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 2023-01-31 13:48 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'It's really depressing': Teachers join mass walkout in Britain after decade-long pay squeeze...

Britain's biggest day of strikes in several decades will feature hundreds of thousands of workers walking out. More than 120,000 teachers are joining the strike hoping for better pay....

 2023-01-31 12:40 

ABC Australia

[ Business ]

'Everybody's puzzled': Authorities rule out criminality as nuclear safety agency joins search for lost radioactive capsule...

Police rule out criminality in the disappearance of a dangerous radioactive capsule, as it emerges the fine for failing to safely transport radioactive materials in Western Australia is just $1000....

 2023-01-31 11:47 

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Former Shanghai bookseller's wife hit with 'exit ban' in China...

Chinese police have prevented a woman from returning to her home in America in an effort to compel her husband to return to his homeland in what appears to be the latest example of China's "exit bans"....

 2023-01-31 11:45 

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Controversial CCTV camera proposal to go ahead in City of Salisbury, despite protests...

A controversial proposal which will bolster CCTV in Adelaide's northern suburbs will go ahead despite a protest group making their presence known at a Salisbury council meeting....

 2023-01-31 10:00 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Poll bounce for New Zealand's Labour Party as Chris Hipkins replaces Jacinda Ardern...

Support for New Zealand's Labour Party jumps to its highest level in almost a year, as new PM Chris Hipkins reshuffles his cabinet and sets out policy priorities....

 2023-01-31 09:46 

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Police go to court to block LGBTQI protest at Pell's Sydney funeral over safety concerns...

Police say despite supporting the right of individuals to free speech, they have no choice but to block the group Community Action for Rainbow Rights from protesting outside St Mary's Cathedral....

 2023-01-31 09:26 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Federal education minister backs NSW investigation of Catholic-affiliated schools...

Education Minister Jason Clare has deemed allegations against the two schools as "serious" and promised ministerial action if need be....

 2023-01-31 09:20 

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Former Queensland solicitor-general to head up inquiry into trial of Bruce Lehrmann...

The board of inquiry — the ACT equivalent to a royal commission — will look into the conduct of police and prosecutors during the trial and whether the ACT needs to introduce measures to deal with juror misconduct....

 2023-01-31 09:02 

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Support for Campbell Johnstone after former All Black comes out in NZ TV interview...

The rugby world gives its support to Campbell Johnstone, after the retired player becomes the first All Black to come out as gay....

 2023-01-31 08:56 

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Pakistan rescuers search for the missing as mosque blast death toll rises...

Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif vows to take "stern action", as authorities try to find out how the bomber slipped past security and into the police compound....

 2023-01-31 08:45 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Ribbons for sex abuse survivors make statement at Perth church ahead of Cardinal Pell funeral...

Survivors of child sexual abuse and supporters hung ribbons on the fence of a Perth church to show solidarity ahead of Cardinal George Pell's funeral....

 2023-01-31 08:45 

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[ World ]

Priscilla Presley files legal documents disputing who oversees the estate of daughter Lisa Marie...

Priscilla Presley files legal documents disputing who oversees the estate of her late daughter Lisa Marie Presley....

 2023-01-31 08:39 

ABC Australia

[ Business ]

SA government ready to make 'any necessary changes' upon release of Adelaide Casino review...

Operations at the Adelaide Casino could be shaken up by an independent review due this week with the state government warning it will make any necessary changes....

 2023-01-31 08:36 

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[ World ]

Federal government weighs its options after students detail disturbing allegations against Opus Dei-affiliated schools...

Former students allege they were discouraged from getting the HPV vaccine, were given redacted textbooks, and there were persistent attempts to recruit pupils to Opus Dei....

 2023-01-31 08:26 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

Thousands consider class action against NT Government over crime levels...

Many who attended a town meeting in Alice Springs accused authorities of failing to tackle the ongoing violence in the community....

 2023-01-31 07:58 

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Foreign illegal fishing boats on the increase, Torres Strait Islanders say, amid calls for an investigation...

Traditional owners in the Torres Strait criticise border protection and fisheries authorities for what they say is a lack of follow-ups over reports of foreign fishing boats entering far north Queensland waters....

