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Federal Labor commissions secret review into green energy target as pressure mounts over feasibility, sources reveal

With the clock ticking on efforts to more than double Australia's renewable energy share by 2030, sources tell the ABC that the government commissioned a secret review of its renewable energy target to see whether it could hit the ambitious goal.
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Sam Altman to return as OpenAI CEO days after being fired and joining Microsoft

Sam Altman says he is returning to OpenAI after being fired by the company and joining Microsoft only days ago.
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Judge dismisses Clive Palmer's appeal to build thousands of homes on floodplain near sewage treatment plant

Clive Palmer has lost a more than three-year legal battle with the Gold Coast City Council, which would have seen 3,000 new dwellings built next to a sewage treatment plant.
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Australia's biggest weir built since World War II opens after delays

A "generational" piece of water infrastructure for Queensland has been completed after years of construction plagued by cost blowouts, inundations and COVID-19 disruptions.
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Bruce Lehrmann takes the stand in defamation action against Network Ten, Lisa Wilkinson

Ex-Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann testifies in court about the events leading up to the alleged rape of his former colleague Brittany Higgins at Parliament House.
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analysis:The uncomfortable truth about record immigration levels, rents and inflation

High rents are driving our inflation because of record levels of immigration, and few appear willing to confront the problem. But this is not — and should not — be an argument about multiculturalism, race or diversity, writes Ian Verrender.

analysis:Kelly Bayer Rosmarin's fate at Optus was sealed well before her resignation was public knowledge

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin was highly regarded as a corporate warrior after surviving last year's cyber attack fallout, but her fate at Optus was decided earlier than Monday morning's announcement, writes Peter Ryan.

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