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  1. MomentumA Righteous NationRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Stopping into the Misawa bookstore for a fun book to read as I prepared to travel for another 10 days, I spotted T.C. Boyle's newest book, The Women. T.C. is the father of my son's best friend.


  2. Abbott hopes to seal China FTARead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    PRIME Minister Tony Abbott is hopeful of securing a free trade agreement with China by the time of the G20 summit in November. BUT Mr Abbott sounded a warning to government MPs not to jeopardise the trade talks as he responded to a coalition party room meeting question about foreign investment in agriculture and real estate.


  3. 'Brutal double blow' for NSW coal minersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    The coal industry in NSW has suffered a "brutal double blow" following the rejection by the Planning Assessment Commission of two open-cut mine expansions in the Hunter Valley and the Blue Mountains, the NSW Minerals Council said. The commission dismissed plans to expand the Drayton mine south-east of Muswellbrook and the "Coalpac Consolidation Project" near the Gardens of Stone National Park, northwest of Lithgow.


  4. Your Local Travel Expert On: Different Perspectives of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Australia is unlike anywhere else on earth, comprising an otherworldly mix of backdrops. I go down under regularly, and I had to grin on my last visit, I thought fourteen and a half hours of flying, that is quicker than I went to Rome, Italy a couple of months ago.


  5. What is the Coalition promising voters in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    NOT so long ago, the humble outhouse was a feature of many suburban backyards. Then a big move changed the way Australians lived.


  6. Marti Friedlander: Ageless adventuresRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The brochures arrive in the post, all of them with tantalising destinations, and my husband's enthusiasm for travel is raised enough to declare that I should look closely at the tours offered. Where haven't we been? Well, Sri Lanka for instance, or Outer Mongolia, or along the Amazon river.


  7. Gough Whitlam: 1916-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Liverpool City Champion

    1974: Australian embassy opened in Peking ; welfare payments introduced for families and homeless people; Medicare announced; university fees abolished; Advance Australia Fair replaced God Save the Queen as Australia's national anthem. 1975: Papua New Guinea granted independence; the Family Law Act and Racial Discrimination Act were introduced; Medibank launched; Whitlam dismissed by Governor-General Sir John Kerr.


  8. Vets sound alarm on parvovirusRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Hobart Community Veterainary Hospital said it was treating cases from the Eastern Shore, Northern Suburbs, Channel, Huon and Brighton area. "We receive referrals from other vet clinics and are inundated with parvo cases ... the parvo problem is worse than first thought,'' Dr Davies said.


  9. Revering 'a political maestro'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Mercury

    Australia's 21st prime minister, serving from 1972 to 1975 before being spectacularly dismissed from office - died this morning, aged 98. Former Labor senator Don Grimes, who lives in Launceston, recalled a charismatic and courageous leader who went to China long before it was fashionable to do so. "I always remember the former Liberal Prime Minister Bill McMahon coming to a Liberal Party conference in Tasmania and berating Whitlam for going to China and talking to the enemy and that afternoon it was announced Kissinger had gone to China and that Nixon was going to go, so he was ahead of the pack,'' he said.


  10. Why Brisbane's getting London busesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    BRISBANE'S latest transport option is a throwback to London and the swinging Sixties. City chiefs are looking forward it becoming a new icon.


  11. Tasmania: World's Must-See in 2015Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | Tasmanian Government

    The world is fast catching on that Tasmania is a must-see destination with the Lonely Planet ranking our state fourth on its top 10 list of regions to visit in 2015. Once again Tasmania is punching above its weight as the only destination in Australia and New Zealand to feature in the Best in Travel series.


  12. Gough Whitlam 'a giant of his time'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Mercury

    His four children issued a public statement to say their father, a towering figure in Australia's political history, died this morning. "A loving and generous father, he was a source of inspiration to us and our families and for millions of Australians," they said.


  13. Ireland makes Lonely Planet listRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Ireland has been named one of the top countries to visit next year thanks in part to the success of the Wild Atlantic Way. Tourist and traveller guide Lonely Planet put the island at number five on its 2015 must see destinations with a overview of festivals and culture designed to "separate blarney from the bumkum".


  14. monthly wine news for OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Tom Cannavan's Wine Pages

    The 11 families who form the 'Primum Familiae Vini' association - Antinori, Mouton Rothschild, Joseph Drouhin, Egon MA1 4ller Hugel & Fils, Pol Roger, Famille Perrin, the Symington Family, Tenuta San Guido, Torres and Vega-Sicilia raised this fantastic amount in support of Marie Curie Cancer Care at an auction in London last week, by donating two lots of the 'Primum Familiae Vini Passport' and a special mahogany collection case of their wines. Alessia Antinori, current president of PFV, said: "We are grateful to the auctioneers and to all the participants at the Marie Curie Cancer Care dinner.


  15. Obituary: Gough modernised Aussie politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    INDEPENDENT report reveals a State Government planning fiasco that dwarfs the Health payroll scandal with cost blowouts at three new super hospitals in excess of $2.2 billion. UPDATE: A man has been shot in the head by police after allegedly driving towards an officer at a property in an outer Brisbane suburb.


  16. Lonely Planet rates NZ experiences for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    RAINBOW FRIENDLY: New Zealand has a "a brilliant network of gay- and lesbian-friendly homestays which run the length and breadth of the country from the top of the semi-tropical North Island to the depths of the glacial South". New Zealand rates some honourable mentions in Lonely Planet's top 10 lists for 2015 but misses out on the ultimate accolades.


  17. Good Morning | Tuesday, October 21Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner

    Monday night's interview with The Bachelor's Blake Garvey and Louise Pillidge on The Project was flagged as "the gift that keeps on giving" - and it most certainly is. The Project's Carrie Bickmore travelled to Thailand, spending just four-and-a-half hours in the country to interview Garvey and his new love about their burgeoning relationship.


  18. Lonely Planet lauds 'cultural and quirky' Tasmania in guide book rankingsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Influential travel guide Lonely Planet has ranked Tasmania fourth on its list of top 10 regions to visit in 2015. The travel publisher is hailing what it calls modern Tasmania's fresh, hip and inclusive attitude, and the "brilliant" revival of Hobart.


  19. Working out of the Box: Daniel Dorall, Architect turned Maze ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

    Working out of the Box is a series of features presenting architects who have applied their architecture backgrounds to alternative career paths. In this installment, we're talking with Malaysia-born Melbourne-based sculptor and creator of fascinating miniature objects Daniel Dorall .


  20. David LaChapelle shares his take on Sydney in a series of stunning imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    From sunset over the city's famous skyline to the bright lights of Luna Park: Kardashian family photographer David LaChapelle shares his take on Sydney in a series of stunning images He was discovered by Andy Warhol at 17, has photographed everyone from Angelina Jolie to Michael Jackson and even our very own golden girl Kylie Minogue, and now he's Down Under. Acclaimed photographer David LaChapelle, who famously shot the Kardashian Christmas card last year, was in Sydney this week to take part in a new campaign which aims to get people to connect with the environment around them.