Victorian Health

Beyond the Bubble-wrap - Half of Victorian parents worried about harm from strangers

13-Oct-2014 5:13 PM
Almost half (48%) of Victorian parents of children aged nine to 15 are worried about their child’s safety when they are not with an adult because a stranger might approach them. Victorian parents are more fearful about their child being harmed by

University of South Australia

Why every child’s voice needs to count in society

13-Oct-2014 2:55 PM
As children are increasingly able to claim their voice in society, UniSA Dean and Head of School: Education, Professor Stephen Dobson says it is important to recognise that it is still only well-educated middle class children who dominate.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher Unveil New YOGA Tablet 2 Pro

10-Oct-2014 8:00 AM
  Gives Users A New Way to Create a Home Theater with a Projector in a Tablet Built for entertainment buffs with built-in tablet-projector 13-in media tablet with exhilarating 8 watts of sound including a subwoofer – a first

Transport Workers Union


10-Oct-2014 7:15 AM

Beyond Blue

Beyondblue helping Australians to have the conversation this World Mental Health Day – Friday 10 October

10-Oct-2014 6:00 AM
beyondblue is launching a new national initiative called ‘Have the Conversation’ this World Mental Health Day to guide Australians on how to approach someone they think may be struggling with depression or anxiety, and how to talk to someone about how you are feeling.

Grain Growers Limited

GrainGrowers Concerned Over Proposed Use of Grower Levy Funds.

09-Oct-2014 7:45 PM
GrainGrowers understands that a plan to move the Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC) to Albury, along with a number of other statutory bodies being moved to other regional areas, is being investigated at the direction of Minister Joyce.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

New FTSE ASFA Australia Bond Index Series Launched

09-Oct-2014 10:16 AM
  Underpins FTSE longstanding commitment to Australian market Transparent benchmarks cover multiple sectors with range of analytics Australian fixed-income market volume has more than doubled since 2008 SYDNEY

Australian Olympic Committee

Dawn Fraser Invited to Celebrate Tokyo Games

08-Oct-2014 11:29 AM
Australia’s swimming great, Dawn Fraser, is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history and captured the golden hat trick. Half a century ago Fraser won her 3rd consecutive gold

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

GE Lighting Congratulates Winners of 2014 Nobel Prize in Physics

08-Oct-2014 11:28 AM
Inventors of blue light-emitting diode honored for advancing the lighting industry   CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--"GE Lighting is thrilled to offer our congratulations to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura for their outstandi

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Bulgaria Takes Yet Another Step towards Election Modernization

07-Oct-2014 3:53 PM
  LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Smartmatic, the world’s number one voting technology and services company, has successfully implemented a fully verifiable electronic voting solution in Bulgaria for its Parliamentary elections held on 5th Octo

The Walkley Foundation for Journalism


23-Oct-2014 7:24 PM
Finalists in the prestigious Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism were announced this evening at simultaneous events in Sydney and Melbourne.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Germany Wins Grand Prize for Panasonic Kid Witness News Global Contest 2014

23-Oct-2014 5:56 PM
NEWARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On October 15, 2014, Panasonic Corporation announced that Immanuel-Kant-School Bremerhaven of Germany won the Grand Prize for its video "Stumbling" in the Panasonic Kid Witness News (KWN) Global Contest 2014. Studen

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Hastings Adds to Its Investment Team in North America and Europe

23-Oct-2014 5:32 PM
MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Leading global infrastructure manager Hastings announced today that it has continued its expansion and made three new appointments in its London and New York offices, further strengthening the firm’s globa

Queensland University of Technology

QUT vaccination program wins Innovative Pharmacist of the Year award

23-Oct-2014 4:57 PM
The implementation team behind a QUT-led research project to boost vaccination rates has been named 2014's Innovative Pharmacist of the Year.

