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Channel NewsAsia
Asian candidates few and far between in upcoming Australian electionsSYDNEY: Ever since Captain Cook sailed into Sydney Harbour more than 230 years
Asian candidates few and far between in upcoming Australian elections
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
SYDNEY: Ever since Captain Cook sailed into Sydney Harbour more than 230 years ago, Australia has become a nation of migrants. Australia’s Asian ties go back to the Gold Rush when thousands of Chinese headed to its shores in search of riches. Today,... Read more
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Raw Story
The problem with reinforced concreterare precisely because they rust. If construction steel is visible, it can be m
The problem with reinforced concrete
Raw Story / Posted 19 hours ago
rare precisely because they rust. If construction steel is visible, it can be maintained – for instance, when the Sydney Harbour Bridge is repeatedly painted and repainted. However, when embedded in concrete, steel is hidden but secretly... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. Campbell's Stores at the Rocks in Sydney to undergo a planned $30 million facelift. But at the northern end... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. But at the northern end of the Stores, the developers are also proposing "Bay 12," a glass and steel... Read more
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The Young Witness
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. But at the northern end of the Stores, the developers are also proposing "Bay 12," a glass and steel... Read more
6 related stories
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Western Advocate
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. But at the northern end of the Stores, the developers are also proposing "Bay 12," a glass and steel... Read more
6 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. But at the northern end of the Stores, the developers are also proposing "Bay 12," a glass and steel... Read more
6 related stories
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The Border Mail
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. But at the northern end of the Stores, the developers are also proposing "Bay 12," a glass and steel... Read more
6 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocksto retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the
Heritage Minister lashes out at Glass Box for The Rocks
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
to retain yet remediate parts of the 1830s sandstone buildings that make up the Campbell's Stores buildings on the side of Sydney Harbour. But at the northern end of the Stores, the developers are also proposing "Bay 12," a glass and steel... Read more
6 related stories
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Kiama Independent
New Maritime Services vessel at Naroomainvested a total of $760,000 on two new 8.5-metre vessels procured from Yamba,
New Maritime Services vessel at Narooma
Kiama Independent / Posted yesterday
invested a total of $760,000 on two new 8.5-metre vessels procured from Yamba, with the other now operating across Sydney Harbour. “Boaters will see the new vessel operating across Narooma replacing the existing patrol boat local boating... Read more
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News.com.au
Little John’s face was ‘totally submerged’being able to swim. Picture: 7 NewsSource:The Daily Telegraph Tony Driessler,
Little John’s face was ‘totally submerged’
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
being able to swim. Picture: 7 NewsSource:The Daily Telegraph Tony Driessler, in Australia for only a week, jumped in to Sydney harbour rescue a mum and her toddler. Picture: 7 NewsSource:The Daily Telegraph The point at Cockle Bay Wharf where... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Room check: Iririki Island Resortbelow. Related ContentRoom Check: Regal Airport Hotel, Hong KongRoom Check: Th
Room check: Iririki Island Resort
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
below. Related ContentRoom Check: Regal Airport Hotel, Hong KongRoom Check: The Devon, New PlymouthRoom Check: Pier One Sydney Harbour Food and drink: There are choices for different budgets on the island, including Azure (high-end, local food... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Backpacker rescues mum and toddler from harbourson despite not being able to swim. Picture: 7 Newsmedia_cameraTony Driessler,
Backpacker rescues mum and toddler from harbour
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
son despite not being able to swim. Picture: 7 Newsmedia_cameraTony Driessler, in Australia for only a week, jumped in to Sydney harbour rescue a mum and her toddler. Picture: 7 Newsmedia_cameraThe point at Cockle Bay Wharf where the boy fell into... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Big investors in race to build Wollongong fast trainSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Big investors in race to build Wollongong fast train
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
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The Border Mail
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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Illawarra Mercury
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
Illawarra Mercury / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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Northern Daily Leader
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
Northern Daily Leader / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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The Young Witness
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
The Young Witness / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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Western Advocate
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
Western Advocate / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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Daily Liberal
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
Daily Liberal / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projectsSydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the gov
Fast-train bonanza: big investors in race to build major new Sydney rail projects
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Sydney and Canberra for a number of years. Its call early this year for the government to enlarge the planned tunnels under Sydney Harbour for the new metro line to make them suitable for bigger trains fell on deaf ears. Another group backed by... Read more
10 related stories
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New Kerala
150,000 Australian visas issued to Indian tourists in 2015-16 - newkerala.com #83474the High Commissioner congratulated the visa recipient Mrinal Dutt and his wife
150,000 Australian visas issued to Indian tourists in 2015-16 - newkerala.com #83474
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the High Commissioner congratulated the visa recipient Mrinal Dutt and his wife, Kanika. They will get to climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and have received a boomerang to remind them of their Australian adventures. There were a record... Read more
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WA Today
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscrapera curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic view
