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Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:17:34 +1000
'Our religion is prime': Court fireworks as land-clearing brothers fined $100,000
There are fireworks inside a Sydney court as two brothers, who ran an Islamic spiritual group they claimed was exempt from Australian law, begin shouting and heckling before they are fined for clearing land illegally. ...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:01:18 +1000
Former CommBank employee given taxpayer-funded back treatment for 30 years
A woman who received more than 400 taxpayer-funded massages and chiropractor appointments, despite doctors saying they would do little for her condition, loses her bid to have her continued treatment paid for. ...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:28:40 +1000
Climate change costings a cause for concern as Coalition campaigns against Labor's commitments
The thumbs up battle turns into an all-out war as Labor ends up in hot water over its climate change policies, while George Christensen's travel continues to haunt the Coalition.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:01:06 +1000
Samsung facing another product launch disaster after new foldable phone reportedly breaks
In another bad product release for Samsung, its brand-new folding Galaxy Fold smartphone appears to be breaking after being used for only a couple of days, according to journalists reviewing the device before launch. ...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 03:27:56 +1000
What was lost and what was saved: A 3D tour of Notre Dame
Take a virtual tour of what happened and what was lost when this cultural cornerstone went up in flames, and what is now left to build upon as Paris takes stock after the Notre Dame fire.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:57:39 +1000
Players resolve to take stand against racist trolls
After watching a documentary on Adam Goodes, Eddie Betts urged players attending the Indigenous All Stars Summit in February to confront racism on social media.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:53:01 +1000
He was told he was a nobody. Isaiah grew up to become somebody
For the past year Isaiah Dawe has been visiting his mentor, NSW Governor David Hurley,  in the "big fancy castle" for advice.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:49:41 +1000
Wests Tigers centre Rob Jennings' epic 49-hour baby bender
How Rob Jennings stayed awake for two whole days as he dealt with a concussion from facing the Broncos and then the birth of his first bub.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:36:42 +1000
Kicking on: Jack defies the odds to reach 250 games with Swans
Kieren Jack will go down as one of the finest Swans – not bad for a kid with a "hook foot".

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:30:09 +1000
'Struggling to cope': why more families are opting for home schooling
The number of home schooled children in NSW has surged in the past five years, with parents citing special needs and educational philosophy as the key reasons

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:30:00 +1000
We need to vote for long-term policy makers
When we head to the polling booths this May, we need to make choices based on Australia's economic future. read now...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 12:00:00 +1000
Planet B: Giving rights back to Spaceship Earth
Having stripped our planet of resources and damaging it in the process, we should consider granting it legal rights for defence. read now...

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:30:00 +1000
Twitter closing down last bastion of free speech
Amidst election tampering fears, Twitter is interfering with accounts, putting them into Twitter "time out" or closing them down completely. read now...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:30:00 +1000
ScoMo hits the ground running
ScoMo has hit the ground running in his pursuit of becoming an elected prime minister. Listen in as he tells the Australian public why he should remain PM. read now...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:30:00 +1000
CARTOONS: Mark David's campaign trail
Mark David goes out to draw in votes. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:12:58 +1200
Emergency services working to extricate elderly driver from car after crash into Briscoes
An elderly driver is trapped in their vehicle after they crashed into a Briscoes store in Christchurch. DO YOU KNOW MORE? GET IN TOUCH Emergency services were called to the scene of the incident on Salisbury St at 2.48pm after...

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 20:42:58 +1200
Hooray! Lotto winner bags a massive $16 million
One lucky Lotto player from Auckland has struck it big time, bagging more than $16 million in the latest draw.In total, the Division One Powerball winner nabbed $16,250,000 and their ticket was purchased on MyLotto.It is the sixth...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:53:01 +1000
He was told he was a nobody. Isaiah grew up to become somebody
For the past year Isaiah Dawe has been visiting his mentor, NSW Governor David Hurley,  in the "big fancy castle" for advice.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:30:09 +1000
'Struggling to cope': why more families are opting for home schooling
The number of home schooled children in NSW has surged in the past five years, with parents citing special needs and educational philosophy as the key reasons

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:29:09 +1000
Why and when do deer attack?
Experts say the pet deer that killed its owner Paul McDonald on Tuesday morning likely saw him as competition during the mating season.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:26:20 +1000
Southern Cross overcrowding overhaul knocked back by Andrews government
A $300 million proposed upgrade to Southern Cross that would help ease platform overcrowding has been knocked back by the Andrews government. 

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 18:19:13 +1000
A murder charge, 21 years after anti-drugs campaigner allegedly stabbed
An alleged armed robber was charged with murder this week when he handed himself in to Redfern police over the 1998 killing of an anti-drugs campaigner.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:49:23 +1000
Emperor Akihito attends pre-abdication Shinto ritual
Dressed in a tuxedo and carrying a top hat and gloves, Akihito headed into the shrine, with palace officials holding up two imperial treasures.

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:26:27 +1000
On eve of Mueller report's release, Barr accused of protecting Trump
US Attorney-General William Barr has been accused of trying to protect President Donald Trump and "bake in the narrative to the benefit of the White House".

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:51:18 +1000
31 doctors, 32 million pills: Sweeping opioids case revealed
Officials called the indictments on Wednesday the "single largest prescription opioid law enforcement operation in history."

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:46:59 +1000
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors. Follow us on SMH Twitter and AGE Twitter

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 13:42:08 +1000
Teenager breaks swinging world record
After 32 hours, teenager Charlie O'Brien has broken the world record for longest marathon on a swing.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

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