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SES issues emergency warning after Echunga dam fails in South Australia

The State Emergency Service website says a dam is failing in Echunga, in the Adelaide Hills, promoting an emergency warning. The SES said there was a threat to people's safety and warned residents to..
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Robert Borsak says Independent MP Helen Dalton should be 'clocked' in NSW Parliament

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Wall Street keeps selling as world assets fail to recover, ASX to follow

Australian shares are expected to start the day lower as global equity indices show evidence of a deepening bear market.. ASX futures were down 43 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 6,463 at 6:58am AEST. A..
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Tasmania's Heemskirk mountain bike trail network set to open before Christmas

Tasmania's allure as a world-class mountain biking destination will be cemented when the Heemskirk network of trails near Zeehan on the state's West Coast opens in December. Early next year, that rep..
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Pfizer pays $179m for Brisbane company behind smartphone app that claims to diagnose COVID

A Brisbane-based company that invented a smartphone app it says can diagnose COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses by listening to someone cough has been purchased by Pfizer for nearly $180 million..
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Optus data breach fresh reminder of barriers facing West Australian fraud victims, as government admits its own breach

The WA government says it's looking at all options to safeguard West Australians' identities, after concerns were raised they have been left uniquely vulnerable by last week's cyber attack on Optus. ..
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Antique 1904 Ivel tractor restored by husband-wife duo sells for record-breaking $375k

A 120-year-old vintage tractor restored by West Australian farmers has set an Australian auction record, selling for $375,000. Constructed years before the term "tractor" was coined, the 1904 Ivel ag..
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The Optus customer data breach could lead to a class action lawsuit. What might that look like?

As the shockwaves from the massive Optus customer data breach ripple across Australia, there are already rumblings of a class action lawsuit. In Melbourne, law firm Slater and Gordon said on Tuesday ..
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Oil and gas industry chases option to buy international offsets instead of reducing emissions under safeguard mechanism

The oil and gas industry is pushing to be allowed to buy international offsets to meet its emission reduction requirements under the federal government's new climate change policy. More than 200 of t..
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Solomon Islands refusing to sign 11-point declaration at historic Pacific-US meeting

Solomon Islands has signalled it won't sign on to an 11-point declaration between the United States and Pacific Island nations, dealing a blow to the White House ahead of a high-profile presidential s..
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'I honestly can't see the end': Sean delivers goods but can't afford Sydney's toll roads

If you've driven on Australia's east coast, you'll have noticed toll roads are dramatically increasing in number and cost. Selling off the rights to build a road to tolling companies has become a pop..
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New childcare reforms, including changes to the subsidy, are another step closer. Here’s how they’ll work

Over a million families paying for childcare are a step closer to more relief after the federal government introduced its long-awaited subsidy legislation to parliament. Education Minister Jason Clar..
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Fuel excise reduction ends tonight, prices to increase by 25 cents a litre

Retirees Ken and Glenys Whalley have been caravanning for the past 10 weeks and watching fuel prices closely. "It's a very hot topic in caravan parks," Glenys said. "We carry jerry cans now and if w..
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Hacking Optus: a beginner's guide

The cyber attack on Optus was apparently so unsophisticated some analysts say a primary school student could have pulled it off. So how did the telco fail to protect the data of millions of its custo..
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Putin isn't our only worry from Russia

Russia has been in the news for all the wrong reasons, and here's another concern to add to the list. Scientists are on the alert about the risk of another virus spilling over from animals to humans...
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'We can't lose that': Steve Monaghetti embarks on a running crusade to save the Great Barrier Reef Why long-distance Olympian Steve Monaghetti is running not for his own health - but that of the Great..
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Off-the-record conversations heard at Ben Roberts-Smith trial offer rare insight into origins of defamation case

Off-the-record conversations aired in a Sydney courtroom show a rare glimpse into the origins of a high-stakes defamation case by war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith. As the trial entered the seventh week ..
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Russia 'extremely concerned' by Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks, cause yet to be determined

The two Nord Stream gas pipelines linking Russia and Europe have been hit by unexplained leaks, according to Scandinavian authorities, raising suspicions of sabotage. The pipelines have been at the c..

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California will ban gas car sales by 2035. The EV race now has a finish line.

California, the state that buys the most cars and trucks in the United States, will ban the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles by 2035. This represents the largest government move against gasoline …..
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Canada's creator economy is finally getting support after years of neglect

The creator economy is growing as more homegrown creators turn content into cash Early stage investment funds are starting to sink money into creators working with platforms that include ByteDance …..
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Amazon Echo Show 8 finally gets Conversation Mode - but it has limits

What is old is now new again as Amazon is rolling out Alexa’s Conversation Mode to the second generation of Echo Show 8 smart displays.  If Conversation Mode sounds familiar to you, that’s because…..