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Blog posts December 2019

Spinners on notice: The FIVE guys bowling for a possible Test call-up

Australia vs New Zealand, first Test every ball live and ad free on Fox Cricket 501 from 1PM local time December 12-16
Australia’s spinners have been put on notice - you’re bowling for a possible Test call-up.

Chief selector Trevor Hohns this week revealed the team may add a second tweaker t…

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Pros and Cons of Moving During Different Seasons

Hello friends, I hope you are well. Today, I have brought a post that took me days to research, and it is a crucial write-up, especially for people who are planning to move in the near future. It is an article about the pros and cons of moving during different seasons in Canberra. I understand that …

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The big smoke: how bushfires cast a pall over the Australian summer

The smoke, worse in the mornings usually but increasingly thick at night, has become a familiar presence. On bad days it is inside homes and cars and offices. It could be from down the road or hundreds of kilometres away. On other days it can be hard to tell whether thin, mild smoke is really there …

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Australia Revokes Medical Evacuations for Offshore Detainees

SYDNEY, Australia — The Australian Parliament on Wednesday repealed a law that had allowed refugees and asylum seekers being held offshore to seek emergency medical care in Australia, a reversal that human rights advocates denounced as cruel and shameful.


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Instead of being home for the holidays, Canadian firefighters head to Australia to battle wildfires

As deadly bushfires continue to burn across Australia, a delegation of Canadian wildfire experts has embarked on a month-long trip to aid in the country's crisis.

The group of 21 wildfire suppression experts left Vancouver on Tuesday and are not expected to return until early January, meaning the…

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Tax office accuses multinationals of failing to inform public about Australian operations

One of the Australian Taxation Office’s most senior officials has hit out at multinational corporations and other big companies for failing to properly inform the public about the tax positions of their Australian operations.

Speaking to Guardian Australia as the ATO prepares for its annual rel…

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