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Households use more data with NBN: study

Households use more data with NBN: study | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
Households that have switched to an NBN service download more data than they did previously, according to a study by the University of Melbourne and Swinburne University.
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Sabine Pyne's comment, March 19, 2013 7:04 AM
University of Melbourne is showing families which have switched to NBN (national broadband) are using more data than before.
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New tech weapon to help fight natural disasters

New tech weapon to help fight natural disasters | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
Australia will host a "world-first" technology platform aimed at improving disaster management and saving lives.
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Moment of truth looms for disgraced relay team

Moment of truth looms for disgraced relay team | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
AUSTRALIA'S shamed relay swim team are set to learn their fate in meetings next week with swimming's Integrity Panel and an investigator from the Australian Olympic Committee.
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New party to keep a close watch over population, immigration

New party to keep a close watch over population, immigration | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
Population growth is ''causing or exacerbating all of Australia's major problems'', according to a new political party created for the September election.
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Sabine Pyne's comment, March 17, 2013 6:37 PM
This article shows that some political groups in Australia are strongly against immigration.
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Oakeshott hits out at 'rushed' media reform package - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Oakeshott hits out at 'rushed' media reform package - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
Independent MP Rob Oakeshott says he is likely to join Craig Thomson and vote against the Federal Government's rushed media reforms.
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Sabine Pyne's comment, March 19, 2013 7:05 AM
Rob Oakeshott is talking about voting against the Federal Governments rushed media reforms.
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Tourism chief put Australia on the map

Tourism chief put Australia on the map | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
BASIL ATKINSON, 1924-2013Basil Atkinson achieved the highest distinction in whatever he did, from boyhood to his final years. He excelled as a journalist, writer, mediator, negotiator, diplomat and family man.
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Defence prepares for new era as troops come home

Defence prepares for new era as troops come home | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
DEFENCE chiefs are bracing for an exodus of experienced personnel as Australia draws down operations in Afghanistan, East Timor and the Solomon Islands.
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Chinese new year slithers in with celebrations in Gladstone

Chinese new year slithers in with celebrations in Gladstone | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
THE Gladstone Multicultural Association held its inaugural Chinese new year celebrations at CQUniversity and organisers were delighted with the event.
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Kevin Rudd lauds migration amid ongoing row over 457 visas

Kevin Rudd lauds migration amid ongoing row over 457 visas | Australia's Role In the Region | Scoop.it
AS Julia Gillard talks tough on foreign workers, Kevin Rudd has praised the contribution of successive generations of migrants to building the nation.
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