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by   TUESDAY, February 9 Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced tough new measures to combat youth crime including a trial of GPS tracking devices, increased police powers, strengthening anti-hooning laws and reversing the presumption of bail for serious indictable offences, the […]

How To Tell If Your Dog Is A Genius

by   THE CONVERSATION  BY Jan Hoole, Lecturer in Biology, Keele University, UK   Anyone who has lived with a dog will know their capacity for learning the meaning of words, even ones you don’t want them to know. How many times […]

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by   MONDAY, February 8 At least 80 hotel quarantine staff, including nine police and a dozen army personnel, are isolating following the latest COVID-19 case of a hotel quarantine worker.  The authorised officer at the Holiday Inn at Melbourne Airport tested […]

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by FRIDAY, FEB 5 A Brisbane man has been charged with forcing girls as young as 17 into sexual slavery and branding them with tattoos claiming them as his property.  Police allege the 35-year-old man kept the women aged 17 to 24 […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by Just As I am by Cicely Tyson “In her long and extraordinary career, Cicely Tyson has not only succeeded as an actor, she has shaped the course of history.” –President Barack Obama, 2016 Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony “Just As I […]

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by   THURSDAY, Feb 4 Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for “the incredibly petty charge” of illegally importing communications equipment (walkie talkies). She will be detained until February 15 for investigations, according to a police […]

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by   TUESDAY, FEB 2 Some of Australia’s biggest media companies have admitted to breaching a suppression order in publishing details of Cardinal George Pell’s since overturned conviction for child sexual abuse. Dozens of companies, reporters and editors were charged with contempt […]

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by   Monday, Feb 1 Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained in an early morning raid along with other senior ruling party figures, according to the ABC. The South-East Asian nation’s new parliament was due to meet today for […]

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by FRIDAY, Jan 29 Betting irregularities on the Australian of the Year Awards have been referred to the national criminal intelligence agency amid allegations a winner’s name leaked ahead of the announcement. Federal Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, who has responsibilities for […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by Leave The World Behind by Rumaan Alam Amanda and Clay head to a remote corner of Long Island expecting a holiday- a quiet reprieve from life in New York City, quality time with their teenage son and daughter and a taste […]

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