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February 7th The Townsville flood clean-up is about to begin as severe weather eases. For the first time in more than a week there is not a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) severe weather warning in place. “[There’s] still a chance of some […]

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Thursday, January 24 A 16-year-old has been pulled into bushes and assaulted in Brisbane’s Northside. Just after midday on Wednesday, a 16-year-old girl was pulled into bushes and assaulted in the Brisbane suburb of Chermside West. Police said the girl was walking […]

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Thursday, January 9 A Productivity Commission report says Australians could be more than $500,000 richer in retirement under the biggest-ever proposed shake-up of the compulsory superannuation system. The report has found the current system is “harming millions of members” with underperforming funds, […]

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THURSDAY, November 8 An ABC journalist has confirmed an incident involving NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley at a Christmas party in 2016, the ABC reports.. In a statement, reporter Ashleigh Raper said Mr Foley placed his hand down the back of her […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 The head of CNN has slammed US President Donald Trump for his media attacks after police intercepted suspected pipe bombs sent to the network, former US president Barack Obama, former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and other public figures. The […]

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 Nineteenth-century laws making abortion illegal in Queensland have been scrapped, in one of the state’s biggest legislative reforms. The ABC reports the Government’s controversial plan to decriminalise pregnancy termination passed through state parliament with a comfortable margin of 50 […]

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Wednesday, October 11 The Morrison Government is promising to fast-track its legislated tax cuts for small and medium-sized businesses, costing $3 billion and setting up a fresh battle with Labor ahead of the next election. The tax rate for companies with a […]

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THURSDAY,  September 27 US President Donald Trump says he could change his mind about Brett Kavanaugh and withdraw his nomination for the Supreme Court based on upcoming testimony about alleged sexual misconduct. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused  Mr Kavanaugh of a […]