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It’s been a big week in art … with Jim Pavlidis

Loading Back then, life felt simpler, like the work of famous French poster artist Michel Quarez. Great results were achieved simply with a vivid palette and direct, uncomplicated gestures. Back then, teams who’d made it to the second last Saturday in September could expect to be there or thereabouts the …

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Australia slips three spots to 62nd in global broadband speed rankings

“Only Labor has presented a credible strategy to steadily improve speeds and reliability on the NBN,” Labor communications spokeswoman Michelle Rowland said in a statement. Ms Rowland noted Ookla measured New Zealand’s average speed as 2.5 times higher than Australia’s. New Zealand has built a network of fibre to the …

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Optimistic Wall Street may not be enough to lift the ASX

Investors are also looking to Friday’s release of the US jobs report for April, with a gain of 180,000 expected by the consensus of economists surveyed by Bloomberg News. A survey of manufacturers on Wednesday is also expected to show some signs of stabilising. China’s purchasing managers index reports will …

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Mozart v Salieri: An innovative clash of the frenemies

Across three rounds – arias, masses and symphonies, including a terrific account of Mozart’s 39th – the two composers faced off in a battle to decide the greater genius, with several pastiche recitatives by Andrew Perkins and additional narration by conductor Mario Dobernig marshalling the proceedings. In the guise of …

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‘We’ve done it before’: Swans hopeful if Buddy ruled out again

“We’ve played well at times when we haven’t had him, and we’ve played not so well at other times. “He’s obviously a big presence down there and when he’s missing then other guys need to step up. We need more options to goal, and we were able to do it …

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Reprieve for injury-hit Saints as Lonie avoids ACL damage

“We all saw how significant the hyperextention was and so to avoid a season-ending injury was positive news,” St Kilda football chief Simon Lethlean said on the club’s website. “Jack’s been in a great form for us and hopefully that continues in the second half of the season.” Jack Lonie …

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Corr’s return gives coach Cameron a Giant selection headache

“He’s a great player, it’s a bit of a sigh of relief – there’s no doubt about it. But Leon came up to me and said straight away, lock into (Sam) Reid, get the job done.” Loading Corr received a brutal welcome back to the big time in the first …

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‘Exhaustion’ kills hundreds of Indonesian election workers

Loading As of Saturday night, 272 election officials had died, mostly from overwork-related illnesses, while 1878 others had fallen ill, said Arief Priyo Susanto, a spokesman of the General Elections Commission. The Health Ministry issued a circular letter on April 23 urging health facilities to give utmost care for sick …

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Teenage synagogue shooter tried to livestream deadly rampage

Loading “I can only tell you that we have a fatality,” Vaus said, “and I can also tell you that it was a hate crime and that will not stand.” In an apparent manifesto posted online, Earnest claimed to have drawn inspiration for his attack from the killing of 11 …

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