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Why a film set is a ‘game park’

Australian photographer Jasin Boland reveals his iconic images for Mad Max: Fury Road and other action movies. [Read entire story]

NSW, Queensland police officers allegedly eating hash cookies in surveillance footage

Surveillance footage of a number of New South Wales and Queensland police officers allegedly consuming hash cookies has been shown in a Sydney court. The footage was tendered as evidence in the case against former Tweed [Read entire story]

MAN FOOD COOKBOOK

If you haven’t heard about it already, my second cookbook MAN FOOD will be hitting major bookstores in Australia on … [[ Click on post title to read full story. ]] [Read entire story]

MAN FOOD COOKBOOK

If you haven’t heard about it already, my second cookbook MAN FOOD will be hitting major bookstores in Australia on … [[ Click on post title to read full story. ]] [Read entire story]

MAN FOOD COOKBOOK

If you haven't heard about it already, my second cookbook MAN FOOD will be hitting major bookstores in Australia on 1st August! Even thought I am very excited that I finally able to share this book with you all, deep [Read entire story]

The verdict on 5SOS’s debut

Teenage pop isn't a dirty word in the hands of Australian band 5 Seconds Of Summer. [Read entire story]

One Direction’s blockbuster plans

1D are planning the world's largest "event cinema" release for their second film. [Read entire story]

Darius Boyd suffering from depression

Knights fullback admitted to a mental health clinic to be treated for depression. [Read entire story]

The harpist who thinks really big

String player William Close is one musician who likes to think big. Very big. [Read entire story]

GoT’s Sean Bean drops spoiler

When Ned Stark's head was chopped off, most Game of Thrones fans thought they had seen the last of him. [Read entire story]

The Magic Flute by the West Australian Opera

Those who find opera difficult to get their head around may be pleasantly surprised by WA Opera's latest offering. [Read entire story]

Dennis McIntosh – Part 2

Continuing the story of Dennis McIntosh, when he goes to work underground, and finds the true reason for his daughter's brain injury. [Read entire story]

Plant to plate to bin: putting the spotlight on our food wastage

Celebrating the delivery of their 28 millionth meal, OzHarvest forces the spotlight back on our attitudes towards food wastage, sustainability and security. [Read entire story]

Melanoma scare inspires long walk

A melanoma scare inspired Jay Allen to join the push to ban solariums in Australia. Now he and a fellow survivor are walking from Sydney to Melbourne to raise money to fight the cancer. [Read entire story]

MH17: Sydney woman Gabrielle Lauschet identified as another victim of Malaysia Airlines crash

Gabrielle Lauschet, a pre-school teacher from Sydney, has been identified as another victim of flight MH17. The 48-year-old was on her way back from Germany after visiting her mother. Ms Lauschet worked at The German [Read entire story]

Man charged over 12-year-old daughter’s ‘illegal marriage’ to stand trial

A New South Wales father charged with procuring his 12-year-old daughter for sex has been committed to stand trial. [Read entire story]

Dennis McIntosh – Part 1

Dennis McIntosh spent years struggling to help his daughter recover from a brain injury. [Read entire story]

Photo Bombed…!

'Mick's Pics' has added a photo to the pool: A nice long exposure of the Sydney Opera House, adorned in snakeskin as a part of Sydney's Vivid Light Festival, invaded by an illuminated cruiser out for the evening on [Read entire story]

More jobs at Adelaide Airport under plan

Adelaide Airport wants to invest $1 billion over five years to generate another 3500 jobs at the South Australian facility and help it cope with increased passenger numbers. var addthis_config = [Read entire story]

Liberal frontbenchers sour on Joe Hockey after threat to order spending cuts – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldLiberal frontbenchers sour on Joe Hockey after threat to order spending cutsSydney Morning HeraldJoe Hockey's threat to bypass the Senate by ordering spending cuts outside of parliamentary [Read entire story]

BRICS’s $100 billion development bank to counter western hold on global finances – Times of India

NDTVBRICS's $100 billion development bank to counter western hold on global financesTimes of IndiaFORTALEZA Brazil: Leaders of the BRICS emerging market nations launched a $100 billion development bank and a currency [Read entire story]

Gaza conflict: 100000 Gazans warned to leave homes as Israel steps up bombing – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGaza conflict: 100000 Gazans warned to leave homes as Israel steps up bombingTelegraph.co.ukIsrael escalated its offensive against Hamas on Wednesday, carrying out dozens of air strikes and warning about [Read entire story]

Typhoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts down Manila and heads for China – Reuters

CTV NewsTyphoon kills 10 in Philippines, shuts down Manila and heads for ChinaReutersMANILA (Reuters) - A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power [Read entire story]

OSCE calls out Ukraine rebels for lack of engagement in peace process – Deutsche Welle

NDTVOSCE calls out Ukraine rebels for lack of engagement in peace processDeutsche WelleThe OSCE has blamed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine for failing to engage in talks to broker a ceasefire in the conflict. [Read entire story]

Journalists will face jail over spy leaks under new security laws – The Guardian

The GuardianJournalists will face jail over spy leaks under new security lawsThe GuardianNSA headquarters Edward Snowden's NSA leaks have prompted a crackdown by the Australian attorney general on the reporting of [Read entire story]

Australian soldier killed in NZ crevasse – NEWS.com.au

Sydney Morning HeraldAustralian soldier killed in NZ crevasseNEWS.com.auCOMMANDOS worked in vain to revive a fellow Australian soldier who fell through an ice crevasse during specialist training on New Zealand's Mt [Read entire story]

Asylum seekers held behind locked doors at sea, denied proper legal help: claim – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldAsylum seekers held behind locked doors at sea, denied proper legal help: claimSydney Morning HeraldMore than 150 asylum seekers whose boat was intercepted near Christmas Island more than two weeks [Read entire story]

Fire at Concord hostel, two rescued from window sills. – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldFire at Concord hostel, two rescued from window sills.Sydney Morning HeraldTwo people have been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation and burns after they were found dangling from window sills as a [Read entire story]

Al Assad sworn in in ‘farcical’ inauguration – gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comAl Assad sworn in in 'farcical' inaugurationgulfnews.comDamascus: Syria's President Bashar Al Assad was sworn in Wednesday for a new seven-year term in a red carpet ceremony in Damascus, after an [Read entire story]

McGuire again in hot seat over Denyer

Grant Denyer is again out-rating his game show rival, but Eddie McGuire has already survived a Denyer-led coup. [Read entire story]

Seth sued for stealing Ted

Seth MacFarlane is accused of copying another hard-drinking, foul-mouthed bear. [Read entire story]

United States overtakes Japan as Australia’s largest beef market

The United States has overtaken Japan as Australia's single largest beef export market. [Read entire story]

Unions royal commission: Lis-Con manager Eoin O’Neill claims campaign of harassment by CFMEU

A major construction company has told the royal commission into trade unions that it was forced to shut up shop in Queensland after a campaign of union harassment. [Read entire story]

Sky news reporter swallows a fly on air

My oh my, he swallowed a fly. Sky News political editor Adam Boulton began to choke. [Read entire story]