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Coral Bell's new norms for a new world

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This post is part of the Coral Bell’s ‘The End of the Vasco da Gama Era’: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective debate thread. To read other posts in this debate, click here.

Same-sex marriage: What Irelands yes vote shows Australia

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So said Ireland's President Michael D Higgins the month before the resounding Yes vote this week in Australia's postal survey on same sex marriage. Ireland's experience is instructive, the first country to legalise same sex marriage in May 2015 by means of a popular vote.

Millions of trees at risk from rising temperatures

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Rising temperatures will put almost one quarter of trees in Australian cities at risk by 2070.

Coalition Urges Congress to Ensure Health of Nations Youth

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Today, the American Humanist Association join over 100 national and state organizations join in calling on Congress to uphold funding for Office of Adolescent Health’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and maintain support for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s adolescent school health efforts.

Disappointing result for Northland fisheries compliance patrols

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A fisheries compliance patrol on Northland's West Coast has yielded disappointing results with non-compliance noted for almost 100% of inspections.

LCV, NLCV Response to Keystone Pipeline Spill

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Lincoln, Nebraska – Please see the following statements in response to today’s Keystone pipeline spill in South Dakota. The Nebraska Public Service Commission is expected to decide next week whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline expansion.

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Aboriginal health service pharmacist committee holds inaugural meeting

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In recognition of the growing number of pharmacists working in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHOs), the

Coral Bell's new norms for a new world

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This post is part of the Coral Bell’s ‘The End of the Vasco da Gama Era’: A 10th Anniversary Retrospective debate thread. To read other posts in this debate, click here.

Westpac Foundation backs Australian social enterprises with $1.5 million in grants towards future job creation

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Five social enterprises focused on job creation and employment pathways awarded Westpac Foundation Social Scale-up

Fizz-fueled rocket soars to big win

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With certificate and oversized check (l to r): Brody Hultman, Machlen Polfliet, Kevin Schrader, Jeffrey Guevara, Andrew Van Gerpen.

Housing New Zealand to begin new development in Johnsonville

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Housing New Zealand yesterday marked the beginning of the build process for 21 new townhouses in Johnsonville.

Same-sex marriage: What Irelands yes vote shows Australia

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So said Ireland's President Michael D Higgins the month before the resounding Yes vote this week in Australia's postal survey on same sex marriage. Ireland's experience is instructive, the first country to legalise same sex marriage in May 2015 by means of a popular vote.

UMN Expert: FCC to Vote on Media Consolidation

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During the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) meeting today and according to multiple media outlets, commissioners are expected

Millions of trees at risk from rising temperatures

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Rising temperatures will put almost one quarter of trees in Australian cities at risk by 2070.

Huawei Launches its Latest Government Cloud Solution to Western Europe, Reshaping City Administration Efficiency

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Barcelona, Spain, November 17, 2017] Huawei launched its latest Government Cloud Solution to Western Europe at the Smart City Expo

Sad news for the cricket community news with Cricket ACT and TVCC Life member, Kevin Flaherty passing away yesterday.

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Kevin was a right-handed batsman and bowled left arm off-spin and was a member of the inaugural First Grade side for Tuggeranong

New technique to detect oil in water during LNG processing

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Collaborative efforts between The University of Western Australia, Chevron and Woodside have produced promising results using patented

Coalition Urges Congress to Ensure Health of Nations Youth

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Today, the American Humanist Association join over 100 national and state organizations join in calling on Congress to uphold funding for Office of Adolescent Health’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program and maintain support for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s adolescent school health efforts.

Plan B Regional Bash to light up again

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For the second round in a row the Plan B Regional Bash will feature a grudge match under lights.

Brazil investigates plan to serve food pellets to the poor

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SAO PAULO, Brazil – Sao Paulo Mayor, Joao Doria, is promoting the distribution of dry pellets as a solution to the country’s

Mitsubishi Electric to Exhibit at EcoPro 2017

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TOKYO, November 17, 2017 - (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that its group companies will exhibit green products and technologies at

Government biased against public borrowing to pay for infrastructure

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The Government is using private sector money to keep infrastructure spending ‘off balance sheet’ – even where this appears to be

Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Continued Listing Plan Accepted by NYSE American

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ENGLEWOOD, CO., November 16, 2017 / / — Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Hawaiian Airlines is Most Punctual Airline in the U.S. for September

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HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines completed the month of July as the U.S. airline industry’s top-ranked carrier for on-time

CNBC Transcript: Arun Jaitley, India Finance Minister and Minister of Corporate Affairs

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Following is the transcript of an exclusive CNBC interview with Arun Jaitley, India's finance minister and minister of corporate

Statement from the founders of the #WeAreInternational campaign on International Students Day

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On International Students Day (Friday 17 November 2017), we call on the UK government to immediately remove international students

ON Semiconductor Receives Lifestyle Category Award in Super Manufacturing Parts Grand Prize 2017

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TOKYO, Japan – Nov. 17, 2017 – ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, announced today that the

Huawei Holds the International Railway Summit to Accelerate Digital Railway Transformation with Leading New ICT

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, November 16, 2017] The Fifth International Railway Summit is hosted by IRITS Events in association with the

Huawei Helps PLDT Upgrade Copper Networks and Move Towards a Digital Society Beyond 100 Mbit/s

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Manila, Philippines, November 17, 2017] Huawei announced that it will cooperate with PLDT, a leading operator in the Philippines, to

Brett Lee one of many stars to light up Kingsgrove Sports Cup

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Former Australian spearhead Brett Lee headlines a host of class players to feature in rounds three and four of the Kingsgrove Sports

International Conference on Epigenetics and Bioengineering Explores Healthcare and Industrial Applications

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Engineers and scientists meet in Miami, December 13–15, to share genetics insights.

Squads Announced for Futures, Kingsgrove & Regional Bash

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It is a big weekend of cricket for our ACT teams, with plenty of action across the weekend.
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