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Samantha Alexander went blind during university degree but managed to graduate
Blind faith: The Indigenous Sydney woman who went blind halfway through her university degree, but still managed to graduate and is now doing her MASTERS Becoming legally blind in her early 20s has not stopped Sydney Indigenous woman Samantha Alexander from completing a university degree, starting a masters and building a house.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Ghost of the cloud forest: Seeking the white possum
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Slice of paradise
Peter and Eileen Nethercott of Island Leisure Resort in Nelly Bay have created North Queensland's first tropical Island retirement village.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Medical News Today
Addiction Medicine Specialist says pharmaceutical abuse is a growing problem in Queensland
Addressing the 2014 Australian Winter School Conference in Brisbane in late July, Dr Rowan said the increased prevalence of chronic pain and growing use of prescription and over-the-counter painkillers is contributing to higher rates of addiction and substance dependency.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Massive coal mine won't affect Great Barrier Reef: Hunt
Environment Minister Greg Hunt has hit back at criticism of his approval for Australia's largest coal mine, insisting it will not have a big impact on the Great Barrier Reef.
Paediatric palliative care by video consultation at home: a cost minimisation analysis
In the vast state of Queensland, Australia, access to specialist paediatric services are only available in the capital city of Brisbane, and are limited in regional and remote locations.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
China's investment in Australian tourism set to surge
The number of Chinese tourists visiting Australia, around 700,000 last year, is expected to double over the next six years, leading to a surge in Chinese investment in the local tourism industry.
Cash bequest boosts region's arthritis knowledge
A bequest from a Bundaberg family means locals suffering from arthritis will soon have the latest information on managing the debilitating disease.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Work begins on $800,000 dinosaur museum in outback town
The facility is being built at Eromanga, which prides itself on being the Queensland town furthest from the sea, about 1,000 kilometres west of Brisbane.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Mr Fluffy employee had 'no idea' asbestos insulation was dangerous
David Laughlan was Dirk Jansen's first employee when the man now known as "Mr Fluffy" had the idea of spraying asbestos into people's roof spaces as insulation.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Ramada resort to open at Kooralbyn in Queensland.
Wyndham Hotel Group continues to expand its presence in Australia with the signing of a franchise agreement for the 110-room Ramada Kooralbyn Resort, located in the Gold Coast hinterland of Queensland, Australia.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Veterans miss out on Anzac Day long weekend
A TOWNSVILLE veterans organisation will step up the fight against a State government legislation that denies Queenslanders the right to an extra public holiday for Anzac Day next year.
MH17: Officials gather in Brisbane to sign condolence book, pay respects to crash victims
Queensland Premier Campbell Newman met with officials from the Netherlands, Belgium, Britain and the Philippines at the executive building to add the first signatures to the book.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Queensland: Wish You Were Here: Fraser Island, Australia
We come to you from a small dollop of land off the Eastern coast of Australia by the name of Fraser Island .
Leaps And Bounds - Transcript
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Union and LNP take aim at FIFO tax perk
LNP politicians and one of Australia's most militant unions have formed an unlikely alliance to push for the scrapping of a major tax perk worth thousands of dollars for some fly-in, fly-out workers.
Illawarra businessman on epic ride to raise funds for cancer
Peter Buckley training with supporters Rod Latham, John Boyle, Dean Pons and Reiner Mangulabnan for an eight-day ride for cancer research.
Ruairi's cooking up a storm in Oz
Ruairi Gallagher, a former student at St Columb's College, plies his trade at the renowned Terrace Seafood Restaurant in the small town of Maleny in Queensland.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Passenger manifest and the litany of coincidences in unfolding tragedy
Michael and Carol Clancy had never met Albert and Maree Rizk. Their lives could not have been more contrasting.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Foul-mouthed Poms spruik Queensland
AUSTRALIA'S biggest daily deals website waited more than three years to warn customers their credit cards may have been compromised.