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Mummified body found in 'hoarder's' Sydney home identified by police

Crime – Australia Shane John Snellman’s body was discovered by cleaners in Greenwich last week <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> North shore police and the state crime command’s homicide squad working at an address in Greenwich where a body was found on 31 May. Photograph: Danny Casey/AAP Police have revealed the identity of a suspected murder victim whose mummified ...

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Tougher race hate laws for NSW as government reverses position again

New South Wales The reversal follows lobbying from an alliance of 31 ethnic community groups in the state <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> NSW announced new penalties for threats or incitements to violence on basis of race, religion or sexuality. Photograph: Dan Himbrechts/AAP The New South Wales government has again reversed its position on reforming the state’s race hate ...

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Australia's large fish species declined 30% in past decade, study says

Fishing Call for fisheries changes after study says excessive fishing mostly to blame <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The number of large fish species was found to have declined by close to a third. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP The number of large fish species in Australian waters has declined by 30% in the past decade, mostly due to excessive fishing, ...

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Queensland woman charged after allegedly riding horse while drunk

Queensland Woman, 51, charged with being in charge of a horse while under the influence of liquor Play Video 0:31 Woman charged with attempting to ride a horse into drive through bottle shop while drunk – video A woman has been charged after allegedly riding a horse through the drive-through section of a Queensland bottle shop while highly intoxicated. Queensland ...

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Australian watchdog charges ANZ, Citigroup and Deutsche with cartel offences

Banking Australian Competition and Consumer Commission lodges criminal charges after investigation <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> One executive from ANZ and three from Citigroup and two from Deutsche Bank have been charged. Photograph: Steven Saphore/Reuters The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has charged ANZ Bank, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank with criminal cartel offences following an investigation. Senior executives John ...

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Labor and Coalition agree on espionage laws that critics fear would 'criminalise' journalism

Australian politics Sources say agreement struck between members of joint parliamentary committee on intelligence and security <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Bill Shorten said Labor and the Coalition were ‘closer to a resolution’ on the proposed foreign espionage laws. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/AAP The major parties have agreed to changes to proposed foreign espionage laws that critics have warned would ...

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Q&A: Mark Dreyfus warns of 'pushback' against marriage equality – video

Play Video 0:36 Appearing on the ABC’s Q&A program, Labor’s attorney general, Mark Dreyfus, tells the Australian government it must stand ready to fight any resistance against same-sex marriage that he says was experienced in the UK and US Click here to Read from the source

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Qantas bows to China's wishes on naming of Taiwan as a territory

China Chief executive Alan Joyce says Qantas will comply with demand that airlines operating in the country refer only to ‘Taiwan China’ <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Qantas has agreed to China’s request not to imply Taiwan is an independent country on its website. Photograph: Erik Anderson/AAP Qantas has bowed to Chinese pressure to change the way it refers ...

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Barnaby Joyce insists he will recontest seat of New England

Barnaby Joyce Former National party leader resists pressure from MPs, saying he would tell his constituents first if he intended to leave <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Barnaby Joyce has hosed down speculation he will retire before the next election. Photograph: Lukas Coch/AAP Barnaby Joyce is staring down internal attempts to blast him out of his seat of New ...

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Peter Ridd's sacking pushes the limit of academic freedom | Gay Alcorn

Great Barrier Reef Opinion Peter Ridd’s sacking pushes the limit of academic freedom Gay Alcorn James Cook University may have damaged its reputation with a heavy-handed approach to the academic with minority views on climate change and the reef <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> ‘The massive coral bleaching in recent years was no cause for concern, because coral grew ...

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