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Pauline Hanson supports the Coalition's income tax plan – video

Play Video 1:42 Income tax cuts worth billions of dollars are edging closer to reality, with One Nation confirming it will support the government’s entire income tax package. Dismissing questions about helping the wealthy, Hanson says ‘the Australian people need tax cuts’  Click here to Read from the source

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Tamil family lose appeal to stay in Australia

Australian immigration and asylum Nadesalingam and Priya and their Australian-born daughters face being deported back to Sri Lanka <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Nadesalingam and Priya with their children have 21 days to decide if they will contest the court’s ruling that they cannot stay in Australia. Photograph: Supplied A family of Tamil asylum seekers have lost their appeal ...

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Brothers' Nest review – a comedy-horror so black that it's not funny

Film 4 / 5 stars 4 out of 5 stars. Eleven years after Kenny, Shane and Clayton Jacobson team up again for another comedy classic – this one stranger, darker and ickier <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Shane and Clayton Jacobson (Terry and Jeff) in Brothers’ Nest, directed by Clayton Jacobson. Photograph: Label The last time brothers Shane and ...

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Western Australia defends decision to search live sheep exporter's offices

Live exports State government raided Emanuel Exports’ headquarters seeking information about last year’s deadly voyage • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Heat-stressed sheep on the decks of the Australian live export ship Awassi Express on a voyage from Fremantle to the Middle East in August 2017. ...

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Ron Medich jailed for 30 years for murder and intimidation

Crime – Australia Sydney businessman imprisoned for 30 years for killing of Michael McGurk and intimidation of his widow <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Ron Medich was found guilty of the contract murder of Michael McGurk in 2009. Photograph: David Moir/AAP Sydney millionaire Ron Medich has been jailed for at least 30 years for directing the execution-style murder of ...

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Victorian woman guilty of killing mother of four to take her children

Crime – Australia Christine Lyons was infertile and allegedly plotted with two men to murder 39-year-old disability pensioner • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Christine Lyons has been found guilty of murdering a mother of four so she could take custody of the woman’s four children. ...

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Coalition's $144bn tax cuts package passes in parliament

Australian politics Government wins game of brinkmanship but sets up tough election and byelection contest • Sign up to receive the top stories in Australia every day at noon <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Labor’s leader in the Senate, Penny Wong, talks to Greens senators during the debate on the $144bn tax cuts package. Photograph: Mike Bowers for the ...

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SW “poisoned” pond claims a false alarm

Claims that ponds in Bridgetown’s Peace Park have been “poisoned” have been rejected by Landcare and the Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council. Community outrage erupted last week after photographs were posted online which showed a pond surrounded by a fringe of dried vegetation. Residents condemned the use of herbicides as “laziness” and “vandalism”, questioning why weeds were not slashed or dug out ...

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Grand final defeat after late Geraldton goal sinks LGSHA

Lower Great Southern Hockey Association have fallen agonisingly short of their maiden division 1 title at the 2018 CBH Group Women’s State Country Championships held in Perth at the weekend. Chasing an elusive division 1 title, the LGSHA took a team stacked with young talent to the annual tournament where they faced Geraldton in Sunday’s grand final after an impressive ...

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Election for vacant Manji council seat

Shannon BochenekManjimup-Bridgetown Times Thursday, 21 June 2018 12:11PM Facebook Icon Twitter Icon Email Icon Link Icon Manjimup Shire Council will hold an extraordinary local government election on August 17 to fill a vacancy left by the resignation of Cr Dean Bavich. At a council meeting early last month Cr Bavich advised the council of his resignation from the North Ward ...

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