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Margaret Whitlam dies

Updated: 17 March 2012. 02:48:18 (EST)

Margaret Whitlam, one of Australia's most influential and well-loved prime minister's wives, has died at the age of 92. >more

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Remote at the top: strange days in our universities

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It's a rollercoaster year for Tara Webster and her friends at the National Academy as they begin Second Year. Dance Academy series 2 screens Monday to Thursday, 6.30pm on ABC3. >more 'Dance Academy'

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Tight bowling fires Australia to win over Windies

Australia's bowlers delivered a 64-run win over the West Indies in the opening one-day international in St Vincent on Saturday (AEDT). >more 'Tight bowling fires Australia to win over Windies'

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Lucy Backhouse is a 13 year old girl. She's also the NSW junior woodchopping champion. Lucy gave up dancing to become a woodchopper, and she's so good she beats her older brothers.>more 'The family that woodchops together'

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In 2008 two bio-artists made headlines when their artwork had to be euthanized. Director Alethea Jones follows the artists as they grow their final 'Victimless Leather' jacket. Anatomy - Tissue 10pm Tuesday ABC1.>more 'Living artwork euthanised'

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How can Catholics make their case on moral issues - like gay marriage - clearly, compellingly, in an increasingly hostile and overly simplistic media? Austen Ivereigh on the Catholic voice and the common good.>more 'Speaking for the silent'

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