Norfolk Island Newswire

Norfolk Island Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Norfolk Island.

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  1. No wrecking, no sniping - but Tony Abbott sees need for an encoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 1 | Yahoo!

    John Farnham was infamously reported to the consumer watchdog a decade ago by a fan who complained the singer had falsely advertised his "The Last Time" tour in 2002-03 as his big concert swan song. Liberals might now be wondering if they could also take their former Dear Leader to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.


  2. High performance broadband satellite for Australia begins post-launch maneuvers according to planRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Freshnews

    ... to deliver fast broadband throughout Australia, and its coastal islands and external territories including Norfolk Island, Cocos Island, Christmas Island, and Macquarie Island in the Antarctic. "SSL has proven itself as a reliable and innovative ...


  3. Stanhope / Why don't people like politicians?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | Canberra City News

    ... as non citizens, the most anti-democratic law passed since Federation. Namely the decision to repeal the Norfolk Island Act and abolish the Norfolk Island Legislative Assembly. I am stunned that in 2015 in Australia that our government, with the ...


  4. Ground stations prepare for launch of NBN's new Sky Muster satelliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 29 | ABC News

    ... beams the NBN to the most remote parts of Australia. That includes as far south as Macquarie Island, east to Norfolk Island and far off Australia's west coast to Christmas Island and the Cocos Islands. NBN's corporate affairs manager in Tasmania, ...


  5. Housing sales immoralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | The Age

    ... back the idea that taxation is not something to be reduced, scorned or evaded. As the vice-president of the Norfolk Island Chamber of Commerce, I must correct Jamie Briggs' rather colourful statements on "genuine democracy" in Norfolk Island ("New ...


  6. Australia Now Offers Abortion-By-Phone To Improve Access In Rural AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 28 | Medical Daily

    ... a Medicare card and A$600 (about U.S. $420) for those without. Everyone who lives in Australia, excluding Norfolk Island, is eligible for a Medicare card, according to the Department of Human Services. Complete services include pre-abortion ...


  7. Norfolk Islanders find new hope in Malcolm TurnbullRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 27 | The Age

    Norfolk Islanders campaigning against an end to their self-government have renewed hope after the elevation of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and will seek an ombudsman's investigation into the creation of a governing local council. Former Norfolk Island chief minister Andre Nobbs has called on Mr Turnbull to review laws passed by federal Parliament in May. They replaced the island's nine-member Legislative Assembly with an advisory council before permanent measures are created in 2016.


  8. FACELESS takes political theatre to Norfolk Island FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 25 | ABC News

    A small theatre group from Candelo in south east NSW is taking a newly written play to compete in Norfolk Island's annual theatre festival. They will perform a political protest play on an island that was once a last chance destination for convicts spared the gallows.


  9. French Secret Service Agent Who Led Fatal 1985 Bombing of Greenpeace Ship Breaks His SilenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 8 | Democracy Now

    ... honeymooners. The OuvA a , a charter yacht, which brought the bombs to New Zealand, was searched in Norfolk Island and then released. At first, discarded equipment, the only clues to the agents who planted the bombs. So, who were they? How did ...


  10. Faceless cast head to Norfolk Island Theatre FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 | Bega District News

    POPULAR Candelo singer-songwriter Mike Martin has been invited to perform his latest play at the Norfolk Island Theatre Festival. Before they leave for Norfolk Island, the cast of Faceless will be giving Bega Valley audiences a preview of their show at Kameruka Hall on September 24. When writing the original play, Martin said he was in a place of despair because of the politics at the time.


  11. The Big Read: Nine months and no closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... up and police are frustrated. Both want answers and have none. Ms Scott's sister Lillian Mann, who lives on Norfolk Island, has made complaints to the Independent Police Conduct Authority and Police National Headquarters about the investigation. She ...


  12. Zoe bids to erase heartache with doubles gold in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 9 | The Star Online

    ... the girls' doubles gold with Andrea in Samoa on Thursday. The girls were on fire on Wednesday, defeating Norfolk Island's Mya Evans Swynenburg-Storm Walker Glenny 11-0, 11-3, before going on to beat Australia's Lauren Aspinall-Alexandra Haydon 11-3, ...


  13. Diggin' Florida Dirt: big Florida gardening mistakes you may not find in the booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 8 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Failing to research before committing. During the winter holidays, I buy little potted Christmas trees- Norfolk Island pines (Araucaria heterophylla) - to decorate the house. Several years ago, I stuck two of them in the back yard next to my oak ...


  14. Two in the bag for Malaysia's squash kids in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 8 | The Star Online

    ... of the doubles events. Mixed doubles pair Eain Yow-Andrea Lee got off to flying start in Group A by beating Norfolk Island's Marc Kalsrap-Mya Evans Swynenburg 11-3, 11-1. In boys' doubles, played on a round-robin format, top seeds Mohd Farez ...


  15. Eain Yow and co. check into semi-finals in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 7 | The Star Online

    ... a double after breezing into the semi-finals. Sivasangari, who won the Asian Junior Under-17 title, defeated Norfolk Island's Storm Walker-Glenny 11-1, 11-1, 11-1 in the first round before ousting Guyana's Larissa Wiltshire 11-3, 11-1, 11-4 in the ...


  16. Squash lass Sivasangari making the right moves to improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... allowed one participant in each of the five events and Sivasangari is the girls' singles top seed. She faces Norfolk Island's Storm Walker-Glenny in the first round and should progress to the semi-finals to meet England's Mari Taylor, with second ...


  17. WEL pioneer's name lives on in Coburg kinder she championedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... of the Preston Probus Club and enjoyed travelling visiting UK, Europe, Egypt, USA, Canada, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Cape York and other places. This continued after the death of her husband Bill in 2007. Robertson's name will live on in Coburg ...


  18. Flight check: Auckland to Norfolk Island on Air NZRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    My seat: 8F - I requested a window seat as it was a short flight and I wanted to see the island as we approached. Fellow passengers: Senior citizens in cowboy hats mostly, visiting for Norfolk Island's country music festival.


  19. Column 8: OuchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Age

    ... traffic duties, motorists often flash their headlights to other vehicles warning that we are ahead," the Norfolk Island Police Force warned ominously in a recent edition of the island's weekly newspaper," writes Rob Milne, of Wollongong. "One might ...


  20. SSL delivers high performance broadband satellite to launch baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... of the most remote places in Australia, as well as its coastal islands and external territories including Norfolk Island, Cocos Island, Christmas Island, and Macquarie Island in the Antarctic. The satellite is based on the highly reliable SSL 1300 ...