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Abbott ministers want to negotiate watered-down pension changes

Coalition says it will discuss changes to the aged pension to prevent the incomes of older Australians dropping too far below wage earners<p>The federal government says it’s prepared to discuss proposed changes to the aged pension with Labor and the minor parties.<p>But Labor says it won’t support any …

Australia

Queensland banana farm quarantined after testing positive for fungal disease

Biosecurity experts warn Panama TR4 disease could pose a serious threat to the banana industry in Australia<p>A north Queensland banana farm has been quarantined after testing positive for a potentially destructive fungal disease.<p>Biosecurity Queensland has warned that the Panama TR4 disease would have …

Disease

I exist in a fog. Some days it blows away, but some days it's heavy and suffocating

A quarter of Australians will experience an anxiety condition. It’s not a buzzword, it’s real, and it means I’ve been afraid since before I knew what it was to be afraid<p>Last week, while I waited for a meeting to begin, two people pondered mental illness. Is it real? It’s probably a buzzword, they …

Mental Health

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Grammy predictions: Who will dominate? Beyonce? Sam Smith? Pharrell? Sia?

Will Beyoncé reign as queen of the Grammys, or will the pop diva be dethroned by newcomer Sam Smith?<p>The AP makes educated guesses at who will dominate music's biggest night Sunday, when Smith, Beyoncé and Pharrell are the top contenders with six nominations apiece.<p>The Grammy Awards will air live on …

Isis kills hundreds of Iraqi Sunnis from Albu Nimr tribe in Anbar province

The bodies of more than 150 men killed by Islamic state (Isis) militants were recovered from a ditch in the city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, on Thursday in the latest of a series of mass executions of tribal figures who oppose the group.<p>Iraqi officials said the men had been captured in the town of …