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ACT Liberal and Labor politicians clash over plans to provide free meals for public school students

Updated September 25, 2020 18:14:58 Photo: ACT Labor wants to trial free breakfasts and lunches in some public schools. (ABC News: Jane Cowan) Related Story: Labor promises free early learning
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It’s the cost of living, stupid: on the ACT’s election trail | The Canberra Times

news, act-politics, 2020 act election With voting starting on Monday and Canberrans encouraged to vote early, things are heating up on the ACT election trail. There were plenty of promises
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Join Farmer Neil in donating blood and have a good time doing it | Goulburn Post

news, local-news, Donating blood is something Neil Seaman has always done. Now, the 43-year-old has used the platform he gained on being on this year’s “A Farmer Wants a Wife
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ACT police officers cleared of wrongdoing in taser death of Canberra man Anthony Caristo

An inquest into the death of a Canberra man who had a heart attack after being tasered by police in 2017 has cleared officers of negligence. Key points: The inquest
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Michael Paul Benfell found guilty of raping sleeping woman in Parkside home

A man who broke into a home at Parkside in Adelaide’s south and twice raped a woman in her bed has been found guilty. Key points: Michael Paul Benfell raped
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Wreckage from vessel of missing boatie Tony Higgins found washed up on SA beach

Wreckage from the boat of missing man Tony Higgins, the Margrel, has been found about three kilometres south-east of the Murray Mouth. SA Police said local police and water operations
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NSW Police ordered to pay $100,000 in costs to NRL star Curtis Scott after ‘terrifying’ Sydney arrest

A Sydney magistrate has hit NSW Police with a $100,000 legal bill over the “terrifying” arrest of NRL player Curtis Scott in January. Key points: The actions of Senior Constable
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Victoria records 14 COVID-19 cases. 14-day average falls, Daniel Andrews confirms ease of Victoria restrictions, NSW restrictions eased, hotel quarantine inquiry continues, Australia death toll at 869

Former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett says he expects Premier Daniel Andrews will join his ministers and senior public servants in saying he does not remember who decided to contract private
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Queensland coronavirus border restrictions are changing: What you need to know about interstate travel

Some more coronavirus restrictions ease in Queensland today, including access from outside the state. But most of New South Wales, and all of Victoria, remain locked out. Who can come
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NATIONAL NEWS

Up to 15 cyclones predicted this season according to uni expert

New modelling indicates as many as 15 tropical cyclones could develop across Australia between November and April with up to six to form on the eastern seaboard. The Long Range
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South Sydney Rabbitohs score 10 tries in 60-8 thumping of Roosters ahead of NRL finals

The Sydney Roosters will have to defy history to claim a third straight NRL premiership after they were thrashed 60-8 by South Sydney at the Olympic stadium in Homebush. Key
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Ginsburg’s Casket Leaves US Capitol

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made history as the first woman to lie in state at the United States Capitol on Friday, September 25, according to reports. Ginsburg was lying in
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After dancing around the edges on the NBN and climate change, the Coalition has charged straight through

This week the Federal Government held its nose and waded into a mire of troublesome policies. It was quite the bog. There was the much-maligned National Broadband Network (NBN), struggling
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Justice Ginsburg Becomes First Woman to Lie in State in US Capitol

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made history as the first woman to lie in state at the United States Capitol on Friday, September 25, according to reports. Ginsburg was lying in
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How the Beirut blast plunged Lebanon into a crisis ‘worse than war’

Gaby Jammal, now 57, joined a militia in Beirut at the age of 12. He came of age fighting in Lebanon’s 15-year civil war, witnessed the mass explosion that killed
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Families find amazing Geelong homes to wait out pandemic in style

A luxury home rebuilt after a devastating fire has found new owners as a string of top-end sales shows homebuyers are looking to wait out the coronavirus pandemic in style
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Russian Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny thanks pilots and paramedics after suspected poisoning

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he owes his life to the pilots who made an emergency landing when he collapsed on a flight and the paramedics who diagnosed his
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

NRL 2020: Cody Walker, Rabbitohs vs Roosters, finals draw, venue, video, news

It was barely a month ago many pundits were prepared to put a red line through South Sydney’s 2020 premiership chances. Now, a week out from the finals series, the
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Bledisloe Cup clashes bookend Rugby Champs

Bledisloe Cup Tests will bookend the four-nation 2020 Rugby Championship, which kicks off in Brisbane on November 7 with the schedule released by Sanzaar on Thursday. The tournament, involving Australia,
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Women’s Silverware up for Grabs!

All roads lead to Bond University on the Gold Coast this Sunday, when they host four senior women’s Grand Finals. The marquee match will be the Bond University QAFLW decider
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Ellie-Jean Coffey website, photos, Instagram, XXX, exclusive interview

Former professional surfer Ellie-Jean Coffey has been flooded with “overwhelming support” after unveiling her XXX-rated personal website. Ranked 12th in the WS series in 2017 and winning the Australasian Pro
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Andrews fit as Lions focus on Tiger streak

The AFL’s man of the moment Lachie Neale is adamant Brisbane can finally end the league’s longest current winning streak, even if he thinks Richmond will be “happy to play
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Harris Andrews set to return for Lions against Tigers

Brisbane’s All-Australian fullback Harris Andrews is certain to return in the Lions’ AFL qualifying final against Richmond after surviving a tough test of his injured hamstring on Friday. Andrews, who
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All-Australian selector defends controversial forwards call

All-Australian selector Glen Jakovich has explained why midfielders Patrick Dangerfield and Marcus Bontempelli were selected in the forward line of this year’s team. Dangerfield and Bontempelli were both named on
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Super League hold off on Toronto decision

Toronto Wolfpack have been granted a stay of execution after Super League teams deferred a decision on the Canadian club’s application for re-entry. Toronto pulled out of Super League in
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