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Sydney Morning Herald - Top Stories

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Olivia Newton-John dies aged 73; Travolta, Jackman lead tributes to an Australian icon

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NSW MP John Sidoti suspended from state parliament

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Swans great Josh Kennedy to retire immediately

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Trains to be temporarily shut on line from Sydney to south coast

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Office norms reimagined to benefit every personality type

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Australia chips in $17 million to help Solomon Islands host Pacific Games

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Palmer calls bull on reports of new court action against McGowan in bizarre interview

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Greens' Lidia Thorpe lays out list of demands for Voice support

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Australia builds its first biosecurity plan amid growing disease, pest risk

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The US needs Putin to act rationally for its plan to succeed

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Mutual agitation: Can US and China avoid conflict over Taiwan?

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Voice to Parliament: the 'trust us' approach is never going to work

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Whole community will suffer if Indigenous centre closes

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After peaking at 44 per cent growth, is Byron Bay's property boom over?

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Mosman's Breen family scores quiet $19 million sale

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What do super-sized interest rate rises mean for the property downturn?

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Why skin is the forgotten frontier of the beauty acceptance movement

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Dress for spring with the next wave of designers

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Heist caper has the goods as dim-witted criminals meet the real deal

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Ensemble Theatre unveils ambitious plans for 2023 season

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'Shows you won't see anywhere else': Sydney Fringe Festival returns

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'Secretly joyous': A near-perfect novella about a hidden Australia

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Action man Sullivan Stapleton's one rule for fight scenes

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A revealing peek inside the home fridges of Australia's best young chefs

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Five super new soups (plus our most popular of all time) to see you through to spring

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Totti's, Bert's and Ms G's among the Merivale line-up opening at Allianz Stadium

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Tourist charged $865 for a 10-minute pedicab ride in London

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Forget the rules, travellers need to wear masks regardless

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Start your engines! The brand new season of The Stan Original Series RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under is now streaming.

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From the creators of Palm Springs and Mr. Robot, the brand new series The Resort is now streaming. Only on Stan.

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Papali'i could return to Warriors if he turns back on Tigers deal

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Godwin's awe: Australian's rise emblematic of gymnastics changing flawed routine

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Some players hate being a utility. This Wallaby takes pride in it

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'Exceptional' Nadolo unveiled as Waratahs' new 123kg weapon

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Why two tiny island nations were the biggest winners at Commonwealth Games

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NRL's longest season: The radical plan to start competition even earlier

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Lynn still blocked from UAE tournament despite being unveiled as signing

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Ozzy Osbourne makes surprise appearance at Commonwealth Games closing ceremony

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Piastri case could end up in High Court, says Alpine boss

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'I cop it for me and dad': Jake Arthur opens up on abuse

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Wallabies not writing off Cooper's World Cup despite long recovery

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Money talks - why the NRL grand final will be held in Sydney

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Raiders boss condemns Stuart comments

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How sweet it is to see jockey ranks embrace change

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Race-by-race preview and tips for Hawkesbury on Tuesday

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Exciting maiden Left Reeling the main attraction at Hawkesbury

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