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  1. Unions call for Royal Commission into workplace deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... deaths in WA are growing while they are falling in other states. The latest figures available from Safe Work Australia show that across WA 29 people were killed while at work during 2013 - that's five more than in each of the previous two years. ...

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  2. RAAF's 11th prepares for change of planesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | ABC News

    ... fleet of MQ-4C Triton drones. The first of eight P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft will also arrive in Australia this year, and RAAF pilots are already training for the aircraft in Florida. "Should it be approved, we would look at a ...

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  3. Hope dies for Czech Eurovision Song entryRead the original story

    22 min ago | Radio Prague

    ... should be built by the end of 2018, the governor said. Two Czech nationals on trial for animal smuggling in Perth, Australia have admitted their guilt. The two men told the judge they had attempted to smuggle around 150 reptiles, mostly lizards and ...

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  4. Jana Hybaskova to be EU ambassador in Namibia: reportRead the original story

    22 min ago | Radio Prague

    ... should be built by the end of 2018, the governor said. Two Czech nationals on trial for animal smuggling in Perth, Australia have admitted their guilt. The two men told the judge they had attempted to smuggle around 150 reptiles, mostly lizards and ...

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  5. Andrej Babis says CEZ should finance new Dukovany nuclear reactorRead the original story

    22 min ago | Radio Prague

    ... should be built by the end of 2018, the governor said. Two Czech nationals on trial for animal smuggling in Perth, Australia have admitted their guilt. The two men told the judge they had attempted to smuggle around 150 reptiles, mostly lizards and ...

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  6. Reel thing is digital at drive-insRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Albany Times Union

    Mike Chenette, center, co-owner of the Jericho Drive-In with his wife Lisa Chenette in their film projection room on Friday, May 22, 2015, in Glenmont, N.Y. The drive-in, which opened for the season Friday night, is in the process of converting from 35mm film stock to digital projection. The Jericho Drive-In on Friday, May 22, 2015, in Glenmont, N.Y. The drive-in, which opened for the season Friday night, is in the process of converting from 35mm film stock to digital projection.

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  7. Merdeka: The New E-Book By Stephen HillRead the original story w/Photo

    46 min ago | Perceptric Forum

    ... of Technological Sciences and Engineering. In 1974 at the age of 30 Stephen was the youngest full professor in Australia, providing leadership in the social science field after originally graduating in physical science nine years earlier. Stephen ...

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  8. 'Calypso Girls' looking aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Trinadad Express

    ... st the teams that would be ranked close to us," Gomes said. The Netball World Cup takes place in August in Sydney, Australia, and matches will be played from August 7-16. T&T face Australia, New Zealand and Barbados in Group A action.

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  9. Pilot dies in Hunter Valley plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Local businesses owners and residents said scenic and pleasure flights were common in the area and there were also pilot training schools nearby. Cessnock Aerodrome and Maitland Airport are near to Lovedale.

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  10. Protests against BP's plans to drill for oil in Great Australian BightRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... and disturbance of habitats in pristine waters in the bight. Wilderness Society of SA director Peter Owen said Australia could not respond to a disaster on the scale of BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico if there was a spill in the Bight. ...

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  11. Policy StudiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | InsiderOnline

    ... Airports Authority in 1987, airport privatization has become a global phenomenon. Governments in Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Latin America and the Caribbean subsequently privatized major airports. The International Civil Aviation ...

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  12. Wild card Australia seeks upset at Eurovision pop festRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    Australian singer Guy Sebastian will try to beat the Europeans at their own game in Vienna on Saturday night in the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, the uproarious pop extravaganza. Participants take the stage during the dress rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest final, in Vienna, on May 22, 2015 But as Australia's maiden entry in the annual jamboree of the camp, the catchy and the corny from 1900 GMT, and watched by some 200 million people worldwide, achieving victory will be tough -- and a major upset.

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  13. Funding to address iceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Advocate

    Last month Minister for Health Michael Ferguson announced there would be $4.8 million in the upcoming budget to tackle the problems of ice and other drugs in Tasmania. The funding will have a priority for the North-West Coast, with it expected to deliver 12 new residential rehabilitation beds.

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  14. Sydney: NSW Treasurer Withdraws From Panel Discussion Involving Armenian Genocide 'Denialists'Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Groong

    NSW TREASURER WITHDRAWS FROM PANEL DISCUSSION INVOLVING ARMENIAN GENOCIDE 'DENIALISTS' ABC Transcripts (Australia) May 21, 2015 Thursday SHOW: PM 6:43 PM AEST ABC by Alison Caldwell MARK COLVIN: The New South Wales Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian has ...

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  15. Unions call for Royal Commission into workplace deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Age

    ... deaths in WA are growing while they are falling in other states. The latest figures available from Safe Work Australia show that across WA 29 people were killed while at work during 2013 - that's five more than in each of the previous two years. ...

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  16. Ways to get activeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    ... to Green Left Weekly. As I've often said to people all over the world when they ask what the press is like in Australia, 'Mostly owned by Murdoch and mostly unfree'. But I always add quickly, 'There is one newspaper that is independent of powerful ...

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  17. Edwards will give interleague '110%'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    EAST Warrnambool onballer Chris Edwards only needs a handful of words to explain why he's travelled to the other side of Victoria for a game of football today. EAST Warrnambool onballer Chris Edwards only needs a handful of words to explain why he's travelled to the other side of Victoria for a game of football today.

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  18. Warrnambool and District must handle early pressure, says interleague coachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    COACH Karl Dwyer says adjusting to the intensity of interleague football will be pivotal to Warrnambool and District claiming a memorable triumph. CO-COACH Karl Dwyer says adjusting to the intensity of interleague football will be pivotal to Warrnambool and District claiming a memorable triumph.

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  19. McCorkell heeds wise words to don Hampden interleague coloursRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    The two-time Warrnambool premiership midfielder will don Hampden colours for the first time today after heeding the advice of two people he respects - his grandfather Ron McCorkell and Bottle Greens coach Chris McLaren. "I have been invited to go train before but never really have because I don't mind having a weekend off and getting away from Warrnambool," he said.

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  20. Teaching true theatre no drama for ErinRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Drama teacher Erin Bubb is teaching kids to feel good about themselves and develop an inner confidence that will benefit them on stage and in the playground. Drama teacher and Illawarra Young Business Woman of the Year Erin Bubb with members of her drama studio, Sue Kim, Anastasia Bubb, Emily Peters, Alicia Widjaja, Cassandra Kerr, Rachel Weeks and Emily Read.

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