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House price falls could feed into the wider economy: Lowe

This spending increase had its biggest impact on new car purchases and household furnishings. According to Dr Lowe, the correction now taking place in major property markets could see an unwinding in household consumption which would feed into the broader economy. “Over recent years, spending by households has risen at …

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AFL great questions Fremantle’s forward planning

“(Matthew) Taberner’s one, (Brennan) Cox is another who kicked three goals in the first half last night, (Cam) McCarthy who didn’t play but he’s been there go-to, then you throw (Jesse) Hogan and (Rory) Lobb in. “They’re the two they’ll have, and I reckon Cox is going to be hard …

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Galaxy S10’s three-lens camera makes for a very good all-round shooter

Selfie cameras For the most part, taking selfies on the S10+ is a dream. Historically, I have not been great at taking selfies, but there’s something about the right-side positioning of the lenses and the handy focusing square that has me taking some of my best shots here. The most …

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AFL drugs code is failing players, says Goddard

Loading Former Saints teammate Goddard, whose achievements on and off the field were recognised on Tuesday night when he won the AFLPA’s Madden Medal, believes illicit drug use has escalated in the AFL since he started his career. “I think publicly I haven’t spoken about it but internally and to …

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‘Travesty’: fourth fish kill looms as study finds phantom water savings

Loading Separately, a report published in the Australasian Journal of Water Resources by John Williams and Quentin Grafton from the Australian National University found the $3.5 billion spent on water-saving infrastructure – such as concrete canals – may have saved 70 billion litres a year compared with the federal government’s …

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‘Bravest ever’ Hinkley wants Port to reach for the stars

“It’s pretty obvious that we’ve made some tough decisions, we’ve made some really strong calls on what we believe is an ability to take our group forward,” Hinkley told SEN on Tuesday. “Some of those players that have left our club and been great players for our club and been …

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Former Age editor and ‘man of words’ Les Carlyon dies at 76

Born in northern Victoria in 1942, he began his career as a cadet reporter with the Sun News-Pictorial (now The Herald Sun), was editor of The Age at the tender age of 33, and in the early 1980s, having spent time as a visiting lecturer in journalism at RMIT, became editor-in-chief …

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If people don’t start buying houses, Labor’s party could well be over

Loading But the Treasurer was relaxed when questioned by concerned reporters. The government was taking the opportunity of a strong economy to hire the service delivery workers the state needed, and Pallas argued we could afford to pay them properly. He sounded a lot less chilled on Tuesday as he …

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‘You can’t get away from it, it’s all happening again’

“They use your faith against you and everyone who might believe you to make sure the perpetrators, not the children, are kept safe.” You can’t get away from it, there’s no escape. It triggers that fear again. The power and control … It’s all happening again. Anyone questioning the jury’s …

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FFA back Football Victoria’s plan for $80 million home for Matildas

Peter Filopoulos, Football Victoria chief executive, says that seven municipalities have already put in expressions of interest to provide land for the facility. The organisation also now plans to lobby the Federal Government and the State Government for funding for a scheme it says will be a key driver for …

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