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 2023-02-05 06:27 

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Lauren Jackson to miss rest of WNBL season...

Australian basketball great Lauren Jackson has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to an Achilles injury suffered in her WNBL tribute match....

 2023-02-05 06:00 

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Over 500 Marilyn Monroe look-alikes flock to Adelaide beach, raising $200,000 for cancer research...

The 10th annual Marilyn Jetty Swim has reached a fundraising milestone, raising $1 million for cancer research....

 2023-02-05 05:48 

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[ New South Wales ]

'Restore integrity': NSW Labor vows to legislate against pork-barrelling in allocation of grants...

Labor's plan announced at a campaign rally in Western Sydney comes days after the release of a scathing report into how bushfire recovery grants were handed out....

 2023-02-05 05:26 

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Aussies lose Hazlewood to injury ahead of first India Test...

Australia is dealt a massive blow as it prepares for the series opener against India in Nagpur, with fast bowler Josh Hazlewood sidelined due to injury....

 2023-02-05 05:26 

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Aussies set to lose Hazlewood to injury ahead of first India Test...

Australia has more injury concerns as it prepares for the series opener against India in Nagpur, with fast bowler Josh Hazlewood troubled by an Achilles complaint....

 2023-02-05 05:24 

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Liam Wilson wants instant rematch or all-Aussie blockbuster following world title blunder...

After his controversial loss to Emanuel Navarrete there are only two fights on Liam Wilson's mind and one of them is a clash with one of Australian boxing's biggest stars....

 2023-02-05 05:16 

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Tax breaks announced for homes, businesses affected by River Murray floodwaters...

As attention turns to reconnecting a major Riverland road that was cut off by floodwaters, the SA government also announces new tax relief measures aimed at helping those who lost their homes....

 2023-02-05 04:48 

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[ World ]

Less BBL could be more with competition to discuss shortening season...

The Big Bash experienced a comeback summer in 2022-23 but greater heights could be yet to come with the competition to discuss a shorter season on the back of fan demand....

 2023-02-05 04:45 

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Gympie teenager dies in hospital after being hit by car on way home from school...

The 14-year-old boy died in the Queensland Children's Hospital, three days after he was hit by a car on his way home from school near Gympie....

 2023-02-05 04:35 

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'We can get this done': How teen Cooper Connolly helped lift Perth Scorchers to fifth BBL crown...

While admitting to being "very nervous", 19-year-old Connolly — playing in just his fourth BBL match — shows poise beyond his years and experience in guiding the Scorchers to a record-extending championship triumph....

 2023-02-05 04:12 

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Authorities believe bull shark 'likely' inflicted fatal bite on Perth teenager...

After the Swan River's first deadly shark attack in 100 years, authorities believe it was "likely" a bull shark that inflicted the fatal bite....

 2023-02-05 03:59 

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[ Victoria ]

Man dies, driver flees following Gippsland hit-and-run...

A 36-year-old man has died after being hit by a stolen car in Maffra early this morning. Police are asking any witnesses or people with footage or information to contact Crime Stoppers....

 2023-02-05 03:43 

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Princess of Wales shares baby photo of herself to launch early childhood campaign...

Princess Catherine shares a photo of herself as a baby as she launches a new early childhood campaign....

 2023-02-05 03:32 

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[ World ]

China's spy balloon has been shot down by the US, but what happens next?...

Following days of alarm and discussion about how to deal with the surveillance balloon, the US is now racing to recover the wreckage. But what technology do they expect to find?...

 2023-02-05 02:14 

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'Feisty' 3.8m saltwater crocodile escapes from wildlife-sanctuary enclosure, recaptured...

A crocodile called Dynamo "bashes" its way out of an enclosure, forcing a north Queensland wildlife sanctuary to shut down for several hours as staff recapture the croc....

 2023-02-05 01:08 

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Inspired by nature, Josephine is designing a floating sculpture that doubles as an ecosystem...

Artist Josephine Jakobi, this year's major prize winner of the International Art Textile Biennale, revisits the life cycles of Victoria's Lake Tyers in her latest art installation project, Observatorium....

 2023-02-05 01:04 

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NRL players Latrell Mitchell and Jack Wighton arrested in Canberra...

The pair will face the ACT Magistrates Court after a fight allegedly broke out between the pair in the early hours of Sunday....

 2023-02-05 01:04 

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NRL players Latrell Mitchell and Jack Wighton arrested in Canberra...

The pair will face the ACT Magistrates Court after a fight allegedly broke out between the pair in the early hours of Sunday....

 2023-02-05 00:55 

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High-range drink drivers and Uber assaults spark busy night for police on SA roads...

Two alleged high-range drink-drivers, an assault on an Uber driver, and a crash into two parked cars have kept SA police busy overnight. Meanwhile, the state's horror road toll continues....

 2023-02-05 00:48 

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[ Northern Territory ]

Why do we leave parks and beaches looking like this on public holidays?...

Litter left at this Top End creek after an Australia Day party causes "despair" as locals clean up the mess. Here are some ideas to stop people leaving rubbish at beauty spots, especially on public holidays....

 2023-02-05 00:41 

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Chile battling dozens of wildfires as death toll reaches 22...

Dozens of wildfires cause Chile to extend an emergency order, as a heatwave complicates efforts to control fires that have claimed at least 22 lives....

 2023-02-05 00:41 

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Chile battling dozens of wildfires as death toll reaches 23...

Dozens of wildfires cause Chile to extend an emergency order, as a heatwave complicates efforts to control fires that have claimed at least 23 lives....

 2023-02-05 00:34 

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An 'explosive kind of love': Why Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee's love story had to end...

Actor Pamela Anderson releases a new book and a Netflix documentary, saying she's never loved anyone like the musician father of her children, who she divorced after he was violent....

 2023-02-05 00:21 

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Perth Scorchers brush off injury, turmoil and scandal to secure momentous back-to-back Big Bash titles...

As the Perth Scorchers celebrate another Big Bash title, and the franchise's fifth overall, it's easy to overlook just how monumental this season's achievement is....

 2023-02-05 00:03 

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Leading Voice to Parliament proponent says not all of Dutton's questions can be answered...

Professor Megan Davis, who on Thursday met with the opposition leader as he mulls whether to support the Voice to Parliament, says some of his questions cannot be answered before the referendum....

 2023-02-05 00:01 

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'Not out of the woods': Perth has gone a whole year without hitting 40 degrees — but summer isn't over yet...

The capital city is experiencing a cooler summer than last year, but people are advised to savour the gentler weather, with climate change set to bring extreme heat across the country....

 2023-02-04 23:47 

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Historical Mount Buffalo Chalet remains closed to visitors as latest attempt to open it fails...

Victoria's historical Mount Buffalo chalet stands dormant as the latest attempt to partially reopen the mammoth building comes to nothing....

 2023-02-04 23:34 

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'Households are feeling the pinch': Perrottet vows to slash energy bills by $250 if he's re-elected...

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet says a re-elected Liberals and Nationals government will slash energy bills by $250 and help households unlock up to $400 in further savings by switching to a better deal....

 2023-02-04 23:21 

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'Cage in the forest' prisoner of war camp in the Australian bush...

A dedicated amateur historian has devoted years to finding and recording the stories of German and Italian prisoners of war held in a forest camp south of Perth during World War II....

 2023-02-04 23:11 

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Woman stunned after public housing contractor leaves paint 'all over the furniture'...

A woman who lives in public housing is left in a state of disbelief after a painter contracted by Homes Tasmania left paint "all over the furniture" and told her she would need to fix the job herself if she was unhappy....

 2023-02-04 22:55 

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[ New South Wales ]

Teenager dies after suspected shark attack in Perth's Swan River...

The incident comes two years after Perth man Cameron Wrathall was severely injured by a bull shark while swimming in the Swan River in Bicton in January 2021....

 2023-02-04 22:40 

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Young artists from Alice Springs and beyond explore nature, family and lonelinesss in new exhibition...

From family portraits to commentary on single-use plastics and loneliness, Exit Art shows off the best student works from Year 12 graduates....

 2023-02-04 22:19 

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NT residents flock interstate to dodge grog restrictions as Queensland town 'overwhelmed'...

More people are crossing the border after recent crackdowns on alcohol consumption in Alice Springs, with leaders in Mount Isa saying itinerants from the NT are exhausting local resources....

 2023-02-04 21:51 

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Cricket great Rachael Haynes to coach in India's new Women's Premier League...

Former Australia vice-captain Haynes has been appointed as head coach of the Gujarat Giants as India's new multi-million-dollar women's cricket league....

 2023-02-04 21:51 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Flood victims in Mildura set out to repair sporting grounds...

Sporting grounds were under flood water for weeks and some are still sodden putting competitions on hold until clean-ups are complete....

 2023-02-04 21:45 

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How a rookie journo, home for a holiday, covered disastrous floods with a mobile phone and a ladder...

"I felt a sense of community obligation to make sure that this story was getting the attention it deserved," writes Dylan Storer, the only journalist in Fitzroy Crossing when it was hit by disaster....

 2023-02-04 21:33 

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Farmers warn of years of recovery ahead in the flood-ravaged New South Wales' Central West...

As the water recedes from the flood-ravaged New South Wales' Central West, all that remains standing on some farms are the trees....

 2023-02-04 21:16 

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Brisbane is the nation's 'tightest student accommodation market', and there's no relief in rentals...

The cost of university accommodation has risen significantly since the pandemic and securing a bed for the start of the academic year is more competitive than ever....

 2023-02-04 21:13 

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Residents leaving Katherine in notable numbers amid reports of rising crime...

It was almost impossible find somewhere to rent in Katherine last year, but vacancies are rapidly rising as residents break leases to leave town, a real estate agent says, blaming rising crime rate in the Northern Territory town....

 2023-02-04 21:12 

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Matildas star Ellie Carpenter returns to action in boost to Women's World Cup hopes...

Carpenter tore her ACL last May and was up against the clock to return to fitness for this year's World Cup on home soil....

 2023-02-04 21:10 

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This car crime is increasingly common and there's not much you can do to prevent being a target...

Police say criminals are increasingly using 3D printers to make false numberplates and commit crimes....

 2023-02-04 21:08 

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Elton the puppy can sense when Charlie is about to have a seizure, but he helps him in more ways than one...

Canberra boy Charlie suffers from a number of health issues, but his labrador puppy Elton has brought life-changing care and comfort to both him and his family....

 2023-02-04 21:03 

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Landon hadn't seen stars in 10 years. He fears others will have to experience the same...

After working as a lighting consultant for two decades, Landon Bannister has become the president of an organisation fighting for the preservation of starry skies — and, somewhat ironically, arguing for cutting back on illumination....

 2023-02-04 20:49 

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[ New South Wales ]

Carp swarm Menindee Lakes as floods create ideal breeding conditions...

Large numbers of European carp are swarming areas of Menindee Lakes, but rather than panic, some locals using them as fertiliser for town gardens until waters recede....

 2023-02-04 20:43 

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Almost 200 Russian and Ukrainian POW's released in prisoner swap...

Officials say dozens of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners of war have returned home following a prisoner swap, while the bodies of two British aid volunteers killed in Ukraine were also recovered....

 2023-02-04 20:26 

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TGA psychedelics decision met with relief, cautious optimism and 'serious reservations'...

Advocates welcome a surprise decision from Australia's drug regulator to approve two psychedelic drugs for mental health treatment, but some clinicians are concerned the decision may be premature....

 2023-02-04 20:21 

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Australia's newest coal-fired power plant 'to be retired' before the end of the decade...

WA's only privately owned coal-fired power station to close "before 2030" under plans that would bring the curtain down on the fuel's use in the state's economy....

 2023-02-04 20:07 

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Push to have disgraced former governor-general defrocked to be heard by Anglican Church panel...

A push from survivors to have former governor-general Peter Hollingworth defrocked for his handling of paedophiles in his diocese reaches a critical juncture, with a hearing by the church's independent investigation panel scheduled this week....

 2023-02-04 20:01 

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US shoots down Chinese spy balloon over Atlantic Ocean...

US President Joe Biden orders the Pentagon shoot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon that had made its way across the country....

 2023-02-04 19:33 

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An ex-UNSW student was arrested for protesting in China last year. She hasn't been heard from since...

Concern grows for a former Sydney international student, who is among a number of young women arrested and charged after last November's zero-COVID protests....

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