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Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg vs Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon over Liddell

Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg has an argument with Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon on energy issues as they cross paths at Parliament House. Photo: Alex EllinghausenThe tense stand-off between the Turnbull government and energy giant AGL has deepened after different accounts emerged of what happened in a meeting about the future of the Liddell coal-fired power plant.
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Tensions boiled over on Tuesday when Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg and Labor MP Joel Fitzgibbon came face-to-face in the corridors of parliament house.

Frydenberg vs Fitzgibbon- robust discussions on energy issues first thing this morning pic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/87ckmU2DNi

— Alex Ellinghausen (@ellinghausen) September 11, 2017It’s hard to win a debate Josh when your heart is not in your cause #auspolpic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/jzVAFhWPRP

— Joel Fitzgibbon (@fitzhunter) September 11, 2017

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Mr Frydenberg said the government had secured a commitment from AGL to develop within 90 days a proposal to keep the NSW plant open, sell it, or guarantee equivalent power should the scheduled 2022 closure proceed. The government wants to plant to remain operating to meet a looming shortfall in baseload power.

However, a statement released by AGL following Monday’s meeting noted it had committed to deliver a plan to avoid an energy shortfall “once the Liddell coal-fired power station retires in 2022”.

Andy Vesey CEO of AGL arrives at Parliament House for a meeting with the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra on Monday 11 September 2017. Fedpol. Photo: Andrew Meares

While Mr Vesey said he agreed to the government’s request to examine keeping the plant running or selling it, the statement emphasised the ageing facility’s growing reliability problems.

Critically, AGL noted any new energy capacity would likely come from the development of gas power, pumped hydro, batteries and better managing electricity demand.

Mr Vesey later told the ABC the company could find a solution for the government while forging ahead with the power station’s closure.

“I think that we are committed to finding the best solution for the market. We believe we can deliver that without having to consider the extension or sell the plant and that’s what we’re going to work on,” Mr Vesey said.

Mr Frydenberg had emphasised that “AGL will take to its board a proposal to keep Liddell open for another five years, or to sell to another party”.

As an alternative, Mr Frydenberg said, the company would also come up with a plan to ensure the equivalent supply of reliable, cheap energy.

On Tuesday morning, the government stood by its interpretation.

When the ABC read out loud Mr Vesey’s quote on his preference to close the power station, Mr Frydenberg said: “Well, he’s also said in his press release that he will follow up the discussion with the Prime Minister in taking a request to keep its Liddell power station running for another five years or to sell it to another party.”

Mr Frydenberg said he would be “astounded, indeed astonished, if [Mr Vesey] was not to do that as promised”.

Outspoken Liberal MP Craig Kelly, the chair of the backbench energy and environment committee, accused AGL of speaking with a “forked tongue” after Mr Vesey suggested the company did not want to see Liddell maintained beyond 2022.

“This seems to be completely contrary to the information that was coming out of the meeting with the Prime Minister and I think it appears AGL speaks with forked tongue,” he said.

Mr Kelly labelled the company “probably one our biggest corporate villains” and accused them of hypocrisy for “rallying against coal at a time when 80 per cent of their generation comes from coal”.

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OpinionHealth omitted from review of EIS: Doctors

There are numerous examples of where communities have been put at risk from the rapid expansion of the coal and unconventional gas industry in NSW. Bulga, Singleton, Camden are some of thesites that come to mind.
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These communities have been exposed to stress from noise and, air and water pollution. Yet despite these harms, the health of the population has been an after thought in the planning process for many years.

Health is the big omission in the current review ofEnvironmental Impact Statements (EIS)by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, whichhas ignored the issue previously.

The people of NSW, and particularly the Hunter, are frustrated by the EIS process. On numerous occasions significant community concerns have been ignored. This was seen only recently with the approval of a seven-year extension to the Wilpinjong mine afterthere were 600 objections (about 100 approving)from the community. There also continue to be applications for mines such as the Rocky Hill coalmine that is within a kilometre of houses.

Is there going to be a continued disregard for the health of the population?

Robust evidence showsthat mines put local communities at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, respiratory illnesses such as asthma, high blood pressure, kidney disease and strokes.But while the primary objective of an EIS is to protect the environment in order to protect community wellbeing, health is never mentioned in the current review.

Doctors are deeply concerned about this omissionand call for a Health Impact Statement to be done for all major projects.

