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The Tragedy Of Mount Isa - 1965
 
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Mount Isa, today very much a ghost town rather than Australia's largest copper producer and major source of lead and zinc. The industrial dispute stretching into months of deadlock has caused a complete shutdown of underground mining, and the resultant economic repercussion are little short of disastrous. Every working day this huge plant lies idle costs Australia a loss in export income of 135,000. Obviously, millions of pounds are involved. Intervening, the Queensland Govenment issued emergency orders in Council, principally aimed at preventing Labour Council President, McMahon, and unofficials miner's leader, Pat Mackie from returning to Mount Isa, after Trade union-Fund Raising discussions in Sydney. This is a memorial to Campbell Miles, who first discovered mineral in the Mount Isa area in 1923. In those days isa was a cattle town and transit point for the wide-spread stations throughout the channel country. It was, and still is, a hard, rugged expanse which could perhaps best enjoy the typical description of a "thirsty brown land". The hill country on the outskirts of Mount Isa, where prospectors search for the bonanza, and which, when it was found, turned out to be a virtual mountain of copper. Active mining commenced in 1932, and the first signs of a vast industry began to show. Isolated from civilization, the attraction of big money brought miners to work, and then to stay, with their families to work, as the town continued its growth. Preparing for compulsory conferences aimed at settlement, representatives of unions involved. JACK DEVERAUX, HARRY PEEBLES and COL. EMERY. Another official involved, the President of the Queensland Trades and Labour Council JACK EGERTON seen here with PAT MACKIE. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2ca9f70be8134b618d7062aeff0fd328 Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Qld floods could boost NSW mining exports
 
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Queensland's flood disaster could benefit NSW's mining industry as buyers turn to other parts of Australia for coal supply.
The Challenge of Sustainability—Large Open Pit Mines — Christine Charles, 2007
 
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Presentation from Christine Charles, Newmont Australia. Presented at The AusIMM Large Open Pit 2007 Conference in Perth.
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Craig Koomeeta | Brisbane interview
 
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Filmed during Craig Koomeeta's onsite preparation for '21st Century: Art in the First Decade' at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia from 18 December 2010 -- 26 April 2011 | © 2010 QAG|GoMA In October 2010 Guy Allain, Art Centre Manager, WiK and Kugu Arts and Craft Centre spoke with the Aurukun artists Craig Koomeeta and Leigh Namponan at the Queensland Art Gallery about the 'camp dogs' project made for the 2010 Cairns Indigenous Art Fair. | EXHIBITION WEBSITE | http://qag.qld.gov.au/exhibitions/coming_soon/21st_Century | Aurukun artists | Jack Bell | Australia b.1950, Wik-Mungkan people Craig Koomeeta | Australia b.1977, Wik-Alkan people David Marpoondin | Australia b.1968, Wik-Ngathan people Garry Namponan | Australia b.1960, Wik-Ngathan/Wik-Alkan people Leigh Namponan | Australia b.1965, Wik-Ngathan people Keith Wikmunea | Australia b.1967, Wik-Mungkan/Wik-Alkan people Roderick Yunkaporta | Australia b.1948, Wik-Mungkan people Artists from Aurukun, western Cape York Peninsula, have long been known for their timber sculptures which often represent totemic figures belonging to one of the five separate clans of Aurukun. Some of these sculptures are monumental 'law poles' used in important ceremonies, whilst others take an innovative look at the contemporary culture of their community. In almost all Aboriginal communities throughout Australia, dogs dominate the landscape: roaming the streets in packs and intimidating passers-by; lying in the shade, seeking respite from the midday heat; and, in the evening, seeking out an 'owner' to feed them leftovers from the day's meal. Collectively, they are known as 'camp dogs' and, in the case of Aurukun, have the language name 'ku'. The group of 'ku' sculpture exhibited in '21st century: Art in the First Decade' were produced over an extended period during 2009--10 at the Wik and Kugu Art Centre in Aurukun. As opposed to law poles, camp dogs generally belong to everyone, allowing the members of each clan to collaborate on this large-scale project.
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Evacuating Theodore, Queensland - Anglo American
 
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In 2010, during the Queensland flood, we evacuated the entire town of Theodore. We made sure the evacuees were fed, clothed and welcomed into our community for 10 days - because they're our people too. You can find out more about Anglo American here: http://www.angloamerican.com http://www.facebook.com/angloamerican http://www.twitter.com/angloamerican http://www.flickr.com/photos/angloamerican http://www.slideshare.com/angloamerican http://www.linkedin.com/company/anglo-american
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Qld approved discharge of CSG water
 
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The Queensland Government has been accused of allowing the release of treated water from a coal seam gas well into the Murray-Darling system.
Is Mining Developing Africa?
 
