Monthly Archives: July 2009
The 2009 Gem Trade Show held in Coober Pedy, 24 and 25th July saw two days of dedicated interest from both local and overseas buyers, with the standard, quality and variety of the Australia’s National Gem, exceptionally high. The Greek … Continue reading
Supreme Court Judge J Hall handed down his decision in the case Parkins v Lightning Ridge Miners Association Limited on 6 April 2009 and the miners won on all grounds and Parkins amended summons was dismissed.
Update: Sean and Jeannie Lynch and their five and six-year-old sons Alex and Oscar reported missing in the Flinders Ranges area have been found safe and well at Arkaroola in the South Australian Flinders Ranges.
Patients affected by a State Government decision to withdraw publicly-funded home nursing services are being urged to contact RDNS direct.
Members of The Fresh Water Embassy including Professor Diane Bell met with Minister for the Environment Jay Weatheral MP to discuss damage that the new regulators are causing on the environment. “We ask that you cease work on the “Regulator” … Continue reading
Major Crime detectives have arrested a 30 year old man formerly of Pt Augusta (in Adelaide) and charged him with the murder of a 25 year old woman from Pt Augusta who was found deceased at her home address in … Continue reading
“A tax grab will not change our binge drinking problem”. Dehooking alcohol from sport once and for all is the recommendations from the National Preventative Health Taskforce. The Rudd Government must adopt this report , Family First Leader Senator Steve Fielding, said … Continue reading
12 Major US newspapers have stopped their presses since March 2007 with digital long predicted to replace newsprint. With half the population toting laptops, anyone can google their news in an airport lounge or catching a ride to work.
Greens MLC Mark Parnell has described the decision by Environment Minister Peter Garrett to approve the 4 Mile in-situ leaching mine as a deeply disappointing betrayal of SA’s environment that will leave a toxic legacy for generations.
• Highest number of signatures gathered for a human rights issue in Australian history Activities in support to be held on Saturday, 18th July Melbourne CBD and City Square MELBOURNE – On July 20th, 1999 the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) … Continue reading
Towns and communities across Australia would save millions of dollars each year if they follow Bundanoon’s lead and ban bottled water, an analysis by Clean Up Australia has found.
Kevin Rudd was elected Prime Minister boasting about his special affinity with China, but 18 months later Australia’s relationship with China is at its lowest level in 40 years, the Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Trade, Warren … Continue reading
Caltex’s plans to purchase 302 retail outlets from Mobil – 30 retail outlets in Adelaide – are being examined by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
The Coalition Advocating Indigenous Human Rights has been specific since 2005 that it is South Australia which has allowed a catastrophic situation to enmesh all the Aboriginal peoples in South Australia since its inception. Because the State has compelled these … Continue reading
Statement by Michael Anderson, leader of the Euahlayi tribe and spokesman for the Gumilaroi nation of northwest NSW and southwest Queensland It is time for the federal government to inform the public of the number of prosecutions for child sex … Continue reading
“Banks are charging up to 775% profit on typical bank penalty fees.”
Coober Pedy is abuzz with travellers making their way north to warmer weather or to visit the phenomena of Lake Eyre filling up due to recent rains across northern NSW and Queenland. Excitement has grabbed the attention of holiday makers … Continue reading
Buddies, the most requested title on australianscreen online, released today to eagerly awaiting fans by Umbrella Entertainment who are excited with announcement of this re-release of the much sought after title. Buddies tells the story of two young miners, Mike … Continue reading
Leader of The Nationals, Warren Truss, has invited families in regional Australia to make submissions to the Senate Inquiry that is examining the impact of the Rudd Labor Government’s short-sighted changes to the Independent Youth Allowance criteria.