Too often the government acts as proponent of a project instead of arbiter, and health assessment suffers. To ameliorate this appalling situation, a Health Impact Statement must be done by independent experts who have no pecuniary interests in the project. The process must be carried out by a firm that does not derive its income from this type of consultancy, and independent monitoring of the environmental conditions with results made available to the community.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the ideal agency to undertake this critical task.

However, as outlined in the Environment Justice (EJA)report into the toxicity of coal-fired power stations, the EPA needs to be strengthened to protect human health. Ideally, we need a federal EPA independent of state politics and industry influence.

Furthermore, each new development needs to have an adequate cost-benefit assessment that includes the costly health externalities of a given project on the local population as well as the costs of emissions enhancing climate change. TheBusiness Council of has been calling for a cost-benefit analysisfor many years.

The EIS review document highlights the importance of transparency, however, it is not clear how a project will get its final approval. This needs to be articulated.The community is frustrated by the approval process and is often dismayed when a project that is obviously detrimental to local people is given a green light.

The NSW Government is wasting its time with the review of Environmental Impact Statements – unless all these conditions are met.Only then can the people of NSW have faith that the government has the community’s health front and centre.

DrJohn Van Der Kallen is a Newcastle physician and a member ofDoctors for the Environment

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Stand-off between government and AGL deepens over conflicting statements

Andy Vesey CEO of AGL arrives at Parliament House for a meeting with the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Canberra on Monday 11 September 2017. Fedpol. Photo: Andrew Meares The tense stand-off between the Turnbull government and energy giant AGL has deepened after different accounts emerged of what happened in a meeting about the future of the Liddell coal-fired power plant.
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg said the government had secured a commitment from AGL to develop within 90 days a proposal to keep the NSW plant open, sell it, or guarantee equivalent power should the scheduled 2022 closure proceed. The government wants to plant to remain operating to meet a looming shortfall in baseload power.

However, a statement released by AGL following Monday’s meeting noted it had committed to deliver a plan to avoid an energy shortfall “once the Liddell coal-fired power station retires in 2022”.

While Mr Vesey said he agreed to the government’s request to examine keeping the plant running or selling it, the statement emphasised the ageing facility’s growing reliability problems.

Critically, AGL noted any new energy capacity would likely come from the development of gas power, pumped hydro, batteries and better managing electricity demand.

Mr Vesey later told the ABC the company could find a solution for the government while forging ahead with the power station’s closure.

“I think that we are committed to finding the best solution for the market. We believe we can deliver that without having to consider the extension or sell the plant and that’s what we’re going to work on,” Mr Vesey said.

Mr Frydenberg had emphasised that “AGL will take to its board a proposal to keep Liddell open for another five years, or to sell to another party”.

As an alternative, Mr Frydenberg said, the company would also come up with a plan to ensure the equivalent supply of reliable, cheap energy.

On Tuesday morning, the government stood by its interpretation.

When the ABC read out loud Mr Vesey’s quote on his preference to close the power station, Mr Frydenberg said: “Well, he’s also said in his press release that he will follow up the discussion with the Prime Minister in taking a request to keep its Liddell power station running for another five years or to sell it to another party.”

Mr Frydenberg said he would be “astounded, indeed astonished, if [Mr Vesey] was not to do that as promised”.

Outspoken Liberal MP Craig Kelly, the chair of the backbench energy and environment committee, accused AGL of speaking with a “forked tongue” after Mr Vesey suggested the company did not want to see Liddell maintained beyond 2022.

“This seems to be completely contrary to the information that was coming out of the meeting with the Prime Minister and I think it appears AGL speaks with forked tongue,” he said.

Mr Kelly labelled the company “probably one our biggest corporate villains” and accused them of hypocrisy for “rallying against coal at a time when 80 per cent of their generation comes from coal”.

– with James Massola

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Lili Crane realises dream of releasing her own music

PROMISING: Merewether teenager Lili Crane has released her debut EP All The Sweet Things after travelling to Nashville in May. Picture: Max Mason-HubersTHE realisation that she’s released her own music has only just dawned on Merewether teenager Lili Crane.
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“When I woke up this morning I typed my name into iTunes and it came up and I thought it was so cool,” Crane said.“Like I never thought this could happen.It feels like it’s just the start and there’s more to come.”

