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Sunday | ABC News

BasicsCard users buying cigarettes, bartering with groceries

Welfare recipients are spending money quarantined for essentials on banned items and bartering groceries for cash and alcohol, an ABC investigation has found.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

ABC News

Hunt, O'Connor to line up for Reds in 2015

Karmichael Hunt will make yet another code switch and play for the Queensland Reds in the Super Rugby competition in 2015.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

ABC News

Country Hour for Wednesday 27 August, 2014

The rabies-like virus Lyssa has been confirmed for the first time in Horses. Two horses in south east Queensland died last year with subsequent testing proving it was Lyssavirus - contracted through bats.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Queensland, Australia Travel, Australia Travel, Australia, World News,

NEWS.com.au

Vulnerable to lose welfare control

GAMBLERS and victims of domestic violence face having their welfare payments managed by federal bureaucrats under a dramatic expansion of income quarantining.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

ABC News

Calls to lift alcohol bans in Queensland Indigenous communities

MARK COLVIN: There are growing calls for the lifting of alcohol bans in Queensland Indigenous communities.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Australia, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

ABC News

Doctor who removed wrong kidney settles pay dispute

A specialist doctor suspended from Rockhampton Hospital in central Queensland has settled out of court after taking legal action to have his pay reinstated.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Australia, World News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

ABC News

SE Qld could see 100mm of rain overnight: BOM

Forecaster Sam Campbell said the heaviest falls could occur anywhere from as far west as Roma to as north as Rockhampton, depending on where isolated thunderstorms develop.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Weather

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Rocky uni moves into CBD

UNIVERSITY turf wars have broken out in Townsville with Central Queensland University establishing a base in the city which long been the stronghold of James Cook University.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

ABC News

North Galilee Basin rail line: Queensland Government approves $2.2b plan

The controversial North Galilee Basin rail line has been approved by the Queensland Government, despite strong criticism from landholders and concerns over groundwater and air quality.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Karl Stefanovic reveals his secret weapon to a woman's heart with...

He can cook, so can you! Karl Stefanovic reveals the magnificent mussels and romantic ravioli that helped him win his woman's heart in new 'no fuss' recipe book It's fair to say that with his dashing good looks and innate charm, Karl Stefanovic is quite the dish.

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Related Topix: Recipes, Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Australia, World News,

Sat Aug 09, 2014

ABC News

Looking back at some of Qld's most baffling cases

Barbara McCulkin, 34, and her daughters Leanne, 11, and Vicki, 13, disappeared from their home in the inner-Brisbane suburb of Highgate Hill on the night of January 16, 1974.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Australia, World News, Boat Disaster

Fri Aug 08, 2014

ABC News

Opera Queensland's Project Puccini brings out opera voices in 384 ordinary Queenslanders

Show time beckons for hundreds of ordinary Queenslanders-turned-opera singers set to star in local productions of one of the best known Italian operas.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Puccini, Australia, World News,

Green Left Weekly

Australia's biggest coalmine gets green light

The logic of the market allows companies to invest where they think they can make a profit, no matter the risk to people or the environment.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Environment, Science,

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Blue Mountains Gazette

Movie puts gambling in the spotlight

Glenbrook's Heath Davis is quietly confident he achieved everything he set out to during almost a full month of filming scenes in Gladstone and Rockhampton in July for Broke, his first feature film as writer and director.

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