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Northern Territory government and role of racism to be investigated by royal commission

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The role of racism, and the adequacy of the Northern Territory government's response to reports into its juvenile justice system, will be examined by a royal commission formally established on Thursday.
Former NT Chief Justice Brian Martin to head Royal Commission
Turnbull announces Royal Commission terms
AUSTRALIA'S SHAME
Should the royal commission be limited to the NT?
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Kevin Rudd UN nomination would signal endorsement, Turnbull says

The Australian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cabinet appears to have delayed making a decision about Kevin Rudd's request for Australia's support in his bid to become the United Nation's Secretary-General.
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Underworld figure Hizir Ferman dies after attack on guards at Loddon Prison, near Castlemaine

The Age - ‎1 hour ago‎
A violent underworld figure has died following an attack on two prison guards at Loddon Prison, north-west of Melbourne. Hizir Ferman, 34, was found dead in a unit at the medium-security prison on Thursday afternoon, a prison source said.
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Accused NSW pedophile in Vic court

Yahoo7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A man linked to the disappearance of a NSW toddler will make a bid to stop his trial over unrelated child sex offences. William Harrie Spedding, 65, is due to face trial in Campbelltown, NSW, in January over the alleged abuse of two girls in the 1980s.
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France names second church attacker

Yahoo7 News - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Paris (AFP) - The second jihadist involved in a French church attack had tried to travel to Syria, prosecutors said Thursday as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack.
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Indonesia fast-tracks execution of 14 death row prisoners

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cilacap: Family members of 14 death row prisoners wept and one was close to collapse after learning the largest mass killing of convicted drug felons in Indonesia would take place on Thursday night - 24 hours earlier than expected.
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Prince George, please come to Prince George

The Province - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be visiting B.C. and the Yukon this fall, but there was no official word on whether the William and Kate's two children would be coming along as well.
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Pell accuser first aired concerns four years ago

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Torquay man who made explosive allegations about Cardinal George Pell exposing himself to children first contacted police about the incident almost four years ago, before the child abuse royal commission started.
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Malcolm Turnbull signals likely challenge in Herbert after Labor claims victory

The Guardian - ‎11 hours ago‎
Ewen Jones and Malcolm Turnbull in Townsville. Jones maintains he might win the seat of Herbert when the full preference recount is completed on the weekend.
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Lindt cafe siege: British review team critiques NSW police response, lack of approved plan

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The head of British armed policing has told the Lindt cafe siege inquest he would have been "screaming out" for a tactical assault plan to be approved and ready for final authorisation.
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Man assisting police over stabbing

Courier Mail - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A MAN is assisting police with their investigation after a woman was stabbed in her home at Kallangur, north of Brisbane, overnight.
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Markets Live: Resources lifts ASX

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
The ASX edged towards the 5600 mark, and closer to a one year high, lifted by mining stocks, including BHP and Rio, and gold stocks, as markets shrugged off a more hawkish US Federal Reserve that left the door open to a rate hike in September.
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Australian workers must be ready to ride the technology wave, says StartupAUS

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Up to 4.6 million jobs may be at risk if Australia does not prepare its workforce for the digital future, a discussion paper has warned.
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BHP Billiton's Samarco costs top $3 billion

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
Mining giant BHP Billiton has doubled its provisions for the Samarco mine disaster in Brazil to well in excess of $3 billion. BHP said it will recognise another provision in the range of $US1.1 to $US1.3 billion ($1.5 to $1.7 billion) on top of $US1.2 ...
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Telstra will have to lower dividends and cut prices thanks to NBN, says Moody's

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Telstra may have to cut its generous dividends and reduce retail prices in coming years as the government-owned national broadband network takes away up to 5 per cent of its annual revenue, according to Moody's Investor Services.
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Volkswagen buyers snap up manual Golf GTI

Drive - ‎3 hours ago‎
2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years is the brand's fastest Golf GTI ever offered in Australia. Photo: Supplied; 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40 Years is the brand's fastest Golf GTI ever offered in Australia.
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Life Saving sticker campaign

