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  1. Harry to serve with Aus armed forcesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Prince Harry will spend several weeks based in Australia in the next few months before attending the centenary Anzac dawn service in Gallipoli with his father Prince Charles, a British newspaper reports. Harry will be seconded to work with the Australian defence forces during his time in Australia before quitting the British military altogether later this year, London's Evening Standard reported on Friday.

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  2. Pilots wow crowd with explosive stunts at Australian International AirshowRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    ... during the Australian International Airshow and Aerospace & Defence Exposition at Avalon Airport in Geelong, Australia, on Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015. -- PHOTO: BLOOMBERG The Republic of Singapore Air Force's (RSAF) Black Knights performing manoeuvres in ...

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  3. Has Aussie game show found the only contestant never to have seen Star WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'Boba Fetta is a bounty hunter from which film series?': Did Millionaire Hot Seat find the only person never to have seen any of the Star Wars movies? Jake Sanders, a medicine student from Deakin University in Geelong Victoria, made the slip up last night on Channel Nine's Millionaire Hot Seat. Mr Sanders was asked to choose from which four iconic film series the character Bobba Fett-a bounty hunter from Star Wars-features in.

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  4. Dassault Aviation to Present Falcon Fleet at Australian International AirshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | ThomasNet

    MELBOURNE, Australia Avalon Airport Dassault Aviation will present its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at the Australian International Airshow, Australia's largest and most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defense exposition. The six day event, which opens on February 24th, will take place at Avalon airport in Geelong, Australia.

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  5. Grave mistake leads to court battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    WARNING: Disturbing image. An Australian politician has taken her campaign against a mosque development to new levels by sharing a gruesome picture.

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  6. 'Project Archer': Govt's plan to save the ABSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    The Abbott government's rescue plan for the Australian Bureau of Statistics, including a takeover by the bureau of the nation's health statistics agency, is set to be in place by July. There will also be $250 million for the ABS to upgrade its systems, a "surveying centre of excellence" established, probably in Geelong, and a green light for the bureau's plans to downgrade the national census.

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  7. Carbon tax repeal raised energy prices: aluminium producerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    Alcoa's Australian assets have faced higher energy costs since the carbon tax was repealed, in revelations that challenge one of the primary criticisms of the controversial scheme. The higher energy costs were revealed on Thursday by Alcoa's local joint venture partner, Alumina Limited, which said its energy costs had risen in the six months since the carbon tax was repealed, once currency fluctuations were put aside.

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  8. Etihad Stadium CEO Paul Sergeant allays A-League turf fears related to Speedway Grand PrixRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    Etihad Stadium CEO Paul Sergeant has insisted that the stadium's pitch will be in a suitable condition to host an A-League match just days after staging the Australian Speedway Grand Prix in October. The playing surface will be covered by 4500 tonnes of dirt for the speedway season-ending event - a process that will take three days.

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  9. CFA trainers 'wanted dirty burns'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | NEWS.com.au

    LABOR'S Anthony Albanese has put out a bizarre, one-word media statement today, which could be one of the funniest ones ever created. OLIVIA Mead, the 19-year-old daughter of late mining heir Michael Wright, has been awarded $25 million after successfully challenging her father's will.

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  10. Alumina Limited breaks dividend droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Alumina Limited has broken a three-year dividend drought after posting a slightly better than expected underlying profit of $US91.1 million . Shareholders in the company, which operates a joint venture with American aluminium giant Alcoa, have not been rewarded for their patience since February 2012.

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  11. Byrne triumphs at Adelaide boccia tournamentRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Warrnambool Standard

    Byrne is this week celebrating winning the BC2 and BC1&2 classes at the annual titles at Adelaide's Marion Leisure and Fitness Centre. The 36-year-old, who has cerebral palsy, won five round-robin matches and two knockout finals to claim the top honour.

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  12. Injury woes over, Nick Bourke reboots career in Geelong Football LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Warrnambool Standard

    FORMER AFL footballer Nick Bourke is over a nasty injury which derailed his pre-season and is confident he'll be at peak fitness when he makes his Geelong league debut. Kolora-Noorat export and former AFL-listed player Nick Bourke is set to resume his career with Leopold this season.

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  13. Work starts on Warrnambool's $30 cancer centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Warrnambool Standard

    WORK has started on the long-awaited $30 million South West Cancer Centre in Warrnambool - one of the region's biggest construction projects in years. WORK has started on the long-awaited $30 million South West Cancer Centre in Warrnambool - one of the region's biggest construction projects in years.

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  14. Seymour girls create basketball historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Shepparton News Online

    The Seymour under-18 girls basketball side which created history at the weekend by becoming the first side from the town to win a state division one championship. Seymour's under-18 girls basketball side has created history by becoming the first team from the town to win a Victorian division one age-group title.

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  15. Textron Aviation to show off its wares at Australian aviation showRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Journal

    ... Cessna Citation M2 business jet. It will also feature eight more commercial aircraft at Avalon Airport in Geelong, Australia, with the help of regional partners Hawker Pacific and Aeromil Pacific. Those will include Beechcraft's King Air 350i, King ...

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  16. Basketball growing nationally, but in Ballarat we've stalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Courier

    BALLARAT Basketball chief Peter Eddy is determined this city must soon follow a national trend in the game's increased participation rate - not buck it. BALLARAT Basketball chief Peter Eddy is determined this city must soon follow a national trend in the game's increased participation rate - not buck it.

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  17. Teacher gave taste for adventure to landmark music initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    Besides his family, Ross Lipson's great loves were music and the sea. He applied boundless talent and energy to both; an adventurous sailor and surfer on the water, and an equally adventurous musician.

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  18. Beer's year of the lagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | West Australian

    It is partly because the Big Beer companies produce them almost ad nauseam. With so many Lagers in the market the minor brewers sought a point of difference and have had a deep concentration on Ales.

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  19. Why the AFL needs a bigger, better yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Thursday's opening NAB Challenge game between Hawthorn and Collingwood at Aurora Stadium will come one day short of exactly five months since we last saw an official game of AFL football. In the modern sporting environment, that's an eternity, certainly a two-week longer wait than is usual between the end of one AFL season and the beginning of another.

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  20. East West Link debacle puts jobs at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NEWS.com.au

    THE head of the nation's chief spy agency has shed some light on what happened to the majority of Australian fighters supporting Islamic State. MORE than half the recipients of disability pension could be targeted for cuts amid revelations the cost of administering the bloated system has hit $3bn a year.

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