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by TUESDAY DEC 15 Award-winning Aussie actor Craig McLachlan has been cleared of assaulting women while performing in a musical in Melbourne. The 55-year-old was charged with seven counts of indecent assault and six counts of common law assault against four women […]

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by MONDAY DEC 14 Northern NSW is being battered by a “dangerous rainfall event” with the State Emergency Service (SES) prepared to evacuate residents if the downpour gets worse. The Bureau of Meteorology’s (BOM) Jane Golding said the “event is unfolding” but […]

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by   THURSDAY DEC 10 Bird strikes are a well-known hazard to aircraft, but Brisbane Airport is grappling with some giant groupers, reports ABC Radio’s Jennifer Leake The fish, some almost 1 metre long, are living in the airport’s drainage channels and […]

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by   WEDNESDAY DEC 9 The Australian Taxation Office has 19 active criminal investigations into fraud against the $101 billion JobKeeper scheme, according to a special ABC report. It has also issued fines to another 19 applicants to the wage subsidy program […]

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by   TUESDAY DEC 8 Rose Tattoo rocker Angry Anderson has told a court he has been “condemned to a life of sadness” by the brutal death of his son. Liam Anderson died in November 2018 after Mathew Flame stomped on his […]

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by   MONDAY DEC 7 The family of Roald Dahl, the late author of children’s classics such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, has apologised for anti-Semitic remarks he made, saying the comments were “incomprehensible to us”. The British author, who died […]

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by   THURSDAY DEC 3 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says COVID vaccinations will start rolling out to the British public next week. So why do Australians have to wait? The ABC reports that the Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Health Minister Greg […]

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by WEDNESDAY DEC 2 The Queensland Government has ordered a full review of a bushfire that has burned a large swathe of the World Heritage-listed Fraser Island (K’gari). Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has directed the state’s Inspector General for Emergency Management, Alistair Dawson, […]

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by TUESDAY DEC 1 Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert says there are “no words to express the depth of my gratitude” after being released from an Iranian prison. The University of Melbourne lecturer arrived in Canberra last Friday, after spending more than two […]

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by MONDAY NOV 30 Scott Morrison has demanded Beijing apologise and remove a “repugnant” attack on Australia’s soldiers posted by an official Chinese government Twitter account. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian tweeted a graphic, fake photograph of an Australian soldier holding […]

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by FRIDAY NOV 27 US President Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if, as expected, the electoral college confirms Joe Biden has won the 2020 election. It is the nearest Mr Trump has come to a concession. Mr Trump […]

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by   THURSDAY NOV 26 Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert says she is departing Iran “with bittersweet feelings” and “as a friend with friendly intentions”, despite spending more than 800 days in prison. Dr Moore-Gilbert, a University of Melbourne lecturer, was detained for […]

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by   WEDNESDAY NOV 25 The NSW Government has eased coronavirus restrictions, with up to 50 people allowed to gather at private residences and work-from-home orders to be repealed. From December 1, up to 50 people will be able to gather at […]

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by   MONDAY,  More than four tropical cyclones are likely to form in the Coral Sea this summer, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has predicted, reports the ABC The BOM has briefed the Queensland Cabinet on the cyclone season outlook, with the […]

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by South Australia will come out of hard lockdown on Saturday night — three days early — and outdoor exercise with family or housemates will be allowed “effective immediately”, authorities have announced. It comes as the state records three new coronavirus cases, all […]

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by   THURSDAY, NOV 19 Australian special forces soldiers allegedly committed up to 39 murders and 19 current or former soldiers will face criminal investigation, possible prosecution and the stripping of their medals after the findings of an exhaustive inquiry released by […]

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