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Updated: 22 min 50 sec ago

Cats hunting Crows in blockbuster round

26 min 51 sec ago
Everything you need to know about Round 18 of the 2017 AFL premiership season.
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Energy giant AGL urges no coal in government's clean energy target

29 min 47 sec ago
The nation's largest power generator has urged the federal government to exclude coal from its planned clean energy target, saying there is no appetite among private investors to fund new coal-fired power plants.
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Primary Health Care flags $575 million writedown, warns on profit

32 min 23 sec ago
Primary's shares sink to two-month low after it said it would write down the value of its medical centres and expected underlying profit to be at the lower end of its guidance.
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Can Balcazar repeat his big finish?

35 min 12 sec ago
If the lightly raced Balcazar can repeat his astonishing performance in the three-year-old final a fortnight ago, he will be an undeniable chance in Saturday's Trainers Handicap.
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Game of Thrones creators spark backlash with new slavery drama

39 min 12 sec ago
The creators of Game of Thrones have triggered an online uproar with the announcement of their next HBO series, Confederate.
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Book review: Joy Eadie, Discovering Charles Meere: Art and Allusion

39 min 59 sec ago
This book is a close study of an artist famous for one work.
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Not the retiring type: Tony Abbott and Kevin Rudd can't let go

43 min 48 sec ago
They've lost the top job but are not yet out of their prime or ready to retire.
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Review: Learning lessons from the sisters Haim

44 min 1 sec ago
Haim Enmore Theatre, July 20 ★★★★
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Sydney is the testing ground for a key economic theory

44 min 49 sec ago
Can low unemployment lead to wages growth? Sydney is the test case.
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From pretzel making to boat racing: The Royals continue their tour of Germany

49 min 3 sec ago
No royal tour would be complete without some friendly competition between the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The couple made coxed rival teams in a rowing race and made traditional pretzels.
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Demolition works to close Margaret Street in CBD on weekends

49 min 44 sec ago
The Margaret Street ramps off the Riverside Expressway will be closed for the next seven weekends to let demolition work continue on the new $3 billion Queens Wharf casino complex near George Street in the CBD.
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Dali exhumed for DNA samples as 'daughter' strives to prove paternity

51 min 20 sec ago
Forensic scientists have taken DNA samples from the body of Spanish surrealist artist Salvador Dali in a bid to resolve a paternity claim.
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Telstra giveth and Telstra taketh away under its new global roaming deals

53 min 9 sec ago
Telstra's new international roaming day pass looks good on paper but overseas travellers need to read the fine print.
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Perth council to demolish toilet block that was a sex hotspot for men

57 min 31 sec ago
A well-known sex hotspot for men – the Lake Monger toilet block – is set to be demolished by the Town of Cambridge because of ongoing concerns about anti-social behaviour and "beat activity".
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Alastair Clarkson determined to not let Hawthorn return to dark days

58 min 40 sec ago
Motivations of many a kind can go into the make-up of an AFL coach. Whether it's from a desire to taste the spoils of club, team or personal success, or from the more darker recesses of proving critics wrong, there's much a coach can call on.
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Optus reveals $1 billion plan to boost mobile coverage in regional Australia

1 hour 3 min ago
Optus is spending $1 billion building 500 new mobile base stations around regional Australia to compete better against Telstra and Vodafone.
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Fortescue CEO Nev Power says likely to appeal native title decision

1 hour 8 min ago
Fortescue Metal Group is likely to lodge an appeal after the Federal Court recognised a native title claimant group has exclusive rights over Pilbara land where the company operates the Solomon iron ore mine.
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'Complete sad sack': Sam Newman's bizarre Footy Show appearance

1 hour 10 min ago
Sam Newman remained uncharacteristically tight-lipped on The Footy Show on Thursday night, leaving some eagle-eyed viewers wondering if his time on the program could be coming to an end.
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US woman guilty of murder after parrot witness says 'Don't shoot' in victim's voice

1 hour 13 min ago
Glenna Duram denied shooting her husband and said she remembered nothing, but the jury believed the parrot..
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Female university students gather for sexual assault protest at Parliament

1 hour 19 min ago
Student protesters gathered at Parliament House early on Friday to demand more from governments.
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