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5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

Some non-Corona Virus advice to get you through the day

The news is full of Covid-19 right now, but there are other dangers in the world that YOU need to look out for.

One of the greatest dangers comes in the form of your very own car (or someone else’s)

Approximately 40% of all car accidents happen at intersections, with most of these resulting in serious injuries.  

Roundabouts, however, make intersections much safer.

Here's how to stay safe driving around the roundabout.

Friday, March 27, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (169)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Top 5 Tips For A Successful Australian Partner Visa Application in 2020

Top 5 Tips For A Successful Australian Partner Visa Application in 2020

Are you in the process of sponsoring your partner or getting sponsored for a partner visa? 

Here are the top 5 tips to help you prepare your application and ensure a smooth process from start to finish.

 

 

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5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

5 Driving Tips To Stay Safe At The Roundabout

Some non-Corona Virus advice to get you through the day

The news is full of Covid-19 right now, but there are other dangers in the world that YOU need to look out for.

One of the greatest dangers comes in the form of your very own car (or someone else’s)

Approximately 40% of all car accidents happen at intersections, with most of these resulting in serious injuries.  

Roundabouts, however, make intersections much safer.

Here's how to stay safe driving around the roundabout.

Friday, March 27, 2020/Author: Julian Parsons/Number of views (169)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
Tamworth braces for shutdown: 12 more coronavirus cases diagnosed in Hunter New England Health district

Tamworth braces for shutdown: 12 more coronavirus cases diagnosed in Hunter New England Health district

Northern Daily Leader - Madeline Link

ANOTHER 12 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus [covid-19] at the weekend in the Hunter New England Health district, bringing the total to 30.

The news comes as Premier Glady Berejiklian announced today that NSW would go into "comprehensive shutdown" of non-essential services.

"Tonight I will be informing the National Cabinet that NSW will proceed to a more comprehensive shutdown of non-essential services," she said.

Supermarkets, petrol stations, pharmacies and convenience stores, freight and logistics and home delivery will remain open.
The shutdown will take place over the next 48 hours.

Schools will be open on Monday but Ms Berejiklian is expected to make more comment on that in the morning.

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GRDC Northern News

GRDC Northern News

March 2020

GRDC Northern Region team members are just back from Grains Research Updates throughout Queensland and New South Wales. It was great to catch up with so many growers, agronomists and researchers at the events and even better to hear many regions had received rain. Let’s hope there is more on the horizon and everyone gets a winter crop in this season.

If you didn’t make it to an Update, you’ll find a lot of the valuable presentations from these events on our website. And if you did attend one of the Updates, you may find yourself or a colleague in social photo galleries from Wagga Wagga, Dubbo and Goondiwindi Grains Research Updates.  To view the latest Newsletter click the heading.

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Don’t panic: Aussie farmers have your back

Don’t panic: Aussie farmers have your back

National Farmers

Fears of a coronavirus lockdown have left supermarket shelves looking empty, but there is plenty of food to go around.

Thanks to our world-class farmers, Australia is one of the most food-secure countries on Earth.

Between 80-96% of the food on our supermarket shelves is Aussie grown. In fact our Australian farmers produce enough food to feed 75 million people.

That’s triple Australia’s population!

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NFF welcomes Basin report's focus on community & solutions

NFF welcomes Basin report's focus on community & solutions

National Farmers

The National Farmers Federation has welcomed the release of the Murray Darling Basin Social and Economic Assessment Panel Draft Report.

Led by an independent panel comprised of Basin industry leaders, the report highlights the experiences of communities and how they have been affected by the myriad of reforms to water management in the Basin.

“The report’s findings are similar to the messages the NFF heard on our tour across the Basin last month: there is a need to bring communities back to the heart of the conversations and actions that ultimately impact their futures.”

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Nation’s farm confidence rebounds to highest level in almost five years

Nation’s farm confidence rebounds to highest level in almost five years

National Farmer Federation

Australian farmers have stared down one of the toughest summers on record with rural sentiment bouncing back to its highest level in nearly five years, according to the latest Rabobank Rural Confidence Survey.

The survey results, released today, reveal late-summer rainfall and strong commodity prices have boosted optimism about farm business conditions for the year ahead, reviving plummeting sentiment following one of the driest springs on record last year.

However the results are tempered by the ongoing recovery in regions ravaged by bushfires across the country and those areas where there is still a significant rainfall deficit and ongoing drought.

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Rural News

Farming looks good, but coronavirus still to hit ag's fortunes hard

Despite well positioned to weather the COVID-19 storm, Australian farmers should brace for a likely demand slump as local and overseas consumer incomes fall
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Relaxed visas for agriculture

The Federal Government has made changes to agricultural visa programs to secure workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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COVID-19 forces Ekka cancellation

The 2020 Royal Queensland Show has been cancelled because of COVID-19.
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Coles chops its mince price

Butchers hit back at 'cheap move' by supermarket giant.
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Northern hemisphere dry steadies futures

Dry weather in the northern hemisphere stalled the decline in CBOT futures last week.
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Butchers meating demand

Cereal for dinner and inventively cobbled-together meals are becoming a thing of the past.
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Stop Stuffing Around Bureaucrats and Provide Real Drought Funding Thursday, November 07, 20190

Stop Stuffing Around Bureaucrats and Provide Real Drought Funding

“It’s disappointing that the Government has decided to shuffle public service positions, and spend more money creating new offices...
Barwon MP fighting for desperately needed drug rehabilitation centres in western NSW Wednesday, September 25, 20190

Barwon MP fighting for desperately needed drug rehabilitation centres in western NSW

Member for Barwon, Roy Butler is calling on the NSW Government to take action and establish more residential rehabilitation centres in the west of...
Member for Barwon calls for immediate independent audit of Rural and Regional Public Hospitals Tuesday, September 10, 20190

Member for Barwon calls for immediate independent audit of Rural and Regional Public Hospitals

Barwon MP Roy Butler has renewed his party’s call for an independent audit of rural and regional public hospital services and...
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DRESS DETECTIVE Miss Fisher’s Wardrobe - Kate Strasdin

Published on Tuesday, December 10, 2019

DRESS DETECTIVE Miss Fisher’s Wardrobe - Kate Strasdin

Monday 13 July, 2020

Event date: 7/13/2020 Export event

The phenomenal success of Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries has a great deal to do with the aesthetic of the TV show – 1920s Melbourne and a glamourous protagonist! This lecture looks at the dress in the 1920s, the designers who were influencing the style and the developments that were changing the way people thought about clothes. It is also a look behind the scenes, creating Phryne Fisher’s world and the flapper style so synonymous with the decade. It was a period that began to embrace sportswear, leisurewear, shortened hems as well as outrageous parties. It also looks at menswear of the period and the changes that were beginning to take place within the masculine wardrobe.

Kate has worked with objects of dress and textiles in museums for almost twenty years in curatorial positions. She is Assistant Curator
at the Fashion and Textile Museum in Totnes, Devon. Kate is also a Senior Lecturer at Falmouth University, teaching history and contextual studies to fashion and textile students.

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