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Second Flinders Street Station worker tests positive, 13 staff isolate

Loading Metro told workers that the individual did not perform any passenger-facing activities during this time and that after discovering the positive test, it locked down parts of Flinders Street Station to deep clean. Last week, Metro Trains staff working at Flinders Street Station expressed anger after they were not …

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#DefundTheABC? What utter Trumpian madness

ABC chair Ita Buttrose takes the attacks seriously and personally, telling me on Friday: “It’s disappointing and disheartening not to have the role of the ABC recognised for what it is – the voice of Australian democracy. “Our critics conveniently overlook the important role the ABC plays in the Australian …

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A month since the NRL restart: How your club is faring

On the plus side, the finals series among the top half-a-dozen teams is shaping asa fantastic end to this distracted and troubled season. Injuries to key personnel and player depth will be significant factors in the run for the title. The ability of coaches to manage and rotate their playing …

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Greenberg shadow hangs over Moses case

Many in the game have asked why it took so long for the Moses verdict and why it took Mannah to come forward for any action to be taken. Todd Greenberg’s friendship with player manager Isaac Moses is still causing concern at League Central.Credit:AAP The biggest question is why the …

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Orbiting success: Australia races to join new space economy

High Earth Orbit Robotics uses software to take pictures of satellites, spacecraft, and even space junk from the vantage of other satellites as they orbit pass each other while travelling at 10 kilometres per second. Loading Like so much of the commercial space revolution, the company doesn’t rely on lofting …

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‘It is a secret society’: Does our honours system need a shake up?

In the weeks after her award, she sparked outrage by suggesting a man who killed his ex-partner Hannah Baxter and their children by burning them alive in their car might have been “driven too far”. The wording was first used by a police detective, who was promptly taken off the …

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Lions return to Taronga Zoo with the opening of new African wildlife precinct

“These boys spend a lot of time together,” she said. “They still stalk one another, wrestle one another. They really like to groom and lie with each other.” Lwazi and Ato are the star exhibits of the zoo’s new African Savannah precinct, which will be unveiled on June 28 – …

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‘NIMBY attempting to bully’: Plan to allow dogs on beach lands council in court

The group is headed by Richard Kovacs, founder of investment firm Ottomin Group, who purchased a property at Palm Beach for $7 million in 2016. The Herald reported last week that Mr Kovacs had secured approval for his plans to renovate a historic Millers Point terrace after a fight in …

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I’m a young barrister. Let me tell you about the ubiquitous nature of sexual harassment

Almost always perpetrated by men. Loading And while I may not be able to recall every instance of sexual harassment that I have endured, I can tell you how it feels. Every single time. Because no matter who you are, or how intelligent you are, or how assertive you think …

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