Darwin, Australia Newswire

Darwin, Australia Newswire

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  1. Sam set for big things in the hockey arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South Coast Register

    CULBURRA Beach's Sam Wright-Smith will captain the PSSA NSW boys hockey team when they travel to Perth to compete in the Australian School Sports National titles. CULBURRA Beach's Sam Wright-Smith will captain the PSSA NSW boys hockey team when they travel to Perth to compete in the Australian School Sports National titles.

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  2. 4WD fail as Landcruiser sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Northern Territory News

    Video still of a land cruiser which gets stuck while trying to do a water crossing through a Territory river. Picture: Supplied.

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  3. Dozens of crocodile heads dumped in Australian townRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    Up to 70 rotting crocodile heads have been found in an old freezer dumped at a remote Australian town, police said Tuesday, with the culprits facing large fines and jail time if convicted of the killings. Several teenagers made the grisly find behind a row of shops at Humpty Doo, 40 kilometers outside Darwin on Sunday and contacted authorities.

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  4. Australian police investigate freezer full of crocodile headsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ITV

    A freezer full of crocodile heads was found rotting and half-thawed in Australia's Northern Territory, police have said. Officers are investigating where the grim freezer came from after a group of teenagers happened upon it whilst riding bikes in bush land near Humpty Doo, 40 miles from Darwin at the weekend.

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  5. Giant second rower spends time on defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Fairfield City Champion

    FROM the moment Pauli Pauli pulled on a rugby league jersey people have marvelled at his size and attacking presence. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - AUGUST 15: Pauli Pauli of the Eels in action during the round 23 NRL match between the Parramatta Eels and the Canterbury Bulldogs at ANZ Stadium on August 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

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  6. Crocodile heads found in freezerRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Dozens of crocodile heads have been found dumped and left to rot in a freezer in a small town in northern Australia, local media reported on Tuesday. A group of children made the find when they investigated a freezer that had been left behind a local shop at the small town called Humpty Doo, 40 kilometres southeast of Darwin in Australia' s Northern Territory .

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  7. NT draws closer to regulating boaters, AFANT saysRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | ABC News

    The Northern Territory Government is a step closer to regulating Top End boat operators, as it moves closer to introducing a voluntary licensing scheme for recreational boaters, a fishing group claims. The Amateur Fishing Association of the Northern Territory said the Australian Marine Safety Authority within the Department of Transport is paving the way for recreational fishermen or boat operators to obtain a licence under a similar system to Western Australia's.

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  8. Chinese eye outback in $60b foreign farming frenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Yin Jian Zhong: The affable, whiskey-drinking former Shanghai policeman is the face of a $59 billion foreign farming frenzy by Chinese companies, spurred by mounting food security needs and a push to "go global". Yin Jian Zhong pulls off the felt cowboy hat protecting his head from the harsh north Australian sun as he stands in an irrigated field and points to a thin crop of black hair on his otherwise bald pate.

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  9. Chinese Eye Australia's Outback in $43 Billion Foreign Farming FrenzyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    Yin Jian Zhong at Shanghai Zhongfu's chia farm in the tropical East Kimberley region of Western Australia. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg Yin Jian Zhong pulls off the felt cowboy hat protecting his head from the harsh north Australian sun as he stands in an irrigated field and points to a thin crop of black hair on his otherwise bald pate.

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  10. Dynamic Pauli works hard on mastering defence skillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Paramatta Sun

    From the moment Pauli Pauli pulled on a rugby league jersey people have marvelled at his size and attacking presence. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 15: Pauli Pauli smiles during a Parramatta Eels NRL pre-season training session at Parramatta Stadium on January 15, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

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  11. Minor hotel unit makes deeper inroads in AustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Nation

    OAKS HOTELS & Resorts, a subsidiary of Minor International Plc and a division of Minor Hotel Group, is set to make its Australian Northern Territory debut by acquiring Elan Soho Suites in the territory's capital of Darwin, in a deal worth 57.1 million Australian dollars . Rebranding as Oaks Elan Darwin, the 301-room hotel, which was completed in 2014, will formally launch on September 1, marking the 52nd property in operation for Oaks Hotels & Resorts.

