Two Australian Soldiers Sustain Minor Wounds In Afghanistan
Two Australian Soldiers Sustain Minor Wounds In
Two Australian soldiers from the 3
RAR Task Group received minor wounds from an Improvised
Explosive Device blast in Uruzgan province last week.
incident occurred while they were supporting Afghan National
Security Force operations.
Acting Chief of Joint
Operations, Rear Admiral Steve Gilmore, said the soldiers
have been released after precautionary medical
“The soldiers notified health personnel
after the incident and were aero-medically evacuated to a
coalition medical facility in Kandahar for precautionary
medical assessment,” Rear Admiral Gilmore said.
have since been released from hospital and have contacted
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Mighty River: 'Mum And Dad’ Investors Myth Busted
Green Party research, confirmed by Treasury, shows that half of the shares in Mighty River Power that National sold to retail investors went to just 13,000 people and that 10 percent of the retail shares went to just 400 wealthy people and organisations, Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman said today.
The sale of Mighty River Power saw 113,000 retail investors, referred to as ‘mum and dad’ investors by the National Government, buy 26.9 percent of the company. Analysis by the Greens and Treasury shows that half of those shares were, in fact, purchased by fewer than 13,000 people who bought an average of nearly $35,000 worth of shares...
“The truth is that 98 percent of New Zealanders bought no shares at all. Half the retail shares went to just 0.3 percent of the population, and a tiny group of just 400 wealthy individuals and organisations got 10 percent of the retail shares. More>>