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Warning to swimmers after deadly sting...
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A little boy has been flown to hospital for a suspected Irukandji jellyfish sting, amid fears the deadly animal is lurking in Queensland waters.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-20 05:00 UTC
The Sydney Morning Herald's 20 most-read stories of 2018...
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From prime ministers to poo joggers, the stories are a glimpse of what captured our attention in a year of scandals, extreme weather and extraordinary rescues.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-19 21:52 UTC
Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion...
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Police say a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-10 16:12 UTC
3rd shark attack off Australian tourist island in 7 weeks...
A shark has attacked a man near an island harbor on Australia's Great Barrier reef where two tourists were mauled on consecutive says in September
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:36 UTC
Australians face $700b wealth wipe-out from world's riskiest debt levels: Morgan Stanley...
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Investment bank Morgan Stanley rates Australia as having the riskiest levels of household debt in the world and winding it back could result in a $700 billion hit to the nation's wealth.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-30 03:13 UTC
Will Hobart's population reach 300k by 2028?...
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Hobart has long been seen as Australia's sleepy southern city, but lately it's been experiencing growing pains. Curious Hobart investigates whether the population is on track to hit 300,000 within a decade.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-30 01:25 UTC
Scott Morrison apologises to victims of institutional child sex abuse...
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologised on behalf of the nation for failing and abandoning the thousands of survivors of institutional child sex abuse. In its final report, the commission estimated the number of child victims in the tens of thousands, saying their abusers were "not just a few
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-22 15:21 UTC
Australian government braces for voter anger in make-or-break by-election...
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison could face a backlash in a by-election this weekend as voters in a once-safe seat weigh whether to strip the conservative government of its one-seat parliamentary majority.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-17 02:49 UTC
Cervical cancer set to be eliminated from Australia in global first...
Thanks to world-leading vaccine and screening programs, the dangerous disease could be almost unheard of in Australia in coming decades, new research has revealed.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-04 16:48 UTC
100 Violent Migrants Take Train Hostage In Australia...
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Victoria Police confirmed they received numerous calls for help from inside a train at Dandenong Station in Melbourne, Australia. Over 100 African "youths" had taken over the train and terrorised its passengers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-04 15:45 UTC
Angry ABC staff weigh up 'sacking' their own board representative...
Possible vote escalates the turmoil inside the ABC and puts fresh pressure on its embattled directors to stand down.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
Public execution: the future of the ABC looks grim through a PBS lens...
Despite the dominance of television culture, America's PBS offers our own public broadcaster a dire glimpse into its own future, should commercial rivals and agenda-driven politicians dilute its reach.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
Calls for ABC chairman to resign...
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ABC chairman Justin Milne faced calls to resign after it was revealed he allegedly pushed for ABC economics correspondent Emma Alberici to be fired.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-26 03:09 UTC
Herald Sun republishes controversial Williams cartoon in defiant front page...
A Melbourne newspaper doubles down on a cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams that has prompted international outrage, attacking its "PC" critics and foreshadowing a future where satire is outlawed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 14:42 UTC
News Corp Australia asks government competition watchdog there to recommend Google be broken up...
Rupert Murdoch's media empire has launched an attack on Google on the Australian flank of the global giant's operations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 15:43 UTC
Aldi named as the most trusted brand in Australia, again...
Aldi has been named as Australia's most trusted brand, again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-28 03:59 UTC
Report: Over a Quarter of Australian Officials Used 'Password123' as Government Password...
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Over 1,400 government officials in Western Australia used the term 'Password123' as the password for their entrance into government agencies, a security audit of the Western Australian government released this week has revealed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-25 23:55 UTC
Liberal Party's civil war isn't over — it's part of a global battle...
For a few days Australians seriously reckoned with the idea of Peter Dutton as prime minister. Opinion polls show he may not be popular with the public, but that does not mean the issues he champions are not resonating, writes Stan Grant.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 23:11 UTC
Why Australia Can't Keep a Prime Minister in Power...
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With the incumbent Malcolm Turnbull promising Thursday to hold the second party meeting in five days to decide on his stewardship, the country may soon be looking at its sixth leader in little more than eight years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 00:37 UTC
Australia strips citizenship from Islamic State supporters...
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Five former dual nationals have been stripped of their Australian citizenship due to their involvement with the Islamic State group overseas, a government minister said Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 02:21 UTC
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