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Darwin, Australia News

Local news for Darwin, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Wednesday | New Scientist

Australia's grand plan to transform its northern wilds

The government wants to dam northern rivers to create a giant food bowl - but no one knows how it will effect the environment or Indigenous people AUSTRALIA has a daring plan: to convert its tropical north into a huge "food bowl".

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science, Natural Disasters, Flood, Science / Technology

Wednesday | Mike Philbin's Blog

Aboriginal DNA provides human migration clues

Scientists have used DNA evidence from a lock of hair found in WA in the 1920s to map the early migration of humans from Africa to Australia.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

The Aussie billionaire nobody knows

He's one of Australia's wealthiest citizens with a rags-to-riches tale, but most people would never have heard of billionaire Hui Wing Mau.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

ABC News

Peris sent racist hate mail after criticising Abbott

Northern Territory Senator Nova Peris says she has been dealing with racist hate mail on a daily basis since she spoke out against comments from Prime Minister Tony Abbott regarding the settlement of Australia.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Daily Mail

Student embarks on 29,000 mile journey in an attempt to be the youngest person to fly solo

The freshman from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, South Dakota, began his 29,000 mile journey in California on June 1. American student Matt Guthmiller began his six-week quest on June 1 and landed in Darwin - Australia's Northern Territory - this week He is now halfway through his six week long aerial odyssey, having landed in Darwin - in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Australia, World News, World Records

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Sun-Star

Udyakan Festival: A fulfilling cultural journey

THE City of Kabankalan will celebrate its 9th Udyakan Festival starting August 2, in time for the celebration of its 17th Charter Anniversary.

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Related Topix: Arts, Theater, Australia, World News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Slate Magazine

Charles Darwin! My Name Is Alex Agassiz. You Humiliated My Father.

On April 16, 1896, a chartered steamer, the Croydon , embarked from Brisbane in Queensland on an American scientific investigation of the Great Barrier Reef - the beginning of an epic series of Pacific-Indian Ocean expeditions led by a 61-year-old American zoologist and mining millionaire, Alexander Agassiz.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Creation, Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Great Barrier Reef, Australia Travel, Zoology, Science, Oceania

Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Invercargill boat constructor winning Australian work

Stabicraft Marine managing director Paul Adams, in the company's Invercargill factory, as boat fabrication team leader Ken Stenton works on a vessel for an Australian client.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, New Zealand,

Fri Jun 27, 2014

I-Newswire.com

Criteria For Choosing Recommended Binary Options Brokers

If you are looking for an investment option that has the capacity of generating handsome profits, you may consider binary trading options.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Yahoo!

WA tale wins Miles Franklin Award

British-Australian author Evie Wyld has taken out Australia's most prestigious literary prize ahead of male heavyweight favourites Tim Winton and Richard Flanagan for her novel All the Birds, Singing.

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Northern Territory News

MH370: New search to begin August

THE hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is moving to a new area south of where an intensive effort failed to find a trace.

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NEWS.com.au

What it's like to be married to a beauty queen

THINK beauty queens are bimbos? The husband of a reigning Australian pageant queen says they are way more than blonde girls prancing around in bikinis.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Art Daily

Darwin's HMS Beagle chronometer to be sold by Bonhams in London next month

The chronometer will be offered in the Fine Clocks sale at New Bond Street, London, on July 9 with an estimate of A 30,000A-50,000.

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Related Topix: Watches, Australia, World News, Oceania, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Northern Territory, Australia Travel, Ecuador

Channelnewsasia.com

US cuts more Thailand aid, considers moving exercises

The United States said it has suspended more assistance to Thailand in response to a military coup and was considering moving a major regional exercise out of the kingdom.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, US Military, US Marine Corps

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 ... (more)

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

On Social Marketing and Social Change

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Deal likely to bring more U.S. military assets to Australia

U.S. Navy sailors man the rails aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet Flagship USS Blue Ridge as it pulls into port in Darwin, Australia, in June 2013 on a mission to build maritime partnerships and conduct security operations.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

West Australian

GDF, Santos go cold on Bonaparte

Serious cracks have emerged in Australian LNG's appetite for greenfield projects after Santos and French partner GDF Suez baulked at pushing ahead with the Bonaparte floating LNG development in the Timor Sea.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Markets Live: Gold bugs buy big

Shares are poised to take a breath early after yesterday's gains, as gold surged the most in nine months overnight and oil rises on conflict in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania,

Tue Jun 17, 2014

The Daily Caller

Worst Travel Agent Of The Year Sends Newlyweds To El Salvador Instead Of The World Cup

A couple from Darwin, Australia, had planned to spend their honeymoon in the Brazilian city of Salvador, but their travel agent instead booked them a flight to crime-ridden San Salvador, El Salvador.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, El Salvador, US News, Conservative Political News

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