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Finland and Sweden ‘optimistic’ on NATO bid | Blue Mountains Gazette

Finland and Sweden have expressed optimism that they can find common ground with Turkey despite its objections to NATO membership amid a flurry of diplomatic activity aimed at easing their path to the EU. military alliance of 30 countries. Turkey surprised many NATO allies on Monday by saying it would not support Sweden and Finland […]

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Devastated landlord finds mountains of trash, unbearable stench and piles of poo in rented apartment from hell

A landlord has been devastated after seeing the state his flat was left in after tenants moved out. Lee Locking received the keys to his property after renting it out for half a decade to find every room filled with trash. Among the debris were bags upon bags of cans and bottles, old clothes, mountains […]

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NSW council investigated for cracked tower | Blue Mountains Gazette

A former Sydney council is under investigation into flaws in an apartment block as owners of units unable to live for nearly three years apply for extended housing assistance. Residents of the 132-unit Mascot Towers block, on Bourke Street in the southern suburb of Mascot, were evacuated in June 2019 after cracks were discovered in […]

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New Mexico wildfire progresses in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains | app

The largest wildfire in the United States was heading towards mountain resorts in northern New Mexico on Wednesday, prompting authorities to issue another round of warnings for more people to prepare to evacuate as the fast moving fire is gaining momentum. Fire officials said the blaze was moving up slopes and along exposed ridgelines while […]

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“Mountains” of grain risk being wasted if Russia continues to block Ukrainian ports

The Russian blockade of Ukrainian ports increasingly threatens the food security of millions of people around the world. It is becoming increasingly clear that ports in the Odessa region of southern Ukraine urgently need to be reopened to avert a global food crisis. On May 10, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the international community to […]

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Ambulance ‘error’ before Tas man’s death | Blue Mountains Gazette

An elderly Tasmanian man who died of a head injury waited more than four hours at his home for an ambulance after being improperly triaged. Alan Maurice Gray, 77, who had mobility issues, fell while inflating his tires at a gas station in Hobart on the afternoon of September 16, 2020. He hit the back […]

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AGL Split ‘Turd Rolled in Chaff’ | Blue Mountains Gazette

Documents show AGL Energy’s split business units are close to breaching global climate targets, critics say. Australia’s largest energy company on Friday released the split book required by regulators for the council’s plan to create an energy retailer – AGL Australia – and a coal-fired power generator – Accel Energy. “This split is shit rolled […]

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Dancers prepare ‘Razzle Dazzle’ in Chicago | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Blue Mountains Musical Society (BMMS) is currently preparing to stage Chicago at the Blue Mountains Theater and Community Hub with performances beginning in late May. Chicago, established in 1975, is famous for its 1996 Broadway revival and 2002 film, and is loved by dancers around the world. Loosely based on the true stories of […]

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AGL’s board of directors and the billionaire at loggerheads | Blue Mountains Gazette

Tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes is on a collision course with the nation’s largest electricity producer and carbon emitter over its planned split, which he says entrenches fossil fuels and is “flawed”. AGL Energy on Tuesday dismissed criticism of the move, saying in a statement to the ASX that the split was in the interests of […]

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Cambrian Mountains Lluest y Gwynt wind farm mast test plans approved

PLANS for a temporary test mast have been approved, potentially paving the way for the construction of a controversial wind farm near the Cambrian Mountains. In connection with the Lluest y Gwynt wind farm project, the installation and operation of a temporary weather test mast for a period of three years to measure wind speed […]

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A giant weather mast will be erected on the Cambrian Mountains to test wind speeds for a controversial wind farm

//= do_shortcode(‘[in-content-square]’) ?> Image of the temporary mast for illustrative purposes used in planning application reports. Katy Jenkins, local democracy journalist A temporary test mast has been approved in connection with controversial wind farm proposals proposed near the Cambrian Mountains and near Ceredigion’s border with Powys. In connection with the Lluest y Gwynt wind farm […]

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Hikers must now pack the Guadalupe Mountains wilderness poo

