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2010-10-29 13:35:01

The nation’s top groundwater experts gather in Canberra on Monday for the first national summit on threats, opportunities and policy solutions for one of our most vital resources.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.