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  1. 'Tracks' is a long, strangely glorious journeyRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | USA Today

    A love for her native land is apparent in the true story of Robyn Davidson's arduous journey across the Australian outback. Beautiful scenery and a superb performance by Mia Wasikowska give this film its resonance 'Tracks' is a long, strangely glorious journey A love for her native land is apparent in the true story of Robyn Davidson's arduous journey across the Australian outback.

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  2. With 'Tracks,' director captures journey with Mia Wasikowska at centerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Columbia Spectator

    Mia Wasikowska, left, stars as Robyn Davidson, who walked from Alice Springs, Australia to the Indian Ocean, opposite Adam Driver, who plays a photographer. Robyn Davidson began walking from Alice Springs in northern Australia.

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  3. Viagra used by twice as many gay men as ecstasyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    New report also shows condom use continues to fall while misunderstanding of hepatitis C's ease of infection is rife. ECSTASY use by gay men in Australia has plummeted by more than two thirds over the last decade, eclipsed by erectile dysfunction medications such as Viagra and Cialis, which are the third most popular drug of choice excluding alcohol and tobacco.

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  4. Former Olympian Senator Nova Peris will be investigated for abusing ...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Former Olympic track star Nova Peris is being investigated over allegations she abused officials at a school athletics carnival because her son was allocated the wrong lane to run in. Ms Peris, who is now an Australian Senator, was allegedly heard abusing volunteers at the Northern Territory Athletics Carnival earlier this month for disagreeing with officials over a race where he was posted out wide.

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  5. ASHM Releases Infectious Diseases Handbook 4th EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - Sep. 17, 2014 - SYDNEY, Australia -- What is arguably the most comprehensive and up-to-date clinical text in HIV, viral hepatitis and STI in Australia has just been released in its new fourth edition.

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  6. Finley truckie joins Shell Wall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Shepparton News Online

    Finley's Ron Brown flew to Alice Springs on August 30 where he was inducted into the Shell Rimula Wall of Fame, in recognition of his lifetime of service and contribution to the Australian road transport industry. Mr Brown has two sons who are also truck drivers and he knows they carry on in the same professional manner as he has always done.

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  7. 'Tracks' Is a Raw Portrayal of Robyn Davidson's Trek Across the Australian DesertRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    In 1977, 27-year-old Robyn Davidson spent nine months in a pair of battered tennis shoes, walking 1,700 miles across the Australian desert from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean, accompanied only by her dog and four wild camels she trained to carry her gear. She was not trying to conquer or prove anything.

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  8. Syphilis diagnoses hit all-time highRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Health experts are calling for an increased focus on syphilis after data showed 1765 people were diagnosed with the potentially deadly bacterial disease in Australia last year - a 34 per cent increase on the number documented in 2009. The annual surveillance report on the nation's sexual health produced by the University of NSW's Kirby Institute said unprotected sex between men was the main driver of new diagnoses between 2009 and 2013.

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  9. The Opera House will flood, beaches on the Gold Coast will be wiped ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    The Opera House will flood, beaches on the Gold Coast will be wiped out and more than 250,000 homes will be destroyed by the end of the century, according to the latest climate change report Some of Australia's most iconic landmarks and locations could be underwater in less than a century, according to a new report by the Climate Council. By 2100 Sydney Opera House could flood every single day, the Gold Coast's famous beaches could be swallowed by the sea, and more than 250,000 homes across the country could be destroyed.

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  10. Alice Springs: It's Easy to See Why the Larapinta Trail is One of Australia's Top TreksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jaunted

    Last week, we went on a six-day excursion and hiked several sections of the Larapinta Trail , a walk that runs 139 miles through the Northern Territory of Australia . In the past few years, it has become known as one of the country's top treks due to its beautiful desert landscape and challenging rocky terrain.

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  11. Govt called to act on hepatitis death rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    RELATED liver diseases are killing 1000 Australians a year and the burden is increasing, the peak body representing sufferers says. HEPATITIS Australia, which represents the half a million Australians with viral hepatitis, has called for immediate government intervention to prevent a "tidal wave" of life-threatening liver disease.

