Australia Newswire (Page 9)

Australia Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Australia. (Page 9)

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  1. Weather hit and missRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Wimmera Mail-Times

    HORSHAM Week Gliding Contest and the Victorian State Gliding Championships made a strong start at the weekend, but the absence of the required hot weather on Monday and Tuesday meant pilots were left stranded on the ground. Thirty-nine gliders are in the Wimmera for the annual competition, with excellent conditions across Saturday and Sunday producing some impressive speeds.

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

    10 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    It was centred near Molesworth Airport, inland from Kaikoura and 45km southeast of St Arnaud, in the Nelson Lakes District. St John spokesman Ian Henderson said the organisation had so far received no reports of injuries nor received any calls related to the earthquake.

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  3. Aussie heatwaves getting hotter, longerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... witnesses to a fire that damaged vehicles and the rear yard of a house AS talk of privatising Medicare continues, Australia Post's boss said he is pushing "very hard" for post offices to play a role as a matter of survival. Shocking footage of a ...

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  4. Caves reveal Australia wasteland's secret pastRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    The presence of stalagmites and stalactites in caves beneath the Nullarbor show that the desert was wetter in the past A network of hidden caves has helped reveal the lush rainforests that thrived in one of Australia's harshest deserts between three and five million years ago. The iconic Nullarbor Plain is a vast expanse of desert straddling South and Western Australia, which receives less than 3cm of rain annually and is nearly entirely devoid of trees.

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  5. Calls to ban kids on quad bikesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Mercury

    THE head of Australia Post Ahmed Fahour says the organisation needs to be given more government services in order to survive. THIS farmer broke the internet after filming hens roaming wild and free, attracting more than a million hits on YouTube.

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  6. Devonport and Burnie mayors voice NBN concern | pollRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Advocate

    BOTH the Devonport and Burnie mayors are concerned that fibre-to-the-node technology as a part of the NBN will leave the North-West behind the rest of the state. BOTH the Devonport and Burnie mayors are concerned that fibre-to-the-node technology as a part of the NBN will leave the North-West behind the rest of the state.

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  7. Earthquake measuring 5.7 magnitude felt in New Zealand capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... 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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  8. Tripod Farmers could have salmonella answers in daysRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    ... over the salmonella outbreak. Trade officials are reportedly concerned about the impact of the warning on Australia's exports to Asia. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade figures show that in 2014-15, Australia exported $48.3 million in fruits ...

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  9. Overturned Bega cheese truck blocks Princes HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    Emergency services have worked through the night to unload 20 tonnes of cheese from an overturned truck blocking a major south coast highway. The truck was carrying a load of Bega Cheese.

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  10. Man to front court over Cairns stand-offRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    A 29-year-old man is in custody after a four-and-a-half-hour stand-off with police in far north Queensland overnight. The man allegedly threatened officers with a mattock in the front yard of a home in Mulgrave Road in Earlville, in Cairns, after they were called to the area about 6:00pm .

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  11. Joseph Gutnick loses appeal over $57m fertiliser fightRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    Melbourne businessman "Diamond Joe" Gutnick hopes to take his battle with thousands of Indian farmers owed $US40.4 million to the High Court after losing an appeal against orders to hand the money over to his former business partners. Mr Gutnick, a former BRW Rich Lister and former president of Melbourne Football Club, is personally on the hook for nearly $40 million, while Legend is required to hand over the remaining $17 million.

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  12. Woman fronts court accused of trying to stab fast-food workerRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    A woman who allegedly attempted to stab a fast-food worker in southern Queensland's Wide Bay has been refused bail. It is alleged a 40-year-old woman threatened a 20-year-old female staff member with a knife at a Maryborough fast-food restaurant on the weekend, before fleeing the scene.

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  13. Mount Isa mum back home after alleged one-punch attackRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    A Mount Isa woman who was left with head injuries after an alleged one-punch attack has returned home after weeks in hospital. "Yes I'm not going to go into it too much but it's all related with a bleeding of the brain, a head injury ... vision comes and goes, blurriness, smell, all the stuff related to it," he said.

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  14. Police Beat: Bega district police report, February 9Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Bega District News

    A 31-YEAR-OLD male and his defacto were celebrating her birthday on the evening of Friday, February 5 at a house in Bega. At 1.42am on February 6, the victim contacted police saying she had been punched by her partner, who was outside her premises.

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  15. Watch the disgusting moment a highly-venomous cannibal snake slowly ...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... for a snake to eat another snake but you don't see it often, let alone catch it on film' he told Daily Mail Australia. 'I have seen it once before but as soon as I picked the snake up it let the other go.' The two reptiles were caught in a tussle ...

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  16. Brisbane Roar don't want Western Sydney Wanderers points stripped after crowd troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Star Brisbane Roar striker Jamie Maclaren doesn't want to see A-League title rivals Western Sydney stripped of competition points as punishment for fan misbehaviour. The second-placed Roar, who sit equal on points with the Wanderers but behind on goal difference, would be the biggest beneficiaries if Football Federation Australia decide to take the unprecedented action against the club.

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  17. 2070 - Woollahra Station: The Hole TruthRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Horse

    ... them to court for incomplete performance. This case was fought tooth and nail until it ended in the High Court of Australia, some two years after the Eastern Suburbs Railway Line was finally opened and a whole six years after the injunction was ...

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  18. Missing NSW man found after river ordealRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A man who went missing after swimming in a NSW river near Wagga Wagga has been found alive and well about eight kilometres downstream from where he disappeared. Police say Shane Skeers, 24, was found on Tuesday morning just before 11am after he was reported missing on Monday night.

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  19. Secret recordings reveal Anita Cobby murder confessionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The public can now hear for the first time a secret tape which snared the gang of killers and rapists responsible for one of the most shocking crimes in Australia's history. A recording by a woman known only as Miss X caught ringleader John Travers confessing what he and four others had done to nurse Anita Cobby in Sydney.

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  20. Contractor rocked by $12,000 frozen gubinge theftRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | ABC News

    A harvest contractor in Western Australia's far north has been rocked by the theft of frozen gubinge, or Kakadu plum, worth $12,000. The fruit has been enjoyed by Aboriginal people for thousands of years and a fledgling industry has recently been established in northern Australia.

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