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 2017-03-29 22:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Girl interrupted: Today's teens struggling to get adequate sleep... +

Today, school is only part of a hectic teen's day - for many 14-year-old girls the day can reach far into the night. ...

 2017-03-29 22:37 

Radio Australia

Mick Fuller confirmed as NSW Police Commissioner to replace Andrew Scipione in the top job... +

The race for the position of New South Wales Police Commissioner is over, with Mick Fuller confirmed as the replacement for Andrew Scipione, one of the state's longest serving police chiefs....

 2017-03-29 22:36 

The Age

Surge in home loan applications signals 'turning point': BoQ... +

Bank of Queensland says it has seen a surge in mortgage applications in recent weeks, despite tough competition in the home loan market and stricter regulatory controls. ...

 2017-03-29 22:35 

news.com.au

Putin critic tells of poisoning attempt... +

A Russian opposition leader sharply critical of President Vladimir Putin has told US lawmakers that he narrowly escaped death last month after being poisoned with a substance his doctors still haven't been able to identify....

 2017-03-29 22:35 

news.com.au

Rescued sailors to be reunited with yacht... +

The abandoned yacht of an Irishman and a French woman who were plucked to safety in a dramatic rescue has been spotted off the far south coast of NSW....

 2017-03-29 22:35 

news.com.au

No plan to ease foreign invest rules: govt... +

Scott Morrison has dismissed a media report suggesting the Turnbull government is about to ease the nation's foreign investment rules....

 2017-03-29 22:35 

news.com.au

Cyclone Debbie Mark II: Southeast Qld set to be lashed in disaster’s wake... +

RAIN is going to be so severe Queensland authorities have taken the unprecedented step to close all schools in the states southeast and everyone from Mackay to Brisbane and the Gold Coast has been told to go home....

 2017-03-29 22:35 

news.com.au

BOQ first-half profit slips 2% to $175m... +

Bank of Queensland has blamed strong competition for both loans and deposits for a two per cent decline in first-half cash profit to $175 million....

 2017-03-29 22:35 

news.com.au

Potter Australia's most wanted: Vic police... +

Australia's most wanted fugitive has reportedly been spotted in rural NSW after he went on the run seven years ago to avoid facing court over conspiracy to murder charges....

 2017-03-29 22:33 

The Australian

Rescued sailors to be reunited with yacht... +

The abandoned yacht of an Irishman and a French woman who were plucked to safety in a dramatic rescue has been spotted off the far south coast of NSW....

 2017-03-29 22:33 

The Australian

Potter Australia's most wanted: Vic police... +

Australia's most wanted fugitive has reportedly been spotted in rural NSW after he went on the run seven years ago to avoid facing court over conspiracy to murder charges....

 2017-03-29 22:33 

The Australian

BOQ first-half profit slips 2% to $175m... +

Bank of Queensland has blamed strong competition for both loans and deposits for a two per cent decline in first-half cash profit to $175 million....

 2017-03-29 22:33 

The Australian

Putin critic tells of poisoning attempt... +

A Russian opposition leader sharply critical of President Vladimir Putin has told US lawmakers that he narrowly escaped death last month after being poisoned with a substance his doctors still haven't been able to identify....

 2017-03-29 22:33 

The Australian

No plan to ease foreign invest rules: govt... +

Scott Morrison has dismissed a media report suggesting the Turnbull government is about to ease the nation's foreign investment rules....

 2017-03-29 22:33 

The Age

Netballers driving mining trucks: How billionaire Rinehart saves cash... +

The woman who became the richest person in Australia by developing some of the nation's vast iron-ore deposits has learned one key lesson from the last commodity bust -- hire cheaper workers....

 2017-03-29 22:27 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Animal activist billboard causes a stir in wool district... +

A billboard advertisement calling for people to report drug and animal abuse in shearing sheds is causing a stir in Victoria's western wool district....

 2017-03-29 22:27 

The Age

Markets Live: Brexit smoke, but no fire yet... +

Global markets were left unruffled by the triggering of Brexit legislation overnight, as the ASX looks set to consolidate after its recent gains....

 2017-03-29 22:24 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Mick Fuller replaces Andrew Scipione as NSW Police Commissioner... +

The race for the position of New South Wales Police Commissioner is over, after Mick Fuller is confirmed as the replacement for Andrew Scipione, one of the state's longest serving police chiefs....

 2017-03-29 22:23 

The Age

Australia's most shorted stock... +

Aconex is Australia's most-shorted stock, but only one of the 10 analysts covering it considers it a sell....

 2017-03-29 22:23 

Courier Mail

Rare chance to snap up Art Deco block... +

ITS not often opportunity knocks with the sale of an Art Deco block in Randwick - especially one in great nick....

 2017-03-29 22:22 

9 News

Serial killer Reginald Arthurell could be released four years early... +

The family of one of Reginald Kenneth Arthurells victims say they ...

 2017-03-29 22:22 

The West Australian

Rod Culleton says Australian courts don’t apply in WA... +

The self-described senator in exile sent the 15-page letter to Malcolm Turnbull...

 2017-03-29 22:21 

9 News

Rescued sailors to be reunited with yacht... +

The abandoned damaged yacht of two foreign sailors who had to be rescued by NSW Maritime police earlier this month has been spotted in the state's far south....

 2017-03-29 22:18 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Could 'entertainment science' lure kids back into STEM?... +

Australia's scientific credentials are in trouble, but a dedicated group of scientists who put an emphasis on entertainment are hoping to turn that around....

