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Orica fined more than $750,000

The NSW Land and Environment Court has ordered chemical giant Orica to pay more than $750,000 following a series of pollution incidents.
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Former parliamentary Speaker Peter Slipper could face jail after being found guilty of dishonestly using his travel entitlements to visit vineyards.
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Asylum seekers who spent three weeks in detention at sea before their transfer to WA's Curtin detention centre are to seek compensation for their ordeal.
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Difficulties gaining access to the MH17 site, its overall size and trauma to victims' bodies have led to doubts over whether all remains can be recovered.
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Business leaders want the Australian government to drive a clear vision for the nation's future and help set a growth agenda.
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A person in Leichhardt in Sydney's inner west has contracted measles, prompting Sydney Local Health District to put out a health alert
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A man accused of preparing to join the Syrian civil war said he was travelling to meet his fiancee but didn't know her name, a Melbourne court has heard.
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Police and prosecutors signed off on a deal to grant Melbourne gangland killer Carl Williams access to a $1 million reward, an inquest has heard.
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A senior South Australian child protection bureaucrat has quit over an inaccurate ministerial briefing about a Families SA worker charged with child abuse.
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Requiring job seekers to send 40 applications a month will keep them motivated, a government minister says.
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Man charged over Vic home invasion

A man has been charged with unlawful imprisonment and other offences after a Victorian woman was followed into her home and bound.
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Former immigration minister Tony Burke says he is concerned about a worsening human rights situation in Gaza.
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Three people have been sentenced to minimum jail terms totalling nearly 60 years for the brutal killing of Wollongong lawyer Katie Foreman.
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Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss will attend the Pacific Islands Forum in Palau, instead of Prime Minister Tony Abbott.
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