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  1. Marcus Eyre, a story-teller with plenty to tellRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    Did the audience notice Marcus Eyre's unexpected duress when he appeared on stage during that long-ago performance of Fiddler on the Roof ? Reason was that the suitcase he carried, in his role as the butcher, had been filled with bricks by a practical joker in the cast. It was a story Eyre told with relish for many years afterwards, usually adding the tale of the stray white helium-filled balloon - from a party the previous night - that floated on to the stage during another performance of the same musical in Plymouth, England.

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  2. Six arts residencies announced for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    SIX arts organisations will take part in next year's arts residencies program, it has been announced today by Minister for the Arts Joy Burch. Since 2012, local arts organisations have received funding to host recognised interstate or international artists as part of a residency experience aimed in part to cement Canberra's image as a sought-after destination for artists while also promoting connections between visiting artists, local artists and the broader community.

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  3. Tram routes changed, abolished in shake-up to ease congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    Three of Melbourne's busiest tram routes will be changed dramatically - and one scrapped altogether - as part of a public transport shake-up aimed at increasing capacity towards the city's booming western suburbs. Public Transport Victoria quietly released details of the proposal on its website earlier this month, three months after Fairfax Media revealed leaked documents of the plan.

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  4. Proof your trip to work is getting longerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE man who must now lead Greece's negotiations with furious European leaders has admitted a severe case of "stage fright". We don't blame him.

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  5. Where's the top spot for a family trip?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    Picture perfect. Brisbane was found to be one of the most "kid-friendly" destinations in Australia.

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  6. Ravenshoe blast victims making progress as recovery process continues says community advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    Some of those injured in last month's fatal gas explosion at a far north Queensland cafe are starting to return home. Two women died from their injuries after a ute crashed into the Serves You Right Cafe at Ravenshoe, causing a gas bottle explosion.

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  7. Kyle Sandilands and squeeze Imogen Anthony party in Ibiza while his ...Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Switching off! Kyle Sandilands relaxes in Ibiza with girlfriend Imogen Anthony while his fellow KISS FM star Jackie O holidays in Fiji as their radio show ratings take a slide Their egos are no doubt a little dented as they slip down the ratings to share top radio breakfast spot with WSFM stars Brendan 'Jonesy' and Amanda Kellar. But as latest figures placed Kiis Fm stars Kyle Sandilands and Jackie 'O' Henderson in joint position with their rivals, thousands of miles away in Ibiza the garrulous shock jock didn't seem to care.

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  8. Cars still rule in Melbourne where 35 per cent use public transportRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    Average commute times in Melbourne increased by less than three minutes over eight years, even though car use in Victoria's capital has almost overtaken Sydney. Record levels of transport demand across the nation have been detailed in the State of Australian Cities report released this week.

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  9. Inside the world of paid bloggingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    OUCH! One Queensland senator is so fired up that he has threatened to give the PM a "Hopoate tackle". Trust us, Tony, you don't want to be on the receiving end of one of those.

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  10. Lonely Planet names Tassie in top 10 listRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Beachcombing at Ocean Beach on the West Coast as part of a family driving holiday in Tasmania are among the reasons that Tassie has been rated second in a Top 10 list of places for families to travel to. Beachcombing at Ocean Beach on the West Coast as part of a family driving holiday in Tasmania are among the reasons that Tassie has been rated second in a Top 10 list of places for families to travel to.

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  11. Near misses at Jandakot Airport probedRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    An investigation into disproportionately high rates of near misses at one of Australia's busiest airports will look into whether language barriers are a factor. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau started the investigation last month after noting Perth's Jandakot Airport had at least three times as many near collisions than other airports with a similar level of traffic such as Moorabbin in Victoria and Bankstown in NSW.

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  12. Officers try to save whale stranded in Queensland lagoon for weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Marine experts have hit the waters off Cairns in a bid to save a whale stranded in a reef lagoon for at least three weeks. Wildlife officers have gone to Elford reef in a bid to coax the whale, believed to be between six and eight metres long, to safety.

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  13. Air NZ only objector to Qantas and American Airlines expanding trans-Pacific allianceRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NBR Newsroom

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  14. Language issue in Jandakot Airport near-missesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    An investigation into high rates of near misses at Jandakot Airport - one of Australia's busiest - will look into whether language barriers are a factor. AN investigation into disproportionately high rates of near misses at Jandakot Airport - one of Australia's busiest - will look into whether language barriers are a factor.

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  15. ATSB probes near misses at Perth's Jandakot AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    An investigation into disproportionately high rates of near misses at one of Australia's busiest airports will look into whether language barriers are a factor. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau started the investigation last month after noting Perth's Jandakot Airport had at least three times as many near collisions than other airports with a similar level of traffic such as Moorabbin in Victoria and Bankstown in NSW.

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  16. Lonely Planet names Canberra as Australia's fifth most family-friendly destinationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    The capital was ranked fifth in the travel company's list of Australia's Top 10 family-friendly destinations and outranked Gold Coast theme parks devoted to offering kid-centric fun. The list asked would be holiday-makers to ditch their preconceptions of the ACT and recognise Canberra was "much more than a political filing cabinet".

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  17. Air NZ objects to Qantas expanding trans-Pacific flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Qantas has upped the competitive ante on Air NZ by forging a closer alliance with American Airlines. Photo / Brett Phibbs Air New Zealand is the sole voice protesting against an application by Qantas Airways and American Airlines for a co-ordinated increase in flights on the trans-Pacific route, planned for the start of the peak travel season in December.

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  18. Kyrgios unimpressed with Tomic's Davis Cup banRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ABC News

    Nick Kyrgios insists Bernard Tomic is "a harmless kid" who has been harshly banished from Australia's Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan later this month. Davis Cup captain Wally Masur has named Kyrgios to spearhead Australia's four-man squad also featuring Sam Groth, Thanasi Kokkinakis and long-time leader Lleyton Hewitt.

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  19. McCully to Forum Foreign Ministers meeting in Sydn...Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Scoop

    Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Sydney later this week to attend a meeting of Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers. Foreign Minister Murray McCully will travel to Sydney later this week to attend a meeting of Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers.

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  20. Priceline win national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    NATIONAL ACCLAIM: Horsham's Priceline Pharmacy have been recognised as the best Priceline in Australia at a conference in Sydney. Picture: CONTRIBUTED "We were notified a few weeks back that we won the Victoria and Tasmania award for the year," he said.

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