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Canberra Raiders player Tom Starling charged with assaulting police after brawl on NSW Central Coast

Canberra Raiders player Tom Starling has been charged with assaulting a police officer after a Saturday night brawl at a restaurant on the NSW Central Coast. Key points: Police were
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Canberra’s health system bullying and culture overhaul at risk | The Canberra Times

news, act-politics, act health, canberra hospital, calvary hospital The government is at increasing risk of failing to implement agreed changes to Canberra’s health system almost two years on from a
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In court: Goulburn man convicted after fight in licensed premises | Goulburn Post

news, local-news, A man has landed in court after a violent altercation at a licensed premises in Goulburn. Bruce Gilbert Smith, 58, of Howard Boulevard, Goulburn, was convicted of common
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Australia’s Wallabies draw with Argentina 16-16 in Tri Nations finale in Sydney

Reece Hodge has missed another late penalty goal attempt from long range in the Wallabies’ 16-16 draw with Argentina in the final Tri Nations Test at a wet and slippery
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Russia starts mass coronavirus vaccination in Moscow with its Sputnik V shot

Moscow has begun distributing a Russian-made COVID-19 vaccine, marking Russia’s first mass immunisation effort against the disease. Key points: Doctors, medical workers, teachers and social workers will be the first
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Tri Nations live: Pumas lead Wallabies in western Sydney

The Pumas are on top of the Wallabies in the final Test of the Tri Nations tournament. Follow scores and stats live. Source link
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Gone but not forgotten: Memories of a mountain hideaway | The Canberra Times

news, latest-news, tim the yowie man, four mile hut, bushfire, january, destroyed, Klaus Hueneke I’m badly jet-lagged, the mercury is pushing 42 degrees and the air is laced with acrid
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Fire crews, air tankers battle scrub fire at Redbanks, Kangaroo Island | Goulburn Post

news, local-news, kangaroo island, bushfire, wildfire, air tanker, news, cfs, video, emergency A scrub fire broke out off Flea Castle Road near Redbanks at Nepean Bay on Kangaroo Island on
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Japan’s Hayabusa2 space capsule to fall back to Earth after six-year asteroid mission

A space capsule carrying dust and rocks from an asteroid is due to land in the South Australian desert early on Sunday morning. Key points: The Hayabusa2 spacecraft launched in
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NATIONAL NEWS

Health alert issued after two international travellers board domestic flight without quarantine

The international travellers who managed to fly to Melbourne rather than being sent to quarantine at a Sydney hotel could have got escaped from a queue for a bus –
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Young elected officials urge Joe Biden to take climate action

Current and former elected officials with a focus on saving our planet have urged Joe Biden to join their cause in prioritising climate action, writes Jessica Corbett. ON THE EVE
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How her role in Wonder Woman 1984 changed Kristen Wiig

“I have to give most of the credit to Patty because in talking about the character she’s very conscious of all of those things and how they’re portrayed, and what
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Donald Trump heads to Georgia for two Republican senators while continuing to press vote fraud claims

US President Donald Trump will campaign on Saturday for two Republican senators in Georgia facing January runoffs, but some in his party worry he may do more harm than good
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New Hamilton qualifies 2nd

F1: 22 year old George Russell has qualified in second for the Sakhir GP as he stands in for Lewis Hamilton who is recovering from COVID-19. Source link
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'My mum thinks the Earth is flat': How to rescue a loved one from conspiracy theories

When Kasey Edwards first noticed the flat Earth poster in her mother’s house she believed it was harmless. It was the first sign her mother was drifting away from her
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

NRL 2020: Josh Reynolds Super League deal, Hull FC, Wests Tigers release

The Wests Tigers have manoeuvred a major roster coup with five-eighth Josh Reynolds set to depart for the English Super League to join Hull FC. Reynolds, 31, is expected to
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Australia v India Mitchell Starc ruled out, family illness T20I Series

Star paceman Mitchell Starc will miss the remainder of Australia’s T20 series with India after being granted compassionate leave on Sunday. Starc, who roared back to form with 2-34 in
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NRL news 2020, Australia vs Argentina, Tri Nations, Indigenous national anthem, Latrell Mitchell Instagram, video, watch

Latrell Mitchell has hit out after the Wallabies made history in their Tri Nations draw with Argentina on Saturday night by signing the national anthem in two languages for the
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AFL 2020: Adam Treloar trade, Collingwood Western Bulldogs, contract dispute, Adam Treloar salary, Pies Dogs

Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon has insisted both his club and Collingwood will come to an agreement on Adam Treloar’s contract breakdown, with the issue yet to be resolved. It
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Australia A vs India A, cricket 2020, LIVE, updates, score, scorecard, Will Pucovski, Rory Burns, blog, stream

Australia A vs India A, 10.30am AEDT: LIVE — The battle to partner David Warner at the top of the order for the opening Test match of the summer against
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Australian Open 2021 | Landlord comes to the aid of Tennis Australia

