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Thu, 11 Aug 2022 02:27:39 +0000
Paul Green's family 'devastated' after former rugby league star, coach, dies aged 49
Former Queensland State of Origin coach and rugby league star, Paul Green, dies aged 49. He is survived by his wife Amanda and children Emerson and Jed.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:38:22 +0000
'Can't believe he's gone': Sharks teammate's heartfelt tribute to Green just days after club reunion
Mat Rogers — who spent the past weekend with Paul Green at a Cronulla players reunion — says his former teammate will be remembered as an "incredible competitor".

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 08:10:46 +0000
Attempts to deport Kiribati High Court justice back to Australia lead to airport stand-off
David Lambourne, an Australian citizen, is in immigration dentation after a dramatic deportation attempt at Kiribati's international airport where Fiji Airlines pushed against the government, refusing to fly the judge against his will.  ...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 05:07:28 +0000
Mum's tears as husband sentenced for quad bike crash that killed their son
A quad bike's safety features were overridden by a dad who was sitting on top of a fastened seatbelt when he crashed, killing his two-year-old son, a court has heard.

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 23:22:24 +0000
Would you drink water containing uranium, arsenic and E. coli? Thousands of Australians have no choice
More than 600,000 Australians are regularly forced to drink unsafe or poor quality water, according to the peak body for water suppliers.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +1000
Melbourne University pursued over alleged coercion of casual academics
After years of systemic underpayment of casual university staff, the Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against one of Australia’s wealthiest universities.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +1000
Too much COVID stimulus, not enough budget savings: Eslake
Leading independent economist Saul Eslake says the RBA erred last year, leaving it catching up to deal with inflation pressures.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +1000
Third Liberal staffer exits Matthew Guy’s office
The office manager of opposition leader Matthew Guy left his office on Wednesday, just hours after the director of communications, Lee Anderson, quit over a disagreement with new chief of staff, Nick McGowan. 

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +1000
Hopes Melbourne’s second elective surgery centre will ease wait lists
A second dedicated public elective surgery centre will open in Melbourne, as authorities attempt to make a dent in Victoria’s COVID-exacerbated backlog.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:56:57 +1000
Firefighters could assist with medical emergencies in Adelaide
Adelaide firefighters say they're willing to race to medical emergencies to relieve the pressure on the ambulance service.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 08:00:00 +1000
Albanese's Voice to Parliament referendum should be a no-brainer
Is a Voice to Parliament really such a difficult thing or is it a simple change? read now...

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 10:00:00 +1000
CARTOONS: Wanted — Top job for John
And if it involves pork... all the better! read now...

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:00:00 +1000
Our far-Right tub-thumpers just as dangerous as Trump's 'patriots'
While Australia watches the U.S. deal with its flawed democracy, it's important to remember that we have a history of partisan chest-beating with violent consequences. read now...

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 10:30:00 +1000
Chris Bailey of The Saints — A life lived 'stranded on Saturday night'
Chris Bailey, lead singer of the seminal and highly influential punk band The Saints, has passed away from as-yet-undisclosed causes. He was 65. read now...

Tue, 02 Aug 2022 14:00:00 +1000
Archie Roach — A remarkable life
Indigenous Australian artist Archie Roach, best known as the voice of the Stolen Generations, has died after a long illness. He was 66. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 16:36:42 +1200
Ardern and Albanese to 'reset', take NZ Australia relationship 'to a new level'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her opposite number, Australia's new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, want to take ties between the two countries "to a new level" and to "reset" a relationship which had soured over Australia's "501"...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +1000
Melbourne University pursued over alleged coercion of casual academics
After years of systemic underpayment of casual university staff, the Fair Work Ombudsman has launched legal action against one of Australia’s wealthiest universities.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +1000
Hopes Melbourne’s second elective surgery centre will ease wait lists
A second dedicated public elective surgery centre will open in Melbourne, as authorities attempt to make a dent in Victoria’s COVID-exacerbated backlog.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:56:57 +1000
Firefighters could assist with medical emergencies in Adelaide
Adelaide firefighters say they're willing to race to medical emergencies to relieve the pressure on the ambulance service.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:47:14 +1000
Video shows dramatic arrest at crash scene as truck stuck under Brisbane bridge
Video footage has captured the dramatic arrest of a passenger at a crash scene after a tow truck became trapped under a Brisbane rail bridge, delaying traffic in the CBD.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:46:59 +1000
Queensland scientists make long COVID research breakthrough
Queensland researchers have made a breakthrough in their research of long COVID-19, discovering new links to chronic fatigue syndrome.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:46:58 +1000
Donald Trump invokes fifth amendment
Donald Trump has become the first president in US history to invoke the fifth amendment.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 18:39:34 +1000
Japan Ambassador on China's 'shocking' military action around Taiwan
9News Political Editor Chris Uhlmann speaks to the Japanese Ambassador about China's military action around Taiwan.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 16:57:28 +1000
N Korea claims miraculous win over COVID, says Kim suffered ‘a fever’
But there are plenty of holes in country’s miraculous comeback story.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 15:55:05 +1000
Seoul to ban ‘Parasite’ type basement homes in wake of deadly floods
South Korea’s capital city is planning to phase out such dwellings that came to symbolise yawning inequality in the Oscar-winning film Parasite.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 14:30:50 +1000
It will cost 2383% more to see Komodo dragons. Tour guides are furious
The hike in the entry fee to the Indonesian park where the giant lizards roam has tour operators striking and threatening to burn the houses of those who cross the picket line.

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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