Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 7)

Darwin, Australia Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Darwin, Australia. (Page 7)

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  1. Creeks get all clear after PFAS testingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    Northern Territory Health Minister Natasha Fyles says results of new testing show there is nothing to fear from PFAS levels in waterways around Rapid Creek and Ludmilla Creek. Picture: Lucy Hughes Jones Residents in Rapid Creek and Ludmilla have nothing to fear from PFAS levels in water and seafood in their nearby waterways.

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  2. Yunupingu 'would be alive' if carers hadn't neglected himRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'Genius' Aboriginal singer, 46, 'found in a beach drinking camp before his death and missed hospital treatment for kidney and liver disease' - as friend claims he was 'neglected' by carers Legendary Aboriginal singer Dr G Yunupingu would still be alive if he had been properly cared for, a friend has claimed. The claims come after an outpouring of sympathy following the death of the singer, 46, from a suspected heart attack believed to following a long fight with complications from a childhood disease.

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  3. Iconic Australian Musician Dr. G. Yunupingu Has Died, Age 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | National Public Radio

    ... guitar style that took him far beyond his homeland. He was just 46 years old when he died on Tuesday in Darwin, Australia. His record label, Skinnyfish, announced his passing, but did not disclose its exact cause, citing only a "long battle with ...

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  4. Tributes pour in for Indigenous singer Dr G YunupinguRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Daily Mail

    'A national treasure': Tributes pour in for celebrated Indigenous singer Dr G Yunupingu, 46, who died of a heart attack after a long battle with illness Tributes have poured in for celebrated Aboriginal singer Dr G Yunupingu, who has been remembered as a genius that used his gift as a tool for reconciliation. The 46-year-old singer died of a heart attack in a Darwin hospital on Tuesday after battling liver and kidney disease following childhood hepatitis B. The softly spoken Yolngu man with a powerful voice had an ability to bridge cultures, touching the hearts of millions around the world while singing in his native tongue.

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  5. Dr. G. Yunupingu, Australian Aboriginal Singer, Dies at 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The New York Times

    ... halls around the world and to performances for Queen Elizabeth and Barack Obama, died on Tuesday in Darwin, Australia . He was 46. His record label, Skinnyfish Music, announced his death in a statement, but it did not provide a cause. Australian ...

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  6. Indigenous music icon Dr G Yunupingu dies aged 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Dr G Yunupingu, the blind-from-birth singer-songwriter from Elcho Island off the coast of Arnhem Land, was the highest-selling Indigenous artist in history, selling more than half a million copies of his albums, which were sung in a mix of Yolngu and English. He had been battling chronic liver and kidney-related problems for much of his life since contracting hepatitis B as a child.

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  7. Dr G. Yunupingu, the 'Australian Voice of a Generation,' Dies at 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Billboard

    Dr G. Yunupingu , the multiple award-winning indigenous Australian artist who was feted by Quincy Jones as an "unbelievable" talent, died Tuesday at Royal Darwin Hospital after a long battle with ill health. He was 46. Blind from birth and raised in the remote Galiwin'ku community on Elcho Island, off the coast of Arnhem land in the Northern Territory, Yunupingu went on to become one of Australia's most important artists and a star on the global stage.

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  8. Musical genius remembered as unique talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    "At much a moment we are reminded of the impact of such a quiet unassuming musician has had on the world," he said. "In this day of too much noise Dr G Yunupingu showed us that music is a powerful force of reconciliation.

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  9. The death of a giant: Dr G Yunupingu was much more than a truly great singerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Let us not underestimate the importance of Dr G Yunupingu, who died on Tuesday in the Royal Darwin Hospital at the tragically early age of 46. Born blind, the singer-songwriter from Elcho Island became the highest-selling Indigenous artist in history, selling more than half a million copies of his albums, which were sung in a mix of Yolngu and English. A look behind the scenes at the shooting of a television commercial for a new production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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  10. 'Voice of a generation' Yunupingu dies, 46Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | The Mercury

    Australia's most prominent Aboriginal musician, Dr G Yunupingu has been remembered as a genius whose soulful voice propelled him to global stardom and made him the highest selling indigenous artist in history. The 46-year-old blind singer died of a heart attack in a Darwin hospital on Tuesday after suffering years of ill health from liver and kidney disease.

