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 2019-12-05 10:59 

The Australian

Keelty urges Murray-Darling 'tsar'...

A new "water tsar" should be appointed to police corruption in water use and trading in the Murray-Darling Basin, former federal police chief Mick Keelty has said....

 2019-12-05 10:56 

Courier Mail

Teacher Transforms School Into Winter Wonderland - Complete With Milk Jug Igloo...

A teacher from Hitchcock County, Nebraska, spent months collecting milk jugs from her students so that she could create a very special "winter wonderland" for them ahead of the festive season. Footage by Jennifer Baker, shared to Facebook on Decem...

 2019-12-05 10:53 

Sydney Morning Herald

TV tradie Scott Cam's government pay packet revealed...

The host of The Block earlier this year inked a deal to become the federal government's national careers ambassador in a bid to get more young people on the tools....

 2019-12-05 10:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Reality TV builder Scott Cam's $300k government payday...

Celebrity builder and The Block host Scott Cam will take home more than $300,000 to spruik trades careers to young people, but the Opposition says hiring ambassadors "makes no sense at all" if TAFE budgets are being cut....

 2019-12-05 10:50 

Courier Mail

Former teammate spills on Schumacher...

Michael Schumacher will long be remembered as one of the greatest drivers in Formula 1 history, but a former teammate has lifted the lid on what it's like being alongside him....

 2019-12-05 10:50 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Sydney chokes as state burns...

The bushfire crisis has tightened its grip over the state for the foreseeable future....

 2019-12-05 10:49 

Business Insider Australia

An airline opened a restaurant selling plane food because it says people love its in-flight meals so much they want to eat them even when they're not flying...

"What's the deal with aeroplane food?"...

 2019-12-05 10:48 

The Age

Face masks 'close to useless' against smoke...

The number of emergency department and ambulance call-outs for breathing difficulties has increased....

 2019-12-05 10:48 

The Age

University of Queensland names its next vice-chancellor...

A replacement has been found for University of Queensland vice-chancellor Peter Hj six months after he announced his plans to retire....

 2019-12-05 10:44 

Courier Mail

Supermarket giant Coles 'have been caught out in a massive way': Murray...

Sky News host Paul Murray says Coles...

 2019-12-05 10:44 

Courier Mail

Prince Andrew interview an example ‘of what not to do’...

Journalist Annika Smethurst says she has watched Prince Andrew's disastrous BBC interview repeatedly - and it is the perfect example of what "not to do" in an interview. "If I were a lecturer or training politicians in how to do interviews...

 2019-12-05 10:42 

9 News

Claremont trial: Victim's friend missed seeing 18-year-old by 10 minutes...

Sarah Spiers' friend has told the Claremont serial killings trial she called it a night on Australia Day in 1996 just minutes after the 18-year-old vanished....

 2019-12-05 10:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Face masks 'close to useless' against smoke...

The number of emergency department and ambulance call-outs for breathing difficulties has increased....

 2019-12-05 10:39 

news.com.au

Indian rape victim set ablaze...

A 23-year-old rape victim has been set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in northern India, police say, stirring public outrage and shame over the scourge of crimes against women....

 2019-12-05 10:39 

news.com.au

Japan launches $122bn stimulus package...

Japan's cabinet has approved a $13.2 trillion yen ($A178 billion) fiscal package to support stalling growth in the world's third-largest economy amid offshore risks and as policymakers look to sustain activity beyond the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

 2019-12-05 10:38 

The West Australian

Scott Cam's government pay packet revealed...

The pay packet of TV tradie and incoming national careers ambassador Scott Cam has been revealed - he's being paid $345,000 over two years....

 2019-12-05 10:32 

The Australian Financial Review

Healius on front foot this season with medical centres...

Healius could be looking to offload its medical centres to bolster its balance sheet....

 2019-12-05 10:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

University of Queensland names its next vice-chancellor...

A replacement has been found for University of Queensland vice-chancellor Peter Hj six months after he announced his plans to retire....

 2019-12-05 10:31 

The Australian Financial Review

WA group Genus Plus to give new spark to EC&M...

Genus Plus is close to buying out EC&M in what would be a milestone on the way to an eventual IPO....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

Courier Mail

The $3.7 Trillion Corporate Debt Question...

About half of all issued corporate bond debt is rated triple-B, the lowest score for investment-grade debt. Analysts say all this debt could be a mess in the making, especially if the economy enters a recession. WSJ's Gunjan Banerji explains....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

Courier Mail

Indian rape victim set ablaze...

A 23-year-old rape victim has been set ablaze by a gang of men, including the alleged rapist, as she made her way to court in northern India, police say, stirring public outrage and shame over the scourge of crimes against women....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

news.com.au

The $3.7 Trillion Corporate Debt Question...

About half of all issued corporate bond debt is rated triple-B, the lowest score for investment-grade debt. Analysts say all this debt could be a mess in the making, especially if the economy enters a recession. WSJ's Gunjan Banerji explains....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

The Australian Financial Review

Radek Sali's Light Warrior teams up with Channel Capital...

Radek Sali-backed Light Warrior is teaming up with fund incubator Channel Capital for a new social impact fund....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

The Australian

Game over for rugby's head office...

I said last week that the "dysfunctional nonsense" about Australian rugby would only end when the administration is replaced in its entirety. Surely they must go now if the game is bigger than the individual....

 2019-12-05 10:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

Government has support for 'lifetime ban' rule to open NZ resettlement option...

