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  1. Bid to standardise south east Queensland trading hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A push to standardise "a shambolic patchwork" of more than 50 trading hours zones across the state has met with fierce resistance from small businesses. On a Saturday most south east Queenslanders can shop from 8am to 5pm but inner city Brisbane shops are open until 5.30pm, shops in the CBD entertainment precinct are open until 7pm and New Farm businesses are open until 9pm.


  2. Movie star Johnny Depp injured in AustraliaRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Xinhuanet

    Actor Johnny Depp will fly back to the U.S. from Australia for surgery after injuring his hand on his latest film set. It was not clear how Depp sustained the injury, but it was reportedly not on the set of the Pirates of the Caribbean 5: Dead Men Tell No Tales, which is being filmed in a rain forest in southern Queensland.


  3. Mateship matters message shared in outback Qld suicide prevention pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | ABC News

    An organisation working to promote men's mental health issues says mateship and solidarity will help men cope when they are under pressure. Mates in Construction has organised a tour of Queensland called 'Mateship Matters', with guest speakers from the United States and Ireland.


  4. Australians spending more nights away with friends and familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Age

    Australians are increasingly taking domestic trips to visit friends and relatives, with the number of those trips close to equalling the number of domestic holiday trips. The National Visitor Survey released by Tourism Research Australia on Wednesday showed the number of overnight domestic holiday trips fell by 1 per cent to 32.7 million last year, but the number of trips to visit friends and relatives rose by 11 per cent to 29.4 million.


  5. Coote on standby as Green keeps faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Townsville Bulletin

    Trial match between the North Queensland Cowboys v Townsville Blackhawks from Jack Manski Oval. Cowboys Lachlan Coote is tackled by Blackhawks Jahrome Hughes.


  6. Townsville Council worker attempted to poison homeless peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Council worker attempted to poison homeless people with bottles containing a potent concoction of detergent, methylated spirits, mineral turps and weed killer Neville Douglas Welsh, 65, was accused of deliberately leaving iced coffee bottles filled with methylated spirits, detergent, mineral turps and weed killer around Dean Park, in Townsville, north Queensland. A co-worker told the court he saw Welsh put a bottle down and wipe his fingerprints from it after leaving it by a vacant shopfront.


  7. A Kiwi recommends ... the Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Each week, expat Kiwis tell us what they most love about living by Queensland's beaches. Today we hear from Karen Revell from the Cruise Traveller travel company.


  8. Queensland students say they are honoured for role in Gallipoli choirRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | ABC News

    As the 100th anniversary of Anzac Day draws nearer, 34 young Queenslanders are working hard to prepare for their part in a Brisbane-based choir that will sing at Gallipoli as the sun rises on April 25. The choir, with singers aged between 13 and 23, is the only group singing at Gallipoli during the anniversary commemorations. Past and present students from St Joseph's College and All Hallows' School are rehearsing a considerable repertoire in an inner-Brisbane chapel.


  9. Basketball: History awaiting BreakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    If the Breakers win a ninth-straight playoff game today, they can suddenly stake a claim as the second-most successful side in Australian NBL history. Victory over Cairns this afternoon at the North Shore Events Centre would complete a fourth consecutive post-season sweep and produce a fourth championship in the last five seasons.


  10. South Sydney Rabbitoh Luke Keary begins climb towards State of OriginRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Luke Keary takes a little bit of time when asked who his favourite NSW player was growing up, the first 10 years of which was spent in the Queensland city of Ipswich, which has been a veritable Maroon factory. The 23-year-old South Sydney five-eighth found himself at the centre of an interstate tug-of-war before the NRL ruled him eligible for the Blues.


  11. Cherry-Evans signs with TitansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Northern Territory News

    GOLD Coast officials were celebrating a stunning end to a horrific fortnight for the club by securing the greatest marquee signing in club history with confirmation Test star Daly Cherry-Evans would join the Titans on a four-year, $4 million deal. In a stunning coup for the Titans it was confirmed moments after Manly's 42-12 loss to Parramatta on Friday night that Cherry-Evans would join the Gold Coast club from 2016.


  12. Spotlight on southeast QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    Each week, expat Kiwis tell us what they most love about living by Queensland's beaches. Today we hear from Diana Ryan, Director of Studies at Martin College on the Gold Coast.


  13. What happened to Putin's koala?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Southland Times

    HAPPY DAYS: Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Russia's President Vladimir Putin cuddle koalas before the start of the first G20 meeting on November 15, 2014 in Brisbane. The most exciting thing that took place at last November's G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, was a series of photo-ops involving world leaders clutching koalas.


  14. Making our highways safer and more efficientRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | ECNmag

    All over the world, gridlock, stop and go driving and constant and sometimes dangerous lane changes are a daily frustration for highway motorists. However, new research by Dr Xiaobo Qu from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, in collaboration with Dr Shuaian Wang from Old Dominion University, USA, may provide the means to improving traffic safety, capacity and efficiency between cities.


  15. Melbourne Storm out to prove doubters wrong as NRL season opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Age

    There appears to be two different Melbourne Storms. One is an ageing team of has-beens and never will-bes projected to finish outside the top-eight by many in the rugby league media.


  16. Central Qld businesses count cost of Cyclone MarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | ABC News

    Central Queensland business groups have joined the State Government and local councils to identify the full cost of Cyclone Marcia on local businesses. The online survey will identify the physical damage suffered by businesses as a result of the storm, as well as details of closures, loss of trade and potential long-term impacts.


  17. Pack up your troubles: Melbourne is Australias top family holiday...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Daily Mail

    Pack up your troubles: Melbourne is Australia's top family holiday destination with Queensland rated the best state to visit A report by Roy Morgan Research has shown that Melbourne is where families want to go over the next two years A new report has revealed that Melbourne will be the most popular family holiday destination for Australians over the next two years. Travelling as a family can bring its own particular problems, but the survey by Roy Morgan Research shows that Melbourne has a little bit of everything to satisfy all needs.


  18. Christensen advocates for coalRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    Whitsunday Times FEDERAL Member for Dawson, George Christensen, believes coal produced by Queensland miners could help lift millions of people out of poverty. Mr Christensen advocated passionately for the coal industry in parliament last week, saying more than a billion people around the world lived in energy poverty and lives were put at risk by "extreme green" attempts to shut the coal industry down.


  19. H&M Brisbane opening: Indooroopilly store unveiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It's now just a matter of hours before international retail giant H&M opens its first Queensland store at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre and queues are expected to build long before the doors open. It is the first of two stores the Swedish chain has announced for Brisbane, with a second expected to open in the Queen Street Mall later this year.


  20. Knight Mata'utia's shock NRL axingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Yahoo!

    After becoming Australia's youngest ever Test debutant in last season's Four Nations campaign, Mata'utia was expected to be one of the young stars of the 2015 season. But the 18-year-old is set to start the season in the NSW Cup or the Holden Cup after being named as the Knights' 18th man for their clash with the Warriors at Hunter Stadium on Saturday.