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2 hrs ago | Queanbeyan Age

Super Rugby doors open for Queanbeyan with NRC

The National Rugby Championship, a brand new domestic club rugby competition that has been re-introduced by the Australian Rugby Union this year, will aim at bridging the gap between local club rugby and the Super Rugby competition in Australia.

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4 hrs ago | Canberra City News

Lace and other arts

EIGHTY year old Canberran, Dorothy Fletcher, a representative member of Canberra Lacemaking Association, will showcase her fine lacework at Australia's most popular craft and quilting event, the Canberra Craft & Quilt Fair.

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6 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

The budget blow-back explained

IT has been 100 days since Joe Hockey handed down his first budget and we're still talking about it.

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10 hrs ago | The Hamilton Spectator

And the winner is - Jeremy'

The Hamilton Spectator reported extensively on Sheepvention 2014 in our issues on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday .

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11 hrs ago | CSIRO Publishing

Sustained impacts of a hiking trail on changing Windswept Feldmark vegetation in the Australian Alps

Mark Ballantyne A C , Catherine M. Pickering A , Keith L. McDougall B and Genevieve T. Wright B A Environmental Futures Centre, School of Environment, Griffith University, Gold Coast, Qld 4222, Australia.

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16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Australian Premier Tony Abbott under fire as 'environmental vandal'

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has delivered on election promises to repeal a carbon tax and loosen environmental regulation -- much to the dismay of conservationists.

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20 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Government To Send Team To Australia On Next Phase Of Search For MH370 - Hishammuddin

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 -- The government Wednesday decided to send a delegation to Canberra, Australia next week to discuss the next phase of the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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20 hrs ago | ABC News

PUP Senator explains Chinese invasion comments, warns other countries also a threat

MARK COLVIN: After warning of a communist Chinese invasion yesterday, the Senate crossbencher Jacqui Lambie has now suggested that Indonesia and other countries in the region could one day be a threat to Australia.

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Yesterday | Canberra City News

Gill to receive top award

NEWS is to hand that former director and chief conductor of The Canberra Symphony Orchestras, Richard Gill, is to be honoured as the recipient of the Distinguished Services to Australian Music Award in the 2014 Art Music Awards, to be held on Tuesday 26 August 26 at the Plaza Ballroom in Melbourne.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Canberra City News

Griffiths / Why tenants should worry about Mr Fluffy

"Canberra is a city weighed down with regulation, but precious little compliance enforcement except when powerful interests are threatened," writes Lowbrow columnist JOHN GRIFFITHS This month has seen the death of an electrician exposed to the toxic houses and there are still in the order of a thousand houses with wispy asbestos fibres leaching ... (more)

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ABC News

Research overturns view young people not engaged in politics

Young Australians are more politically engaged than many older Australians and are just as likely to stand for public office, according to new research from the Museum of Australian Democracy.

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NEWS.com.au

Your postcode affects your health

EXCLUSIVE: Time is ticking for the government. If it doesn't resolve the $7 GP fee stalemate, doctors will go public with a secret compromise proposal.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australia to free scores of children from immigration detention centres

The Australian government has announced that it will release around 150 children held in immigration detention centres, as Canberra faces pressure over its controversial immigration policy and criticism that detaining minors is detrimental to their mental and physical health.

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The Age

China hits back at Clive Palmer over rant

Beijing has hit back at Clive Palmer over his explosive spray against China, condemning his remarks as absurd and irresponsible.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Newsday

Australia, Indonesia hope to heal rift with pact

In Lindenhurst road construction. two lanes closed on Sunrise Hwy/NY Rt-27 WB between N Monroe Ave and Bayview Ave in Copiague In Bellmore road construction.

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Canberra City News

Canberra Avenue bus lane complete

SHANE Rattenbury is celebrating the completion of the dedicated bus lane on Canberra Avenue and new park and ride facility in Fyshwick as part of a range of improvements to public transport.

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Canberra City News

Macklin / Katy's call strikes a chord

"The more women in politics the better. They get upset when one calls the other a 'cow'.

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Sydney Morning Herald

National Museum the new home of 4ENSIC, the car Azaria Chamberlain allegedly killed in

"I love this car," said Michael Chamberlain yesterday, as the National Museum in Canberra took possession of the canary yellow Holden Torana hatchback in which his daughter, Azaria, was alleged to have been murdered at Ayers Rock in 1980.

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The Times of Israel

An interfaith voice that is still too small

Originally from Auckland New Zealand, much of Alon's time over the past ten years has been for the growth and development of community.

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PS News

And in other news...

A n Australian delegation is attending an Indian Ocean Rim Association Women's Economic Empowerment Dialogue from 17-19 August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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