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Former ABC journalist Liz Jackson dies aged 67

Related Story: Liz Jackson on living with Parkinson's disease Related Story: Liz Jackson: One of Australia's finest journalists Former ABC journalist and presenter Liz Jackson has died aged 67. The Walkley Award-winning journalist joined the ABC in 1986, and has worked for many flagship programs including Four Corners and Media Watch. She left the
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What gender should a drag queen be?

Related Story: Tiwi Islands Sistagirls prepare to wow Sydney Mardi Gras Related Story: The hidden $100,000 price tag on being transgender For a reality TV show about a queer subculture, RuPaul's Drag Race has achieved extraordinary success. In the show, which winds up another series this Friday, drag queens compete to be named "America's Next Drag Superstar".
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Man on the run after woman’s body found in barrel

Related Story: Police hunt for man after woman's body found in a barrel on abandoned ute in Logan Queensland police are still hunting for a man who dumped a car that was found to contain the body of a woman inside a barrel. Officers went to an address at Buccan in Logan on Wednesday afternoon in relation to a missing persons case, where a man wanted for questioning
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Options aplenty to help drought-stricken farmers

Heres how you can show your support for drought-stricken farmers across NSW. Stand with farmers via Facebook[hhmc] Facebook users can now use #thebigdry frame over their profile picture. The frame is being rolled out on Fairfax Media Facebook pages across the state. Heres how to do it: – If you have a personal profile, click on the update profile picture tab (on your
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Should schools ban smartphones? We asked 5 experts

NSW Minister for Education Rob Stokes has ordered a review into phone use in schools. He said the review would look at the risks and rewards of social media. The review will ultimately decide whether to ban mobile phones in NSW schools. Finnish education expert Pasi Sahlberg also recently said he believed mobile phone-related distraction was a main reason for Australia