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  1. Huge native title claim lodged for Queensland's Cape York peninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Australia's largest native title claim covering much of the Cape York peninsula in Queensland's far north has been lodged in the Federal Court in Brisbane. The claim covers 14.6 million hectares of land, taking in all of the areas of the Cape not already under native title and some inland waters.

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  2. Toxic Dust FearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    CONCERNED and angry residents met last night to raise concerns about potentially toxic dust discovered in city parks, with uncovered mining ores at the Port of Townsville coming under fire. The public meeting came after a study commissioned by the North Queensland Conservation Council found contaminated dust coating four inner Townsville playgrounds.

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  3. Big task to create workfor Aboriginal communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    THE task of boosting economic activity and employment has been underlined by data suggesting the Aboriginal community of Palm Island has a jobless rate of almost 50 per cent. However, it seems the only surprise to many is that the rate is not higher.

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  4. Going for growth: centre gets $90m expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    WILLOWS Shopping Centre is about to get much bigger, with a $90 million expansion slated to start early next year. The major redevelopment will increase the size of Willows - which is owned by Dexus Wholesale Property Fund - by 11,000sq m and include a new Woolworths supermarket, 35 specialty stores and more parking.

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  5. Offers of $70 for Clive Palmer coinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    Since news broke yesterday that the colourful businessman and federal MP had given his Yabulu nickel refinery workers coins featuring a figurehead of himself, it seems everyone wants one. Collector Jai of Fairfield, Sydney, wanted one as a present for his "old man" to display in his pool room.

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  6. 'Tostee' proclaims innocence onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    WHILE salaries for the top brass have more than doubled since 2005 and wages for politicians have jumped 75 per cent, pay rates for the troops have hardly grown. A DEVICE, which is only the size of a 10 cent coin, is set to revolutionise two of Australia's greatest sporting codes.

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  7. Holy men spread Christmas message on outback Queensland road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | ABC News

    Their churches might have their differences but when it comes to spreading the Christmas message, Catholic priest Peter Doohan and Uniting Church reverend John Case are on the same path. The two men are on an outback road trip this week delivering pre-Christmas services to tiny towns in western Queensland.

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  8. It's Christmas shopping like never beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    The Lord Mayor has declared the CBD open for business this Christmas, with retailers extending trading hours to cash in on the spending splurge LAST-minute Christmas shoppers will have plenty of time for that final dash to the stores this Silly Season, with retail centres in Queensland opening later than ever before. For the first time, Brisbane residents will have the chance to shop around the clock at two different Westfield centres, with revamped Garden City joining Westfield Chermside to open for a marathon 33 hours straight in the lead-up to Christmas.

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  9. Seeney to council: 'Don't mention climate change'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    THE Prime Minister is putting a bold spin on his new Medicare package, saying it's a better policy than the one announced on Budget night. THE haunting final image of British tourist Gareth Jones shows his legs dangling from the Sydney cliff edge where he later fell to his death.

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  10. Ochsner partnership with Australian medical school perfect fit for Louisiana womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | The Times-Picayune

    The University of Queensland School of Medicine/Ochsner Clinical School medical students received their "white coats" at a recent ceremony. Students along with medical school staff and Ochsner physicians were present for the occasion.

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  11. Their House Rules! Renovation stars Maddi and Lloyd sell their...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Their House Rules! Renovation stars Maddi and Lloyd sell their tourist attraction beachside home in Queensland for $520,000 as they search for bigger place It became something of a tourist attraction in a sleepy Queensland town thanks to its dramatic transformation from a rot-ravaged 1950s home to a luxury tropical beachside pad. And now House Rules stars Maddi Carter, 27, and Lloyd Wright, 28, have sold a jewel in the crown of Townsville properties for $520,000 pocketing a pretty $140,000 profit.

