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Pyne and Scullion say no sports for Indigenous kids

Sports and arts organisations have been told by the government not to hold sporting carnivals or festivals in remote areas to avoid distracting indigenous children from turning up to school.

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Big Brother is watching (your grammar)

Who would watch Big Brother in this day and age? Maybe not who you might expect. Isabelle Burke explains how reality TV is proving to be an ideal way to study language.

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Liberal war over same-sex marriage just what Abbott doesn’t want

Same-sex marriage is a major distraction from Tony Abbott’s efforts to hype terrorism and have us all cowering in fear.

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Cheer up, it’s not all that gloomy

Crikey readers discuss Greece, the Border Force and other issues of the day.

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Hockey verdict creates a climate of fear

Be afraid: how Hockey’s defamation win will affect you.

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Where did the $40 million we sent to Cambodia go?

Australia spent $40 million to resettle asylum seekers in Cambodia … but how is it being spent?

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Essential: voters split on troops to Iraq, Greens widen Labor’s lead

Voters are split on whether Australian soldiers should take the fight to Islamic State, Essential Report shows, while women face greater economic uncertainty in retirement.

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ABC tries it both ways with Glitch experiment

Will viewers till tune into a TV show if all of the episodes are available for binge-watching online?

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Behind Indi: finding the personal in the political

A filmmaker tells the story of how one of the Liberal Party’s most hated MPs, Sophie Mirabella, lost her sea. Freelance journalist Nick Fogarty reports.

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Fears for asylum seekers in Yongah Hill in Western Australia

Detainees are concerned about processing times and afraid for their health and safety.

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Hey, Media Watch, why are you so scared of helmet heresy?

Media Watch’s Paul Barry characterised Radio National’s questioning of the mandatory bicycle helmet law as “all about being contrary”. “Contrary” is a heavily loaded term and should be used with care.

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Should all apartments have a place in the sun?

The Victorian Government wants to know if a majority of new apartments should have mandated access to direct sun.That’s a questionable idea but requiring sun control should be considered.

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The North remembers: Abbott’s Northern Australia plan a ‘white paper’ in more ways than one

The plan is good in parts and in small measure. But as Longfellow said, “When she was good, She was very, very good, And when she was bad she was horrid.”

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Did aliens build an 8km pyramid on a distant planet?

Get ready for the tinfoil-hat brigade: a NASA space prob has spotted a giant pyramid on the planet Ceres.

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Off Brand: let’s hope this revolution doesn’t catch on

Making Russell Brand the face of your work has its ups and downs. Mostly downs.

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Are trips by public transport and by car the same?

Seriously increasing public transport’s mode share is an enormous challenge; it will require making cars less attractive.

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Luddites wave through internet censorship, regardless of evidence

A Senate committee examining proposals to allow the copyright industry to censor the internet demonstrated how clueless and Luddite are major-party politicians can be.

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The truth of that new MH370 ‘revelation’

Yesterday’s news purporting to explain the reason why MH370 didn’t leave any debris when it crashed into the Indian Ocean was based on ignorant assumptions.

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Tips and Rumours

Tony Abbott’s Darryl Kerrigan moment … Muir not sure when his re-election might be … which VC is making big bucks? …

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Is Amsterdam really the best city in the world for cycling?

Ho hum. Another week, another list of the “world’s best cities”, this time ranked on bicycle-friendliness. The problem with rankings is most times the lists just aren’t reliable.

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Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: House Rules edges out Reno Rumble

A surprisingly solid win for Seven in the metros and the now usual easy victory in the regions as Nine’s Reno Rumble ended its season and headed for Grand Finals Week next week, vanquished by House Rules on Seven, the program Reno Rumble was scheduled against as a spoiler to wreck. Instead Reno Rumble was […]

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