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Australian dollar soars on US Fed stimulus news

The Age – The Australian dollar has soared past 95 US cents, its highest level in three months, surging more than 1.5 US cents after the Federal Reserve surprised financial markets by keeping its stimulus program unchanged. The Australian dollar had risen to 95.28 US cents by 6.30am, from about 93.7 US cents about […]

Rights group to ask UN committee to condemn Abbott Government’s asylum seeker policy

ABC – The incoming Federal Government’s immigration policies are being brought before a United Nations Human Rights council meeting in Geneva, possibly as soon as tonight. The council is meeting this week and an item has been included in the general debate agenda which will openly condemn the new Government’s plans. A representative from […]

Australia – Territory to legalise same-sex marriage

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Tony Abbott has not included a science minister in new Cabinet

HS – For the first time since the creation of a science portfolio in 1931, Australia does not have a science minister. The Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott announced today during his cabinet unveiling that the science portfolio would be shared between the Industry and Education ministries. Read article Source Article from http://openyoureyesnews.com/2013/09/16/tony-abbott-has-not-included-a-science-minister-in-new-cabinet/ 00

CO2 Polluter! Thousands flee Sumatra volcano eruption

ABC – A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has erupted, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes. Mount Sinabung, in Karo district, North Sumatra province, last erupted in 2010 but before that had been dormant for almost 100 years. Local officials say the volcano began spewing rocks and red-hot ash onto […]

Police Brutality in Sydney

People are quite nit picky on this site, I suggest looking up PINAC to see what actual police brutality is. This male fronted up to police and was belligerent, wanting a confrontation… which is what he got. He didn’t do ‘nothing’ and people don’t have to wait until a punch is thrown to defend themselves. […]

Incarceration rates in Australia

Incarceration rates in Australia 02/04/2013 0 Comments A new report says Indigenous people convicted of non-violent crimes should be sent to treatment programs rather than prison. Deloitte Access Economics compiled a report for the Australian National Council on Drugs which shows more than $100,000 could be saved each year if non-violent Indigenous offenders were placed […]

Taser Incidence in Australia

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Things are no better across the ditch…

Things are no better across the ditch… 12/23/2012 0 Comments In New Zealand, police are miraculously unable to ascertain the identity of an officer caught on a recording swearing, threatening to abuse his powers and intimidating a teenager. This is in a town whose total population is 14,450 and thus its Police complement is likely […]

NSW cop spared jail over Perth nightclub sex assault

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Australian dollar soars on US Fed stimulus news

The Age – The Australian dollar has soared past 95 US cents, its highest level in three months, surging more than 1.5 US cents after the Federal Reserve surprised financial markets by keeping its stimulus program unchanged. The Australian dollar had risen to 95.28 US cents by 6.30am, from about 93.7 US cents about […]

Rights group to ask UN committee to condemn Abbott Government’s asylum seeker policy

ABC – The incoming Federal Government’s immigration policies are being brought before a United Nations Human Rights council meeting in Geneva, possibly as soon as tonight. The council is meeting this week and an item has been included in the general debate agenda which will openly condemn the new Government’s plans. A representative from […]

Australia – Territory to legalise same-sex marriage

2nd Great Depression additives & supplements Afghanistan & Pakistan Africa alcohol & drugs Arctic & Antarctica Asia Australasia banks big brother Brave New World censorship Central & South America children & maternity climate conspiracy & secrets corruption crime & law crimes against humanity debt & wealth deforestation / habitat loss disease & medicine education energy […]

Tony Abbott has not included a science minister in new Cabinet

HS – For the first time since the creation of a science portfolio in 1931, Australia does not have a science minister. The Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott announced today during his cabinet unveiling that the science portfolio would be shared between the Industry and Education ministries. Read article Source Article from http://openyoureyesnews.com/2013/09/16/tony-abbott-has-not-included-a-science-minister-in-new-cabinet/ 00

CO2 Polluter! Thousands flee Sumatra volcano eruption

ABC – A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has erupted, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes. Mount Sinabung, in Karo district, North Sumatra province, last erupted in 2010 but before that had been dormant for almost 100 years. Local officials say the volcano began spewing rocks and red-hot ash onto […]

Australian dollar soars on US Fed stimulus news

The Age – The Australian dollar has soared past 95 US cents, its highest level in three months, surging more than 1.5 US cents after the Federal Reserve surprised financial markets by keeping its stimulus program unchanged. The Australian dollar had risen to 95.28 US cents by 6.30am, from about 93.7 US cents about […]

Rights group to ask UN committee to condemn Abbott Government’s asylum seeker policy

