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Suburban Rail Loop faces major cost blowout
The entire project was initially going to cost $50 billion to build the loop running from Cheltenham to Werribee. So far, the state has allocated $11 billion for stage one. Advertisement.

Independent analysis puts the cost of building and running Victoria's Suburban Rail Loop at $200 billion
Key points: · Victoria's Parliamentary Budget Office [PBO] assessed the project at the request of Opposition Leader Matthew Guy · The PBO put construction costs for the first two stages at $125 billion with another $75 billion in operating costs...

Morrison's multiple portfolios: why the law has nothing to do with it
The go-to defence of pretty much everyone who is entangled in the scandal of Scott Morrison's self-appointment to five ministerial portfolios other than his own is that no laws were broken. But this alleged legality - which remains unclear - is barely...

Scientists are trying to bring back the Tasmanian tiger nearly a century after extinction
Teaming up with Colossal Laboratories and Biosciences to bring back the Australian thylacine (Tasmanian tiger), a predator exterminated in the early 20th century, is the University of Melbourne's Thylacine Integrated Genetic Restoration Research (TIGRR)...

Fort Lytton Comes Alive Again!

Holding the Fort! is a go-back-in-time program for school age children. It’s a dramatized experience set in 1944, when Fort Lytton was in full operation (although past the immediate threat of attack). The children are framed as new recruits on their first day. In the story the General is arriving at 12 noon for an inspection and it’s a marathon race to get ready in just two hours. Hats and flags have to be made; semaphore has to learned; and drill on the twin-six pounder has to be practised. The General is played by one of our Fort Lytton Historical Association guides, and of course he gives the fort a pass and praises the competence of the new recruits.

Times - 10.00 - 12.30   Dates  June 29, 30 July 1, 6, 7, 8.

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