Australia Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Number of women in transport industry suffers rapid declineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... the workforce. A report by the South Australian Freight Council found the number of women in the industry in South Australia rapidly declined from 21.7 per cent in 2008 to 18.7 per cent in 2013, the most recent available data. "I think as an ...

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  2. Welcome HMAS CanberraRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    The ship, the largest ever commissioned, was officially welcomed at the Port of Townsville this morning by traditional landowners, commanding officers and Brigadier Roger Nobel. Commissioned in November 2014, Canberra is the first of two Landing Helicopter Docks to be introduced to the Navy.

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  3. The 'Wickham Squad' helps pack, clean and cook in wake of redundanciesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    The 'Wickham Squad' is willing to tackle the fallouts of losing a job in a small mining town in Western Australia's Pilbara. More than 150 volunteers have signed up to the 'squad' via Facebook to help with packing, cleaning, babysitting or cooking for those in Wickham hit by the widespread redundancies in the mining, oil and gas sector.

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  4. Cricket World Cup 2015: Australian opener Aaron Finch says he never panicked during form slumpRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... his runs coming from 116 balls. But in tandem with Steve Smith (105 from 93 balls), he built a platform upon which Australia could push to 328, and in turn a 95-run victory, and seventh World Cup final berth. Having opened the event with 135 against ...

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  5. Townsville to host new Qld Government's first Community CabinetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    The first Community Cabinet of Queensland's new Labor Government will be held in Townsville, in the state's north, this weekend. Mayor Jenny Hill said it was a great opportunity for the city's business and community leaders and she had booked meetings with most ministers.

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  6. Mystery of Wheatbelt elephant revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A colourful life-size elephant travelling through the Wheatbelt has captured the attention of social media over the past two weeks and The West Australian is able to reveal the mystery behind the #ElephantInTheWheatbelt . RAC will today launch a road-safety campaign with the patchwork elephant that aims to reduce the number of deaths on WA roads.

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  7. Security cameras to crack down Cuttle Street illegal rubbish dump in RenmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    Security cameras have been installed on Crown land on the outskirts of Renmark, in South Australia's Riverland, to try to curb illegal rubbish dumping. Up to 600 tonnes of rubbish has been removed from Cuttle Street, including about 200 tyres, household items, oil drums and asbestos.

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  8. Rotary E-Club of Greater South Oz to bring together remote members onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Rotary Club is setting up a new online club exclusively for members which it says should be particularly relevant to remote areas. "People rather than meeting at a club over a meal, breakfast, lunch or dinner face-to-face, they'll actually be meeting over the internet at a time that suits them," he said.

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  9. Travellers Unpack Luggage in Port DouglasRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    Travel savvy Trip Advisor reviewers have once again given the Far Northern region the thumbs up with Port Douglas coming in the top five of must visit destinations in Australia. PRLog - March 26, 2015 - PORT DOUGLAS, Australia -- Tourism Port Douglas and Daintree executive officer Tara Bennett said Port Douglas had been recognised for many years running, and it was a wonderful reflection of the high level of commitment, service and diversity tourism operators provided in the region.

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  10. Families play critical role in countering ISIS threatRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... Panel member Shandon Harris-Hogan, with the Global Terrorism Research Centre at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, also noted the importance of family staying in contact. With ISIS, they're seeing younger people becoming radicalized, along ...

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  11. WA drunk driver jailed for cyclist deathRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... he drove home and crashed into 31-year-old Brynt McSwain, killing him instantly. The District Court of Western Australia heard on Friday that Haenga did not stop to help Mr McSwain and has no memory of the 2014 incident. He also refused to give a ...

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  12. Evolution talks with Egyptian billionaireRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... in Febuary and told a Hong Kong mining conference this week that assets were cheap, and as much as half of Australia's gold output could change hands in the next two years. The underground Frog's Leg mine produces about 130,000 ounces a year, with a ...

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  13. The heartbreak of travelling to NewcastleRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Wingham Chronicle

    Donna and Chris Price of Wingham endure emotional, physical and financial stress when forced to seek cardiac treatment at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle. Donna and Chris Price of Wingham endure emotional, physical and financial stress when forced to seek cardiac treatment at John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

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  14. Curnamona Energy Limited - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Study ReleasedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    Curnamona Energy Limited is a mineral exploration company, based in Australia. It offers exploration for uranium deposits in Australia.

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  15. Record junior cattle entries at showRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Wingham Chronicle

    BEEF cattle representing eight different breeds travelled from Kempsey in the north and Gloucester in the south to compete at the 130th Wingham Show. BEEF cattle representing eight different breeds travelled from Kempsey in the north and Gloucester in the south to compete at the 130th Wingham Show.

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  16. Balancing fishing and conservation: It's not one or the otherRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Age

    The federal government's review of marine parks and sanctuaries is focused on the impact of marine sanctuaries on fishing. But, if it is going to make informed decisions it will have to examine the evidence of how conservation and fishing is already working hand-in-hand in many parts of Australia, delivering benefits to people and the environment.

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  17. Australia Boosts Data SurveillanceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Australia's new data-retention laws-similar to those in the U.S.-draw criticism from some lawmakers and privacy advocates CANBERRA, Australia-Australia's conservative government and Labor opponents pushed through new laws allowing more scrutiny of people's phone and Internet activity, legislation other lawmakers and privacy advocates have described as unwarranted and excessive.

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  18. Portraits of Melbourne ProjectRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Clarke Scott's Weblog

    It is a social documentary project mostly. That is, photos of people in and around the great city of Melbourne, Australia.

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  19. Former Christian Brother jailed for abusing 20 boys at six schools over 14 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    ... 1971 with other paedophile brothers including Robert Best, Stephen Farrell and Gerald Fitzgerald. Gerald Ridsdale, Australia's most notorious paedophile priest, was the school's chaplain. Dowlan admitted abusing boys at St Alipius in 1971; St Thomas ...

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  20. Police Beat: Bega district police report, March 27Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bega District News

    Although an ambulance was called, there was no injury to the driver so police classified the incident as a minor crash. Tathra Rd was closed for a short period while the vehicle was removed, but operations on the road were completed by 6pm.

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