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UPDATE: A SUSPECTED Australian jihadist is free to walk the streets of Melbourne after he was deported from the Philippines overnight.
The Queensland Rural Fire Service is investigating what it alleges to be an illegal hazard reduction burn east of Trinity Inlet near Cairns.
Researchers appeared before an Australian Senate committee this week to review how federal and local governments have managed the reef.
A group of Cairns leaders has written to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, rejecting concerns there will be reduced competition if the developers of the proposed Aquis resort take over the city's only other casino.
PARADISE is being prepared for sale as thousands of blocks of prime Queensland coastal land are surveyed and made ready for the open market.
Forests in Indonesia are increasingly being levelled to make way for plants for pulp and paper production, as in this site in Sumatra.
A further 27 jobs are set to go in far north Queensland, with the closure of two more discount stores.
Barron River state MP Michael Trout says a 'super college' could be built on Cairns' northern beaches in far north Queensland if the proposed Aquis resort is approved.
High on the wall inside the entrance to the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies hang two huge dot paintings known by the staff as 'Toyota Dreaming'.
Journalist Phil Hawkes discusses Brisbane's upcoming G20 meeting and says there's been some clever marketing behind the event.
CORAL is twice as likely to contract disease near dredging, a study has revealed, but proponents say the findings have no relevance to the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:03 pm
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