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Climate Institute Poll finds we are all stupid, confused. Gillard must sell The Carbon Pox better!

Jo Nova joannanova.com.au We know the answer is always that they are smart, and that if we don’t “get their vision” they just need to explain it better. “Australians have limited understanding of climate change, Climate Institute finds” A new … Continue reading

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Businesses forced to dump carbon tax hike on customers

Simon Benson and Steve Lewis The Daily Telegraph SMALL business owners, farmers and home renovators are among those already feeling the effect of the carbon tax as prices soar just two weeks after the scheme was introduced. In one of … Continue reading

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All patients to be barcoded by 2013

Source: Telegraph The barcodes, which will be read by handheld scanners, are to be issued to patients from October neaxt year under the orders of the Information Standards Board (ISB) for Health and Social Care. By next April trusts have … Continue reading

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Casual workers forced to wear barcodes

Clay Lucas The Age CASUAL workers at a warehouse in Melbourne’s west are being required to wear – and pay for – armbands identifying them as non-permanent staff. The armbands contain employee numbers on barcodes and must be used to … Continue reading

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Highly Contagious Honey Bee Virus Transmitted by Mites

Science Daily Researchers at the University of Sheffield have discovered a parasitic mite has caused the deformed wing virus to proliferate in honey bee colonies. This association is now thought to contribute to the world-wide spread and probable death of … Continue reading

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Breast cancer link to working nights: Three late shifts a week ‘doubles the risk of disease’

Jenny Hope Daily Mail Women who work night shifts are at higher risk of breast cancer, warn researchers. Their findings suggest working at night increases the chances of the disease by 40 per cent. Women working more than two night … Continue reading

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Toxic chemical found in school shoes

Natalie O’Brien The Herald A toxic chemical banned in Europe because it can cause burns, rashes and respiratory troubles has been found in imported children’s school shoes sold by major retailers. Tests undertaken three months ago by the Council of … Continue reading

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Judge ordered parents to vaccinate newborn

Christine Flately AAP/Yahoo7 A judge ordered a mother and father take their newborn baby to hospital for urgent hepatitis B injections, despite the parents’ opposition to vaccinations. Brisbane Supreme Court Justice Jean Dalton made the order last year – but … Continue reading

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Violent crimes committed by teenage girls have surged in NSW

Source: Daily Mail VIOLENT crimes committed by teenage girls have surged in NSW, with a 36 per cent increase in the past decade. Packs of girls, with members as young as 13, are mirroring the territorial behaviour of teenage boys … Continue reading

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Millions trapped in insecure work

AAP Casual workers should be given annual leave while bosses should be banned from keeping workers in unstable work long-term, an ACTU report recommends. Former deputy prime minister Brian Howe is launching his report into insecure work in Sydney on … Continue reading

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