Monday 20th Nov, 2017
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Consultation announced on bio bill

CONSULTATION has begun on a draft of the Biosecurity Amendment Bill 2017. The announcement was made by the Commonwealth Government,…
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LIVEXchange 2017 looks to the future

‘TAKING stock’ was the theme of the Australian livestock export industry’s national conference, LIVEXchange 2017. The event, held at Crown…
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Wharfies raise money for “hero” bosun

THE Maritime Union says its members have raised $5000 for the bosun who helped rescue a stricken wharfie from waters…
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Worker rescued after falling from ship in Melbourne

HEROIC efforts from an international sailor and a local wharfie have helped save the life of a worker at West…
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Mooring dolphin brings in bigger ships

A $1.74m mooring dolphin has allowed the Tasmanian port of Burnie to host its largest cruise ship. According to TasPorts…
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Transport operators “stunned” by infrastructure fee hikes

TRANSPORT operators have expressed dismay at a decision by DPW Australia to hike infrastructure fees at Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane….
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Infrastructure boost for Victoria

INFRASTRUCTURE projects have helped boost the economy of Victoria, the state’s government says. The 2017-18 Quarterly Financial Report No. 1,…
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DPWA blames market as infrastructure levies hiked

STEVEDORE DP World Australia says a tough market has forced a hike in infrastructure levies at its Brisbane, Sydney (Port…
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Huge seas shatter Kea Trader

VIOLENT six-metre waves have contributed to the vessel Kea Trader breaking in two over the weekend. Kea Trader (IMO 9701281),…
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