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ASX adds an early $30b after Wall St surge

The ASX had been tipped for an early boost after the major US indices hit new heights overnight amid easing trade tensions and fresh stimulus for the Chinese economy. For the big miners, BHP shares were up 1.36 per cent at $39.48, while Rio Tinto rose 1.2 per cent to …

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‘Greens betrayers of the environment’: Labor, Greens at war over climate policy

The move enabled the Coalition’s climate-sceptic faction to oust Malcolm Turnbull as Liberal leader and replace him with Tony Abbott, who won the 2013 election, partly by promising to scrap Julia Gillard’s replacement for the rejected emissions scheme. Loading Labor frontbencher and junior spokesman on climate change Pat Conroy said …

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Teach kids to break cycle of family violence: Liberal MP

“While we wait for attitudes to change, people, mostly women, are dying,” she writes. “It is time for a new approach and I believe that a mental health focus is paramount.” Loading Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced $328 million in funding last March for the fourth wave of a national plan …

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Bushfires spew two-thirds of national carbon emissions in one season

“We may need more than 100 years to get back to where we were, after those mature forests with beautiful tall gum trees have burned.” A 2015 landmark study lead by Murdoch University, Interval Squeeze, shows how climate change, drought and escalating fires combine to reduce forests’ ability to reabsorb …

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‘Go back to Kirribilli’: Morrison heckled by angry residents in Cobargo

“You’re not welcome you (expletive),” someone yelled as the Prime Minister walked back to his car. A young woman refuses to shake the hand of the Prime Minister during his visit to Cobargo.Credit:Nine News Mr Morrison has been criticised for taking a family holiday to Hawaii while bushfires burned around …

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8Days-Your one-stop guide to the week ahead: January 5-12

ART Dance Reel uses the 19th century walls of the Immigration Museum’s Long Room as a canvas for video projections of contemporary dance performances. Succumb to the darkness and immerse yourself in breathtaking choreography. Until Feb 29, 10am-5pm, Immigration Museum, corner of Flinders and William streets, city, free-$15, 131 102, …

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As the day unfolded: RFS warns of dangerous conditions this weekend as South Coast evacuates

Thank you for following along today. Here’s the latest:  Sutherland Mayor, Councillor Carmelo Pesce has today announced support for the South Coast communities devastated by the ongoing bushfire crisis. “I am saddened by the devastation as these terrible fires continue, particularly so close to home in the NSW South Coast …

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Kyrgios admits he may erupt again, despite turning to psychologist

While Kyrgios revealed he had sought professional help to keep his cool, the Australian No.2 admitted he may still resort to bad habits despite the ban threat. Loading “I’ve been seeing a psychologist … (but) I am not thinking about it (suspended ban) at all,” he said. “I’m always going …

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Ironing any part of a coconut is not recommended

While unable to help Con Vaitsas with his CD player (C8) quest, Brendan Barr of Albion Park does have some helpful news for fellow vinyl aficionados. “After my grandson decided to test how well his new toy truck would rotate on the turntable of my record player (circa 1980) thus …

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Nash right at home after pulling pin on Melbourne bash

“He was helpful and I came up here and started to ride trackwork and got a good feeling straight away. The weather was better and everybody was rapt to see me back. I never gave Melbourne a chance after a couple of days because it just felt right here.” Loading …

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