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'I was just so sick of myself': why Karen called last drinks

'I was just so sick of myself': why Karen called last drinks

“Grey-area drinkers” aren’t alcoholics, but their relationship with booze isn't healthy. 

  • by Brook Turner

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Canberra Raiders hold on to beat Sydney Roosters

Canberra Raiders hold on to beat Sydney Roosters

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says his team's not far away from being a good side and if they can play like that every week he has a point.

  • by David Polkinghorne
Cotter farm goes under the hammer after Fluffy asbestos demolition

Cotter farm goes under the hammer after Fluffy asbestos demolition

Farmers recall sand in the petrol tank, snakes in the water.

  • by Kirsten Lawson
Not again: Lombok hit by magnitude 6.3 earthquake
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Not again: Lombok hit by magnitude 6.3 earthquake

It struck at a depth of 7 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey.

    'Too late to leave': Emergency warning for bushfire

    'Too late to leave': Emergency warning for bushfire

    The fire at Ellangowan, south-west of Ballina, broke containment lines and jumped a creek about 4.30pm on Sunday, the Rural Fire Service said.

    • by Ellie-Marie Watts & Justine Landis Hanley
    Pilots tell of year of hell after surviving plane crash
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    Pilots tell of year of hell after surviving plane crash

    "I haven't been allowed to move on, I've replayed everything every day with the constant statements I've given."

    • by Toby Crockford
    Tim the Yowie Man: The ski lodge you won't want to leave

    Tim the Yowie Man: The ski lodge you won't want to leave

    For our annual family trip to the snow this year, we decided to bunk down at a ski lodge in Smiggin Holes.

    • by Tim the Yowie Man
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    The great public v private education con job

    For years we’ve been sold this lie that funding private schools takes pressure off the public system when the reverse is true.

    Julie Szego

      So Fraser Anning said what he did. What did you do about it?

      It is because of people like me – the silent complicit ordinaries – that people like Mr Anning can quote Nazis and spread vicious lies.

      Claire Thurstans

        Why I want my daughter to play basketball not netball

        Next weekend I will complete my first season as a netball mum. Then we're switching to basketball. This is why.

        Caitlin Fitzsimmons
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          Voter support collapses as Dutton leans towards challenging Malcolm Turnbull
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          Voter support collapses as Dutton leans towards challenging Malcolm Turnbull

          Peter Dutton has spent the weekend taking soundings among deeply divided Liberal MPs.

          • by Peter Hartcher & David Crowe

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          Why buying Telstra is still a gutsy bet

          Why buying Telstra is still a gutsy bet

          The cost cutting required to lift the telco giant out of its rut will need to be brutal.

          • by Elizabeth Knight

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          Sam Dastyari needs to wash his mouth out with soap

          Sam Dastyari needs to wash his mouth out with soap

          The ex-Labor senator dropped a rather crude remark in front of a room full of Ten's top execs and media.

          • by Amy Croffey
          Lady Mary Fairfax's extraordinary 'gift' to her staff

          Lady Mary Fairfax's extraordinary 'gift' to her staff

          Downton Abbey in the middle of Sydney. How Lady Mary Fairfax looked after 'the help'.

          • by Andrew Hornery

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          Tricks of the trade for picking an OLED TV
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          Tricks of the trade for picking an OLED TV

          I wonder if our readers think we reviewers are off with the pixies from time to time.

          • by Rod Easdown
          Why riding two abreast can be good for cyclists - and drivers

          Why riding two abreast can be good for cyclists - and drivers

          It's surely one of the more contentious road rules in Australia but it has its benefits.

          • by Michael O'Reilly

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          Sport

          Canberra Raiders hold on to beat Sydney Roosters

          Canberra Raiders hold on to beat Sydney Roosters

          Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says his team's not far away from being a good side and if they can play like that every week he has a point.

          • by David Polkinghorne
          Cheika could Banks on Brumby to replace Folau

          Cheika could Banks on Brumby to replace Folau

          ACT Brumbies fullback Tom Banks will have the chance to put his hand up to fill some of the biggest boots in Australian rugby.

          • by David Polkinghorne