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  11. Tributes pour in for 'once in a lifetime' musician G YunupinguRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Canberra Times

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  12. Indigenous clan takes land council to court over $29m in claimed losses from Muckaty Station debacleRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | Crikey

    Old wounds will be re-opened in the Federal Court after disgruntled Aboriginal Australians filed an action against the Northern Land Council for allegedly losing them large sums of money after canning the Muckaty Station nuclear waste dump proposal. The traditional Aboriginal owners of Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory have launched legal action in the Federal Court in Darwin seeking to reopen one of the most contentious pieces of environmental litigation in recent Australian history.

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  13. SkyCity takes A$95M charge against Darwin casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | Scoop

    SkyCity Entertainment Group will write off all the goodwill in its Darwin casino complex with an A$95 million impairment, saying increased competition for gaming machines in the Northern Territory hurt revenue and earnings. The non-cash impairment will be recognised in the Auckland-based casino and hotel group's results for the year ended June 30 and will reduce the book value of the Darwin property to A$195 million, it said in a statement.

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  14. Nation's 'greatest voice' Yunupingu diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    Australia is mourning the loss of its most prominent indigenous musician, Dr G Yunupingu, whose exquisite, ethereal voice propelled him onto the world stage. He'd suffered years of ill health, having contracted Hepatitis B as a child, leaving him with liver and kidney disease.

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  15. Morphometric analysis of the Australian freshwater crocodileRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | CSIRO Publishing

    Glenn P. Edwards A B F , Grahame J. Webb C D , S. Charlie Manolis C and Alex Mazanov A E Australian Journal of Zoology - https://doi.org/10.1071/ZO16079 Submitted: 10 November 2016 Accepted: 22 June 2017 Published online: 25 July 2017 C. johnstoni from isolated body parts. The results also allow reconstruction of C. johnstoni dimensions for comparison with other crocodilian species.

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  16. Recall: Do you drive one of these?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    DRIVERS are being urged to check whether their car is included in a massive Australian recall after the death of man at a Sydney intersection. AUSTRALIAN drivers are being urged to check whether they are driving around in a car containing potentially deadly airbags, after a faulty model was blamed for killing a man in a Sydney crash.

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  17. Darwin drivers facing win at bowserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    PETROL prices are on their way down in Darwin, but the bad news is they are not likely to fall to the $1/L level tipped for interstate petrol pumps. Australia's largest roadside assistance network NRMA has told east coast and southern motorists they can expect to enjoy drops in the coming days and weeks.

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  18. First Takata airbag death in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Yahoo!

    A faulty Takata airbag has been blamed for the death of a man in a serious car accident in Sydney. The first Australian death linked to faulty Takata airbags has been recorded in Sydney after a 58-year-old man was killed in a collision at Cabramatta.

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  19. Genesee & Wyoming Australia Appoints Luke Anderson as Chief Executive OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | Business Wire

    Mr. Anderson was previously Chief Financial Officer of Australian mining company OZ Minerals Limited since 2015 and, prior to that, was Chief Executive Officer and President of Unimin Corporation, one of North America's largest industrial minerals and mining concerns. He brings more than 20 years of experience in executive leadership, corporate development, financial management and sales and marketing roles within major international resource companies.

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  20. Exhibition celebrates the culture of Milingimbi IslandRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2017 | PressReleasePoint

    A new art exhibition Milingimbi: A Living Culture, a selection of works from the school of art from Milingimbi Island will feature works from Milingimbi Island, an island located approximately 500 kilometres east of Darwin in the Northern Territory. Presented by the University's Berndt Museum, the exhibition which is free to the public will run between 29 July and 16 December at The University of Western Australia's Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.

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