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Hannebery joins St Kilda on five-year deal

Loading The 2012 premiership star was among the league’s best on-ballers in his prime, as evidence by the fact he is a three-time All-Australian. “He is a respected leader and someone with a lot of finals experience, which will be invaluable for our young group on and off the field,” …

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Burton considers his options after Hawthorn’s trade offer to Port

Ryan Burton is considering his options after Hawthorn put him on the trade table in a deal to get Port Adelaide’s Chad Wingard to the Hawks. Burton was taken aback by Hawthorn’s move when they indicated to Port Adelaide that they were willing to consider trading him as part of …

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How to rock out quietly: essential tech for silent band practice

The Roland HS-5 does the job admirably, is designed for classrooms and can even be used for recording. Each person can customise the mix in their headphones so they have the right balance between what they’re doing and what everyone else is doing. The only problem is that it costs …

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AFL trades live: Day five as it happened

Reece Conca joined Fremantle as a free agent. The Tigers don’t get any compensation. Richmond signed Tom Lynch as a restricted free agent. Gold Coast opted not to match the offer. The Suns got pick No.3 as compensation. Luke Dahlhaus joined Geelong as an unrestricted free agent. The Western Bulldogs …

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How one scammer sold 149 fake tickets to the Listen Out music festival

Festival organisers confirmed the same ticket was scanned 149 times. One Melburnian told Fairfax Media that he was the victim of a similar scam earlier this year when he was tricked into purchasing two tickets to American rapper Kendrick Lamar’s concert. The tickets were never sent – but the scam didn’t end …

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Northern Irish party threatens to topple Theresa May’s UK government

Dublin: The Northern Irish party that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government relies on for support says it will consider backing a vote of no-confidence if May agrees to EU checks on goods entering the region post-Brexit. British Prime Minister Theresa May has struggled to find common ground between demands …

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Melania Trump says there are people in the White House she doesn’t trust

Washington: First lady Melania Trump said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that there have been people in her husband’s White House whom she doesn’t trust, including some who still work there. During the interview with ABC News, conducted during her recent solo trip to Africa, Trump also asserted that …

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Brave Aussies draw first Test against Pakistan

Loading With the pressure mounting, Paine calmly kept the strike during an intense final over from Yasir in which he was surrounded by Pakistani fielders. Khawaja also scored a determined 85 in the first innings, spending almost 13 hours at the crease in total. The 31-year-old gazed to the sky …

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Half the Perfect World review: Paul Genoni & Tanya Dalziell on a creative isle

Towards the end of Half the Perfect World there is a photograph of Charmian Clift and George Johnston that reveals something of the precarity of the writers’ inner lives and fractious relationship. Shot in middle distance, sitting outside a bar, facing the camera, crisp white shirts contrasting with the shadows …

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The Biographer’s Lover review: Ruby J. Murray’s novel that muses on biography

When the biographer’s agent first brings her the project, it’s because it could lead to a book about a man: Edna’s son Percy, who plays for the Geelong Cats. Until now, the biographer has ghost-written self-help and gardening guides, a book of low-carb recipes and another, of recipes for accessories: …

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