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designated as contributing to society (such as unpaid or low-paid work). These programs, now common in Australia (as "mutual obligation") and Canada, have generated considerable debate and controversy. In the Netherlands workfare is known as Work First, based on the Wisconsin Works program from the USA. '''Riddells Creek''' ( Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia

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at Joynton Avenue in Zetland. The administrative offices were relocated to the TNT tower building in Redfern in 2001. Environment Sea levels were high during the Cretaceous Period, causing marine transgressions in many parts of the world and a great inland seaway (Western Interior Seaway) in what is now North America. Mosasaur fossils have been found in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Portugal, Sweden, the United Kingdom,

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mi north of the state capital Brisbane and The township is set on a ridge overlooking fields of rich

volcanic soil. Childers is renowned for its heritage character and is classified a National Trust (National Trust of Australia) town. The historic colonial buildings of the main street (Bruce Highway) are set amongst large, shady leopard trees. The sugar cane industry features prominently in Childers and has sustained the town over the years. Fruit and vegetable cropping is common on the lands around town. Tourism is a growing industry in Childers, with a number of the preserved historic

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. While some of their material is based on conventional rock sounds and song structures, they also venture into the noisy, atonal, blues-based music that Tom Waits brought to a wider audience. The Drones also explore the music of the Australia bush made popular in Australia by Weddings Parties Anything. The Drones left Australia in 2005 to concentrate on the European market, where a larger market would make it easier to support their unconventional sound.

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in the state capital of Perth (Perth, Western Australia), Western Australia. Initially a super-special stage was run at Richmond Raceway near Fremantle with the service park at Langley Park on the Swan River (Swan River (Western Australia)). Competitors pushed as hard as they could on the world-famous jumps in the Bannister Forest, the super-special stage Langley Park & later the Gloucester Park Super Special stage. The album was released as an 18-track disc internationally and as a 16

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until 2005. It starred four hosts, who hosted the show in a large model bus. They had segments such as "cool job" and "dare" to amuse younger viewers and to teach viewers who had outgrown ''Play School (Play School (Australian TV series))''. The show appeared in ''K-Zone'' magazine to celebrate 500 episodes. It had begun in a morning timeslot under the name of '''''The Big Breakfast''''', before moving to the afternoon to make way for '' AMV (television program) AMV

Goddard (TV series) Trisha Goddard '', which is broadcast on a mid morning slot on Channel 5 in the UK. In Australia she is known as a long time presenter of ''Play School (Play School (Australian TV series))''. Media career After emigrating to Australia, she worked as a television presenter (most notably on the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)'s ''The 7.30 Report'') and also as a host of the children's program ''Play School (Play School (Australian TV series))''. She was later chairperson of the Australian Government (Government of Australia)'s National Community Advisory Group on Mental Health. In July 2007, members of the rugby team were involved in an accident whilst on tour in Australia. Rugby coach Ian Robinson was killed after a white-water raft capsized on the Tully River. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


Institute for Aviation Engineering accessdate 2010-01-20 Salt Lake Community College uses a Starship in their Aviation Maintenance program.

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*Argentina on Discovery Home & Health Recent genetic (genetics) studies have concluded that humans arrived in the region 40,000 to 50,000 years ago, making the region one of the oldest known sites of human habitation. The archaeological evidence of population in this region is sparse, whereas evidence of human habitation in Africa and Australia prior to that of Central Asia is well-known. Some studies have also identified this region as the likeliest source

index.html Holmes on Homes HGTV Page It had previously aired in the US on Discovery Home until that channel was rebranded Planet Green on June 4, 2008. It was once the highest-rated show on the Canadian HGTV (HGTV having once claimed that an episode had received its highest-ever ratings), with shows airing upwards of 20 times a week at the peak of its popularity. It has won the Gemini (Gemini Awards) viewers' choice award, a testament to the popularity of the show in Canada. '''''Myoporum''''' is a genus of flowering plants in the figwort (Scrophularia) family (Family (biology)), Scrophulariaceae (formerly placed in Myoporaceae). There are about 32 species within the genus, which is spread from Mauritius, across Australia to the Pacific Islands and up to China. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia

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on Pauline Hanson. Another memorable sketch was the performance of the Spice Boys (a parody of the Spice Girls) singing a song with lyrics including "I've got graphic footage of Laurie Oakes eating a chocolate ├ęclair", and was just an example of the biting satire that Martin Molloy provided. The '''Wedge-tailed Shearwater''', ''Puffinus pacificus'' is a medium-large shearwater in the seabird family Procellariidae. It is one of the shearwater


'''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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