Australia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Spirit upbeat over finals hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bendigo Advertiser

    Bendigo Spirit guard Kerryn Harrington looks for a way to the basket under intense pressure from the Townville Fire's Chevannah Paalvast and Darcee Garbin. Picture: DARREN HOWE Heading into week 15, the Spirit are in fifth position on the league ladder, one win adrift of the South East Queensland Stars in fourth.

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  2. Mount Isa woman returns from prestigious New York social work programRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    An Indigenous woman in the state's north-west is working to improve social work in the region after returning from a prestigious leadership program in America. Mount Isa Hospital's director of social work Linda Ford spent two months at Mount Sinai hospital in New York City late last year.

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  3. Health training in far west NSW receives funding boostRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    The chief of the rural health training school at Broken Hill in far west New South Wales says the organisation will look to recruit more staff as it plans to double its intake. The Federal Government announced in its mid-year budget update this month that it will double the funding for each University Department of Rural Health , of which there are 11 around Australia.

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  4. Port Macquarie to host tsunami exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    The impact of a tsunami on the Mid North Coast will be the focus of an emergency services exercise in Port Macquarie this weekend. There'll be over 70 participants at that exercise and we'll also have a presentation by the NSW Capability Development Group for Tsunami NSW SES deputy regional controller Tony Day said the aim of the exercise was to make sure all emergency agencies knew what their role would be if a tsunami hit the region.

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  5. Union raises concerns about Wagga Hospital staffingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    The NSW Nurses and Midwives Association' claims more beds cannot be opened at the new Wagga Wagga Rural Referral Hospital, in the state's south, due to a lack of funding. The union met with the Murrumbidgee Local Health District on Monday to discuss its concerns about staffing at the new hospital.

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  6. Cricket clout in Bailey bloodlineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner

    ... somewhat uncannily also rather accurately describes his great-great grandson and namesake, who also represents Australia and, like Arthur, hails from Longford. The comparison doesn't end there. In this fascinating and in-depth account of the first ...

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  7. Australian filmmakers vie for 2016 Berlin Film Festival honoursRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    Children and teenagers can be very critical moviegoers as Australian filmmaker Rosemary Myers is about to discover at the 66th Berlin Film Festival. The festival, also known as the Berlinale, opens on Thursday and gives the city a touch of glitz during Germany's cold, grey winter months.

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  8. Roar do not want Wanderers points stripped: MaclarenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... points with the Wanderers but behind on goal difference, would be the biggest beneficiaries if Football Federation Australia (FFA) decide to take the unprecedented action against the club. Western Sydney have been given until Wednesday afternoon to ...

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  9. Path upgrades underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    MEEGAN Fitzharris says suburbs across Canberra will soon see the effects of a $1.45 million upgrade to community footpaths and cycle paths. "The works have now commenced and involve widening existing paths and the installing new paths at 26 sites across 18 suburbs in Canberra to improve accessibility," Meegan said.

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  10. Early lockout laws the solution to violence, surgeon saysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... "The Australian College of Emergency Medicine says that one in every 12 presentations to emergency departments in Australia are alcohol-related and at peak times one in eight patients."

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  11. Human Rights Commission and the Public Trustee re-organisedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Canberra City News

    SIMON Corbell says a restructure of the ACT Human Rights Commission and creation of an Office of Public Trustee and Guardian will ensure the community receives greater support from better connected services. "The Protection of Rights Legislation Amendment Bill 2015 was passed today in the Legislative Assembly following a review of statutory oversight bodies," Simon said.

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  12. Magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolts South Island, felt from Dunedin to AucklandRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Nelson Mail

    The earthquake was centred near Molesworth Airport, inland from Kaikoura and 45km southeast of St Arnaud, in the Nelson Lakes District. So many little shakes so close to the 5yr anniversary of the #Christchurch #earthquake ... Okay, I'm starting to freak out here.

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  13. Gig guide: February 10-16Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Star

    ... 13; Paris/Hunter, until March 13. Maitland Regional Art Gallery Faith, Fashion, Fusion: Muslim Women's Style in Australia, until February 28; Mangroves of Australia: Living on the Edge by Deirdre Bean, until May 29; Una Rey: The Dreaming Room, until ...

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  14. Tasmanian woman fined $8,500 for failing to pay tax she says is used 'to fund wars'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    A northern Tasmanian woman who has not filed a tax return since 1996 on "religious grounds" has been fined $8,500 for failing to pay tax. Clemencia Barnes of White Hills in northern Tasmania said she objected to paying tax to the Australian Government on religious grounds because her taxes could be used to pay for war or conflict.

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  15. Talk on natural-based fertiliserRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Bombala Times

    ... (SMS) display site at Tatura in Victoria asking questions on natural-based fertilizers. Dairy farmers from South Australia, NSW and local areas around Tatura are now identifying the benefits in using guano and ammonium sulphate, which are sold as ...

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  16. 5.7-magnitude earthquake felt in New Zealand capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... no initial reports of damage or injury. Earthquakes are common in New Zealand, whose two islands lie along the Australia-Pacific tectonic plate boundary. A shallow 6.3-magnitude earthquake devastated the South Island's Canterbury region in 2011, ...

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  17. Australia Raises Wheat Crop Estimate as Grain Quality SlipsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    ... and 23.1 million tons a year earlier, bureau data show. Variable and unfavorable seasonal conditions in Western Australia and South Australia increased the rate of so-called screenings -- small grains that pass through a sieve -- a mark of lower ...

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  18. Don't bet on genuine tax reform in the BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Age

    It's possible that Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison are planning a big fiscal surprise in the May budget. They might have a cunning plan to unleash genuine tax reform in line with the Henry review's recommendations, now that fiddling with the GST has been ruled out - but you certainly wouldn't bet on it.

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  19. Dance 4 Drought raises more than $5,000 for Aussie HelpersRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... NSW, and that was quickly followed up by another lady who asked us to in fact bring Dance 4 Drought to Western Australia. "So that put things back into perspective for us, the fact that drought is still a huge issue for a lot of our Australian ...

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  20. AFL talent searchRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    Following the successful player academies set-up by northern AFL clubs, the league is rolling out a Victoria-wide academy program. Once those kids have been put through the program the Bulldogs would have similar discounts at the draft to those enjoyed by clubs who already have player academies.

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