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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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430 Jobs to go at Caltex's Kurnell refinery

Oil company Caltex has confirmed it will close its Kurnell refinery in Sydney in the second half of 2014, at the expense of at least 430 jobs. Around another 400

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ADFA case dropped

The case against an Australian Defence Force Academy cadet, who allegedly filmed a female cadet in the shower, has been dismissed. 21 year old Obaid Fayyaz was accused of placing a

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News Bulletin 25/7/12

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