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The Morning Bulletin
Driving memories home in Supermum's first carSUPERMUM: I feel like I have been driving my whole life. Compared to many of m
Driving memories home in Supermum's first car
The Morning Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
SUPERMUM: I feel like I have been driving my whole life. Compared to many of my friends that is almost true. I was raised on a property so I was behind the wheel from a very early age. From the ride-on lawnmower to motorbikes and farm machinery,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'Mystery' laws: drug-driving push picks up medical marijuana userACT Policing Constable Ashley Knowles with a saliva swab used in random roadsid
'Mystery' laws: drug-driving push picks up medical marijuana user
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
ACT Policing Constable Ashley Knowles with a saliva swab used in random roadside drug tests. Photo: Rohan Thomson Roadside drug-driving tests mysterious and uncertain, magistrate says A driver who used marijuana for medical purposes four days... Read more
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Herald Sun
Victoria won't reopen VW car death probe A family's belief that a faulty Volkswagen car contributed to the death of a
Victoria won't reopen VW car death probe
Herald Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
A family's belief that a faulty Volkswagen car contributed to the death of a woman on a Melbourne freeway is not enough to reopen an inquest, a Victorian coroner has found. Three years ago a coroner found... Read more
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Weekly Times
Victoria won't reopen VW car death probe A family's belief that a faulty Volkswagen car contributed to the death of a
Victoria won't reopen VW car death probe
Weekly Times / Posted 22 hours ago
A family's belief that a faulty Volkswagen car contributed to the death of a woman on a Melbourne freeway is not enough to reopen an inquest, a Victorian coroner has found. Three years ago a coroner found... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Victoria won't reopen VW car death probe A family's belief that a faulty Volkswagen car contributed to the death of a
Victoria won't reopen VW car death probe
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 hours ago
A family's belief that a faulty Volkswagen car contributed to the death of a woman on a Melbourne freeway is not enough to reopen an inquest, a Victorian coroner has found. Three years ago a coroner found... Read more
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walesonline
The Severn Bridge tolls could be about to fall significantlyHigher than expected traffic levels using the tolls means the private company r
The Severn Bridge tolls could be about to fall significantly
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Higher than expected traffic levels using the tolls means the private company responsible for the bridge is likely to be paid off sooner than expected in autumn 2017. However, a senior MP has warned of traffic chaos unless the UK Government starts... Read more
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iol.co.za
SMSes may scare motorists, but 'they're illegal'Johannesburg - More threatening text messages are being sent by the SA National
SMSes may scare motorists, but 'they're illegal'
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - More threatening text messages are being sent by the SA National Roads Agency Limited to motorists who have failed to pay their e-tolls. This time the texts are being sent by a private debt-collection agency on Sanral's behalf that... Read more
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WA Today
Wait, the Perth City Council has a black Maserati?An eagle-eyed driver did a double take on Tuesday when he saw a black four-door
Wait, the Perth City Council has a black Maserati?
WA Today / Posted yesterday
An eagle-eyed driver did a double take on Tuesday when he saw a black four-door Maserati saloon pull into a Perth carpark - with Perth City Council number plates. The luxury vehicle was followed by a similarly prestigious black Mercedes, also... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Transport and Public Works On N1 Upgrade ProjectMajor R487 million N1 upgrade project to ease congestion in the city The Depar
Western Cape Transport and Public Works On N1 Upgrade Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Major R487 million N1 upgrade project to ease congestion in the city The Department of Transport and Public Works has begun Phase 1 of the much needed N1 upgrade. This is a three year project that commenced on the 4th of February 2016, and expected... Read more
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The Border Mail
Altona residents face months out of the loop during level crossing removal worksAltona residents could go two to three months without trains when the Altona Lo
Altona residents face months out of the loop during level crossing removal works
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Altona residents could go two to three months without trains when the Altona Loop is shut down to remove the quiet Kororoit Creek Road level crossing. Altona residents face up to three months without trains when the Altona Loop is shut down to... Read more
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The Courier
Altona residents face months out of the loop during level crossing removal worksAltona residents could go two to three months without trains when the Altona Lo
Altona residents face months out of the loop during level crossing removal works
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Altona residents could go two to three months without trains when the Altona Loop is shut down to remove the quiet Kororoit Creek Road level crossing. Altona residents face up to three months without trains when the Altona Loop is shut down to... Read more
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The Age
