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Archive for July, 2011

KILLING CATTLE GETS 30 YEARS JOB MAN THE SACK IN SUMATRA

CATTLE KILL IN INDONESIA GETS GOOD MAN SACKED AFTER 30 YEARS IN THE JOB WHEN a slim blonde woman and her male Australian colleague turned up at the Kota Binjai abattoir in March, Aliaman thought little of it. It was about 3am and the veteran slaughterman had only just been called out of bed. His […]

July 8th, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, ARTICLES STORIES, Cattle, IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , , ,

SYNTHETIC DRUGS TO BE PROHIBITED IN AUSTRALIA

SYNTHETIC DRUGS TO BE PLACED ON THE BANNED LIST Eight synthetic cannabis-like substances will be classified as prohibited substances throughout Australia from July 8, with plans to rule out any attempts to circumvent state bans on substances like Kronic. On June 17, Western Australia was one of the first states to implement a ban via […]

July 7th, 2011
Topic: DRUGS Tags: , , ,

LABOUR GOVERNMENT BLOCKS BID FOR AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL TV SERVICE

Government blocks Sky bid for national TV service BY DANIEL FLITTON 04 Jul, 2011 09:00 AM The Gillard government has made an unprecedented intervention in an official tender process to stop Sky News Australia, partly owned by Rupert Murdoch, winning a $223 million contract to broadcast Australia’s overseas television service. An aggressive bid to expand […]

July 5th, 2011
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, GOVERNMENT, TELEVISION Tags: , , ,

GILLARD,CARBON TAX & HER PROMISES ON PETROL TAXES.IS IT MORE OF THE SAME? SEX LIES & VIDEOTAPES..!!!

Gillard’s petrol tax vow to be tested BY CHRIS JOHNSON, CHIEF POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT 04 Jul, 2011 06:53 AM Prime Minister Julia Gillard says petrol will be exempted from the proposed carbon tax ”now and forever” and will not be included either in the fixed price period or when the emissions trading scheme kicks in. But […]

July 5th, 2011
Topic: POLITICS PARLIAMENT, TAXES Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

CSIRO & GENETICALLY MODIFIED WHEAT TRIALS

Details of CSIRO modified wheat trial to stay secret BY BIANCA HALL 04 Jul, 2011 06:44 AM Australia’s peak science body has refused to issue details about its plans to conduct human trials of genetically modified wheat in the ACT.The territory is home to a 1ha crop of genetically modified wheat planted and maintained under […]

July 5th, 2011
Topic: GM & RADIATION, GRASSES LEGUMES, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS, TREATMENTS Tags: , , , , ,