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Nanjing Night Net

Defeated Bass MHR Michael Ferguson has been appointed executive officer of the Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust and takes up his position today. Page 7

Tasmania bucked the national trend with an increase in the number of home loans taken

out in October. Page 8

An elector poll about Gunns’ $1.9 billion pulp mill could cost the George Town Council up to $25,000, general manager Ngaire McCrindle said yesterday. Page 11

The nation

Queensland’s Attorney-General Kerry Shine says he will appeal against sentences handed down against nine males who gang-raped a 10-year-old girl in 2005.

NATIONAL NEWS: Pages 12,13

The world

A Canadian pig farmer was convicted yesterday of the serial killings of six women whose bodies were butchered like animals in his farm’s slaughterhouse.

WORLD NEWS: Pages 18,20


Energy utility SP AusNet Ltd has scrapped its planned $8.3 billion acquisition of a suite of ex-Alinta Ltd assets from parent Singapore Power International.



Victoria left Tasmania’s title defence hanging by a thread after another shambolic Pura Cup display by the Tigers yesterday.

ALL SPORTS Pages 49-60

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