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Stay informed: March 17, 2015

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NATIONAL

Christian spam campaign helped to save Abbott: report

A conservative Christian group spammed federal Liberal MPs in support of Prime Minister Tony Abbott ahead of last month’s spill vote.
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NATIONAL

‘F’ for fail: Pyne reforms slammed by senate

COMMENT First the threat, then the backdown. Christopher Pyne’s higher education reforms are a smoking ruin, writes Paul Bongiorno.
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WELLBEING

Parents ‘duped’ by sugar-coated breakfast cereals

Profiteering food companies are hiding behind the ‘halo of nutrition’ to sell meals to kids with 35% sugar content, says expert.
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WORLD

Where in the world was Vladimir Putin?

The most macho of world leaders was presumably missing, prompting speculation about his disappearance. These are the best conspiracy theories.
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EAT & DRINK

Why Rachel Khoo is your new favourite celebrity chef

Nigella who? Rachel Khoo is a beautiful Brit chef with Parisian pedigree, and some serious skills in the kitchen. Your obsession starts here.
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PROPERTY

Is it time to sell your investment property?

As auction clearance rates hit a six-year high and interest rates tumble, 2015 could the year to sell up, say experts.
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WORLD

Wealthy Christian preacher begs for luxury jet

Millionaire preacher, who is on Australian TV, back-peddles on plea for local viewers to buy a luxury jet.
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FINANCE NEWS

ASIC turns the screws on payday lenders

The consumer watchdog is toughening its stance on loan sharks who prey on vulnerable borrowers.
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BASKETBALL

Can the NBL avoid a long, painful death?

Australia produces world-class basketballers. So why does the national competition continue to look set to collapse?
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