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10 February 2018 7:08 PM Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says Canterbury Bulldogs trial will determine Josh Hodgson replacement

Canberra Raiders coach Ricky Stuart says the Sunshine Coast trial will show who's the leading candidate to fill Josh Hodgson's shoes. Leadership will be a focus of the preceding camp, with Stuart adamant his leaders need to go to the next level for the Green Machine to do so as well. The Raiders fly to the Sunshine Coast on Monday for a pre-season camp ahead 10

9 February 2018 3:52 AM Fire breaks out on Thailand tourist hotspot Phi Phi Island

A huge fire broke out on Phi Phi Island in Thailand, a popular tourist destination on Tuesday night. One witness told Fairfax Media she saw five hotels and hostels up in flames, with the blaze "spreading like wildfire". A huge fire, possibly started by a gas canister explosion, has been ‘spreading like wildfire’ through the tourist island of Phi Phi in Thailand 9

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Primary school principal wants parents to let their kids off the leash

Primary school principal Tim Berryman knew he'd succeeded when two of his students walked to the bakery by themselves. The siblings, aged six and eight, left home early one morning and returned with a loaf of bread. This show of independence came a day after the Fitzroy Community School principal delivered a speech urging parents to be brave and give their 6 1

6 February 2018 7:11 AM Social media war erupts after shoe crackdown at inner-Brisbane high school

A fierce online battle has erupted between staff, students and parents of The Gap State High School after a crackdown on students' shoes. More than 100 students queued at the school office to collect uniform passes and about 10 students were sent to detention on Monday after breaching the uniform policy, according to the Queensland Teachers Union 11

6 February 2018 1:59 AM Brisbane school gives more than 100 students detention over shoes

More than 100 Brisbane high school students have been given a detention for wearing the wrong shoes. The Gap State High's new uniform policy has angered parents who say they cannot afford to discard shoes that were acceptable in previous years. "It's kind of uniform policy gone mad," parent Karen Bishop told ABC Radio Brisbane on Tuesday. Ms Bishop said she doesn't 10

5 February 2018 12:06 AM Canberra Liberals leader Alistair Coe reveals reshuffle ahead of Parliament return

The ACT Opposition's new member Candice Burch will take on the portfolios of transport and public sector management, under a reshuffle announced on Monday morning. Canberra Liberals' leader Alistair Coe revealed a shake-up of his team ahead of the return of the ACT parliament on February 13. Deputy leader Nicole Lawder's current portfolio of planning 11

26 January 2018 8:09 AM Cost of tax breaks soars on profits from sale of family homes

Government spending on tax breaks is set to hit a record $170 billion this year, largely as a result of an explosion in the value of concession for the family home. Treasury's Tax Expenditures Statement required under the Charter of Budget Honesty and released quietly after the close of business on Thursday puts the value of the exemption from capital 12 1

21 January 2018 11:32 PM More than 800,000 Queensland children return to school

More than 817,000 Queensland students will return to classrooms for the start of the school year - a week ahead of their interstate counterparts. State schools and most independent schools will begin lessons from Monday with Catholic schools expected to return on Tuesday, January 23. More than 65,000 students will start prep year, 47,000 of them in the public 12

21 January 2018 9:05 PM Bringing back a language only 50 people can speak

All that's left of the Gamilaraay language from northern NSW and southern Queensland are a few phrases spoken by fewer than 50 people. "The language stopped changing 70 or 80 years ago," said John Giacon, a lecturer at the Australian National University who is trying to bring the language back from the brink of extinction. "Many of the things we want to talk about 13

16 January 2018 2:11 AM ANU College company Study Group Australia's registration cancelled by Australian Skills Quality Authority

The company that runs ANU College has had its registration cancelled by the vocational education and training regulator for failing to comply with a suite of requirements linked to the VET Quality Framework. ANU College, run by Study Group Australia, charges international students almost $40,000 for courses it says will help gain placement at the Australian 18 1