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2014-08-13 23:12:15

Best-selling, award-winning professor investigates viability of space colonization in new book; ‘Lost Souls’ by Penny de Byl promises riveting read filled with memorable characters, unexpected twists, gripping dialogue. QUEENSLAND, Australia (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 In her newest publication, author Penny de Byl shares a thrilling story that combines the mystery of a crime and police procedural with science fiction. “Lost Souls” (published by Xlibris) follows humankind’s...

2014-08-13 23:05:42

MarketOptimizer.org adds “Australia Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape” to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The report, “Australia Power Market Outlook to 2030, Update 2014 – Market Trends, Regulations and Competitive Landscape,” elaborates Australia’s power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity, and consumption up to 2030. Detailed analysis of...

2014-08-13 08:36:12

International customers and overseas travelers can now shop iconic brands for baby, kids and home from Diapers.com, Casa.com and BeautyBar.com JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quidsi, Inc., an Amazon.com company, today announced the rollout of international shipping on Diapers.com and eight of its other e-commerce sites including Casa.com (home goods) and BeautyBar.com (beauty products). Now, customers in 67 countries across Australia, Asia, Europe, North America and South...

2014-08-13 08:31:48

THIS SEPTEMBER FASHION PALETTE MAKES ITS FOURTH CONSECUTIVE APPEARANCE WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP, EXTENDED ROSTER AND TWO SEPARATE RUNWAY SHOWS NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fashion Palette, a full-service company promoting Australian fashion, announces its fourth-consecutive season as the exclusive presenter of Australia's leading designers at New York Fashion Week. The organization began as a pre-fashion week program to raise international awareness about the Australian...

2014-08-13 08:28:55

SYDNEY, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Australia-US biotechnology company, Novogen Ltd. (ASX: NRT, NASDAQ: NVGN), an oncology and degenerative diseases drug development company, today announced the results of its General Meeting of Shareholders, which was held on August 12 in Sydney, Australia. A total of 28.3M shares were represented in person or by proxy at the meeting, during which the following resolutions were passed (95% in favor): RESOLUTION 1. SUBSEQUENT APPROVAL OF ISSUE OF...

2014-08-12 23:07:36

Counselors Are Helping People Help Themselves Through Christ Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 When people have relationship, financial or social problems to work out, friends or family will often suggest Christian counseling. But what exactly does that mean? How does it differ from secular counseling? Graham Barker and Clifford Powell's new book, From Woe to Go!, focuses on the vocation of counseling conducted within an evangelical Christian worldview, combining sound...

2014-08-12 23:03:00

Warehousing operators from the US, Canada, Australia, and Europe are welcome to join the fastest growing logistics network in China. Hong Kong (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The OYM Logistics Alliance, a large independent warehousing network in China, has announced that it is now open to non-Chinese members. Providers of warehousing and distribution services from any country are now welcome to join the fastest growing logistics alliance of independent logistics providers in China. Operators from...

2014-08-12 16:21:38

READING, Pa., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brisbane, Australia-based Penske Commercial Vehicles has announced a new venture with U.S.-based Penske Truck Leasing, Co., L.P. to offer commercial truck rental services in Australia. The venture, Penske Commercial Leasing Australia will operate under the brand name Penske Truck Rental. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135393 The collaboration combines Penske Truck Leasing's fleet operations expertise with the market knowledge...

2014-08-12 12:33:50

HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to the global energy, mining and maritime markets, announced today that it has appointed David Kagan, a long-time satellite industry veteran, to the position of President. The addition of Mr. Kagan to the already strong ITC Global management team in Europe, Australia, Africa and the U.S. is part of the company's strategic initiatives to drive growth, global integration, operational best...

2014-08-12 08:38:06

Parallels Automation Partners and Their Customers Capitalize on A2P SMS and OTT Messaging Enabled by Bulletin Messenger SAN DIEGO, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Bulletin, a leading provider of cloud-based mobile messaging Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and iiNet, Australia's second-largest DSL ISP, today announced a new partnership to provide Bulletin Messenger, a cutting-edge mobile messaging service, to iiNet's Home and Small Office, Medium Business as well as Corporate and...


Latest Australia Reference Libraries

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...

Monterey Pine, Pinus radiata
2014-04-27 08:44:45

Monterey Pine (Pinus radiata) is native to the Central coast of California and Mexico primarily the Guadalupe and Cedros Islands. The Monterey pine is planted extensively in Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Kenya, and South Africa. The Monterey pine is closely related to the Bishop and Knobcone pine. The Monterey pine is a short to medium tree growing from 49-98 feet tall with some growing to 200 feet tall in perfect growing conditions. The crown is rounded with...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'