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‘Do it in the right way’: Giants crossed the line with aggression, says Cameron

The turbo-charged Giants bullied the Dogs last year but this time their attack at the man backfired, costing them vital goals in a low-scoring game. Josh Dunkley and Tom Liberatore were the beneficiaries, the latter incident sparking an all-in at the end of the third term that is likely to …

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The agony and ecstasy of a humanities degree

But his own career — he has a Bachelor of Arts, a Masters of Foreign Affairs and a Master of International Relations — attests to the fact that humanities open doors onto worlds which more tightly focused degrees might not. The Academy of Social Sciences in Australia calculates that two …

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Terrorism: Who keeps tabs on the good, bad and ugly

The groups are more sophisticated and are learning from their mistakes. Every arrest and court case exposes police methods and the fringe groups respond accordingly, learning how to communicate in secret. Usually the leaders meet in small groups, with more damage being done in ordinary loungerooms than mass meetings. ASIO’s …

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Labor turmoil: Somyurek scandal exposes the rot in our politics

At the beginning and end of each parliamentary sitting week, Somyurek would drive Byrne out to the airport, then pick him up when he returned to Melbourne from Canberra. They shared an interest in politics and foreign policy. Before long, Somyurek was working casual shifts for Byrne’s boss, learning the …

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Cook’s arrival the catalyst for division

In 1755 he joined the Royal Navy and steadily advanced. In 1768 he was promoted to commander of the bark Endeavour and sent to Tahiti to observe the transit of Venus. He was also slipped secret instructions by The Admiralty to find the mythical southern continent. A worker paints over …

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‘In a cafe somewhere’, the truth between two convicted white-collar criminals will be found

He says he “categorically made it known” to Mr Adler, “in a cafe somewhere,” he had been bankrupt since 2012, before asking Mr Adler in February 2018 to lend him $50,000 to put towards a car wash business in which he held a 50 per cent interest. “What Mr Kaftel …

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How a Vaucluse property grew 200sq metres overnight, sparking a war over harbour view

“Our trust in DA processing is shattered and we wonder how many other times this has happened and neighbours have had no idea,” wrote Andrew Coroneo in a letter to councillors in February. Mr Coroneo and his wife, Nicky, have lived on Loch Maree Place since the 1980s. Later arrivals …

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A new account was opened. It tried to win $68k on single Dally M bet

The NRL integrity unit was earlier referred a complaint about suspicious betting patterns on the Dally M trifecta combination and police are now looking into potentially a second sting away from Bellamy’s win. Sources familiar with the money trail have told the Herald one wagering operator which offered the trifecta …

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Anatomy of a fall: Inside the demise of Cricket Australia chief Kevin Roberts

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size When you’re the chief executive of a major sporting code the last thing you want to hear is the uncontrollable vibration of your phone. On Monday afternoon, Kevin Roberts’ mobile started lighting up. Among those messaging were friends and well-known ex-teammates of …

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‘It was kind of life or death’: A nation’s charities in crisis

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size Within days of the lockdown beginning in March, Pastor Jon Owen of the Wayside Chapel was flooded with calls from families of the 600 volunteers who help the charity every month. Because of COVID-19, they asked him to “ban” their relatives – …

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