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ACT public servants overpaid almost $9 million in the past four years

ACT public servants overpaid almost $9 million in the past four years

The ACT government as overpaid hundreds of public servants. And it's still trying to claw back more than half a million dollars from its staff.

  • by Daniel Burdon

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Alleged mafia links to murder discussed in Eastman trial

Alleged mafia links to murder discussed in Eastman trial

Mention of alleged Mafia involvement in Colin Winchester's murder briefly closed David Harold Eastman's murder trial on Tuesday morning.

  • by Michael Inman
Judge rejects de Castella bid to force house sale for payout

Judge rejects de Castella bid to force house sale for payout

A Canberra judge has refused to enforce the $88,000 payment in a long-running legal dispute with a former coach.

  • by Michael Inman
Australia launches cut-price Amazon Prime - with a catch

Australia launches cut-price Amazon Prime - with a catch

Australians signing up for Amazon Prime will not get the same-day or next-day service offered in most countries.

  • by Cara Waters
Fine reportedly scrapped in Raiders club problem gambling case

Fine reportedly scrapped in Raiders club problem gambling case

A problem gambler who lost more than $200k says the move is "utterly pathetic".

    How one man tracked down 'sea sparkles' on the NSW south coast

    How one man tracked down 'sea sparkles' on the NSW south coast

    A quick-acting amateur photographer has captured an incredible phenomenon.

    • by Tim the Yowie Man
    Apple fined $9m for misleading Australians

    Apple fined $9m for misleading Australians

    Apple has been fined for telling some customers they could not have their device fixed after an error message.

    • by Rachel Clun
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    Opinion & Perspectives

    Beijing uses infrastructure as forerunner of political power

    The Chinese Communist Party has a history of using infrastructure as a Trojan Horse for domination.

    Peter Hartcher
      Peter Hartcher

      For Eurydice's sake, we need to do more than go to vigils

      We share those photos, we go to vigils. We insist that the police and journalists use the appropriate language but if we want to save the lives of women and girls there is more we can do.

      Jenna Price

        Optus' epic World Cup streaming fail gives Telstra boss a free kick

        This week should have been a free kick, of sorts, for Optus. Instead, the Singtel owned carrier is in crisis mode.

        John McDuling
          John McDuling
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          Captain fantastic Kane hails 'massive' England win

          Captain fantastic Kane hails 'massive' England win

          England captain Harry Kane hailed their 2-1 victory over Tunisia as "massive" after he headed home his second goal in stoppage time.

            Politics

            Politics Live: Labor will only support stage one of income tax package

            Politics Live: Labor will only support stage one of income tax package

            The Labor caucus has voted to oppose the government's full three-stage, seven-year income tax package. 

            • by Fergus Hunter

            World

            Trump's mid-term strategy: keeps base fired up by attacking migrants

            Trump's mid-term strategy: keeps base fired up by attacking migrants

            • by Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman
            Swarms of bugs invade Volgograd for World Cup match

            Swarms of bugs invade Volgograd for World Cup match

            • by Ava Wallace and Cindy Boren

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            Entertainment

            Q&A recap: Liberal senator Linda Reynolds' own goal over ABC
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            Q&A

            Q&A recap: Liberal senator Linda Reynolds' own goal over ABC

            Reynolds said it was "valid" to debate whether to privatise the ABC because it is "a good thing for all of us to debate where our taxpayer money goes".

            • by Neil McMahon
            First Dates 2018: The good, the bad and the excruciatingly awkward

            First Dates 2018: The good, the bad and the excruciatingly awkward

            Dad jokes, insults and a lesson in seduction - Monday night's episode had it all.

            • by Genevieve Rota

            Lifestyle

            The 'not all men' excuse is absurd
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            The 'not all men' excuse is absurd

            • by Clementine Ford
            Controversy arises over the Mediterranean Diet

            Controversy arises over the Mediterranean Diet

            • by Samantha Schmidt
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            Smarter living

            The most affordable suburbs for first-home buyers

            The most affordable suburbs for first-home buyers

            After being elbowed aside by investors, first-time buyers are back.

            • by Caitlin Fitzsimmons & John Collett
            An age-by-age guide to what kids can do in the kitchen

            An age-by-age guide to what kids can do in the kitchen

            A 2-3-year-old can wash, stir, whisk and spread.

            • by Casey Seidenberg

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            Sport

            Nick Cotric vows to keep banging on Brad Fittler's door

            Nick Cotric vows to keep banging on Brad Fittler's door

            Brad Fittler called Nick Cotric on Saturday night to break the news but reinforced the message that he is still on the radar.

            • by Caden Helmers & David Polkinghorne
            Friends Elliott Whitehead and Joe Tapine become foes

            Friends Elliott Whitehead and Joe Tapine become foes

            Elliott Whitehead laughs he couldn't think of anything worse than coming back to Canberra to hear his Raiders teammate boasting.

            • by Caden Helmers & David Polkinghorne