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  1. The truth about Australia DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    A NEW survey shows just how ignorant Australians are about their national day. Here's the truth about Australia Day and how it came about.

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  2. Astronomers Team Up to Study Black HoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Photonics Spectra

    Astronomers have used two Australian radio telescopes and several optical telescopes to study complex mechanisms that are fueling jets of material blasting away from a black hole 55 million more massive than the sun. The international team of scientists used the telescopes to observe a nearby radio galaxy known as Centaurus A. Centaurus A is 12 million light-years away from Earth and is a popular target for amateur and professional astronomers in the Southern Hemisphere due to its size, elegant dust lanes and prominent plumes of material.

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  3. Flat wages to worsen intergenerational inequality: thinktankRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | The Age

    Australia has avoided recession but new research by a progressive thinktank suggests low wage growth and unequal spending on the "infrastructure of opportunity" threaten to entrench wealth inequality. The Labor-aligned McKell Institute's report, Mapping Opportunity: a national index on wages and income , found the income gap is widening and that the opportunity to earn differs markedly across the country's 150 federal electorates.

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  4. Inland Rail to boost Central West economy by $480 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | Central Western Daily

    Foundations: Australian Rail Track Corporation employees remove 165-metre lengths of steel that will form the Inland Rail between Parkes and Narromine. Almost half a billion dollars of development, investment and innovation opportunities will flow to the Central West as a result of the Inland Rail project, the federal government has said.

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  5. Fans shake, rattle and roll at Australia's Elvis festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Times of Oman

    An Elvis Presley impersonator sings to fans and commuters before boarding the Elvis Express train at Sydney's Central station before it departs for the 26th annual Elvis Festival being held in the New South Wales town of Parkes in Australia, on January 11, 2018. -Photo by Reuters An Elvis Presley impersonator sings to fans and commuters before boarding the Elvis Express train at Sydney's Central station before it departs for the 26th annual Elvis Festival being held in the New South Wales town of Parkes in Australia, on January 11, 2018.

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  6. Why Australia might be forced to consider nuclear weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Age

    Dr Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb is a 1964 black comedy produced and co-written by Stanley Kubrick and starring Peter Sellers and George C. Scott. It suggests a mad American general could launch a nuclear attack against the Soviet Union - without the president's authorisation - to defend the purity of "our bodily fluids" from communist subversion.

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  7. Elvis Express rock and rolls to Australian town of ParkesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Bangkok Post

    Hundreds of hip-shaking and wig-wearing Elvis Presley and Priscilla lookalikes, and fans of the late King of Rock and Roll, take a train from Sydney, bound for Australia's annual Elvis festival in the town of Parkes. - REUTERS Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy.

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  8. Family of Amy 'Dolly' Everett urges people to 'be kind' at teen's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | The Age

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  9. Axing negative gearing would boost economy and home ownership, RBA conference paper findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Axing negative gearing would lift home ownership to as much as 72.2 per cent of households, cut home prices by just 1.2 per cent and lift rents "only marginally", a study shown to the Reserve Bank of Australia has found. Preliminary results from the economic modelling exercise, believed to be the first of its kind in Australia, were presented to a RBA workshop last month and released on Friday .

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  10. This Week in PicturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | ABC News

    ABC News photo editors chose the best news images of the week for this collection. Elvis Presley impersonator Sean Wright poses next to the Elvis Express train at Sydney's Central station before it departs for the 26th annual Elvis Festival being held in the New South Wales town of Parkes in Australia, Jan. 11, 2018.

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  11. Elvis fans all shook up on Australia party train to annual festRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 11 | Art Daily

    Train conductors dressed as Elvis wait for the train to leave Central station to take people to the Parkes Elvis Festival, in Sydney on January 11, 2018. The Parkes Elvis Festival is an annual event celebrating the music and life of Elvis Presley in the New South Wales town of Parkes.

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  12. All aboard for a hunk of burning loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | USA Today

    ... 11, 2018. An Elvis fan poses at Central station before boarding a train to to The Parkes Elvis Festival in Parkes, Australia. Elvis fans arrive at Central station in Sydney to board a train to The Parkes Elvis Festival, on Jan. 11, 2018. The Parkes ...

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  13. People can't help falling in love with the Parkes Elvis FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | ABC News

    It's that time of year when Sydney's Central railway station turns into a sweaty sea of black sideburn wigs and tight jumpsuits. It's all for the departure of the hundreds of music lovers making their way to the annual Parkes Elvis Festival.

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  14. Fans shake, rattle and roll at Australia's Elvis festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Reuters

    Hundreds of hip-shaking and wig-wearing Elvis Presley lookalikes and fans of the late King of Rock and Roll took trains from Sydney bound for Australia's annual Elvis festival on Thursday. Strains of "I Was The One" rang out along the platforms of Sydney's Central railway terminal as jumpsuited, coiffed and guitar-wielding passengers boarded the "Elvis Express" and "Blue Suede Express" bound for the country town of Parkes, some 357 km westward.

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  15. Impersonators and fans take train to Parkes Elvis FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Daily Mail

    ... from doe-eyed fans who came to pay their respects to the memory of rock'n'roll royalty The festival in Parkes, Australia is set to take place from 10th to the 14th of January with the trains arriving on the afternoon of the 11th The Elvis Express ...

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  16. Is this PROOF that Elvis Presley faked his own death?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | Daily Star

    Forty years ago The King of Rock and Roll's death shocked the world, and today fans around the world mark what would have been his 83rd birthday. The former heartthrob had suffered a heart attack while sitting on the toilet triggered by drugs and his rapid ballooning weight.

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  17. Bathurst latestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 7 | HarnessLink.com

    Harness Racing New South Wales Board Member Peter Nugent, New South Wales Minister for Racing Paul Toole and Bathurst Club life-member John Brien following Carlas Angel's win at Bathurst last Wednesday. Chairman Rod Smith, fellow Board member Peter Nugent and NSW Minister for Racing Paul Toole had everyone wondering if they were caught up in a Groundhog Day re-run of the Carnival of Cups meeting held on Boxing Day.

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  18. 'She was so excited': Champion hang glider killed in NSW crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | Central Western Daily

    While it was hot in Melbourne's north-west, where most of the Martin family live, the theme of their Christmas was 'white' and while they played Secret Santa a plethora of white gifts bleached the family living room. There was nothing secret about the gift Emma Martin received from her sister Kylea, who got her a T-shirt with her face printed on it that read: 'Best sister'.

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  19. Tributes flow for experienced Australian hang-glider killed in New Year's Eve crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    On December 25th, the Martin family got together for a white Christmas in sunny Sunbury, a town north of Melbourne. While it was hot in Melbourne's north-west, where most of the Martin family live, the theme of their Christmas was 'white' and while they played Secret Santa, white gifts bleached the family living room.

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  20. 'Her eyes would light up': Tributes flow for Victorian champion hang glider killed in NYE crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 31 | The Age

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