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An email revealing the passport numbers and visa details of 31 world leaders attending the G20 summit was accidentally sent to the wrong person.
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Embattled Qld MP weighs his options

Queensland MP Billy Cook is using recovery time from surgery to decide whether he'll succumb to pressure to quit parliament after resigning from Labor.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, has been found guilty in a separate case of...
The appeal of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan's denial of clemency has continued in a Jakarta court with an expert witness.
Australia's best known jazz player, James Morrison, has teamed up with long-time friend and virtuoso pianist, Marian Petrescu from Romania.

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Almost one week after Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently set his plane on course to crash into a mountainside, killing all 150 people on board, flowers,...
A Federal Court has dismissed Craig Thomson's bid to have the Fair Work Commission's claim for compensation against him thrown out.

Origin slapped with $2m fine

Origin Energy has been found guilty of preying on vulnerable customers and fined $2 million for breaching consumer laws.
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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.
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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.
Communities in Kiribati and Tuvalu have been severely damaged by storm surges and flash flooding as a result of Cyclone Pam.

Quakers Hill Nursing Home Fire

The Quakers Hill Nursing Home after the fires on November 18, 2011.