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McSweyn charges into world 5000m final

Rising Australian star Stewart McSweyn has surged into 5000m medal contention after an accomplished display on day one of the world athletics championships in Doha.

Hobart hospital resources lacking: coroner

A Tasmanian coroner has called for a review into staffing levels at the state's major hospital after a young man took his own life the day he was discharged.

Centrelink plans 1.6m robo-debt reviews

Centrelink expects to run another 1.6 million robo-debt reviews over the next three years despite calls to scrap the controversial welfare compliance program.

NKorea urges Trump to make bold move

North Korea says it wants US President Donald Trump to make a "wise option and bold decision" to produce a breakthrough in stalled nuclear diplomacy, in an escalation of pressure on the US ahead of an expected resumption of talks.