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22 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Abbott sends troops to Gulf

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has promised to send 600 military personnel and nine combat jets to the Persian Gulf to assist in attacks on the Islamic State. FAIRY bread, sunny weather, goon and a convict past - this is how Australia looks to the outside world, according to a collection of hilarious Tumblr posts.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

ABC News

Darwin commemorates sinking of a Japanese WWII submarine I-124 by Australian warship

Crews from the Australian and Japanese navies have held a joint memorial service for the captain and 79 sailors onboard a Japanese submarine sunk by an Australian warship in World War II. On 20 January 1942 it tried unsuccessfully to attack a convoy and sink a US oil tanker, which gave away its position.

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Northern Territory News

Are Thorpie and Ricky a couple?

Latino superstar Ricky Martin talks to 60 Minutes journalist Liz Hayes about his decision to come at and tell the world he was gay. Courtesy 60 Minutes/Channel Nine Puerto Rican singer Ricky Martin has spent much time in Australia.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

An epic train journey

Traversing 2979 kilometres over three days and two nights on a magnificent and almost 1km-long snake of a train from Darwin in the Northern Territory to Adelaide in South Australia is a wondrous experience. Within half an hour of our departure from the lush greenery of Darwin I am talking to fellow punters in the Outback Explorer Lounge over a fine wine or beer.

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BroadwayWorld.com

BWW Reviews: Ozasia Festival 2014: Yasukichi Murakami - Through a Distant Lens Captivates and Informs

Reviewed Tuesday 9th September 2014 The focus of Yasukichi Murakami - Through A Distant Lens is the Japanese-Australian photographer, Yasukichi Murakami , who came to Australia as a teenager and spent the rest of his life here, first in Western Australia, then to the Northern Territory, initially in Broome and then Darwin. As well as marrying twice, and having nine children by his second wife, he was well known as a photographer and became a part of Darwin high society.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Circulation

Effect of Periodontal Therapy on Arterial Structure and Function...

From the Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, School of Dentistry, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia ; Preventable Chronic Disease Division and Global Health Division , Menzies School of Health Research, and School of Psychology and Clinical Science , Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia; Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia ; Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia ; Aboriginal Research Unit, South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia ; NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre , Sydney Medical School , Department of Medicine , and Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders , University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; Department ... (more)

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

International Business Times

Pakistani Sailor Who Jumped Into Croc-Infested Waters Found

A White Cayman is seen at the Manu National Park in Peru's southern Amazon region of Madre de Dios July 16, 2014. This 1.8 million hectares reserve is the largest National Park in Peru and is the home of about 1000 birds species and 200 mammals species among other animals, as reptiles and amphibians, and has one of the highest levels of biodiversity of any park in the world, with more than 200 varieties of trees found in one hectare.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Daily Mail

Man Overboard! A Pakistani sailor jumps ship into croc infested...

A Pakistani sailor, serving on a navy vessel, has appeared to jump ship into crocodile infested waters, while participating in war games off the Northern Territory coast. It's believed the man was last seen hiding in the bushes on the mainland, spotted by a local YMCA worker, after he was reported overboard in Darwin Harbour early yesterday.

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ABC News

MH17: Australian victim Emma Bell cremated in Amsterdam

Emma Bell, who had been working in the Aboriginal community of Maningrida, about 400 kilometres east of Darwin, was aboard the flight, which was shot down over eastern Ukraine in July. "My son Shaun and I are thankful for the overwhelming support from the Northern Territory Government and people," Ms Bell said.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Bangkok Post

Plant lovers have adventure in the palms of their hands

A tour being organised by the International Palm Society will take curious botanists on a voyage across Asia in search of rare and interesting species Adventurous palm lovers are in for a wonderful time exploring the jungles of Sarawak in Borneo, Malaysia, the national parks of Darwin, Australia, and possibly the eastern Himalayan foothills of India to see palms in their natural habitat. Also on the agenda are Singapore's Gardens by the Bay and Botanic Gardens, this time to see palms in cultivation.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Northern Territory News

Man burnt after pouring petrol on fire

AN investigation has been launched into a "cowboy" Territory mine site where a foreign worker was badly burnt on the face and arms after pouring fuel on a rubbish fire. The 32-year-old man, believed to be Vietnamese or Chinese, was injured at the Australian Ilmenite Resources mine, 105km east of Mataranka, on Thursday.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

International Business Times

Uluru Is The Costliest Vacation Spot

Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, pose in front of Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, April 22, 2014. Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate and their son Prince George are on a three-week tour of New Zealand and Australia.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

ABC News

Crocs no longer king, as razor-sharp weed machine takes control of a Top End waterway

Crocodiles have long ruled the waterways of the Top End, but now there's a new predator on the scene, and its teeth are just as sharp. At Fogg Dam, an hour east of Darwin, a new machine, operated by prisoners, is cruising the flood plains and ripping up everything in its path.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Rsaf B-Boy shows off smooth moves on runway

The Republic of Singapore Air Force says the serviceman was directing one of their fighter jets as part of a recent exercise in Darwin, Australia.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Northern Territory News

Melting pot of love

Whatever you decide, our dynamic population has claimed us as having the highest number per capita of interethnic couples than any other Australian city, according to research from the University of Wollongong's Australian Centre for Cultural Environmental Research.

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Examiner.com

Motivation for STEM empowerment prevalent in PBC schools

Motivation is instilling valuable knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in students across the United States and around the world through programs such as THE FLYING CLASSROOM whereby students from Verde Elementary School will take part in this "one-of-a-kind" virtual field trip which will take them around the world during the ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

ABC News

Thousands of head return to majestic Northern Territory cattle station following purchase by AACo

One of northern Australia's most sought after cattle stations is once again back in business, with stocking rates surging to levels not seen in years.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

ABC News

Lake Argyle in Western Australia's remote Kimberley earmarked for future 'second capital'

There has long been talk of the need to more densely populate Australia's north, and Lake Argyle, on the border of Western Australia and the Northern Territory, has been earmarked as the ideal location.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's solar eclipse

Australians are supposed to be among the fastest consumers to take up new gadgetry but when it comes to adopting solar energy the country remains very much in the shade.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Nerve News

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Police have warned residents to stay indoors after a volcano erupted Friday.

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