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Melbourne Express, Monday, October 8, 2018

That’s it from us today. Almost 17 degrees now ahead of a top of 26. It won’t stay that way for long. Get out and enjoy it while it lasts. Minor delays now on the Hurstbridge and Sunbury lines. Still delays after a morning of crashes on the roads. Check …

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The ‘fourth industrial revolution’ will change the world: Julie Bishop

“There have been ramifications for the demand of resources, energy, goods and services. Western Australia has played a significant role in meeting many of those needs. “It will be several decades before we know the full implications of the economic development of our region, as most nations are well below …

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Prime Minister and Cabinet doubles consultant spend in one year

“The department brings in outside expertise where we don’t have the specialist capability in-house. Due to the variability of the department’s role to support government priorities, including taskforces, consultant expenditure is not readily comparable year-on-year,” the spokeswoman said. Figures in the 2017-18 annual report are different to those in the …

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Mokbel’s former partner in backpacker hostel building feud

Ms McGuire recently refused to settle invoices for $266,727 and $141,301 from one builder, but offered to pay just $137.09 in an email obtained by The Age. Using the name Danielle Legh in correspondence on October 4, Ms McGuire accuses the builder of breaching his contractual obligations and denying her …

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Column 8

John Perry of Enmore was horrified to read about the proposal to promote a horse race on the sails of the Opera House, scoffing at Alan Jones’ “we own the Opera House” statement, “which presumes that all right minded people would want the heritage-listed edifice used to glorify gambling. Then …

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Hamilton can clinch fifth F1 title in US after Japan win

“We’ve gone from strength to strength as a team this year. Austin is generally a good track for us and I can’t wait to unleash this beast there,” said Hamilton after leading every lap at Suzuka for his 71st career win. He is now only 20 victories off Michael Schumacher’s …

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Catholic school fight with nuns over multimillion-dollar loan

And a previous internal investigation by the school warned that hundreds of thousands of dollars international students paid in cash remained unaccounted for. Auditors from Ernst & Young are seeking staff timesheets, salaries and utilities bills, as well as access to convent bank account records, as they try to unravel …

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ReachTEL poll: Andrews edges clear of Guy as state election draws near

It also comes six weeks after the federal Liberals turfed their leader, Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister. The result is better for Labor than the previous ReachTEL poll, taken three months ago in July, which gave the Andrews government a razor-thin 51-49 per cent lead in two-party preferred terms. But …

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Shaken, but then Australia stirred in tough start against Pakistan

Hafeez, 37, was only drafted into the squad in recent days after strong performances for his local side. He has had a fractious relationship with coach Mickey Arthur but his experience, even after a two-year Test absence, was seen as important, particularly as fellow opener Imam was only in his …

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