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Magnificent views and a tranquil lifestyle in Leura | Blue Mountain Gazette

news, property, Leura, Blue Mountains National Park, for sale, real estate, chapman real estate 4 BEDROOMS | 3 BATH | 2 CAR This peaceful property is perfectly positioned to enjoy the Blue Mountains National Park and its extensive bush walks and magnificent views. The magnificent one-level wooden residence has a Colorbond roof and airy verandas […]

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A 24 km hike through thick forests, mountains and streams

Deep in the Sainj Valley in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, a polling station that can only be reached after a strenuous 24 km hike through a track that crosses high altitude valleys, streams fed by glaciers and thick forests rich in wildlife and biodiversity, is worthy of grabbing the national spotlight. The polling […]

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Indonesia’s Covid-19 medical waste floods mountains with garbage around the country

The South China Morning Post published this video clip, titled “Indonesia’s Covid-19 medical waste floods the country’s mountains of garbage” – below is their description. Medical waste generated by the Covid-19 pandemic is swamping Indonesian landfills. Surgical masks, personal protective equipment (PPE) and syringes can be found mixed with ordinary waste at Burangkeng, one of […]

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Inmate hospitalized with COVID-19 | Blue Mountain Gazette

A lawyer defending those held at a Melbourne hotel with patients infected with COVID-19 has told a court their lives are in danger. Daniel Taylor has asked the Federal Circuit Court for an urgent injunction to prevent Australian Border Force officials from preventing paramedics from assessing detainees if ambulances are called. ABF confirmed this week […]

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Morrison defends the blocking of the Porter investigation | Blue Mountain Gazette

Scott Morrison has defended blocking an investigation into former Attorney General Christian Porter receiving anonymous donations for legal fees. The Prime Minister argues that the government’s decision to support a broader investigation into the crowdfunding of MPs’ court fees will solve the problem. House Speaker Tony Smith said it seemed appropriate to refer the issue […]

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Australia attacks Chinese trade bloc at WTO | Blue Mountain Gazette

Australian officials have lashed out at China’s tough trade policies against the nation, warning that the economic punishment measures risked undermining global confidence in Beijing. In a strong statement to the World Trade Organization, Australian Ambassador George Mina said China is increasingly testing global trade rules. It comes after China imposed export bans on a […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealers take legal action | Blue Mountain Gazette

Australian Mercedes-Benz dealers have launched legal action against the German auto giant, seeking to block major changes to their operations. The Australian Automotive Dealers Association reports that 80 percent of the company’s dealers have joined the action related to the proposed introduction of new contractual agreements. The changes shift dealerships from independent, self-managed companies with […]

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Shame of the murder of the accused NT on his dead companion | Blue Mountain Gazette

As a forensic scientist detailed the horrific gunshot wounds sustained by a man found dead in a Darwin parking lot, the man accused of pulling the trigger hid his face in his hands. Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann, 47, pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder in less than an hour at four locations on June […]

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NT quadruple murder trial to resume | Blue Mountain Gazette

The trial of a loving-sick man accused of murdering four people in a shootout across Darwin is set to resume after a three-day delay. Benjamin Glenn Hoffmann, 47, pleaded not guilty to four counts of murder in less than an hour at four locations on June 4, 2019. The Crown says Hoffmann was looking for […]

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Albaro Amaral sentenced to life in prison for murder of Santa Cruz Mountains – Santa Cruz Sentinel

SANTA CRUZ – Judge John Salazar on Friday sentenced Albaro Amaral Jr., of San José, to life in prison for the murder of Kevin Medina-Lopez in the Santa Cruz Mountains and other related charges. Amaral, 30, was arrested by the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Office on July 9 for his alleged involvement in the fatal […]