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    Qld woman jailed for sister's crash death

    A Gold Coast woman has been jailed after pleading guilty to driving drunk and causing the death of her sister.

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    Truckie gets three years for killing vet

    A truck driver who hit and killed a prominent Queensland vet because he was falling asleep at the wheel has been sentenced to three years' jail.

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    Conservatives pick Senate candidate

    The Australian Conservatives have picked their Senate candidate for the next federal election.

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    Tassie recruit boosts Turnbull Senate team

    Tasmanian senator Steve Martin has joined the Nationals, giving the coalition 31 votes in the 76-seat upper house.

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    Workers in Tas underpaid because of race

    Two Malaysian workers at a hotel on Tasmania's east coast were underpaid because of their race, a Federal Circuit Court judge has ruled.

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    SA to join national redress scheme

    South Australia has opted into the National Redress Scheme for people who were sexually abused as children in government institutions.

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    No pressure on McCullough will: executor

    Colleen McCullough knew what she was doing and was under no pressure when she left her estate to the University of Oklahoma Foundation, a court has heard.

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    Business tax cut to be put to Senate

    Finance Minister Mathias Cormann says the government will ask the Senate to vote on corporate tax cuts when it sits next month.

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    House engulfed in fire in Melbourne's west

    Authorities are warning residents in Sunshine in Melbourne's west about a smoke haze and to monitor conditions after after a house was engulfed in flames.

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    Truck driver jailed for killing Qld vet

    A truck driver who hit and killed a prominent Queensland vet has been sentenced to three years' jail, suspended after 13 months.

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    AFL kicks winner with Alice Springs match

    The AFL's trip to the Red Centre is a big deal in a part of the world that takes Australian football more seriously than Melbourne.

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    Tasmanian independent joins Nationals

    The Turnbull government has boosted its numbers in the Senate by one, after Tasmanian independent Steve Martin announced he is joining the Nationals.

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    NT police rescue alleged drug traffickers

    Four men have been rescued from a boat drifting towards Indonesia and charged with drug offences.

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    Doctors' booking fee rip-off exposed

    Some surgeons are ripping off patients with illegal booking fees and administration charges.

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    iSelect shares soar as rival takes stake

    Shares in price comparison service iSelect have jumped as much as 21 per cent after a group linked to UK-based rival Compare The Market took a stake.

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    Vic bushfire sparked by powerlines: report

    A new report by Energy Safe Victoria reveals 18 homes and 45 sheds were destroyed by a bushfire in the state's southwest due to poorly constructed power lines.

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    Four rescued after stuck in NSW sea cave

    Four swimmers have had a 'hair-raising' moment near a NSW beach, getting trapped inside a cave and sparking a large-scale rescue operation.

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    Warning about 'gluten-free' claims

    A study has detected potentially harmful levels of gluten in foods sold and served as 'gluten-free' across Melbourne.

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    Ombudsman's U-turn on Suncorp widow case

    The banking ombudsman has conceded he got it wrong in the case of a widow trying to sort out her husband's business loans with Suncorp.

  • Baird faces inquiry over Powerhouse move
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    Baird faces inquiry over Powerhouse move

    Former NSW premier Mike Baird has appeared before an inquiry to explain a decision to move the Powerhouse Museum from Ultimo to Sydney's west.

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    Telstra shares fall on ratings downgrade

    Telstra's ratings have been downgraded by S&P Global Ratings, on the back of intense competition across its core businesses and lower margins.

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    Trio rob NSW tavern with sword, machete

    Three armed and masked men are on the run with stolen phones and wads of cash after holding up a tavern on the NSW mid-north coast.

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    Rich men will get tax cut windfall: report

    Rich men will get the biggest benefit from the coalition's long-term plans to axe an income tax bracket, new research shows.

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    Man burned as lift strikes NSW powerlines

    A man has been seriously burned after the scissor lift he was in hit powerlines causing his clothes to catch fire in Sydney's west.

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    Vic men hit by car on back of tow-truck

    Two men have been hospitalised after being struck by a car on the back of a tow-truck in southeast Melbourne.