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Women struggling to rise up the ranks
NEW national workplace gender data shows women are struggling to rise up the ranks of management in Australia.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:25:12 GMT)

Fatal police shooting on the Gold Coast
POLICE have shot dead a man on the Gold Coast after he allegedly threatened them with a weapon.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 11:39:12 GMT)

Disability wage tool defeated in Senate
THE government was confident it had enough Senate support to pass a wage scheme for disabled Australians but got a shock at the last minute.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:04:08 GMT)

Defence personnel not worse off: Johnston
THE federal government says defence personnel will still receive 4.5 per cent more pay over three years and are not worse off.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:29:07 GMT)

Man on trial for sex with teen swim star
A SWIMMING squad handler has been accused of having sex with a teenager while on a trip to New Zealand.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:09:13 GMT)

Food intrinsic to mental wellbeing: chef
NOT preparing meals and eating lunch at your desk is detrimental to your mental health, River Cottage Australia host Peter West says.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:09:10 GMT)

Mockingjay soars to Aussie box office No.1
THE girl on fire has lit up the Australian box office, with Mockingjay - Part 1 setting new opening day and weekend records for 2014.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 07:36:11 GMT)

Aust ambassador for women heads to Fiji
AUSTRALIA'S ambassador for women and girls, Natasha Stott Despoja, is travelling to Fiji this week and says visiting a local market will give her insight.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:49:41 GMT)

We were meant find him: cyclist finds baby
THE Sydney cyclist who found a newborn baby down a western Sydney stormwater drain hopes he will meet the little boy soon.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 06:28:12 GMT)

Motorists could enjoy pre-Xmas windfall
THE petrol price could be heading to $1.25 per litre in the next fortnight on global factors, easing the burden of the return of fuel excise indexation.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:59:14 GMT)

Govt visa plan faces shaky Senate
IMMIGRATION Minister Scott Morrison says he remains hopeful of bringing back temporary protection visas despite shaky Senate support.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:52:11 GMT)

Tas bishop wanted sex abuse apology
AN apology should have been made sooner by a school to a former student sexually abused by a teacher, Tasmania's Anglican Bishop says.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:52:10 GMT)

Environment losing in Vic election battle
MAJOR parties have failed to release a comprehensive policy to address environmental issues ahead of the state election, Environment Victoria says.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 05:41:13 GMT)

Lobbyists swayed Lambie, says Palmer
PALMER United Party leader Clive Palmer says lobbyists led to Jacqui Lambie departing his party, but it still holds sway in the Senate.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:57:10 GMT)

Vic man pleads for return of war medals
A VICTORIAN man has made a plea for the return of stolen medals awarded to his great-grandfather in World War I he says hold immense value to his family.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:20:07 GMT)

NT premiums may rise after TIO sale
DESPITE the NT government's indications to the contrary, there has been no promise made by Allianz that premiums won't rise following the TIO sale.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:59:44 GMT)

'Sad day' for ABC as hundreds lose jobs
MORE than 400 people are facing redundancy as the ABC moves to offset a $254 million cut to federal government funding.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:59:41 GMT)

Bar workers cleared over Qld club death
A CORONER says five Cairns nightclub workers who held a man down after he turned violent shouldn't face criminal charges over his death.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:14:50 GMT)

Vic boy attacked by man outside school
A VICTORIAN boy has been punched in the throat by an unknown man on his way into school and has been treated for bruises.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:06:04 GMT)

Direct Action gets the final nod
THE government's alternative to the carbon tax, Direct Action, has received parliament's final tick of approval.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:05:55 GMT)

Black Saturday payouts could take decades
A VICTORIAN judge says a record-breaking $494m Black Saturday bushfires settlement must be approved quickly but assessing claims could still take decades.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:05:54 GMT)

Official backs Shorten on slush fund claim
LABOR leader Bill Shorten never warned an AWU union official not to blow the whistle on the Bruce Wilson slush fund, the royal commission has been told.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:40:18 GMT)

Medibank money for roads, not debt:Cormann
THE privatisation of the health insurer has raised $5.7 billion, a $1 billion more than the coalition had first predicted.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:40:10 GMT)

Driscoll evidence brief 'voluminous'
A BRISBANE court has been told of the volume of evidence against former Qld MP Scott Driscoll, who is facing a raft of fraud-related charges.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:25:11 GMT)

More volunteer ambos needed in regional SA
FEWER volunteer ambulance officers are signing up in South Australia, extending waiting times for those in need in regional communities.
(Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:13:35 GMT)

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