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Police arrest 12 in alleged drug trafficking investigation

Twelve people have been arrested and drugs, cash and weapons seized by Victoria Police’s anti-bikie taskforce this week. Echo Taskforce detectives raided eight properties on Tuesday and four on Thursday in south-east Melbourne as part of an investigation into an alleged drug trafficking syndicate. Seven men and two women were …

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Joel Thompson denies using homophobic slur in Manly loss

“It was definitely directed at the boys. I was just trying to fire them up.” It would have just been telling the boys to fire up and make sure we defend our line. Joel Thompson “I don’t think I would have said that. I was just caught up in the …

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Greg Inglis’ closest friends feared the worst when he retired

This is the picture of Greg Inglis everyone has wanted him to be: strong, unbreakable, forever dominant. In some ways, he has been. He is. He’s certainly tried his best. In reality, there’s been a fragility about Inglis since he was first fed into the rugby league machine as a …

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Goodes passes the torch to the AFL’s next Indigenous leaders

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size James Bell grew up in Adam Goodes’ shadow. Like the Sydney Swans legend, Bell is proudly Indigenous. And like Goodes, he also played soccer as a kid before eventually choosing to pursue a career in the AFL. When Bell was 15, he …

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Inglis case shows codes have duty each side of the line

We all hear stories from time to time on how badly they struggle, including in the rugby union ranks, and perhaps there could be a cross-code compact to look at ways their athletes could learn skills beyond the football field. For every Paul Vautin and Matty Johns who move effortlessly …

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Joel Selwood better for the rest

‘‘I missed a couple but I feel better for it.’’ Selwood’s bash-and-crash style is bound to have taken a toll over the years, although the 30-year-old’s role has been adjusted to include less midfield time. The six-time All-Australian will line up in tonight’s clash with Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium …

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After election, energy war reignites between government and industry

As part of this battle, the Morrison government set out a raft of new policies before the election to lower historically high power bills and prevent energy shortages. Loading The proposed measures included giving the government power to break up energy companies found to be behaving poorly in the market …

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Theresa May announces her resignation

And May called for a spirit of compromise in politics, warning that her successor would have to find the consensus on Brexit that had eluded her. Her resignation will take effect on 7 June, but she will serve as acting Prime Minister until her successor is chosen. May had been …

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Goodes, bad and ugly: Michael Long’s take

‘‘Look, it’s obviously confronting,’’ Long said of ‘The Final Quarter, the unsparing, archival documentary that Long saw in Adelaide with other Indigenous players. ‘‘But I didn’t like what I saw on the football field (against Goodes) and no player should go through that. ‘‘But I just think, as a league, …

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‘Ashamed’: multi-millionaire’s daughter speaks of her role in $14m drug-smuggling operation

At a sentencing hearing in Sydney’s Downing Centre District Court on Friday, Thomas – the daughter of online publisher Jackie Maxted – said that as soon as she arrived at the rented apartments in Rozelle and saw the speaker boxes, she was overwhelmed and did not want to be there. …

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