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RMS acquired home for sale

4 hours 50 minutes ago
A HERITAGE-listed cottage in Wahroonga has hit the market, 20 years after the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) acquired the property for a proposed freeway that never eventuated.

The truth Australia can’t ignore

8 hours 55 minutes ago
EVER since a horrific video showed the sorts of conditions sheep suffer through as they’re shipped around the world, Australia’s live export industry has been dragged into the spotlight.

Missing billionaire playboy mystery

8 hours 55 minutes ago
PUDGY-faced playboy Jho Low, who romanced Hollywood starlets and gave $9 million in jewels to model Miranda Kerr, is being sought over missing billions in the Malaysian corruption scandal.

Calls for greater regulation over ‘monopoly’ airports

9 hours 55 minutes ago
Australian and New Zealand airlines have joined forces after a new report found airport privatisation is leading to higher costs for aviation companies and passengers. Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane are among the most profitable in the world, with the airports collecting over 25 per cent more revenue for every passenger today than 10 years ago. A4ANZ Chairman Graeme Samuel told Sky News there is need for greater regulation as ‘the ACCC cannot step in to stop monopolists in price gauging.’ With AAP

Why company lost $744m on purpose

11 hours 57 minutes ago
A LUXURY watchmaker has taken the bizarre step of destroying almost $744 million of its own unsold products rather than risk selling them to the masses.

MYOB calls for future without cash to end black economy

11 hours 57 minutes ago
MYOB CEO Tim Reed says he supports the Treasurer's procurement processes to crack down on the black economy. It comes as the government announced it would crack down on the black economy, implementing the recommendations of the Task Force in a bid to improve the budget bottom line by $5.3 billion. Sky News Business spoke to Mr Reed on the Black Economy Task Force and additional measures to solve the black economy.

The jobs to be wiped out by 2028

12 hours 57 minutes ago
THE digital economy and increasing automation will affect almost half of all jobs, with many careers we take for granted today to disappear by 2028.
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SPRING ESCAPE IDEAS

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Kyoto is the iconic tourist spot of Japan and its best season is spring in April. All over the city clouds of beautiful cherry blossoms bloom and draw visitors from every corner of Japan and the world; every evening the trees are lit and give a truly enchanting display.  
 

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Sorrento, perched picturesquely on a plateau above the sea with spectacular views over the Bay of Naples, has been a popular tourist destination for almost two centuries. This beautiful seaside community makes a great base for visiting the Amalfi Coast, Capri and Pompeii. 

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April isn’t actually spring in Argentina — it’s fall. Which happens to be harvest season for the hundreds of vineyards that call Mendoza home. Every March through May, the region attracts more than 70,000 wine lovers to witness the gathering of the grapes in one of Argentina’s most prolific winemaking zones. 

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Maramures is probably the most wonderful hidden secret of Romania. Like walking into a fairy tale or stepping back into medieval Europe.  Maramures has the most UNESCO monuments in the country. But besides the monuments, you’ll love the welcoming people, scenery and gastronomy. 
 

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Madagascar, a huge island nation off the southeast coast of Africa, is home to thousands of animal species – like lemurs – found nowhere else, plus rainforests, beaches and reefs. Miles and miles of stunning coastline wrap around the island.  Turtles visit the beaches, dolphins and whales appear in its waters revelling in the crystal clear water of this wonderland. 

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With over 14 miles of idyllic beaches, a range of modern resorts and accommodations, excellent shopping, dining and nightlife, Cancun is one of Mexico`s most popular destinations and one which keeps visitors coming back again and again.

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The most popular island holiday destination in the Indonesian archipelago is home to an ancient culture that's known for its warm hospitality.Exotic temples and palaces set against stunning natural backdrops 

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Kyoto, Japan: The cherry blossoms create one of the most spectacular spring sights in the city

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Sorrento,Italy: Cobblestone streets, small, rocky beaches and picture-perfect views of Mount Vesuvius and Naples 

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Mendoza, Argentina: Loved for its tree-lined streets, sunny days, Malbec wine and restaurants and spas

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Maramures, Romania: Widely regarded as the country's most traditional region

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Madagascar, Africa: One of the most jaw-dropping and fascinating wildlife hotspots

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Cancun, Mexico: Surrounded by clear Caribbean waters it has much more to offer than its party-town reputation might suggest.

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Bali, Indonesia: Stunning beaches, scenic rice paddies and deep sense of spirituality draw millions of foreign visitors