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by FRIDAY, AUGUST 31 Australia’s ambassador to the US Joe Hockey says Donald Trump is one of the most formidable politicians he’s seen in his life an is backing him for re-election. A couple of rounds of golf with Donald Trump and […]

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by THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 The construction of three dams around the Mitchell River catchment in far north Queensland could make the region a giant food bowl, a new report from the CSIRO says. The CSIRO study mapped three key river systems in […]

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by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 US President Donald Trump has accused Google’s search engine of promoting negative news articles and hiding “fair media” coverage of him, vowing to address the situation without providing evidence or giving details of what action he might take. […]

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by TUESDAY, August 28 The late US senator John McCain has taken a parting shot at President Donald Trump in his farewell letter to the nation, denouncing “tribal rivalries” and imploring citizens to focus on what unites. Rick Davis, a former presidential […]

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by Two people have been arrested as a search continues for a group of people who abandoned a suspected illegal fishing boat in the Daintree River in far north Queensland. Fisherman in the region reported seeing several people abandon a boat and […]

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by FRIDAY, August 24 US President Donald Trump has warned that any attempt to impeach him would result in the crash of the American economy. The President made the claim as the White House struggled to manage the fallout from a plea […]

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by THURSDAY, August 23 The House of Representatives has been suspended as the Liberal leadership struggle descends into chaos. With key ministers deserting Malcolm Turnbull, Treasurer Scott Morrison looks set to run against Peter Dutton if another spill is called. Mr Turnbull […]

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by WEDNESDAY, August 22 Malcolm Turnbull’s prime ministership is in crisis, with 10 of his frontbench offering to resign. The ABC reports that it understands Cabinet ministers Greg Hunt, Michael Keenan and Steve Ciobo, as well as Citizenship Minister Alan Tudge, are […]

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by TUESDAY, August 21 Malcolm Turnbull sees off a leadership challenge from Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, winning the vote 48 votes to 35.  Julie Bishop was re-elected deputy. “The Prime Minister called a ballot in the Liberal party room and I conducted […]

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by Artist Charles Blackman, known for Alice in Wonderland series, dies aged 90 One of Australia’s greatest painters of the human condition, Charles Blackman, has died in Sydney surrounded by family and friends a week after celebrating his 90th birthday. Blackman was […]

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by Record $100m Powerball jackpot on offer — there were two winners TWO entries have grabbed a $50 million slice of the equal-largest division one lottery prize pool in Australian history. However, as desperate punters rushed to find out whether they would […]

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by THURSDAY, August 16 The husband of Dreamworld victim Cindy Low says he and his family were just “unlucky” and he does not blame the ride attendants for what happened that day. On October 25, 2016, Mrs Low, Kate Goodchild, her brother […]

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by TUESDAY, August 14 Turkey’s lira has recouped some of its earlier losses after the country’s central bank took steps to stem the currency’s freefall. The measures come after the Turkish lira hit record lows against the dollar amid a widening diplomatic […]

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by ‘Drunk’ driver’s excuse after fatal hit As Madison Lyden’s heartbroken family spoke out about the “horrific way” their loving sibling and daughter died in New York City, the truck driver who knocked her down has explained why he got behind the […]

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by Ekka season has finally arrived. Almost half a million people are expected to converge on the RNA Showgrounds in Brisbane for the Royal Queensland Show this August. Before you run off for a day of dagwood dogs, showbags, and strawberry sundaes, […]

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by THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle has died of cancer aged 36. It comes just eight days after he decided to end his treatment to go into palliative care. Lyle had been undergoing his third stint of cancer treatment after […]

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by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 The NAPLAN results for more than 1 million children have been caught up in controversy as education heads raise the alarm that it may not be possible to compare scores across the country. The national assessment authority, ACARA, […]

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by TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 Australia’s population will hit the 25 million mark later tonight according to projections from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), a milestone reached in record time as net migration continues to outpace births. The ABS population clock estimates […]

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by Indonesia earthquake leaves at least 82 dead in Lombok, Bali as residents flee A strong earthquake has struck the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok, killing at least 82 people and shaking neighbouring Bali, one week after another quake on Lombok killed […]

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by Brisbane school rocked by flu outbreak A Brisbane primary school has been urging parents to keep their children at home after a mass flu outbreak saw 15 staff and almost 200 students struck down with the virus. There will be a […]

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