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Here's how Gonski 2.0 works for schools

The Turnbull government's Gonski 2.0 school funding plan has passed parliament, meaning schools will see changes to the money they receive from 2018.

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Jun 23 2017
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Levy could make SA less competitive: PM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the South Australian government needs to answer whether a new bank levy will make the state less competitive for business.

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Jun 23 2017
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Retired NRL player's lawsuit in court

An NRL player's lawsuit should not be turned into a "Royal Commission into Concussion", a lawyer for the Newcastle Knights says.

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Jun 23 2017
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Hanson-Young claimed $2400 for Byron trip

A new Finance Department report shows Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young claimed over $2400 in taxpayer expenses to travel to Byron Bay in 2016.

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Jun 23 2017
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Low IQ people don't...

A Liberal delegate has told the party's federal conference people with low IQ "don't all vote for Labor".

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Jun 23 2017
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Etihad opens lounges...

Abu Dhabi-based carrier Etihad Airways says it will open its lounges to economy class passengers for a fee as it joins rivals in seeking ways to lift revenue.

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Jun 23 2017
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Friend of ousted S....

The friend of former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye who was at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal has been sentenced to three years jail.

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Jun 23 2017
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Arab states issue demands to Qatar

Four Arab states are demanding that Qatar closes Al Jazeera television and cuts ties to Iran.

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Jun 23 2017
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Baghdadi death 'almost certain': Russia

Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has almost certainly been killed, a Russian defence committee spokesman says.

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Jun 23 2017
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East Timor to return Kerobokan escapees

Two escapees who broke out of Bali's Kerobokan jail, along with an Australian who remains on the loose, will be returned to Indonesia.

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Jun 23 2017
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Man on murder charge...

A man will appear in court charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder after a van drove into people near a mosque in north London.

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Jun 23 2017
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Better year expected...

The 2017/18 season should be better for dairy farmers in the wake of improved trading and seasonal conditions, says Rabobank.

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Jun 23 2017
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Cyber hack near miss...

Combating cyber crime is a top priority for the Australian government after the country's near miss during the WannaCry ransomware attack.

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Jun 23 2017
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At least 11 dead in Pakistan bombing

At least 11 people are dead after a powerful bomb exploded near a police building in southwestern Pakistan.

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Jun 23 2017
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Setka "truly" apologises for ABCC comments

CFMEU Victorian secretary John Setka says his comments about ABCC employees had been taken out of context, but he is sorry if anyone felt threatened.

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Jun 23 2017
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Australian MH17 class action restricted

Only representatives of MH17 passengers who bought their ticket in Australia, were flying here or lived here will be allowed to join a Federal Court case.

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Jun 23 2017
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Win for Qld cop who...

A Queensland policeman who pulled a gun on a motorist in May 2015 has had his conviction set aside on appeal.

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Jun 23 2017
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Bid to stay Acland...

New Acland Coal has lost a bid in the Queensland Supreme Court to stay the Land Court's recommendation to reject the expansion of an open-cut coalmine.

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Jun 23 2017
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Give gambling firms...

It's time for Australian football codes to cut their ties with gambling firms, says senator Nick Xenophon.

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Jun 23 2017
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