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Coalition to keep promises on pension Coalition to keep promises on pension 04/20/2014 07:27 PM
THE Abbott government says it won't be breaking any election promises in the May budget.
State funeral for Neville Wran State funeral for Neville Wran 04/20/2014 09:10 PM
TONY Abbott has joined in paying tribute to Neville Wran as the former NSW premier’s family accepts a state funeral.
NBN Co’s plan to take on its rivals NBN Co’s plan to take on its rivals 04/20/2014 07:00 AM
THE company building the Nat­ional Broadband Network would be allowed to compete with rival private operators.
NRL star on drink-driving charge NRL star on drink-driving charge 04/20/2014 06:56 PM
MANLY NRL star Brett Stewart has been charged with drink-driving after failing a random breath test on Sydney’s northern beaches.
Baird won’t be treasurer in new cabinet Baird won’t be treasurer in new cabinet 04/20/2014 06:09 PM
NEW NSW Premier Mike Baird says he will not stay on as treasurer in the cabinet reshuffle.
Probe into vets’ compo schemes Probe into vets’ compo schemes 04/20/2014 07:00 AM
THE assessment of military veterans’ medical compensation claims is under scrutiny amid allegations false documents were used.
Proposed PPL cuts ‘no solution’ Proposed PPL cuts ‘no solution’ 04/20/2014 07:00 AM
TONY Abbott is expected to reject Commission of Audit proposals designed to rein in his signature $5.5bn a year paid parental leave scheme.
Newman man to keep stake in Obeid firm Newman man to keep stake in Obeid firm 04/20/2014 07:00 AM
QUEENSLAND’S  top public servant intends to retain his major stake in a company set up last year with Nick Di Girolamo and Eddie Obeid Jr.
Pilots stood down over fraud claim Pilots stood down over fraud claim 04/20/2014 07:00 AM
FOUR senior Qantas pilots have been suspended from flying duties after the discovery of an alleged expenses rort.
IBAC seeks broader powers IBAC seeks broader powers 04/20/2014 07:00 AM
VICTORIA’S peak anti-corruption agency has moved away from telephone taps in stark contrast to its predecessor, the disbanded OPI.


Canberra Times


Call to modify guidelines on light drinking in pregnancy Call to modify guidelines on light drinking in pregnancy 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

The National Health and Medical Research Council's guidelines on drinking during pregnancy provide insufficient and potentially alarming advice to women about the effects of low-level drinking, a leading pharmacist says.
Pharmacist Ron Batagol calls for drinking mothers to be reassured Pharmacist Ron Batagol calls for drinking mothers to be reassured 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

Australia's top health research authority should be reassuring women who have been light social drinkers during pregnancy amid concern that some will consider terminations due to unwarranted fears for their babies' health, a leading pharmacist says.
New museum offers lasting memories of Fromelles fallen New museum offers lasting memories of Fromelles fallen 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

'De l'ombre a lumiere' - from the shadow into the light, says the inscription on the door of the museum at Fromelles, which opens in two months to commemorate one of the First World War's fiercest battles.
Chinese spies at Sydney University Chinese spies at Sydney University 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

China is building large covert informant networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
Chinese spies keep eye on leading universities Chinese spies keep eye on leading universities 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

China is building large covert spy networks inside Australia's leading universities, prompting Australia to strengthen its counter-intelligence capabilities.
For Prince George, a close encounter of the furred kind For Prince George, a close encounter of the furred kind 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

Finally it was George's day. The nine-month-old prince made his much anticipated Australian debut, generously sharing the occasion with a bilby named in his honour.
Foreign predators threaten bilbies Foreign predators threaten bilbies 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

If meeting the royal family - including two future kings - is not enough to boost your public profile and help save your species from extinction, who knows what is?
Royal couple join cathedral's Easter Sunday worshippers Royal couple join cathedral's Easter Sunday worshippers 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

Laughter rang out and there was even the odd round of applause.
National Archives battle to preserve nation's 'birth certificates' National Archives battle to preserve nation's 'birth certificates' 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

Australians have the chance for a relatively rare glimpse of some of the most important documents in the country's history.
Repairers say filthy home coffee machines are fire risks Repairers say filthy home coffee machines are fire risks 04/20/2014 10:00 AM

Cockroaches and water leaks are just some of the problems experts say people invite by not taking proper care of their coffee machines.
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