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15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Australian Federal Election (2016?) Modelling

It is now almost a year since the last Australian Federal election, which saw the centre-right Liberal/National Coalition defeat the governing centre-left Labor party and take a 90-55 seat advantage into the 44th Parliament of Australia.

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23 hrs ago | Sheffield Telegraph

Art project dividend for city centre Co-op

Sheffield's former Co-operative department store at Castle House is to become a 'bazaar' for the arts next month.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Manitoba Movers

She has recently returned from Newcastle, Australia, where she was CEO of an organization that provides services to homeless young people.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Manning River Times

Water wheelchairs aid swim program at Manning Aquatic Leisure Centre

LEARNING to swim will be easier for people with a physical disability with a new water wheelchair at the YMCA Manning Aquatic Leisure Centre in Taree.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

ABC News

How the ICAC scandal unfolded

From bottles of Grange to brown bags of cash in Bentleys, the latest ICAC investigations have exposed a rotten vein running through both the former Labor government and current Liberal Government.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Newcastle and Charlestown by-elections: October 25

A guide to the two Hunter region state by-elections in which the incumbent Liberals have waved the white flag before the starter's whistle has even blown.

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ABC News

Labour hire firm supplying NSW poutly plant falls foul of Fair Work Ombudsman

The Ombudsman has previously acted to correct illegal employment practices in a meatworks in the Hunter Valley and in fruit plantations in far north Queensland.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

PS News

Senior Appointments

Mr Wilkins has led the Attorney-General's Department since September 2008. He was also the Director-General of the Cabinet Office in New South Wales from 1992 to 2006 and was the Director-General of the Ministry of Arts in New South Wales from 2001-2006.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Crikey

Poll Bludger: ICAC's kiss of death to clear a path for independents

The fallout from last week's ICAC hearings will likely upset the applecarts of both major parties.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

ABC News

NSW Premier apologises to Hunter for donation scandal

New South Wales Premier Mike Baird says he is deeply sorry for the way the Liberal Party "let the people of Newcastle down", after a corruption commission was told of MPs taking cash from prohibited donors.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

ICAC: Maitland Liberal MP Robyn Parker says 'we refunded' developer's donation

The member for Maitland Robyn Parker has told a New South Wales corruption inquiry a donation made by a property developer was quickly picked up and refunded.

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Chronicle Live

Youngsters get lesson in North East hero Private John Simpson and his Donkey

To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Seven Stories in Newcastle , the national centre for children's books, invited families to come and celebrate the achievements of military hero Private John Simpson Kirkpatrick, from South Shields.

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ABC News

NSW corruption scandal moves closer to federal Liberal Party

Nine conservative politicians have been tainted by revelations unveiled by New South Wales' Independent Commission Against Corruption, as the scandal moves closer to the federal Liberal Party.

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Eighth NSW Government MP stands down over corruption inquiry

MARK COLVIN: An eighth New South Wales MP has stood down from the Liberal Party after being named in a corruption inquiry.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Gazetteherald.co.uk

Trip of a lifetime for Pickering student

A PICKERING student has been given the opportunity of a lifetime to work with an Australian MP after being awarded sponsorship by the town's Rotary Club.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Reuters

COLUMN-Australian coal miners running out of costs to cut: Russell

Coal miners in Australia have spent the past two years desperately cutting costs in a bid to survive falling prices, but this strategy is running out of steam.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

ABC News

ICAC claims more Liberal scalps over prohibited donations

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: The Independent Commission Against Corruption in New South Wales has resumed and already two more Liberal State MPs have stood down from the party pending the completion of the investigation.

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The CBH Group pulls out of east coast supply chain investment plans

Western Australia's main grain handler, the CBH Group, has shelved its plans to invest in east coast supply chains.

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ABC News

Stone tipped to be appointed Knights coach

Newcastle Knights great Steve Simpson endorsed Rick Stone as being up to the job of taking over from super coach Wayne Bennett.

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