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A million species on the brink? Yes, voters care

These people line up right across the political spectrum. There are social or economic conservatives who love the environment just as do “progressives”. It’s just that the ones further away from the progressive end of the spectrum on other issues haven’t necessarily seen the major parties as being much different …

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Hunt for driver after man killed in St Albans hit-run

A man has died after he was struck by a car in a hit-run north-west of Melbourne. Emergency services were called to the corner of Main Road East and Erica Avenue in St Albans just after 9pm. Police believe a pedestrian was hit by a car. A passer-by called emergency …

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Proud Harry and Meghan show off Baby Sussex at Windsor Castle

“It’s been a special couple of days.” She said she had “the best two guys in the world so I’m really happy”. And she thanked the public for their wellwishes and kindness, saying it “means so much”. The couple did not reveal a name for the boy at their brief …

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‘So that’s a no?’ A key moment of friction in the final face off between Morrrison and Shorten

“So that’s a no?” Morrison asked. “No guarantee?” “You heard the answer,” Shorten replied. “You don’t like our policy but that doesn’t give you the right to scare Australians or ignore first home buyers.” Morrison stayed on the attack. “All I know, Bill, is that first homebuyers now have reached …

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Social stigma a barrier to public transport use, study finds

“In Asian countries we were very surprised to find that even though they don’t have a long history of car ownership – in China there was hardly any car ownership until around 1990 – but since then they have formed strong opinions about public transport,” Dr Pojani said. “In India …

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‘Genuine and hardworking’: Howard letterbombs Dickson for Dutton

“In my experience, he is a genuine, hardworking local member.” Home Affairs minister Mr Dutton faces a tough fight against seven other candidates in the seat of Dickson, which he holds on a slim margin of just 1.7 per cent. Only a few thousand votes are needed to unseat the man …

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Column 8: The correct use of cutlery in Chinatown

Barrie Brown of East Gosford says: “Having last week received a rates notice from the Central Coast Council in an envelope showing it to be from the address of a PO box in Silverwater, I pondered: Is this from where the Council now functions, and should I be sending money …

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Family of terminally ill woman thank WA emergency services after tearful reunion

The family of a terminally ill woman who went missing after she discharged herself from a Perth hospital late on Tuesday afternoon have expressed their gratitude towards emergency services for their help finding her. Hazel Henry, 55, was last seen leaving Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital at 5.30pm, and she was …

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Medhurst blow raises issue of review panel

Under the current SSN disciplinary procedures in place to deal with misconduct or rules breaches, “if an incident is deemed to be necessary to review, it proceeds to a disciplinary officer, who has the authority to conduct a full hearing with legal representation”, and to impose sanctions. Netball Australia has …

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Ripping and tearing: Young Sharks getting their teeth into it

Organiser: Kyle Flanagan has impressed in the absence of Shaun Johnson.Credit:AAP BABY SHARKS Coach John Morris and his assistant, Jim Dymock, are doing a great job. His players are playing for each other, playing for the coach, they’re playing with tremendous spirit. They’ve got some of their older players out …

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