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‘It will remain on the 26th’: Bill Shorten rules out changing Australia Day date

Mr Morrison also revealed earlier this week he would compel local councils to hold citizenship ceremonies on January 26, a move that has Greens MPs threatening to use a legal loophole to bypass the order. Loading “We’re promising today that any council which is stripped of its ability to hold …

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Summertime and the living is busy: Peter Rose’s hundred-hour working week

Census data shows full-time caravan park and camping ground managers are among the jobs that work the longest hours. The only occupations that work longer hours are miners, deckhands, mining labourers and livestock farmers. How many hours a week do people in your job work on average? Type your job …

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‘Poisoned the airwaves’: Scientology blames TV show for Chatswood death

The church has not responded to direct requests to verify the letter’s authenticity, but indicated it was genuine in another letter sent in response to a Channel Seven report. The A+E documentary series is hosted by Hollywood actress Remini, a former church member. In its three seasons, it investigates the …

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Theresa May made mistake after mistake in lead-up to Brexit defeat

Loading More imagination and flexibility is especially important given that all sides want to avoid a no-deal scenario. This is because forecasts indicate such an outcome could be very damaging not just to the United Kingdom, but also to Ireland and continental Europe alike. As a Remainer in 2016, who …

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Promoters cancel Australian R. Kelly tour in wake of ‘controversy surrounding him’

The day after the gigs’ announcement, Kelly himself took to social media to decry the tour as “fake”, telling his Australian fans that “I am not involved in this tour, nor do I have knowledge of it, its promoters, etc.” R. Kelly won’t be touring Australia after all.Credit:AP Big Music …

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Supervision of Queensland sex offender lifted

The government’s argument was in contrast to three psychiatrists who said Fardon posed a low risk of carrying out more crimes and should not stay under the state’s watch. Brisbane Supreme Court Justice Helen Bowskill dismissed the application by the state government on January 9. Justice Bowskill said she was …

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Truck rolls on Federal Highway blocking northbound traffic

A truck has rolled on the Federal Highway south of the Hume Highway intersection after an incident involving a car, and has slowed northbound traffic. Emergency services were called at 9.24am to the crash three kilometres south of the Hume Highway, which saw the fuel tank dislodged from the truck. …

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Rihanna sues father over use of their last name for business

Rihanna alleges that Fenty Entertainment, which advertises itself as a talent and production company, have been soliciting business acting as agents for her, including¬†booking a $20 million tour in Latin America and two concerts at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for $555,000. …

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Plucky Palestine’s Asian Cup dream lives on thanks to Socceroos

As news of Tom Rogic’s winner for the Socceroos came through in the stadium, the Palestine fans in Abu Dhabi’s Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium erupted in delight. While Palestine have improved greatly on their debut performance from four years ago, the blank against Jordan was their third failure to score …

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‘I’ve assumed the worst’: Aston Martin and Bentley have prepared for slow-motion Brexit crash

Aston Martin’s board before this week authorised contingency planning for Brexit that included shipping car components via air freight to allow for the use of ports other than Dover, which faces potential chaos in a no-deal scenario. For the last eight months, Volkswagen AG-owned Bentley has likewise supplied some parts …

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