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Minister rules out selling NBN to Telstra

Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has ruled out selling the National Broadband Network to Telstra when the rollout of the $51 billion project is finished.

NKorea nuclear freeze at start of talks:US

The US State Department says it hopes to see a freeze in the North Korean nuclear program as the start of a process of denuclearisation, ahead of fresh talks with Pyongyang likely to take place...

Treasurer nixes regular deeming rate check

Hundreds of thousands of pensioners will soon discover how much extra money they will receive each fortnight, with the Morrison government weighing imminent changes to the income test.

NSW mulls new deer cull strategy

The NSW government is considering giving all gun licence holders in the state the right to cull wild deer populations on private property in a bid to reduce herd numbers.