 2017-03-29 22:18 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

From McDonald's to the NFL: Aussie punters taking American football by storm... +

Three years ago Jordan Berry was working part-time shifts at McDonald's. Today, he's a key position player in the biggest sport in the US. How?...

 2017-03-29 22:18 

Radio Australia

STEM enrolments hit 20-year low, but scientists have an idea to stop the slide... +

Australia's scientific credentials are in trouble, but a dedicated group of scientists who put an emphasis on entertainment are hoping to turn that around....

 2017-03-29 22:18 

Radio Australia

NFL: How Aussie punters are taking American football by storm... +

Three years ago Jordan Berry was working part-time shifts at McDonald's....

 2017-03-29 22:18 

Courier Mail

High end sales taking off... +

BRISBANES high end market is continuing to fire with several multi-million dollar deals signed off in just a few days....

 2017-03-29 22:17 

Radio Australia

BOM warns Brisbane, south-east Queensland face flooding from ex-Cyclone Debbie... +

All south-east Queensland schools will be shut today and businesses asked to close by lunchtime as ex-Cyclone Debbie nears, bringing flash flooding with more than a month's worth of rain in a single day....

 2017-03-29 22:16 

Courier Mail

BOQ first-half profit slips 2% to $175m... +

Bank of Queensland has blamed strong competition for both loans and deposits for a two per cent decline in first-half cash profit to $175 million....

 2017-03-29 22:14 

Courier Mail

Theresa May triggers torturous Brexit... +

Prime Minister Theresa May has formally begun Britain's divorce from the European Union, declaring there is no turning back and ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bloc's cohesion and pitch her country into the unknown....

 2017-03-29 22:14 

The West Australian

Theresa May triggers torturous Brexit... +

British Prime Minister Theresa May has formally begun the two-year journey to separate from the European Union....

 2017-03-29 22:14 

9 News

Detached truck trailer kills Vic driver... +

A truck trailer has detached from its cabin, veered onto the wrong side of a Victorian highway and collided with a ute, killing the driver....

 2017-03-29 22:14 

Courier Mail

People on roofs, rescues in Mackay... +

EVACUATION orders have been issued for parts of the Mackay region, as authorities fear rising water levels will see homes inundated following ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie....

 2017-03-29 22:13 

Courier Mail

Potter Australias most wanted: Vic police... +

Australia's most wanted fugitive has reportedly been spotted in rural NSW after he went on the run seven years ago to avoid facing court over conspiracy to murder charges....

 2017-03-29 22:12 

Courier Mail

Pakistan star cops match-fixing ban... +

MOHAMMAD Irfan has been banned from all cricket for a year and fined AGBP8,000 ($A12,977) after admitting corruption charges during this years Pakistan Super League....

 2017-03-29 22:05 

The Age

Fed may need faster hike pace... +

Two policy makers discussed the possible need for a faster pace of rate rises than currently mapped out by the Fed....

 2017-03-29 22:00 

9 News

[ World ]

Putin critic tells of poisoning attempt... +

A Russian opposition leader who has been critical of President Vladimir Putin has told US Congress that he recently survived a poisoning attempt....

 2017-03-29 22:00 

9 News

'It will kill me': Devastated Bowen resident packs up his possessions in asbestos mask... +

As residents in areas devastated by Cyclone Debbie started to clean-up, one man saidhe will not be able to return to live in his home....

 2017-03-29 21:59 

9 News

Potter Australia's most wanted: Vic police... +

Victoria Police says Graham Gene Potter, a convicted killer who was reportedly seen in NSW recently, is the nation's most wanted fugitive....

 2017-03-29 21:53 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Tasmania has lowest rate of vaccination for HPV, study reveals... +

National statistics show Tasmania's vaccination rates are among the lowest for the cancer-related HPV, a situation doctors have described as completely unacceptable....

 2017-03-29 21:51 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

WA's wild dogs not interested in 1080-laced baits... +

Researchers in Western Australia discover that 1080 baits laid for wild dogs are being eaten mostly by native monitor lizards that are resistant to the poison....

 2017-03-29 21:51 

9 News

[ World ]

US stocks firm on data, Fed and Brexit... +

The US dollar has risen on various comments from the US Federal Reserve officials on further interest rate hikes for 2017....

 2017-03-29 21:48 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Could virtual reality help revolutionise health rehabilitation?... +

Advances in virtual reality technology are at a stage where the technology can be used to help with physical rehabilitation....

 2017-03-29 21:48 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Virtual reality is being used in physical rehabilitation... +

Virtual reality being used in physical rehabilitation in Newcastle....

 2017-03-29 21:43 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Australian bat population facing threat from white-nose syndrome... +

Australia's cave-dwelling bat population could be seriously affected if the fast-spreading white-nose syndrome is unwittingly introduced....

 2017-03-29 21:42 

9 News

No plan to ease foreign invest rules: govt... +

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the government has no plans to ease foreign investment rules, contrary to a media report....

 2017-03-29 21:41 

9 News

[ World ]

Waiter helps woman with Huntington's disease eat... +

A waiter in the US has come to the aid of a woman with Huntingtons disease who couldnt eat on her own....

 2017-03-29 21:40 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Wall St flat as Brexit letter fails to dent European stocks... +

Share markets in Europe rise and Wall Street stocks are flat as traders shrug off Britain's formal move to initiate its exit from the European Union....

 2017-03-29 21:38 

The West Australian

Fix tourism hub after Debbie, MP tells ADF... +

Queensland MP George Christensen wants the army to focus its efforts on cleaning up tourist zones after Cyclone Debbie....

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