Sunday, 17 April 2005

ST05 : News Summary

International Telecommunications Corp announced a record profit for the quarter, derived mostly from greatly increased revenue in the Australia-Indonesia sector.

A man appeared in a NSW court today, charged with Arson. The hearing was adjourned, and no plea was entered.

Foreign Minister Upper flew to Timor Leste in an impromptu visit for consultations with local officials.

The Prime Minister faced a tough question time in Parliament, over claims that he has over-reacted to the Sydney Bombings.

Baggage Handlers walked off the job at Sydney today over complaints about lost luggage.

A large drugs bust was announced in Launceston, Tasmania, with ecstasy tablets with a street value of $1 million being seized.

Australia is 411 for 7 against the All Blacks at the WACA. Rain stopped play, and the match may be washed out.

What the Papers Say
The Canberra Times editorial complains of increased traffic outside their premisses on Newcastle Street, Fyshwick.

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