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

GSMA Provides New Details for Mobile World Congress 2015

21-Oct-2014 7:06 PM
Leaders from AVG, BBVA, Mozilla, Peel, TAPTAP Networks, Thinfilm and Wikipedia Confirmed to Keynote; AT&T, Jasper, KT, Oral-B, Sierra Wireless and Vodafone to Exhibit in GSMA Innovation City   Mobile World Congress 2015 LONDON--(B

YMCA PORTAL

STAND UP FOR YOUTH

21-Oct-2014 5:26 PM
YMCA Victoria calls for Government to create opportunities for young people

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Invast Upgrades MT4 Platform and Servers for Improved Handling Capabilities

21-Oct-2014 5:10 PM
  SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Invast have recently invested in new, state-of-the-art, Solid State Hard Drive (SSD) servers, as part of their ongoing commitment in providing the highest quality infrastructure to support their clients’ trading.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Benu Announces $27.7 Million Strategic Funding, and Hires Tech Veteran Dino Di Palma as CEO

21-Oct-2014 4:27 PM
Funding and Leadership Focus on Growth and Market Expansion   BOSTON & PALO ALTO, Calif. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Benu Networks, the innovative provider of networking and software solutions for network operators deploying Wi-

Dept of Defence

Army Recruit Training Centre March Out Parade

21-Oct-2014 2:46 PM
What:             Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, the Hon Darren Chester MP, will join the Commandant and Instructors of Army Recruit Training Centre as the Reviewi

The Walkley Foundation for Journalism

MEDIA ALERT : WALKLEY BUSINESS JOURNALISM AWARD FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

21-Oct-2014 2:22 PM
The three finalists in the prestigious Business category of the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism were announced today at a lunch hosted by ING Direct in Sydney.

Mediaportal - Silvereye Communications

New Zealand’s Wool Scours to Merge

21-Oct-2014 1:20 PM
In a joint release, Cavalier Wool Holdings (CWH) and New Zealand Wool Services International (NZWSI) today announced that they have signed an agreement to merge the scouring assets of the two organisations.

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

GVK BIO Announces Successful Completion of Drug Repurposing Efforts to Identify Novel Indications

21-Oct-2014 12:27 PM
HYDERABAD,India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GVK Biosciences (GVK BIO), Asia’s leading integrated Discovery Research and Development organization, today announced the successful completion of in-silico based alternative indications of s

University of Auckland

Auckland’s primary healthcare industry prepares for Ebola

21-Oct-2014 11:45 AM
University of Auckland Media Release 21 October 2014 Auckland’s primary healthcare industry prepares for Ebola Primary healthcare workers from around the greater Auckland region will attend a seminar on how to prepare for the threat of Ebol

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

SC Lowy Celebrates Five Years of Independence with Record Trading Volumes

21-Oct-2014 11:00 AM
Entrepreneurial fixed income specialist poses fierce challenge to bulge-bracket complacency HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SC Lowy, an independent fixed-income specialist with full investment bank capabilities, announced that today

Council of The City of Sydney

Feathered urban dwellers in spotlight for spring

21-Oct-2014 11:00 AM
The City of Sydney’s feathered urban dwellers will be put under the spotlight this month as volunteers take part in an annual survey that aims to help preserve local bird life.

Berry Street Victoria

80% of Victorians consider payments to State’s foster carers ‘unfair’

21-Oct-2014 10:29 AM
Almost 80% of Victorians consider that the level of financial reimbursements provided to Victoria’s foster carers is ‘unfair’, shows a poll released today by children’s charity, Berry Street.

University of Auckland

Thousands more business cards needed to build giant Sponge

21-Oct-2014 10:09 AM
New Zealand is taking part in a global event this weekend to build a Menger Sponge using 15 million business cards but local organisers say they are thousands of business cards short.

Council of The City of Sydney

Community Energy launches in Sydney

21-Oct-2014 9:57 AM
~ A night of music, food & creativity with talks on how claim your stake in Sydney’s Community Solar Farms ~

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

McDermott Awarded Second Contract for PETRONAS Bukit Tua Development in East Java, Indonesia

21-Oct-2014 9:41 AM
  HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) (“McDermott”) announced today that one of its subsidiaries was awarded a transportation, installation and pre-commissioning contract by PC Ketapang II Ltd, a subsidiary of P

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Peak Hotels and Resorts Limited Announces Appointment of Carolyn Turnbull to the Board of Directors

21-Oct-2014 9:37 AM
Turnbull Also Assumes Director Position at Aman Group Owner PHRGL   LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Peak Hotels and Resorts Limited (“PHRL”), part owner of Aman Resorts, today announced the appointment of Carolyn Turnbull to the board of direct

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

CiDRA and KROHNE Secure Major Project Win in Australia

21-Oct-2014 9:34 AM
CiDRA’s SONARtrac® Flow Monitoring Technology Selected for Sino Iron Project   WALLINGFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CiDRA announces today the successful completion of another project win with KROHNE Australia for CiDRA's SONARt

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Tetra Tech Wins $76 Million U.S. EPA Superfund Contract

21-Oct-2014 9:31 AM
  PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today it has been awarded a five-year, $76 million contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 to provide technical and advisory services

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

New Bitcoin Exchange Launched as Interest Rises in Digital Currency – Independent Reserve

21-Oct-2014 9:27 AM
  SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Independent Reserve, the Bitcoin market, today announced the opening of its new exchange based in Sydney, Australia. “Our team has a solid background in finance as well as IT, bringing the rigour of a financial

Business Wire Australia and New Zealand

Code42’s SharePlan Named an “Innovator” in Aragon Research Globe™ for Mobile Content Management

21-Oct-2014 9:24 AM
Report recognizes enterprise file sync and share solution for its “strong security options,” calls it “ideal for enterprises who have stringent security requirements”   MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Code42, the leader in endpoint data pr

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