Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 12)

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  1. A truck leaves from Cairns on the three day journey to Yarrabah in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | ABC News

    Precious cargo: A truck from Cairns prepares to leave the Gaza Ridge Barracks at Bandiana on the three day journey to Yarrabah in far north Queensland with two armoured personnel carriers on board.

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  2. Indigenous veteran reunited with Vietnam War vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | ABC News

    Australia's first Indigenous Returned Services League Club will soon be able to honour one of its former soldiers with a piece of war history. During his two tours of Vietnam, Yarrabah resident and a founding member of the community's RSL, James Canuto, drove an M113-A1 Armoured Personnel Carrier as part of the Australian Army's commitment to the conflict.

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  3. Proposed anti-gang laws face close scrutiny by Queensland crossbenchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | ABC News

    An overhaul of Queensland's anti-gang laws has received cautious early support from crossbench MPs whose vote will decide the outcome. The State Government will need three votes from the Katter's Australian Party and independents to replace the LNP's VLAD law with other measures against serious organised crime.

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  4. Cairns bus driver spared jail over crash into tourist trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | ABC News

    A Cairns bus driver has avoided jail time for a crash involving an iconic tourist train in far north Queensland. The bus was carrying clients of the disability support service, the Endeavour Foundation, several of whom were hospitalised, including two who were thrown from the vehicle.

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  5. Great Barrier Reef Bleaching 'Worst in Its History'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Criminal Report Daily

    A pair of Common reef cuttlefish hovers above a patch of hard coral located on the Far Northern part of the Great Barrier Reef. With the ocean warming, rising, and becoming more acidic, coupled with land runoff, marine pollution and coastal development -- life in Australia's Great Barrier Reef is threatened from all sides and may be placed on the "in danger" designation for UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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  6. Great Barrier Reef coral bleaching: Queensland tourism body downplays damageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | The Age

    The Great Barrier Reef is in the midst of its worst coral bleaching event on record, but at least one tourist body says scientists' claims are overstated. Some 1300 kilometres of reefs from Papua New Guinea south to Townsville have been surveyed by air, with scientists painting a bleak picture.

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  7. What our biggest coal mine means for AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    IF YOU believe the hype, Australia's biggest coalmine will bring jobs, wealth and provide a fast-track to economic growth. But what are we giving up? Opinion is divided on whether the Queensland Government's final approval of the $22 billion Adani's Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee basin will be good for the country.

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  8. How country town Katherine marked World's Greatest ShaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | ABC News

    Surrounded by the colourful domes of her loved ones, a Northern Territory woman has marked the loss of her daughter 30 years ago with a mass shaving afternoon in her country town community. "I picked her up one day and the next morning she had 10 fingerprint bruises on her," Ms Buck said.

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  9. Public help needed to locate Cairns honour rollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | ABC News

    The Cairns Regional Council is developing an Anzac Trail of heritage sites in the area, and is seeking help from the public to gather material for the project. The trail will be a driving tour of the Cairns region featuring historical war highlights, including cenotaphs, rolls of honour parks, cemeteries and World War I related sites.

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  10. The best of BT's Question Time live blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Every Queensland parliamentary sitting day, our state political editor Amy Remeikis delivers live coverage of question time, with a twist. Here are 10 highlights from the most-recent session and visit the Brisbane Times on April 19 for the next instalment.

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  11. 'A piece of Australia's military history'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    The Australian Cruiser "Sentinel" armoured fighting vehicle was the only tank designed and mass-produced in Australia during World War II. Armed with either a two, 17 or 25 pounder main gun and at least one .303 calibre machinegun.

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  12. The Dame, the filmmaker, the property developer and PNG's most sought-after piece of landRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | The Age

    The proposed venue for the 2018 APEC leaders' summit - a bulldozed former shanty town in Port Moresby - has become the legal battleground in a dispute between a young Australian filmmaker and one of Papua New Guinea's most revered former politicians, Carol Kidu. Dame Carol is suing first-time director Hollie Fifer to prevent the release of her 77-minute documentary The Opposition about the struggle to stop the eviction of 3000 people from a decades-old squatter community to make way for an Australian-backed property development that is promising a hotel, marina and exhibition centre.

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  13. Qld govt 'morally bankrupt' on Adani mineRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | The Mercury

    Conservationists and traditional owners have been floored by Queensland's decision to grant mining leases for Adani's mega-coal mine while two court challenges are unresolved. The Queensland government has cleared the last major state hurdle for the Indian miner to proceed with its $22 billion mine, rail and port project in the Galilee basin and at Abbot Point.

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  14. Australian airport strikes cause delays for international flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Daily Mail

    International travellers are facing delays at seven airports around Australia as customs and immigration staff strike again over an ongoing pay dispute. Staff at Sydney international, Perth international as well as Darwin and Adelaide airports are taking stop work action on Sunday with industrial action continuing until April 12. In Queensland, passengers travelling through Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville airports have also been warned of potential delays because of morning strikes.

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  15. Deportee: 'I feel like a foreigner in my own town. I feel like my soul is gone'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Press On-Line

    Hera Pepene, 44, was deported to Christchurch from Australia three days before Christmas. She was forced to leave her daughter, grandson and mother in Australia.

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  16. Weekender: In touch with the tropics in CairnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | Stuff.co.nz

    Not ready for winter? A short plane ride will get you enough palm trees, blue skies and tropical cocktails to help you pretend it isn't happening. THE SETTING: Cairns is a town built around tourism and the centre is a thriving backpacker hotspot, with bars jam packed along the waterfront and touts popping out of every second shop front to offer you the best deal out to the biggest draw in town - the Great Barrier Reef.

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  17. Matthew Bowen and Johnathan Thurston get behind NRL Cowboys HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | ABC News

    North Queensland Cowboys legend Matthew Bowen is hoping his time as a boarding student will help him guide young students at the new NRL Cowboys House. NRL Cowboys House is a boarding facility that will be home to 50 Indigenous students from remote areas of north Queensland while they attend high school in Townsville.

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  18. Queensland teenage boy charged with sexually assaulting a jogger as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Boy, 15, charged with sexually assaulting a jogger, 30, as she went for a run with her two young children A 15-year-old boy has been accused of sexually assaulting a female jogger as she exercised with her two young children in Cairns. The woman, aged in her 30s, was out running with her children in suburban Manunda on Thursday when the boy pressed himself against her.

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  19. Best April Fool's Day jokesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S April Fool's Day today, and celebrities and companies have gotten into the spirit in some very creative ways. IT'S the bizarre proposal to rename our second most populous state.

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  20. Widespread bleaching threatens Great Barrier Reef: why that mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... " Hughes' task force found that, of more than 500 reefs analyzed in the hundreds of miles of ocean between Cairns, Australia, and Papua New Guinea, only four exhibited no signs of bleaching.

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