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  1. John Howard Reading Room now openRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... papers and Commonwealth records dating back to when he entered federal politics in 1974 and covering his period as Australia's second longest serving PM. From this month, UNSW will progressively receive the Howard papers as they enter the National ...


  2. Bali Nine clemency bids still 'in process'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    RELATIONS with Australia have been tidied up before Indonesia's president leaves office, but clemency for two Aussies on death row remains uncertain.


  3. Staffing levels questioned after Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital deathRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | ABC News

    A former senior manager at the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital in south-east Queensland says she was told inadequate staffing at the facility led to the death of an elderly patient.


  4. Attempt to call missing jet may alter search areaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... has become one of aviation's biggest mysteries. It is thought to have crashed 1,800 kilometers (1,100 miles) off Australia's west coast, but no trace of the aircraft or the 239 people aboard has been found. Dolan, the chief crash investigator, said ...


  5. Potato factory proposal sparks asbestos fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | ABC News

    Residents in north-east Tasmania said they were concerned a proposed organic potato processing factory in East Devonport could expose them to asbestos.


  6. Regional mental health initiative stymiedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    MARK COLVIN: Before the 2013 federal election, the National Party made improving mental health services in rural Australia one of its signature policies.


  7. Hospitals reject pathology proposalRead the original story

    21 min ago | Seymour Telegraph

    Cohuna and Kerang hospitals have refused proposals from St John of God Pathology informing them they will 'strongly resist change' and expect the organisation to honour their contract.


  8. Google's Project Wing drones take flight in videoRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | ITV

    The first test flight of Google's drone delivery has proved successful as shown in a video revealing the self-flying vehicles in action in Queensland, Australia.


  9. Country Hour for Friday 29 August, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | ABC News

    ... Authority. Before the 2013 Federal election, the National Party made improving mental health services in rural Australia one of its signature policies. Over 50 people in Kununurra have heard the area is in the middle of its most significant ...


  10. LMFAO's Redfoo's Suffers Gash to Face in Bar AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | WXLO-FM Worcester

    LMFAO 's Redfoo suffered a gash on his forehead Wednesday after an unidentified man allegedly threw a glass bottle at the singer in a suburban hotel bar outside Sydney, Australia, according to The Daily Telegraph .


  11. Lions learn to deal with Dublin's winRead the original story

    46 min ago | The Citizens' Voice

    ... o Dublin. Hands down, Pasquariello won the "farthest traveled award" for the Croke Park Classic, as the Melbourne, Australia, native is playing 10,692.5 miles from home.


  12. Group Three Rugby League minor semi-finals moved to Jack Neal OvalRead the original story

    51 min ago | Wingham Chronicle

    GROUP Three Rugby League's minor semi-finals on Saturday have been transferred from Old Bar to the Jack Neal Oval at Chatham.


  13. Revitalising Grasslands to Sustain our CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | CSIRO Publishing

    ... Crop and Pasture contains a selection of papers presented at the recent International Grasslands Congress (Sydney, Australia; 15-19 September 2013). The reviews and research articles document the current issues facing grasslands around the world and ...


  14. Rural women in focusRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... later, Ms Sayer-Roberts wants to share her journey with other women to help them achieve their own dreams in rural Australia. Ms Sayer-Roberts will speak at September's Rural Women Uncovered, a Victorian Farmers Federation conference on women in ...


  15. Junk food kills appetite for healthy meals: studyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    The researchers experimented on rats and found that when they were put on a diet of junk food, like cookies, pie, dumplings, and cake for two weeks, they not only gained weight but also lost their desire to seek out different foods.


  16. Taxi driver threatened and carjacked in KiamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Kiama Independent

    Lake Illawarra duty officer Inspector Paul Allman said anyone who may have seen suspicious activity along Swamp Road on Friday morning should call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


  17. Australia says to sell Medibank in December listingRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Australia said on Friday it will sell health insurer Medibank Private in an initial public offering in December, in a sale expected to fetch about A$4 billion and make 2014 the country's biggest year of new listings.


  18. Dezima Reports Positive Results in its Phase 2b TULIP Trial with CETP ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Wire

    ... DC, USA. Philip Barter, MD, Professor at the Center of Vascular Research, University New South Wales, Sydney, Australia added: "In the TULIP study TA-8995, in combination with statin therapy, achieved reductions of LDL-C that are close to reductions ...


  19. Google tests drones to deliver goodsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Business World

    ... 40 meters above the treeline, Google said, and dropped a package of chocolate bars to a farmer in Queensland, Australia. Google spokesman Ray Gobberg said it was too soon to discuss specific business plans for the delivery drones, but the company ...


  20. Merimbula accommodation providers shine at tourism awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Merimbula News Weekly

    Fairway Motor Inn, Merimbula and Sapphire Waters Motor Inn, Merimbula were big winners in the South Coast Tourism's night of nights, the South Coast Tourism Awards with the Fairview Motor Inn picking up the gold award in the 'Executive Accommodation' category and Sapphire Waters Motor Inn receiving gold in the 'Budget Accommodation' category.