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Rod McGuirk

Rod McGuirk

    Australia reinstates legislation to deter asylum seekers
    Australia reinstates legislation to deter asylum seekers
    The country will introduce legislation allowing their deportation to the poor Pacific nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru to face lengthy stays in...
    Australia hospitals apologise for forced adoptions
    Australia hospitals apologise for forced adoptions
    Roman Catholic hospitals in Australia apologised on Monday for forcing unmarried mothers to give up babies for adoption decades ago and urged state...
    Iconic 1960s LSD producer dies in car crash
    Iconic 1960s LSD producer dies in car crash
    Owsley "Bear" Stanley, a 1960s counterculture icon who worked with The Grateful Dead and was a prolific LSD producer, died in a car crash in...
    LSD producer Owsley Stanley dies in car crash
    LSD producer Owsley Stanley dies in car crash
    Owsley "Bear" Stanley, a 1960s counterculture icon who worked with The Grateful Dead and was a prolific LSD producer, died in a car crash in...
    Monsoon brings new threat to Pakistan quake survivors
    Monsoon brings new threat to Pakistan quake survivors
    When the October 8 earthquake split a Pakistani mountain, two villages and 560 people were buried under a 2,1km-long rock slide.
    Kerry Packer 'knew he was on borrowed time'
    Kerry Packer 'knew he was on borrowed time'
    The late Australian media mogul Kerry Packer knew he was dying late last week but refused further treatment, newspapers reported on Wednesday.