Australia

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agricultural publications

Australia, though it also owned a number of agricultural publications in the United States and New Zealand. It also owned radio stations in regional South Australia and Queensland, a range of Australian classified advertising websites, and Australian commercial printing plants. '''''PC User''''' is an Australian general computer magazine, published monthly by Australian Consolidated Press. '''Tim Webster''' (born 15 December 1951) is a Australian television and radio personality. He currently is a fill-in presenter for ''Ten News''. distributor Darclight Films Dimension Films released Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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, however Bjørn did not have long to wait until his next win arrived. He won early in the 1998 season in Perth (Perth, Western Australia), Australia taking the Heineken Classic for his second European Tour title. Despite an over par final round of 74, Bjørn won by a single stroke from Ian Woosnam. A couple months later after a five week break from competitive golf, Bjørn won for the second time in 1998 at the Peugeot Open de Espana after a final round 66 took him to 21 under and one


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successful, achieving quadruple platinum status in the UK (United Kingdom) within a year and also overseas in the form of a platinum certification in Australia and two times platinum in Ireland. The Kooks found themselves entering into mainstream media attention, with the band winning the award for Best UK & Ireland Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2006 and picking up a nomination at The Brit Awards for the single "She Moves in Her Own Way". ref name "


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University . Slater and Apter (2005), p. 9–10. Slater lived in Wagga Wagga for his entire childhood, eventually leaving with only fond memories. He later wrote: "Wagga Wagga was a great place to grow up, for many reasons. It was a good size — it had a population of around 50,000 when we moved there — and it was in the country, with a great Australian climate. My family was always involved in sport, so from an early age it just


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-term sales the album was certified (certification) Platinum with just over 100,000 copies shipped. In the United States, the album faced medium success, selling 40,000 copies in its first week debuting and peaking at No. 42 on the Billboard Hot 200, the strongest Spice Girls solo showing on the chart. Eventually, the album was certified Platinum in 2001 with shipments of 1,000,000 copies. The album also was certified Gold in Australia, Spain and Mexico with sales over 35,000, 50,000 and 75,000 respectively. However, the album only reached No. 85 in Japan, selling 3,190 copies. His companies have investments in many countries, including Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Mainland China, Indonesia, Fiji and Australia. Businesses in China include 10 bottling companies for Coca Cola, and ownership of the Beijing World Trade Centre. One species, the New Caledonian Crow, has also been intensively studied recently because of its ability to manufacture and use its own tools in the day-to-day search for food. These tools include 'knives' cut from stiff leaves and stiff stalks of grass. New Caledonian Crow#Tool making Another skill involves dropping tough nuts into a trafficked street and waiting for a car to crush them open. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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'', in which she played Verona, one of Dracula's brides. In September 2004, she married the Australian actor who played Dracula in that film, Richard Roxburgh. They have two sons Raphael Jack Domenico Roxburgh was born on 10 February 2007 and Miro Roxburgh who was born in September October 2010. '''Sir Noel Plunkett Power''', GBS (Gold Bauhinia Star) (Traditional Chinese: 鮑偉華爵士, 4 December 1929 – 19 November 2009) was a senior judge in Hong Kong and Brunei


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Kingdom , Canada, South Africa and New Zealand. Creationists in Australia have been the leading influence on the development of creation science in the USA for the last 20 years. Two of the 3 main international creation science organizations all have original roots within Australia - Answers in Genesis and Creation Ministries. Ken Ham, "Ken Ham: Biblical Literalist." PBS. 2001. http: www.pbs.org wgbh evolution library 08 1 l_081_04.html. Retrieved


loyalty program

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Eure also hosted an educational DVD called ''Power Over Poison'' to teach kids how to avoid poisons, produced by WQED, the PBS station in Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania). Eure was a regular on such game shows as ''Password'' and ''Match Game''. Channel 9 TV in Australia hired Wesley to be the permanent host of their ''Tonight Show'', but lost a ten-month immigration battle with Actor's Equity in Australia. The second generation "New" Korando


