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Olivia Silk

Olivia Silk

A journalism student with passionate interests around news, sport and entertainment.

Horse racing and millennials: Social frenzy vs. sporting tradition

Horse racing has been a part of Australia’s sporting culture since early settlement.

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Aussies return from their Paralympics triumph

Australia’s Winter Paralympians touched down on home soil this week, following an extraordinary campaign in South Korea.

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It’s showtime, ladies: Oscars 2018

Next week’s Academy Awards will celebrate 90 years of cinematic excellence

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La Nina alert threatens a wet summer for East Coast

Get your tan while you can… We’re in for a wet summer if the Bureau of Meteorology’s (BOM) latest prediction of a La Nina event is correct.

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Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

Citizenship crisis rages on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten failed to resolve differences this week about settling the citizenship status debacle.

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The Ashes: Australia still struggling to plug the gaps

The Sheffield Shield season is under way with more hype surrounding the long-form tournament than usual.

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Nadal smashes tennis record books

Rafael Nadal has finished the year as the world’s top tennis player – becoming the oldest male to do so – after a remarkable comeback from injury.

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US knew about scale of Indonesia’s 1965 massacre

The US government knew that Indonesia was slaughtering hundreds of thousands of people in the 1960s, but stayed silent.

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