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2013-06-13 23:01:28

As part of the Federal Government´s Internet gateway consolidation program, Macquarie Telecom stroke a deal to serve one of the major Lead Agencies Gateways, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 Macquarie Telecom (ASX: MAQ), Australia´s only integrated Managed Hosting, Cloud and business-only telecommunications company, announced it is the first secure internet gateway provider to sign a head agreement with the Department of Agriculture,...

2012-06-21 23:01:58

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf of the Queensland Government for the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) for the first Siam weed detection trials using UAS. BRISBANE, Australia (PRWEB) June 21, 2012 Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it will employ its ScanEagle unmanned aircraft system (UAS) on behalf...

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2010-04-14 11:01:32

Farmers in eastern Australia are battling a plague of locusts, which have infested a 190,000 square mile stretch from central Queensland all the way south to the capital of Melbourne. "What we've got certainly is a very large and widespread infestation," Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) chief Chris Adriaansen told AFP reporters on Wednesday. "It's simply a reflection of the fact that we've had widespread rain across that entire area." According to Adriaansen, things have gotten so...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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