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'It's a pretty simple question, Prime Minister' - ‎1 hour ago‎
MALCOLM Turnbull wants Australia's economy to be agile and strong but the Prime Minister couldn't back away fast enough from answering one simple question.
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RBA names Philip Lowe as next governor

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Philip Lowe will replace outgoing chief Glenn Stevens, Treasurer Scott Morrison has told parliament.
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GoCatch cuts prices in bid to challenge Uber's grip on Sydney

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australia's newest ride-sharing company, GoCatch, is cutting the price of off-peak fares by 5 per cent in Sydney in an attempt to challenge Uber's grip on the market.
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Fire threatens to raze Canadian city

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
A huge wildfire that has forced all 88,000 people to flee the western Canadian oil city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1600 structures is now threatening its airport and communities well south of the town, authorities say.
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Hundreds demand justice for murdered kids - ‎1 hour ago‎
Politicians and police officers were among the hundreds who have marched to NSW parliament demanding justice for three Aboriginal children murdered 26 years ago.
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Vic man found guilty of parents' murder

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ian Thomas strangled his mother, shot and violently bludgeoned his father, then lied about it. During a 21-day trial, Thomas told a jury it was his father, William Thomas, who was the killer.
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Alan Gibson charged with the murder of his wife Rosemary Gibson

Herald Sun - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Alan Gibson, 65, was charged with murder following a three-week investigation into the shock death. The body of Rosemary Gibson, 62, was found at the couple's Traralgon property on April 14.
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8 benchmarks where Rocky's indigenous are disadvantaged

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
A NEW report has highlighted massive gaps between the indigenous people in Rockhampton and Brisbane. The Know Your Community report, released last week, was developed in a partnership between the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...
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Gay marriage plebiscite cost to blow out - ‎3 hours ago‎
The cost of a plebiscite on same-sex marriage is likely to blow out to more than the $160 million already allocated, a Senate committee has been told.
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More than half the corals of the far north Great Barrier Reef dead: official

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The worst coral bleaching in the history of the Great Barrier Reef has already killed half the corals in reefs off the far north Queensland coast, the head of the reef's Marine Park Authority said.
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Oliver stood down for 29 days over failed breath test

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Champion jockey Damien Oliver has been stood down by stewards for 29 days after failing a breath test before racing on the final day of the Warrnambool jumps carnival.
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NZ government allots $22.2M for Computer Emergency Response Team: Amy Adams

CIO New Zealand - ‎7 hours ago‎
Communications Minister Amy Adams says the government has included an investment of $22.2 million for Budget 2016 to boost the country's cybersecurity infrastructure.
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NAB stronger with 6.5% lift to 1H profit

The Australian - ‎38 minutes ago‎
National Australia Bank has lifted first-half cash earnings 6.5 per cent to $3.31 billion, emerging from the disposal of its unprofitable UK business with the best results of the big four banks.
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Optus unmoved by English Premier League fans' protests

The Australian Financial Review - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Optus has brushed aside protests from English Premier League fans, saying it is offering cost effective options to watch matches. Jon Buckle.
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Gold boom drives exports in March

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The rise in exports that slashed Australia's trade deficit by almost 30 per cent in March is likely to be just a flash in pan.
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Emissions Reduction Fund rewards farmers

The Australian Financial Review - ‎3 hours ago‎
Farmers who plant trees on cleared land will be paid millions of dollars from the federal government. Supplied. Share on twitter. by Mark Ludlow.

Goromaru dropped from Reds squad for Crusaders clash AU - ‎5 hours ago‎
Japan fullback Ayumu Goromaru has been dropped by the Queensland Reds for their clash with the Canterbury Crusaders on Friday, the first time the World Cup hero has been dumped from the matchday squad in a humbling debut season in Super Rugby.
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Captain James Cooks ship likely discovered off Rhode Island

Albuquerque Journal - ‎3 hours ago‎
In this 2005 photo, the replica of the ship the Endeavour is seen in Botany Bay, Sydney. Researchers believe they have found the remnants of the real Endeavour near Rhode Island.
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Fonterra cuts Aus farmgate milk price

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fonterra has cut its forecast farmgate milk price to its Australian dairy farmers for the current season, saying it better reflects the oversupply of milk which is weighing on global dairy commodity prices.