Altona Loop could shut down for months for level crossing worksAltona Loop train commuters will have to rely on buses for months while the Kor
Altona Loop could shut down for months for level crossing works
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Altona Loop train commuters will have to rely on buses for months while the Kororoit Creek Road level crossing is removed. Altona residents face up to three months without trains when the Altona Loop is shut down to remove the quiet Kororoit Creek... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SANRAL takes first steps to legal action: AAThe AA’s comments follow the issuing of a text message to an undisclosed number
SANRAL takes first steps to legal action: AA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The AA’s comments follow the issuing of a text message to an undisclosed number of Gauteng road users by SANRAL on Tuesday afternoon. The message read: “We have noted your refusal to pay your outstanding e-toll balance. Your vehicle details are... Read more
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International Business Times
Ministers discuss lowering drink-drive limit in England and Wales for first time in 50 years The drink-driving limit in England and Wales could be lowered for the first tim
Ministers discuss lowering drink-drive limit in England and Wales for first time in 50 years
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
The drink-driving limit in England and Wales could be lowered for the first time in 50 years to be more in line with the tougher Scottish laws. Transport minister Andrew Jones discussed lowering the limit to less than a glass of wine as figures... Read more
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Queensland Times
One lane of Bruce Hwy opens after truck rolloverUPDATE 1pm: ONE lane of the Bruce Hwy has reopened after a truck rollover 14km
One lane of Bruce Hwy opens after truck rollover
Queensland Times / Posted 3 days ago
UPDATE 1pm: ONE lane of the Bruce Hwy has reopened after a truck rollover 14km south of Marlaborough early this morning. Police advise lengthy delays are expected and remind motorists to be patient. The Department of Transport and Main Roads... Read more
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News Mail
One lane of Bruce Hwy opens after truck rolloverUPDATE 1pm: ONE lane of the Bruce Hwy has reopened after a truck rollover 14km
One lane of Bruce Hwy opens after truck rollover
News Mail / Posted 3 days ago
UPDATE 1pm: ONE lane of the Bruce Hwy has reopened after a truck rollover 14km south of Marlaborough early this morning. Police advise lengthy delays are expected and remind motorists to be patient. The Department of Transport and Main Roads... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
One lane of Bruce Hwy opens after truck rolloverUPDATE 1pm: ONE lane of the Bruce Hwy has reopened after a truck rollover 14km
One lane of Bruce Hwy opens after truck rollover
The Daily Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
UPDATE 1pm: ONE lane of the Bruce Hwy has reopened after a truck rollover 14km south of Marlaborough early this morning. Police advise lengthy delays are expected and remind motorists to be patient. The Department of Transport and Main Roads... Read more
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The Irish Times
Car insurance comes at a premium for drivers who have no choiceWe had become used, almost inured, over the decades, to steadily escalating car
Car insurance comes at a premium for drivers who have no choice
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
We had become used, almost inured, over the decades, to steadily escalating car insurance costs in this country. Indeed, by the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was not at all unusual for the cost of a year’s cover to be more than the price of a cheap... Read more
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CIO
WA Department of Transport to trial driverless shuttle busThe Department of Transport in Western Australia has announced it will trial an
WA Department of Transport to trial driverless shuttle bus
CIO / Posted 3 days ago
The Department of Transport in Western Australia has announced it will trial an autonomous shuttle bus, the first of its kind in Australia. The department will use NAVYA SAS technology, which is a French company that specialises in intelligent... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Govt defends efforts to secure federal transport fundingWA Govt defends efforts to secure 'fair share' of federal transport funding Ph
WA Govt defends efforts to secure federal transport funding
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
WA Govt defends efforts to secure 'fair share' of federal transport funding Photo: The WA Government says the Max Light Rail project is not included on its Infrastructure Australia priority list (Department of Transport) The State Government has... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Environmental ruling may see new Perth Freight Link tender processRoe 8 environmental ruling may force fresh Perth Freight Link tender process P
Environmental ruling may see new Perth Freight Link tender process
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
Roe 8 environmental ruling may force fresh Perth Freight Link tender process Photo: WA Transport Minister Dean Nalder says companies may need to be compensated for delays to the Perth Freight Link project. (ABC News: Andrew O'Connor) The West... Read more
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This is West Country
Motorists urged to take driving course - 4,122 road casualties in Avon and Somerset in 2015DRIVERS in Avon and Somerset are being urged to upgrade their road safety skill
Motorists urged to take driving course - 4,122 road casualties in Avon and Somerset in 2015
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
