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The Advocate
today, 12:24

Tasmanian Trail 20th anniversary celebration

Dakota Wolf makes the epic 480 kilometre journey along the Tasmanian Trail with his horse, Mia Coda, every year.“It gives me a lot of freedom, something that you rarely find these days,” he said. “So I’m able to ride...

 
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The Advocate
today, 12:24

Tasmanian Greens election vision revealed

The Tasmanian Greens will immediately push to remove poker machines from pubs and clubs and restrict logging in protected areas if it holds the balance of power at the next election.At the party’s state conference on...

 
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The Advocate
today, 12:10

Tasmanian Trail 20th anniversary celebration

Dakota Wolf makes the epic 480 kilometre journey along the Tasmanian Trail with his horse, Mia Coda, every year.“It gives me a lot of freedom, something that you rarely find these days,” he said. So I’m able to ride...

 
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The Advocate
today, 10:58

We take you for a look around Tasmania’s parliament

It’s a complicated place, Parliament House.Behind its doors, our laws are made, elected members debate our future, and the sound of bells ring continuously throughout each sitting day. But the world of politics is a...

 
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The Advocate
today, 09:46

Memories of World War II and the Battle of Britain

Brian Sparks can still remember the ringing of the siren from the moment World War II was declared. The 82-year-old from Stowport was just a child during the battle but has distinct memories of the destruction. But...

 
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The Advocate
today, 08:48

Farming couple celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

It was 1944 at the Cressy dance when Barbara Badock first met a strapping young farmer’s son named Llyod.Llyod had noticed Barbara around town for quite some time, but it wasn’t until one fateful night in July that he...

 
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TheAge
4 min. ago

Uber willing to make concessions to reverse London licence decision

US taxi firm Uber is willing to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its licence in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company. The...

 
Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision
ABC News
6 min. ago

Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision

British actor Colin Firth, who often plays the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films, has become an Italian citizen, Italy's Interior Ministry says."The very famous actor, who won an Oscar for the...

 
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The Advertiser
8 min. ago

Technical trade: ASX about to break out?

A tentative triangle pattern has emerged on trading screens and the point at which traders react to either an ascending or descending triangle is about two-thirds of the way along, right where the ASX closed on...

 
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smh.com.au
9 min. ago

Uber willing to make concessions to reverse London licence decision

US taxi firm Uber is willing to make concessions as it seeks to reverse a decision by London authorities not to renew its licence in the city, which represents a potentially big blow for the fast-growing company. The...

 
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Bombala Times
25 min. ago

Technical trade: ASX about to break out?

A tentative triangle pattern has emerged on trading screens and the point at which traders react to either an ascending or descending triangle is about two-thirds of the way along, right where the ASX closed on...

 
Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ drop 'foreign ATM' fees
ABC News
27 min. ago

Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ drop 'foreign ATM' fees

Westpac and ANZ have followed the Commonwealth Bank's lead and axed ATM withdrawal fees for customers of other banks.The banks said they were aware of the deep unpopularity of "foreign ATM" fees among...

 
Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision
ABC News
6 min. ago

Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decision

British actor Colin Firth, who often plays the role of a quintessential Englishman in his many films, has become an Italian citizen, Italy's Interior Ministry says."The very famous actor, who won an Oscar for the...

 
Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ drop 'foreign ATM' fees
ABC News
23 min. ago

Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ drop 'foreign ATM' fees

Westpac and ANZ have followed the Commonwealth Bank's lead and axed ATM withdrawal fees for customers of other banks.The banks said they were aware of the deep unpopularity of "foreign ATM" fees among...

 
Charles Bradley, 'screaming eagle of soul', dies aged 68
ABC News
today, 13:09

Charles Bradley, 'screaming eagle of soul', dies aged 68

Charles Bradley, known as the "screaming eagle of soul" for a powerful, raspy style that evoked his musical hero James Brown, has died aged 68.A statement posted on the US singer's Twitter account confirmed...

 
Men's shed opening their doors for women to learn welding skills
ABC News
today, 12:47

Men's shed opening their doors for women to learn welding skills

Anne Williams looks pretty unassuming making a cup of tea in her 19th-century timber home out the back of Ulverstone in Tasmania's north-west.But put her in a workshop and she can make metal sing. Ms Williams is part...

 
PTA did not stop Transperth train after man spotted clinging to windscreen wiper
ABC News
today, 12:47

PTA did not stop Transperth train after man spotted clinging to windscreen wiper

The Public Transport Authority (PTA) knew a man was clinging to the outside of a moving Perth train on Saturday afternoon but did not ask the driver to stop, it has emerged.A Main Roads employee spotted the...

 
Commonwealth Bank becomes first of the big four to drop ATM fees
ABC News
today, 12:47

Commonwealth Bank becomes first of the big four to drop ATM fees

The Commonwealth Bank has axed ATM withdrawal fees for non-Commonwealth customers, prompting calls from political leaders and consumer groups for other banks to follow.Australians have been complaining for some time...

 
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Mail Times
8 min. ago

Ararat Rural City to online auction to sell unused or surplus materials and equipment from depot

ARARAT council will host an online auction to sell unused or surplus materials and equipment from its depot. Graysonline will run the auction until Tuesday via www.graysonline.com/sale/3013937 Bids will only be...

