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Keen boxing fan and self-described “professional mediator” Mick Gatto has presumably seen his fair share of brain surgery sitting ringside at Melbourne..
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Few will argue with the NSW Curriculum Review’s overarching finding that change is needed - but evidence is needed before acting.
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Policymakers have wasted time since the Millennium Drought by not implementing water recycling more widely.
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Star Entertainment chief executive Matt Bekier reckons he’s having a tough run with the Berejiklian government's planning bureaucracy over plans for a Ritz..
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Family violence campaigner Rosie Batty and women’s legal services from across Australia have joined forces to call for reform of the family law system.
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A man has died and a woman is in hospital after they fell about 10m from a zipline at a tourist attraction in far north Queensland.
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A rare snail has slammed the brakes on 900 brand-new Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
4 hours ago • Sydney Morning Herald

The landmark $260 million deal was struck on the eve of a court trial that would have scrutinised the practices of four major drug companies.
5 hours ago • SBS

SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news.
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Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has suggested IS brides claiming to hold Australian citizenship would need to undertake DNA testing.
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An asylum seeker who was appealing a decision to reject his application for protection has died by suicide at a Lakemba mosque.
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White Ribbon Canada, the organisation which founded the global anti-violence movement, is attempting to seize the intellectual property of its Australian..
7 hours ago • Brisbane Times

A man has died and a woman is in hospital after they fell about 10 metres from a zipline at a tourist attraction in far north Queensland.
8 hours ago • SBS

Jessy Chen was paralysed from the waist down after being attacked with a machete as a teenager. He is now on a personal mission to represent his adoptive country..
7 hours ago • SBS

Hospitals and health services in NSW have been told they will need to find savings of $252 million under a new "treasury cap", which paramedics and health..
8 hours ago • Brisbane Times

The education sector has praised curriculum review's "bold" vision, which proposes scrapping the ATAR and setting "high expectations" for senior students
8 hours ago • Brisbane Times

The headmaster of an elite private school has apologised after a group of students were caught on camera singing an "offensive" chant.
11 hours ago • SBS

Many of Free to Feed's staff are women who fled war in search of a better life in Australia.
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Every capital city except Hobart has at least one day over 30 degrees this week, while a cool change affecting southern cities may bring a dumping of snow to the..
11 hours ago • Sydney Morning Herald

Australia does not fare well on media freedom compared with peers like the US, UK and New Zealand.
11 hours ago • Sydney Morning Herald

The enemy were both terrified and angered. Our man's plane was riddled.
13 hours ago • Sydney Morning Herald

It’s been revealed almost $27 million has been spent reopening the Christmas Island detention centre this year with only four people so far detained at the..
13 hours ago • SBS

If you stare at the sky early Wednesday morning, you might get a glimpse of cosmic dust being gently sprinkled into the Earth’s atmosphere.
14 hours ago • Brisbane Times

It’s been revealed almost $27 million has been spent reopening the Christmas Island detention centre this year with only four people so far detained at the..
13 hours ago • SBS

Clive Palmer's company Waratah Coal is pushing ahead with plans to build a coal mine four times bigger than Adani's Carmichael project.
14 hours ago • SBS

The Queensland government has ordered an urgent inquiry into the treatment of racehorses after the release of shocking footage taken at a local abattoir.
14 hours ago • SBS

The Queensland government has ordered an urgent inquiry into the treatment of racehorses after the release of shocking footage taken at a local abattoir.
14 hours ago • SBS

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal is inundated with a record number of requests to review migration and protection decisions.
15 hours ago • SBS

Known as Tony, or Corky, Anthony Wilson was shot dead as he sat in a car in the Philippines. His daughters have remembered him as a loving father and grandfather..
15 hours ago • Brisbane Times

Between 1954 and 1962, Victor Franklin was principal tenor with the Elizabethan Theatre Opera Trust (now known as Opera Australia). He sang the lead tenor role..
15 hours ago • Brisbane Times

The Administrative Appeals Tribunal is inundated with a record number of requests to review migration and protection decisions.
15 hours ago • SBS

The Prime Minister has told a Deepavali function that multiculturalism in Australia is like a "fragrant garam masala".
16 hours ago • SBS

The Department of Home Affairs Secretary has downplayed concerns over aeroplane arrivals seeking asylum in Australia, saying a tougher response could place..
17 hours ago • SBS

A number of men in a Papua New Guinea detention camp are still waiting to be sent to Australia under medical transfer laws, senators have been told.
1 day ago • SBS

Latin America is emerging as the fastest-growing region for international enrollments, but while private training providers are leading the way, those in the..
19 hours ago • SBS

Australia is yet to decide what commercial television programs it will send to Pacific broadcasters a year after the government announced a $17 million deal.
20 hours ago • SBS

The first curriuclum review in 30 years has proposed major changes to the HSC, a back-to-basics focus in primary and restructuring the syllabus around age not..
21 hours ago • Brisbane Times

Media freedom is not a topic I would have expected to be something to be discussed in the way that it has been in Australia this year.
1 day ago • Brisbane Times

It’s been a quiet 12 months for Cricket Australia’s former boss James Sutherland. But we can confirm his golf game is going from strength to strength
1 day ago • Brisbane Times

I live near the Randwick racecourse. Last weekend I found myself more interested in the races than usual.
1 day ago • Brisbane Times

Independent Commission Against Corruption boss Peter Hall QC is a man short on time.
1 day ago • Brisbane Times

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Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.
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Can the White Ribbon movement be salvaged from its corporate collapse? Those working with men to stop violence against women say it can.
1 day ago • Brisbane Times

Up to 10 men in a Papua New Guinea detention camp are still waiting to be sent to Australia under medical transfer laws, senators have been told.
1 day ago • SBS

SBS News wraps-up all the national and international news.
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Starting a new business can be daunting for anyone, but if you're a woman, a migrant and have little support it can be even more challenging.
1 day ago • SBS

Experts want multicultural Australians to be better included in dementia research and care.
1 day ago • SBS

Experts want multicultural Australians to be better included in dementia research and care.
1 day ago • SBS

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