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3 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Asset sales a key State fact

FOR a woman who posts pictures of herself almost daily, Kim Kardashian is perfectly capable of playing the publicity-shy diva, as she did in Brisbane yesterday. TWO separate law suits have been filed against a major grocery store chain by women claiming to have been injured after slipping on fruit and veg.

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7 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Carmody's for just penalties

Newly-appointed Chief Justice Tim Carmody is visiting Townsville for a week. He recieved a proper 'welcome to Townsville' ceremony in court.

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11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Weight war: Magda Szubanski's battle of the bulge sparks fears for...

Weight war: Magda Szubanski's battle of the bulge sparks more fears for her health as Australia's favourite funnylady is pictured relying on a walking stick to get around The weight war of Magda Szubanski is once again making headlines after the star parted ways with weight loss giant Jenny Craig before reportedly checking into exclusive health retreat Gwinganna, in Queensland. Although Magda is reported to be following the retreat's program, this week's New Idea says friends are afraid the funnywoman's health could be at risk after she was pictured walking with a cane.

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15 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Revealed: The secret to a long life

WAS it two hotheads pulling over to duke it out, a drug-induced panic attack, or something more sinister? Police are edging closer to solving highway puzzle. KANYE West, Kim Kardashian and baby North were only in Brisbane a matter of hours when they visited a tourist spot that attracts most visiting celebrities.

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20 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Environmentalists criticise Australia reef protection plan

Environmentalists criticised a new Australian government plan released Monday to protect the Great Barrier Reef in the face of UN concerns, saying it will not do enough to halt the marine park's decline. The draft plan, now open for consultation, comes after UNESCO threatened to put the reef on its World Heritage "in danger" list.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West head North and take their daughter to ...

Crikey! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West head North and take their daughter to late Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo to watch a crocodile show She's been spending a lot of time underwraps since her parents touched down in Australia over a week ago. But little North West enjoyed a day out on Monday as Kim Kardashian and Kanye West took their daughter to Australia Zoo in Queensland.

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ABC News

Queensland flood devastation captured in opera

A new Australian opera inspired by the resilience and courage of Queenslanders during the 2011 floods will have its debut this week in the state's capital. "Rather than one opera, we decided to choose four of our professors of composition and commissioned them to write a 20 minute opera each," he said.

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Morpeth Herald

Greatness in the colonies beckoned

George Murray Colledge was born in Gateshead in 1845, the son of Teasdale Colledge, master mariner, and his wife Mary Ann, nee Murray. He was called to Stewarton, Ayrshire, and married Matilda Ann Broomfield, daughter of the Rev R.W. Broomfield, Wesleyan minister at Lesbury, at the chapel there.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NEWS.com.au

How penniless Edelsten still lives in luxury

AVERAGING just 24 days between listing and sale, this Brisbane suburb is ranked the city's fastest-selling market, according to latest figures. CLIVE Palmer's man to take on Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney at the next state election could be one of the big names of Queensland politics.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

ABC News

Big Sound: heavy metal takes front of stage for Australia's biggest music conference

A music manager originally from central Queensland is making headway with heavy metal at this year's Big Sound event in Brisbane. In its 13th year, Big Sound has drawn more than 120 bands from overseas and Australia to discuss the future of the music industry and to discover new talent.

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Benalla Ensign

New face at Campaspe News

I can tell you a little about myself - born and raised in Brisbane and Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Queensland. Since graduating last year, I have spent time travelling through America, working for a local radio station in Brisbane and covering some sport for the ABC.

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ABC News

WW1 photos found in farmer's fridge

Almost 400 photos taken by a World War I soldier during his tour are being digitally developed after spending the last century in a cane farmer's fridge. Peter and Daphne Fuller from Proserpine in north Queensland say they always knew about the photos tucked away in a chocolate box in the fridge passed down from Peter's grandfather, William Johnstone, but had never looked at them.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Australian hospital treats suspected Ebola case

An Australian hospital was treating a patient who returned last month from the Democratic Republic of Congo as a suspected Ebola case on Thursday, although a doctor said the man was unlikely to have the deadly disease. The 27-year-old man had been isolated and was being tested after arriving by ambulance at the Gold Coast University Hospital in Queensland state with "an acute illness" on Thursday morning, the hospitals Director of Infectious Diseases John Gerrard said.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

ALH Group in $600m pubs sell-off

Charter Hall Group, a diversified real estate investment trust, has struck a deal with super fund HOSTPLUS to buy a $603 million portfolio of properties from the Woolworths-owned ALH Group. The deal has been well telegraphed and indicates that Woolworths is keen to follow the trend in property to raise cash, to help reduce debt and expand its core business, via the sale and leaseback of assets.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Queensland tops the kinky list

ABOUT 30,000 runners were up at the crack of dawn to take part in the Sunday Mail-Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane. ACCUSED Gold Coast balcony killer playboy Gable Tostee was allegedly beaten up during drunken, kinky sex with the tourist he's accused of murdering.

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NEWS.com.au

Inside the homes of the mega rich

ABOUT 30,000 runners were up at the crack of dawn to take part in the Sunday Mail-Suncorp Bank Bridge to Brisbane. ACCUSED Gold Coast balcony killer playboy Gable Tostee was allegedly beaten up during drunken, kinky sex with the tourist he's accused of murdering.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Coffee farmers frothing over bean find

ELECTRONIC chopsticks that can tell if your meal is poisonous have been unveiled following a spate of unsafe food scandals. WHETHER you know a lot about wine or just like drinking it, this news is sure to whet your palate.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

ABC News

Whitsunday Guardian turns a new page

Owners of the Whitsunday Coast Guardian Peter and Cynthia Lewis are looking forward to a well deserved break from the media. "After 54 years you do get very jaded with something and you think, it's time I left it alone," said Peter.

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Daily Mail

Wife of the surfer who mysteriously vanished in Bali joins the hunt ...

Wife of the surfer who mysteriously vanished in Bali joins the hunt to find him ... and has revealed one of his boards is missing Peter Maynard, a surfer from Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, was last seen at his hotel on August 26 The wife of an Australian surfer says she's devastated by his mysterious disappearance during a solo surfing trip to a small island off Bali. Peter Maynard, from Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast has been missing for over a week in Bali after he failed to return back to his hotel room but left all his belongings behind.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Andrew Grant, it's your lucky day

IT was supposed to be the European adventure of a lifetime, but an unexpected relationship breakdown now has one Brisbane woman looking for a new travel partner.

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