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www.canberratimes.com.au - News Index for 31/03/2017


Fair Work watchdog raids more than 80 businesses

Former Fair Work officers retire on full pensions well before they reach 65

UTS professor Chongyi Feng's daughter Yunsi Feng calls for his return to Australia

Childhood abuse a 'torturous life sentence', royal commission hears

'It's scary' - why rungs are disappearing on the wage ladder

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Bill Shorten meets federal police union to fight planned cuts to elite cops' benefits

What we'll do to keep the lights on post Hazelwood: grid operator

'Like being in the path of a train': Our Hamilton Island holiday with Cyclone Debbie

Hundreds of pharmacies suspend controversial stroke screening service

Royal Commission hears how sex predators groom and abuse

Retail workers face another wage blow on back of penalty rates decision

‘He’s innocent’: Call to pardon Kevin Henry after 25 years behind bars

Fallen football star Ben Cousins jailed for one year

Adelaide gravedigger 'took photos of remains', allegedly shared them with others

Isolating sexually abusive children can be harmful, royal commission hears

Canberra company Aspen Medical at the forefront of Mosul mercy bid

Best of the world: March 28, 2017

Backpackers and Bowen residents take shelter as Cyclone Debbie approaches

Top US studies centre rocked by 'war of independence'

Sydney academic Chongyi Feng, barred from leaving China, refuses lie test: friend

'Survivors have waited too long': 4000 institutions named in sex abuse royal commission

Cyclone Debbie: Biggest threat may come from 'storm tide' as tempest builds

Three men arrested in Australia over $100 million ice drug bust in China

Underemployment of young people is the highest it has been in 40 years

Sydney drivers pay twice as much for parking fines as New York

Owned by FFA: How half a million footballers and soccer coaches signed away their rights to privacy

New global atlas of clouds released to please geeks

Greens push for electricity crisis to be taken out of politicians' hands

Salt Creek attacker found guilty of 'harrowing' SA assault, kidnapping


Taken hostage in Iraq by Saddam Hussein, I hadn't returned - until now

Best of the world: March 31, 2017

China will use 'other options' to return fugitives as extradition treaty falters

US general says it is difficult to avoid more Mosul casualties, but 'will try'

The Brexit clock has started ticking - what to expect next

Who is 'Source D'? The man said to be behind the Trump-Russia dossier's most salacious claim

Twelve dead in Texas highway head-on collision

US State Department worker Candace Marie Claiborne accused of hiding ties to China

Driver admits guilt in Australian satirist Leslie Nassar's hit-and-run death

Plank from ancient boat 'made for Cheops' found near Great Pyramid at Giza

Three arrested over plot to smuggle Nepalese from Indonesia to Darwin by boat

China poised to take lead on climate after Donald Trump's move to undo policies

It's everyday people v Trump: more than 50 lawsuits filed against US President

How Brexit is playing in Shakespeare's hometown

Amid ethics concerns, Ivanka Trump will become a federal employee

French Left in disarray after Manuel Valls abandons own Socialist party candidate

President Donald Trump has successfully created an alternate reality

'It was high anxiety': shots fired on US Capitol grounds

Theresa May says Brexit 'underway' but warns there's 'no turning back'

London attack: Family of woman who fell into the Thames is 'overwhelmed by love'

As extradition treaty hits wall, China seeks foreign help with gambling crackdown

Cambodia's ban on breast milk sales throws spotlight on growing international trade

Peruvian Airlines jet bursts into flames after veering off runway in Peru

Sean Spicer loses his cool with reporter following questions on Russia

Fighting tears Peruvian mayor demands action as brutal floods continue

Donald Trump declines invite to throw first pitch at Washington Nationals MLB opener

Efforts of the Trump administration to thwart Russia investigation revealed

Spiders could eat every human on earth in one year and still be hungry

Fake plastic surgeon gets 10 years for manslaughter after injecting patient's buttocks with 'cement'

Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit


Arrium to be sold by mid-year

Cyclone Debbie: Tourism operators concerned at visitors being spooked

Insurers hit with 2500 Cyclone Debbie claims, brace for more

Mark Latham's Twitter storm might be all he has left after latest media failure

8@eight: Brexit brush-off

Cyclone Debbie focus now shifts to flooding, sugar crop damage

Tencent emerges as Elon Musk's China whisperer with Tesla stake

New figures show not-for-profit health fund members get more for their money

The real reason our power companies block battery systems

'Rent now, pay forever'? Radio Rentals faces class action over misleading consumers

Uber's diversity report leaves out the most important fact

8@eight: Bulls back at the gate

Land titles registry sell-off: The 'last-minute' decision that could cost NSW up to '$200 million'

Medibank under fire after thousands of invoices delayed

Web geeks, gamers unite as niche tech festival comes to Perth

Telstra loses significant price ruling, has to pay ACCC's costs

NBN finally steps in to save stranded Belmond estate after safety nets fail

Widespread disruption, heavy losses likely from Cyclone Debbie

Outdated energy market threatens supply security, says AEMO's Anthony Marxsen

Quintis boss Frank Wilson resigns to partner with potential buyer


Victoria completes 'accidental' Shield hat-trick

FFA request extension from FIFA after failing to meet congress deadline

From Paris to Melbourne, its G'day not Bonjour for City teenage signing Genreau

Chief minister Andrew Barr says AFLW star Erin Phillips shows marriage equality 'inevitable'

