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  1. Sydney festival to champion breast cancer awareness for queer women

    The festival will be called 'Welcome to Breastiville' and will help to increase the visibility of LBQ women in Australia. The post Sydney festival to champion breast cancer awareness for queer women appeared first on Star…
  2. Barnaby Joyce says he responded swiftly to prawn disease

    Abc.net.au - New South Wales 02.22 / 03:36 www.abc.net.au
    The Federal Government has rejected claims Australia's biosecurity protections are failing on its…
  3. EDITORIAL: I am so blaming the blame shifters

    Byronnews.com.au - Local 02.22 / 03:24 www.byronnews.com.au
    LIKE most elected officials around the world, I am going to adopt blame shifting as my modus…
  4. WATCH: Extreme idiocy on Lismore roads

    NOT once but twice, an L-plater had to endure shocking driving on one of Lismore's worst…
  5. A call to settle more refugees in regional Australia

    Abc.net.au - New South Wales 02.22 / 03:13 www.abc.net.au
    Humanitarian groups call for changes to the Federal government's refugee policy, wanting to see more settled in country…
  6. City joins a global movement | Photos, video

    Dailyliberal.com.au - New South Wales 02.22 / 02:47 dailyliberal.com.au
    About 25 local dancers have performed in a flash mob to raise awareness of violence against…
  7. Water parks called for

    Hawkesbury councillor wants to see public water parks constructed in…
  8. Want free stuff from Aldi? Here's how

    FINALLY, the wait is over. The 2017 intake of Aldi's famous Testers Club is officially…
  1. Essendon air crash: what will the investigators be looking for?

    Abc.net.au - Local 02.22 / 03:14 www.abc.net.au
    The twin-engined aircraft that crashed at Essendon on Tuesday was certified to be able to climb despite the failure of the critical engine on take-off, writes air safety expert Geoffrey…
  2. Overpass a fix for deadly highway hotspot

    By Bonny Burrows Upgrades to a Longwarry intersection labelled one of the most dangerous in the state are now…
  3. VicRoads slammed for Western Highway blunder

    Abc.net.au - Local 02.22 / 02:07 www.abc.net.au
    The Opposition demands to know what led to an error that has caused construction on the Western Highway duplication in the state's west to…
  4. Workers dig in for level crossing removal

    Work to remove the South Gippsland Highway level crossing has started. Dandenong MP Gabrielle Williams on Tuesday 21 February…
  5. And baby makes three

    Docklandsnews.com.au - Victoria 02.22 / 01:20 docklandsnews.com.au
    Locals concerned with the disappearance of Docklands’ nesting swans late last year will be pleased to learn that they are back – with baby!Locals concerned with the disappearance of Docklands’ nesting swans late last year will be pleased to learn that they are back – with baby! Fears were held for the safety of the swans when they abandoned their nesting site near Harbour Esplanade in November. The City of Melbourne put some protective tape around the swans’ nest, but no …
  6. Fireworks are losing their mojo

    Docklandsnews.com.au - Victoria 02.22 / 01:20 docklandsnews.com.au
    According to pedestrian counters, Docklands’ fireworks are losing their mojo.By Shane Scanlan According to pedestrian counters, Docklands’ fireworks are losing their mojo. Crowds were down slightly on New Years Eve but crashed about 50 per cent on Australia Day from last year’s numbers. The City of Melbourne has pedestrian counters on NewQuay Promenade at NewQuay, Waterfront City and on the corner of Bourke St and Harbour Esplanade. Docklands News is not suggesting that t…
  7. Christmas spirit

    Docklandsnews.com.au - Victoria 02.22 / 01:20 docklandsnews.com.au
    Boyd, Palladio and Sant’ Elia residents got into the Christmas spirit with donations to Anglicare via the Merchant St Woolworths. Boyd, Palladio and Sant’ Elia residents got into the Christmas spirit with donations to Anglicare via the Merchant St Woolworths. In this photo OC secretary Iris Stewart hands a tub of toys to assistant store manager Jacqueline Truong. Residents brought the gifts to the buildings’ Christmas barbecue on December 1…
  8. Order of Australia for Docklander

    Docklandsnews.com.au - Victoria 02.22 / 01:20 docklandsnews.com.au
    Long-term Docklander Alan Kinkade was on Australia Day appointed as a member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medical administration.Long-term Docklander Alan Kinkade was on Australia Day appointed as a member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medical administration. Mr Kinkade AM is proud of his career and is equally honoured to be nominated by his peers and to have his nomination accepted by the Governor-General. The Dock 5 resident…
  1. Fraser Coast Council announces water restrictions

