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26 February 2008

Rural residents urged to make use of broadband guarantee

The NSW Farmers' Association is reminding farmers that all people have access to metro-comparable broadband internet, either via a commercial provider or via a subsidy under the Australian Broadband Guarantee. [Full story on Farmonline.com]

26 February 2008

CDMA closure to go ahead on 28 April

The Federal Government has set the terms which will allow Telstra to switch off its popular CDMA network on 28 April and press ahead with its controversial Next G mobile technology. [Full story on Farmonline.com]

22 January 2008

Saturday Night sevices at St Paul's

In a new initiative, St Paul's Burra will conduct their first of their Saturday night services on 5 April followed by another on 31 May. [Full story]

18 January 2008

BOM upgrades thunderstorm warning service

The Bureau of Meteorology is now providing enhanced, graphical, severe thunderstorm warning services for NSW and the ACT. The aim is to better define the regions under threat when dangerous thunderstorms are occurring.

The new products contain graphics that will complement the Bureau's traditional text-based warning products. [Full story on BOM website]

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