Latest News for: Canberra waste


A 23-year-old Italian woman received 6 times the recommended amount of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine

Business Insider 10 May 2021
A coronavirus vaccine vial. Dado Ruvic/Reuters A 23-year-old Italian woman received six doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine on Sunday ... University of Maryland ... "The main issue in most cases will be the waste of the vaccine rather than any serious side effects," Peter Collignon, a physician at Canberra Hospital in Australia, told The Guardian ... ....

Married At First Sight star Bryce Ruthven hits back at trolls who say they'd 'rather ...

The Daily Mail 28 Apr 2021
Not having it ... 'You should not breed! You're wasting our oxygen as it is,' another troll wrote ... 'You should not breed! You're wasting our oxygen as it is.'. Bryce quit his last position as an announcer for Hit104.7 Canberra's afternoon show in February ... Bryce quit his last position as an announcer for Hit104.7 Canberra's afternoon show in February ... .

Australia’s Barracuda attack subs coming into view

Asiatimes 09 Mar 2021
... Blamey Square on February 11, 2019, in Canberra, Australia ... Exiting the contract with Naval Group would be expensive, costing over A$300 million in penalties on top of the A$1.7 billion Canberra has already spent on its own side of the evaluation and the waste of five years.

'Freaking miracle': Schoolgirl, 17, who came within a whisker of losing her life when she ...

The Daily Mail 06 Mar 2021
Pictured. Indi at her school formal ... Indi Mayhew, 17, submitted her last piece of school work at 9am on December 4 and followed her friends to an idyllic swimming spot on the Snowy River called Waste Point in the Kosciuszko National Park, south of Canberra, to celebrate ... After a few moments, she changed her mind and grabbed the rope ... Pictured ... .

China-Australia relations: review of trade pact with Canberra unlikely for now, Beijing source says

South China Morning Post 09 Dec 2020
... would mean that Beijing and Canberra are wasting an opportunity to talk about their trade disputes.

Australia needs to show its sincerity: China Daily editorial

China Daily 29 Nov 2020
It is Canberra that needs to do some serious soul-searching on its hostile behavior and attitude towards its largest trading partner, as this is coloring its perceptions of trade between the two ... Instead of wasting time on pointing an accusing finger at China, Canberra should do more to repair ties.

Twenty southern ACT suburbs affected as garbage strike rolls on

Canberra Times 05 Nov 2020
Twenty suburbs in Canberra's south will not have their waste collected at the kerbside next week due to industrial action ... .

ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Australia Suddenly Cares About Its Journalists When They Get in Trouble in China

Consortium News 08 Sep 2020
Human rights are only ever a concern for member states of the U.S. empire — such as the home country of the WikiLeaks founder — when they can be leveraged against nations outside the power alliance, writes Caitlin Johnstone ... (Twitter) ... and U.K ... Canberra saw Australian journalists facing a potential injustice, and they wasted no time leaping to action ... .

Australia to phase out waste exports, boost recycling

Arab News 28 Aug 2020
CANBERRA. The Australian government introduced legislation on Thursday that would phase out exports of waste plastic, paper, glass and tires beginning January next year ... Waste glass exports would be banned from Jan ... “It’s our waste ... Morrison said waste plastic was a key issue that he ...

'Astounded': Community council calls for ban on waste centres at Fyshwick as recycling facility moves ahead

Canberra Times 09 Jul 2020
Residents in Canberra's inner south have called for a ban on future waste centres in Fyshwick, after the ACT government announced controversial plans for a new recycling centre could progress to the next stage ... .

Ocean plastics returning to pollute Australian beaches: study

Xinhua 11 Mar 2020
CANBERRA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Plastic waste from the ocean is washing up and increasing pollution on Australian beaches, researchers have found ... revealed that plastic waste in the ocean is making its way back to the Australian shore where it is trapped by coastal vegetation.

Australian PM announces recycling boost

Xinhua 02 Mar 2020
CANBERRA, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister (PM) Scott Morrison has committed to significantly boosting the nation's recycling capacity. Speaking at the National Plastics Summit in Canberra on Monday, Morrison announced a three-point plan to ensure that Australia's waste is not "exported to someone's village or waterway.".

In a bid to repair Pacific ties, Australia legislates greater recycling use

Yahoo Daily News 02 Mar 2020
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will require government departments to use more recycled products, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, as Canberra looks to repair ties with Pacific island nations despite a refusal to step up efforts on global warming ... this is such a big issue for our part of the world," Morrison said in a speech in Canberra.

Government says Australia will no longer export plastic waste from July 1

The Daily Telegraph Australia 12 Feb 2020
The assistant minister for waste reduction and environmental management Trevor Evans speaks to the media in ...