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  1. Name of Strahan crash victim released by policeRead the original story

    Friday | The Advocate

    UPDATED: The name of a Strahan man, who died following a motor vehicle crash on Fraser Street in the early hours of this morning has been released by Tasmania Police. The name of a Strahan man, who died following a motor vehicle crash on Fraser Street in the early hours of this morning, has been released by Tasmania Police.

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  2. Man dies after Strahan crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mercury

    Inspector Stuart Wilkinson said police believe the 22-year-old man lost control of the quad bike while negotiating a corner. He suffered severe head injuries when he was thrown from the bike and died while being transported to the North-West Regional Hospital.

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  3. On The Go Bendigo: Saturday, May 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Bendigo Advertiser

    Meet Jean. She's 94 and still looking after her adult son. Jean is the real face of the disability housing crisis in Bendigo.

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  4. Ballarat breakfast report: Saturday, May 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Courier

    Morning Ballarat, and happy Heritage Weekend. Make sure you start your day with a heritage paper and a heritage coffee before heading out to the festivities.

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  5. Good morning, Tassie! | Tuesday, May 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Examiner

    With dreams of building a working armoured vehicle fleet for display purposes, the Launceston man is looking for a team of volunteers to create one very unique tank. Youths arrested in city gathering About 50 people - mainly youths from rival groups - descended on Launceston's central business district yesterday after organising the gathering on social media.

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  6. Worker safety at Tasmanian mine not assured until inquiry findings released: unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | ABC News

    The safety of workers at the Mount Lyell Copper Mine cannot be guaranteed until the findings of investigations into the deaths of three workers are released, a Tasmanian union has warned. Copper Mines of Tasmania is moving to the final stages of planning to re-open the mine at Queenstown, with production expected to restart late next year.

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  7. Hope for hundreds of Mount Lyell jobsRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | The Advocate

    If things go as well as hoped, the "new" Mount Lyell could eventually employ about 300 workers after a ramp-up period. That would be roughly the numbers it had before the veteran Queenstown mine closed last year after mine deaths and other issues.

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  8. The Hothouse: Session 2 thinkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Examiner

    On Tuesday, June 2, the Hothouse: Session 2 is a showcase of the students, the bright sparks, and the people who are next in line to pick up the challenge, gathered inside the Hothouse Structure on Salamanca Lawns, Hobart, for Dark Mofo 2015 In his current role at the University of Tasmania, and through his practice, Simon Ancher Studio, Simon has developed his own furniture range as well as undertaking commission work including public art and seating. His current focus has seen a shift to more collaborative work and finding ways to upscale production and deal with the manufacturing end of making furniture.

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  9. Hydro to kick off cloud seeding seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Examiner

    Hydro says that its storages stand at 25.2 per cent - about 4.5 per cent down on the same period last year after particularly dry winter and summer periods. Catchment areas to be seeded this year are Gordon, Great Lake, Lake Rowallan, Upper Pieman, Lake King William, Lake St. Clair and Lake Echo .

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  10. 7 more winter flights a weekRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | The Otago Daily Times

    Queenstown Airport Corporation chief executive Scott Paterson said an average of 59 flights a week would arrive in the resort direct from Australia's east coast over the peak winter months, equating to seven more landings each week compared to last year. The increased international flight schedule had largely been driven by Jetstar's three-times-a-week service between the Gold Coast and Queenstown, which began in December.

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  11. Queenstown Airport gears up for busy winter seasonRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Scoop

    Queenstown Airport is gearing up for another busy winter season with an increased flight schedule and the opening of its new international terminal in June. "Trans-Tasman flights are up 13 percent on top of a 25 percent increase last winter.

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  12. Hanging on to jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Mercury

    HOW encouraging that Tasmania's unemployment rate remains at 6.5 per cent, despite the end of the summer peak season for tourism. Treasurer Peter Gutwein says the jobless queue is now the shortest since December 2011, with the rate down by 1 per cent since this time last year, and 5600 jobs created in that time.

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  13. Queenstown awaits imminent opening of The LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Yevrah Ornstein, owner of Zambrero Queenstown, which is opening in The Landing retail development at Remarkables Park near Queenstown Airport Queenstown is looking forward to the scheduled opening this month of The Landing retail centre official opening with multi award winning Rilean, the main contractor, working closely with tenants to fit out the last internal spaces. Located in Remarkables Park near Queenstown Airport, Stage One of The Landing was completed in December 2014 and Rilean is currently putting the finishing touches to Stage Two.

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  14. Good morning, south-west | Wednesday, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Warrnambool Standard

    Last night social media was taken over by the crash and burn of Woolworths' Anzac "Fresh in our memories" campaign, but here's a look at what else happened around the country over the past 24 hours. a-o BALLARAT: Staff at Ballarat's George Hotel's were "running around like chooks with their heads cut off" yesterday after Hollywood star Mel Gibson turned up and ordered a black tea.

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  15. UP and At It | Wednesday, April 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Northern Daily Leader

    Find out more, here. NORTH WEST SLOPES: Partly cloudy. Winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the middle of the day.

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  16. Queenstown bushwalker rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | The Advocate

    A man from Queenstown has been rescued after he became lost bushwalking on Mount Owen on the West Coast today. A MAN from Queenstown has been rescued after he became lost bushwalking on Mount Owen on the West Coast today.

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  17. Rilean Construction puts finishing touches to The LandingRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Scoop

    One of Queenstown's leading construction firms is working with the latest businesses in the resort to deliver exciting new options for locals and visitors. Innovative Mexican restaurant Zambrero is one of the incoming tenants at The Landing shopping centre to have chosen multi-award winning construction company Rilean to fit out its restaurant.

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  18. Mine deaths probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | The Mercury

    TASMANIA'S Acting Dir ector of Public Prosecutions is examining the findings of an investigation into the death of three miners at the Mt Lyell copper mine to dec ide if any criminal charges will be laid over the workplace tragedies. Acting Director of Public Prosecutions Daryl Coates SC said the department had the file and would now decide if any further legal action would be initiated.

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  19. Australia's not-so Snowy Mountains: Why Vail bought a ski resort Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Philly.com

    When self-confessed snowboarding addict Risma Utami planned ski trips from her adopted hometown of Sydney, conspicuously absent from the wishlist of destinations were the fields in the nearby Snowy Mountains. "Europe, Japan and New Zealand are cheaper, you have better quality snow there, more challenging slopes, great accommodation, less waiting time at the lift and more skiing," the 29-year old said.

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  20. Australia's not-so Snowy Mountains: Why Vail bought a ski resort Down UnderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Reuters

    When self-confessed snowboarding addict Risma Utami planned ski trips from her adopted hometown of Sydney, conspicuously absent from the wishlist of destinations were the fields in the nearby Snowy Mountains. "Europe, Japan and New Zealand are cheaper, you have better quality snow there, more challenging slopes, great accommodation, less waiting time at the lift and more skiing," the 29-year old said.

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