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 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Figures in line with plodding GDP growth... +

There was enough in the latest batch of economic data to allay fears that the economy stalled in the March quarter but it doesn't look as though any speed records were threatened....

 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Time to sell Brand Perth: WA premier... +

An indigenous art gallery partly inspired by the success of Hobart's MONA and direct flights from the east coast to Margaret River are part of WA Premier Colin Barnett's ambitious plans to boost tourism....

 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Interim principal arrives in Aurukun... +

A southeast Queensland principal has answered an SOS to spend the next month in the troubled community of Aurukun because he believes every child should have access to education....

 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Aurukun is more than teachers being attacked and women brawling.... +

YOU could be excused for thinking Aurukun is all about brawls and bratty teens....

 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Stocks to watch... +

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange:...

 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Three die in German floods... +

Authorities say three people are suspected to have died as floods strike southwest Germany....

 2016-05-30 08:31 

news.com.au

Turnbull cops Abbott, rat on poll trail... +

From patting rats to Chaser stunts, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's street walk in Penrith did not disappoint when he finally got around to it....

 2016-05-30 08:17 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'Not in our national interest'... +

Plummeting university admission standards have been confirmed by new government data and one degree stands out as most concerning....

 2016-05-30 08:11 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Man jailed for seeking sex with 14yo in police sting on dating website... +

A 49-year-old Victorian man is jailed for 18 months after travelling to Brisbane to meet a 14-year-old girl for sex....

 2016-05-30 08:03 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Chief Syria opposition negotiator quits... +

The Syrian opposition's chief negotiator in United Nations-brokered peace talks announces his resignation, branding the stalled Geneva negotiations a failure on both the security and humanitarian fronts....

 2016-05-30 08:03 

Radio Australia

Chief Syria opposition negotiator quits over failed peace talks... +

The Syrian opposition's chief negotiator in United Nations-brokered peace talks announces his resignation, branding the stalled Geneva negotiations a failure on both the security and humanitarian fronts....

 2016-05-30 08:02 

Radio Australia

Taliban leader Mansour's targeted killing could put Afghans more at risk, expert says... +

A US terrorism analyst, whose research focuses on the impact of targeted killings, predicts the US elimination of Taliban leader Mansour will only increase the danger to Afghan civilians....

 2016-05-30 07:57 

The Australian

Turnbull cops Abbott, rat on poll trail... +

From patting rats to Chaser stunts, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's street walk in Penrith did not disappoint when he finally got around to it....

 2016-05-30 07:57 

The Australian

Figures in line with plodding GDP growth... +

There was enough in the latest batch of economic data to allay fears that the economy stalled in the March quarter but it doesn't look as though any speed records were threatened....

 2016-05-30 07:57 

The Australian

Stocks to watch... +

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange:...

 2016-05-30 07:57 

The Australian

Man charged for abusing Nova Peris online... +

A 64-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast has been charged with allegedly posting an expletive-laden racist tirade to the Facebook page of outgoing senator Nova Peris....

 2016-05-30 07:57 

The Australian

Interim principal arrives in Aurukun... +

A southeast Queensland principal has answered an SOS to spend the next month in the troubled community of Aurukun because he believes every child should have access to education....

 2016-05-30 07:57 

The Australian

Man arrested after bodies found at SA home... +

A man is expected to be charged with murder after the bodies of a woman and two children were found in a home near Adelaide....

 2016-05-30 07:56 

The Australian

Time to sell Brand Perth: WA premier... +

An indigenous art gallery partly inspired by the success of Hobart's MONA and direct flights from the east coast to Margaret River are part of WA Premier Colin Barnett's ambitious plans to boost tourism....

 2016-05-30 07:56 

The Australian

Three die in German floods... +

Authorities say three people are suspected to have died as floods strike southwest Germany....

 2016-05-30 07:53 

The West Australian

Police use front end loader to crush beer seized from sly-groggers... +
 2016-05-30 07:53 

The West Australian

Lions slick and tired... +
 2016-05-30 07:40 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Victorian father loses sentence appeal for daughter's death in buggy crash... +

Victorian judges need to be tougher on people found guilty of dangerous driving causing death, the state's Court of Appeal says, after it rejects an appeal by a Yarra Glen man over his jail sentence for the death of his daughter in a buggy rollover....

 2016-05-30 07:37 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

ANZ bank stoush with boutique firm raises honesty concerns... +

An ugly stoush between a stockbroker at a boutique firm and the ANZ bank is exposing uncomfortable questions about how honest analysts can really be....

 2016-05-30 07:30 

news.com.au

Man arrested after bodies found at SA home... +

A man is expected to be charged with murder after the bodies of a woman and two children were found in a home near Adelaide....

