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Perth council hopefuls face scrutiny over ineligible rent leases

Ms Anghie leased an office under her name in the Esplanade in March but after she was unable to provide a head lease to council officers she entered into a new lease in West Perth on August 27. Loading The editor of The Architect magazine said she could not provide …

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Minister Coralie O’Rourke announces she will not contest election

“Following additional surgery in recent weeks, I have come to the realisation that I need to focus all my attention on my health – for my well-being, for my family, and for our community – and that is why I’ve had to make this difficult decision.” In a brief statement, …

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‘A racist monument’: Fresh battle looms over Trump’s border wall

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size It’s shortly after 6pm as the sunset dips its golden light over the Rio Grande river that separates the United States from Mexico. For centuries, this border has been the flashpoint of fractious dispute. America and Mexico waged a two-year war over …

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T20 International: Australia hands victory to England after late collapse

Glenn Maxwell, so important with the ball earlier in the evening, was caught at cover for one from the final ball of Adil Rashid’s spell, in the same over when Smith departed. This was before David Warner – who top-scored with 58 from 47 balls – was bowled by Jofra …

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Trump angrily denies report he called fallen soldiers ‘losers’ and ‘suckers’

In the Oval Office on Friday (Saturday AEST), he again derided The Atlantic, calling its reporting a “disgrace,” adding, “especially because I’ve done more for the military than almost anyone else”. “To me they’re heroes,” Trump said about US service members. “It’s even hard to believe how they can do …

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Third crewman from capsized ship rescued on life raft off Japan

Two Australians were among those on board the ship when it capsized. Queensland vet Lucas Orda, 25, was on board the vessel, while Nine News reported late on Friday that the second Australian was Sydney man William Mainprize. Neither have been heard from since the accident. Sydney man William Mainprize …

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British government defies backlash to approve Tony Abbott as new trade adviser

In a statement, Abbott said he was pleased at the appointment. “It’s important for the wider world that Britain make the most of its post-Brexit opportunities and I am proud to be playing a part,” Abbott said. “The world especially needs arrangements that boost prosperity at a time like this …

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Lions and Pies lose key players until finals with hamstring injuries

Brisbane Lions expect to be without All-Australian defender Harris Andrews until at least the first week of the finals after the 23-year-old suffered a hamstring strain in his team’s eight-point win over Collingwood at the Gabba. His absence is significant as he shapes as a key player in the club’s …

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Who else needs to scream before real change happens at icare?

Icare, treasury and the regulator are also set to return another set of documents to the upper house next week. They are expected to shed more light on the role of Ed Yap, the senior policy advisor at Treasurer Dominic Perrottet’s office who was paid by icare, against regulations. The …

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Anyone who eats anything, ever, should buy this curiously hybrid book

Part autobiography, part farm-narrative, part eco-analysis, part recipe omnibus, this is a book that should not work. Yet its curious hybrid genre is unified and exalted by the engaging, intelligent prose, evocative images and the fact that it’s really a book about relationships. The Ethical Omnivore illuminates the farmer-animal relationship: …

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