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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Wood smoke affecting Canberra air qualityCanberra air quality 'excellent' but wood smoke a lingering problem Canberra's
Wood smoke affecting Canberra air quality
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Canberra air quality 'excellent' but wood smoke a lingering problem Canberra's air quality is excellent compared to other capital cities, but the use of wood smoke heaters continues to push up pollution levels across the capital. A report by the... Read more
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The Courier
Asbestos scandal: Black Hill soil yet to be testedGOVERNMENT agencies are yet to test soil from an alleged major asbestos dump in
Asbestos scandal: Black Hill soil yet to be tested
The Courier / Posted 4 days ago
GOVERNMENT agencies are yet to test soil from an alleged major asbestos dump in Black Hill. GOVERNMENT agencies are yet to test soil from an alleged major asbestos dump in Black Hill. A spokesman for Comcare, the federal body responsible for... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Residents make a sound over noise reportA LONG-awaited report into highway noise from the Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacifi
Residents make a sound over noise report
Daily Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
A LONG-awaited report into highway noise from the Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacific Hwy upgrade has finally been released. Traffic noise from the 25km upgrade has been an ongoing concern for Northern Beaches residents since the upgrade was completed in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fresh calls for salmon industry regulatory overhaulTasmanian Labor Senator Lisa Singh joins calls for State Government to overhaul
Fresh calls for salmon industry regulatory overhaul
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Tasmanian Labor Senator Lisa Singh joins calls for State Government to overhaul salmon industry regulation A Tasmanian Labor Senator is calling on the State Government to consider taking away the power to regulate the salmon industry from its... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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The Young Witness
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Western Advocate
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Kiama Independent / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Manning River Times
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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The North West Star
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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The Border Mail
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
The Border Mail / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
'Cost competitiveness' is fundamental problem: BlueScopeState and federal governments don’t buy enough steel to solve BlueScope’s woes
'Cost competitiveness' is fundamental problem: BlueScope
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
State and federal governments don’t buy enough steel to solve BlueScope’s woes and a procurement quota ‘‘doesn’t deal with the fundamental problem’’, the company’s boss says. ‘‘Whether it’s mandated or not, we’ve got to get there on lower costs and... Read more
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The Courier
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cutsThe Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction i
Port Kembla steelworks to bear brunt of 500 job cuts
The Courier / Posted 8 days ago
The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The Port Kembla steelworks will bear the brunt of a planned 500 job reduction in its Australian operations. The losses are part of Option A... Read more
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WA Today
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plansSantos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Pho
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plans
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
Santos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Photo: Rob Homer The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plansSantos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Pho
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plans
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
Santos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Photo: Rob Homer The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Mining giant told to increase bond to cover NT environmental issuesMining giant Glencore told to increase bond to cover ongoing environmental issu
Mining giant told to increase bond to cover NT environmental issues
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Mining giant Glencore told to increase bond to cover ongoing environmental issues in NT Photo: Large smoke plumes can be seen rising from McArthur River Mine's waste rock pile near Borroloola in the Northern Territory in 2014, prior to remediation... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Twelve Apostles' popularity leads to 'embarrassing' sewage leak as public toilets struggle to cope A sewage leak at one of Victoria's most iconic tourist spots has locals worri
Twelve Apostles' popularity leads to 'embarrassing' sewage leak as public toilets struggle to cope
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
A sewage leak at one of Victoria's most iconic tourist spots has locals worried they might be dealing with some embarrassing flow-on effects. The... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plansThe Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give c
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plans
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own agencies said could pose a "significant environment risk". The Baird government has been accused... Read more
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The Age
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plansSantos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Pho
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plans
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
Santos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Photo: Rob Homer The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plansSantos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Pho
Big Santos CSG desalination plant gets nod without detailed plans
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Santos' CSG field at Narrabri will have to dispose of a lot of waste water. Photo: Rob Homer The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own... Read more
