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9 hrs ago | ABC News

Young Suns need to step up without Ablett, says McKenna

Gold Coast coach Guy McKenna believes the season-ending injury to captain Gary Ablett must be viewed as an opportunity by the Suns' youngsters.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NEWS.com.au

More Crazy Clarks stores to shut

DO YOU burst into a white, hot rage every time your train is delayed? You could try what this guy does to get revenge.

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Qld man fined for selling e-cigarettes

A CAIRNS man fined for selling electronic cigarettes is the first person in the state to be prosecuted for trading the products.

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Related Topix: Australia, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medicine

Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

North Qld court decision highlights battle of rival sugar millers

A judgement in the Supreme Court in Cairns has overturned an agreement between a Tableland cane grower and the owner of the Mossman sugar mill.

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ABC News

Second measles case confirmed in Cairns

Another person tested positive to the highly contagious virus in Cairns yesterday, the second case in two weeks involving someone who had arrived in the city from Papua New Guinea.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Papua New Guinea, Oceania, Vaccinations, Health

ABC News

Vegetables to Asia after Reverse trade mission

Vegetables have started flowing to Asian countries after an industry event in far north Queensland which linked up producers with Asian buyers.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Queensland hospital runs out of beds

IT was a big day for Clive Palmer's new Senate team, but already the trio and Ricky Muir are being criticised for failing their first test.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

ABC News

Measles case confirmed in Cairns

Health authorities in far north Queensland say they are unaware of any further presentations for measles in Cairns, after a case was confirmed on Friday evening.

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NEWS.com.au

Bikies on run, driven from clubhouses

QUEENSLAND police's anti-bikie taskforce has claimed a major victory in the ongoing war against Queensland's gangs by forcing them to abandon most of their suburban strongholds.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

No checks on abused child

An Australian coroner reviewing a case where a mother beat her eight-year-old New Zealand born daughter to death with a vacuum cleaner pipe has called for an urgent overhaul of the child safety network.

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NEWS.com.au

Live blog: G20 cops and other hot topics

Journalist Phil Hawkes discusses Brisbane's upcoming G20 meeting and says there's been some clever marketing behind the event.

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Colombo Page

Australian Immigration Minister to visit Sri Lanka amid asylum seeker controversy

July 05, Colombo: Australia's Immigration and Border Protection Minister Scott Morrison will visit Sri Lanka next week amid the controversy of Australia reportedly returning two boat loads of Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers in mid sea to Sri Lanka.

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Luckiest place to buy Lotto in Queensland

PERHAPS it was his lucky charm. But the flashy accessory that Rolf Harris sported for one of his greatest moments was of no use last night.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Age

Australia's last 'tracker' Barry Port retires

Barry Port's retirement marks the end of an era for Australian policing, with the country's last serving police "tracker" calling time on a career spanning 36 years.

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CSIRO Publishing

A novel method for the age estimation of Saddletail snapper (Lutjanus ...

A novel method for the age estimation of Saddletail snapper using Fourier Transform-near infrared spectroscopy B. B. Wedding A , A. J. Forrest B D , C. Wright C , S. Grauf A , P. Exley B and S. E. Poole B A Rapid Assessment Unit, Crop and Food Science, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Cairns, Qld 4870, Australia.

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ABC News

'Cape York's day will come': grazier

The declining profitability and economic crisis engulfing the northern cattle industry is nowhere more apparent than on the Cape York Peninsula.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

EurekAlert!

Decade of benefits for the Great Barrier Reef

With this week marking the tenth anniversary of the rezoning of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, prominent marine scientists from around the world have gathered in Canberra to discuss its successes - both expected and unexpected.

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Canberra Close Up: John Paul Janke

John Paul Janke, Director of Communication and Engagement at AIATSIS, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies joined us for a Canberra Close Up session on 666 Afternoons.

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Seeney updates register of interest after Cairns property revelation

Queensland Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney has moved to update his parliamentary register of interests after the ABC discovered he was listed as a joint owner of a property in Cairns that he had not declared.

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Big ukulele tours big things for big festival

In the lead up to the Cairns Ukulele Festival organisers have toured Australia's 'big things' with their own big couch and big ukulele.

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