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PNG leader James Marape is making his first official visit to Australia since his election and will be demanding an end to offshore detention on Manus Island.
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Genderless fashion is set to shine at Melbourne Fashion Week with a young Sydney designer among the creators to showcase their pieces.
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Six Mercedes-Benz cars have been broken into in Melbourne's northeast, with one resident describing her street as looking like a "war zone".
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The Pollie Pedal has come to a close for another year with politicians and veterans who cycled more than 1000km through NSW and Queensland arriving in Brisbane.
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Natalie Portman will star alongside Australian Chris Hemsworth in the next Thor blockbuster, playing a female god of thunder.
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An eastbound stretch of Melbourne's Flinders Street will be closed to traffic for more than two years while underground work part of the Metro Tunnel happens.
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Genderless fashion is set to shine at Melbourne Fashion Week with a young Sydney designer among the creators to showcase their pieces.
2 hours ago • SBS

Federal parliament begins a fortnight-long sitting in Canberra on Monday with drought, national security and first speeches on the agenda.
2 hours ago • SBS

Industry Minister Karen Andrews says cladding and other defect issues surrounding existing properties could be ongoing for sometime.
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Neil Perry's high-end restaurant empire Rockpool is being sued over claims it underpaid and mistreated a migrant chef at its Melbourne restaurant.
2 hours ago • SBS

Five people have been injured - two of them critically - after a backyard heater exploded in the NSW Hunter region.
2 hours ago • SBS

The coalition is pressuring Labor to help pass laws for a drought-proofing fund and to halt the return of foreign fighters when federal parliament resumes.
4 hours ago • SBS

A woman has been charged with the murder of her 57-year-old mother who was decapitated in an horrific attack at a Sydney home.
3 hours ago • SBS

The Victorian Government is working with local councils and alternative players to prevent recycling going to landfill, with a firm expected to close its doors.
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Victoria's government has been working with local councils and alternative players amid reports that a major kerbside recycling firm is set to close its doors.
4 hours ago • SBS

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Greens Leader Richard Di Natale says the federal government's drought fund will just funnel money to the National party's "big corporate irrigator mates".
5 hours ago • SBS

The federal government has added an expensive cystic fibrosis drug to the PBS to help extend the life expectancy of babies suffering from the disease.
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Australia's space agency is looking for opportunities to have a bigger slice of the space race, Federal Industry Minister Karen Andrews says.
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The federal government has added an expensive cystic fibrosis drug to the PBS to help extend the life expectancy of babies suffering from the disease.
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Federal government minister Karen Andrews says parliament must pass legislation to prevent dual-citizen foreign fighters returning to Australia.
7 hours ago • SBS

Federal government minister Karen Andrews says parliament must pass legislation to prevent dual-citizen foreign fighters returning to Australia.
8 hours ago • SBS

PNG leader James Marape is making his first official visit to Australia since his election and will be demanding an end to offshore detention on Manus Island.
8 hours ago • SBS

PNG leader James Marape is making his first official visit to Australia since his election and will be demanding an end to offshore detention on Manus Island.
10 hours ago • SBS

A high-visibility police operation will continue at Splendour in the Grass, one of Australia's largest music festivals, in a bid to stamp out illegal drug use.
10 hours ago • SBS

A $500,000 tax refund for a millionaire appalled many, but none more than Dick Smith himself.
23 hours ago • Brisbane Times

The climate crisis is fuelling a boom in the number of tyrant ants in some parts of Australia, new research reveals.
21 hours ago • Brisbane Times

โ€œI have fierce love for this life and land, even when itโ€™s at its harshest."
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What does the growing number of royal commissions say about our standing institutions of government?
18 hours ago • Brisbane Times

The FBI investigated whether Russia might exploit the leading app. While perhaps it's not so sinister, we must be wary about who controls our personal data.
17 hours ago • Brisbane Times

In May 2018 John Howard said he believes the Newstart freeze has gone on too long. Scott Morrison has no plans to increase it. Here is Alex's experience.
17 hours ago • Brisbane Times

In a nation awash in tax cuts, how do the elderly, those dealt a bad hand, end up begging? They need only lose their job.
17 hours ago • Brisbane Times

Man set foot on the moon just eight years after JFK vowed it would happen. It wasn't plain sailing, but 50 years later it's inspiration for all of us.
17 hours ago • Brisbane Times

Sydneysiders flocked to David Jones, skipped school and made their way to nearest pub to watch history unfold.
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Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.
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Sydneysiders flocked to David Jones, skipped school and made their way to nearest pub to watch history unfold.
17 hours ago • Sydney Morning Herald

Thousands of Australians protest around the country, calling for the release of refugees and asylum seekers who have been detained on Manus Island and Nauru for..
22 hours ago • SBS

While China's treatment of the ethnic Uighur minority has gained global attention in recent months, another Chinese movement says it has also long-suffered, with..
23 hours ago • SBS

There is uproar on social media after celebrity chef George Calombaris appeared on a magazine cover with what looked like a halo, just days after a wage scandal..
1 day ago • SBS

Well-known chef Maggie Beer wants the food in aged care homes to be full of flavour, goodness and pleasure.
1 day ago • SBS

Former Supreme Court of NSW Justice David Hunt, who sentenced serial killer Ivan Milat to life in jail and served on multiple international criminal tribunals,..
1 day ago • Brisbane Times

Hundreds of Australians have marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and Australia's role in beaming images of humankindโ€™s first steps on the moon.
1 day ago • SBS

Thousands of Australians protest around the country, calling for the release of refugees and asylum seekers who have been detained on Manus Island and Nauru for..
1 day ago • SBS

Hundreds of Australians have marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landing and Australia's role in beaming images of humankindโ€™s first steps on the moon.
1 day ago • SBS

An Australian man who just spent time in a Thailand prison for stealing a dressing gown has been locked up again for breaching a court order.
1 day ago • SBS

Illegal waste has been found buried on a property in regional Victoria, understood to be owned by a man linked to other waste sites.
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Two adults and four children have escaped uninjured after a house was engulfed in flames in Sydney's west.
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The Northern Territory government has granted major development status for a major solar farm project.
1 day ago • SBS

Well-known chef Maggie Beer wants the food in aged care homes to be full of flavour, goodness and pleasure.
1 day ago • SBS

Rallies have begun around Australia calling for refugees and asylum seekers who've been detained on Manus Island and Nauru to be brought to safety.
1 day ago • SBS

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