DRIVERS in Avon and Somerset are being urged to upgrade their road safety skills after it emerged there were 4,122 casualties on the area's roads last year. Department of Transport figures show 56 people died, 428 were seriously injured and 3,638... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Driverless electric bus to be trialled in WAFrench-made driverless electric bus to be trialled in Perth by RAC A driverles
Driverless electric bus to be trialled in WA
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
French-made driverless electric bus to be trialled in Perth by RAC A driverless electric bus is set to be trialled in Perth in a test run for the use of autonomous vehicles on West Australian roads. The staged trial is being conducted and funded by... Read more
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PC Magazine
U.K. Wants to Test Google's Self-Driving Cars Transportation head Isabel Dedring, however, admitted that she is "personally
U.K. Wants to Test Google's Self-Driving Cars
PC Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
Transportation head Isabel Dedring, however, admitted that she is "personally a bit skeptical about the technology." U.K. transportation officials reportedly want Google to bring its self-driving cars... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Madam MinsterMadam Minister, Let me start by saying, it is most pleasing to see that you ha
Madam Minster
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Madam Minister, Let me start by saying, it is most pleasing to see that you have taken the time to respond to one of the many many letters addressed to yourself. I must admit to being somewhat disheartened that you have chosen not to respond to any... Read more
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News Mail
Reports cars aquaplaning along Bruce Hwy north of RockyTHE Bruce Highway was closed and then reopened hours later during the night due
Reports cars aquaplaning along Bruce Hwy north of Rocky
News Mail / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway was closed and then reopened hours later during the night due to water over the road. The latest reports, according to Twitter, is that cars are now aquaplaning between Marlborough and Rockhampton. The highway was closed about 1am... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Expect roadblocks galoreSenior officials in charge of the metro - including city manager Trevor Fowler
Expect roadblocks galore
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
Senior officials in charge of the metro - including city manager Trevor Fowler - revealed yesterday that Johannesburg traffic officials would carry out more roadblocks to allow officers to "personally" hand out traffic fines to offenders. The... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Reports cars aquaplaning along Bruce Hwy north of RockyTHE Bruce Highway was closed and then reopened hours later during the night due
Reports cars aquaplaning along Bruce Hwy north of Rocky
Daily Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
THE Bruce Highway was closed and then reopened hours later during the night due to water over the road. The latest reports, according to Twitter, is that cars are now aquaplaning between Marlborough and Rockhampton. The highway was closed about 1am... Read more
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Northern Star
Bruce Hwy reopens to traffic north of RockhamptonThe Department of Transport and Main Roads advises the Bruce Highway has reopen
Bruce Hwy reopens to traffic north of Rockhampton
Northern Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Department of Transport and Main Roads advises the Bruce Highway has reopened to traffic between Rockhampton and Marlborough. 1am: The Department of Transport and Main Roads at 12.52am advises the Bruce Highway is closed to all traffic between... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Bruce Hwy reopens to traffic north of RockhamptonThe Department of Transport and Main Roads advises the Bruce Highway has reopen
Bruce Hwy reopens to traffic north of Rockhampton
The Daily Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
The Department of Transport and Main Roads advises the Bruce Highway has reopened to traffic between Rockhampton and Marlborough. 1am: The Department of Transport and Main Roads at 12.52am advises the Bruce Highway is closed to all traffic between... Read more
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Queensland Times
Bruce Hwy reopens to traffic north of RockhamptonThe Department of Transport and Main Roads advises the Bruce Highway has reopen
Bruce Hwy reopens to traffic north of Rockhampton
Queensland Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Department of Transport and Main Roads advises the Bruce Highway has reopened to traffic between Rockhampton and Marlborough. 1am: The Department of Transport and Main Roads at 12.52am advises the Bruce Highway is closed to all traffic between... Read more
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express
Marks and Spencers, South Western, Astra and VodafoneCity News: MARKS & Spencer has teamed up with model and TV presenter Alexa Ch
Marks and Spencers, South Western, Astra and Vodafone
express / Posted 8 days ago
City News: MARKS & Spencer has teamed up with model and TV presenter Alexa Chung to fashion a womenswear revival and attract younger shoppers. Alexa Chung has teamed up with Marks and... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
New proposed plans for a pilot scheme to tackle speeding in north Norfolk A sign that is on the Coast Road in Salthouse which could be one of the roads
New proposed plans for a pilot scheme to tackle speeding in north Norfolk
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
A sign that is on the Coast Road in Salthouse which could be one of the roads in the pilot scheme. A pioneering road safety scheme that could see white lines removed from... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
New proposed plans for a pilot scheme to tackle speeding in north Norfolk A sign that is on the Coast Road in Salthouse which could be one of the roads
New proposed plans for a pilot scheme to tackle speeding in north Norfolk
