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Holden moves to slash labour costs
Holden will open the books to the union and employees during a consultation process, before award-covered workers vote on a proposal in August.
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Australian charged in attack on Indian restaurateur - Indiatalkies.com
Sydney, June 19: Police in Australia charged a man Wednesday in connection with a vicious gang attack on the owner of an Indian restaurateur earlier this month.
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Alcohol restrictions protect Aboriginal people, high court rules
Curbs on the sale and possession of alcohol in 19 Queensland communities do target indigenous Australians, but do not breach international or Australian racial discrimination laws Alcohol management plans do not breach racial discrimination laws because they are "special measures" designed to protect vulnerable indigenous communities, Australia 's ... (more)
Tue Jun 18, 2013
New CTP providers for Canberra
Katy Gallagher and Andrew Barr have the long awaited news that three new players are entering the Compulsory Third Party insurance market in the ACT: Three insurers: AAMI, GIO and Apia have been granted licences to offer CTP insurance to ACT motorists.
Parents to blame for kids diabetes
Parents of 31,000 Australian kids suffering from Type 2 diabetes should wear the blame for their poor health an international expert says.
Australian jailed for life for rape, murder
There's no guarantee that President Barack Obama's health care law will launch smoothly and on time, congressional investigators say in the first in-depth independent look at its progress.
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Australian jailed for life for rape, murder
A tropical depression has formed off the coast of Belize and forecasters say it is expected to bring as much as five inches of rain to parts of Belize, Guatemala and northern Honduras.
International Business Times
Australia Business Leaders, CEOs Join Vinnies Sleepout with the Homeless
's Homeless. Yearly, business leaders and CEO of different big companies experience what it is to be homeless as they sleep out in the streets.
Allen awaits decision in fatal crash case
A COUNTY Court jury in Wangaratta began deliberating yesterday afternoon in the trial of Chiltern man Owen Richard Allen over a fatal accident in Wodonga in 2010.
Jill Meagher killer to serve at least 35 years
The man who raped and murdered Irish woman Jill Meagher in Melbourne, Australia, last year, has been sentenced to life in prison.
Adelaide building boom worth $2.5bn
DEVELOPERS have earmarked more than $2.5 billion of major city projects since the State Government relaxed planning regulations in March last year.
Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Direct Lions, Promo & Activation and PR Winners Announced
Celebrating its 60th year, Cannes Lions has held the first of its four awards ceremonies which saw the winners of the Creative Effectiveness, Direct, PR and Promo & Activation Lions categories announced to a packed auditorium.
US And Europe Could Unite Due To Newly Forming Subduction Zone
The activation of a passive plate boundary in the Atlantic Ocean could ultimately result in continental Europe moving closer to the US, according to new research appearing in the journal Geology .
Water prices set to level out
But the state regulator has declared the era of big country price increases is over after years of huge hikes to pay for drought-busting projects.
Antidepressant Usage, Stress And High-fat Diet Combo Linked To Long-term Weight Gain
Short-term users of antidepressants who are stressed and consume a high-fat diet might have a higher risk of long-term weight gain, researchers from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, explained on Sunday at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California, USA.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Testosterone improves verbal learning and memory in postmenopausal women
"This is the first large, placebo-controlled study of the effects of testosterone on mental skills in postmenopausal women who are not on estrogen therapy," said principal investigator Susan Davis, MBBS , PhD, of Monash University, Melbourne, Australia.
How do pilots navigate through the fog?
With an average of 21 fog days over the winter months, passengers flying in and out of Canberra are familiar with delays due to the heavy mists that make it almost impossible to safely touch down.
Federal election: Polls show King could lose
BALLARAT MP Catherine King could be in danger of losing her seat at the next federal election, according to a political expert.
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Young Victoria student killed in "Ride to Conquer Cancer" crash
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Where is the outrage over Prism in Australia? | Antony Loewenstein
Global surveillance is a threat to our personal freedom. And yet, the NSA revelations have barely caused a ripple on this side of the world Protesters hold placards as they march to the US consulate in Hong Kong, in support of Edward Snowden.