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Housing Minister Roger Jaensch finds unlikely ally, as Liberals rally over tenancy laws scandal

Tasmanian Government colleagues say they are backing Housing Minister Roger Jaensch “to the hilt” after he was accused of misleading Parliament over secret plans to change the state’s tenancy laws.
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How Algorithms Discern our Mood from what we Write Online

Many people have declared 2020 the worst year ever. While such a description may seem hopelessly subjective, according to one measure, it’s true. That yardstick is the Hedonometer, a computerized
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Cycling groups hope for WA to become world famous for mountain bike trails

Cycling groups are hoping a multi-million-dollar injection of Government funding will help turn Western Australia into a premier mountain bike destination and help lure adventure tourists from across the world.
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Tasmanian Housing Minister accused of lying after Cabinet documents reveal Government tenancy plans

Tasmania’s Government had secret plans to change tenancy laws so people in public housing could be evicted without reason after the Supreme Court ruled the state had no right to
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Senate Committee Report on Consumer Credit Reforms

View the Senate Committee report here, either whole or specific parts. Media release – NILS Tasmania, 24 September 2020 Government-led Senate Committee back action on legislation to minimise harm from
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Missing man Sunshine Coast man found in Far North bushland

UPDATE: A Sunshine Coast man who spent several days missing in dense Far North bushland has been located safe and well. Source link
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380 whales stranded off Tasmania’s west coast have died

Posted September 23, 2020 20:22:32 Tasmania;s Parks and Wildlife Service has confirmed 380 whales stranded off the state’s west coast have died. Marine scientist Dr Vanessa Pirotta says some of
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380 whales stranded off Tasmania’s west coast have died

Posted September 23, 2020 20:22:32 Tasmania;s Parks and Wildlife Service has confirmed 380 whales stranded off the state’s west coast have died. Marine scientist Dr Vanessa Pirotta says some of
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To save the pilot whales stranded on Tasmania’s West Coast, rescuers have to navigate Hells Gates

To save the survivors of Tasmania’s largest recorded mass whale stranding, rescuers need to navigate the animals out of Macquarie Harbour — but that’s no easy feat. About 470 pilot
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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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Fears of panic buying as cases soar in the UK

UK supermarkets are reintroducing buying limits on products to stem a potential wave of panic buying as cases start to rise again On Friday a national survey carried out by
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AUSTRALIAN SPORT

Jack Richmond to stay at Richmond, sign new contract with Tigers

Essendon, Carlton and Adelaide were interested in securing the South Australian who has now played 51 games with the Tigers, having proven a steal at pick No.53 in the 2016
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Melbourne Cup 2019 studs and duds: report card, best and worst performances, horses and jockeys

In the madness of the Melbourne Cup there’s always those who pleasantly surprise and those who disappoint. Here’s our annual look at the studs and duds of the race that
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The heartbreaking chapters of Chris Lawrence’s diary at Wests Tigers after horrific injury

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size From an Auckland hospital bed 19 months ago, an unrecognisable Chris Lawrence began logging the agonising details of his 100-day recovery following
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Crows make contact with Power premiership coach

Adelaide coach Matthew Nicks has confirmed the club has made contact with Mark Williams as they look to reshape their coaching department. There’s been plenty of change at the Crows
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AFL flag still driving Dangerfield

All the individual accolades in the world won’t sate Patrick Dangerfield’s appetite for the ultimate team success – an AFL premiership. Dangerfield this week added an eighth All-Australian blazer to
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NRL 2020: Newcastle Knights vs Titans, South Sydney Rabbitohs, finals week 1 draw, venues

If Newcastle plans on making a dent in the NRL finals series, coach Adam O’Brien will need to ensure his players show up ready to play next week. The Knights
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AFL 2020: Man charged with stalking umpire, menacing voicemails, Victoria Police, court, obtained phone number

A footy fan has been arrested and charged with stalking an AFL umpire, leaving “menacing voicemails” after obtaining the whistleblower’s phone number. Detectives from the Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit executed
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New honours for Jack Steele and a ‘bub in the hub’ for Jarryn Geary fires up St Kilda Saints