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscraper
WA Today / Posted yesterday
a curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic views of the Opera House, Botanical Gardens and Sydney harbour", according to the designers, the architect firm Hassell. Mark Tait, head of commercial development, Investa... Read more
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The Financial Express
Australian High Commission grants record 150,000th visitor visa in 2015-16 program yearvisa recipient Mrinal Dutt and his wife, Kanika. Ms Sidhu presented a prize to
Australian High Commission grants record 150,000th visitor visa in 2015-16 program year
The Financial Express / Posted yesterday
visa recipient Mrinal Dutt and his wife, Kanika. Ms Sidhu presented a prize to them. They will get to climb the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and have received a boomerang to remind them of their Australian adventures. There were a record... Read more
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Canberra Times
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscrapera curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic view
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscraper
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
a curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic views of the Opera House, Botanical Gardens and Sydney harbour", according to the designers, the architect firm Hassell. Mark Tait, head of commercial development, Investa... Read more
4 related stories
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Sydney Morning Herald
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscrapera curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic view
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscraper
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
a curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic views of the Opera House, Botanical Gardens and Sydney harbour", according to the designers, the architect firm Hassell. Mark Tait, head of commercial development, Investa... Read more
4 related stories
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Brisbane Times
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscrapera curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic view
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscraper
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
a curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic views of the Opera House, Botanical Gardens and Sydney harbour", according to the designers, the architect firm Hassell. Mark Tait, head of commercial development, Investa... Read more
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The Age
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscrapera curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic view
Lendlease to build $300m 60 Martin Place skyscraper
The Age / Posted yesterday
a curved facade on the northern side and offer most floors "with panoramic views of the Opera House, Botanical Gardens and Sydney harbour", according to the designers, the architect firm Hassell. Mark Tait, head of commercial development, Investa... Read more
4 related stories
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Olympics hurdles champion Pearson out of Riocasting doubt over whether she will compete at Rio. Australian Olympic hurdles
Olympics hurdles champion Pearson out of Rio
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
casting doubt over whether she will compete at Rio. Australian Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson poses for photos by Sydney Harbour at in April 2016 Pearson, Australia's top athlete who won 100 metres hurdles gold at London in 2012, picked... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ovation of the Seas christened in Chinaarm lifts guests high into the sky in their viewing capsule, taking in the sigh
Ovation of the Seas christened in China
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
arm lifts guests high into the sky in their viewing capsule, taking in the sights wherever the ship happens to be. In Sydney Harbour, the North Star will reach higher than the pylons of Harbour Bridge. Related ContentMaurice Noone: Ten golden... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Hurdles champion Pearson pulls out of Rio Games: reportteam member Sally Pearson poses during the official launch of the team uniforms
Hurdles champion Pearson pulls out of Rio Games: report
Reuters Sports News / Posted 2 days ago
team member Sally Pearson poses during the official launch of the team uniforms for the 2016 Rio Olympics, in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia, April 19, 2016. Sally Pearson of Australia competes during the women's 60 metres hurdles... Read more
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Weekly Times
Glenn bridges divide to highlight plightTHERE hasn’t been this much equine excitement on the Sydney Harbour Bridge sinc
Glenn bridges divide to highlight plight
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
THERE hasn’t been this much equine excitement on the Sydney Harbour Bridge since Captain Francis de Groot and his horse crashed the bridge’s official opening ceremony in 1932. Last week farmer Glenn Morris, from Inverell, NSW, rode his trusty... Read more
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The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmAsian gamblers: Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a tow
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
Asian gamblers: Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a towering six-star hotel and casino complex on Sydney harbour aimed at Asian high-rollers, with work expected to begin shortly. — AFP S. Korea unveils US$17b stimulus,... Read more
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The Economic Times
The English town that voted Brexit 'out of love'common market in 1973 its fishing fleet was next; and its skyline-dominating st
The English town that voted Brexit 'out of love'
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
common market in 1973 its fishing fleet was next; and its skyline-dominating steelworks, which produced the steel for Sydney Harbour Bridge, was mothballed by its Thai owners in 2015. "My dad had two boats," said Thwaites, who volunteers at... Read more
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InDesign
Social Learning Loopis 170metres long) and is also longer than two and a half Boeing 747’s (one bei
Social Learning Loop
InDesign / Posted 2 days ago
is 170metres long) and is also longer than two and a half Boeing 747’s (one being 71m long) and taller than the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge which is 134 m high. This may be the way of future social learning spaces in universities. Bennett and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Crown wins approval for Sydney casinoSYDNEY - Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a towering s
Crown wins approval for Sydney casino
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
SYDNEY - Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a towering six-star hotel and casino complex on Sydney harbour aimed at Asian high-rollers, with work expected to begin shortly. An artist impression of how Australian mogul James... Read more
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The Star
