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Top job ‘offered to end probe’

Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker Sydney Morning Herald THE man who led the Australian Federal Police investigation into the AWB oil-for-food scandal has alleged he was offered a promotion in return for shutting down the probe. In an explosive statement … Continue reading

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Toxic health dumping scandal

Natalie O’Brien Sydney Morning Herald The dangerous disposal of hazardous substances including liquid uranium and contaminated objects, the dumping of the confidential records of patients and the mishandling of asbestos have exposed a culture of mismanagement in Sydney hospitals. A … Continue reading

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CCTV exposes police lie

Paul Bibby Sydney Morning Herald A group of NSW police officers were exposed as liars by CCTV footage which showed they assaulted a 23-year-old Aboriginal man, not the other way round, a magistrate has found. Ballina Local Court Magistrate David … Continue reading

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Economic refugees flee Sydney for NYC

Brigid Delaney Sydney Morning Herald I finish my delicious, very large chicken and salad sandwich ($5), before taking the train ($2.25) home to my massive apartment ($400 a week), stopping off on the way at a bar to meet some … Continue reading

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Preschool mental health checks

Jill Stark Sydney Morning Herald THREE-YEAR-OLDS will be screened for early signs of mental illness in a new federal government program that will consider behaviour such as sleeping with the light on, temper tantrums or extreme shyness as signs of … Continue reading

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Eight glasses of water a myth – academic

Sydney Morning Herald AAP DRINKING eight glasses of water a day to lose weight and stay healthy is a myth, a Melbourne academic says. Australian recommendations suggest an adequate daily fluid intake is about 2.8 litres for women and 3.4 … Continue reading

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Sell the farm to buy a future as China’s food bowl

Lauren Quaintance Sydney Morning Herald PLANS to seek billions of dollars in Chinese investment to transform vast tracts of undeveloped land in northern Australia for farming would come at the expense of giving Australians access to affordable, good quality food, … Continue reading

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Breast cancer link to working nights: Three late shifts a week ‘doubles the risk of disease’

Jenny Hope Daily Mail Women who work night shifts are at higher risk of breast cancer, warn researchers. Their findings suggest working at night increases the chances of the disease by 40 per cent. Women working more than two night … Continue reading

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Made to last … but not forever

Sydney Morning Herald As manufacturing’s decline bites hard in Sydney’s west, old hands cherish the skills of a passing era. Stuart Washington reports. It bears the fancy name ”industrial estate” but there’s nothing fancy about the light industry in Revesby. … Continue reading

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High school bullies risk their careers

AAP Sydney Morning Herald High school bullies will get knocked back from working at clubs across NSW under a new program targeting their career prospects. Clubs have joined local high schools in NSW’s Murray region to take a stand against … Continue reading

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