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In Australia, Wind Power Is Already Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels, And Solar Is Right Behind

In Australia, Wind Power Is Already Cheaper Than Fossil Fuels, And Solar Is Right Behind | Australia and it's Global Links | Scoop.it
According to the latest research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, electricity from wind power can now be supplied more cheaply in Australia than power from either coal or natural gas — and solar and other forms of renewable energy aren’t far...
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The World's Biggest Social Media Team

In 2012, Australia was the most popular travel destination on Facebook, Google+ and Instagram. In 2013, Tourism Australia has an ambitious goal to use the p (Social media lessons to be gleaned from Tourism Australia.
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U.S. funding education aid for Pakistan while Pentagon is cutting tuition assistance for American troops

U.S. funding education aid for Pakistan while Pentagon is cutting tuition assistance for American troops | Australia and it's Global Links | Scoop.it
This is how screwed up the Obama administration is, that because of this 'sequester' they are funding education aid to Pakistan while cutting tuition assistance for our own troops. Ugh: FOX NEWS - ...
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Australian food company takes out international organic award | Australian Food News

Australian food company takes out international organic award | Australian Food News | Australia and it's Global Links | Scoop.it
A regional Australian manufacturer has won ‘Best New Grocery’ product at the world’s largest organic trade show.

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New Zealand battles worst drought in decades - Breakfast - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

New Zealand battles worst drought in decades - Breakfast - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Australia and it's Global Links | Scoop.it
Australia's Radio National's coverage of the NZ drought is a lot better than Stuff's. http://t.co/IkiU8CzdNq
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Health review sparks fears for country services - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Health review sparks fears for country services - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Australia and it's Global Links | Scoop.it
The South Australian Greens say the State Government's health razor gang will target important programs in country regions.
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Government cuts flood-defence funding

Minister Richard Benyon has revealed in a parliamentary written answer that the government has cut the budget for maintaining flood defences and clearing rivers from £68m to £39m.

According to the data, the government allocated £68m to the maintenance of flood defences from 2008 to 2010, £57m for the 2010-2011 period and £53m for 2011-2012. This year, the government raised the budget to £57m and cut next year's budget to £45m. However, the figure has been further reduced to £39m for 2014-2015.

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