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2014-08-25 08:24:43

Australian companies are seeking placement in Hollywood Style Swag to reap the benefits of celebrity brand recognition and more. BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood Swag Bag created gift bags for the Emmy Nominees to be delivered to a top-secret luxury hotel. Australian brands are highlighted and taking part with mostly domestic brands this year. "We love gifting nominees items they may not be familiar with here in the states," reveals Lisa Gal founder of...

2014-02-18 08:40:33

BizBash is Offering a Digital Destination of All-Things Swag with the Launch of Swag Week on BizBash.com LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever received a potato peeler with a bag of potatoes as a corporate gift? Are there gifts that you've received that end up being more of a nuisance than a treat? When do celebrity gifting suites make sense? Despite the scare the I.R.S. gave the event community a few years ago, gifting suites and guest favors are here to stay, and BizBash...

Headless Remains Of Australian Outlaw Ned Kelly Identified
2011-09-01 11:18:58

  One of Australia´s most notorious outlaws was identified by his remains dug up from under Melbourne´s now-disused Pentridge Prison, 131 years after the outcast was hanged for murder. Ned Kelly, considered by some to be a cold-blooded killer, was seen as a folk hero and symbol of Irish-Australian defiance against British authorities. After murdering three policemen, he was captured in Victoria in 1880 and hanged at Old Melbourne Gaol in November of that year. But his...

2008-11-04 06:00:29

Waratah Coal Inc (TSX VENTURE: WCI) (Waratah) is pleased to announce a coal exploration target of 205 - 415 Billion tonnes in its Galilee Basin tenements and tenement applications. The exploration target has been declared following a broader tenement study using current and historical data. This data includes exploration drilling from the known resources previously declared by Waratah and others. Additionally it draws on petroleum well logs and reports, petroleum seismic studies and Geology...

2008-10-31 12:00:23

In its Notice of Change to the Directors' Circular to be filed today, the Board of Directors of Waratah Coal Inc. ("Waratah") (TSX VENTURE: WCI) unanimously recommends that shareholders continue to reject the amended and revised offer from Mineralogy Pty Ltd. ("Mineralogy") and not tender their shares to the revised Mineralogy offer. "Mineralogy has not increased its offer price of $1.41 per share, which the Board of Directors, the Special Committee and Waratah's financial advisor, Merrill...

2008-10-30 06:00:40

Waratah Coal (TSX VENTURE: WCI) (Waratah) has been named Queensland Explorer of the Year at the Mining 2008 conference in Brisbane. Waratah CEO and President Peter Lynch and Company Chairman Nick Mather accepted the award last night in Brisbane, from the Deputy Director General of the Queensland Department of Mines and Energy, Stuart Booker. Figure 1: Mr Stuart Booker, Mr Peter Lynch, Mr Stewart McDonald (Mining 2008) & Mr Nick Mather (L to R) To view Figure 1, please visit the...

2008-10-20 12:00:22

In its Directors' Circular filed today, the Board of Directors of Waratah Coal Inc. ("Waratah" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: WCI) unanimously recommends that holders of Waratah common shares ("Shares") reject the unsolicited partial offer from Mineralogy Pty Ltd. ("Mineralogy") and not tender their Shares to Mineralogy. In reaching this recommendation and concluding that the Mineralogy partial offer is not in the best interests of Waratah or to shareholders, the Board of Directors...

2008-10-14 06:00:29

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2008) - Waratah Coal (TSX VENTURE:WCI) (Waratah) Waratah Coal advises that President & CEO Mr Peter Lynch today presented at the annual Queensland Major Projects Conference. The Major Projects Conference is coordinated by the Queensland Government's Department of Infrastructure and Planning. This extract taken from the conferences website demonstrates its importance in the Governments agenda. "The conference provides the ideal opportunity to...

2008-10-08 00:00:30

Waratah Coal (TSX VENTURE: WCI) (Waratah) announced that they are reviewing the unsolicited offer made October 3, 2008 by Mineralogy Pty Ltd. ("Mineralogy") to acquire 50.1% of the common shares of the Company on a fully diluted basis (when added to the common shares owned by Mineralogy) at a price of $1.41 per common share. The board of directors of the Company has formed a Special Committee comprised of Howard Stack (Chair of the Special Committee), Andrew Wilson and Nicholas Mather, with...

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2013-08-13 11:37:27

The Bunyip is from Aboriginal mythology. It is a large creature that lives in the swamps, creeks, riverbeds, and waterholes of South Eastern Australia. However, stories of the Bunyip have been told throughout Australia. Written accounts of the creature were made by European settlers in the mid-nineteenth century as they colonized across the country. Today’s translation of the word Bunyip in the Aborigine language means “devil” or evil spirit. The actual word Bunyip didn’t appear in...

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  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'