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World solar challenge

World Solar Challenge

Australia and the rest of the world is experiencing rapid climate change. Since the middle of the 1900s, temperatures in Australia have been on...
Kempsey Bypass

Kempsey Bypass

The Kempsey Bypass project involves the construction of a 14.5 kilometre four-lane divided highway with bypasses of Kempsey and Frederickton - two townships on...
India - Australia government ties

India – Australia government ties

Overview The Republic of India and the Commonwealth of Australia share political, economic, security, linguistic and sporting ties. Before independence, Australia and India were both...
Mining

Six billion dollars of mining infrastructure

Six billion dollars of mining infrastructure projects could potentially be built around the Broken Hill region over the next decade. The creation of the Braemar...
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Push to ensure locals win resource contracts

The Opposition Leader Eric Ripper has renewed calls for legislation to ensure local companies play a bigger role in major resource projects. Yesterday, Chevron announced...
wayne_swan

Swan knew of royalties hike: opposition

AAP The opposition is claiming federal Treasurer Wayne Swan knew of plans by the West Australian government to increase mining royalties before he helped negotiate...

COMMODITY PRICE FALLS WEIGH ON MARKET

Australian shares have opened lower, with resources stocks weighing on the market after falls in commodity prices. At 1015 AEST, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was...

Christchurch battling on: English

Finance Minister Bill English says it is unclear where the 56,000 Christchurch people who were using the Government earthquake employment subsidy are working now...