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The Punkt MP02 is a back-to-basics phone with premium style

We all know that spending time on our smartphones isn’t healthy. It leaves us distracted, overwhelmed and, if left unchecked, affects our physical and mental health. To help combat the era of designed-for-addiction apps and notifications, there’s a new category of phones emerging called minimalist phones. These are phones intentionally …

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Labor’s $1.5b plan to ‘unlock’ gas would create more emissions than Adani coal mine, experts say

Assuming the fields leak methane at 1.7 per cent of production – a baseline used by the International Energy Agency – the NT could add at least 30 million tonnes of CO2-equivalent per year, said Bill Hare, director of global research group Climate Analytics. By contrast, Adani’s scaled-down Carmichael mine …

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Gould refuses to be drawn on Penrith chairman’s outburst

“I took it to the board when we were discussing Ivan Cleary and we talked about a back-up plan. I told them Gus had a throwaway line about getting Bennett and the board took about two seconds to say ‘no way in the world, not interested’. “The whole rubbish about …

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Pedestrian flown to hospital after collision in Sydney’s west

A male pedestrian has been flown to hospital in a critical condition after he was hit by a car in Sydney’s west. Emergency services were called to Marion Street, Bankstown, about 7.20pm to reports a 31-year-old man had been hit by a car. Three ambulance crews and a helicopter attended …

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Election flights of the unfancied

There appears to be some competition for Paul the Octopus, if this missive from Glyn Bradford of Hawker (ACT) is anything to go by: “Our cockatiel, Woodo, hasn’t yet predicted the outcome of the election, though he has his preferences. He happily tears away at the photos in the newspaper …

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‘You don’t re-write history’: Julie Bishop has no regrets about missing out on top job

But in a sign of her ongoing popularity the retiring Ms Bishop received a rapturous applause from the Liberal Party faithful gathered for the WA launch of the campaign on the banks of the Swan River in Perth. It was the first time she and Mr Morrison have appeared in …

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Four teens charged over horrific bashing and thefts

The following week, on March 19, police allege the teens stole four mobile phones from a shop on Murnong Street, Point Cook. Then, on April 28, they threatened a man on Harvester Road, Sunshine and stole his phone, according to police. Each teen has been charged with more than 10 …

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Better ways needed to bring facts to the fore

The social media giants have vowed to act against fake news in this election cycle, with Twitter announcing disclosure rules around political advertising and Facebook making a series of commitments. But as the Australian Electoral Commission found last year, talk of co-operation from these titans often falls short in practice, …

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