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No food. No money. No hope without these unsung heroes

THEY’RE the unsung heroes with a hunger to feed millions of Aussies down on their luck. Bundaberg’s Trevor and Wendy Cross, Charleville’s Brian and Nerida Egan and Sydney’s Paula Zrilic are strangers united in a common goal – reducing a disturbing trend that’s eating into the lives of 3.6 million Australians every day. A Foodbank […]

October 15th, 2017
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, FOOD DRINK, FREE STUFF, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, HARVESTING, HELP ASSISTANCE, NATIONAL INTEREST, PENSIONS BENEFITS WELFARE, PEOPLE Tags: , , , , ,

NEW LIBERAL GOVERNMENT TO CUT BACK ON 500,000 HOMES FOR NATIONAL BROADBAND

NEW POLITICIANS CUTTING BACK BIG TIME ON NBN IN AUSTRALIA Construction areas will be kept from the public after rollout details were stripped from NBN Co’s website. Ready for Service dates have been revoked for more than 500,000 premises. Last year NBN Co published its rollout plan for the next three years, with details of […]

November 5th, 2013
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT, NATIONAL INTEREST, POLITICS PARLIAMENT Tags: None

LEST WE FORGET-WE OWE YOU BIG TIME-THANK YOU

THEY DIED FOR OUR COUNTRY SO WE COULD LIVE-REMEMBER ANZAC DAY – WE WILL NEVER FORGET-THANK YOU Henry Sapiecha

April 24th, 2013
Topic: AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, EVENTS FAIRS SHOWS, NATIONAL INTEREST, NATIONAL PRIDE, REMEMBER Tags: , , ,

GREEN MOON WINS THE MELBOURNE CUP HIGHLIGHTS OF THE RACE

Melbourne Cup 2012: How they finished Owner Lloyd Williams has won his fourth Melbourne Cup and jet-setting jockey Brett Prebble his first after the Hong Kong-based rider gave Green Moon “the ride of my life” to score in the $6.2 million race. Green Moon Rising …. the winner of the 2012 Melbourne Cup. Photo: Jason […]

November 6th, 2012
Topic: Horses, NATIONAL INTEREST, SPORTS & RACING Tags: , , , ,

ANZAC DAY COMMEMORATIONS AND THE RSL SUPPORT GROUP

RSL REMINDS US THAT WE OWE A DEBT TO THE FALLEN PROTECTING AUSTRALIA Did you know 1,469,456* Australian’s have died protecting us? Every year, on 25th of April, Australia as a nation commemorates the binding friendship that was formed between the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps on the beaches of Gallipoli in 1915. On […]

April 24th, 2012
Topic: CHARITIES CAUSES, DEATHS GRIEF MOURNING, NATIONAL INTEREST, PEOPLE, SERVICES Tags: , , , , , ,

MORE BOAT PEOPLE ARRIVE AT CHRISTMAS ISLAND DESPITE THE MALAYSIA SWAP DEAL

MORE BOAT PEOPLE STILL COMING EVEN AFTER THE MALASIA SWAP DEAL WITH AUSTRALIA A BOAT carrying around 62 asylum seekers, including at least two children and several women, reached Christmas Island yesterday, the fourth vessel to have arrived since the Malaysia plan was signed by the federal government. The small but very crowded boat was […]

August 13th, 2011
Topic: BOATS MARINE, NATIONAL INTEREST, PEOPLE Tags: , ,

GOVERNMENT TO HAVE MEETING IN PERTH ON NATIONAL BROADBAND NETWORK

######################################### AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT House of Representatives – Email alert service ######################################### Wednesday 4 May 2011 NBN inquiry goes West The House of Representatives Infrastructure and Communications Committee is conducting an inquiry into the role and potential of the National Broadband Network (NBN). The Committee will conduct public hearings in Perth on Thursday 5 May and […]

May 4th, 2011
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT, GOVERNMENT, NATIONAL INTEREST Tags: , , , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR STILL HOLDS ITS OWN ABOVE THE WORLDS JITTERS

Dollar shines despite global jitters Chris Zappone March 3, 2011 – 11:12AM The Australian dollar’s latest surge against the greenback despite jitters in the global economy has experts pondering whether the currency may have entered an extended period of strength. The dollar has long had a reputation as a risk currency – an asset bought […]

March 3rd, 2011
Topic: Money & Investments, NATIONAL INTEREST, SALES IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , , ,

BANANA PRICES TO SOAR & COTTON, SUGARCANE ON THE GO ALSO

Yasi tipped to send banana prices soaring Sugar & cotton also to set higher prices after floods & cyclone Eli Greenblat February 3, 2011 – 11:11AM Consumers may soon be paying triple for their bananas following reports the majority of Australia’s crop of the fruit has been wiped out by cyclone Yasi. Initial assessments in […]

February 3rd, 2011
Topic: FOOD DRINK, FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, NATIONAL INTEREST, NATURAL DISASTERS, SALES IMPORT EXPORT, STATES COUNTRIES, WEATHER 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: , ,