Hikers planning to explore the wilderness of Guadalupe Mountains National Park this summer should now pack another essential item: toiletry bags. Starting June 1, day hikers and those planning to camp overnight will be required to pack humane waste in landfill-safe toilet bags. “The bag-in-a-bag design and zippered closure safely contain waste and odors, while […]

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Vic Elder victim of a “social experiment” | Blue Mountains Gazette

Prominent Aboriginal elder and actor Jack Charles told the Victoria Truth Commission he was a guinea pig in a “social experiment” to assimilate into white Australian society. The Yoorrook Justice Commission opened public hearings on Tuesday, with Uncle Jack as its first witness. He described how he was taken from his mother Bunurong when he […]

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Senior US official Blinken visits Ukraine | Blue Mountains Gazette

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin are expected to travel to Kyiv to discuss Ukraine’s demand for more powerful weapons after months of fighting with invading Russian forces. Sunday’s visit, announced by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Saturday, would be the highest-level visit by US officials to the country since […]

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MP felt intimidated by lockdown critic | Blue Mountains Gazette

State Liberal MP David Elliott says he felt intimidated by the aggressive behavior of a man who filmed him as he questioned the legality of NSW’s COVID-19 restrictions during of the Delta outbreak in Sydney last year. Daniel Joseph Luland was charged with two counts of intimidation after he approached, checked in and followed then-police […]

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Coalition visits fossil fuel company while attacking Labor Party’s climate policy | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Coalition visited a factory belonging to one of the biggest emitters of fossil fuels just as it tried to blast the Labor Party’s climate policy. Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited a mining robotics site operated by Woodside Petroleum on Tuesday the same day he opposed Labour’s climate and energy policy, saying consumers would be […]

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A taste of the mountains at Mountain Winery

April 15, 2022 – Next Sunday, April 24, marks the first time since 2014 that a major Santa Cruz Mountain wine tasting event has taken place at Mountain Winery, the iconic and historic property built and made famous by Paul Masson. Located on the heights of Saratoga, it enjoys a splendid view of the entire […]

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Climate protest blocks Sydney Harbor Bridge | Blue Mountains Gazette

Climate change activists, including a rural firefighter, disrupted rush hour traffic on the Sydney Harbor Bridge by parking a truck on the Cahill Freeway. It comes as activist group Fireproof Australia follows through on their vow to keep protesting, despite increased police powers. NSW Police confirmed on Wednesday that a police operation was underway on […]

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Macron heads for Le Pen’s stronghold | Blue Mountains Gazette

President Emmanuel Macron sets out to seek greater re-election support from France’s former industrial heartland in the north, a labor stronghold of far-right rival Marine Le Pen, whom he will face in a second round on April 24. Macron, 44, is in the running to become the first president in two decades to win a […]

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Sharif favorite as Pakistan’s next prime minister | Blue Mountains Gazette

Shehbaz Sharif, the person most likely to be Pakistan’s next prime minister, is little known outside his home country but has a domestic reputation more as an effective administrator than a politician. The younger brother of three-time prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz, 70, led a successful opposition bid in parliament to oust leader Imran Khan […]

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Disappearance of man takes searchers to the San Bernardino Mountains – Redlands Daily Facts

Benny Kwan returned to the San Bernardino Mountains on Thursday, April 7, hoping his 27-year-old son, Derrick, would reappear as suddenly as he disappeared nearly two weeks ago. “If so, I will be so happy,” Kwan said as family and friends gathered at Goodwin’s Market in Crestline to resume their search. “I pray to God […]

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Health chief spared grills in SA court | Blue Mountains Gazette

South Australia’s chief health officer has avoided being forced to give evidence in AFLW player Deni Varnhagen’s legal challenge to South Australia’s vaccine requirements. Ms Varnhagen’s legal team has asked the Supreme Court to require Professor Nicola Spurrier to testify about the information she relied on in her role as adviser to the State Emergency […]

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Who brews Brew Mountains beers?

