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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.
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.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 02:32 am
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