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A FORMER shipping agency director has been fined $67,500 for failing to do his job and report details of four freight ships arriving at a north Queensland port.
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YWAM has officially moved into their new premise on Stanley Street. YWAM manging director Ken Mulligan takes mayor Jenny Hill on a tour.
Australian Air Force cadets from all over northern Queensland have gathered in Townsville for the annual 1 Wing promotion course.
Police nabbed a man dressed as the comic strip character overnight, after a series of fires broke out in the north Queensland city.
GREENPEACE activists are stepping up the pressure on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to protect the natural asset from dredging.
A POLICE officer was stabbed in the neck in a Queensland bar during the second night of a national crackdown on alcohol-fuelled violence.
MORE than 50 extra police will be hitting the city's party hot spots this weekend to crack down on alcohol-fuelled A violence as part of a nationA al operation.
First steps in an overhaul at James Cook University have been clouded by fears cost-cutting may spread beyond the "headline restructure" with staff worried safety may become a casualty too.
Ross River Rd around Aitkenvale is close behind with nine locations, while Nathan St in Vincent is cited six times and Queens Rd at Hermit Park has five spots.
BIG business is keen to buy Queensland's electricity generators, but small business is wary, the state's chamber of commerce says.
Michael John Lynch, 20, was ordered to return to prison, after he was sentenced under the tough anti-hooning laws that came into effect on November 1. Under the amended Police Powers and Responsibilities Act 2000, a person found guilty of failing to stop when directed by police now faces a minimum of 50 days in custody or a $5500 fine.
EXTRA police have been flown to Towsville from across Queensland to combat the city's rampant juvenile crime problem as part of a new crime-fighting operation.