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March in May: Budget ‘a disgrace’

‘We live in a country that can afford to take care of everyone.’ Protesters at March in May.   STORY AND PHOTOS BY KIAN HALL The rumbling hum of protest fills the air as people gather in Belmore Park, Sydney CBD, for the March in May. People, young and old gather to show their anger, […]

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Morrison: First world status not for all

Manus Island Regional Processing Centre. Photo: DIBP Images/Flickr   By Charlotte Mutoro   Asylum seekers from Manus Island who are not granted a refugee visa to stay at the equivalent of a ‘three star hotel facility’ on Nauru may now end up in Cambodia. Immigration Minister, Scott Morrison met Cambodia’s Interior Minister Sar Kheng on […]

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Sam Alexander, Daily Tele intern

My time at The Daily Telegraph cannot be correctly described to represent how much of an amazing an experience it really was. In what was an amazing, eye-opening, invaluable opportunity, I give my never-ending thanks to my TAFE teachers and the Telegraph’s very own Josh Massoud. Beginning on Monday (21/04/14) I was amazed at the […]

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Kira-Lea Dargin, journalist & businesswoman

I am a 24-year-old businesswoman, entrepreneur (so they say) and mother of three. I have a background in modelling and Cert III qualification in Hair & Makeup. During 2011 I started out as a beauty assistant to the beauty editor with in Australian publication Pacific Magazines, based with in Prevention Magazine. Following on from this […]

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Sydney’s urban art

STORY AND PHOTOS BY JAMES SHERIDAN   ‘Graffiti’ refers to the obtrusive art that is not confined to a canvas, but instead makes its abode on urban landscapes. Sydney’s city habitat is no exception to this, however not all the city inhabitants welcome this species of art. The graffiti scene causes conflict between councils and communities […]

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Tina Zunic, journalist

I’m currently working at the Cooma Monaro Express as a journalist. I’ve been here for seven weeks now and it’s been one of the best experiences of my life. Because it is a small office, I find that I experience a lot of hands-on work which I love! I’m often running around interviewing people and taking […]

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Breaking News | 16 May

Reverend Tim Costello Photo Courtesy: Andrew M Leong/Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Flickr By Leon Elia   World Vision Australia Chief, Reverend Tim Costello has weighed in on the GST debate saying it should include fresh food and education. His opinion on the GST’s base has completely reversed since it was implemented by […]

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Millions lost as multinationals dodge tax

Google Headquarters, Photo courtesy: Robert Scoble/Flickr   By Charlotte Mutoro Multinational companies like Google that do business in Australia are coming under fire for the way that they calculate income tax; paying very low or no tax as a result. Hong Kong based companies Cheung Kong Infrastructure Limited (CKI) and Power Asset Holdings hold major […]

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Deadly: Childbirth in PNG

By Leon Elia In a remote Papua New Guinea village, Elizabeth, a 38 year old woman and her husband Isa were expecting their fifth child. Elizabeth’s labour began at 5:00 pm Wednesday, with the nearest health centre two days sailing time away. Two untrained village midwives, Jemma and Josephine, were in attendance. After a 12 […]