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    Embassy relocation divides Wentworth Jewish forum


    The Morrison government's decision to signal its willingness to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital on the even of the high stakes Wentworth byelection has received a mixed reception at a forum hosted by a Jewish community...

    The Morrison government's decision to signal its willingness to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital on the even of the high stakes Wentworth byelection has received a mixed reception at a forum hosted by a Jewish community group.

    Curiosity can't kill Iron Maiden's cool cat


    As his 2017 autobiography, What Does This Button Do?, implies, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has never been short of natural...

    As his 2017 autobiography, What Does This Button Do?, implies, Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson has never been short of natural curiosity.

    Wollongong woman again denied bail after 'sugar daddy' allegedly hit with tomahawk


    Shannon Haynes has failed to secure bail for the second time in less than a week over allegations she was involved in the violent standover of a man she met on a dating...

    Shannon Haynes has failed to secure bail for the second time in less than a week over allegations she was involved in the violent standover of a man she met on a dating website.

    Australian embassy announcement is based in sound policy


    Moving the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would simply acknowledge the long-standing...

    Moving the Australian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would simply acknowledge the long-standing reality.

    David Leyonhjelm to make a run for State Parliament


    If all goes to plan David Leyonhjelm will quit the federal Senate in February to take a run at the next state...

    If all goes to plan David Leyonhjelm will quit the federal Senate in February to take a run at the next state election.

    Farquhar, Jackson invest in anti-bias jobs startup


    Skip Capital is backing another woman-led startup as part of a $2.7 million investment seed round in recruitment platform...

    Skip Capital is backing another woman-led startup as part of a $2.7 million investment seed round in recruitment platform Applied.

    Redcape Hotel boosts assets for upcoming $1b float


    Redcape Hotel Group has boosted its portfolio with the purchase of three new pubs on Sydney's south...

    Redcape Hotel Group has boosted its portfolio with the purchase of three new pubs on Sydney's south coast

    Wicked problem facing Sydney homeowners


    The glossy brochure promises nirvana. The reality is often anything...

    The glossy brochure promises nirvana. The reality is often anything but.

    Lifetime accounts the real fix to lost super


    The pile of "lost" super will not be reduced to acceptable levels unless employees have a single fund that follows them from employer to...

    The pile of "lost" super will not be reduced to acceptable levels unless employees have a single fund that follows them from employer to employer

    Wake up, Australia is being taken for a ride


    I am absolutely gobsmacked by the blatant abuse of public money for the procurement of the...

    I am absolutely gobsmacked by the blatant abuse of public money for the procurement of the Maseratis.

    What we learnt from Meghan's outfits on day one of the royal tour


    The Duchess and her team made flawless choices as she began her official engagements with Prince Harry in Sydney, the day after announcing her...

    The Duchess and her team made flawless choices as she began her official engagements with Prince Harry in Sydney, the day after announcing her pregnancy.

    New Canberra Hospital boss top priority fixing patient wait times


    Bernadette McDonald said the organisation is developing a new timely care strategy with latest picture showing poor performance in patient wait...

    Bernadette McDonald said the organisation is developing a new timely care strategy with latest picture showing poor performance in patient wait times.

    Tamie Fraser's legacy lives on well past the 'rather ordinary' Lodge


    Inspired by Jacqueline Kennedy, Tamie Fraser established the Australiana Fund in 1978, now 40 years later her own portrait takes pride of...

    Inspired by Jacqueline Kennedy, Tamie Fraser established the Australiana Fund in 1978, now 40 years later her own portrait takes pride of place

    Risks for commercial property rise: Reserve Bank


    Rising global interest rates, high valuations and falling yields have increased the risk of price falls and loan defaults for commercial property owners, the Reserve Bank...

    Rising global interest rates, high valuations and falling yields have increased the risk of price falls and loan defaults for commercial property owners, the Reserve Bank says.

    Ex-Soviets, Ferraris and George Brandis: the car deal that stalled


    An alleged fraudster and his colleague had plans to import luxury sports cars cheaply from Ukrainian car dealers. But the signature didn't ring...

    An alleged fraudster and his colleague had plans to import luxury sports cars cheaply from Ukrainian car dealers. But the signature didn't ring true.

    Doreen childcare fetches $15m


    A newly-built childcare centre on Melbourne’s northern outskirts has fetched $15 million, one of the largest childcare deals for the...

    A newly-built childcare centre on Melbourne’s northern outskirts has fetched $15 million, one of the largest childcare deals for the year.

    Your Daily Horoscope for Wednesday, October 17


    Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Kelli Fox. Forecasts for the week ahead in life, love and...

    Free daily horoscope for each star sign from renowned Astrologer Kelli Fox. Forecasts for the week ahead in life, love and career.

    Dob in a dealer: ACT Policing calls on Canberrans to help


    Pool chemicals when there's no pool; people coming and going frequently - ACT Policing offers hints on how to recognise a...

    Pool chemicals when there's no pool; people coming and going frequently - ACT Policing offers hints on how to recognise a dealer.

