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The Age
A housing commission tenant named 'Ugly' took on the bureaucracy ... and won'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his successful
A housing commission tenant named 'Ugly' took on the bureaucracy ... and won
The Age / Posted yesterday
'Ugly', a resident of the Richmond Commission Flats, celebrates his successful battle for security doors. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Many years ago, a psychiatrist diagnosed Alan Chung with an "extremely unusual sense of fair play". In the early 1980s,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Instagram a boon for Australian beauty businesses Trophy Wife and Kester Blackand Chelsea Bagan of nail art salon Trophy Wife. Anna Ross and Chelsea Bagan c
Instagram a boon for Australian beauty businesses Trophy Wife and Kester Black
Canberra Times / Posted 2 days ago
and Chelsea Bagan of nail art salon Trophy Wife. Anna Ross and Chelsea Bagan credit Instagram for their success. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "I feel like Instagram was the beginning of my business," says Bagan, who now boasts 35,000 followers. "I was... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningfacing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at home and abroad, CSIRO last week announced that it would instead form a special climate... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningfacing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at home and abroad, CSIRO last week announced that it would instead form a special climate... Read more
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Kiama Independent
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warningfacing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate
‘Perilous': Weather boss issues grim warning
Kiama Independent / Posted 3 days ago
facing the chop at the CSIRO. Droughts are likely to get worse as the climate changes, climate scientists say. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Facing criticism at home and abroad, CSIRO last week announced that it would instead form a special climate... Read more
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The Age
Man dies in head-on collision with truck at BallanEmergency services examine the wreckage of a car that hit a truck in a head-on
Man dies in head-on collision with truck at Ballan
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
Emergency services examine the wreckage of a car that hit a truck in a head-on collision. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer A man has died after his car collided head-on with a truck near Ballarat on Friday morning. The man's vehicle is believed to have... Read more
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WA Today
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially f
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
WA Today / Posted 5 days ago
30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Now scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have identified a genetic mutation behind the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially f
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
Canberra Times / Posted 5 days ago
30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Now scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have identified a genetic mutation behind the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially f
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
30. "I probably had weeks to months." Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Now scientists from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have identified a genetic mutation behind the... Read more
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The Age
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screenedat the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
The Age / Posted 5 days ago
at the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "The doctors didn't know if I would make it to my 18th birthday," said Ms Johansson, now 30. "I probably had... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screenedat the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal
Deadly heart condition can now be genetically screened
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 days ago
at the painfully young age of 39. Elka Johansson inherited a potentially fatal heart condition from her mother. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer "The doctors didn't know if I would make it to my 18th birthday," said Ms Johansson, now 30. "I probably had... Read more
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The Age
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory ArtistMelbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Awar
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory Artist
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Melbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Award. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer We're all familiar with the stories of struggling writers - the piles of rejection letters from publishing houses, the abject poverty, the bad... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory ArtistMelbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Awar
Writer Katherine Brabon wins 2016 Vogel's Literary Award for The Memory Artist
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Melbourne writer Katherine Brabon has won the prestigious Vogel's Literary Award. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer We're all familiar with the stories of struggling writers - the piles of rejection letters from publishing houses, the abject poverty, the bad... Read more
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The Age
Water trucked into Lorne to protect dwindling suppliesDave Young fills his 18,000 litre tanker with water near the township of Winche
Water trucked into Lorne to protect dwindling supplies
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Dave Young fills his 18,000 litre tanker with water near the township of Winchelsea. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Water authorities have started trucking water to Lorne to protect the coastal town's dwindling supplies. Tankers are carting about 210,000... Read more
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The Age
