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Late signings, injuries a factor in Victory’s stuttering start

Kurz believes his team lost some of its confidence in the 2-1 loss against the Western Sydney Wanderers after the visitors began to get into the match. “I said to the boys [have] more confidence, but final passes, crosses, looking for our target player. Then we gave them easy chances. …

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Murder suspect who sparked Hong Kong crisis pledges to turn himself in

He was due to be released from prison on Wednesday, where he had been serving a sentence for money laundering after spending his dead girlfriend’s money – the only charge Hong Kong prosecutors could bring without the evidence that sits in Taiwan. Loading Reverend Peter Koon, provisional secretary general of …

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Man dies after car hits tree in Myrtleford

A man has died after his car struck a tree in the state’s north-east. Police say the man was travelling along the Great Alpine Road in Myrtleford just before 2am on Saturday when his car left the road and hit a tree. A member of the public found the man’s …

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Text messages reveal Boeing employees knew in 2016 of problems that turned deadly

Text messages between Boeing employees in 2016 indicate that the company was aware of major problems with an automated feature on the 737 Max jet that made the aircraft difficult to control, the messages show. Safety investigators say the system, known as MCAS, had repeatedly pushed the noses of planes …

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Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley: ‘I had to crawl along the floor at window level’

It’s unusual to hear that an MP [Ley lives in Albury and represents the NSW seat of Farrer] is vegetarian. Is it for ethical, health or environmental reasons?The main reason was I felt, “I don’t really like it.” I’m very happy to cook it. I don’t have any problem with …

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TikTok, the clock is ticking on the latest social media trend

“For all the mums out there, what is TikTok?” Hollywood actor and mother of three Reese Witherspoon asked this of her 15-year-old son, Deacon, last month, in a post on Instagram. “Basically, it’s a short-form video platform for kids,” Deacon replied, grinning widely at the camera – and possibly at …

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Uluru leaders condemn Wyatt for ‘unhelpful’ comments and ‘continued delay’

Speaking on behalf of the Uluru Statement leadership group, Mr Synot said they had been disappointed by the minister’s comments on Thursday, which he labelled “unhelpful and contradictory with regards to the government’s intention”. “It’s a bit concerning and very unhelpful to hear that the minister believes he’s been engaging …

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Tips for making the most out of a networking event

So, now that you know some of the top reasons to network, the question is, how can you make sure you get a good return out of your networking efforts? The number one rule when attending a networking event is to always be aware of yourself; this means looking presentable …

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Australia’s student accommodation tops global ranking

Melbourne and Brisbane are expected to maintain their ‘youthful’ share at 36 per cent. Canberra, the youngest capital is also forecast to be the most youthful with 37 per cent of 15 to 39 year olds. In contrast, Adelaide will only have 32 per cent of its denizens in the …

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Traffic congestion will continue until we summon the courage to tax it

The High Court had ruled various state government indirect taxes to be unconstitutional, and the growth in collections from the federal government’s ramshackle wholesale sales tax was falling further and further behind the growth of the economy, as more of every consumer dollar was being spent on (untaxed) services rather …

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