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‘A difficult time for everyone’: Hardwick breaks silence on relationship

“Myself and Danielle’s number one priority will, as it always has been, [be] our three beautiful kids. I’m very proud of the kids, the job myself and Danielle have done with regard to raising them. “It’s been a difficult time for everyone. Out of respect for Danielle and my kids, …

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The Fast 800 Easy is not really very easy – but there are other pros

By losing nine kilograms in eight weeks and normalising his blood sugar levels through a “lowish-carb, Mediterranean-style” of eating and intermittent fasting, Mosley was able to “drain the fat” from his liver and pancreas and regain his health. This is because too much body fat blocks the production and function …

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AAP flying into fresh financial turbulence

ACM was one of the four shareholders that owned AAP until last August along with Nine Entertainment Co (owner of this masthead), News Corp and Seven West Media. Nine and News Corp (which contributed nearly $15 million a year to the newswire) decided early last year they would no longer …

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State paid consultants more than $90m in one year

The expenditure on “big four” consultancies increased to $92,948,445 in 2020 compared with $83,985,018 in 2019 – a 10.6 per cent increase, Labor’s analysis shows. The growing use of consultants in government was examined in the 2019 review of the Australian public service (APS), led by former Telstra chief executive …

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Clubs pursue NSW gambling regulator in Federal Court

Loading The subpoena says ClubsNSW believes Troy Stolz, its former anti-money laundering compliance auditor turned whistleblower, “may have disseminated confidential information” to Liquor and Gaming NSW “contrary to his post-employment restraints”. ClubsNSW was “put on this train of inquiry” after comments made in the upper house by independent MP Justin …

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The fight to save a wildlife ‘ark’ from a ‘Porpoise Spit’ development

A frustrated NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes told the Herald last week: “They made a movie about this sort of thing. It’s called Muriel’s Wedding. This is Porpoise Spit.” Shoalhaven mayor Amanda Findley near one of the new developments in the region.Credit:Peter Rae He said NSW carried the scars of …

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International education groups plea for survival strategy

“We were told only one academic year would be affected, now its become two full academic years. The industry will literally be on its knees if we can’t start a third academic year, 2022, with significant returning numbers of international students.” The Morrison government has repeatedly said Australians must take …

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Lands boss digs in despite ‘no confidence’ from federal minister

Set up in 1995 by the Keating government, it helps manage what is known as the national ‘Indigenous Estate’, a portfolio of land and water assets gradually acquired for the benefit of Indigenous Australians in the wake of the High Court’s Mabo decision of 1992, which first recognised native title. …

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Calls to extend JobKeeper grow after Victoria’s lockdown

Loading In NSW there was a 60 per cent decline to 490,000 employees receiving JobKeeper over this period. In Victoria, the decline was 44 per cent to 626,000 and in Queensland there was a 64 per cent drop to 259,000. Businesses were required to reassess their eligibility for the scheme …

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Myanmar army deploys tanks to confront protesters as strikes continue

Loading The government and army could not be reached for comment. The US embassy in Myanmar urged American citizens to “shelter in place”, citing reports of the military movements in Yangon. It also warned there was a possibility of a telecoms interruptions overnight between 1am and 9am. The US joined …

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