Calls to save TAFE as sector reaches ‘tipping point’

Calls to save TAFE as sector reaches ‘tipping point’

Posted October 22, 2017 06:02:27 Photo: Protests against TAFE cuts have been regular and impassioned since vocational training was opened to private competition in 2012. (Supplied: Estelle Griepink) There are calls for urgent government intervention to stop the critical decline...
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Time frame key to $30b debt probe

Time frame key to $30b debt probe

AN interesting game of cat and mouse is being played out between former under-treasurer John Langoulant and Liberal leader Mike Nahan over a $1.5 million inquiry into where all the billions went. Langoulant has been appointed by Labor Premier Mark...
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Voters back Freo’s Australia Day plan

Voters back Freo’s Australia Day plan

ALBERT Jacob has ended his brief break from public service, sweeping to a narrow victory in the race for the seat of Mayor of Joondalup. The toppled former Environment Minister beat ex-Hillarys MP Rob Johnson by around 500 votes in...
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Identifying the ‘liberal’ in Japanese politics

Identifying the ‘liberal’ in Japanese politics

The current group of conservative public figures in the United States wants to return to an age when certain middle-class values were ascendant, without acknowledging that many of those values were realized because President Franklin Roosevelt implemented prog...
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Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Magazines hold their own against TV’s ‘iron chefs’

Prior to Japan’s switch-over to full digital TV broadcasting in 2011, a number of industry insiders were already voicing concerns about how the new technology would affect their bottom line. With expanded bandwidth and additional channels, what — aside fro...
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Mostert rules Supercars in the wet at Surfers

Mostert rules Supercars in the wet at Surfers

Posted October 21, 2017 21:11:29 Photo: Chaz Mostert survived the conditions to earn a tough race win at the Gold Coast 600. (AAP: Regi Varghese) Map: Surfers Paradise 4217 He is playing it cool but Ford star Chaz Mostert is...
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Qantas flight to US turned back to Sydney

Qantas flight to US turned back to Sydney

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Bodies recovered by police divers

Bodies recovered by police divers

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Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies break two-year hoodoo with win over All Blacks

Bledisloe Cup: Wallabies break two-year hoodoo with win over All Blacks

Updated October 21, 2017 22:30:49 Photo: Marika Koroibete (2R) scored one of Australia’s three tries in a 23-18 win over New Zealand. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Map: Brisbane 4000 The Wallabies have finally snapped their Bledisloe Cup losing streak, toppling the.....
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Las Vegas shooting didn’t change Americans’ opinions on gun control, poll indicates

Las Vegas shooting didn’t change Americans’ opinions on gun control, poll indicates

ATLANTA – The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans’ opinions about gun laws. The nation is closely divided on whether restricting firearms would reduce such mass shootings and other homicides, though a majority...
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Lucky diver found safe

Lucky diver found safe

A LUCKY diver reported missing off the Gascoyne coast on Friday afternoon was found a couple of hours later by a search plane waving his arms on a beach after he was able to swim to shore. The Shark Bay...
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