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ACT schools are Australia's most advantaged, so why are they falling behind?
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ACT schools are Australia's most advantaged, so why are they falling behind?

Canberra's socioeconomic advantage has long masked the true state of its school system. We asked experts why our schools lag behind.

  • by Sherryn Groch

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Foster withdrawal from FFA board race an indictment on soccer politics
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Foster withdrawal from FFA board race an indictment on soccer politics

'People's choice' Craig Foster has pulled out of the race for a place on the Football Federation Australia board.

  • by Michael Lynch
Cheika's funky selections can't mask uncomfortable truth
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Cheika's funky selections can't mask uncomfortable truth

Wallabies coach sprang several surprises in the team to face Italy - but at the end of the day, he's merely shuffling the deckchairs at his disposal.

  • by Paul Cully
AFL draft club-by-club guide: part one
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AFL draft club-by-club guide: part one

Carlton, Collingwood, Essendon and Geelong are among the teams to feature in part one of our AFL draft guide. Who will your team select?

  • by Peter Ryan & Daniel Cherny
Politicking rampant as FFA elections expose rifts in Australian game
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Politicking rampant as FFA elections expose rifts in Australian game

After a two-year battle for better governance, Monday's vote on a new chairman and board has fractured the unity that ousted Steven Lowy just a month ago.

  • by Dominic Bossi
Labor's law and order nightmare comes true
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Labor's law and order nightmare comes true

Daniel Andrews must explain why Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was free to murder

  • by Noel Towell
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Growth gives Andrews the edge, as Guy pins his hopes on big city fears
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Growth gives Andrews the edge, as Guy pins his hopes on big city fears

When the economy does well, voters back the incumbent. But the boom's driver - population growth - is also behind many woes the opposition is hoping to exploit.

  • by Tim Colebatch
First-class Finch: white-ball star can be a Test hit
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First-class Finch: white-ball star can be a Test hit

Turning his back on easy T20 money, Aaron Finch has worked on his game and earned a chance at Test cricket.

  • by Dean Jones
Can News Corp's Tracey Fellows catch Zillow in race for US housing?
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Can News Corp's Tracey Fellows catch Zillow in race for US housing?

News Corp is hoping believes its REA chief Tracey Fellows can replicate her success in Australia in the weird US housing market.

  • by John McDuling
Cops in Melbourne's west who are both bloodhounds and sheepdogs
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Cops in Melbourne's west who are both bloodhounds and sheepdogs

According to Peter Dutton we are hiding under our beds, surviving on tinned Camp Pie and filtered urine, too frightened to venture into the streets.

  • by John Silvester
Brexit is the 'worst deal in history' and the one with the best chance
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Brexit is the 'worst deal in history' and the one with the best chance

Just about everyone hates Theresa May's Brexit deal. But she insists it's the only deal in town, unless the UK gives up on the whole idea.

  • by Nick Miller