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Sun, 17 Oct 2021 02:35:52 +0000
Nationals fail to land on climate policy position during marathon meeting
The Nationals end a marathon party room meeting on climate policy but fail to land on a position after four hours of discussion. 

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 22:02:23 +0000
Premier applauds Victoria's 'mighty effort' on vaccines as lockdown to lift at 11:59pm Thursday
The curfew and limits on reasons to leave the home will be dropped from 11:59pm on Thursday when the state is expected to reach its goal of having 70 per cent of those aged 16+ fully vaccinated.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 02:17:14 +0000
'We are gravely concerned': Police find no sign of missing 4yo girl at WA campsite
Police say resources are being ramped up in the search for a 4-year-old girl missing from a campsite in Western Australia's north-west since the early hours of Saturday morning. 

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 19:07:58 +0000
As a baby, Noah was operated on without his consent. He feels he should have been left how he was born
Noah underwent surgeries to make him more typically male when he was just a baby. Now advocates are pushing to stop unnecessary procedures until intersex children are old enough to consent.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 01:20:13 +0000
Some of Victoria's lockdown restrictions are set to lift — here's what you will be able to do
Victoria's Premier Daniel Andrews says the state's lockdown will lift at 11:59pm on Thursday, when 70 per cent of eligible adults are expected to be fully vaccinated.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:47:31 +1000
Police divers find missing eight-year-old boy’s body
The boy’s family had expressed their thanks to all emergency services and volunteers involved in searching for their child after he went missing one week ago.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:45:40 +1000
Joyce expects colleagues to reject deeper cuts to greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce left little room for doubt about the interim target as the Nationals meet to decide its stance on climate policy including the longer-term goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:45:00 +1000
Incentivise penalty a Melbourne Cup dilemma for handicapper Carpenter
Incentivise’s domination in the Caulfield Cup could see him lumped with topweight in the Melbourne Cup.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:45:00 +1000
‘Full confidence’: Sports minister backs SIA probe into De Vanna claims
Sport Integrity Australia’s probe into allegations of misconduct in women’s football could be accepting submissions as early as this week, and will be much broader than first anticipated.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:45:00 +1000
Nine closes in on $600m NRL TV rights deal
The NRL is edging closer to a deal with Nine Entertainment which could be the most lucrative free-to-air network agreement in its history.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 06:30:00 +1000
How Murdoch manipulates the climate of Australian politics
News Corp suddenly promoting climate change action is just another example of how the Coalition and the MSM operate in tandem to create and control the political narrative. read now...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 12:00:00 +1000
Returning to the office post-COVID: It's not set in concrete
The popular view is that once we've got on top of COVID-19 through vaccines, occupancy of offices will return to normal. But new habits die hard. read now...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 08:00:00 +1000
To improve mental health systems we must connect with their users
If we want to understand how to bridge gaps in Australia's mental health systems, our national leaders need to listen harder to those with lived experience. read now...

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 16:00:00 +1000
COVIDSafe app: Missing the mark Coalition-style
A prime example of Federal misspending, COVIDSafe never replaced the sleuthing efforts of human contact tracers and may have even inhibited them.  read now...

Sat, 16 Oct 2021 15:00:00 +1000
An open letter to Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Graeme Doyle takes a moment to thank our “wonderful” Prime Minister for all of his “accomplishments” that have made our country so “great”. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 06:00:00 +1200
Auckland crash: One dead, one seriously injured in East Tamaki accident
One person is dead after a crash in Auckland's East Tamaki early today.The crash closed the road in Highbrook this morning. A white company vehicle can be seen flipped on its roof on a grass verge near a street light. DO YOU...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 19:47:31 +1100
Police divers find missing eight-year-old boy’s body
The boy’s family had expressed their thanks to all emergency services and volunteers involved in searching for their child after he went missing one week ago.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 19:30:00 +1100
At 4, Griff was doing long division. At 13, he’s ready for the HSC
Griff Bondrum heads back to school on Monday with his year 12 peers - who once thought he was in detention rather than a member of their class. He is the youngest student sitting this year’s HSC.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 19:27:03 +1100
Australia COVID live updates: Victoria to exit lockdown at midnight Thursday, NSW hits 80% vaccination target
Victorian lockdown restrictions will be eased at 11.59pm on Thursday under an updated reopening plan announced on Sunday. In NSW, the state has hit 80 per cent vaccination rates and rules will be eased further from Monday.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 19:06:12 +1100
‘I’m so excited’: A family glad to be able to make plans again
A Northcote woman is keen to see relatives, see her kids go back to school and to re-open her beauty salon.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 18:36:34 +1100
‘Sleeping bag reported missing’: Police not ruling out abduction in search for missing Carnarvon girl
Police have gathered CCTV from surrounding roadhouses, as police consider whether four-year-old Cleo Smith was taken from her family’s tent in WA’s remote north.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 16:30:57 +1100
How rum is helping Venezuelan gangsters break out of a vicious cycle
A house that was once used to hide kidnapping victims while they awaited ransom is now being converted into an office for a rum distribution business.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 15:57:38 +1100
The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 13:42:58 +1100
Australian actor Leila George files for divorce from Sean Penn after one year of marriage
The Australian-American is the daughter of actress Greta Scacchi and actor/producer Vincent D’Onofrio.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 10:55:56 +1100
Suspect accused of killing British MP named as Ali Harbi Ali
Authorities say they are treating the killing as terrorism, potentially motivated by Islamist extremism.

Sun, 17 Oct 2021 09:54:16 +1100
Prince Andrew says sex abuse claims invalid over secret Epstein ‘royalty’ deal
The accused royal has formulated a defence after seeing the long-sealed confidential agreement between Virginia Roberts Giuffre and Jeffrey Epstein.

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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