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Can we blame university students for cheating?

By Emily Halverson Last year, 17 AFL players were served a one-year ban from the 2016 Premiership Season for doping at Essendon Football Club. This year the disciplined players are back enjoying footy, with very heathy pay checks to prove

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Study shows brown snakes grow deadlier with age

By Renee Borgeaud Produced for online by Emily Halverson A new study shows brown snakes become more deadly as they get older and there has been a spate of sightings. University of Queensland’s biological science professor Dr Brian Fry led

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Scammers Turning To Social Media

By Jesse Gentle Produced for online by Emily Halverson Scammers are increasingly using social media and dating scams to target victims according to the latest Targeting Scams Report released for National Consumer Fraud Week.

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New weight loss solution labelled as “medical bulimia”

By Milyka McCutcheon Produced for online by Emily Halverson A new weight loss device is being considered as a potential solution for obesity in Australia.

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Indigenous women numbers rising in Australia’s prisons

By Lily Greer Produced for online by Emily Halverson A new study says Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander women make up 34 per cent of the female prison population but only two per cent of Australia’s female population.

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Budget set to boost funds for Australian veterans’ mental health

By Lexy Haggard Produced for online by Natalie O’Brien The Federal Government has promised $350 million in this year’s budget to assist with mental health services for Australia’s veterans. The multi-million-dollar package, confirmed by Minister for Veteran’s Affairs Dan Tehan to

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Surprise pacesetter at GC-600

This weekend’s Gold Coast 600 is already off to an exciting start, with Volvo’s Scott McLaughlin posting the fastest time in a furious opening practice session. He surprised everyone and seems bent on making up for an incident at Bathurst.

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Robot offers hope for Barrier Reef

For the fifth year in a row, the Great Barrier Reef has scored a D-rating for its overall health. But a robot developed by QUT is offering hope of some improvement. It can poison and kill the dreaded Crown of

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Musician has whale of a time

A Brisbane cellist is turning to our oceans to find new inspirations from the deep. He’s calling on some unusual performers for his music. Joseph Ogilvie reports.

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Debate over jury members use of social media

The wash up from the Gable Tostee trial has dominated legal circles today. There is no indication yet if the Crown will appeal the verdict because of the actions of a juror on social media. Tostee was found not guilty

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