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What happened to Michael Hutchence, lead singer of INXS

The last time that Michael Hutchence’s manager, Martha Troup, spoke to him on the phone, the INXS frontman was making big plans for the future. “He wanted to start a publishing company. And he wanted to get an apartment in New York,” Troup told The Post. “That’s what he said to me.” Hours later, as […]

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‘Vibrant city’: People must be ‘encouraged’ to return to Melbourne’s CBD

Opposition leader Matthew Guy says people must be “encouraged” back to the city and not be “penalised”, which forms part of his party’s CBD revival strategy. He said Melbourne can become the “vibrant city” it was in the past. “It’s about cleaning up the streets in the city, working with the council to do so, […]

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SA government commits more than $50m in flood relief as river towns brace for peak | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

SA government commits more than $50m in flood relief as river towns brace for peak | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) $51.6 million in flood support announced as South Australia braces for crisis  9News Murray River floods may not recede until 2023, sparking concern for residents  ABC News View Full coverage on Google News

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Victorian election: Premier Daniel Andrews deemed winner of the Sky News/Herald Sun People’s Forum by 100 undecided voters

Premier Daniel Andrews has scored a narrow victory over Matthew Guy in the Sky News/Herald Sun People’s Forum. The one-hour long forum saw the two leaders go head-to-head taking questions from 100 undecided Victorians just four days out from the election. Of all the voters in the room, 38 were convinced by Mr Andrews’ performance […]

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Government prepares to make more changes to industrial relations legislation | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Government prepares to make more changes to industrial relations legislation | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Albo’s election promise hangs in the balance  news.com.au Chamber of Commerce and Industry survey’s interesting approach to numbers  WAtoday View Full coverage on Google News

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BUSINESS

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise; Asia markets mixed

JD.com shares drop after company cuts senior management pay Hong Kong-listed shares of JD.com traded more than 5% lower in the afternoon after the company confirmed pay cuts of its senior management team. The Chinese e-commerce giant confirmed that it will slash the cash salaries of its senior management team by up to 20%, effective […]

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Western Australia to overhaul nation’s most strict abortion laws

Western Australia has some of the strictest abortion laws in the country, which have forced some women to travel interstate to access care, but the State Government is now finally seeking to overhaul the outdated legislation. A four-week consultation period has been opened to help modernise WA’s abortion laws, which have gone unchanged for almost […]

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Former UN and military advisor hired to clean up Queensland police culture | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Former UN and military advisor hired to clean up Queensland police culture | ABC News  ABC News (Australia) Queensland top cop awaits report into police culture  9News ‘Wilfully ignorant, or kept in dark’: Why Qld needs new top cop  Courier Mail Former UN and military advisor hired to clean up Queensland police culture  ABC News View Full coverage on […]

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Theatre Review: The Jungle and the Sea at Belvoir is truly extraordinary theatre

Written and directed by S. Shakthidharan and Eamon Flack, The Jungle and the Sea at Belvoir follows a family as they fight to survive during the Sri Lankan Civil War. Spanning fifteen years, we witness the family, Mother Gowrie (Anandavalli), Father Siva (Prakash Belawadi) and their four children, Lakshmi (Emma Harvie), Madhu (Nadie Kammallaweera), Abi […]

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