Crown wins approval for Sydney casino aimed at Asian gamblersSYDNEY: Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a towering si
Crown wins approval for Sydney casino aimed at Asian gamblers
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
SYDNEY: Australian mogul James Packer won approval on Tuesday for a towering six-star hotel and casino complex on Sydney harbour aimed at Asian high-rollers, with work expected to begin shortly. The New South Wales state government legislated to... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
From Redcar to Deadcar: How this English town voted Brexit ‘out of love’common market in 1973 its fishing fleet was next; and its skyline-dominating st
From Redcar to Deadcar: How this English town voted Brexit ‘out of love’
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 2 days ago
common market in 1973 its fishing fleet was next; and its skyline-dominating steelworks, which produced the steel for Sydney Harbour Bridge, was mothballed by its Thai owners in 2015. People walk on the beach as the wind turbines stretch out... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Braving the winter chill to get some sunrug-up. Pictured at South Curl Curl. Photo: Adam Ward With overnight lows of 7
Braving the winter chill to get some sun
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
rug-up. Pictured at South Curl Curl. Photo: Adam Ward With overnight lows of 7C early this week at Terrey Hills, and 9C at Sydney Harbour, most people were more wrapped up against the chill. Monday was the coldest June day for two decades, with... Read more
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TheBull
Crown wins approval for Sydney casino aimed at Asian gamblersAustralian mogul James Packer won approval Tuesday for a towering six-star hote
Crown wins approval for Sydney casino aimed at Asian gamblers
TheBull / Posted 3 days ago
Australian mogul James Packer won approval Tuesday for a towering six-star hotel and casino complex on Sydney harbour aimed at Asian high-rollers, with work expected to begin shortly. 28.06.2016 03:34 PM Australian mogul James Packer won approval... Read more
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The Mercury News
Travel Top 10: World's most spectacular bridgesPonte Vecchio, Florence, Italy 4. Millau Viaduct, Millau, France 5. Brooklyn
Travel Top 10: World's most spectacular bridges
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy 4. Millau Viaduct, Millau, France 5. Brooklyn Bridge, New York 6. Ponte di Rialto, Venice 7. Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney 8. Tower Bridge, London 9. Bixby Creek Bridge, Big Sur 10. Khaju Bridge, Isfaha... Read more
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Daily Mail
Miranda Kerr celebrates her brother Matt's bucks party in Sydneyable to get together and do that while I'm back,' she said. Celebration: Matt
Miranda Kerr celebrates her brother Matt's bucks party in Sydney
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
able to get together and do that while I'm back,' she said. Celebration: Matt continued the party on a boat cruise around Sydney Harbour on Sunday where he was pictured drinking champagne Chic: Miranda Kerr rocked a pair of thigh-high black boots... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Lettersbelt. CSG proponents plan for 40,000 CSG wells in Qld alone by 2030. They woul
Letters
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
belt. CSG proponents plan for 40,000 CSG wells in Qld alone by 2030. They would extract and pollute approximately half Sydney harbour of water every year and drop the artesian water table that bore irrigation depends on. If we don’t stop... Read more
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Herald Sun
Tai Hara is darn right romanticHara made women around Australia gush when he posted an intimate snap of a date
Tai Hara is darn right romantic
Herald Sun / Posted 4 days ago
Hara made women around Australia gush when he posted an intimate snap of a date with partner Fely Irvine overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The love birds couldn’t be cuter seated closely together and nearly touching noses in the smitten... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Tai Hara is darn right romanticHara made women around Australia gush when he posted an intimate snap of a date
Tai Hara is darn right romantic
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Hara made women around Australia gush when he posted an intimate snap of a date with partner Fely Irvine overlooking the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The love birds couldn’t be cuter seated closely together and nearly touching noses in the smitten... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Former fugitive pleads not guilty to indecency, theft and $500k fraud chargesand April 21, 2014 without holding a private pilot's licence and without an app
Former fugitive pleads not guilty to indecency, theft and $500k fraud charges
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
and April 21, 2014 without holding a private pilot's licence and without an appropriate current medical certificate. Bennett and Wright were arrested in February last year as they sailed into Sydney Harbour from Northland on board a crippled y... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Popular Sydney park a ‘disgrace’CMP acknowledges the need to carry out upgrades of facilities, particularly the
Popular Sydney park a ‘disgrace’
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
CMP acknowledges the need to carry out upgrades of facilities, particularly the western most men’s toilet.” The Sydney Harbour National Park Plan of Management acknowledges the need to make landscape improvements and includes an action... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Shipwrecked: watery graves of the South Coastin the early 20th century, providing the link between Coalcliff Colliery and th
Shipwrecked: watery graves of the South Coast
Kiama Independent / Posted 5 days ago
in the early 20th century, providing the link between Coalcliff Colliery and the hungry steamers that needed refuelling in Sydney Harbour. The SS Undola was purpose-built in Scotland and delivered to Coalcliff Collieries Ltd in early 1910 but... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Shipwrecked: watery graves of the South Coastin the early 20th century, providing the link between Coalcliff Colliery and th
Shipwrecked: watery graves of the South Coast
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 5 days ago
in the early 20th century, providing the link between Coalcliff Colliery and the hungry steamers that needed refuelling in Sydney Harbour. The SS Undola was purpose-built in Scotland and delivered to Coalcliff Collieries Ltd in early 1910 but... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Fundraising calendar shines light on young women with breast cancersurgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormone and immunotherapy, Rachelle is a brea
Fundraising calendar shines light on young women with breast cancer
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 days ago
surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, hormone and immunotherapy, Rachelle is a breast cancer survivor. Margaret in front of the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Photo: Nick Peel, Barley Monk Photography She counts herself as one of the lucky ones – she... Read more
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