Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 2)

Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Darwin, Australia. (Page 2)

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  1. Melbourne Cup punters placed record 850 bets a second on most popular appRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | The Age

    And in Darwin, far from the rails at Flemington Racecourse, a data room full of powerful computers was processing a truly staggering volume of bets from punters far and wide. Right before the Melbourne Cup, between 2.55pm and 3pm, "that's when the beads of sweat start forming," says Simon Noonan, chief information officer at the nation's biggest online bookmaker, Sportsbet.

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  2. Tourism stalwarts bag a big bunch of BrolgasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 11 | The Mercury

    Curtin Springs were the big winners at the 2017 Brolga Awards taking out several categories including Tourist Attraction, Hosted Accommodation and the Chairman's Choice for Outstanding Tourism Excellence Curtin Springs were the big winners at the 2017 Brolga Awards taking out several categories including Tourist Attraction, Hosted Accommodation and the Chairman's Choice for Outstanding Tourism Excellence. PICTURE: Tourism NT Curtin Springs was the big winner at the Brolga Awards, taking out Best Tourist Attraction, Hosted Accommodation and the Chairman's Choice for Outstanding Tourism A Excellence.

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  3. Meningococcal quad vaccine to be introduced in NTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | ABC News

    The meningococcal vaccine schedule in the Northern Territory is set to change in the wake of the recent death of a child in Darwin and an outbreak of the potentially fatal infectious disease in Central Australia. From December 2017, a new so-called quad vaccine - which protects against the A,C,Y and W strains of meningococcal disease - will replace the current vaccine for the C strain, according to NT Minister for Health Natasha Fyles.

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  4. Sister Anne Gardiner criticises Uluru Statement handling, urges Australians to do moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | ABC News

    Outgoing Senior Australian of the Year Sister Anne Gardiner has urged non-Indigenous people to do more to open lines of communication with their Indigenous compatriots. She has told an audience in Darwin that non-Indigenous people needed to do more to listen to their Indigenous compatriots.

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  5. Pressure grows to add meningococcal B to immunisation scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | ABC News

    Pressure is mounting to fund a vaccine for meningococcal disease B strain after a new medical study showed increasing numbers of people were contracting the condition. For the past 15 years, the number of cases of meningococcal B have been dropping in Australia.

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  6. Secret recording delays NT fracking inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 7 | ABC News

    The final report into hydraulic fracturing in the Northern Territory has been delayed by three months, after an Indigenous community in the resource-rich Beetaloo Basin was "pushed" to consider the benefits of fracking during a community consultation. In August, residents in the remote community of Elliot, 700km south of Darwin, recorded a consultation session in which they were repeatedly asked to consider asking for new houses, a cattle station, cultural centre and supermarket.

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  7. AirAsia to refund 9,700 wrongly charged $60 departure taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 5 | Daily Mail

    AirAsia to refund more than 10,000 passengers after overcharging parents for their children's fares when departing Australia - and they did it for SEVEN years Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia is refunding almost 10,000 customers after illegally charging their children a $60 departure tax for almost seven years. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has confirmed AirAsia would be refunding 9,700 customers, a total of $582,000, who were illegally charged for child passengers younger than 12. 'Some AirAsia customers have been incorrectly charged for a levy of up to $60 that did not apply.

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  8. Glad You Asked: Happy NaNoWriMo - Celebrate by writing a novelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 4 | The Delaware Gazette

    ... of all: He asks to go outside. "The Darwin Elevator" by Jason M. Hough. In the mid-23rd century, Darwin, Australia, stands as the last human city on Earth. The world has succumbed to an alien plague, with most of the population transformed ...

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  9. Gina Rinehart reclaims title of Australia's richest person as Hancock profits soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | The New Zealand Herald

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  10. The day I met my parking inspector nemesisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | The Age

    Confession: For a considerable time, I harboured strong resentment towards my local parking inspector. She has worked the beat of this coastal community for years, and booked me once when I was picking my kid up from her first day at school in Australia.

