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13 hrs ago | WebWire

Australian Beachy Homewares Online Store Helps Aussies Create a Holiday Destination at Home -

Australians are travelling in record numbers, a recent article has revealed, with over 7 million flying overseas in 2011 to tropical destinations like Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines.

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18 hrs ago | WebWire

Geelong Solar Power Company Offers Energy Consumers Significant Savings Instantly -

GEELONG, Australia April 2014 - Australians are paying 85 per cent more on electricity bills than five years ago, forcing savvy consumers to turn to solar power systems to combat the enormous price rise.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Courier

Strong non-TAB program for Avoca on Anzac Day

A 0-58 handicap, 1300m, has attracted the most interest with 53 nominations, while a benchmark64 handicap, 1200m, has 35 entries.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Victorians show big heart for kids

IT was an Easter Sunday tragedy in the normally quiet neighbourhood of Longmuir Rd, Watsonia, that brought even calloused police officers to tears.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Financial Times

Future for Australian manufacturing looks bleak

Apr 20, 2014 : Ford, Toyota and Holden are all planning to close their factories in Australia bringing an end to almost a century of car making in the country.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Ocean Grove Voice

Successful burn at park

The small northerly test area measuring less than a sixth of the park, was burned in stages while cordon CFA and city workers ensured it was limited to the planned area.

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ABC News

Dying abuse victim celebrates giving bedside testimony to Royal Commission

Barry Wilson waited fifty years to tell his horrific story of child sexual abuse.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Aussie/NZ drunk violence blitz for Easter

POLICE want you to have a good time this Easter, but not if you're a drunken lout intent on causing trouble.

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Warrnambool Standard

Terang lawyer a one in four chance for Libs

FOUR people are in the running for an almost-guaranteed seat in the State Parliament representing Western Victoria for the Liberal Party.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

ABC News

Long term youth unemployment triples since GFC

ELEANOR HALL: The Federal Assistant Employment Minister says the Government is well aware of the seriousness of youth unemployment in Australia and is working to fix it.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

ABC News

Chinese airline Hainan set to fly into Avalon Airport under new deal

The memorandum of understanding has been signed during Prime Minister Tony Abbott's visit to China and details plans to establish commercial flights and air freight services between Avalon Airport and China within the next 18 months.

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NEWS.com.au

Shorten backs Bullock amid call to quit

WEST Coast champ Dean Cox will have to buck a daunting trend if he is to celebrate his Eagles games record with a win over Geelong.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Warrnambool Standard

Rural towns dwindle as Warrnambool expands

NEW statistics estimate the south-west's population is drifting towards Warrnambool with more remote parts of the region shedding residents.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

ABC News

Hundreds of demonstrators have marched in Geelong calling for government help to create jobs

Hundreds of people have marched through central Geelong calling on the State and Federal Governments to do more to create employment in the city.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Yahoo!

Albany's place in Anzac history

Gathered together aboard dozens of warships, laden with horses, typewriters, ambulances, provisions and tonnes of weapons, they sailed serenely into the idyllic King George Sound, on Western Australia's south coast.

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Danielbowen.com

Govt congratulates itself on transport. But are the stats really that good? #SpringSt

The SPEAKER - Order! I have accepted a statement from Minister for Public Transport proposing the following matter of public importance for discussion: That this house congratulates the coalition government for improving affordability, safety, reliability and punctuality on public transport, and its investment in rail and road infrastructure, and ... (more)

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Free Republic

Junior gun licence numbers revealed

SUBURBAN schoolchildren as young as 12 years old are applying for and getting gun licences in their hundreds, new figures show.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Yahoo!

Geelong private hospital deal under fire

Victorian government plans to secure additional public health resources within an unbuilt private hospital in Geelong amount to a broken election promise, the opposition says.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

ABC News

Unearthing the treasures of the Garden of St Erth

In the small town of Blackwood, nestled between the Wombat State Forest and the Lerderderg State Park, is the Garden of St Erth.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Reuters

COLUMN-Australian oil refining industry needs debate, not neglect: Clyde Russell

That Australia's oil refining industry is uncompetitive in the face of the new, complex plants in Asia is obvious.

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