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3 hrs ago | The RiotACT

Canberra is doomed

Have the changes brought about by a Federal Liberal Government and an increasingly broke and desperate Labor/Green Alliance, started to sink home to Canberrans yet? I can remember so many years ago when the same sort of looney left Labor and Green Alliance took over in Tasmania, promising a change of culture and increased economic security in the ... (more)

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16 hrs ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

New attempt to visit MH17 crash site

An international team is attempting again Monday to enter the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in war-torn eastern Ukraine, a day after heavy fighting prevented it from getting near.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The RiotACT

WYRD. A new book by Canberran author JG Montgomery

Many of you may remember that I released a book back in 2012 called "A Case for Ghosts" which was critiqued here on RiotACT .

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ABC News

Trees wrapped with scarves in yarn-bombing project

While Canberra shivers through some chilly winter mornings, the trees at the National Arboretum are being kept warm by a colourful new art installation.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Fresh legal challenge as boat people come ashore

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Saturday the government will still do whatever it can to stop the boats.

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Thanh Nein News

Australia seeks to secure MH17 remains as Abbott deploys police

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plan to deploy armed police officers to the site of the Malaysian Air crash will focus on reclaiming bodies, amid concern their presence may risk increasing tension in the Ukrainian territory held by Russian-backed rebels.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

ABC News

Pork industry calls for Australian-made bacon labelling overhaul

Australian pork producers say their industry is being undermined by weak labelling laws that make it easy for foreign pig meat to be portrayed as home-grown.

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ABC News

Synthetic drugs continue to evolve amid bans, regulation

An emergency room doctor and researcher says prohibition is driving the rate that new synthetic drugs are evolving in Australia.

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Yahoo!

Australia to send troops to Ukraine crash site: PM

Australian troops plan to join a police contingent in helping secure the Flight MH17 crash site in Ukraine, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Friday, while stressing the mission would be humanitarian in nature.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Canberra Close Up: Gary Oakley

Mr Oakley is also the National President of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Veterans and Services Association of Australia.

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Thursday Magnet

South Coast Regional Wrap

Going anywhere exciting this weekend? Take the paper with you, snap a picture and send it through! You may find yourself on this very blog.

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The Charlotte Observer

Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt to appeal

CANBERRA, Australia An Australian Al-Jazeera journalist will appeal his conviction on charges that he aided Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, his brother said Friday.

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Sun-Star

Ex-mayor receives leadership grant

FORMER Natonin mayor Ana Maria Paz Rafael-Banaag recently received a full scholarship leadership grant from the Australian government together with six other Filipinos.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Abbott offers to send 50 police to Ukraine

Australia has sent 50 police to London in preparation for them to be deployed to the Ukraine to help secure the MH17 crash site.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Canberra City News

Fireweed menace spreads to Coombs

CANBERRANS are again being urged to report infestations of the pest plant Madagascan Fireweed after it was discovered in Coombs.

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The RiotACT

Canberra dog exercise areas - what do you think?

The ACT Government is consulting on changes to dog exercise areas in Canberra. It's really important that everyone has their say.

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Narooma News

Building Stronger Relationships

Couples in Narooma and the Eurobodalla can register for a $200 subsidy towards the cost of relationship education and counselling.

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Live Design Online

Robe Tops The Class At The Academy

Top nightclub The Academy in Canberra, Australia is benefiting from a new Robe moving light installation which was supplied by locally based Elite Sound & Light and is designed to ensure that their popular EDM club nights and visiting live artists can enjoy the very best lighting and visual experiences.

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Canberra City News

Westside @ Acton Park to transform the Futsal Slab

ANDREW Barr has announced there will be a 'pop-up' village at West Basin on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin, which he hopes will "dramatically change the way Canberrans engage with public spaces".

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Abbott concerned over MH17 body recovery

A number of body and body parts are due to be transported by air from the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv to the Netherlands on Wednesday night .

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