Safety overhaul for notorious stretch of country roadThe Goulburn Valley Highway between Yea and Molesworth is one of the most dange
Safety overhaul for notorious stretch of country road
The Age / Posted 10 days ago
The Goulburn Valley Highway between Yea and Molesworth is one of the most dangerous stretches of road in Victoria. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer One of Victoria's most dangerous roads will get a radical $18.5 million upgrade after it claimed five lives in a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Entrepreneurs buying up Uber fleetsdriving for Uber. They say there is a 'neverending' demand from people who want
Entrepreneurs buying up Uber fleets
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
driving for Uber. They say there is a 'neverending' demand from people who want to lease a car for up to six months. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer There has been "neverending demand" for lease vehicles from car-less Uber drivers, according to "Danny" from... Read more
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The Young Witness
'I'm appalled at what happened': former headmaster's regrets at child abuse inquirythe sex abuse inquiry at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Tuesday with Truth J
'I'm appalled at what happened': former headmaster's regrets at child abuse inquiry
The Young Witness / Posted 13 days ago
the sex abuse inquiry at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on Tuesday with Truth Justice Healing CEO Frank Sullivan. Photo: SIMON O'DWYER A RELIGIOUS superior has admitted to a woefully inadequate culture of protecting children and told an inquiry... Read more
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The Age
NSW minister promotes TAFE report involving company raided by Federal Policein revenue. Euroa couple Jacinda and Arthur Eastham, who say they were sold an
NSW minister promotes TAFE report involving company raided by Federal Police
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
in revenue. Euroa couple Jacinda and Arthur Eastham, who say they were sold an ACN course they cannot complete. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Across the state, teachers, managers and administrators have all been targeted for low productivity compared... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW minister promotes TAFE report involving company raided by Federal Policein revenue. Euroa couple Jacinda and Arthur Eastham, who say they were sold an
NSW minister promotes TAFE report involving company raided by Federal Police
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
in revenue. Euroa couple Jacinda and Arthur Eastham, who say they were sold an ACN course they cannot complete. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Across the state, teachers, managers and administrators have all been targeted for low productivity compared... Read more
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The Age
One-third of kindergartens below minimum standards, new report warnseducator Nick Quon and four-year-olds Finley and Emma have a story read to them
One-third of kindergartens below minimum standards, new report warns
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
educator Nick Quon and four-year-olds Finley and Emma have a story read to them at the Gowrie early learning centre. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer More than 30 per cent of preschool education centres are not meeting minimum national standards, while 26 per... Read more
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WA Today
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owlspecies are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owl
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
species are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The notoriously shy bird of prey with its startled "what are you looking at?" eyes is traditionally a forest... Read more
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Canberra Times
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owlspecies are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owl
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
species are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The notoriously shy bird of prey with its startled "what are you looking at?" eyes is traditionally a forest... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owlspecies are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owl
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
species are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The notoriously shy bird of prey with its startled "what are you looking at?" eyes is traditionally a forest... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owlThe largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban a
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owl
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer How much space does a powerful owl need to live the good life in Melbourne's suburbs? Researchers trapping and tagging up to 10 of Australia's... Read more
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The Age
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owlThe largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban a
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cryptic powerful owl
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer How much space does a powerful owl need to live the good life in Melbourne's suburbs? Researchers trapping and tagging up to 10 of Australia's... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cyrptic powerful owlThe largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban a
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cyrptic powerful owl
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer How much space does a powerful owl need to live the good life in Melbourne's suburbs? Researchers trapping and tagging up to 10 of Australia's... Read more
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The Age
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cyrptic powerful owlThe largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban a
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cyrptic powerful owl
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer How much space does a powerful owl need to live the good life in Melbourne's suburbs? Researchers trapping and tagging up to 10 of Australia's... Read more
