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  1. Vail Resorts to buy Australia's largest ski area for $136MRead the original story

    8 min ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Vail Resorts Inc. says it's planning to buy its first international ski area - Perisher in New South Wales, Australia - for about $136 million. Rob Katz, CEO of the Broomfield-based company, says the decision to buy the 3,000-acre resort is aimed at driving season pass sales and building loyalty with guests from around the world.


  2. WA teenager jailed over 'brutal' killing of man with paving brickRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | ABC News

    A West Australian teenager has been sentenced to three years detention for what a Perth judge has described as the "brutal" killing of a Geraldton man with a paving brick last year. The 17-year-old, known only as JLT, used a paving brick to hit the 51-year-old victim over the head at least three times outside a unit in Wonthella in June.


  3. Crocodile hazard warning in WA as they go walkaboutRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | ABC News

    City dwellers are used to congested traffic slowing down roads, but in Western Australia's north it could well be a crocodile causing the obstruction. Police in the Kimberley town of Kununurra recently released a photo of a freshwater crocodile caught in the headlights on the main access road into town.


  4. Market Close: Shares rise, led by A2 on Asx debutRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | NBR Newsroom

    ... going to tell on that. A2 has a very big exposure to the Australian fresh milk market so it is very well known in Australia, probably more so than in New Zealand." Warehouse Group fell 6.3 percent, or 18 cents, to $2.66, as it gave up the rights to ...


  5. Harper competition inquiry recommends crackdown on market power abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    A wide-ranging review of Australia's competition policies has recommended urgent reforms, particularly around the abuse of market power and various trading restrictions. Professor Ian Harper and his fellow review panel members have largely stuck to the draft recommendations they released in September last year.


  6. Ahmed, Voges Get West Indies, Ashes Call upRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Outlook

    Legspinner Fawad Ahmed, batsman Adam Voges and wicketkeeper Peter Nevill were all called up by Australia today for upcoming tours of the West Indies and England. But there was no room in the 17-man squad for all-rounders James Faulkner and Glenn Maxwell, who were part of Australia's one-day World Cup winning side.


  7. Urban chooks proving popular in nation's capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | ABC News

    A not so conventional take on the time honoured tradition of the Friday night pub chook raffle, had an unexpected impact on one Canberra woman, leading her to become a part of the ever-growing pastime of backyard chooks. Noonee Doronila bought a ticket in a chook raffle at last year's Canberra Floriade festival and won five, live bantams.


  8. Learning the ropes in hot air ballooning familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | ABC News

    Daniel Gillespie is Australia's youngest commercial hot-air balloon pilot while Anton Kerr has only just got his private licence in his 40s but they both learnt the ropes from their fathers. Two sets of ballooning fathers and sons helped at today's launch of the 2015 Canowindra International Balloon Challenge which will be held in and around the town in central west New South Wales.


  9. Australia pick Voges, Ahmed for Windies tour, AshesRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | The Indian Express

    Australia's selectors have named leg-spinner Fawad Ahmed and veteran Western Australian batsman Adam Voges in their 17-man tour squad for the West Indies and England tours in June and July, but given the cold shoulder to Glenn Maxwell. Ahmed and Voges earned selection following strong domestic seasons, with the 33-year-old leg-spinner the leading wicket-taker in the Sheffield Shield with 48 wickets and 35-year-old Voges the leading run-scorer with 1,358 runs at an outstanding average of 104.46.


  10. Freight rail movement aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    ROLLING ON: A train leaves from Woorinen South full of grain bound for the port of Melbourne. The section of railway line is part of the Murray Basin Rail Project.


  11. Royal audience for Tathra Oysters' top produceRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Bega District News

    THE owners of Tathra Oysters have attended the Sydney Royal Easter Show, spreading the good word about Bega Valley oysters. Fast Ed from Better Homes and Gardens interviews the Tathra Oysters team of Brooke, Jo and Gary Rodely at the Sydney Royal Easter Show.


  12. A century of Women in PolicingRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Kiama Independent

    The year 1915 was when women were admitted to the force and in the following century they moved from being traffic police and child minders to becoming an integral part of the thin blue line. Their efforts over the past century was recognised across the state this year with Lake Illawarra Local Area Command holding a Women in Policing event at Kiama's Black Beach to celebrate 100 years.


  13. Vail Resorts Is Spending $136 Million to Buy Australia's Largest Ski ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Skift

    Vail Resorts Inc. says it's planning to buy its first international ski area - Perisher in New South Wales, Australia - for about $136 million. Rob Katz , CEO of the Broomfield-based company, says the decision to buy the 3,000-acre resort is aimed at driving season pass sales and building loyalty with guests from around the world.


  14. Macquarie Cuts Asia Banking Workforce as Deals FizzleRead the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Nicholas Moore, chief executive officer of Macquarie Group Ltd., speaks during a media briefing in Sydney, Australia.


  15. This house is shaped like a .....Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | HTZ FM

    In Sydney Australia this four bedroom house looks a lot like a... umm... Well, the neighbours call it "The Penis House". A guy named Willy should buy this place.


  16. A friend for Captain Cook - 'Portrait of William Bligh'Read the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Canberra City News

    ... by the Gallery through Christie's in London, has a very high level of indisputable national significance to Australia and the Gallery is immensely appreciative to the Liangis family for their support", Trumble said. Portrait of Captain James Cook ...


  17. New security cameras to keep watch on Geraldton crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | ABC News

    The City of Greater Geraldton is hoping the installation of almost 30 new closed-circuit TV cameras will help crack down on crime in the mid-west Western Australian city. The new cameras have been installed at two popular tourist sites and a car park, bringing the city's CCTV camera tally to more than 100.


  18. MP says new ad campaign should credit Royalties for Regions schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    ... money is being spent on projects in regional WA. "I think the Government is very keen to let the people of Western Australia know what projects it is supporting, I think it's less keen to identify whether or not the project is a Royalties for ...


  19. Karratha keen to re-establish direct flights to eastern statesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | ABC News

    The City of Karratha, in north-west Western Australia, is looking at offering financial incentives to airlines to help establish new interstate, and eventually international, air routes. The results of a recent community survey indicate residents are eager to have more links to Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne, after direct services were cancelled last year.


  20. Disney's the Lion King Roars Into Cincinnati TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    ... of THE LION KING can currently be seen on Broadway, London's West End, Hamburg, Tokyo, Madrid, Sao Paulo, Sydney, Australia and on tour across North America, the U.K., and Japan. The Australian production marks the tenth concurrent worldwide ...