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Trump's walkout spoke volumes about his governing style

Trump's walkout spoke volumes about his governing style

Performance skills can get a person a long way in politics — in Trump’s case, all the way to the White House. But while they can get someone into the Oval Office, they’re of limited use when it comes to actually governing.

  • by Nicole Hemmer

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Lessons learnt (and perhaps forgotten) from Australia's 'worst fires'
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Lessons learnt (and perhaps forgotten) from Australia's 'worst fires'

Eighty years ago this week, Victoria burned and NSW melted in bushfires and heatwaves that have gone unmatched ... so far.

  • by Peter Hannam
Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea
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Great Ocean Road at risk from surging sea

New research points to sea level rise as a factor in the erosion threat to the Great Ocean Road.

  • by Royce Millar
Inquiry into Rottnest Army Jetty collapse two months overdue
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Inquiry into Rottnest Army Jetty collapse two months overdue

The inquiry was due to be delivered to the state government for review in November last year.

  • by Hannah Barry
The world doesn't want them, so what will Syria's refugees do now?
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The world doesn't want them, so what will Syria's refugees do now?

In Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq, six million Syrians are camped out. Pressure is building for them to go back to Syria. So we asked them what they think.

  • by Michael Bachelard & Kate Geraghty
Towers of Trouble
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Towers of Trouble

In 2001, the Herald reported that some of Sydney's new high rises were so plagued with faults that the units failed building codes and were difficult to resell.

  • by Gerard Ryle, Harvey Grennan & Jane Burton Taylor
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Secret documents reveal toxic threat beneath Sydney Airport
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Secret documents reveal toxic threat beneath Sydney Airport

Despite over a decade of testing the extent of the contamination footprint at Sydney Airport has remained shrouded in secrecy.

  • by Carrie Fellner
Crashed seaplane pilot's medical condition focus of investigation
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Crashed seaplane pilot's medical condition focus of investigation

Investigators are turning their attention to the medical condition of the pilot of a seaplane carrying British holidaymakers that crashed on New Year's Eve.

  • by Matt O'Sullivan
This popular drug is linked to addiction and suicide. Why do doctors keep prescribing it?
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This popular drug is linked to addiction and suicide. Why do doctors keep prescribing it?

Emma Phillips, 39, was given the nerve-pain drug pregabalin, sold by Pfizer as Lyrica, in 2016. Her GP wrote her a prescription to help with her viral meningitis, she says.

  • by Liam Mannix
Heston Blumenthal, the tax havens and the ripped-off workers
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Wage fraud

Heston Blumenthal, the tax havens and the ripped-off workers

World renowned chef Heston Blumenthal is running his international restaurant empire through notorious offshore tax havens while underpaying Australian staff

  • by Ben Schneiders & Royce Millar
The family of a priest who struggled with celibacy is fighting for his reputation
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Sexual assault

The family of a priest who struggled with celibacy is fighting for his reputation

'They made out like he was some kind of paedophile when he was in consensual relationships,' says his niece. 'He never, ever agreed to abusing anyone.'

  • by Farrah Tomazin