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Australia is no longer exporting its plastics problem overseas. A ban on sending it offshore came in on July 1, and 75,000 tonnes of waste are now being processed here.

But, while this is an important step, a bigger issue may be the amount of plastics we use in food and other everyday items. Alan Kohler explains.

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“”Themata” is a song by Australian progressive/alternative metal band Karnivool.

It was released in July 2005 as the third and final single from their debut album Themata, following the singles, “L1FEL1KE” and “Roquefort”. “Themata” is the first song by Karnivool to chart on Triple J’s Hottest 100, where it reached #97 in 2005.

The song was covered by Australian Idol contestant Reigan Derry in 2006.”

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“Australia is one of the richest and most prosperous countries in the world. Until the coronavirus crisis, they could boast of never having experienced a recession. Australians enjoy public services, a free economy and a model democracy.

However, few would be able to name an Australian company. In fact, few people know what makes Australia so prosperous. What does Australia sell to the whole world that makes it so rich? What is the secret of this country’s success? In this video we tell you.”

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