The three-track EP All The Sweet Things, released on Monday, is indeed an impressive debut, dominated by the 16-year-old’s powerful vocal. The EP was recorded in May in Nashville during Crane’s week-long trip, funded by her victory last year at theRural Aid ‘s Rising Star competition.

The title track and What You Did To Me were written by Crane, while the opener High Speed was a collaboration with two-time Grammy-nominated producer Shane Adams.

Lili Crane – High SpeedWhile in Nashville the year 10 St Pius X student made the most of her opportunity by working with producers and songwriters Brett Blanden and Greg Hudik and she also performed during an open mic night atSoulshine Pizza Factory.

HEART ON FIREEAT Your Heart Out have been keeping some impressive company lately.

On Wednesday night the Newcastle alternative five-piece completed a two-show support run for English band DeafHavana at Sydney’s Oxford Art Factory.

Deaf Havana were in supporting UK goth rock legends Placebo, and played at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre on Tuesday.

Eat Your Heart Out have been picking up momentum since they won theTriple J Unearthed slot for Groovin The Moo at Maitlandand released their second EP Carried Awayin April.

SUN BLOCKED OUTWE hope you’ve boughtyour tickets for Festival Of The Sun because the Port Macquarie party is sold out. It took 11 days for the three-day festival’s ticket allocation to be exhausted.

RAPID GROWTHIF you’re bummed about missing out on Festival Of The Sun, then Grow Your Own on December 22 might be theperfectalternative.

Following the success of last year’s event, Grow Your Own is moving fromClub Forster to the much-larger Peter Barclays Sports Field in Tuncurry. The expansion has been matched with a superior line-up.

Blue Mountains indie bandCloud Control headline the one-day festival alongsideSkegss, The Belligerents, The Babe Rainbow, Newcastle’sThe Gooch Palms, Ruby Fields, Alex the Astronaut, LosScallywaggs, The Ruiins,The Little Quirks,I OhYouDJs and Pina Coladascope.

Grow Your Own is curated by Forster’sHolly Rankin, better known as Triple J darling Jack River, and fellow Great Lakes localLee McConnell.

MATHISKE’S AWAREWHEN you’re renown as one of ’s finest classical guitarists you generally make some fairly red-hot muso friends. That’s definitely the case for Newcastle’s Bruce Mathiske.

Two weeks ago Mathiske released his new album Soundawareness, named after his charity project which providesmusic for peoplewho have sufferedbrain injuries likestrokes to aidin their recovery.

The project also raises money to provide children from underprivileged backgrounds withaccess to instruments.

Soundawareness features an A-list of collaborators inJohn Paul Young (vocals),James Morrison (trumpet),Andy Firth (clarinet) and Newcastle’sSally Walker (flute).

Mathiske will launch Soundawarenessat Lizotte’s on October 28, where he will be joined by several of the guests from the album.

DINING OUTFREQUENT visitor Sarah McLeod is returning to Newcastle’s 48 Watt Street on October 12, but this time armed with new tunes.

Sarah McLeod – Wild HeartsThe Superjesus frontwoman releasedRocky’s Diner,her first solo album in 12 years, in Augustand this week unveiled her new video for the singleWild Hearts.

The record was written duringa three-month period McLeod spent living in a New York apartment.

McLeod will be joined by Baby Animals drummer and long-time collaborator Mick Skelton onhernational tour.

BUSY BOARKANSAS-raised n bluesman Bo Jenkins will be gettingwell-acquaintedwith the Hunter in the coming weeks.

As part of his east cost tour the left-handed guitar maestro will perform at Maitland’sGrand Junction Hotel on Saturday, before stopping atCooks Hill’sOrient Hotel on Sunday.

If you miss those gigs, don’t fret, you can also catch Jenkins at theClare Castle Hotel inRaymond Terrace (September 22), Gloucester’sRoundabout Inn (September 23), East Gresford’sHotel Beatty (September 24) and finally at Karuah RSL on September29.

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QBE chief John Neal to leave insurer after ‘challenging’ period

QBE Group’s chief executive John Neal is stepping down after leading the insurance giant through a “challenging” five-year period, in the face of investor frustration over the company’s performance.
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Mr Neal will be replaced by the head of its n and New Zealand business Pat Regan, an appointment that was welcomed by investors, amid bets Mr Regan would take the axe to costs and rationalise the sprawling business.

The outgoing chief will step down at the end of this year, having led QBE during a period in which the company has failed to ditch its reputation for springing negative surprises on the market, despite efforts by Mr Neal to simplify QBE.

