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Calls for ‘deep systemic investigation’ into parliament culture after Brittany Higgins’ rape allegation

Gender Equity Victoria has launched a campaign calling for a broad and independent systemic investigation into parliament culture for female MPs and staffers. The ‘Enough is Enough’ campaign is calling
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Political leaders’ failure to report allows cycle to continue

How much longer can Scott Morrison ignore the stench of the abuse of women within his party? He should grow a backbone and force the senior minister named in the
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Top End firefighter pleads guilty to beating up wife, two other women

THE former officer in charge of the Jabiru fire station who beat up his wife and two other women in a drunken stupor has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. Thank
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Best of cartoons, March 1, 2021

The news of the day as interpreted by our talented artists, illustrators and cartoonists. Thank you for dropping in and checking this story involving National news and updates called “Best
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Liberal senator Sarah Henderson refers rape allegation against unnamed Labor MP to AFP

Victorian Senator Sarah Henderson has referred a rape allegation against an unnamed Labor MP to the Australian Federal Police. In a statement posted to her Twitter account on Sunday evening,
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Federal MPs Daniel Mulino and Celia Hammond reveal they were aware of historical rape allegation against Cabinet Minister who was named in anonymous letter

Two more federal MPs — one Liberal and one Labor — have revealed they were aware of a historical rape allegation made against a Cabinet Minister before it became public
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Australian university study hubs keep students engaged in China

A UNSW spokeswoman said 100 science and engineering students were attending in Yixing and another 50 students from non-STEM disciplines are starting in Shanghai. “Both centres are designed for students
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Sydney on track to have nearly 60 suburbs where $3 million prices are the norm

A property in North Bondi sold for a staggering $6.1m on the weekend. Picture: Sam Ruttyn The number of Sydney suburbs where you need $3 million just to get in
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Eight-year-old Monty lives with a rare disease. Here’s what his family want you to know

Monty Hui has long dreamed about swimming in his school swimming carnival.     But for an eight-year-old boy living with pontocerebellar hypoplasia, a rare disease that affects the development
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Family of legendary broadcaster Ray Warren plea for return of stolen Hall of Fame ring after ‘disturbing’ home invasion

Warren’s daughter Holly and her son were at home at the time of the intrusion while Ray and his wife Cher were upstairs asleep. Nobody was hurt in the incident
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White supremacist jailed nearly 20 years for plot to bomb Colorado synagogue

Holzer’s defence team argued that his suffering of fetal alcohol syndrome influenced his development into adulthood and contributed to his “unmet and overwhelming need to seem more important than he
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Was this free kick taken too quickly?

Premier League: Brighton skipper Lewis Dunk took a clever quick free kick against West Brom, leaving Lee Mason to initially disallow, then re-instate the goal. But the VAR would have
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Auckland returning to seven-day lockdown after a mystery coronavirus case was recorded

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says Auckland will be put into a seven-day lockdown from Sunday after a coronavirus community case of unknown origin was recorded. The rest of
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We all bear responsibility for changing dangerous sex culture

The online petition, calling for sex education to cover consent at a younger age, reached the public eye at the same time former political staffer Brittany Higgins spoke out about
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Inside Ikea’s edgy new tiny houses

Imagine the instructions required for a purchase like this? Ikea has turned its focus to something small — designing an edgy new Tiny House. Thank you for dropping in to
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Kidnappers release Nigerian schoolboys as search for 300 abducted girls continue

Maiduguri: Gunmen in Nigeria on Saturday released 27 teenage boys who were kidnapped from their school last week in the northern state of Niger, while security forces continued to search
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SBS News is back on Facebook, but here’s how to follow us on other platforms

SBS News app: Download our app from Apple’s App Store or Google Play and subscribe to the alerts. SBS News newsletters: Get the latest delivered to your email inbox by subscribing here.  Apple News: Follow the SBS News
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French Open winner Iga Świątek claims Adelaide International title with victory over Belinda Bencic

Poland’s Iga Świątek has steamrolled Belinda Bencic in a straight-sets to win the Adelaide International. Key points: Świątek won 6-2, 6-2 in the final to add the Adelaide International title
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Canberra Raider Corey Horsburgh cited twice in two games, against North Sydney Bears and Sydney Roosters

The 23-year-old who has worked hard on his anger management but was already looking at missing a game or two to start the season because of a drink-driving conviction over
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Inglis Premier Yearling Sale looking to be ‘perfectly normal’ after an uncertain year

Inglis Premier Yearling Sale looking to be ‘perfectly normal’ after an uncertain year The Inglis Premier Yearling Sale is back on in Melbourne and General Manager of Bloodstock Sales and
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Gunmen kidnap more than 300 girls in raid on northwest Nigerian school

An operation to rescue more than 300 girls kidnapped in Nigeria had failed to pinpoint their location by late on Friday, almost 24 hours after gunmen seized them in a
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Family stands by 82-year-old accused of killing wife

Mr Beever’s lawyer, Jonathan Nyst of Nyst Legal, released a statement on Friday on behalf of the family. “Robyn and Max met when they were just 20 years old, and
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Prince Harry’s interview a winning formula in celebrity-obsessed America

Borrowing boldly from the Hollywood playbook of mixing business with pleasure, the megabucks deal the Sussexes signed with Netflix in September came along for the ride as Harry extolled the
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AFL news: Elijah Taylor speaks after girlfriend assault, Lekahni Pearce, Sydney Swans

Former AFL player Elijah Taylor has spoken for the first time about hitting rock bottom after pleading guilty to assaulting his girlfriend. Disgraced former AFL star Elijah Taylor has spoken
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