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Dr Kathryn Sturman of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining raises the question 'Is Mining Developing Africa?' The presentation was given at a Brisbane Development Circle Event hosted by CSRM, which explored the opportunities and limitations of "Mining as Development". Find out more about CSRM at www.csrm.uq.edu.au Unless expressly indicated, the views and opinions raised in this video are those of presenter and not the views of the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, the Sustainable Minerals Institute or The University of Queensland. Information provided as fact should be corroborated against information published in peer-reviewed academic journals or other trustworthy sources.
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NSW Government | The Treasury | The Budget 2015/16
 
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Premier Mike Baird and Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian have welcomed the 2015/16 NSW Budget.
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Senator Larissa Waters CSG rally Brisbane
 
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On Sunday 16 October 2011, rallies across the country were held to express community concerns about the rapid development of coal seam gas mining. Australian Greens spokesperson for mining Senator Larissa Waters addressed the rally in Brisbane.
60th anniversary of the 1951 waterfront lockout
 
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A commemoration of the 1951 waterfront lockout hosted by the Maritime Union of New Zealand, Wednesday 18 May 2011, Wellington Museum of City and Sea, with guests including New Zealand unions, MUA, ILWU and veterans of the lockout
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FAQ Research Interview with Senator Larissa Waters.mov
 
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Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters speaks to FAQ Research's Dr Mark Bahnisch on February 20 2012 at the anti-Coal Seam Gas action in Jondaryan. Senator Waters has introduced two bills into the federal parliament, to give farmers a right to deny access to mining companies on their land and to have water declared as a matter of national environmental significance. In the interview, Senator Waters also calls for a Senate inquiry into the full range of issues raised by Coal Seam Gas, including its social and community impacts. In the current Queensland state election campaign, The Greens' policy complements that of other non-major parties such as Bob Katter's Australian Party, calling for landholders' rights and the protection of agricultural land. Senator Waters speaks passionately about the potential impacts of CSG on the environment and on future generations. Read more about the Coal Seam Gas issue at FAQ Research's collaboration with Crikey, Coal Seam Gas: Behind the Seams. http://www.crikey.com.au/behind-the-seams
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Long recovery lies ahead of flood-affected areas
 
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Floods continue to spread across Eastern Australia leaving a huge bill and what Prime Minister Julia Gillard describes as a long recovery, so how are things looking in places like the NSW city of Wagga Wagga?
Hito Steyerl: Bubble Vision
 
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Hito Steyerl's prolific filmmaking and writing occupy a highly discursive position between the fields of art, philosophy, and politics and explore capitalism’s social, cultural, and financial imaginaries. Her films and lectures have increasingly addressed the presentational context of art, while her writing has circulated widely through publication in both academic and art journals. Her recent solo exhibitions include the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2016); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Artists Space, New York; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (2015); Van Abbemuseum, Eidenhoven, The Netherlands; ICA, London, UK; Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany (2014); Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (2013). Group exhibitions include the German Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennal, Venice, Italy; Cut to Swipe, Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology, MCA Chicago; and many more. Hito Steyerl lives and works in Berlin. This talk is in collaboration with Becoming Digital, a year-long project of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning considering changes underway in architecture and visual culture caused by the increasing ubiquity of digital technology. In partnership with the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
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Mentoring in Arnhem Land - Aboriginal community of Gapwiyak, Australia
 
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Video property of Gapuwiyak people
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Protest at Tarong Power Station in Queensland
 
