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Irrigators to be handed water licences in 'free-for-all' that could threaten those downstream

Ecologists, lawyers and those downstream say the national Murray-Darling Basin plan could be jeopardised under a state plan to hand irrigators lucrative new water licences.

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Division within Liberal party over decision not to run a candidate in Perth by-election

Senior Liberals have failed in their attempt to persuade the party to contest the federal seat of Perth, with the party instead turning its attention towards campaigning in 'winnable' Darling Range.

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Bosses could get 20 years' jail for workers' deaths under Victorian Labor pledge

Employers who negligently cause the deaths of their workers could face up to 20 years' jail, under an election promise ...

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Memorials held for Rohingya refugee who jumped from moving bus

Friends say Salim Kyawning was a peaceful man who became increasingly frustrated at the care he was receiving for his ...

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Minor mistakes or basic issues of trust? Colleen Yates affair tests voters' patience

Labor's candidate for the seat of Darling Range resigned after confessing to "minor mistakes" in her LinkedIn profile — ...

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'Underpaying workers is theft': Vic Government promises hefty fines and jail terms for employers who underpay

Victoria's Labor Government promises to introduce laws targeting employers who underpay their workers, with penalties ...

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