The WHO warns hearing loss can have serious consequences for physical and mental health.
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The family of a former Malaysian government bodyguard convicted of murder is pleading for Australia's help.
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It appears voters may be giving Prime Minister Tony Abbott another chance, with the latest opinion poll confirming a pro-Government shift within the electorate.

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