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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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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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Yahoo!

Alleged Australian jihadist supporter deported, not charged

An Australian convert to Islam arrested in the Philippines for allegedly urging people to join "jihad" in Iraq and Syria was deported to his homeland Wednesday, but police said he would not be charged.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Canberra City News

Canberra Confidential / Paintbrush heroes

BLESS 'ema This is a team of painters from competing local companies who donated nearly 100 hours of manpower, plus all the paint to give Kese House in Kaleen - a respite care home for children aged 5 to 12 - a complete makeover.

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ABC News

Man charged over death of Canberra workman killed by falling concrete boom

Ben Catanzariti was killed by a falling concrete boom at a worksite on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin in Kingston in June 2012.

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Digital Post Production

Rick Otton Reveals the Best Data Sources in the Australian Property Market

When Fairfax paid $50M to purchase AllHomes Property Website , renowned property investment educator and best-selling author, Rick Otton , is citing this as proof just how valuable online data sources are for investors.

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Canberra City News

Macklin / Such is our winter of discontent

"Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, co-chair of the Federal Government's school curriculum review, Kevin Donnelly, declares himself in favour of a return to the cane," writes Seven Days columnist ROBERT MACKLIN GLOBAL is local in this new world of ours - and the consequences are decidedly mixed as we saw this week when a Canberra mum, ... (more)

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Malaysian National News Agency

Australia Pays Respects To Victims Of Malaysia Airlines MH17 Tragedy

The Malaysian High Commission in Canberra and other diplomatic posts in Australia have had a steady stream of people calling to sign the Condolence Book to honour the victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which was believed to have been shot down in Ukraine.

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NEWS.com.au

Suicide bomber attacks checkpoint

A SUICIDE bomber hits a military checkpoint in Donetsk as Tony Abbott describes the MH17 disaster as "evidence tampering on an industrial scale".

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The RiotACT

Local Leaders - John Bale

In 2012, two Canberra-based military colleagues with no not-for-profit experience founded a charity to support wounded soldiers returning from Afghanistan.

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