Bushfires will push C02 level to new high

Bushfires will push C02 level to new high

Australia's devastating bushfires will contribute around 1-2 per cent of the overall rise in concentrations of the world's greenhouse gas in 2020.
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Australia is in for a world of hell ... must make a choice and declare a climate crisis - Climate Ch

Australia is in for a world of hell ... must make a choice and declare a climate crisis - Climate Ch

Key speakers from the Climate Emergency Summit in Melbourne, Peter Garrett, Ian Dunlop, and Michael Mann, make the case for Australia declaring a climate emergency and putting the full weight of the government behind the decarbonising of the econo...
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Union boss accuses Jetstar of running industrial dictatorship

Union boss accuses Jetstar of running industrial dictatorship

Transport Workers’ Union National Secretary Michael Kaine tells media at Sydney Domestic Airport that Jetstar baggage handlers and ground grew will hold a 24-hour strike next Wednesday February 19th. He says that Jetstar is trying to force workers...
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Education Minister discusses Chinese students travel ban due to coronavirus

Education Minister discusses Chinese students travel ban due to coronavirus

Education Minister Dan Tehan discusses the government's blocking of Chinese students from entering the country due to fears of the coronavirus spreading. Tehan says that the university year is still officially three weeks away, and that study visa...
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Frydenberg defends Prime Minister over sports grants interference

Frydenberg defends Prime Minister over sports grants interference

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg answers questions about the sports rorts affair. Frydenberg continues to state that all grants issued were eligible for the funding.
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Albanese backs travel ban extension

Albanese backs travel ban extension

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese tells media in Sydney he supports the federal government's decision to extend a coronavirus-related Chinese travel ban, saying Australia has to follow medical advice. "We need to defend our national interest and ...
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Albanese says Morrison misled public and parliament on sports rorts

Albanese says Morrison misled public and parliament on sports rorts

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese tells media in Sydney that Scott Morrison has misled the Australian public and the parliament over the sports rorts scandal. "Forty-three per cent of funding to ineligible projects in spite of the fact that Scott...
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Jetstar chief speaks as ground crew set for 24-hour strike

Jetstar chief speaks as ground crew set for 24-hour strike

Jetstar chief executive Gareth Evans speaks to reporters in Sydney, with Jetstar baggage handlers and ground crew set to go on strike over the Australian budget airline's final employment proposal. The Transport Workers' Union's previous demands i...
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Full presser: Climate Change Summit in Melbourne with Peter Garrett, Ian Dunlop, Michael Mann

Full presser: Climate Change Summit in Melbourne with Peter Garrett, Ian Dunlop, Michael Mann

Full press conference: Peter Garrett, Ian Dunlop, Michael Mann speak to the media ahead of attending the Climate Emergency Summit in the Melbourne Toen Hall.
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Almost half of sports grants projects ineligible

Almost half of sports grants projects ineligible

Almost half of the projects funded under the coalition's $100 million sports grants program were ineligible, despite assurances from the prime minister that no rules had been broken.
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NSW bushfires contained as rain soaks state

NSW bushfires contained as rain soaks state

Bushfires raging across NSW have been contained for the first time this season after a deluge of rain soaked the state and filled dams.
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Victoria Police appeal for information in the murder of Yoke Onn Chi

Victoria Police appeal for information in the murder of Yoke Onn Chi

Homicide detectives are appealing for information in the death of Detective Senior Sergeant Pixie Fuhrmeister Yoke Onn Chi in Templestowe Lower at the end of January. They are appealing for any information regarding a small black pouch that would ...
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Watchdog says TPG, Vodafone merger bad for consumers

Watchdog says TPG, Vodafone merger bad for consumers

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Chairman Rod Sims says the $15 billion merger between Vodafone Australia and TPG will increase mobile communication prices. "The Australian mobile communications market has got three players represent...
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Test hopefuls out to stake claim in Shield

Test hopefuls out to stake claim in Shield

The Sheffield Shield resumes and there is plenty at stake for a long list of Test aspirants ahead of a two-Test tour of Bangladesh in June.
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Federal Court rules that TPG/Vodafone merger can proceed

Federal Court rules that TPG/Vodafone merger can proceed

A $15 billion merger between Vodafone Australia and TPG has been given the green light, but the consumer watchdog says it will cause mobile data prices to rise. Federal Court Justice John Middleton said the multi-billion dollar deal would not have...
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BOM says Cyclone Uesi will bring dangerous surf conditions to NSW

BOM says Cyclone Uesi will bring dangerous surf conditions to NSW

NSW Bureau of Meteorology acting manager of weather services Mike Funnell says tropical Cyclone Uesi, which is tracking towards Lord Howe Island will bring dangerous surf conditions to the area with wave heights of seven metres. The cyclone will m...
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Cyclone Uesi to cause destruction on NSW Lord Howe Island

Cyclone Uesi to cause destruction on NSW Lord Howe Island

NSW Bureau of Meteorology acting manager of weather services Mike Funnell says tropical Cyclone Uesi is tracking towards Lord Howe Island with destructive winds and intense rainfall forecast on the island from Thursday.
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Canavan disappointed he wasn't invited to the Otis group

Canavan disappointed he wasn't invited to the Otis group

Nationals MP Matt Canavan speaks to the media at a doorstop on the state of the National party leadership and the possibility of a breakaway group of LNP members. "Michael's got the support of the (party) room," Mr Canavan says. "We really do need...
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Coronavirus vaccine a year or two away

Coronavirus vaccine a year or two away

Human trials for one or two of the most promising vaccine candidate against the coronavirus could be launched in three or four months, but wider use may be more than a year away.
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Waratahs hoping for some Super Rugby points before their bye

Waratahs hoping for some Super Rugby points before their bye

NSW Waratahs vice-captain Kurtley Beale speaks to reporters ahead of Friday night's Super Rugby game against the Melbourne Rebels at AAMI Park. Beale says there's a bit of frustration around in the squad after their loss to the Blues in Newcastle....
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Labor MP Jason Clare dismisses Otis group

Labor MP Jason Clare dismisses Otis group

Labor MP Jason Clare speaks to the media in Canberra about a media report that a break-away group of right faction Labor MP's has met at a Kingston restaurant called Otis to discuss and counter the party's move to the left. Frontbenchers Joel Fitz...
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LNP Laming says 'closing the gap' parameters are wrong

LNP Laming says 'closing the gap' parameters are wrong

LNP backbencher MP Andrew Laming speaks to the media In Canberra about the "closing the gap" report released yesterday. "Within the measures there is a huge amount of variety and variation. Things can be deteriorating seriously in remote Aborigina...
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Joyce, Canavan warn National Party could disappear

Joyce, Canavan warn National Party could disappear

Barnaby Joyce, who failed to tear down his party leader, has warned the Nationals are at risk of disappearing altogether.
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Matildas striving for Olympic qualifying perfection, Logarzo says

Matildas striving for Olympic qualifying perfection, Logarzo says

Star midfielder Chloe Logarzo in Sydney says the Matidas are refusing to let complacency become a factor ahead of facing unbeaten China in their final Olympic group qualifier in on Thursday night. "I dont think there's any complacency. It's import...
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Rudd charts path towards reducing emissions

Rudd charts path towards reducing emissions

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd addresses attendees during CEDA's 2020 Economic and Political Overview (EPO) in Sydney, talking about his "ten simple points" for governments in Australia to observe in meeting the challenge of climate c...
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