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Sydney Morning Herald | Top stories

  • Renee responds to criticism
    Photos of the actress sparked a frenzy. And now she explains the change in appearance.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:03am -
  • Indonesian jets force down Australian plane
    Air force says it was forced to scramble fighter jets to intercept the plane after it entered Indonesian air space.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:40am -
  • Girls undaunted by HSC maths
    They sat the advanced exam and walked out unfazed - can you answer even standard questions?
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:06am -
  • 'Ultimate day-trip destination'
    The Sydney eatery features in a $40 million tourism campaign targeting Europe and Asia. And it just happens to be half-owned by the Tourism Minister.
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 8:53am -
  • How Denmark deals with jihadists
    It has spawned a huge number of fighters. And it has a novel solution for their return.
    - 8 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 6:52am -

The Age

  • ASIO spends $7m on redundant spies
    A cluster of experienced intelligence experts were paid millions to go before Australia ramped up its security effort.
    - 17 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 10:42pm -
  • Police shoot lawnmower man
    Man shot during dispute with police investigating stolen lawnmower.
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 9:18pm -
  • The law that lets you kill snakes
    The Department of Park and Wildlife has confirmed WA residents can kill snakes without penalty - so long as they feel immediately threatened by the slithery customer.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 14, 6:10am -
  • Truck crash caught on dash cam
    Footage of horrifying smash at busy intersection reveals just how remarkable it was that no one was killed.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:37am -
  • How to turn $37.50 into $12 million
    As punters crowded betting booths at the Melbourne Cup six years ago, Marcelo Ulvert and his business partner Malcolm Treanor opened three bank accounts for $37.50. They now joke it was the best bet they have made.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:06am -

Adelaide Now | News

  • Three dead, man held after rural shooting
    UPDATE: THREE people are dead and a man has been arrested after a shooting and siege at a rural property in Victoria’s west.
    - 50 mins ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
  • Blow-up over children’s commissioner
    CHILD Development Minister Jennifer Rankine has been accused of throwing a “tantrum” and storming out of a meeting where she was hoping to get crossbench support for a children’s commissioner.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:06pm -
  • Defence admits to boots tender ‘mishap’
    THE Federal Government has admitted to “mishaps” in the procurement process that saw an Adelaide company miss out making up to 100,000 pairs of military boots
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:59pm -
  • Defence admits to boots tender ‘mishap’
    THE Federal Government has admitted to “mishaps” in the procurement process that saw an Adelaide company miss out making up to 100,000 pairs of military boots
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:59pm -
  • Kleenex owner Kimberly-Clark’s $20m boost for Millicent
    KLEENEX tissue manufacturer Kimberly-Clark Australia will invest $20 million in its Millicent factory in the state’s south-east as a sign of its continuing commitment to the region and its 400 workers.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:30pm -

Perth Now | News

  • 'Prehab' scheme for cancer patients
    TAILORED exercise programs for cancer patients after chemotherapy and radiotherapy but before surgery may return them to fitness within six weeks.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:33pm -

News.com.au | top stories

  • Three dead, man held after rural shooting
    UPDATE: THREE people are dead and a man has been arrested after a shooting and siege at a rural property in Victoria’s west.
    - 50 mins ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:31pm -
  • Even Swift’s silence is golden
    NOW there’s proof that Taylor Swift’s fans will buy anything she puts out after eight seconds of white noise stormed to the top of the iTunes chart.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:59pm -
  • Is it OK to skip brekkie today?
    NEW research shows that skipping breakfast could be the best way to lose weight. Read this before you reach for the Weetbix today.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:17pm -
  • Young mum’s death probe steps up
    PROSECUTORS will be asked whether a murder charge should be laid over a young mum’s death that police suspect was dressed up by her killer as suicide.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:13pm -
  • One dead, fears for two in rural shooting
    DEVELOPING: POLICE have confirmed at least one person is dead — and possibly two others — as a siege continues in Victoria’s west.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:03pm -

