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Eurydice Dixon’s 'killer' seen at McDonald’s moment before her murder

The teenager accused of killing and raping Eurydice Dixon seen at McDonald’s Jaymes Todd was caught on CCTV footage which helped trace his movements The 19-year-old was charged after he handed himself into police Thursday The 22-year-old woman had been walking home when allegedly raped and killed Tributes have flooded Melbourne park where young comedian was found dead    By Josh ...

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How did gentile Melbourne become so dangerous?

Melbourne is haunted by the shocking deaths of young women walking at night  There has been a huge outpouring following Eurydice Dixon’s tragic death Ms Dixon’s accused killer, Jaymes Todd, will face court in October 19  Jill Meagher and Masa Vukotic were both murdered by strangers in the evening  City’s Lord Mayor Sally Capps said she did not feel safe ...

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Deputy Premier says Australia is losing its fight to scourge of meth

An Australian politician claims the country is rapidly losing the war on drugs NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro said there were years of neglecting the issues Politician claimed Australia is ‘losing our next generation’ to methamphetamine By Emily Pidgeon For Daily Mail Australia Published: 16:44 BST, 15 June 2018 | Updated: 19:14 BST, 15 June 2018 Australia is losing the ...

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What a load of crocs!

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wade Kelly’s drone captured dozens of the reptiles on camera this week, sunbathing by the Daly River in Australia. Click here to Read from the source

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Dark Mofo: The provocative festival changing Tasmania's reputation

Once the focus of police concern, Tasmania’s Dark Mofo festival remains renowned for confronting, headline-grabbing art. But it has also changed how the state presents itself to the world, writes Adam Morton in Hobart. It is 21:00 on a Thursday, the winter freeze is setting in, and a 73-year-old-man is easing himself down a ladder into a hole in the ...

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Frydenberg tells states conservative Liberals won't get their way on emissions cuts

Josh Frydenberg Environment minister says he won’t back-end load target as some in his party demand <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Josh Frydenberg says Australia’s emissions reduction target will be set at a linear rate, not one that leaves the steepest cuts until the end. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP Josh Frydenberg has told his state and territory counterparts the emissions ...

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South Australia Catholic church to ignore law on reporting confessions of abuse

Catholicism Adelaide’s acting archbishop says confessional is sacred and its nature can’t be changed <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Bishop Greg O’Kelly, acting archbishop of Adelaide, told ABC radio confession was a sacred encounter that could not be reported. Photograph: Australian Catholic Bishops Conference The South Australian Catholic church will not adhere to a change in law requiring priests ...

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Nick Greiner makes a call for more women in the Liberal party

Australian politics The Liberal president said the party was making some progress but ‘nowhere near enough’. <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Nick Greiner said the federal executive spent ‘perhaps half an hour’ working on how they could improve diversity in the party. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP When Liberal party president Nick Greiner made an impassioned plea to the party to ...

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World's rich grew richer amid bull market

The pool of money held by the world’s wealthiest people grew by 12 per cent last year to nearly $US202 trillion as bull markets and the US dollar’s weakening against most major currencies boosted global fortunes. Adjusted for exchange rate swings, wealth rose 7 per cent, the survey by advisory firm Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found. While residents of North ...

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Time for a rethink of defence in WA’s North West: Sherry Sufi

What Great Britain calls the Far East is to us the near north. Wise words, but not mine. What our longest serving prime minister and Liberal Party founder Sir Robert Menzies was referring to there is our unique place in our unique neighbourhood. Our government has no greater duty than ensuring the defence of our people and our resources. From ...

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