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Cut Cat Daniel Menzel on radar of five AFL clubs

Delisted Geelong small forward Daniel Menzel is on the radar of up to five AFL clubs, according to his agent. Menzel’s manager Adam Ramanauskas says there remains interest in the goalsneak after reports cellar-dwellers Carlton, Brisbane and St Kilda have ruled themselves out as potential suitors. Daniel Menzel was cut …

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Market for turntables growing, but reliable old brands still favoured

The market for entry level turntables may be hot but it’s going to take more heat than this to change some people. Take the guy who runs my local hi-fi shop. He started selling turntables before anyone had even heard of CDs, let alone downloads, and all the latest bells …

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Health experts slam government’s ‘contemptuous’ IPCC report response

“As with other established historical harms to human health [such as tobacco], narrow vested interests must be countered to bring about fundamental change in the consumption of coal and other fossil fuels,” the letter said. Loading The disdain shown by the government to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s findings – which include …

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‘Potential explosive devices’ sent to Obama, Clintons, CNN

CNN reported that the package was addressed to former CIA director John Brennan courtesy of CNN. A mail room employee flagged the package, which had pipes and wires in it, as suspicious. It was removed by bomb technicians and taken to a secure location to be detonated, CNN reported. Brennan has …

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New laws to limit rent rises, make it easier for tenants to have pets

The ACT government will introduce new measures on Thursday that it says will benefit Canberra renters. Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay said the legislation would provide better support and protection. Changes include making it easier for tenants to have pets in rental properties, allowing tenants to make modifications, and limiting rent increases. …

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Biggest threat to Sydney nightlife is obsession with TV

After purchasing overpriced houses, it seems many Sydney residents have nothing to do but watch TV for the rest of their lives. Ask your colleagues at the office this morning, “Hey mate, how was your night? Get up to much?” and you won’t get much of a response. Ask them, …

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Ikea on a mission to be accessible for all Australians

“When you’re 20 your first job is about cutting the umbilical cord from your parents, being independent and earning your own pay cheque,” he says. But a posting to Kuwait as Ikea’s central warehouse manager opened his eyes to the possibilities that came with sticking around. “I have very good …

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NSW loses mantle as biggest live performance industry to Victoria

“We have Victoria taking the mantle for revenue share for the first time, but also the musical theatre industry in Victoria absolutely outperforming NSW. Loading “Unless the NSW government urgently addresses this issue, Sydney will be on the fast-track to cultural irrelevance.” More than 1.9 million people went to a …

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Government toughens IVF laws to protect egg donors and kids

“The changes are intended to ensure that all donor-conceived people, born after the ART Act commenced in 2010, can access details about their biological heritage,” he said. “This bill will close off a loophole where information may not be recorded if parents fail to notify their ART provider if the …

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Government shows it’s possible to press control + Z in the real world

Have you ever made a huge mistake at work and wished there was an undo function for real life? The government did a little while go, and it turns out, for them, there is one. About half a century ago some nerds in America were playing around with early computers …

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