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ABC reporter picks up clothes at MH17 crash site

An ABC reporter who touched clothes and debris at the MH17 crash site has defended his actions even after the report was removed from the ABC website for
An ABC reporter who touched clothes and debris at the MH17 crash site has defended his actions even after the report was removed from the ABC website for "re-editing".
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IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you. IT goes like this. Get between a female and her calf: she'll kill you. Get between a bull and his cows when it's mating season: he'll kill you.
A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin. A NEW research project is looking at what motivates cotton farmers and their employees to “stick at it” through thick and thin.
COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders Office principal solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg. COMMUNITY groups are set to lose the right to object to an overwhelming majority of mining projects if a new bill is approved in state parliament, according to Environmental Defenders Office principal solicitor Jo-Anne Bragg.
THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry. THE iconic Malanda Milk branding will return to fresh white milk later this month in another shot in the arm for the beleaguered far north Queensland dairy industry.
22 Jul 14 The global war on drugs has failed and a more humane approach must be taken to contain the spread of HIV, a top envoy told the 20th international AIDS conference on Tuesday.
22 Jul 14 Are grannies going to be the nannies of the future? Will they want to go back to TAFE? Could it be a retirement earner?
22 Jul 14 Former rugby league player Mark Geyer broke down in tears on his radio show while sharing his fears for his daughter's life.
Darrell Hendry used to joke to his long-term business associate John Cassidy, the former chancellor of the University of New England, that he'd
22 Jul 14 Darrell Hendry used to joke to his long-term business associate John Cassidy, the former chancellor of the University of New England, that he'd "buy a pub" when he retired.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suggested he would like to see a multinational force deployed to the Ukraine, including Australians, to secure the crash site of downed Malaysian Airlines’ flight MH17.
22 Jul 14 Prime Minister Tony Abbott has suggested he would like to see a multinational force deployed to the Ukraine, including Australians, to secure the crash site of downed Malaysian Airlines’...
If a male politician offered a similar opinion to the PUP senator it would be a career-ending offence.
22 Jul 14 If a male politician offered a similar opinion to the PUP senator it would be a career-ending offence.
Danish researchers have found a way to activate and expose hidden HIV cells to the immune system - a major step towards finding a cure for the virus affecting 38 million people.
22 Jul 14 Danish researchers have found a way to activate and expose hidden HIV cells to the immune system - a major step towards finding a cure for the virus affecting 38 million people.
If Perth is getting sick of the rain, we shouldn't be complaining - we are well below our annual averages, according to the bureau.
22 Jul 14 If Perth is getting sick of the rain, we shouldn't be complaining - we are well below our annual averages, according to the bureau.
22 Jul 14 Palmer United Party senator Jacqui Lambie has taken an innovative way to find love using talkback radio to search for a potential suitor – preferably one "well hung" and loaded with cash.
22 Jul 14 An Australian C-17 military plane is in the air on its way to the Netherlands in preparation to start returning the bodies of Australian victims of the MH17 crash.
The Coalition has dismissed a Productivity Commission suggestion that funds be redirected away from Tony Abbott's paid parental scheme and into childcare services, arguing that the two are
22 Jul 14 The Coalition has dismissed a Productivity Commission suggestion that funds be redirected away from Tony Abbott's paid parental scheme and into childcare services, arguing that the two...
It was the biggest snowball fight of them all, yet it was waged without as much as a snowflake in sight.
22 Jul 14 It was the biggest snowball fight of them all, yet it was waged without as much as a snowflake in sight.
22 Jul 14 It started out innocently enough, as the American President participated in cheesy self-portraits as a way of inviting fans, and voters, into his world, but has now spiralled into a...
22 Jul 14 A new drug regimen that aims to better treat tuberculosis without disrupting HIV treatment is showing promising results in clinical trials, boosting hopes it will help save millions of...
Police allegedly found methamphetamine in the car of former Kings Cross detective Glen McNamara after he allegedly murdered a Sydney youth, a court has heard.
22 Jul 14 Police allegedly found methamphetamine in the car of former Kings Cross detective Glen McNamara after he allegedly murdered a Sydney youth, a court has heard.
James Packer has pledged an average of $20 million a year to Australian charities over the next 10 years through the establishment of a new philanthropic foundation.
22 Jul 14 James Packer has pledged an average of $20 million a year to Australian charities over the next 10 years through the establishment of a new philanthropic foundation.
Last month was a scorcher for global temperatures with warmth over land and sea breaking records for June while sea-surface temperatures posted their largest departure from long-term averages for any month.
22 Jul 14 Last month was a scorcher for global temperatures with warmth over land and sea breaking records for June while sea-surface temperatures posted their largest departure from long-term...
Human remains that could be the body of missing five-year-old Chayce Kofe have been found in the water off Pearl Beach on the central coast.
22 Jul 14 Human remains that could be the body of missing five-year-old Chayce Kofe have been found in the water off Pearl Beach on the central coast.
22 Jul 14 Prime Minster Tony Abbott has lashed the ''absolutely shambolic'' situation at the site of the downed Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, as he dispatched former defence force chief Angus...
The risk in digging up George Street to build a light-rail line through the centre of Sydney has been underlined by the withdrawal of one of the consortia bidding for the project.
22 Jul 14 The risk in digging up George Street to build a light-rail line through the centre of Sydney has been underlined by the withdrawal of one of the consortia bidding for the project.
22 Jul 14 A prominent Australian jihadist who reportedly commanded 300 militiamen and orchestrated clashes in Syria has been arrested in neighbouring Lebanon.
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The proposed PPP Project will introduce an organised exchange for the grass-fed beef market
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Boris, a bit of an education for you. It is the capitalist "free trade merchants" taking
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While I am not totally against the minimum wage concept, the highly protected Industrial Awards
QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive officer Steven Munchenberg to 'roll out his swag for a couple of days' and hear first-hand the true extent of the Queensland rural debt crisis.18 Jul 14  4 QUEENSLAND Nationals Senator Barry O'Sullivan has invited Australian Bankers Association (ABA) chief executive...
BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again paid to put a billboard with a message about carbon flows up in Premier Campbell Newman’s electorate.18 Jul 14  1 BRISBANE carbon champion Alan Lauder is hoping it will be a case of “second time lucky” now that he has once again...