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A QUEENSLAND man accused of murdering his wife was afraid she would kill him with a kitchen fork so he pushed her, causing her to fall onto tiles and die, a court has heard.
An Australian pedophile sentenced to 30 years' jail in the US for sharing the adopted son he bought for $US8000 with a global network of child molesters says he is not a "monster".
Qantas budget offshoot Jetstar will further reduce flights to the Northern Territory and close its aircraft base in Darwin, blaming intense competition from foreign airlines.
QUEENSLAND's solar-powered residents are generating enough electricity to power 150,000 homes - or a city the size of Cairns.
The defence has opened its case in the Supreme Court trial of a far north Queensland man accused of murdering his wife in Cairns.
American Samoa has urged the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission to expedite effective measures to control South Pacific albacore catches, not only on the high seas but in the Exclusive Economic Zones of the region's countries and territories.
WCPFC 10, Cairns, AUSTRALIA. - Thursday 28th November 2013 -Samoa will be hosting not just one but two major international meetings in 2014.
Tongan delegates, from left, Losaline Ma'asi and Nunia Mone. Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission meeting, Cairns, Australia.
Mission Beach boaties Nancy Lowe and Richard Giuliany say the government should cut its losses and not waste any more money on the new $3.3 million Clump Point jetty Photo John Andersen MISSION Beach's new jetty has been slammed as a $3.3 million white elephant because it is too short for boaties to launch their crafts.
Hundreds of Cairns residents have attended a community forum over concerns about the proposed Aquis mega resort in far north Queensland.
RESIDENTS living near the North's super boot camp fear they have been left vulnerable to escapees, ahead of the first intake of juvenile criminals by the end of the year.
Moira Smith and Blanch Weddell, outside the new Woolworth's location in James Cook University's new Clinical Practice Building.
The Commerce Department has created a standard annual rental rate for tenants wanting to occupy space at the Daniel K. Inouye Industrial Park in Tafuna and the new rates will apply to future tenants, while the status of current tenants are under review, says DOC director Keniseli Lafaele.