For too long, people wanting lunch in Valley Heights have had to choose between a Bunnings sausage sizzle or a cafe that also operates a real estate agency. Tragically, both options were also naturally beer-free. So naturally it was a boon for locals when garage brewer Craig Talbot expanded his operation and opened the Brew […]

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Davila plays, Macarthur beats Perth in ALM | Blue Mountains Gazette

Macarthur captain Ulises Davila led the Bulls to a sensational 4-2 victory over Perth Glory in the men’s A-League clash at Campbelltown Stadium. The Mexican scored a penalty, won another kick for Craig Noone to convert, then set up Al Hassan Toure as the Bulls overcame a two-goal deficit and were a man down to […]

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NSW coal mine extension amid climate fears | Blue Mountains Gazette

The New South Wales government has conditionally approved the expansion of a coal mine in the north of the state, with critics calling the move “reckless” and “catastrophic”. The Narrabri underground mine, operated by Whitehaven for the past decade, produces 11 million tonnes of coal per year. Initially scheduled to mine coal until 2031, the […]

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Enjoy bush views from the deck of your Leura home | Blue Mountains Gazette

news, property, property, real estate, for sale, blue mountains, theo poulos real estate, leura 3 BEDs | 1 BATH | 0 CAR This well maintained three bedroom weatherboard cottage ticks all the boxes for a family home in the beautiful Blue Mountains. The lounge, kitchen and dining areas all have elevated views of the private […]

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Diplomacy with China shows weaknesses (PM) | Blue Mountains Gazette

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has said there will be no diplomatic thaw in relations with China until it lifts the deadlock on ministerial meetings. “As long as China continues to refuse to engage with Australian ministers and the prime minister, I think that’s a very proportional response,” Mr Morrison told reporters on Saturday regarding his […]

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Peters Ice Cream fined $12 million | Blue Mountains Gazette

An ice cream brand has been fined $12 million after the Federal Court found it used a dispenser to prevent competitors from selling at convenience stores and gas stations. In filings with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, Peters Ice Cream admitted that for five years after taking over PFD Food Services as a distributor, […]

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Call to beware of the “hype” on crypto reform | Blue Mountains Gazette

Fintech start-ups have been warned against complacency amid the “buzz and hype” of reform promised by a federal government facing a tough election. Regulatory uncertainty remains one of the biggest challenges for crypto, according to the former federal official behind the National Blockchain Roadmap. Keynote speaker Chloe White, now chief executive of Genesis Block, warned […]

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LA County Sheriff’s helicopter crashes near road in San Gabriel Mountains; 6 hospitalized

A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department rescue helicopter crashed Saturday afternoon in the San Gabriel Mountains while on its way to the scene of a vehicle collision, leaving five deputies and a civilian with injuries that were not life-threatening, officials said. A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department helicopter crashed into the San Gabriel Mountains above […]

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ADF suicide survey to examine ‘postvention’ | Blue Mountains Gazette

A Royal Commission into Defense and Veteran Suicide will continue in Sydney, with the inquiry expected to hear evidence of the importance of supporting families affected by the suicides of serving and former soldiers. the ADF The so-called ‘postvention’ will be under the spotlight Thursday at public hearings in Sydney to get answers from bureaucrats […]

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Court overturns decision on climate due diligence | Blue Mountains Gazette

The Australian government does not owe the nation’s children protection from harm from climate change, a court has heard. The Federal Court’s full bench on Tuesday ruled unanimously in favor of an appeal by Environment Minister Sussan Ley, reversing a decision by a previous judge who had legally recognized a duty of care. Eight high […]

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Jasmine Straga pledges to support Ukraine’s once-thriving circus industry | Blue Mountains Gazette

Jasmine Straga may be halfway around the world from the war in Ukraine, but she’s helping members of her industry escape the conflict. Ms Straga has been a circus performer since she was 16 and said many in her industry come from Eastern Europe. “The circus is like a family, wherever you are in the […]

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Russia ‘won’t guarantee’ aid access | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia has refused to guarantee humanitarian access to rescue hundreds of thousands of Ukrainian civilians trapped under shelling, according to Ukraine. Russia’s war in Ukraine has entered a third week without achieving any of its stated goals, despite thousands dead, more than two million refugees and thousands cowering in besieged cities under incessant bombings. Ukrainian […]