 2016-05-30 07:30 

news.com.au

Man charged for abusing Nova Peris online... +

A 64-year-old man from the NSW Central Coast has been charged with allegedly posting an expletive-laden racist tirade to the Facebook page of outgoing senator Nova Peris....

 2016-05-30 07:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Woman, two children found dead in house near Adelaide... +

Three bodies, two of them children, have been found at a home north of Adelaide....

 2016-05-30 07:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'The mining boom will never end: coal is forever'... +

Is the state banking on extracting increasing amounts of coal for another 40 years?...

 2016-05-30 07:23 

Radio Australia

Joshua Hardy death: Kyle Zandipour found guilty of student's murder outside St Kilda Rd fast food outlet... +

A Melbourne man who pushed student Joshua Hardy from Darwin to the ground during a six-second altercation outside a fast food restaurant in 2014 is found guilty of murder....

 2016-05-30 07:22 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Short power naps energise but won't make up for a long sleep... +

Ever woken up from an afternoon nap and felt groggy? If the answer is yes, a sleep expert says you have slept into the "valley of death zone"....

 2016-05-30 07:17 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Payne in good spirits after surgery and in no mood to retire... +

Michelle Payne takes to Twitter as she recovers from pancreatic surgery, but is ignoring her family's calls for her to retire....

 2016-05-30 07:12 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Police, TAC question one-metre cycling rule... +

Police and road safety groups do not support introducing a one-metre rule for cars overtaking cyclists in Victoria, a parliamentary inquiry is told, due to safety concerns and fears it could lead to more tension between drivers and riders....

 2016-05-30 07:11 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

'I hated myself': Australian teens losing thousands Counter Strike gambling... +

Gambling using one of the world's most popular video games is out-of-control and nothing is being done in Australia to protect young people from it, experts have told the ABC....

 2016-05-30 07:11 

Radio Australia

Counter Strike skins gambling: Australian teenagers risking thousands through popular video game... +

Gambling using one of the world's most popular video games is out-of-control and nothing is being done in Australia to protect young people from it, experts have told the ABC....

 2016-05-30 07:10 

The Age

Galaxy Resources, General Mining in $700m lithium merger... +

Lithium miners Galaxy Resources and General Mining will merge to create a $700 million locally listed lithium player amid booming investor interest in the sector....

 2016-05-30 07:06 

The Age

UK insurance fraud expert tells IAG, QBE & Suncorp to share data... +

Australia's largest listed insurers QBE, IAG and Suncorp could share client data in a bid to stem about $2 billion a year in losses. ...

 2016-05-30 07:05 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Will Hodgman flags 2 per cent public service pay rise is 'upper limit'... +

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman confirms a 2 per cent public sector pay rise factored into the budget is the "upper limit"....

 2016-05-30 07:03 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

US war dead remembered in Perth Memorial Day... +

More than 100 people lay wreaths in Perth to mark Australia's only USA Memorial Day ceremony, in an effort to remember America's war dead....

 2016-05-30 07:03 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

MP Rick Williams will face no charges, police say... +

No charges are laid against Queensland Labor MP Rick Williams after a year-long police investigation into his former business activities....

 2016-05-30 07:01 

The West Australian

Maze Runner sequel delayed again due to horrific accident... +
 2016-05-30 07:01 

The West Australian

House of Cards creator talks Underwood's sexuality... +
 2016-05-30 07:01 

The West Australian

GoT star Emilia Clarke wants 007 role... +
 2016-05-30 07:01 

The West Australian

Top Gear relaunch fails to wow critics... +
 2016-05-30 07:00 

The Age

'Not in our national interest'... +

Plummeting university admission standards have been confirmed by new government data and one degree stands out as most concerning....

 2016-05-30 06:54 

Radio Australia

Election 2016: Man charged over racist Facebook spray targeting Nova Peris... +

Police have charged a Central Coast chiropractor who allegedly posted a foul-mouthed racist rant on the Facebook page of outgoing Labor senator Nova Peris....

 2016-05-30 06:54 

The Australian

Three bodies found in home... +

Three bodies, two of them children, have been found at a home north of Adelaide....

 2016-05-30 06:51 

9 News

Vic Everest climber's body home soon... +

The body of a Melbourne woman who died on Mount Everest will return to Australia in the next day or two, according to her family....

 2016-05-30 06:50 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Data research improves beef quality... +

Denmark farmers takes homes six awards at Gate 2 Plate challenge....

 2016-05-30 06:47 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Best of the Betts: Eddie's greatest goals... +

Against GWS, Eddie Betts added the latest in a long line of incredible goals to his catalogue. Take a look at a selection of some of his very best....

 2016-05-30 06:45 

The Age

ALS shares dumped as energy losses continue... +

Laboratory testing outfit ALS has signalled it will take at least three months for its energy unit to break even, after losses for the pasttwo years have topped $400 million....

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