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  12. Traditional Polynesian canoe Hokulea lands in BaliRead the original story

    Monday | West Hawaii Today

    The traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe Hokulea arrived in Bali Thursday after the latest leg of its around-the-world journey. The canoe's crew said it faced new weather challenges during the 11-day trip from Darwin, Australia, to the small Indonesian island, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

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  13. Hokule'a lands in Bali after an 11-day voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 2 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Hokule'a is making further distance from Hawaii in its unprecedented journey around the world, having landed last week in Bali. The traditional Polynesian voyaging canoe arrived Thursday on the small Indonesian island, renowned for its rich cultural heritage and natural beauty, after an 11-day voyage from Darwin, Australia, across the Indian Ocean that saw a new round of weather-related challenges.

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  14. Call for more dialysis machines in remote communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | ABC News

    In a room decorated with photos of kingfishers, ducks and eagles, Morgan Mununggurr has a dialysis machine named after his totem - Mana, the shark. Three times a week he visits the Miwatj Health Clinic in Yirrkala community outside of Nhulunbuy, or about 30 minutes drive from the site of the Garma Festival, and sits in a chair hooked up to a haemodialysis blood filtering machine.

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  15. Moss'n Time best NT sprinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Northern Territory News

    LEADING Alice Springs trainer Lisa Lefoe claimed her first Top End feature event on Saturday afternoon at Fannie Bay as Moss'n Time cemented its position as the best sprinter in the Northern Territory. The grinding win in the $135,000 highlight of day seven of the 2015 Darwin Cup Carnival was the horse's seventh win in succession and it's most significant of its improving career.

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  16. NT winner for suicide preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Northern Territory News

    DEDICATION to helping prevent suicide among Australians has kept Julie Turner going since her daughter took her own life nearly a decade ago. Since 2006, the Malak woman has been working tirelessly to get indigenous support groups available in the Territory, and holding rallies to raise awareness about suicide and support services.

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  17. Ashes slipping away as Aussies hammeredRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Northern Territory News

    UNLESS Jimmy Anderson's demise proves to be England's "Glenn McGrath moment", Australia's imploding Ashes campaign is hanging by a thread after a disastrous loss at Edgbaston. It was at the same ground in 2005 that Australian spearhead McGrath twisted an ankle treading on a ball, changing the course of the entire series.

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  18. Hotel sector hits new highs as Australia accommodates visitor demandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Canberra Times

    A swath of new hotels - from boutique to five star - are set to be rolled out across the country as the sector readies for the next upturn in the tourism cycle. Having been light on new developments since the period after the 2000 Sydney Olympics, cranes are now dotting the skyline, working on major projects, including the 35-storey, 600-room Sofitel at the International Convention Centre at Darling Harbour and the proposed Crown Resort at Barangaroo South.

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  19. He's hot stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Northern Territory News

    PROMISING all-rounder Dean Fry has continued Southern Districts' proud record with selection in Cricket Australia's inaugural Pathway Rookie squad. The 15-year-old Humpty Doo resident is the latest Crocodile to earn national recognition, behind the likes of Dylan Mullen, Ken Skewes, Stephen Regan and Ken Vowles.

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  20. Oaks Hotels & Resorts moves into Northern Territory with acquisition of Oaks Elan DarwinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Hospitality Net

    Minor Hotel Group Berli Jucker House 99 Soi Rubia, Sukhumvit 42 Road, Kwaeng Phrakanong, Khet Bangkok, Thailand Phone: +662-365-7500 Visit Website Leading accommodation provider Oaks Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Minor International Pcl and a division of Minor Hotel Group , is set to make its Australian Northern Territory debut, by announcing the acquisition of Elan Soho Suites, its first property in the territory's capital city of Darwin, in a deal worth $57.1 million. Rebranding as Oaks Elan Darwin, the 301-room hotel, which was completed in 2014, will officially launch on 1 September 2015, marking the 52nd property in operation for Oaks Hotels & Resorts.

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