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Take a Chance On Me – Landline – ABC

The people of Trundle in the central-west of New South Wales love their town. But like many small rural communities across Australia, they faced a battle for survival. After the Millennium Drought, residents came up with an innovative way to reinvigorate their community, offering $1-a-week rentals to attract new families. Recently, they opted for something …

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Refugees will head to the bush in landmark NSW deal | Business Insider

Up to 30,000 refugees will be settled in New South Wales regional towns under a new deal signed by NSW Premier Mike Baird.Under the Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) scheme, eligible asylum seekers will be able to apply to reside in NSW — excluding Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong — for five years, on the condition …

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Better roadside facilities on truck routes would draw more women to transport industry: driver – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Julie Gooch drives road trains across the south west corner of Western Australia, from Geraldton, down to Esperance.But she is not your average truckie; she’s petite, fit and has degrees in music, teaching and law. Source: Better roadside facilities on truck routes would draw more women to transport industry: driver – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting …

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Cowra’s Brumby Aircraft sells 280 planes to China

Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor and NSW Member for Burrinjuck Katrina Hodgkinson have congratulated Cowra’s Brumby Aircraft on the sale of 280 aircraft to China. A further 80 aircraft will be sold to Australia and New Zealand. A delegation from the giant Chinese aircraft manufacturer, AVIC (Aviation Industry Corporation of China) signed a 20 year contract for a joint …

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