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Cryptocurrency’s CO2 problem

From a relatively unknown virtual currency to a worldwide phenomenon, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have captivated the world. And while many people have […]

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Drought hits farmers in NSW and Queensland

New South Wales and Queenslands are suffering the effects of drought, with farmers and others living on the land hit the hardest. […]

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Australia’s population hits 25 million

At 11pm on August 7, the population of Australia ticked over to 25 million. Sophie Jacobsen reports on what’s driving the growing […]

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Facebook censorship after Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has been known for championing online openess, and over the years has maintained a fairly hands off approach to content censorship. […]

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Fairfax to merge with Nine in multi-billion dollar deal

One of the largest mergers in Australian media history was recently annoucned, with broadcast giant Nine set to merge with Fairfax media, […]

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False medical records see students expelled

Students at a top Australian university have been expelled after being caught using fake medical certificates to get out of exams and […]

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Missy Higgins shares first pic of her new baby daughter

Missy Higgins has shared the first photo of her new baby daughter, who she’s named Luna. The Aussie singer-songwriter took to Instagram […]

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Update: All safe and sound at Swinburne University after science lab evacuation

Things are returning to normal at Swinburne University’s Hawthorn campus after hundreds of students and staff were evacuated following an incident in […]

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Students and staff evacuated from Swinburne University after contamination scare

More than 500 students and staff have been evacuated after a possible contamination in a science lab at Swinburne University’s Hawthorn campus. […]

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Friends star David Schwimmer’s surprising new role

David Schwimmer is set to make his first network primetime TV appearance in 14 years, after landing a recurring role on Will […]