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On November 7, 2008, two activists locked onto a conveyor belt and forced the evacuation of Queenslands Tarong Power Station, which produces around 1400MW of the States energy. Station operator Tarong Power produces up to 25 percent of Queenslands electricity from three coal fired power stations, uses up to 7 million tons a coal a year from the companys nearby coal mine. This action was the fourth action in just seven days targeting the coal industry in Australia and calling for the phase out of coal-fired power. The action also served to highlight the risk to Queenslands world heritage icon, the Great Barrier Reef, posed by climate change. Three people were arrested. News Report, Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC) News, Brisbane. Broadcast November 7, 2008.
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Farmers march or Labor and LNP offices and attend the Food Security Forum - Coal Seam Gas
 
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Farmers march on Labor and LNP offices against coal and ocal seam gas mining then attend a food security forum at the Brisbane Convention Centre.
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CSG Summit 2012: Interview with Robbert de Weijer
 
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For more information, go to http://www.csgsummit.com.au Joining us is Robbert De Weijer, Chief Executive Officer, Australia, Dart Energy who will be speaking at IIR's 10th annual CSG conference and exhibition on the 17 - 18 April 2012 in Brisbane. Questions: 1. How much scope is there for developing a CSG industry in NSW? 2. Would there be scope in the future to link up with the export terminals that have been created in Queensland? 3. What will underpin the success of a NSW CSG industry? 4. What are the biggest hurdles that need to be overcome for NSW to have a successful CSG industry? 5. What CSG development is Dart Energy proposing in NSW? 6. What is the supply of machinery like in NSW once you reach the development phase? [email protected] +61 2 9080 4090 http://www.csgsummit.com.au http://www.gasevents.com.au/linkedin http://www.twitter.com/iirgasseries
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Matthew Reddy - A World of River Journeys: Catchment Management Stories across the Globe
 
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National Landcare Conference 2012: Landcare in Action: National Landcare and Catchment Management Conference Day 2 Session 1 Speaker #3: Act Global - Act Local: Taking Partnerships to Scale Chair: Nick Edgar, CEO, NZ Landcare Trust Speaker Matthew Reddy, CEO, International River Foundation (Brisbane, Australia) Presentation: "A World of River Journeys: Catchment Management Stories across the Globe"
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Sea Cliff Bridge Protest: Seven News 16 Oct 2011
 
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Seven News coverage of the Sea Cliff Bridge 'Walk for Water' Stop CSG Protest
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Alan Jones: Stand up to the coal bullies
 
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http://www.lockthegate.org.au/stop_the_coal_bullies_rally Alan Jones' speech to the rally to support Bulga and other NSW communities being pushed around by the mining industry and O'Farrell government and stop proposed new mining regulations that would force authorities to prioritise coal mine development.
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Message to CSG campaigners from Senator Larissa Waters
 
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I have tabled a petition signed by over 7000 people asking the Senate to declare an immediate moratorium on all unconventional gas mining. Congratulations to Jenny and all those who were involved with The Big Ban CSG Petition. You've shown great dedication, 'occupying' the footpath outside AGL for months both to collect signatures and raise awareness! The Greens agree. We need a ban on all new CSG approvals and a transition to the safe renewable alternatives, which won't cost our land, water, rural communities, climate and Great Barrier Reef. Read my statement here: http://bit.ly/1grGZjj
Swimming Australia Gala Dinner Speeches
 
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Swimming Australia held their Gala Dinner Sunday 6 November 2016 in Brisbane where speeches were made by Patron Gina Rinehart, President John Bertrand, Gold Medalist Mack Horton and CEO Mark Anderson.
AOG (Australasian Oil & Gas Conference) Hype Reel
 
