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  1. No change in position on organised criminal group legislation in the ACTRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... possible out of the site to the disadvantage of the disadvantaged. Gai Brodtmann's declamatory statements ("Norfolk Island needs new governance model", Times2, February 18, p5) have a flashy attraction but, like many statements of the kind, disguise ...

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  2. Oil price drop could hurt revenue: RexRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | West Australian

    ... donations made by Rex during an inquiry into the ditching of one its medi-vac planes in the ocean off Norfolk Island in 2009. Mr Sharp, who is the Nationals' federal treasurer and was federal transport minister in the Howard government, had a tense ...

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  3. King of cannabis Nevil Schoenmakers stages a quiet comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Langman and Harry Karelis. Following failed attempts to establish cannabis growing operations in Tasmania and Norfolk Island, AusCann (formerly known as Tasman Health Cannabinoids, or TasCann) is positioning itself to become a licensed provider of ...

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  4. The getaway that's a world awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Sydney Star Observer

    It may have a notorious past but verdant Norfolk Island has reinvented itself as a haven of rest and relaxation. DO not be perplexed if on Norfolk Island - a lush volcanic outcrop some 1400km off Australia's eastern coast - you hear someone beckon you with the phrase "kat kros aa paedak aafta tii wig u sing".

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  5. War heroes to gather in NowraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | South Coast Register

    ... was such a gathering like this in the southern hemisphere was in the 1970s, when eight recipients gathered on Norfolk Island. "No sub branch in the country can boast getting this many VCs in one location at the one time," he said. "For us to get six ...

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  6. ACT Labor can't hide from pokies ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Age

    ... Standing Committee on the National Capital and External Territories - for failing to canvass her views about Norfolk Island governance, an issue on which the former chief minister has been equally outspoken. The moral and political dimension of ACT ...

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  7. Feb. 10: Gardening questions answeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | WBAL-TV Baltimore

    Carrie Engel from Valley View Farms answers plant and gardening questions about when planters can get out there to start planting, why dormant oil is good to spray on fruit trees, and what tiny white worms might be in the soil of a Norfolk Island pine. COULD UP AS LOW AS FOUR DEGREES.

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  8. Buried treasures: World's top 10 cemeteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... tiny coffins, bodies propped up against a wall and hanging from hooks on the wall. Ask pretty much anyone on Norfolk Island, and they can show you where they will one day be buried. Kingston Cemetery, the island's pretty shoreside graveyard, is ...

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  9. My Kitchen Rules 2015 episode 5 recap: Annie and Lloyd's 'fairy vomit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | The Age

    ... Naming all the spices as he tosses them in the pot, there's more ingredients than there are residents of Norfolk Island. "We want to bring something magical to the plate," Annie says, suspiciously not naming mushrooms as part of any dish. Ash and ...

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  10. Ex-chief minister Jon Stanhope challenges his party on gambling links and Norfolk IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Age

    According to former ACT chief minister Jon Stanhope, it is a conflict of interest for the Labor Party to own clubs and receive gambling proceeds, and a proposal to strip Norfolk Island of self-government is "bizarre", writes Kirsten Lawson. Jon Stanhope, former ACT chief minister, is less than relaxed over his party's stand on clubs and Norfolk Island.

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  11. Former Chief Minister Jon Stanhope challenges his party on gambling links and Norfolk IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | The Age

    ... the conflict of interest, perceived or otherwise, are both morally and politically unacceptable," he said. On Norfolk Island, Mr Stanhope said the proposal to strip the island of self-government was bizarre and he criticised Labor federal MP Gai ...

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  12. Colleen McCullough farewelled in Norfolk Island ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... and McCullough's brother-in-law Adrian Robinson delivered messages from friends and family. In line with Norfolk Island tradition, family and friends earlier accompanied McCullough's coffin in a procession through the island's hills from the main ...

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  13. Author Colleen McCullough farewelled at Norfolk Island funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | ABC News

    Family and friends of Colleen McCullough are paying tribute to the late Australian author at her funeral service on Norfolk Island. A funeral procession passed through the island's main street this afternoon, where locals paused to pay their respects to the internationally acclaimed writer.

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  14. Author Colleen McCullough to be farewelled at Norfolk Island funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | ABC News

    Family and friends of Colleen McCullough will pay tribute to the late Australian author at her funeral service on Norfolk Island today. A funeral procession will pass through the island's main street this afternoon, where locals will pause to pay their respects to the internationally acclaimed writer.

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  15. Australian paper mocked for obit of 'The Thorn Birds' authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  16. Why I'm studying in the most dangerous country on EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | USA Today

    ... penal colonies in New South Wales, Tasmania and Western Australia - and a maximum-security prison on Norfolk Island. White settlers devastated aboriginal populations. Well into the 20th century, aboriginal history was marked by violence, ...

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  17. Doctor David Helm and nurse Karen Casey sue for damages over CareFlight crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The former registered nurse, who was on board a CareFlight plane that ditched into the sea off Norfolk Island, had just been played footage in the NSW Supreme Court showing she was under covert surveillance during Christmas 2013. Ms Casey and British-born doctor David Helm, also on board the plane, are suing air ambulance operator Pel-Air for damages over the November 2009 crash, which left them both with serious injuries.

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  18. Author of The Thorn Birds, Colleen McCullough, dead at 77Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Before Twilight, before Fifty Shades of Grey, there was.... the dubious mess that was/is The Thorn Birds. The OG of messy, and I do mean romantic bestsellers, Colleen McCollough passed away on Thursday in hospital on Norfolk Island.

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  19. Overweight? Newspaper mocked for sexist obit of 'Thorn Birds' authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Star Tribune

    ... president at one point or another." McCullough died Thursday in a hospital on Australia's remote Norfolk Island, and had continued producing books in recent years despite a string of health and eyesight problems by using dictation, HarperCollins ...

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  20. Remembering 'Thorn Birds' Author Colleen McCulloughRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | WGBH

    Colleen McCullough at home on Australia's remote Norfolk Island in 1990 - she told an interviewer she moved there to escape her difficult family. Australian writer Colleen McCullough died Thursday; she was 77 years old.

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