October 2015

Blow-up sex doll greets visitors at Monster Pop art show

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The enlarged face of a blow up sex doll named Sucka is the first thing to confront the audience walking into the Monster Pop exhibition in Darwin.

Forget French: Top chef savours Queensland’s culinary offerings

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Brisbane’s restaurant scene is coming into its own as the spotlight on celebrity cuisine and food from other Australian and world cities starts to shift to local producers, chef Alastair McLeod says.

Social media response to World Cup final

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There was plenty of support for the Wallabies on social media after their Rugby World Cup final loss to the All Blacks.

Liberals’ candidate for Boothby called for more female leadership in party

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A doctoral student and newspaper columnist who has called for more female leadership in the Liberal Party, Nicolle Flint, is named as the party’s candidate for the federal seat of Boothby in Adelaide.

Post-polio syndrome: Australia’s forgotten disability

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The symptoms of post-polio syndrome can return decades after a patient has recovered from polio, which at times reached epidemic proportions in Australia.

‘Gutted’ Foley laments Wallabies’ poor start

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Bernard Foley admits the Wallabies’ disappointing first half left them with too much to do against the All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup final defeat at Twickenham.

Sinai plane crash relatives in ‘shock and denial’

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Relatives of the 224 people killed in the Russian plane crash in Egypt in shock and disbelief over tragedy.

Beers and tears as New Zealanders react to World Cup win

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Celebrations are already starting in New Zealand after the All Blacks’ record-breaking World Cup win.

New Zealanders react to World Cup win

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Celebrations are already starting in New Zealand after the All Blacks’ record-breaking World Cup win.

‘Drunk’ captain who capsized boat off Melbourne to face charges

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A Newport man is expected to face charges after allegedly crashing and capsizing his boat while drunk in waters off Melbourne’s west.