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14 hrs ago | ABC News

Judge reserves rates challenge decision

A Supreme Court judge in Rockhampton has reserved his decision on a challenge to a special investor rate category imposed by a Central Queensland council last year.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Bail for 'bikie': Homeless, not vicious

CALLED bikie enforcer granted bail after Supreme Court judge rules police failed to prove him little more than homeless man, rather than vicious lawless associate.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Prison

NEWS.com.au

Scout master jailed for child sex

SCOUT headmaster the first person to be jailed in Queensland under new laws that make it a crime to groom child for sex.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Australia, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

ABC News

Country Hour Wednesday 16 April, 2014

As the clean up continues from Cyclone Ita's trail of destruction, recovery funding has now been announced for the worst hit areas.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Australia, World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

ABC News

ABC Rural Report for Southern Queensland and Capricornia, Wednesday 16th of April, 2014

Kathleen Calderwood Round table meetings discussing the Federal Government's agricultural white paper have been held over the last two days in Rockhampton.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Australia, World News,

NEWS.com.au

Escapee dodged high-security cell

Bradley Thomas Kuhl and Tony Dwaine Morgan were spotted in Yeppoon on Monday night, after escaping from the prison farm in Rockhampton on Sunday night.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

ABC News

Campdraft ropes in thousands

The normally quiet town of Nebo in Central Queensland doubled in size for one week as horsemen and women congregated for the Australian Campdrafting National Titles.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania,

Sydney Morning Herald

Flood cuts off Qld sugar town of Ingham

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman is touring Ingham on Monday afternoon - a day after the Herbert River peaked near 13 metres, leaving 5000 people cut off as the Bruce Highway was split in half.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Australia, World News,

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Murderer on run rolled up Qld prison fence

Tony Dwaine Morgan, 33, who was serving a life sentence for a 1999 murder in Bundaberg, escaped from the low security Capricornia Correctional Centre, north of Rockhampton, on Sunday night.

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ABC News

Rail line between Rockhampton and Cairns closed after Cyclone Ita

Queensland Rail says it is likely the train line between Rockhampton, in the state's central region, and Cairns, in the far north, will be closed for another couple of days.

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ABC News

Manhunt underway for four escaped prisoners across Queensland

Queensland police are looking for four convicted criminals, three of them dangerous, on the run in three separate parts of the state.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

ABC News

Qld Treasurer Tim Nicholls defends public meetings on asset sales

Treasurer Tim Nicholls says all Queenslanders will have a say in possible State Government asset sales, even though there will be no public meetings in Rockhampton or Mackay.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

ABC News

Orphaned bats fly free after months of foster care in Brisbane

Scores of young fruit bats in Brisbane's west are taking to the skies for the first time after months of devoted care from a team of foster parents.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Australia, World News,

Mon Apr 07, 2014

ABC News

No Qld Govt asset sale meetings planned for Mackay, Rockhampton

Treasurer Tim Nicholls will travel to Emerald and Longreach today as part of state-wide talks with selected community leaders.

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

Sun Apr 06, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Faulty oven delays Sydney-bound flight

A FAULTY oven has delayed a Cairns to Sydney flight by more than 16 hours following an unscheduled landing in Rockhampton.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Commercial Aircraft, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A320

Thu Apr 03, 2014

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Qld periodic survey gives a snapshot of gay men's health in 2013

The head of the Queensland AIDS Council says more men need to be tested for HIV, following the release of Queensland's latest gay periodic survey figures from the Kirby Institute at the University of NSW.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, Australia,

CSIRO Publishing

A comparison of stocking methods for beef production in northern...

Trevor J. Hall A F , John G. McIvor B , David J. Reid C , Paul Jones D , Neil D. MacLeod B , Cam K. McDonald B and David R. Smith E A Agri-Science Queensland, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, PO Box 102, Toowoomba, Qld 4350, Australia.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Child's death increases calls for tougher standards for decks

A baby's death and serious injury of his mother from a collapsed desk has highlighted the danger that poorly built and maintained deckings pose, leading to calls for tougher standards before one of the estimated 12,000 dangerous decks across Australia produces another tragedy.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Home Listing, Home,

Mon Mar 31, 2014

ABC News

12 consortia bid for new casino licences in Queensland

Six of those are vying to redevelop the State Government precinct in Brisbane's CBD, known as Queen's Wharf.

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ABC News

'Southern' reef promotion boosts central Qld, Wide Bay tourism

Rockhampton's peak promotional group says there has been a surge in tourism to central Queensland and the Wide Bay over the past year.

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