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Tony Abbott ridicules his own party in school coding gaffe


Perth : Prime Minister Tony Abbott has made an embarrassing blunder, ridiculing his own government’s investment in technology education. During question time on Wednesday, Labor leader Bill Shorten asked the Prime Minister whether he would support coding being taught in every primary and secondary school. “Let’s just understand exactly what the Leader of the Opposition has asked,” the Prime Minister ...

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MELBOURNE: A 26-year-old Australian woman has allegedly abandoned her two children to join Islamic State (IS) in Syria. Earlier this month, Jasmina Milovanov told her babysitter that she was going to pick up a new car but she never returned to her home in Sydney. Milovanov is believed to have been lured overseas by a notorious jihadi bride recruiter.She reportedly ...

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Pilot dies in light plane crash in Hunter Valley


Sydney :A pilot has died in a ultralight plane crash just metres from a cafe where dozens of residents were celebrating a birthday party in the Hunter Valley wine region.The plane crashed into a woody paddock in Lovedale, off Lovedale Road, about midday on Saturday.About 60 people were eating at The Lovedale Store and Cafe, roughly 10 metres away from ...

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Police officer run over by fellow cop during chas


Sydney :A policeman is undergoing surgery after being run over by a fellow officer during an operation on the north coast of NSW. Coffs Harbour police were pursing a car, which is believed to have been driven by two juveniles, that failed to stop near Emerald Beach on Saturday afternoon. The chase continued for nearly eight kilometres through the usually ...

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Skinny Surry Hills house sells for $965,000 at auction

Skinny Surry

Sydney : A terrace in Surry Hills that is only slightly wider than a queen-sized bed fetched almost $1 million auction on Saturday. It was one of 750 properties scheduled to go under the hammer in Sydney on Saturday.By Saturday evening Domain had collected 608 results and put the clearance rate at 84.2 per cent, slightly below last week’s 84.4 ...

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