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  1. Turnbull Government set to unwind Medicare rebate freeze

    02.22 / 02:52 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    The Government looks set to unwind the Medicare rebate freeze on general practice and specialist visits in the May budget, in a move that could cost in excess of $3…
  2. Government approves sale of medicinal marijuana

    02.21 / 21:01 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    The Federal Government approves the sale of medicinal marijuana and will allow companies to import it to treat patients with chronic or painful…
  3. Plane crash at Essendon shopping centre 'a tragic mess'

    02.21 / 19:54 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    In the wake of yesterday's fatal crash, locals say they are concerned suburbs around Essendon Airport do not have enough of a buffer zone if planes have…
  4. Essendon plane crash charter company involved in near miss in 2015

    02.21 / 19:35 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    Authorities probing the cause of yesterday's fatal air crash at a shopping centre near Melbourne's Essendon Airport have been investigating a near miss involving the charter company, it has been…
  5. International student numbers hit new high

    02.21 / 13:48 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    International students studying in Australia hit a record high last year, with more than 500,000 choosing to study here: an increase of more than 10 per cent on…
  6. Hepatitis C may be eradicated in Australia in 10 years, researchers say

    02.21 / 07:13 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    Australia is well on its way to eradicating the potentially deadly virus Hepatitis C by 2026 thanks to aggressive funding of treatments and cures, researchers…
  7. Plane carrying five people crashes near Melbourne's Essendon Airport

    02.20 / 23:13 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    A plane with five people on board crashes into the side of a shopping centre near Essendon Airport, in Melbourne's north, sparking a fire at the…
  8. Five-passenger plane crashes near Melbourne's Essendon Airport

    02.20 / 22:47 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    A plane with five people on board crashes near Essendon Airport, in Melbourne's north, sparking a blaze at a nearby retail outlet…
  9. Trump appoints military strategist as new national security adviser

    02.20 / 20:57 www.abc.net.au Abc.net.au - Top Stories
    The selection of Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster to replace Michael Flynn surprises some observers who wonder how the General, who is known for questioning authority, will deal with a White House that has not welcomed…