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2 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
Helicopter Crash late this afternoon when a man spraying fields clipped power lines on his last run, crashing the chopper into a sugar cane field near Horseshoe Lagoon, Clare area.
6 hrs ago | Daily Mail
'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)
7 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
The film director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, Catherine Martin, sleep separately most nights of the week.
11 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
In this 26/08/2011 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan pauses during a press conference in Tokyo, announcing his resignation to the nation.
13 hrs ago | ABC News
The work of Berlin-based composer Thomas Meadowcroft has some uniquely Australian themes, thanks to the love of his home town.
SEARCH and rescue teams are combing the waters of Townsville looking for three men who have been missing since Tuesday.
Meggitt Training Systems, the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, will join defense agencies and personnel from Australia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region to demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 September.
Due to a recurring foot injury requiring surgery, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer David Hallberg will withdraw from upcoming performances with the Company this Fall, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.
Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)
Oregon state regulators rejected a proposal for a coal terminal on the Columbia River that would be a conduit for exporting millions of tons of American coal a year to Asia.
A new Bill designed to streamline Queensland resources legislation has been described as an 'acid bath for the rights of the landholder'.
Bruiser the dog was shot six times in the head here near Cardwell Range a few months ago and the little fella just came out of surgery in Townsville last week.
He has blown up a love rival's car and survived an attempt on his life. Now Queensland police investigating whether Newcastle man Daniel Fing was behind something even more sinister: plotting a mass attack on Sydney and his home town.
CAMPBELL Newman's declaration comes a day after a Galaxy poll, published in Brisbane's Courier-Mail, showed three-quarters of voters are opposed to Liberal National Party plans to privatise ports, power generators and an electricity retailer in a bid to reduce government debt.
A protest at one of the Sunshine Coast's most well known nudist beaches has failed to rally sufficient supporters to warrant any action to legalise nudity at the beach.
Weather records in ship logs from hundreds of years ago are helping modern day climate scientists study droughts, cyclones and much more.
Merimbula has made it into the Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia guide book and in Lonely Planet's inimitable style the town centre has been labelled "rather unappealing".
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 03:30 pm
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