    Breaches of water restrictions will be investigated by the council and penalties for non-compliance can…
  2. $160 million upgrade project starts on Warrego Hwy

    UPGRADE works on a key stretch of highway between Toowoomba and Oakey will start…
  3. Darling Downs set for $18 million grain-to-rail boost

    THE Darling Downs could receive a share of a multi-million investment into grain-to-rail infrastructure, but only if the State Government chips in as…
  4. Take ownership of your properties - or pay the costs

    LOCKYER Valley Regional Council is sending a clear message for local residents to take ownership of their properties, or the consequences could be…
  5. Pauline the pig returns to Sunshine Coast home

    Abc.net.au - Queensland 02.22 / 03:36 www.abc.net.au
    Pauline, the 100-kilo red-haired beer-drinking barking pig which wandered off with the family dogs two weeks, ago has been found a kilometre from his Sunshine Coast…
  6. Donald Trump lives in a media bubble, and it's causing chaos

    There's a new rule emerging for observers of American politics trying to understand a confusing new outburst or claim from President Donald Trump - somebody check what's happened on Fox News in the last 24…
  7. Big W becoming a basket case in the shopping ailses

    As Woolworths celebrated the early signs of improvement in supermarket sales attention turned to the real elephant in the aisle - the ugly loss notched up by Big W and the continued bleeding of its…
  8. Why Apple TV has repeatedly failed to take off

    Time and again Apple has set out to revolutionise the living room, but ultimately it's settled for turning the television set into a giant…
  1. Charges downgraded in Peta Fairhead kidnapping, killing case

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 02.22 / 03:14 www.abc.net.au
    Prosecutors downgrade charges against three men accused of kidnapping, robbing and killing Peta Fairhead, who was dumped outside a Perth hospital last…
  2. What lies beneath: Perth's rivers turn brown after heavy rains

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 02.22 / 00:11 www.abc.net.au
    Perth's river systems are brimming with sediment and nutrients, as well as potentially harmful…
  3. Searching for a save haven for Gilbert's potoroo

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 02.21 / 23:45 www.abc.net.au
    The hunt is on for a new home for the world's rarest marsupial, the Gilbert's potoroo, off Western Australia's south…
  4. Lessons learned from bushfire site

    Donnybrookmail.com.au - Bridgetown 02.21 / 23:05 donnybrookmail.com.au
    Balingup residents saw firsthand how property preparation helped save a house and, quite possibly the town, from a fire sparked by a fatal road crash last…
  5. Leaders to square off in economy-focused debate

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 02.21 / 22:03 www.abc.net.au
    Western Australia's struggling economy and high level of debt is likely to dominate tonight's leaders' debate, with Opposition Leader Mark McGowan considered the…
  6. One of Australia's first free-range certified pig farmers leaves industry

    Abc.net.au - Western Australia 02.21 / 22:03 www.abc.net.au
    Peter Bradford and his wife Cathy are hanging up the boots after being in the pig industry for 40…
  7. Indian appetite for Australian wheat

    Farmweekly.com.au - Local 02.21 / 17:56 www.farmweekly.com.au
    A FAILED monsoon and the resultant shortage of wheat in India have seen the Australian wheat industry exporting grain to the subcontinental nation at a record…
  8. Mordallup sets a $20,000 high

    Farmweekly.com.au - Local 02.21 / 17:56 www.farmweekly.com.au
    The wet and cold day last Friday may have been seasonally unexpected, but the results achieved at the Mordallup Angus on-property bull sale at Manjimup certainly…
  1. Adelaide Zoo to honour late orangutan Karta with memorial

    Abc.net.au - South Australia 02.22 / 03:36 www.abc.net.au
    An orangutan from Adelaide Zoo, who died after giving birth to a stillborn infant, will live on through a memorial guard post to be built in South-East Asia which will be staffed to help protect wild…
  2. Knoll facing legal fight

    MEMBER for Schubert Stephan Knoll has been threatened with legal action by Trade Minister Martin Hamilton-Smith over alleged “false and defamatory” claims he made about the latter’s overseas travel costs…
  3. Hospital plan “unchanged”

    MEMBER for Schubert Stephan Knoll has vowed to continue pushing for a new Barossa hospital, despite state Health Minister Jack Snelling’s ambiguous stance on the topic during a recent visit to the r…
  4. Gee, that was easy!

