Hume Highway cut by bushfire, temperature records tumble as east coast swelters

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The main highway between Sydney and Canberra was cut by a bushfire and parts of New South Wales reached 40 degrees Celsius in September for the first time on record. The New South Wales Rural Fire Service (RFS) said the blaze at Paddy's River, near ...Records tumble as early season heat worsens fire threat across NSWTraffic moves slowly on Hume Highway after bushfireHume Highway reopened after NSW grass fire

Text message, doorknocking for 'yes' vote receives mixed response

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Tens of thousands of marriage equality supporters kicked off a text message and doorknocking campaign this weekend encouraging people to vote 'yes' in the same-sex marriage postal survey. On Saturday, people started receiving text messages on their ...Equality Campaign's 'vote YES' text messages upset someSame-sex marriage: Yes and No campaigns ramp up across AustraliaWhat happens if you vote in the same-sex marriage postal survey more than once?

Tiny NSW rally against 'sick' gay agenda

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A stone's throw from where thousands watch Sydney's famous Mardi Gras floats go by each March, about 20 same-sex marriage opponents have rallied. Police and counter-protesters easily outnumbered attendees of the Straight Lives Matter rally at Green ...Straight Lives Matter rally in Sydney outnumbered by police, same sex marriage advocates as leader blames 'violence'Same-sex marriage protesters clash - exchange verbal blows onlySydney holds Straight Lives Matter protest but hardly anyone came

'Personal hatred' inspired Abbott headbutt

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A Hobart DJ says he headbutted Tony Abbott because of a "personal hatred" for the former leader, shutting down claims it was related to marriage equality. Source: AAP. 26 MINS AGO. Tweet. A Hobart DJ who headbutted Tony Abbott says he did it because ...

Police hold serious concerns for toddler taken from Gold Coast hospital

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Police are searching for a man and woman who left the Gold Coast University Hospital with a one-year-old boy on Thursday afternoon. The boy was a patient in the hospital. The pair also left with his two-year-old brother. The 35 year old woman Man 'breaks 80-year-old's nose, attacks a cop, crashes three cars' in alleged rampageGold Coast road rage: 80 year-old hit during rampagePolice Appeal For Assistance to Locate One Year Old Boy

Dad's code of conduct for his boys is exactly what's needed

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An Australian father has been building a list of amazing rules to live by for his sons which he calls a "code of conduct". The list has become so important to the family, it's the first thing Adam Johnson's sons, 15, and 8 respectively, see as they

The cops who crushed the bikies

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Kicking down doors and forcing tattooed bikies to kneel in submission, Strike Force Raptor has made life hell for outlaw motorcycle gangs and stripped bikie culture of its brutal glamour. PROMO1.jpg. A houseboat. The terrifying, law-breaking Hells

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