Lawyer for CBD murder accused leaves court, says client facing new charges

Lawyer for CBD murder accused leaves court, says client facing new charges

Zemarai Khatiz, lawyer for Mert Ney, is seen arriving at Central Local Court in Sydney. Mr Khatiz later leaves the court, telling reporters his client will plead not guilty to a number of new charges. Mr Ney is accused of murdering a sex worker, s...
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Constance slams McKay over festival regulations, says pill testing won't stop deaths

Constance slams McKay over festival regulations, says pill testing won't stop deaths

NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance speaks to reporters in Sydney, saying pill testing won't stop the deaths of young people at music festivals as the government awaits a coronial finding that could recommend police drug operations be scaled b...
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Congestion tax? The Grattan Institute is wrong, Constance says

Congestion tax? The Grattan Institute is wrong, Constance says

NSW Transport Minister Andrew Constance speaks to reporters in Sydney, fielding a question on a tax on drivers coming into the city. Mr Constance rejects the Grattan Institute's recommendation that congestion charging for the morning and afternoon...
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Terri Butler claims the government is 'loose with the truth' regarding dam funding

Terri Butler claims the government is 'loose with the truth' regarding dam funding

Terri Butler, the shadow minister for the environment and water, comments on a media report that the federal government is contributing only 25 per cent of the announced dam project near Tamworth although the government has claimed they are fundin...
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Eddie Betts returns to the Blues - says it was an emotional homecoming

Eddie Betts returns to the Blues - says it was an emotional homecoming

Eddie Betts will finish his decorated AFL career at his original club Carlton after being traded by Adelaide. Speaking to the media from Carlton's headquarters, Betts says that he teared-up when he walked back in through the doors.
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Bathurst winners McLaughlin and Premat

Bathurst winners McLaughlin and Premat

October 14, 2019 Bathurst 1000 winners Scott McLaughlin and Alex Premat
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Retailers unite against customer abuse

Retailers unite against customer abuse

National Retailer Association (NRA) chief executive Dominique Lamb, SDA national secretary Gerard Dwyer and Tricia Dibley, who has worked in the retail industry for 25 years speaking to media on Pitt St in Sydney about a push to reduce abuse of re...
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Mixed fortunes for Test contenders in Sheffield Shield

Mixed fortunes for Test contenders in Sheffield Shield

Tim Paine and David Warner found some much-needed runs but several Test contenders failed to fire in the opening round of the Sheffield Shield season.
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Bligh says banks are ready to assist govt inquiry into bank interest rate policies

Bligh says banks are ready to assist govt inquiry into bank interest rate policies

Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh speaks to the media in Canberra responding to the government's announcement that it is launching an inquiry into the reluctance of the big four banks to pass on interest rates cuts from the Reserve Ban...
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NSW Premier shoots down congestion tax

NSW Premier shoots down congestion tax

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaking to media in Sydney's west about a new report suggesting a congestion tax would ease traffic woes in the CBD to the same extent as billion dollar road projects. The premier rules out the move and says it gets...
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NSW bracing for fish kills in difficult summer: Premier

NSW bracing for fish kills in difficult summer: Premier

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaking to media in Sydney's west about upcoming summer and preparations for possible mass fish deaths. Berejiklian says transportation of cod out of the waterways has already begun but with a dry hot summer predict...
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Nothing wrong with working hard: NSW Premier backs ministers with investment properties

Nothing wrong with working hard: NSW Premier backs ministers with investment properties

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaking to media in Sydney's west about the property portfolios of government ministers and whether it interferes with their ability to understand living costs. Berejiklian says there is nothing wrong with working h...
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Parliamentarians help young women to "take over parliament" for a day

Parliamentarians help young women to "take over parliament" for a day

Caitlin Figueiredo from Jasiri present a 'young women's charter for Australian democracy' by encouraging parliamentarians to mentor 60 women to give them the experience first hand of the political process in parliament. MP's and senators Larrissa ...
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Rugby World Cup quarter-finalists locked in

Rugby World Cup quarter-finalists locked in

The Rugby World Cup quarter-finals will feature traditional powerhouses, and one surprise packet, with host nation Japan qualifying for the knockout stage for the first time.
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NSW Premier says fast-tracking dams won't skip safeguards

NSW Premier says fast-tracking dams won't skip safeguards

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaking to media in Sydney's west about the fast-tracking of dams in the drought stricken state. Berejiklian denies that proper processes will be skipped in the process of approving dams. "We're not jumping any proc...
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Chalmers says cyber hits cost the economy $29 billion a year

Chalmers says cyber hits cost the economy $29 billion a year

Shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers speaks at the small business cyber security forum in Canberra about the threats of cyber attacks to Australian business. "Department of Home Affairs says cyber security incidents cost Australian businesses up to $29 b...
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Royal commission chair Richard Tracey QC dead at 71

