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Australia’s iconic wetland tree …

…River Redgum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) Irregular shaped massive tree with whitish bark changing with irregular grey, brown to red peeling patches on trunk. Narrow long dull grey-green leaves to 30 cm long and drooping. Flowers creamy-white in clusters of 7 to … Continue reading

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“dirtiest secret” … refugees before aborigines

The ‘moral brigade’ carry on about refugee camps and Manus Island. The conditions are reported as terrible. Great! It may just deter a few from risking their lives to come by boat. There are however plenty of Indigenous people who … Continue reading

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society’s blight …

Michael Smith offers advice to aboriginals in mining boom towns, in response to a Perth Now column. A bit simplistic, as he only skirts some of the real problems, such as having to share possessions, accommodation and food. In some … Continue reading

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Port Hedland on Red Alert for Cyclone Rusty …

Nine News Darwin‘s photo.Hope everyone in Hedland stays safe!! PORT HEDLAND PREPARES: The view of Port Hedland about an hour ago, as Tropical Cyclone Rusty closes in. The town is now on Red Alert and in lockdown. (From our colleagues … Continue reading

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Nukes near Broome?…

1969 : US Government Scientists Wanted To Nuke Australia Cape Keraudren was the site chosen, between Broome and Port Hedland. And Alaska… When Government Scientists Start Talking Nukes – Head For The Hills Posted on May 16, 2012 That’s nothing. Sandia scientists … Continue reading

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flying high…for fly-in fly-out?

Synthetic urine attempts to forestall drug detectionThursday, 13 October 2011 14:00 WITH WA workers allegedly using so-called “synthetic urine” to beat workplace drug tests, the Bentley-based ChemCentre is now developing methods to detect it. Read the Full Story  Random tests … Continue reading

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North West sea levels…still not rising

Port Hedland: sea levels are no higher, despite Al Gore and CCWA (Neville Numbat) wishing it. Link to larger image of monthly data plot. Download monthly mean sea level data. Link to larger image of annual data plot. Download annual … Continue reading

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Convoy of no confidence…The Australian

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/commentary/convoy-a-revolt-of-working-people/story-e6frgd0x-1226116943715 … The convoy will be carrying a petition calling for a federal election. Thousands will be streaming in from regional Australia in no fewer than 11 different convoys. They are coming from Bendigo and Mildura, Warragul and Colac, Norseman … Continue reading

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Benefits? of Mining and Industry…to Indigenous people

Dialysis patients sleep rough http://www.abc.net.au ABC News has uncovered shocking cases of dialysis patients and other seriously ill patients sleeping rough near a Port Hedland hospital. In the first of a three-part series on the human cost of the mining … Continue reading

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Convoy to change government begins…Port Hedland

Is this Australia’s Tea-Party Moment? Tomorrow, a road convoy will set off from Port Hedland in Western Australia for a journey across the country. Two more convoys will leave Perth and Cairns on Thursday. By the end of this week, … Continue reading

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