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  1. Program fails to close the gap for Aboriginal education in NSW: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    A multi-million-dollar program has failed to improve academic outcomes for Aboriginal students, a New South Wales Government report has found. In May 2012, the Government allocated more than $60 million to the 'Connected Communities' program for 15 schools in the most disadvantaged areas in remote NSW.

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  2. Credit Risk Soars From Japan to Australia on Global Bank Anxiety 3 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. The cost of insuring corporate bonds in Japan and Australia surged amid mounting concern about the prospects for global banks and a selloff in riskier assets worldwide.

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  3. Record number of shark attacks in 2015, but no change in fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    But around the world, sharks killed only six people, including a snorkeler in Hawaii, two people off the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and one in Australian waters near Ballina in New South Wales . The figures come from the International Shark Attack File, a database which began in 1958 to track, investigate, classify and record shark attacks.

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  4. Bronwyn Bishop should follow Philip Ruddock's example and leave parliament: HewsonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    Former Liberal leader John Hewson says veteran Liberal MP Philip Ruddock's announcement that he will give up his blue-ribbon seat at the next federal election should prompt Bronwyn Bishop to rethink her position. "When someone is visibly not contributing and isn't likely to contribute any more, then why would you keep them there?" he told Fairfax Media.

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  5. New police boss vows to focus on violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Newly appointed Local Area Commander Zoran Dzevlan has flagged domestic violence and alcohol-fueled crime as main areas of focus for Lake Illawarra police. TOP COP: Superintendent Zoran Dzevlan brings 26 years of policing experience to his new role as head of Lake Illawarra Local Area Command.

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  6. Heartache over tributesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Discarded: Trestle tables and garbage bins full of ornaments, artificial flowers and other gifts were left at Lakeside Memorial Gardens for grieving parents to pick through. Picture: Supplied.

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  7. Shoalhaven gathers for asylum seekers | PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | South Coast Register

    Stuart Rees AM, Founder of the Sydney Peace Foundation and Director at the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University of Sydney addressing the crowd. More than 160 Shoalhaven locals came out for a snap event in Nowra on Monday night, voicing their concerns for the welfare of asylum seekers and refugees.

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  8. Poll will test pool supportRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Border Mail

    TESTING WATERS: Former Albury mayor Kevin Mack says a community poll as part of council elections in September will accurately determine the level of support for indoor pool complex. FORMER Albury mayor Kevin Mack has called for a community poll to be held in conjunction with the September council elections to test the support for a regional aquatics facility at Lauren Jackson Sports Centre.

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  9. 'You're not gonna make it' ': Wake-up call for Australia's Got Talent hopefulsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    Australia's Got Talent contestant Jan van de Stool performs a song which lends some brutal advice to her fellow contestants. Fed up with reality show contestants whose talent is dwarfed by their ambition, Jan van de Stool decided to act.

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  10. Monkeys at Chessington World of Adventures celebrate Chinese New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Surreycomet.co.uk

    Monkeys at Chessington World of Adventures celebrated the Chinese New Year by having a night in with a Chinese takeaway. All around the globe events marked the new year.

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  11. No business case for move out of Canberra, RIRDC tells Senate estimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation board will meet later this month to discuss options for relocating to Wagga Wagga in southern New South Wales. In May last year, the Government proposed moving RIRDC to Albury on the Murray River, as part of plans to relocate several government agencies and research bodies out of Canberra.

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  12. Tathra School's new teachers disappointed at Gonski decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Bega District News

    Tathra Public School has welcomed two new teachers this term, both of whom were disappointed the Gonski school funding reforms would not continue to their final year. SEA CHANGE: Megan Bobbin and Kellie Umback are the two new permanent teachers at Tathra Public School this year.

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  13. Design plans for $300 million stadium in Parramatta to be unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Design recommendations for the $300 million stadium in Parramatta will be put forward at a meeting of major stakeholders on Wednesday. It is understood one of the key ones will be to demolish the Parramatta swimming centre to transform it into a stadium forecourt similar to Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.

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  14. New doubts over ice's effectiveness at treating injuries won't dissuade club doctorsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    From turns on a sixpence to victory at the death, these are the most exciting, silly and downright crazy plays in the sporting world this week. Throughout the upcoming winter of rugby league, rugby union and AFL, one sight you can bank on seeing is banged-up players in dressing rooms after games with ice packs strapped to various parts of their bodies.

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  15. Opening up PathwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    Official launch: Parliamentary secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward, Wollongong Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbery, NSW Disability Services Minister John Ajaka and IRT chairman Bruce Allan officially open Kemira at IRT William Beach Gardens. Picture: Sylvia Liber A purpose-built community where people with intellectual disabilities can live with their ageing parents was officially opened at Kanahooka on Tuesday.

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  16. Global stock slide extends to Japan, AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Anxiety over the global economy intensified, with equities in Tokyo sliding the most since August and index futures indicating U.S. stocks will add to declines that sent the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a 22-month low. The yen reached its strongest since 2014 and corporate bond risk climbed.

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  17. Ap Photos: a selection of pictures from the past weekRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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  18. Connected technologies opening up opportunities for contractors says Philips LightingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR Log

    New wireless connected lighting technologies are anticipated to transform thousands of car parking garages in cities, shopping centres, apartment buildings, hotels and transport hubs across the country, many of which currently utilise conventional SYDNEY, Australia - Feb. 9, 2016 - PRLog -- Until recently for car park owners and operators wanting to reduce energy consumption, retrofit options have come with high installation costs and unavoidable complexities in turn impacting Total Cost of Ownership or payback periods. This is in particular due to nature of re-wiring in existing car parks with concrete ceilings.

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  19. New crop report reveals slight bump in winter production, while summer crop production is cutRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australia's national commodity forecaster ABARES has slightly lifted its estimate of winter crop production, while pegging summer crop production to fall on last year's figures. In its December report ABARES pegged the final production of wheat, barley, oats canola and pulses at 39.1 million tonnes, and with harvest complete, its new estimate has risen slightly to 39.5 million tonnes.

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  20. New approach to tackling noxious seaweed in Lake MacquarieRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    Fifteen years ago, an invasive species of seaweed named Caulerpa taxifolia was found in Lake Macquarie, in the New South Wales Hunter region. With its bright green, feather-like fronds, the seaweed was nicknamed "killer algae" because of its invasive tendencies and the perceived threat it posed to marine life.

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