Beyond Blue

beyondblue encourages young people to check out new resources, after research shows young people’s mental health can be improved by friends

23-Oct-2014 4:53 PM
beyondblue commends the Support in tough times: Encouraging young people to seek help for their friends report released yesterday by the NSW Mental Health Commission and the NSW Commission for Children and Young People, which outlines the important role friends play in recognising mental health problems in their peers.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Toshiba to Supply 10,000 Energy Storage Systems for Eneres, Japan's Energy Services and Equipment Provider

23-Oct-2014 4:51 PM
--Toshiba’s SCiB™-based system balances energy supply and demand   TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has been selected by Eneres Co., Ltd., a pioneer in providing business solutions to indep

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23-Oct-2014 4:39 PM
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Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Thuraya Partners with SOS Children’s Villages to Connect Remote Communities in the Central African Republic

23-Oct-2014 4:37 PM
  DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today announced its partnership with SOS Children’s Villages International’s Gulf Area Office to brin

Hyundai NZ Media Centre

Hyundai Genesis receives highest safety score in ANCAP history

23-Oct-2014 2:32 PM
Genesis, Hyundai New Zealand’s new flagship luxury sedan, has achieved the highest score in the 21-year history of ANCAP testing – 36.88 points out of a possible 37 and a maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

NTT Communications Global Management One Wins Innovation in Outsourcing at DCD APAC Awards 2014

23-Oct-2014 1:13 PM
  TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group (NYSE:NTT), announced today that its Global Management One was awarded the top honors for Inn

Tatts Sweeps, Golden Casket and NSW Lotteries

$1 million Wednesday Lotto winners to head off into the sunset!

23-Oct-2014 12:25 PM
A Sanctuary Point couple have discovered dreams really can come true after winning a $1 million first division prize in last night’s Wednesday Lotto draw.

Maurice Blackburn

Discrimination claim filed for sacked Port of Brisbane security officer

23-Oct-2014 12:03 PM
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today filed proceedings in the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commission on behalf of a former Port of Brisbane security officer who was sacked for displaying political signs in her car whilst parked at work.

Commerce Commission - COM COM

Cavalier Wool Holdings applies for authorisation to merge with New Zealand Wool Services International Limited

23-Oct-2014 11:42 AM
Issued 23 October 2014 Release No. 42 The Commerce Commission has received an application from Cavalier Wool Holdings Limited (Cavalier) seeking authorisation to acquire New Zealand Wool Services International Limited’s (WSI) wool scouring busine

Stroke in Australia: No postcode untouched

MEDIA RELEASE: Global Stroke Bill of Rights launched

23-Oct-2014 10:59 AM
Stroke specialists, stroke survivors, neurologists, leading medical professionals and advocates have come together to launch the Global Stroke Bill of Rights.

University of Auckland

University’s Learning and Change Networks delivering results

23-Oct-2014 10:56 AM
The University of Auckland has welcomed a report highlighting the benefits of Learning and Change Networks among schools.   The New Zealand Initiative report - No School is an Island: Fostering Collaboration in a competitive system - looks a

Dept of Defence


23-Oct-2014 10:00 AM
What:             Disposal of retired AP-3C Orion airframes When:             Friday 24 October and Friday 31 October Where: 

University of Auckland

Students over-estimate fertility

23-Oct-2014 9:51 AM
Media Release University of Auckland  23 October 2014 Students over-estimate fertility University students in New Zealand significantly over-estimate both age-related fertility and the efficacy of fertility treatments such as in vitro fe

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Panasonic & PanaHome Showcase at International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) 2014

23-Oct-2014 9:41 AM
  IGEM 2014 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On October 16, 2014, in conjunction with the International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) from 16 to 19 October 2014 in Kuala Lumpur Convention

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Panasonic Displays Smart & Sustainable Technology Solutions at GITEX 2014

23-Oct-2014 9:33 AM
  GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK 2014 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panasonic Marketing Middle East & Africa (PMMAF) - based in UAE - participated at GITEX (Gulf Information Technology Exhibition) 2014, showcasing a spectacular

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

World’s First DSP Enabled Wireless Headphone Comes This December to Take the Sound Experience to a Whole New Level

23-Oct-2014 9:30 AM
XTZ Headphone Divine will be available this Christmas via Kickstarter campaign   TORUP, Sweden--(BUSINESS WIRE)--XTZ today announced that XTZ Headphone Divine, the world’s first wireless headphones with High-End DSP (Digital Signal Proce

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