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by Wednesday, December 5 Chris Dawson, the former husband of missing Sydney woman Lynette Dawson, at the centre of a popular podcast called Teacher’s Pet,  was arrested on Queensland’s Gold Coast this morning. NSW Police confirmed a 70-year-old man was arrested shortly […]

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by Tuesday, December 4 World renowned  British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has told a United Nations conference on climate change the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world was on the horizon unless urgent action was taken […]

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by MONDAY, December 3 Malcolm Turnbull has intervened in the preselection process of Liberal backbencher Craig Kelly. Denying the move was driven by a personal vendetta, Mr Turnbull speaks about the importance of democracy and believes the Liberal party should be allowed […]

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by  Maria James’s murder case reopened by Victorian coroner The Victorian Coroner has reopened the investigation into the 38-year-old cold case of Maria James. Maria’s murder was subjected in the ABC podcast series- Trace. A coronial inquest in 1982 found Maria James […]

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by THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Gracemere residents are returning home after fire conditions classed as catastrophic on Wednesday resulted in a rapid evacuation of the town south of Rockhampton, while residents south of Mackay are describing their own fire emergency as like seeing […]

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by Sydney weather sparks road chaos, as drivers rescued and flash flooding inundates homes NSW Police have lashed Sydney’s “idiotic” drivers as the biggest November downpour in more than three decades wreaked havoc on the Harbour City’s roads. Key points: Parts of […]

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by Two homes have been lost and at least four others damaged as hundreds of residents flee their properties amid a dangerous bushfire burning north of Bundaberg, with conditions expected to worsen today. Rural Fire Service area director Craig Magick said fire […]

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by Walkley Awards: Hedley Thomas, Slade Gibson win 2018 Gold Walkley for true crime podcast Journalist Hedley Thomas and producer Slade Gibson have won the 2018 Gold Walkley Award for The Teacher’s Pet podcast series. It is the second time The Australian […]

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by David Eastman, who spent nearly 20 years in jail over the killing one of the country’s top cops, has been found not guilty of the murder after a retrial. A jury determined Mr Eastman did not murder senior Australian Federal Police […]

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by TUESDAY, November 20 Thousands of hectares of state forest appear to have been logged or earmarked for logging illegally, an ABC investigation has found, amounting to what some say is the mass “theft” by a government-owned for-profit logging company. Key points: […]

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by TUESDAY, November 20 The Federal Government is likely to cut Australia’s permanent migration cap, in a move it says will ease congestion in the major cities. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, in a speech on the future of Australia’s cities, said Sydney […]

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by MONDAY November 19 Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a nine-month-old baby girl whose body was discovered on a popular Gold Coast beach overnight, less than a kilometre from the schoolies celebrations hub. Police said a couple who are known […]

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by Rebel Wilson’s legal battle ends as High Court rejects appeal over defamation payout Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson has failed in her bid for her appeal case to be heard in the High Court of Australia, bringing her legal battle “to a […]

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by THURSDAY, November 15 A kayaker has been sent flying after a four-metre tiger shark rammed and then sank its teeth into his tiny crafton Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The man, aged in his 30s, was fishing from his kayak off Moffat Beach […]

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by TUESDAY, November 13 Men continue to earn more than women across the workforce and while the gender pay gap is decreasing, it is not moving in the right direction in all sectors, reports the ABC.. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency’s (WGEA) […]

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by Strawberry needle contamination: Accused woman faces 10 years’ jail A farm worker accused of sparking the strawberry needle saga faces a maximum 10 years in prison if she is found guilty of contamination of goods. Key points: The 50-year-old has been […]

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by Conjoined twins Nima, Dawa undergo separation surgery in marathon procedure A marathon procedure to separate conjoined 14-month-old twins Nima and Dawa is underway at Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital, with doctors saying the operation is “all about the connections”. Key points: The […]

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by THURSDAY, November 8 An ABC journalist has confirmed an incident involving NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley at a Christmas party in 2016, the ABC reports.. In a statement, reporter Ashleigh Raper said Mr Foley placed his hand down the back of […]

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by WEDNESDAY, November 7 The polls are starting to close in the 2018 US midterm elections. Though he isn’t on the ballot, President Donald Trump has taken a deeply personal interest in these races, which are widely viewed as a referendum on […]

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by TUESDAY  November 6 The Spice Girls are coming back for a 2019 British stadium tour without fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who performed as Posh Spice during the group’s 1990s pop heyday. The band said Beckham would not take part because of […]

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