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The intriguing design of the Leura house is sure to inspire | Blue Mountains Gazette

new, property, house of the week, leura, liberty property, real estate, for sale 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATH | 2 CAR This completely renovated brick house is full of architectural intrigue, says the agent. The 529 square meter flat block is low maintenance and has plenty of space to spread out and entertain. In addition […]

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Fatal collapse of a crane on a pie crust floor | Blue Mountains Gazette

A professional photographer who died taking sunset photos while hoisted 50 meters above the ground was an industry leader in using drones for aerial photography. Christopher Powell and his teenage son were in a crew basket lifted from a crane truck taking pictures of the sun setting over Brisbane’s Story Bridge when the platform collapsed […]

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Ukraine and Russia blame the ceasefire | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia and Ukraine have blamed each other for failing to provide safe passage for civilians fleeing two towns besieged and shelled by Russian forces, on the 10th day of a war that has fueled Europe’s biggest humanitarian disaster in decades . The war, which began with the invasion of Russia on February 24, sent nearly […]

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Ukrainian NFTs to support the army: official | Blue Mountains Gazette

Ukraine will unveil plans for NFTs to support its armed forces, its deputy prime minister says, the latest step in Kiev’s efforts to raise money in crypto assets after Russia invaded the country last week . Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are a kind of cryptographic asset that represents a digital file such as an image, video, […]

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Doubts over the financing of the Treeline Lurline project in Katoomba | Blue Mountains Gazette

A war of words has erupted over a grand plan to plant a tree alley in Lurline Street from the Katoomba CBD to the Three Sisters, with council concerns over funding dismissed by the Treeline Lurline Group. The federal government announced last month that it would provide a $4 million grant to the project. Supporters […]

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Dozens of riots and fires in a large prison in WA | Blue Mountains Gazette

A riot involving around 100 inmates at Western Australia’s largest prison is being investigated after some inmates climbed a roof and set fire to their cells. The riot at Acacia Prison in Wooroloo, on the outskirts of Perth, was brought under control on Sunday evening after nearly six hours of unrest. Two officers were treated […]

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Focus on Ukraine as host of published data | Blue Mountains Gazette

A host of business figures and a Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting are expected to be overshadowed by events in Ukraine this week. Australian stocks are set to gain a head start in the week after Wall Street saw something of a relief rally on Friday to wrap up a volatile week of trading […]

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Global protests against the invasion of Ukraine | Blue Mountains Gazette

Protesters took to public squares and outside Russian embassies in cities from Tokyo to Tel Aviv and New York to denounce the invasion of Ukraine, while more than a thousand who tried to do the same in Russia were arrested. The first known protest took place outside the Russian embassy in Washington around 1 a.m. […]

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Stricter rules for digital giants: ACCC | Blue Mountains Gazette

Australian consumers need more protection from powerful digital giants and unfair trade, the head of the consumer watchdog has said. ACCC Chairman Rod Sims – in his final address to the National Press Club before stepping down from office – outlined key issues and challenges in sectors such as energy, aviation, digital services and financial. […]

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Tech mogul ‘remains optimistic’ on AGL offer | Blue Mountains Gazette

AGL Energy has rejected the first salvo of a multi-billion dollar takeover by a consortium led by tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes to accelerate Australia’s exit from coal power. AGL’s energy assets are vital to the functioning of the national electricity market, as well as being the dirtiest power stations in Australia. The consortium said on […]

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Rainbows over computer generated mountains

The iconic album cover of “Kid A”, designed by the mercurial Stanley Donwood Credits: Radiohead Public Library In true Radiohead fashion, this album offered a soundscape that was as inhospitable as it was unexpected. The recording process, led by Jonny Greenwood, used synthesizers, keyboards, drum machines and stompboxes to produce unconventional sounds in […]

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NSW reports 9,243 cases as restrictions ease | Blue Mountains Gazette

NSW has reported 9,243 new cases and 15 deaths as a number of restrictions are eased. Hospitalizations fell again to 1,381 and while ICU admissions remained stable, with 92 people in intensive care. Some 46.1% of children of primary school age received their first dose of vaccine, while 78.9% of children aged 12-15 received two […]

