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Heartbreaking scenes at hero volunteer firefighter’s funeral

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NSW RFS volunteer Andrew O’Dwyer’s daughter would not leave her dad’s coffin during the service in Sydney.

Python eats pet cat in Queensland

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The snake was found asleep with a swollen belly in the front yard of a house on the Sunshine Coast.

Clear Link Between Craig Kelly And Total Fucking Stupidity, Scientists Claim

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An overwhelming proportion of scientists now accept that Liberal MP Craig Kelly is a fucking idiot, new analysis shows. Experts have suspected the link for years, but say a recent interview on British television put the association beyond doubt. “People in Australia have known this for years. If you look at the evidence, if you […]

Finland plans four-day working week with six-hour days

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Sanna Marin, the world’s youngest sitting PM, believes the flexible working set-up could be the “next step” in modern living.

How to donate to the bushfire appeals

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Our community rallies in times of need. As the bush fire situation continues nationally, our generous community is asking how they can best donate to people affected by the fires and to our frontline emergency services. Our hearts go out to those that have endured the tragedy of loss of life and property. How can … Continue reading “How to donate to the bushfire appeals”

$200,000 FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS

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Federal Member for Newcastle, Sharon Claydon has announced $200,000 worth of funding for local schools through the new Local Schools Community Fund program. The list of successful schools are below. The number of applications received in Newcastle far exceeded the $200,000 cap on this new program, highlighting the dire need for increased funding for our … Continue reading “$200,000 FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS”

Police investigate robbery – Thornton

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Police are investigating a robbery in the state’s Hunter region overnight. About 8pm on Sunday 5 January 2020, a 49-year-old woman was walking her dog along Hillgate Drive, Thornton, when she was approached by an unknown man. He threatened the woman and demanded money before she handed over her mobile phone and ran away from … Continue reading “Police investigate robbery – Thornton”

Appeal to locate missing man – Salamander Bay

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Police are appealing for public assistance to locate a man missing in the state’s Hunter region. John Ernest Russell, aged 79, was last seen driving off from his home on Sandpiper Avenue, Salamander Bay on Saturday 4 January 2020 at 1am. He has not been heard from since. Officers from Port Stephens-Hunter Police District believe … Continue reading “Appeal to locate missing man – Salamander Bay”

A Fractured Fairy Tale for our Times

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Are you a success? How do you know? If you’ve ever woken up in the middle of the night worrying about what you’re doing with your life, Telia Neville’s ‘fairy tale’ might be for you. Her Untitled No. 7 show is coming to Hobart as part of the 2020 Fringe at the Edge of the […]

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Shark attack victim was ‘completely against’ culling

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The wife of a man killed by a great white shark in Western Australia says he was against culling the species.

Letters to the Editor

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cable car developments As the sun rose this morning (Mon 6 Jan), sentinels summited kunanyi/Mt Wellington, symbolising community intent to protect what’s special about the Mountain. If the revised DA is accepted by the HCC and advertised for public comment, the sentinels and Residents Opposed to the Cable Car (ROCC) will be urging a strong […]

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Coal at The Mercury

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The assistant editor of Hobart’s Mercury newspaper has a piece of ‘ornamental’ coal sitting on her desk at work. Yes, coal. The coal is apparently a keepsake from Rachel Riley’s time working at the Townsville Bulletin, a staunchly pro-coal, climate-change-denying newspaper. In 2017 they handed out bumper stickers reading ‘Don’t take my coal job, and […]

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