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Whitewashing Down Under: The Vietnam War Fifty Years On

GlobalResearch 30 Aug 2023
On March 29, veterans visiting Canberra in an address to parliament ... Add to this the fantastic delusion that the Vietnamese communist movement was a Peking-directed affair rather than an indigenous movement keen to remove foreign influence, and we have a conflict not merely futile on the part of Canberra and Washington, but wasteful and criminal.

Morning Mail: sports stars join yes campaign, Solomons reject ‘unneighbourly’ Australia, China sets heat record

The Observer 17 Jul 2023
Morning everyone ... We’re also looking at the heatwaves gripping large parts of the northern hemisphere – and a potentially gamechanging breakthrough in the treatment of dementia ... Illustration ... World ... The federal court will hand down its decision on a nuclear waste dump on Barngarla lands. The warship USS Canberra arrives in Sydney for commissioning ... .

Australia Pushes for Global Accord to Curb Plastic Waste

Voa News 31 May 2023
A United Nations committee is meeting to work on a global pact that aims to end plastic waste ... About two-thirds are short-lived products that soon become waste ... Plibersek said Australia would double its recycling capacity by 2025 by investing in 48 new waste facilities.

Tears, hysterics, a false start ... and an Albo Aboriginal Voice speech: BRITTANY CHAIN goes ...

The Daily Mail 24 May 2023
Up to 20,000 adoring fans had been eagerly awaiting their arrival for hours ... The clock struck zero and Mr Modi's fans erupted ... Another 10 more minutes ... Hot off a plane from Canberra, where the Voice to Parliament referendum debate is raging in the House of Representatives, the Australian PM did not waste an opportunity to preach to the masses ... He said.

Waste workers strike over job security concerns and overtime pay reduction

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 11 Apr 2023
Waste workers across depots in Sydney and Canberra will walk off the job today after negotiations with Cleanaway and the Transport Workers Union broke down ... .

Household batteries incorrectly disposed of in kerbside bins likely sparked Canberra recycling fire, report finds

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 06 Apr 2023
An investigation into a large fire that destroyed Canberra's only recycling centre has found batteries in household waste were probably at fault ... .

Spent Matters: The AUKUS Nuclear Waste Problem

GlobalResearch 20 Mar 2023
While the ditzy and dunderheaded wonders in Canberra would be acquiring submarines with nuclear propulsion technology, there would be that rather problematic issue of what to do with the waste ... In the UK, the issue of disposing waste from decommissioned nuclear submarines in community consultation.

Shot clock, vanishing foam and no more time-wasting – simple tweaks could vastly improve Six Nations

Irish Independent 01 Feb 2023
Mathieu Raynal’s time-wasting call costs Wallabies a Bledisloe Cup chance against All Blacks – The Canberra Times, September 2022 Well no, actually, it was self-inflicted ... out, and then acted when they didn’t.So it was their own time-wasting that did them in.

Albanese ‘jumped on’ the plane to visit the ‘trouble zone’ of Alice Springs

The Daily Telegraph Australia 24 Jan 2023
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has wasted little time in heading to the troubled town of Alice Springs, flying out of Canberra this afternoon,” Mr Clennell said.

'Incredibly inefficient': Canberra's waste sent to Sydney for recycling, costing thousands a day

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 06 Jan 2023
About 36 tonnes of recyclable material is being sent each day to a facility in Western Sydney, as the ACT expedites the construction of a new recycling centre ... .

Australia eyes B-21 to contain China, but will US sell its most advanced stealth bomber?

South China Morning Post 19 Dec 2022
Analysts say Aukus security pact increases Canberra’s odds of buying America’s newest warplane, but others say it would be a waste of money and could provoke ‘counter-threats’ from Beijing ... .