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A MAN accused of stabbing his mate in the neck has said it was over an argument about a woman from 25 years ago.
A TOWNSVILLE magistrate has warned returned soldiers they can't continue using post-traumatic stress disorder as a defence for violent crimes Magistrate Ross Mack told a former soldier who pleaded guilty to punching a man in the head on April 27 last year that "public generosity" was wearing thin for former defence force members because crimes had ... (more)
A GLOBETROTTING guide dog that gave a Magnetic Island blind couple more than a decade of loyal service has sadly passed away.
The Returned Services League of Townsville has moved to cap student numbers at this year's Anzac Day parade after a review of last year's march.
AUSTRALIAA'S largest regional airline has outsourced its ground handling operations to cut costs amid what it says is an aviation crisis.
An oversupply of cattle to the live export market in North Queensland has pushed prices down by as much as 20 cents per kilogram.
TWO of Townsville's state MPs have rejected senior doctors' claims the region's public health service will be severely diminished if medical officers are forced on to individual contracts.
Thousands of photos from hundreds of photographers have been used to create a snapshot of north Queensland life using the hashtag TownsvilleShines.
The controversial bikie laws are biting back, with a new poll showing the Premier's sales pitch isn't convincing voters.
Traditional owner groups from across north Queensland have met in Townsville to discuss ways to attract more funding for their conservation programs.
The gender gap in treatment at Townsville Hospital is the worst in Queensland, with men waiting an average of 101 days for a prostatectomy - used to treat prostate cancer - compared to 15 days for breast cancer surgery, which is a difference of 86 days, data from the MyHospital website showed.
LR Jacob Brillante 20 of Annandale and Michael Colman 22 of North Ward work out on The Strand in the heat.
Twenty-eight of the 40 students at the remote Greenvale school travel as far as 216 kilometres each day by bus on the return trip from cattle stations in the lower Gulf Country Photo: John Andersen The children living on remote cattle stations in the Greenvale district, 270km northwest of Townsville travel 216km on a round trip by bus each day to ... (more)