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Australian Boomers v China FIBA World Cup qualifiers score, report

Australian Boomers v China FIBA World Cup qualifiers score, report

An inexperienced Boomers side — at least internationally — has made a narrow escape from its FIBA ​​World Cup qualifier against China, 76-69. Featuring six debutants, the Boomers, led by the cool head of NBA champion Matthew Dellavedova, found a way to hold off a Chinese team as it produced an intense finish that threatened …

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Julie Collins, Katie Gallagher: Overhaul of Commonwealth Procurement Rules

Julie Collins, Katie Gallagher: Overhaul of Commonwealth Procurement Rules

Under a major change, up to $14b will be spent on helping small and medium businesses struggling with mounting costs to bounce back from Covid-19. The governing rules Commonwealth spending will be changed to double the opportunities for small and medium business from Friday. Under major changes to procurement rules, up to 20 per cent …

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Novak Djokovic slams US over Covid-19 vaccination rules, US Open, news, latest,

Novak Djokovic slams US over Covid-19 vaccination rules, US Open, news, latest,

Novak Djokovic has hit out at the US over what he claims are double standards over Covid-19 vaccination, declaring ‘I don’t see the logic’ behind a ban on unvaccinated foreigners. Having been deported from Australia in January over his anti-vaccination stance, costing him the chance of claiming yet another Australian Open title, Djokovic is hoping …

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Aussies mock US for finally ‘discovering’ electric kettles after NY Times story

Aussies mock US for finally ‘discovering’ electric kettles after NY Times story

Aussies have joined Brits in savagely mocking the US for being way behind the times when it comes to kitchen appliances. The internet is hilariously mocking the US for “discovering” electric kettles in 2022. The New York Times recently published an article, with the headline: “A swift and easy way to heat water without using …

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Israel Folau in Tongan team for Pacific Nations Cup after Wallabies sacking, Rugby World Cup 2023

Israel Folau in Tongan team for Pacific Nations Cup after Wallabies sacking, Rugby World Cup 2023

Israel Folau is trying to keep a low profile as he prepares to make his long-awaited return to international rugby this weekend. Israel Folau will make his long-awaited return to international rugby this weekend. Four years since his last Test appearance with the Wallabies, Folau will return to the highest level of competition in Tonga’s …

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Nick Kyrgios Wimbledon 2022 scores, live updates of match vs Filip Krajinovic, men’s second round results

Nick Kyrgios Wimbledon 2022 scores, live updates of match vs Filip Krajinovic, men’s second round results

The Nick Kyrgios show returned to Wimbledon on Thursday night — but not where fans might expect him to be. The wild Australian took on No.26 seed Filip Krajinovic in the second round coming off a first round match that shocked the world and made him the most talked about player at the tournament. And …

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Queensland miner on six-figure salary struggles as cost-of-living soars

Queensland miner on six-figure salary struggles as cost-of-living soars

A Queenslander on a six-figure salary has revealed why he needs to use services to access his pay before payday. An Australian father-of-four earning a six-figure salary has found himself living paycheck to paycheck as the cost of living bites. Stephen Te Pohe, who works as a boiler maker at the Mount Isa Mines in …

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Why the value of capital city homes is going down

Why the value of capital city homes is going down

Homes in Australia’s capital cities are continuing to decrease in value amid the nation’s widespread economic crisis. Housing prices in Australia’s capital cities have been caught up in the nation’s widespread economic crisis, with values continuing to fall. CoreLogic’s Home Value Index, a tool that measures movements in capital city housing markets, recorded its first …

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