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  1. Steve Irwin's daughter Bindi is living the dream as she trains for...Read the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | Daily Mail

    From child Crocodile Hunter to Dancing With The Stars: How Steve Irwin's daughter Bindi is living the dream and has ditched the khaki for a MUCH more sparkly look And as Australia's very own Bindi Irwin prepares for her glamorous debut, Daily Mail Australia takes a look back at where it all began for the daughter of late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin. At the tender age of just two, Bindi, now 17, launched her career as a regular on her father's reality TV series, The Crocodile Hunter Diaries.

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  2. Rivers of red threaten the future of the reefRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | ABC News

    It's going to take the reinvention of 10,000 farms to improve water quality and repair the Great Barrier Reef, and there's new evidence that sediment from farms producing Australia's favourite fruit-bananas-is a growing part of the problem. The bold plan to fix the reef will cost billions but is already facing funding cuts.

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  3. Delta Goodrem showers love on Kiwi contestantRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... New Zealander as a "dark horse" to win the competition, which brings a recording contract with Universal Music Australia, A$100,000 ($110,0000) and a new car. In the latest instalment of The Voice on TV2 on Friday night, Jago-Ward again wowed the ...

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  4. Elimination rematch for final-round foes | photosRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Warrnambool Standard

    PORT Fairy is hoping for an encore performance when it meets Terang Mortlake in the Hampden elimination final on Sunday - eight days after their final-round battle. The Seagulls overcame the Bloods in a gritty contest at Terang Recreation Reserve on Saturday, 11.11 to 6.6 .

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  5. Warner's solution to end no-ball farceRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | West Australian

    Australian vice-captain David Warner believes umpires deserve to have extra assistance in order to avoid the no-ball farce which is increasingly creeping into cricket. During Australia's one-day victory over Ireland on Thursday, Joe Burns was recalled after replays revealed Ireland paceman Craig Young had overstepped the mark - following a trend exhibited during the Ashes.

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  6. Police Commissioner reflects on lecturer's death, which led to gay law reform in SARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    On the eve of the 40th anniversary of gay law reform in South Australia, Police Commissioner Grant Stevens says the force has an "excellent relationship" with the gay community. Commissioner Stephens has used the approaching milestone to reflect on the event that precipitated the law change: the drowning of gay law lecturer Dr George Duncan in the River Torrens.

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  7. Traditional owners turn to touch screens to record rock art in the KimberleyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    Traditional owners in the Kimberley's far north-west are using touch-screen technology to record some of the most remote rock art in the world. The Wunambal Gaambera people recently visited Nurarri, in the Osborn Island area near Kalumburu, looking for rock art, stone arrangements and burial sites.

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  8. Melbourne Chargers Sevens in the SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Blaze

    As we reported last month, Daylesford, is so much more than spas and great eateries - although don't get us wrong, we love the spas and great eateries. This month Daylesford is getting all sporty with the Melbourne Chargers Sevens in the Springs.

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  9. Melbourne Cup legend Bart Cummings dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Horsetalk

    ... Court. Bart started training on his own account in 1953 at the age of 26, setting up stables in Glenelg in South Australia. He hit the big time in 1965 when Light Fingers won the Melbourne Cup, with his other entrant, Ziema, second. His third ...

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  10. Batemans Bay plagued by bats, with residents calling for urgent council assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    Residents of Batemans Bay on the New South Wales South Coast have called on their local council to do more about flying foxes plaguing the town, saying the bats are affecting their quality of life and business opportunities. Former Eurobodalla councillor Robin Innes said she was among a number of residents who had been forced to leave their homes on a regular basis due to the odour, noise and disruption generated by tens of thousands of flying foxes in summer.

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  11. Sheep thefts spark fears of poisoned meatRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Police and vets have issued a warning that poisonous meat from rustled sheep is likely to have entered the human food chain, following a five-fold rise in livestock theft in the past five years.

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  12. 12-time Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Bart Cummings diesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Bart Cummings, one of Australia's top racehorse trainers who won the Melbourne Cup a record 12 times, died Sunday at the age of 87, his family said. Cummings' grandson and training partner James said in a statement that Cummings died in his sleep at the family homestead at Castlereagh west of Sydney.

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  13. Pros ready to raceRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    ... Jeff Symonds, the two time Challenge champion and Ironman Melbourne champion, and Carrie Lester from Brisbane, Australia. "Just the way the season's played out. I'm feeling healthy, fresh and fit, and those are the three things you need to have a ...

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  14. Time for McGowan to make MarkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    FAMILIES may get to keep welfare payments even if parents return to work or increase their hours under a plan to boost the economy. A YOUNG girl who should be celebrating her fourth birthday on Monday is instead fighting for life in hospital after being doused with petrol and set alight.

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  15. Photos: 2015 Ironman 70.3 Zell am See-KaprunRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Ahead of Sunday's Ironman 70.3 World Championships in Zell am See, a more traditional 70.3 took place on the same course with athletes vying for the opportunity to compete in the 2016 70.3 world champs at the Sunshine Coast in Australia.

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  16. UFC 193's Holly Holm fears 'everything' about Ronda Rousey, but claims 'Rowdy' is 'beatable'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | MMA Mania

    ... there to win and it's very possible." UFC 193 goes "Down Under" on Nov. 14, 2015, at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. To check out the latest UFC 193: "Rousey vs. Holm" fight card and rumors click here .

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  17. DIRTY DANCINGuntil August 30 at the CadillacRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Suburban Journals

    ... In the beginning Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage was first performed at the Theatre Royal, Sydney, Australia on 18 November 2004. Following this, the production went on a national tour of Australia and New Zealand, visiting Melbourne, ...

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  18. Woman dies in car rolloverRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    FAMILIES may get to keep welfare payments even if parents return to work or increase their hours under a plan to boost the economy. A YOUNG girl who should be celebrating her fourth birthday on Monday is instead fighting for life in hospital after being doused with petrol and set alight.

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  19. Man jailed for suspected crystal meth possession released after police confirm it was just saltRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    A man imprisoned for four months for possession of methylamphetamine has been released after it was determined that the suspected 'crystal meth' was actually salt. He was then detained for four months while police carried out forensic tests.

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  20. Tony Abbott rejects PNG push to renegotiate Torres Strait TreatyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Asopa People

    THE Abbott Government will reject a push by Port Moresby to make it easier for Papua New Guineans to travel across the Torres Strait into Australia, fearing the move could increase drug trafficking and the spread of tropical diseases. But prime minister Tony Abbott has dismissed calls for a beefed-up Customs, Immigration and Federal Police A facility in the Torres Strait any time soon, declaring "there is no crisis on our border".

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