 2023-01-31 07:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Nick Goiran in Libby Mettam's crosshairs as new Liberal leader takes aim at factional powerbroker...

New WA Liberal leader Libby Mettam is wasting no time stamping her authority on the party, with a crucial test of her power looming just days into the job....

 2023-01-31 07:37 

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Prisoners join Kimberley flood recovery effort, assist evacuees and volunteers...

Prisoners in the Kimberley are providing flood evacuees and emergency workers with meals and are gaining valuable life skills in the process....

 2023-01-31 07:21 

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[ World ]

Mayors of Darwin, Katherine call for NT-wide alcohol response, Chief Minister apologises to police union...

Natasha Fyles says comments she made on Monday urging police to 'step up' efforts in Alice Springs caused 'unintended harm', as calls for more alcohol restrictions are backed by the mayors of two major NT centres....

 2023-01-31 07:15 

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Driver dies and young boy in critical condition after fatal Gippsland crash...

A fatal crash in Gippsland involving three cars and seven people kills a driver and leaves a young boy with critical injuries....

 2023-01-31 07:13 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

NSW Police blitz targeting domestic violence see nearly 650 arrested...

Professor Heather Douglas discusses the effectiveness of the operation, in which more than 1000 charges were laid....

 2023-01-31 07:13 

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Australia's 'courageous' climate scientist Will Steffen dies aged 75...

Colleagues and friends remember prominent Australian scientist Professor Will Steffen as a courageous pioneer for climate action....

 2023-01-31 07:06 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Tasmanian space antenna will track spacecraft and debris...

A new space antenna has been launched, taking advantage of Tasmania's unique geography to track satellites and space junk....

 2023-01-31 07:04 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

"Our people have got this figured out"...

Discussion and debate even dissent among Aboriginal people and communities led to the Uluru Statement from the Heart and the Voice referendum, says Wiradjuri Nation descendent and member of the Uluru Dialogue Leadership Roy Ah See....

 2023-01-31 07:03 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

"Should Aboriginal people be allowed to speak?"...

"Should Aboriginal people be allowed to speak? That is the simple question before us," says The First Nations Foundation chairperson Ian Hamm....

 2023-01-31 07:03 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

"We want to talk about justice"...

Darumbal and South Sea Islander woman and journalist Amy McQuire says the Voice Debate has been "starved of oxygen"....

 2023-01-31 07:00 

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Being called to rescue a wombat stranded in the middle of a lake was a first for this long-time wildlife carer...

Kylee Donkers has been involved in some "very strange rescues" over the years, but this animal recovery on a lake on the Victoria-NSW border was a new experience....

 2023-01-31 06:58 

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Home COVID tests 'need overhaul' after study finds inconsistent results...

Researchers analysed 10 brands of rapid antigen tests and found only two were able to detect low concentrations of the COVID-19 virus....

 2023-01-31 06:56 

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Australian trade minister to meet Chinese counterpart next week as relationship thaws...

A long-awaited meeting between Australia and China's top trade officials will take place next week. For the rock lobster industry, a lift on trade bans can't come soon enough...

 2023-01-31 06:40 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Sydney gangland figure wanted over alleged murder plot arrested in Turkey after being on the run for a year...

The Australian Federal Police are seeking to extradite the alleged senior member of the Alameddine crime network in Sydney over allegations including conspire to murder, directing a criminal group, drug supply and proceeds of crime....

 2023-01-31 06:40 

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[ World ]

Sydney gangland figure wanted over alleged murder plot arrested in Trkiye after being on the run for a year...

The Australian Federal Police are seeking to extradite the alleged senior member of the Alameddine crime network in Sydney over allegations including conspire to murder, directing a criminal group, drug supply and proceeds of crime....

 2023-01-31 06:17 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Scooter rider tracked by police drone before alleged $1.2 million meth bust...

WA Police drone vision shows how they tracked the movements of an e-scooter rider before he was arrested in a alleged meth sting....

 2023-01-31 06:16 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Police drone captures alleged drug deal in Perth's northern suburbs....

