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Aussie lawyer detained in Mongolia is home for Christmas

THE Australian lawyer detained in Mongolia for two months has been reunited with her family in time for Christmas.

Sarah Armstrong was stopped by Mongolian officials from boarding a flight to Hong Kong in early October amid allegations she may have witnessed money laundering linked to a mining chief who was under investigation for illegally handling exploratory licences.

News.com.au reported Ms Armstrong had been allowed to fly to Beijing on Christmas Eve and was enroute to Sydney Airport where she would fly to Tasmania to be with her family.

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A generic image of a man pictured lighting a cigarette in Canberra, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The Australian Labor Party has outlined a plan to increase the tobacco excise by 12.5 per cent a year, each year, from September 1, 2017 until September 1, 2020, whereby consumers would see a packet of 25 cigarettes cost more than $40 by 2020. (AAP Image/Sam Mooy) NO ARCHIVING

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Report into Ipswich City Council made public

Ipswich Mayor Andrew Antoniolli adresses the media on Friday morning.

Residents can now read the full report for themselves

Ipswich business with niche market floating high

Ipswich business Floating Images Graeme Day fires up a hot air balloon.

It's not the kind of job listed the pages of a classifieds.

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