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4 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

Alarm could have saved 11 in Qld blaze

A SENIOR Queensland Fire and Rescue Service officer says the 11 victims of Australia's worst domestic house fire would have had time to evacuate if the home's smoke alarm was working.

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7 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

BrickiSneaks: Lazarus in copy and paste

CLIVE Palmer's Senator for Queensland Glenn Lazarus has been raiding Wikipedia pages about Queensland to tell voters all about the state he is meant to represent.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABC News

Northern Australia: Renewed push to seal inland north Queensland highway

The Federal Government's determination to develop northern Australia has raised hopes for improving the condition of a major inland route through Queensland.

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The Advocate

Nation's best young cattle parader

The 18-year-old from Barrington, was crowned the 2014 national champion in the dairy cattle parading competition, held at the Queensland Royal Show yesterday.

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NEWS.com.au

Newman health test failing voters

Premier Campbell Newman and Health Minister Lawrence Springborg say the data shows a tangible improvement in health since the LNP took office, but the latest poll shows voters disagree.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Northern Territory News

More buck for bang in risque business

Girls often intend spending a short stint working in a brothel but quickly become addicted to the hefty pay cheques, Willow says.

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NEWS.com.au

Illicit synthetic drugs a deadly habit

SYNTHETIC drug tzars are cashing in on the lucrative illicit black market trade in Queensland, turning over tens of millions of dollars a year.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Tourists snubbing Aussie icons

WE'RE getting more overseas visitors than ever before, so why aren't they seeing some of the nation's biggest landmarks? WHO says Adelaide doesn't have any sights to offer tourists? Visitors are loving this attraction, which has just been included in a list of the 20 most beautiful places in the world.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Man 'assisting' in balcony death case

The man at the centre of an investigation into the death of a New Zealand tourist on the Gold Coast is again being questioned by detectives.

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Exhibitor Online

EEAA Kicks Off Road-Show in Queensland, Industry Experts to Mentor Young Stars

Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia Board met with Members in Brisbane on Tuesday as part of the EEAA Member Round-Tables being held around the country.

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Daily Mail

nside the privileged life of Joe Hockey, who doesn't think poor people drive cars

A five-bedroom harbourside compound, a cattle farm and a coastal retreat: Inside the privileged life of Joe Hockey, who doesn't think poor people drive cars He owns luxury properties in Sydney and Canberra as well as a cattle farm and a beach house with ocean views Treasurer Joe Hockey's personal wealth has come under the spotlight after his ... (more)

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Yahoo!

Qld coal railway labelled a 'train wreck'

If you're a Queensland farmer, tourist operator, manufacturer or coal miner, the approval of a major coal railway is bad news, activists and analysts say.

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Northern Daily Leader

CMC cans Hunter festival, moves to Queensland

The Southern Hemisphere's biggest country and roots music festival will rock and country the Willowbank Raceway site on March 13 -15 with multi-platinum selling artist Lady Antebellum headlining.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

People's Daily Online

China's Wanda to make bln-dollar play in Aussie property market

The company of China's real estate tycoon, Wang Jianlin, will launch into Australia's property- development market, creating a billion-dollar local arm to invest in new projects, including a long-awaited Gold Coast high-rise complex.

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ABC News

Darwin and Adelaide likely export hubs for Queensland uranium

The resurgence of uranium mining in Queensland is gaining momentum, and talk is growing about the economic opportunity that could provide for ports in neighbouring states and territories.

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Sydney Star Observer

Industry self-regulation for Queensland outdoor advertising to stay despite ACL efforts

The Queensland Government has decided to stick with the ad industry's self-regulatory model for outdoor advertising following efforts by the Australian Christian Lobby and Katter's Australian Party to impose strict government regulations.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Reuters

Australia warns of poor outlook for Great Barrier Reef

Australia's Great Barrier Reef remains under threat despite efforts to rein in major sources of damage to the World Heritage-listed icon, the government said on Tuesday.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Screams before fatal fall

Rrie Wright enjoyed getting friendly with some Australian wildlife, including a giant python, at Australia Zoo during her Queensland trip.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Australia: Wined and dined in the forest

Offbeat Tours' eco-trips take you for a leisurely, entrancing taste of Conondale National Park rainforest in Queensland's hinterland.

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Suria

Queensland Reds scout Fiji talent

The Queensland Reds have launched a recruitment drive in Fiji as they look to rebound from a disappointing Super 15 season.

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