A potential obstacle to resettling refugees in New Zealand could be cleared, but the government is not pursuing the legislation as a priority....

 2019-12-05 10:26 

Courier Mail

Power out in Cairns CBD...

THE Cairns CBD was hit by a sudden loss of power, knocking out traffic lights and energy for over 300 customers....

 2019-12-05 10:25 

The West Australian

Perth Heat still forging identity, says Brooke Knight...

Perth Heat coach Brooke Knight still feels his team has work to do to be in the ABL championship hunt this season ahead of a date with the Melbourne Aces....

 2019-12-05 10:23 

Business Insider Australia

Justin Trudeau met with Trump to explain the 'context' of a joke he made about him with NATO leaders, but stopped short of apologizing...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reportedly explained to US President Donald Trump the "context" behind a joke Trudeau told to NATO leaders but did not apologise....

 2019-12-05 10:22 

SBS News

UN refugee agency laments axing of 'life-saving' medevac laws...

The UNHCR has urged the Morrison government to make a 'good faith effort' to evacuate refugees and asylum seekers in need of health treatment....

 2019-12-05 10:22 

Business Insider Australia

Sacha Baron Cohen slams Google billionaires Sergey Brin and Larry Page for stepping down: 'You're the Silicon Six'...

Actor and comedian Sacha Baron Cohen laid into Google's billionaire cofounders for leaving the company....

 2019-12-05 10:18 

Courier Mail

Japan launches $122bn stimulus package...

Japan's cabinet has approved a $13.2 trillion yen ($A178 billion) fiscal package to support stalling growth in the world's third-largest economy amid offshore risks and as policymakers look to sustain activity beyond the 2020 Tokyo Olympics....

 2019-12-05 10:16 

The Australian

Lifetime visa ban off table...

There are no plans to revive the government's "lifetime ban" bill, which if passed would make it easier for Scott Morrison to accept New Zealand's offer to annually resettle 150 refugees from Nauru and Manus Island....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

news.com.au

NSW man steals car with baby girl inside...

A man has allegedly stolen a car with a baby girl still inside in northern NSW....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

news.com.au

Pirates kidnap Greek ship crew off Nigeria...

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members of a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, an official with the ship's Greek operator says....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

news.com.au

One person killed in Adelaide fire...

One person has died in a unit fire in Adelaide....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

The Australian

NSW man steals car with baby girl inside...

A man has allegedly stolen a car with a baby girl still inside in northern NSW....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

The Australian

One person killed in Adelaide fire...

One person has died in a unit fire in Adelaide....

 2019-12-05 10:14 

The Australian

Pirates kidnap Greek ship crew off Nigeria...

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members of a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, an official with the ship's Greek operator says....

 2019-12-05 10:13 

Courier Mail

Manager fined over prostitutes...

A TOWNSVILLE hotel manager who facilitated prostitution at a well-situated inner-city venue, charged workers an exorbitant $800 a day for a single room, a court has heard....

 2019-12-05 10:13 

The Australian

Union busting bill heads to Senate...

Scott Morrison has moved to neutralise Labor's victory in defeating his union-busting Ensuring Integrity bill, ramming it through the lower house on Thursday without debate so it can return to the Senate in 2020....

 2019-12-05 10:10 

Courier Mail

Rugby Australia 'lost on every front' over Folau settlement...

Writer Corrine Barraclough says Rugby Australia have...

 2019-12-05 10:10 

Courier Mail

Pirates kidnap Greek ship crew off Nigeria...

Pirates have kidnapped 19 crew members of a crude oil tanker off Nigeria, an official with the ship's Greek operator says....

 2019-12-05 10:10 

news.com.au

Rugby Australia 'lost on every front' over Folau settlement...

Writer Corrine Barraclough says Rugby Australia have "lost on every front" following the agreed settlement with former Wallaby Israel Folau. Mr Folau was chasing $14 million in compensation, but the dollar figure of the out-of-court settlement is ...

 2019-12-05 10:10 

The Australian

Rugby Australia 'lost on every front' over Folau settlement...

Writer Corrine Barraclough says Rugby Australia have "lost on every front" following the agreed settlement with former Wallaby Israel Folau. Mr Folau was chasing $14 million in compensation, but the dollar figure of the out-of-court settlement is ...

 2019-12-05 10:10 

Business Insider Australia

Boris Johnson is on course to defeat Jeremy Corbyn in the general election as Labour's momentum stalls...

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party remains on course to win a majority of seats in the UK Parliament next week and form a new government, according to the latest polling which indicates that Labour is rapidly running out of time to close the gap....

 2019-12-05 10:08 

The Age

Chiacking for beginners...

Take your umbrage wherever you can....

 2019-12-05 10:08 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Chapel Street nightclub to issue lifetime bans for users of GHB...

Revolver Upstairs is 'extremely concerned about a noted increase' in the use of party drug GHB....

 2019-12-05 10:07 

news.com.au

Man's 'disturbing' sex with teen relative...

Warning: Graphic content...

 2019-12-05 10:06 

The Australian

Asian stocks climb on trade deal hopes...

Stock markets in Asia have inched up on the possibility that China and the US may soon seal a "phase one" deal to end their 17-month trade war, but conflicting messages from President Donald Trump kept a lid on the advance....

 2019-12-05 10:06 

Courier Mail

Asian stocks climb on trade deal hopes...

Stock markets in Asia have inched up on the possibility that China and the US may soon seal a...

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