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First openly gay state MP Paul O'Grady dies

First openly gay state MP Paul O'Grady dies The NSW parliament's first openly gay MP, Paul O'Grady, has died aged 54. Mr O'Grady served as a Labor MP in the NSW Legislative Council between 1988 and 1996. He disclosed his sexuality publicly in 1990. Upon retiring from parliament he revealed in a … Full News here […]

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M5 Sydney motorway tunnel plans released by state and federal governments

A planning application has been lodged for Sydney’s new M5 motorway tunnels, but the NSW Opposition says the State Government has failed to meet its own deadline. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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New NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley thinks Labor can win next state election

The newly anointed New South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley believes his party can stage an upset and win government. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Rutila Resources to negotiate State Agreement with WA Government to build railway and port in Pilbara

A mining joint venture is betting on iron ore prices stabilising after announcing it will negotiate a state agreement with the West Australian Government to build a new railway and port in the Pilbara. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Hughes state memorial cancelled

A STATE memorial service for cricketer Phillip Hughes, which was meant to be held in Sydney has now been called off. Full News here – NEWS.com.au | The Nation

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Victoria lost on state issues: Robb

Federal Liberal Andrew Robb has rejected suggestions the Abbott government is to blame for the historic Victorian election result. Full News here – The Sydney Morning Herald National Headlines

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Multicultural award-winner pleads for politicians and media not to call Islamic State a Muslim group

An Australian Muslim leader urges the media not to link the mainstream Muslim community with the terrorist group Islamic State. Full News here – Community And Society RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Sydney brothers are 'simple boys' who missed flight to join Islamic State in

Sydney brothers are 'simple boys' who missed flight to join Islamic State in … Four Sydney brothers who are believed to have joined Islamic State jihadists in Syria are "simple boys" who were so disorganised they missed their original flight out of Australia and had to rebook tickets for the following day, according to their […]

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Islamic State: Four Sydney brothers believed to have joined IS fighters in Syria

Four Sydney brothers are believed to have travelled to Syria via Turkey to join Islamic State fighters, apparently evading detection by telling family they were flying to Thailand. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Jackie Kelly, former Howard government minister, to run as independent candidate in NSW state election

Former Howard government minister Jackie Kelly has announced she will run as an independent in next year’s New South Wales state election. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Gough Whitlam: State memorial service for former PM to be held in Sydney on November 5

A state memorial service will be held in Sydney next month for former prime minister Gough Whitlam. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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Sydney really needs only five councils at best, says state treasurer Andrew

Sydney really needs only five councils at best, says state treasurer Andrew … This city should have five councils at best,” Mr Constance said in answer to a question at a CPA Australia breakfast in Sydney yesterday. He later stressed to The Daily Telegraph his comment was his “personal view” and not government policy. But […]

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Sydney really needs only five councils at best, says state treasurer Andrew

Sydney really needs only five councils at best, says state treasurer Andrew … This city should have five councils at best,” Mr Constance said in answer to a question at a CPA Australia breakfast in Sydney yesterday. He later stressed to The Daily Telegraph his comment was his “personal view” and not government policy. But […]

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Islamic State: video showing 17yo Australian boy chilling and horrible, MPs say

Federal MPs have described an Islamic State (IS) video featuring an Australian teenager as “chilling” and “horrible”. In the propaganda video, which emerged yesterday, 17-year-old Australian Abdullah Elmir tells Prime Minister Tony Abbott the terrorist group will never stop fighting. Muslim groups in Australia have condemned the video and are worried it will increase community […]

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Islamic State: Australian 17yo Abdullah Elmir’s friends defend his decision to join jihadists

Friends of a Sydney teenager who has appeared in an Islamic State (IS) propaganda video have defended his decision to join the jihadist group. Full News here – Government And Politics RSS Feed from 702 ABC Sydney

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