8 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plansThe Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give c
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plans
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 8 days ago
The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own agencies said could pose a "significant environment risk". The Baird government has been accused... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plansThe Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give c
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plans
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 8 days ago
The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own agencies said could pose a "significant environment risk". The Baird government has been accused... Read more
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The Young Witness
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plansThe Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give c
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plans
The Young Witness / Posted 8 days ago
The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own agencies said could pose a "significant environment risk". The Baird government has been accused... Read more
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Western Advocate
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plansThe Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give c
Santos gets early approval for CSG treatment plant without detailed plans
Western Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The Baird government has been accused of making a "reckless" decision to give conditional approval for a coal seam gas desalination plant one of its own agencies said could pose a "significant environment risk". The Baird government has been accused... Read more
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Manning River Times
Monday, August 24, 2015Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. A beauti
Monday, August 24, 2015
Manning River Times / Posted 8 days ago
Your morning news snapshot from around regional Australia and beyond. A beautiful shot of a enormous wave captured by @raycollinsphoto ►PORT MACQUARIE: Shark attack victim Dale Carr remains in Port Macquarie Base Hospital in a satisfactory... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Tasmania's fish farming industry to be regulated by EPA under new Greens proposalTasmania's fish farming industry to be regulated by Environment Protection Auth
Tasmania's fish farming industry to be regulated by EPA under new Greens proposal
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 9 days ago
Tasmania's fish farming industry to be regulated by Environment Protection Authority under new Greens proposal Salmon farming would be regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) instead of the Tasmanian Environment Department under a new... Read more
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Times of Malta
Environment the big loser in Mepa demerger - Church commissionThe Church's Interdiocesan Commission for the Environment (KA) said today it ha
Environment the big loser in Mepa demerger - Church commission
Times of Malta / Posted 10 days ago
The Church's Interdiocesan Commission for the Environment (KA) said today it had serious reservations on some aspects of the government's plans to demerge Mepa's environment and planning functions. It said that, for years, it had pronounced itself... Read more
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Daily Examiner
New measures to stop illegal dumpingTHE Environment Protection Authority has reinforced to waste facility operators
New measures to stop illegal dumping
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
THE Environment Protection Authority has reinforced to waste facility operators the importance of applying new measures to stop unlawful waste stockpiling and illegal dumping. EPA director of waste and resource recovery Steve Beaman said the new... Read more
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Daily Examiner
RMS responds to road rubbishCOMPLAINTS about accumulating litter on the Pacific Hwy between Sapphire and Wo
RMS responds to road rubbish
Daily Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
COMPLAINTS about accumulating litter on the Pacific Hwy between Sapphire and Woolgoolga have been addressed this week by the Roads and Maritime Service. After an article in Wednesday's Advocate, an RMS spokesperson said the clean-up is scheduled for... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Fishing company guilty of pollutingA commercial Tasmanian fishing company has pleaded guilty to three charges brou
Fishing company guilty of polluting
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
A commercial Tasmanian fishing company has pleaded guilty to three charges brought by the state's Environment Protection Authority, including pollution by unlawful disposal of waste water. The charges against Seafish Tasmania stem from 2012 events... Read more
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Western Advocate
Don’t waste chance to help environmentA free community recycling centre was officially opened yesterday with Bathurst
Don’t waste chance to help environment
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
A free community recycling centre was officially opened yesterday with Bathurstians encouraged to get involved. RECYCLE: Bathurst Regional Council mayor Gary Rush, water and waste manager Russell Deans and Member for Bathurst Paul Toole at the new... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Seafood company Seafish Tasmania to face environmental charges in Hobart court Tasmanian-based fishing company Seafish will appear in Hobart
Seafood company Seafish Tasmania to face environmental charges
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
in Hobart court Tasmanian-based fishing company Seafish will appear in Hobart Magistrates Court today charged with breaching the state's environmental laws. Seafish Tasmania faces... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob StokesPlanning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob Stokes
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 days ago
Planning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal mine expansion near Lithgow, a move that drew cheers from environmentalists but was described as "ridiculous" by the local mayor. Planning Minister Rob Stokes has... Read more
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The Young Witness
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob StokesPlanning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob Stokes
The Young Witness / Posted 14 days ago
