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Rare orange-bellied parrots hitch a lift to their winter feeding grounds

Rare orange-bellied parrots hitch a lift to their winter feeding grounds



2018-04-17T04:30:08+0000

Orange-bellied parrots are one of the most endangered birds in the world – there are fewer that 40 of them left in the wild. They're also one of the only migratory breeds of parrots, making a trip from Tasmania to south-east Australia and back again each year. This year, a group of the birds are getting a lift to ensure more of them survive.

A group of wild orange-bellied parrots is hitching a lift to their winter feeding grounds. The birds were taken into captivity in Tasmania before the migration and they've been given a luxury ride instead after many birds died in earlier migrations.



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9 News Perth

A Broome woman has survived a deadly sting from world's most toxic jellyfish at Cable Beach. The 20-year-old thought she'd been attacked by sea lice - the pain so strong, she could barely walk. ...

 

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Tara Devlin I told you!!!

I would say this jellyfish isn't deadly but people will get buthurt

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9 News Perth

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So happy they were found safe !!

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8 hours ago

9 News Perth

The Perth City Council has been forced to retreat in the face of an angry backlash after parking inspectors targetted Dawn Service crowds. The council was accused exploiting Anzac Day after it hit drivers with big fines. ...

 

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So the real question is ... who made the decision to fine dawn service attendees? They whether an individual or a group should be forced to resign.

Disgusting underhanded revenue raising City of Perth Take all the parking fines out of the salary of the suspended Ms Lisa Scaffidi.

It should also be noted that Wilson parking charged full weekday rate today in the CBD despite it being a public holiday. No weekend or public holiday rates were available

Make bigger and better parking at memorial parks for the public who attend Anzac day. Maybe!

Coward's act and a coward's result. Turn tail and run. Good on Perth for not putting up with it.

Goes to show when people really band together they can make a difference. Divided we are exploited

sack the lot of these corrupt muppets..

Most car parks in Melbourne have 10 flat rate and some even no charge on Anzac day ..

🤔 some people are sure to not know the fines are cancelled and pay. Or perhaps like what happened to my dad once they said it was cancelled and a year later issued him to court and put him behind bars for a few months. I'd want it in writing that my fine is cancelled.

It’s ALL ABOUT PROFITS. Huge lack of Respect to Everyone that Serves our Great Country . So corporate councils So Shamefully Exploited on this Very Emotional Day . No Respect at All . When election time Comes Around We’ll Show you and you can Bank that

Disrespectful for parking inspectors to be working on Anzac Day anyway. hope the council is better prepared to provide parking next year .

All fines without conviction by court are null and void. A pretended law made in excess of power is no law at all and is to be disregarded. Learn the constitution people.

You Do all know that with enough numbers you can just storm council chambers and sack them right there on the spot, melbourne sunshine residents did it, so can you Perth

This council should be moved to a third world country that has a dictatorship

So opportunist this council people.. all they wanna do is fine and make people unhappy even on such special occasion.. 😡😡😡

so do they want less people to goto a dawn service how terrible provide the space then

Shouldn’t public parking be free to the public? Yes of course it should. There’s no laws that say you have to pay to park or drive anywhere in Aus.

Where do they expect people to park when there's 30k people attending ... how pathetic and rude

The big question really is... what's their angle??? They KNEW, there'd be backlash... oh my holy heck yes, they would have. There is NO WAY.... that within the same day they've suddenly thought, "oops sorry, didn't know how upset you'd all be.. (that is a total load of bull...).... So Why??? Is this so they CAN charge next year... and then argue... "oh well, at least after last year. you all learned the lesson, now shut up.." Or, if not... What then???? What was the ACTUAL reason behind this pathetic publicity stunt??? And.... After we all find out... At the next lot of council elections... let's make sure we remind COP residents to sack the whole flipping lot of them!!!

No way to encourage people to the city ANZAC day should be exempt , and try free parking on weekends to boost weekend trade also

this council so out of touch ,,like last state gov

Don’t park illegally and you won’t get fined 🤷🏼‍♂️ 🤦🏼‍♂️

Ryan Barrett lmao check the indian guy with subs HAHAAHAHAH even though u could understand him

The act by PC Council has done more to deter people from attending dawn service than any terror threat. People who are not as mobile will not go because they may be afraid that they can not find any 'legal'parking close by. Well done PC Council well done

What a waste of our tax payers money having these fines handed out in the first place. Let’s put the resources somewhere relevant hey ? Bunch of idiots....

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9 News Perth

Australians have come together across the world to honour the ANZACs - 103 years after the fateful landing at Gallipoli. In WA, 30,000 people paid their respects as the Kings Park Dawn Service. ...