 
CBA, ANZ, Westpac axe ATM withdrawal fee
SBS
10 min. ago

CBA, ANZ, Westpac axe ATM withdrawal fee

Three of Australia's biggest banks have decided to stop charging customers of other banks a $2 fee to withdraw cash from their ATMs. The Commonwealth Bank was the first to announced early on Sunday the abolition of...

 
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Maitland Mercury
13 min. ago

Lower Hunter RFS members awarded National Medals and Long-Service Medals

Almost 100 firefighters with a total of 2236 years in the Rural Fire Service were honoured for their commitment on Sunday.Lower Hunter RFS bestowed 98 recipients with National and Long-Service Medals, which recognised...

 
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The Herald
23 min. ago

Newcastle Rugby Union: Paasi confident Wanderers in good hands

OUTGOING Wanderers coach Viv Paasi would like nothing more than for his successor Darren Young to lift the first grade premiership trophy next year. LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES: Wanderers centre Dillon Rowney off-loads a...

 

Butchers battle to snag Sausage King title at statewide final in Tamworth

THE best in the butchering business converged on Tamworth over the weekend to sizzle their way through heated competition in the hope of snagging the Sausage King title.The Australian Meat Industry Council (AMIC)...

 
CBA, ANZ axe ATM fees for withdrawals
SBS
31 min. ago

CBA, ANZ axe ATM fees for withdrawals

ANZ is following the Commonwealth Bank to axe fees for customers of other institutions using its ATMs to withdraw cash. The Commonwealth Bank which announced early on Sunday the abolition of the $2 fee. The CBA said...

 
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TheAge
today, 06:28

Should we be surprised that politics is a relationship dealbreaker?

 Online daters are rejecting potential suitors based on their politics, sex therapist Bettina Arndt wrote on the weekend.  "I had a client who gave one prospect the chop when he mentioned he listened to Alan...

 
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Investing in Nant Whisky barrels seemed too good to be true - and it was

All the investor had to do was buy as many barrels of Nant whisky as they wished at $25,000 a barrel. The company was offering a guaranteed buyback in four years at $36,000. It was touted as being the perfect...

 
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Why wealthy families are opting for more kids

It's what my husband and I did. Last year we had our number three, and while it didn't make any sort of financial or logical sense, since we had him our family seems complete. It's a strange thing to admit, since...

 
Ellis' pick of Lovisa keeps her in the lead in Year-Long Shares Race

Ellis' pick of Lovisa keeps her in the lead in Year-Long Shares Race

Entering the final quarter of the Year-Long Shares Race, Angie Ellis of 80 20 Investments holds on to her lead over the second-placed competitor.At the end of January this year, 12 contestants selected 10 stocks with...

 
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The Advertiser
today, 00:48

Investing in Nant Whisky barrels seemed too good to be true - and it was

All the investor had to do was buy as many barrels of Nant whisky as they wished at $25,000 a barrel. The company was offering a guaranteed buyback in four years at $36,000. It was touted as being the perfect...

 
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The Advertiser
today, 00:48

Why wealthy families are opting for more kids

It's what my husband and I did. Last year we had our number three, and while it didn't make any sort of financial or logical sense, since we had him our family seems complete. It's a strange thing to admit, since...

 

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Illawarra Mercury
11 min. ago

Wanderers too Good for Thistle in decider

A last minute header from Kaine Good sealed back-to-back Illawarra District League grand final wins for Warilla as the Wanderers beat Helensburgh 1-0 at Wetherall Park on Saturday afternoon. After a tense but...

 
Martin to romp home in AFL Brownlow count
SBS
17 min. ago

Martin to romp home in AFL Brownlow count

The AFL's Brownlow Medal is done-and-Dusty. The question is no longer whether Richmond star Dustin Martin can win his first Brownlow on Monday night. Now it's whether he can make AFL history this week, twice over....

 
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The Herald
22 min. ago

Newcastle Rugby Union: Paasi confident Wanderers in good hands

OUTGOING Wanderers coach Viv Paasi would like nothing more than for his successor Darren Young to lift the first grade premiership trophy next year. LIMITED OPPORTUNITIES: Wanderers centre Dillon Rowney off-loads a...

 
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The Standard
23 min. ago

Isaac Templeton becomes a six-time Hampden league premiership player, four-time premiership skipper

KOROIT skipper Isaac Templeton added another honour to his growing football resume on Saturday.The two-time Maskell Medal winner led the Saints to a flag for the fourth time in four years. His premiership tally as a...

 
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Lithgow Mercury
26 min. ago

Brilliance Kade and Jai Barrow sees Western Division sink the Azzuri | Photos, videos

A MAGIC moment from brothers Jai and Kade Barrow helped to quell a Federation of Italia Rugby League Australia resurgence and lead the Western Division under 20s side to a 28-14 victory on Saturday.Playing their club...

 
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Lithgow Mercury
26 min. ago

Kurt Hancock’s under 16s show their Western Division pride | Photos

WESTERN Division under 16s coach Kurt Hancock wanted his players to show pride in the Rams jersey on Saturday and that is exactly what he got.

 
 
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