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As more top private schools charge fees exceeding $40,000 a year, competition for academic, music and all-rounder scholarships and bursaries is increasing

Explainer: Can a fungus harm humans en masse? Can it even turn us into zombies? And what do we have to fight back with?

Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw wouldn’t have been friends in high school. For long-time followers of the Keep It Cleaner co-founders, this revelation might come as a shock

Humidity to persist for days as storms ease along Sydney’s fringes

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Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas at thousands of protesters, many wearing masks and reindeer horns, as anti-government rallies escalated into chaos on Christmas Eve.

Vice-President Leni Robredo, who drew hundreds of thousands to her final rally in Manila, is the only genuine challenger to Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos jnr in Monday’s presidential election | @ChrisBarrett_ 

Foreign Minister Marise Payne has released a statement urging police and protesters to find a peaceful outcome | @fergushunter 

Breaking: NSW koalas on course to be extinct in the wild by 2050, inquiry finds | @p_hannam 

Sydney schoolboys take down Martin Shkreli, the 'most hated man in the world'.

Exclusive: A ruthless Thai vigilante wants to retire in Australia. Victims who fled here say he must be stopped | @ChrisBarrett_ 

Opinion: Let's disengage from China ... slowly and carefully

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