Thursday December 11, 2008HOUSING sprawl along coastal strips will be curtailed and new residential developments on canals banned under the State Government's coastal planning strategy.
Saturday December 1, 2007BEIJING'S "dark and stinky" canals will be flowing with pristine water in time for the Olympic Games next year, a Beijing water official says.
Sunday August 12, 2007THE global expansion of wine has reached its unlikeliest frontier yet: the "floating" vineyards that produce fine wines among the canals of Bangtorad in Thailand.
Thursday January 18, 2007HATE going to the dentist? Well, spare a thought for Jason Lee. The jockey is still recovering a shocking fall at Kembla Grange in October. He underwent surgery for more than two hours yesterday to have six root canals on his lower jaw, smashed in the fall. He has already had "about half a dozen" root canals on his top teeth. "It's the best way to do it, they tell me," Lee said. "I have to have it done before I can get a clearance to ride." Lee has returned to the track in the past month to clock ...
Tuesday September 12, 2006Boating mecca of the Gippsland Lakes, Paynesville is a maritime maze of moorings, jetties and canals. Even the butcher and the baker have lake views. Waterside dining is de rigueur, and along with slipways and shipwrights you'll find classic coastal cafes and foodie haunts.
Sunday August 6, 2006London's canals are a fascinating way of revisiting history. Christina Pfeiffer reports.
Saturday April 22, 2006The Lizard's Bite By David Hewson Macmillan, 513pp, $32.95 The 'city of canals' loses its romance in a complex detective story that has its entire population under threat.
Saturday December 24, 2005TOP FIVE FISHMONGER REVIEWS: Canals; Fegari; Conway Fish Trading; Vasiliki Fresh Crayfish Supply; Claringbold's Seafoods
Sunday May 22, 2005I relaxed back in the gondola as the strains of Oh Sole Mio floated into the night air and the water lapped gently at the sides of the boat. A small motorboat buzzed past us and then, what was that? The Darling Harbour to Circular Quay ferry. Yes the gondola in question plies the waterways of Sydney Harbour not the Venice canals.
Sunday May 22, 2005I RELAXED back in the gondola as the strains of O Sole Mio floated into the night air and the water lapped gently at the sides of the boat. A small motorboat buzzed past us and then, what was that? The Darling Harbour to Circular Quay ferry. Yes, the gondola in question plies the waterways of Sydney Harbour, not the Venice canals.
Monday January 17, 2005Canals, tunnels and aqueducts have carried water along the 64 kilometres of the Upper Canal system from four dams to Prospect Reservoir for 117 years.
Saturday October 16, 2004NEW artists' impressions of the Shell Cove marina development include fresh plans for premium housing overlooking inland canals.
Sunday May 23, 2004WARNING: The following item may be a complete porky.
Sunday February 29, 2004Visitors can cruise canals on luxurious reed houseboats or try heli-skiing
Tuesday August 19, 2003Viewed from a rocky hill near the remote Peruvian hamlet of Alto Catacha, the worn earthen mounds and canals of an ancient farming system that once fed an empire stretch to the horizon.
Sunday May 25, 2003It's a tourist trap in summer, so Harriet Upjohn enjoyed the city of canals in a time of icicles.
Monday February 10, 2003The deaths of two men from shark attacks in Gold Coast canals within the past seven weeks may be linked to the drought.
Monday December 16, 2002I saw a vision in days gone by, and would dream that dream again, Of the days when the Darling shall not back billabongs up in vain. There were reservoirs and grand canals where the sad, dry lands had been, And a glorious network of aqueducts mid fields that were always green. Henry Lawson, The Storm That Is To Come, 1904. On average, about 2500 megalitres of water - five Sydney Harbours - flow down the Darling past Bourke each year. Irrigators between Mungindi and Menindee usually extract between 3 an
Saturday October 5, 2002AS drought tightened its grip on Australia, the Federal Government signalled yesterday growing support for a $15billion plan to pipe the nation's irrigation canals.
Saturday October 5, 2002As drought tightened its grip on Australia, the Federal Government yesterday signalled growing support for a $15 billion plan to pipe the nation's irrigation canals.
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