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2013-03-28 08:25:10

SYDNEY, March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sydney Harbour Bridge will be the centrepiece of an interactive light installation for Vivid Sydney, bringing world-class lighting artistry to one of Australia's most internationally recognised landmarks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/HK84164 ) Vivid Sydney event partner, Intel Australia has teamed up with Sydney-based lighting innovators; 32 Hundred Lighting, to create an immersive projection onto the bridge's western face...

2013-03-11 12:23:56

Book by March 20 and get 7 Nights in Sydney + Airfare from $1699 SYDNEY, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to spring for that trip to Sydney! Travelscene is offering incredible savings on a seven-night trip this spring with rates from $1699, including airfare. Australia's largest and most famous city is home to beautiful beaches, iconic landmarks, and is Australia's premier events capital. The "Best Sydney" package offers the ultimate ease in vacation planning, and the...

2013-01-15 08:20:24

SYDNEY, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Destination NSW CEO, Sandra Chipchase, today announced that New South Wales has the plan, the people and the passion to lead the tourism and major events sectors in Australia for 2013 and beyond. "With a new State Government, a new one-stop agency, Destination NSW, to drive tourism and major events and a new Visitor Economy Action Plan, New South Wales is revitalised and keen to do even more business with customers in the United States," Ms Chipchase...

2012-12-31 12:20:34

SYDNEY, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night Marquee - The Star, Sydney was flooded with celebrities who flocked to the harbour city to celebrate the nightclub's first New Year's Eve. Owned by the same team behind Marquee Las Vegas and New York, Sydney's star power was seriously catapulted this New Year's Eve as the Tao Group's Noah Tepperberg and Jason Strauss invited celebrity friends to spend New Year's Eve in the harbour city, including Chace Crawford and Matthew Morrison. To view...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

BOLIVAR, Mo., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc., a provider of innovative software and services for the insurance industry, continues to expand its customer base as more companies look to replace legacy systems with modern technology. Duck Creek® continues to grow globally; increasing market share in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The new customers represent geographic diversity, markets served, company sizes, lines of...

2010-01-19 08:00:00

BOLIVAR, Mo., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Duck Creek Technologies, Inc. (Duck Creek), a leading provider of software and services for the Property & Casualty (P&C) insurance industry, announces the 2009 worldwide licensing of nine new customers for Duck Creek's Rating and Policy Administration systems and four for Duck Creek's Billing system. In addition to increased US market share, Duck Creek has experienced global growth with new customers in the United Kingdom and Canada. The...

2005-12-25 00:58:05

By Mark Bendeich SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police patrolled Sydney's beaches in buggies and on horses decorated with tinsel and reindeer antlers on Sunday, as fears of fresh racial violence dissolved into a quiet Christmas Day. On Cronulla beach, where gangs of white surfers and ethnic Lebanese clashed in alcohol-fuelled riots two weeks ago, families spread out across the sand and children ran into the sea -- all under the watchful eye of dozens of armed, uniformed police....

2005-12-18 14:40:22

By Jim Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police "locked down" two Sydney suburbs on Sunday night, allowing only residents through roadblocks, fearing fresh outbreaks of racial violence after seizing Molotov cocktails. Police said Australia's famous Bondi Beach and the suburb of Brighton-le-Sands near Sydney airport had been sealed off after people were arrested carrying Molotov cocktails. "Only residents can come into Bondi. They have to show proof of residence, like a driver's...

2005-12-17 12:10:44

By James Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police set up road blocks and searched cars heading for Sydney's beaches on Saturday to prevent a second weekend of racial violence between ethnic Lebanese youths and local surfers. Australians have been told to stay away from beaches in three cities this weekend, especially Sydney where the checkpoints created traffic jams and left some of the city's summer playgrounds subdued on a sweltering day a week before Christmas. "This is not a...

2005-12-17 00:00:37

By James Regan SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police set up road blocks and searched cars heading for Sydney's beaches on Saturday to prevent a second weekend of racial violence between ethnic Lebanese youths and local surfers. Australians have been told to stay away from beaches in three cities this weekend, especially Sydney where the checkpoints created traffic jams and left some of the city's summer playgrounds subdued on a sweltering day a week before Christmas. "This is not a...