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Cotchin puts Tigers on notice over ill-discipline

“Whilst they’re the things that are probably in our control that do determine a scoreboard in a sense. “We will look at them, the boys know there’s some things we want to play to the edge in regards to our toughness and what we bring to the contest. “There’s also …

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Lakers beat Heat for 2-0 lead in NBA Finals

The Miami Heat competed. They just didn’t roll over for the Los Angeles Lakers. But playing without injured centre Bam Adebayo and point guard Goran Dragic, the Heat were at a significant disadvantage and the Lakers took advantage. Los Angeles defeated Miami 124-114 in Game 2 of the NBA Finals …

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Economists reveal their ‘dream budget’ to save the Australian economy

A recession entirely of government making now requires a recovery plan of the same origin. Tax cuts or vouchers? Asked for their one “burning” policy recommendation, interestingly, both Wood and Eslake nominate the same big, bold idea: a voucher program, whereby Australians have to spend the money by a certain …

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Liberal senators put Port of Darwin sale on agenda of veto power inquiry

The committee’s chair, Liberal senator Eric Abetz, said scrutinising the port lease “might well be a helpful case study for the committee to consider”. “Whether this occurs is ultimately a decision for the committee,” Senator Abetz said. Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne has said the proposed laws would not capture …

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Trump’s refusal to disavow white supremacy should come as a warning to Australia

The news on Friday that Trump has coronavirus will make the debate, to many, seem so last week. Yet the most shocking aspect of the debate – the President’s refusal to disavow white supremacy – will be an enduring moment in this presidential race. So many outrages pour out of …

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Getting women back to work part of government’s recovery plan

“As Australia builds its way out of this health and economic crisis, the government recognises the central role women must play in our recovery,” Senator Payne said. The 2018 Women’s Economic Security Package was worth $109 million over four years and included measures to help financial independence, reduce the gender …

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Definition of ‘academic freedom’ edited amid drafting concerns

Universities were concerned that clause conflated the issue of free speech with academic inquiry, and some universities have since argued it would make it harder for them to discipline racist or sexist academics. The Sun-Herald and The Sunday Age can reveal Mr French subsequently agreed to remove this element from …

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Love among the paw paws: the budget promise that could work for some

“There’s a certain romance about being out in the fields,” said Mr Murday, 29. “You get to know who you’re working with pretty well because a lot of the time you’re living together and working together, all in a new place doing new things.” The couple met five years ago …

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