Swine flu will soon replace seasonal flu as the dominant strain in Australia, health chiefs believe, with fears the deadly virus could still be infecting people in summer.July 9, 2009, 4:36 pm
New Australians are to get a rather practical leg-up on becoming citizens - namely, a buck.July 10, 2009, 1:00 pm
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Controversial AFL identity Sam Newman is in trouble again with police questioning him over an alleged road-rage incident in Melbourne.July 10, 2009, 12:00 pm
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has poured cold water on a plan to stop people climbing one of the country's most treasured landmarks, Uluru.July 10, 2009, 9:15 am
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China has accused Australian Rio Tinto executive Stern Hu of bribing staff from Chinese steel companies during iron ore negotiations this year, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says.July 10, 2009, 6:45 am
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Australian wine exports have fallen to their lowest value in five years, plunging to $2.4 billion last financial year.July 9, 2009, 5:45 pm
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Federal Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull has backed calls for a sweeping review into Australia's financial system but said the Government should not be in the business of running a "people's bank" to encourage competition.July 9, 2009, 3:32 pm
The Australian economy still faces a "rocky road" ahead, despite the latest reading of unemployment being better than expected, Acting Prime Minister Julia Gillard says.July 9, 2009, 11:45 am
Relations with China have been plunged into crisis over the detention of a senior Australian mining executive in Shanghai on suspicion of spying and stealing state secrets.July 9, 2009, 11:14 am
Ted Kenna never considered himself a hero, but there is no doubt he will be remembered as one.July 9, 2009, 11:00 am
The Australian economy still faces a "rocky road" ahead, despite the latest reading of unemployment being better than expected, Acting Prime Minister Julia Gillard says.July 9, 2009, 9:30 am
The federal government is demanding Opposition Leader Malcolm Turnbull discipline Barnaby Joyce over comments the Nationals Senate leader made about a Rio Tinto executive arrested in China on suspicion of spying.July 9, 2009, 9:30 am
Seventy-four Afghan asylum seekers reported missing in Indonesian waters are safe, Foreign Minister Stephen Smith says.July 9, 2009, 6:30 am
WA's Kimberley region has more homeless people than anywhere else in Australia while the State also has a high proportion of young people sleeping on the streets.July 9, 2009, 6:15 am
Federal authorities want to ban people from climbing one of Australia's great natural wonders - Uluru.July 8, 2009, 7:30 pm
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