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North Coast Voices Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 00:16 Source

Echo NetDaily, 28 July 2016:Surfers and swimmers are being urged to be extra vigilant following numerous shark detections along north coast beaches this week.The listening station at Evans Head buoy, off Main Beach, has pinged 15 times since Sunday, with alerts associated with tagged great whites. Sharks have also been detected at Sharpes Beach near Ballina, where two surfers were knocked off their boards this week, Clarkes Beach at Byron Bay, and also at Shelley Beach where a third surfer had a close encounter this week.The NSW Department of Primary Industries has

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North Coast Voices Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 00:15 Source

Aerial photograph found at www.visitnsw.comYamba, situated where the Clarence River meets the sea, received some well deserved media attention this week.It is now a year round go to destination which helps produce tourism statistics like this for the NSW North Coast:NSW destination preference: regional and Sydney, 2015 vs 2016

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John Quiggin Friday, July 29, 2016 - 20:12 Source

As I mentioned in my last post, Turnbull’s narrow win has left us with a government standing for nothing but delaying various inevitable outcomes, including
* equal marriage;
* participation in global action on climate change; and, most notably
* Turnbull’s removal from office, whether by voters or, more likely, by his own colleagues.

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En Passant Friday, July 29, 2016 - 18:57 Source

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, July 29, 2016 - 18:39 Source

Yes, I’m sure there’s a lot of people who can make a case against Kevin Rudd becoming the next Secretary-General of the United Nations, but that’s not why I think Malcolm Turnbull has made a mistake in not supporting his bid. I’m not going to get carried away and call it one of his biggest…

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Prosper Australia Friday, July 29, 2016 - 17:21 Source

The next rail crossing to be removed by the Victorian Government’s Level Crossing Removal Authority is at Grange Road, Alphington. It is asking locals whether they would prefer a sky bridge over or a concrete trench under. The good residents of Alphington are being presented with very bad options. The best solution is a cut […]

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you said it... Friday, July 29, 2016 - 17:04 Source

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Skepticlawyer Friday, July 29, 2016 - 16:58 Source

Blaming The Donald on Sen. Barry Goldwater is essentially the claim of this Vox piece.

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Your Democracy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 16:16 Source
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Your Democracy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:05 Source

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The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity is a project of Dr. Paul’s Foundation for Rational Economics and Education (F.R.E.E.), founded in the 1970s as an educational organization. The Institute continues and expands Dr. Paul’s lifetime of public advocacy for a peaceful foreign policy and the protection of civil liberties at home.

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Jack the Insider Friday, July 29, 2016 - 15:05 Source

I know this won’t rate a mention in TV Week but my days on television are over. During the election campaign I received…

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:48 Source

By Ross Sharp Andrew Bolt, the Herald-Sun’s resident expert on Andrew Bolt and gerbalism germalism burbleism writing shit, has decided to turn his attention to the matter of the firm but gentle mollycoddling and indulgences meted out to those naughty lads incarcerated within the soft machine of the Northern Territory’s Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre, treatment which was highlighted on the ABC’s “Four Corners” program on Monday…

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:41 Source

There are lessons for South Australia and the rest of the country in how Port Augusta has gone about their transition to renewable energy so far.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:34 Source

Australia Clean Energy Council Recognizes Project with Energy Makeovers and Sunverge Employing Storage and Software to Reduce Peak Demand and Eliminate New Poles and Wires

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The Tally Room Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:30 Source

Screen Shot 2016-07-28 at 9.11.40 amVoters in the Australian Capital Territory go to the polls on October 15 to elect a new Legislative Assembly.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:30 Source

The rapid, short-term growth in Australia's large-scale solar market has already been enough to drive costs down faster than even the most optimistic project developers could have predicted. Stand by for a big solar boom.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:28 Source

When the main interconnector closed in South Australia prices surged. But the bidding patterns by the fossil fuels generators were curiously spaced.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:09 Source

Here’s a summary of new batteries and new energy storage systems that have been announced in Australia in June and July 2016.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 13:06 Source

Infigen Energy says big rise in quarterly revenue due mainly to higher merchant electricity prices in South Australia, strong winds and higher LGC prices.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:33 Source

Seven's Today Tonight report into renewable energy included some shocking errors, and it didn't mention that one of its quoted critics is actually a big supporter of solar energy.

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Renew Economy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:23 Source

New report forecasts that the energy storage market in Germany will have an annual value exceeding USD1 billion by 2021.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:08 Source

Last October, the “Coalition Environment Committee” invited 5 people to address them before a Parliamentary Information Session sponsored by the Global Change Institute and the University of Queensland was to be held the next day. One was Ove Hoegh-Guldberg whose expertise is coral reefs under thermal stress.  Another was John Church who is a leading…

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Your Democracy Friday, July 29, 2016 - 12:06 Source
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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

The iPhone 7 official release date is still unknown, and avid Apple users are getting antsy to know what new features the popular smartphone will have. This YouTube clip may hint at one feature, or rather, lackthereof.

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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

No one wants a drone-related accident. The best way to ensure that one doesn't happen is to make sure everyone with a drone flies responsibly. Failing that, the second-best option could be a system of sensors and jammers that detects drones within a certain area and then sends them home.

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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

A major obstacle standing in the way of new drug discovery is the failure of universities and industries to work together. That's according to the authors of a new study published today in the journal PLOS Pathogens, declaring the success of an open-source project to discover new promising antimalarial compounds.

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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

Apple is back at it again, ramping up its efforts to develop a self-driving car. The company has hired Dan Dodge, former head of Blackberry's automotive software group, according to Bloomberg.

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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

A flurry of details about the third season of Black Mirror have emerged since the show's Twitter account bluntly posted "86 days." We knew it was going from British television to Netflix, expanding into a 12-episode season, and coming out a minute after midnight, Pacific time. Now we know that the dozen episodes will be split into two releases: half on October 21, and the other six coming out "some time next year," according to Vulture.

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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

Even if you're not an astronaut, something of yours might make it to space eventually.

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Popular Science Friday, July 29, 2016 - 10:24 Source

On July 4th a momentous song was recorded that was so low in pitch that researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Cape Cod, Massachusetts had to speed up the track to listen.

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