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Maintaining an Open Dialogue is Key as Korowal Teachers Learn New Skills | Blue Mountains Gazette

We place the student’s voice at the center of their social network It is rare to be able to dedicate a block of time for all staff to meet in a school, especially when unpredictable events force last minute changes. Nonetheless, Korowal School set aside five days earlier this year for all-staff training, and believes […]

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“Humiliated, degraded” homosexual soldier in the ADF | Blue Mountains Gazette

A former Australian soldier was ‘humiliated and degraded’ by servicemen during questioning about her sexuality in the 1980s, a royal commission into defense and veteran suicide has said. The royal commission’s public hearings in Sydney this week are collecting testimonies from members of the ADF community who have had suicidal thoughts and family members of […]

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US set to release $3.5 billion for Afghan aid | Blue Mountains Gazette

The administration of US President Joe Biden is seeking to release half of the Afghan central bank’s US$7 billion (A$9.8 billion) frozen assets on US soil to help the Afghan people while restraining the remains to possibly satisfy terrorism-related lawsuits against the Taliban, White House says. Biden signed an executive order declaring a national emergency […]

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Homeowners Built Great Buffers: RBA | Blue Mountains Gazette

Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has tried to allay concerns among Australian borrowers over the prospect of an interest rate hike, saying it will come at a time when wages and l jobs are stronger. He also told federal politicians that after two years of savings thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was an additional […]

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Katoomba’s southern charmer offers plenty of character | Blue Mountains Gazette

news, latest news, real estate, for sale, blue mountains, katoomba, blue agent 2 BEDROOMS | 2 BATH | 0 CAR Experience the old world charm of this circa 1910 brick and plank character cottage that offers elegance and curb appeal, while retaining its rustic nature. The dominant elevated position offers spectacular views across the valley […]

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Most Teens See Harmful Content Online | Blue Mountains Gazette

Six in ten teens have seen harmful content online – but most parents don’t know what graphic content their children are exposed to on their screens, including drug use, suicide and violent sexual material. On Safer Internet Day, Australia’s Electronic Safety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, released research exploring online risks for children, which identified significant […]

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More anti-vaccination protesters expected to arrive in Canberra | Blue Mountains Gazette

multimedia, photos and video, canberra protests, anti-vaccination protests, anti-vax movement, convoy to canberra, george christensen, craig kelly, uap, gerard rennick As Canberra enters a new week, anti-vaccine protesters demanding an end to COVID-19 mandates and the resignation of parliament have no intention of slowing down. As part of a renewed effort to legitimize their grievances […]

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Bathurst Swim Club competitors to compete at Mountains and Plains Summer Championships in Orange | western avocado

sports, local sports, Whether it’s winning a silver medal at the NSW Senior Age Championships or competing in the Mountains and Plains Summer Championship, it’s a change of scenery for Bathurst’s Caleb Cashman. The Bathurst Swim Club talent picked up a silver medal in the under-14 400-meter individual medley in January, his first-ever state age […]

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Eagles hope Darling, who is reluctant to vaccinate | Blue Mountains Gazette

West Coast coach Adam Simpson hasn’t given up on Jack Darling playing for the AFL club in 2022 but admits his hands are tied on the delicate matter. Darling’s future remains uncertain after the star striker failed to meet the AFL’s vaccination mandate last month. This means the 29-year-old is no longer able to train […]

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Aust industries ‘corrupt democracy’ | Blue Mountains Gazette

Political influence that would be seen as corrupt and illegal overseas is “business as usual” in Australia, according to a new report. The report, Selling Out: How Powerful Industries Corrupt Our Democracy, details how the fossil fuel, tobacco and gambling industries are using their wealth to infiltrate Australian democracy. The Human Rights Law Center report […]

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Woodside leaves Myanmar citing human rights | Blue Mountains Gazette

