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Merchant of gloom makes a bet

An academic who expects zero interest rates within two years and a 40 per cent drop in house prices has promised to walk from Canberra to the top of Australia's highest mountain if he's wrong.

University of Western Sydney associate professor of economics and finance STEVE KEEN made the bet with Macquarie Group interest rate strategist RORY ROBERTSON.


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Feature Story Man pointed gun at police in dramatic arrest

SYDNEY, Dec 11 AAP - A man pointed a gun at police before surrendering in a dramatic arrest in the carpark of a club which had just been held up, police say.

Police have charged four men after staff at a licensed club were confronted by two men wearing balaclavas and armed with a shotgun in Hexham in the NSW Hunter region about 11.30pm (AEDT) on Wednesday.

Feature Story Consumers happier as interest rates tumble

CANBERRA, Dec 10 AAP - Big interest rate cuts, a huge cash injection from the government and tumbling petrol prices have bolstered the spirits of consumers.

And it is not just retailers that may benefit - demand for home loans has also increased, including from first-time buyers.

Feature Story Aussie escapes jet crash inferno

MELBOURNE, Dec 9 AAP - Australian Bill Dusting's life depended on a split second decision whether to turn left or right in San Diego on Monday.

He was running in blind panic from a pilot-less jet fighter aircraft that seemed to have him firmly in its in sights as it plunged to earth.

Feature Story Hotel brawl proof of need for new pub laws: Rees

SYDNEY, Dec 8 AAP - A brawl involving up to 600 people outside a western Sydney bar is proof tougher regulations are needed to curb alcohol-related violence, says NSW Premier Nathan Rees.

Police had to call in the riot squad, Pol Air helicopter and the dog squad to disperse the crowd outside Parramatta's Roxy Hotel about 11.45pm (AEDT) on Sunday.

Feature Story Govt inactive as author remains in Thai jail, family says

MELBOURNE, Dec 7 AAP - The family of an Australian author who is in a Thai jail accused of insulting the nation's royal family says the federal government has not done enough to secure his freedom.

Former Melbourne man Harry Nicolaides was arrested on August 31 at Bangkok Airport on his way back to Australia.

Feature Story US preparing for troop buildup in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Dec 5 AP - The US military is beginning a massive building effort in Afghanistan to house the roughly 20,000 additional troops, including an undetermined increase in marines, that are expected to begin pouring in early next year, a top military officer said on Friday.

Major General Michael Tucker, deputy commander for operations for US forces in Afghanistan, told reporters military leaders are anticipating a "very active winter" of insurgency attacks.

Feature Story World must learn to live with terror: conference told

ADELAIDE, Dec 4 AAP - The world must learn to live with terrorist attacks like those in Mumbai, a conference has been told in Adelaide.

University of Adelaide associate professor Michael Roberts told the Globalising Religions and Cultures conference on Thursday that the group involved in the attacks were not mindless fanatics and showed reasoning behind the targets they chose.

Feature Story RBA rate cut likely to last big move in this cycle-economist

SYDNEY, Dec 2 AAP - The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has slashed official interest rates to the lowest level in in six and a half years, and more cuts are on the way.

The cash rate was lowered to 4.25 per cent, from 5.25 per cent, for the first time since May 7, 2002.

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Big fines and dumped alcohol for NYE drunks: police

13 Dec 2008 8:05 PM

SYDNEY, Dec 13 AAP - Police admit new laws including fines of up to $2,200 to curb alcohol-fuelled violence on New Year's Eve, might antagonise drunken louts.

Revellers ringing in the New Year in Sydney risk having their alcohol poured out and copping massive fines if they resist.

NSW Premier Nathan Rees confirmed that the legislation was passed two weeks ago to stop "drunken rats" from harassing law-abiding citizens in Sydney's CBD.

Police and council rangers will have the authority to pour out alcohol from any open container and anyone resisting a police directive may be fined up to $2,200 for obstruction.

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NSW: Man arrested over arson attack on high-rise unit block
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - A man has been arrested over an alleged arson attack on an inner-Sydney high-rise apartment block that had to be evacuated.

NSW: Woman armed with knives cuts officer on the head: Police
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP -A 55-year-old year-old woman who resisted attempts to subdue her with capsicum spray has been charged over an incident at Foster police station on the NSW mid-north coast.

NSW: Police use taser to subdue man in late night brawl
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - A man had to be subdued with a stun gun after he allegedly assaulted two police officers and a security officer during a late night brawl in country NSW.

Fed: Adults should lead by anti-bullying example: expert
ADELAIDE, Dec 14 AAP - Bullying is rife in Australian primary schools, researchers say, but community groups, politicians and educators believe it's up to adults to set a better example.

NSW: Police dissappointed by young drivers
Police have arrested a man for driving at 237 kilometres-an-hour on Sydney's Hume Highway.

NSW: Motorist robbed at gunpoint
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - An armed gang has robbed a lone motorist at gunpoint in Sydney's west.

NSW: Police hope autopsy will shed light on balcony body
Police are hoping a post mortem will shed light on a suspicious death in Sydney's inner-west.

PAC: Dog fight forces family to escape through window
WELLINGTON, Dec 14 NZPA - A family at Hastings in New Zealand were forced to escape their house through a window after two dogs began fighting inside.

NSW: Family loses home in suspected arson attack
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - A Sydney family has returned home from a Christmas party to find their house destroyed in a suspected arson attack.

NSW: Man slashed in road rage attack
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - A man has been slashed across the stomach after a group of motorcyclists confronted him in a road rage incident south-west of Sydney, police say.

NSW: Man stabbed to death in fight, others injured
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - A man has died after being stabbed in a fight at a Sydney nightclub which left two others injured.

NSW: No justification for changing gun laws: Greens, NCGC
The NSW Greens say there's no justification for gun law changes put up by the Shooters Party that'll allow domestic violence offenders to buy guns.

Qld: Man tries to set himself and police alight
BRISBANE, Dec 14 AAP - A man has tried to set himself and police officers alight in south-east Queensland.

Fed: Solar power energises outback Qld town
BRISBANE, Dec 14 AAP - Solar energy is powering a small outback town in south-west Queensland.

NSW: Kelly defends gun laws amendments
The NSW government says amendments proposed by the Shooters Party to remove a waiting period for people wanting to buy a second gun .. are sensible.

Vic: Police not trigger-happy, says Police Minister
MELBOURNE, Dec 14 AAP - Police Minister Bob Cameron denies Victoria Police are trigger-happy after a 15-year-old boy was shot dead last week at a suburban skate park.

NSW: Gun ownership rising again in NSW
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - Ownership of guns is on the rise again in NSW and so is the theft of guns, mostly from homes.

FED: Bulyling in Aust schools among worst in world: report
SYDNEY, Dec 14 AAP - A survey of schools in about 40 countries has found that bullying in Australian primary schools is in the worst category in the world.

ASIA: Mumbai gunman's confession sheds light on attack
MUMBAI, India, Dec 13 AP - The gunman captured in last month's Mumbai attacks told police he had originally intended to seize hostages and call the media to make demands, according to his confession statement obtained on Saturday by The Associated Press.

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