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Breaking News: Melbourne's wild weather woes set to continue
 
Source: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2011-02-16 17:30:16 -0800 | travel-news

Melbourne's wild weather set to continue Updated November 13, 2010 11:59:00 Melbourne and other parts of Victoria are expected to be hit with more heavy rain today. Flood watches are in place for most of the State's northern rivers, along...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2011-01-13 11:02:59 -0800 | travel-news

Metropolitan Fire Brigade crews were called to the blaze about 9.45pm on Friday at the vehicle service centre in Voltri Street, Mentone. The fire went through the factory's ceiling vents, causing two walls to collapse and destroying several motorcycles, a...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2011-01-12 11:44:50 -0800 | business-news

An initial 12 towns would be connected under a plan to fast-track the delivery of natural gas if the coalition is elected on November 27. The energy for the region's program would also be open to applications from other Victorian...
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Source: The Age

Sydney :: Australia | updated 2011-01-11 17:21:45 -0800 | technology-news

The relief for the primary production sector will be provided jointly by the state and federal governments in a bid to repair some of the widespread damage to pastures, crops, stock and infrastructure. During the adverse weather, natural disaster declarations...
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Source: The Age

Gladstone :: MO :: USA | updated 2010-12-21 15:21:12 -0800 | business-news

Story continues below Queensland Treasurer Andrew Fraser said the parties had been working hard to ensure the projects proceed according to the strictest of environmental standards. "This is Queensland's opportunity to create a whole new multibillion-dollar export market, and potentially...
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Breaking News: Pest controllers kill 90 birds, pet dog
 
Source: The Age

East London :: South Africa | updated 2010-12-18 14:15:53 -0800 | political-news

The former Newham Council employees used bread laced with a deadly pesticide to kill birds and a pet dog at Alexandra Lake. Advertisement: Story continues below They fed the toxic chemical used to kill cockroaches, fleas and bed bugs to...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-12-18 14:16:03 -0800 | travel-news

Story continues below ''This is a blatant, disgraceful and shameful attempt to hide important facts about safety risks facing worried homeowners,'' he said. The opposition has indicated it will push for a judicial inquiry into the home insulation scheme through...
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Source: The Courier-Mail

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-12-15 10:12:32 -0800 | travel-news

Australia's worst industrial disaster, the collapse of Melbourne's West Gate Bridge. Thirty-five workers died when a 112-metre span of the bridge fell during construction and plunged 50m to the Yarra River below at 11.50am on October 15, 1970. At the...
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Source: The Age

Griffith :: Australia | updated 2010-12-13 23:20:47 -0800 | political-news

Michelle Grattan October 14, 2010 KEY country independent Tony Windsor doubts that decisions on the Murray-Darling Basin will be finalised this parliamentary term. Mr Windsor also says that ''new'' water needs to be put into the system, and ''valley-by-valley'' solutions...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-12-01 16:22:24 -0800 | travel-news

An Ambulance Victoria spokesman says the pilot of the two-seater kit plane has suffered only minor injuries, but cannot get out because the plane is stuck in trees. He says the pilot will have to be winched out by helicopter...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-11-08 18:40:56 -0800 | political-news

Ms Bligh said Julia Gillard would soon hear from her to make sure the state receives the projects promised to it during the campaign. Among them was the long-awaited Redcliffe rail line. "The new Redcliffe rail line was one of...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-10-31 23:01:19 -0700 | technology-news

The state government will also spend $1 million to set up a new office of solar energy. "We are determined to be the solar capital of Australia," Premier John Brumby told reporters in Melbourne on Tuesday. "We are a government...
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Source: The Age

Wa :: Ghana | updated 2010-10-15 18:58:20 -0700 | business-news

The company said the exploration well had intersected about 185 metres of gross gas. The find significantly extends the area of the known gas province in the Greater Carnarvon Basin, Woodside said. "Initial analysis of drilling fluids suggests the gas...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-10-11 21:02:44 -0700 | travel-news

August 12, 2010 A road sign flies through the air as a tornado hits Moama...About 200 SES volunteers in Melbourne remained on high alert last night as the front crept eastwards towards the city while around 150 more worked to...
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Source: The Age

Melbourne :: Australia | updated 2010-10-01 00:30:45 -0700 | political-news

In its final report delivered today, the commissioners recommended that all ageing powerlines in the state be replaced and upgraded, with regions in the most extreme risk of bushfires having all its powerlines replaced within 10 years. The expensive proposition...
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