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'Silly games': Joyce lambasts government's 'bullshit' approach to public service

'Silly games': Joyce lambasts government's 'bullshit' approach to public service

Barnaby Joyce has blasted his own's government's "bulls--t" commitment to moving public servants from Canberra to regional Australia.

  • by Fergus Hunter

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How Suzi lost her business, marriage and home at the stroke of a pen

How Suzi lost her business, marriage and home at the stroke of a pen

The hazards of guaranteeing a business loan were laid bare by the banking royal commission this week.

  • by John Collett
She interviewed a star. The story became much bigger.

She interviewed a star. The story became much bigger.

Chloe Melas broke a major story about Morgan Freeman. But the initial tip did not come from a phone, email or letter.

Kyrgios out of Roland Garros with elbow injury

Kyrgios out of Roland Garros with elbow injury

Australian dynamo Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the French Open on Sunday after failing to shake off a persistent elbow injury.

  • by Ossian Shine
Super Saturday could hold key to government's company tax plan

Super Saturday could hold key to government's company tax plan

One effect of the byelections in late July is to freeze Senate opposition to the business tax cuts, making any change of heart even less likely.

  • by Mark Kenny
'Traumatic, frustrating and unfair': Canberra pet owners are concerned

'Traumatic, frustrating and unfair': Canberra pet owners are concerned

Pet owners are calling for the complaints process against veterinarians to be more open and transparent.

  • by Kimberley Le Lievre
Police step up presence after man approaches several children in Woden

Police step up presence after man approaches several children in Woden

Police say they have increased their presence in Woden after a man allegedly tried to lure a number of children into a car.

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Christians are ignoring the real threat to our children

The Christian right was eager to jump on to a preposterous news story this week suggesting popular children's characters pose a threat to preschoolers, but seemed willing to overlook a greater danger.

Nick O'Malley

    Personal responsibility, not regulation, will fix rogue banks

    It would be a mistake to rush to the conclusion that the answer to bank misconduct is more regulation.

    Simon Cowan

      We are the footsoldiers of a war fueled by temptation

      I'd woken one morning rubbing my feet on the delicious softness of plain cotton sheets, just 30 bucks from Kmart.

      Elizabeth Farrelly
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        Politics

        At $528,000 a year, Turnbull's pay is highest of any leader in OECD

        At $528,000 a year, Turnbull's pay is highest of any leader in OECD

        The Prime Minister earns up to 10 times the average wage, new figures show.

        • by Eryk Bagshaw

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        Business

        Packer's plans uncertain on Australia's tallest building

        Packer's plans uncertain on Australia's tallest building

        Plans by James Packer's Crown Resorts to build Australia's tallest skyscraper are in doubt ahead of a fast-closing deadline.

        • by Nick Toscano & Simon Johanson

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        Entertainment

        Will Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski broadcast their wedding?

        Will Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski broadcast their wedding?

        They met and fell in love on The Bachelor, so might Sam Wood and Snezana Markoski follow in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's footsteps?

        • by Amy Croffey
        Which Aussie stadium tour has the worst-behaving fans?

        Which Aussie stadium tour has the worst-behaving fans?

        Melbourne and Sydney police data from the past 12 months points the finger at a well-known rock band. 

        • by Broede Carmody

        Lifestyle

        Do wives still obey their husbands?
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        Daily Life

        Do wives still obey their husbands?

        • by Kasey Edwards
        I'm never going to Vivid again
        Opinion
        Daily Life

        I'm never going to Vivid again

        • by Sally Macdonald
        Can stress cause a misacarriage?

        Can stress cause a misacarriage?

        • by Evelyn Lewin
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        Smarter living

        Longevity risk: how to afford to live beyond 100
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        Longevity risk: how to afford to live beyond 100

        The uptrend in longevity shows few signs of abating and many of us will live longer than our parents.

        • by Catherine Robson
        How to negotiate with your boss after getting headhunted

        How to negotiate with your boss after getting headhunted

        Getting offered a job at a rival company is great, but it can also be a chance to move up in your current role.

        • by Sylvia Pennington

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        Sport

        Kyrgios out of Roland Garros with elbow injury

        Kyrgios out of Roland Garros with elbow injury

        Australian dynamo Nick Kyrgios pulled out of the French Open on Sunday after failing to shake off a persistent elbow injury.

        • by Ossian Shine
        Will this headbutt cost Brumbies rake Folau Faingaa a Wallabies spot?

        Will this headbutt cost Brumbies rake Folau Faingaa a Wallabies spot?

        The Brumbies are hopeful the rookie hooker will be available for selection, despite getting a red card in a stirring win against the Bulls.

        • by Chris Dutton