“I’m extremely honoured.” Steele was rested from match simulation on Friday although he joined Tim Membrey, Hunter Clark and Jack Lonie for a running session. “I’ve played every game this
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WORLD NEWS

Disclosure Doesn’t Work on a Shameless President

The fifth would reduce the president’s scope to redirect money that Congress voted to spend on one purpose and to instead spend it on a different purpose. The sixth would
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Couple found dead near Jasper remembered as dedicated volunteer firefighters

Zabrina Ferrier and Matt Kozak, side by side in layers of firefighting gear, covered in soot and smiling. That’s how the young couple will be remembered by their colleagues at
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Former Russian Rock Star Sergei Shnurov Surprises Fans … With a Desk Job

MOSCOW — For nearly two decades, he was Russia’s most popular, highest-earning and, to his critics, most cynical rock star. Celebrated by millions for his foul-mouthed lyrics and gritty authenticity,
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Investors pull $25.8 bn from US equity funds: BofA

LONDON: Investors pulled a massive $25.8 billion out of U.S. equity funds in the week to Wednesday, the third biggest outflow ever from the asset class, BofA‘s weekly fund flow
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Trans rights – Britain’s Gender Recognition Act won’t change | Britain

Sep 26th 2020 IN THE BATTLE over trans rights, no prisoners are taken. On September 15th J.K.Rowling (pictured), the author of the “Harry Potter” books and a critic of gender
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An embrace of law to curb China’s bullying

In a surprise move this week, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reversed course and called out China for violating international law. He criticized it for not honoring a ruling by a
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AI, captain – China now has the world’s largest fleet, alarming its Pacific rival | United States

Sep 26th 2020 A SLEEK GREY trimaran that cuts through the water at 27 knots, the Sea Hunter is capable of sailing from San Diego to Tokyo, and back again,
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Lock up the small fry—for a start – Ukraine’s anti-corruption court bares its teeth | Europe

THE OFFICIALS who ran Ukraine before its revolution in 2014 are believed to have stolen billions of dollars. One crony gave Viktor Yanukovych, when he was president, a solid gold
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WORLD SPORT

Super League: Warrington Wolves 30-16 Catalans Dragons

Blake Austin has scored seven Super League tries for Warrington Wolves so far this season Warrington (12) 30 Tries: Gelling, Ashton, Davis, Austin, Walker Goals: Widdop 5 Catalans (12) 16
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Red Bull aim to keep Albon, Verstappen and Newey together

FILE PHOTO: Formula One F1 – Tuscan Grand Prix – Mugello, Scarperia e San Piero, Italy – September 10, 2020 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen and Alexander Albon during a press
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Racing 92 v Saracens (Sat)

Alex Goode (10) has stepped into the fly-half role in the absence of the suspended Owen Farrell Date: Saturday 26 September Kick-off: 14:00 BST Venue: Paris La Defense Arena Coverage:
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European Masters: Ronnie O’Sullivan beaten by teenage rookie Aaron Hill

Ronnie O’Sullivan won his sixth world title last month World champion Ronnie O’Sullivan was knocked out of the European Masters by Irish teenager Aaron Hill. The 18-year-old is ranked 115th
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Golf-McCumber finishes with four-way share of lead in Dominican Republic

FILE PHOTO: Aug 1, 2020; Truckee, CA, USA; Tyler McCumber hits the 6th hole tee during the third round of the Barracuda Championship golf tournament at Old Greenwood. Mandatory Credit:
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Super Cup: Bayern Munich 2-1 Sevilla (AET) – Javi Martinez scores extra-time winner

Bayern Munich have won four trophies in 2020 Bayern Munich were taken to extra time by a durable and resilient Sevilla in front 15,180 fans in Budapest before adding the
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'It's a real tough day': Brett Lee returns to TV hours after trying to save Dean Jones

The former Australia fast bowler performed CPR on Jones in a desperate attempt to revive him at their Mumbai hotel. Source link
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Joy Neville: Former Ireland captain to be first female TMO for men’s Test

Joy Neville was an assistant referee in Saracens’ European Champions Cup quarter-final win over Leinster earlier this month Joy Neville will become the first female television match official for a
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