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Australia heading in wrong direction when it comes to income inequality

A new report has revealed Australia’s level of income inequality is above the OECD average as inequality between the richest and poorest Australians increases. The Australian Council of Social Service,

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Obama calls for strengthened gun laws following South Carolina mass shooting

A 21-year-old man has been arrested over a fatal mass shooting in the US state of Carolina, prompting President Barack Obama to again call for tighter gun control. Dylann Roof

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Rosie Batty to launch a 20 point plan to combat domestic violence

Advocate against domestic violence Rosie Batty has announced her support for a proposal that would see a levy applied to alcoholic drinks to fund responses to family violence. It comes

World

Top Islamist militant reportedly killed

-NRN/Reuters U.S. officials are yet to confirm reports that a top Islamist militant has been killed by an airstrike in Libya. According to Libyan reports Mokhtar Belmokhtar has been killed

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Doctors have responsibility to voice concerns about children in detention: interview

An article published in the Medical Journal of Australia today says Australian doctors have a responsibility to speak up about the impacts of mandatory detention on children. The article has

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Orange Crime Rates

Numerous violent attacks over recent months have heightened awareness to the issue of non-domestic violence in Orange. Recent attackes have included an increased number of assuluts on police in the last

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Thompson’s future in doubt

By Bradley Jurd. Fresh from his third A-League title, Melbourne Victory’s Archie Thompson’s future with the club is in limbo. The former Bathurst Sportsperson of the Year is in negotiations with

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Orange woman admits to being on drugs during robbery

A 46-year-old woman has appeared in Orange Local Court, after admitting she was on a mixture of heavy drugs when she robbed a man outside his home, back in 2012.  Kathleen