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 2015-03-05 00:02   

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

  Nurofen ads misleading: ACCC...[ + ]

The company that markets Nurofen faces legal action over claims it has misled consumers about the popular painkiller....



 2015-03-04 23:56   

The Age

  Science community begs government to continue funding vital research infrastructure...[ + ]

Imagine if the Australian government said it would stop paying train drivers. There would be a public outcry as hundreds of thousands of commuters were left high and dry while the trains were left to gather dust and rust. It's hard to think of anythi...



 2015-03-04 23:55   

Radio Australia

  US considers reopening investigation into plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, JP Richardson...[ + ]

US transportation safety investigators are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, JP Richardson and their pilot....



 2015-03-04 23:51   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Adelaide experiences hot, dry February as bushfire recovery continues...[ + ]

Below average rainfall increases the severity of drought conditions in many parts of South Australia, a report from the weather bureau shows....



 2015-03-04 23:46   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Man pleads not guilty over teen's car crash death...[ + ]

A Tasmanian man pleads not guilty to manslaughter in relation to a car crash that killed a teenage girl in October last year....



 2015-03-04 23:42   

9 News

  Brother allegedly knocked out by older sibling in Sydney attack doesn't want court case to go ahead...[ + ]

Patrick Lyttle has appeared in court for the first time to support his brother who allegedly knocked him out during an argument at Potts Point in January, leaving him in a coma....



 2015-03-04 23:40   

The West Australian

  Guy Sebastian to make Eurovision history...[ + ]

Australia's first ever contestant in the Eurovision song contest is Guy Sebastian, who says he plans on making an epic entrance....



 2015-03-04 23:36   

Courier Mail

  Building boom likely...[ + ]

Unit development to drive construction in eastern Brisbane during 2015, according to Urbis...



 2015-03-04 23:32   

The Age

  Nurofen ads misleading: ACCC...[ + ]

The company that markets Nurofen faces legal action over claims it has misled consumers about the popular painkiller....



 2015-03-04 23:27   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Queensland Minister defends response to banana plant biosecurity threat...[ + ]

Queensland's Agriculture Minister denies claims that authorities were slow to quarantine a banana farm at the centre of a major biosecurity threat....



 2015-03-04 23:27   

The Age

  ACCC targets Nurofen over 'misleading' claims...[ + ]

The consumer watchdog has launched legal action against drug giant Reckitt Benckiser, alleging it misled customers over claims its range of Nurofen products targeted specific areas of pain....



 2015-03-04 23:26   

9 News

[ World ]

  US ambassador in Seoul wounded in attack...[ + ]

The US ambassador in Seoul has been wounded in an attack by an armed assailant, reports say....



 2015-03-04 23:26   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  South Australian schools make national 'most improved' list...[ + ]

Almost 30 South Australian schools show a significant improvement on their literacy and numeracy skills, according to results from last year's NAPLAN tests....



 2015-03-04 23:25   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Guy Sebastian to represent Australia at Eurovision Song Contest...[ + ]

Guy Sebastian is named as Australia's entrant for this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna....



 2015-03-04 23:23   

9 News

  Little Italy plan for Melbourne CBD...[ + ]

Elizabeth Street could be turned into a Venetian style canal through a new vision from the brainchild of Melbourne's iconic laneways....



 2015-03-04 23:22   

Courier Mail

  The contract clause preventing I’m A Celebrity stars from quitting?...[ + ]

WERE five weeks into Im a Celebrity ... Get Me Out Of Here, and yet none of our celebs have uttered those eight little words to set them free....



 2015-03-04 23:22   

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

  Major study into economic development in western New South Wales...[ + ]

A panel of experts will look into the benefits of future infrastructure projects for the state's western districts....



 2015-03-04 23:17   

The Age

  Markets Live: ASX sinks below 5900...[ + ]

Shares follow Wall St lower in early trade, pushing the ASX 200 below 5900, ahead of retail sales and international trade data later this morning....



 2015-03-04 23:14   

The West Australian

  Guy Sebastian is Eurovision entrant...[ + ]

Australia's first ever contestant in the Eurovision song contest is Guy Sebastian....



 2015-03-04 23:14   

Courier Mail

  Aust soldiers head for dangerous region...[ + ]

AUSTRALIA'S new military training team in Iraq will operate in a hazardous region close to Islamic State-controlled territory....



 2015-03-04 23:14   

The West Australian

  'Drug lab' uncovered in police search...[ + ]

Police uncovered an alleged drug lab during a search warrant at a Westminster property yesterday....



 2015-03-04 23:14   

The West Australian

  Search warrant uncovers explosives...[ + ]

Explosives, a detonator and a military projectile round were among the items police allegedly seized during a search warrant on a West Perth home yesterday....



 2015-03-04 23:13   

The West Australian

  Rio cuts first 100 of 800 jobs...[ + ]

The relentless cost drive dominating the iron ore industry entered its latest downward spiral yesterday, with the first 100 of an expected 800 Rio Tinto workers laid off across some of the giant's biggest mine sites....



 2015-03-04 23:12   

9 News

[ World ]

  When snow turns on people...[ + ]

So it turns out you don't have to be on a mountain to fall victim to an avalanche....



 2015-03-04 23:12   

9 News

  Banana disease response 'rapid': Qld govt...[ + ]

The Queensland government is defending the speed at which authorities responded to a suspected fungal disease outbreak at a Tully banana farm....



