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Bold, brilliant Indigenous Australian women’s art in pictures

A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria puts the work of female artists front and centre Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/dec/18/bold-brilliant-indigenous-australian-womens-art-in-pictures

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Thunderstorm asthma claims sixth life in Melbourne, with five in intensive care

Latest victim of severe weather event dies after thunderstorm that triggered a mass asthma event A sixth person has died almost a week after Melbourne was hit by an unprecedented thunderstorm asthma outbreak. There have now been six deaths that may have occurred as a result of conditions relating to the thunderstorm asthma events on […]

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David Hockney: I wasn’t keen on Hillary when she banned smoking in the White House

In an exclusive interview the artist treads carefully for most of the time around US politics but is firm in his favour for painting. If those were photographs in there, it would be a lot less interesting, he tells Gay Alcorn David Hockney laughs, and pauses to think. It is one day after Donald Trump […]

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Australian who tried to rape six-year-old boy in US jailed for 12 years

Judge describes Michael Quinns desire to molest child at Los Angeles paedophile party as absolutely disgusting An Australian man arrested for attempting to rape a six-year-old boy at a paedophile party while on on a rugby union trip in the US has been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a Los Angeles judge. Michael […]

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Tiny Yurt Is A Unique Way To Get Away From It All

A campground has always been one of my favorite places to escape to. Even though it may seem secluded, surrounded by fields and trees, only minutes down the highway are plenty of restaurants and, in the case of my favorite campground, an outlet mall. Growing up, my family would spend our camping time in a […]

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