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Will NBN connect all in 3 years?

NBN contractor Foxcomm install a fibre-to-the-node cabinet in Newcastle, NSW. Picture: Supplied AUSTRALIA’S National Broadband Network could be half-completed by June, the NBN Co has revealed, leaving just three years to connect the rest of the country, including large swathes of major cities such as Sydney, Brisbane, and Hobart. The …

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Nintendo reveals last big hope

Nintendo’s Switch game console, available on March 3, lets users play on the go or with the console connected to a TV. NINTENDO today revealed an innovative, all-in-one gaming system that can be played on the go or when connected to a TV in an effort to win gamers back …

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One letter helped solve medical mystery

A letter from Alem Matthees helped lead to a breakthrough in chronic fatigue. ON A hot dry Perth day in March 2014, Alem Matthees finished writing a letter. It was a very polite letter, from a very polite young man. Alem wanted an answer to a simple question. The letter …

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Man hit by firework in NSW dies

A man has died after being hit in the head by a firework at Budgewoi on the NSW Central Coast during New Year celebrations. Emergency service crews were called to Budgewoi Beach just after 3am on Sunday to find the 52-year-old man had suffered a serious head injury. Despite the …

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Two men charged after NSW boat chase

Two men will face court after police were allegedly assaulted following a boat chase in NSW’s Shoalhaven . Police were called to a wharf after a collision between the half-cabin boat and a small runabout on Saturday evening on Sussex Inlet. When the boat skipper refused a police order to …

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Man critical after fall off wall in Sydney

A man is in a critical condition in hospital with serious head injuries after falling from a wall in the inner Sydney suburb of Darlinghurst. Police say paramedics were called to College Street at about 3.20am on Saturday and took the 23-year-old man to St Vincent’s Hospital. Police will investigate …

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Sydney pool tragedy claims second twin

A family has lost two toddlers within days, after they were pulled unconscious from a Sydney swimming pool in the lead-up to Christmas. The 23-month-old twins were rushed to hospital with a police escort last Tuesday after they were discovered in a backyard pool at Kellyville Ridge around 7pm. The …

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Five gadgets to keep you honest

Garmin vivofit Jr lets the younger members of the family count their steps too. Picture: Supplied. Garmin / $129 / garmin.com.au The Garmin Vivofit Jr is a fitness tracker for track stars aged between four and nine years old.Source:Supplied IF you’ve ever wondered what your child does all day, this …

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Is this the world’s ugliest vehicle?

Google parent Alphabet Inc. announced Tuesday that it is forming a new driverless-car technology company called Waymo, with an aim to start generating revenue soon. Tehy see me rollin’, they not hating. Honda is Googling self-driving cars. The automaker is in discussions with Google parent Alphabet’s new autonomous car company …

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Roz Kelly returns for Big Bash League

Sports journalist Roz Kelly has made a return to TV screens to lead Network Ten’s Big Bash League commentary panel. Kelly has been off Australian TV screens for nearly three years, having moved to South Africa with her husband, cricketer Morne Morkel and their son Arias, but got right back …

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