Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio unleashed

The Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne — just last week the playground of Formula One flyers Lewis Hamilton, Daniel Ricciardo, Valterri Bottas and, er, me. A few months ago I reviewed a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and moaned I needed a German autobahn to do that deafening behemoth any justice. …

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Singleton petrol station hit by armed robbery

The West Australian Sunday, 24 March 2019 10:09AM Camera IconA Singleton service station has been hit by an armed robbery. Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail UsCopy the Link Police are looking for a man who threatened staff during an armed robbery at a Singleton petrol station early this morning. The …

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NT residents heading home after Trevor

Northern Territory residents evacuated from the path of ex-tropical cyclone Trevor are slowly being returned home as the tropical low circles back towards Queensland. The first repatriation flight carrying people back to Angurugu and Umbakumba took off on Sunday morning, and further plans are being made as assessors sweep through …

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Last-second jumper lifts Hawks past 76ers

Trae Young has scored 32 points, including a last-second go-ahead floater, to give the Atlanta Hawks a 129-127 home NBA victory which ended the Philadelphia 76ers’ six-game winning streak. With 39.9 seconds remaining, Jimmy Butler sank two free throws to give Philadelphia a 127-125 advantage, but they couldn’t hold off …

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Bigger penalties for online data breaches

Tech giants such as Google and Facebook will be forced to cough up far more cash if they breach privacy laws, under sweeping changes proposed to help protect the personal information of Australians. Social media companies and online platforms that seriously or repeatedly breach privacy laws would be fined $10 …

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O’Dwyer slams Labor’s candidate switch

Federal cabinet minister Kelly O’Dwyer has slammed Labor’s pre-election candidate switch in her vacated Melbourne seat, calling it the “height of arrogance”. Labor had preselected Josh Spiegel to run in the blue-ribbon seat of Higgins, which has been held by the Liberal Party since its creation in 1949. But on …

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Best boot forward for a golden cause

The fashion police will be on the lookout for the best-dressed guests in gold at the 2019 Kalgoorlie Hormone Hoedown in May. Now in its seventh year, the Hoedown aims to bring together the Kalgoorlie-Boulder community and raise awareness for women’s health issues. Patrons are encouraged to embrace the 2019 …

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