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The day the steel melted

Little girl with a big impact: Sophie Deane holds up a photo of Julia Gillard. Photo: Joe Armao An emotional Prime Minister teared up in Federal Parliament on Wednesday, recalling meeting Sophie. Photo: Andrew Meares
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Julia Gillard once spoke of having been a shy, reserved child who

Abbott dodges booby trap

Tony Abbott appears set to defy the Gillard government's expectations and allow the axing of the baby bonus and cuts to family payments in the federal budget to pass through Parliament.
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The Opposition Leader is expected to ignore one of the biggest ''booby traps'' in the government's pre-election

Troops ‘humiliated’ Afghan detainees

Dreyfus open to terror law debate
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Afghan detainees captured by the Australian Defence Force and held at a US military prison near Bagram complained to Australian government officials that they were forced to accept humiliatingly public ''groin and buttocks'' searches, previously secret defence documents reveal.

The papers also reveal

ICAC: ‘My call’ says Macdonald

FORMER resources minister Ian Macdonald has told a corruption hearing he had the authority to ignore his department’s advice and directly allocate the Doyles Creek exploration licence without consulting state cabinet.
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The decision to grant the licence to Doyles Creek Mining for the tenement near Jerrys Plains, which is