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by Monday April 9 Vue de monde restaurant staff overworked and underpaid Former staff at one of Melbourne’s most exclusive restaurants, Vue de monde, say they worked up to 30 hours of unpaid overtime each week, leaving their pay packets short by […]

Julia Gillard Has A New Position

by Julia Gillard is on a mission. Specifically, to help create a world in which being a woman is not a barrier to leadership in any field. Needless to say, she has one hell of a battle on her hands. The former […]

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by Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan Tatum have Separated Another one of Hollywood’s power couples have decided to call it quits after their nine-year marriage. They both announced the news on their separate Instagram accounts saying that “love is a beautiful adventure […]

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by Friday, April 6 A US woman is suing a fertility doctor after discovering through an online ancestry website the man had secretly fathered her. Kelli Rowlette and the parents who raised her, Sally Ashby and her then-husband Howard Fowler, filed the […]

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by Wednesday, April 4 President Donald Trump has claimed he will use United States military forces to protect the border with Mexico until a long-promised wall is completed and “proper security” is in place. Speaking at a White House lunch with Baltic […]

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by Australia’s declining performance in maths, reading and science will cost the nation $120 billion over the next 45 years, according to new analysis. That’s the conclusion by the not-for-profit Public Education Foundation, which has for the first time linked students’ results […]

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by Wednesday, March 28 Cricket Australia says it is considering significant sanctions against Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, but Darren Lehman will remain Australian men’s cricket head coach, according to ABC News. Smith, Warner and opener Bancroft have all been […]

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by TUESDAY,  MARCH 27 The Federal Government is expelling two Russian spies from Australia within a week, in solidarity with the United Kingdom over a nerve agent attack earlier this month, ABC Newsn reports. The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister released a […]

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by Senate to debate ball-tampering debacle The Senate is set to debate Australian cricket’s ball-tampering saga, as politicians weigh in on the scandal engulfing under-fire captain Steve Smith. One Nation’s Brian Burston proposed Monday’s urgency motion, which is “the need to understand […]

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by FRIDAY, MARCH 23 An American couple were on their honeymoon when they were killed in a helicopter crash off the Whitsundays in north Queensland, ABC news reports. John ‘Pete’ Hansel, 79, and his 65-year-old wife Sue from Kailua-Kona in Hawaii died […]

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by March 21 99 Year Old Earns Comm Games Spot NOT all superheroes wear capes. Some of them wear caps instead, and Australian swimmer George Corones is one of them. The 99-year-old has been added to the Australian team for the upcoming […]

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by TUESDAY, MARCH 20 Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat America’s opioid drug addiction, US President Donald Trump has called for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including embracing a tactic employed by many global strongmen: the death penalty, according to the ABC. […]

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by MONDAY, MARCH 19 More than 70 homes and other buildings are feared to have been destroyed in and around the town of Tathra, on the New South Wales south coast, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) reported. It is believed four people […]

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by Friday, March 16 Sacked Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg has defended his use of text messages amid claims he sent 14,000 to his girlfriend in a year. In an unprecedented move, he was sacked yesterday after helping his girlfriend get a […]

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by Wednesday, March 14 Russia has issued a chilling warning after Britain gave it a deadline to answer accusations of involvement in a poisoning attack in Salisbury, but US and EU allies have expressed support for Britain condemning the attack. Prime Minister […]

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by Tuesday, March 13 British Prime Minister Theresa May says the use of nerve agent Novichok to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter makes it “highly likely” Russia was involved. Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found comatose on a […]

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by Monday, March 12 A row has erupted in Queensland schools after it was revealed that propaganda for the powerful and lawless Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) will be splashed in classrooms across the state. The Courier Mail reported today […]

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by Wednesday, March 7 Trump adviser quits over tariffs Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, a Wall Street banker who became a key architect of the 2017 tax overhaul and a bulwark against protectionist forces within the Trump administration, is resigning, […]

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by Tuesday, March 6 Trump says he won’t back down on tariffs United States President Donald Trump has insisted he is “not backing down” on his plan to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminium, despite anxious warnings from House Speaker […]

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