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14 hrs ago | ABC News
A former Townsville soldier convicted of trafficking $400,000 worth of drugs has been granted an early release from jail because he has post-traumatic stress disorder .
19 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
A FEDERAL investigation has been launched and a pilot stood down after one of Townsville's two emergency services helicopter struck a tree during a rescue operation.
23 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin
The Senate Environment and Communications References Committee public hearing into the adequacy of the Federal and Queensland Governments' efforts to stop the rapid decline of the Reef moves to Townsville after hearings in Brisbane and Mackay.
Indonesia's president-elect is under World Bank pressure to develop manufacturing and trade to keep the country growing.
The grandparents of a murdered Queensland toddler have accused the state government of resisting the introduction of laws that could prevent similar deaths.
On the surface it's one of Australia's more bizarre suicides. But the family of the victim believes in a more sinister truth.
THE strange UFO lights seen floating above Cardwell this week. Local residents of Cardwell and avid UFO enthusists Molly and Archie Dunn sighted strange lights in the sky above the Cardwell foresore on Saturday night.
Townsville has won the battle of north Queensland connectivity, being described by NBN Co as "the most NBN ready place in Australia."
A MAGISTRATE has begrudgingly granted bail to a boy he said went to court as much as other kids went to the movies.
PARADISE is being prepared for sale as thousands of blocks of prime Queensland coastal land are surveyed and made ready for the open market.
Pic of the Sky Snacks truck that was knocked over by an Alliance plane as it was being pushed back to the run way in Townsville A CATERING truck was flipped after being hit by a taxiing aeroplane at Townsville Airport yesterday, reportedly closing down part of the runway and causing tarmac chaos.
Seven-year-old twins who he dropped off at school in April and have never seen since by their father Michael.
UPDATE: 10.36 Coroner David O'Connell has refused an application by Robert Hytch to have Rachel's diary entries and letters to be heard in closed court only.
Peter Buckley training with supporters Rod Latham, John Boyle, Dean Pons and Reiner Mangulabnan for an eight-day ride for cancer research.
Lex Wotton at Palm Island near the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland. Wotton was jailed in 2008 for rioting in Palm Island over the death of Cameron Doomadgee.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 01:21 pm
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