Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano: Eruption costs millions in tourism

May 20, 2018 5:30 pm

HAWAII’s destructive Kilauea volcano has launched a new round of projectiles in what could be the start of more chaos for the island. Rocks the size of microwave ovens were fired from the volcano on Wednesday, according to Reuters, with the US Geological Survey warning an eruption could be “imminent”....

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Lease granted for Western Sydney Airport

May 18, 2018 8:59 am

The Australian Government has officially signed over the Western Sydney Airport site to WSA Co Limited (WSA Co) for earthworks to begin transforming the site in late 2018. The granting of the Airport Lease formally provides WSA Co with the right to build and operate Western Sydney Airport, allowing WSA...

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Townsville Airport apron upgrade complete

May 16, 2018 5:30 am

A $10 million upgrade to expand and resurface the 28-year old Townsville Airport apron is now complete, signalling the next exciting phase of growth for Australia’s fastest growing airport. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning, Cameron Dick, said the apron rejuvenation and expansion will boost economic growth not...

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Future-proofing Newcastle Airport

May 16, 2018 2:30 am

Newcastle City Council and Port Stephens Council, joint owners of Newcastle Airport, have granted approval for the purchase of a significant parcel of land adjacent to the airport as part of of the Newcastle Airport 20-year Master Plan. The proposition to purchase the land is a key part  of the...

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World-first inquiry into online news, Facebook and Google

May 7, 2018 6:12 am

The business model for the news industry is now in a fragile state, with the digital platforms preventing publishers from best positioning their operations for the future. This is why the ACCC’s world-first inquiry into platforms such as Google, Facebook and Apple is of fundamental importance – not just for...

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What healthcare solutions does Australia really need?

May 7, 2018 3:12 am

In the context of future Australian healthcare, it is important that healthcare innovators don’t simply come up with solutions they think are good for problems they think exist. This is the thinking behind icare’s approach to stimulating and facilitating innovation in healthcare. icare is the NSW government’s insurance and care...

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