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15 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland

Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the increased prevalence of chronic pain and growing use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers is contributing to higher rates of addiction and substance dependency.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

Massive coal mine won't affect Great Barrier Reef: Hunt

Environment Minister Greg Hunt has hit back at criticism of his approval for Australia's largest coal mine, insisting it will not have a big impact on the Great Barrier Reef.

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BioMed Central

Paediatric palliative care by video consultation at home: a cost minimisation analysis

In the vast state of Queensland, Australia, access to specialist paediatric services are only available in the capital city of Brisbane, and are limited in regional and remote locations.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

China's investment in Australian tourism set to surge

The number of Chinese tourists visiting Australia, around 700,000 last year, is expected to double over the next six years, leading to a surge in Chinese investment in the local tourism industry.

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ABC News

Cash bequest boosts region's arthritis knowledge

A bequest from a Bundaberg family means locals suffering from arthritis will soon have the latest information on managing the debilitating disease.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

ABC News

Work begins on $800,000 dinosaur museum in outback town

The facility is being built at Eromanga, which prides itself on being the Queensland town furthest from the sea, about 1,000 kilometres west of Brisbane.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Canberra Times

Mr Fluffy employee had 'no idea' asbestos insulation was dangerous

David Laughlan was Dirk Jansen's first employee when the man now known as "Mr Fluffy" had the idea of spraying asbestos into people's roof spaces as insulation.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

4 Hoteliers

Ramada resort to open at Kooralbyn in Queensland.

Wyndham Hotel Group continues to expand its presence in Australia with the signing of a franchise agreement for the 110-room Ramada Kooralbyn Resort, located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Veterans miss out on Anzac Day long weekend

A TOWNSVILLE veterans organisation will step up the fight against a State government legislation that denies Queenslanders the right to an extra public holiday for Anzac Day next year.

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ABC News

MH17: Officials gather in Brisbane to sign condolence book, pay respects to crash victims

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman met with officials from the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain and the Philippines at the executive building to add the first signatures to the book.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Jaunted

Queensland: Wish You Were Here: Fraser Island, Australia

We come to you from a small dollop of land off the Eastern coast of Australia by the name of Fraser Island .

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ABC News

Leaps And Bounds - Transcript

DAVID WENHAM, PRESENTER: Hello. This is David Wenham and this is coming to you via my smart phone in Manchester, England.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Union and LNP take aim at FIFO tax perk

LNP politicians and one of Australia's most militant unions have formed an unlikely alliance to push for the scrapping of a major tax perk worth thousands of dollars for some fly-in, fly-out workers.

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Illawarra Mercury

Illawarra businessman on epic ride to raise funds for cancer

Peter Buckley training with supporters Rod Latham, John Boyle, Dean Pons and Reiner Mangulabnan for an eight-day ride for cancer research.

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Derry Today

Ruairi's cooking up a storm in Oz

Ruairi Gallagher, a former student at St Columb's College, plies his trade at the renowned Terrace Seafood Restaurant in the small town of Maleny in Queensland.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Age

Passenger manifest and the litany of coincidences in unfolding tragedy

Michael and Carol Clancy had never met Albert and Maree Rizk. Their lives could not have been more contrasting.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Foul-mouthed Poms spruik Queensland

AUSTRALIA'S biggest daily deals website waited more than three years to warn customers their credit cards may have been compromised.

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ABC News

Qld family hit by both MH17 and MH370 plane disasters

A Queensland family who lost relatives on doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 are in mourning again after losing more family members on MH17 in Ukraine.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

ALERT: Nine Qlders among dead in Ukraine

But he warned that number could go higher, with the nationalities of all 300-odd victims on the downed Malaysia Airlines plane not yet known.

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Townsville Bulletin

City won't go short of cops

THE city's top cop has promised enough boots will be left on the ground when dozens of Townsville police travel to Brisbane for G20 duties.

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