Royal commission chair Richard Tracey QC dead at 71

Aged care royal commission chair Richard Tracey QC has died in the US, where he was being treated for terminal cancer.
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Cyber security for small business is a constant challenge

Cyber security for small business is a constant challenge

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg speaking in Canberra at a small business cyber security forum about the risks Australian small business faces from cyber threats. "We've established a $47 million cyber security centre. Now this centre receives a report e...
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RAW: Parliament begins with a prayer breakfast in the Great Hall

RAW: Parliament begins with a prayer breakfast in the Great Hall

In the Great Hall of Parliament in Canberra, politicians, advisors and religious leaders join for the annual prayer breakfast. In attendance were the Governor General of Australia David Hurley and his wife Linda, the Prime Minister Scott Morrison,...
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Bus driver walks from court after successful appeal - Jack Aston

Bus driver walks from court after successful appeal - Jack Aston

A Victorian bus driver freed from jail after his convictions were overturned has left the dock amid cheers and clapping from the court room. Jack Aston was jailed in December for least two-and-a-half years after crashing into Melbourne's notorious...
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Johnathan Thurston's safety tips ahead of storm season

Johnathan Thurston's safety tips ahead of storm season

Get Ready Queensland ambassador Johnathan Thurston is urging everyone to prepare for storm and cyclone season. "Make sure that you have an evacuation plan," he says. "It's not a matter of if, but when these natural disasters will strike."
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RAW: Rugby league players arrive at Sydney court over indecent assault charges

RAW: Rugby league players arrive at Sydney court over indecent assault charges

Rugby league players Liam Coleman and Zane Musgrove arrive at Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court over charges related to the indecent assault of a woman at Coogee Bay Hotel. As Coleman walks into court he sprays a photographer with his water bott...
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Albanese and McKay say Labor membership has been let down by party officials

Albanese and McKay say Labor membership has been let down by party officials

NSW Labor leader Jodi McKay and Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese address the media in Sydney to discuss the ICAC revelations about alleged corruption in the ranks of NSW Labor administrators and the culture of head office. "I've heard from ou...
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Mother claims medicinal cannabis treatment successful for daughter suffering from epilepsy

Mother claims medicinal cannabis treatment successful for daughter suffering from epilepsy

Amanda Williamson says her daughter Madison, 15, has a better quality of life since being able to take medicinal cannabis as part of her treatment for epilepsy.
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Climate activists strip down in Melbourne

Climate activists strip down in Melbourne

Activists ditch their outer wear and march through the heart of Melbourne to push for action on climate change. Extinction Rebellion has been leading a week-long series of protests in major cities to raise awareness about climate change as part of...
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RAW: Fire rages at Melbourne CBD bar

RAW: Fire rages at Melbourne CBD bar

Firefighters battle a building fire on Victoria Street in North Melbourne. More than 15 firefighters attended the scene of the blaze, struggling to bring it under control.
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Dancing for our lives - Extinction Rebellion disco dancing protesters take to the streets of Melbour

Dancing for our lives - Extinction Rebellion disco dancing protesters take to the streets of Melbour

Extinction Rebellion protesters party through Melbourne's CBD to the tune of Stayin' Alive, holding up traffic and spreading their message about inaction by governments on climate change.
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RAW: Brothers accused of mother's neglect leave Sydney court

RAW: Brothers accused of mother's neglect leave Sydney court

Two Sydney brothers accused of grossly neglecting their ailing mother leave the NSW Supreme Court after Justice Des Fagan ordered their release and dispensed with bail. Australian Federal Police diplomatic protection officer Phillip Thompson, 43, ...
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Jamie Clements calls for political donation changes

Jamie Clements calls for political donation changes

Former NSW Labor general secretary Jamie Clements speaks to media outside the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption in Sydney after giving evidence over two days. Clements denies ever receiving $100,000 in cash in a bag but says he thinks ...
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RAW: Police move in on Brisbane climate activists

RAW: Police move in on Brisbane climate activists

A number of activists from Extinction Rebellion on the William Jolly Bridge in Brisbane are removed by police. Brisbane demonstrations are being staged in conjunction with similar XR protests in dozens of cities around the world.
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RAW: Climate activists take over Brisbane bridge

RAW: Climate activists take over Brisbane bridge

Activists from Extinction Rebellion on the William Jolly Bridge in Brisbane. Brisbane demonstrations are being staged in conjunction with similar XR protests in dozens of cities around the world.
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Coach Markus Babbel believes Wanderers are stronger this year

Coach Markus Babbel believes Wanderers are stronger this year

Markus Babbel speaks to reporters ahead of the Wanderers opening round A-League game at home to Central Coast on Saturday. Babbel, who is looking forward to the start of the A-League after a long pre-season, says his squad is stronger than last ye...
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Labor MP who kicked-in the door of a hotel in Canberra apologises as he returns to work

Labor MP who kicked-in the door of a hotel in Canberra apologises as he returns to work

