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Roman Quaedvlieg's girlfriend, Sarah Rogers, has pleaded guilty to misleading a corruption probe against the pair.

Roman Quaedvlieg's girlfriend pleads guilty over misleading corruption probe

Roman Quaedvlieg's girlfriend, Sarah Rogers, has pleaded guilty to misleading a corruption probe against the pair.

The former Border Force head advised her on applying for a job because "I think you have great talents ... and ... I love you", but she denied getting advice.

  • by Angus Thompson

Two-year-old boy allegedly left in vehicle in Yass for six hours

A B-Double rolled on the Hume Highway south of Goulburn on Wednesday morning.

Police are conducting inquiries after a two-year-old child was found in a vehicle in Yass.

Tears in assembly as push for school violence inquiry defeated

ACT Education Minister Yvette Berry says

The education minister wept as she apologised to families affected by violence who had gathered in the chamber but pushed back against an inquiry.

  • by Sherryn Groch

Former Calvary Hospital executive convicted of doctoring books

Calvary Hospital in Bruce, ACT.

The former financial chief's false claims led the company to report earnings of almost $2 million in 2014 when the company had suffered a $9 million loss.

  • by Elliot Williams

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Uproar after Greens and Liberals move for cannabis inquiry

Uproar after Greens and Liberals move for cannabis inquiry

However the Greens say Labor knew they wanted to refer the bill to a committee.

  • by Katie Burgess
The double brick cottage at 8 Westgarth Street, O'Connor, pictured on Tuesday, has been nominated for heritage registration in 2000 but its rose garden appears to have disappeared.

After 19 years, no rose garden in sight at heritage nominated O'Connor house

The cottage was nominated for the heritage register 19 years ago by a tenant who said it had rose plantings from 1948. Those roses are now nowhere to be seen.

  • by Jasper Lindell
"We decided to do whatever it took to survive": Tomomichi Takahashi.

Most boring of office tasks made this man $502 million

Tomomichi Takahashi stumbled into the business by chance, turning to it as a last resort when his consulting firm was on the ropes during the financial crisis.

  • by Keiko Ujikane
Mathias Cormann.

Labor demands investigation into Hockey, Cormann and Helloworld

Prime Minister Scott Morrison defended US ambassador Joe Hockey in Parliament.

  • by David Crowe
Mr Yilmaz, who has two kids himself, hopes to send a message to parents that they should get the kids more involved when dining out. 

'Engage with your kids or just stay home': Restaurant owner bans iPhones, iPads

The restaurant owner announced a ban on "electronic entertainment devices" after taking aim at nuisance diners. 

  • by Sarah Keoghan
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Woolworths chief executive Brad Banducci.

'People are feeling poorer': Leaders back RBA warning on worried consumers

Woolworths and Stockland have joined other companies in pointing to soft consumer confidence.

  • by Patrick Hatch, Simon Johanson, Nick Toscano and Carolyn Cummins

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<i>Escape from the City</I> is filler for the schedule. Inoffensive, breezy and worryingly repetitive.

Bland 'lifestyle' show illuminates another impending problem at ABC

Given the attacks it's had to wear politically, it's not surprising that Guthrie's ABC had a predilection for shows with the smallest possible targets for criticism.

  • by Craig Mathieson
John Wayne finds himself in controversy decades after his death.

'I believe in white supremacy': 1971 Playboy interview with John Wayne draws fire

An almost 50-year-old interview has gone viral after resurfacing on Twitter.

  • by Robert Moran

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'Let's get this bread': 13 things your teenager says, translated

Teenagers are amazing linguistic innovators. Here's what some of the most common teen slang actually means.

  • by Dr Nick Wilson
The Boosted Mini S is not a board for beginners.

Think you're ready for electric kickflips? Not so fast

An electric skateboard sounds like an awesome idea, but if you don't already know how to ride you're going to need to start off very slow.

  • by Cynthia Karena

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Pat Cash says Maria Sharapova got off lightly with a two-year ban.

What do the Brumbies and Pat Cash have in common? Great sporting minds

The Brumbies have recruited Pat Cash's former sports psychologist to tap into a mental preparation resource.

  • by Chris Dutton
Canberra Raiders halfback Aidan Sezer must shoulder a bigger load.

Aidan Sezer steps up for a revamped Raiders attack

Raiders skipper Jarrod Croker says Jack Wighton's shift into five-eighth has seen Aidan Sezer take more ownership.

  • by Caden Helmers

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