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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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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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AFL fans flock to Melbourne for Grand Final

Tens of thousands of football fans have descended on Melbourne for today’s Grand Final Parade, ahead of tomorrow’s landmark match between Richmond and Adelaide.

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The Marriage Debate: Blair Cowen’s LGBTQI update

Joy94.9, Australia’s only LGBT radio station, is airing a weekly chat show addressing the Same-sex Marriage debate.

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Festival pill testing: how will it work?

Hatch@Macleay reporter Montana Duncan spoke to Harm Reduction Australia, the organisation behind Australia’s landmark pill testing trial. 

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Yarra Mayor defends Australia Day decision

The Mayor of Melbourne’s Yarra City has vigorously defended the Council’s decision to refrain from official references to ‘Australia Day’, in an interview with Lamourette Folly and Dominique Russell. 

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Thousands of Australians being ‘turned away’ from legal centres

170,000 people are being turned away from Australia’s community legal centres every year, according to a new report by the National Association of Community Legal Centres.

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Victoria takes smoking off the menu

Smoking will become illegal in all food service areas when Victoria’s reformed tobacco laws come into effect on August 1st, bring the state into line with the rest of the country. The new laws will prohibit smoking anywhere food is

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