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Fire brigades will be able to apply for funding for equipment, training or improved facilities thanks to public generosity.

#AustraliaDay : Just five people have been awarded the nation's highest honour, three of them women | FULL HONOURS LIST

Donald Trump’s lawyers have accused Democrats of trying to overthrow the valid results of the 2016 election in a fiery opening to their defence against the president’s impeachment

China’s leader admits the accelerating spread of #coronavirus  is a 'grave and dire' situation, as cities from the outbreak’s epicentre in central China to Hong Kong scramble to contain the illness that has infected more than 1200 people and killed 41

Hospitals are being overwhelmed in the locked-down city of Wuhan where officials are accused of hiding the true scale of the #coronarvirus  outbreak | WARNING: Distressing video

@tanya_plibersek  sparks outrage among left-leaning commentators for declaring she is a patriot who wants children to learn about the nation’s citizenship pledge #auspol  #australiaday2020 


Such is the extent of Mesut Ozil’s blacklisting in China that TV commentators don’t mention the Arsenal star’s name.

Beijing replaced its top representative in protest-racked Hong Kong, marking a toughened approach to resolving tensions.

EXCLUSIVE | Liberal MP and former ambassador to Israel@DaveSharma  says Australia must be prepared to wage “political warfare” to protect the nation’s sovereignty.

#BREAKING : Anthony Albanese now leads Scott Morrison as the preferred prime minister — 43 per cent to 39 per cent #Newspoll 

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Sir Billy Connolly has admitted he is 'near the end' and his life is 'slipping away', as he spoke about his fight with Parkinson’s disease

The number of NSW national parks rangers — who perform hazard reduction burns — have been cut by a third since the Coalition government came into power in 2011. #auspol  #NSWFires