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  1. VFL wrap - Daw slams on gallant RoostersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    The big one: Majak Daw was the game-breaker for the fast-finishing Werribee Tigers as they overran North Ballarat to post a memorable 14-point win at Avalon Airport Oval on Saturday. When the game was in the balance, Daw's prowess around the ground and his ability to find space in the goal square helped the Tigers secure a victory that appeared lost in the third term.

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  2. Mercy pleas for Indonesia death row inmates as families arriveRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... are carried out, and where all of the death row convicts are now congregated. The foreigners -- two from Australia, one each from Brazil, France and the Philippines, and four from Africa -- have all lost appeals for clemency from President Joko ...

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  3. Highlights of the centenary Anzac servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    CONDEMNED Bali nine ringleaders Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan have been given notice that they will be killed imminently by firing squad over their role in a 2005 heroin-smuggling plot. AROUND Australia people are gathering at memorials, in parks, in gardens and in pubs to commemorate Anzac Day.

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  4. Bali Nine pair get 72-hour noticeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Mercury

    ... last month the Bali Nine ringleaders, who were jailed for trying to smuggle heroin worth about $4 million into Australia, had been on death row in Kerobokan jail since 2006. THE weather is going to get worse before it gets better as these intense ...

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  5. Man fights for life after SA shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Age

    A man has described how he saw a great white shark bite a surfer's leg off and swim off with the limb in its jaws. The surfer is fighting for his life after being mauled by the great white on South Australia's west coast on Saturday morning.

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  6. Man fighting for life after shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    A surfer was fighting for his life on Saturday after being mauled by a shark in Australia's south, police said. The man was surfing at Fishery Bay in Port Lincoln National Park, some 245 kilometres west of Adelaide, when the shark attacked him.

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  7. Surfer in critical condition after shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    A surfer has been airlifted to Adelaide in a critical condition after being attacked by a shark at Fishery Bay, about 40 kilometres south of Port Lincoln. Police said the 26-year-old man was surfing about 350 metres offshore from Port Lincoln National Park when he was bitten shortly before 10:00am, sustaining serious leg injuries.

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  8. Severe storm warning issued for parts of NSW and ACTRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, has been blanketed by large hailstones as a severe thunderstorm moves across the area.

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  9. Cloth masks -- dangerous to your health?Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    ... medical masks, in addition to the harm caused by cloth masks. The trial was a collaboration between researchers in Australia and the National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology in Vietnam and was funded by an Australian Research Council Linkage ...

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  10. Dawn of Anzac DayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Age

    Professor Bruce Stevens gives us a penetrating analysis of the values enshrined in what he calls the Digger Spirituality . He mentions the ceremonies associated with Anzac Day that have developed over the decades, including dawn services and marches.

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  11. Thousands gather at dawn ceremony to mark Gallipoli centenaryRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Leaders and dignitaries from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey led thousands at dawn ceremonies on Turkey's Gallipoli peninsula on Saturday to mark the 100th anniversary of a World War One battle that helped shape their nations. A bagpiper from the Australian army salutes during a dawn ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli, at Anzac Cove in Gallipoli April 25, 2015.

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  12. Crazy hailstorm batters SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Mercury

    STREETS of Sydney appear covered in snow and several factories have collapsed after a freak hailstorm swept parts of the city cutting power and causing flash flooding. The SES has received more than 500 calls for assistance since the weather event hit around 4pm bringing hail stones of up to 2cm in some areas.

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  13. Young crowd at Ellerslie ceremony justifies Anzac sacrifices, says RAAF veteran | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    FORMER RAAF pilot Jim Vick said the big crowds and large number of young people at this year's Anzac Day centenary services confirmed that the sacrifices made by Australia's defence forces were worthwhile. FORMER RAAF pilot Jim Vick said the big crowds and large number of young people at this year's Anzac Day centenary services confirmed that the sacrifices made by Australia's defence forces were worthwhile.

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  14. Crowds up at Anzac marchRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    The numbers in attendance at Saturday's 100th anniversary Anzac Day parade far exceeded expectations on what Bendigo District RSL president Cliff Richards described as an "overwhelming and very emotional" day. "One of the soldiers told me he was on parade when the choir started singing the New Zealand national anthem, he said he nearly lost it, his emotions were overwhelming him," he said.

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  15. Anzac Day: 100 boats, 100 years, 100 schools: A very Aussie ceremony on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Age

    ... over NSW waited in the noon heat to hand over home-made wreaths that were rowed out to sea by the lifesavers from Australia, New Zealand and Turkey, at the end of the two hour ceremony on Saturday. A Turkish Australian, Can Erdogan, was a first-time ...

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  16. Melbourne's toast to great beerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | West Australian

    Australia is witnessing a craft beer explosion. Artisanal brands form the fastest growing segment in the country's brewing industry.

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  17. Central Pulse and NSW Swifts share spoils in thrlling Anzac Day clash in WellingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Swifts' Paige Hadley, left, is put under pressure by the Pulse's Te Huinga Reo Selby-Rickit at the TSB Arena. Is it corny to say netball was the winner, after the Central Pulse and New South Wales Swifts drew 46-46 on Saturday? With neither trans-Tasman Netball League franchise emerging victorious from Wellington's TSB Bank Arena, it tempting to give the code all the plaudits.

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  18. Gallipoli 100: In the silence, only solemn reflection remained for the AnzacsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Corporal Sydney Aubrey, an artillery man: "Dear Sid." The bones of those lost young men and another 11,000 from Australia and New Zealand lie in cemeteries all over the ridges and valleys and along the beach. It was as if those who had come for the ...

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  19. Thousands commemorate Anzac Day 2015 in QueanbeyanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    ... Force during WW2 in Malaya. He continued his service with the RAAF in the Middle East and Europe after moving to Australia in 1949 and he later served in Vietnam. "I remember the things that other people wouldn't like to know about, things you will ...

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  20. The Bank of Victoria, BeechworthRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | TrekEarth

    One of our must see visit Town`s,Beechworth is a well-preserved historical town located in the north-east of Victoria, Australia, famous for its major growth during the gold rush days of the mid-1850s. At the 2006 census, Beechworth had a population of 2,645.

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