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  • Environment, General News
  • 12/04/2024
  • 12:55
Australian National Maritime Museum

Inaugural Ocean Youth Summit inspires next generation of ocean conservationists

The Australian National Maritime Museum is proud to have hosted OceanEarth Foundation’s inaugural Ocean Youth Summit, bringing together hundreds of young Australians unite to learn, connect, and be inspired to champion the cause of ocean conservation. Over two jam-packed days (April 11-12), the Museum has seen over 400 young people aged 12-24 engage in discussions, interactive activities, and networking opportunities focussing on empowering and amplifying the voices of youth advocates. Ms Daryl Karp AM, Director and CEO of the Museum, said ‘It is wonderful to see so many young passionate young people coming together and sharing their ideas. As the…

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  • Fashion
  • 12/04/2024
  • 12:24
Fossil Group - Zodiac AU Marketing Team

Zodiac Super Sea Wolf GMT Collection Launch

Dear Editors, For more than 140 years, Zodiac has dedicated itself to the precision and craftsmanship associated with Swiss timekeeping. At that time. we…

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  • Agriculture Farming Rural, Energy
  • 12/04/2024
  • 11:55
Farmers for Climate Action

Farmers welcome positive CSIRO renewables survey, more to do

Thursday, 11 April, 2024 82 per cent of 6700 Australians surveyed said they’d live near renewable energy generation Top priority for the energy shift: Affordability (41 per cent), reducing climate pollution (26%) and energy independence for Australia (18 per cent) Dyer recommendations must be implemented urgently Farmers for Climate Action CEO Natalie Collard has welcomed the positive results from CSIRO’s renewable energy survey and called for the Dyer Review recommendations into renewable energy in regional Australia to be delivered ASAP. “It’s great to see 82 per cent of Australians say they’d live near renewable energy generation,” Ms Collard said. “Among…

  • CharitiesAidWelfare, Foreign Affairs Trade
  • 12/04/2024
  • 11:38
ActionAid

Gazan war continuation of 100 years of displacement

The current war in Gaza is the continuation of a long history of forced displacement of Palestinians by Israeli forces, shows a new report, commissioned by ActionAid and Oxfam. Currently there are 2 million Gazans internally displaced in the tiny 41 kilometre long territory, which is about half the size of Canberra. The report (attached) shows the current war is but only the latest chapter in a long history of displacement and expulsion which has overshadowed Palestinian existence since the start of the British Mandate in 1922. In just the last 15 years Israeli forces have carried out armed incursions…

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  • CharitiesAidWelfare, Entertainment
  • 12/04/2024
  • 11:36
Leukaemia Foundation

The Blood Run Film – Melbourne Premiere

In June 2022, the remarkable ultra-marathon runner, Callan Gates, arrived at Sydney Harbour after running a massive 250kms from Newcastle along the Great North…

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  • Government VIC
  • 12/04/2024
  • 11:32
Community and Public Sector Union - Victoria

Speed Camera Dispute Nearing Settlement

Long Running Speed Camera Dispute Nearing Settlement Mobile Road Safety Camera Operators (MRSCOs) are voting over the weekend on a new proposed Agreement with…

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  • Business Company News
  • 12/04/2024
  • 11:26
Thiess

Thiess secures six-year contract extension at Mount Arthur South

Global mining services provider Thiess has been awarded a six-year contract extension with BHP for the Mount Arthur South Operations in New South Wales, Australia. With revenue of AU$1.9 billion, this contract sees Thiess continuing to provide mining services at the Mount Arthur South mine, operating and maintaining mining equipment to support BHP’s production requirements, and working with BHP and the local community towards the planned mine closure. Thiess Group Executive Chair and CEO Michael Wright said: “This contract extension acknowledges Thiess’ strong safety record and ongoing operational performance, and builds on the longstanding relationship between Thiess and BHP that…

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  • Education Training, Environment
  • 12/04/2024
  • 10:54
National Tertiary Education Union

Charles Darwin University must stop attacks on academic freedom

The National Tertiary Education Union has urged Charles Darwin University’s vice-chancellor to drop his attack on academic freedom. Scott Bowman has asked a Senate inquiry into the controversial proposed development of the Middle Arm precinct on Darwin harbour not to publish two submissions from CDU academics. The academics were responding to an official CDU submission supporting the project made without consulting staff or students. In a letter published by the inquiry, Professor Bowman asked the committee not to publish a joint submission by two academics and to redact parts of a second submission by a professor of nursing and outgoing…

  • CharitiesAidWelfare, Foreign Affairs Trade
  • 12/04/2024
  • 10:13
Australian Council for International Development

One year since beginning of conflict, ACFID urges Australia to join its like-minded partners in Sudan response

Media release | Friday, 12 April 2024 Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the conflict in Sudan on Monday 15 April, the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) is calling on the Australian Government to provide $50 million in new and additional funding to the humanitarian catastrophe occurring in Sudan and the region. More than 25 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. Ten million children in Sudan have been in an active warzone during almost a year of war, with 2.9 million acutely malnourished and 17.7 million people face acute food insecurity. Across the region, 8.2 million Sudanese…

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