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  • Exporting Mallee Hay to the world June 22, 2021 12:34 am The Land Newspaper Key points: Mallee Hay by numbers  The Mallee Hay facility in Victoria can press up to eight containers of a hay - 190 to 200 tonnes - a day. Eight to ten tonnes an hour of straw can be processed, while hay is processed at 10 to 12 tonnes an hour. One 50 …
  • Food prices set to surge as COVID impact hits home June 21, 2021 8:28 pm Caymanian Compass Cayman Islands residents are facing a summer of significant price increases in supermarkets and restaurants as the impact of COVID-19 and the restrictions on movement hit home. Labour shortages and shipping delays are among the global factors driving up …
  • Introducing Rivet, Invercargill's first official narcotic detection dog June 20, 2021 1:46 am Stuff Southland’s police force has another crime fighter to detect drugs, with the first narcotic detection dog joining the team full time. Officer in charge of the Southland police dog section Senior Sergeant Wally Kopae​ has employed Rivet as Invercargill’s …
  • 14 kid-approved holiday ideas around Australia June 20, 2021 1:42 am The Courier Mail Warm weather, plenty of pool time, the outdoors and a little luxury are what Aussie kids are dreaming about for their next family holiday. Mum and Dad, got it? Mia, 16, loves music When international travel opens up,  Mia wants to head to Europe.  “London …
  • See the latest thrill rides at Luna Park Sydney June 19, 2021 9:05 pm Gold Coast Bulletin Whether it’s swinging on the Volare or holding hands on the Ferris Wheel at dusk, no other amusement park boasts breathtaking views quite like Luna Park. Throw in sideshow attractions and thrilling new rides and you have the ultimate playground for kids of …
  • Subsidies and government-run shipping line should be on the table - shipping expert June 19, 2021 6:11 pm Stuff The question of New Zealand and what it should do about its steadily-worsening shipping issues tests ​Alan Murphy’s libertarian philosophy. “I would traditionally be the last person to suggest state intervention and setting up a state shipping line or …
  • Covid-19 Delta variant causing chaos globally in US, UK, Chi... June 19, 2021 6:24 am News.com.au As the Delta variant threatens a looming Covid-19 outbreak in New South Wales it seems Australia is not alone. Today two more Covid-19 cases were recorded in Sydney, taking the eastern suburbs cluster up to six. Speaking on the Delta variant, NSW Health …
  • Solar industry put on notice for “landfill nightmare” by federal environment minister June 18, 2021 4:02 am Renew Economy Federal environment minister Sussan Ley has used a National Press Club speech to issue a warning to Australia’s solar industry to get cracking on an industry-wide approach to recycling PV panels which, she said, loomed as “a landfill nightmare.” In a …
  • ‘String of disasters’: China’s shipping delays set to widen trade chaos June 18, 2021 2:26 am WAtoday Drewry Shipping data released Thursday showed no let-up as container rates on several routes kept climbing, including an increase to $US11,196 ($14,821) for a 40-foot box to Rotterdam from Shanghai. That’s a nearly seven-fold increase from a year ago. …
  • ‘TRAFFIC JAM OF EPIC PROPORTIONS’: China pic shows looming disaster June 16, 2021 10:16 am Gold Coast Bulletin When the giant container ship the MV Ever Given wedged itself across the Suez Canal back in March it quickly captured the world’s imagination. In an instant, one of the globe’s most important maritime chokepoints was completely blocked, immediately raising …
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