Australian Woodside has announced his withdrawal from Myanmar as human rights abuses worsen under military rulers. The latest joint venture would have been the first ultra-deepwater development in the Bay of Bengal off Myanmar. “Given the current situation in Myanmar, we can no longer consider Woodside’s involvement in the development of the A-6 gas resources, […]

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Big Bash season needs to be shorter: Siddle | Blue Mountains Gazette

Peter Siddle has urged BBL directors to cut the length of the season but believes they were right to block Steve Smith’s request to play. Siddle’s Adelaide Strikers take on the Sydney Sixers at SCG on Wednesday night, when the winner advances to Friday night’s final against the Perth Scorchers at Marvel Stadium. This season […]

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Redwood seedlings planted in fire-scorched Santa Cruz Mountains – CBS San Francisco

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY (KPIX) – A local nonprofit is teaming up with Cal Fire to rehabilitate large swaths of the burn scar at the CZU Fire complex in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The Save the Redwoods League – in partnership with Peninsula Open Space Trust, Sempervirens Fund and the Land Trust of Santa Cruz County […]

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Russian Central Bank Calls For Crypto Ban | Blue Mountains Gazette

Russia’s central bank has proposed banning the use and mining of cryptocurrencies on Russian territory, citing threats to financial stability, the well-being of citizens and its monetary policy sovereignty. The move is the latest in a global crackdown on cryptocurrency as governments from Asia to North America fear highly volatile digital currencies operated by the […]

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Southern Crazy Mountains Land Swap Completed | Environment

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Australian robots to build the world’s solar farms | Blue Mountains Gazette

Already making panel blocks that unfold like a solar accordion, 5B engineers say robots can build the world’s solar farms even faster, safely and more cheaply. The company says its flagship product, the pre-engineered, portable ‘Maverick’, can already deploy up to 10 times faster and generate up to twice as much energy using the same […]

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Hostages Safe After Deadlock in American Synagogue | Blue Mountains Gazette

Hostages who had been held for hours inside a Texas synagogue have been rescued, Governor Greg Abbott said, ending a standoff that had lasted nearly 12 hours. “Prayers answered. All hostages got out safe and sound,” Abbott tweeted on Saturday night. Abbott’s tweet came shortly after a loud bang and what sounded like gunshots were […]

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Spoon Fudge in the Mountains

Not everything was bad. I talk so much about my weird and terrible childhood, and I’m right. But you have to understand that it wasn’t all bad. There’s something wonderful about being buried under a bunch of eccentric parents hosting family reunions in the mountains. I will miss this togetherness for the rest of my […]

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Goulburn Group lobbies to demand restitution for ‘destruction’ of wetlands | Blue Mountains Gazette

The community advocacy group demanded that a developer be ordered to pay compensation for what it called the “environmental destruction” of the wetlands. The Goluburn Group’s letter to council comes alongside a cleanup notice and a fine imposed on the developer of a 28-lot Torrens residential development in the NSW Southern Tablelands town. It followed […]

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Hospitals, staff in difficulty in the middle of the COVID crisis, according to a representative of the nurses’ union | Blue Mountain Gazette

Hospitals are “on the brink of collapse” and nurses are being pushed to their limits as the COVID-19 crisis worsens, a union representative from the NSW Illawarra area said. Genevieve Stone, secretary of the Wollongong hospital branch of the NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association, said hospitals were in “bed blocks” – that is, they did […]

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Victory, the Reds play a dramatic ALM draw | Blue Mountain Gazette

Three days after knocking out Adelaide United from the FFA Cup, A-League leaders Men Melbourne Victory were forced to settle for a 1-1 league draw with their fierce rivals at AAMI Park. Nick D’Agostino’s thunderous strike gave Victory the lead in the 84th minute, before Javi Lopez was controversially denied the equalizer two minutes later […]

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Kyah Boutique Hotel Blue Mountains

At such an easy distance from Sydney, the Blue Mountains are one of our favorite weekend destinations, teeming with ancient forests, epic hikes, jaw-dropping scenery and buckets of fresh mountain air. Now we have a whole new reason to take the M4 and head west: a brand new boutique hotel, with a sprawling garden-to-plate restaurant. […]

