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23 min ago | Yahoo!

Ochre bodies connect to landscape

Instinct means a lot to Australian choreographer Penelope Mullen. It was instinct that took her on a life-changing trip to Brazil a decade ago, a snap decision to jump on a plane to any destination as a way to deal with a debilitating illness.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Arts, Dance,

1 hr ago | The Age

Vladimir Putin: what can Australia do?

The families of 38 Australians and permanent residents have been dragged into the geopolitical brinksmanship of Russia and the West.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Australia Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Vladimir Putin, Asia Travel, Hong Kong, China Travel, China Travel

11 hrs ago |

Hundreds farewell 'one of the best'

ALMOST 50 per cent of white Australians believe Aboriginal people are given unfair advantages by the government, a new study shows.


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17 hrs ago | Suria

Koala survives terrifying ride clinging...

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive Monday after surviving a terrifying 88-kilometre ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.


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19 hrs ago | ABC News

Professional arborist Rebecca Barnes heads to US for International Tree Climbing Championships

The reigning Australian Tree Climbing Women's Champion and Asia Pacific Women's Champion wants to do her country proud as one of the 50 competitors in the International Tree Climbing Championships in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, this weekend.


Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Australia, World News,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Abbott leads the world, but not the polls

THE Western Line is the city's worst. It is overcrowded. It has the most late trains, and is among the most dangerous in terms of violent assaults.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

By-election tsunami flushes out political debris

THE parents of Fatima Dyczynski completed their pilgrimage of pain to the MH17 crash site last night, laying flowers atop plane debris.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

Desperately ill girl whose 18th birthday wish was life WILL get world most expensive drug

Terrifying moment SWAT team stormed a plane after passenger told stewardess 'I want to blow up Canada' and U.S. fighter jets escorted jet back to Toronto An 18-year-old Gold Coast girl has won her bid to have a $680,000-a-year drug subsidised so that she can receive ongoing medical treatments to keep her alive.


Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania


Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

In two famous - and famously lengthy - experiments, scientists wait for pitch to drip from a funnel.


Related Topix: Physics, Science, Australia, World News,

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt to appeal

Journalist Peter Greste's brother Mike Greste said a Cairo legal firm had been appointed and was in the process of lodging the Al-Jazeera-funded appeal.


Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Australia, World News,

Ghost planes in Brisbane's airspace

THE equivalent of eight jumbo jets a day landed or left Brisbane Airport empty in the past year because of a massive oversupply of seats in the market.


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Buses world news

Bus Fires * Australia: ... Because new regulations

He believes such incidents could be the ramifications of a new environmental rule which forced engine manufacturers to reduce emissions... "Because of the change, there is an enormous amount of pressure put on diesel", Mr West told The Queensland Times.


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Co Yo CEO: Maybe it's time for a 'non-dairy' dairy section

Johnson: "There are so many plant-based alternatives coming out, perhaps it's time for a 'non-dairy dairy' section in the refrigerated case."


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Australia, World News, Fruits

ABC News

More international travellers choose Australian holidays

MARK COLVIN: There's some good news for the tourism industry in an economics report out today.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Age

Business outrage as MH17 probe progresses

An Australian business has expressed the outrage of many by suspending lamb sales to Russia over the MH17 plane disaster.


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Vladimir Putin,


Tasmania: The Part of Australia Everyone Forgets

Poor Tasmania. It is the island that floats just off the bottom of mainland Australia, and no one can seem to remember it is there.


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Daily Mail

Vladimir Putin should not be allowed to attend G20, John McCain says

Former US presidential candidate John McCain has urged the Prime Minister not to invite Russian president Vladimir Putin to November's G20 summit in Brisbane.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, John McCain, US News, Australia, World News, Oceania

Could you afford the world's most expensive food?

Finances Online shared with me an infographic of the world's most expensive foods.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beef, Meat, Australia, World News,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Heritage Foundation

After the Malaysian Airlines Atrocity: 10 Ways the U.S. Should Respond to Russia's Role in Ukraine

Evidence is mounting that Russian-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine were responsible for the shooting down of a Malaysian Airlines plane, with the loss of 298 lives.


Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Strategic Defense Initiative, Australia,

Townsville Bulletin

Rally to fight dredging

The Senate Environment and Communications References Committee public hearing into the adequacy of the Federal and Queensland Governments' efforts to stop the rapid decline of the Reef moves to Townsville after hearings in Brisbane and Mackay.


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