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    SA's Murray River levels to be lowered

    Murray River water levels in eastern South Australia will be deliberately lowered in an attempt to improve the health of the riverbank.

  • News
    Australian Associated Press

    Greens seek to stop city joy flights

    The Australian Greens want to ban small aircraft and certain helicopters from flying at low altitudes over inner-city areas.

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    Harbour raises bid for Santos to $US10.9bn

    US private equity firm Harbour Energy has raised its bid for Santos to about $US10.9 billion ($A14.5 billion), and has indicated it could offer even more.

  • Abbott tells Turnbull to buy Liddell plant
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    Abbott tells Turnbull to buy Liddell plant

    Former prime minister Tony Abbott and his colleague Barnaby Joyce have hit out at AGL's decision to knock back an offer from Alinta to buy the Liddell plant.

  • Airport security checks 'not keeping pace'
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    Airport security checks 'not keeping pace'

    Home Affairs secretary Michael Pezzullo believes Australian airport security measures are not keeping pace with global security threats.

  • Telstra, miners weigh on Aust stocks
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    Telstra, miners weigh on Aust stocks

    Australia shares were near-flat at lunchtime with a postive message about global trade tensions failing to beat a fall in mining stocks.

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    Changes lead to spike in NSW bail refusals

    The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has found defendants are more likely to be refused bail under the state's revised bail laws.

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    Life could be $55m richer, if winner knew

    A $55 million Powerball prize remains unclaimed four months after the draw - the largest unclaimed prize in Australian history.

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    Qld police liaison officer stood down

    A Queensland police liaison officer facing domestic violence charges has been stood down.

  • News
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    Greens seek fair go for food deliverers

    Gig economy workers should get minimum wage and workers conditions, according to the Australian Greens.

  • News
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    'Bashed' NSW inmate 'fell on toilet': ICAC

    A NSW inmate who claimed to have been bashed fell on a toilet while trying to flush contraband, according to an official report of the incident.

  • No competition for $450m reef grant
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    No competition for $450m reef grant

    The Great Barrier Reef Foundation was given a $450 million grant without having to go through a tender process, environment department officials have revealed.

  • Bishop seeks to thaw China relations
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    Bishop seeks to thaw China relations

    As Labor calls for the coalition to alter its 'clumsy' approach to China, the foreign minister has met with her Chinese counterpart in Argentina.

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    Family of electric shock girl sues WA govt

    The WA government is being sued by the family of the girl who suffered a catastrophic brain injury from an electric shock at their public housing property.

  • Family of girl electrocuted by tap to sue government
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    Family of girl electrocuted by tap to sue government

    Denishar Woods received an electric shock of 230 volts when turning off a garden tap at her Perth home and has been left with a catastrophic brain injury.

  • News
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    A bumpy ride for wild brumbies

    The NSW government decision to protect wild horses in Kosciuszko National Park has divided opinions.

  • News
    Australian Associated Press

    Palaszczuk ducks Trad, Miller spat

    Queensland's Premier has dodged questions over whether she backs her deputy seeking to have Labor backbencher Jo-Ann Miller referred to the ethics committee.

  • News
    Australian Associated Press

    Wealthy donor, 96, on carer assault counts

    An elderly award-winning philanthropist charged with indecently assaulting two female carers at his Sydney home may not be fit to stand trial.

  • News
    Australian Associated Press

    Double delight as Vic couple win lotto

    A Victorian couple has won two division-one lotto prizes totalling almost $10 million, to be paid out monthly over 20 years.

  • Royal commission rejects BankWest theories
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    Royal commission rejects BankWest theories

    The banking royal commission will look at what happened to business loans after CBA's 2008 acquisition of BankWest, but it has rejected a number of theories.

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    Garbage truck kills Sydney 'rough sleeper'

    A man, believed to be homeless, has died after being found trapped under a garbage truck in inner Sydney on Monday.

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    Qld man jailed for funeral ramming death

    A man has been jailed for 12 years' after driving a car into mourners at his wife's funeral and killing a woman.

  • News
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    WA man dies after saving son from fire

    A man has died after saving his son from a fire that gutted their home in rural Western Australia.

  • Security boss furious over media leak
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    Security boss furious over media leak

    Parliament House's security boss told staff he would "burn the security division to the ground" over media leaks about white powder incidents.

  • News
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    Parliament security could be investigated

    Parliament House security staff who leak about 'white powder incidents' could be investigated by Australian Federal Police.