QBE has in recent months been under renewed pressure from the market after unveiling more surprises including a poor performance in its emerging markets business, and disappointing market guidance at its results last month.

These shocks dealt a blow to investor confidence in Mr Neal’s turnaround of QBE, which had been expanded by a wave of acquisitions under former chief executive Frank O’Halloran, who led the company for 14 years until 2012.

Arnhem Investment Management managing partner Mark Nathan said there had been a build-up in investor disappointment towards QBE in recent years, and the negative surprises of recent months had added to this.

“It’s been quite a difficult period in insurance markets generally during John’s tenure, and there’s been a range of QBE-specific issues as well,” Mr Nathan said. “I think there’s a cumulative effect.”

Mr Nathan said it was too early to asses the legacy of Mr Neal, though history may judge him “less harshly” as the impact of his attempts to simplify QBE and cut costs became clearer.

Senior analyst at Clime Asset Management, David Walker, said many investors had already lost patience with QBE before the downgrade triggered by its emerging markets business in June.

“For many investors, this downgrade was not the last straw – the one before that was,” he said.

QBE shares rose 2.5 per cent on Tuesday to $10.50, but during Mr Neal’s tenure the stock has fallen more than 20 per cent.

Mr Walker said QBE’s share price reflected the market’s disappointment with QBE, and he stressed the June downgrade in its emerging markets business was the result of “mistakes”, as opposed to natural disasters beyond the insurer’s control.

“These are not due to hurricanes or catastrophes. These reflect internal mistakes – own goals by QBE. The emerging markets downgrade was the result of that and that only.”

QBE chairman Marty Becker on Tuesday said Mr Neal had led QBE through a “significant transformation and a challenging period in the insurance industry globally”, as he thanked the outgoing CEO and talked up the performance of Mr Regan’s businesses.

Mr Neal said in a statement: “It has been an honour to lead the organisation for the last five years and I am pleased with the work that has been done to transform QBE into a truly global franchise with an enviable position as a top 20 global insurance and reinsurance company.”

Mr Neal’s departure comes despite him saying in April this year that his contract required 12 months notice and he did not intend to leave the insurer. This occurred after his bonus was cut by $550,000 for failing to disclose to the board he was having a relationship with his assistant.

Bell Potter analyst TS Lim backed the change in CEO, saying he expected QBE would be “rationalised” under Mr Regan to focus on the higher returning businesses.

“We believe this is a good outcome with an experienced and well-regarded industry practitioner assuming the CEO role next year and to guide the insurer ahead in a world of increasing competition and complexity,” Mr Lim wrote.

Mr Regan said in a statement: “QBE has some clear strengths and great franchises, as well as talented and dedicated people and I am delighted to be appointed to lead the group.”

Mr Regan will be a paid a base salary of $2 million, in line with Mr Neal’s base pay, with the potential to earn a bonus of up to $7 million in shares and cash for “outperformance”.

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Rezone plan for rail corridor open for comment

A rezoning proposal for Newcastle’s former rail corridor which, if approved, will see a mix of public recreation, tourism, residential and commercial buildings developed along the 2km stretch of the old heavy rail line.
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The proposal covers the corridorbetween Worth Place and Watt Street.

The public can view and comment on land-use zones proposed by council in the corridor, which is in response to the 2016 rezoning request by theHunter Development Corporation (HDC).

“The public exhibition period is an important part of ensuring a balance of open space, tourism facilities, and residential and commercial development along the corridor,” Newcastle City Council interim CEO Jeremy Bath said.

“I invite members of the public to have their say by submitting a formal submission through our engagement site, via email or post, or even register to address Council at a public voice session later in the year.

A range of documents will be available for review including a development control plan and draft planning agreement, which complement the planning proposal.

The development control plan details requirements for building design and public domain areas, while the planning agreement contains HDC’s contributions to help create parks, affordable housing, transport and other infrastructure.

The documents can be read online, at the King St city administration centre or Newcastle Library.

Community drop-in sessions will be held on Monday 18 September from 6pm to 8pm and the following day from 10am to noon at City Hall.

Council officers will incorporate feedback from the public exhibition period into another report to Council before the end of 2017.

It will address the issues raised and whether amendments should be made.

If approved by council, a request will be made to the Department of Planning to finalise the planning proposal to amend the Local Environment Plan by which Council determines future development applications.

