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  1. Australia's September 11 momentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sydney Morning Herald

    I'm sorry for you, Australia. I was in New York City on September 11, 2001, and my life changed forever.


  2. Is Small Beautiful? Not For Driving Job Growth...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 |

    We're a free biweekly online resource that captures knowledge generated at the Wharton School and beyond through such channels as research papers, conferences, speakers, books, and interviews with faculty and other business experts on current business topics. The Knowledge@Wharton network - which includes Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Indian and Middle East editions -- has 1.68 million subscribers worldwide and contains more than 2,000 articles and research papers in its database.


  3. East West business case revealedRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Age

    Toll revenue from the cancelled East West Link project would have been so minimal compared to the huge construction costs that it would have taken 56 years to pay for it, the business case reveals. Traffic modelling for the six-kilometre link also predicts that the tunnel would have been used by a fraction of inbound traffic on the Eastern Freeway in the morning peak, with just 13 per cent of vehicles bound for Melbourne Airport or the western suburbs.


  4. Vic govt reveals East West Link caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    There was a $2.1 billion shortfall in funding for East West Link with a slew of new and increased tolls proposed to fill the gap. Documents released by the Victorian government on Monday also show it would have taken 56 years for the toll revenue generated by East West Link to pay off its total $6.8 billion construction cost.


  5. East West Link business case revealed by Victorian GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | ABC News

    The revised business case for Melbourne's controversial East West Link recommended the reintroduction of tolls and increasing them on existing roads to help fill a funding gap for the road project. The Victorian Government has released the long-awaited documents, which the former Napthine government refused to release while in power, despite signing preliminary contracts to begin construction.


  6. The Other Side Of... Tour LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Jamaica Observer

    As I settled into the seat beside my husband Sean Paul, excited to be going to Australia for the first time, I messaged my mum to let her know we would be taking off soon and I'd link her when we landed. Fourteen hours later, band, DJs, crew and dancers in tow, we touched down in Sydney, Australia.


  7. Challenge of Antarctic for young leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Examiner

    The 19-year-old young indigenous leader will spend his first Christmas away from his family on the Antarctic icecaps. Mr Holloway-Clarke will be one of five young indigenous Australians to join 23 mentors on the inaugural 17-day Outback to Icecap Indigenous Youth Leadership Expedition.


  8. Augsburg ready to spoil Bayern's recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Age

    Unfancied Augsburg again have the chance to spoil Bayern Munich's undefeated record when they host the Bundesliga champions on Saturday. The last time the sides met, Augsburg downed Bayern 1-0 in April, ending Bayern's record run of 53 undefeated league games.


  9. International expert joins healthy brain studyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PressReleasePoint

    One of the world's leading experts on brain blood flow and function is in Perth working with researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Melbourne to recruit more volunteers for their study investigating the effects of exercise on brain health. Professor Phil Ainslie, a Raine Foundation Visiting Professor from the University of British Columbia in Canada, last month delivered two public lectures at UWA on his research into the effects of high altitude and deep-sea diving on the brain.


  10. City Edge Apartment Hotels Now Offers Apartment Accommodation in Melbourne for the Month of DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    City Edge Apartment Hotels is now offering apartment accommodation in Melbourne for the month of December at the most effective prices. City Edge Apartment Hotels, is now offering apartment accommodation in Melbourne for the month of December at the most effective prices.


  11. Why treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers is so difficultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Results of treating shoulder pain in baseball pitchers and other throwing athletes are not as predictable as doctors, patients and coaches would like to think, according to a report in the journal Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America . Nickolas Garbis, MD, an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in shoulder and elbow injuries at Loyola University Medical Center, is the primary author.


  12. New resource on health threats posed by endocrine-disrupting chemicalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PhysOrg Weblog

    As governments, industry and public interest groups from across the globe prepare to meet next week to discuss endocrine-disrupting chemicals and other international chemical safety issues, the Endocrine Society and IPEN released a new guide documenting the threat endocrine-disrupting chemicals pose to human health. "There is good reason to suspect that increasing chemical production and use is related to the growing incidence of endocrine-associated disorders over the past 20 years, including male reproductive problems, early female puberty, cancers and neurobehavioral disorders," said Endocrine Society member Andrea C. Gore, PhD, the guide's lead author.


  13. Victorian aboriginal child mortality data shows long way to go to close the gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PhysOrg Weblog

    The gap in the Aboriginal infant mortality rate in Victoria is higher than first thought, according to a landmark study undertaken by University of Melbourne researchers. The Victorian Aboriginal Child Mortality Study is the first ever report on the number of births and deaths to Victorian-born Aboriginal infants and children between 1999 and 2008.


  14. Myki fare pain in the new yearRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The Age

    Public transport fares will rise by almost five per cent next month when the new Labor government brings in an increase first announced by the former Napthine government 12 months ago. The free ride for early bird commuters who touch off before 7am could also go by year's end, with the new government set to decide on its fate in coming days.


  15. Dark matter could be hidden in deep Victorian gold mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | ABC News

    NICK GRIMM: Leading physicists hope a gold mine north-west of Melbourne will play a key role in the search for one of the universe's most mysterious substances. It's called dark matter.


  16. Police blitz on Sydney Rd cyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 |

    A POD of six - possibly seven - large sperm whales have been found beached on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. THE Australian Federal Police has denied any involvement in the arrest of Sydney woman Kalynda Davis, who faces a possible death sentence in China.


  17. Room Report: Quality Hotel Airport Hotel Melbourne, AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 |

    Arrival Experience: This budget-friendly hotel is a short distance away from Australia's second busiest airport . Guests need to have the hotel's phone number on hand to call the property to organize the complimentary pickup.


  18. The six bands to see at Drill FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Argus

    After curating Le Guess Who? festival in Holland and inviting Wire to co-headline that event, he returns the favour and brings his long-term experimental rock project to Brighton. Recent shows have been loud, long and visceral, averaged about six songs a night and lasted for up to two and a half hours.


  19. East West business case to get auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | The Age

    The Victorian Auditor-General plans to examine the business case behind the controversial East West Link project, whether or not the tunnel and road goes ahead under the newly elected Andrews Labor government. The audit was mentioned on Thursday in a speech by Natalia Southern from the Victorian Auditor-General's Office at a Committee for Economic Development of Australialuncheon, just hours after the new government's cabinet ministers were sworn in at Government House.


  20. Kensington set to get 40km/h speed limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 |

    MORE inner-city streets are set to get a lower 40km/h speed limit in a bid to boost safety and encourage more people to walk and cycle. City of Melbourne councillors will consider a $70,000 plan to introduce the lower limit throughout Kensington after lobbying by a local group.