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Barnaby Joyce resignation drags Nationals into a new age of equality

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Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce will meet his reckoning about three weeks after reports surfaced that he is fathering a child with a former staffer whom he helped place in high-paying jobs, 11 days after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull lit a A new enemy now lives in the PM's campWho will replace Barnaby Joyce? Meet the two rivals contesting the Nationals' leadership ballotRivals queue up to replace Barnaby Joyce as deputy PM

Queensland weather: Eight rescues as torrential rain floods state's south-east

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Eight people have been rescued after being caught in flash flooding on the Sunshine and Fraser Coasts as much of the state continues to be hammered by heavy rain. The most dramatic rescue was at Nikenbah in Hervey Bay where four people were trapped in Brisbane traffic and weather: rain, crashes cause delaysQueensland's south east cops a drenchingFlood warning for SEQ coast with 300mm dumped in two days, more to come

Police probe into Saint Stephen's College overdose begins

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A TEENAGE boy remains in intensive care while six of his classmates have been released from hospital after the Saint Stephen's College drug overdose drama which rocked the Gold Coast. The group – dubbed the Saint Stephen's Seven – were rushed to One of the drug overdose students 'a senior teacher's son''Vomiting through their noses': diary of Gold Coast private school's drug day afternoonStudent drug education 'should not be a half an hour school lesson'

Rebecca White: The politician who wants to remove every pokie in her state

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Sitting in a Launceston cafe this week, 10 days shy of Tasmania's state election, Labor leader Rebecca White stirs a hot chocolate and with quiet intensity speaks about the policy that has come to define not only the campaign, but her leadership and Liberals and pro-pokies lobby adamant pub and clubs ban will cost thousands of jobsPokies, jobs debate as Tas election loomsNew poll shows Liberals stand to win majority but pokies may play a deciding hand in outcome

Mother dies after suspected 'carjacking' in Mirrabooka

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A woman has died following a suspected botched carjacking in Perth's northern suburbs on Friday morning. Police were called to Cedar Court in Mirrabooka just before 10am after receiving reports of an injured woman outside her home. SHARE; Share on Mirrabooka carjacking: woman dead after attempt to steal carMother killed in her own driveway trying to stop car thiefWoman dies after being run over during suspected carjacking in Mirrabooka

Parents of raped girl 'trying their best', child protection chiefs say

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The two top executives of the Northern Territory's child protection service have defended not taking a two-year-old Tennant Creek girl into care before she was raped at her mother's home last week despite having received more than 20 warning Aboriginal elders to be included in Tennant Creek crisis solutionBaby rape fallout: social justice commissioner warns of 'devastating' effects of removing children from familiesPaul Murray: It's time to go off script

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