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Bendigo dog impaling despicable|
Bendigo police investigating the impaling of a dog in central Victoria on Wednesday night say it is the most despicable act they have seen against an animal. A woman in Jennings Street, Bendigo East, was woken by the cries of a dog about 12.15am and found it impaled on a steel fence.
Victoria rejects water plan again
Victoria has again rejected the commonwealth's $10 billion Murray-Darling Basin legislation as it pushed through the federal parliament. Premier John Brumby says the legislation before federal parliament was "a fundamentally flawed plan".
Police explain Coaches speed fine error
Victorian police blame human error, not the state's fixed speed cameras, for a fine wrongly issued to a bus driver on the Hume Highway near Melbourne. The driver from Seymour Coaches, at Seymour, in central Victoria, was issued with the $250 fine after Victoria Police alleged he was detected doing 123km/h in a 110km/h zone on the Hume Freeway at Craigieburn, north of Melbourne, in April.
Glenn Wheatley jailed
Music entrepreneur Glenn Wheatley has been sent to jail for more than a year for tax evasion. In the Victorian County Court, a stunned and visibly pale Wheatley agreed to the judge's offer of a discounted sentence allowing him to serve at least 15 months in jail instead of two-and-a-half years.
Tighter water restrictions delayed for Melbourne
Drenching rain looks certain to spare Melburnians from tough stage four water restrictions. Victorian Premier Steve Bracks said a tightening of restrictions above level 3a was less likely. However, winding water bans back to level three would depend on the weather, he said.
Ford to announce Geelong plant closure
Ford Australia could announce on Wednesday the closure of its Geelong engine manufacturing plant by 2010, a senior federal politician says. But a Ford spokeswoman denies the company has made a decision on the future of the plant, which supplies six-cylinder engines for its Falcon and Territory ranges.
Central Victoria tourist attractions prove popular
The July school holiday period has attracted large crowds to two of central Victoria's major tourist attractions. Bendigo Tramways and the Central Deborah Gold Mine have experienced a jump in visitor numbers, which the Bendigo Trust says is a sign of the ongoing popularity of the attractions to tourist.
Melbourne flight passengers to be immunised for Polio
Some of the passengers who arrived in Melbourne on the same flight as a man who was diagnosed with polio will be immunised today.
Health officials have contacted about 100 of the almost 250 people who were on the Thai Airlines flight, which arrived in Melbourne from Pakistan.
Tony Mokbel charged with Michael Marshall murder
Captured drug lord Tony Mokbel has been charged with a second murder - that of kickboxer Michael Marshall in 2003 - as he fights his extradition from Greece. Purana Taskforce detectives said the fresh murder charge would form part of Victoria Police's application to extradite Tony Mokbel from Greece, where he is being held following his capture this month.
Brooke Hanson shock collapse
Organisers of an event in Melbourne promoting spa pools at which Olympic swimmer Brooke Hanson collapsed have denied she suffered an electric shock. Mystery continues to surround the circumstances behind the 29-year-old sports star's collapse at the Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Victoria (SPASA) Spa & Pool Show at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on Sunday. Brooke Hanson keeled over after climbing out of a spa at the event about 3.45pm (AEST) on Sunday.
Melbourne mass rapist in court
More suspected victims of a Melbourne mass rapist have come forward, police said as an accused man appeared before court. John Nicholous Xydias, 43, of Glen Iris, appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates' Court accused of rape and indecent assault charges.
Gunman kills good samaritan
A man shot dead by a gunman at a busy Melbourne city intersection may have been just a good samaritan helping a woman involved in a domestic dispute, police and witnesses say. The gunman is on the run after shooting three people on the corner of Flinders Lane and William Street, killing the man and wounding a woman and a man.
School Boys guns were for rabbit shooting
Two Victorian secondary schoolboys who took sawn-off weapons and ammunition with them on a school camp were going to use them to shoot rabbits, police believe. Inspector Craig Gillard said there appeared to be nothing sinister behind the decision of the boys, aged 14 and 15, from Colac College in south-west Victoria, to take the guns to the camp at Bairnsdale, in Gippsland.
Tony Mokbel Arrested
Australian fugitive Tony Mokbel, arrested by police in Athens, had bought a Greek shipping company, a spokesman for Greece's Office of Public Order said. The Public Order Office spokesman George Cholidis said that Tony Mokbel, 41, who fled Australia in March last year after failing to appear towards the end of his trial over drug importation, was arrested in an Athens seaside cafe.
Horty Brother of Tony Mokbel applies for bail
Police fear the brother of fugitive drug baron Tony Mokbel could use the same route to flee the country if released on bail over serious drug charges, a Melbourne court has heard. Horty Mokbel, who was arrested last Friday on five charges including trafficking a large quantity of methylamphetamine, appeared at the Melbourne Magistrates Court for a bail application.
|Agnes Water - Town of 1770|
Common misspelling of Accommodation
accom, accomadation, accomidation, accomodation, accomodations, accommadation, accommidation, accommodation, accommodations, acomadation, acomidation, acomodation, acommadation, acommidation, acommodation, accomdation, acoomodation
Agnes Water often called Agnes Waters and it is common for Lady Musgrave Island to be called Lady Musgrove Island and Captain Cook to Captian Cook and Capitan Cook or Captan Cook, with the Town of Seventeen Seventy now known as 1770 that would be hard to misspell for anyone. The correct spelling of Bundaburg Queensland, is Bundaberg.
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The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef runs along the Australian Queensland Coast, there are many towns from Central Queensland to Far North Queensland that offer Great Barrier Reef tours, such as fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, cruises to Great Barrier Reef Islands, even Reef Walking and Surfing, some Islands on the Great Barrier Reef offer accommodation from Resort Style to Camping. The Southern End of the Great Barrier Reef begins from the Town of 1770 on the Queensland Discovery Coast, and extends North past Cairns, Port Douglas and Cook Town.
You will find places on this site that offer all of the above on The Great Barrier Reef as well as inland Rural areas, such as Mining Towns, Farm Stays and National Parkes, Gorges, Mountian Retreats and Beachside Towns. Use the Navigation links & Directories, if you prefer an other Langauge besides English you can click on your Counties Flag on the top right to translate all pages on Lets Connect to your prferred langauge.
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Town of 1770
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