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Video produced by Hunting With Pixels: Online video and social media production and strategy for businesses. http://www.huntingwithpixels.com.au We had a great time filming this event video with our client AOG (Australasian Oil & Gas). In today's super-connected world, with so much mind-numbing media noise, how can you make sure that your company stands out? At HWP we understand that every business is different.  Our job is to make your story personal and accessible, so your target audience can easily connect to your brand. We build that connection by creating quality online video-and-social-media campaigns that show your customers the personal side of your business and give you measurable results. Hunting With Pixels is about building a better business by creating a real connection to your target audience. We do this through video and social media creating clever and effective videos like: - business marketing videos. - event videos in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide. - web videos for you site. - online marketing videos. - educational video. - business training videos. - OH&S videos. - VIdeo SEO programs to make sure your videos get the views in the first place. - Social media integration so your video works on Facebook, Youtube, Vimeo, Twitter and even Linked In! We create this connection by offering a comprehensive, tailored strategy for your business combined with highly effective, great quality online video and social media campaigns at rates you'll love. At Hunting With Pixels we create measurable results for your business.
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Dr Wayne Sommervile from Kyogle on Coal Seam Gas - National Food Security Forum - Gunnedah
 
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Dr Wayne Sommervile from Kyogle on Coal Seam Gas - National Food Security Forum - Gunnedah. Dr Sommerville also spoke at the Parliamentary inquiry into Coal Seam Gas
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Sea Cliff Bridge Protest: Ten News 16 Oct 2011
 
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Ten news coverage of the Sea Cliff Bridge 'Walk for Water' Stop CSG Protest
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Irwin Arrested
 
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Wildlife campaigner Bob Irwin has been arrested at a coal seam gas protest near Chinchilla. For more NEWS go to www.tennews.com.au
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CSG miner Metgasco holds AGM
 
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Metgasco is a mid-sized company with coal seam gas reserves through northern New South Wales and held its annual general meeting today.
The Ultimate Afrimat Eastern Cape ALS Bucket Challenge
 
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Afrimat Eastern Cape ALS Bucket Challenge
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CU-Boulder Research: Vortex 2 and the flying Tempest
 
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It may seem like model airplane but this plane is anything but a toy. It's called the Tempest -- a highly sophisticated unmanned aircraft designed to fly at up to 85 miles per hour underneath supercell thunderstorms gathering data.
KSSB briefs journos on sand mining activities
 
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Kumpulan Semesta Sdn Bhd. a company owned by the Selangor state government and under much controversy over its sand-mining activities, conducted a tour of the Olak Lempit sand mine for the media. The Olak Lempit mine has been the target of former Menteri Besar, Khir Toyo's allegations that the sand mining activities have negatively impacted the Paya Indah Wetlands ... Full story here: http://www.malaysiakini.com/news/138257
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Oil flows into Perth wetlands
 
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An industrial fire in the north-east Perth suburb of Ascot has caused oil to spill into wetlands leading to the Swan River.
CSG moratorium on prime agricultural land needed, says Barnaby Joyce
 
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Busloads of farmers from across Queensland, some who travelled hundreds of kilometres, took their fight against coal and coal seam gas miners to the key inner Brisbane seat of Ashgrove today, to express their concern that the industry will poison their underground water and destroy the land. Sky News political editor David Speers speaks with Barnaby Joyce about the issue.
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investment property, Australia,
 
