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Liberals trounced in huge Wentworth swing, bringing a hung parliament

Independent Dr Kerryn Phelps has easily won the formerly blue-ribbon Liberal seat of Wentworth, with the biggest swing against a government in modern federal history. AAP/Chris Pavlich The Morrison government has been thrown into a parliamentary minority after a crushing defeat in the traditional Liberal seat of Wentworth, which has been captured by high profile independent Kerryn Phelps. The anti-government swing...

The Scavenger Savant – A Guide to Effective Data Scraping

In today’s fast-paced business world, the internet has become a major part of how we do business. Advertising, sales, marketing, customer acquisition, stock management, ordering and so many more business processes are now carried out in the online realm. Every business, no matter what industry or niche they are in, has an online presence of some sort, whether they...

HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Where: Town Hall, St Kilda When: Wednesday 31st October 2018 to Sunday 4th November 2018 MELBOURNE’S BIGGEST AND SPOOKIEST HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL If you’re a Halloween loving family or you want to feel like you’re in a real-life horror movie, you’ve got to get down Melbourne’s biggest and spookiest 5-day Halloween Festival, Spooktober. Enjoy free entry to the Spooktober Halloween Festival with our presenting partner Wizz...

WHO DOESN’T LIKE TOM YUM?

Bangkok, Siem Reap, Hoi An, Lombok, Hikkaduwa, Hong Kong, KL, East St Kilda … anywhere, anytime. Even Australia’s sorry “seafood extender” substitute seems at home with prawns and crunchy vegies in the spicy hot-and-sour Thai consomme. The post WHO DOESN’T LIKE TOM YUM? appeared first on HaxTrax.

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege for campaigns against sexual violence

Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege: campaigners against sexual violence against women. EPA-EFE/PATRICK SEEGER Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege have been awarded the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize for their work in trying to end sexual violence during war and armed conflict. There are many tragedies in war and among the worst are victims of sexual violence. Women’s bodies have become battle sites and...

‘Honeygate’ deepens as new tests reveal 27% of brands are adulterated

The new discovery significantly deepens the   ‘fake honey’ scandal. Subbotina Anna/Shutterstock.com More than a quarter of commercial honey brands have potentially been watered down with sugar cane, corn syrup or other products, according to our new analysis of 95 products from local food markets and supermarket shelves. Our discovery is set to deepen the concern over the authenticity of honey...

Listen To Older Voices : Judy Donnelly – Part 3

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives...

Listen To Older Voices : Judy Donnelly – Part 2

Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg   Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of our older citizens. It is predominantly in a life & times format, with interviewees reflecting upon their lives from earliest memories. An underlying principle of...

Sunday essay: what do we want to be when we grow up?

Government MPs raise their hands in response to a question from Scott Morrison: our PM emulates a Pentecostal preacher, engaging in the call and response that features in that tradition. Mick Tsikas/AAP For the most formative years of my childhood I lived in the western district of Victoria. You may recall the evocative...

After a long struggle, the Uniting Church becomes the first to offer same-sex marriage

For some, this recent decision is a source of celebration and perhaps even symbolic, finally, of full equality in the church for gay and lesbian members. Wes Mountain From Friday, September 21, the Uniting Church (UCA) will be the first of the three major Australian Christian denominations to endorse same-sex marriage, and thus the first to offer gay and lesbian Christians the...