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Former NSW Premier says Barry O’Farrell’s resignation about politics not corruption

Former New South Wales Premier Nick Greiner says lobbying is a part of the democratic process and Barry O’Farrell’s resignation is about politics not corruption, as he backs the agency he set up, the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Strike me lucky, says Lightning Jack

A SYDNEY man struck by lightning during last Monday’s freak storm says he feels like ‘the luckiest person in the world’. Full News here – Daily Telegraph | NSW and ACT

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ICAC inquiry: Former NSW premier Morris Iemma says Obeid asked him to stop Sydney Water ‘obstructing’ AWH

Former New South Wales Labor minister Eddie Obeid lobbied then-premier Morris Iemma in an attempt to end a dispute involving a water company he had a secret interest in, a corruption inquiry has heard. The ICAC is examining allegations the Obeid-linked Australian Water Holdings (AWH) company falsely invoiced Sydney Water for expenses for thousands of […]

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Lance Franklin will be a raging success for Sydney Swans in AFL, says Jude

Lance Franklin will be a raging success for Sydney Swans in AFL, says Jude … When the Swans lost dismally to cross-town rivals Greater Western Sydney in round one, the focus turned to Franklin and how the Swans' culture was supposedly fractured. The blowtorch was well and truly lit. Columnists mused that the Swans had […]

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Canberra trainer Paul Jones says souped up Sydney Championship has flow on

Canberra trainer Paul Jones says souped up Sydney Championship has flow on … "With the all the extra money in the Sydney [autumn] carnival – Melbourne horse used to, I wouldn't say leave the Sydney carnival alone, but selected horses would go up there – but now the money's up there everyone's aiming towards the […]

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ICAC: Former NSW premier Kristina Keneally says she cut short conversation with Eddie Obeid over Australian Water Holdings

Former New South Wales premier Kristina Keneally has told the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) that she cut short a conversation with Eddie Obeid about a water company because she knew his son worked there. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Racial Discrimination Act: ‘Bigotry should never be sanctioned’, says NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell

New South Wales Premier Barry O’Farrell has taken a swipe at the Federal Government’s planned changes to the Racial Discrimination Act. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Child sex abuse royal commission: Cardinal George Pell says he was not involved in discussions on compensation payments

Cardinal George Pell has told a royal commission into child sexual abuse he was not involved in discussions about compensation for a victim who sued the Catholic Church and lost. The former archbishop of Sydney, Australia’s highest-ranking Catholic, is giving evidence in front of a packed public gallery at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses […]

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Pyne says SA Labor govt “illegitimate”

Liberal Minister Christopher Pyne says the state election result shows the electoral boundaries favoured Labor.      Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Sydney Biennale row prompting new concerns over arts sponsorships, says Janet Holmes a Court

The Sydney Biennale’s decision to sever ties with its long-standing sponsor, Transfield Holdings, has caused “great concern” for other arts bodies, arts patron Janet Holmes a Court says. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Storm win can inspire Knights, says Mason

Willie Mason says Newcastle need to channel the memories of last season’s semi-final win over Melbourne when they face the Storm next Monday.      Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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ASADA summoned Stephen Dank before Christmas, says barrister Gregory Stanton

The barrister for sports scientist Stephen Dank has revealed ASADA has been trying to interview Dank since December. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Gillard offered Wilkie seat, MP says

ANDREW Wilkie has revealed a ‘surprising’ offer from former prime minister Julia Gillard.      Full News here – NEWS.com.au | National Breaking News

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George Pell says abuse victims should be able to sue Catholic Church, royal commission hears

Cardinal George Pell believes the Catholic Church should be able to be sued in cases of child sexual abuse, a royal commission has heard. Today’s hearing of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is examining allegations made by John Ellis, who failed in his attempt to sue the Catholic Church. In […]

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Children don’t belong in detention says new rights commissioner

New human rights commissioner Tim Wilson says children should not be in detention, as the Abbott government comes under fire for sending ten unaccompanied children to the detention centre on Nauru.On his first day in the position, Mr Wilson told 702 Mornings his instinct would be to remove those who are being held offshore as […]

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