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Swans won’t put cap on games for Franklin

Sydney will not contemplate putting a cap on the number of games Lance Franklin plays per season. In the past 12 months, the soon-to-be 33-year-old has experienced physical adversity for the first time, with hamstring issues restricting him to a career-low 10 games in 2019 and recent arthroscopic knee surgery …

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Collingwood buy Beams bushfire medal

The AFL is expected to make a significant contribution to bushfire fundraising efforts with stars of the game throwing their support behind a potential state of origin match to be played at Marvel Stadium on February 28. The most likely format would be Victoria v the All Stars with wide …

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Collingwood buy Beams medal offered for fundraising

The AFL is expected to make a significant contribution to bushfire fundraising efforts with stars of the game throwing their support behind a potential state of origin match to be played at Marvel Stadium on February 28. The most likely format would be Victoria v the All Stars with wide …

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Year of extremes as record heat, fire danger and dismal rainfall dominate

While short-term climate drivers, particularly in the Indian Ocean, contributed to Australia’s hot year, the background warming – caused by rising greenhouse gas emissions – is clear. Loading “We’ve seen clear trends in maximum, minimum and average temperatures across Australia,” said Karl Braganza, head of the bureau’s climate monitoring, adding …

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Password grief is the ultimate first world problem

All of my apps logged themselves out during the reset and because I’d taken the convenient (ahem, lazy) option of being permanently logged in, I had no idea what my passwords actually were. Granted I use a derivative of the same one for a lot of things, but usually with …

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Warnings as bushfires flares up east of Perth

“Homes in the Wandoo Circle Subdivision are under threat by fire now.” The warning is active for residents bounded by Sandplain Road, Harvester Drive and Folewood Road, including the Wandoo Circle subdivision, in southern parts of Toodyay on Wednesday afternoon. DFES warned residents in that area they were in danger …

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What’s on TV: Monday, January 13

Living Black Conversations Monday, NITV, 8.30pm Television is filled with interviews with the rich, famous and beautiful: people who make a good living entertaining us and who are therefore deemed interesting in and of themselves. Far less common are interviews of this kind, where Karla Grant sits down with Bryan …

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What’s on TV: Tuesday, January 14

Professional busybody Stacey Dooley wants to know what life in Britain is like, and she knows exactly how to do it: spend 72 hours living with various random people. She’s not exactly going for “ordinary everyday Brits”, though: her interest is to find out what it’s like being incredibly odd. …

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What’s on TV: Wednesday, January 15

ABC ME, 5pm The Mustangs are merging with the Wildcats and tensions are high – how can two such disparate cultures work together in harmony to kick balls and stuff? Also, the Mustangs have moved up to the A league, which is terrifying because let’s face it, they’re really not …

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What’s on TV: Thursday, January 16

On Becoming a God in Central Florida SBS, 9.35pm Somewhere in the past decade or so, Kirsten Dunst transformed from the sweet-faced all-American girl to a stunning small-screen powerhouse: the sweet face remains, but behind it lies myriad layers of vulnerability, deviousness, passion and not a little menace. On Becoming …

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