Netanyahu’s visit prompts Australia to rethink its relationship ...

ANALYSIS: Israel can count on only a handful of friends on the international stage. Australia is one of them. While the government says it is opposed to “one-sided resolutions against Israel”, four Labor statesmen – Bob Hawke, Bob Carr, Kevin Rudd and Gareth Evans – have called for diplomatic recognition of the State of Palestine.

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Seven new Earth-sized planets discovered, some may have life [WATCH]

VIDEO: Incredible discovery of seven exo-planets all orbiting the same small star closely together. As well as water and oxygen, they may harbour life on their surfaces.

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Australia becomes a country of million dollar homes

In spite of its vastness and low overall population density, the Australian housing market is characterized by supply-side issues in key metropolitan areas, which have led to significant house-price inflation particularly in state capitals.

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Brave waitress drags huge goanna out of restaurant by the tail [WATCH]

VIDEO: Only in Australia is goanna wrangling a handy skill for restaurant staff to have on their resume’.

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The almost forgotten WW2 massacre of Aussie nurses on Bangka Island an...

SPECIAL FEATURE: As well as commemorating the Fall of Singapore, this week also marks 75 years since the infamous Bangka Island Massacre. TESS LAWRENCE reports.

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Australia emerges as a leader in the global darknet drugs trade

OPINION: More than a quarter of the world’s darknet methamphetamine trade is facilitated by Australian cryptomarket dealers.

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The gap of Indigenous disadvantage is being closed too slowly: report

Successes being achieved, but progress nationally is too slow, says new Closing The Gap report

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Mr Harbourside Mansion flays Mr Bungonside Yarralumla

OPINION: Malcolm Turnbull’s “know your place” speech was terrific, writes TESS LAWRENCE.

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Bernardi says his new party will offer a ‘principled’ alternative ...

“The level of public disenchantment with the major parties, the lack of confidence in our political process and the concern about the direction of our nation is very, very strong. This is a direct product of us, the political class, being out of touch with the hopes and aspirations of the Australian people.” – Cory Bernardi.

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Airbnb hosts beware – it’s not just Centrelink using robo-debt...

OPINION: Airbnb has had perhaps the most long-standing and significant influence in Australia, in most cases prior to any specific legislation being created to regulate it. And if trade and commerce are free of regulation, they are also free of government control, protection and taxation.

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Online sports betting in the Commonwealth on the rise

Online sports betting is essentially wagering on sporting events without having to leave your home.

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The Australian Gambling Bill – What does this mean for online ca...

Australia has been quick to embrace the remote gambling sector in the past. But could the new bill spell trouble ahead for casino operators reaching out to Australian players?

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Trump blasts Turnbull and hangs up in “worst call by far”

Donald Trump reportedly hung up on Malcolm Turnbull over refugee deal in testy phone call, accusing Australia of trying to export “the next boston bombers”.

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Fake news: Distinguishing bias from bullshit

OPINION: It’s a post-truth world we now live in. Two perspectives on fake news

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Goat bingo – and how popularity of gambling games will change

There are many weird and wonderful things happening all around the world.

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