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Opposition Leader calls for Parliamentary Committee on NDIS

Federal Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says there needs to be a bi-partisan parliamentary committee set up to discuss the National Disability Insurance Scheme. The gap is widening between the conservative

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Syrian forces clash in Aleppo

President Bashar Al-Assad’s forces have renewed a ground and aerial bombardment of Aleppo, extending efforts to crush rebels in Syria‘s commercial capital. Insurgents have targeted army roadblocks and security installations, with both sides avoiding

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Refugee policy needs to change: Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission is calling on the government to alter their refugee policy, after a report was released looking at how detention centres are used and how long

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Jackson to carry Flag for Australia

Basketball’s Lauren Jackson has been named as the flag bearer for the Australian team at the Opening Ceremony of the London Games. The 31-year-old Opals star is competing in her fourth Olympics

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PM says NSW & Vic are "playing politics" with the NDIS

Prime Minister Julia Gillard says both the NSW government and the Victorian government need to reconsider their stance on the National Disability Insurance Scheme. Talks about the NDIS will continue today, between the

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Olympic Dam expansion may be delayed: SA Opposition

The South Australian Opposition says the ailing global economy may delay BHP Billiton’s $30 billion expansion of the Olympic Dam Mine. Mineral Resources spokesman Mitch Williams says there is growing

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Indonesian study finds oil spill has led to $1.5 billon loss

The Centre for Energy and Environmental Studies in Jakarta has found an oil spill in Australia is still costing the local Indonesian community more than $1.5 billion  per year. In

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Injured NSW workers could loose holiday and long service pay

NSW is set to be advised employers no longer have to provide annual leave entitlements to their workers, for the time taken off due to sickness or injury. WorkCover NSW

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UN Secretary General calls for International action on Syria

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon has called on world powers to urgently unite to end the bloodshed in Syria, recalling the inertia of the United Nations in 1995, as genocide occurred in

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News Bulletin 26/7/12

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