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Pre-season draft for former Bomber as Hartley delists himself

The timing of Hartley’s departure also meant the Bombers were unable to trade him during the official trade period which closed on October 16. The Hawks have pick 11 in the pre-season draft (held on November 29, the day after the national draft) which means Hartley might be made to …

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Southerly change to provide temporary relief from haze, fire risks

“At this stage there is no need for alarm, but residents need to be aware of the potential for spot fires on our side of the river,” Hornsby Shire mayor Philip Ruddock said. Jiwon Park, a meteorologist with the Bureau of Meteorology, said early on Saturday “could be complicated” on …

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Fixated on profit not Qantas: Virgin’s Paul Scurrah searches for clear sky

Behind the scenes, Scurrah is making equally drastic changes to how the airline is run and where it flies in a attempt to stem the flow of cash from the business. Tough decisions After running up almost $2 billion in losses over the past seven years, and with the share …

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From prison to premiership: the road to Marlion Pickett’s AFL debut

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size The first glimpse the wider world got of Marlion Pickett was not on an Australian rules football field in Melbourne. He was neither bathed in sunshine doing a balletic blind turn in front of 100,014 spectators, nor buried by his Richmond Football …

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‘We need a Green New Deal’: Di Natale calls on party to develop new plan for climate and jobs

Greens leader Richard Di Natale wants his party to develop a Green New Deal for Australia in time for the next federal election to tackle what he describes as the “overlapping crises of climate destruction and economic inequality”. In a speech prepared for the Greens national conference on Saturday, Senator …

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Is it ever too late to change your career?

It’s easy to think you’re facing, or have already passed, a cut-off point for changing your career. And unfortunately, for many people, this feeling usually has to do with how senior they are in theircurrent position. Fortunately, no matter the level of experience, in today’s job market, it’s nevertoo late …

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Deals ramp up as year end looms

The 1666 sq m building is on a 677 sq m site which will have direct laneway access to the market after PDG’s $450 million Munro project is completed. Next door at 100 Franklin Street, the Burbank Group have scaled back their plans and a 22 level tower set back …

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Rate cuts getting less bang for their buck

National Australia Bank’s gauge of business confidence also ticked up a bit, suggesting the number of businesspeople who think things will improve slightly outnumbers those who think conditions will worsen. Again, however, the reading is below its long-term average. This glass-half-empty view of the world is one reason why a …

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Bensons and Atlas settle court dispute, launch tower

Around 126 units in the project have been presold. Bensons Property Group’s Liberty One tower in Footscray.Credit:Artist’s impression Bensons purchased the Warde Street site for $10 million in May this year having earlier settled on another neighbouring site in Moreland Street in April for $8.25 million. The group plans to …

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ABC stumbles at Olympic hurdle: what’s behind Tokyo decision?

Since July, the ABC has been in the grip of a three-year freeze on growth of its $1 billion a year in government funding. The indexation freeze was projected to cost a total $84 million although the actual foregone revenue may end up being around 40 per cent less, given …

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