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If you live here you'll die earlier...

IF you live in the bush you'll die three years younger than if you live in the city because of poor access to healthcare.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Bikie laws trap 'respectable' couple

CLIVE Palmer has jetted off on holiday... and that's no surprise, given the day he had yesterday.

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HarnessLink.com

Franklin and his big team chase winter riches

And both will start this Saturday night at Albion Park, his first runner Beef City Safari will contest the Gr.1 $75,000 Queensland Oaks while his other runner Rakarebel will tackle champion pacer Im Themightyquinn for the second straight week.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Northerners on board Country tour to Queensland

After winning the AAMI Under 16 and 18 Country Championship finals, Greater Northern had six players selected in each side.

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Central Western Daily

Loader fits the mould for art gallery

A VISIT to Orange for the first time in January, was the catalyst for Lisa Loader to apply for the position of director of Orange Regional Gallery.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

ABC News

Decision to move proposed coal terminal cold comfort to Keppel Fitzroy Delta Alliance

A central Queensland community group says it remains concerned about a proposed coal terminal, even though it has been moved from the mouth of the Fitzroy River.

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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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Tue Jul 01, 2014

ABC News

Rookie LNP Senator calls for Queensland split

Fledgling Liberal National Party Senator Matthew Canavan has called for the creation of a new state in Queensland's north.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

ABC News

Queensland child safety program ends after 31 years

One of Australia's most recognised child protection programs will come to end at the end of the month due to a lack of volunteers, the association has said.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Doctor deemed 'not a serious risk'; will practice

A four-hour power blackout at Sydney Airport caused the cancellation or delay of dozens of flights and stranded thousands of school holiday passengers.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

ABC News

Qld punch victim still recovering 18 months later: mother

The mother of a central Queensland student says her son still has not recovered from an unprovoked attack more than 18 months ago.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Central Western Daily

Bastick excited by Country under 16s selection

ORANGE CYMS forward Jack Bastick is excited for his opportunity to represent the NSW Country under 16s team that will play in Rockhampton next month.

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NEWS.com.au

Vega Vega patient had abnormal anatomy

FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop said she will try to intervene to help Peter Greste while his family are "devastated" by his seven-year jail term in Egypt.

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Sun Jun 22, 2014

ABC News

Dwindling support blamed for CWA hall closures across Qld

The Queensland Country Women's Association says branches across the state are being forced to sell their halls because they can no longer afford the upkeep.

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South Coast Register

Southern Stars align for back-to-back titles

THE Southern Stars rugby league representative side has bought back-to-back Country Tier II titles to the region after cantering to a 50-6 final win over North Coast at Tamworth on Saturday afternoon.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

NEWS.com.au

'Dishonest' Indian-trained doctor's registration cancelled

A foreign-trained surgeon has been stood down from Rockhampton Hospital as medical authorities investigate a botched kidney operation and several other suspected blunders AN Indian-trained doctor who exaggerated her experience in overseas clinics has had her Australian medical registration cancelled for a year.

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Sun Jun 15, 2014

ABC News

Fee deregulation to hurt rural students

Rural students and their families are worried about how they will be affected by proposed changes to higher education fees.

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