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Bishop pledges stronger UK trade ties post Brexit

Julie Bishop says the best days of the UK-Australia relationship lie ahead, as the EU's chief Brexit negotiator lists potential problems with Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to exit the EU.

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'I'm ready to go to 500': Trump maintains threat to impose tariffs on Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump says he is ready to impose tariffs on all imported goods from China, threatening to escalate a clash over trade policy that has unnerved financial markets.

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Popular Brisbane canoeing creek often dangerously polluted with faecal bacteria

While Brisbane City Council testing reveals dangerously high levels of faecal pollution in Cabbage Tree Creek, many ...

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WA missing out on a national tourism boom as overseas visitors flee

The nation is experiencing something of an overseas tourism boom, but for Western Australia there is much less to get ...

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Novichok victim released from UK hospital

Nerve agent victim Charlie Rowley has been released from hospital three weeks after being exposed to Novichok and ...

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Chinese-Australian artists respond to race riots that ushered in White Australia Policy

Jason Phu and John Young Zerunge went to one of this country's original flashpoints of anti-migrant violence to develop ...

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Australia must soon decide on which side of Donald Trump's history it stands

If the world held up a mirror to the US President that reflected weakness rather than strength, it might give him cause to change his behaviour. But his erratic behaviour seems to have left leaders — including Malcolm ...

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Barnaby Joyce attacks live export 'zealots' at heated rally of WA farmers

Barnaby Joyce issues a rallying call to defend Australia's embattled live sheep export trade to a rally of about 1,000 farmers, but WA Agriculture Minister Alannah MacTiernan hits back, warning the crowd he is no friend of theirs.

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Former AFL star rules himself out of NT political tilt

Former AFL footballer Joel Bowden says "politics is not on his agenda" following rumours the high-profile Territorian would challenge Member for Lingiari, Warren Snowdon for pre-selection.

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Apple overhauls design for new Melbourne store after public outcry

Controversial plans to build a flagship Apple store at Melbourne's Federation Square are redesigned following criticism ...

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New fire chief offered resignation over string of 'indefensible' speeding fines

The new boss of Melbourne's Metropolitan Fire Brigade reveals he racked up seven speeding fines during his first few weeks on the job, saying he "didn't know a great deal about Victorian road rules". ...

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Macron under fire after video shows security aide beating protester

Footage of one of French President Emmanuel Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator draws fierce public backlash over claims of a mild punishment and a possible cover-up.

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'Privileged, snobby': Why voters think Georgina Downer is an outsider in her father's electorate

It's very hard for a crossbencher to get into the House of Representatives, but when they do these small players can be difficult to blast out, writes Michelle Grattan.

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‘Relief’ after a long-running 'nightmare' for Moreton Island property owners

A long-running dispute over service fee hikes for Moreton Island property owners is resolved in a new deal, set to rein in annual fees and fix future increases.

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Turkish court rejects request to extradite Australian IS terrorist Prakash

A Turkish court rejects Australia's request to extradite notorious Islamic State terrorist Neil Prakash in a shock ...

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Poll Bludger: so many right wing fringe groups, so few seats

Leyonhjelm, Palmer, Bernardi — with so many right-of-centre micro-parties playing musical chairs, who will end up with a seat once the music ...

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Investigation launched into bullying allegations against Federal Labor MP

Federal Labor backbencher Emma Husar says she is "horrified" to learn the New South Wales ALP is investigating allegations of bullying and misconduct levelled at her by former staff.

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GetUp stands up to unsolicited emails from Abetz

How did Eric Abetz get donors' email address? Turns out GetUp just straight up told him — something that they had quite openly said that they would do. The post GetUp stands up to unsolicited emails from Abetz appeared first on Crikey.

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Liberal, Labor concerned about how many votes fisherman Garland might net

The way the major parties are rounding on Braddon by-election candidate Craig Garland suggests the independent fisherman threatens to catch far more votes than they are comfortable with.

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'He might blow us all up': Labor infighting boils over in Victoria

Former Victorian Labor minister Adem Somyurek fears the party will lose the upcoming state election if United ...

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'Can't say no-one warned them': Tonga to start paying back controversial Chinese loans

The Tongan Government will soon begin making repayments on controversial Chinese loans that critics have said saddled ...

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Premier Hodgman backs Ferguson amid calls for his sacking

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman dismisses calls for Health Minister Michael Ferguson to be sacked as the state's health ...

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Shenhua coal mine lease for Liverpool Plains renewed

The New South Wales Government renews part of the coal exploration licence for the controversial Shenhua Watermark project on the Liverpool Plains in the north-west of the state, with a promise not to release any other parts of the area for exploration.

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PM says Pope should 'sack' Archbishop Wilson after court ruling

Malcolm Turnbull calls on the Pope to take action against Adelaide's Archbishop Philip Wilson, who was convicted earlier this year of concealing child sex abuse.

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'You've got to try it on': Labor stalwart thought ploy to use taxpayer money was above board

The former Victorian treasurer named as the architect of a scheme that misused nearly $400,000 of public funds to campaign for the Labor Party defends his actions to an inquiry, saying he assumed it was within the rules ...

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