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Blood donations flow again
RESIDENTS are urged to roll up their sleeves and donate blood, with dengue fever restrictions lifted for most parts of Townsville.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Rabbitohs prop George Burgess charged with wilful damage to a car, according to reports
South Sydney Rabbitohs prop George Burgess has been charged with two counts of wilful damage to a car following an incident in Cairns, according to reports.
Winter westerly whips up chill
Big swells are expected on the Gold and Sunshine coasts this week as a low pressure system builds in the Tasman Sea.
Man refused bail over armed home invasion charge
A Bandidos associate charged over an armed robbery in far north Queensland has been denied bail in a Cairns court.
The story behind the painting: Dr John Malouf
Banora Point artist Tony Joy is one of the finalists of the Northern Rivers Portrait Prize.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Sunshine's not here to stay
SUNNY days are forecast as Brisbane gets a break from the wet weather before the rain returns later in the week.
Six Pies to get taste of the national level
BEST OF THE BEST: Devonport Football Club players Kellie Gower, Rachel Crack, Jessica Whelan, Sommer Bissett, Ellkiee Richardson and Chantelle Graham are heading off to Cairns on Monday for the AFL Women's National Championship.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Two woman robbed at knifepoint in Cairns
TWO women have been robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight by a group of people now on the run from police in far north Queensland.
Covert recording a political weapon
COVERT recordings haves become the weapon and shield of choice for Queensland politicians, with yet another explosive tape uncovered by The Courier-Mail yesterday.
Man fractures leg hanging high above ground
A man has been flown to Cairns hospital in far north Queensland after a flying fox accident at Cape Tribulation.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Cairns, Australia to host 2017 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships
Following the earlier news that Cairns will host Mountain Bike World Cups in 2014 and 2016 , the Australian city in tropical north Queensland will also hold the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships, the sport's governing body announced on Thursday.
Springborg looks to deliver Cooktown birthing services
Cooktown Hospital's medical superintendent says reinstating the town's birthing services would bring huge benefits to Indigenous mothers in the town.
Mystery disease cuts hopes for Aussie cane harvest
Australian cane producers bowed to concerns over a mystery crop disease and slashed to 100,000 tonnes their estimates for the rise in output as sugar mills began the 2013-14 crushing season.
Tjupurru's search for his people and for new music
Tjupurru brought his unique Didjeribone to the Snowy Mountains Festival of Music recently.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Our time to shine
THE Townsville Shines promotion to encourage out-of-towners to visit the city and discover the region's magic winter weather and schedule of events was officially launched yesterday.
Cairns: Airfare Deal Alert: Now is a Great Time To Say 'G'Day, 'Straya!'
Details look like this: the sale includes economy class flights from either Los Angeles , Dallas or New York to Australia and then connecting flights to the tropical North Queensland city of Cairns , a jumping off point for trips to enjoy the crystal-blue waters of the Reef.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Sydney Star Observer
Tackling transphobia in the AFL
Recent campaigns by the AFL have made great inroads into tackling homophobia in sport.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Cape Crusaders shine
Promising Aussie Rules talent is emerging from Queensland's most remote communities with six players from Cape York and the Torres Strait selected in the Queensland Country Kookaburras Under 14s team on Sunday.
Qantas Offers Fare Sale To Cairns And The Great Barrier Reef
Qantas Airways , is giving travelers an extra incentive to visit Cairns, home of the Great Barrier Reef, and book an Australian getaway with huge savings on departures from .
A BRISBANE to Cairns plane was forced to return mid-flight after an unusual odour was detected in the cabin on Monday night.