    CURRENT Member for Napier Jon Gee plans to start doorknocking across his neighbouring Taylor electorate as soon as possible, after being confirmed as Labor’s candidate for the seat in next year’s state ele…
  5. Globelink consult expected

    GAWLER Council expects to be consulted on the potential traffic and noise impacts of a State Opposition proposal to build a major new freight corridor through the Gawler…
  6. Upping the ‘ice’ fight

    A NEW taskforce has been created in response to growing methamphetamine use in South Australia, as figures reveal over four times as many motorists are being caught with ‘ice’ in their system today than six years ago…
  7. Brand-new start

    ADELAIDE Plains’ elected members met for the first time at their new-look Mallala council chamber last Monday n…
  8. Red tape stalls expansion

    HILLIER Park Residential Village owner Martin Banham continues to wade through layers of Gawler Council red tape, after first flagging plans to expand the park six years…
  1. Loos with views for when nature calls

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 02.22 / 01:19 www.abc.net.au
    What does it take to service the 330 public toilets in some of the most remote and difficult places to get to in…
  2. Drinking water is a human right

    Tasmaniantimes.com - Tasmania 02.21 / 23:20 tasmaniantimes.com
    This coming Friday 24th February, the Treasurer and local councils will sit down to discus drinking water. They should have, at the top of the very top of their agenda, a discussion of the options available to them to quickly cut the number of water alerts in our state. So far, the lead up to the meeting has been more about politics than policy, but there is still time for all participants to focus on the most important issue here. Tasmania desperately needs real outcomes from…
  3. Reviewed! Flames of Fear

    Tasmaniantimes.com - Tasmania 02.21 / 23:20 tasmaniantimes.com
    Many Tasmanians still have vivid memories of the the 7th February 1967 bushfires.  Others may have heard of them, but are short on detail. It is now a long time ago - 50 years. There is no doubt that the disaster had significant impact on Tasmania and its community.  A new book, “Flames of Fear” has been released with the sub-heading, “A photographic and documentary history of the fear and devastation caused by bushfires in Tasmania since 1820.” It…
  4. An Incursion Of Frantic Fun Into Paradise

    Tasmaniantimes.com - Tasmania 02.21 / 23:20 tasmaniantimes.com
    And so that time of the year has come and gone. Without warning, the tranquil seascape of Orford transforms into a cacophony of seriously-seeking sun, city slickers. They come with water-bikes, motor-bikes, family pets, huge trailer boats, noisy exhausts, cashed-up brats and attitude…
  5. Coffee shop on historic Mt Wellington site not everyone's cup of tea

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 02.21 / 05:34 www.abc.net.au
    Not everyone is happy about a newly-opened cafe on Mount Wellington in Tasmania, located at the site of the historic chalet that burnt down in the 1967 Black Tuesday…
  6. Kelp forests of Tasmania dying as water warms, dive operator says

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 02.21 / 02:08 www.abc.net.au
    There are fears Tasmania's giant kelp forests are almost extinct, as Senate inquiry into the impact of climate change on sea life…
  7. Teen Challenge: a revelation

    Tasmaniantimes.com - Tasmania 02.20 / 23:13 tasmaniantimes.com
    Teen Challenge Tasmania’s defence of their funding application to State Government - revealed after nearly a year under wraps - rings hollow. The irony is that until now, there was at least some grudging respect for the evangelistic organisation because of their claims that they were self-reliant for funding.  That respect has been demolished…
  8. Tasmanian mayor tells minister to 'roll up the sleeves' over water problems

    Abc.net.au - Tasmania 02.20 / 19:32 www.abc.net.au
    Tasmanian mayors hit back over claims they should be doing more to fund urgent water and sewerage upgrades as they prepare for a Friday showdown with the State…
  1. Pine Gap protesters to be prosecuted after A-G gives go-ahead

    Abc.net.au - Northern Territory 02.21 / 06:52 www.abc.net.au
    The federal Attorney-General approves the prosecution launched against protesters who broke into top-secret military base, Pine…
  2. Woman’s narrow miss as sacred tree sheds branches

        Councillor Brown says lopping to reduce risk to public is hampered by bureaucratic "absurdity" from sacred sites authority. ERWIN CHLANDA…
  3. Canberra to hear Arrernte plans for a Living Culture Centre

        Booked in with top echelon federal government advisors, Akeyulerre Inc will present their plans for a centre where Arrernte families can host visitors, locals and tourists alike, who want to learn about Arrernte culture directly from Arrernte people themselves. KIERAN FINNANE re…
  4. Darwin jail inmate's mail criticising prison system blocked, mum says

    Abc.net.au - Northern Territory 02.20 / 22:47 www.abc.net.au
    Glenice Grieve says she sent her son, Zak, news stories of a report criticising Darwin prison's facilities but the Corrections Department blocked their…
  5. Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

    Abc.net.au - Northern Territory 02.20 / 20:16 www.abc.net.au
    Tropical Cyclone Alfred weakens to a tropical low as it begins to make landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern…