Southeast Australia set for another week of floods

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rural Australian towns braced for another week of flooding Sunday as a vast lake continued to spread across the country’s southeast and a potential tropical storm threatened the northeast. The flooding began more than a month ago in Australia’s northeast Queensland state, where 30 people have died, more than 30,000 homes
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USA Rugby League (USARL) Names Philadelphia Resident Peter Illfield Chairman

The USA Rugby League (USARL) has named seasoned coach, businessman and sports administrator Peter  Illfied the organization’s inaugural Chairman. Illfield preliminarily lays out his vision for the new USARL, a high-level, semi-professional Rugby League competition in the USA formed on the principles of transparency, accountability and equal voting and equity participation by its participants. The
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Oprah-tunity beckons, but can tourism cash in?

IF THE number of utterances of ”Oh – my – God!” and ”Gorrr-geous!” was a barometer of just how much Oprah Winfrey liked Australia, what about her compatriots whom Tourism Australia is anxiously courting? As Winfrey’s series of Australian ”infomercials” airs across the US, tourism agents are gauging signs that Americans are responding to the
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Qantas quits San Francisco in favor of Dallas

Get ready to see the Flying Kangaroo in Texas. In case you missed this news last week, Australian carrier Qantas announced it is shelving service to San Francisco in favor of flights to Dallas/Fort Worth — the hub and hometown airport of oneworld partner American. Air Transport World sums up the move, writing: “Oneworld partners
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Australia Day 2011 T-Shirts!!!

New design is here! Follow the links and get your very own Australia Day 2011 Dan Milbourne design t-shirt! Visit http://www.danmilbourne.com/ and purchase one today, while stocks last. Don’t know who Dan Milbourne is? Let’s ask him… Since 2001, I’ve has been specialising in areas such as Apparel (Clothing) Design, Web Design, Graphic Design and
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Happy New Years

It’s New Years Eve here in Philly but most of Australia has already celebrated the year change with the usual decadent fireworks display, typically putting all others to shame. Sydney usually puts on quite a show and it looked like this year was no exception. The theme was about “making your mark” in 2011. On
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