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First Hot-Rocks Plant in Australia Delivers Clean Geothermal Energy

A power station driven by hot-rocks technology has begun producing electricity in the far north-east of South Australia. The innovative plant from Geodynamics is...
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Fewer Youth Inmates in Canada and Australia Means Units Closing

The New South Wales Government has been forced to close a youth detention center because of a lack of inmates. The same positive trend...
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Australia University Develops “World’s First” Positive-Centered Dorms

About 550 University of Wollongong students will have their well-being - as well as their academic performance - catered to when they move into...
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Australians Implant “World First” Bionic Eye

Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a “world first” bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.Bionic...
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Australia’s Best Boss: Bus Company CEO Gives Staff $15 Million

A Melbourne boss has stunned his staff by giving them a staggering $15 million gift -- the ultimate pay-off for their hard work and...
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Tasmanian Forests Saved in ‘Landmark’ Agreement with Australia

Friday the 13th was a lucky day for Tasmanian forests with a major conservation agreement signed that will protect high value forests from logging...
Brazilian gives 30 gifts to 30 Aussie strangers

30 Gifts for 30 Strangers: A Thank You to Australia

Lucas Jatoba was a Brazilian searching for a way to celebrate his 30th birthday. Since his move to Australia, however, he says "a lot of...
Brazilian gives 30 gifts to 30 Aussie strangers

30 Gifts for 30 Strangers: A Thank You to Australia

Lucas Jatoba was a Brazilian searching for a way to celebrate his 30th birthday. Since his move to Australia, however, he says "a lot...
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Costs of Solar Power Drop Enough to Achieve Parity With Coal in Australia

The Photovoltaic Association in Australia says the drop in cost of producing power from solar panels has made solar power competitive with coal-generated grid...
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People’s Prince Brings Sunshine Back to Flood-Ravaged Australia Towns

On his three-day tour of Australia, Prince William was moved to tears while speaking to the family of Jordan Rice, the 13-year-old Australian boy...
The new Bush Heritage Tasmania reserve

Historic Property Where Green Party was Born Gifted to Bush Heritage Australia

38 years ago, a young Australian doctor arrived in Launceston from the mainland, and stumbled upon a slice of paradise. He bought the land...
The new Bush Heritage Tasmania reserve

Historic Property Gifted to Bush Heritage Australia

38 years ago, a young Australian doctor arrived in Launceston from the mainland, and stumbled upon a slice of paradise. He bought the land...
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Australia Footballers Fundraise for Flood Victims

Australian football star Tim Cahill and his Socceroo teammates have led sports fans in fundraising for victims of the Queensland floods. The Everton midfielder...
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Branson Brings Virgin Money to Help Main Street Australians

The financial sector in Australia has become highly consolidated, said Sir Richard Branson this week, eliminating choice and producing higher costs for the average...
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Australian Bike Path Made From Recycled Ink Cartridges

The folks at West MacDonnell National Park in Australia had a brilliant idea for a new bike path connecting Alice Springs and Simpsons Gap....
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Electric Vehicle Charging Network Gears Up in Australia With Silicon Valley Company

Australia became the third country — behind Israel and Denmark — to join a Silicon Valley company in creating the infrastructure needed for...
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Joy Comes With Free Laptops to Remote Australia

The dream of an American scientist who imagined a world where every child in the world had a laptop computer has gained strength...
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Generosity Shines Through Australian Fires

In Australia, amidst a tale of such overwhelming loss, a result of the worst wildfires ever, the basic goodness of the human spirit shines...
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On Australia Day, Cities Celebrate Going Green

For some of Australia’s best-known cities, companies and organizations, this year’s Australia Day will be celebrated, not only with barbecues or beach parties, but...
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Australia Plans Electric Vehicle Network

A US firm Thursday unveiled plans to build a massive one billion dollar charging network to power electric cars in Australia as it seeks...