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Delving into the dark: How two women found a life in the mortuary
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Delving into the dark: How two women found a life in the mortuary

“On the first day I was excited but I fainted on the second day. For the first six weeks I would go there thinking, ‘Don’t faint, don’t faint’.’’

  • by John Silvester

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The pressure on Josh Frydenberg for an election-winning budget
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The pressure on Josh Frydenberg for an election-winning budget

The weight and hopes of the Coalition government are sitting on the shoulders of Josh Frydenberg.

  • by Shane Wright
'Taking the pressure off you': Berejiklian takes one final trip around key seats
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'Taking the pressure off you': Berejiklian takes one final trip around key seats

The first target was the seat of East Hills, which will need only a slight breeze in Labor's favour to demolish the Liberals' 0.4 per cent margin.

  • by Lisa Visentin
'Most volatile final campaign week I have ever seen'
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'Most volatile final campaign week I have ever seen'

For many voters who been fatigued by politics, today is likely to be the first time they turn their minds to the NSW election. 

  • by Alexandra Smith
How Facebook's hour of inaction enabled the Christchurch video to spread
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How Facebook's hour of inaction enabled the Christchurch video to spread

A full 29 minutes passed from the start of the gunman's live stream before Facebook - the very platform on which it was hosted - even knew about it.

  • by John McDuling
'No longer if but when': Push grows for a Tasmanian AFL team
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'No longer if but when': Push grows for a Tasmanian AFL team

Designing a ‘‘respectful’’ exit strategy for Hawthorn and North Melbourne is a part of the plan that would see Tasmania establish its own AFL club by 2026.

  • by Caroline Wilson
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Potholes ahead for state passengers on Shorten's WA campaign bus
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Potholes ahead for state passengers on Shorten's WA campaign bus

Bill Shorten's decision to make Mark McGowan the face of his campaign in WA makes perfect sense for Bill Shorten. But does it make sense for Mark McGowan?

  • by Nathan Hondros
All aboard the Gladys bus: schools, hospitals and something about stadiums
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State Parliament

All aboard the Gladys bus: schools, hospitals and something about stadiums

Can one confidently say an election has taken place if a politician has not held a single baby or patted even one pooch with at least a dozen photographers on hand to capture the incident?

  • by Lisa Visentin
After Christchurch: Lessons from an atrocity
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After Christchurch: Lessons from an atrocity

The terror attack at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques in Christchurch during Friday prayers on March 15 was an act of unfathomable hatred. So where to from here?

  • by Michael Bachelard
How the British Parliament would have dealt with the Fraser Anning petition
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How the British Parliament would have dealt with the Fraser Anning petition

When more than a million people speak, Australia's politicians should work out to listen.

  • by Latika Bourke
Without their stars, Dragons can't stop Bunnies in full flight
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Rabbitohs

Without their stars, Dragons can't stop Bunnies in full flight

They are playing at Kogarah, so I’m expecting the match to be tight for the first 60 minutes, but Souths’ strength in the forwards will see them kick away.

  • by Andrew Johns