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http://www.investing-in-property.com.au The Surat Basin --Australia's Clean Energy Capital A wave of transformation is breathing life and economic vibrancy into regional centres across the country, with around $270bn in energy projects currently planned or underway. All of this activity in the resources sector is igniting a property boom in hub towns such as Chinchilla, Roma and Miles in the Surat Basin, and savvy property investors are set to benefit. These billion-dollar projects are designed to help meet the soaring global demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG), the emerging clean placement fuel for coal, and coal itself. This demand is coming predominantly from international export destinations in Asia, and more specifically China, which is experiencing the largest mass urbanization in history. Infrastructure hot-spotting expert Flynn De Freitas from Omega Investments predicts that over the next ten years, the number of large or tiered cities in China will increase by 37, to 143 cities of at least a million people. Clearly, international demand -- along with Australia's own domestic energy needs -- isn't expected to slow any time soon. While all of this activity is all good news for the Australian economy, it also represents an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for property investors to secure high rents and strong capital growth in one hit. De Freitas has been charting the property prospects of the Surat Basin for some time, and he believes the local real estate market offers strong returns to investors willing to take the plunge. "The unique and vital nature of the energy industry presents property investors with an opportunity to invest in Australia's new energy towns," he says. "These are towns where a social contract between the energy industry, government and local communities means that the billions of dollars in infrastructure investment by the energy industry is matched by millions of dollars in government social investment in local communities." De Freitas says these social investments makes these communities more liveable and attractive for workers within the energy industry, which ultimately ensures that property investors enjoy sustainable, long term property growth -- thereby avoiding the boom/bust risks of mining boom towns. The Surat Basin has been dubbed by some as Australia's future energy hub, with the emerging Energy Town of Chinchilla set to benefit from an impressive array of planned infrastructure projects worth billions of dollars. Two of the largest infrastructure projects in the Surat Basin are the $15bn Queensland Curtis Island Liquefied Natural Gas (QCLNG) and the $20bn Australia Pacific Liquefied Natural Gas (APLNL) projects, which have both commenced construction. They will involve a peak construction workforce of 6,500 in the Chinchilla region, dropping to a low of 1,400 over a four-year period. "The Chinchilla property market has already been richly rewarded by the energy industry, with the 2004-2006 construction 25km away of the Kogan Creek Power Station, which entailed 1,000 construction workers and 300 operational workers, virtually all located in Chinchilla," he says. "This $1.2bn energy project saw annual median property values rise by over 20% for three straight years... and contributed to the 11.9% average annual growth rate over the last 10 years to 2011." De Freitas says these phenomenal growth rates "all now look to be superseded" by the QCLNG and APLNG projects. "Given the impact of one single $1.2bn project, the next decade of growth for Chinchill's property market looks very favourable indeed." For more information visit us at http://www.investing-in-property.com.au
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Game 1 - Parsons Brinckerhoff vs Laing O'Rourke
 
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2011 Corporate Rugby Tens tournament in Brisbane QLD Australia.
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Farmer John Fenton talks on fracking in Brisbane 13 Ap 2016 HD
 
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THE FRACKING TRUTH: If you want to know the truth about the terrible impacts that families suffer when they are forced to live in a gasfield, then watch this now! It's a truly amazing presentation from Wyoming cattle rancher John Fenton, which he gave during his recent tour in Brisbane on 13 April 2016. Please LIKE and SHARE so more people can understand this vital issue.
Bligh on Wivenhoe recommendations
 
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Queensland's Premier Anna Bligh discusses the State Government's management of the Wivenhoe Dam before and during the January 2011 floods.
University Quality and Labour Market Outcomes of Canadian Youth
 
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Joniada Milla (University of Guelph) www.rdc-cdr.ca
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Refugees unloaded from HMAS Manoora
 
