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It's the system for building systems that we should be correcting.

The only unforgivable failure is the failure to learn from past failure.

Tom DeMarco: "Controlling Software Projects - Management Measurement & Estimation"

The lamp of experience... I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.

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Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:01:00 +1100
Revelle Balmain’s boss arrested on unrelated charges after new forensic search
Detectives say former escort boss Zoran Stanojevic was part of a Serbian organised crime gang that allegedly cultivated cannabis at two Sydney properties and coordinated the theft and sale of luxury goods.
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Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:01:00 +1100
La Nina weather event dampens risks of summer power outages
The forecast of a milder summer is good news for the electricity grid, with a reduced risk of damaging bushfires and heatwaves.
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Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:01:00 +1100
Adoptions fall to 30-year low amid court delays, border closures
There were 264 adoptions finalised in Australia in 2020–21, the fewest since national reporting began in 1990–91.
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Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00:00 +1100
In the Herald: December 3, 1980
The Premier, Mr Wran, gave an undertaking yesterday to stay as State Labor leader for another three-year-term.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 23:59:00 +1100
Target Time and Superquiz, Friday, December 3
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today’s interactive superquiz and target.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 23:22:41 +1100
Man’s body recovered after overturned kayak found on Nepean River
Emergency services received reports of a man “calling for assistance” before he disappeared in the water. Police divers located a body shortly after 6pm.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 23:08:59 +1100
As it happened: Alan Tudge leaves federal cabinet following abuse allegations; Greg Hunt confirms retirement; NSW Omicron COVID cases grow; Victoria pandemic bill passes
Education Minister Alan Tudge has stepped down from cabinet after allegations from his former media adviser that their affair was emotionally abusive and on one occasion physically abusive.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 22:47:54 +1100
WA lotto player scoops entire $80 million Powerball prize
A West Australian ticket holder has taken out the entire $80 million division one Powerball jackpot - the state’s biggest ever lottery win. 
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 21:06:52 +1100
Thousands without power after severe thunderstorm drenches Melbourne
Temperatures in Melbourne dropped from more than 30 degrees before the storm hit to 17.6 degrees at 5pm, as gusts of up to 100km/h brought down trees in Frankston.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 21:00:00 +1100
Nil visibility? No need to fret
The return of hooved mowers will tickle the olfactories.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 20:31:14 +1100
WA closes border with South Australia as COVID cases rise in the state
South Australia reopened its domestic borders on November 23 and has recorded 29 community cases since as it adjusts to life after COVID-zero.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 20:20:08 +1100
School reunion cluster grows to 19, as SA adjusts to life after COVID-zero
A cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to an Adelaide high school reunion has grown, as South Australia grapples with the inevitable spread after reopening borders.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 20:12:38 +1100
Dubbo school closed after ‘significant’ fire damage to multiple rooms
Dubbo South Public School will be closed on Friday after a fire tore through multiple rooms. One person was taken to hospital in a stable condition for smoke inhalation.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:57:28 +1100
Three-quarters of Sydney’s trains to be affected by strike
The state government said that “heavily reduced” services will operate on multiple lines on December 7, while intercity trains will run to a weekend schedule.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:50:29 +1100
‘Concern’ child caught Omicron on flight to Sydney as eighth case confirmed
Additional cases of the Omicron variant have been detected in Sydney, casting doubts on the effectiveness of the state’s two-tiered quarantine system for international arrivals.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:49:59 +1100
Premier hints at end to rules locking out unvaccinated
The Andrews government has given its clearest indication yet of the criteria it will use to scrap controversial vaccine mandates as criticism grows of rules forcing people to prove their vaccination status in shops and other settings.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:30:00 +1100
Navy’s newest officers will one day serve on nuclear-powered submarines
“Our navy is more capable, more professional and more lethal than it has ever been,” Thursday’s graduates were told.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:13:38 +1100
Nationals MP James Hayward faces court on child sex abuse charges
James Hayward is a South West MLC and was vice-president of the federal branch of the Nationals.
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 19:06:32 +1100
Queen Vic Market redevelopment tipped to bring in $1b, but some traders not happy
The redevelopment of the Queen Victoria Market will cost $268 million and is expected to attract 18 million visitors a year, according to a new business case for the precinct. 
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Thu, 02 Dec 2021 18:44:30 +1100
Far west hospital ‘will close beds’ due to staff shortage, inquiry hears
Health executives were grilled about the condition of hospitals in the state’s far west at a parliamentary inquiry on Thursday.
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