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Family trying to raise funds to be by paralyzed dad’s side.

Nob Creek Pottery – a local institution

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Nob Creek Pottery have been evolving for the past 40 years and as they celebrate...

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Big W kicks of its massive 70 per cent off clearance sale.

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Road safety warning as regional Bruce Highway death toll revealed.

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The Health Minister signs off on Adrian Pennington dismissal.

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    David Penberthy: Australia needs to Marie Kondo school curriculum

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    Climate change hysterics need a lesson in our bushfire history

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    The problem with taking advice from adventure guides

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              For decades the First Nations have called for a treaty agreement.

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                American musician one of the surprising names added to Bluesfest.

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                    Samoa measles death toll rises to 73

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                          The property sold to a Sydney company for $10 million earlier this year

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                            More workers are needed at a council with a staff turnover three times more than the southeast Queensland average.

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                            More workers are needed at a council with a high staff turnover.

                            Southern Cross Austereo feels the pinch of declining revenue, with the parent company of 2Day FM, Fox FM and Triple M making the decision to axe dozens of jobs.

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                            Southern Cross Austereo axes 90 jobs across its radio network.

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