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  1. Australia or NZ: Which is best for skiing?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... all the way over here when they've got famous resorts like Perisher and Thredbo back home. This month I skied in Australia for the first time, spending a few bluebird days at Perisher. So, how does it compare to New Zealand? Perisher has seven peaks ...

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  2. Huon Valley volunteers aim to make 1,500 dolls for children of NepalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | ABC News

    A small southern Tasmanian volunteer group has set itself the task of making 1,500 dolls by the end of October to comfort children still suffering in the aftermath of April's deadly Nepal earthquake. The dolls will be taken to the Kalikasthan district of Nepal, north of Kathmandu, in mid-November by Rotary groups from the Huon Valley in Tasmania and Hervey Bay in Queensland.

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  3. Triple treat of ballet for WollongongRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Illawarra Mercury

    The triple bill of ballet rolling towards Wollongong is a study in contrasts - from a mass of tiptoeing tutus, to a slapstick comedy rumble, then finally the intense control and serenity of Swan Lake. Cristiano Martino and Benedicte Bernet performing part of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake with the Dancers Compnay - the Australian ballet's touring arm.

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  4. Police charge eight men with 503 counts of child sex abuse against girl aged 13 in WARead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Daily Mail

    ... men have been arrested over 503 child sex abuse charges against a 13-year-old girl, including her father. Western Australia's child abuse squad say the girl had been subjected to the abuse over two years, with police uncovering more than four ...

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  5. Boao Forum for Asia host optimistic about cementing opportunities following trade dealsRead the original story

    20 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Australian leaders are optimistic that discussions regarding the implementation of significant trade deals between Australia and their Asian trading partners will prosper, as the host city welcomed delegates to the Boao Forum for Asia on Wednesday. The Boao Forum for Asia will run over two days in Sydney with more than 250 delegates across the business and political spectrum discussing issues facing the Asia-Pacific region, including infrastructure financing and professional services.

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  6. Magpies forfeit reserves matchRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... now,'' Hillier said. "We did have one of our prime candidates pull out because of a business opportunity in South Australia, but we have a shortlist of three and we hope to announce the new coach before the end of the season." Meanwhile, Maryborough ...

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  7. Ryman seeks 70% 5-year growth, mulls ASX listingRead the original story

    22 min ago | Scoop

    Ryman Healthcare, New Zealand's largest retirement village operator, plans to increase resident numbers by 70 percent in the next five years in New Zealand and Australia as it also mulls an ASX listing. Ryman chairman David Kerr told the company's annual general meeting in Auckland it had bought a new site in Hamilton and was close to signing up for one in Melbourne that would help its strategy to increase resident numbers from 9,000 currently to 15,500 by 2020.

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  8. PNG police confirm Manus Island sexual assault allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | ABC News

    ... found naked, intoxicated and sniffing an unidentified substance in mid-July. Commander N'Drasal has demanded Australia's Department of Immigration and Border Protection arrange the return of the three expatriates by close of business Thursday. "If ...

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  9. Bella Katz: More bang than whimper in Australia pleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... the only media channel a company needs to reap mega rewards. In fact, it couldn't be further from the truth. In Australia, evangelic social media companies and commentators spring up on a daily basis. This wouldn't be a problem if their argument was ...

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  10. Tradies take on the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Kiama Independent

    THE final countdown is on for 10 TAFE Illawarra teachers and students who are making final preparations to represent Australia at the 2015 International WorldSkills Competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 11-16. THE final countdown is on for 10 TAFE Illawarra teachers and students who are making final preparations to represent Australia at the 2015 International WorldSkills Competition in Sao Paulo, Brazil from August 11-16.

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  11. Man jailed over Fraser Coast child sex crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | ABC News

    A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for child sex offences on southern Queensland's Fraser Coast. Harley Leo Strachan was charged with four counts of indecent treatment of a child under 16 and one count of deprivation of liberty.

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  12. Investigation into fatal caravan blast could take monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | ABC News

    The investigation into the caravan explosion which killed a man and his two children in Mount Isa could take weeks, if not months, to complete. Charlie Hinder, 39, and his children - River, 4, and Nyobi, 7 - died when the caravan they were in exploded early on Tuesday .

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  13. Venuemob expands into four more Australian marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | ComputerWorld

    Booking venue database startup Venuemob has added Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and the Gold Coast to its existing markets in Sydney and Melbourne. The startup has information on over 4000 venues around Australia.

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  14. Traditional ceremony at Gallipoli to pay tribute to Indigenous soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    ... but the soil represents the remain. It's important to get the spirits and soul by calling and bringing it back to Australia. LINDY KERIN: The service of Torres Strait islander soldiers will also be recognised with traditional dances. Shanon Davi is ...

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  15. Hampshire woman in 'death-defying' escape from plane crash A...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Echo

    ... plane she was in smashed into the ground before spinning out of control and sinking in a lake in Queensland, Australia. The private flight had taken off and explored the coast, giving a bird's eye view of the Great Barrier Reef, before returning to ...

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  16. Australia keen on quinoa-powered futureRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    It began as a hard-to-pronounce hipster health fad but quinoa may one day make Australia a global superfood superpower. A worldwide boom in consumption of quinoa has sparked interest in growing the high-protein, high-priced cereal in Australia and now agriculture researchers have set up trials around the country to investigate the potential for high-volume local production.

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  17. Little scrutiny over NT Government travel: Ex-minister Robyn LambleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    There is "little scrutiny" over NT Government travel, former minister Robyn Lambley has said, while flagging a tilt at Chief Minister Adam Giles's seat at the next election. And Ms Lambley, who quit the Country Liberals party to become an independent after a spectacular falling out with Mr Giles , has flagged the possibility of standing against the Chief Minister in his seat of Braitling at the August 2016 election.

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  18. Volunteer recognisedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Ararat Advertiser

    CENTRAL Grampians Local Learning Employment Network hosted morning teas and luncheons in Ararat, Stawell and Beaufort during National Volunteer Week. Vance Bebbington, one of the organisation's enthusiastic L2P mentors received a Certificate of Recognition as part of the Ararat Rural City Volunteer Awards.

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  19. Spy: ZM presenter PJ Harding finds new love on airRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Three months ago, medium Kerry-Marie made a prediction on air that ZM radio host PJ Harding would find love with a man from Queensland. In June.

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  20. Lucie evolves with drum buddyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Yahoo!

    "As the years roll by it's getting less and less obvious what genre best describes our music," Melbourne contemporary songsmith Lucie Thorne confesses when asked about her inspired work with long-time musical partner Hamish Stuart. "When asked to put a label on it I say that it's somewhere on the folk to rock'n'roll to jazz spectrum."

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