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Blog posts June 2020

How to Deal with House Moving Stress and Anxiety?

Hello friends, I came across an article ‘ How to Deal with House Moving Stress and Anxiety?’ to help you move without any stress. All you need to do is to stay organised and focused to get the most out of your efforts. You can also consider hiring professional removalists in Canberra for the safe an…

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Keeping the focus on Australian manufacturing after coronavirus

Before COVID-19, Paul Gripske's family business was suffering.

A wholesaler of spare parts for lawnmowers and other outdoor power tools, its manufacturing arm makes more than 3.5 million mower blades each year.

But the recent drought hit hard.

"We're a grass-driven business. [If the] grass …

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New fossil family of giant wombat relatives discovered in Australia

A group of Australian and international palaeontologists have identified a giant wombat-like animal so unique they had to create an entirely new family of marsupials.

In a paper published in Scientific Reports, researchers from Griffith University, the University of Salford, the Natural History M…

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Victoria announces Australia's first coronavirus death in a month as toll rises to 103

Australia has recorded its first Covid-19 death in one month, with Victoria’s chief health officer, Dr Brett Sutton, announcing that a man in his 80s died overnight, bringing the country’s total death toll to 103.

It came as Victoria grappled with a spike in cases in the past week, reporting …

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7 Cleaning Myths Debunked By Experts

I would be able to clean much more efficiently and effective if I knew many advertisement and hacks are false or partially true. However, it is never too late to learn which is why I searched for common cleaning myths and chanced upon the article I have shared. It has a host of cleaning myths that a…

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Virtually no demand' for coins in Covid-19 era as Australia's shift from cash to digital hastens

'Virtually no demand' for coins in Covid-19 era as Australia's shift from cash to digital hastens

As a result of the trend, the Royal Australian Mint and the Reserve Bank are considering producing less physical money

The Royal Australian Mint has seen “virtually no demand” for coins in 2020 …

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Australia uses digital tools for personalised health support

Treatment effectiveness, health care costs and quality of life outcomes for the two to four percent of Australians with the heart condition atrial fibrillation (AF), could be markedly improved under a new research project now underway in western Sydney.

The project is a collaboration between the …

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How to Move Your Furniture Safely and Efficiently?

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Are you looking for the most effective ways to move your furniture safely and efficiently? Then I can help you with some useful information. I have read an excellent article on this matter and found it extremely useful. We all have bulky and costly furniture at our home but do not…

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Australia offer Alcott support, plan full programme for Melbourne

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tennis Australia have offered their support to Dylan Alcott over his disappointment at the wheelchair events being cut from the U.S. Open and said they were optimistic of running a full programme at January's Australian Open.

Australian Alcott, who has won 10 Grand Slam wheelch…

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Chevron puts stake in Australia's North West Shelf LNG on the block

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Chevron Corp (CVX.N) has put up for sale its minority stake in Australia’s biggest and oldest liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the North West Shelf, after drawing interest from potential buyers, the company said on Thursday.
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Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has confirmed Australia will purchase an additional Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton, bringing the nation’s fleet to three.

The project provides significant opportunities for Australian defence industry including the construction of facilities in South Australia and…

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PCB chief says he does not see T20 World Cup happening later this year in Australia

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani on Wednesday said he does not see the T20 World Cup taking place later this year in Australia, saying the cricketing world can’t take risk in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mani’s comments came a day after Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings conced…

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Why You Should Downsize or Declutter Before Moving

5 ways to declutter before a move to ensure a smooth, satisfactory ...

Are you planning to move to a new home soon? Then it is essential to downsize or declutter your property to reduce the packing and moving load. Doing these activities is important because many people make the mistake of hoarding and over packing. There are things of sentimental value they don’t …

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More coronavirus restrictions lifted across Australia

A sweeping set of changes to coronavirus restrictions have been announced in many Australian states, including funerals, cinemas, gyms and sporting stadia.
The issue of borders reopening remains a point of contention in Queensland and Western Australia, where tourism operators and businesses are st…

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Australia's only Indigenous-run police station paving the way for remote communities

Australia's first and only Indigenous-run police station has been hailed for paving the way forward in rebuilding relationships between local residents and authorities in remote communities.
The small Western Australian police station located in Warakurna – which is 1000 kilometres north-east of Ka…

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Questions to Ask Before Hiring Removalists in Canberra during COVID-19

When moving during a pandemic it is essential to hire professional removalists in Canberra to manage the move for you. This way, you can limit exposure to the outside world and have your belongings moved to the new home safely. So, if you are planning to move during the COVID-19 outbreak then read t…

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Ageing' government Comcars pressed into service with Australian federal police

For years they have been used as chauffeured limousines for federal politicians, judges, and high-ranking foreign visitors. Now some of the shiny white Holden Caprices from the “ageing” Comcar fleet are gaining a new lease on life with the Australian federal police.

The government has previou…

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Does Australia's migration system prioritise Australian workers? To find out, we need to look beyond temporary skilled visas

The flood of migrant workers that has helped sustain the long economic boom has all but dried up following the COVID-19-induced closure of Australia's borders.

Migrant numbers are expected to drop by 30 per cent this financial year, and by 85 per cent in 2020-21 (compared with 2018-19).

With t…

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How to Find Your Ideal Home in Canberra While Planning to Move

Moving to a new home is exciting especially if it is to move to property that is suitable. Therefore, it is essential to find your ideal home in Canberra while planning to move. Want to know how? Read this useful article by reputed real estate agents. This article has tips by professional removalist…

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Australian minister calls anti-racism protests 'self-indulgent'

MELBOURNE: Australians who defied public health rules and rallied in support of the United States' "Black Lives Matter" movement were reckless and self-indulgent, Finance Minister Mathias Cormann said on Sunday (Jun 7).

More than 20,000 people protested in Sydney and other cities on Saturday, in …

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