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  1. Aid approved for cyclone-affected in AustraliaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Extended financial aid were approved Friday for residents, businesses and farmers affected by Cyclone Marcia which hit Australia's second largest state of Queensland last week. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced the extended payments while visiting the disaster zone clean-up sites in Rockhampton, the largest city hit by Marcia, Xinhua reported.

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  2. Rex restores air services to BamagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    The Australian mainland's northernmost town will once again have regular passenger air services from next month, with Regional Express announcing it would introduce a Cairns-Bamaga route from March 30. Bamaga was one of six remote Queensland communities left without regular services when Cairns-based airline Skytrans collapsed last month . Rex Queensland state manager Steve Jones said the airline had worked with the Northern Peninsula Area Regional Council to restore services to the community on the tip of Cape York.

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  3. Sunshine Coast Pride comes out loud and proudRead the original story

    Wednesday | Sydney Star Observer

    SUMMER is usually the season for most Australian LGBTI pride festivals, and for the community on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, it's also the season for love. "Love is Love" is the predominant theme of this year's Sunshine Coast Pride Festival - returning for its seventh year - and according to organising committee member Chris Cooper, it's a powerful message.

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  4. Tropical Cyclone Marcia: Charities share in $1 million for cyclone reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Uniting Care's Bob Gilkes, John Pinney from the Red Cross, Major Neil Dickson from the Salvos and Peter Maher from St Vincent de Paul speak with Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk in Brisbane. Queensland's four major charities will share in $1 million from the State Government for cyclone relief, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced.

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  5. Coffs building its Queensland visitor marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    The Coffs Coast had a good summer tourist season, with most accommodation providers reporting a significant improvement year-on-year. From a price point, we are definitely a more affordable destination than places like the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Noosa Tourism Coffs Coast President Dene Zahner said travellers from regional NSW and northern Sydney have long made up most of Coffs Harbour's tourist market The latest Destination NSW figures suggest more than half of the region's visitors still come from those two areas.

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  6. Brisbane Roar draws small crowd at CBus Super StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Just 6851 spectators were at CBus Super Stadium in Robina as the Roar lost 1-0 in stoppage time to Beijing Guoan. Despite the club offering heavily discounted tickets and free train travel from Brisbane, the combination of a weeknight match and the distance proved too much for a lot of fans.

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  7. Cyclone Marcia leaves thousands of tourism jobs at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    Thousands of tourism jobs on the cyclone-hit Capricornia Coast could be lost if the region's national parks are not quickly repaired, a senior tourism figure says. The region's big tourism drawcards - the rainforest of coastal Byfield National Park and Great Keppel Island - were both extensively damaged by Cyclone Marcia last week.

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  8. Thousands of tourism jobs at risk as Marcia closes down natural attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Age

    Thousands of tourism jobs on the cyclone-wracked Capricornia Coast could be lost if the region's national parks are not quickly repaired, a senior tourism figure says. The region's big tourism drawcards - the rainforest of coastal Byfield National Park and Great Keppel Island - were both extensively damaged by Cyclone Marcia last week.

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  9. Former ambassador Jonathan Brown backs greyhound industry to reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jonathan Brown said it was a dark time for greyhound racing but backed the sport to rebound in the wake of the live-baiting scandal. Brown resigned as Greyhound Racing Queensland ambassador last week after a Four Corners expose revealed the use of live baiting in the sport.

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  10. Gold Coast Titans still in hunt for DCERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Age

    The NRL's decision to takeover the competition's embattled Gold Coast club could revive their bid to recruit representative halfback Daly Cherry-Evans. The Titans appeared to have fallen out of the running to sign Cherry-Evans as the club lurched into full-blown crisis mode amid the cocaine scandal sweeping through Queensland sport.

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  11. First photos of cruise ship 'terror'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Northern Territory News

    Concerns were first raised for the passengers on Friday when the ship was spotted in the danger zone of the storm that battered Queensland. Luckily the cruise goers escaped the brunt of it, but reported it was "rocky" and that there were sick bags everywhere .

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  12. Archerfield Airport abandons plans for regular passenger servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Age

    Archerfield Airport's bid for regular passenger transport services has been shelved, with its new management instead keeping its focus squarely on expanding its general aviation services. The airport's new general manager Heather Mattes, who started in the role earlier this month, said the introduction of RPT would be "difficult" at Archerfield and signalled a shift of ambition for the south-west Brisbane airfield.

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  13. Queensland cop takes a stack on segway, spins it into a fundraiser for sick kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Age

    A Noosa police officer is filmed falling off his Segway in Noosa's main street but he has turned the embarrassing mishap into a charity fundraiser. When a Queensland police officer fell off his segway in the middle of a busy street he was surprised no one laughed.

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  14. No rest for Fire playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Townsville Bulletin

    THE Townsville Fire will enjoy a week off in name only ahead of their upcoming grand final with the minor premiers in pursuit of a maiden championship. Townsville won the right to host their first WNBL grand final after knocking off reigning champions Bendigo on Sunday and won't play again until the championship decider on Sunday, March 8, at Townsville RSL Stadium.

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  15. Suns ready to shineRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Townsville Bulletin

    AS THEIR gruelling pre-season starts to draw to a close Gold Coast Suns ruckman Zac Smith and his teammates can't wait to start their NAB Challenge campaign at Tony Ireland Stadium this Sunday. The Suns began a brutal training regimen under new coach Rodney Eade in early November and will be looking to put those months of hard work on the training track to good use against the Geelong Cats in their trip to North Queensland.

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  16. 'Marcia you b***h we're still here': From defiant surfers to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Daily Mail

    'Marcia you b***h we're still here': From defiant surfers to hilarious public signs - how Queenslanders dealt with the threat of one of Australia's worst cyclones in years Queenslanders have shown their true spirit by refusing to cower after one of Australia's worst cyclones in years thrashed its coastline. Cyclone Marcia hit the Sunshine State, ripping up trees, flooding houses and leaving thousands without power but one bold resident has displayed the sentiment of thousands with a simple sign that reads: 'Marcia you b***h we're still here.'

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  17. My holidays: Jack TameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The New Zealand Herald

    Some high-school buddies and I had always been fascinated by Cuba, but bizarrely, the cheapest way to reach Havana was via Tahiti and Europe. For almost two months we struck a perfect mix, flitting between cafes and clubs, cultures and continents.

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  18. Does the telemetry technology matter? Comparing estimates of aquatic...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | CSIRO Publishing

    Does the telemetry technology matter? Comparing estimates of aquatic animal space-use generated from GPS-based and passive acoustic tracking Ross G. Dwyer A D , Hamish A. Campbell A B , Terri R. Irwin C and Craig E. Franklin A A School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia. B School of Environment and Rural Science, The University of New England, Armidale, NSW 2350, Australia.

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  19. Dumfries woman enjoying life down under since making front page of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Daily Record

    Christianne McGibbon had no idea what adventures lay in store for her when she embarked on an epic journey to a new life in Australia with her dad and big sister in 1977 Aged just 11, the Loreburn Primary pupil's knowledge of Australia stretched as far as a class project and the assumption the people walked upside down. After decades as a well-kent hair stylist in the region, Bill swapped his scissors for the sunshine and took his daughters to join son Keith for an adventure on the other side of the world.

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  20. Hundreds of homes destroyed by Cyclone Marcia, and the count continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Age

    Police vow to find and "prosecute those responsible" for stealing four generators which were operating traffic lights in cyclone ravaged Rockhampton. Tropical Cyclone Marcia destroyed about 350 homes but the total extent of the damage is unclear, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says.

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