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Petition will call for pardon for Peter Ellis

A new petition to the Governor General is to seek a full pardon for Peter Ellis, the gay man found guilty of child sexual...

Major aftershock cruel blow for struggling stores

By Michael Dickison In one hit, three months of economic recovery have been wiped out, say central Christchurch retailers affected by the Boxing Day aftershock. A...

Burnett floods

Emergency authorities are preparing for major flooding in the Bundaberg region, with the highest river levels in years expected on Wednesday. The Burnett River is...

SAS burdened with $50m dud

By Rafael Epstein NEW fighting vehicles for Australia's elite soldiers have been condemned as white elephants that are plagued by dodgy electronics and are...

Husband facing five years in jail after hacking wife’s email

A husband who suspected his wife was having an affair faces up to five years in jail after reading her emails without her permission. Leon...

What to do with your unwanted Christmas presents?

It's perfect - for someone else. Emma Simon on what to do with all those unwanted gifts It's probably not surprising that two out of...

Floods deal $6bn blow to economy as 1000 evacuated in Queensland deluge

By David Uren and Andrew Fraser THE devastating floods across the eastern states will strip up to $6 billion from the national economy. Growth was now...
Privateers won't dump and run as investors think twice on floats

Privateers won’t dump and run as investors think twice on floats

THE pipeline of potential private equity floats is building, but most vendors are retaining stakes in the assets they take public. If equity markets remain...
Panguna mine on Bougainville Island is one of the worlds richest copper mines Source: The Australian

Australian Resource News, Business News, Finance News, Bougainville, Gold and Copper Mine

By Rowan Callick TALKS are under way on reopening one of the world's biggest copper and gold mines -- on Australia's doorstep. TALKS are under way...