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1. HMAS Manoora anchored off Nauru 2. Barges next to ship being loaded with refugees 3. Scene on shore of Nauru 4. Barge with refugees approaching island 5. UNHCR personnel waiting on land 6. Various refugees on barge 7. Harbour as barge approaches 8. Refugees as barge docks 9. Refugees getting off, two carrying a banner thanking Nauru for giving shelter to Afghan refugees, others following them 10. Wide shot refugees 11. Mid shot refugees carrying the sign 12. Tilt up mid shot refugees (UPSOUND: (English) Reporter: How are you feeling?) 13. Refugee carrying banner is questioned by reporter (UPSOUND: (English) Reporter: Are you pleased to be on land? Refugee: Yes, we are very happy and we are very thankful to the Nauru people that are coming here for (this welcome).) 14. Wide shot refugees on quay 15. Refugee carrying banner (UPSOUND: (English) Refugee: The conditions inside the ship were not good for us.) 16. Mid shot refugees queuing 17. Nauru women giving out flowers to refugees 18. Close up flowers, tilt up to refugees 19. Wide shot Nauru women doing traditional dance to welcome refugees 20. Mid shot dancing woman (President of Nauru is in red car behind her watching) 21. Watching refugee 22. Wide shot dancers and refugees 23. Close up refugees 24. Mid shot dancers 25. Local bystanders 26. Refugees get onto bus (to take them to Topside camp 5 kilometres away) 27. Queuing refugees 28. Bus on road with police escort 29. Bus passes 30. Various refugees eating at refectory tent 31. Various refugees getting off bus 32. SOUNDBITE: (English) Marissa Bandharangshi, UNHCR: "The applicants will all be interviewed by UNHCR. There will usually be more than one interview and some individual applications will take a lot more background research than others. In general most people should receive a first instance decision within a few weeks." 33. Bank of Nauru sign, tilt down to bank entrance with lots of people around 34. Close up bank teller 35. Huge queues inside bank 36. Various close ups waiting people 37. SOUNDBITE: (English) Vox Pop: "I don't know. I don't know about the refugees or anybody else. I just know that I have to come and collect some 100 dollars. (Q: How unusual is it for you to be able to come and get money?) Very unusual." 38. Refugee camp through wire fence STORYLINE: A group of 100 Afghan refugees took their first steps on dry land for three weeks on Wednesday, but they were on the tiny Pacific island republic of Nauru, not Australia, their intended destination. Hundreds of locals turned up at Nauru's main port to watch the refugees ferried to land on Australian navy landing craft. As women performed traditional dances, each refugee was handed a small bunch of flowers. They were then shepherded towards six dusty school buses for the five kilometre (three mile) ride to a makeshift refugee camp built by Australian troops in Nauru's barren interior. As they approached the dock, two refugees held up a banner thanking the government of Nauru for giving protection and shelter to Afghan refugees. One refugee said the group was grateful to Nauru for taking them in after Australia closed the door on them. The Afghans were taken to Nauru on board the navy troop carrier H-M-A-S Manoora after the Australian government turned them away in a hardline stand against people smugglers who each year ship thousands of refugees to Australia. The decision sparked international condemnation but was applauded at home. All of the refugees were wearing Western-style clothes and carrying black plastic bags believed to contain the belongings they carried with them from their homes thousands of kilometres (miles) away. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/6d198ffcf0cc7ada980a72201931cb4c Find out more about AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/HowWeWork
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Australia and the G20: Working towards Global Economic Growth and Prosperity
 
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The ECSSR organized a lecture – Australia and the G20: Working towards Global Economic Growth and Prosperity – delivered by Daniel Sloper, G20 Special Representative, Australia, on Wednesday (03 September 2014), in the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Hall at the ECSSR office complex in Abu Dhabi.
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More floods devastate Qld's cotton industry
 
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Cotton growers in central Queensland are counting the cost of their second major flood this year.
Gasland Darling Downs Question Mark Introduction
 
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Gasland Darling Downs Question Mark is a project conceived by local artist Ben Beeton www.benbeeton.com.au www.getabstractwallart.com In 2010 Ben saw a screening of the film Gasland and was horrified to realize that the environmental destruction which had happened in America, through coal mining and coal seam gas projects was now happening on the Darling Downs. In these films Ben invites scientists and local experts to share their knowledge and concerns about the very serious threat of environmental mismanagement that is facing the Darling Downs and beyond. In 2011 Ben will be investing 15% of his personal profits from the sale of work from his websites towards making new Gasland Darling Downs Question Mark films. Ben's primary interest is in creating multi-media work about the ecology, geology and deep time history of environment. Although frequently away on artist residency/tour projects Ben thinks of Toowoomba and the Darling Downs region as his home. In 2010 Ben was the artist for the Burke and Wills Environmental Expedition. www.cv.vic.gov.au/stories/burke-and-wills-the-art-of-science. Ben felt that the most effective contribution that he could make was to provide people with a scientifically informed perspective of the situation. It is Ben's hope that once equipped with this information individuals will become proactive in advocating for a moratorium on mining until a comprehensive independent scientific assessment of its long term effects on the Darling Downs and other effected regions has been conducted. The project Gasland Darling Downs Question Mark has been given a page on the save our Darling Downs website www.sodd.com.au. Ben has a range of films on You Tube including "Gondwana in Toowoomba, an exploration of Toowoomba's remnant rainforest and geology with Dr Gillian Scott and Ben Beeton", "In the Suburban desert with Peter Macqueen and Ben Beeton", The Hampton Corridor of Trees with Peter Macqueen and Ben Beeton", "On Sugarloaf Mountain with Peter Macqueen, Dr Gillian Scott and Ben Beeton", "Exploring the Helidon Hills with Peter Macqueen and Ben Beeton" and "Burke and Wills Environmental Expedition".Ben would like to thank Don Herman of Darling Downs Movie Makers Inc, Dr John Standley and the owners of www.sodd.com.au for supporting this project at its foundation stage of development.
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City Council Meeting - Sept. 24, 2012
 
