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2014-10-12 23:00:13

CarePlus™ Gold Partner ELA has successfully secured two large Nurse Call expansion projects in both Private and Public sector healthcare facilities within Australia. Perth,

2014-08-27 04:20:30

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug.

2014-07-02 08:22:59

Also Announces Acquisitions in Mexico and Australia CLEVELAND, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) today announced it has completed the previously

2014-06-27 23:06:17

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Precious Metals Mining in Australia to 2020” to its store.

2014-02-27 12:31:04

LONDON, Feb.

NASA Tracks System 94S Over Western Australia
2014-01-17 13:47:29

NASA's Terra satellite saw the System 94S, a tropical low, still holding together as it continued moving inland from the Northern Territory into Western Australia today, January 17.

2014-01-01 23:01:39

In response to an article published by Mashable, fishbat, an award-winning online marketing firm, applauds Western Africa for implementing a warning system that uses Twitter to alert people of

Tropical Cyclone Alessia Forms, Threatens Western Australia
2013-11-22 12:31:00

The low pressure area previously known as System 90S has continued organizing and consolidating and infrared data from NASA's Aqua satellite helped confirm its strengthening into Cyclone Alessia in the Southern Indian Ocean.

2013-11-13 23:00:18

Advocate of childhood safety, Florence Parry, shares tips for accident prevention. Perth, Australia (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 According to the United


Latest Western Australia Reference Libraries

Banksia sphaerocarpa
2014-10-13 12:41:28

Banksia sphaerocarpa is a shrub or tree species. The species is also known as the Fox banksia or the Round fruit banksia. B. sphaerocarpa belongs to the Proteaceae family. The tree can be found throughout the southwest of Western Australia. B. sphaerocarpa typically grows between 3 and 7 feet tall. In the northern ranges with more dry and warmer climates the species will not grow as tall. Banksia sphaerocarpa produces green, linear leaves. Its leaves are narrow and grow between 1-4 inches...

Banksia repens
2014-10-09 11:51:12

Banksia repens is a prostrate shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Creeping banksia. B. repens is a member of the Proteaceae family and can be found growing naturally on the coast of Western Australia, specifically from D’Entrecasteaux National Park east to Mount Ragged. The plant prefers sandy soil with good drainage. When cultivated B. repens will take between 29 and 56 days to germinate from seed. Banksia repens produce leaves growing between 7 and 16 inches in...

Adenanthos cygnorum
2014-10-07 11:03:21

Adenanthos cygnorum is a tall shrub species. The species may also be referred to as the Common woollybush or simply the Woollybush. The plant is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. cygnorum grow only in Western Australia. The shrub is found along road sides and occurs commonly. The Adenanthos cygnorum species may grow as tall as 9.8 feet tall. The plant appears greenish-grey or blue-grey in coloration. Its leaves are small and covered with hair-like stubble. Its appearance and touch both...

Banksia vestita
2014-10-06 11:06:53

Banksia vestita is a shrub species native to Western Australia. It is commonly referred to as Summer Dryandria and is a member of the Proteaceae family.  It was actually known as Dryandra vestita until 2007, at which time all of the Dryandra species were changed to Banksia by Austin Mast and Kevin Thiele. B. vestita is a shrub with hairy stems. The plant typically grows up to almost 5 feet. It has leaves that are between 3.1 to 5.9 inches long and 7 to 13 millimeters wide. There are 4 to...

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...

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