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by Telstra fined $50 million over unconscionable treatment of Indigenous phone plan customers The Federal Court has ordered Telstra to pay a penalty of $50 million, plus costs, for its treatment of Indigenous customers in rural and remote parts of Australia. The […]

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by Wednesday May 12th   Billions of dollars will flow in a big-spending federal budget but there are fears that the government’s efforts to stimulate job growth could be held back if the international border is not opened this year.   With the […]

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by   Tuesday 11 May, 2021. The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that the coronavirus variant first identified in India last year was being classified as a variant of global concern, with some preliminary studies showing that it spread more easily. […]

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by   MONDAY 10, May The Treasurer will deliver the 2021-22 Australian Federal Budget at approximately 7.30 pm on Tuesday 11 May 2021. Treasurer Josh Frydenburg has defended the federal government’s record debt and deficit levels, even as he confirms billions in […]

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by FRIDAY, MAY 7 Scott Morrison says the ban on travel from India will not be extended beyond May 15 and repatriation flights will begin again as soon as the ban finishes. His announcement came as NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian dropped a […]

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by THURSDAY, MAY 6 Australians hoping international travel will return to normal next year have been dealt a blow, as the Federal Government warns borders are unlikely to reopen until the end of 2022 at least. Finance Minister Simon Birmingham said despite […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, MAY 5 A woman in the land-locked west African nation, Mali, has given birth to nine babies – two more than doctors had detected inside her womb – according to the country’s health ministry, joining a small pantheon of […]

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by   MONDAY, MAY 4 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has hit back at Michael Slater after the Australian cricket great unloaded on him following the Australian government’s decision to block citizens from returning home from India. Having served as a commentator for […]

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by FRIDAY, APRIL 30 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has again lashed the misuse of social media and called out identity politics during a passionate speech at a dinner on Thursday night. Mr Morrison was giving an address at the United Israel Appeal […]

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by   THURSDAY  APRIL 29 Prince William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have released two new portraits ahead of their tenth wedding anniversary tomorrow.  In the photos, taken this week, the pair are pictured in a warm embrace around […]

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by   Porsche driver Richard Pusey has been sentenced to 10 months jail for outraging public decency by filming and swearing at four dying police officers after the tragic Eastern Freeway crash a year ago. Given time served, the 42-year-old could walk […]

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by   TUESDAY APRIL 27 When doing your grocery shop it can be hard not to think of all the times your supermarket trolley has been used. And while all Australian supermarkets have stepped up their cleaning game since the coronavirus pandemic […]

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by FRIDAY, April 23 Queensland Police’s internal review into how they handled events leading up to the alleged murder of Kelly Wilkinson won’t fix the domestic violence system, a women’s legal service says. Ms Wilkinson’s former partner Brian Earl Johnston, 34, is […]

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by THURSDAY, April 22 **UPDATE The Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has spoken this afternoon in Parliament with regards to the death of Gold Coast woman Kelly Wilkinson. the Premier said Ms Wilkinson’s death was a tragedy and that she wanted justice to […]

Domestic Violence Order’s Are Not Enough

by   Anger is growing about a rise in domestic violence order breaches in Queensland after a Gold Coast mother of three was killed at her home. Her estranged husband has been charged with murder, contravention of a domestic violence order and […]

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by New Book Release – Other Women by Cathy Kelly Three women. Three secrets. Three tangled lives… Sid wears her independence like armour. So when she strikes up a rare connection with unlucky-in-love Finn, they are both determined to prove that men and women […]

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by   Wednesday, April 21 Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd in the United States. The 12-person jury deliberated for about 10 hours before arriving at a unanimous verdict, finding Chauvin guilty on all three […]

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by   TUESDAY, APRIL 20 The jury in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin is now deliberating following closing arguments from the prosecution and defence today. Chauvin is accused of murdering George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis last year after […]

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by   MONDAY, April 19 As planes begin freely flying passengers between New Zealand and Australia for the first time in 400 days, the government is eyeing more deals with neighbouring countries. Asian travel hub Singapore has been floated by senior members […]

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by FRIDAY, April 16 Doctors have demanded the media be much more cautious in the way blood clot cases are reported in people who have received COVID-19 vaccines, warning public confidence in the program is being undermined. They fear some reporting risks […]

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