Wet tracker Big Duke gives Australian Bloodstock a Championships consolation

Country Championship win for Cody Morgan would be like group 1 for Tye Angland

Star Turn retired to stand at Vinery Stud

Peter Moody sends Hardham for rural change and an Australian Derby could follow

Melbourne Victory midfielder James Troisi basking in glow of Socceroos recall

The Championships: Matt Dale and Bryce Heys best of enemies with Fell Swoop and Spieth

Brad Hodge apologises to Virat Kohli after backlash

Abolish A-League salary cap, says Postecoglou

Canberra athletics star to ride wave of junior gold at national championships

NSW Swifts can beat Super Netball's table-topping Giants, says Helen Housby

Sheffield Shield final: Victoria win historic third straight title

Sydney FC face defensive reshuffle for A-League match against Melbourne City

David Hayes sets no limits on rule breaker Redkirk Warrior in Doncaster Mile

Doubts surrounding Central Coast Mariners return to Canberra next season

Beki Smith named 2017 University of Canberra Athlete in Residence

Commonwealth Games and AIS team up to chase Gold Coast gold next year

AFL’s Etihad Stadium bonuses for clubs

AFL 2017: Round two teams

Hawthorn axe four, recall Luke Hodge for massive AFL clash with Adelaide

From the cheap seats

GWS Giants forward Toby Greene set for 100th AFL game

Sydney Swans name three more debutants for AFL grand final rematch with Dogs

AFL Live: Richmond Tigers v Collingwood Magpies

Chief minister Andrew Barr says AFLW star Erin Phillips shows marriage equality 'inevitable'

St Kilda confirm Sean Dempster weighing up his future

Tommy Hanley, brother of Pearce and Cian, dies in Dublin

NRL season 2017: Des Hasler learns his fate as Bulldogs upset Broncos

NRL holds firm against players’ demand for fixed share

Sharks' quiet achiever Chris Heighington prepares for 300th NRL game

NRL season 2017: Mitchell Moses, James Tedesco pay no heed to Wests Tigers deadline

NRL and clubs poised for new standoff over $150 million digital venture

Interim Wests Tigers coach Andrew Webster was a pallbearer at funeral of former bikie boss Ricky Ciano

Sydney Roosters on alert for Tom Trbojevic

Live NRL scores: Canterbury Bulldogs v Brisbane Broncos

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga says NRL teams committing foul play need to be penalised if concussion occurs

Mal Meninga says Greg Inglis injury puts Canberra Raiders captain Jarrod Croker in Kangaroos contention for Anzac Test

Melbourne Rebels focus on positives going into Highlanders clash

RUPA consider strike action as axe hovers over Australian Super Rugby side

Waratahs set to name bolter Mack Mason at five-eighth for Crusaders game

Why Denny Solomona is poised to make history with England switch

Yoann Maestri fined $42,100 for criticising referee Wayne Barnes

Peter Kimlin reinstated to Grenoble rugby club

Concussion in sport: Brumbies flanker Chris Alcock says players must be honest about head injuries

Melbourne Rebels lose winger Sefa Naivalu, await fitness tests on key players

ACT Brumbies wait on Super Rugby clarity as they continue search for new coach

RUPA boss says Super Rugby uncertainty has made overseas offers more attractive


Engineers Australia pin oak forest competition to 'draw out creativity': Annabelle Pegrum

Boston Marathon a journey from trauma to recovery

Marathon running - it's a love-hate thing


Fortress Canberra needs reinforcement

The budget facts that Canberra isn't telling you

Migrating flak away from the minister


Flight of fancy takes Sidney Nolan and daughter Jinx to the back of beyond

Roman navy's daring bid to save the people of Pompeii

Hero's journey teaches Khadim Ali the art of embracing your inner demon

Opera Australia's Carmen asserts itself on Sydney Harbour

Technology, terrorism and stingy audiences pose a challenge to buskers in Sydney

A celebration in photography

Carsten Holler creating fairground-inspired art for fun but not the ride


Giveaways: Tickets to comedy festival, food and wine festival, garden show

Today's cartoons: The illustrated news

A matter of life and death: British comedian hopes show will spark more than laughs

Recipes: Gazpacho with grilled halloumi and salsa verde

Gardening: a perennial champion at Planter's Patch

Anne Edmonds on the Sydney Comedy Festival and her TV show, The Edge of the Bush

John McDonald reviews Versus Rodin: Bodies across Space and Time

Lunch with Albo: Scrapper and snapper

When bibliophiles part, only the wisdom of Sol can bring a happy ending of sorts

How about an International Day of Men and Women Who Dance Together?

Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2017: James Veitch takes on the scammers

Melbourne Comedy Festival 2017: Class Clowns puts teens through their paces


Editorial: Mr Rudd's lurching, all right

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