Hospital resources 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics

Hospital resources 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics

Hospital resources 2014–15: Australian hospital statistics presents a detailed overview of public and private hospital resources in Australia. In 2014–15, there were: 698 public hospitals: with over 60,300 beds, and accounting for more than $57 billion of recurrent expenditure (including depreciation) ; 624 private hospitals: with almost 32,000 beds, and accounting for more than $12 billion of expenditure. ISSN 2205-5096 (PDF) 1036-613X (Print); ISBN 978-1-74249-969-7; Cat. no. HSE 176; 110pp.; $17 Publication Publication table of contents Preliminary material Foreword Contents Acknowledgments Abbreviations Symbols Summary How diverse were public hospitals? What…

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Man charged over 6PR building fire

Man charged over 6PR building fire

A MAN has been charged over two fires lit at the 6PR radio station in East Perth at the weekend. Fire alarms were set off about 10.15am on Sunday and staff at the Hay Street building were evacuated, including the team working on the Bob Maumill Sunday radio program. Firefighters arrived at the scene within minutes and extinguished the blaze. Police charged a 52-year-old man with criminal damage over the fires on Friday. The man is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday. Source link

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Sicilian history lurks round every corner (The West Australian)

Sicilian history lurks round every corner (The West Australian)

John Borthwick –The West Australianon July 29, 2016, 1:57 pm The beauty of Castellammare is evident from on high. Pictures: John Borthwick The biggest of Italy’s islands has sunshine and antiquities galore, finds John Borthwick. It was history’s greatest game of musical chairs, played with deadly weapons. For almost three thousand years serial invaders, ranging from Phoenicians and ancient Greeks to Romans, Arabs, Normans and Bourbons, all had a shot at owning fertile Sicily, the biggest island in the Mediterranean. Dislodged or staying on, the occupiers scattered their genes and…

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Soldier's dad to Trump: Read the Constitution

Soldier's dad to Trump: Read the Constitution

Khizr Khan, whose son, Army Capt. Humayun Khan, 27, died from a suicide bombing in Baghdad 12 years ago, said that if Trump is able to follow through on his proposal to ban Muslims from entering the country, his late son never would have been able to come to serve the country in the military. The Khans, a Muslim family, immigrated to the United States from the United Arab Emirates. “Have you ever been to Arlington Cemetery? Go look at the graves of the brave patriots who died defending America…

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Net's .web domain sold for $135m

Net's .web domain sold for $135m

Image copyrightkynny Image caption Everything on the net needs an address to ensure data reaches the right destinationThe auction for ownership of the .web domain has ended with one company paying $135m (£102m) for rights to use the suffix. A company called Nu Dot Co won the auction and can now offer firms the chance to own a domain ending .web. The figure is three times as much as was paid for the previous record holder, .shop, which went for $41.5m. Losing bidders for the domain included Google and net…

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