

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Melania kicked off #jacketgate, but this might just be one of Trump's distractions...

It was a pretty weird week in Washington, according to Washington bureau chief Zoe Daniel. There was flip flopping, fibbing and fiddly talk. But none could beat #jacketgate....

 2018-06-22 04:39 

ABC Australia

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Starbucks attack terrorist sentenced to death...

Radical Indonesian cleric Aman Abdurrahman, blamed for a 2016 terrorist attack on a Jakarta Starbucks cafe, is sentenced to death....

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