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  1. Aussie 'Ginger Jihadist' condemned by own familyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Ginger-haired Australian jihadist Abdullah Elmir, 17, has been condemned by his relatives over a chilling video in which he declares ISIS will not stop their murderous campaign "until the black flag is flying high in every single land". In a propaganda video for the terror group published on YouTube, the young white, Sydney born man calling himself Abu Khaled from Australia is flanked by other ISIS fighters.

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  2. Aussie producer options US young adult novelRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Inside Film

    ... with the support of our award winning academics and the best media production and post-production facilities in Australia. Apply now for Macquarie University's Master of Creative Media and start in August. In the NEW Bachelor of Film Production at ...

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  3. Dragon's Canadian adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Merimbula News Weekly

    Sapphire Water Dragon Chris Cheung heard form the Australian Dragon Boating Selectors this week that he will be part of the team representing Australia at the World Dragon Boat Championships in Canada in 2015. a Merimbula's Chris Cheung has been hard at training with the help of son Benji, but has been rewareded for his efforts with Australian dragon boating selection.

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  4. Irrigators want Commonwealth to broaden guidelines for water efficiency projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Some irrigation districts, targeted to recover water for the environment in southern New South Wales, would like to spend their compensation on projects unrelated to water. The new package includes expanding the NSW Irrigated Farm Modernisation Project, introducing round three of the Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program and more money for the NSW On-farm Irrigation Efficiency Program.

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  5. Countdown for Stones at Adelaide OvalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE well-oiled machine preparing Adelaide Oval for the Rolling Stones show is hard at work in the blazing sun. AND the band's production manager Dale Skjerseth is impressed with the "fantastic" venue where the Stones will kick off their postponed 14 On Fire Australia/New Zealand tour on Saturday.

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  6. Bhutanese royalty in Canberra todayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    ... Patron of the AHF's Girls' Education Program and the Royal Textile Academy of Bhutan, her ten-day visit to Australia will focus on raising funds for the support of women and girls, ensuring their access to a quality education and to safe work and ...

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  7. NBN roll out continues as copper networks switch off in Ngunnawal and AmarooRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    ... only the suburbs of Ngunnawal and Amaroo are affected. Distance remains enemy number one in attempts to bridge Australia's digital divide. Come the wet season, green mould will be a close second. So in what circumstances is it appropriate for ...

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  8. Deans backs Cheika to fill Wallabies hot...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans on Wednesday endorsed Michael Cheika to take over the Australia job, saying the New South Wales mentor could turn the side into World Cup winners but must curb his fiery behaviour. Australian Rugby Union coach Ewen McKenzie pictured after his team lost against New Zealand during the Bledisloe Cup match in Brisbane on October 18, 2014 New Zealander Deans, the first foreigner to coach the Wallabies, said Australia remained an accomplished side despite the turmoil surrounding Ewen McKenzie's surprise departure and could win next year's showcase tournament in England.

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  9. Michael Cheika named new Wallabies coachRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... that position while coaching the Wallabies. McKenzie dropped his bombshell shortly after New Zealand narrowly beat Australia 29-28 in the final Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane, throwing the European tour into chaos.

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  10. Poolside passion! Rebecca Judd and her AFL football beau Chris...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... from a young age. While attending the Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup Carnival in Melbourne she told Daily Mail Australia that even in primary school she was 'getting called skinny.' Rebecca revealed that having a very slim physique runs in her ...

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  11. iiNet in new legal battle against film studios over piracyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ZDNet

    ... over the details, it could open the floodgates for rights holders sending threatening letters to internet users in Australia. "iiNet is concerned that such a development would open the floodgates to further claims by other rights holders, leading to ...

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  12. Woman missing for four monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    A FORMER bikie gang boss has taken to social media to describe two men he allegedly assaulted as "low life rats" who have made false statements against him. CCTV: An elderly Brisbane woman was knocked down by thieves who stole her handbag and winning TAB tickets.

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  13. Financial impact of native vegetation legislation on farmers splits economistsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... Economics and Sciences, saying the biggest impacts on agriculture come from drought and commodity prices. Australia Institute economist Roderick Campbell says he stands by the findings of his paper, that he is quoting established figures from ...

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  14. 10 arrested as church officials protest over detention of child refugeesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | ABC News

    Police were called in yesterday to remove a group of church officials who protested in the office of the Bendigo-based Senator Bridget McKenzie. The dean of Bendigo's Anglican cathedral, John Roundhill, said the group had been trying to meet Senator McKenzie to discuss the detention of children seeking asylum.

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  15. Origin boss rejects calls to reserve gasRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... of all of those activities is maximised if they receive the best price they can for their production." Origin's Australia Pacific LNG is one of three major LNG projects under construction at Gladstone, on the Queensland coast, alongside Santos's ...

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  16. Gough WhitlamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Gough Whitlam, who has died aged 98, was admired and reviled in equal measure during his time as prime minister of Australia and, possibly more than any other politician, central to the country's reinvention and reappraisal of itself in the post-war era. Whitlam's government was responsible for sweeping social reforms, including universal healthcare, free university tuition and Aboriginal land rights, and the abolition of conscription and the death penalty, but his time in office also coincided with economic and constitutional crises which led to his dismissal by the country's governor-general.

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  17. Jayco Herald Sun Tour secures future to 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Cycling News

    Upon the unveiling of the 2015 Jayco Herald Sun Tour route in Melbourne, the Victorian premier Dennis Napthine announced a three-partnership between the state government and Australia's oldest stage race to secure its future for the next three years. The 62nd edition of the race will feature a twilight prologue on the banks of the Yarra river in Melbourne's CBD on Wednesday February 4 with the race scheduled to finish on Arthurs Seat on Sunday, February 8. The final stage of the 2014 race to Arthurs Seat was cancelled due to the threat of bush fires and extreme weather , resulting in Simon Clarke claiming overall victory.

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  18. Dempster throws hooks at gym: PHOTOSRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... rise to his first Tour de France start in 2014 was Decker through stints at the Bendigo Academy of Sport and South Australia Sports Institute. For Dempster there are still the two or three hour rides of varying intensity in terms of pace and hill ...

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  19. Telstra launches vision for a more connected healthcare systemRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Medical News

    Today Telstra officially launched a new business division, Telstra Health, and outlined its ambition to become Australia's leading provider of integrated eHealth solutions. Telstra Group Executive of Retail, Gordon Ballantyne, said Telstra had helped Australians connect for more than a century and looked forward to partnering with industry to help advance healthcare.

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  20. Australian muslim community condemns terror threat by Sydney teenager related to extremist groupRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... utterly deplorable for violent extremists to use Islam as a cover for their crimes and atrocities," Grand Mufti of Australia Ibrahim Abu Mohammad said in a statement. The boy, who appeared in front of the camera under the nom de guerre "Abu Khaled ...

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