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The Cairns Chamber of Commerce says all levels of government must coordinate to ensure there is not inconsistency or duplication between the Queensland Plan and Northern Australia White Paper.
11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
A GIRAFFE in South Africa died when his head hit a highway overpass while being transported in a wide-open container.
14 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
Millions of Australians face losing control of their welfare payments if a dramatic new plan, proposed by mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is adopted INFLUENTIAL Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson has backed the "healthy welfare card", saying it would drive "deep and profound change" for all disadvantaged Australians.
If you're heading south on the Mulligan Highway from Cooktown in Australia's Far North and turn off on to Shiptons Flat Rd towards Lion's Den Hotel , chances are you're going to the Lion's Den Hotel.
PREMIER Campbell Newman has revealed he is lobbying the Federal Government to consider basing more Australian Defence Force units in regional Queensland in a bid to help meet population targets contained within the Queensland Plan.
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In a Queensland first the State Government has transferred responsibility for delivering primary healthcare services to an Aboriginal community organisation.
The Newman government has achieved a level of accountability that's light years away from the era that spawned the Fitzgerald inquiry, Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney says.
A man who plunged seven floors from a Cairns high-rise casino hotel, smashing through a glass awning, may have been murdered, police say.
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Australia, around 700,000 last year, is expected to double over the next six years, leading to a surge in Chinese investment in the local tourism industry.
The Sidney Sister Cities Association has released their new calendar chock full of images featuring Sidney through the eyes of local photographers.
UPDATE: A SUSPECTED Australian jihadist is free to walk the streets of Melbourne after he was deported from the Philippines overnight.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:13 pm
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