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Nine threatened species may occur in MEO NT/P68 Timor Sea drill, off NT coast

Posted by waterweek on 25 September 2007

Nine threatened species and a number of migratory species, listed marine species and cetaceans may potentially occur in the region, but no threatened communities were known or likely to occur, according to a statement by the permit holders of NT/P68, TSP Arafura Petroleum Pty Ltd and Oz-Exoil Pty Ltd (6/8/2007).
Before or after?
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PM’s letter: zero allocations expected for commencement of 2007-08 irrigation season; Turnbull waives outside watering restriction in South Australia

Posted by waterweek on 25 September 2007

South Australian Premier Mike Rann quoted at length from a letter by Prime Minister John Howard detailing the critical water situation, when speaking in the South Australian House of Assembly on 11 September 2007.
Magic Garden
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$6.5m commonwealth grant to increase NSW’s Chaffey Dam capacity at odds with Fed Govt’s stated aims, says Foundation

Posted by waterweek on 25 September 2007

Deputy Prime Minister Mark Vaile recently announced a $6.5 million commonwealth grant towards work to increase the capacity of Chaffey Dam, praising the lobbying efforts of Nationals candidate Phil Betts, who is trying to prise the seat of New England from popular long-serving independent Tony Windsor, according to Lenore Taylor, national affairs writer, reported in The Australian Financial Review (20/9/2007, p. 10).
Positive thinking dam it
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Return of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon: Roof gardens a new green statement

Posted by waterweek on 19 September 2007

Roof gardens had become the latest architectural statement, reported The Australian (15/9/2007, p. 1).
Self-sufficient

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