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The Courier Mail
Alien invasion or something closer to home?stairs yet and still has a few issues to iron out the team at Domino’s are out
Alien invasion or something closer to home?
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
stairs yet and still has a few issues to iron out the team at Domino’s are out to get the tick of approval from the Department of Transport and Main Roads to continue the rollout across Brisbane. But punters looking to tackle the 120kg... Read more
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The Courier
Access problems at super stops prompt trial of wheelchair ramps on new tramsBrumby government decided when it ordered the first batch of 50 E-Class trams s
Access problems at super stops prompt trial of wheelchair ramps on new trams
The Courier / Posted 11 hours ago
Brumby government decided when it ordered the first batch of 50 E-Class trams six years ago to disregard this standard. A Department of Transport briefing from September 2010 advised that the 12mm step height "is not feasible and should not be... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Earthquake-like cracks in Peak Downs Hwy to be filledMercury today. After the Daily Mercury sent a photograph of the cracks to Memb
Earthquake-like cracks in Peak Downs Hwy to be filled
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 hours ago
Mercury today. After the Daily Mercury sent a photograph of the cracks to Member for Mirani Jim Pearce, the MP phoned the Department of Transport and Main Roads to alert them of the safety hazard. Mr Pearce said he was "not impressed" it would... Read more
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The Age
Access problems at super stops prompt trial of wheelchair ramps on new tramsBrumby government decided when it ordered the first batch of 50 E-Class trams s
Access problems at super stops prompt trial of wheelchair ramps on new trams
The Age / Posted 12 hours ago
Brumby government decided when it ordered the first batch of 50 E-Class trams six years ago to disregard this standard. A Department of Transport briefing from September 2010 advised that the 12mm step height "is not feasible and should not be... Read more
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WA Today
'We're screwed': WA cabbies lose fight over Ubersaid the group intended to appeal the court ruling. Photo: Supplied They claim
'We're screwed': WA cabbies lose fight over Uber
WA Today / Posted 13 hours ago
said the group intended to appeal the court ruling. Photo: Supplied They claimed Transport Minister Dean Nalder and the Department of Transport had adopted a "policy" not to prosecute those involved in providing Uber ride sharing services in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Eight Wits students die in horrific taxi crashLimpopo department of transport said the Toyota Quantum minibus carrying studen
Eight Wits students die in horrific taxi crash
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 hours ago
Limpopo department of transport said the Toyota Quantum minibus carrying students from a Zion Christian Church prayer meeting in Polokwane hit an overturned trailer in the middle of the road then hit a tree before bursting into flames. Department... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Peak Downs Hwy to be 'fixed within a month' MP saysa motorcyclist shared on social media, saying he had referred the dangerous roa
Peak Downs Hwy to be 'fixed within a month' MP says
The Daily Mercury / Posted 21 hours ago
a motorcyclist shared on social media, saying he had referred the dangerous road hazards near the Dingo turnoff to the Department of Transport and Main Roads. "It needs to be fixed," Mr Costigan told the Daily Mercury last night. "It's not in... Read more
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The North West Star
$4b requested for $100m northern beef roads spendAndrew Higgins from CSIRO Land & Water said stakeholders had since been asked t
$4b requested for $100m northern beef roads spend
The North West Star / Posted 22 hours ago
Andrew Higgins from CSIRO Land & Water said stakeholders had since been asked to make formal submissions to the Federal Department of Transport for further funding evaluation, outlining specific project details and costings. Dr Higgins said... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
New service station coming to growing suburblaurel trees be retained at the site however the developers argued they needed
New service station coming to growing suburb
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
laurel trees be retained at the site however the developers argued they needed to be removed to ensure safe access. The Department of Transport and Main Roads agreed with the developers and the trees will be removed. Council also expressed... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
Daily Examiner / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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Northern Star
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
Northern Star / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
The Daily Mercury / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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Queensland Times
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
Queensland Times / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
The Morning Bulletin / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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News Mail
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of sonthe water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel
Father calls for pontoon safety following death of son
News Mail / Posted yesterday
the water. Jamie said he had contacted Fraser Coast Regional Council's Daniel Sanderson, who has offered his help, and the Department of Transport and Main Roads, which was also providing assistance. Cr Sanderson said he had known Joel and his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Roads Agency Investigating Randfontein Fatal Crashinvestigations into the cause of this gruesome carnage, whilst continuing to at
