Aust could take part of $330b space market

Australia should launch its own satellites to take control of its space data and potentially create a valuable export industry in the process, a leading space and aeronautic engineer says. Aude Vignelles says the data which people use everyday is provided by international satellites at a cost of about $3 billion a year. “Any data that Australia uses to function ...

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Rob Broadfield restaurant review: Lot 20

Sunday brunch in Perth is exciting. There’s lots on and nowhere is that more evident than in Northbridge, where dim sum is the late Sunday morning meal of choice for dumpling and chicken feet lovers everywhere. And we mean “everywhere”. Northbridge doesn’t just attract locals. Punters flock in from the suburbs to queue for a table at Northbridge’s top dim ...

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Jerry Seinfeld a comic for the ages

From variety hours to talk shows to dedicated specials, stand-up comedy on television is just about as old as television. Millions (I am guesstimating) who have never seen a comic work a nightclub or theatre have seen dozens upon dozens of them on TV. Some of these people decide to become comedians themselves. “When I was a kid and a ...

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Will Lego bricks survive the internet age?

In 1932, with the Great Depression rocking the industrialised world, a master carpenter in Denmark named Ole Kirk Christiansen desperately needed a way to earn a living. As other businesses closed, Christiansen doubled down on wood, starting a company that manufactured stepladders and ironing boards along with an entirely new product line: wooden toys. He called the company Lego. The ...

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Day lurking on Tour Championship leaders

Jason Day holed four straight birdies to take a share of the lead at the PGA Tour Championship. Jason Day is desperately trying to reel in leaders Paul Casey and Kevin Kisner midway through the third round of the Tour Championship in Atlanta. The Australian world No.6 has picked up four shots through 14 holes at East Lake Golf Club ...

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NKorea says rockets to US 'inevitable'

North Korea says targeting the US mainland with its rockets is inevitable after “Mr Evil President” Donald Trump called Pyongyang’s leader “rocket man”, further escalating rhetoric over the North’s nuclear weapons and missile programs. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho’s remarks to the United Nations General Assembly came on Saturday, hours after US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted ...

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Commonwealth Bank axes ATM fees

The Commonwealth Bank now won’t charge customers from other banks to use its ATMs. The Commonwealth Bank has become the first bank to axe fees for customers of other institutions using its ATMs to withdraw cash. Reserve Bank of Australia data shows Australians made more than 250 million ATM withdrawals from banks other than their own last year. Matt Comyn, ...

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Government launches ice warning campaign

The government is launching a new campaign to thwart the ice epidemic. The federal government is launching a new campaign to warn young people about the health dangers of the drug ice. “These drugs have a huge impact on the body and, through that, can impact your mental health. Rather than helping you, they can destroy your life,” Health Minister ...

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Arrests Made, Injuries Reported, After Stockley Verdict Protesters Occupy St Louis Galleria. Credit – Twitter/Search4Swag via Storyful

Arrests Made, Injuries Reported, After Stockley Verdict Protesters Occupy St Louis Galleria. Credit – Twitter/Search4Swag via Storyful2:49 Police made made arrests at the Galleria in St Louis on September 23 after people protesting the acquittal of a white police officer in the shooting death of a black drug suspect occupied the mall. According to police and local media reports, some ...

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Strike Force Raptor cracks down on gang scene

[unable to retrieve full-text content]Strike Force Raptor has made a major dent in the bikie scene, reducing gang activity and seizing weapons. Click here to Read from the source

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