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Taekwondo school petitioned Hurstville council over 'dangerous' road months before boy's death

A martial arts school had petitioned Hurstville City Council for changes to what it described as
A martial arts school had petitioned Hurstville City Council for changes to what it described as "dangerous" traffic conditions outside its premises months before one of its young students was struck by a car and killed on Monday afternoon.
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AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets. AFTER 20 years in business, OBE Organic beef is grappling with constraints on supply for its growing export markets.
MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders. MORE than 20,000 wild dogs could be on the prowl in eastern Australia this time next year, say concerned stakeholders.
GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard. GLOBAL food shortages are being exacerbated by countries trying to achieve self sufficiency according to MLA's Peter Barnard.
IT'S “business as usual” for the farm machinery market with sales across most product sectors showing only a slight decline after three strong years. IT'S “business as usual” for the farm machinery market with sales across most product sectors showing only a slight decline after three strong years.
Glenn McGrath has responded to a barrage of social media criticism after he and Brett Lee were dragged into a row over a deal the government made with India over 157 asylum seekers.
11:26 AM Glenn McGrath has responded to a barrage of social media criticism after he and Brett Lee were dragged into a row over a deal the government made with India over 157 asylum seekers.
11:06 AM A driver who fatally struck a six-year-old boy as he ran across a Southern Sydney road screamed "Oh my god, how did this happen?"
10:51 AM Melbourne is winding itself up for a windy mid-week followed by a frosty Friday, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.
A white steel cloud arch standing more than 50 metres high was among three pieces of public art unveiled for the city centre today.
10:33 AM A white steel cloud arch standing more than 50 metres high was among three pieces of public art unveiled for the city centre today.
Sydneysiders have been treated to two impressive sights in less than 24 hours. So what's really happening when the sky melts?
10:06 AM Sydneysiders have been treated to two impressive sights in less than 24 hours. So what's really happening when the sky melts?
10:06 AM Three years ago, Audrey Lacroix was so anxious she could not stand on a starting block at any time, let alone in a swimming race.
9:52 AM Sydney commuters are battling traffic congestion after a burst water main on Bridge street in the heart of the central business district.
A new exhibition reflects, literally, the bizarre interplays of nature.
9:43 AM A new exhibition reflects, literally, the bizarre interplays of nature.
7:14 AM A six-year-old boy was on his way to an afternoon martial arts class when he was struck by a car and killed in Sydney's south, police say.
6:36 AM Rising Australian decathlon star Jake Stein's Commonwealth Games medal hopes are in tatters after he recorded two false starts in the opening 100m.
3:35 AM Red tape? It's only just begun. Forcing job-seekers to apply for 40 jobs each per month will bombard employers with more than 1 million applications per day, every working day of every year.
3:00 AM Record numbers of Australians are sleeping rough as concerns about global inequality rise. Michael Green reports on the growing gap between rich and poor.
3:00 AM Red tape? It's only just begun. Forcing job seekers to apply for 40 jobs each per month will bombard employers with more than 1 million applications per day, every working day of every year.
A respected workplace economist says there is no evidence ''work for the dole'' schemes work, accusing the federal government of expanding the program for political rather than economic reasons.
3:00 AM A respected workplace economist says there is no evidence ''work for the dole'' schemes work, accusing the federal government of expanding the program for political rather than economic...
Former Labor leader Mark Latham says Bill Shorten needs to do more to take on the entrenched power of the ALP's factions.
3:00 AM Former Labor leader Mark Latham says Bill Shorten needs to do more to take on the entrenched power of the ALP's factions.
Just like finding a last-minute flight or accommodation deal, parents will now be able to find last-minute vacancies and discounts at some NSW private schools.
12:15 AM Just like finding a last-minute flight or accommodation deal, parents will now be able to find last-minute vacancies and discounts at some NSW private schools.
Just five years ago, Cessnock MP Kerry Hickey was singing the praises of local construction magnate Anthony O'Meley. On Saturday, Mr O'Meley and his wife were behind bars, accused of running a sophisticated drug ring.
12:15 AM Just five years ago, Cessnock MP Kerry Hickey was singing the praises of local construction magnate Anthony O'Meley. On Saturday, Mr O'Meley and his wife were behind bars, accused of...
Public transport users will be unable to buy or top-up their Opal cards at most Sydney train stations, the Baird government has confirmed, in a decision that has outraged transport advocates.
12:09 AM Public transport users will be unable to buy or top-up their Opal cards at most Sydney train stations, the Baird government has confirmed, in a decision that has outraged transport...
A cinema in Melbourne fears 'Leo' may have died for the last time in the format James Cameron intended after a rare print of Titanic is to be moved to the National Film and Sound Archive.
12:00 AM A cinema in Melbourne fears 'Leo' may have died for the last time in the format James Cameron intended after a rare print of Titanic is to be moved to the National Film and Sound Archive.
Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has been found guilty of acting dishonestly in using taxpayer-funded Cabcharge vouchers to pay for trips to Canberra region wineries.
28 Jul 14 Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has been found guilty of acting dishonestly in using taxpayer-funded Cabcharge vouchers to pay for trips to Canberra region wineries.
28 Jul 14 Waratahs members say they are disappointed after technical problems meant many were overcharged or left with bad seats for the Super Rugby final on Saturday night.
28 Jul 14 An increasing number of couples are entering into ‘social media pre-nups’, to stop their partners from posting embarrassing pictures in the event of a break-up.
28 Jul 14 Billionaire investor and founder of Platinum Asset Management Kerr Neilson says shares are at least as good a bet as the property market, and it would take a “leap of faith” for house...
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I have lived and worked around the world for many years I’ve been farming for many years. And
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Widespread they say. 3 1/2 minutes taken over several months and in similar looking, if not the
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Simple answers, without any thought process Jack, because the ends justifies the means eh! How
SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength.
Over time, it has survived droughts, floods, industry downturn and whatever the world economy had to throw at it.
18 Jul 14 SINCE its inception in 1990, Emerald’s Ag Grow Field-Days has gone from strength to strength. Over time, it has...
MARKETS and economics as a driver of northern agricultural development is a key focus of Northern Australia Food Futures conference being held at Darwin from November 3-5.03 Jul 14  1 MARKETS and economics as a driver of northern agricultural development is a key focus of Northern Australia Food...