Australia

After 250 days, Queensland's border wall is coming down

The Age - 1 ora 9 min fa
Queensland will roll out the welcome mat to NSW and Victoria on Tuesday.
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Qld Education Minister says 90 per cent of schools are airconditioned

The Age - 1 ora 10 min fa
Education Minister Grace Grace says 90 per cent of Queensland schools are now airconditioned and the remainder will be finished by June 2022.
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Hamilton wins Bahrain GP after Grosjean survives horror F1 crash

The Age - 1 ora 43 min fa
The Frenchman’s Haas car was ripped in half and engulfed in flames as it speared through protective barriers on the first lap.
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'I've been blessed': Pat Webster, Happy Clapper's trainer, retires

The Age - 1 ora 44 min fa
One of the most popular and respected industry figures has called it a day after almost six decades training thoroughbreds at Randwick.
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O'Connor return leaves Rennie with Hodge selection headache

The Age - 1 ora 44 min fa
James O'Connor will be back in the Wallabies jersey on Saturday but his return has left Dave Rennie with a Reece Hodge themed selection headache.
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When Smith said he'd found his hands, it was a masterful understatement

The Age - 1 ora 44 min fa
It's worth breathing in the early season wonder of Steve Smith, with freshly relocated hands, dismantling India in the ODI series.
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Special prosecutor to investigate police over Gobbo scandal

The Age - 1 ora 48 min fa
A royal commission has ruled that police had corrupted the criminal justice system.
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NRL won't budge on de Belin stand down despite hung jury

The Age - 1 ora 48 min fa
The Dragons and de Belin's manager want the NRL to reconsider its no-fault stand-down policy with the St George Illawarra star facing a third year on the sidelines.
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The lie from which the Gobbo scandal grew

The Age - 1 ora 55 min fa
Royal Commissioner Margaret McMurdo has recommended that Simon Overland and former Purana Taskforce detectives be referred to a special investigator.
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Bushfires toll on platypuses prompts protection alarm call

The Age - 2 ore 5 min fa
Catastrophic bushfires cause platypus populations in south-east Australia to decline up to 18 per cent, bolstering calls to have species’ national conservation status changed to ‘vulnerable’.
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Optus boss takes aim at Netflix's 'free go' on data usage

The Age - 2 ore 17 min fa
Optus boss Kelly Bayer Rosmarin says video streaming services like Netflix need to do more to take the pressure off broadband networks.
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No state met the deadline for an international students quarantine plan

The Age - 2 ore 26 min fa
No state or territory has met a federal government deadline to outline their plans for the return of international students in 2021 by the end of November.
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Forrestfield-Airport link's head contractor cops $150,000 fine for workplace electrocution

The Age - 2 ore 26 min fa
Salini Australia was fined after it pleaded guilty in magistrate's court for not providing a safe work environment after a rigger suffered electrical burns.
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China fires back at Morrison, doubles down on war crimes accusation

The Age - 2 ore 36 min fa
Australia and China are caught in a fresh diplomatic row over an inflammatory social media post that has sent tensions with Beijing to a new front.
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Doomscrolling, cottagecore and more: Macquarie's words of the year revealed

The Age - 2 ore 37 min fa
The Macquarie Dictionary has announced its words of the year for 2020. David Astle, one of the judges on the committee, gives an insider's view on the selection.
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Queensland duo released on bail after girl, 3, died in hot car in Townsville

The Age - 2 ore 39 min fa
Police have also appealed for dashcam footage, in the hope of confirming the exact amount of time the girl was in the car.
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How did Grosjean walk away from horror crash, and what is a halo?

The Age - 2 ore 41 min fa
One controversial piece of protective equipment saved Frenchman Romain Grosjean's life at the Bahrain Grand Prix. It's called a halo and was designed to prevent tragedy.
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Labor considers mandating paid leave for domestic violence victims

The Age - 2 ore 43 min fa
Labor is expected to ask Parliament to make it mandatory for employers to offer 10 days paid domestic violence leave to their workers.
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'Too little, too late': Government responds to aged care COVID-19 report

The Age - 2 ore 45 min fa
Aged care providers said the government needs to put even more money into the sector after they spent millions, on top of the federal contributions, implementing the COVID-19 protocols.
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'Disgraceful' Gobbo condemned but may be out of reach of justice

The Age - 2 ore 58 min fa
Nicola Gobbo was no innocent victim of crooks and cops, but a willing participant in her own downfall, the royal commission has found.
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