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2014-04-01 23:31:31

Over50dating.com.au is a newly launched unique dating service, which helps Australia singles looking for love and relationship again. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 The newly online dating site over50dating.com.au will become the most effective dating site for Australia singles over 50 . It is a dating site for kind-minded men and women older than 50 years old in Australia. Over50dating.com.au is a brand new dating service focusing on Australia singles over 50, providing a great service to mature...

2014-04-01 23:02:12

Car rental firms have been slowly recovering from the global financial crisis but are now facing new challenges. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Car Rental industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 The Car Rental industry has cruised along at a slow speed over the past five years as it has recovered following the global financial crisis. The economic downturn drove demand from...

2014-04-01 20:20:10

Company to continue mentoring Dickson College students CANBERRA, Australia, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) effort to increase innovative thinking in engineering and technology among today's youth, the company is sponsoring the 2014 Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Outback Challenge competition in Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release can be found here:...

2014-04-01 16:20:55

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to Levett Engineering to manufacture components that will be installed into F135 engines. The F135 engine is the propulsion system for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Levett Engineering, a precision component manufacturer located in Elizabeth, South Australia, was previously awarded contract work to manufacture...

2014-04-01 08:35:04

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet based forex broker and information provider, OANDA, has today launched a new international payments service in four new countries, including the USA. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140401/PH94989LOGO OANDA formed a new partnership with the leading international payments company, World First (worldfirst.com), in 2013, initially rolling out the new facility in the UK. After a surge of new business, the decision was...

2014-04-01 08:28:00

LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeuroSigma, Inc., a California-based life-sciences company focused on commercialization of its non-invasive Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System for the treatment of neurological and neuropsychiatric disorders, today announced that it has received approval from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to market its Monarch(TM) eTNS(TM) System in Australia. The approval allows NeuroSigma to market the Monarch eTNS System for the adjunctive...

2014-04-01 04:20:43

SYDNEY, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday 1st April 2014, eight climbers were treated to a big surprise, a world-first flash mob 134 meters above the Sydney Harbour in a salute to April's Fool's Day. The unsuspecting climbers began ascending the iconic bridge for what they believed to be a traditional BridgeClimb experience. When they reached the top they were surrounded from all angles by a 30 person strong flash mob. There were big arms, canons and spirit fingers as the...

2014-03-31 20:20:20

TUCSON, Ariz., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC), a leader in the management and provision of human social services and non-emergency transportation through a variety of government-sponsored programs, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Ingeus Limited. Australia-based Ingeus has operations in 10 countries and four continents and is recognized as a pre-eminent distributed workforce development company and...

2014-03-31 12:29:56

LONDON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Traditional Wound Management Market to 2019 - Cost Sensitivity Spurs Adoption in Emerging Markets, as Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Products Limits Growth in Developed Economies Traditional Wound Management Market to 2019 - Cost Sensitivity Spurs Adoption in Emerging Markets, as Uptake of Advanced Wound Management Products Limits Growth in Developed Economies SummaryGBI...

2014-03-31 08:29:05

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prana Biotechnology (ASX:PBT/NASDAQ:PRAN) has today released the top line results of the 12-month Phase II Imaging trial in Alzheimer's Disease ("IMAGINE" Trial), based on draft results. Prana's PBT2 did not meet its primary endpoint of a statistically significant reduction in the levels of beta-amyloid plaques in the brains of prodromal/mild Alzheimer's disease patients, as measured using PiB-PET Standardized Uptake Value...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

Brumby
2014-04-03 12:32:21

The Brumby is feral horse that is found roaming free in Australia, with the largest population located in the Northern Territory. This breed is descended from horses that were released or escaped confinement during the early days of settlement in Australia. There are many theories about the origin of its name including one that suggests it is derived from the Aboriginal word baroomby, which means wild in the Pitjara Indigenous Australians’ language. Another theory suggests that the breed...

Australian Pony
2014-04-01 13:16:49

The Australian Pony is a breed of pony from Australia. Australia had no native horses or ponies before settlers from other nations arrived. All horses that now live in Australia were bred from imported breeds. In 1788 nine horses were brought to Australia from South Africa and Timor Ponies came from Indonesia in 1803. These two breeds of horses produced the Australian Pony breed. Other breeds like the Welsh Mountain Pony, Hackney pony, Arabian, Shetland Pony, Highland Pony, Connemara Pony,...

BMC models Morris Major I and II
2014-01-31 11:11:31

The British Motor Corporation (BMC), based in Australia, was an automobile manufacturer that began in 1954 from a merger of the Austin Motor Company and Nuffield Pty Ltd. Austin Motor Company bought Ruskin Body Works in 1949 and used the factory to produce pick-up and tourer bodies. Nuffield opened a 57-acre facility to assemble Morris Minor and Morris Oxford models in 1950. In 1954 a merger between the two companies formed BMC and used the Nuffield facility located in Victoria Park to...

Centralian Tree Frog, Litoria gilleni
2013-10-18 11:18:17

The Centralian Tree Frog (Litoria gilleni) is a large species of tree frog endemic to a small area in central Australia. It is closely related to the Australian Green Tree Frog (L. caerulea), and looks much alike it in appearance. As a large tree frog, it reaches a length of 3.1 inches in the females and 2.4 inches in the males. The dorsal surface is green or olive green, while the ventral surface is white. A large fold covers the top part of the tympanum, which is visible. The toe pads...

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

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