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North Coast Voices Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 00:15 Source

Image from Limited has been awarded at least $324 millio

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Club Troppo Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 21:33 Source

This evening I received a highly significant email. It’s from National Archives with which I’m doing some minor business. I have no idea what it means, but I figure it could be of considerable use to someone. If that person is you, I commend it to you. It’s certainly a relief to be protected from potential evildoers with such relentless focus and determination. Please do not comment on this thread or your computer may blow up – well it probably won’t but you will not be able to benefit from Troppo’s standard insurance for exploding laptops – for reasons that I hope are obvious:

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Poll Bludger Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 21:19 Source

The Essential Research fortnight rolling average result departs firmly from the Newspoll script in recording a two-point jump to Labor, who now lead the two-party preferred by 55-45. On the primary vote, the Coalition drops one to 34%, Labor is up one to 37%, One Nation is down one to 10% and the Greens are steady on 9%. Also from this survey:

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Politically homeless Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 20:14 Source

The press gallery seems agreed that there were no implications for the Federal Government in the recent WA election, at which Labor won an overwhelming majority. I disagree. In Warner Bros’ much-loved Road Runner cartoons, there is a trope where Wile E. Coyote runs off a cliff and, for a little while, continues moving forward. He stops. He looks down, and suddenly realises that he’s no longer supported. Only then does he begin plunging toward the floor of the canyon.

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The Australian Independent Media Network Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 17:48 Source

Early this week, we had Peter Dutton making his run for the leader’s job with his very effective slap-down of those business leaders who dared to express an opinion on marriage equality. Go for it, Peter, I say. I mean, what right to business leaders have to giving the government advice on something like same…

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Your Democracy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 16:56 Source


This planet was degraded by the Intergalactic Council from a natural beauty to a humanoid dump long ago. The problem started a few thousands of years ago when some idiots believed that they had committed a silly crime. The legends goes that there were only two stupid people, the name of whom were Eve and Adam who should have known better. 


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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:55 Source

Musk says no “Beta” version of the Tesla Model 3, and Tesla to begin driving early release candidate within week or two.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:31 Source

Adelaide Airport's solar powered, autonomous shuttle bus service one of seven successful applicants to SA Future Mobility Lab Fund.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:30 Source

Singapore's Nexif Energy picks up more than 300MW of Australian wind power assets, including late-stage developments Lincoln Gap and Glen Innes.

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Harrangue Man Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:28 Source

I haven't slept for 28 hours. It wasn't planned; it just happened.I'm sitting on the brown couch in black sleepwear with the black cat nestled between my legs. When I look down all I see is yellow eyes, floating in black, staring up at me. I think it knows something.I slept fine previously, and I had the right pills at the right time, so it's weird to have missed a night's sleep for no real reason.

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Prosper Australia Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:26 Source

Our weekly radio show on 3CR, 5.30-6pm is now repeated Mondays 8am. The show has some big names lined up over the next few weeks – can you guess who by the flavour of recent episodes? Remember you can listen five ways: Sign up to mixcloud to have the show delivered to your inbox Automatically […]

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:18 Source

Energy storage lies at the heart of grid digitisation and is part of a larger trend of technologies that is disrupting South Australia’s network for the better.

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Club Troppo Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:26 Source

Here’s a list of buzzwords. I want to make a quick point. Note that there are very few ugly neologisms there – or even expressions that don’t have clear meanings. Most of the expressions have very clear meanings. Indeed, some of them are quite compelling That’s their point. The problem is different. Unfortunately, a lot of people think complaining about this stuff is the same as complaining about punctuation or grammar or that kind of stuff.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 12:23 Source

Solar is playing an increasingly vital role in the world's decarbonisation, and with wind energy will provide 80 per cent of global electricity needs by 2060.

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Renew Economy Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 11:33 Source

Tesla says Australian energy market rules stacked in favour of incumbent fossil fuel technologies, need to be changed for battery storage to fulfil potential.

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