October 2015

Gino and Mark Stocco refused bail at court hearing

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Father and son Gino and Mark Stocco, charged with more than 30 offences, will remain behind bars after a brief court hearing.

Runaway military blimp causes power outages in US

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A high-tech US military blimp designed to detect a missile attack comes loose, dragging its 3,000-metre-long cable behind it and knocking out power to thousands.

SA Premier criticises council for bowing to ‘Old Adelaide’ pressure over food trucks

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“Old Adelaide” pressured the city’s council into cutting the number of food trucks and “squashing” business innovation, South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill says.

2016 AFL fixture reveals pre-finals bye round

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The AFL schedules a second bye at the conclusion of round 23 in its 2016 fixture in an attempt to stop clubs resting players ahead of the finals.

86% of people think Multiculturalism is good for Australia: survey

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Professor Andrew Markus from Monash University discusses the National Social Cohesion report, which found a high number of people think multiculturalism is good for Australia.

Fruit fly could unlock treatments for brain conditions

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The pesky fruit fly could hold the key to unlocking new therapies to help treat brain conditions like autism and schizophrenia.

Monarchists miffed over Government House revenue-raising discussions

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The leader of Tasmania’s constitutional monarchy movement is uncomfortable with the possibility of Government House raising money from croquet or coffee shops.

‘Straightforward and honest’ Cheika embraced by Wallabies

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Michael Cheika has steered a Wallabies revival in the space of 12 months, and his tight relationship with his loyal players has played a big part.

ANZ delivers record $7.2 billion profit

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ANZ makes a record annual profit despite what it calls “a constrained environment” and higher bad debts.

Diet and genetics focus of type 2 diabetes study

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Matching diet with genetics is the focus of an international study examining type 2 diabetes involving West Australian researchers.