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 2022-06-27 19:42 

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Queensland in midst of new COVID-19 wave, Chief Health Officer warns...

Queensland has recorded 25 flu-related deaths so far this year and Chief Health Officer John Gerrard is warning a third COVID-19 wave is now also hitting the state....

 2022-06-27 19:33 

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[ World ]

Live: NSW Now: Trains delayed ahead of union action...

MORNING BRIEFING: Commuters are warned to expect to be late today, as industrial rail action causes major cancellations and disruptions....

 2022-06-27 19:28 

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England christens start of Brendan McCullum era with 3-0 series win over New Zealand...

The Brendan McCullum effect has been on full display throughout the series as England completed a dominant victory over world Test champions New Zealand....

 2022-06-27 19:16 

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'Delete your tracker apps': Why the fall of abortion rights has sent Americans scrambling for their phones...

After the Supreme Court's decision to overturn abortion rights across the United States, Americans are being warned to be extremely careful about sharing personal health data online or publicly offering to help those seeking pregnancy termination serv...

 2022-06-27 19:10 

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Mining, logging lobbyists dial in to briefings about proposed anti-protest laws, unbeknownst to politicians...

An independent Tasmanian MP says forestry and mining groups were given the "unusual" opportunity to give the state's Legislative Council confidential briefings ahead of debate on controversial proposed anti-protest laws....

 2022-06-27 19:06 

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[ World ]

Climate activists willing to risk heavy fines and jail terms under tough, new anti-protest laws...

New South Wales has introduced tougher penalties in a bid to stop protesters disrupting vital transport links, but climate protest group Blockade Australia says it is prepared to pay the price....

 2022-06-27 19:04 

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[ World ]

NATO will have four Pacific ring-ins when it meets today — and their invitation says a lot...

Distant events are a thing of the past. It's why Anthony Albanese and a handful of other Pacific leaders have been invited to attend a meeting for a military alliance now forced to think globally, writes Andrew Probyn....

 2022-06-27 19:00 

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[ World ]

$44k in 'personal' donations to the Liberal Party came from vaping lobby during debate over policy...

As the Coalition feuded over vaping, Four Corners can reveal a lobby group gave $44,000 to the Liberal Party but declared it as personal gifts from its director on electoral returns....

 2022-06-27 19:00 

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[ World ]

Are you grown up but don't feel like a very successful 'adult'? You might actually be doing better than the rest of us...

Author Moya Sarner set out to discover why she felt nothing like an adult. She discovered she wasn't the only one and that it's not all bad news....

 2022-06-27 19:00 

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[ World ]

Is Ukraine's 'tactical realignment' a sign it's losing the war against Russia?...

The plucky Ukrainians, fighting against a larger Russian force with a significant advantage in artillery and air power, have slowly given ground in the Luhansk Pocket. So what does that mean for the war overall, asks Mick Ryan....

 2022-06-27 19:00 

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[ World ]

Frustrated at the RBA's call for a 3.5 cap on pay rises? You're not alone...

Did you feel a sense of frustration, or even anger, when the Reserve Bank governor said workers' pay rises should be capped at 3.5 per cent? Doesn't it make more sense for larger firms, which we know are in aggregate making record profits, to abso...

 2022-06-27 18:58 

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[ World ]

G7 pledges Ukraine support for 'as long as it takes' against Russian invasion...

The leaders of the world's largest democratic economies announce new sanctions and tariffs levelled against Russia, with more arms and defence systems going to Ukraine....

 2022-06-27 18:32 

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Australians are less religious than ever, and more likely to be from overseas...

For the time, census data shows fewer than half of Australians say they are Christian, while almost as many say they have no religious beliefs....

 2022-06-27 18:30 

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I think I've had COVID ... maybe. How can I know for sure?...

Antibody blood tests can tell you if you've been recently infected by the SARS-CoV-2 virus — but there's plenty they can't tell you....

 2022-06-27 17:10 

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At least three civilians killed after Russian missiles strike crowded shopping centre in Ukraine...

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy condemns the attack which has left at least three people dead and twenty more wounded....