Roads Agency Investigating Randfontein Fatal Crash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
investigations into the cause of this gruesome carnage, whilst continuing to attend to the site of the accident," said the Department of Transport. In addition, the Road Accident Fund will assist the families of the deceased and will offer the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Express Groundedof Civil Aviation within 30 days from the date of receipt of the suspension not
SA Express Grounded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
of Civil Aviation within 30 days from the date of receipt of the suspension notice. The SACAA is a self-funded agency of the Department of Transport tasked with promoting and maintaining a safe, secure, and sustainable civil aviation envir... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Queen bans drones over terror attack fearsusing drones to take aerial pictures of Royals on shooting parties or taking pa
Queen bans drones over terror attack fears
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
using drones to take aerial pictures of Royals on shooting parties or taking part in other 'private' activities. The Department of Transport first made it a criminal offence from last December for low-flying aircraft including drones to be... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA Express groundeddecision came without notice for SA Express or passengers. The aviation author
SA Express grounded
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
decision came without notice for SA Express or passengers. The aviation authority is a “self-funded agency of the Department of Transport, tasked with promoting and maintaining a safe, secure, and sustainable civil aviation environment”.... Read more
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Chichester Observer
Denied chance on A27 routethe subject of long standing and widespread cynicism – has to be resolved. This
Denied chance on A27 route
Chichester Observer / Posted 2 days ago
the subject of long standing and widespread cynicism – has to be resolved. This cannot be left to Highways England and the Department of Transport alone. It can only be achieved by letting daylight in through a transparent and independent public... Read more
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express
Sister, 62, turns sleuth to clear brother’s name1994 Garage owner Tom Bourke, now 54, was jailed for life in 1994 after being
Sister, 62, turns sleuth to clear brother’s name
express / Posted 2 days ago
1994 Garage owner Tom Bourke, now 54, was jailed for life in 1994 after being found guilty by a jury of shooting dead two Department of Transport inspectors with a sawn-off shotgun in an alleged feud over MoT tests. Tom’s sister, Jo Holt, is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Department's Wasteful Expenditure of R62,2 Million an Affront to Jobseekersleading up to and including 2015. This a mockery to the suffering of the poor a
Department's Wasteful Expenditure of R62,2 Million an Affront to Jobseekers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
leading up to and including 2015. This a mockery to the suffering of the poor and unemployed, who cannot find work. The Department of Transport (DoT) is acting recklessly by spending millions on suspended employees whilst it is a clear fact that... Read more
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Irish Central
US lawmakers opposed to Norwegian Air, including flights from Cork to Boston“unless the carrier complies with basic, fair U.S. or European Union labor stan
US lawmakers opposed to Norwegian Air, including flights from Cork to Boston
Irish Central / Posted 3 days ago
“unless the carrier complies with basic, fair U.S. or European Union labor standards.” Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transport (DOT) gave tentative approval to the airline’s application for a foreign carrier permit, allowing it... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Convicted double murderer writes to M.E.N. to protest innocence after 22 years behind barsmonth that new evidence casts doubt on the conviction of Thomas Bourke, 51, who
Convicted double murderer writes to M.E.N. to protest innocence after 22 years behind bars
Manchester Evening News / Posted 3 days ago
month that new evidence casts doubt on the conviction of Thomas Bourke, 51, who was found guilty in 1994 of shooting dead Department of Transport inspectors Alan Singleton and Simon Bruno, at his garage in Chestergate, Stockport. The Criminal... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Seaford railway line power outage investigation launchedoutage, which is the latest in a string of disruptions and closures since the l
Seaford railway line power outage investigation launched
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
outage, which is the latest in a string of disruptions and closures since the line was extended and electrified in 2013. Department of Transport spokeswoman Caroline Kelly defended the length of time it took to fix the problem and said safety... Read more
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Herald.ie
More commuter woes as northside Dart off over holiday weekendMay 27. A four-hour strike will hit services between 3pm to 7pm on May 26. Mea
More commuter woes as northside Dart off over holiday weekend
Herald.ie / Posted 3 days ago
May 27. A four-hour strike will hit services between 3pm to 7pm on May 26. Meanwhile, recent figures released by the Department of Transport showed an increase of 16 million passenger journeys on public transport last year in comparison with... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Killer crash in Randfontein to be investigatedTraffic Management Corporation will investigate the crash that killed 14 people
Killer crash in Randfontein to be investigated
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Traffic Management Corporation will investigate the crash that killed 14 people on the R41 in Randfontein on Friday, the Department of Transport said. A spokesperson for the department said Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters had confirmed that... Read more
