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Don't waste fair work tribunal's time: AG

Sacked workers could be penalised if they don't make reasonable attempts with their unfair dismissal claims, in a bid to prevent the Fair Work Commission's time being wasted.

Petrol prices set to rise over holidays

Anyone hitting the road these school holidays had better fill up quick, with petrol prices already at a four-month high expected to rise again this weekend.

Worlds ban on Russia athletes extended

Russia will miss the World Athletics Championships for the second time in a row after the sport's governing body extended the ban against country's federation on Monday.

Aboriginal groups reject cashless cards

The chief executive of Darwin's only Aboriginal-owned health organisation has described cashless welfare cards as "dangerous and harmful" and warned against plans to expand their use nationally at a Senate inquiry.