New South Wales | news

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Queensland | news

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Victoria | news

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Western Australia | news

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Adelaide | news

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Australian Capital Territory

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Courier Mail | News

  • Spring heatwave looms for state
    SUMMER has arrived early in Queensland, with the potential for record-breaking conditions from today - and some areas to hit 43C at the weekend.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Cops want more gun training in shooting’s wake
    THE police union has called for general duties officers to have gun training every month instead of annually and described pinpoint accurate target shooting as something seen only in movies.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Ginger jihadi ‘signs his own death warrant’
    FAMILY and friends of an Australian teen jihadist fear he has “signed his own death warrant” by appearing in an ISIS recruitment video.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • It’s time to face the truth about Gough
    GOUGH Whitlam was lucky his government was sacked in 1975. To our cultural elite, that turned him from a failure to a martyr.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -
  • Branch boilover stirs LNP bad blood
    A SHOCK LNP preselection vote which has forced the party to give MP Bruce Flegg a second chance is continuing to stir bad blood in the party.
    - 1 hour ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:00pm -

The Australian

  • Family law ‘must be made simpler’
    THE nation’s leading family law academics have called for a dramatic rewrite of shared parenting laws.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • RET deal key to ‘saving jobs’
    THE  controversial renewable ­energy target faces cuts to save jobs in energy-intensive industries, under a Coalition plan.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Ex-archbishop ‘hid child sex abuse’
    A SENIOR Anglican clergyman covered up horrific sexual abuse of children in Australia and Britain, according to an inquiry.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Kurds hang on for troops vote
    KURDISH defenders of Kobane are awaiting a vote by their Iraqi comrades on sending fresh troops.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -
  • Raids don’t deter terror recruiter
    MOHAMMAD Ali Baryalei, the fugitive Australian terrorist, has attempted to re-establish contact with one of the alleged ringleaders of his cell.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:00pm -

Herald Sun | News

  • Air fright: Aussie pilots detained
    TWO Australian pilots are being questioned after they were forced to land their small plane at an Indonesian air strip surrounded by snipers and armed soldiers.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:07am -
  • ‘Australia is not prepared for Ebola’
    TOP bureaucrats have given wildly differing accounts of Australia’s readiness to mobilise in the event of an Ebola outbreak in our region. The question is: why?
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 3:52am -
  • Greens ‘grave rob’ Gough’s legacy
    LABOR has accused the Greens of “grave robbing” Gough Whitlam’s legacy by slapping their party’s logo on a picture of the former prime minister.
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 2:48am -
  • Has Jacqui Lambie finally lost it?
    JACQUI Lambie has dropped a new clanger, this time questioning Australia’s military leaders on whether we are prepared for a terrorist Ebola attack. Seriously.
    - 14 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:01am -
  • They’re “d***heads and clowns”
    THE teenage Jihadist who ran away from his family in Australia to join the Islamic State terror group in Syria has been vigorously condemned.
    - 15 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:27am -

Daily Telegraph

  • 'Prehab' scheme for cancer patients
    TAILORED exercise programs for cancer patients after chemotherapy and radiotherapy but before surgery may return them to fitness within six weeks.
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 1:33pm -
  • American freed by N. Korea arrives in US
    JEFFREY Fowle, the American freed by North Korea, has arrived back in the US as Washington reiterated no concessions were made to secure his release.
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 12:33pm -
  • Lambie refuses to visit mosque
    TASMANIAN senator Jacqui Lambie has refused to visit a mosque in Liberal MP Craig Laundy's electorate citing her "Australian" heritage.
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:47am -
  • Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's president
    INDONESIA'S new president has told local media he would like to be called by his nickname Jokowi, saying Widodo would sound "strange".
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 11:40am -
  • Colonel defends communication failure
    A SENIOR Australian army officer says he accepts directions designed to protect soldiers in Afghanistan weren't followed when three diggers were killed.
    - 5 hours ago, 22 Oct 14, 10:42am -

ABC | Australian News

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