State Library Of Queensland

What’s your Queensland Book of the Year?

28-Oct-2014 11:38 AM
Voting is now open for The Courier-Mail People’s Choice Queensland Book of the Year as part of the 2014 Queensland Literary Awards program.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Weir Commits to Australian Unconventional Gas Development with First Local Manifold Trailer Manufacturing

28-Oct-2014 9:27 AM
SPM(R) Manifold Trailer with SPM(R) Safety Iron(TM) connections manufactured by Weir Oil & Gas, the first such manifold trailer built in Australia. (Photo: Business Wire)   ADELAIDE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Weir Oil & Gas

University of Auckland

Auckland leads global asthma fight

28-Oct-2014 8:06 AM
University of Auckland Media Release 28 October 2014 Embargoed to Friday 31st October, 1am (NZST) Auckland leads global asthma fight A new global campaign to combat asthma is being led from Auckland. Professor Innes Asher, head of Paed

Good Beginnings Australia

Good Beginnings Australia welcomes new Goodwill Ambassador Mark Ferguson!

27-Oct-2014 11:36 AM
Children’s charity Good Beginnings Australia is excited to welcome Mark Ferguson as Goodwill Ambassador, helping children in vulnerable communities   Sydney 27th October 2014: Good Beginnings Australia, a national charity building better outco

Legal Aid Queensland

Duty lawyers available for Maroochydore family law sittings

27-Oct-2014 9:25 AM
October 24, 2014 Media release For immediate release Duty lawyers available for Maroochydore family law sittings A FREE family law legal advice service is available for people who are scheduled to appear at the visiting Federal Circuit Court

Westpac Banking Corporation

Debts down, savings up: Aussies prepare for big ticket purchases

27-Oct-2014 8:40 AM
Financial conditions are on the rise with eight out of ten Australian households managing to add to their savings or at least making ends meet, the highest in nine months, according to the St.George-Melbourne Institute Household Financial Condition

Australasian Railway Association

MEDIA ALERT: High Speed Rail Forum to launch new study: high speed rail for half the price

26-Oct-2014 12:00 PM
Deputy Prime Minister, The Hon Warren Truss and The Hon Anthony Albanese are both speaking at a High Speed Rail Forum at Parliament House today, highlighting the continued interest in the transformational project from both sides of politics.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Jean-Sébastien Jacques, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Copper, appointed Chairman of the ICA

25-Oct-2014 8:51 AM
Jean-Sebastien Jacques, chief executive of Rio Tinto Copper, was appointed chairman of the International Copper Association. (Photo: Business Wire)   NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The International Copper Association (ICA) announced the

Beyond Blue

New project will encourage and support Gay men to become ‘Lifeguards’ for their mates

24-Oct-2014 1:46 PM
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is pleased to announce the commencement of the Lifeguard Project for Australian communities of gay men.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

SUGOI JAPAN Globally Releases a List of 203 Gems in Manga, Anime, Ranobe and Entame Shosetsu

30-Oct-2014 6:38 PM
  TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The SUGOI JAPAN®, the Japan’s nationwide vote for manga, anime, ranobe* (light novels) and entame shosetsu* (entertaining novels) works, globally released a list of 203 nominees in the four genres at the campaign web

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Panasonic Promotes Renewable Energy at Solar Power International

30-Oct-2014 5:06 PM
Panasonic Enterprise Solutions' Jamie Evans, Powertree CEO Stacey Reineccius, Adam Langton, California Public Utilities Commission, Heather Sanders, California ISO, and Janice Lin, California Energy Storage Alliance address the challenges of el


Call For State Government To Tackle Obesity With Sugary Drink Ban

30-Oct-2014 4:20 PM
YMCA Victoria is urging the winner of the Victorian State Election to tackle the state’s obesity epidemic head on and remove sugar sweetened beverages from all Government funded health and recreation facilities. YMCA Victoria has made a commitment

University of Auckland

University academic appointed to Literacy Research Panel

30-Oct-2014 12:19 PM
Professor Stuart McNaughton has accepted a three-year appointment to the International Reading Association’s Literacy Research Panel (LRP).   The panel conducts research activities through conferences, events and blogs throughout the year. T

Law Council of Australia

Media Release - NSW Chief Justice to open International Arbitration Conference

30-Oct-2014 10:41 AM
The 2014 International Arbitration Conference will be opened by the Chief Justice of New South Wales, the Hon. Tom Bathurst AC, in Sydney on 13 November 2014.

