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Canberra Anzac Day dawn service plans yet to be finalised | The Canberra Times

coronavirus, Anxious Canberra veterans have called on ACT Health to tell them if they will be able to attend the dawn service or march on Anzac Day this year as
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Man and woman arrested after allegedly stealing from hotel

The matter is still under investigation. Thank you for dropping in to My Local Pages and checking out this news article regarding Australian Capital Territory news titled “Man and woman
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Defence Minister Linda Reynolds admitted to hospital amid Brittany Higgins rape allegation scandal

Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has taken medical leave and been admitted to hospital as a “precautionary measure”. Key points: The Defence Minister was due to appear at the National Press
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Charter freight flights from South America help get stranded Australians home during coronavirus pandemic

Victoria Keating has barely slept in days and her small team of Queenstown travel agents is in desperate need of a break. Key points: X Travel is helping Australians return
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Interest rates are rising and tech stocks are likely to head in the other direction

We live in strange and ridiculous times. Nowhere is this more evident than on financial markets. After blithely trading on to record highs while the seeds of a pandemic germinated
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Prince William says Prince Philip is ‘OK’ as the Duke of Edinburgh spends a sixth night in hospital

Prince William says his grandfather Prince Philip is “OK”, despite the 99-year-old spending a sixth night in hospital. Key points: Prince William says hospital staff are “keeping an eye” on
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Dhanya Mani reached out to the Prime Minister’s office for help over an alleged indecent assault. She says she did not get any

A former New South Wales Liberal Party staffer who publicly aired allegations of indecent assault against a colleague in 2019 says she reached out to the Prime Minister’s office for
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Fourth woman makes complaint about former staffer who allegedly raped Brittany Higgins

A fourth woman has made an allegation about the man at the centre of what is currently Australia’s biggest political scandal — the alleged rape of former staffer Brittany Higgins
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Goulburn house set on fire with people inside: police | The Canberra Times

news, crime, Two teenage boys poured accelerant around a house, set it on fire and threw a table through a window while two people were inside, police allege. A 64-year-old
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NATIONAL NEWS

Single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine ‘highly effective’ in preventing severe COVID-19

The single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine is highly effective in preventing severe COVID-19, including newer variants, according to documents released by the US Food and Drug Administration. The news on
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War crimes inquiry and Defence clash over sackings of whistleblower soldiers

As the Defence Force continues to deal with the fallout of the Inspector-General’s report, delegates of the Chief of the Army Rick Burr have moved to sack at least three
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Hugh Hefner’s ex-girlfriend Holly Madison reveals grim sex truth behind Playboy

It was sold as a world of glitz and glamour filled with beautiful women, but according to one of Hugh Hefner’s former girlfriends it quickly turned into an ugly nightmare.
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Daniel Prude: US police who pinned and spit-hooded black man won’t face criminal charges over his death

Police officers who put a hood over the head of a mentally distraught black man, then pressed his body against the pavement until he stopped breathing will not face criminal
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Victoria’s new kinder rating scheme delivers a tick to some, a kick to others

Victorian Minister for Early Childhood Ingrid Stitt said the initiative would make it easier for parents to find a good quality kindergarten program. “Victorian families can simply look for the
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Former Labor MP Emma Husar criticises ALP’s ‘sanctimonious’ behaviour over Parliament’s toxic culture problem

So often, the trauma of what happens after an horrific episode of assault, abuse or harassment can be as devastating as the original episode itself. And while much of the
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

Brisbane all but certain to host 2032 Olympics after IOC announcement

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced this morning that Brisbane is the preferred bidder to host the 2032 Games. The IOC’s Future Host Commission recommended that the body enters “targeted
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How the Barangaroo casino could have been a stadium

Yet, in 2000, the Victorian government completed a $460 million stadium on a similar harbour-side site at the edge of the CBD, originally called Docklands and within similar walking distance
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New Zealand vs Australia Tips and Odds – 2nd T20 Match 2021

University Oval will play host to Thursday”s Twenty20 Cricket game between New Zealand and Australia. The game kicks off at 12:00 pm with New Zealand heading into the game as
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The good news out of first AFL scratch match

Veteran AFL umpire Matt Stevic is thrilled at how players from Hawthorn and Western Bulldogs adapted to the new stand rule during Wednesday morning’s scratch match at Whitten Oval. The
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Jeremy Cameron set to step out in Geelong Cats colours

They also picked up seasoned veterans Isaac Smith and Shaun Higgins from Hawthorn and North Melbourne during the trade period as they attempt to go one step better than last
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Joseph Suaalii’s King’s School friend Villami Penisini chasing NRL debut for Parramatta Eels

