To help you on your way when pulling together information for your own project, I have compiled a list of websites with a wealth of information that I access regularly These maybe to see what others are doing in the case of the blogs or technical information. I think if you were to digest all the information within these sites alone, you would approach your project well informed. Of casue this is not an exhaustive list, it is a list of australian focused information and to our little patch here in Newcastle.
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