Willem Drees Sr. was a Dutch politician of the defunct Social Democratic Workers' Party and co-founder of the Labour Party and historian who served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 7 August 1948 until 22 December 1958. Drees applied at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences in June 1900 majoring in Accounting and obtaining an Bachelor of Accountancy degree in July 1903. Drees worked as an accountant and bank teller for the Twentsche Bank from July 1903 until July 1906 and worked as a stenographer for the States General of the Netherlands from January 1907 until August 1919. Drees served on the Municipal Council of The Hage from September 1913 until May 1933 and served as an Alderman in The Hague from September 1919 until May 1933. Drees was elected as a Member of the House of Representatives after the election of 1933, taking office on 9 May 1933. After the Parliamentary leader of the Social Democratic Workers' Party in the House of Representatives Willem Albarda was appointed as Minister of Water Management in the Cabinet De Geer II Drees was chosen to succeed him en became the Parliamentary leader in the House of Representatives, taking office on 10 August 1939.
On 10 May 1940 Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands and the government fled to London to escape the German occupation. During World War II Drees continued to serve as a Member of the House of Representatives but in reality the de facto political influence of the House of Representatives was marginalized. On 14 May 1940 the Leader of the Social Democratic Workers' Party Albarda announced that he was stepping down as Leader in favor of Drees. On 9 October 1940 Drees was arrested and detained in Buchenwald concentration camp and was released in October 1941. In May 1942 Drees was arrested again and detained in the ilag of Sint-Michielsgestel but was released two weeks later. Following the end of World War II Queen Wilhelmina ordered the formation of a cabinet of national unity to reorganize the state and make preparations for new elections with Drees appointment as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs in the Cabinet Schermerhorn–Drees, taking office on 25 June 1945. On 9 February 1946 the Social Democratic Workers' Party, the Free-thinking Democratic League and the Christian Democratic Union choose to merge to form the Labour Party.
Drees became the first Leader of the Labour Party. For the election of 1946 Drees served as one of the Lijsttrekkers of the Labour Party for the election; the Labour Party had 23 seats in the House of House of Representatives held by the Social Democratic Workers' Party, the Free-thinking Democratic League and the Christian Democratic Union. The Labour Party a small win, gaining 6 seats and retained its place as the second largest party and now had 29 seats in the House of Representatives. Drees subsequently returned as a Member of the House of Representatives, taking office on 4 June 1946. Following the cabinet formation of 1946 Drees continued as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Social Affairs in the Cabinet Beel I, taking office on 3 July 1946. For the election of 1948 Drees served again as one of the Lijsttrekkers; the Labour Party suffered a small loss, losing 2 seats but retained its place as the second largest party and now had 27 seats in the House of Representatives. Drees was appointed as Formateur and following cabinet formation of 1948 resulted in a coalition agreement between the Labour Party, the Catholic People's Party, the Christian Historical Union and the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy which formed the Cabinet Drees–Van Schaik with Drees becoming Prime Minister of the Netherlands and Minister of General Affairs, taking office on 7 August 1948.
The Cabinet Drees-Van Schaik fell on 24 January 1951 and continued to serve in a demissionary capacity until the cabinet formation of 1951 when it was replaced by Cabinet Drees I with Drees continuing as Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, taking office on 15 March 1951. Drees served as acting Minister of Colonial Affairs from 15 March 1951 until 30 March 1951 before the appointment of Leonard Peters and served as acting Minister of Finance from 1 July 1952 until 2 September 1952 following the resignation of Piet Lieftinck. For the election of 1952 Drees served for a third time as Lijsttrekker; the Labour Party a small win, gaining 3 seats and became the largest party for the first time and now had 30 seats in the House of Representatives. Drees was appointed as Formateur and the following cabinet formation of 1952 resulted in a coalition agreement between the Labour Party, the Catholic People's Party, the Anti-Revolutionary Party and Christian Historical Union which formed the Cabinet Drees II with Drees remaining Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, taking office on 2 September 1952.
