Archive for November 6th, 2011

New boat carrying asylum-seekers is intercepted near Ashmore Islands – The Australian

The West AustralianNew boat carrying asylum-seekers is intercepted near Ashmore IslandsThe AustralianA BOAT suspected of carrying 56 asylum-seekers has been intercepted by a Customs vessel off northern Australia. The vessel was detected south-east of A…

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Police ask country drivers to buckle up – Sky News Australia

BigPond NewsPolice ask country drivers to buckle upSky News AustraliaQueenslanders have been sent a grim reminder that if they don't wear seatbelts, they could become the state's next crash victim. At least five of the seven people killed in Qu…

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Good Samaritan attacked by robber – ABC Online

Good Samaritan attacked by robberABC OnlineA good Samaritan who tried to help a woman who looked unconscious in East Melbourne has been attacked and robbed by the person she was trying to help. The 23-year-old woman was walking down Powlett Street this…

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Senate gears up for carbon tax vote – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldSenate gears up for carbon tax voteSydney Morning HeraldThe Gillard government's controversial carbon tax is set to clear the Senate this week when Labor forces its "clean energy future" legislation to a vote. Treasur…

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

Seven killed in ‘tragic weekend’ on Qld roads – ABC Online

BigPond NewsSeven killed in 'tragic weekend' on Qld roadsABC OnlineQueensland police are appealing to motorists to wear seat belts after seven people were killed in road crashes in the past 48 hours. The latest fatality happened just after midn…

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

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