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 2016-05-04 09:35 

ABC Australia

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Eels great Brett Kenny calls on Parramatta officials to step down... +

Parramatta Eels legend Brett Kenny says the five club officials at the centre of the salary cap scandal should move on for the good of the team....

 2016-05-04 09:35 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Paramatta Eels vows to get its team under the salary cap... +

Rugby League Players Association (RLPA) president Clint Newton says the failure of the NRL's salary cap makes the game unattractive to both players and fans....

 2016-05-04 09:35 

Radio Australia

Parramatta Eels officials should step down for the good of the team, club great Brett Kenny says... +

Parramatta Eels legend Brett Kenny says the five club officials at the centre of the salary cap scandal should move on for the good of the team....

 2016-05-04 09:31 

ABC Australia

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Corporate tax cut plan to cost $16.5b in 10 years' time: PBO analysis... +

The Federal Government's plan to cut the company tax rate to 25 per cent in 2026-27 will cost $16.5 billion a year in 10 years' time, Parliamentary Budget Office estimates show....

 2016-05-04 09:28 

ABC Australia

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Rosie Batty joins Queensland dignitaries at anti-domestic violence vigil... +

Hundreds of people gather for a candlelight vigil at South Bank in Brisbane to remember those who have lost their lives to domestic violence....

 2016-05-04 09:28 

Northern Rivers Echo

Justin Bieber sued for 100k... +

JUSTIN Bieber is being sued for $100,000 by a man who claimed he destroyed his phone....

 2016-05-04 09:27 

Northern Rivers Echo

Turnbull invokes "class warfare" against budget criticism... +

PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull accused Opposition Leader Bill Shorten of engaging in class warfare in his criticism of the budget....

 2016-05-04 09:27 

Northern Rivers Echo

Free-market think tank slams Turnbull over super reforms... +

A TOP free-market think tank has slammed the Turnbull governments superannuation reforms in the budget as setting a very dangerous new precedent....

 2016-05-04 09:19 

Northern Rivers Echo

Medicare rebate freeze hurting regional health... +

REGIONAL health patients and their doctors are facing the growing barriers posed by a freeze on the Medicare rebate for two more years....

 2016-05-04 09:18 

Radio Australia

Tuscan Fire: Second horse in two days put down at Warrnambool jumps racing event... +

Nine-year-old Tuscan Fire is euthanased on the track after being injured at a jumps racing carnival in Victoria's south-west....

 2016-05-04 09:18 

Northern Rivers Echo

Lismore Eisteddfod is in need of funds to secure its future... +

Supporters of Lismore's Esiteddfod need to find funds to keep show running at City Hall...

 2016-05-04 09:16 

The West Australian

WA did well out of budget: Barnett... +
 2016-05-04 09:13 

ABC Australia

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Gang rape of Indonesian teen sparks reform calls... +

Indonesian activists call for the Government to urgently strengthen laws against sexual violence after the brutal gang rape and murder of a teen, with the country's President tweeting his condemnation....

 2016-05-04 09:13 

Radio Australia

Gang rape and murder of Indonesian teen sparks reform calls... +

Indonesian activists call for the Government to urgently strengthen laws against sexual violence after the brutal gang rape and murder of a teen, with the country's President tweeting his condemnation....

 2016-05-04 09:04 

ABC Australia

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Melbourne Cricket Club floats $1 billion redevelopment plan... +

The Melbourne Cricket Club releases a $1 billion redevelopment plan, including elevated pedestrian paths from the MCG to Richmond station, saying it will ensure it remains one of the world's top sports precincts....

 2016-05-04 09:01 

9 News

Accused murderer was the 'life of the party' hours before his 11-year-old victim was allegedly killed... +

The mother of 11-year-old Wangaratta girl Zoe Buttigieg, who was allegedly raped and murdered by 29-year-old Bowe Maddigan, said he was at her house for a party, drinking and smoking bongs, hours before her daughter was killed. ...

 2016-05-04 08:59 

ABC Australia

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Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches... +

xPiles of dead whales, salmon, sardines and clams clog Chile's pacific beaches in a phenomenon experts partly blame on the El Nino weather event....

 2016-05-04 08:59 

Radio Australia

Wave of dead sea creatures hits Chile's beaches, experts blame El Nino... +

xPiles of dead whales, salmon, sardines and clams clog Chile's pacific beaches in a phenomenon experts partly blame on the El Nino weather event....

 2016-05-04 08:49 

9 News

Pedestrian fatally hit by car in Melbourne... +

A pedestrian has died in Melbourne after being struck by a car....

 2016-05-04 08:48 

The West Australian

Arts groups batten down hatches... +
 2016-05-04 08:48 

Radio Australia

'Postcard Bandit' Brenden Abbott arrives in Perth after Queensland extradition... +

The man dubbed the Postcard Bandit lands in WA on a police plane as he faces more jail time after being extradited from Queensland....

 2016-05-04 08:48 

The Age

More flexible super caps no help for women without the dosh... +

Many of superannuation reforms in the 2016 budget were pitched as "flexibility"; measures to help women. But for most women the only obstacle to saving more for retirement is finding the extra cash. ...

 2016-05-04 08:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Lucy Turnbull joins campaign against family violence... +

Soon after her husband Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister, Lucy Turnbull found herself equally in the spotlight....

 2016-05-04 08:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Tax crackdown shows cuts cost millions: Labor... +

The Turnbull Government's $4 billion raid on tax-dodging multinationals appears to amount to little more than the natural dividend of hiring extra staff to the depleted ranks of the Australian Tax Office, according to tax transparency campaigners and Labo...