 

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WA always forget NZ stands for New Zealand so disgraceful

I only truly found my Anzac spirit today. Took me a while but I got there. War will never make sense to me but defending this great country sure the hell does.

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Flight Sergeant James Pat Steffan (top right) was born in Perth in June 1924 and lived with his parents in Mount Lawley. In October 1942, James discharged from the army and joined the Air Force. Sadly, his aircraft did not return from a raid over Courgent, France on 8 July 1944. James was just 20.

You can search the stories of over 1700 Western Australians on the Honour Avenue Plaques database on our website: www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/kings-p…/…/history/honour-avenues
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LEST WE FORGET | In commemoration of Anzac Day 2018, we are sharing stories of some of the brave Western Australian men and women who gave their lives in battle in World War I and II.

Flight Sergeant James Pat Steffan (top right) was born in Perth in June 1924 and lived with his parents in Mount Lawley. In October 1942, James discharged from the army and joined the Air Force. Sadly, his aircraft did not return from a raid over Courgent, France on 8 July 1944. James was just 20.

You can search the stories of over 1700 Western Australians on the Honour Avenue Plaques database on our website: https://www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/kings-p…/…/history/honour-avenues

LEST WE FORGET | We look forward to welcoming you at tomorrow's Anzac Day Dawn Service at the State War Memorial. We are expecting big crowds so please plan ahead. We recommend you arrive by public transport as parking within Kings Park will be extremely limited. Plan your journey and visit our website for all the details - www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/notices ...

LEST WE FORGET | We look forward to welcoming you at tomorrows Anzac Day Dawn Service at the State War Memorial. We are expecting big crowds so please plan ahead. We recommend you arrive by public transport as parking within Kings Park will be extremely limited. Plan your journey and visit our website for all the details - https://www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/notices

 

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Thank You 🖒 BiG LoVe To Our ANZAC and Soldier's All around the World❤🕆❤ ..Can't wait to see Australia and New Zealand do the "Haka" at 7am👐

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There's something exciting about the hustle and bustle of a busy airport. Did you know, when things get busy at Adelaide Airport we can see more than 3,000 passengers within the terminal in just one hour? Plus, we can help 24 aircraft to land in that same hour! ...

Theres something exciting about the hustle and bustle of a busy airport. Did you know, when things get busy at Adelaide Airport we can see more than 3,000 passengers within the terminal in just one hour? Plus, we can help 24 aircraft to land in that same hour!

 

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Could I ask when or what time frame is the Terminal going to be extended for more aircraft and could you add a viewing place with out impending the passenger?

Plus if I can add,,LOVE the Friendly Volunteers & always clean windows to view out of,,Well done Adelaide Airport..Always a Pleasure & Very Clean Toilets too { To much to mention on HOW GREAT I love it there }

LEST WE FORGET | In commemoration of the 2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service being held in Kings Park on Wednesday 25 April, we will be sharing stories of some of the brave Western Australian men and women who gave their lives in battle in World War I and II.

Of the 65 nurses who boarded the SS Vyner Brooke as Singapore fell in 1942, only 24 returned to Australia after the single biggest loss of Australian nurses during the two world wars – the Vyner Brooke Tragedy. One of these nurses was Sister Minnie Hodgson. Minnie trained at the Children’s Hospital (which became Princess Margaret Hospital) and later at King Edward Memorial Hospital. Minnie enlisted in 1941 and was Sister in the 13th Australian General Hospital in Singapore. Sister Minnie Hodgson was shot as a prisoner of war at Bangka Island on 16 February 1942. She was 33.

For more information on 2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service, check out the events calendar - www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/events-calendar
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LEST WE FORGET | In commemoration of the 2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service being held in Kings Park on Wednesday 25 April, we will be sharing stories of some of the brave Western Australian men and women who gave their lives in battle in World War I and II.

Of the 65 nurses who boarded the SS Vyner Brooke as Singapore fell in 1942, only 24 returned to Australia after the single biggest loss of Australian nurses during the two world wars – the Vyner Brooke Tragedy. One of these nurses was Sister Minnie Hodgson. Minnie trained at the Children’s Hospital (which became Princess Margaret Hospital) and later at King Edward Memorial Hospital. Minnie enlisted in 1941 and was Sister in the 13th Australian General Hospital in Singapore. Sister Minnie Hodgson was shot as a prisoner of war at Bangka Island on 16 February 1942. She was 33.

For more information on 2018 Anzac Day Dawn Service, check out the events calendar - https://www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/events-calendar

 

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