Australia Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Star Wars Celebration Anaheim proves emotional for some fansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    ... and join together to have a great time because we're all excited about the new movie." Greg Farrugia of Canberra, Australia, attended the very first Star Wars Celebration in Indianapolis, Indiana, and shared a similar feeling about the event. "It ...

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  2. Bryan Habana was far from happy with Toulon's performance despite their win over LeinsterRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Times-series.co.uk

    ... faces up to eight weeks out of action after breaking his right thumb during the second half against Toulon. But Australia lock Kane Douglas, who did not feature at Stade Velodrome, faces a back operation on Thursday and could be sidelined for three ...

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  3. Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus among Prisoners, Australia, 2005 - "2012Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Hepatitis C virus is predominantly transmitted between persons who inject drugs. For this population, global prevalence of HCV infection is high and incarceration is common and an independent risk factor for HCV acquisition.

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  4. Story significance revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

    The resilience and tenacity of the Aboriginal people who lived on the Cummeragunja Aboriginal Station north of Rochester is the focus of a recently published book by former Rochester resident Fiona Davis. Dr Davis grew up on a farm at Rochester and completed her schooling in town before moving completing an arts degree at Melbourne University in 2000.

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  5. Tributes from sons of fallenRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... "Hoppy" Hopkins sent his wife, Victoria. Mr Hopkins was born in Christchurch in 1987 but soon after moved to Australia. He served with the 7th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment and was killed in March 2009 while on patrol near Kakarak, 350km west ...

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  6. Top dogs get the job doneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

    ... Organisers of the event also thanked AAA Woolbuyers Shepparton, Alex Scott and staff, dog food company Hypro Australia for donating a pallet of DogPro Plus Working Dog and the Barooga Sports Club who donated the use of a golf cart. Tony Moylan from ...

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  7. This Guy Can Surf The Hell Out Of A Boat WakeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Switched

    ... Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) In this image provided by the Association of Surfing Professionals, Joel Parkinson of Australia, rides a wave during round 1 of the RipCurl Pro surfing competition Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, in Peniche, Portugal. Parkinson ...

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  8. Meet Sadam Haska, founder of the popular Oromo VineRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Twin Cities Daily Planet

    Brisbane, Australia based comedian and satirist says he was propelled into action out of frustration that the Oromo - despite being "funny and numerous"- lacked proper venues to channel their inner funnyness. Haska is the lead actor and producer of the vlog collective.

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  9. Photos: 2015 XTERRA Asia-Pacific ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Braden Currie and Flora Duffy won the men's and women's elite titles at the second annual XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship race at Callala Beach in Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia on Saturday.

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  10. Pink Martini's Storm Large Will Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/28-30Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... perform a cabaret version of the show to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Adelaide Festival in Australia, and Joe's Pub in New York. Her memoir, "Crazy Enough," was released by Simon and Schuster in 2012, named Oprah's Book of the ...

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  11. War memorial's 'Australian' heart is made in IndiaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dominion Post

    Wellington man Dominic Trewavas says using Indian rocks at the Australian Memorial at Pukeahu The National War Memorial Park ''wrecks the whole narrative'' and it should be pulled down. They are supposed to stand for the red earth that Australia's servicemen left behind when they went off to war.

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  12. Farmers urged to get involved in UDV conferenceRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Benalla Ensign

    Cohuna dairy farmer John Keely is encouraging all northern Victorian dairy farmers to have their say on social licence and the dairy farm at this year's UDV conference. Cohuna dairy farmer John Keely is encouraging all northern Victorian dairy farmers to have their say on social licence and the dairy farm at this year's UDV conference.

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  13. Where is Natalie Bennett from?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | New Statesman

    Education: MLC School, Burwood, New South Wales; University of Sydney ; University of New England ; University of Leicester Natalie Bennett was born in Sydney, and started work as a journalist in New South Wales. She left Australia in 1995, living for four years in Thailand before moving to Britain in 1999.

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  14. NOAA: Take humpback whales off endangered listRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABC15.com

    A humpback whale is seen fluking outside Sydney Heads at the beginning of whale watching season during a Manly Whale Watching tour on June 23, 2011 in Sydney, Australia.

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  15. Nick Tooth dead: Rugby player dies following tackleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A rugby player has died from a head injury sustained in a tackle during an Australian club match in New South Wales.

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  16. Some 70,000 sign petition to end immigration controls between Canada, Australia, New Zealand and U.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | National Post

    A group of globe-trotting friends in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Britain have banded together as a lobby group and created an online petition aimed at eliminating immigration controls between the four Commonwealth countries. They seem to have struck a nerve. 2 comments

  17. Rob Stewart Named Partner of Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and ...Read the original story

    9 hrs ago | World News Report

    Mr. Stewart, who spent 25 years as an investment banker at Credit Suisse will join GIP Australia in June, 2015. Additionally, Russell Smith, an experienced transport infrastructure executive, has joined GIP Australia as a Partner from the Port of Brisbane where he served as CEO for four years.

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  18. Disney Research enables dialogue replacement for automated video redubbingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ECNmag

    ... April 23 at ICASSP 2015, the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing in Brisbane, Australia. "This work highlights the extreme level of ambiguity in visual-only speech recognition," Taylor said. But whereas a lip ...

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  19. Titmus selected for world junior swim titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner

    TASMANIAN swimming chiefs are confident that triple Australian age champion Ariarne Titmus has Olympic potential after ending the state's decade-long wait for a female national representative. TASMANIAN swimming chiefs are confident that triple Australian age champion Ariarne Titmus has Olympic potential after ending the state's decade-long wait for a female national representative.

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  20. Owners not told real tale of little pigsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner

    Big Ears Animal Sanctuary owner Jacqui Steele with Franky the pig, one of 17 pigs that have wound up at the Longford sanctuary. Picture: MARK JESSER Big Ears Animal Sanctuary at Longford and Brightside Farm Sanctuary at Cygnet have received dozens of miniature pigs this year from owners unaware of the animal's adult size and needs.

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