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Angelina Jolie brings grown-up brood to premiere

“Hey, uh, I know this is the Toronto International Film Festival and the guest list is tight and everything, but… could I have a ‘plus six’?”
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Angelina Jolie has attended the premiere of her new film joined by all six of her children.

The actor, who separated from husband Brad Pitt in September 2016, turned up to the premiere of First They Killed My Father at the Toronto International Film Festival with her sizeable brood in tow.

Joined by Maddox, 16, and Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 11, and twins Knox and Vivienne, both nine, Jolie swept her children up the red carpet posing for photos on Monday.

Maddox was arguably attending the event in a professional capacity: the teenager is as a producer on the film, which is based on the 2000 book of the same name, written by Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung, based on her experience of life under the rise of the Khmer Rouge regime.

Born in the south-east Asian nation, Maddox was adopted as a baby by Jolie in 2002.

Although the Jolie-Pitt crew have often joined their parents at red carpet events, it has historically been quite rare for this many of the children to be in the one (public) place at the one time. However, family red carpet time is something Jolie has recently favoured: all six of the children attended the First They Killed My Father world premiere in Cambodia in February.

The sextet also tagged along for the film’s US premiere in Colorado earlier this month.

On Sunday, the four youngest children accompanied their mother to the premiere of her film, The Breadwinner.

After a period of silence, Jolie has started to speak publicly about her separation from Pitt, telling Vanity Fair in July that her children have been “very brave”.

“We’re all just healing from the events that led to the filing … They’re not healing from divorce. They’re healing from some… from life, from things in life.”

Shortly after the couple’s divorce, Pitt was investigated and cleared of possible child abuse after allegedly losing his temper in front of some of the couple’s children during a flight.

Speaking to the UK Telegraph earlier this month, Jolie said being single was “not something [she] wanted”.

“There’s nothing nice about it, it’s just hard,” she said.

“Sometimes maybe it appears I am pulling it all together, but really I am just trying to get through my days.”

She added that she was trying to protect her children from any stress she was experiencing.

“I feel sometimes that my body has taken a hit, but I try to laugh as much as possible,” she said. “We tend to get so stressed that our children feel our stress when they need to feel our joy.”

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Newcastle rail corridor development control plan on exhibition

PLANS to rezone the former heavy rail line’s path are open for public comment.
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Newcastle City Council is exhibiting the plan, which outlines a mix of uses including public recreation, residential and commercial precincts along the two-kilometre stretch between Worth Place and Watt Street.

“The public exhibition period is an important part of ensuring a balance of open space, tourism facilities, and residential and commercial development along the corridor,” Newcastle City Council interim chief executive Jeremy Bath said.

“This is a one-off chance to get the next exciting stage of the city’s development right after a record $1 billion worth of building approvals over the past 12 months.”

The Newcastle Herald reported in May that the the plan would, if approved, create several new precincts where the trains once ran.Darby Street would poolinto a plaza opposite where it strikes Hunter Streetto create a link through to Argyle Street.

Nearby, sitting at the top of Crown Street, a small scattering ofshop-top housing similar to thatin the Hunter Street mall could be built bordering onto green space running east towards the Market Street lawn.

The plan’spublic exhibition period was pushed back after Greens and Labor councillors decided to seek more information about traffic and public transport in the CBD first.

Documents now on exhibition include the development control plan, which details requirements for building design and public areas, while a planning agreement shows the Hunter Development Corporation’s commitments to parks, affordable housing and infrastructure.

The documents can be read online, at the King St city administration centre or Newcastle Library.

Feedback will be incorporated into another report to the new elected council before the end of the year, and will address issues raised and potentially propose amendments.

The Department of Planning will be asked to finalise the proposal if the council supports it.

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Short Takes September 13 2017

With so many things, timing is important. So I suppose it was just a coincidence that the report on noise levels made by the Supercars was released a day after the council elections?
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Ross Edmonds,WaratahIn regard to Saturday’s story (“Sinking feeling, Herald 9/9):Masterton Homes have aseven-year warranty on their buildings.Are they fair dinkum?

Ken Harvey,Warners BayThey say you get the government you deserve, I guess that goes for local governments too.The people of Port Stephens had the chance to vote for change but instead opted for more of the same (“Port’s chains claimed as Maitland races on”, Herald 11/9). You asked for it, now stop whinging and live with it.After all, you deserve it.