 2022-06-27 14:26 

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Wimbledon live: Keep up with all the scores from SW19 as Kyrgios and Tomljanovic lead the Aussie charge...

Wimbledon starts without defending champion Ash Barty, but a host of Aussies in both the men's and women's draws. Keep across all the live scores and results....

 2022-06-27 10:20 

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Former bikie Yusuf Nazlioglu shot multiple times in car park in Sydney's inner west...

Former bikie Yusuf Nazlioglu has been shot several times in a car park in Sydney's inner west in the latest case of gangland violence....

 2022-06-27 10:05 

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'A chronicle of how to groom': Crown closes its case against police officer accused of rape...

As the trial of a police officer accused of rape nears its conclusion, the prosecution and defence make their final addresses to jurors....

 2022-06-27 09:48 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Deadly south coast fishing site to get long-awaited mobile coverage upgrade...

Plans to improve a mobile phone reception black spot on WA's south coast have been finalised, with construction on a new tower expected to start in the second half of 2023....

 2022-06-27 09:43 

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'Incredible': 30,000-year-old baby woolly mammoth found in north-west Canada...

A near-perfectly mummified baby woolly mammoth — thought to be more than 30,000 years old — has been accidentally unearthed by a gold miner in Yukon, north-west Canada....

 2022-06-27 09:29 

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Tokyo residents told to conserve power as Japan endures unusually intense heatwave...

Japan's government warns of power shortages, urging people to conserve energy, as hundreds are hospitalised for heat stroke....

 2022-06-27 08:55 

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[ New South Wales ]

NSW government will offer free responsible service refresher courses in bid to reinvigorate hospitality industry...

The government is targeting former hospitality workers with the initiative in an attempt to address staff shortages....

 2022-06-27 08:23 

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Majak Daw announces immediate retirement after tumultuous and inspirational AFL career...

The AFL's first Sudanese-born player, Majak Daw, announces his immediate retirement after a 12-year career with North Melbourne and Melbourne....

 2022-06-27 08:13 

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[ World ]

'Outraged' women gather in Perth for nation's first protest sparked by Roe v Wade decision...

Australia sees its first major protest in the wake of the Roe v Wade decision with hundreds of people gathering outside the US Consulate in Perth....

 2022-06-27 08:00 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

NASA launches rocket from NT Arnhem Space Centre...

The launch happened from a new spaceport in the remote Northern Territory. Matt Garrick reports....

 2022-06-27 07:56 

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The Loop: Concerns over Boeing's 737 MAX, bleak data on the gender pay gap, and what the ATO is cracking down on...

Get up to speed on today's headlines with The Loop....

 2022-06-27 07:53 

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Defence personnel fear seeking help for mental health, commission told...

Today the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide has been told of month-long wait times for access to mental health professionals and fears that presenting with mental health issues will hinder careers....

 2022-06-27 07:43 

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What is inflation? And why is it so high at the moment? Your questions answered...

Inflation is soaring to new highs. From rising interest rates to increased petrol prices, it's hitting Australians' hip pockets. We've taken a look at your top questions....

 2022-06-27 07:33 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Chloe blows adaptive surfing doubters out of the water with competitive debut...

Before learning to surf in February, Chloe Murnane spent some of her life in a wheelchair — but the sport is improving her strength and mobility....

 2022-06-27 07:30 

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[ World ]

Man wounded in police shooting in Melbourne's north...

The man was treated by paramedics on Newlands Road in Coburg North after being shot by police....

 2022-06-27 07:20 

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Councils probe ways to convert empty buildings to help homeless...

As growing numbers of Tasmanians grapple with finding a roof over their heads, two local councils are examining how to convert unused properties into short-term accommodation....

 2022-06-27 07:14 

ABC Australia

[ Australian Capital Territory ]

BMX champion jailed for soliciting nude photos from multiple teenage girls...

The court heard Rhys Kember solicited nude photos from five girls over a four-year period, sometimes in exchange for alcohol....

 2022-06-27 07:01 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

What do we know about the parasite threatening Australia's bees and agriculture industry?...

The threat of varroa mite has put a spotlight on agriculture's reliance on bees. Here is everything you need to know about it....