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  12. Patients with advanced esophageal cancer: Radiation therapy alone or combined with chemotherapy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Science Daily

    Radiation therapy alone is as effective in decreasing swallowing complications experienced by advanced esophageal cancer patients as RT combined with chemotherapy, thus allowing patients to forgo chemotherapy, according to new research. Radiation therapy alone is as effective in decreasing swallowing complications experienced by advanced esophageal cancer patients as RT combined with chemotherapy, thus allowing patients to forgo chemotherapy, according to research recently presented at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 56th Annual Meeting.

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  13. RT alone effective in decreasing dysphagia in patients with advanced esophageal cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Medical News

    Radiation therapy alone is as effective in decreasing swallowing complications experienced by advanced esophageal cancer patients as RT combined with chemotherapy, thus allowing patients to forgo chemotherapy, according to research presented today at the American Society for Radiation Oncology's 56th Annual Meeting. In this international study that included sites in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United Kingdom, researchers assessed the use of palliative chemotherapy combined with RT, or chemoradiotherapy , to provide relief from dysphagia .

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  14. A flying visit to city by BozRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    WWII bomber pilot Cecil "Boz" Parsons, 95, was back in Darwin from where he flew 30 missions after flying 25 missions over occupied Europe. Picture: ELISE DERWIN IT was a special moment for 95-year-old Cecil "Boz" Parsons when he visited the Darwin War Memorial to see the plaque dedicated to the squadron he served with during World War II.

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  15. Staff face hefty fines in strike court battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    LANG O'Rourke workers and CFMEU representatives on the Ichthys LNG Project are facing individual fines of up to $10,200 for alleged illegal industrial action over bus times. The move by the Fair Work Building Commission to take Federal Court action against the 66 Laing O'Rourke employees has been described by the CFMEU as political grandstanding ahead of a crucial Senate vote about restoring full powers to the Australian Building and Construction Commission.

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  16. Expert calls for a new ATSIC - but only for Northern and Central AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | ABC News

    ELEANOR HALL: As the Prime Minister conducts government from northeast Arnhem Land this week, an Indigenous policy expert is calling for a dramatic change in the system of Commonwealth grants that he says is actually worsening poverty for Indigenous Australians in remote communities. Professor Rolf Gerritsen says the conditions in remote communities are getting worse, in part because the funds available to help Indigenous Australians there are being diverted to the hundreds of thousands more people in major cities who are identifying as Aboriginal.

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  17. Seductive start to CVAG film seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Tickets are on sale for the Comox Valley Art Gallery's fall film series, which opens with Don McKellar's The Grand Seduction on Sept. 21. The film series, an ongoing fundraiser for CVAG, screens films from the Toronto International Film Festival through TIFF - Film circuit.

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  18. Sorcerer on verge of crown forfeitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Northern Territory News

    More than six weeks after Saturday Sorcerer was first past the post in the $200,000 race, the South Australian galloper is expected to be formally disqualified at a hearing of Thoroughbred Racing NT stewards in two days' time. Trained by Morphettville's Stuart Gower, the five-year-old gelding will have his wins in both the Metric Mile and the Darwin Cup erased from the record books.

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  19. Why Australiaa s prime minister is running his country from a tentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | The Washington Post

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott addresses a news conference in Melbourne on Sept. 12 in this still image taken from handout video.

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  20. Cheeky lot could stir up the audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Northern Territory News

    TV presenter Amanda Pernechele, media personality Katie Woolf, high end boutique store owner Silvija Majetic, criminal lawyer Nicola MacCarron and model Cassie Valastro could be potential stars for the Real Housewives of Darwin A GROUP of glamorous Darwin women and their croc skin Chanel handbags could be the new stars of the latest instalment of the Real Housewives reality television franchise. The Real Housewives of Darwin is a roughie at $21 to become the latest Australian spin-off series of the American show which follows the lives of affluent housewives residing in various cities.

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