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Moomba

Austral
1. a festival held annually in Melbourne since 1954, named in the belief that moomba was an Aboriginal word meaning "Let's get together and have fun"
2. a natural gas field in South Australia
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The 'Larry Come Home' campaign reached its apex during the 1996 Moomba Festival.
So, Moomba is there for those who can't pay top dollar and just want to go skiing.
The Moomba-to-Sydney Gas Pipeline is 2,029 km long and links the Cooper Basin gas fields at Moomba with distribution networks in Sydney and regional New South Wales.
In 1955 the International PEN club, of which I was an active member, arranged the very first Moomba Book Fair, precursor of so many writers festivals later.
The 30 MW Paralana project is located adjacent to the Beverley uranium mine, while Geodynamics' 25 MW Cooper Basin project, located between Moomba and Innamincka, will demonstrate what the company claims to be the world's first multi-well hot fractured rock power facility.
Watch the glorious sunset as you sip rum punches at the MooMba Beach Bar but, for the most romantic setting of all, go to The Old Man And The Sea, at the old capital Savaneta.
I recall Menzies, in the course of a memorable speech opening a Moomba Book Fair in Melbourne in the mid-1950s, praising Vance's 'integrity'.
Where: Enviro Craft will be at the Melbourne Moomba Water Festival on the banks of the Yarra River in Alexandra Gardens.
Moomba, Yoko and Boots all arrived within hours of each other the following morning but Alien and Tevake II held on to first and second places.
Of the two hazards, the severity of loss from unconfined vapor cloud explosions far outweighs the loss caused by fire as shown by the accidents at Flixborough in 1974, Phillips Pasadena in 1989 and as recently as last year at Santos Moomba in Australia and Sonatrach Skikda in Algeria.
ELTON JOHN'S AIDS FOUNDATION PARTY THE PLACE: Moomba, North Robertson Boulevard, West Hollywood.