Australia Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. The 10,000 people to thank for Sydney's improving riversRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... River Catchment Group Scott Lloyd. A long way from becoming swimmable any time soon is the Cooks River, one of Australia's most densely urbanised catchments and relies heavily on the work of volunteer groups such as the Cooks River Alliance. In 2013 ...

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  2. Young Australian novelists in quest to be nation's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... Morning Herald' s Best Young Australian Novelists for 2015. In its 19th year, the BYAN awards seek to showcase Australia's promising young novelists, aged 35 years and younger, which the judges consider exhibit a clarity, urgency and originality of ...

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  3. Thom Yorke Soundtracks New Sydney Art ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Spin

    ... the musician's new pieces wafting throughout a video walkthrough here . The exhibit runs through June 6 in Sydney, Australia.

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  4. Acrobatica Infiniti to Debut Nerd Circus: An Interview with Director Tana KaroRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gapers Block

    ... with our favorite characters. What other circus is your inspiration or motivation? I've worked extensively in Australia, where there are many small groups forming new circus shows all the time. The Australian industry is strong, and there are many ...

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  5. Across the Tasman: Steve GallopRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Marlborough Express

    While Steve Gallop's move from Blenheim to Australia was based on a familiar expat theme, he went for maximum distance and moved to Western Australia. In a rut and thirsting for some excitement and adventure he made the move across the ditch four years ago.

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  6. Miller Announces Winner of 1st Bob Miller ACS AwardRead the original story

    Thursday | Digital Post Production

    ... the Miller LP '54 Classic Tripod, which resides permanently on display at the ACS National Headquarters in Sydney, Australia. "Bob Miller revolutionized the film and television industry with his invention of the fluid head, affording operators the ...

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  7. Czechs admit to animal smuggling in AustraliaRead the original story

    Thursday | Radio Prague

    Two Czech nationals on trial for animal smuggling in Perth, Australia have admitted their guilt. The two men told the judge they had attempted to smuggle around 150 reptiles, mostly lizards and snakes out of the country.

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  8. Bega Cheese receives $5m investment boostRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Thursday Magnet

    ... Hendy, said the program was part of the government's commitment to ensuring a secure future for manufacturing in Australia by focusing on areas of competitive strength. "This investment will enable successful Australian manufacturers like Bega ...

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  9. Outcry over penalty handed to PorteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Mercury

    ... the wheel held out by Clarke. "You don't have time to read the rule book at a time like that. If it happened in Australia it would only be a $100 fine," he said. "This penalty is outrageous." Burns said sticking to the "literal letter of the law" ...

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  10. Betting and Fixing in England's tour of Australia 1881-82Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | CricketCountry.com

    ... The other three dealt with player-versus-player 'exotic' wagers. When Lord Harris took his England side to Australia in 1878-79, there were even fights and riots over umpiring decisions in a match at Sydney, caused to a great degree by the enormous ...

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  11. Australian government to expand East Coast airportsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Air Transport World

    The Australian government will spend AUD26 million on upgrades to Townsville and Sunshine Coast airports as part of its ongoing plan to attract increased international passenger arrivals. Australian Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss said the expansion of services - which would include upgraded immigration and passenger handling facilities as well as possible runway upgrades - should attract new operators flying into the tourist areas of northeastern Australia.

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  12. Bendigo Anzac Centenary: Soldier was wounded at GallipoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... appointed Lance Corporal. On June 22 he reverted at own request. On July 12 he embarked HT Pt Darwin at Suez for Australia. He farmed at Shelbourne until World War II, when he enlisted again on August 5, 1941, and served as a private, V18174, in the ...

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  13. Chinese investors want to build wellness centre in MoraviaRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Radio Prague

    ... should be built by the end of 2018, the governor said. Two Czech nationals on trial for animal smuggling in Perth, Australia have admitted their guilt. The two men told the judge they had attempted to smuggle around 150 reptiles, mostly lizards and ...

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  14. Palestinian team aiming for knockout stage at Asian Cup; not in Oz merely to make up numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Neepawa Press

    ... team. And that set the newcomers on course for a big debut against defending champion Japan at Newcastle, Australia, next Monday. While the Palestinians are outsiders against continental heavyweight Japan, subsequent group games against Iraq and ...

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  15. Illawarra siblings rare disorder leads photo exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... to tour The Forgotten Ones around the country, including regional areas. The project was supported by Rare Voices Australia, a non-profit organisation which supports about 1.2 million Australians living with a rare disease.

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  16. Albion Park drug pilot appeals jail sentenceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... wearing little more than a parachute. He is apparently considered a pioneer in establishing base jumping in Australia, has qualified as a sky diving instructor, and even once flung himself from the Sydney Harbour Bridge in a stunt performed during ...

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  17. Wollongong Salvos launch Red Shield AppealRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    ... of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, director of Woolworths and chairwoman of Swiss Re Life and Health Australia. She has previously held board positions at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Coca-Cola Amatil, ASX Limited, SBS, Woodside Petroleum, ...

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  18. Gong's Illagrovers off to world champsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    They've done it for the second time in a row - Wollongong's Illagroovers will represent Australia in the World Hip-Hop Dance Championships. Wollongong's Illagroovers will represent Australia in the World Hip-Hop Dance Championships.

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  19. Kiama scores five big surfing eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    A three-year agreement between Kiama Council and Surfing NSW has guaranteed five major surf events will be held annually at beaches in the Kiama Municipality. Shayden Schrader from Port Macquarie takes part in the NSW Bodyboard State titles in Kiama earlier this month.

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  20. Brightest Galaxy in the Universe FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Space.com

    ... as a herpetologist and wildlife biologist. He has a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Sydney, Australia, a bachelor's degree from the University of Arizona, and a graduate certificate in science writing from the University of ...

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