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Australia's position on a republic 'untenable': the Queen 'believes'
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Australia's position on a republic 'untenable': the Queen 'believes'

A new book claims Buckingham Palace is bemused by Australia's position on becoming a republic.

  • by Latika Bourke

Optus facing a $10m penalty for misleading customers

Optus facing a $10m penalty for misleading customers

More that 240,00 Optus customers were slugged with charges for content they did not want.

  • by Jennifer Duke

'No coincidence': Saudi Arabia delivers $US100m to US after Trump's 'rogue killers' rationale

'No coincidence': Saudi Arabia delivers $US100m to US after Trump's 'rogue killers' rationale

Saudi Arabia had promised to send money to help the US in Syria. It arrived on Tuesday.

  • by Ben Hubbard & David E. Sanger
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Crime

Meet Canberra's new chief police officer

Meet Canberra's new chief police officer

A homegrown community police officer has been appointed as Canberra's new top cop.

  • by Alexandra Back

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Environment Minister in diplomatic incident in Canberra restaurant
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Environment Minister in diplomatic incident in Canberra restaurant

Melissa Price has been accused of making "offensive" remarks to a former Pacific island president in a Canberra restaurant.

  • by David Crowe
'You are the salt of the earth': Wild cheers after Prince Harry's moving speech

'You are the salt of the earth': Wild cheers after Prince Harry's moving speech

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are visiting Dubbo today. 

  • by Rachel Clun & Tim Barlass
For better or worse, the public service has a motivated minister

For better or worse, the public service has a motivated minister

There's no flying under the radar now for the federal bureaucracy.

  • by Doug Dingwall
Australia's chief medical officer on Nauru deported amid policy crisis

Australia's chief medical officer on Nauru deported amid policy crisis

The chief medical officer is expected to be placed on a plane to Australia today.

  • by Michael Koziol
Meghan Markle's jeans are literally changing lives

Meghan Markle's jeans are literally changing lives

After wearing more than $8000 worth of clothes on the tour's first day, Meghan stepped out in a pair of $200 jeans.

  • by Melissa Singer
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The reason why our PM shouldn't be picking fights with Saudi Arabia

If you want to defeat Australia there’s no need to invade ... just cut off fuel for a month.

Nicholas Stuart

It's not easy being white and privileged

We had to eat Tuna mornay. All the time.

Richard Glover
Richard Glover

'Unprincipled and craven': Morrison's Israel pitch plumbs new depths of stupid

The Jews of Wentworth shouldn't feel gratified by Scott Morrison's gambit. They should feel insulted.

Peter Hartcher
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'For the Pacific it's always about cash': Environment Minister in diplomatic incident over climate change
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'For the Pacific it's always about cash': Environment Minister in diplomatic incident over climate change

Melissa Price has been accused of making "offensive" remarks to a former Pacific island president in a Canberra restaurant.

  • by David Crowe

World

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The Block 2018: What apartment is proving to be the most popular?

The Block 2018: What apartment is proving to be the most popular?

While the ultimate winners of The Block 2018 are yet to be known, one couple's apartment has received tens of thousands more views than the others.

  • by Melissa Heagney
Private island lists for $118 million in the Bahamas

Private island lists for $118 million in the Bahamas

There’s abundant space at Little Pipe Cay for small and large boats, and nearby moorings are available for super-yachts.

  • by Elicia Murray

Business

No risk, no reward: One reason Australia's wages aren't growing
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No risk, no reward: One reason Australia's wages aren't growing

Australia's wage growth has been stuck at historic lows for some time, and the RBA has some advice on how to combat it. 

  • by Eryk Bagshaw & Anna Patty

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Entertainment

Roseanne character's death revealed in The Conners premiere

Roseanne character's death revealed in The Conners premiere

One of TV's best-known families returns without its matriarch, with Roseanne killed off in spin-off's debut.

  • by Jill Serjeant
'Renewal is needed': Radio boss resigns from ABC

'Renewal is needed': Radio boss resigns from ABC

The announcement comes after ABC Radio Melbourne recorded its lowest audience share since 1989.

  • by Broede Carmody & Michael Lallo

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Google Pixel 3 review: new AI, refined hardware, still the best camera

Google Pixel 3 review: new AI, refined hardware, still the best camera

Google continues to put software first and has once again created the best Android experience you can get.

  • by Tim Biggs
Six things you can do to get little boys reading more

Six things you can do to get little boys reading more

How can parents and educators help bridge the gap for boys' literacy?

  • by Margaret Kristin Merga

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Sport

A-League expansion update: Two FFA culls two bids, but Canberra still alive

A-League expansion update: Two FFA culls two bids, but Canberra still alive

FFA weighs up the top-six expansion short list, with Canberra still considered a serious contender to join the A-League.

  • by Chris Dutton
Prime Minister's XI get Chris Rogers' steady hand to guide young guns

Prime Minister's XI get Chris Rogers' steady hand to guide young guns

The former Test opener is set to coach a group of rising stars in the PM's XI game at Manuka Oval on October 31.

  • by Chris Dutton

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