Planning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal mine expansion near Lithgow, a move that drew cheers from environmentalists but was described as "ridiculous" by the local mayor. Planning Minister Rob Stokes has... Read more
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Western Advocate
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob StokesPlanning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob Stokes
Western Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Planning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal mine expansion near Lithgow, a move that drew cheers from environmentalists but was described as "ridiculous" by the local mayor. Planning Minister Rob Stokes has... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob StokesPlanning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob Stokes
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 days ago
Planning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal mine expansion near Lithgow, a move that drew cheers from environmentalists but was described as "ridiculous" by the local mayor. Planning Minister Rob Stokes has... Read more
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The Border Mail
Waste from Melbourne Metro to unloaded on city's outskirtsDirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project will be unloaded in
Waste from Melbourne Metro to unloaded on city's outskirts
The Border Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project will be unloaded in Melbourne's outskirts. Dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project is likely be dumped in Melbourne's outskirts. Melbourne Metro Rail Authority chief... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Asbestos find halts Port Kembla soil shipmentsShipments of soil from Sydney's contaminated Barangaroo site to Port Kembla hav
Asbestos find halts Port Kembla soil shipments
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
Shipments of soil from Sydney's contaminated Barangaroo site to Port Kembla have been halted after asbestos was discovered in the material after it arrived at Port Kembla. Shipments of soil from Sydney's contaminated Barangaroo site to Port Kembla... Read more
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The Courier
Waste from Melbourne Metro to unloaded on city's outskirtsDirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project will be unloaded in
Waste from Melbourne Metro to unloaded on city's outskirts
The Courier / Posted 14 days ago
Dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project will be unloaded in Melbourne's outskirts. Dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project is likely be dumped in Melbourne's outskirts. Melbourne Metro Rail Authority chief... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claimsBREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety an
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claims
Daily Examiner / Posted 14 days ago
BREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety and well-being of their staff and contractors. In a statement Peter Crawford said the family-owned company had been in contact with the TWU over the past fortnight and had... Read more
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The Age
Waste from Melbourne Metro to unloaded on city's outskirtsAn amount of dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project equival
Waste from Melbourne Metro to unloaded on city's outskirts
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
An amount of dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project equivalent to the volume of the MCG will be unloaded in the outer suburbs. Photo: Craig Abraham Dirt and spoil dug up for the Melbourne Metro Rail project is likely be dumped in... Read more
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Northern Star
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claimsBREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety an
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claims
Northern Star / Posted 14 days ago
BREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety and well-being of their staff and contractors. In a statement Peter Crawford said the family-owned company had been in contact with the TWU over the past fortnight and had... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claimsBREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety an
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claims
The Daily Mercury / Posted 14 days ago
BREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety and well-being of their staff and contractors. In a statement Peter Crawford said the family-owned company had been in contact with the TWU over the past fortnight and had... Read more
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Queensland Times
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claimsBREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety an
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claims
Queensland Times / Posted 14 days ago
BREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety and well-being of their staff and contractors. In a statement Peter Crawford said the family-owned company had been in contact with the TWU over the past fortnight and had... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claimsBREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety an
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claims
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
BREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety and well-being of their staff and contractors. In a statement Peter Crawford said the family-owned company had been in contact with the TWU over the past fortnight and had... Read more
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News Mail
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claimsBREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety an
Crawfords say safety is number one, despite TWU claims
News Mail / Posted 14 days ago
BREAKING: Crawfords Freightlines say their number one priority is the safety and well-being of their staff and contractors. In a statement Peter Crawford said the family-owned company had been in contact with the TWU over the past fortnight and had... Read more
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WA Today
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob StokesChris Jonkers, a member of the Lithgow Environment Group that is opposed to the
Springvale coal mine plans sent back for review by Planning Minister Rob Stokes
WA Today / Posted 14 days ago
Chris Jonkers, a member of the Lithgow Environment Group that is opposed to the extension of the mine. Photo: Wolter Peeters Planning Minister Rob Stokes has ordered an additional review of a planned coal mine expansion near Lithgow, a move cheered... Read more
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