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54 min ago | ABC News

Tens of thousands commemorate Anzac Day at services around the country

Tens of thousands of Australians have attended services around the country to commemorate Anzac Day and pay tribute to the men and women who have fought and died in war.

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5 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Thousands gather for Anzac dawn

CLOSE business associate of Campbell Newman's chief bureaucrat was given a job with the Queensland arm of the water company facing a corruption inquiry.

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10 hrs ago | ABC News

Young Australians take Anzac pilgrimage to Gallipoli

Hundreds of young Australian expats and backpackers are arriving in Turkey ahead of Anzac Day commemorations, in what has become a rite of passage.

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15 hrs ago | The Old Foodie

Maize in Australia in 1846.

This post is especially for my American friends, particularly those with an interest in food history, and very especially those fascinated by the spread of maize around the world.

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19 hrs ago | The Age

Transurban expands into Qld for $7b

Toll roads operator Transurban has extended its reach into Queensland, acquiring a string of Brisbane motorways from the Queensland government for more than $7 billion.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Canada.com

Concertmaster Dale Barltrop plumbs depths of VSO

Still in his early thirties, violinist Dale Barltrop is a relatively new addition to the Vancouver music scene, having served as the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra's concertmaster since his appointment in 2008.

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Stranger in Paradise

Urban tourism, schoollies & Toolies

Bali, once famous for its pristine villages and natural scenery is now embracing a new form of tourism centred around the increasingly popular by-passes and ring roads.

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TechEBlog

25 Random and Geeky Facts You Probably Didn't Know About

Chaos theory says that small inputs in an enormously complex system can produce large-scale outputs.

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BroadwayWorld.com

The Mouche Gallery Presents Private Opening of Picture Global Warming Today

Today, April 23rd The Mouche Gallery in Beverly Hills will present the private opening of "Picture Global Warming", the US debut exhibit by Swedish artist Clara Hallencreutz .

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Independent.ie

Royal Envy: Seven of Australia's most beautiful places

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoyed a spectacular sunset over Ulura on Tuesday as they reach the height of their Australian tour but there is so many breathtaking sights to behold down under beyond Ayers Rock.

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ABC News

Revelations about Qld MP's past prompt privacy questions

ELIZABETH JACKSON: In Queensland, revelations about an MP's criminal history by a political rival have prompted questions about just how forthcoming politicians should be about their pasts.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Would you pay a random person to taxi you around?

On Tuesday night a woman who usually delivers fast food to Sydney homes drove me from the Opera House to my apartment in Surry Hills for a measly $7.10.

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USA Today

Who wore it best - Mindy or Kate?

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Emirates News Agency

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development concludes interfaith discussions

WAM ABU DHABI, 22nd April 2014 -- The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Community Development last night concluded its workshop on Interfaith Dialogue , held in preparation for the G-20 summit to be convened in Brisbane, Australia in November.

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NEWS.com.au

Boy from Oz is big ... in Korea

HE IS the Aussie superstar with fame, a gruelling schedule and adoring fans. But Jason Jang lacks one thing - the rock star pay packet.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Laughing Squid

World's Longest Continuously Running Experiment Finally Captures Pitch Drop on Camera

The University of Queensland in Brisbane, Australia finally caught a pitch drop from the world's longest continuously running experiment on camera.

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ChannelOne

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Examiner.com

Kate Middleton checks out an Australian fighter jet in a blue poppy spring dress

Kate Middleton has added some glamor to the lives of servicemen in Australia by appearing in the cockpit of a Royal Air Force jet fighter in an attractive blue poppy spring dress.

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Canberra Times

Test legends come out in support of under-pressure Slater

It is a sure sign of how much pressure Billy Slater is under to retain his No.1 Australian jersey for the May 3 Test against New Zealand when former Kangaroos captain Darren Lockyer and Queensland coach Mal Meninga feel the need to publicly defend his form.

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Scotsman.com

Why did Robyn Davidson cross the Outback on foot?

The cover of the May 1978 issue of the National Geographic is a portrait of a young woman in profile, her head close to that of a camel, one hand grasping a feed bucket, the other holding on to the chinstrap of the animal's harness.

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