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'Lost the plot': Fans may provide low-cost heat relief that is often ignored - 13 Dec 2017 at 4:00am -

Public health guidelines that recommend turning off fans when temperatures exceed 35 degrees are likely flawed and may unnecessarily expose vulnerable people to health effects during heatwaves, researchers at the University of Sydney say.

Best of the world in pictures - 13 Dec 2017 at 1:59am -

The best photos from the international wire agencies.

Medical bodies urge Turnbull government to help Manus Island asylum seekers - 12 Dec 2017 at 5:00pm -

Doctors representing 61,500 of their peers are demanding the Turnbull government to immediately provide care and treatment to the asylum seekers and refugees on Manus Island.

ACT year 12 students to receive ATAR on Wednesday - 12 Dec 2017 at 8:15am -

Lulu Peate acknowledges her year 11 and 12 studies were perhaps a little tricker than most.

Superquiz and Target, Wednesday, December 13 - 12 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

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Phase out shark nets and switch to smarter, less-lethal devices, inquiry finds - 12 Dec 2017 at 4:02am -

The NSW and Queensland governments should phase out shark nets and immediately replace lethal drum lines with more-sophisticated gear to limit unnecessary harm to marine wildlife, a Senate inquiry has concluded.

Tide turns for endometriosis sufferers as federal government announces Nation... - 11 Dec 2017 at 8:57pm -

One in 10 Australian women are believed to have endometriosis, but a lack of awareness has meant doctors are struggling to identify it, research is scarce, and thousands of women are suffering in silence.

Editorial cartoon - 11 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

The day's burning issues as seen through the eyes of the Fairfax cartoonists.

Superquiz and Target: Tuesday, December 12 - 11 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

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'Impossible' to shop around: Patients struggling to get information about cos... - 10 Dec 2017 at 11:28pm -

We're often told to shop around, but for private hospital patients this can be extremely difficult, stressful and time-consuming.

'We need a #metoo moment': Self-defence class for abuse survivors launches in... - 10 Dec 2017 at 3:21pm -

'We need our own #metoo moment," Caitlin Figueiredo says of fellow child abuse survivors.

Superquiz and Target, Monday, December 11 - 10 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

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Calls to ban 'inhumane rodeos' after bull snaps leg at Adelaide event - 10 Dec 2017 at 3:43am -

Footage captured at the event shows the bull bucking frantically before its back leg snaps.

Red Cross launches new campaign to fight loneliness this Christmas - 10 Dec 2017 at 2:58am -

When his wife of 45 years died, Ken Wilson found himself suddenly alone. For the first time in many years, the 82-year-old had to get used to living on his own.

'Existential threat': climate change risks finally grab Australia's attention - 9 Dec 2017 at 8:15am -

This year is closing with a flurry of activity on the climate front - including the release of the Turnbull government's review of climate policies.

Superquiz and Target, Sunday December 10 - 9 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

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'It's worth the challenges': More Australian families have both parents working - 9 Dec 2017 at 8:00am -

In the ACT, there has been a two per cent increase in one year in the number of families with both parents working.

Couple who planned to divorce if same-sex marriage passes back down on promise - 9 Dec 2017 at 8:00am -

Nick and Sarah Jensen caused controversy in 2015 with their promise to split if same-sex marriage passes.

'The court is not King Solomon,' judge tells parents feuding over son's body - 9 Dec 2017 at 8:00am -

For almost two months the body of a disabled teenager has remained with the State coroner in Newcastle while his family has waged a bitter war over what to do with his remains.

Life has been getting better in 2017 - 9 Dec 2017 at 7:13am -

Australia's collective wellbeing has improved but not everything is moving in the right direction

Are Earthlings alone? Half of humans believe in alien life - 8 Dec 2017 at 8:50pm -

Nearly half of humans believe in alien life and want to make contact, a survey in 24 countries has found.

Art for heart's sake: Australia says 'I do' - 8 Dec 2017 at 8:40am -

A range of original works commemorate marriage equality becoming a reality in Australia.

Missing DNA fragments found to be important predictors of childhood leukaemia... - 8 Dec 2017 at 8:15am -

Georgia Burgess was four and seemingly winning her leukaemia battle when her right eye started turning inwards. A lumbar puncture revealed the awful reason why.

Photos of the week: December 9, 2017 - 8 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

A week in photos from award winning Sydney Morning Herald photographers.

Good Weekend Superquiz and Target, Saturday December 9 - 8 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

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Sydney teenager allegedly left barbecue, killed grandmother court hears - 8 Dec 2017 at 1:34am -

A teenager arrested in Victoria over his grandmother's murder in Sydney is accused of stabbing her to death in a frenzied attack using several knives.

'Vandalism': NSW gives way on Snowy oversight as wild rivers flow briefly again - 8 Dec 2017 at 1:00am -

Three years after abolishing an independent oversight body for the Snowy scheme, the government may finally be getting around to its replacement.

Man in wheelchair jailed for smuggling $293,000 worth of meth in adult nappy - 7 Dec 2017 at 5:27pm -

James Pollock Walden claimed his offending as a drug courier was motivated by a desire to make quick money.

Water bills headed 'same way as energy' as population gains, climate change bite - 7 Dec 2017 at 1:44pm -

Rising population and climate change could translate into much higher water bills without action being taken now.

Superquiz and Target, Friday, December 8 - 7 Dec 2017 at 8:01am -

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