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International Energy Agency says radical change needed to reach net zero emissions by 2050

Immediate action is needed to reshape the world’s energy sector in order to meet climate goals by 2050, including ending investments in new coal mines, oil and gas wells, according to the
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Major companies sign ‘radical’ deal to drastically reduce plastic waste by 2025

Major supermarket chains and multinational brands are among more than 60 organisations to sign up to a long-awaited pact to reduce plastic waste across Australia and the region. Key points: The
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Neglected Camperdown house sells for $1.62 million at ‘slightly absurd’ auction

A derelict five-metre wide house with a hole in the ceiling has sold for a whopping $1.62 million, becoming one of the most expensive homes for its size ever sold in Sydney.
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Push to extend out of home care to young people aged up to 21

Half of all young Australians who leave foster or residential care end up homeless, in jail or pregnant within 12 months, according to official figures. Now there are calls to
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As JobKeeper is wound back, the government’s cheap flights scheme is a huge punt

It’s hardly a new phenomenon: the ramping up of positive government announcements just before the weekend when Newspoll is due to go out in the field to measure how voters
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First Flynn’s Walk event in Canberra shines light on veterinarians’ mental health | The Canberra Times

news, health, Hundreds of pet-lovers descended on the Lake Burley Griffin bridge-to-bridge walk on Sunday to have a serious discussion about mental health in the veterinary industry. Flynn’s Walk began
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Registrations open for sixth community workshop on proposed energy from waste facility | Goulburn Post

news, local-news, Jerrara Power will host a sixth community scoping workshop on the proposed energy from waste facility near Bungonia for residents who have not yet had an opportunity to
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Christian Porter ABC defamation case stalls as judge considers lawyer’s alleged conflict of interest

There’s been a twist in former attorney-general Christian Porter’s defamation case against the ABC, with a friend of the alleged rape victim lodging a court action to remove Mr Porter’s barrister from
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Australia’s Cameron Bancroft re-opens ball-tampering saga, suggesting bowlers knew what was going on

Cameron Bancroft has reignited debate about the ball-tampering scandal, claiming Australia’s bowlers’ knowledge of the sandpaper plot is “self-explanatory”. Key points: Cameron Bancroft has said his infamous ball-tampering in the
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NATIONAL NEWS

All new fossil fuel projects must be scrapped to reach net-zero by 2050, world energy agency warns

The International Energy Agency’s executive director says its new report shows the path to global net-zero emissions by 2050 is “narrow but still achievable”. All future fossil fuel projects must
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Infectious diseases expert Nick Coatsworth warns ‘risk of deaths’ over international travel border

One of Australia’s top infectious diseases experts has joined the growing chorus of calls for a timetable on Australia’s international borders as the Prime Minister continues to dig in his
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Volunteer Nicky van Dijk dances away with top award

A SALSA-DANCING climate activist has waltzed away with the state’s top prize at the 2021 Tasmanian Volunteer Awards. UTAS PhD student Nicky van Dijk received the Premier’s Tasmanian Volunteer of
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Vertical box tower pitched for CBD

Developers want to build an eight storey tower with “boxlike tenancies” in the CBD. Thank you for dropping in to My Local Pages and checking out this news article regarding
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Budget ‘had to be’ big spending

Sky News contributor Peter Switzer says last week’s federal budget had to be a big spending budget which is exactly what Josh Frydenberg did. “We’re going to get something like
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Gaza reels under Israeli airstrikes as deadly violence enters second week

Israeli airstrikes have hammered the Gaza Strip after a week of violence that has killed more than 200 people, the large majority Palestinian, despite international calls for de-escalation. Israeli jets
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

Geelong beats St Kilda by 21 points at Docklands to kick off round nine

Geelong has again stepped up in the second half to grind out a 21-point win against a wayward St Kilda under the roof at Docklands. Key points: Geelong has won its
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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Why head coach Rohan Taylor is bullish about swim team’s medal chances

Australian swimming’s senior coaches have witnessed far too many heartbreaking upsets in the past to fall into the trap of making any bold predictions, but there is a quiet confidence
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NRL Round 11 Odds and State Of Origin Betting Preview – 2021

With Queensland enforcer Josh Papalii in danger of missing Origin I, TAB has tightened the odds on the Blues both in the match and series. Papalii faces a possible suspension
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Crusaders vs Brumbies Tips, Odds and Betting – Super Rugby Trans-Tasman 2021

Orangetheory Stadium will play host to Saturday”s Round 1 Super Rugby game between Crusaders and Brumbies. The game kicks off at 5:05 pm with Crusaders heading into the game as
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AFL Round 10 Odds and Premiership, Brownlow Medal Betting Preview – 2021

The game of musical chairs at the head of TAB’s Rising Star market continues with Greater Western Sydney midfielder Tom Green charging to the top line of betting after the
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Star forward Max King signs lucrative extension with Saints

Young St Kilda forward Max King has agreed to a huge four-year contract extension that will keep him at the club until at least the end of 2026. King, who
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More foreign players the future for Australian Super franchises says Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos

Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos says Australia has the talent to sustain five teams but is open to more foreign players for the franchises to be competitive in Super
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NRL confirms zero tolerance will apply to Origin, and Fittler says sin bins inevitable

“We’ve got a responsibility to the clubs to make sure their players come back in a fit and healthy condition so they can continue playing for their clubs. We’ve asked
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AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS

How SMEs can open communication with traditionally non-English speaking markets

International borders are more blurred than they’ve ever been. Technology, working alongside globalisation, has made it possible to hire from across the globe, sell to customers with different backgrounds, and
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Charter Hall tops up on long-lease offices in $415m spending spree

The Charter Hall property machine is powering up its long-wale REIT, spending $415.4 million on five properties and announcing an accelerated $250 million equity raising to fund the deals. Charter
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Outsourcing in Australia in 2021

The post-pandemic Australian business landscape has shifted more rapidly than we ever could have imagined. The needs and desires of our clients have changed. In particular, businesses within the country,
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Josh Frydenberg defends wages policy despite workers facing real pay cut | Wages growth

Josh Frydenberg has conceded inflation will outstrip wage growth this year – meaning workers face a real pay cut – but defended the government’s decision not to do more to
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Can open banking drive benefits for small businesses?

The Consumer Data Right (CDR), or open banking, was introduced in 2018. The rollout has been delayed at various stages and the uptake is slow-moving, leaving Australians waiting to experience
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ASX set to rise; Crown rejects $8.3b Blackstone bid

The ASX 200 is set to jump higher this morning after Wall Street finished the week with a bang. Iron ore and Bitcoin prices plummeted. Thank you for visiting My
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Half a million small businesses still behind the digital wave

New research indicates that nearly half a million Australian SMEs are either not fully or just barely made the transition into the digital wave and about $10 billion would be
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Linktree the latest tech company to block users for spreading misinformation

University of Queensland Associate Professor Stan Karanasios has researched the use of social media to spread misinformation, which he said was a growing concern. “I think we’re in a period
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Unwrapping diversity and inclusion in business

As the daughter of Vietnamese Australians my parent’s cultural heritage, views and work ethics have influenced every aspect of my life. Growing up, my parents instilled in me the ability to
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The Morrison government is big on spending, but small on vision | Greg Jericho

As I waded through the turgid words barely replicating prose that was the treasurer’s budget speech, my immediate thought was that I have no idea what this government is. It
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Sydney cafe to face court over alleged non-payment of young worker

Blue Mist Entertainment Pty Ltd, which operates the Blue Mist Café in Sydney, and cafe manager Diaa Mohamed are set to face court for the alleged underpayment of a former
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more fronts open in Crown’s battle for survival

Crawford – who was obliged by the sweetheart deal Crown signed with the NSW government in 2014 to work with Crown to try to restore its licence rather than just
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WORLD NEWS

Paris museum gets ready to welcome visitors after COVID shutdown

FILE PHOTO: Visitors at the Musee d’Orsay are seen in silhouette as they look behind a giant clock face at the former Orsay railway station, in Paris, France, July 28,
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Had a clear out, Charles? Future King hosts video call in front of just single photo of him with the Queen, Prince William and Prince George… after previously sitting by sideboard heaving with snaps of Harry and the rest of family

Prince Charles has given a video message about the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee next year with just a single photo of his mother, eldest son and eldest grandchild behind him amid growing concerns
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The pandemic has caused a shortage of cadavers

PRESS A KNIFE into human flesh and, as the blade slides in, the sensation subtly changes. Human skin, says Claire Smith, professor of anatomy at Brighton and Sussex Medical School,
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Russian spy chief denies launching SolarWinds hack

Russia’s spy chief on Tuesday denied responsibility for the SolarWinds cyber attack but said he was “flattered” by the accusations from the United States and Britain that Russian foreign intelligence was behind
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The Nevers: Everything you need to know as magical show lands in the UK

Magical new show The Nevers is getting a lot of attention on social media after premiering in the UK. Kicking off this week on Sky Atlantic and Now TV, it’s
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Pound lifted by signs of UK jobs recovery; US housing starts fall – business live

Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news Pound hits $1.42 against weaker dollar, highest since February Lamborghini outlines roadmap to electric supercars UK unemployment rate fell to 4.8%
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Migrants reach Spain’s Ceuta enclave in record numbers

At least 6,000 migrants have reached Spain’s Ceuta enclave from neighbouring Morocco, a record number over a single day, Spanish officials say. They say the migrants – who include about
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Psy-ops in high places. Putin’s new science adviser to Russia’s National Security Council is a military intelligence agent accused of spreading disinformation about the coronavirus

Save Meduza!https://support.meduza.io/en In recent years, Russia’s National Security Council (or Sovbez) has come increasingly to resemble the USSR’s Politburo (the Soviet Communist Party’s powerful executive committee). On May 11, Vladimir
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