    Gambling breaches fall as commission looks to educate


    The number of gambling law breaches detected by the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission has fallen by 88 per cent since 2014, as the gaming watchdog turns towards education over...

    The number of gambling law breaches detected by the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission has fallen by 88 per cent since 2014, as the gaming watchdog turns towards education over fines.

    Mullen's stand on pay can't hide Telstra's broader problems


    There were moments during Telstra's annual general meeting on Tuesday at the Hilton in Sydney when chairman John Mullen seemed...

    There were moments during Telstra's annual general meeting on Tuesday at the Hilton in Sydney when chairman John Mullen seemed exasperated.

    Offshore money back in property market


    Continuing interest in Melbourne properties from Asian buyers has diminished fears of an offshore investment squeeze in the sub $50 million...

    Continuing interest in Melbourne properties from Asian buyers has diminished fears of an offshore investment squeeze in the sub $50 million market.

    Family Sleepeezee snap up laneway property for $14.5m


    The family behind the Sleepeezee bedding brand has launched into central Melbourne property...

    The family behind the Sleepeezee bedding brand has launched into central Melbourne property investment.

    Voters unlikely to fall for Israel embassy review


    When Trump shifted the US embassy to Jerusalem he was desperate to divert attention away from a domestic crisis. Morrison has learnt from the...

    When Trump shifted the US embassy to Jerusalem he was desperate to divert attention away from a domestic crisis. Morrison has learnt from the master.

    New Kindle Paperwhite is waterproof, stores more books


    Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Paperwhite, featuring a thinner and lighter design, more storage and LED...

    Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Paperwhite, featuring a thinner and lighter design, more storage and LED lighting.

    Moving embassy to Jerusalem would play into Islamic State's hands


    It would be a mistake for Prime Minister Morrison to depart from Australia’s stance on the location of Australia's...

    It would be a mistake for Prime Minister Morrison to depart from Australia’s stance on the location of Australia's embassy.

    Cancer without chemo: The new test that could revolutionise treatment


    Chemotherapy has long been a necessary evil of many cancer treatments, but a new test is helping Australian patients determine if they could be undergoing the brutal procedure...

    Chemotherapy has long been a necessary evil of many cancer treatments, but a new test is helping Australian patients determine if they could be undergoing the brutal procedure unnecessarily.

    Nicole Cartwright 'disappeared' off social media before death: friends


    Friends have said Nicole Cartwright ceased regular contact in the past few months, as police continue to investigate her suspicious...

    Friends have said Nicole Cartwright ceased regular contact in the past few months, as police continue to investigate her suspicious death.

    Property sector embraces gender diversity but only just


    The predominately male-dominated property sector is embracing gender diversity, but the policies are only considered...

    The predominately male-dominated property sector is embracing gender diversity, but the policies are only considered ambitions.

    Industrial demand takes off in south-east


    An industrial office/warehouse sold for $13 million for the first time in 20 years to a local...

    An industrial office/warehouse sold for $13 million for the first time in 20 years to a local owner-occupier.

    Families' anxious wait on workplace deaths report


    Politicians will meet with the families as they demand change to stop more people dying at...

    Politicians will meet with the families as they demand change to stop more people dying at work.

    After one season, Seibold has two power clubs within his grasp


    With the coaching line-ups for next year's NRL season anything but certain, Souths coach Anthony Seibold has emerged as the potential prime...

    With the coaching line-ups for next year's NRL season anything but certain, Souths coach Anthony Seibold has emerged as the potential prime mover.

    CSO to swing in a concert with a touch of Las Vegas


    Singers Jacqui Hamilton and Rod Gilbert will perform numbers made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and other great...

    Singers Jacqui Hamilton and Rod Gilbert will perform numbers made famous by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and other great performers.

    Telstra investors are not the only ones revolting over CEO pay


    Telstra's chairman John Mullen told its investors on Tuesday that chief executives are paid too much. His shareholders agreed and delivered the biggest pay revolt in corporate history at the telecom’s annual meeting in...

    Telstra's chairman John Mullen told its investors on Tuesday that chief executives are paid too much. His shareholders agreed and delivered the biggest pay revolt in corporate history at the telecom’s annual meeting in Sydney.

    Higher water prices, consumption gives Icon Water $25 million boost


    Higher prices, more connections and greater water use helped boost the ACT's monopoly water supplier's revenue by $25 million last fiscal...

    Higher prices, more connections and greater water use helped boost the ACT's monopoly water supplier's revenue by $25 million last fiscal year.

    Best of Fairfax cartoons October 17, 2018


    Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the...

    Fairfax Media's talented team of artists, illustrators and cartoonists give us their humorous version of the news of the day.

    Indonesia warns Australia on following Donald Trump's Mideast policy


    John Howard has defended Scott Morrison, saying any decision to shift Australia's embassy to Jerusalem "may improve the prospect of a two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian...

    John Howard has defended Scott Morrison, saying any decision to shift Australia's embassy to Jerusalem "may improve the prospect of a two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.