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

TWU DEMANDS COLES SIGN UP FOR SAFETY:

10-Oct-2014 7:15 AM
TWU TO RALLY OUTSIDE OF COLES STORE DEMANDING ACTION ON UNSAFE PRACTICES IN CLOTHING MANUFACTURING

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

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

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

FINEOS Supports the Seven Families’ Initiative

25-Oct-2014 8:46 AM
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FINEOS Corporation, a market leading provider of core software solutions for the global Life, Accident and Health industry announced that it is supporting the Seven Families’ Initiative designed to highlight the plight of

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Toshiba Launches Automotive Infotainment Companion Chip Supporting High-Resolution Multimedia Connectivity and Camera Devices

25-Oct-2014 8:42 AM
  TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of a key new addition to its extensive portfolio of solutions for the automotive market. The TC358791XBG automotive companion chip was created to drive

Stroke in Australia: No postcode untouched

New report on cardiovascular deaths reaffirms need for prevention

24-Oct-2014 5:28 PM
Today’s report on cardiovascular disease death rates should act as further evidence of the vital need for greater action to prevent stroke and cadiovascular disease, Chief Executive Officer of the National Stroke Foundation Dr Erin Lalor said.

TAFE Queensland

Apprentice chefs do battle for top gastronome gong

24-Oct-2014 4:49 PM
TAFE Queensland Brisbane’s College of Tourism and Hospitality (COTAH) commercial cookery apprentices have pitched themselves against each other for a showdown of their culinary skills, and to take out the title of 2014 Apprentice Chef of the Year.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

FURTHER FUNDING APPROVED FOR LOCAL GRANTS PROGRAM

24-Oct-2014 4:20 PM
While visiting the Guildford Primary School to hear about their First World War honour board restoration, I am pleased to announce that I have approved a further 231 grants totalling $1.96 million under the Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program.

Commerce Commission - COM COM

Media release - Souvenir company BGV International fined for misleading tourists

24-Oct-2014 2:56 PM
Issued 24 October 2014 Release No. 43 Souvenir company BGV International fined for misleading tourists Auckland souvenir company BGV International Ltd has been fined $22,000 in the Auckland District Court for misleading Asian tour groups about

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.

University of Auckland

Life and death in New Zealand

24-Oct-2014 1:24 PM
Media Release University of Auckland 24th October 2014 Life and death in New Zealand Non-Maori New Zealanders held the record for the highest life expectancy in the world from 1870 to 1940. No other country has ever held the record for that l

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Henkel Launches Surfacing Film With Improved Properties for Aircraft

24-Oct-2014 12:43 PM
Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero with lightning strike protection   SHANGHAI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Henkel is launching its innovative epoxy-based surfacing film for composites, which offers honeycomb-cored composites enhanced protecti

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Digital River Announces Agreement to be Acquired by Investor Group Led by Siris Capital Group for $26.00 per Share in Cash

24-Oct-2014 12:37 PM
Transaction Provides Significant Value for Shareholders and Strong Partner to Support Digital River’s Future Growth MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Servic

University of Auckland

International language expert to lecture at the University of Auckland

24-Oct-2014 12:24 PM
Professor Jack Richards - a world renowned specialist in second and foreign language teaching - will present his inaugural lecture at the University of Auckland’s Faculty of Education next Friday.   Professor Richards will also receive the tit

Australasian Railway Association

Sydney light rail preferred bidder announced: extra capacity and shorter construction timeSydney light rail preferred bidder announced: extra capacity and shorter construction time

24-Oct-2014 11:29 AM
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian has announced another win for Sydney; selecting the preferred bidder to deliver and operate the CBD and South East Light Rail Project that will add 50 per cent more capacity than the original 9,000 passengers per direction, per hour.

University of Auckland

Fusion of Pacific and street dance a winner

24-Oct-2014 9:11 AM
An award-winning choreographer and dancer, whose work is a fusion of Pacific and street dance, is creating new work to perform at next year’s Auckland Fringe Festival, helped by a Summer Scholarship from the University of Auckland.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. Releases Regular Weekly Net Asset Value

24-Oct-2014 8:51 AM
  AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Pershing Square Holdings, Ltd. (ticker: PSH) today released its regular weekly Net Asset Value (NAV) on its website,www.pershingsquareholdings.com. The NAV was computed at the close of busines

Ball Public Relations

Cobham wins AUD $640 million Australian Maritime Safety Authority contract for Airborne Search & Rescue

24-Oct-2014 8:48 AM
ADELAIDE, Australia – Cobham has secured the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) contract to provide an airborne search and rescue capability in Australia for 12 years from 2016, with aircraft modification and mobilisation activity to commence later this year.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

GCG Provides October 14, 2014 Notice Regarding the Proposed RMBS Settlement

24-Oct-2014 8:48 AM
  LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The following statement is being issued by GCG regarding the proposed RMBS Settlement. NOTICE OF A JUDICIAL INSTRUCTION PROCEEDING IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE SETTLEMENT AG

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Uranium Resources Announces 3Q 2014 Financial Results Conference Call

24-Oct-2014 8:44 AM
  CENTENNIAL, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: URRE) will hold a conference call to discuss its 3Q financial results and recent developments on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Moun

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