Broken Hill, Australia Newswire (Page 4)

Broken Hill, Australia Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Country Hour for Wednesday 26 October, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | ABC News

    A Senate inquiry has begun hearing testimony on the state of the Australian dairy industry today as it investigates the impact of dramatic cuts to farm gate milk prices. A parliamentary inquiry into the long term management of the Menindee Lakes system and Broken Hill's water supply begins.

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  2. Turia Pitt in running for NSW Australian of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | ABC News

    New South Wales ironwoman and bushfire burns survivor Turia Pitt has been announced as a New South Wales finalist for the 2017 Australian of the Year. Ms Pitt, from Narrawalle on the NSW south coast, received burns to 65 per cent of her body when she was caught up in a firestorm in Western Australia during a marathon in 2011.

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  3. Passion for the landRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Area News

    FINALISTS for the 2017 NSW Australian of the Year Award have been announced and a local woman has made the list. AWARD FINALIST: Anika Molesworth is one of four people who have been announced as A a state finalist in the 2017 NSW Australian of the Year Awards.

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  4. Community hub in Broken Hill hailed a success by police, localsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | ABC News

    A community centre at Broken Hill in far-west New South Wales has been praised by police and residents for helping reduce crime in a disadvantaged neighbourhood. The hub provides programs to tenants and other residents, including a range of skills courses, outreach programs, and technology resources.

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  5. Remote animal rescue group saves 151 dogs from death rowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | ABC News

    An animal rescue program unique to the western region has been responsible for a vast drop in dog euthanasia rates in two remote western New South Wales communities. The volunteer-run Rural Outback Animal Rescue based at Cobar was set up to address high numbers of dogs being impounded.

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  6. Far west NSW communities welcome releases into Lake MenindeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | ABC News

    Water is flowing into one of the largest lakes in far west New South Wales for the first time in more than two years. The move has special significance for the communities of Menindee and Sunset Strip, which have suffered serious economic downturns since the Menindee Lakes system mostly dried up.

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  7. Country greyhound owners say NSW backflip is 'sensational'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | ABC News

    One of the state's top greyhound trainers says the New South Wales Government's reversal of a statewide greyhound racing ban is "sensational news". Cabinet ministers took a new policy to the partyroom that will mean fewer races, fewer tracks and a suite of tougher animal welfare measures.

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  8. Police Arrest Clown 'Chasing' Teenage GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Yahoo!

    In one incident, officers arrested a man in Northam after he was allegedly caught chasing a group of teenage girls while dressed as a clown. Police say the man scared the girls near a shopping centre in Fitzgerald Street at about 9.30pm before chasing them 700m to the Northam Police Station on Gairdner Street.

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  9. 'Time to go clown hunting': Social media users stand up to clown crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Sightings of creepy 'killer clowns' have been reported across Australia with hundreds of images and videos posted online, sparking negative reactions from thousands of Facebook users. One Facebook page claimed a copycat clown was hospitalised after he was king hit in the south Sydney suburb of Caringbah, however police disputed that claim, saying no reports of assault were made overnight.

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  10. Silver tsunami incoming: Australians facing death with little support, says palliative doctorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | The Age

    Australia is confronted with a "silver tsunami" of people facing death with little infrastructure in place to cope with such a seismic shift in population, according to a leading American palliative care doctor. Dr B. J. Miller said there was a huge workforce of largely ignored potential carers who could be reimbursed, trained and supported to keep people out of hospitals and hospices and die at home.

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  11. Broken Hill man receives new age prostheticRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | ABC News

    Mr Henderson, from Broken Hill in far west New South Wales, lost his left arm in a workplace accident last year. "It was a big relief just knowing I've got it now - it's there I can use it" he said.

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  12. Big crowd enjoys muddy ute muster in DeniliquinRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | ABC News

    "Rub a little dirt in it" was the attitude of the thousands of people who attended a muddy Deni Ute Muster at the weekend. Nearly 20,000 people pulled on their gumboots and camped in the sloppy conditions for the three-day celebration of rural life in Deniliquin, in southern New South Wales.

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  13. Thirsty Merc Announce Summertime Shifting Gears TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | BroadwayWorld.com

    In the past 12 months Thirsty Merc have been one of the busiest bands in the country crisscrossed the nation at least 5 times, done over 90 shows and ran up over 100,000 Frequent Flier miles between them. With the temperature rising, and Spring and Summer calling, Rai Thistlethwayte, Phil Stack and Matt Smith, with Mick Skelton on select shows, will work their way around Australia once more from now until Autumn, 2017 on the Shifting Gears Tour.

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  14. Spinifex–mallee revegetation: implications for restoration...Read the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | CSIRO Publishing

    Australian Journal of Botany 64 547-554 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/BT15265 Submitted: 23 November 2015 Accepted: 12 August 2016 Published: 20 September 2016 Mineral-sands mining in the semiarid and arid zone of south-eastern Australia is now a widespread disturbance that may adversely affect large areas of remnant vegetation, including mallee with hummock grass or spinifex understorey. No broad-scale restoration projects have been undertaken to revegetate mallee Eucalyptus species with spinifex.

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  15. Comparative daily energy expenditure and water turnover by Dorper and ...Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2016 | CSIRO Publishing

    B School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, NSW 2052, Australia, and University of New South Wales Arid Zone Research Station, Fowlers Gap, via Broken Hill, NSW 2880, Australia. The Rangeland Journal 38 361-366 http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/RJ15083 Submitted: 4 September 2015 Accepted: 24 May 2016 Published: 11 July 2016 Details of the energy requirements of domestic herbivores are essential for predicting grazing pressures and subsequent ecological impacts on rangelands.

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  16. Amusement park history hauled out of storage and put on showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | ABC News

    The descendants of an amusement park owner in outback New South Wales have unearthed a treasure trove of decades-old rides, games and paraphernalia. Brothers Ernie and Percy Johns purchased Broken Hill's Crystal Theatre, Skating Rink, Fun Park and Palais de Danse in 1926.

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  17. #Vendetta #Mining (TSXV: $VTT) Expands the Pegmont Lead-Zinc Deposit with Step Out Drilling in Zone 5Read the original story

    Sep 21, 2016 | InvestorIdeas.com

    September 21, 2016 Vendetta Mining Corp. is pleased to announce drill results from an additional ten drill holes from the ongoing 2016 drilling program at the Pegmont Lead-Zinc Project in Queensland, Australia. Pegmont is situated in the Mount Isa - McArthur Mineral Province, which hosts one of the world's richest endowments of lead-zinc-silver mineralization, including several world-class lead-zinc-silver mines.

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  18. Mad Max: Fury Road Prequel Reportedly in the Works; Furiosa Backstory?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | DreadCentrol.com

    Last year's most ass-kicking film was undoubtedly George Miller's franchise reboot Mad Max: Fury Road , which was such a huge success that it won six Academy Awards earlier this year. In other words, it surely wasn't the end of the franchise, and it's possible that a new film is already in development.

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  19. Is There A 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Prequel Aiming To Shoot Later This Year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | /film

    The future of the Mad Max franchise has been a little uncertain at Warner Bros. Pictures.

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  20. 'Mad Max: Fury Road' Prequel Reportedly in the WorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Collider

    How big do grains of salt come these days? A new report from Australia's Herald Sun states that a Mad Max: Fury Road prequel is not only in the works over at Warner Bros., it could start filming in Australia as soon as this year with George Miller returning at the helm. Now that is the kind of story I would love to believe, but there are a few odd bits that leave a lot of room for questions.

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