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'If we can do it, why can't the rest of the country?'

'If we can do it, why can't the rest of the country?'

Jewish Liberal minister Josh Frydenberg and Muslim Labor frontbencher Ed Husic have long had each other's backs.

  • by Stephanie Peatling

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It's unlikely Anning will ever get re-elected. Let's make sure of it

It's unlikely Anning will ever get re-elected. Let's make sure of it

As Antony Green said: "There was no intrinsic quality of Malcolm Roberts or Fraser Anning to get elected."

  • by Jenna Price
Anger after senators vote down euthanasia in the ACT

Anger after senators vote down euthanasia in the ACT

A Canberra man living with an autoimmune disease has lashed senators who sank the attempt.

  • by Katie Burgess
Canberra schools face shake-up under new 10-year plan

Canberra schools face shake-up under new 10-year plan

The ACT has released a 10-year road map for personalised learning in Canberra's classrooms.

  • by Sherryn Groch
'Like a jail sentence': Teen with special needs isolated at school

'Like a jail sentence': Teen with special needs isolated at school

Canberra student with high needs was told he couldn't go to school for more than four months. Now he can only return under restrictive conditions.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Legendary singer Aretha Franklin dies

Legendary singer Aretha Franklin dies

The 76-year-old inspired generations of fans with her powerful songs of strength and unwavering self-belief.

  • by Genevieve Rota
'Kick  in the guts': Casual truck driver wins on holidays

'Kick  in the guts': Casual truck driver wins on holidays

 A casual worker has won the right to annual leave and employers are not happy at the landmark ruling.

  • by Anna Patty
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The anonymous note that shook our sense of belonging

She is the best person I know. But in less than 100 words, one person managed to permanently damage my mother’s sense of her own worth.

Maneesha Gopalan

    Fraser Anning set Australia's Parliament a test. It passed

    The Katter's Australian Party senator's words were so divisive that they served to galvanise the rest of the Parliament into unifying.

    Peter Hartcher
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      The Nationals a mirage in the outback?

      Over vast areas of our wide brown land, the National Party has a furtive presence at best. It is an ever-receding mirage.

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        Politics

        'Almost certifiable': Katter pays political price for backing 'final solution' speech

        'Almost certifiable': Katter pays political price for backing 'final solution' speech

        Labor indicated it would no longer preference Mr Katter's party, but the construction union was silent on its donations.

        • by Michael Koziol

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        Canberra's apartment construction slowing: HIA Outlook

        Canberra's apartment construction slowing: HIA Outlook

        Canberra's apartment boom is starting to slow, according to a new report released by HIA.

        • by Lucy Bladen
        How to furnish your home without buying a single new thing

        How to furnish your home without buying a single new thing

        Stocking your home with second-hand items can make the process cheaper, fun and more sustainable.

        • by Kate Stanton

        Business

        CBA still in denial as fraudsters sentenced to a decade in jail

        CBA still in denial as fraudsters sentenced to a decade in jail

        Despite knowing about the fraud perpetrated by loan managers Bill Jordanou and Robert Zaia, the bank continues to block compensation to victims.

        • by Cameron Houston & Chris Vedelago

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        Entertainment

        Singer Aretha Franklin dead at 76

        Singer Aretha Franklin dead at 76

        The legendary soul singer passed away at her home in Detroit.

        • by Genevieve Rota
        'She came in hot': Honey Badger Nick Cummins already ducking kisses

        'She came in hot': Honey Badger Nick Cummins already ducking kisses

        Things tend to move fast in the Bachelor universe, and bachelorette Romy is making sure of it this season. 

        • by Genevieve Rota

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        Smarter living

        Foxtel taking the fight to free-to-air with plans for 4K footy
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        Foxtel taking the fight to free-to-air with plans for 4K footy

        Ultra HD push comes as the pay TV giant continues to shift customers from cable to satellite, which will be required for 4K viewing.

        • by Adam Turner
        Style wars: Which Australian city has the best clothes for men

        Style wars: Which Australian city has the best clothes for men

        Their rivalry tends to be more about sport and lifestyle - but fashion has become the final frontier.

        • by Jane Rocca

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        How Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations to save her leg

        How Nikki Ayers found rowing after 16 operations to save her leg

        Nikki Ayers grew up dreaming of playing rugby for Australia. But a tackling accident changed her life and led her to the Australian rowing team.

        • by Chris Dutton
        Brumbies hooker Connal McInerney signs deal, but Wallabies snub ACT

        Brumbies hooker Connal McInerney signs deal, but Wallabies snub ACT

        The Brumbies will unveil a new full-time signing on Friday, but some of their stars can't force their way into Wallabies gold.

        • by Chris Dutton
        All eyes on us: WNBL nears free-to-air TV deal

        All eyes on us: WNBL nears free-to-air TV deal

        • by Caden Helmers & Roy Ward