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iol.co.za
Uber ‘killing’ taxi businesses, says taxi protestersit’s only a matter of time before Uber takes over minibus business as well,” Mv
Uber ‘killing’ taxi businesses, says taxi protesters
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
it’s only a matter of time before Uber takes over minibus business as well,” Mvubu said. Nathi Sukazi, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport spokesperson, said they were aware of the issues raised by the metered taxi alliance. He said this... Read more
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iol.co.za
R62m on suspended employees a ‘mockery’were unemployed. “This makes a mockery of the suffering of the poor and unempl
R62m on suspended employees a ‘mockery’
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
were unemployed. “This makes a mockery of the suffering of the poor and unemployed, who cannot find work,” he said. “The Department of Transport (DoT) is acting recklessly by spending millions on suspended employees while it is a clear fact that... Read more
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Louth Leader
MP calls on minister for aid in getting more pothole fixing machinescounty ‘would like more’ of the machines, and asked what help Minister Andrew J
MP calls on minister for aid in getting more pothole fixing machines
Louth Leader / Posted 4 days ago
county ‘would like more’ of the machines, and asked what help Minister Andrew Jones, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Transport, could give it. He added: “Will he consider incentivising councils to work together so that we can... Read more
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Spalding Today
MP calls on minister for aid in getting more pothole fixing machinescounty ‘would like more’ of the machines, and asked what help Minister Andrew J
MP calls on minister for aid in getting more pothole fixing machines
Spalding Today / Posted 4 days ago
county ‘would like more’ of the machines, and asked what help Minister Andrew Jones, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Transport, could give it. He added: “Will he consider incentivising councils to work together so that we can... Read more
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Horncastle Today
MP calls on minister for aid in getting more pothole fixing machinescounty ‘would like more’ of the machines, and asked what help Minister Andrew J
MP calls on minister for aid in getting more pothole fixing machines
Horncastle Today / Posted 4 days ago
county ‘would like more’ of the machines, and asked what help Minister Andrew Jones, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Transport, could give it. He added: “Will he consider incentivising councils to work together so that we can... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
FISHING TAILS: Mackerel about in the clearexcellent and numbers are improving. Remember to be familiar with the possessi
FISHING TAILS: Mackerel about in the clear
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
excellent and numbers are improving. Remember to be familiar with the possession limits for mud crabs. Don't forget, the Department of Transport and Main Roads have released a survey which will determine if the Fisherman's Beach boat ramp... Read more
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Perth Now
Train chaos to continue this morningpushing the electric train blocking Brighton Road, into the city. Road just reo
Train chaos to continue this morning
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
pushing the electric train blocking Brighton Road, into the city. Road just reopened #9Newspic.twitter.com/8fJg5PDLno Department of Transport spokeswoman Caroline Kelly said “these things happen sometimes’’ and “we do try our best.” “We do... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Train chaos to continue this morningpushing the electric train blocking Brighton Road, into the city. Road just reo
Train chaos to continue this morning
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
pushing the electric train blocking Brighton Road, into the city. Road just reopened #9Newspic.twitter.com/8fJg5PDLno Department of Transport spokeswoman Caroline Kelly said “these things happen sometimes’’ and “we do try our best.” “We do... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Community divided over Emu Park boat ramp developmentdivided on the placement of the proposed all-tide boat ramp. TWO options for a
Community divided over Emu Park boat ramp development
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
divided on the placement of the proposed all-tide boat ramp. TWO options for a boat ramp have been put forward by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, one on the southern end of Fisherman's Beach and the other "just south" of the same... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Train chaos to continue this morningpushing the electric train blocking Brighton Road, into the city. Road just reo
Train chaos to continue this morning
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
pushing the electric train blocking Brighton Road, into the city. Road just reopened #9Newspic.twitter.com/8fJg5PDLno Department of Transport spokeswoman Caroline Kelly said “these things happen sometimes’’ and “we do try our best.” “We do... Read more
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Eye Witness News
DA condemns millions spent on suspended employees’ salariesTOWN – The Democratic Alliance (DA) has bemoaned the millions spent on paying t
DA condemns millions spent on suspended employees’ salaries
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
TOWN – The Democratic Alliance (DA) has bemoaned the millions spent on paying the salaries of suspended employees by the department of transport and its entities. The official opposition says a written reply to a Parliamentary question has... Read more
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Louth Leader
Was this pothole in Sutton on Sea the biggest in the area?its size, we have increased its priority and it has now been filled in.” Mr My
Was this pothole in Sutton on Sea the biggest in the area?