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Electricity restored for some customers in the San Bernardino Mountains – San Bernardino Sun

Electricity was due to be restored by the end of the night of Monday January 3 for some of the Southern California Edison customers in Crestline and Lake Arrowhead without power. after a strong storm has turned the region upside down. For some, this outage affected their telephone, television and Internet service. After Edison crews […]

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PALMA ignores the mountains beyond the city of mexico with “jilotepec” dwellings

HUMBLE HABITATIONS JILOTEPEC IN MEXICO mexico city and sayulita based PALMA studio presents a series of homes, dubbed jilotepec, which is humble, exciting and rooted in its context. While the compact stone residences are made with a palette of natural materials that reflect the local vernacular, they are distinguished by their simple geometries. the design […]

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Modi moves mountains and molehills to master machinations – The New Indian Express

Modi’s Punjab Gambit Could Create Some Surprises Prime Minister Narendra Modi is adept at turning adversity into opportunity. The BJP is a weak politician in Punjab, which will go to the polls next month. Rarely has he crossed the double-digit mark in the 117-member chamber or contested for more than 25 seats. It only has […]

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Another “thunderclap in the mountains” in 2022

(White Mountain Motorsports Park press release) A staple of New England touring series programs for 30 years, White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP) welcomes a rare first visit in 2022. The roar of the new NE Big-Block Super Modified (NEBSMS) series will resonate through the foothills along Highway 3 on two visits this summer. In an […]

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Secret archives give sneak peek of September 11, Tampa | Blue Mountain Gazette

Previously classified Cabinet documents from 2001 highlighted a pivotal year that firmly put national security at the forefront of Australian policy. Then Prime Minister John Howard struggled in the polls ahead of the 2001 election before his government addressed Australia’s national security needs in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks and the tampa crisis. He […]

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Poole’s Ironman wish in a perfect day chase | Blue Mountain Gazette

Matt Poole put social media wars aside with Kelly Slater to focus on his real beach battle with Ali Day next month. The 33-year-old is the oldest contender in the Ironman series, but after qualifying for the first time at 18, he will line up at North Bondi Beach for a 15th campaign, confident he […]

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“I want to continue to evolve” – ​​The Athletic

When the Utah Jazz return from their current road trip – after a victory in San Antonio on Monday night, they face the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night – the job won’t be done for Rudy Gobert. The All-Star center will be putting on joggers and a few layers to keep out the Utah […]

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‘Strange Limbo’ for Cryptocurrency in 2022 | Blue Mountain Gazette

Cryptocurrency is likely to be an electoral issue for millennials, according to a risk and compliance expert. TCM Capital’s Fred Pucci says some Australians rely on the crypto market to help them buy a home or get ahead, but without any guarantees. “Some millennials take it to the extreme and bet all the bets,” Pucci […]

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Trump asks court to block January 6 tapes | Blue Mountain Gazette

Former President Donald Trump has asked the United States Supreme Court to block the release of White House documents requested by the House of Representatives committee investigating the deadly Jan.6 attack on the Capitol. Trump’s request on Thursday came two weeks after the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled […]

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Duty of Care to Block Mine, Minister Says | Blue Mountain Gazette

Environment Minister Sussan Ley is called on to stand up for Australian children and reject a proposed new coal mine for central Queensland. The Australian Conservation Foundation warns the minister that the Glencore mine producing up to 16 million tonnes of coal per year for 35 years would cause at least 1,344 million tonnes of […]

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Scary mythology and a touch of marble | Blue Mountain Gazette

They trained. They fought. They conquered. If there’s one thing to take away from Ancient Greeks: Athletes, Warriors and Heroes, at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra, it’s that historic Mediterranean civilization was a melting pot of intense competition that prioritized excellence above all else. . From a boat-shaped lamp cradling the demigod Heracles […]

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Electoral chaos in Libya eight days from the end | Blue Mountain Gazette

Eight days before Libyans are due to vote for the presidential election, confusion reigns over the fate of an election that has yet to be officially delayed but which even an election official now says will be impossible to hold on time . The vote slated for Dec. 24, along with a parallel election for […]