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Australian steak wins world best title for second year running

The next time you order a steak, try asking for a rib-eye from an F2 crossbred Wagyu, fed on grain for 450 days, slaughtered at 30 months with a marbling score of 8, from Jack’s Creek. If you do manage to get that mouthful on your plate, you’ll be eating the best steak in the world (and […]

September 26th, 2016
Topic: AWARDS PRIZES THE BEST, Cattle, MEAT, PEOPLE, Uncategorized, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

HAVE YOUR DOWNLOADS BEEN SLOW LATELY, THEN PERHAPS THIS IS WHY..

SEA-ME-WE-3’s route. Web pages loading slowly? A submarine fibre-optic cable fault between Perth and Singapore could be why. Australia’s second largest DSL internet service provider iiNet is among a number of Australian providers affected by the issue that started on the SEA-ME-WE 3 cable on Sunday. “Our link between Perth and Singapore is currently not passing traffic,” […]

December 20th, 2014
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET SALES, Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

The bees’ knees Words by Jennifer Morton Green Lifestyle Bees play an important part in our existence by pollinating crops, but overseas diseases could threaten their happy existence in Australia. – See more at: http://www.greenlifestylemag.com.au/features/20238/bees-knees#sthash.VFQJOqjN.dpuf

October 23rd, 2014
Topic: Uncategorized Tags: None

SPACE JUNK LOCATED AT REMOTE AUSTRALIAN CATTLE STATION AFTER 18 YEARS

Space junk found in Aussie outback after 18 years Things you find in the Australian outback: man-eating crocs, snakes, lots of spiders, a Delta 2 rocket casing. A Delta 2 rocket launched way back in 1990 and came back down to Earth a few months later. One of its casings, however, took a little longer […]

July 2nd, 2014
Topic: Uncategorized Tags: , , ,

TREASURER HOCKEY SAYS ‘AGE OF ENTITLEMENT DAYS’ ARE OVER

HANDOUTS TO FARMERS & BUSINESSES ARE IN FIRING LINE SAYS TREASURER HOCKEY Treasurer Joe Hockey has bluntly warned Australians that the days of governments saving businesses and jobs had passed, telling them, ”the age of entitlement is over, and the age of personal responsibility has begun”. The tough comments come as the government braces for […]

February 4th, 2014
Topic: FEDERAL GOV SPENDING, HELP ASSISTANCE, LOANS & GRANTS, Uncategorized Tags: , ,

HUGE WIND FARM TO BE BUILT IN AUSTRALIA-LARGEST IN SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE

The largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere will be built in Australia at Macarthur near Hamilton, 260km west of Melbourne, Victoria. Largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere to be built in Australia By Darren Quick 21:37 August 15, 2010 The largest wind farm in the Southern Hemisphere will be built in Australia at […]

April 28th, 2011
Topic: ENERGY PRODUCTION, Uncategorized, WIND WEATHER 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

House Committee Examines National Broadband Network Rolling out the service will take time. The House of Representatives Infrastructure and Communications Committee will conduct an inquiry into the role and potential benefits of the National Broadband Network. The Chair of the Committee, Sharon Bird, said “the National Broadband Network represents an enormous investment in our nation’s […]

January 2nd, 2011
Topic: Uncategorized Tags: None