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Australia

X In The Suburbs

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

X IN THE SUBURBS: Apr 05, AU Edition X IN THE SUBURBS Ecstasy and other party drugs used to be an import-only business. But now, home-grown gangs have figured out the trick to pill-making and […]

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Dumbing down education

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

THE ARENA: June 05, AU Edition JAMES MORROW Forget Supernanny. What Australia needs is Superteacher If there is one show that is appointment viewing in our house – OK, besides Desperate Housewives – it is […]

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Dyson vacuums – sucker for a good story

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

How do you take a radical idea and turn it into a market leader? JAMES MORROW talks to Ross Cameron, Managing Director of Dyson Appliances’ South-East Asian operations about how he took a vacuum cleaner […]

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Life in the burbs

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

THE MISERY INDEX It comes like a thief in the night and empties wallets of purchasing power. And it means debtors make off like bandits. What is it? Inflation – and with oil prices high, […]

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Victoria’s Secret – Investigate Australia Mar 05

December 14, 2013 iwishart 0

VICTORIA’S SECRET Why is the Bracks government sticking with a world-first roadside drug test that’s controversial, expensive, and will make Victorian motorists only marginally safer? JAMES MORROW crunches the numbers and finds that there are […]

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Man risks life saving whale

August 22, 2012 MelW 0

By Sid Astbury Sydney (dpa) – An Australian yachtsman was praised for bravery but chided for his foolhardiness after jumping overboard Wednesday to cut a 9-metre humpback whale from ropes that were dragging it under. […]

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216kg of drugs concealed in cartons of raisins

December 1, 2011 MelW 0

A joint operation between the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has disrupted an organised crime syndicate, preventing 216 kilograms of illicit drugs worth an estimated $30 million from […]

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Gillard criticized for shaking hands with the Queen

October 20, 2011 MelW 0

Sydney (dpa) – Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday defended greeting Queen Elizabeth II with a handshake rather than a curtsy. Monarchists criticised Australia’s first female prime minister for not bending the knee to […]

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Kiwis root for Aussie

October 5, 2011 iwishart 0

“The media storm over the alleged treatment of a few Australian spectators at Rugby World Cup matches is not backed up at all by a scientific survey of New Zealanders attitudes toward Australians” says Stephen […]

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Fresh investigation into Greywolf Mining

October 2, 2011 iwishart 3

UPDATE: on 14 December 2012, Investigate received a letter from Greywolf Resources NL director and CEO Dehong Yu advising that Edward Lancaster “is very unwell and has handed in his resignation to the company.” On […]

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Australian man killed by shark

August 17, 2010 MelW 0

By Sid Astbury Sydney (dpa) – A 31-year-old Australian was killed by a shark  Tuesday as he surfed in the early morning near Gracetown, 270  kilometres south of the west coast city of Perth.     […]

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Australian minister lauds SmartGate system

January 31, 2010 BJokanovic 0

SYDNEY, Jan. 29 (UPI) — Australian Home Affairs Minister Brendan O’Connor says the SmartGate system offers an easier and more efficient alternative to airport customs efforts. O’Connor credited the SmartGate system, which uses ePassports and […]

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Rudd stranded

December 10, 2009 iwishart 0

Sydney (dpa) – Last weekend’s by-election results presented Prime Minister Kevin Rudd with an inconvenient truth: Australians are warming to the opposition Liberal Party’s do-nothing approach to climate change. With an election to contest next […]