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Ipswich council mine site probed over alleged illegal dumping

The company was found to have been crushing concrete without environmental approvals. It was ordered to cease mechanical waste processing and operating as a resource recovery and waste transfer station. The company is disputing the fine. Ipswich Earthmoving Equipment manages the Wattle Glen mine site on behalf of New South …

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There must be a better way of dealing with this

Staffing could be organised by way of dedicated teams that remain on site for the duration of each cohort’s detention and would thus not be exposing their families and the public to any risk. Clearly there would need to be regular testing and it may be that any positive cases …

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There’s always time, if not a watch, to appreciate a job well-done

Mike Fogarty of Weston (ACT) nominates Callala Bay for the prize for zoological chivalry in 2020. “Stopped by ongoing road works, cars had banked up. Drivers patiently waited for an adult duck to safely escort its 12 ducklings in serial order across the road to the other side. Good one, …

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Australia v India LIVE updates: David Warner injures groin, Virat Kohli holds key for India as Australia maintain control

BACK-TO-BACK FOURS!! Rahul CRACKS Starc through the covers with a powerful cut shot and Starc leaks 13 runs in his first over back in the attack. Kohli then begins the next over from Henriques with a huge hook shot that bounces once before clearing the rope. It turns out that …

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Warner leaves ground in agony, souring another Smith masterclass

The 34-year-old, who had laid the groundwork for Australia’s third highest ODI total of 4-389 with another opening century stand with captain Aaron Finch, clutched his upper leg immediately after tumbling over and twisting his body in the field. Such was his discomfort he took several minutes to leave the …

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Several fires burning in Sydney’s west as heatwave breaks records

Loading About 20 firefighters battled the blaze from the ground, assisted by waterbombing aircraft. One property was damaged by the fire but the cause remains unknown, Rural Fire Service spokesman Greg Allan said. Waterbombing aircraft drew water from nearby Lake Parramatta to try and extinguish the blaze as gusty westerly …

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Former top umpire calls on officials to address time wasting

India, however, were only found to have been one over short, meaning umpires found 28 minutes in “allowances” for other delays including a player injury, a field invasion by Adani mine protesters and glove changes by Australia’s batsmen. It was also the first men’s international in Australia in which the …

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Fowler wins FIFA unfair dismissal case but Roar still claim vindication

Robbie Fowler has scored a legal win over his ex-employers Brisbane Roar after FIFA’s dispute resolution chamber found he was wrongfully dismissed by the A-League club. The world governing body has ordered the club to pay damages to former head coach Fowler and his assistant Tony Grant, whose contracts were …

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Nine appoints recruitment firm Spencer Stuart to search for new CEO

Spencer Stuart did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Several internal candidates have put their hands up for the job but the CEO of streaming service Stan, Mike Sneesby, and Nine’s chief publishing and digital officer Chris Janz are considered the strongest contenders. Former Nine managing director and …

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Electric vehicle tax a ‘dangerous’ step towards more privatisation

But when I began to look more closely into the proposed tax, and how out of step it was, it became clear that the government was readying itself to privatise yet another public asset. I only had to look at who had originally proposed the tax – Infrastructure Partnerships Australia, …

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