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  1. Roosters desperate to avoid NRL ignominyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canberra Times

    Knock out: Sonny Bill Williams and the Roosters are hoping they won't repeat the Dragons' 2009 feat. Photo: Getty Images Only once in the NRL era has a minor premier been dumped out of the finals in successive losses - an ignominy the Sydney Roosters are desperate to avoid.

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  2. Infrastructure industry must innovate and secure foreign investmentRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    The infrastructure industry must innovate and look overseas for investment and planning ideas, a CEDA audience in Brisbane has heard. Mr Bowditch said foreign investors have a deep knowledge base from their global activity and are in Australia to innovate.

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  3. Treasurers Cairns bound for Hockey meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    THE federal treasurer gave no prior warning that he was about to cut $80 billion from state schools and hospitals funding by 2024/25. Aside from what Mr Hockey once called the usual "grizzling" about distribution of GST revenue, infrastructure will be a key topic when treasurers travel to Cairns for a routine meeting on Friday, replacing their usual gathering in the nation's capital.

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  4. Instead of syringes, nanopatches for polio vaccination?Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times of India

    WHO has tied up with Vaxxas, a biotechnology start-up firm spun out by the University of Queensland, to undertake first stage clinical trials on the nanopatch . BRISBANE: In a step towards finding alternatives to administering drugs using needles and syringes, the World Health Organization on Tuesday announced the launch of clinical trials for polio vaccine using a nanopatch - a chip comprising thousands of microscopic bumps.

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  5. Security crackdown has new targetRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    A heightened terror alert will have a major impact on November's G20, but Queensland's top cop supports moves to reassess the threat level DELIVERY drivers are set to face tougher scrutiny at shopping centres and authorities are preparing to sweep sewers and secure manholes as the state's anti-terror security crackdown widens. The Courier-Mail has learnt of the heightened measures after it was revealed bins and lockers had been sealed shut at major transport hubs.

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  6. Cubic Supports Extension of Contactless Bankcard Payment Across Transport for London NetworkRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Cubic has played a crucial role in helping us to deliver contactless and maintain the capital's position as a world leader in transport ticketing. Effective today, millions of customers are set for easier and more convenient journeys as Transport for London introduces contactless bankcard payments across all its services - including Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services currently accepting Oyster.

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  7. Assistant Minister David Kempton's luxury junket provided by wind farmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    A Queensland assistant minister has not declared hospitality at a proposed luxury resort site owned by a wind farm developer despite promoting the wind farm, defending its developers and later officiating at the resort's opening. Queensland Assistant Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs David Kempton received accommodation and a barbecue on the site of a proposed five-star lakeside outback lodge on remote far north Queensland cattle station Crystalbrook last year.

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  8. Tariq Sims out for five weeks, misses NRL finalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    North Queensland has been dealt a blow ahead of their knockout final against the Roosters, with backrower Tariq Sims lodging an early guilty plea and copping a five-week suspension for his shoulder charge on Justin Hodges. It was thought the Cowboys may appeal the grade-three charge at the NRL judiciary on Wednesday night but Sims elected to take the plea, meaning he will miss five weeks of football .

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  9. Activists Say Reef Plan Isn't EnoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wall Street Journal

    Australia released a 35-year plan to save the Great Barrier Reef on Monday as it attempts to stave off threats by the United Nations to add one of the country's top tourist attractions to its list of at-risk World Heritage sites. Conservationists say the plan doesn't go far enough to protect the Great Barrier Reef, which has lost half its coral cover over the past 30 years.

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  10. Hospitals hit 'extreme capacity', patients waitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    AMBULANCE patients from Gympie to Caboolture were forced to queue outside hospital for beds last night, with every hospital in the Sunshine Coast region at "extreme capacity", the union claims. United Voice says there were no emergency department beds available at Caloundra, Nambour, Gympie and Caboolture hospitals, forcing ambulance officers to go "hospital shopping".

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  11. Kim Kardashian and her lookalike gal pal Stephanie Sheppard wear...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Who wore it best? Kim Kardashian and her lookalike gal pal Stephanie Sheppard wear matching black LBDs and Hermes heels for Kanye West's final Yeezus gig Down Under So it's no surprise that Kim Kardashian and her close friend Stephanie Sheppard have started to morph into one another. The pair were spotted once again sitting in the same position they have sat for every Yeezus show - on large sofas in the sound check booth in the middle of the audience - wearing almost identical ensembles on Monday night.

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  12. Carmody's for just penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Townsville Bulletin

    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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  13. Asset sales a key State factRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NEWS.com.au

    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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  14. Brisbane's lion idea best cagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner

    IN LAST week's episode of the brilliant ABC satire Utopia, Rob Sitch's long-suffering character asked local primary school children what vital nation building projects they thought his government authority should consider. IN LAST week's episode of the brilliant ABC satire Utopia, Rob Sitch's long-suffering character asked local primary school children what vital nation building projects they thought his government authority should consider.

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  15. Kim Kardashian kuddles up to a furry friend - and even takes a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Keeping up with the koalas! Kim Kardashian kuddles up to a furry friend - and even takes a selfie - as she visits Australia Zoo with Kanye West and baby North Kim Kardashian posed for one of her infamous selfie photos as she cuddled up to a koala in Queensland on Monday. The superstar shared the snaps with her Instagram followers after enjoying a day out as she and husband Kanye West took their one-year-old daughter to the late Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo.

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  16. Environmentalists criticise Australia reef protection planRead the original story

    Monday | Yahoo!

    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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  17. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West head North and take their daughter to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    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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  18. Weight war: Magda Szubanski's battle of the bulge sparks fears for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Mail

    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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  19. Queensland flood devastation captured in operaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC News

    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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  20. Revealed: The secret to a long lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | NEWS.com.au

    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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