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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Australian Military
Australia will remove all gender barriers in its military over the next five years, opening up positions that previously had been considered too dangerous for women, including front-line combat roles, a minister said Tuesday.
The first day Abby Sunderland was stranded in the Southern Ocean, Australia's rescue agency chartered a jet to fly over the area where her emergency beacon was activated. The 11-hour flight cost an estimated 110,000 Australian dollars ($94,500 U.S.).