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The Department of Defence has too many managers and lengthy bureaucratic processes, an independent review has found.
Suicide is still the leading cause of death for Australians between 15 and 44 years of age, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
A federal LNP member and a defeated state MP have denied they are part of a plot to unseat Queensland's new Labor government.
ASADA has 21 days to decide whether to appeal against the AFL tribunal decision's to clear 34 Essendon players, but considers it a live option.
On April 1 it seems media outlets become either fools or comedians. Here’s your comprehensive list of pranks the media world want you to believe.
A video of the last moments on the doomed Germanwings plane has been found on a mobile phone memory card at the crash site in the French Alps, according to reports.
While still cautious and sceptical, a US publication says Tony Abbott's recently released climate discussion paper is a welcome sign.

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A NSW father who allowed his 12-year-old girl to marry and live with a 26-year-old man has been found guilty of child sex offences.
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India’s cricket fans are donning the face paint and unfurling their flags in Australia and beyond as their national team prepares for battle in the World Cricket Cup semi-final.
A Victorian mother and her adult son are among the 150 victims of a plane crash in the French Alps. They were aboard a Germanwings flight between Barcelona and Duesseldorf when it crashed in mountainous terrain in southeastern France.
All eyes turned to the skies for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected plane seats, some European countries and a remote Arctic archipelago.
An art exhibition in regional New South Wales is bringing a new perspective to Aboriginal mission life.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has passed away at the age of 84 after a brief illness.
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The clean up is underway in Vanuatu's capital Port Vila after category five Cyclone Pam on March 13 left infrastructure damaged and the island strewn with debris.
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The Quakers Hill Nursing Home after the fires on November 18, 2011.