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Fayetteville City Council Meeting for Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. www.cityoffayetteville.org www.facebook.com/cityoffayettevillegovernment Twitter @CityOfFayNC
THRILL Team Events and Fun Team Building Group Activities Sydney, Australia wide
 
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2015 AUSTRALIAN DIGITAL SUMMIT
 
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"NO GOING BACK NOW" - THE INTERSECTION OF PEOPLE, BUSINESS AND DIGITISATION Every aspect of our lives and work is changing forever with the ubiquity of digital technologies. Not only are traditional activities moving onto digital platforms, entirely new services are made possible in the digital economy. And the pace is only going to get fiercer. Organisations can no longer rely on their incumbency, collaboration platforms are changing the definition of ‘employment’ and conversations with friends and families are more likely to happen on a messaging platform than the lounge room or café. Join over 1,000 business leaders and digital practitioners at the 2015 Australian Digital Summit where we’ll help unlock the opportunities of digitisation for you. This year, our fourth, you’ll hear from some of brightest minds in digital and technology including: · Senator The Hon. Mitch Fifield · Telstra CEO - Andrew Penn · Author & Digital Analyst - Brian Solis · Co-Founder, muru-D - Annie Parker · Lithium CEO - Rob Tarkoff · Co-Founder & CEO, Decoded - Kathryn Parsons · Rackspace's Futurist and Tech Evangelist - Robert Scoble · Managing Director - Twitter Australia - Karen Stocks · Best Selling Author - Shel Israel · CSIRO Chief Executive - Dr Larry Marshall · Founder & CEO, Pixc - Holly Cardew · Co-Founder and CEO FreightExchange - Cate Hull · General Manager for Aust & NZ, Uber - David Rohrsheim The full event agenda is now available on the official event website ( http://telstra.com/summit ).
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Cape Town plays host to the 35th International Geological Congress
 
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Mineral Resources minister, Mosebenzi Zwane, says Africa should benefit more from its rich mineral wealth. He was speaking at the opening of the 35th International Geological Congress in Cape Town where over 4-thousand delegates of more than 100 countries are meeting. For more news, visit: http://www.sabc.co.za/news
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Tar Ponds SS - Mixing hazardous waste with cement powder  Thursday September 22, 2011
 
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Hard to believe that these workers are not wearing any masks to protect their lungs from the airborne dust and the chemicals that are coming off that site as it's mixed with this cement powder for long periods of time. 700,000 tonnes of PAH contaminated sludge in the Tar Ponds, including 50,000 tonnes of PCB contaminated sludge are being churned up and mixed with over 100,000 tonnes of cement powder, which causes an exothermic reaction heating up the mixture, driving off more contaminants into the air. It's clear to see just how much contamination is in the air from this process, not to mention all the chemicals in the air that we can't see, such as benzo(a)pyrene, naphthalene, etc. We're even warned when we buy a small bag of cement powder to wear a mask and goggles to protect our lungs and eyes from this corrosive dust. Here are these workers working on one of the largest remediation projects involving hazardous waste in Canada and they are wearing neither masks or goggles. Where is Nova Scotia Health, Labour and the Environment when all of this is going on?
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MD John Heugh with Julian Malnic - CEO Series
 
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Central Petroleum (ASX:CTP) MD John Heugh with Julian Malnic in the Rockstar CEO Interview Series reveals the new oil discovery in Central Australia, the first for 50 years, as CTP moves from Explorer to Producer. The Surprise Well is flowing at 400 barrels per day during the initial test run. Central Petroleum,ASX:CTP,John Heugh,oil discovery,400BOPD,Central Australia,Surprise Well,Perdika Basin,Amadeus Basin
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Larissa Waters interview on Capital Hill
 
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8 February 2012 - Senator Larissa Waters speaks to Lyndal Curtis about coal seam gas, the success of the Greens and the upcoming Queensland election, for ABC 24's Capital Hill.