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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

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Italian massage therapist jailed for sexually assaulting clients

An Italian massage therapist is jailed in Perth for sexually assaulting clients he thought he was doing a favour by providing something "extra and pleasurable."



Free train travel this Thursday in Adelaide

Train passengers will travel for free this Thursday on Adelaide Metro services as a thank you gesture from the State Government after outages last week.



RBA cuts interest rates to historic low of 1.75pc

The Reserve Bank cuts the official interest rate by 25 basis points to a new low of 1.75 per cent, just hours before Treasurer Scott Morrison hands down his first federal budget.



Emergency surgery at Modbury Hospital ends

Emergency surgery will no longer by conducted at Adelaide's Modbury Hospital, as the South Australian Government implements the final stage of service transfer to the Lyell McEwin Hospital.



Eels still aiming for finals despite cap punishments, coach says

Parramatta coach Brad Arthur says the playing group is still aiming for a top-eight finish despite having to start from scratch in the middle of the season.



Items removed from suspicious boat impounded in Geraldton

Firefighters wearing protective gear remove items from a suspicious boat seized off the West Australian coast.



Profits trump sustainability in Tasmania's abalone industry: divers

Tasmania's abalone fishery is being run by powerbrokers who put profits ahead of sustainability, divers claim.



Napoleonic War diary believed found in Hobart bookshop

A journal that appears to be from the Napoleonic Wars has been discovered in a Hobart second-hand shop buried among a pile of old books.



'Nature's tattoos': beauty of birthmarks showcased in Sydney photography exhibition

Artist and photographer Natalie McComas says she hopes her project 'In This Skin' will open up a conversation about birthmarks.



NSW Liberal campaign manager pleads not guilty over alleged smear campaign

NSW Liberal Party campaign manager Jim Daniel pleads not guilty to electoral breaches in connection with alleged smear campaign material.