Weekly news wrap – Stuff you may have missed

See Melbourne and die? A historic proposal to legalise euthanasia morning passed through the lower house of the Victorian parliament this morning after  a 26-hour  debate. The bill must now be approved by the Victorian Senate before the state can

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NSW law attempts to put scalpers to the sword

New South Wales has passed landmark legislation to become the first Australian state to ban ticket scalping bots.

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Young and unskilled face toughest labour market

Finding a job has become harder than ever for inexperienced and unqualified young Australians.

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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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Gay youth grills Canavan over ‘delicate flowers’ comment

It was no surprise that things would get heated in this week’s outing of Q&A on the ABC, given that topics on the table included women in sport and same-sex marriage. The show started off smoothly enough, with South Australian

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The Citizenship Seven: what you need to know

The fate of seven of Australia’s most senior politicians is currently in the hands of the High Court.

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Aussie gun control laws being ‘watered down’

Australia’s acclaimed gun control laws are being watered down by states under pressure from the shooters’ lobby, gun control advocates say.

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The real life of a foreign correspondent: Michael Vincent

For many journalism students, myself included, being a foreign correspondent is the ultimate dream.

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NRL Grand Final: Historic last ride for Storm’s three amigos

The Melbourne Storm were clinical as they disposed of the gallant North Queensland Cowboys 34-6 in the NRL Grand Final.

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