Tennis Australia is both a major tenant and venue partner with The Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust, which has given rent relief to all tenants – including AFL clubs Collingwood
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Dylan Alcott sex life, wheelchair, girlfriend’s revelation, Chantelle Otten, sexologist, tennis news 2020

Dylan Alcott and his girlfriend have opened up about their sex life to encourage more people to talk candidly about disability and sexuality. Speaking in today’s issue of Stellar Magazine,
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AFL Draft 2020: Value of draft picks, games played, what are draft picks worth, analysis, stats, history of AFL Draft, news

How much is a draft pick actually worth? Through the trade period, you’ll hear values thrown around – “oh, he’s worth a second-round pick” and so on – but how
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AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS

How Dominique Grubisa spruiks property and tells people she can bulletproof their assets

No one in the federal government has ever spoken about taking away superannuation from people to pay for COVID-19 support or anything else. Ms Grubisa’s Master Wealth product costs about
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Premier online sales soar as investors protest pay

Solomon Lew is set to be re-elected chairman of Premier Investments, which recorded a 70 per cent surge in online sales in recent weeks. Source link
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The government wants the recession to be over to justify winding back stimulus measures | Greg Jericho | Business

Recessions should be a catalyst for change. But what we are seeing is the government wanting to quickly return to the path it was on prior to the pandemic –
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Chorus and Kira merge

Community services organisation Chorus has merged with disability services provider Kira, bolstering Chorus’s staff numbers and expanding its geographical reach. Source link
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How small pools became popular in the pandemic

Around Greystanes, duplexes are being built with plunge pools, while at the luxury end there are even penthouse apartments with plunge pools such as Bondi Pool Penthouse. Trudi and Rohan
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Casual hires boost jobs growth for small businesses

New data reveals that small-business jobs rose in October despite the winding down of government support programs such as JobKeeper, while revenue experienced slower year-on-year growth. The latest Xero Small
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Freedom lost: the generation coming of age in Australia’s pandemic-fuelled recession | Australia news

What a year to come of age. To wander out of high school, or university, or Tafe, and into a world transformed by a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. To be young in
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GWR shares up on mining start

Upcoming producer GWR Group has begun mining its high-grade iron ore deposit in the Pilbara, sending its shares up by 20 per cent. Source link
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Nuix puts data forensics on ASX map

Nuix has built its business model on sifting through this so-called unstructured data and it’s this ability that caught the attention of the millionaires factory – Macquarie Group – in
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A Christmas payroll check list for small business

Christmas will be here before we know it, and with many businesses closing down for the festive break from Friday 18 December – it’s only a few weeks away! In
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Looking inwards and outwards for a path going forwards

It is common advice, driven by a century of psychoanalysis, that we should look within to better understand our conscious and unconscious drives. In careers we are encouraged to first
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COVID clips long-term population growth

Western Australia’s population is set to grow by just 0.4 per cent in the current financial year, with COVID-19 reducing projected growth by 100,000 over the coming decade. Source link
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WORLD NEWS

With the lead piping – Millions of Americans still get their drinking water from lead pipes | United States

OVER A CENTURY has passed since the dangers of consuming lead became widely known. Ingesting even small quantities damages young brains and may raise the risk of heart problems. Yet
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Premier League Reopens Stadiums to Fans

Perhaps, though, there is one exception. Soccer’s last nine months have been marked, indelibly, by absence: first, for two months, of the sport as a whole, and then, for far
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Britain’s Queen Elizabeth To Get Covid-19 Vaccine ‘In Weeks’: Reports

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will receive the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine within weeks, after UK regulators granted emergency approval and the world’s first roll-out begins next week, reports late Saturday said.
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Suhaila Siddiq, Afghanistan’s First Female General, Is Dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Suhaila Siddiq, Afghanistan’s first female lieutenant general, who was also a renowned surgeon and unknowingly became a feminist role model in a largely patriarchal society, died here
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Now Who's Contesting Elections?

The Democratic House could overturn results in Iowa and New York. Source link
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‘These houses are basically family’: Toronto’s Ballroom community fundraiser to support LGBTQ+ youth initiatives during pandemic

With social gathering and dance classes on hold, Toronto’s ballroom community plans to engage young BIPOC members of the LGBTQ+ community, with “virtually vogue-ing” from the comfort of one’s home.
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Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Tomar meet PM Modi ahead of farmer-govt meeting

Farmers are scheduled to meet Union ministers for fifth-round of talks on the new farm laws this afternoon New Delhi: Ahead of the crucial meeting with protesting farmer organisations, Union
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how the ‘miracle of the oil’ sparked the Jewish Festival of Lights

These are said to derive from a yeast dough pastry mentioned in the Talmud. These pastries were cooked in oil and called sufganin (absorbent) because they absorbed a lot of oil
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