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 8 days ago
A sign that is on the Coast Road in Salthouse which could be one of the roads in the pilot scheme. A pioneering road safety scheme that could see white lines removed from... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bus drivers’ union seek substantial pay rises for membersStaff in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus who are represented by the National Bus and
Bus drivers’ union seek substantial pay rises for members
The Irish Times / Posted 8 days ago
Staff in Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus who are represented by the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) are to seek substantial pay increases. The union said on Thursday that it would be seeking an increase of between 6 per cent and 13 per cent which it... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Widening Logan section of motorway needs to be priority: Tom TateGold Coast Mayor Tom Tate says widening the Logan section of the Pacific Motorw
Widening Logan section of motorway needs to be priority: Tom Tate
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate says widening the Logan section of the Pacific Motorway should be a priority. Photo: Tony Moore Widening the Ipswich Motorway near Logan needs to be the priority for both Queensland and Federal governments, Gold Coast mayor... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Shortlist for Island Line train services revealedFirst South Western Trains and Stagecoach South West have been shortlisted to r
Shortlist for Island Line train services revealed
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 8 days ago
First South Western Trains and Stagecoach South West have been shortlisted to run Island Line. Picture by Robin Crossley. TWO companies have been shortlisted to compete for the next south western rail franchise, which includes the Isle of Wight's... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Anger over KFC, Macca’s planA COUNCIL decision to approve a fast-food precinct in East Toowoomba has sparke
Anger over KFC, Macca’s plan
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
A COUNCIL decision to approve a fast-food precinct in East Toowoomba has sparked anger from residents. The development will encompass the north-west corner of Herries and Cohoe Sts and include the city's eighth McDonald's Restaurant and a KFC. Key... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Minister's response to open letter on road safety"As the National Minister of Transport in the Republic of South Africa and prin
Minister's response to open letter on road safety
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
"As the National Minister of Transport in the Republic of South Africa and principal of the nine MECs implicated in your letter, I have decided to make it my responsibility to proffer a response to your well-intentioned open letter as a concerned... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Councils slap €78m storm damage bill on state agencies | Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 Local authorities have slappe
Councils slap €78m storm damage bill on state agencies
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, February 04, 2016 Local authorities have slapped a €78.3m bill on three government departments and agencies... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Swiftwater crew called as rainfall swells creeks in IsaacWidespread rain across the Central Highlands region caused creeks to swell and
Swiftwater crew called as rainfall swells creeks in Isaac
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
Widespread rain across the Central Highlands region caused creeks to swell and at least one motorist to get into trouble. Swiftwater crews were called to an incident on Peak Downs Hwy at Logan Creek near Winchester. Three crews were called when a... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
RACQ backs plan for inland, remote, rural roadsTHE RACQ peak motoring body has thrown its support behind Queensland's first ev
RACQ backs plan for inland, remote, rural roads
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
THE RACQ peak motoring body has thrown its support behind Queensland's first ever comprehensive plan for inland, remote and rural roads. RACQ Executive Manager Public Policy Michael Roth said the Inland Queensland Road Action Plan (IQ-RAP) was a... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
Daily Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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Northern Star
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
Northern Star / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
The Daily Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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Queensland Times
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
Queensland Times / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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News Mail
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go aheadCLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if gove
Almost 2000 jobs to disappear if shipping reforms go ahead
News Mail / Posted 9 days ago
CLOSE to 2000 jobs could vanish, with Queenslanders the worst affected, if government reforms to coastal shipping pass and allow more foreign companies and crews to compete with Australian vessels. If successful, the changes led by Deputy Prime... Read more
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The North West Star
On track for safetyTHE children of Julia Creek will have a better understanding of road rules than
On track for safety
The North West Star / Posted 9 days ago
THE children of Julia Creek will have a better understanding of road rules thanks to the opening of a bike safety track in the town. THE children of Julia Creek will have a better understanding of road rules thanks to the opening of a bike safety... Read more
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