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  1. World-first human clinical trials for Hendra virus to begin this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Medical News

    An antibody manufactured at The University of Queensland will be used in world-first human Hendra virus clinical trials starting this month. UQ Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Director Professor Peter Gray said the monoclonal antibody m.102.4 was the world's first antibody administered to humans as a treatment for the rare but deadly viral disease.

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  2. Cotton On: The inside story of the retailer's rise to $1.5b in revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    "Cotton On is a true Australian new generation success story," retail expert and former David Jones chief executive Paul Zahra says. Here's how they did it.

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  3. Catching Up With Crowie: Alexander's 2015 PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Three-time Ironman world champion Craig "Crowie" Alexander's career is taking on a new shape these days. Though he has no big championship plans at this point in the season, the Australian is far from retired.

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  4. Web searches may help predict disease risk, new study suggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Internet search data might some day help estimate the prevalence of non-communicable diseases such as stroke, heart disease or cancer, a new study suggests. For example, a trip to the gym may be predicted by a search for the gym's hours, said Venkatesh, who directs the centre for pattern recognition and data analytics at Deakin University in Geelong, Australia.

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  5. World-first human Hendra virus clinical trials beginRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    An antibody manufactured at The University of Queensland will be used in world-first human Hendra virus clinical trials starting this month. UQ Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology Director Professor Peter Gray said the monoclonal antibody m.102.4 was the world's first antibody administered to humans as a treatment for the rare but deadly viral disease.

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  6. Web searches may predict disease risk among populationsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Fox News

    Internet search data might someday help estimate the prevalence of non-communicable diseases like stroke, heart disease or cancer, a new study suggests. For example, a trip to the gym may be predicted by a search for the gym's hours, said Venkatesh, who directs the Center for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics at Deakin University in Geelong, Australia.

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  7. Super trawler moored at Albany portRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ARE preschool and kindergarten fees about to increase? A total of $1.6 billion in funding could be axed in next month's budget leading to higher costs. POLICE in the Northern Territory were surprised to find 20g of cannabis hidden inside a pot roast headed for a remote community in the Tiwi Islands.

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  8. Largest fish trawler Geelong Star arrives in Australian watersRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Age

    The controversial Dutch-owned factory freezer trawler Geelong Star has arrived in Australia and been given initial Federal Government approval to fish, despite concerted opposition. Geelong Star would be the largest trawler to fish in Australian waters, after a bigger sister ship, the Margiris, was banned in the 2012 supertrawler controversy.

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  9. Jamie reminds us it's all about relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Fairfield City Champion

    ENGLISH celebrity chef Jamie Oliver made a special visit to his Ministry of Food kitchen in Stockland Wetherill Park on Monday. ENGLISH celebrity chef Jamie Oliver made a special visit to his Ministry of Food kitchen in Stockland Wetherill Park on Monday.

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  10. Creswell looks for descendantsRead the original story

    Tuesday | South Coast Register

    THE Royal Australian Navy would like to hear from anyone who is a descendant of its first three officer entry training classes to mark the centenary celebrations for HMAS Creswell. THE Royal Australian Navy would like to hear from anyone who is a descendant of its first three officer entry training classes to mark the centenary celebrations for HMAS Creswell.

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  11. Chris Waller-Zabeel combination to help Preferment to Derby doubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Age

    A couple of the biggest influences on racing from across the ditch will combine as Preferment attempts to win the Australian Derby at Randwick on Saturday. Chris Waller will look for his first Derby in Sydney with a son of Zabeel, and believes he will peak for the 2400 metres test on Saturday.

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  12. Thousands rally for refugees on Palm SundayRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Green Left Weekly

    Up to 15,000 people joined the Palm Sunday Walk for Refugees in Melbourne on March 29, more than double the numbers from last year refugee advocates said. Large rallies and marches were also held in 12 other Australian cities, and 19 cities overseas, demanding refugees be released from detention.

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  13. Bid to return oysters and mussels to Port Phillip BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | ABC News

    In the first attempt to restore natural shellfish habitats in Australian waters, scientists and conservationists are trying to use native flat oysters and blue mussels to improve the health of Port Phillip Bay in Victoria. In a three-way partnership between The Nature Conservancy, Fisheries Victoria and the Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club, scientists have started using the shellfish to build reefs in waters off Geelong, St Kilda and Carrum in an effort to restore their presence in the bay.

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  14. One woman a week dies at the hands of her partner or ex-partner. New...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Sydney Morning Herald

    On a late March day in 2002, William Cotter arrived at his wife's house in Massachusetts like a man going to war. He had a sawn-off shotgun, handcuffs, pepper spray and ammunition belts.

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  15. Your chance to top the leagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | The Mercury

    IT'S that time of year again, when discussions at workplaces, backyard barbecues and lounge rooms across Tasmania turn to footy - and the ultimate fantasy football competition, SuperCoach. This year, SuperCoach fans will be chasing a cool $50,000 winner's prize, plus bragging rights over friends and family, as they battle it out each week in local and national fantasy leagues.

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  16. Doors opening for Taylor HendersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | NEWS.com.au

    X FACTOR find Taylor Henderson could be heading overseas with the cheeky singer songwriter catching the eye of the men behind One Direction. WHAT the hell is a "chic-a-cherry cola"? And why was that girl singing about walking under buses and trains? We caught up with your favourite Aussie one-hit wonders.

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  17. Man rushed to hospital after parachuting accident near GeelongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Age

    A parachutist has been rushed to hospital after he descended suddenly near Geelong on Saturday and suffered serious injuries when he hit the ground. Paramedics were called to the Barwon Heads Airport in Connewarre, on the Bellarine Peninsula, after the man landed there about 11am.

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  18. Mathew Stokes writes open letter to Prime Minister Tony AbbottRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Age

    Geelong star Mathew Stokes: "Comments like those made recently by our PM only serve to empower the ugly side of our society." Geelong midfielder Mathew Stokes has attacked Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, declaring he has "isolated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders even more than they are already".

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  19. PM 'divides' Australians: StokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Northern Territory News

    AFL: Mitch Clark and Nakia Cockatoo are shaping as two of the most exciting prospects of 2015, but will they be enough to keep Geelong in the premiership hunt. GEELONG midfielder and Territorian Mathew Stokes says Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is dividing Australians with his comments on remote Aboriginal communities.

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  20. How justice system betrayed JillRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | NEWS.com.au

    SPEAKERS at the sub summit urged the government to build the boats locally to preserve engineering skills and protect national sovereignty. IIT has cost taxpayers more than $1 billion and no-one is using it, now the e-health record is calling doctors 'meat inspectors'.

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