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  1. Santa rage as parents see redRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    REMEMBER Ewan McGregor's character in the film 'Ghostwriter'? We speak to the man who the role was based on to shed some light on one of the most mysterious professions. CHRISTMAS is supposed to be 'the most wonderful time of the year'.

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  2. Brisbane casino designs are revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Age

    The Queensland government on Monday released the final "integrated resort development" designs from the two consortiums fighting it out for the city's casino licence at Queen's Wharf in the city centre. Greenland Group and Crown Resorts have offered up a six-star hotel, two five-star hotels, restaurants - including one headed by renowned chef Neil Perry - public space and a bridge to South Bank, where they will build a new cinema and theatre complex, public space, a water park and of course the all important casino.

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  3. Last charge before ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

    Stockland Townsville centre manager Ian Robertson said the amount of people hitting the shops had been similar to previous years. THREE men were grievously injured in separate assaults over the weekend, including two victims who were subject to one-punch attacks.

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  4. Father and his two boys, seven and five, found alive and well after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Father and his two boys, seven and five, found alive and well after going missing in the outback for TEN days Stephen van Lonkhuyzen, 37, and his boys Ethan, 7, and Timothy, 5, have been found alive and well after being reported missing for ten days They were found in their 'severely bogged' vehicle at Exhibition National Park in central Queensland by a remote property owner left their home at Lota, in Brisbane's east, about midnight on December 11 and were due to arrive in Cairns on December 15 but never did A father and his two young boys have been found alive and well after spending up to ten days in their trapped car.

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  5. Burns replaces Marsh for third TestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    BOXING legend Muhammad Ali is reportedly in hospital with pneumonia, with a spokesman saying the 72-year-old's prognosis was good. JOIN us for live coverage of the A-League clash between Sydney FC and Wellington Phoenix - live scores, stats and video highlights in match centre.

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  6. League: Warriors seeking compoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The New Zealand Herald

    The Warriors are set to seek a six-figure sum in compensation from Auckland Council over the ongoing saga of next year's Eagles concerts at Mt Smart. The Auckland NRL club claim the council have breached their contract with the club in scheduling the American rock group to play at the Penrose ground during the NRL season.

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  7. Life, tissue culture and ethical ambiguities. An interview with Svenja KratzRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | We make money not art

    This week , I'm talking with Svenja Kratz , an interdisciplinary artist who combines art practice with cell and tissue cultures to investigate the creative and critical dimensions of biotechnologies as well as their impacts on concepts of identity, life, and death. Svenja has a background in art but she also holds a PhD in Contemporary Art and Biotechnology from Queensland University of Technology and worked at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation in Brisbane, where she completed a PhD in bio-media art.

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  8. Jetstar employee calls passengers 'whingers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Stuff.co.nz

    A Sydney Jetstar employee labelled those complaining about delays on Saturday "a bunch of whingers" and "nuts freaking about delays". In a Facebook comment, Jetstar employee Emily Capewell blamed passengers who were affected by Jetstar's computer glitch which caused delays for Jetstar passengers.

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  9. Trek2Trak Announces Christmas And New Year Will Not Stop Them Selling The Camping TowelRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Emailwire.com

    Portland, Oregon -- Trek2Trak has entered the Christmas period with a huge amount of orders from having a 33% discount off the Camping Towel . Suzanne Johnson said that, "The sale started a week ago, we have been very happy with how it is going.

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  10. Cashing in on ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | NEWS.com.au

    POLICE are urging Christmas shoppers to be extra vigilant for ATM skimming devices this holiday following a spate of attacks in Southeast Queensland. Traditionally the Christmas shopping period is renowned for shrewd international crime gangs to come to Australia and target not only our ATM's but also stores.

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  11. In photos: what Christmas looks like in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | ABC News

    From the bustling shops of Brisbane to surfing Santas on the Gold Coast and mangoes bursting from trees in the tropics, Queensland is a colourful place to be at Christmas time. Brisbane's CBD is a hive of activity at this time of year with shoppers racing from one store to another buying last minute gifts.

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  12. Hong Kong tycoon Tony Fung's Australia casino plans thrown into doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | South China Morning Post

    The offer by Tony Fung's Aquis for the Queensland casino will expire on Friday and is unlikely to be renewed. Photo: Handout Hong Kong property developer Tony Fung Wing-cheung's plans to take over Australia's Reef Casino Trust are in doubt after the Queensland government said it was not possible to complete a regulatory review before the offer expired.

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  13. Hong Kong billionaire Tony Fung granted first regulatory approval for Australia casinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | South China Morning Post

    A proposed HK$50 billion Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort, backed by Honk Kong billionaire Tony Fung Wing-cheung, was on Thursday granted regulatory approval by an Australian state planning department - clearing its first legislative hurdle. The Queensland Coordinator-General approved the environmental design of Aquis, with the state finding the proposed project posed no unacceptable risk to the Great Barrier Reef, one of Australia's main tourist destinations.

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  14. Chinese billionaire gets first regulatory approval for Australia casinoRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Reuters

    A proposed A$8 billion Aquis Great Barrier Reef Resort, backed by Honk Kong billionaire Tony Fung, was on Thursday granted regulatory approval by an Australian state planning department - clearing its first legislative hurdle. The Queensland Coordinator-General approved the environmental design of Aquis, with the state finding the proposed project posed no unacceptable risk to the Great Barrier Reef, one of Australia's main tourist destinations.

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  15. Food trucks serve up gourmet fare to Brisbane streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    Queues are forming on streets throughout Brisbane as food trucks continue to set up shop in empty car parks and locations throughout the city. From Vietnamese-style pork buns to hot potato chips and decadent ice-cream sandwiches, the phenomenon has created a food truck community in south-east Queensland.

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  16. Drought photographic exhibition tours QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ABC News

    It is hoped an exhibition of photographs from one of Queensland's most drought-affected regions will hang in Brisbane's Parliament House to raise awareness about the impact of the dry. The welfare agency Centacare CQ organised the exhibition, called "Drought ... what next?" as a visual tribute to life on the land during drought, in the state's central-west.

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  17. ATM skimmers strike in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | ComputerWorld

    A gang of ATM skimmers has been at work in Queensland with several ATMs in South East Queensland targeted recently, say state police. State Crime Command Fraud and Cyber Crime Group Detective Superintendent, Brian Hay, said the festive season is a time favoured by international ATM skimming operation groups.

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  18. Reef conservationists to rally against NABRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | The Age

    Conservationists will gather outside the National Australia Bank's annual meeting in Brisbane to demand it not fund a coal port development in north Queensland. Green groups are concerned about an increase in shipping through waters of the Great Barrier Reef associated with the expansion of the Abbot Point coal terminal, near Bowen.

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  19. Ice cold determination for first Aussie Para-bobsled teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | ABC News

    The hot, humid air radiating from roads surrounded by sugarcane in Bundaberg are a long way from the frozen mountains around Calgary in Canada. But it is into this icy chill that Mark Urquhart has thrown himself.

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  20. Queensland: Bright lights of BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    I've been here before. I can clearly picture the long, wide river weaving through the designer concrete jungle, ferries and luxury launches cruising by.

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