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WA Today
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cyrptic powerful owlspecies are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl
Tracking the nighttime travels of the cyrptic powerful owl
WA Today / Posted 15 days ago
species are about to find out. The largest owl in Australia, the powerful owl is found in parks and suburban areas. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The notoriously shy bird of prey with its startled "what are you looking at?" eyes is traditionally a forest... Read more
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The Age
MADE Ballarat exhibition digs up 19th century miners who loved their blingBallarat curator Cash Brown is holding an Australian reversible gold and silver
MADE Ballarat exhibition digs up 19th century miners who loved their bling
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
Ballarat curator Cash Brown is holding an Australian reversible gold and silver brooch with glass dome and cameo. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Breathe for a moment, one glad breath; Throw up the shadeless brow; Where is the paid task-master's eye? We... Read more
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Canberra Times
MADE Ballarat exhibition digs up the flashy 19th century miners who proudly loved their blingBallarat curator Cash Brown is holding an Australian reversible gold and silver
MADE Ballarat exhibition digs up the flashy 19th century miners who proudly loved their bling
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
Ballarat curator Cash Brown is holding an Australian reversible gold and silver brooch with glass dome and cameo. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer To search in the hills for gold. Breathe for a moment, one glad breath; Throw up the shadeless brow; Where... Read more
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The Age
Sanaya Sahib murder: 'All of us are hurting a lot. It's very hard to think clearly'the 14-month-old's death. Family members leave the home in Perth Street, West
Sanaya Sahib murder: 'All of us are hurting a lot. It's very hard to think clearly'
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
the 14-month-old's death. Family members leave the home in Perth Street, West Heidelberg on Wednesday morning. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer A woman, who identified herself just as a "relation" said they didn't know how to even begin mourning the... Read more
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WA Today
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continuesby French investment bank Natixis. Australia received more than 1.3 million Ch
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continues
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
by French investment bank Natixis. Australia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer In both the Japanese and Chinese cases, rising household wealth has been the catalyst for a shift in spending... Read more
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Canberra Times
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continuesby French investment bank Natixis. Australia received more than 1.3 million Ch
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continues
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
by French investment bank Natixis. Australia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer In both the Japanese and Chinese cases, rising household wealth has been the catalyst for a shift in spending... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continuesby French investment bank Natixis. Australia received more than 1.3 million Ch
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continues
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
by French investment bank Natixis. Australia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer In both the Japanese and Chinese cases, rising household wealth has been the catalyst for a shift in spending... Read more
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The Age
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continuesAustralia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Pho
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continues
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
Australia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer China's overseas tourism bonanza is starting to resemble the unleashing of Japanese visitors on the world following the yen's appreciation in the... Read more
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The Age
Woman told husband her accused killer lover Ian Thomas was gay, court hearsIan Thomas has pleaded not guilty to murdering his parents. Photo: Simon O'Dwye
Woman told husband her accused killer lover Ian Thomas was gay, court hears
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
Ian Thomas has pleaded not guilty to murdering his parents. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The husband of a woman having an affair with accused killer Ian Thomas suspected she was cheating on him but never discussed it with her after she claimed he was gay, a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continuesAustralia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Pho
Chinese tourists are turning Japanese as tourist bonanza continues
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Australia received more than 1.3 million Chinese visitors in the past year. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer China's overseas tourism bonanza is starting to resemble the unleashing of Japanese visitors on the world following the yen's appreciation in the... Read more
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The Age
Sanaya Sahib murder: Too many missed real story - a child had been killedbe threatened. Family members leave the home of Habib Ali in Perth Street, Wes
Sanaya Sahib murder: Too many missed real story - a child had been killed
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
be threatened. Family members leave the home of Habib Ali in Perth Street, West Heidelberg on Tuesday morning. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer The man is also believed to be a heavy methamphetamine user, who is regularly involved in violent altercations... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAwheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture depart
