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Scientists discover two different vaccines combined to creat new virus strains

Claire Peddie adelaidenow.com.au TWO different vaccines used to control infectious disease in chickens have combined to create new virus strains. The herpes virus caused 33 outbreaks of disease and death in farmed chickens on the outskirts of Sydney and Melbourne … Continue reading

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Sydney Council election and voting enrolment

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Colin Barry, NSW electoral commissioner about the upcoming elections. Listen to the podcast

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Centrelink begin welfare ban on booze, tobacco

Evelyn Yamine The Telegraph RENT, bills and food are in but alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are out. A federal government trial in which Centrelink manages the money of welfare recipients began yesterday amid an angry protest. Bankstown, in Sydney‘s southwest, … Continue reading

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Sydney City Council’s ‘Don’t Buy New’ campaign

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones speaks with Patricia Forsyth from the Sydney Chamber of Commerce about the initiative. Listen to the podcast

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Land use protest in Sydney today

Alan Jones 2GB Alan Jones is joined by Drew Hutton, Phil Laird and Dennis Slater to discuss the protest. Listen to the podcast

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Global investors sue Macquarie Bank for illegal share trade

The Australian AAP MACQUARIE Bank is being sued for more than $10 million by a consortium of international investors over the illegal trading of shares by a broker in its equities arm. The shares were for Bill Express, a now … Continue reading

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Study reveals limited benefits to homework

2GB Associate Professor Richard Walker from the University of Sydney on a new study about homework. Listen to the podcast  

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A theory out of the darkness

Source: The Age ROSS Jones loves to scour through piles of long-forgotten papers stored in musty archives. He never knows what secrets he might dig up. ”It’s the best fun,” he says. ”You discover wonderful documents and you go, ‘Yes, … Continue reading

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Sydney’s crowded houses of learning

Bruce McDougall Daily Telegraph STUDENTS in government primary schools are struggling in classes of more than 30 children as wealthy families turn their backs on expensive private colleges to save thousands of dollars in fees. Booming public school enrolments have … Continue reading

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Body scanning legislation going ahead

Source: Herald Sun BODY scanners are soon to be installed across all Australian international airports as part of a Government plan to beef up anti-terrorism measures. Legislation allowing for the scanners, designed to locate metal and non-metal items under clothing, … Continue reading

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