Louth Leader / Posted 5 days ago
its size, we have increased its priority and it has now been filled in.” Mr Myhill added: “We were named recently by the Department of Transport as one of the top performing local authorities, based on our ‘asset management approach’, which means... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brisbane's peak-hour crawl: worst chokepoints identified by the RACQchoking points, where peak-hour motorway traffic can crawl to under 20 km/h. T
Brisbane's peak-hour crawl: worst chokepoints identified by the RACQ
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
choking points, where peak-hour motorway traffic can crawl to under 20 km/h. The data, measured last month by the Department of Transport and Main Roads, found the Pacific Motorway had an evening peak hour average speed of just 19 km/h... Read more
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Forres Gazette
Rescue group rides wave of opportunityentirely by volunteers and is dependent on fundraising to stay afloat. The new
Rescue group rides wave of opportunity
Forres Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
entirely by volunteers and is dependent on fundraising to stay afloat. The new boat was purchased with funding from the Department of Transport which provided a total grant of circa £5500; this was enough for MIRO to bolster their own safety by... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Warning over fraudsters posing as motor tax authorities to get bank detailsfraudsters posing as motor tax authorities to get bank details Would-be victim
Warning over fraudsters posing as motor tax authorities to get bank details
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
fraudsters posing as motor tax authorities to get bank details Would-be victims are getting emails alleging to be from the Department of Transport about car tax renewal Fraudsters are posing as motor tax authorities to get private bank details... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Train shutdown rolls on into Fridaythem in the dark.A diesel train pushes a stuck electric train through the Brigh
Train shutdown rolls on into Friday
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 days ago
them in the dark.A diesel train pushes a stuck electric train through the Brighton Rd intersection. Picture: Dean Martin Department of Transport spokeswoman Caroline Kelly said “these things happen sometimes’’ and “we do try our best.” “We do... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
More than 10,000 number plates stolen in six yearsPrevention Mackay is endeavouring to encourage motorists to purchase one way re
More than 10,000 number plates stolen in six years
The Daily Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
Prevention Mackay is endeavouring to encourage motorists to purchase one way rego screws for their vehicles." If your numberplate is stolen, police advise to report it and ask the Department of Transport and Main Roads to cancel the stolen... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Public warned of motor tax e-mail scammotor tax e-mail scam | Irish Examiner Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 05:11 pm
Public warned of motor tax e-mail scam
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
motor tax e-mail scam | Irish Examiner Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 05:11 pm The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has warned the public to look out for fraudulent “phishing” emails seeking billing... Read more
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Newquay Voice
Lions show off new minibusto be in Lions Club International. A big thank you must go to Lions Jill and Gr
Lions show off new minibus
Newquay Voice / Posted 6 days ago
to be in Lions Club International. A big thank you must go to Lions Jill and Graham Willmott who secured a grant from the Department of Transport to enable us to purchase this bus.” The minibus will now be active in the community and also... Read more
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News.com.au
Delay fears after WA hospital boss quitsMain Roads is losing both managing director Steve Troughton and commissioner Re
Delay fears after WA hospital boss quits
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Main Roads is losing both managing director Steve Troughton and commissioner Reece Waldock, who is also the head of the Department of Transport. Liberal leader Colin Barnett said while Ms Chinery's departure might be bad timing, it would not... Read more
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Perth Now
Delay fears as hospital boss quitsMain Roads is losing both managing director Steve Troughton and commissioner Re
Delay fears as hospital boss quits
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
Main Roads is losing both managing director Steve Troughton and commissioner Reece Waldock, who is also the head of the Department of Transport. Liberal leader Colin Barnett said while Ms Chinery’s departure might be bad timing, it would not... Read more
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Sky News Australia
WA hospital boss' resignation an 'omen'Main Roads is losing both managing director Steve Troughton and commissioner Re
WA hospital boss' resignation an 'omen'
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
Main Roads is losing both managing director Steve Troughton and commissioner Reece Waldock, who is also the head of the Department of Transport. Liberal leader Colin Barnett said while Ms Chinery's departure might be bad timing, it would not... Read more
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