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Northern Territory Crocodiles acting strangely and more zedlines...

Crocodiles in the Northern territory are perplexing experts after a photograph was released of a crocodile floating downstream with it’s arms outstretched. It is believed the odd behaviour, which has never before been recorded might be a unique fishing technique. Source: (Michael Franchi)

Northern Territory Crocodiles are acting strangely 

Crocodiles in the Northern territory are perplexing experts after a photograph was released of a crocodile floating downstream with its arms outstretched.

It is believed the odd behaviour, which has never before been recorded might be a unique fishing technique.

By keeping their arms out to the side the crocodile can freely snap its jaws at passing fish without worrying about injuring its own arm.   

 

Gonski school funding to be reviewed and more Zedlines

The Federal Government is planning to overhaul the Gonski school funding to replace the current 27 separate agreements with a simpler model. Image: Pixabay

Gonski school funding to be reviewed
The Federal Government is planning to overhaul the Gonski school funding to replace the current 27 separate agreements with a simpler model.

The Commonwealth has released modeling that shows there are discrepancies between different school systems, which will be addressed when Federal Education Minister Simon Birmingham meets with state and territory counterparts in Adelaide on Friday to begin redistributing funding beyond 2017.

Deputy Premier Middle East bound and more Zedlines

Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad is making her way to the Middle East to promote Queensland’s expertise in the knowledge-based economy in the Middle East and Europe. The trip will explore infrastructure development models and will also spread to Paris for a UNESCO meeting where the Great Barrier Reef will be discussed.

Deputy Premier Middle East bound

Deputy Premier, Jackie Trad is making her way to the Middle East to promote Queensland’s expertise in the knowledge-based economy in the Middle East and Europe.

The trip will explore infrastructure development models and will also spread to Paris for a UNESCO meeting where the Great Barrier Reef will be discussed.

Queensland’s deputy leader will also be working on projects in London and Dubai and will return to Australia in October.

Barnaby Joyce says Great Barrier Reef accidents are inevitable and more Zedlines

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, says that new restrictions on cargo ships travelling through the Great Barrier Reef would ruin the economy. Joyce also believes that any new restrictions will ignore the fact that incidents happen, and says that the bid for new checks is not needed. (Image: flickr)

Barnaby Joyce says Great Barrier Reef accidents are inevitable

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, says that new restrictions on cargo ships travelling through the Great Barrier Reef would ruin the economy.

Joyce also believes that any new restrictions will ignore the fact that incidents happen, and says that the bid for new checks is not needed.

The push for new checks comes after the Shen Neng 1 ran aground in 2010, causing a $39.3 million dollar settlement to account for damage caused.
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Obama gives final address to United Nations and more Zedlines

US President, Barack Obama has given his final address to the United Nations before he leaves office next year. The President's speech urged for action to be taken in regard to globalisation, race and religion.

Obama gives final address to United Nations

US President Barack Obama has given his final address to the United Nations before he leaves office next year.

The President's speech urged for action to be taken in regard to globalisation, race and religion.

The speech comes on the first day of the United Nations general assembly which Malcolm Turnbull is set to address on Thursday.  

Tiahleigh Palmer’s alleged killer is charged

Police have charged the alleged killer of Brisbane schoolgirl, Tiahleigh Palmer.

Obama gives final address to United Nations and more Zedlines

US President, Barack Obama has given his final address to the United Nations before he leaves office next year. The President's speech urged for action to be taken in regard to globalisation, race and religion.

Obama gives final address to United Nations

US President Barack Obama has given his final address to the United Nations before he leaves office next year.

The President's speech urged for action to be taken in regard to globalisation, race and religion.

The speech comes on the first day of the United Nations general assembly which Malcolm Turnbull is set to address on Thursday.  

Tiahleigh Palmer’s alleged killer is charged

Police have charged the alleged killer of Brisbane schoolgirl, Tiahleigh Palmer.

Obama gives final address to United Nations

US President, Barack Obama has given his final address to the United Nations before he leaves office next year. The President's speech urged for action to be taken in regard to globalisation, race and religion.

Obama gives final address to United Nations

US President Barack Obama has given his final address to the United Nations before he leaves office next year.

The President's speech urged for action to be taken in regard to globalisation, race and religion.

The speech comes on the first day of the United Nations general assembly which Malcolm Turnbull is set to address on Thursday.  

Tiahleigh Palmer’s alleged killer is charged

Police have charged the alleged killer of Brisbane schoolgirl, Tiahleigh Palmer.

MH370 Aircraft debris identified off Tanzania and more Zedlines

A wing flap from Malaysian flight MH370 has been identified after washing up off the coast of Tanzania. Image source: Flickr.com

MH370 debris located off coast of east Africa 

A large piece of aircraft debris which washed up near Tanzania has been confirmed to be from missing Malaysian Flight 370.

Experts from the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said the part numbers and identification stamps on the wing flap identify it as part of the missing plane.

Great Barrier Reef to get health check from NASA and more Zedlines

New NASA technology will be used over the next month to document large sections of the Great Barrier Reef, allowing researchers to compare the health and development of reef systems. Image Source: Flickr, Kyle Taylor

Great Barrier Reef to get health check from NASA
New NASA technology will be used over the next month to document large sections of the Great Barrier Reef, allowing researchers to compare the health and development of reef systems.

CSIRO scientists and the University of Queensland are also engaged in the project that involves a sensor mounted on a jet plane which can take pictures in 250 different colours in an effort to research factors like atmosphere above the water and content of the reef.

New investment in Solar Energy farms and more Zedlines

Big banks are backing sustainable energy with major investment in solar energy. Image source: Wikipedia

New investment in Solar Energy farms

The big banks are going green, committing to invest more in solar energy projects over the next twelve months.

ARENA chief executive Ivor Frischknect said greater efficiency in energy production and storage means investors are getting more bang for their buck.

This news comes as the Clean Energy Council announced twelve new solar farms, six in Queensland  will receive $100 million from the Federal Government

 

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