Climbing mountains to support ACT disability services

A world champion and a new cycling enthusiast will be riding alongside each other in a gruelling adventure to raise money for respite and other support services for people with disabilities in the ACT region. Brett Bellchambers and Karen Hosking will be part of the 24-strong team from the Department of Human Services in the […]

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Angie Kent and Carlin Sterritt Have Made Their Relationship Insta Official

While we couldn’t wait to find out exactly who Angie Kent chose on tonight’s episode of The Bachelorette, it’s safe to say we were just as looking forward to seeing her and her brand new boyfriend make their Instagram debut. Much to our relief, we didn’t have to wait long to have our feeds blessed […]

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Simplifying forms for aged care services

Every year the department processes over 180,000 means assessment forms for Australians seeking help with the cost of aged care. The Aged Care Forms Taskforce brought together consumer groups, aged care providers, peak bodies, financial advisors and partner agencies to make the process easier for older Australians and their families. Led by the department, the […]

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Holed up in university, Hong Kong protesters issue demands : International de

HONG KONG – Protesters who have barricaded themselves in a Hong Kong university partially cleared a road they were blocking and demanded that the government commit to holding local elections on Nov. 24. One lane of the Tolo Highway was cleared in both directions Friday morning, but the road remained closed after workers sent to […]

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No special treatment for Behrouz Boochani, says New Zealand

New Zealand’s immigration service has said the Kurdish Iranian asylum seeker and journalist Behrouz Boochani will not get special treatment if he overstays his visitor visa. Boochani arrived in Christchurch on Friday to attend a literary festival after leaving his Manus Island detention centre in Papua New Guinea on Wednesday. The office of the prime […]

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Egypt rejects UN expert report labeling Morsi death ‘arbitrary killing’ : International de

An Egyptian government minister slammed a UN expert who warned that former president Mohammed Morsi’s death in June could amount to a “state-sanctioned arbitrary killing”, but said Cairo was investigating. “The former president (Morsi died in the courtroom in front of everybody,” Egyptian Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Omar Marwan told AFP, rejecting a statement issued […]

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It’s Safe to Say Love Island’s Anna and Josh Are Simply Smitten With Each Other

Although the second season of Love Island Australia has seen plenty of breakups and fallouts, some lucky contestants managed to experience some good ol’ fashioned romance too. Anna McEvoy and Josh Packham are undisputedly this year’s golden couple, and not to mention the longest-running pairing still in the villa. While we may not yet know […]

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Election 2019: is Scotland moving towards independence? – podcast

When Scottish voters said no to independence in the referendum of 2014 it did not settle the question “for a generation” as some on the winning side had wished. Instead, there was a surge in support for the Scottish National party, which in turn promised to return to the independence question as soon as a […]

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Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints owner, dies at 27 : International de

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The life of Rebecca Veeck, daughter of St. Paul Saints owner and president Mike Veeck, will be celebrated next month in Charleston, South Carolina. Rebecca Veeck died Sept. 30 in Charleston after being diagnosed years ago with Batten disease, a rare genetic condition. She was 27. Her family plans to host […]

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Carlin and Angie’s Bachie Journey Has Been More Than a Little Complicated

It’s hard to think of a Bachelorette contestant more dashing than Carlin Sterritt. With his sweet singing voice, gentlemanly nature and not to mention good looks, he’s basically like a IRL version of Prince Charming. It’s clear that it’s not just us fans who have been won over by him, as he has also cemented […]

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Police make further charge as part of thoroughbred doping investigation

Police from State Crime Command’s Queensland Racing Crime Squad have charged a 25-year-old Toowoomba man as part of an investigation into suspected thoroughbred horse doping. Yesterday members of QRCS charged the 25-year-old man with aggravated fraud. This further arrest forms part of the ongoing investigation into the administration of unregulated performance enhancing supplements designed to […]

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Lizzo Has Just Announced Australian Headline Shows and We’re Feeling Good as Hell

Breaking news! Lizzo has just made our day (and whole lives, TBH) by announcing her first ever Australian headline shows. Although she was already heading down under to perform at FOMO festival, us fans were in the dark as to whether she would be performing any standalone shows. Well, it seems all our prayers have […]

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Auslan Parliament Bulletin launched

A parliament news bulletin in Auslan has been launched to help make information about the Victorian Parliament more accessible. The Auslan Parliament Bulletin is part of a project to develop parliamentary resources in Auslan for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. The bulletin is a joint initiative of the Victorian Parliament and a […]

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Indian origin candidates snubbed by Labour Party : International de

Labour Friends of India, a support group of the Labour Party in a letter expressed regret over the lack of Indian origin candidates chosen by the party. The letter reads, We express our regret that the Labour Party has selected just one candidate of Indian heritage in 39 safe Labour seats, and no Indian heritage […]

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30+ Sexy Pics of Post Malone That Got Us Sayin’, “Wow”

We understand if grills and a face tattoo that says “Always Tired” may not be your thing, but hear us out: Post Malone is pretty sexy. In July 2018, the 24-year-old rapper quipped to Capital XTRA that he had a “face for radio.” Just a month later, Posty tweeted, “being handsome is not dope u […]

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Airline review: Air Canada economy, Vancouver to Montreal

Air Canada 787-9 Dreamliner economy class seats.  THE ROUTE Vancouver to Montreal THE AIRCRAFT Boeing 787-8 THE LOYALTY SCHEME Altitude, Aeroplan and Star Alliance. Air Canada plans to launch a new version of its loyalty scheme in 2020. CLASS Economy DURATION 4 hours, 41 minutes FREQUENCY Four times daily. Get the latest news and updates […]

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Impala’s Zim mine is said to be in talks to buy Amplats land : International de

Impala Platinum Holdings is in talks to buy land in Zimbabwe from rival Anglo American Platinum as the world’s second-biggest producer of the precious metal seeks to boost output, according to people familiar with the negotiations. The purchase of the claims by the Mimosa mine, which is jointly owned by Impala and Sibanye Gold, could […]

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Fury after activist links fireys to abuse

A women’s rights activist has sparked anger after warning some firefighters will return home from the bushfire crisis in Queensland and News South Wales to beat their partners. Sherele Moody made the comments alongside Greens senator Larissa Waters at a press conference on Wednesday. “After a cataclysmic event like this, domestic violence peaks,” she said. […]

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Islamic State returnees cloud anniversary of Paris attacks : International de

PARIS – France is commemorating the fourth anniversary of the Islamic State attacks in Paris. The attacks on Nov. 13, 2015, left 131 people dead at the country’s national stadium, the Bataclan concert hall and bars and restaurants in the city centre. They were carried out largely by French fighters for the Islamic State who […]

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