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Porsche driver could seek judge-only trial for ‘sticking point’ charge

Mr Pusey, who is alleged to have filmed Leading Senior Constable Taylor while she was critically injured, faced a directions hearing at the County Court on Friday, which heard his lawyers and prosecutors had discussed at length the accused man agreeing to plead guilty. He entered a plea of not …

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‘Double doughnut fortnight’: Victoria records no new COVID cases, but no early easing

Hitting the milestone has intensified pressure on the Andrews government to ease more restrictions, with Victorian Opposition Leader Michael O’Brien accusing the Premier of shifting the goal posts “yet again”. He said Victorians were promised they could “get their lives back” when no cases were recorded for two weeks – …

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AFL trade period: A club-by-club guide to league’s big swap meet

EssendonIn: Jye Caldwell, Peter Wright, Nick HindOut: Joe Daniher, Adam Saad, Orazio Fantasia, Shaun McKernan (delisted)Draft picks: 6, 7, 8, 44, 77, 85, 87The Bombers wanted Josh Dunkley but not enough to pay two first round draft picks so that’s a fail that could turn into a real positive as …

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Climate change is already here: major scientific report

“[It’s like] you have been eating junk food for 10 years and you jump on the scales for one day … this is about a very long change,” said Dr Jaci Brown, director of the climate science centre at CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. “The big challenge for our children and …

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Station redesigns drove multibillion-dollar Metro Tunnel blowout

Despite initially refusing to bow to the demands for extra money, the state government agreed in June to chip in more than $1 billion under an in-principle agreement struck with the consortium, made up of Lendlease Melbourne Metro, John Holland, Bouygues Construction, John Laing and Capella Capital. The government has …

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Our planet before any self-serving positioning

The way forward for the ALP is not to capitulate to the delay strategies of the fossil fuel-supporting Coalition. Rather, it should hold strong with its emission reduction targets, albeit with an empathetic approach to supporting the so-called ‘‘traditional’ Labor constituency to make that transition without being left behind. The …

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Trade podcast: ‘One of the greatest fire sales in the history of the AFL’

The final day of trade period saw some popular Pies leave the club, and supporters are left trying to get their heads around the departures, and what the club got in return. In the deadline day wrap episode of the Real Footy podcast, Michael Gleeson, Peter Ryan and Jake Niall …

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AFL trade period deadline day as it happened: Treloar, Cameron traded in frantic final minutes

What a finish to another busy deadline day in trade period. Thanks for joining our live coverage throughout. You can listen to our trade period wrap with Michael Gleeson, Peter Ryan and Jake Niall later tonight, wherever you get your podcasts. And there will be plenty of fallout from the …

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Pies rip off the Band-Aid, expose very raw wounds

Loading The club could well need a “fire sale forum” for the members, having stood up before the fans and addressed issues such as a soft tissue plague in the recent past. At least this time, it can be done virtually. The strategy they had developed and which Buckley clearly …

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Magpies fire sale sends Treloar to the Dogs

Collingwood will pay a small amount of Treloar’s salary. The Dogs had asked for $1.5 million to be paid over the next five years of the life of his $900,000 a year contract. While the Magpies will pay something of his contract it is not in that range. Josh Dunkley …

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