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture department said on Tuesday in Washington. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Use in China, the world's biggest wheat-consuming nation, will fall to 112 million tons as the amount of the... Read more
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The Age
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAwheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture depart
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture department said on Tuesday in Washington. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Record global wheat stockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the European... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAwheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture depart
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture department said on Tuesday in Washington. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Record global wheat stockpiles may be even larger than expected, as China cuts back on use and the European... Read more
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Canberra Times
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDAwheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture depart
Global wheat glut to rise on weakening China demand, says USDA
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
wheat this year may reach 239.26 million metric tons, the US agriculture department said on Tuesday in Washington. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Use in China, the world's biggest wheat-consuming nation, will fall to 112 million tons as the amount of the... Read more
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The Age
Candle lights woman's path to revealing old flame's murder confession, court toldIan Thomas has pleaded not guilty to murdering his parents. Photo: Simon O'Dwye
Candle lights woman's path to revealing old flame's murder confession, court told
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Ian Thomas has pleaded not guilty to murdering his parents. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer A candle she used to pray to God helped Jacinta Emselle do the right thing and tell her husband that her lover had confessed to killing his parents, a court has... Read more
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The Age
Remote island gives scientists a view of how plant ecology without birds and bees could evolvegreen appearance, unlike any other in the world. Adrian Dyer examines honeybee
Remote island gives scientists a view of how plant ecology without birds and bees could evolve
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
green appearance, unlike any other in the world. Adrian Dyer examines honeybees at Melbourne University. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer RMIT vision scientist Adrian Dyer said the power of the pollinator – flies – had influenced the colour of the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Remote island gives scientists a view of how plant ecology without birds and bees could evolvevisual system. And yellow is their favourite colour." Adrian Dyer examines hone
Remote island gives scientists a view of how plant ecology without birds and bees could evolve
Canberra Times / Posted 22 days ago
visual system. And yellow is their favourite colour." Adrian Dyer examines honeybees at Melbourne University. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Some birds do exist on the island, but they are seabirds and species which don't visit flowering plants in... Read more
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The Age
Mother tried to please murder accused until last moments, court toldof strangling his mother in a shed before lying in wait for his father and shoo
Mother tried to please murder accused until last moments, court told
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
of strangling his mother in a shed before lying in wait for his father and shooting him in the chest. Ian Thomas Photo: Simon O'Dwyer Crown prosecutor Peter Rose, QC, told a Supreme Court jury Mr Thomas had been having an affair with a married... Read more
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The Age
Man confessed over a beer to murdering his parents, court toldhim in the chest in self-defence. The court heard that Ian Thomas felt his mot
Man confessed over a beer to murdering his parents, court told
The Age / Posted 22 days ago
him in the chest in self-defence. The court heard that Ian Thomas felt his mother had been 'driving him crazy'. Photo: Simon O'Dwyer He said Ms Emselle was a liar who could not be believed. Questioned by Crown prosecutor Peter Rose, QC, Ms... Read more
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The Courier
Parkinson’s disease cluster has pulses racingshows a spike in people developing Parkinson's disease in particular agricultur
Parkinson’s disease cluster has pulses racing
The Courier / Posted 23 days ago
shows a spike in people developing Parkinson's disease in particular agricultural areas in regional Victoria. Picture: SIMON O'DWYER A cluster of Parkinson's disease has been discovered in a key Victorian barley, chick pea and lentil farming... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Parkinson’s disease cluster has pulses racingshows a spike in people developing Parkinson's disease in particular agricultur
Parkinson’s disease cluster has pulses racing
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 23 days ago
shows a spike in people developing Parkinson's disease in particular agricultural areas in regional Victoria. Picture: SIMON O'DWYER A cluster of Parkinson's disease has been discovered in a key Victorian barley, chick pea and lentil farming... Read more
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The Young Witness
Parkinson’s disease cluster has pulses racingshows a spike in people developing Parkinson's disease in particular agricultur
Parkinson’s disease cluster has pulses racing
The Young Witness / Posted 23 days ago
shows a spike in people developing Parkinson's disease in particular agricultural areas in regional Victoria. Picture: SIMON O'DWYER A cluster of Parkinson's disease has been discovered in a key Victorian barley, chick pea and lentil farming... Read more
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