The nation's annual economic growth is at the fastest pace in more than three years, but that won't keep the Reserve Bank from slashing rates.
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South Australian Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has tripped up while trying to explain her party's policy on superannuation.
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There are fears that civilians trapped in the city of Fallujah could be used as human shields when Iraqi forces try to retake the Islamic state held city

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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says it's not up to him to support Adani's proposed $16 billion Carmichael coalmine.

Growth tops three per cent

Annual economic growth soared to 3.1 per cent in the year to end March, a positive for the Turnbull government in the election campaign.
Labor has acknowledged it has not done enough to harvest the bush vote in the past, but they are forging ahead to try and win over regional Australia.
A NSW man has been charged for allegedly posting racist comments on Nova Peris' Facebok page has reportedly been kicked out of the Liberal party.
SBS's Canberra bureau will run a regular blog throughout the eight-week election campaign, shedding light on the politics and the electioneering.
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The latest Essential Media poll places the Coalition ahead of Labor 51 per cent to 49 per cent on a two party basis, in a reversal of last week’s result.

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Voters in the United Kingdom are warming to the idea of a possible Brexit, according to the two latest surveys which have surprised onlookers.
Many Australians with symptoms such as cramps are eliminating dairy products from their diet without medical evidence, according to a CSIRO survey.
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SA murder accused appears in court

A 30-year-old man has appeared in Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court in Adelaide’s north, charged with the murder of a woman and her two children.
The search for a woman feared snatched by a crocodile has reignited debate over whether Queensland needs to cull the reptiles for public safety.

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Prince: his life in pictures

Prince, the innovative US music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including Purple Rain and When Doves Cry has died at age 57.
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