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Mum who killed 6 kids freed from prison

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Alleged cathedral arsonist linked to Hillsong fire

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              A youth scholarship program has been expanded to take in Coffs Harbour.

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                  A contestant who died shortly after completing the challenging Wipeout obstacle course has been identified by authorities.

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                  Most of the world thinks Australia is full of deadly animals — but a new multi-million dollar animated movie is about to transform them into adorable stars

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                  Bernard Tomic and his OnlyFans flame have set tongues wagging with several risque uploads, even breaking down a night together.

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                  Vanessa Sierra shared the footage with her one million followers

                  The often controversial former AFL star has walked down the aisle for the fourth time in a private ceremony with his longtime partner.

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                  Former AFL star has walked down the aisle for fourth time

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                    The incredible beachfront Byron Bay home rumoured to have caught the eye of Hollywood royalty has finally settled, with records revealing the new owner.

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                    Hollywood stars Zac Efron and Matt Damon were rumoured to want it

                    Australia’s most decorated soldier has listed his Sunshine Coast hinterland mansion for auction amid controversial legal battles over his service.

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                    Former SAS corporal Ben Roberts-Smith lists mansion for auction

                    Liam Hemsworth is cutting his losses and moving on, severing one of the last remaining ties to ex-wife Miley Cyrus - but it’s cost him dearly.

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                    Liam Hemsworth is cutting his losses and moving on

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                      Three-quarters of employers now offer flexible hours to help more Australians juggle work and family life – but men still pocket more cash than women.

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                      Employers now offer flexible hours, but men still pocket more cash

                      Frightening new modelling predicts unemployment could rise to more than 15 per cent in 2021.

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