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Local news for Cairns, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | Daily Mail

'I wouldn't mind if she wrote a song about me': Brenton Thwaites...

'I wouldn't mind if she wrote a song about me': Brenton Thwaites denies ever dating The Giver co-star Taylor Swift -but says he'd be happy with a tune written in his honour They were rumoured to be dating at the end of 2013 after co-starring in The Giver, but Brenton Thwaites has denied that he and Taylor Swift were ever an item.

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12 hrs ago | Birder's World

Photo of the week: Olive-backed Sunbirds

An adult Olive-backed Sunbird feeds a juvenile in Lisa Hazell's rural yard outside of the city of Cairns in northern Queensland in Australia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Cairns: Recipe for hot, slow cooking

Tropical Cairns has a familiar list of things for tourists to explore, most of which take a tidy half-day and appeal to kids.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Recipes, Oceania, Travel

ABC News

Lake Argyle in Western Australia's remote Kimberley earmarked for future 'second capital'

There has long been talk of the need to more densely populate Australia's north, and Lake Argyle, on the border of Western Australia and the Northern Territory, has been earmarked as the ideal location.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Big boats bypass city

Townsville Cruise Terminal at the Port of Townsville received a commendation at the Australian Institute of Architects 2014 North Queensland Architecture Awards.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Ultimatum for owners of death row dog

THE owners of death row dog Hugo have been thrown a lifeline - but it's triggered a stoush between two Queensland councils.

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ABC News

Judge describes double murder trial as 'whodunnit' case

The Supreme Court judge summing up the trial of a Cairns mechanic accused of murdering a Mount Isa couple has described the case as a "whodunnit".

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Violent Crime

Wed Aug 27, 2014

ABC News

Townsville 2070: What will north Queensland's future look like?

Few of us will own homes, low-lying suburbs will have been abandoned or lost to natural disasters and the commute to Cairns will take 35 minutes.

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The Age

Melbourne's powerhouse e-shoppers

Melbourne may be Australia's destination shopping city, but the bricks and mortar stores everywhere may want to get online quickly with a new report showing Melburnians buy more online than any other city, followed by Sydney and Toowoomba.

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Western morning News

Small Devon firm set for trade down under

An East Devon company is about to make a big impact on the world stage as it launches into the Australian and New Zealand markets for the first time.

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Anna.aero

Darwin Airport reports 5% traffic growth in FY2014; Malaysia Airlines drives international growth

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania, Malaysia,

ABC News

Slain woman's husband wins latest round of court fight

A man at the centre of a double murder mystery in far north Queensland has had another win against the Queensland Government.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

From the army to arpeggios: Corporal Carmen takes on La Boheme

Former infantry soldier Peter Carmen is one of more than 40 locals who will join Opera Queensland's Townsville performances of Puccini's La Boheme.

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NEWS.com.au

Toddler killer's appeal rejected

A FORMER soldier who killed his partner's toddler son after inflicting a fractured skull, ruptured bowel and more than 50 bruises has lost his appeal.

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Sydney Star Observer

Drug-resistant gonorrhoea outbreak would likely hit gay community first

SEXUAL health expert warns an outbreak of drug-resistant gonorrhoea would be likely to hit Australia's gay community first, as Australian and New Zealand sexual health clinics go on alert.

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NEWS.com.au

Now it's a triple threat to Reef's survival

MINING and farming aren't the only dangers to the Barrier Reef - a third threat is looming that could irreversible damage the natural wonder.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Fatal drug overdose crisis hits bush

RATES of fatal accidental overdoses in rural and regional Australia have more than doubled in a decade, overtaking those in capital cities.

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Sydney Star Observer

Queensland's north shines at Cairns Tropical Pride

Organisers have arranged over a week's worth of events in what they hope to be their biggest and best festival yet.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

ABC News

Cairns concert brings the big names for G20

The international spotlight will be on Cairns when the G20 comes to far north Queensland, but while high level financial negotiations take place, the artists of the region will be taking advantage of the media attention to show off their talents.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Why escapees broke back INTO jail

THREE men escaped from a Queensland correctional centre only to allegedly break back into the prison to pull off their cunning plan.

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