Acting on a tip, police tracked a man riding an e-scooter using a drone which later lead to his arrest after an alleged drug deal....

 2023-01-31 06:11 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Gravesite decoration crackdown in regional Victoria prompts protest, calls for board sacking...

About 250 people protest outside a Bendigo cemetery after precious items were removed from the gravesites of loved ones, with rule changes banning mourners from placing decorations....

 2023-01-31 05:56 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

David Speirs defends portfolio reshuffle as controversial figure promoted to shadow ministry...

Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone has been appointed the shadow trade and investment portfolio, despite recently losing his license last year and stepping down from the road safety portfolio....

 2023-01-31 05:54 

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A record number of West Australians fell victim to scams last year, and they're getting more elaborate...

Chris lost almost $100,000 to swindlers who took over his computer and made him a prisoner in his own home after claiming to be from the NBN. Unfortunately, these stories are becoming increasingly common....

 2023-01-31 05:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Learner driver caught at 253kph in 'one of the highest speeds ever captured' on SA roads, police say...

The 20-year-old learner driver was allegedly also on drugs when his ute was detected at 143 kilometres an hour above the speed limit, shortly before it broke down on the North-South Motorway....

 2023-01-31 05:20 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Melissa Caddick's luxury Sydney home sells for $9.8m...

The sale of the home in Sydney's eastern suburbs will go towards repaying some of the $23 million the alleged fraudster stole through a Ponzi scheme....

 2023-01-31 05:17 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Enrolment pressure builds while futures of inner-Brisbane schools remain in limbo...

Communitues want answers two years after plans were announced to build a new primary school and to redevelop the Gabba, which could threaten an existing school....

 2023-01-31 05:16 

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Fresh questions raised about Northern Territory teacher numbers, minister tells union 'it's time to be positive'...

As students start a new school year, the education union says a drop in the number of vacant teacher positions doesn't reflect the true state of the NT's education system....

 2023-01-31 04:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Shut this story down': Government released Robodebt victims' personal details to deter them from speaking out...

Rachelle Miller told the commission in response to growing criticism that the government adopted a counter-narrative strategy in the "more friendly media" such as the tabloids....

 2023-01-31 04:51 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Stroke patients say 'game changing' service a leveller as health care delivered faster to regional areas...

A technological development allowing stroke patients to be treated regardless of location is being hailed as a major medical breakthrough....

 2023-01-31 04:43 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Paint spill near Wollongong...

A clean up of thousands of litres of paint is underway on a road north of Wollongong, after a truck tipped while taking a hairpin turn at Bulli Pass....

 2023-01-31 04:43 

ABC Australia

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Drivers licences, births and deaths and the census could all be coming to myGov...

The federal government flags significant changes to its myGov platform, recognising the service is now "critical national infrastructure" like roads, hospitals or the power grid....

 2023-01-31 04:30 

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Two men seriously injured after being hit by vehicle on outskirts of Darwin...

The pedestrians, aged 39 and 33, have both been taken to Royal Darwin Hospital, after they were struck in the rural area suburb of Coolalinga on Monday night....

 2023-01-31 04:28 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Raghu's dream to revive a forgotten cactus farm...

A cactus farm off the Port Wakefield Highway, which was a popular tourist attraction more than 40 years ago, could be reopened....

 2023-01-31 04:26 

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Canberra man caught with suspected stolen goods, including 70 Lego sets and 300 bottles of alcohol, denied bail...

Kris Taps Fridemanis is charged with possession of property suspected of being stolen, receiving stolen property and drug trafficking....

 2023-01-31 04:17 

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German farm worker jailed for four years over sexual assault on WA farm...

The 43-year-old migrant will likely be deported after sexually assaulting the woman on a farm near Ravensthorpe....

 2023-01-31 04:16 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Microscopic organisms visible from space creating 'smorgasbord' for marine life...

They are microscopic in size on their own, but groups of brightly coloured organisms are currently putting on a light show off South Australia's coast that can be seen from space....

 2023-01-31 04:11 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Son of Gold Coast woman Wendy Sleeman charged with her murder...

Slade Murdok's charges come after his 61-year-old mum's body was found in a car in a garage on Brisbane's north side....

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