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Rudd challenges Abbott to conscience vote
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has challenged Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to allow MPs a conscience vote on same-sex marriage.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fast food to remain tax free: Plibersek
FAST food will not attract a "fat tax" and the government will instead rely on education in Australia's battle against obesity.
Global pipeline for April.
Hotel construction report summarizing the pipeline for Asia Pacific, USA, Sth America and more regions around the world.
Sun May 19, 2013
Northern Territory News
Study to set scene for fat tax bunfight
Despite criticism that increasing junk food prices will hit the poor, the Government's preventative health agency - ANPHA - is funding the most comprehensive study ever into the potential tax change - to the tune of $463,000. The public is being asked to give feedback on paying more for hamburgers and other fatty foods with a "citizens' jury" to ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Northern Daily Leader
Daft Punk electrifies Wee Waa
Daft Punk performs on stage at the City Botanic Gardens on December 20, 2007 in Brisbane, Australia.
Aussies 'being exploited at bowser'
University of New England professor Abbas Valadkhani says his research ould help the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission prove we are being exploited at the bowser.
Fri May 17, 2013
Lack of first-time buyers stalls market
THERE was little growth in Queensland's property values during the first quarter of the year with prices and transaction levels stagnating.
Thu May 16, 2013
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Another Look at Metal Storm, the Machine Gun That Shoots 1-Million-Rounds Per Minute
You read that right, Metal Storm actually created a 36-barreled stacked projectile machine gun, boasting the highest rate of fire in the world.
Wed May 15, 2013
National Archives of Australia
Media Release: Wireless radio in Australia
The history of wireless radio in Australia is full of fascinating stories. They include an interview with Adolf Hitler on 2FC in 1932, a ban on mentioning the Melbourne Cup on 2CH, and Harold Holt's father's role as manager of 3XY.
Sox18 Genetically Interacts With VegfC to Regulate Lymphangiogenesis in Zebrafish [Basic Science]
From the Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie , Dipartimento di Bioscienze , and Dipartimento di Biologia , Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy; and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia .
Tokyo Art Beat
Ten Questions with Katsura Funakoshi
The May-June issue of Tokyo Art Map features a 10-question interview with Katsura Funakoshi, a sculptor whose works on paper are on display right now at Shibuya's Hikarie 8/ Art Gallery.
These Aussie crooks are no ladies
Valmae Beck aka Fay Cramb was convicted for her part in the rape, torture and murder of Sian Kingi in 1987.
Teaching tips from master of three 'uhhrs'
WHAT is taught in Australian schools and how it is taught is the problem with education - not a lack of funding, former Prime Minister John Howard has claimed.
Live coverage of Question Time
THE Opposition went on the attack over the Budget in the first Question Time since Treasurer Wayne Swan delivered the economic statement last night.
Tue May 14, 2013
Budget receives cool response from business
The budget has received a cool reception from business groups, with most lamenting the lack of assistance for firms and tax changes that will hit large multinational companies.
Australia Welcomes Custom Mammalian-Based Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing
By Ed Miseta, editor, Outsourced Pharma and Clinical Leader DSM Pharmaceutical Products announced at Bio International 2013 that its' new cGMP custom biopharmaceutical manufacturing 'biologics plant of the future' was set to open in June 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.
Swan's ruthless cuts target families
Treasurer Wayne Swan delivers the budget in the House of Representatives chamber, revealing a budget deficit and announcing a ten-year plan to bring the budget back to surplus, if the Labor party is re-elected. Picture: Getty Images FAMILIES and businesses will bear the brunt of a $43 billion savings drive that is designed to drag the Budget into ... (more)
Gillard Targets Voters With Spending Pledges in Australia Budget
Prime Minister Julia Gillard targeted voters with increased spending on infrastructure, health and education in a budget that seeks to restore her economic credibility four months before Australia 's election.
Budget 2013-14 winners and losers
Total investment in scheme $19.3 billion over seven years $113 billion in defence funding over the forward estimates, up $10 billion from last year's budget.