 2022-06-27 06:58 

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Sri Lanka sends ministers to Russia to secure oil for beleaguered country...

Two Sri Lankan ministers will travel to Russia for in-person meetings with officials in the hope of securing more fuel for their country, which is suffering from an economic crisis....

 2022-06-27 06:46 

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South Australia's major vaccination hubs at Wayville and Playford are set to close...

Two of South Australia's mass COVID-19 vaccination clinics are set to close their doors as demand falls for shots....

 2022-06-27 06:42 

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Australia took a snapshot of itself in August 2021 — we're about to see the results...

Australia, it's time we took a good, hard look at ourselves. The first results of the 2021 census will be released at midnight tonight and there's a lot we're going to learn....

 2022-06-27 06:38 

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Victoria's transformed frontbench sworn in after major pre-election shake-up...

Premier Daniel Andrews will be flanked by some faces unfamiliar to Victorians as his government prepares to fight for a third term....

 2022-06-27 06:35 

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Western Australia's credit rating upgraded to AAA for first time in nine years...

Western Australia's AAA credit rating is reinstated by ratings agency S&P Global following a $5.7 billion surplus in this year's budget....

 2022-06-27 06:20 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Daniel Andrews' new ministry has been sworn in...

New Victorian ministers Steve Dimopoulos and Jacinta Allan talk about being sworn in to Daniel Andrews' government....

 2022-06-27 06:11 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

New Yorke Peninsula project to preserve traditional fishing practices, protect vital species...

Gynburra, also known as the dusky morwong or butterfish, feeds off reef algae and grows up to two metres long — but its existence is on the decline....

 2022-06-27 06:03 

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Middleman in $50k online puppy scam sentenced, but ringleader still unknown...

Steven Rootsey has been fined $6,000 and sentenced to a two-year community corrections order for dealing with swindled funds....

 2022-06-27 05:55 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Specialist domestic violence police stations recommended by coroner, following Doreen Langham death...

The domestic violence death of Queensland mother Doreen Langham has resulted in coronial recommendations to Queensland police to address widespread cultural issues within the force and to trial specialist domestic violence police stations and staff....

 2022-06-27 05:46 

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[ World ]

Rat of Tobruk Sydney Kinsman dedicated his life to outback capital...

A World War II veteran who was shot and survived the Siege of Tobruk before escaping a prisoner of war camp managed live until he was 100 and make a huge impact on the community he loved....

 2022-06-27 05:45 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Kidnappers who forced woman into car boot will spend years behind bars...

Three people have been jailed for assaulting and kidnapping a drug dealer, who was found tied up in the boot of a car in Adelaide's north....

 2022-06-27 05:34 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Council out of options in bid to prevent installation of backyard wind turbine...

A Phillip Island man says he erected the device in response to power instability. Despite concern from council and members of the surrounding community, he has done nothing wrong....

 2022-06-27 05:06 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Little done to stop paedophile despite police receiving report of child porn on laptop...

A person who bought a laptop from now-notorious paedophile James Geoffrey Griffin decades ago alerted police of links to child pornography websites and followed up after not hearing back, but nothing was done....

 2022-06-27 05:05 

ABC Australia

[ Business ]

$400 a week to shower in the living room as Adelaide's rental crisis deepens...

What an agent has described as a "great-sized modern bathroom," one Twitter user has suggested is a "perspex sh****g cube in the middle of your kitchen."...

 2022-06-27 04:54 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Ten people arrested in Sydney during peak-hour protests...

Climate-change demonstrators brought traffic to a standstill in the CBD, causing widespread delays....

 2022-06-27 04:49 

ABC Australia

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Wider paths, higher safety barriers part of $130m Tasman Bridge upgrade...

Plans are released for a $130 million upgrade of one of Hobart's most iconic landmarks, the Tasman Bridge — the first major works since the disaster of 1975 in which 12 people died....

 2022-06-27 04:48 

ABC Australia

[ Australian Capital Territory ]

Australia's first fixed pill-testing site to open in Canberra...

The clinic will initially operate two nights a week in what advocates describe as a watershed moment in drugs policy....

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