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, Tasmania, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. The party competes against the Liberal (Liberal Party of Australia) National (National Party of Australia) Coalition (Coalition (Australia)) for political office at the federal (Government of Australia) and state (Parliaments of the Australian states and territories) (and sometimes local (Local government in Australia)) level. *1966 – Vietnam War: the Battle of Long Tan ensues after a patrol from the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment clashes with a Viet Cong force in Phuoc Tuy Province. *1971 – Vietnam War: Australia and New Zealand decide to withdraw their troops from Vietnam. *1976 – In the Korean Demilitarized Zone at Panmunjeom, the Axe Murder Incident results in the death of two US soldiers. *1689 – The Battle of Dunkeld in Scotland. *1770 – James Cook formally claims eastern Australia for Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain), naming it New South Wales. *1772 – King Gustav III (Gustav III of Sweden) completes his coup d'état by adopting a new Constitution (Instrument of Government (1772)), ending half a century of parliamentary rule (Age of Liberty in Sweden) in Sweden and installing himself as an enlightened despot (Enlightened absolutism). * 1968 – James Anderson, Jr. posthumously receives the first Medal of Honor to be awarded to an African American U.S. Marine (United States Marine Corps). *1969 – An Australian, Michael Dennis Rohan, sets the Al-Aqsa Mosque on fire, a major catalyst of the formation of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation. *1971 – A bomb exploded in the Liberal Party (Liberal Party (Philippines)) campaign rally in Plaza Miranda (1971 Plaza Miranda bombing), Manila, Philippines with several anti-Marcos (Ferdinand Marcos) political candidates injured. *1989 – Singing Revolution: two million people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania stand on the Vilnius-Tallinn road, holding hands (Baltic Way). * 1989 – 1,645 Australian domestic airline pilots resign after the airlines threaten to fire them and sue them over a dispute (1989 Australian pilots' strike). *1990 – Saddam Hussein appears on Iraqi state television with a number of Western (Western world) "guests" (actually hostages) to try to prevent the Gulf War. The indigenous Gunditjmara people in Victoria (Victoria (Australia)), Australia may have raised eels as early as 6000 BC. There is evidence that they developed about Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia

Australia

'''Australia''' is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent (Australia (continent)), the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands (list of islands of Australia). It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area (List of countries and dependencies by area). Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east.

For at least 40,000 years who spoke languages grouped into roughly 250 language groups (Australian Aboriginal languages). Walsh, Michael (1991) "Overview of indigenous languages of Australia" in Suzane Romaine (ed.) ''Language in Australia'', Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-33983-9. After the European discovery of the continent by Dutch (Dutch Republic) explorers in 1606, Australia's eastern half was claimed by Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) in 1770 and initially settled through penal transportation to the colony of New South Wales from 26 January 1788. The population grew steadily in subsequent decades; the continent was explored and an additional five self-governing crown colonies were established.

On 1 January 1901, the six colonies federated (Federation of Australia), forming the Commonwealth of Australia. Since Federation, Australia has maintained a stable liberal democratic (liberal democracy) political system that functions as a federal (Federalism) parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy comprising six states and several territories (States and territories of Australia). The population of 23.6 million is highly urbanised (Urbanization) and heavily concentrated in the eastern states (Eastern states of Australia) and on the coast.

Australia is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the world's 12th-largest economy (List of countries by GDP (nominal)). In 2012 Australia had the world's fifth-highest per capita income (List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita). Data refer mostly to the year 2012. World Economic Outlook Database-October 2013, International Monetary Fund. Accessed on 8 October 2013. Australia's military expenditure is the world's 13th-largest (List of countries by military expenditures). With the second-highest human development index globally (List of countries by Human Development Index), Australia ranks highly (International rankings of Australia) in many international comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australia is a member of the United Nations, G20 (G-20 major economies), Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the Pacific Islands Forum.

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