 2015-03-04 23:10   

news.com.au

  How Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will see out their final moments...[ + ]

WHEN Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are executed it will be after midnight at a newly built firing range named Tunggul Panaluan, located next to a police station on the coast of the prison island known as Nusakambangan....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

9 News

  Foley links Qld, NSW elections...[ + ]

Opposition Leader Luke Foley is campaigning on the NSW far north coast where Labor hopes to pick up seats from The Nationals. ...



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  New Zealand accused of spying on Pacific neighbours...[ + ]

New Zealand is spying on some of its closest Pacific neighbours and passing the information on to the United StatesThat's according to reports in the New Zealand Herald based on documents released by the fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Solomon Islands to benefit from disaster risk map training...[ + ]

Government staff in Solomon Islands have begun training to learn how to create, access and interpret disaster risk maps....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Observers vital fo Pacific tuna industry, researcher says...[ + ]

An Australian researcher says fisheries observation is proportionally as significant in Pacific island states as the mining industry is to Australia....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Pacific authorities review management of region's fisheries...[ + ]

The future management of the Pacific's coastal and inshore fisheries, which span more than 30 million square kilometres, is under review at a series of forums at the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in New Caledonia....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Documentary traces fall and rise of French Polynesia's tattoo traditio...[ + ]

Traditional tattoos with a modern twist are now a common sight in French Polynesia....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Palau moves to stem the flow of package holiday makers from China...[ + ]

The government of Palau is taking drastic action to reduce the flood of tourists heading to the country from China by ordering a 50 per cent cut in the number of charter flights....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Under-20 soccer squad named 2014 Fiji Sports Team of the Year...[ + ]

Three months out from their debut at the Under-20 World Cup in New Zealand, Fiji's young soccer stars have returned from a tour of South East Asia to be hailed as their country's Sports Team of the Year for 2014....



 2015-03-04 23:08   

Radio Australia

[ Pacific ]

  Netball: Superleague returns to Fiji...[ + ]

It's taken six years of hard work but top level netball is back in Fiji with the first round of Superleague matches to be played this weekend....



 2015-03-04 23:06   

Courier Mail

  LNP to host International Women’s Day event at male-only Brisbane’s Tattersall’s Club...[ + ]

THE hosting of an LNP International Womens Day event at a mens club signals the party is smashing the glass ceiling, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says....



 2015-03-04 23:05   

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

  Orange, Walgett and Goulburn puppy-virus hotspots...[ + ]

A parvovirus outbreak hits puppies hardest in the New South Wales Central West city of Orange....



 2015-03-04 23:03   

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

  Northern Tablelands PEL cancelled...[ + ]

The Member for Northern Tablelands has welcomed a move by the State Government to buy-back a Petroleum Exploration License that covered over 565,000 hectares from Warialda to the Queensland border....



 2015-03-04 23:03   

ABC Australia

[ World ]

  Buddy Holly plane crash investigation may be reopened...[ + ]

US transportation safety investigators are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, JP Richardson and their pilot....



 2015-03-04 23:03   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Buddy Holly plane crash investigation may be reopened...[ + ]

US transportation safety investigators are reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 plane crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, JP Richardson and their pilot....



 2015-03-04 23:01   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  ACCC launches action over 'misleading' Nurofen products...[ + ]

The maker of Nurofen is potentially facing a multi-million-dollar fine over products marketed as treating specific sources of pain....



 2015-03-04 23:00   

The Age

  Finding oil at $US95 a barrel...[ + ]

There's one place in the world where oil is still $US95 a barrel - on paper....



 2015-03-04 22:56   

9 News

  No executions this week: Indo president...[ + ]

Indonesian President Joko Widodo says there will be no executions this week, but that there will be no reprieve for Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran....



 2015-03-04 22:56   

The Age

  Film renews focus on Chinese pollution...[ + ]
 2015-03-04 22:56   

Courier Mail

  Inquiry launched into NSW greyhound racing...[ + ]

A MAJOR investigation into NSW's greyhound racing industry has been launched by the Baird government amid the ongoing live baiting scandal....



 2015-03-04 22:56   

Courier Mail

  Bali Nine duo’s last days: Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran’s road to execution...[ + ]

THE countdown to death has begun with a carefully stage-managed display of overkill force by Indonesia, which could see them extinguish the lives of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran just after midnight on Sunday....



 2015-03-04 22:55   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Union says public servants 'gagged' by WA Treasurer...[ + ]

The WA Treasurer is accused of trying to "gag" public servants after he issued a stern warning to the sector to stop leaking confidential budget proposals....



 2015-03-04 22:52   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Mr Fluffy offers from ACT Government reach $500m...[ + ]

The ACT's Mr Fluffy Taskforce makes more than $500 million worth of offers to buy properties contaminated with the deadly loose fill asbestos....



 2015-03-04 22:50   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Two ATMs set on fire in Perth's south...[ + ]

Two automatic teller machines are set on fire in Perth's southern suburbs overnight. Both sites have been cordoned off pending investigations by forensic officers....



 2015-03-04 22:50   

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

  Thieves blow up two ATMs in Perth's south...[ + ]

Thieves blow up two automatic teller machines in Perth's southern suburbs, police say. Both sites have been cordoned off pending investigations by forensic officers....




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