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Lowe says new union needed to better protect riders' health

Monday March 7, 2011
TRENT Lowe, the Melbourne cyclist whose dispute with his former team led to the controversial sacking of Matt White as its sports director, believes professional riders are being treated like commodities and that they should collectively push for a review of athlete care by all teams.

Twin towers proposed for low-rise Rozelle

Monday February 28, 2011
THE low-rise village of Rozelle has moved closer to getting its first high-rise apartments. The Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, has agreed to consider a redevelopment of the Balmain Tigers club bigger than one rejected last year.

'I'm anything but delusional' DELLA BOSCA STAKES HIS CLAIM FOR LEADERSHIP

Friday November 6, 2009
JOHN DELLA BOSCA, the MP being described as "delusional" by colleagues, believes he can still be premier.

Eclectic Edmunds Deserves A Good Wrap

Monday October 27, 2008
Raymond Gill reflects on the many highs and lows of a rich and complex Melbourne festival.

Wet, Windy And Wild As Winter

Friday October 24, 2008
WINTER conditions continued to break records across the Hunter yesterday as temperatures fell to new lows.

Epicure For All Tastes

Thursday October 9, 2008
After the lows, the highs, writes Anita Beaumont.

Education Leads Coast Growth

Monday June 9, 2008
A DECADE of strong commercial investment in the Illawarra has helped to keep the region's construction industry healthy, despite residential approvals recently falling to record lows.

A World Of Opportunity Unfolds

Friday May 16, 2008
WITH unemployment levels at record lows, the right career choice is a matter that weighs heavily on the minds of most school leavers.

The Worst Of 2007

Sunday December 30, 2007
Sport revolves around highs and lows, triumph and tragedy, the good moments and the bad. Will Swanton nominates 10 of the year's worst performers.

From The Highest Peaks To A Campy Excess At The Mtc

Thursday December 27, 2007
ANY YEAR in Melbourne theatre can have a rugged geography. The highs tend to be precipitous, the lows abysmal. In 2007, there has been a particularly steep gradient between the best and worst on our stages.

The Best Of 2007

Sunday December 23, 2007
Sport revolves around highs and lows, triumph and tragedy, the good moments and the bad. Will Swanton nominates 10 of the year's best performers.

Quicksilver

Saturday December 1, 2007
Owning a Lotus Europa is a case of highs and lows, writes Nadine Armstrong.

Brambles Takeover Talk Turns To Dust

Wednesday November 28, 2007
PERSISTENT speculation about a takeover bid for Brambles appears to be running out of steam after Toll Holdings indicated yesterday it was looking at alternatives and as the share price of its potential bidding rival, former offshoot Asciano, hit new lows.

Brambles Bid Tangle Looks Likely To Unravel

Wednesday November 28, 2007
LONG-RUNNING speculation about a takeover of Brambles seems to be running out of steam after Toll Holdings indicated it was looking at alternatives and as the share price of its potential bidding rival - offshoot Asciano - hit new lows.

Howard's Little Squirm

Sunday November 11, 2007
THE Prime Minister spent this week trapped in the web of deception. He spun that web when he promised to keep interest rates at record lows, indeed at 30-year lows.

Rate Rise At Risk Of Writing Howard Out Of Political Limelight

Thursday November 8, 2007
IT ISN'T just Hollywood that's looking for clever writers at the moment. How do you write your way out of this sorry saga - six interest rate rises on the trot since the guy writing the script for that episode back in 2004 overreached with the throw-away line about keeping rates at 30-year lows.

Greig Takes Concerns To Alp

Wednesday November 7, 2007
RELATIONS between Shellharbour Mayor David Hamilton and his deputy Councillor Michele Greig have plunged to new lows, after she visited ALP headquarters in Sydney last week.

The Highs And Lows Of Having Expectations

Monday October 29, 2007
JOHN HOWARD pledged another $392 million to improve the skills of the workforce as he continued to fight off troubles over climate change and interest rates which have hampered his campaign in recent days.

Dollar $a

Monday October 29, 2007
We last looked at the Mighty Aussie Dollar on October 8, when it was trading at US89.45c and suggested that interim highs of between US90C and US91c were approaching. We then saw a high of US90.53c and, as we suggested, the $A pulled back last week, to US87.26c. That was the respite it had to have. It surged again on speculation of interest rate rises and closed last week at US91.51c, up an amazing 4.25c on the week's lows. So where might the Aussie be by Christmas? The rates speculation has ...

Rudd And Pm Clash On Rates

Monday October 29, 2007
PRIME Minister John Howard and Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd have clashed over promises that Mr Howard made in 2004 to keep interest rates at "30-year lows".

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