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NIRS NEWS STORIES 6am-9am 09 DECEMBER 2013 Story 1 The Climate Council has today released a report warning of the increased risk and intensity of bushfires as a result of climate change. It points to the growing impact of bushfires on communities, infrastructure and our health, as well as threatening the safety of emergency service […]

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NIRS NEWS STORIES 6am-9am 06 DECEMBER 2013 Story 1 In breaking news, the former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela has died. The 95 year old was the country’s first black Prime Minister. He had spent 27 years imprisoned before being released in 1990. The current President of South Africa Jacob Zuma announced the news […]

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NIRS NEWS STORIES 6am-9am 05 DECEMBER 2013 Story 1 Constitutional reform was put on the agenda today in Brisbane with key panellists both for and against the debate for First Nations people to be recognised in the Australian Constitution. Hosted by the Brisbane Indigenous Media Association, the panel was made up by National Congress of Australia’s […]

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NIRS NEWS STORIES 6am-9am 04 DECEMBER 2013 Story 1 The Bandjalang People of the northern NSW coast have been awarded native title over their land by the Federal Court. The special hearing took place in Evans Head earlier this week, after a 17 year long claim, the ABC reports. The traditional owners were recognized by […]

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NIRS NEWS STORIES 6am-9am 03 DECEMBER 2013 Story 1 A new report by the Salvation Army highlights the desperate situation facing thousands of homeless Australians as we head towards Christmas. It reveals the growing housing affordability crisis is responsible for almost half of all people accessing the Salvo’s special homelessness services. The ‘Homelessness’ report also […]

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NIRS NEWS STORIES 6am-9am 02 DECEMBER 2013 Story 1 The Northern Territory government’s ‘Alcohol Protection Order’ legislation has passed through parliament. Police will now be able to enforce orders on individuals who commit a crime while intoxicated. Those served with the orders will not be able to buy or consume alcohol, or enter a licenced […]

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