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Court of Justice to decide the future of whaling today

WHALING in the Antarctic could be outlawed today as Australia and Japan front the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

Australia is pushing the ICJ to order Japan to stop its research program and cancel any approvals it has to hunt whales in the Southern Ocean.

A win for Australia would force Japan to cancel its hunting, leaving it with no way to appeal.

A Japanese win would change nothing.

The annual hunt by Japanese through its Institute of Cetacean Research is often confronted by anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd which reports it has saved 750 whales.

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Bombers and Waves win big

AFL Wide Bay Womens: Maryborough Bears v The Waves at Port City Park, Maryborough.

HERVEY Bay Bombers and The Waves both scored big wins.

Bay Power earns first win of the season

FIRST WIN: Bay Power earned its first win of the AFL Wide Bay Womens season.

The Power won 4.4-28 - 2.1-13.

School students help run event

HELPING HAND: Urangan High students Phoebe Hasted and Galaxzy Oti.

It will contribute towards their qualification.

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