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Organ Donation in Australia

By Nicholas Everard Meet Zion Harvey, a 10-year old, American boy and organ donation recipient. Zion lost his hands and feet when he was only 2-years old, after contracting a

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Voter smoke and mirrors

By Kristina Rosengren A voter integrity commission, tasked with figuring out how US President Donald Trump lost the popular vote in the 2016 election, has held its inaugural meeting. The

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Netflix’s To the Bone- Helpful or Hindrance?

By Karina Robson Netflix’s new movie To the Bone has sparked concerns from experts who claim it may glamorise eating disorders or even spark a wave of copycat behaviour in

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New National Security Plans in Doubt

By Nicholas Everard   Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has come under fire after announcing plans to form a ‘super portfolio’ to tackle Australia’s security intelligence and national defense structure. Under

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Goodbye Blinky Bill

By Kristina Rosengren The population of one of Australia’s most beloved icons is decreasing rapidly, despite concerted efforts from the Australian Reptile Park to boost numbers. Australia has one of

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The Sensible Centre

By Erin Archer In recent weeks the Liberal party has been the topic of much discussion. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull created division in the coalition, following his speech in London

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Blonde, blind and beautiful: rare marsupial mole sighted

By Tracy Sorensen While some of Australia’s marsupials are international stars – the kangaroo and the koala spring to mind – some are barely known and rarely sighted. The marsupial mole

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Federal government considering a state income tax

The federal government is floating a proposal to allow states and territories to levy their own income taxes. The plan is understood to let states and territories charge some income

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Thursday’s news wrap

SENATORS PREPARE FOR MARATHON SITTING Protracted debate has been foreshadowed in the Senate today over changes to the way the Upper House representatives are elected at a federal election. Senators

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Cardinal George Pell gives evidence to Royal Commission about abuse in Ballarat

Australia’s most senior Catholic figure Cardinal George Pell has told an inquiry he cannot recall being told by parents of abuse that was occurring by priests in Ballarat. Cardinal Pell