Western Advocate - ‎3 hours ago‎
RESIDENTS are being urged to help make streets safer by applying 'Life Saving' stickers to their garbage wheelie bins. The stickers, which feature life-size images of children stepping towards the road and speed limit signs, are part of a campaign by ...
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Online reseller pays ACCC penalty for misleading customers

CRN Australia - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has fined online reseller Ozsale Pty Limited on the back of allegations of false or misleading representations about consumers' rights.
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First Ford Falcon XR8 Sprint Aids Diabetes Research

The Motor Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
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Why The Bachelor Richie Strahan gave his special white rose to a single mother

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Manipulation - an important, usually covert facet of showbusiness that when exposed reveals the puppet master at play - just ask Taylor Swift or new contender, Richie Strahan.
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'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Hype Increases, Breaks Amazon and Barnes & Noble Pre-Order Records

The Inquisitr - ‎6 hours ago‎
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” has broken pre-order records ahead of its official release on Saturday where millions of fans are expected to mob bookstores around the globe.
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Michelle Guthrie promises to give ABC a multicultural facelift

NEWS.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
ABC boss Michelle Guthrie has promised to give Aunty a more multicultural face, in her first major speech since taking over the top job at the public broadcaster.
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Jackie Chan to scale the Sydney Opera House heights for sci-fi thriller Bleeding Steel

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
... eye on the Sydney Opera House roof in the coming weeks. Jackie Chan, the spritely 62-year-old who still bears the title of the world's biggest action star, plans to be scale the heights of the city landmark for his new sci-fi thriller Bleeding ...
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Why the NRL doesn't need Hayne

Courier Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
While many in Sydney, to steal Paul Simon's old line about Joe DiMaggio, are turning their lonely eyes towards Hayne, many of the rest of us couldn't give a “woo hoo hoo''.
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Walker's injury hopefully a 'one-week thing'

AFL.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
ADELAIDE skipper Taylor Walker has failed to overcome his ankle injury and will miss Sunday's clash against Essendon at Adelaide Oval.
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Shinn successfully appeals one-month ban

Racing.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
Blake Shinn will return to the saddle on Wednesday after successfully appealing his one-month suspension. The star jockey was originally outed for his ride on Thud at Rosehill on June 18, Racing NSW stewards finding him guilty of failing to give his ...
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I'm a goose too, says Dimma over Dusty

AFL.com.au - ‎6 hours ago‎
RICHMOND coach Damien Hardwick concedes he overstepped the mark in his critique of star midfielder Dustin Martin during his post-match press conference last week.
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CX330: Galaxy's loneliest baby star discovered wandering far from stellar nurseries

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
It's younger than humanity; a baby star barely a million years old wandering far from any stellar nursery. CX330, about 25,000 light years from Earth in the Milky Way's galactic bulge, has been described as the galaxy's loneliest star.
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These 3 Australian universities are in the top 100 in the world for research

Business Insider Australia - ‎8 hours ago‎
Bolt out of the blue, Peter Enright, Coolum Beach, Queensland. highly commended submission of the 2014 Australian Museum New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography.
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Whale calves put on show as watchers wait for Migaloo

The Sunshine Coast Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
WHEN the news broke that Migaloo was heading past Moreton Island on Wednesday it seemed certain he was headed for the Sunshine Coast, but it appears the rare white whale has given watchers the slip.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370: Third Study Now Shows Plane Lies North Of Official Search Area

The Inquisitr - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 aircraft, which vanished from the skies almost 29 months ago, probably lies in the waters of the Indian Ocean, in an area hundreds of miles north of the search area where the official search team has been scouring the ...
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Alzheimer's research offers hope

The Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Two claimed breakthroughs in Alzheimer's research, one Australian, could reduce both the incidence and progression of the disease.
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Australia to wipe out Hepatitis C in 10 years

Xinhua - ‎2 hours ago‎
CANBERRA, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Australia is on track to eliminate Hepatitis C in ten years if the current trend of people living with the virus getting new antiviral treatment continues, said a new analysis released on Thursday, the World Hepatitis Day ...
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Tasmania's plan to lower kindergarteners' starting age raises concerns

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Tasmanian Government's plan to lower the age for children starting kindergarten has raised concerns among some in the education sector.

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