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2 hrs ago | Hawkesbury Gazette
Windsor bridge celebrates its 140th birthday this week. Historian Jan Barkley-Jack recalls what led townsfolk to petition for a river crossing in the years 1864-1874 CANOES had been the original means of crossing the Hawkesbury River at this point, by both the indigenous peoples and early settlers, and then rowing boats and punts.
3 hrs ago | Hawkesbury Gazette
Volunteers across the Hawkesbury will take part in one of the largest national fundraising events this Friday, August 22, as part of the Cancer Council's annual Daffodil Day.
6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times
Golden orb-weaving spiders do better in cities, according to a study that looked at urbanization's effect on the species in Sydney, Australia.
7 hrs ago | Barrow County News
Jake and Marisa Grant, of Statham, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, U.S. Navy Lieutenant Jonathan "Andrew" Grant, to Elise Bernadette Patterson, daughter of Dave Patterson of Sydney, Australia.
8 hrs ago | Newsday
Orb-weaving spiders living in urban areas of Australia grow larger and are better able to reproduce than rural dwellers, a new study has shown.
8 hrs ago | Wired
Something about city life appears to be causing spiders to grow larger than their rural counterparts.
10 hrs ago | Switched
SeaWorld Entertainment has dropped an appeal of citations it received after the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale.
12 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
Have you ever wondered why we give birth to live young rather than lay eggs? Scientists have pondered this for a long time and answers have come from an unlikely source: some of Australia's lizards and snakes! In research published this month in the American Naturalist , my colleagues and I at the University of Sydney studied reptile pregnancy to ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
According to an Australian High Commission release, fifteen young leaders from India will visit Melbourne and Sydney to meet and engage with 15 of the best and brightest young leaders of Australia.
14 hrs ago | ABC News
The Queensland fruit fly costs about $300 million a year in control and lost markets, and Plant Health Australia estimates that over 75 per cent of Australian fruit and vegetable exports are susceptible to fruit fly.
15 hrs ago | Daily Mail
A fatal crash has resulted in whole fleet of garbage trucks taken off the road for safety checks leaving rubbish bins uncollected all around the country Tens of thousands of homes across Australia are not getting their rubbish collected after the country's largest waste management firm has grounded its entire fleet.
JUNE 19: Chris Martin of Coldplay performs live for fans at Enmore Theatre on June 19, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.
In the United States, if the idea of letting corporations vote in elections gets talked about at all, it's usually as the absurd logical end point of treating companies like people.
Nilson Dos Santos, who is black and a Brazilian-born resident of Sydney, Australia, interviewed for a barista job at the inner-city cafA© Forbes and Burton , but was apparently turned away because of his race.
The film, co-directed by veteran cinematographer Henry Goren, documents the pair's trip to the island of Hawaii in an attempt to film a reality television series focusing on the world's marijuana meccas pilot.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 06:49 pm
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