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THURSDAY 12th JULY Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has signalled the coalition government could financially back new power generation as part of a suite of measures to tackle skyrocketing power costs, the ABC reports. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recommended […]

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Thai cave rescue: Authorities beg for mercy of ‘rain god’ in mission to save remaining boys With eight of the 12 boys who were trapped with their soccer coach now freed from the flooded cave complex in northern Thailand, authorities say the […]

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The gunman responsible for fatally shooting two teenagers at a home in Sydney’s north-west last night has been found dead at another house, NSW police say. The ABC reported it understood the gunman is the father of the two teens — a […]

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THURSDAY,  July 5 The Federal Government wants to adopt a new model for carving up the billions of dollars in GST revenue, but will have to chip in cash to ensure no state is worse off. Treasurer Scott Morrison will today unveil […]

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THURSDAY, June 28 A man remains on the run after fleeing police before dumping a car that contained the body of a woman inside a barrel, the ABC reports. The man drove off in a black ute when officers arrived at an […]

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WEDNESDAY, June 27 The US Supreme Court has handed Donald Trump one of the biggest victories of his presidency, upholding his travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority countries and rejecting the idea it represented unconstitutional religious discrimination. The 5-4 ruling, with the court’s […]

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TUESDAY, JUNE 26 Bill Shorten’s asset-rich front benchers who have led attacks on the personal wealth of Malcolm Turnbull, will continue to have access to the benefits of negative gearing on dozens of investment properties under Labor’s plans to axe the lucrative […]

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June 25, 2018 Hunt announces $160m for mental health A national funding boost will help address service gaps for Australians with mental illness and psychosocial disability to who aren’t covered by the National Disability Insurance Scheme, according to a peak mental health […]

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Thursday, June 21 Personal income tax cuts worth billions of dollars are set to pass today, with One Nation confirming it will support the Federal Government’s $144 billion package and Centre Alliance conditionally backing it. One Nation leader Pauline Hanson told AM […]

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Wednesday, June 20 The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel”, a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. Standing with US Secretary of […]

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Tuesday, June 19 Evidence on day one of the coronial inquiry into the Dreamworld tragedy, where four people were killed on a family-friendly ride at the theme park on Queensland’s Gold Coast, could damage the theme park’s reputation for good, media and […]

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Wednesday June 13 While the talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore focused on denuclearisation and peace on the Korean Peninsula, the North Korean leader’s human rights record was also on the agenda. Mr Kim has been accused of committing […]

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image: news.com.au Witness protection and new identity for man whose apartment fire sparked Grenfell tower disaster  The man whose apartment caught fire and sparked the Grenfell tower disaster has been offered witness protection and a new identity, an inquiry in London has […]

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TUESDAY, JUNE 4 Rescue workers struggled in perilous conditions to find bodies under rivers of ash and mud that swept down from Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, as the number of fatalities from an eruption that partially buried buildings rose to 62. Structures and […]

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Kim Kardashian visits the White House Kim Kardashian West met with President Donald Trump and other officials, including senior adviser Jared Kushner, at the White House on Wednesday to discuss prison reform. “Great meeting with @KimKardashian today, talked about prison reform and […]

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Woman dies in Brisbane CBD after being hit by a bus A WOMAN has died after she was hit by a bus in the centre of Brisbane. Police confirmed this morning the female pedestrian has died on the corner of Ann and […]

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Royal wedding: Meghan Markle’s dad Thomas reportedly no longer attending the wedding UST days before he was due to walk his daughter Meghan Markle down the aisle to marry Prince Harry in what is set to be the most watched wedding in […]

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Katy Perry has gifted Taylor Swift a literal olive branch, signifying the end of their long lasting feud.Taking to her Instagram Story just before the first date of her massive Reputation tour, Swift showed her followers the symbolic offering. “This means so […]

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Wednesday May 2nd Alaskan indie rock band Portugal. The Man have pulled out of a scheduled performance on Sunrise tomorrow morning over “recent statements” the show has made pertaining to Australia‘s Indigenous people. The band made the announcement in a statement on […]

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TUESDAY, MAY 1 One of the world’s most respected sports lawyers has quit his position on a committee of the governing body of international athletics, slamming the controversial new rule that is believed to target gold medal-winning South African runner Caster Semenya. […]

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