 2016-05-04 08:46 

ABC Australia

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Green groups should plant trees to keep tax concessions, inquiry recommends... +

Environmentalists react angrily to a report recommending green groups spend some of their income on remediation work like tree planting or weeding in order to maintain their tax status....

 2016-05-04 08:32 

9 News

Second man charged over 2012 Queensland shopping centre murder... +

Queensland Police have charged a second man over the execution-style shooting murder of 22-year-old Brisbane man Jei Jack Lee outside an Eight Mile Plains shopping centre in April 2012....

 2016-05-04 08:28 

The Australian

Bishop asked to resign to protect Abbott... +

Former Speaker Bronwyn Bishop has revealed she was asked to resign to protect former prime minister Tony Abbott....

 2016-05-04 08:28 

The Australian

Indon to hold new round of executions... +

Indonesia is preparing to execute several prisoners, a police official said, though authorities have not said if foreigners will be among them....

 2016-05-04 08:28 

The Australian

Origin Energy to boost solar portfolio... +

Origin Energy has boosted its solar power portfolio, purchasing solar power from Fotowatio Renewable Ventures' proposed 100MW Clare solar farm in north Queensland....

 2016-05-04 08:28 

The Australian

Low oil prices, freight rates hit Maersk... +

Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk says first-quarter underlying profit plunged to $US224 million ($A299.09 million) from $US1.5 billion a year earlier, with all sectors showing a drop in performance except drilling and tanker shipping servi...

 2016-05-04 08:27 

9 News

Pathology cuts to start on July 1... +

Labor says the federal government has used a ...

 2016-05-04 08:22 

Radio Australia

US election 2016: Who is running for president?... +

The United States will elect a new president this year....

 2016-05-04 08:20 

Radio Australia

Bronwyn Bishop says she stood down as speaker to protect Tony Abbott... +

Veteran Liberal MP Bronwyn Bishop bids farewell to Federal Parliament with a pointed reference to the travel expenses scandal that ended her tenure as speaker....

 2016-05-04 08:20 

The Age

Parents share grief after 'spirited' daughter Caitlyn Fischer killed in equestrian accident... +

The parents of a teenage girl killed during an equestrian competition have shared their memories of a "gifted" and "spirited" daughter, and the love she had for her horse....

 2016-05-04 08:19 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

'Desert change' needed to boost regional cities... +

Social demographer Bernard Salt says attitudes to life in the desert need to substantially change, with Australians' tendency to hug the coast preventing regional development....

 2016-05-04 08:09 

ABC Australia

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Karratha man charged with child exploitation... +

A tip-off from a US law enforcement agency results in a man from Western Australia's north-west being charged with several child exploitation offences....

 2016-05-04 08:05 

ABC Australia

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Former Hurstville mayor Con Hindi suspended for misconduct... +

The former mayor of Hurstville in Sydney's south is found to have been "motivated by personal reasons" when he stood down his general manager....

 2016-05-04 08:00 

Northern Rivers Echo

Senate says response to black spots must be better tailored... +

A SENATE committee has urged the Turnbull government to provide more and better-targeted funding to address black spots....

 2016-05-04 08:00 

Northern Rivers Echo

UN reacts after 2 air strikes on Syrian hospitals in a week... +

AFTER two devastating air strikes on Syrian hospitals, the UN Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution to remind all warring parties of the rules....

 2016-05-04 08:00 

Northern Rivers Echo

New laws could see children detain for weeks without charge... +

PROPOSED new laws in New South Wales would allow terror suspects as young as 14 to be detained and questioned by police for up to two weeks without charge....

 2016-05-04 08:00 

Northern Rivers Echo

Tupac Shakur's mother has died aged 69... +

Late rapper Tupac Shakur's mother has died aged 69 following a cardiac arrest....

 2016-05-04 07:56 

9 News

Burney farewells NSW parliament... +

Indigenous NSW MP Linda Burney has farewelled state parliament with an emotional valedictory speech....

 2016-05-04 07:55 

9 News

WA Aboriginal communities 'over-serviced'... +

WA Premier Colin Barnett says remote Aboriginal towns may be overwhelmed by the number of services provided to them....

 2016-05-04 07:55 

ABC Australia

[ Australian Capital Territory ]

Budget sets stage for election focus on backpacker tax, inland rail ... +

Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce defends the lack of action on backpacker taxes in the 2016 budget, saying the Government is "negotiating a solution"....

 2016-05-04 07:54 

ABC Australia

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Bishop says she stood down as speaker to protect Abbott... +

Veteran Liberal MP Bronwyn Bishop bids farewell to Federal Parliament with a pointed reference to the travel expenses scandal that ended her tenure as speaker....

 2016-05-04 07:53 

Northern Rivers Echo

See how Twitter lit up after Leicester's EPL win... +

LEICESTER'S EPL fairytale lit up Twitter like a light - see how the social network looked thanks to the site's traffic visualisation....

 2016-05-04 07:51 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

'Postcard Bandit' Brenden Abbott arrives in Perth... +

The man dubbed the Postcard Bandit lands in WA on a police plane as he faces more jail time after being extradited from Queensland....

 2016-05-04 07:51 

Northern Rivers Echo

A bishop of balance built his flock... +

The Pope sends message of condolence at funeral of Lismore's beloved Bishop...

 2016-05-04 07:47 

Northern Rivers Echo

Lawyers defend minister's approval of mine... +

LAWYERS defending Environment Minister Greg Hunt have argued more carbon emissions were not a direct consequence of his approval of the Carmichael coal mine....

 2016-05-04 07:47 

ABC Australia

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Shopfront awnings in Queensland at risk of collapse, inquest told... +

Ageing shopfront awnings in Queensland could be at risk of collapse, a safety inspector tells a Gold Coast inquest looking into the death of a man who was killed when a wooden awning fell on him....

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