Australia

Target and superquiz, Friday, July 3

The Age - 50 min 46 sec fa
Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target.
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Bikies setting up chapters in south-east Asia to send drugs into Australia

The Age - 1 ora 3 sec fa
Outlaw motorcycle gangs are setting up chapters in south-east Asia in a bid to move hundreds of kilograms of drugs into Australia.
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Griffith University ranks No.2 in the world in nursing studies

The Age - 1 ora 3 sec fa
The chance to study as a field nurse in regional Vietnam was a driving force for a Logan nursing graduate studying the world's second-highest ranked nursing course at Griffith University.
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How climate change is affecting your cup of coffee

The Age - 1 ora 3 sec fa
A plant believed to be key to ensuring coffee supply in the face of climate change has been found to be more susceptible to high temperatures than previously thought.
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Everest prize pool set to have four horses win over $1 million in 2020

The Age - 1 ora 3 sec fa
For the first time in Australian racing history, the first four horses across the line will all earn more than $1 million.
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Attorney-General seeks advice on stripping Dyson Heydon of QC title

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
The allegations against the former High Court judge were "appalling", Attorney-General Mark Speakman said.
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Facebook and Google must move away from the zero-sum game

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
As we moved into lockdown it appeared inevitable that Big Tech would thrive. But it soon became apparent how ill-equipped these platforms were to anchor communities together when facts matter.
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Time is right for congestion charge to enter Sydney CBD

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Passenger limits on public transport mean more cars on the road. The time is right for a CBD congestion charge which would be borne by those who could most afford it.
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'Alchemy of energy': Breakthrough offers mass hydrogen storage options

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
The promise of low-cost hydrogen storage to power our homes and businesses may be a lot closer to becoming a reality if new technology can make a speedy transition from the lab.
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Unspoken danger in buying more missiles to defend Australia

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Long-range strike weapons could ultimately make Australia less safe by provoking counter-reactions - and not necessarily from China.
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'Enormous talent pool': Push for more Asian Australians in leadership roles

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
The nation's biggest business lobby group is urging the federal government and corporate leaders to hire more Asian Australians in senior management and board roles.
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Cochlear calls for low-risk health apps to be exempt from TGA register

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Details on which medtech products will be carved out of government regulation is still unknown.
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Drug-driving laws are destructive and ineffective

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Some of the saddest cases I dealt with were single mothers in tears, asking how they would manage to get their children to after-school activities. All for a detectable, but non-intoxicating, level of a drug in their system.
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Your Daily Horoscope for Friday, July 3

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Hedy Damari. Forecasts for the day ahead in life, love and career.
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Maybe we needed a pandemic to address mental health

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
The coronavirus pandemic has led to more discussion about the connection between unemployment and mental health.
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Pandemic a catalyst for boosting commercial outcomes, says Starpharma boss

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
The listed biotech's boss Dr Jackie Fairley says the local sector needs to better translate research into viable remedies, as the pandemic puts the sector in the spotlight.
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From the Archives, 1994: Tennis great stood tall among champions

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
On July 3, 1994, Australian tennis champion Lew Hoad died at 59. We revisit the Herald's obituary of the larrikin "blond trademark" of Australian tennis.
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The comfort of a pre-pandemic fashion impulse buy

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Six Australians – from Julie Bishop to Poh Ling Yeow – reveal their final fashion purchase before lockdown, and where they plan to wear it once restrictions ease.
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Hotel quarantine: Need for government controls in the hotels

The Age - 1 ora 1 min fa
Readers discuss the bungled practices by private security firms at quarantine hotels.
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CBD Melbourne: Questions over counsel as Heydon goes to lunch

The Age - 1 ora 2 min fa
It seems former High Court judge Dyson Heydon has found a regular lunch partner.
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