ABC – The incoming Federal Government’s immigration policies are being brought before a United Nations Human Rights council meeting in Geneva, possibly as soon as tonight. The council is meeting this week and an item has been included in the general debate agenda which will openly condemn the new Government’s plans. A representative from […]

Australia – Territory to legalise same-sex marriage

2nd Great Depression additives & supplements Afghanistan & Pakistan Africa alcohol & drugs Arctic & Antarctica Asia Australasia banks big brother Brave New World censorship Central & South America children & maternity climate conspiracy & secrets corruption crime & law crimes against humanity debt & wealth deforestation / habitat loss disease & medicine education energy […]

Tony Abbott has not included a science minister in new Cabinet

HS – For the first time since the creation of a science portfolio in 1931, Australia does not have a science minister. The Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott announced today during his cabinet unveiling that the science portfolio would be shared between the Industry and Education ministries. Read article Source Article from http://openyoureyesnews.com/2013/09/16/tony-abbott-has-not-included-a-science-minister-in-new-cabinet/ 00

CO2 Polluter! Thousands flee Sumatra volcano eruption

ABC – A volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumatra has erupted, forcing thousands of people to flee their homes. Mount Sinabung, in Karo district, North Sumatra province, last erupted in 2010 but before that had been dormant for almost 100 years. Local officials say the volcano began spewing rocks and red-hot ash onto […]

“Safe & effective”? 30 workers decontaminated after ‘fluoride’ spill at Perth water treatment plant

The West Australian – Up to 30 workers were decontaminated today amid fears they were exposed after a chemical spill at a Mundaring water treatment plant.Emergency services believe a container ruptured about 10.30am as hydroflurosilicic acid was being unloaded at the new plant, which is yet to be commissioned.The workers were not exposed to […]

Pacific health study finds rise in heart disease, diabetes as leading cause of death.

ABC – A paper examining the changes in health in the Pacific says heart disease and diabetes are replacing diseases like measles and malaria as the leading cause of death. The paper by the Australian National University looks at health issues in countries including Indonesia Papua New guinea, Vanuatu and Fiji. Read Article Source […]

Tonga domestic abuse victims welcome new protection bill

ABC – Victim’s advocates in Tonga have welcomed Parliament’s passing of the Family Protection Bill 2013 this month. The bill allows police to issue immediate protection orders to victims of domestic abuse. It now awaits the assent of the King and is expected to be enacted next year. Lesila To’ia, Community Education Team Leader […]

BlackBerry axing dozens of sales jobs

BlackBerry has laid off dozens of workers in another wave of sackings, according to reports from Canadian tech blog Cantech Letter. BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins.(Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) The blog is reporting that sources close to the matter are describing the company’s consumer sales force as “gone” and enterprise as “gutted”. The reports are being […]

New iPhone to feature fingerprint scanner: report

Apple’s four-digit pin codes might be a thing of the past, if new rumours regarding the next iPhone are true. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the high-end iPhone 5S, which is presumably being launched overnight in the US, will have a fingerprint-scanning function. Last year, Apple bought Authentic, a […]

Watch a giant duck tear it up in GTA IV

(Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNET Australia) As we gear up for the release of Grand Theft Auto V, enjoy some crazy-eyes modding for its predecessor involving a giant duck, a zebra, an ostrich, a tiger and a polar bear. GTA V is due to hit in just a few more days, on […]

New Surface tablets launching 23 September

Microsoft has set 23 September as the date and New York as the place for our first look at the new line-up of Surface tablets. (Credit: Microsoft) The current expectations are for Microsoft to announce a Haswell-based Surface Pro 2 and a Tegra-powered Surface 2. The Surface 2 will actually be the Surface RT […]

Backup and reset your iPhone to sell it online

Getting ready to upgrade your iPhone? Here’s how to prepare and sell your old model to make that upgrade a little easier on the wallet. iPhones hold their value very well. According to eBay Australia, it has been selling 15 iPhones an hour since April, and last year’s iPhone 5 still earns more money […]

Harrison Ford shocks Indonesian minister with heated climate interview

Updated September 10, 2013 19:30:36 Photo: US actor Harrison Ford is making part of an environmental documentary in Indonesia. (AFP: Hadi Wijaya) Indonesia’s forestry minister has accused Hollywood star Harrison Ford of subjecting him to a rude interview on climate change that left him “shocked”, an official said. The Indiana Jones and Star Wars actor, […]

High hopes choir hits the road

Updated September 10, 2013 19:56:54 Video: From struggle to stage (7pm TV News TAS) Photo: The choir is embarking on a state-wide tour. (ABC: Lauren Day) A group of disadvantaged musicians is preparing to take their struggles to the stage. Hobart’s Choir of High Hopes is spreading its sound with a state-wide tour of their […]

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