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Man shot dead by police north of Brisbane – ABC News

Police shoot dead a man who they say was armed with knives and acting aggressively in Dakabin overnight.

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Hugh Grant spills on Notting Hill sequel with Julia Roberts – NEWS.com.au

Hugh Grant spills on Notting Hill sequel with Julia Roberts

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Hugh Grant is down to do a Notting Hill sequel but dont expect a happily ever after.The British actor took to Twitter where he participated in a Q&A session for his new HBO miniseries The Undoing, which just hit streaming on Binge.
It was then that the 60-year-old explained what would it take for him to revisit the romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts, 52.
“I would like to do a sequel to one of my own romantic comedies that shows what happened after one of those films ended,” he explained. “Really,…

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Closing Australia’s education divide will take a generation, landmark study finds – ABC News

A landmark study has found postcodes and family backgrounds impact the opportunities available to students from pre-school to adulthood, with one in three disadvantaged…

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One of the most comprehensive studies of Australia’s education system has found postcodes and family backgrounds impact the opportunities available to students from pre-school to adulthood, with one in three disadvantaged students falling through the cracks.
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  • The study tracked 300,000 kids from school entry to adulthood
  • Students from disadvantaged backgrounds were less likely to progress into work or further study
  • The Smith Family’s Anne Hampshire believes the problem can be fixed within…

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Australian rowers won’t use Sydney oar innovation at Olympic Games despite claimed speed improvements – ABC News

This Australian rowing invention has already helped win Italy a world championship title, but Australian Rowers won’t have access to it at the Tokyo Games.

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An Australian designer says he is devastated Rowing Australia (RA) has declined to test his invention that has been used by Italy to win a world championship, and which he says could help Australia claim Olympic gold.

  • The Randall Foil has been approved by rowing’s international governing body
  • Italian rower Martino Goretti used the Randall Foil when he won a world title last year
  • Rowing Australia has chosen not to test the blades ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics

Ian Randall designed the…

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