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7 min ago | Canberra Times

Mr Fluffy employee had 'no idea' asbestos insulation was dangerous

David Laughlan was Dirk Jansen's first employee when the man now known as "Mr Fluffy" had the idea of spraying asbestos into people's roof spaces as insulation.


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4 hrs ago | ABC News

More international travellers choose Australian holidays

MARK COLVIN: There's some good news for the tourism industry in an economics report out today.


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5 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

Yours and Owls birthday bash to be a hoot

The Yours and Owls fourth birthday party has been announced, and it's HUGE. To be held in Stuart Park on October 4, the event will be headlined by Dune Rats, The Griswolds and Sticky Fingers, with the likes of Safia, High Tails and Lyall Moloney in support.


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Science Daily

Astronomers pioneer a 'Google street view' of galaxies

A new instrument based on bundles of optical fibers is giving astronomers the first 'Google street view' of the cosmos -- incredibly detailed views of huge numbers of galaxies.


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KHOU-TV Houston

Australia vows help to secure Ukraine crash site

Australia's foreign minister says her country stands ready to provide whatever resources are needed to secure the Malaysian airliner's crash site in Ukraine, as newspapers report Australian troops and police could soon be sent.


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The Age

'Hold them through the pain'

Melburnians gather to remember those that perished when MH17 crashed out of the sky.


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The seven best-kept travel secrets

LONGING for some VIP treatment on your next holiday, or just want to find a bargain? An insider has revealed her top tips on how to leverage the digital world to your advantage.


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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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Inflation tops RBA's target range

AUSTRALIA'S inflation rate has climbed to 3 per cent with people forking out more for medical services, property and cigarettes.


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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street legal.


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Don Farrell tops SA pollies in travel expenses

DON Farrell's "extensive" travel responsibilities have been revealed in federal financial entitlements data alongside one South Australian Labor Senator's $260,000, taxpayer-funded office fit out.


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Adelaide beach transformed into Gallipoli

HE'S the Adelaide councillor who is never far from controversy - now he's been challenged to prove he's not a "fraud" and asked to take extended leave.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

AME Info

Abu Dhabi delegation to launch roadshow in Australia

A delegation led by Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority plans to travel to Australia later this month for a three-destination road show, aimed at capitalising on growing awareness in the continent, Gulf News has reported.


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The Age

Virgin axes Melbourne to LA route

Virgin Australia will increase flights from Brisbane to Los Angeles to a daily service and abandon its Melbourne-Los Angeles flights as rival United Airlines enters the latter route in October.


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KCCI-TV Des Moines

AAU Junior Olympics coming to Des Moines

Downtown Des Moines is going to be full of young athletes and their families for the next 10 days... The AAU Junior Olympics bringing competitors from as far away as Australia and Saudi Arabia.


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Fiji Times

Walking our World

WALKING for thousands of kilometres might be seen as a difficult activity for many but for Australia's Peter Thomas, it's an opportunity to spread the gospel of balance, peace and freedom.


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The New Zealand Herald

The Diary: McCaw and Flynn look to be getting serious

The country's most loved sports star, Richie McCaw, may be getting more serious with his 24-year-old hockey star girlfriend Gemma Flynn, according to inside sources.


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The New Zealand Herald

Auckland Restaurant Month: Adam D'Sylva

Adam D'Sylva's A Taste of Coda is one of the hottest events at Auckland Restaurant Month, writes Rebecca Barry Hill.


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Hospitality Net

YTL Hotels debuts the Kasara brand in Japan, Thailand and Borneo

YTL Hotels has announced the launch of the KASARA brand, a collection of unique and luxurious hotels, resorts and residences in exotic locations in Asia and beyond, including Hokkaido, Japan; Koh Samui, Thailand and Pulau Tiga in Borneo.


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Daily Mail

Australian actress Sarah Snook 'extraordinary' alongside Ethan...

'Extraordinary': Critics say Australian actress Sarah Snook is set for Hollywood stardom after role alongside Ethan Hawke in time travel thriller Predestination has debut She has been tipped as the next Nicole Kidman, and it seems Australian actress Sarah Snook is set for stardom after the online debut of the trailer for time travel thriller ... (more)


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