Eels coach Brad Arthur has never been one to bring through a player before he is ready. Tom Opacic and Michael Oldfield, who is nursing a minor knee injury, are
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Cricket: India vs England, Jonny Bairstow wicket, review, lbw, video, score

England batsman Jonny Bairstow has been grilled for reviewing an lbw dismissal that was clearly smashing into his stumps against India on Wednesday (AEDT). England was reeling at 1-2 when
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Officials backdown in awkward backflip after beach volleyball trousers boycott

Bikinis have won the day after officials were forced into an embarrassing retreat over plans to introduce sand trousers for the controversial Katara Beach Volleyball Cup event in Qatar. Players
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AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS

Boeing faces another bumpy ride to regain trust

Filings also allege Boeing did not order an immediate investigation into the MCAS control system on the 737 Max which has been blamed for the crashes, despite the Federal Aviation
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BGC heirs fighting over $115m

The Supreme Court has delivered a tactical win to the widow of the late Len Buckeridge as she fights his sons over the carve-up of the magnate’s estate. Thank you
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How to get clients to pay their invoices

It can be quite the tight-rope act: Getting clients on your side, earning their trust and aligning yourself with their needs and their challenges. Then, sending an invoice and following
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Climate crisis bigger concern than pandemic for Australian businesses, survey finds | Business

Australian bosses say the climate crisis is the biggest challenge facing their businesses – in contrast to their overseas counterparts, who have ranked recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic their top
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Tech tools drive fashion future

Sustainability has joined variety and affordability as key concerns for the fashion industry. We hope you enjoyed reading this article on current Australian Business news titled “Tech tools drive fashion
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2021 holds promise for small businesses – capitalise on it with compelling content

Let’s just say 2021 may not entirely be the new start many of us were hoping for. But vaccine rollouts on the horizon aren’t the only reason for small businesses
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ASX set to slide as tech stocks send Wall Street lower

The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 1.6 per cent after being down 3.9 per cent earlier. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, which is much less exposed to tech stocks than
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Diversity key to keeping our state great

In the last chapter of the Business News’ Great for the State series, leaders from energy, mining, the arts and sport shared their insights on shaping the state’s future. Thank
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The four essential steps to strategy execution in B2B

A “good” B2B strategy is one that is buyer-driven i.e. responsive to the needs of business buyers can position the SME as a strong viable player in today’s highly competitive
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Women continue to carry the load when it comes to unpaid work | Greg Jericho | Business

In news that will shock no women around the nation, the latest survey shows women do much more unpaid work than men. At least the survey shows that in the
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Evaluating pandemic policies

The varying aspects of Australia’s pandemic response provide an opportunity to examine policy settings. Thank you for dropping in to My Local Pages and seeing this post regarding Australian Business
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How to build a customer avatar and market towards them

I made the mistake when I was starting out in business of not determining a target market. I thought I could cater to everyone in each type of forum ranging
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WORLD NEWS

What’s Behind the Planned Uzbekistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan Railway? – The Diplomat

Advertisement From the first tracks laid in 1879 at Gyzylarbat, northwest of the capital of modern-day Turkmenistan, locomotive transport has always been central to Central Asia due to the region’s
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Covid in Scotland: What's the state of the epidemic?

Using World Health Organization measures, it is possible to chart Scotland’s progress in tackling Covid-19. Thank you for dropping in to My Local Pages and seeing this article about current
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Samsung Was Top TV Manufacturer for 15th Straight Year

Samsung has extended its streak as the world’s leading TV vendor for a 15th straight year, according to numbers from research firm Omdia, as cited by The Korea Herald and
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Russia: The Architect of Putin’s Purported Palace Comments on Alexei Navalny’s Film

Lanfranco Cirillo is sitting in front of his computer in shorts and a polo shirt. It’s hot in Dubai and he’s about to drive out to the seaside. The architect,
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Where are the Iconic Images of the COVID-19 Pandemic?

A tennis ball covered in spikes. That’s all we’ve got. More than a year has passed since the first reports of human-to-human transmission of the novel coronavirus, and its most
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Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine prevents COVID-19, U.S. regulators say

WASHINGTON – Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose vaccine offers strong protection against severe COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a final decision on
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2 Gay Chechens Held on Terror Charges Without Proof – NGO

Two gay men who were forcibly returned to Chechnya this month have been charged with terror-related offenses without proof and face up to 15 years in prison, a rights group
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Farmer protests: India's sedition law used to muffle dissent

In recent years there’s been increasing use of a law which bans speaking out against the government. Thank you for visiting My Local Pages and checking this post regarding current
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