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BACKPACKERS Ronja Wacker, Germany, Elodie Jacquet and Johanna Yonnet, France, Laura Wetzel and Fabienne Heine, Germany, say it is becoming harder to find work fruit picking in Australia THE party lights are fading on North Queensland's backpacker market as Korean contract pickers and workers from the Pacific Islands take over their jobs on fruit ... (more)
A MAN who stole a car with a sleeping baby inside has been released on 18 months probation, sparking anger at the lenient sentence.
Recently the Queensland Government released the Queensland Ports Strategy and the Economic Directions Statement for Queensland Airports to provide these sectors and private investors information on future infrastructure management, development and investment.
THE Farewell to Townsville sign on Woolcock Street should be removed and relocated to a more accurate location to reduce confusion for tourists and customers trying to find businesses in the area.
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman says he wants to begin a debate on which of the state's public assets could be sold after the next election.
The State Government is reviewing the environmental compliance of billionaire businessman Clive Palmer's Yabulu Nickel Refinery near Townsville in north Queensland.
Children watch an Australian Army backhoe leaves to clean up Cogon Central School in Ormoc, Philippines as part of the Recovery Support Force.
A YOUNG soldier has told of being strip-searched by police in front of his home as the Queensland Government's tough anti-bikie laws continue to take a toll on recreational riders.
Ella Heeney and Lia Mills are off to Townsville to represent NSW at the Australian All Schools Championships.
THE lead detective investigating the bizarre death of a Townsville woman failed to examine the knife which killed her or ensure her husband's whereabouts were queried on the day of her death, an inquest has heard.
Townsville Constable Alistair McKeen now has a six-month wait to find out if the bites have transmitted any diseases.
SPREADING ENLIGHTENMENT: Jinasiri or Jason Chan, a barefoot Buddist Monk walking from Queensland to Sydney, through Tamworth.