Brian Crooks,SconeWell surprise, surprise:the Supercars noise report gets released two days after the council elections (“Lipstick on a pig’: East End takes aim at Supercars noise plan, Herald 12/9). I can only imagine the meetingwith all the bigwigs in furious agreement that the report be kept top secret until after the election. A scene that’s surely inspiration for the next series of Utopia, called Newtopia.

Andrew Myors,Newcastle EastThe High Court’s green light for the marriage plebiscite prompts a spray from Les Hutchinson (Letters 9/9), dumping many or most of us into his ‘basket of deplorables’: under-educated, unread, multi-ignorant, multi-prejudiced and stupidly racist.As one who would qualify, I suspect, as one of Les’deplorablessimply because I disagree with same-sex ‘marriage’.I acknowledge the effectiveness of his comments.Les’letter, in my opinion, will gain more supporters for the nocase than any piece of reasoned argument that I have read recently.Well done Les! Keep up the good work!

Peter Dolan,LambtonThe other day I came across a copy of the Newcastle Morning Herald dated May 91945. On the front page was a picture of Novocastrians celebrating the cease-fire of the War in Europe. Reading through I saw many items which are featured in today’s issues.One piece was a movie from the Victoria Theatre which today is experiencing a resurgence.Last but not leastletters to the editor, which I’m sure has never lost its popularity.

Daphne Hughes,KahibahI would like to know how much money was wasted on the phone calls we received on Friday for the local election. How did they get hold of phone numbers that are silent numbers? It is enough that you have to run the gauntlet before going to vote but to be rung at home and pestered by them. Money wasted and I hope it was not Newcastle people that had to pay for it.

Marilyn Frost,Hamilton NorthNRL boss Todd Greenberg said no team missed out on the finals because of refereeing decisions.Apparently he didn’t watch any football at the weekend.

John Keen,Gateshead

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Free Fluffy: Baby great white shark to be released into ocean

Early this afternoon, a juvenile shark got itself in trouble, managaing to get washed up into the rocks along Manly beach. Staff from Manly SEA LIFE Sanctuary eventually trasnported the shark to a nearby rock pool along Fairy Bower. The shark seemed to be ill and as of 2pm, staff were still unsure of what species the shark was. Photographed Monday 11th September 2017. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH NEWS 170911 The baby great white shark found washed up on a Sydney beach has undergone a health assessment and is likely to be released into the ocean on Tuesday.
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The 1.5-metre shark, nicknamed “Fluffy”, was spotted flailing in the surf at Shelly Beach near Manly about midday on Monday.

Attempts to drag the injured shark back into the sea failed, so rescuers moved it to a stretcher and transferred it the Fairy Bower ocean pool, where it attracted a crowd of onlookers.

The shark, which appears to have injuries to its mouth and tail, was later put in a truck and taken to Manly Sea Life Sanctuary, where it was transferred to an isolation tank and assessed overnight.

The sanctuary’s senior aquarist Robbie McCracken said the shark had made a dramatic recovery and was expected to be released into the ocean once it has approval from NSW Fisheries.

“He has had a chance to rest and recoup and hopefully we will be able to release him a bit later today,” he told Nine News.

“This animal is better suited to recovery out in its environment.”

It is not known how the juvenile shark ended up beaching itself at Shelly Beach, which is adjacent to the Cabbage Tree Bay Aquatic Reserve.

Mr McCracken said it was “extremely rare” for a shark to end up on the beach.

“We are hoping that it sort of mistakenly found its way into an area it didn’t intend to be and got a bit tired and exhausted and then stressed with the waves and all the people around it.

“Hopefully when we let it back out quite a way offshore in much deeper water it will be able to recover.

“These great white sharks usually are animals that would tend to be offshore a bit, out in the deeper more unrestricted waters.

“This one for whatever reason found its way up into the beaches of Manly and then into the surf zone where it came into a bit of grief. That is where we were able to step in and sort of intervene.” #shark in the #bower pool #manlypic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/DIH8ylWMlz??? jomorgan (@hijomorgan) September 11, 2017Beachgoers in Manly were given a shock, with the dramatic rescue of a “washed up” great white shark. @Gabrielle_Boyle is LIVE #9Newspic.twitter苏州夜总会招聘/m2wQCcDh1L??? Nine News Sydney (@9NewsSyd) September 11, 2017

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