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When it comes to smart security cameras, Arlo outshines rivals

Over the last year we’ve tested all the major smart security cameras on the Australian market. While all offer roughly the same features, Arlo systems had a level of polish in both hardware and software that edged the cameras above the competition. With new additions to the Arlo line up …

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Climate change link to global droughts goes back a century, study finds

“Models project and observations show a re-emerging greenhouse gas signal towards the end of the 20th century, and this signal is likely to grow stronger in the next several decades,” the paper concluded. “The human consequences of this, particularly drying over large parts of North America and Eurasia, are likely …

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Queensland amusement parks ready for stricter safety regulations

Loading The stricter regulations amend the state’s work health and safety laws to require major inspections of rides by qualified engineers every 10 years, a process that will take each ride offline for several weeks to thoroughly inspect critical components. Dreamworld chief executive John Osborne said the amusement park was …

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Queensland’s first same-sex marriage couple donate suits to museum

“We knew there would be media attention from the wedding itself, but to be a part of history in the museum is pretty cool,” Mr Burns said. Mr Sullivan said once the museum contacted them about donating the items they realised just how historic their wedding had been. The pair …

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The smart money is on your phone to replace Go Card in Brisbane soon

From that figure, $90 million was allocated to introduce the technology in 2018-19, and $2 million set aside for a trial and pilot program. About 1.3 billion trips have been made with Go Cards since their introduction in February 2008. Queensland commuters have used the Go Card since 2008.Credit:Robert Shakespeare …

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Queensland’s container refund scheme to drive up the cost of drinks

“This includes behaviours such as retailers and suppliers using the introduction of the scheme to justify price increases higher than would be expected or reasonable.” Beer bottles, soft drink cans and water bottles are among the containers eligible for a refund in Queensland. Beverage manufacturers are required to pay the …

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Golden State prepare for the road after taking 2-0 lead over Houston

Kerr also opted for mobile big men Jonas Jerebko and Kevon Looney off the bench ahead of Bogut. Bogut was scoreless and had two rebounds in just two minutes of court time. The injuries to the All-Star guards took place in the first quarter with Curry dislocating a finger on …

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Olympic champion Caster Semenya loses appeal against IAAF testosterone rules

According to a media release on Wednesday, “The Panel found that the DSD Regulations are discriminatory, but the majority of the Panel found that, on the basis of the evidence submitted by the parties, such discrimination is a necessary, reasonable and proportionate means of achieving the IAAF’s aim of preserving …

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Folau fallout: Twisted messages point to simmering tensions

Tupou seized on that story and posted on Facebook: “Seriously … Might as well sack me and all the other Pacific Islands rugby players around the world because we have the same Christian beliefs. I will never apologise for my faith and what I believe in, religion had [sic] got …

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Imams’ move against on-campus radicalisation is well worth supporting

The powerful imams’ group is linking experienced, moderate imams with campus mosques. They have already been working with Islamic groups at the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University and are set to connect with groups at Swinburne. The imams’ pro-active stance is in the national interest. It is imperative …

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