Be A Part Of Tarneit’s First Night Market

Tarneit Railway Station

A new community night market in Tarneit is being developed by Wyndham City, and you’re invited to take part! The market is set to be held on the grounds of the Penrose Promenade Community Centre on Friday 23rd March, 2018. Wyndham City’s Arts, Culture and Heritage portfolio holder, Cr Tony Hooper, said the event would offer something for the whole family to enjoy. “This is the first time we’ve ever held this event in Tarneit and the concept is to emulate the variety enjoyed at city night markets with crafts,…

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Wyndham Celebrates Midsumma

Wyndham is going all out this year to celebrate Midsumma Festival, with events for the whole family to enjoy. Midsumma Festival, an annual celebration of queer, intersex, transsexual, transgender, bisexual, lesbian and gay culture, will be held throughout January and February. Wyndham City will be hosting three events as part of the Melbourne-wide festival. Wyndham City Mayor, Cr Peter Maynard, said the events would show how inclusive the Wyndham community is. “Wyndham will play host to three events that will act as a testament to our commitment to diversity,” Cr…

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How Battery Replacements Would Impact iPhone Upgrades

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, made an uncommon and astonishing affirmation amid his organization’s generally stellar quarterly income call this week, saying that he and his group never halted to consider how the progressing battery substitution program would influence clients’ choices to update their iPhone. While the organization revealed yet another record-crushing quarterly income on Thursday, iPhone deals were unexpectedly around 1 percent in respect to a similar quarter a year ago. This is a problem which, surrendered that its advertised iPhone X has been accessible for some time now, provoked…

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Burke’s disingenuous double-speak as Labor backtracks on Adani

The Hon. Josh Frydenberg MP Minister for the Environment and Energy After not asking a question on the environment for 566 days, Shadow Environment Minister Tony Burke asked two questions in 48 hours. With the Batman by-election looming, his intention is to distract from Labor’s crab-walk away from its previous support for Adani. When it comes to the Abbot Point terminal and Adani, there are three points to make: * The Queensland Government is the primary regulator of the existing Abbot Point terminal, as its construction predates the Environmental Protection…

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Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse when to watch in Australia

Whether you call it a supermoon, blood moon or Super Blood Blue Moon, Wednesday’s total lunar eclipse is going to be spectacular. Earthlings haven’t seen a celestial event like this in nearly 150 Years – and Australians have one of the best seats in the world! Here’s what you need to know for an optimum viewing experience in each state and territory. What the hell is a blue moon? Wednesday’s blue moon isn’t actually blue – so don’t loudly complain about the colour to fellow stargazers or you’ll look like…

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How to get more out of your phone and internet provider

Purchasing another telephone is hard. It truly sucks. Telcos endeavor to mistake you for trendy expressions, conceal expenses and imagine they’re giving you things with the expectation of complimentary when they’re truly concealing how you’re paying for it. There are such a significant number of various telcos, plans, and alternatives to look over. Regardless of whether you purchase a telephone on an arrangement, you rent it, or get it by and large. What amount of information do you require? What does your scope need to resemble? Why am despite everything…

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Census reveals Australia’s religious diversity on World Religion Day

World Religion Day aims to foster interfaith understanding and harmony, and is an opportunity to recognise the diversity of religion present in modern day Australia. The 2016 Census of Population and Housing found that three-fifths of the Australian population (61 per cent, or 14 million people) are affiliated with a religion or spiritual belief. Christianity is once again the dominant religion in Australia, with 12 million people, and 86 per cent of religious Australians, identifying as Christians. There was roughly a seven per cent drop in the number of Christians…

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AUSTRALIA COUNCIL’S LATEST FUNDING ROUND SUPPORTS CLOSE TO 200 PROJECTS, WITH STRONG SUCCESS BY FEMALE ARTISTS

The $6.4 million funding in the October core grants round will support 118 individual artists, 27 groups, and 51 arts organisations. This round saw strong outcomes for female artists, particularly in music, with 56% of grants awarded to women or groups including women. This is particularly encouraging in light of the Council’s recent research report Making Art Work which found that on average female artists earn 25% less than male artists and earn 30% less from their creative work. Australia Council CEO Tony Grybowski said that this funding round would…

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Australians are on the move – and they’re all heading north

Joint media release with the Member for Capricornia, Michelle Landry MP Australians are on the move and they’re all heading north – riding the Australian continental plate at a rate of seven centimetres a year This continental shift means Australia’s mapping co-ordinates have been realigned approximately 1.8 metres north-east in an update to the national coordinate reference frame (the Geocentric Datum of Australia 2020, or GDA2020). This is the first update to Australia’s coordinate reference frame in over two decades and is significant for applications that rely on highly accurate…

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Bitcoin and cryptocurrency news round-up: 16 January 2018

What you need to know Twitch now accepts BTC and Coinbase for payments, a new report shows how coins can be manipulated, and Binance has added a bunch of new coins. 1. Twitch now accepts crypto payments Twitch, the Amazon-owned video game streaming service, is now allowing subscribers to pay for its services using cryptocurrency. Twitch confirmed the plans in a tweet on its official account last week, listing BTC and Coinbase amongst the payment options it accepts. “Put those gift cards from grandma to good use by subscribing to…

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