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Archive for January, 2011

AUSTRALIAN RURAL SLANG USED TO DESCRIBE COMPUTER TERMS

AUSTRALIAN SLANG WHEN USING COMPUTER TERMS A little bit of Aussie Culcha……. LOG ON: Adding wood to make the barbie hotter LOG OFF:Not adding any more wood to the barbie. MONITOR:Keeping an eye on the barbie. DOWNLOAD: Getting the firewood off the Ute. HARD DRIVE:Driving back home with no cold beer. KEYBOARD:Where you hang the Ute keys. WINDOW: What […]

January 27th, 2011
Topic: COMPUTERS IT, TRIVIA QUOTES, WORDS SPEECH LANGUAGE Tags: , , , , , , ,

HOTTEST DAY ON RECORD FOR AUSTRALIA DAY SAYS SYDNEY

Sydney’s hottest Australia Day in over 20 years January 26, 2011 – 3:11PM Hiding from the heat on Australia Day. Photo: Jacky Ghossein Sydney is experiencing its hottest Australia Day in 20 years, the Bureau of Meteorology says. A high of 31 degrees was reached in Sydney’s CBD about 2pm today, making it the hottest Australia […]

January 26th, 2011
Topic: NATIONAL INTEREST, WEATHER Tags: , ,

NORTH WEST AUSTRALIA PREPARES FOR COMING CYCLONE BIANCA

Cyclone Bianca closes in on WA’s north January 26, 2011 – 4:03PM Tropical cyclone Bianca is fast approaching the Pilbara. Residents on West Australia’s Pilbara coast have been urged to get ready to take shelter as tropical cyclone Bianca closes in. The Bureau of Meteorology has upgraded the cyclone threat to a red alert for […]

January 26th, 2011
Topic: WEATHER Tags: , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL FLAG.WITH OR WITHOUT THE UNION JACK???

Leading Australians start pushing to remove Union Jack from the national flag John Huxley January 26, 2011 Kelsey and Ebony White soak up the atmosphere at last night’s Australia Day concert in Canberra. Photo: Andrew Sheargold MORE than a dozen former Australians of the Year have sparked a fresh debate on the national flag, saying the […]

January 26th, 2011
Topic: NATIONAL BRANDS, NATIONAL INTEREST, POLITICS PARLIAMENT, SURVEYS FORMS Tags: , , , , ,

ASYLUM SEEKERS BOAT WRECK TRAGEDY TO BE INVESTIGATED

CHRISTMAS ISLAND BOAT WRECK TO UNDER ENQUIRY Federal police are expected to lay charges over the Christmas Island boat disaster soon, the federal government has revealed. Attorney-General Robert McClelland today said the Australian Federal Police had been working tirelessly on its criminal investigation into last month’s tragedy. “There is certainly a high likelihood of prosecutions […]

January 24th, 2011
Topic: BOATS MARINE, COUNTRY LIFESTYLES, LAW POLICE CRIME, PEOPLE Tags: , , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN HOMES SOME OF THE DEAREST IN THE DEVELOPED WORLD

House prices to flatline this year: ANZ Chris Zappone January 24, 2011 – 1:39PM Australian homes among least affordable Sky-high house prices in some of our biggest cities have made Australia one of the least affordable places to live in the world. Update Australia’s home prices are expected to remain flat this year amid signs […]

January 24th, 2011
Topic: BANKS CREDIT UNIONS, HOME BUSINESSES, HOUSING, Money & Investments, REAL ESTATE Tags: , , , , , ,

BHP BILLITON GIVES GENEROUSLY TO THE STATES FLOOD APPEAL

BHP BILLITON DONATES FORTUNE TO STATES FLOOD APPEAL 23 January 2011 BHP Billiton will donate a further A$10 million to the Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal to assist with Queensland flood relief and recovery efforts. This is in addition to the previous $1 million announced on 1 January 2011. It also adds to the Company’s […]

January 23rd, 2011
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, MINING OIL GAS, NATURAL DISASTERS, STATES COUNTRIES, WATER & IRRIGATION Tags: , , , , ,

FARMERS & MINERS HAVE LOST BILLIONS OF $$$$$ IN THE FLOODS

Political fight rages on PM’s flood charge Kirsty Needham and Clancy Yeates January 22, 2011 FARMERS and miners alone have already lost $3 billion in the floods, according to fresh government data – highlighting the challenge the government faces to raise new funds and cut back key programs. The nation’s most expensive natural disaster will […]

January 22nd, 2011
Topic: Uncategorized Tags: None

GRAIN REPORT FOR QUEENSLAND

QUEENSLAND GRAIN REPORT PAPER GRAINS BMP Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

January 21st, 2011
Topic: BOOKS MAGS PUBLICATIONS, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, REPORTS STUDIES PAPERS Tags: , , , , , ,

QUEENSLANDS GREAT BARRIER REEF REPORT & ADJOINING LANDS

GREAT BARRIER REEF/ADJACENT LAND  REPORT Qld reef & adj land owners report Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

January 21st, 2011
Topic: FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, REPORTS STUDIES PAPERS, SOILS EROSION, WATER & IRRIGATION Tags: , , , , ,