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  1. Bishop Iran trip useful in IS battle

    Bishop Iran trip useful in IS battle

    A trip to Iran by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop will be valuable in terms of tackling Islamic State, say Defence chiefs.

  2. Thomson lawsuit to proceed

    A federal court judge has dismissed an attempt by former MP Craig Thomson to avoid a civil lawsuit over his alleged misuse of union funds.

  3. SA crash driver allegedly drunk at wheel

    A SA driver will appear in court after he crashed into a parked car while allegedly more than five times over the alcohol limit.

  4. Qld Health worker gets three months jail

    A Queensland Health worker who ripped off her employer to the tune of almost $40,000 will be behind bars for three months.

  5. Hockey in talks over East West billions

    Hockey in talks over East West billions

    Joe Hockey and Victoria's treasurer are meeting over the $3 billion in federal funding allocated to the dumped East West Link.

  6. NSW farmer locks herself on railway track

    NSW farmer locks herself on railway track

    A NSW farmer has locked onto a railway line, a few hundred metres in front of a coal train in Newcastle.

  7. PNG resort jolted by quake but no tsunami

    A PNG resort has been jolted by an offshore earthquake but says so far there's no sign of any tsunami activity.

  8. Concerns over medicinal cannabis use

    Concerns over medicinal cannabis use

    A parliamentary inquiry has heard palliative care experts are not convinced draft laws legalising medicinal cannabis are in patients' best interests.

  9. Labor panel to consider Ferguson expulsion

    Labor panel to consider Ferguson expulsion

    A bid to expel former minister-turned-lobbyist Martin Ferguson from the Victorian Labor Party will be formally considered within weeks.

  10. Tougher cockpit rules on Aust planes

    Tougher cockpit rules on Aust planes

    Transport Minister Warren Truss will announce stronger cockpit safety requirements for Australian domestic and international airlines.

  11. Man dies in car crash north of Bega

    Emergency services couldn't save a man, 48, who became trapped in his car after hitting parked cars on the NSW far south coast.

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