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  1. Fears of koala cull in crowded Australian colonyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    An overcrowded colony of about 1,000 koalas in Australia is being assessed this week for possible ill health in a survey that could lead to a cull, raising objections from animal welfare lobbyists. The Victorian state government is concerned many of the koalas may be undernourished because the colony at Cape Otway has grown even as the supply of the koalas' staple diet of manna gum leaves has diminished.

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  2. Bullying common in emergency services, new ACT Fire and Rescue chief saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    Bullying in emergency organisations has been a common occurrence across the country, the ACT Fire and Rescue's new chief officer Mark Brown says. Former chief officer Paul Swain resigned late last year, after lodging a bullying complaint against the Emergency Services Agency commissioner Dominic Lane.

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  3. Giles refuses to show document detailing cost of ministerial tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    Northern Territory Chief Minister Adam Giles has refused to table a document in Parliament which details the costs of ministerial travel. "I'm not going to sit here for the next three and a half hours talking through each line item in this regard," he said.

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  4. Arnhem schoolgirls undertake 16-hour drive for soccer tournament in DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    When 14 schoolgirls from remote Northern Territory decided to enter a three-day soccer tournament, there were bigger considerations than pre-match training and freshly cut orange slices. Some of the young players needed to be picked up from bushland cut off from mobile phone reception, had never played soccer before, and did not even own footy boots.

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  5. Shepparton Station: pyjama-clad protest over sparse train serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    There are no sleeper trains through Shepparton, but residents of Victoria's fifth-largest city have to get up before the sun rises if they want to take the morning train to Melbourne. About 100 of them will do this on Thursday, including Shepparton's mayor, and turn the 6.31am V/Line service to Southern Cross Station into a diesel-powered pyjama party and protest.

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  6. Unions call for gas to be reservedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    TRADE unions have put pressure on federal Labor to support reserving natural gas for domestic use, in a bid to drive down prices and save jobs. DELEGATES unanimously passed a resolution at the triennial ACTU congress in Melbourne on Wednesday noting "skyrocketing" local gas prices and calling for both major parties to back 20 per cent of natural gas being reserved.

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  7. Australia faces competition to lure Chinese tourists: tourist chiefRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Tourism Australia chairman and former Qantas chief Geoff Dixon says Australia's tourism industry faces increased competition for the growing Chinese visitor market, Fairfax Media reported. Dixon sighted the 2010 launch of Brand USA that resulted in a 2. 3 percent increase in foreign inbound travel to the United States.

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  8. Motorbike racing a thrill for pint-sized Riverland nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    Pint-sized motorbike champion Alexandra Long has never been scared to push the limits. Her next big challenge is the Finke Desert Race on the June long-weekend.

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  9. Helping to make a change: Magpie Tony ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    The AFL's indigenous round is a nod to Australia's first people and their contribution to the game. Tony Armstrong is yet to make the football impression he craves, but his story is a compelling one of a contemporary Aboriginal man making his way in the world while trying to be a footballer.

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  10. Bird's eye view of avian artRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    William Cooper was awarded a gold medal for distinction in natural art from the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. Bill Cooper was an Australian artist regarded by Sir David Attenborough as the country's "greatest living scientific painter of birds".

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  11. Talk about a getaway! Historic home in an outback train station...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    EXCLUSIVE: Suicide attempts, bungled lesbian seductions in the back of a limo and a descent into drugs hell - the craziness of living alongside Judy Garland Now convoy of Russian tanks arrive by rail at border with Ukraine days after military trucks and rocket launchers were spotted rolling through town Hamas executed Palestinian 'collaborators' with AK-47s in front of hundreds of spectators including children for 'assisting Israel' during last Gaza conflict, reveals Amnesty International Taylor Swift, 25, beams with delight after becoming the youngest person to make Forbes' list of the world's most powerful women Beatles' secret soul studio plan: Unseen letter from George Harrison reveals tracks on Revolver album were nearly recorded with a different producer Talk about a getaway! Historic home in an outback train station 800kms from the nearest city goes up for sale... complete with ... (more)

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  12. Australia Is Exporting Its $3.2 Billion Caf Culture to the WorldRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Raj and Sharon Sidhu quit their steady public-service jobs in Singapore last year to open a cafA in the city-state, one of Asia's most competitive coffee-selling markets.

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  13. Adelaide Brighton predicts steady salesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The company is making a further $2 million in savings as part of a corporate restructure after booking savings of $4 million for 2014. Adelaide Brighton predicts sales volumes of cement and clinker will be similar to or higher than the three per cent increase achieved in 2014.

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  14. Public will judge Tim Carmody for speech while on sick leave: PremierRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Chief Justice Tim Carmody He will make the speech during a law conference in the Whitsundays on Friday, despite having taken a month's sick leave. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says it is for Queenslanders to decide whether it is appropriate for Chief Justice Tim Carmody to travel to Hamilton Island to give a speech while he's on sick leave.

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  15. Down Under brews up exciting coffee sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Espresso pours into cups at the Barista Basics class in Sydney. Once seen as a land of meat pie-eaters, Australia has developed a coffee-drinking market that devours more fresh beans per person than any other country.

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  16. Jayride Announces Its Official U.S. LaunchRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The startup covers nearly 100 U.S. airports and is expanding rapidly. Current major ground transport companies available to book on the platform include SuperShuttle, Blacklane and Execucar.

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  17. Hotel Hotel heavily awarded by Gourmet Traveller in national awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    THE Gourmet Traveller Australian Hotel Awards were announced in Sydney last night and Canberra's Hotel Hotel has picked up Boutique Hotel of the Year and Best Bar. The awards, hosted by Catriona Rowntree and attended by Australia's pre-eminent hoteliers and travel industry experts, recognise the cornerstone experiences of any great hotel stay, from the best service to the best breakfast.

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  18. Man risks life running into trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    A Darwin man is captured running right at two drivers' windscreens in the middle of the city. Courtesy: Matty McRoberts/Facebook SHOCKING footage of a man risking his life by running into traffic and jumping on cars in Darwin has emerged on Facebook.

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  19. Novion/Federation merger wins investor approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The proposed $22 billion merger between Federation Centres and Novion Property was given the green light on Wednesday when investors took only 23 minutes to seal the deal. Once the necessary court approvals are received on Friday, the two retail landlords will merge to become the second largest real estate investment trust, behind Scentre Group, on the Australian stock exchange with a market value of $11 billion.

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  20. Singapore's coffee revolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    "Everyone loves to go out drinking coffee and having brunch. Brunch is like a sport here; on a Sunday we have queues down the road."

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