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Homes lost in Blue Mountains fire Homes lost in Blue Mountains fire 11/01/2014 03:48 AM
AT least two houses have been lost but the threat to others has eased as a “suspicious” bushfire burns near Katoomba in the NSW Blue Mountains.
PMs mark place in Anzac history PMs mark place in Anzac history 10/31/2014 11:53 PM
A BIG crowd of dignitaries and visitors gathered in Albany today to mark exactly 100 years since the first convoy of Anzac troops departed for World War I.
Palmer folds, admits date falsified Palmer folds, admits date falsified 10/31/2014 07:00 AM
CLIVE Palmer falsely backdated a document to provide an explanation for his siphoning of $12 million in Chinese funds for his own use.
Youth killed by lightning in storm Youth killed by lightning in storm 11/01/2014 03:42 AM
A YOUTH died following a lightning strike near Port Stephens in NSW as storms ravaged parts of NSW, keeping emergency services busy.
Gillard to address ‘questionable’ claim Gillard to address ‘questionable’ claim 10/31/2014 06:37 PM
JULIA Gillard’s lawyers will address claims of “questionable” conduct in relation to a union slush fund at an “appropriate point”.
We need a complete strategic rethink We need a complete strategic rethink 10/31/2014 07:00 AM
THE West’s post-9/11 strategy has failed. We’ve got to do better now.
New unit targets jihadist travels New unit targets jihadist travels 10/31/2014 07:00 AM
A NEW national security unit will be set up inside Customs to generate top-secret intelligence on the movements of jihadist fighters.
B20 backs Abbott on China bank B20 backs Abbott on China bank 10/31/2014 07:00 AM
BUSINESS has backed Tony ­Abbott’s decision to turn down China’s invitation to join a ­$50 billion regional bank.
Anglican leader quits over cover-up Anglican leader quits over cover-up 10/31/2014 07:00 AM
ONE of the world’s most revered Anglican bishops has quit following criticism of his handling of allegations of sexual abuse.
Top pick for Treasury faces challenge Top pick for Treasury faces challenge 10/31/2014 07:00 AM
THE drawn-out process to name an urgently needed new head of Treasury has struck a new snag.


Canberra Times


Hardship and triumph, such is life in the Grampians Hardship and triumph, such is life in the Grampians 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

When a bushfire destroyed their vineyard, Sarah Guthrie would only shrug her shoulders and say, `That's life'.
Medical marijuana company to list on ASX Medical marijuana company to list on ASX 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

In the United States, it is known as the dot bong boom. And although in Australia cannabis does not - yet - flow as freely, the first medical marijuana company is about to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Contemporary arts precinct planned for Collingwood Technical School site Contemporary arts precinct planned for Collingwood Technical School site 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

The former Collingwood Technical School site on Johnston Street, already home to Circus Oz and the Melba Spiegeltent, will be transformed into a creative hub for artist studios, galleries and public spaces for exhibitions, performances and events.
Wurlitzer dusted off as Melbourne's two major musical organs join for recital Wurlitzer dusted off as Melbourne's two major musical organs join for recital 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

A unique cross-Collins Street recital will see up to 2000 people listen to half a concert on the grand organ at the town hall then walk across to the Regent to hear the other half on that theatre's veteran Wurlitzer.
A battle and an odyssey from Cocos remembered A battle and an odyssey from Cocos remembered 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

Australia's first naval battle of World War I led to a remarkable odyssey.
Racehorse retraining helps rehabilitate ex-soldiers with PTSD Racehorse retraining helps rehabilitate ex-soldiers with PTSD 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

Scott Brodie knows broken. He has given more than 200 thoroughbred racehorses a life after the inner circle, and a ticket out of the knackery.
John Williams makes mark in Senate as battler for underdog John Williams makes mark in Senate as battler for underdog 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

Just six years have passed since John Williams arrived in Canberra for his first day as a federal parliamentarian, but the backbencher known as "Wacka" has already made his mark.
NAPLAN results reliable indicator of VCE results for students NAPLAN results reliable indicator of VCE results for students 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

Students starting VCE can look back to their NAPLAN results for a prediction about their chances of gaining entry to university, research shows.
Elaine Lee: Heartbreak to fame on television Elaine Lee: Heartbreak to fame on television 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

Lee felt female viewers identified with Vera in Number 96 because she was a successful self-employed businesswoman who didn't need a man but always fell in love with the wrong one.
Women stall on reaching corporate Australia's highest rungs Women stall on reaching corporate Australia's highest rungs 10/31/2014 07:15 AM

A BusinessDay analysis of gender diversity among ASX100 companies has found that, while companies have steadily bolstered the number of female directors in the boardroom, there has been negligible progress when it comes to adding to the ranks of senior female ...
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