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Australia’s second-ever pill testing centre opens

A pill testing centre in Brisbane opened on Friday, becoming the second fixed drug checking site in Australia.

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Why we’re only bringing you good news today

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NBA player cops lifetime ban over gambling on his own team

Jontay Porter first came under suspicion of gambling activity following a game against the Sacramento Kings last month.

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Queensland commits to 75% emissions reduction by 2035

Qld Premier Steven Miles said the laws would put the state “on par“ with the most ambitious targets in the country.

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Russia bans 235 Australian politicians from entry

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has indefinitely banned 235 Victorian and South Australian politicians from entering the country.

A Brisbane man's been arrested for his alleged efforts to smuggle cocaine bricks into Australia.
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Police arrest Brisbane man over cocaine bricks found on NSW shores

Police allege he was behind a failed plot to smuggle about 900kg of cocaine into Australia through cargo ships. This had resulted in bricks of cocaine washing up on NSW beaches.

How does Australian law define a terrorist act?
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How does Australian law define a terrorist attack?

Sydney’s two stabbings this week have raised a central question: how does Australian law define a terrorist attack?

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Trump’s historic criminal trial begins

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Woman dies from suspected poisoning at health retreat in Victoria

A woman has died and two people have been hospitalised after a suspected poisoning at a health retreat in Clunes, Victoria.

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A global coral bleaching event has been declared by scientists

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said global coral bleaching can put local economies and food security at risk.

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Good news: Endangered Bornean orangutan gives birth

An endangered Bornean orangutan gave birth to a healthy girl at a Florida zoo. The species has a low birth rate.

Why police have labelled the Sydney church stabbing as a terrorist act
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Sydney’s stabbings: what we know

WA’s Minister for Women’s Interests Sue Ellery said free period products in Western Australia (WA) would help to “ensure that having your period is not a barrier for school participation”.
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Western Australia to offer free period products in primary schools

Free period products in WA primary schools will begin from July, under a new announcement from the state government.

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eSafety Commissioner orders social media sites take down church stabbing footage

Julie Inman Grant, the eSafety Commissioner, said both companies could face fines if they fail to comply.

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What to know about the Wakeley church stabbing

Per NSW Police, the injured people suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were treated by paramedics.

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AFL player Nathan Murphy retires over concussions

Following expert advice from the AFL’s medical concussion panel, Murphy has announced he’ll retire from professional football.

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Bruce Lehrmann could face millions in legal fees. Why?

In a ruling on Monday, Justice Michael Lee found it was ‘more likely than not’ that Lehrmann raped former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins.

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Alice Springs curfew ends as school returns

The Alice Springs curfew imposed on young people has been lifted, three weeks after first coming into effect.

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Bruce Lehrmann ‘more likely than not’ raped Brittany Higgins, Fed Court judge finds

A Federal Court judge has found it’s ‘more likely than not’ that Bruce Lehrmann raped Brittany Higgins, meaning he wasn’t defamed by journalist Lisa Wilkinson and Network Ten.

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Six people killed in apparent mass stabbing at Bondi Junction — what to know

According to NSW Police, at 3:30pm on Saturday, emergency services were called to the shopping centre following multiple reports of stab wounds.

A rally is taking place in Ballarat following the alleged murders of three women in 2024.
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Ballarat is holding a rally after the alleged murders of three women

Locals and advocates will call for an end to the “violence against and murder of women in Ballarat” at a rally in the Victorian town tonight.

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Australia’s hottest winter ever could be on the horizon, says BOM

National average temperatures last winter were 1.53°C above the 1961-1990 average, making it Australia’s hottest winter since records began in 1910.

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Australia Post shake-up to begin

Australia Post will reduce its letter delivery to every second day and improve parcel delivery under changes set to begin next week.

Why a trans woman is suing a social media app
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Why a trans woman is suing a social media app

Funding cuts to NSW public schools
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NSW to cut school funding by $148 million

Funding cuts to NSW public schools could climb to $148 million, as part of an announcement from the state government this week.

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Track and field athletes will be paid for winning gold at Paris Olympics

In a world first, Olympians who win gold in categories like sprinting, hurdles, and pole vault will receive $US50,000 ($AU77,000) at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

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Queensland teacher resignations: 9000+ since pandemic

More than 55,000 teachers and 19,000 teacher aides are currently employed by Queensland’s Department of Education, across 1,264 state schools.

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Victorian public servants to get period leave

It comes after the union representing public sector workers negotiated a new deal with the state Government.

What does the future of music festivals look like?
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What does the future of music festivals look like?

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