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‘Ross is a big boy’: Dockers boss Peter Bell reveals expectations for Fremantle in 2019

“Once he had made his mind up, it was our duty to parlay that into the best possible outcome for Fremantle and I think with Rory Lobb and Jesse Hogan coming in, two big key forwards, and then some midfield depth in Reece Conca and Travis Colyer, who brings speed …

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Why there’s a perfectly rectangular iceberg floating in Antarctica

Larsen A, an ice shelf farther north on the peninsula, broke up in 1995. Larsen B broke up in 2002. Larsen C itself calved an even larger iceberg in 1986, Shuman said. It was recorded at 7200 square kilometres until last July, when it calved an iceberg known as A-68. The …

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Khashoggi’s son forced to shake hands in photo op with Crown Prince

Later on Tuesday, the Crown Prince attended the investment forum alongside King Abdullah II of Jordan. Crown Prince Mohammed sat front-row in the audience of an afternoon session and then looked at some promotional booths outside the main hall as an excited crowd of mostly young Saudi men filmed the …

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Capital rethink: Business leaders call for new finance options

There is a renewed push by Australian business leaders to provide capital-starved small businesses better access to finance from new sources, including the country’s multi-billion dollar superannuation pool. Visy Industries executive chairman Anthony Pratt on Tuesday pointed to a global financial technology company with Australian links, Greensill Capital, as a …

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Got koalas on your land? The NSW government might pay you for it

“More than 24,000 hectares of unproductive state forest is being set aside for koalas, but we also want to expand this by buying up suitable land across the state,” Ms Upton said. The opening of expressions of interest for the program follows criticism levelled at the government for setting aside …

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Australia’s vaccination rates rise, but not in this Melbourne area

Central Melbourne had a vaccination rate of below 90 per cent for five-year-olds, at 89.96 per cent. This aligns with previous reports that have found some areas around the inner city have dangerously low rates of vaccination, at as low as 70 to 75 per cent. But the overall picture …

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Race-by-race preview and tips for Warwick Farm

How to play it: Adana WIN; Trifecta 1/3,5,7/3,5,7. Race 2 – 2:35PM TAB REWARDS PLATE (1300 METRES) This race revolves around 1. Betty Blooms who races in the Dixie Blossoms colours and is also trained by Ron Quinton. She’s taken a little time to hit the track but her latest …

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‘Des returns to Manly a better coach’: Fulton endorses Hasler comeback

“This is a classic example of symbiosis. To their credit Des, his manager George Mimis, [chairman] Scott Penn and the board decided to let bygones be bygones for the mutual benefit of all parties. In charge: Des Hasler strolled back into Manly like he never left.Credit:Fairfax Media “Des gets back …

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Target and superquiz, Wednesday, October 24

TARGET 7924 How many words of four letters or more can you make from those shown here? Each letter may be used once per word. Each word must contain the centre letter and there must be at least one nine-letter word. No plurals ending in “s”; no foreign words; no …

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