For the election of 1956 Drees served for a final time as Lijsttrekker. The Labour Party a small win, gaining 4 seats and retained its place as the largest party and now had 34 seats in the House of Representatives. Shortly after the election the number of seats in the House of Representatives was raised from 100 to 150 and the Labour Party now had 50 seats. Drees was appointed as Formateur and the following cabinet formation of 1956 resulted in the continuation of the coalition agreement between the Labour Party, the Catholic People's Party, the Anti-Revolutionary Party and Christian Historical Union which formed the Cabinet Drees III with Drees continuing as Prime Minister and Minister of General Affairs, taking office on 13 October 1956; the Cabinet Drees III fell on 11 December 1958 and shortly thereafter Drees announced his retirement from national politics and that he wouldn't stand for the election of 195
Majura Park Shopping Centre is a big-box type shopping centre in Canberra, Australia developed by Canberra Airport as part of the Majura Park precinct. The shopping centre, which opened in 2012, is part of a larger office and retail precinct on the airport's western boundary, adjacent to Majura Road. At the time of opening, the centre boasted Australia's largest Woolworths supermarket; the centre is anchored by discount department store Big W and Toys "R" Us. In addition to the anchor tenants, there are over 30 specialty stores representing a variety of national chains, a 256-seat food court and Lollipop's Playland and Cafe - an air-conditioned supervised children's playground. Outside of the centre, within the Majura Park precinct can be found Canberra's only Costco wholesale outlet, Jim Murphy cellars, a number of factory outlet stores. A medical and dental clinic opened with on-site physiotherapy and pathology services; the shopping centre was constructed as Brand Depot, a factory outlet mall in 2006 at a cost of $12.5 million.
Brand Depot was intended to be constructed in three stages housing up to 120 retail stores. Due to the building's proximity to Canberra Airport's main runway, the use of construction cranes was restricted; the challenge was overcome with an mobile roll former developed by BlueScope Lysaght. The company manufactured 82.7 m long interlocking steel roofing segments onsite which were slid directly into position from the semi trailer mounted roller, eliminating the need for an overhead crane. Faced with increasing competition from a new Direct Factory Outlets centre at Fyshwick which opened in 2008. Legal challenges by the management of Brand Depot under the Trade Practices Act and concerns about zoning of the DFO site, echoing the 2004 Orange Grove affair failed to stop the development from proceeding. By February 2011, one-third of its 75 stores were vacant and the centre was struggling to attract new tenants. By March, Brand Depot closed following the loss of four more tenant stores. In June 2011, Woolworths Limited encouraged by the location and Costco's investment in a 13,500m² wholesale warehouse next door to the old Brand Depot, announced plans to renovate the building into a shopping centre which could accommodate large format stores representing several of the company's brands.
Following the deal to redevelop the centre, Woolworths announced in August that it would further invest in the Majura Park precinct with the construction of a large Masters Home Improvement store to compete directly with Costco. The Masters store closed in late 2016. Canberra Airport Official website
The Facelinidae are a taxonomic family of colorful sea slugs. These are aeolid nudibranchs, they are marine gastropod molluscs. This family consists of the following subfamilies: Facelininae Bergh, 1889 - synonyms: Caloriidae Odhner, 1968. Marcus, 1958 Herviellinae Burn, 1967 Pteraeolidiinae Risbec, 1953 Gosliner et al. have elevated subfamily Babakininae to family level Babakinidae. Genera and species within the family Facelinidae include: Subfamilies and genera brought into synonymy: Acanthopsole Trinchese, 1874: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855 Ennoia Bergh, 1896: synonym of Phyllodesmium Ehrenberg, 1831 Subfamily Facalaninae: synonym of Favorininae Facelinella Pruvot-Fol, 1951: synonym of Facelinopsis Pruvot-Fol, 1954 Facelinella Baba, 1949: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855 Matharena Bergh in Mörch, 1871: synonym of Favorinus M. E. Gray, 1850 Morildilla: synonym of Moridilla Bergh, 1888 Muessa Er. Marcus, 1965: synonym of Facelina Alder & Hancock, 1855 Myrrhine Bergh, 1905: synonym of Phyllodesmium Ehrenberg, 1831 Subfamily Pruvotfoliinae: synonym of Facelininae Rizzolia Trinchese, 1877: synonym of Cratena Bergh, 1864 Rolandia Pruvot-Fol, 1951 invalid: junior homonym of Rolandia Lacaze-Duthiers, 1900: synonym of Pruvotfolia Tardy, 1969 Subfamily Rizzoliinae: synonym of Crateninae Vaught, K.
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