Shipbuilding: SA’s jobs of the future

Shipbuilding: SA’s jobs of the future

SOUTH Australian parents, teachers and youth have been issued a “call to arms” to start planning now for the anticipated demand for skills from the shipbuilding industry in the coming decades. The Federal Government’s Naval Shipbuilding Plan, released in May, details three continuous build programs worth billions of dollars for 12 offshore patrol boats, nine frigates and 12 submarines, with the construction and maintenance activities to be shared by SA and WA. Core shipbuilding work will begin in SA from 2018. Work on a $535 million revamp at the Osborne…

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Man charged over ANU baseball bat attack

Man charged over ANU baseball bat attack

Posted August 26, 2017 08:26:39 Photo: Four people were hospitalised in the attack. (Twitter @Jolene_Laverty) Map: Australian National University 0200 A Canberra man will face court this morning charged with assaulting four people with a baseball bat at the Australian National University yesterday. The 18-year-old allegedly attacked a lecturer and three students in a classroom. Police claim the man rose from his seat during a tutorial brandishing a baseball bat, and approached the lecturer at the front of the class. Police allege when students tried to intervene and restrain the…

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Peek inside Georgia Love’s home

Peek inside Georgia Love’s home

YOU might think former The Bachelorette star Georgia Love is sick of the sight of red roses, ball gowns and bad manners, but she says watching The Bachelor series with Matty J is somewhat comforting. As fans might recall, Georgia dumped Matty in the finale for her beau Lee Elliott, and the couple have been going strong ever since. “It is a little bit weird because this is the first series since I was on and reminds me of where I was at the point, and how far Lee and…

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Hit-run motorcyclist left for dead

Hit-run motorcyclist left for dead

A MOTORCYCLIST has been knocked off his bike and left for dead in Perth’s south. Police say a car and motorbike collided in Cooloongup, in Rockingham, just after 1pm on Friday. The driver failed to stop and drove from the Read Street scene. Paramedics treated the motorcyclist, whose age is unknown, before he was taken to Royal Perth Hospital. A short time later, police stopped a vehicle at the intersection of Read Street and Patterson Road. media_cameraPolice stopped this car near the crash site. Picture: Seven News.Four people were inside the…

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Trump's natural disaster test

Trump's natural disaster test

In an instant, natural disasters can become defining moments for a presidency, and Hurricane Harvey — which is set to be the first Category 3 hurricane to hit the US in 12 years — could be the first such moment for Trump, testing his administration’s ability to handle a major natural disaster. The Trump administration has been preparing for months for what is forecast to be an especially active hurricane season, but Harvey is also gusting toward the US amid questions about vacancies in key administration posts — including the…

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