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  12. PFLAG challenge Brisbane Roar "inaction" on homophobiaRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Sydney Star Observer

    PFLAG spokesperson Shelley Argent has welcomed discussions with three major sporting codes in Queensland and Suncorp Stadium on tackling anti-gay crowd behaviour, but has expressed disappointment in the Brisbane Roar's "inaction" on addressing homophobia in their Code of Conduct. A-LEAGUE soccer club Brisbane Roar has been urged by Queensland-based LGBTI advocates to signup to an agreement specifically addressing homophobic abuse by game crowds during games.

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  13. Boy oh boy ... it's just a toyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    A frustration at walking into toy stores and seeing walls and walls of toys segregated according to gender, prompted Springwood resident Thea Hughes to investigate what could be done to broaden attitudes. Play Unlimited co-founder Thea Hughes says children should be free to choose whatever toys they would like to play with, rather than being constricted by gender stereotypes.

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  14. Geoffrey Rush says fellow Pirates Of The Caribbean actor Johnny...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Daily Mail

    'He knows Australia quite well!': Geoffrey Rush says Pirates Of The Caribbean actor Johnny Depp has enjoyed secret trips Down Under ahead of Gold Coast filming Pirates Of the Caribbean 5 is due to start filming in the Gold Coast in February but Australian actor Geoffrey Rush says he won't need to give Johnny Depp - Captain Jack Sparrow - a guided tour. 'I actually I've got a funny feeling he knows Australia quite well, I think in his day he's done a few hideaway trips,' revealed the 63-year-old Oscar winner to Daily Mail Australia on Tuesday.

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  15. Heuir and Dixon enjoy day out for Sub ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    Townsville Cricket match between Suburban Parks and Norths at Tony Ireland Stadium. North's Gareth Sim batting and Subpark's keeper Matthew Torrisi with Herbert Heuir bowling.

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  16. Officials urged to 'Let Kell play'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    TOWNSVILLE game captain Steve Markovic has urged National Basketball League officials to let Crocodiles big Mickell Gladness play after the import fouled out in yesterday's tough four-point loss to Melbourne United. The 211cm centre copped a rough deal all afternoon, hit with two offensive fouls while posting up in the first half and then his fifth foul appeared to come when United point guard Stephen Dennis put his arm out towards Gladness while driving to the ring.

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  17. Calls by child protection activist to ban kids sitting on Santa's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Now, stand a safe distance from Santa and tell him what you want: Child safety campaigners call for ban on youngsters sitting on Father Christmas's knee Child protection activist Hetty Johnson has called for shopping malls update their protection policies so that children stand next to 'Santa' and not on his lap A professional Santa said that children were never forced to sit on his lap, as many were confused, cried, or tired He said that the experienced was very personalised and differed depending on the child, so that many would be held, or stand next to him Charmaine Ohl, who used to work as a Santa photographer and now has a two-year-old daughter, said that kids won't do what they don't want to do All Santa's are checked for criminal backgrounds, and laws introduced in 2013 brought in even more thorough regulations for anyone working with minors New child protection policies could ... (more)

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  18. Diplomat mollifies Great Barrier GriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | NEWS.com.au

    Barack Obama has turned up the heat on Australia to do more to tackle climate change, in his speech to the University of Queensland. BARACK Obama's representative in Australia was forced to repair a diplomatic rift between the Abbott government and the US over climate change.

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  19. Cubic's NextBus Fleet Management Application Receives Most Innovative...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | PRWeb

    It also is a great honor being recognized with the MIP award. Innovation is a core value of the Cubic culture, enabling us to deliver not only new technology but solutions that are the most responsive in the industry to customer needs.

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  20. Why Townsville will tip the scales on GeelongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | Townsville Bulletin

    The Geelong Advertiser has hit back at news of the impending shift, labelling us as "bogans" and "rednecks" with a list of five reasons the city by the bay beats the capital of North Queensland. We'll admit they gave it a good shot, but we've got even more reasons why the North is set to tip the scales.

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