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Australia Human History 'Rewritten By Rock Find'
Offbeat  (tags: archaeology, discovery, Aboriginal people, Australia )

Ray
- 8 hours ago - bbc.co.uk
Archaeologists have found the first evidence to suggest that Aboriginal people have been in Australia for at least 65,000 years.
Lift the Australian Age Pension Above the Poverty Line
Society & Culture  (tags: world, society, safety, humans, health, freedoms, ethics, culture, Australia, age, pension, poverty line, Lex de Grauw )

Darren
- 4 days ago - change.org
16 Jul 2017 - Thanks to all who have signed my petition, it means a lot to us pensioners. It really made a difference when a few of our supporters promoted the petition by donating through Chang.org, we would appreciate more of that.
Rescue Puppies and Kittens Lives Are at Risk - Reinstate YAPS Funding Now (PETITION)
Animals  (tags: Australia, Cairns, Regional Council, funding, Young Animal Protection Society (YAPS), puppies, kittens, refuge, petition, Mayor Bob Manning )

Evelyn
- 11 days ago - change.org
This is devastating - hundreds of vulnerable puppies and kittens could be forced into pounds and killed unless the Cairns Regional Council urgently reinstate essential refuge funding. (Council just scrapped their AU $35,000 funding)
Woolworths, Coles, Aldi: You Have the Power to Stop Child Labour PETITION and VIDEO
Business  (tags: woolworths, Coles, aldi, child labour, palm oil plantations, australia, abuse, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, money, world )

Lone
- 15 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Big brands are still profiting from child labour in palm oil plantations. ItâEUR(TM)s time to take the pressure up a level by focusing on three of their biggest clients in Australia âEUR" Woolworths, Coles and Aldi.
Stamp Out Modern Slavery! PETITION - Please SIGN!
World  (tags: slavery, australia, modern slavery act, petition )

Animae
- 44 days ago - alp.org.au
An estimated 45.8 million people are held in slavery, many of whom are stuck in the global supply chains of products & services Australians use every day. We have a moral obligation to fight human trafficking & slavery!
IEEFA Asia: India's Electricity-Sector Transformation Is Happening Now
Business  (tags: energy, India, alternative energy, solar, competitive, GOOD NEWS, Sustainabililty, economic, Adani, Carmichael mine, Australia, uneconomic, Bharti Enterprises, SBG Cleantech, Fortum, cancellation, coal-powered plants )

Evelyn
- 52 days ago - ieefa.org
The most recent and most persuasive evidence is the collapsing cost of solar electricity-a collapse that has gone beyond anyone's expectations, and the results are in: SOLAR HAS WON. The global energy market implications are profound
India Cancels Plans for Huge Coal Power Stations as Solar Energy Prices Hit Record Low
Business  (tags: energy, India, alternative energy, solar, competitive, GOOD NEWS, Sustainabililty, economic, Adani, Carmichael mine, Australia, uneconomic, Bharti Enterprises, SBG Cleantech, Fortum, cancellation, coal-powered plants )

Evelyn
- 53 days ago - independent.co.uk
India's solar tariffs have literally been free falling in recent months. So far this month, India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations. "For the first time solar is cheaper than coal in India"
STAND WITH US! Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council: We Will Not Surrender (VIDEO - Please Watch)   video
Business  (tags: Australia, Wangan and Jagalingou Traditional Owners, Queensland, land title, first people, rights, Adani )

Evelyn
- 58 days ago - facebook.com
Stand with us! Today we're in the Federal Court, aiming to strike out Adani's dodgy land use deal over our country. Because when we say 'No' we mean 'No'. It's our responsibility to protect the Country of our ancestors. We will not surrender
Australia's Most Haunted Highway
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, haunted highway, Lady in White, hauntings, Wakehurst Parkway )

Philippa
- 71 days ago - msn.com
SydneyâEUR(TM)s notorious Wakehurst Parkway is a main road near Frenchs Forest, about 26 kilometres from SydneyâEUR(TM)s CBD.
Adani May Face Fine Over Sediment Released in Floodwaters After Cyclone Debbie
Business  (tags: Australia, Queensland, environment department, Abbott Point, Great Barrier Reef, Adani, environmental breaches, pollution, sediment level limits, breached, Cyclone Debbie, fine )

Evelyn
- 77 days ago - theguardian.com
Queensland environment department says it is considering action against mining giant with fines of up to $3.8m possible. It would consider "compliance action" over discharges of water containing more than eight times the level of sediment allowed
Australian Man Arrested in US for Overstaying Visa By 90 Minutes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Australia, Baxter Reid, visa, Buffalo Federal Detention Centre, jail, arrest )

Dandelion
- 77 days ago - canberratimes.com.au
Mr Reid is now imprisoned at Buffalo Federal Detention Centre where he could face six months in jail before his case is heard by a judge.
Scientists Announce That The Great Barrier Reef Is Officially Terminal
Environment  (tags: The Great Barrier Reef, Australia, largest living structure on earth, bleaching, ocean, sea, tragic, sea life, terminal, scientists )

Dandelion
- 79 days ago - futurism.com
The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is recognized as the biggest living structure on Earth. Unfortunately, it' is dying with many portions facing no hope for recovery thanks to back to back mass bleaching events.
Big Four Banks Distance Themselves From Adani Coalmine as Westpac Rules Out Loan
Business  (tags: Australia, Queensland, coalmining, banks, Westpac, environment policy, Adani, Carmichael Mine, Hunters Valley, rail line, Carnavan, climate change, responsibility, Commonwealth Bank, National Australia Bank, ANZ )

Evelyn
- 81 days ago - theguardian.com
Coalition frontbencher calls for Queenslanders to boycott Westpac after it says it will now only lend to mines in established coalfields with criteria Adani doesn't meet. The bank would also increase its lending target for "climate change solutions"
 

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