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WA MPs quibble over 'rogue sharks'
THE WA opposition has questioned the premier's use of the term "rogue shark", but Colin Barnett says the public understands what he means.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:42:33 GMT)

Pancreatic cancer drug to go on PBS
A DRUG called Abraxane will be listed on the PBS from November, giving patients with advanced pancreatic cancer another treatment option
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:40:31 GMT)

Victorian dog case goes to High Court
THE case of a Victorian dog on death row is set to go before the High Court.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:38:31 GMT)

Push for medical cannabis rolls on
MOMENTUM appears to be growing for the legalisation of cannabis for medical purposes across Australia.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:33:31 GMT)

Grylls slams WA oppn over Pilbara 'luxury'
FORMER WA Nationals leader Brendon Grylls has slammed the Labor opposition for criticising government investment in Pilbara luxury flats.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:42:30 GMT)

Perth's City of Canning sacked
PERTH'S City of Canning has been dismissed and a panel of three commissioners appointed until a new local government is elected in October 2015.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:36:28 GMT)

Two fishermen rescued off NSW north coast
TWO fishermen have been rescued five nautical miles off the NSW north coast.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:35:36 GMT)

Woman charged with NSW toddler's murder
A 40-YEAR-OLD woman will face Blayney Local Court on Tuesday charged with the murder of a three-year-old boy in Oberon last month.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:30:35 GMT)

Vic govt plans to tighten anti-terror laws
THE Victorian government has accepted all but one of 13 recommendations in a review of the state's counter-terrorism laws.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:20:33 GMT)

Wilson rescue 'should not have been tried'
THE daring canyon rescue bid that led to the death of an experienced and respected paramedic should never have been attempted, a NSW coroner says.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:10:31 GMT)

Anger over fatal crash driver's bail
THE family of a Sydney teen killed after a car crashed into a chemist is angry the driver, a former NRL star's sister, has been granted bail.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:04:38 GMT)

Father of two missing NSW boys arrested
TWO brothers are missing on NSW's north coast after their father was arrested.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:04:32 GMT)

Crimes by Vic parolees included murder
TWO Victorian criminals on parole were convicted for killings during the past financial year, according to the Adult Parole Board's annual report.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:35 GMT)

Ex-Catholic teacher faces sex charges
A FORMER Catholic school teacher has been charged with a string of sex offences after allegedly assaulting students two decades ago.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:34 GMT)

Dead mum, ill baby not suspicious: police
POLICE say the discovery of a dead mother and her ill baby in their home in NSW's Illawarra does not look suspicious at this stage.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:38:29 GMT)

Fears deepen for missing NSW toddler
SNIFFER dogs have not picked up any scent in the search for William Tyrell, who vanished from his grandmother's home on the NSW mid-north coast last Friday.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:26:34 GMT)

Abbott may cut Arnhem Land trip short
PRIME Minister Tony Abbott may leave Arnhem Land early to deal with the deployment of troops to Iraq.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:25:33 GMT)

MRRT more unpopular than most taxes: Henry
FORMER Treasury boss Ken Henry says Labor's mining tax proved more unpopular than most new taxes.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:18:32 GMT)

New inquiry to probe Hunter projects
A NEW parliamentary committee has been formed to examine controversial planning decisions in the NSW Hunter region.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:13:32 GMT)

Music icon Paul Kelly now doctor of arts
THE University of Adelaide has awarded music icon Paul Kelly an honorary degree, a doctor of arts.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:06:35 GMT)

Rozelle to farewell mother and son
THE funeral for Bianka O'Brien and her son Jude, who were killed in a building explosion in Sydney's inner-west, will be held on Wednesday.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:03:31 GMT)

Govt holds out hope of uni laws passing
THE federal government has not given up hope of getting university reforms through the Senate.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:56:31 GMT)

Teenage girl punches NSW teacher
A TEENAGE girl punched a deputy principal at a Blaxland school while a 17-year-old boy shot three classmates with a pellet gun at another NSW school.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:44:29 GMT)

Scottish 'yes' vote flags a change for Oz
SCOTLAND'S independence vote is a remote prospect for Australia but it could have implications for the flag, the dollar and the price scotch whisky.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:41:35 GMT)

Vic govt removes cannabis trial barriers
THE Victorian government is making it easier for clinicians to conduct clinical trials of medical cannabis products.
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:41:32 GMT)

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