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US Deputy Attorney-General denies suggesting secret Trump recording

Rod Rosenstein rubbishes claims made by The New York Times that he discussed using the US Constitution to push Donald Trump from the presidency.

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Could a 'Nexit' be on the cards for north Queensland?

Talk of moving borders and slicing up the state of Queensland is heating up again but politicians past and present have very definite opinions about the pros and cons of dividing the Sunshine State.

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Waves of discontent as storm hits Perth-based renewable energy darling

The home-grown technology of Carnegie Clean Energy to harvest the power of waves has, until now, been irresistible to ...

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Scott Morrison is urging MPs to 'make the boat go faster' but he still faces drag

Inside the Liberal party this week there has been less paddling of individual canoes than we saw in the dying days of ...

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A diplomat, a 'spy', and a Trump staffer walk into a London bar …

The inside story of that meeting between Australia's then High Commissioner to the UK, Alexander Downer and Trump ...

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Japanese PM to make historic visit to Darwin 75 years after World War II bombings

Seventy-five years after his nation's imperial forces bombed Darwin, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make a ...

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'Exploitation via an app': Workers rights in the gig economy to come under review

A former Fair Work ombudsman will head a Victorian Government inquiry into the exploitation of workers in the state's emerging gig-economy and on-demand industry.

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Validity of South Australian Independent Commissioner Against Corruption's warrants questioned

The validity of warrants used by South Australia's Independent Commissioner Against Corruption has been thrown into doubt, following a decision by an Adelaide Magistrate.

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Fears SA children are living with 'sexual predator' known to authorities

An investigation warns of South Australia's ongoing failure to protect children from sexual abuse, with a known sexual predator continuing to care for children in the state.

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Strawberry sales increase as consumers rally behind farmers

Strawberry sales bounce back after a week that featured dumped strawberries, social media-driven strawberry recipe ...

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PM cancels press conference as independent Phelps steps up

The Prime Minister hastily reschedules a press conference in Sydney after Kerryn Phelps, a high-profile independent ...

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How a Catholic school's fight over a toilet evolved into high-stakes political warfare

Fifteen months after the Turnbull government passed its revamped Gonski legislation, promising to end years of special deals for Catholic schools, the Coalition has been forced into an expensive backdown that restores ...

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Fears mobility scooters being used to dodge booze bus

A submission to a Senate inquiry has raised concerns some mobility scooter drivers are using the form of transport to avoid police breath testing.

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Andrews pledges $230m boost for Kardinia Park and Geelong arts centre

The Victorian Premier promises Geelong's home of AFL will get a new 14,000-seat grandstand, and the city's performing arts centre will be upgraded, if Labor wins November's state election.

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Patient calls for better regulation of skin cancer clinics

There are renewed calls for better regulation of Australian skin cancer clinics as dozens of people launch legal action against a former doctor over bungled surgeries.

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Liberal Party men are pushing back against their women

Liberal Party men are pushing back against women pressing for cultural change within the party, but this post-#Libspill ...

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Morrison aims to make agility his prime ministerial trademark

Morrison is tactically quicker than Turnbull, just as in his messaging he can cut through more sharply. He's more ...

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Lady Cilento Children's Hospital to be renamed at a cost of $500,000

Lady Cilento Children's Hospital will be renamed the Queensland Children's Hospital after staff petitioned the Government arguing there was confusion among the public over whether the facility was public or private.

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Axing labour hire laws an 'attack' on vulnerable workers, union says

A legal scheme targeting labour hire companies that exploit vulnerable workers, and introduced following a Four Corners investigation, is set be scrapped by the SA Government, with unions vowing to fight the move.

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'I can't imagine what they were eating': ACT Health leaders treated with $13.5k catering bill

ACT Health paid $80 per person for senior staff to have lunch and two snacks at a leadership meeting in August which also budgeted more than $10,000 to book a key-note speaker.

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NSW rejects federal funding boost, says 'no special deals' for independent schools

NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes says he was blindsided by Prime Minister Scott Morrison's $4.5 billion deal for ...

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Attempt to carve weddings and funerals out of anti-bikie laws

Bikies with criminal convictions may be able to meet at funerals and weddings if amendments are made in the Upper House ...

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Families using in-home child care feel 'left out in the cold' after subsidy changes

Some of Australia's most vulnerable families feel they have been abandoned by the Federal Government after changes to ...

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Europe's right-wing populists are doing just fine without Steve Bannon

It surprising to hear former Bush strategist Steve Bannon claim that Europe's populist nationalist parties "feel ...

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Bizarro lobbying: why so many lobbyists aren’t registered as lobbyists

The arcane rules of the lobbyist register mean lobbyists for a firm that lobbies don't need to register as lobbyists because they're lobbyists of a special kind. The post Bizarro lobbying: why so many lobbyists aren’t registered as lobbyists appeared first on Crikey.

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Protectionism, wage stagnation and debt on the RBA’s watchlist

While Canberra obsessed with strawberries and bullies, the Reserve Bank was flagging its concerns about the economy. The post Protectionism, wage stagnation and debt on the RBA’s watchlist appeared first on Crikey.

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French court orders far-right leader Marine Le Pen to undergo psychiatric test over anti-Islam tweets

The court says it wants to ensure Ms Le Pen is capable of answering questions in an investigation into three graphic images of Islamic State executions the far right leader posted on Twitter in 2015, including the ...

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