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2014-07-18 20:20:23

LOS ANGELES, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EagleRider, the world's innovator and leading provider of motorcycle experiences, recently announced the latest addition to its international franchise expansion. By overwhelming popular demand, a new outlet has opened for motorcycle rental and tours in Mackay, Australia--marking the third expansion on the continent since the establishment of outlets in Sydney and Brisbane. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140718/128653) Chris...

2014-07-18 16:23:11

Building on achievements and exploring new ways to find a cure for HIV/AIDS OTTAWA, July 18, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will be in Melbourne next week at the 20(th) International AIDS Conference. Canada is making many significant contributions in the areas of testing and treatment guidance; vaccine development and research; and international partnerships to combat this deadly disease. The Conference is an opportunity for Canada to further...

2014-07-17 23:11:34

Flow Software is expanding its operations in Australia, with a direct presence in Sydney to support its growing customer and partner base. Flow Software provides integration and EDI software, allowing businesses to integrate their software applications and automate their business processes. (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Flow Software is expanding its operations in Australia, with a direct presence in Sydney to support its growing customer and partner base. Flow Software provides integration and...

2014-07-17 16:29:26

LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Mobile Security (mSecurity) Bible: 2014 - 2020 - Device Security, Infrastructure Security & Security Serviceshttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2092772/The-Mobile-Security-mSecurity-Bible-2014---2020---Device-Security-Infrastructure-Security--Security-Services.htmlMobile networks around the globe generate more than 86 Exabytes of traffic annually. The immense volume of traffic...

2014-07-17 16:22:21

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today praised the action of Australia's Parliament and Prime Minister in repealing the carbon tax, which has hurt consumers via high electricity costs and damaged the economy. "The Australia Government's reversal of the carbon tax is a lesson in leadership for the modern world," said Peabody Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gregory H. Boyce. "We encourage U.S. policymakers to take the same path and reject...

2014-07-17 12:30:24

Powers Image-Enabled Records for HIE Comprising More than 7,000,000 Patients MILWAUKEE, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TeraMedica announces completion of its Evercore Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) installation for the public health system in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, supporting one of the largest health imaging exchanges (HIEs) worldwide. The technology plays a key role in enabling sharing of medical images and complete digital medical records across numerous local...

2014-07-17 12:23:26

U.S. Places 13th Out of 16, Behind Australia, India, and South Korea. WASHINGTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Germany comes in first in a new energy efficiency ranking of the world's major economies, followed by Italy, the European Union as a whole, China, and France, according to the 2014 International Energy Efficiency Scorecard published today by the nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). New to the rankings this year are four nations:...

2014-07-17 08:23:17

TORONTO, July 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Mandalay Resources Corporation ("Mandalay" or the "Company") (TSX: MND) is pleased to announce drill results from its infill and extensional drilling at the Costerfield gold-antimony mine, Victoria, Australia during the first half of 2014. Highlights include: -- Cuffley lode (Figure 1andTable 1)--New intercepts have infilled a 50 m by 100 m area of previously Inferred Mineral Resource at the southern end...

2014-07-16 23:10:42

Australian Band Froy Offers Viewers an Appealing Visual of Their Hometown Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes announces the release of the “My Town” Music Video by Froy. The project, presented by Coast 2 Coast Video Distribution, is now available for view on YouTube. This video takes the viewer along with Froy as they show off and perform in their favorite “hangout” spots around their hometown of Melbourne, Australia. From parks to national monuments,...

2014-07-16 23:00:45

GPS Tracking Pioneer and Insurance Telematics Innovator Team-Up to Bring Insurance Telematics Solutions and Safety to Drivers Down Under HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA and Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Modus™, a world leading end-to-end insurance telematics solution provider and Ezy2c, one of Australia’s most respected GPS tracking and mobile resource management providers, today announced a new partnership to the innovative suite of Modus Go™ insurance telematics solutions to...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Border Leicester
2014-09-22 09:07:27

The border Leicester is a breed of domestic sheep that originated in England in 1767. The breed was named after the area in which it was developed and from the foundation stock of Dishley Leicester that was used in its development. It became a common breed in the United Kingdom by the nineteenth century and it has been exported to other countries including the United State, Canada, India, South Africa, Japan, Russia, and Australia. The border Leicester varies in weight depending upon the...

Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog, Litoria fallax
2014-05-26 10:53:47

The Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax) is a small and very common tree frog located on the eastern coast of Australia, from around Cairns, Queensland, to around Ulladulla, New South Wales. Individuals of this species are often found somewhere else, having been accidentally relocated by transported fruit boxes. Confirmed sightings of breeding pairs have confirmed their survival in Victoria’s cooler climate. This is a small species; the females can reach a maximum size of 25 to 30...

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
2014-05-19 12:50:49

The eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus), or the eastern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range once included mainland Australia, but it is still common on Tasmania. This species is one of six living quoll species and was named for its ferret-like appearance. George Shaw, who classified it with possums in the Didelphis genus, first discovered it in 1800. Male eastern quolls reach an average body length of 23.6 inches and weight of 2.8 pounds. This...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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