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Gray surprised by Port Adelaide exit

“We just had that conversation at the end of the year and he [Hinkley] said they’ve got some young forwards coming through, and there’s probably not going to be a spot for me next year at half forward, so it is probably best that I look elsewhere,” Gray told SEN …

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Apple’s AirPods Pro are the best wireless buds for iPhone users

I was shocked by the power of the noise cancelling coming from such tiny earbuds that weren’t jammed in my ears. I was testing them with a podcast at first, and honestly it sounded as though I was in the room with the podcasters; all I heard was their voices. You can …

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Hospital complications data hidden from the public

The health safety commission said in a fact sheet issued to hospitals last year that the number of adverse events in Australian hospitals was “unacceptable” and that clinicians must work to reduce their likelihood to “improve the quality of care provided to patients”. Consumer advocates and public health experts say …

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Steggall’s campaign was powered by a $1.1 million donations war chest

Loading According to AEC rules, donations from individuals and organisations above the threshold of $13,800 must disclose their names and addresses, with anonymous donations allowed below that. Ms Steggall received nine donations above the threshold, which included $50,000 from Symi Investments Pty Ltd, which is registered to directors Nicholas and …

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How bad is this drought and is it caused by climate change?

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Australia may well be a land of drought and flooding rain but so far this century it has been on the drier side. Drought has gripped large swathes of south-eastern Australia for the past three years, prompting fierce debate about the best …

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‘We’re ready to work with Australia’: Chinese Premier extends PM olive branch

“We are ready to work with Australia to fully unlock the potential of our relations and expand our business ties and people-to-people exchange. Loading “This is to the benefit of both sides. We hope our relations will move in the direction of steady and sound growth.” Sino-Australian relations have been …

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A little snow causes a big mess on Minnesota roads

For those of you who gasped at the “winter’s here” part, the National Weather Service offered some semi-comforting news. “We’ll have a brief warm-up – I don’t know if you really want to call this a warm-up – but tomorrow it’s going to be in the upper 40s (Fahrenheit or 4.4 …

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Son of Italian senator sues over Christie’s sale of $58m diamond

New York: The son of an Italian senator is taking Christie’s to court in New York on Wednesday over the sale of one of the world’s most expensive diamonds, which he claims was stolen from his family. The Princie Diamond. Amedeo Angiolillo, who lives in New York, argues that the auction …

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Albanese sings like it’s 1985

Bob Hawke appeared in A Country Practice. Joan Kirner sang I Love Rock n’ Roll on the national broadcaster. Now Anthony Albanese has continued a tradition of Labor leaders extending themselves into the arts, with the part-time DJ singing in the chorus for a local Sydney charity single. Opposition leader, …

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Greg Hunt under pressure to fix aged care after ‘confronting’ royal commission

The minister said he would not “pre-empt” the government’s official response to the royal commission’s 769-page interim report, released on Thursday, by agreeing to fund this amount. He said the royal commission’s “confronting” findings had gone “beyond anything that I had expected”, framing the crisis as “a national cultural issue” …

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