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One river still rising as SES work to stop homes flooding on Great Ocean Road

Warrnambool Incident controller Alfred Mason said on Saturday morning that no Warrnambool homes were yet inundated, but four homes had so far been flooded in the Port Fairy. “Unfortunately we weren’t able to stop that water going through,” he told ABC Radio South West. He said there were about 40 …

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‘Dishonest and unfair’: Liberman family ethical fund in property row

Ms Liberman is part of a family regarded as one of Australia’s richest clans. Impact, which invests in range of sectors including green buildings, social housing, renewable energy, is currently seeking backing for a new $70 million impact investment fund. Despite its admirable ideals Impact has sometimes run into criticism. …

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Switzerland says Swiss hostage in Mali has been killed

Geneva: Switzerland’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday that a Swiss woman who was held hostage in Mali has been killed by an Islamist group. The ministry said it was informed by French authorities that the hostage had been “killed by kidnappers of the Islamist terrorist organisation Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam Muslimeen …

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Homicide squad investigating woman’s death in Richmond

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman on Saturday morning in Melbourne’s inner-east, with a man’s body found in the CBD believed to be connected to the death. Police and paramedics were called to an apartment in Church Street, Richmond, following reports a woman was injured about 3.20am. …

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Packer’s world: how a tower of dreams came crashing down

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size James Packer’s long-held dream of opening a towering casino and six-star hotel on the banks of Sydney Harbour was to be a crowning achievement in the billionaire’s storied professional life. Crown Sydney – now the Emerald City’s tallest building as it looms …

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Ratten: Carlisle to get contract offer, Saints want midfielder

Loading “I think they sit 16th for scores from stoppages, they kicked 8.4 to 1.3 for the game, so that’s the game in itself. “Their ability to score, especially from centre bounce, that put us under enormous pressure.” Ratten said he expected the club would offer Carlisle a contract for …

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Why I don’t buy the story of Gobbo as black sheep or lone wolf

Whether it’s the black sheep or lone wolf story, she is portrayed as an aberration whose actions should not be seen as a reflection on the profession she betrayed. But a press pass, a police badge or a law degree is no shortcut to decency. We know Gobbo first went …

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Spring fling for city’s Paris end

Also on the market in the east end is the Louis Vuitton building on the corner of Collins and Exhibition streets and the City Limits Hotel at 18-22 Little Bourke Street in Chinatown. Mr Stagg said the Louis Vuitton building had attracted more than 200 enquiries after only a week …

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