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Home truth about the road to adventure: It could be just around the corner

Home truth about the road to adventure: It could be just around the corner

Australians are increasingly turning to their own backyards for holidays, choosing destinations and experiences rich in natural beauty and gourmet produce. Tourism Australia’s latest report into the market shows a 5.7 per cent year-on-year increase in Australians trekking down the road for their breaks. Last year, there were 48.5 million

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Home truth about the road to adventure: It could be just around the corner

Home truth about the road to adventure: It could be just around the corner

Australians are increasingly turning to their own backyards for holidays, choosing destinations and experiences rich in natural beauty and gourmet produce. Tourism Australia’s latest report into the market shows a 5.7 per cent year-on-year increase in Australians trekking down the road for their breaks. Last year, there were 48.5 million

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When husband and wife turn into brother and sister

When husband and wife turn into brother and sister

Just Google it: “My wife is more like a sister.” So many stories – more like pleas for help – like this letter gleaned from dearcupid.org: “Hi I have a big problem. Over the years my wife and I have had many issues… The problem is though, that as much

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A night in God’s country with Donald J. Trump

A night in God’s country with Donald J. Trump

‘If we put our trust in Him, if we place this miracle of democracy from sea to shining sea. then He will bless America beyond all that we could ask or imagine.’ That’s how Vice President Mike Pence ended his remarks as he introduced President Trump in Colorado Springs. Pence

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PAUL MALONE. Is the United States a democracy?

SATURDAY’s GOOD READING AND LISTENING FOR THE WEEKEND

What people in other forums are saying about public policy ABC’s Saturday Extra with Geraldine Doogue (from 0730 to 0900 or on their website  in case you miss it). In Germany, Angela Merkel’s carefully thought out succession plan has been thrown into disarray after her party did the unthinkable and

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Chelsea v Tottenham: Premier League – live!

Truth doesn’t have the same importance it once did

Lies are so commonplace now that people just discount them or factor them into whatever context they read into various methods of communication. Many believe them.It is a shame that I and many other writers for The AIMN find it necessary to write on the subject but we do and

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A night in God’s country with Donald J. Trump

The Democrats are fracking insane

This article is in The Spectator’s March 2020 US edition. Subscribe here. What could be more emblematic of the American Dream than fracking, the miracle technology that has created thousands of real jobs, lowered the cost of living, generated wealth and prosperity, boosted competitiveness and helped make the United States not just

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Flood dangers and the Warragamba Dam project

Flood dangers and the Warragamba Dam project

Read moreFeb 22, 2020NewsFlood dangers and the Warragamba Dam projectDrew RookeRecent downpours in Sydney have stirred up debate about a $690 million plan to mitigate flood risk by raising the wall of the Warragamba Dam, a project that could threaten Aboriginal heritage sites and endangered species.

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Home truth about the road to adventure: It could be just around the corner

Home truth about the road to adventure: It could be just around the corner

Australians are increasingly turning to their own backyards for holidays, choosing destinations and experiences rich in natural beauty and gourmet produce. Tourism Australia’s latest report into the market shows a 5.7 per cent year-on-year increase in Australians trekking down the road for their breaks. Last year, there were 48.5 million

read more
When husband and wife turn into brother and sister

When husband and wife turn into brother and sister

Just Google it: “My wife is more like a sister.” So many stories – more like pleas for help – like this letter gleaned from dearcupid.org: “Hi I have a big problem. Over the years my wife and I have had many issues… The problem is though, that as much

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South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

Former rebel leader Riek Machar flanked by President Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the State House in Juba [Jok Solomun/Reuters] Rival leaders in South Sudan have formed a transitional coalition government, in an attempt to end years of ruinous conflict. Opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn

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Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and

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Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Mexico femicides: Roads blocked as protesters demand action

The murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico has increased outrage at violence against women nationwide. She was kidnapped from her school, raped and then strangled. Protesters are demanding that the government do more to implement protocols that, on paper, would provide protection for women. However, they say the authorities

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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The number of new coronavirus cases has spiked more than two-fold to 433 in South Korea, as China reported a significant decline in new infections.  The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the window of opportunity to stem the deadly epidemic was “narrowing” amid concern about a surge in cases with no clear

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Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

Israeli forces gather at the scene where a Palestinian was killed after he allegedly approached an officer with a knife, near the Lions’ Gate which leads to Jerusalem’s Old City [Ahmad Gharabli/AFP] A Palestinian man has been shot dead by the Israeli police when he allegedly attempted a

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Conservatives make early gains in Iran parliamentary election

Conservatives make early gains in Iran parliamentary election

About half of the 16,033 hopefuls, mostly moderates and reformists, were barred from running by the Guardian Council, a conservative-dominated vetting body [Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA/via Reuters] Iran has started counting votes a day after its parliamentary election in which conservative allies of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei are likely

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South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

Former rebel leader Riek Machar flanked by President Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the State House in Juba [Jok Solomun/Reuters] Rival leaders in South Sudan have formed a transitional coalition government, in an attempt to end years of ruinous conflict. Opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and

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Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Mexico femicides: Roads blocked as protesters demand action

The murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico has increased outrage at violence against women nationwide. She was kidnapped from her school, raped and then strangled. Protesters are demanding that the government do more to implement protocols that, on paper, would provide protection for women. However, they say the authorities

read more
China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The number of new coronavirus cases has spiked more than two-fold to 433 in South Korea, as China reported a significant decline in new infections.  The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the window of opportunity to stem the deadly epidemic was “narrowing” amid concern about a surge in cases with no clear

read more
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

Israeli forces gather at the scene where a Palestinian was killed after he allegedly approached an officer with a knife, near the Lions’ Gate which leads to Jerusalem’s Old City [Ahmad Gharabli/AFP] A Palestinian man has been shot dead by the Israeli police when he allegedly attempted a

read more
South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

Former rebel leader Riek Machar flanked by President Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the State House in Juba [Jok Solomun/Reuters] Rival leaders in South Sudan have formed a transitional coalition government, in an attempt to end years of ruinous conflict. Opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Mexico femicides: Roads blocked as protesters demand action

The murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico has increased outrage at violence against women nationwide. She was kidnapped from her school, raped and then strangled. Protesters are demanding that the government do more to implement protocols that, on paper, would provide protection for women. However, they say the authorities

read more
China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The number of new coronavirus cases has spiked more than two-fold to 433 in South Korea, as China reported a significant decline in new infections.  The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the window of opportunity to stem the deadly epidemic was “narrowing” amid concern about a surge in cases with no clear

read more
South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

Former rebel leader Riek Machar flanked by President Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the State House in Juba [Jok Solomun/Reuters] Rival leaders in South Sudan have formed a transitional coalition government, in an attempt to end years of ruinous conflict. Opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Mexico femicides: Roads blocked as protesters demand action

The murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico has increased outrage at violence against women nationwide. She was kidnapped from her school, raped and then strangled. Protesters are demanding that the government do more to implement protocols that, on paper, would provide protection for women. However, they say the authorities

read more
South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

Former rebel leader Riek Machar flanked by President Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the State House in Juba [Jok Solomun/Reuters] Rival leaders in South Sudan have formed a transitional coalition government, in an attempt to end years of ruinous conflict. Opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Mexico femicides: Roads blocked as protesters demand action

The murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico has increased outrage at violence against women nationwide. She was kidnapped from her school, raped and then strangled. Protesters are demanding that the government do more to implement protocols that, on paper, would provide protection for women. However, they say the authorities

read more
China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The number of new coronavirus cases has spiked more than two-fold to 433 in South Korea, as China reported a significant decline in new infections.  The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the window of opportunity to stem the deadly epidemic was “narrowing” amid concern about a surge in cases with no clear

read more

World News

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

South Sudan's rival leaders form coalition government

Former rebel leader Riek Machar flanked by President Salva Kiir addresses a news conference at the State House in Juba [Jok Solomun/Reuters] Rival leaders in South Sudan have formed a transitional coalition government, in an attempt to end years of ruinous conflict. Opposition leader Riek Machar was sworn

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

People in Libya are trying to maintain some semblance of their everyday lives. The closer to the front lines of fighting they are, the harder it is to move around, socialise, and even sleep. Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from southern Tripoli, Libya, on the realities of living with, and

read more
Libya conflict: Tripoli, two tales of one city

Mexico femicides: Roads blocked as protesters demand action

The murder of a seven-year-old girl in Mexico has increased outrage at violence against women nationwide. She was kidnapped from her school, raped and then strangled. Protesters are demanding that the government do more to implement protocols that, on paper, would provide protection for women. However, they say the authorities

read more
China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The number of new coronavirus cases has spiked more than two-fold to 433 in South Korea, as China reported a significant decline in new infections.  The World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the window of opportunity to stem the deadly epidemic was “narrowing” amid concern about a surge in cases with no clear

read more
Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in Jerusalem after alleged attack

Israeli forces gather at the scene where a Palestinian was killed after he allegedly approached an officer with a knife, near the Lions’ Gate which leads to Jerusalem’s Old City [Ahmad Gharabli/AFP] A Palestinian man has been shot dead by the Israeli police when he allegedly attempted a

read more
Conservatives make early gains in Iran parliamentary election

Conservatives make early gains in Iran parliamentary election

About half of the 16,033 hopefuls, mostly moderates and reformists, were barred from running by the Guardian Council, a conservative-dominated vetting body [Nazanin Tabatabaee/WANA/via Reuters] Iran has started counting votes a day after its parliamentary election in which conservative allies of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei are likely

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Hydrogen potential for local gas networks in SA and Victoria

Hydrogen potential for local gas networks in SA and Victoria

PRESS RELEASE On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $1.28 million in funding to Australian Gas Networks Limited (AGN), part of Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG), to establish the Australian Hydrogen Centre which will investigate blending hydrogen into natural

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Hydrogen potential for local gas networks in SA and Victoria

The Pilbara looks to renewable hydrogen

PRESS RELEASE On behalf of the Australian Government, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $995,000 in funding to Yara Pilbara Fertilisers Pty Ltd (Yara) to support a feasibility study for the production of renewable hydrogen and ammonia. The feasibility study will explore the potential

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