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  1. Central Australia readies for the royals

    Residents of the remote Aboriginal community of Mutitjulu will be meeting some of Uluru's most famous visitors when Prince William and Kate come to town.

  2. Shorten to present vision for ALP reform

    Shorten to present vision for ALP reform

    Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says millions of Australians expect the Labor Party to be a strong and viable alternative in a healthy democracy.

  3. Direct Action is a waste of money: Palmer

    Direct Action is a waste of money: Palmer

    Clive Palmer has blasted the Abbott government's alternative climate policy as a token gesture his party unlikely to support.

  4. Jewels worth $20,000 found in Vic bush

    Jewels worth $20,000 found in Vic bush

    Three backpacks containing jewellery worth up to $20,000 have been found in remote bush near Lake Eildon a year after they were stolen from a campervan.

  5. Baird dumps treasury for west Sydney role

    Baird dumps treasury for west Sydney role

    NSW Premier Mike Baird will become minister for western Sydney but will pass the treasury portfolio to someone else in his cabinet reshuffle.

  6. Wran could have been PM: Bob Carr

    Bob Carr, who surpassed Neville Wran's record for the longest continuous service as NSW premier, says Mr Wran had what it took to be prime minister.

  7. Man falls 15m as Melbourne crane topples

    A man has been trapped inside the cabin of his fallen crane at a West Melbourne shipping container yard.

  8. South West Rail Link 'completed'

    South West Rail Link 'completed'

    Mike Baird has announced Sydney's new South West Rail Link is a year ahead of schedule and under budget. Now commuters are needed to use it.

  9. PM Abbott remembers Neville Wran

    PM Abbott remembers Neville Wran

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott has joined those paying tribute to former NSW premier Neville Wran, who has died aged 87.

  10. Ten die over Easter on Aussie roads

    Ten die over Easter on Aussie roads

    Ten people have died on our roads nationally over the Easter break.

  11. Traffic jams start to build on NSW roads

    NSW authorities say traffic is already heavy as drivers head home from the Easter break - and delays are expected to worsen during the day.

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