Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 13)

Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 13)

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  1. Queenslanders trying to steal croc crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    THEY'RE the symbol of the Northern Territory but could Queensland be about to steal our mantle as the world's crocodile capital? A spate of croc sightings in Queensland has some deluded banana benders boasting that their crocs are superior to our mighty saltwater dinosaurs. A cute little 3.5m saltie - amusingly described by The Courier-Mail as "mammoth" - was found sunning itself in a suburban backyard on New Year's Eve in the Queensland fishing town of Karumba.

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  2. 'You'll wish you were dead'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    Jellyfish expert Professor Jamie Seymour in the wake of an Irukandji sting which inflicts up to a day of excruciating pain and vomiting. Picture: natureofscience.com.au TINY, venomous and virtually invisible to the human eye, they inflict a sting so painful that if you don't died you may wish you had.

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  3. Sydney and Melbourne to get rainy weather as the rest of Australia gets a heatwaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Grey skies and drizzle for Sydney and Melbourne - as the rest of the country will sizzle through a heatwave with temperatures of almost 40C Australia is set to sizzle once again with temperatures nearing 40C forecast this week after a mild start to the new year. Perth and Adelaide will bear the brunt of the heatwave, while Sydney and Melbourne's dreary weather will continue with forecast drizzle.

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  4. Crocodile casually strolls into backyard, gets thwarted by wheelie binsRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | Mashable

    But, when a 3.5-metre crocodile strutted into the backyard of a house in Karumba in Queensland, Australia, on New Year's Eve, locals found themselves building a makeshift trap with a few unusual garden objects. "The croc enjoyed basking in the backyard for a few hours from around 6am before he made the snappy decision to move out to the front gate where he remained for the rest of the day," reads Queensland Police's account of the dramatic events.

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  5. Python makes meal of wallaby in horse paddock near CairnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | ABC News

    A 3-metre scrub python has made a meal out of a wallaby in far north Queensland on New Year's Day - the second such event recorded in the area in recent weeks. Bernie Worlsfold came across the python mid-feed about 5:00pm on Sunday, while attending to the horses on the Kuranda property where he lives.

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  6. Meet your new assembly: Tara Cheyne, the voluntary euthanasia advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. The October ACT election saw the Legislative Assembly expand to a record 25 seats.

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  7. This giant crocodile was found in an Australian backyard sunning itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    Locals in a small north Queensland fishing town improvised with rubbish bins and hay bales to corral a 3.5m crocodile who wandered into their midst on New Year's Eve. The crocodile kept police and residents in Karumba, on the shores of the Gulf of Carpentaria, on high alert for most of Saturday until environment department officials arrived from Cairns, about 700km away, to capture and remove the reptile.

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  8. Woman killed after stopping on Qld hwyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | The Mercury

    A woman returning to her car after it ran out of fuel has been struck and killed as she tried to cross the Bruce Highway north of Brisbane. The woman and a man had caught a taxi to get more fuel at Caboolture and were returning to their vehicle about 4am on Monday when she was struck, police said.

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  9. Man charged over death of woman hit by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | ABC News

    A man has been charged with dangerous driving offences after he allegedly hit and killed a 64-year-old woman in far north Queensland. Police said the 27-year-old Manoora man and the woman, who were known to each other, argued outside a home in the Cairns suburb of White Rock early in the morning of New Year's Day.

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  10. Man charged with driving car into womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after a woman suffered fatal injuries when hit by a car following an argument at a home in far north Queensland.

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  11. Charges laid after woman died after being hit by a car in White Rock, QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2017 | Daily Mail

    A man has been charged with dangerous driving causing death after allegedly hitting a woman with a car following an argument. Police said the woman, 64, was involved in a verbal altercation with a man whom she knew outside a home in White Rock, near Cairns in far-north Queensland about 1.40am on Saturday morning.

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  12. Large crocodile wanders into backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Locals in a Far North Queensland town were caught between a croc and a hard place yesterday after the 3.5m long reptile swaggered up the street and into a backyard, the Courier-Mail reports . Police were called to the Esplanade in Karumba to deal with the croc, which had been lying in a backyard from around 6am until it decided to move out to the front of the property for the rest of the day.

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  13. Cairns woman dies after she was hit by a car following a heated argument.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'Mariah Carey just summed up 2016!' Diva botches New Year's Eve lip-sync performance and STORMS OFF Times Square stage while crying into mic: 'I wanted a holiday too.

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  14. Cairns man fighting for life after lounge room snake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. A man in his 70s is fighting for life after being bitten by one of the world's most venomous snakes in his far north Queensland lounge room, paramedics say.

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  15. Man fights for life after snake biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    A Far North Queensland man had to be revived after he went into cardiac arrest following a snake bite. FILE PIC AN elderly man is fighting for life after he was bitten by a large taipan that slithered into his Cairns home.

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  16. 2016 Steer North Team rides into TareeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Manning River Times

    Rotary of Taree President Murray Difford welcomed rider Laura Bird and the 2016 Steer North Ride team to Taree on Tuesday. Photo: Scott Calvin.

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  17. Cairns child escapes near drowningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | The Age

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  18. Mantra Group Tips Cairns To Be Australia's Highest Performing Market In 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Mantra Group expects Cairns to be the best performing travel destination in Australia in 2017, forecasting its current RevPAR growth to continue into the new calendar year. Mantra Group Chief Executive Officer Bob East said the gateway city of Cairns is bursting with new flights, which is creating strong demand for accommodation providers in the region.

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  19. Brisbane father's CPR rescue inspires othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | ABC News

    A Brisbane father who pulled his unconscious toddler from the bottom of his pool has joined forces with paramedics to teach children how to save lives. "I did some compressions, gave him some breaths and after a short time he took a big breath himself and all his colour came back."

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  20. Anxious wait for paramedics after alleged spit assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Two Queensland paramedics face an anxious wait for disease-testing results after a horror night of alleged attacks on emergency services. The shocking incidents come among an escalating trend of assaults on those charged with saving lives in emergencies, despite a high-profile education campaign.

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