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2 hrs ago | Paramatta Sun

World heritage sought for Female Factory

Convict history: Parramatta Female Factory Friends members Beth Matthews, Kerima-Gae Topp, Noela Vranich, Gay Hendriksen and Judith Dunn hope the female factory is adequately preserved for public education and historical tourism.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Times

Australia close to currency clearing deal with China: RBA's Lowe

Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe said the central bank was working with the People's Bank of China on a memorandum of understanding that would allow a clearing bank to be chosen "over coming months".

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SBWire

Concut NSW Offers Fast and Dependable Deep Core Drilling Services in Sydney

The process of cutting a perfect cylindrical part from concrete, walls, pavements, etc.

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Newsday

Prince George celebrates first birthday

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge as they visit the Bilby Enclosure at Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia, on April 20, 2014.

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WTNH

The Dawn Princess brings tourist dollars ashore

The 864 foot cruise ship arrived with 2,000 passengers and more than 900 crew members on board.

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Eater

Price Hikes: Chinese Restaurant Allegedly Charges English-Speaking Customers More

The Daily Telegraph's Taylor Auerbach i s alleging that a Chinese restaurant in Sydney, Australia is charging people who order from the English menu more than those who order off of the Chinese menu.

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ABC News

Wallabies look to life without 'Honey Badger'

There will be no cult hero Nick Cummins when Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie unveils his 32-man squad on Wednesday for the Rugby Championship.

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The Times of Israel

Australian Jews' safety at 'high warning level'

Thousands came together Sunday in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth as the Australian Jewish community held rallies and solidarity gatherings in a show of support to Israel.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Australia, Oceania, Hamas (Palestine)

North Devon Gazette

Picture Gallery: Sticklepath Community School set cream tea world record

HUNDREDS of pupils, parents and grandparents turned out to Sticklepath Community Primary School on Tuesday to set a new world record for a giant cream tea event.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller Set to Lead Dirty Dancing...

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller will star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage.

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The Daily Breeze

Pomona man gets 5 years in prison for smuggling cocaine in surfboard

A Pomona man arrested at Los Angeles International Airport in February was sentenced Monday to five years in federal prison for trying to smuggle nearly seven pounds of cocaine in a hollowed-out surfboard, authorities said.

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Mirror.co.uk

Woman flies 10,500 miles to visit sick dad - only to hear husband has died in mountain accident

Diane Francis, 45, jetted back from to Britain from her home in Australia after her father Sylvester Paterson, 79, was admitted to a hospital's coronary care unit Diane flew 10,500 miles from Sydney to visit her ill father in Dundee, only to hear her partner died falling from a New Zealand mountain A woman flew 10,500 miles to be with her sick dad ... (more)

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Sydney Morning Herald

'Australia's answer to California'

New South Wales aims to be "Australia's answer to California", accelerating the use of renewable energy and finding new ways to curb waste, in a push that puts it at odds with Coalition counterparts in other states and at the federal level.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Australia, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

TechCrunch

Australian Graphic Design Startup Canva Raises Additional $3.6M

Canva , a site that lets non-designers create graphics using drag-and-drop tools, has nabbed an additional $3.6 million in funding from Founders Fund and Shasta Ventures, as well as existing investors Matrix Partners, Blackbird Ventures, and Square Peg Capital.

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St. Petersburg Times

New Orleans putting smoked butts in a better place

The first of 50 cigarette butt recycling receptacles was installed at a downtown intersection Monday.

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Newsday

Royal family prepares for Prince George's first birthday

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge holds Prince George of Cambridge at Taronga Zoo on April 20, 2014, in Sydney, Australia.

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Business Times

Australia's Fairfax in mining mogul Rinehart's sights: report

Australia's richest person, mining magnate Gina Rinehart, is considering taking over respected media firm Fairfax out of frustration at its direction, a report said Monday.

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Express India

Cancer treatment clears two Australian men of HIV

In a discovery that raises hope for AIDS cure, two Australian men have been found to be HIV-free after receiving stem cells to treat cancer.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Barry And District News: EXHIBITOR: Robert Tinsley

A BARRY stonemason whose work has featured in the BBC's award-winning TV sci-fi show Doctor Who has travelled back to Medieval times.

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Russia Taday

Turkey and Russia discuss Customs Union collaboration

Stalled progress towards EU membership has shifted Turkey's economic interest, and it is now looking for closer cooperation with Russia's Customs Union, Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev said.

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