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  11. Stephanie ZillmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Darwin playwright Tessa Rose, who was removed from Daly River and sent to live with a non-Indigenous foster family, sheds light on life's dark corners and tells of her experience trying to "prove she's a blackfella". Days after the Federal Government threw out a proposal to hold a referendum on matters raised in the Uluru Statement, survey results show there is community support for an Indigenous advisory council to be added to Parliament.

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  12. Gina Rinehart Australia's richest person againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | The New Zealand Herald

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  13. Rugby World Cup player Meg Warden juggles firefighting with footyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 1 | ABC News

    Firefighter Meg Ward remembers her reaction when she discovered she had been chosen to represent Australia in the Rugby League World Cup. She had played only five games in the Darwin local rugby league competition before she was selected in the Australian women's squad to take on Papua New Guinea.

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  14. Solar cars race into Australian OutbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2017 | Reuters

    SENDING WITH COMPLETE SCRIPT SHOWS: DARWIN, AUSTRALIA 1. MEMBERS OF PUNCH POWERTRAIN SOLAR TEAM WORKING ON VEHICLE 2. NITECH SOLAR RACING TEAM AND VEHICLE 3. NUON SOLAR TEAM VEHICLE NUNA 9 4. JAPANESE VEHICLE HORIZON 17 STARTING RACE 5. WESTERN SYDNEY SOLAR TEAM VEHICLE UNLIMITED 2.0 STARTING RACE 6. NUON SOLAR TEAM VEHICLE NUNA 9 STARTING RACE 7. PEOPLE IN CROWD WATCHING AND CHEERING VEHICLES 8. VARIOUS OF VEHICLES DRIVING THROUGH OUTBACK STORY: The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with nearly 40 solar cars crossing Australia's tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km race through the outback.

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  15. What $1m will buy you in every Australian capital cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 28 | Daily Mail

    What $1million dollars buys you in every capital city: From a luxury penthouse in Adelaide to a waterfront retreat on the Gold Coast - how the median house price proves Sydney is the WORST place to buy a home Sydney is the worst place to buy a home as average prices are higher in the harbour city than anywhere else Sydney 's median house price has reached the staggering amount of more than $1million dollars, making it Australia's most expensive city by far to buy a home. But for the same amount that will buy you very much the average house in Sydney, home owners could snap much more luxurious and convenient properties in other cities.

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  16. Changes at Kormilda College flagged by union as takeover loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | ABC News

    Students at Kormilda College in Darwin could be completing the same work as Victorian students under proposed changes being considered as part of a takeover of the embattled school, an education union has warned. In June this year, one of the country's top private schools, Haileybury, purchased Kormilda College, Australia's largest Indigenous boarding school.

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  17. Asbestos found at old hospital siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | NEWS.com.au

    Contractors engaged by the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics discovered some asbestos material while removing Coffee Bush from the site on Wednesday. The area has been isolated and a specialised asbestos removal company, SLR Consulting Australia has been engaged to prepare a management plan.

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  18. Simwave Hires HoornRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 25 | Marine News

    ... to the U.S. A new vessel built for carrying liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, Australia to Naoetsu... Just two weeks after accepting the U.S. Coast Guard's congratulations on a military career spanning almost three ...

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  19. Australian-Indonesian ties are key to stability in Asia-Pacific, Yudhoyono saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 25 | ABC News

    Former Indonesia president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono says he wants to see closer Indonesian-Australian ties in order to foster stability in the Asia-Pacific region. In delivering a keynote address at the Northern Australia Defence Summit in Darwin, the former president said there had never been a more important time for ASEAN countries to bind together, and that Australia and Indonesia should lead the way.

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  20. 2018 KTM Australia Adventure Rallye | Outback RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 24 | MCNEWS

    KTM promises that for the third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye, participants will be treated to an experience that will eclipse all previous events, visiting specially chosen areas in Northern Territory. For 2018, the Rallye will take place in parts of Australia that you may have only dreamed of, traversing unexplored terrain in the stunning Northern Territory for the KTM Australia Adventure Rallye: OUTBACK RUN, to be held June 1st to 8th 2018.

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