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NRL won't reverse result of West Tigers' loss to North Queensland in round 19

NRL won’t reverse result of West Tigers’ loss to North Queensland in round 19

The NRL won’t be reversing the outcome of Wests Tigers’ controversial loss to North Queensland in round 19 but will review the rule that allowed a captain’s challenge after the siren had gone. And the Tigers also confirmed the club had decided not to pursue a course of legal action after “forcibly” making its position …

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Fears lengthy visa processing delays for skilled migrants will worsen the hospitality skills crisis

Fears lengthy visa processing delays for skilled migrants will worsen the hospitality skills crisis

Long-term hospitality staff are as rare as hen’s teeth in outback Queensland. Key points: Families are being broken up between countries due to long delays in processing visas for skilled migrants It could take more than six months for the government to deal with a backlog of almost a million unprocessed visas Business owners say …

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FBI search of Mar-a-Lago helps show how probe of Trump documents has changed

FBI search of Mar-a-Lago helps show how probe of Trump documents has changed

In the months before the FBI’s dramatic move to execute a search warrant at former president Donald Trump’s Florida home — and open his safe to look for items — federal authorities grew increasingly concerned that Trump or his lawyers and aides had not, in fact, returned all the documents and other material that were …

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Waterfront homes attract premium prices, research shows

Waterfront homes attract premium prices, research shows

“Also, Australia is known for its balmy outdoor lifestyle, so many buyers in this super-prime space are willing to pay a premium to secure the ideal position along the waterfront.”The average premium paid for a waterfront property across the 17 cities was 40 per cent, and prices for waterfront homes climbed an average of 10.9 …

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Google 'Read Along' app for kids is now a website

Google ‘Read Along’ app for kids is now a website

Read Along wants to help improve child literacy by using Google’s speech recognition technology to give kids reading aloud verbal and visual feedback. Originally an Android app, Google’s Read Along is now on the web to better expand availability. Read Along first launched for India in 2019 before expanding a year later. Aimed at those …

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A smiling man in a branded polo shirt sits in a wheelchair holding up a small whiteboard with a basketball court image on it.

Wollongong Roller Hawks wheelchair basketball team founders reflect on seven titles and producing Paralympians

Wollongong Roller Hawks coach Brendan Dowler may be surprised to hear his city called a powerhouse in wheelchair basketball, but the team’s results tell a clear story. His team has been crowned national champions in 2003, 2011, 2012, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022. Downler is a two-time Paralympian, captain Brett Stibners is a four-time Paralympian …

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Cairns youth crime punishment warning as city endures record spate of car thefts

Cairns youth crime punishment warning as city endures record spate of car thefts

Amy Grant couldn’t stop worrying about the worst-case scenario as she drove around Cairns looking for her family’s stolen 4WD. Key points: Cairns has eclipsed its yearly record of 782 stolen cars set in 2021 Police have urged people to ensure their keys are hidden, even at home A new trial program is aimed at …

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A key Death Valley road buried in floods remains closed : NPR

A key Death Valley road buried in floods remains closed : NPR

Mud Canyon Road is closed due to flash flooding in Death Valley, Calif., on Friday. Authorities say the main roadway into Death Valley National Park will remain closed as crews clean up after record-breaking rains damaged the roadway and choked it with mud, rocks and debris. National Park Service/Death Valley National Park via AP, File …

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Parallels Desktop 18 makes Mac gaming better than ever

Parallels Desktop 18 makes Mac gaming better than ever

Parallels has announced the release of Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac. This new version of the popular virtualization software brings several key optimizations for running Windows 11 on Macs, including enhanced gameplay when enjoying Windows games on Macs. In total, there are four significant changes in the Parallels Desktop 18 for Mac standard edition. The …

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