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Oceania Briefing

— Global


The rebranding benefits of geographical name changes are weighed up in South Australia, plans to harvest storm water for consumption are questioned in the New South Wales city of Orange, and Tokelau announces plans to utilise a combination of solar and coconut oil energy for the island's electricity.

Australia, Brand identity, Energy, Environment, Housing, Immigration, New Zealand, Tokelau, Vanuatu

Students get an easy ride


Australia’s Gold Coast Rapid Transit light-rail system is due to be completed within the next two years, linking Griffith University with Broadbeach. As well as increasing access to the campus’s medical centre it will also ease the commute for the university’s 16,500 students.

What’s in a name


The state of South Australia got its name in 1834. Before that it had two other appellations: Pieter Nuyts Land, named after the Dutch explorer who mapped the state’s coast in the 1620s, and Terra…


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