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Queensland waits with baited breath…

February 26, 2011

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Warnings issued too many parts of North Queensland including residents in Beachmere with announcements to get up high and in some cases evacuate their homes as the water rises. Norma Morris, a local of Beachmore said watching the water rising and not knowing what is going to happen is very daunting. “Shops are slowly running […]

Permaculture is the “NEW” culture.

February 25, 2011

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Permaculture is the ‘new’ culture of sustainability, although the concept has been around since the 1970’s. The approach to permaculture is of a holistic nature to basic needs of humanity, combining the harmonious integration of landscape and people. Marlena Bloomfield who has studied and practices permaculture said simple things such as planting your own fruit […]

Good Vibes ROCKS Sydney!

February 23, 2011

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Who cares about rain when the Good Vibration Festival is on! Like any good sporting event, not even threatening thunder storms could have deterred music lovers to the Good Vibrations Festival held in Sydney 14 February 2011. Despite the continual downpour of rain, spirits were on a high as a solid line-up of entertainers delivered […]

Whales score victory in the Southern Oceans!

February 19, 2011

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Sea Shepherd, a conservation society which campaigns towards protecting the seas around the world, achieved a major victory this week in the Southern Oceans. Through months of campaigning against the Japanese whaling fleet, Sea Shepherd has deterred their onslaught and forced the Japanese Government to recall for this season. Zoe Beckett, a Second Officer on […]

Produce prices set to soar!

February 9, 2011

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Produce prices set to soar locally as an aftermath from the recent Queensland flood crisis. The owner Angus Gunawan of Panetta Fruits at Macquarie Shopping Centre said much of the produce is water damaged along with a problem of supply will force the price up. Rene Thomas, a local resident of Sydney’s North West said […]

Produce prices set to soar!

February 9, 2011

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The recent floods in Queensland have devastated the nation with fatalities, infrastructure in despair and many people without their homes. As this crisis affects those living in the state of Queensland, the implications will take a toll on other states locally. Rising prices predicted to soar on local produce due to the wipe out of crops […]

We are One, we are Australians

February 8, 2011

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Australia Day means different things to different people and yet at the heart of it, is a national public day where many celebrations are had all over the nation. Australia Day originally known as Foundation Day is the official national day of Australia. The day’s celebrated annually on 26th January, traditionally commemorating the arrival for […]