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New South Wales farm co-op Norco lifts fresh milk exports to China

Jared Lynch A farmer co-operative in northern New South Wales has a relatively simple plan to capitalise on Asia’s fast-growing middle class

Art of Music - Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art of Music, Saturday, 14 June, 2014. Eleven prominent contemporary visual artists from Australia come together to create a uniquely music inspired exhibition with each artist choosing an iconic piece of Australasian music, using it as inspiration for their own original artwork. That Aint Bad - Amanda Marburg

Art of Music - Eleven prominent contemporary visual artists have come together to create a uniquely music-inspired exhibition.

ACT government to join national medical cannabis trial

Tom McIlroy Taking part in a large population medical cannabis trial is a significant step for ACT, says Chief Minister Katy Gallagher.

NSW Road Trip on a rented Harley-Davidson

Harley-Davidson bikes parked at a lookout.

Keith Austin Imagine you’re sitting astride 1690ccs of Harley-Davidson Road King; what do you do?


Maggie Mackellar finds love - again

The big move: Maggie Mackellar

Candida Baker Maggie Mackellar is once more telling a major story and her message is redemptive – there is hope for a happy ending.

Church sex abuse survivor Beth Heinrich appears at Royal Commission

Beth Heinrich

Amanda Gearing In sharing her story before a Royal Commission, church sex abuse survivor Beth Heinrich hopes to find freedom from the past. By Amanda Gearing

Gillard accuses Rudd of sabotage, offers regret on Beazley

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The Joan Kirner Social Justice Oration delivered by Julia Gillard at Moonee Valley Racecourse.

Michael Gordon Julia Gillard has directly accused Kevin Rudd of sabotage and blackmail, but expressed anguish over her own role in toppling Kim Beazley.

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Heartbreak for Nicole Kidman at father's sudden death

Nicole Kidman and her late father, Antony.

Eamonn Duff and Andrew Hornery Nicole Kidman was due to arrive home from the US on Sunday to her grieving family in Sydney following the sudden death of her father in Singapore.

Death on an Autumn Evening: Pat Hughes, the Monaro's Battle of Britain Pilot

Spitfire: Depiction of Pat Hughes' last battle, September 7, 1940.

Kristen Alexander Monaro fighter pilot Pat Hughes went to war to achieve something "special".

Music festivals: organisers turn to smaller, more specialised, events

Mosh pit gallery. Big Day Out 2012. The crowd in the main arena. Photo: Edwina Pickles. 26th Jan 2012

Craig Mathieson If it's September, then the annual music festival season is about to get underway.

ACT has Australia's third highest stillbirth risk

Natasha Boddy and Ben Westcott The ACT has Australia's third highest risk of stillbirths, and congenital abnormalities are the leading cause of death in stillborns in the territory.

Greens reach for wallets in fight against Zed Seselja

ACT Senator Zed Seselja.

Ben Westcott Almost half of all individual donations to the ACT Greens in the 2013-14 financial year came from outside the territory, as Greens supporters across the country rallied to stop Zed Seselja getting...

And then there were six: secrets of longevity from the supercentenarians

Misao Okawa, who is recognised by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest woman, reacts during her 115th birthday celebrations at Kurenai Nursing Home on March 5, 2013 in Osaka, Japan. Misao Okawa, was born in Tenma, Osaka, on March 5, 1898.

Paul Chamberlin Redefining the phrase “morbid fascination”, the world is waiting for the moment when six people living on three continents draw their last breaths.


Lack of transparency on gas market could lead to taxpayer rip-off in pipeline folly

Natural gas burns on a kitchen stove

Michael West Number one corporate welfare initiative of the week is indubitably the proposal to build a gas pipeline from west to east.

Australian man reportedly charged with sexual abuse of twins born to Thai surrogate

Child abuse

An Australian father of twins born to a surrogate mother in Thailand has reportedly been charged with allegedly sexually abusing them, in the latest scandal to hit the controversial industry.

Istanbul Biennial's art director Carolyn Christov Bakargiev confronts ethical and political issues

Fearless: Carolyn Christov Bakhargiev is not afraid to speak her mind, be it on artistic, political or ethical issues.

Fiona Gruber Istanbul Biennial's Carolyn Christov Bakargiev is a truly international woman of art and no stranger to political strife.

Cowra breakout survivor pays his respects

Teruo Murakami

Michael Gordon For Teruo Murakami, this may well be his final mission and, unlike the one he has travelled from Japan to remember, it is one he is performing solo.

Conman plays catch me if you can

Dene Broadbelt

Peter Vincent A cocky New South Wales radio DJ-turned-conman has gone to ground

'Meteor' streaks across night sky

Meteor streaks across Melbourne's sky.

Beau Donelly A meteor has apparently lit up Australian skies on Thursday night, with reports of a bright red flame flooding in from across the country.

Scott Donaldson's bid to kayak the Tasman ends

Blanton Smith He battled the wind and rain, braved the cold and crashing waves but after 84 days at sea Scott Donaldson’s attempt to conquer the Tasman has ended.