Sydney Emden 100

German grandfathers would be proud

30-Oct-2014 9:15 AM
German descendants will travel to Australia to honour the Last Gentleman of War.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

General Cable Reports Third Quarter Results; Announces Plan to Exit Asia Pacific and Africa; Plans Leadership Transition

30-Oct-2014 8:53 AM
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--General Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 26, 2014 and announced actions to refine its strategic focus, improve operational performance and

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Newmark Capital Selects Yardi Voyager 7S for Fund and Property Management in Australia

30-Oct-2014 8:49 AM
Australian commercial property investment group adds mobile and browser-agnostic technology   SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fund manager Newmark Capital, preparing for anticipated portfolio growth, selected Yardi Voyager® 7S as

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Anchor Electricals Opens Its Second Panasonic LED Lighting Experience Center in Bangalore

30-Oct-2014 8:46 AM
Panasonic LED Lighting Experience Centre in Bangalore (Photo: Business Wire)   BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Continuing with its focus on providing the best of innovation and technology, India's leading electrical solutions prov

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Bocom System Wins a $25 Million Dollar Project in Wuhu City

30-Oct-2014 8:39 AM
Continues to lead with more than 10 Smart City Projects   DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bocom System, a strategic brand of Allegion plc (NYSE: ALLE), that specializes in video monitoring solutions, continues to develop China’s smart city

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Audi’s Rupert Stadler to Keynote Inaugural International CES Asia

30-Oct-2014 8:35 AM
CES Asia to Feature Top Global Brands Including Audi, Ford, Hisense, IBM and Monster   2015 International CES Asia ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® today announced that Rupert Stadler,


Galtronics Antennas Enable Improved Mobile Connectivity at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)

30-Oct-2014 8:30 AM
TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- Oct 29, 2014 -- Galtronics Corporation Ltd., a Baylin Technologies ( TSX : BYL ) company, announced today that it played an instrumental role in improving mobile coverage for cricket fans attending matches at the S


Interactive Data Selected as Primary Evaluations Source for Australian Security Exchange Collateral

30-Oct-2014 8:22 AM
  Interactive Data to Provide Full Coverage of Austraclear Money Market Securities to Clearstream NEW YORK, NY and HONG KONG, CHINA and SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- Oct 29, 2014 -- Interactive Data, a leading provider of independent


Aconex Launches Dynamic Manuals for Mobile Handover

30-Oct-2014 8:05 AM
New Product Extends Project Lifecycle Support to Post-Handover Asset Information MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- Oct 29, 2014 -- Aconex, provider of a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, today la


Aconex Launches Connected BIM for Project-Wide Model Collaboration

30-Oct-2014 7:59 AM
New Solution on Aconex Platform Signals Breakthrough in BIM Project Delivery MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- Oct 29, 2014 -- Aconex, provider of a leading cloud collaboration platform for the global construction industry, today launch

NZ Qualifications Authority

NCEA exams set to begin

30-Oct-2014 6:25 AM
NCEA and New Zealand Scholarship examinations are just a week away and the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is reminding all students about the importance of exam study and preparation says Deputy Chief Executive, Assessment Richard Thornt

Commerce Commission

Commerce Commission reduces the margin that it applies to regulated businesses’ cost of capital

30-Oct-2014 6:16 AM
The Commerce Commission has released its final decision on the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) used for regulated businesses. The WACC uplift (or margin) for price-quality regulation has been set at the 67th percentile, down from the 75th per

Stroke in Australia: No postcode untouched

MEDIA RELEASE: Act FAST and help save a life

29-Oct-2014 9:15 PM
This World Stroke Day the National Stroke Foundation is urging workplaces and individuals to act FAST to identify the signs of stroke.


OPSM awarded winner in two categories at the FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards

29-Oct-2014 5:59 PM
29 October 2014: Last night OPSM was recognised at the FCA Excellence in Franchising Awards, with OPSM taking out top honours in the categories; Excellence in Marketing and Franchisee of the Year(less than two staff). The annual ceremony and gala dinner by the Franchise Council of Australia, honours franchising’s best and brightest individuals and businesses across a range of functions including franchisees, support staff and franchise systems.

Department of Industry


29-Oct-2014 5:30 PM
Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb has used the 2014 Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science to reiterate the importance of science and research to the nation’s future.

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