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NSW students' paid trip to Anzac service
THE NSW government will put up $1 million to help 100 students attend the 100-year anniversary dawn service in Gallipoli next year.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:34:39 GMT)

Four WA boys jailed over man's death
FOUR boys have been sentenced to detention for killing a man, while the victim's mother told them to make a better future for themselves.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:19:25 GMT)

Tinkler named as ICAC witness
MINING baron Nathan Tinkler has been named as a witness for NSW's latest corruption inquiry.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:24:39 GMT)

Rudd's batts evidence must yield answers
FORMER prime minister Kevin Rudd will appear at a royal commission into Labor's home insulation program on May 14.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:09:41 GMT)

Franklin says crash 'just an accident'
SWANS player Lance Franklin says he wasn't texting or speeding and has apologised to the owners of cars he damaged in a crash in Sydney.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 07:01:56 GMT)

Rise in pension age inevitable: Hockey
TREASURER Joe Hockey has stopped short of confirming a planned rise in the pension age, but says it is inevitable.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:46:29 GMT)

NSW govt to prolong Bulli rapist's parole
THE state of NSW has gone to court over notorious 'Bulli rapist' Terry John Williamson, saying it wants to put him under extended supervision.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 06:18:46 GMT)

Car rego hike in Victorian budget
THE Victorian government is hiking up car registration to help pay for a $286 million GST cut and infrastructure spending.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:53:34 GMT)

Two more arrests in NSW hog-tie murder
POLICE have made two more arrests as part of their investigations into a Newcastle murder.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:31:21 GMT)

Minister to join youth vigil for Anzac Day
SOUTH Australian Veterans Affairs Minister Zoe Bettison will take part in a youth vigil ahead of Anzac Day, standing guard at a city memorial overnight.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:31:14 GMT)

Man discovers horse's head on car bonnet
A HORSE'S head was left on the bonnet of a car in Sydney's west, with the shocked vehicle owner calling police in the early hours of the morning.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:31:11 GMT)

NSW man gets 7yrs for Russian roulette
A MAN who subjected his partner to a game of Russian roulette, pulling the trigger three times, has been given a minimum term of four and a half years.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:53:10 GMT)

Tas government scraps free-range egg plan
TASMANIA'S new government has scrapped a plan for its agencies to buy only free-range eggs.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:48:46 GMT)

Aust internet speeds up as ranking drops
AUSTRALIAN internet sped up by 27 per cent in 2013, but the country dropped several places in global rankings, a report says.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:38:20 GMT)

Teen dies after heartbreaking rescue bid
A 16-YEAR-OLD boy has died in a NSW Blue Mountains lake despite a desperate rescue attempt by his brother and a fisherman.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:58:45 GMT)

NT man tried to extort woman over job
A NORTHERN Territory woman was allegedly told "it's your money or your job" after a man helped her gain employment and wanted more money.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:56:45 GMT)

Royal fumble for Abbott
A SLIP of the tongue by Prime Minister Tony Abbott has broken with royal protocol, but the Cambridge duo didn't seem to mind.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:55:42 GMT)

William speaks of admiration for Australia
PRINCE William has described his admiration for Australia during a speech at Parliament House in Canberra.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:55:39 GMT)

Sick pets could be hurt by Qld bikie laws
THE RSPCA is calling on the Queensland premier to guarantee participants in a charity motorbike ride won't be hit with the state's anti-bikie laws.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:55:37 GMT)

WA father sad for accused in son's death
THE father of a Perth man who died after being pushed outside a nightclub while trying to hug a stranger says his son's assailant simply overreacted.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:55:35 GMT)

Man accused of child sex abuse from '70s
A MAN has been extradited to Queensland from NSW to face five child sex offences dating back to the 1970s.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 03:55:34 GMT)

Centrelink's computers need overhaul
FEDERAL Treasurer Joe Hockey says Centrelink's computers need a substantial overhaul to address growing delays in handling phone calls.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:58:18 GMT)

MH370 search resumes as debris ruled out
THE Bluefin-21 underwater search for MH370 is more than 90 per cent complete, while air crash investigators have dismissed debris found in WA's south.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:49:55 GMT)

Qld polling booth bullies face crackdown
THE Queensland government is backing changes that would see party workers charged if they block or harass voters outside polling booths.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:47:40 GMT)

William and Kate to cruise Canberra sights
THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will leave Canberra a little greener when they plant trees at the National Arboretum, before heading to Parliament House.
(Thu, 24 Apr 2014 02:16:48 GMT)

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