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4 hrs ago | ABC News

Fair Work Australia heads to NSW ski fields to blitz cheating bosses

The Fair Work Ombudsman is sending teams of officers to the New South Wales Snowy Mountains to make sure seasonal workers are not being short changed in their pay packets.

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8 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

First Australian LHD On Final Builder's Trials

NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government.

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12 hrs ago | The Age

Asia-born residents out-live native Australians, data shows

Overseas-born Australian residents can expect to live longer than those born in Australia, data to be released on Thursday shows.

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16 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Government To Send Team To Australia On Next Phase Of Search For MH370 - Hishammuddin

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 -- The government Wednesday decided to send a delegation to Canberra, Australia next week to discuss the next phase of the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.

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21 hrs ago | The Straits Times

RSAF sends 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to air combat exercise in Australia

The Republic of Singapore Air Force has deployed 300 personnel and 16 aircraft to a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise in Darwin, Australia.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

South East school officer charged with sex offences

A South East school services officer who also works as a casual youth worker for Families SA has appeared in court charged with unlawful sexual intercourse.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's best rock festival line-up?

Ta-daaa! For his latest trick, Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah will bring Mike Patton's Faith No More back to Australia for the 2015 festival.

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Nanaimo Daily News

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the best places to live: The Economist

Three Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary - have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.

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Ananova

Mates Back Bodybuilder Over Balcony Death

Friends of an Australian man accused of murdering a woman he met on the Tinder dating app have taken to social media to stand by him.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Busted ... by a soldier's mum

Topless barmaids photographed entertaining soldiers at a government recreation club.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australia to free scores of children from immigration detention centres

The Australian government has announced that it will release around 150 children held in immigration detention centres, as Canberra faces pressure over its controversial immigration policy and criticism that detaining minors is detrimental to their mental and physical health.

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ABC News

Baby 'wasn't moving' when murder accused Mervyn Bell entered WA...

A man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 10-month-old baby boy burst into a roadhouse in Western Australia's north with the baby, who was not moving, in his arms, a Perth court hears.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Yahoo!

Fears crocodile named Michael Jackson killed fisherman

A white-headed crocodile nicknamed Michael Jackson has been shot dead, reports said Tuesday, after the predator apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north.

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Scoop

Australia same-sex history-makers celebrate anniversary in Wellington

Positively Wellington Tourism New South Wales couple Paul McCarthy and Trent Kandler will celebrate their first anniversary in Wellington tomorrow, having made history as the first Australian same sex couple to marry in New Zealand.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Here's a thought - escape Australia

Time to get away for good?: A new book could send us all scurrying to the airport.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australia tycoon blasts Chinese government

Outspoken Australian tycoon Clive Palmer has labelled the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade that was criticised by Canberra Tuesday as "hugely damaging".

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The Age

Australia, Indonesia to sign deal on code of conduct by end of the month: Julie Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says a deal with Indonesia over a code of conduct will be signed soon.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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Warrnambool Standard

Warrnambool teen who skipped bail charged with armed robbery

Last Friday Tyler Parker, 19, of Bolden Avenue, successfully applied for bail in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court after being charged with attempted armed robbery, assault and making a threat to kill.

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The Washington Post

Solar Project Falls as Australia Reviews Renewables

Plans to build the world's largest solar power plant of its kind have been scrapped in Australia after the developers raised concerns about the government's commitment to clean energy.

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