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Labor 'energised' despite Bennelong loss

Star Labor candidate in the Bennelong by-election Kristina Keneally claims the party is "energised" despite her loss in the high-stakes poll.

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Dec 16 2017
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Senate vacancy available for Keneally

The prospect of Kristina Keneally heading to the Senate to replace Sam Dastyari has been floated again after her loss in Bennelong.

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Dec 16 2017
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Gusty winds stoke huge California wildfire

The Thomas Fire has destroyed more than 1000 structures, including about 750 homes, in coastal communities in Southern California since erupting on December 4.

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Dec 16 2017
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Pope will consider Aust inquiry's findings

The Vatican has acknowledged the final findings of Australia's child abuse royal commission, saying the report "deserves to be studied seriously".

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Dec 16 2017
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Memorial unveiled for...

The families of the victims of the Lindt Cafe siege have returned to Sydney's Martin Place for the unveiling of a memorial.

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Dec 16 2017
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Blame PM for...

As voters go to the polls in the Bennelong by-election, Bill Shorten insists the prime minister is to blame if the dual citizenship saga drags into next year.

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Dec 16 2017
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Barrister to lead...

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has appointed prominent barrister Bret Walker to lead his royal commission into the Murray-Darling Basin.

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Dec 16 2017
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Relief for Turnbull with win in Bennelong

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads into the Christmas holidays with another by-election win and his government's slim majority in parliament intact.

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Dec 16 2017
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Tradition at the heart of royal romance

Royal weddings and traditions are a match made in heaven, with plenty of time-honoured rituals expected at the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Dec 16 2017
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William in a bind over brother's wedding

Prince William may be in an awkward spot, with Prince Harry set to marry Meghan Markle on the same day as a the biggest English sporting event of the year.

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Dec 16 2017
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Anglican Church says...

The head of the Anglican Church in Australia says the child abuse royal commission has already led to changes.

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Dec 15 2017
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Vic jail authorities...

Victorian prison authorities have been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars over the state's worst prison riot in 2015.

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Dec 15 2017
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NSW man in court over...

A BDSM enthusiast has faced a Sydney court as he fights allegations he sexually assaulted two women he met through an online fetish forum.

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Dec 15 2017
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Puppy farming outlawed in Victoria

A law banning puppy farming has passed Victorian parliament and dog welfare advocates are celebrating.

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Dec 15 2017
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Court allows Perre family Christmas cheer

A court has rejected a prosecution bid to prevent three members of the Perre family having contact with each other after being charged with drug offences.

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Dec 15 2017
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PM seeks swift response to abuse report

The federal government expects all institutions and states to respond quickly to the royal commission report's final report on child sex abuse in institutions.

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Dec 15 2017
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Better times ahead for...

Predictions of better prices and an improved outlook for chemical shipments have helped lift shares in explosives giant Orica.

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Dec 15 2017
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Winds test crews...

A firefighter has been killed while tackling the Thomas Fire in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties as California continues to burn.

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Dec 15 2017
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Killer husband said he...

Six family members have told a judge of their grief over the 1997 murder of 18-year-old Jodie Fesus after her husband was convicted of the crime 20 years later.

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Dec 15 2017
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