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NSW floods: Evacuation warnings for Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas as rescues underway - ABC Online

ABC Online

NSW floods: Evacuation warnings for Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas as rescues underway
ABC Online
An evacuation warning has been issued by the SES for areas around Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads and 12 flood rescues are underway as floodwaters threaten towns and properties in northern NSW.
NSW floods as Debbie's remnants lash state

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Debbie the cyclone cockatoo dies -

Debbie the cyclone cockatoo dies
Debbie, the cockatoo who lost her feathers during the cyclone that lashed Far North Queensland on Tuesday, has died. The bird, who was named after the devastating ex-Tropical Cyclone, made headlines after being photographed by Townsville Bulletin ...
Iconic cockatoo rescued during Cyclone Debbie loses fight Bundaberg News Mail
Debbie the cockatoo dies after cyclone The Australian
Don't Fret, M8s: Yr Poor Cyclone-Battered Cockatoo Pal Survived The Night Pedestrian TV
Ten Eyewitness News  - Townsville Bulletin
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Debbie batters south east Queensland - Sky News Australia

Herald Sun

Debbie batters south east Queensland
Sky News Australia
All schools in Queensland's southeast corner have been ordered to close due to bad weather caused by former tropical cyclone Debbie. A severe weather warning has been issued for dangerous surf along the southern Queensland coast and almost 50 roads ...
Big wet forces Qld closures, cancellations
Evacuation centres on standby Courier Mail
Baby among family rescued from rising floodwaters The Sunshine Coast Daily
My Sunshine Coast (press release)  - Chinchilla News  - Rockhampton Morning Bulletin  - Health Professional Radio (press release) (blog)
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Cash struggles with minimum wage -

Cash struggles with minimum wage
MICHAELIA Cash has come under fire while trying to explain why the government recommended low-paid workers shouldn't get an “excessive” pay rise. The Employment Minister was grilled today over a section of the government's submission to a minimum ...
Minister flounders over min wage response
Michaelia Cash fails to justify claim low-paid workers often in high-income households The Guardian
Employment Minister Michaelia Cash fires back over minimum wage submission 3AW

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260mm drenching to bring flash flooding - Gold Coast Bulletin

Gold Coast Bulletin

260mm drenching to bring flash flooding
Gold Coast Bulletin
1.30PM UPDATE: THREE evacuation centres have been opened on the Gold Coast with significant concerns parts of the city could flood following another deluge tonight. The peak of flooded rivers and canals on the Gold Coast from a predicted 500mm rain ...
Emergency warning signal sounded as rain intensifies on the Gold Coast
USC closes due to severe weather My Sunshine Coast (press release)

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Mackay: 'We believe everyone is safe' - Courier Mail

Courier Mail

Mackay: 'We believe everyone is safe'
Courier Mail
ALMOST 100 people – many stranded on the top of houses, cars and verandas – have been rescued by emergency workers after being trapped by floodwaters in cyclone-battered central Queensland. The deluge that hit the northern coastline with category ...
About 90 people rescued from Qld floods
50 people stuck near in floodwaters near Mackay Brisbane Times
Dramatic rescues underway near Mackay SBS
Business Insider Australia  - Daily Mail
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New NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller to 'stop infighting at the top' -

New NSW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller to 'stop infighting at the top'
NEW Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has pledged to end the infighting at the top of the cops and has put the war on terrorism, drugs and organised crime right at the top of his agenda. Mr Fuller was revealed as the NSW Police Force's new boss today, ...
Mick Fuller selected as the next NSW Police Commissioner The Sydney Morning Herald
Mick Fuller to be next NSW police commissioner The Australian
Mick Fuller confirmed as NSW Police Commissioner to replace Andrew Scipione in the top job ABC Online  -  - Sky News Australia  - Yahoo7 News
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Schools closed as Brisbane braces for 'nightmare' in Cyclone Debbie's wake -

Schools closed as Brisbane braces for 'nightmare' in Cyclone Debbie's wake
THE head of Queensland's Fire and Emergency Services has warned no part of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast or the Gold Coast is safe from the destructive aftermath of Cyclone Debbie set to lash the area this afternoon. Speaking with ABC radio, QFES ...
Michaelia Cash ridiculed over 'train wreck' radio interview The Australian
Sydney weather: Wet and wild conditions ahead as ex-Cyclone Debbie drifts south The Sydney Morning Herald
Sydney bracing for wild conditions
Brisbane Times  -  - Yahoo7 News  - SBS
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Former NSW Labor minister Ian Macdonald found guilty of misconduct in public office - The Sydney Morning Herald

@RealMarkLatham Twitter account comes back with bite - The Australian

The Australian

@RealMarkLatham Twitter account comes back with bite
The Australian
A Twitter account previously linked to Mark Latham has sent out tweets attacking Sky News management after the network sacked him yesterday. The former federal Labor leader had his contract terminated after on-air attacks directed at Sky News colleague ...
Mark Latham's anger is hard to comprehend when he's been so blessed The Sydney Morning Herald
His media future is not so bright... former Labor leader Mark Latham. AAP image InDaily
Mark Latham's Sky News contract terminated after his comments on Sydney schoolboy being 'gay'
The New Daily  - The Conversation AU  - Business Insider Australia  - 9Honey
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