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AFP make Australia's biggest ever drug bust

The Australian Federal Police have announced they have made the largest ever drugs bust in Australian history.

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Keli Lane denied bail over baby murder charge

Former water polo champion Keli Lane has been denied bail, as she appeals the conviction or murdering her baby.

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Labor slams Coalition over asylum policy

The Labor government has lashed out at the Opposition over their asylum seeker policy, following remarks from Shadow Immigration Minister Scott Morrison yesterday.

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Gillard announces policy to reduce insurance premiums

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has announced a new policy on disaster resilience that aims to reduce insurance premiums for people in areas that require flood mitigation.

Pell says Pope Benidict XVI is a poor leader

Australia’s most senior Catholic figure Cardinal George Pell says Pope Benedict XVI will be remembered as a poor leader.

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Rusty makes landfall, Port Hedland spared

Tropical Cyclone Rusty has moved inland and is now affecting people in, or near the coastal and inland communities of Pardoo to Nullagine, including Marble Bar in the Pilbara.

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Greens introduce detention amendments

The Greens want Australia’s offshore detention centres to allow more access to human rights organisations and the media.

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NT rules out Banned Drinks Register

The Northern Territory has ruled out reintroducing the Banned Drinks Register.

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Gympie floods for second time in a month

Gympie has been flooded for the second time in a month and a fourth time within a year.

19 foreigners killed in Egypt hot air balloon crash

Nineteen foreign tourists have been killed in a hot air balloon disaster in Egypt.