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by TUESDAY,  MAY 28 South Australia’s Kirsty Boden is being posthumously awarded one of the highest honours in the nursing profession for her bravery and sacrifice in the London Bridge terrorist attack. Boden was killed in the attack carried out by terrorists […]

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by Monday May 27 A 27 year-old man has been charged with the murder of Courtney Herron, who was a victim of a “horrendous bashing” before her body was found in a Melbourne park, police say. The 25-year-old was found dead by […]

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by FRIDAY MAY 24 Actor Johnny Depp has reportedly filed new court documents as part of his $US50 million ($73 million ) defamation case against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. Depp has denied he physically abused her during the relationship. He has now […]

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by THURSDAY, MAY 23 President Donald Trump has stormed out of a meeting with US Democrat leaders on infrastructure spending after Speaker Nancy Pelosi again got stuck into him about being engaged in a cover up. Mr Trump has been refusing to […]

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by WEDNESDAY, MAY 22 Abortion-rights campaigners have protested outside the US Supreme Court in Washington against new restrictions on abortion passed by Republican-dominated legislatures in eight states. The new laws amount to the tightest restrictions on abortion in the US in decades. […]

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by THURSDAY MAY 21 Prince William has opened up about the death of his mother, Princess Diana, who died in a car crash 22 years ago, describing how he suffered “pain like no other pain”. “It’s going to be very difficult to […]

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by MONDAY May 20 A police manhunt is underway for a male driver of a black 2007 BMW X3 hatchback that caused a seven-vehicle crash that killed two men in Brisbane’s inner north. The car was believed to be speeding on Lutwyche […]

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by Friday May 17 Bob Hawke, Australia’s 23rd Prime Minister has died at the age of 89. Mr Hawke led the country and Labour Party from 1983 to 1991, making him the longest-serving Labour PM. His contribution to public life helped shape […]

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by A calming of the rhetoric between the US and China as well as reports the US will delay tariffs on European car imports, saw markets lift overnight despite weak economic data. Reuter news agency reported that Trump administration officials told it […]

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by WEDNESDAY MAY 14 Brisbane singer-songwriter Kate Miller-Heidke has made it through to Sunday’s grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest…..and she is high among the favourites to win. Miller-Heidke made it through the semi final along with nine countries out of […]

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by TUESDAY MAY 14 Doris Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in 1960s films, has died, aged 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed Day died early on Monday  at her Carmel Valley, California, home. “Day had […]

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by MONDAY May 13 A Myanmar National Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to deploy. 82 passengers and seven crew members aboard Flight UB103 from Yangon […]

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by Friday May 10 The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced the name of their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor to the world, with Meghan declaring: “It’s magic, it’s pretty amazing. I have the two best guys in the world so […]

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by THURSDAY MAY 9 Harry and Meghan’s new son is named Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. The announcement was made on Instagram accompanied by a photo of the newest member of the Royal family meeting with the Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Meghan Markle’s […]

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by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has hit back at newspaper claims that he omitted parts of his mother’s career while talking about the sacrifices she made to raise her children. While appearing on Q&A on Monday, Mr Shorten spoke of his mother, […]

$400,000 To Promote Women’s Empowerment

by  Organisations with projects that empower NSW women and improve their wellbeing can now apply for a share of $400,000 from the NSW Government. Minister for Women, Bronwyn Taylor invited organisations across the State to apply for the funding under the latest […]

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by TUESDAY, May 7 An elderly woman was knocked over when a female protester egged the Prime Minister at a Country Women’s Association event at Albury, on the NSW-Victorian border. The woman walked up behind Scott Morrison and threw an egg at […]

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by Chewbacca of Star Wars fame has died. Peter Mayhew, the man who played Han Solo’s Wookiee sidekick in the blockbuster films was 74. The actor’s family announced on social media that the English-American actor had died on April 30, surrounded by […]

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by Logan City Council will be sacked by Queensland’s Local Government Minister after eight councillors were charged by the Crime and Corruption Commission. Stirling Hinchliffe said he was left with “no other choice”. He announced the decision in Parliament this morning, saying […]

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by A former US policeman has been found guilty by a jury of third-degree murder and second degree manslaughter of an Australian woman and faces around 12 years in jail. Mohamed Noor was a Minneapolis patrol car when he shot Justine Damond […]

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