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  1. Rodney heads to the outback for Anzac DayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Wingham Chronicle

    Rodney will travel with fellow Hillville local Terry McMurrich to the far south west Queensland town, 1100 kilometres west of Brisbane. Rodney was invited to take part due to his 30 year involvement with the town which started when he was a teenager working on a cattle station there.

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  2. Oncology ward gets a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    TOWNSVILLE Hospital's oncology ward will get a $1.56 million refurbishment to create a dedicated bone marrow transplant unit. The makeover will include six pressurised isolation rooms, aimed at reducing the infection risks for patients receiving treatment for blood disorders.

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  3. A Tropical Hideaway in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    This tropical beachfront home is located in Kewarra Beach, a suburb of Cairns, on the northeast coast of Australia's Queensland state. Owners Jon Goodsall, a retired civil engineer, and his wife Rosemary purchased the 17,750-square-foot block of land overlooking the Pacific Ocean in 1986 for 250,000 Australian dollars .

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  4. South Korean reporter joins Outback Trailblazer for adventure through remote QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Very few South Koreans travel to the Australian bush but the general manager of Outback Queensland Tourism says they are hoping to grow that market by having a South Korean reporter on this year's Outback Trailblazer event. Kim Ji-eun is travelling on the Outback Trailblazer this week and taking in the sites of remote Queensland.

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  5. Queensland students embark on Anzac trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    While some say they don't understand and others accuse them of not realising its significance, these students are out to change misconceptions about Australia's youth and their connection to Anzac Day. Catherine Zappula, Aoife Colvill and Bridget Andresen will represent the youth of far north Queensland at the centenary of the Anzac landings at Gallipoli before touring the battlefields of World War I's Western Front.

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  6. Rugby: Stung Canes will turn attention to Reds after first loss of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The New Zealand Herald

    Wycliff Palu of the Waratahs is tackled by Beauden Barrett and Ma'a Nonu of the Hurricanes. Photo / Getty Images The mixed vibes of a loss will have washed through the camp and they will take a renewed work ethic to training at Rugby League Park at Newtown in Wellington.

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  7. A tacky tourist attraction or a bikini-clad icon... has time run...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    A tacky tourist attraction or a bikini-clad icon... has time run out for the Gold Coast's parking Meter Maids? Meter Maids have a long history synonymous with the sandy beaches of Queensland's most sought-after holiday destination, but time may have run out for the Surfers Paradise bikini-clad icons. The 50-year tradition has split the Gold Coast community, with business leaders calling for the end of an era, The Sunday Mail reported.

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  8. How Qld plans to tackle obesity, immunisationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    FREE surgery for the morbidly obese and mobile immunisation vans that travel through communities with low vaccination rates are both part of the Australian Medical Association Queensland's latest five-year strategy. Health Minister Cameron Dick said the Government was open to the proposal but federal funding cuts of $11.8 billion to hospitals would need to be addressed first.

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  9. Muslims in Australia 'under attack'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | NEWS.com.au

    YOUNG women can't walk through a nightclub or a music festival without being grabbed and harassed. This partygoer says it's disgusting and it has to stop.

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  10. Train traveller rates KiamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Kiama Independent

    Railway adventurer and part-time author Phillip Overton, who lives on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, has penned the Train Tripping travelogue series. So far his three published window-seat guides have taken him from Cairns to Sydney, and been released as 99-cent e-books.

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  11. Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct to 'bring new industries' after 2018 Commonwealth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | ABC News

    The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland says a new health research precinct will be one of the greatest lasting legacies to come from the 2018 Commonwealth Games. "It's going to be based on a lot of IT and medical and really that's one thing that's lacking on the Gold Coast," he said.

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  12. Magic looking to build on new-found confidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Stuff.co.nz

    The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic are out to try and nail back-to-back wins for the first time this season, venturing across the Tasman with confidence restored. Last weekend was a crunch game against the Southern Steel in Invercargill for a spluttering Magic side, and after finally showing they can close a game out, they move on to a stiffer task against the Queensland Firebirds in Brisbane on Saturday.

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  13. Strong demand for cattle trains in western QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | ABC News

    The first cattle trains leaving western Queensland hubs this weekend are fully booked, despite the dip in livestock numbers on the transport network last year. Data from the Department of Transport and Main Roads shows more than 250,000 head were transported on Queensland's western rail network in 2012.

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  14. Is town '1770' Australia's best kept secret?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NEWS.com.au

    IT COULD be Australia's best kept secret. This tiny coastal town has an important history and one of the strangest names we've ever heard.

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  15. Push for expanded Gold Coast ecotourism industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | ABC News

    She said there had been a big growth in Tasmania's tourist numbers since that state launched an ecotourism product. "In my opinion we could be doing better in Queensland and I've set it as a goal for myself as the Tourism Minister in Queensland that we actually get a product on the ground this term," she said.

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  16. Online sleuthing helps solve mystery of WWI soldier's life after the warRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | ABC News

    A librarian in Brisbane has solved the mystery of what happened to a north Queensland soldier after World War I after his diary was found in an RSL collection. The diary of Private George Pierce Foot was returned to Townsville this week, after it showed up mysteriously at the Yeronga Dutton Park RSL in Brisbane last year.

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  17. Nasty new suckers found in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | NEWS.com.au

    TV viewers weren't expecting this when they tuned into their local news as they watched a suspect being fatally shot during a live broadcast. WARNING: Disturbing IT'S just 10km from one of Australia's most popular tourist destinations, but the abject squalor of this 'holiday village' has to be seen to be believed.

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  18. Australian golfer bitten on leg by crocodile says it's his fault for hitting ball in the waterRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A golfer who was bitten on the leg by a crocodile while playing at an Australian tourist resort said Tuesday he was partly at fault for hitting his ball in the water and disturbing the aggressive reptile while it sunbaked. John Lahiff, 75, had puncture wounds in his right calf after he was bitten by the 1.2-meter saltwater crocodile on Monday at the Palmer Sea Reef Golf Course in the tourist town of Port Douglas on Queensland state's Great Barrier Reef, police said.

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  19. Singer brings message of hopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Thursday Magnet

    Bel Thomson is an Australian award-winning Christian singer, songwriter and speaker who loves to share her message through her inspiring songs and real-life stories of faith and hope. Bel Thomson is an Australian award-winning Christian singer, songwriter and speaker who loves to share her message through her inspiring songs and real-life stories of faith and hope.

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  20. A new place to chill in Brisbane?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | NEWS.com.au

    Between 1100 to 1200 units are planned for the 14-hectare site alongside 1.8 hectares of green space, a food hub, music hub and retail hub. Picture: Artist's impression MORE than seven years after it was first mooted, a major $850 million development planned for an empty block near Yeerongpilly train station on Brisbane's southside looks set to finally get off the ground.

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