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SA parents to face fines over truancy

Parents will face fines of up to $5000 if they fail to attend meetings about their child's school truancy, under new laws proposed in South...

Man dies in Tasmania truck-car smash

A driver has died after a two-vehicle smash in Tasmania's north.The man, believed to be in his 50s, became trapped after a car and truck...

Google invests in Chinese e-commerce giant

Google will invest $US550 million ($A740m) in Chinese e-commerce powerhouse JD.com, part of the US internet giant's efforts to expand its presence in fast-growing Asian...