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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 […]

‘bauhaus Now’ at Museum of Brisbane

by   After a year of not being able to leave the country and relish visiting galleries of renown, it was great to view the ‘bauhaus Now’ exhibition, ‘a legacy of migration and modernism in Brisbane.’ As the title suggests Professor Andrew […]

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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 […]

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by   Thursday, Jan 28 New Zealand has emerged as the world leader in controlling COVID-19 with Australia coming in the 8th spot in a new international ranking of political leaders. Australian think tank the Lowy Institute has ranked countries from around […]

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by   WEDNESDAY,  Jan 27 Top United States Capitol security officials have apologised for “failings” during the deadly attack on the Capitol building by followers of former-president Donald Trump in a bid to stop the certification of Joe Biden’s election victory. The […]

#SheInspires – Looking Back at Director Ida Lupino

by The Cult of Director Ida Lupino’s The Filmakers Movies Article thanks to www.cultfilmalley.com.au. *Contains Spoilers British-born actress and director Ida Lupino (1918-95 stroke and colon cancer) lived her the life the hard way which ended in alcoholic oblivion… Yet she was the […]

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by   TUESDAY JANUARY 19 The Duke of Sussex has ‘discarded life as an action man to become an airy-fairy do-gooder’ with a ‘woke West Coast life’, a royal biographer has claimed. Prince Harry, 36, and Meghan Markle, 39, are currently residing […]

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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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