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Road deaths in Australia have hit an 11-year high, as the peak automobile body calls for data on cause of fatalities to be revealed.
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National road deaths have reached an 11-year high

Road deaths in Australia have hit an 11-year high, as the peak automobile body calls for data on cause of fatalities to be revealed.

A state of emergency has been declared in New Caledonia after a series of violent protests resulted in almost 200 arrests, dozens of injuries, and at least three deaths.
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New Caledonia protests lead to state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared in New Caledonia after a series of violent protests resulted in almost 200 arrests, dozens of injuries, and at least three deaths.

Environmental group ECCQ has lost a Federal Court appeal to hold the Environment Minister legally responsible for assessing the climate impact of coal mines.
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ECCQ loses Federal Court appeal to hold Environment Minister responsible for coal mine climate impact

Environmental group ECCQ has lost a Federal Court appeal to hold the Environment Minister legally responsible for assessing the climate impact of coal mines.

Does Australian fashion have a sustainability problem?
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The conversation missing from Fashion Week

A-League betting scheme
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A-League players arrested over alleged betting scheme

Three A-League players were arrested in Sydney on Friday morning over an alleged connection to a corrupt betting scheme.

The NT Government wants to introduce a new law to make it easier to implement curfews.
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NT Govt proposes law making it easier to implement curfews

The NT Government wants to introduce a new law to make it easier to implement curfews.

New data shows the number of First Nations adults in NSW prisons reached a record-high in March.
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First Nations adults in NSW prisons at record high

New data shows the number of First Nations adults in NSW prisons reached a record-high in March.

Australia's first war crime prisoner is the whistleblower
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Why did David McBride go to jail?

Australia has been announced as the host nation of the 2026 Women’s Asian Cup. It was the only country to submit a bid.
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Australia to host Asian Cup

Australia has been announced as the host nation of the 2026 Women’s Asian Cup. It was the only country to submit a bid.

queensland drought-free
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Queensland is drought-free for the first time since 2013

Queensland has been declared drought-free for the first time since 2013.

Wage growth in Australia
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Wages continue historic growth

Wage growth in Australia has continued above 4% in the 12 months to March, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

What does the budget say about the future of the economy?
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Inflation projected to be under control by end of year

The federal budget has forecast inflation to dip below 3% by the end of this year.

Tonight, Treasurer Jim Chalmers delivered the 2024 Federal Budget.
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Everything you need to know about the 2024 Federal Budget

The Government, led by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, has two big decisions to make: what to spend money on, and where to get that money from.

Explaining the ban on live sheep exports
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Everything you need to know about live exports

The NSW Government has announced it will propose stricter bail reforms for people accused of serious domestic violence offences.
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NSW proposes new bail restrictions for alleged domestic violence offenders

Under a draft law, alleged perpetrators will face a higher threshold for securing bail. Alleged offenders would also be required to wear ankle bracelets if they are granted bail.

Former defence force employee David McBride has been sentenced to five years and eight months in prison for illegally disclosing sensitive information.
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ADF whistleblower David McBride sentenced over leaks

The sentence has a non-parole period of two years and three months.

The NSW Government has made its trial of UTI treatment from pharmacies permanent, after the program benefited 16,000 women.
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NSW Govt makes trial of UTI treatment at pharmacies permanent

The NSW Government has made its trial of UTI treatment from pharmacies permanent, after the program benefited 16,000 women.

The Federal Court has decided not to extend a ban on footage of last month’s Western Sydney church stabbing on X.
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Federal Court unblocks stabbing footage on X

The Federal Court has decided not to extend a ban on footage of last month’s Western Sydney church stabbing on X.

The Government has announced a plan to ban the export of live sheep from Australia.
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Live sheep export ban planned for 2028

The Government has announced a plan to ban the export of live sheep from Australia.

University and Government officials have met in Canberra to discuss proposed changes to the higher education sector, including limits on international student numbers across Australian universities.
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Govt proposes limiting international student numbers

It’s part of a broader strategy to reduce the migration rate.

A group of Labor MPs say they’re concerned about the environmental impacts of the Federal Government’s new energy plan.
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Labor MPs raise concerns about Govt’s gas strategy

The Government released its “Future Gas Strategy” last week,
outlining how it plans to use gas for the “economy’s transition to net zero”.

The Government v Social Media
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Why does the Government want to change social media?

Tomorrow, the Government will release its key economic document. What is the Federal Budget? And what's in it?
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What is the Federal Budget?

Tomorrow, the Government will release its key economic document. What is the Federal Budget? And what’s in it?

It comes two years after the former teacher and professional rugby league player was found guilty of killing his wife Lynette in 1982.
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Chris Dawson launches appeal over murder conviction

It comes two years after the former teacher and professional rugby league player was found guilty of killing his wife Lynette in 1982.

Endometriosis treatment changes
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Butler announces changes to endometriosis support

Endometriosis treatment changes will be added from July 2025, under an announcement from Health Minister Mark Butler.

Queensland Police will replace the members of its First Nations Advisory Group after members refused to sign a confidentiality contract.
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Queensland police fire First Nations advisory group members

Members of the group have accused Qld Police of trying to silence them.

childhood maltreatment
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Childhood maltreatment linked to mental health conditions

Over 1.8 million people with depression, anxiety, or substance abuse disorders had been exposed to childhood maltreatment.

The High Court has thrown out an appeal by an Iranian asylum seeker trying to avoid deportation.
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The High Court has blocked an Iranian asylum seeker’s appeal to be released from detention

The High Court has thrown out an appeal by an Iranian asylum seeker trying to avoid deportation, known as ‘ASF17’.

Why is this book banned?
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Why a Sydney council banned a book on same-sex parenting

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