Victorian Labor MP Will Fowles speaks to the media as he prepares to return to full duties after an anxiety attack in July saw him kick in the door of a hotel in Canberra after an argument with staff over luggage. Fowles wife Jessica says that goi...
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NSW Premier "shocked, horrified" by bushfire deaths

NSW Premier "shocked, horrified" by bushfire deaths

NSW Transport minister Andrew Constance speaking to media at a North West Metro Tunnel project at Martin Place about the death of an elderly couple in bushfires destroyed at least 29 homes in northern NSW. The bodies of 77-year-old Bob Lindsey and...
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RAW: Tunnel boring machine breaks through at Martin Place

RAW: Tunnel boring machine breaks through at Martin Place

Premier Gladys Berejiklian attends the breakthrough of a tunnel boring machine at the site which will become Martin Place's North West Metro station.
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Berejiklian tight-lipped over new dam plans

Berejiklian tight-lipped over new dam plans

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian speaking to media at a North West Metro Tunnel project at Martin Place about plans for new dams in the state. Berejiklian says plans will be announced in the near future but remains tight-lipped on when that will be ...
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Minister offers condolences after man killed in fatal train incident

Minister offers condolences after man killed in fatal train incident

NSW Transport minister Andrew Constance speaking to media at a North West Metro Tunnel project at Martin Place about the death of a man who slipped onto a train line in Sydney. Constance offers his condolences to the man's family and says an inves...
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Scott Morrison may be a strong leader but he's got no plan for the country - Wong

Scott Morrison may be a strong leader but he's got no plan for the country - Wong

Labor senator Penney Wong says that her party have strong credentials on legislation that introduced a price on carbon, and that the energy sector would be more stable today if the current government had any such plan. Wong says that any future La...
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PM enlists The Block's host to boost tradie ranks

PM enlists The Block's host to boost tradie ranks

Prime minister Scott Morrison and Skills Minister Michaelia Cash speaking to media at Randwick hospital in Sydney about a push to try and boost the number of tradies in Australia by enlisting reality TV host Scott Cam, host of renovation show The ...
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Labor calls on Morrison for a clear position on the withdrawl of US troops from Syria

Labor calls on Morrison for a clear position on the withdrawl of US troops from Syria

Shadow Foreign Affairs Minister Penny Wong says that the Prime Minister is being more consistent with the views of his Foreign Affairs Minister on the withdrawal of US troops from NE Syria that has led to an invasion of the area by Turkey. Wong qu...
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Aust, US trade relationship goes beyond China's resources trading

Aust, US trade relationship goes beyond China's resources trading

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross speaking to an American Chamber of Commerce in Australia lunch event in Sydney about the role China plays in the Australian economy. Ross says it is easy to over state the role of China to Australia but the US has...
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Family of Michael Purse plea for information about his disappearance

Family of Michael Purse plea for information about his disappearance

Donna Ipers speaks to the media about the disappearance of her son Michael Purse. The family of the Adelaide man missing for more than eight months have made a tearful plea for information on his suspected murder. Michael Purse, 32, was reported m...
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Morrison backs Trump's Syria withdrawal, admits IS concerns

Morrison backs Trump's Syria withdrawal, admits IS concerns

Australia is worried Turkey's military incursion into Syria will lead to the resurgence of Islamic State.
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Scott Ludlam's lawyer speaks about bail decision

Scott Ludlam's lawyer speaks about bail decision

Greg James QC representing ex-Greens senator Scott Ludlum speaks outside Downing Centre Local Court, where a magistrate has torn up bail conditions imposed on Ludlam by police after he was arrested for a climate protest.
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RAW: Brown blasts Kangaroo Island huts plan

RAW: Brown blasts Kangaroo Island huts plan

Raw footage: Former Greens leader and senator Bob Brown speaks at a rally in Adelaide against an accommodation development on South Australia's Kangaroo Island.
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AMP takes out 2019's top Shonky with IKEA's fridge not far behind

AMP takes out 2019's top Shonky with IKEA's fridge not far behind

The 2019 Shonky Awards featuring companies and products from around Australia such as AMP, Kogan, and IKEA. The top award for 2019 was given to AMP for inactive super accounts. The organisation says one of the recipients, IKEA's Nedkyld fridge, is...
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Mick Gatto joins Salvos in fight against Melbourne's homelessness crisis

Mick Gatto joins Salvos in fight against Melbourne's homelessness crisis

Mick Gatto speaks to reporters in Melbourne as dozens of Victoria's professional firefighters offer their support to the Salvation Army's homelessness campaign by serving warm meals throughout the day at the Salvo's Bourke Street site. Mick has be...
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Bushfires devastate small north NSW town

Bushfires devastate small north NSW town

Police are hunting for whoever may have deliberately lit a fire that's destroyed more than a dozen homes in northern NSW as the local mayor confirmed a number of residents are still unaccounted for.
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