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Northern Beaches Hospital chief resigns two days after opening

Deborah Latta, the CEO of Sydney's newest hospital, resigns as staff continue to detail problems plaguing the facility including understaffing and lack of medical supplies.

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Why do we cancel passports for terror suspects — and not just let them leave?

It has been revealed the trio charged with plotting a terrorist attack in Melbourne all had their passports previously cancelled. Why didn't we arrest them or let them leave?

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Airport rail link route via Sunshine gets approval from Canberra

The route of Victoria's airport rail link through a newly redeveloped super station at Sunshine, in Melbourne's west, ...

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'They can't take her support for granted': Hickey's gender vote 'a worry for Government', analysts say

Tasmanian Government is likely to be stunned and concerned by Speaker Sue Hickey's decision to vote with opposition ...

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Khashoggi sacrificed by the Trump administration 'to protect Americans'

Seventeen people have been sanctioned over the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but if the Saudi leadership was ...

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The case for offering every Australian a government-funded job

The radical idea of offering every person a government-funded job is finding new supporters in Australia as proponents ...

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The truth behind the 'astronomical' $170b in election transport promises

The most magical time of the year is upon Victorians: election season. And the multi-billion-dollar toys on everybody's wish list? Trains, tracks and roads, write Marion Terrill and James Ha.

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Australia's endangered forests 'stolen' and sold in hardware and office stores

Thousands of hectares of state forest appear to have been logged illegally or are earmarked for it, an ABC investigation finds, amounting to what some say is the mass "theft" by a government-owned for-profit logging company.

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Could Andrew Wilkie’s proposed refugee laws actually work?

Evacuating Nauru and Manus are the regular targets of refugee activists but what about a longer term strategy? The post Could Andrew Wilkie’s proposed refugee laws actually work? appeared first on Crikey.

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Aid groups apologise for sexual abuse in vulnerable communities

Australian aid organisations apologise to victims of sexual abuse and harassment after an independent review sustains ...

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Government officially blocks China gas sale

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says it is not in the national interest for the bulk of Australia's gas network to be owned ...

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Morrison's population problem of his own making, says former immigration official

A former senior immigration official blasts the Prime Minister's attempts to curb population pressures in Australian cities, saying Scott Morrison's decisions as immigration minister "drove population to our cities". ...

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Tasmanian speaker Sue Hickey votes against Government over birth certificate reform

Liberal Speaker Sue Hickey tests her influence in Tasmania's Parliament, voting against the Government on amendments aimed at reducing discrimination against transgender and intersex people.

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Ivanka Trump reportedly used personal email account for government work

Echoing behaviour that led Donald Trump to call for Hillary Clinton to be jailed, the US President's daughter — a top White House adviser — has reportedly sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account.

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Just eight of 170 chemical regulator staff accept offer to go bush for Barnaby

A Senate hearing is told the agency at the centre of Barnaby Joyce's controversial decentralisation scheme has convinced just eight of 170 staff to move from Canberra to Armidale.

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PNG police and armed forces storm Parliament, leaving trail of destruction

Hundreds of members of Papua New Guinea's police and security forces storm parliament over what the ABC understands to ...

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ICAC investigation not compromised by SA Attorney-General's statement

After weeks of speculation, South Australia's Independent Commissioner Against Corruption (ICAC) has confirmed he did ...

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What's the link between immigration and population?

What a cut to permanent migration would actually mean — for communities and the budget.

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'Totally insufficient!': What mums and dads think of the proposed changes to parental leave

The Federal Government's plan to make paid parental leave more flexible for parents has been praised by mums and dads who have had to juggle their careers, but others say more could be done.

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More than 150 Tasmanian schools to start late due to teacher strikes

Thousands of Tasmanian families will have to drop their children to school late next week, with 152 of the state's 192 schools opening at 10:30am over two days during

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Families to get flexibility to decide how they access paid parental leave

A lack of families accessing the full 18 weeks of paid leave prompts the Federal Government to push for women to be ...

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'Roads are clogged, buses and trains are full': Morrison forecasts migration cuts

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says population growth, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne, has become unsustainable ...

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Clashes, air strikes resume in Yemen, ending brief lull

Saudi-led warplanes bomb positions held by Houthi rebels in Yemen's port city of Hodeidah as clashes rage in the ...

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'It's disgusting': No help for unit owners trapped by motorway expansion

Pedro Ulloa has lived in his small unit for the last six years. But despite being self-sufficient, the 84-year-old is ...

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Minister demands answers over outback council's $500k credit card bill

NSW Local Government Minister Gabrielle Upton issues a please explain after an ABC investigation revealed a former Hay Shire Council general manager billed more than $500,000 to a corporate credit card.

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Credit card crackdown for NSW councils after ABC exposes $500k bill

The NSW Government launches a statewide audit of credit card use at councils after an ABC investigation revealed the general manager in one outback shire racked up a large bill.

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Tax deal between BHP and ATO ends one fight, but another awaits

The ATO and BHP settled on a $1 billion tax dispute, but there's another fight before the courts that also relates to the company's Singapore marketing hub, writes Nassim Khadim.

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