Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. LNP State Convention: Leader Tim Nicholls admits mistakes made under NewmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tim Nicholls has delivered his first address to the LNP State Convention as leader with a plea to the party faithful to move forward and a promise their party will do better. Mr Nicholls, who wrested the LNP leadership from Lawrence Springborg in a move which split the party, did not shy away from the moments that led to his address.

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  2. Nostalgic ride the perfect birthday present for 99-year-old railway worker's daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | ABC News

    As the klaxon sounds, the brakes release and the train's wheels begin to turn on the tracks Edna Taylor's father was once so familiar with. It is Ms Taylor's 99th birthday and she has been gifted passage aboard one of the Kuranda Scenic Railway's private carriages to visit the lookout named after her father, Ted Forward.

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  3. Why we can't write off WoolworthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    It has managed to produce a loss of $1.2 billion in the past year, the value of its shares have plunged $20 billion in two years, and it has torched more than $3 billion in capital creating a hardware chain that will see management textbooks rewritten with a Woolworths case study on "how not to start a new business". Woolworths's has posted a $1.234 billion full year loss as Australia's biggest supermarket chain continued to lose market share in the competitive grocery sector.

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  4. CEO Neil Peplow on AFTRS' remit and the return of discipline-specific MAsRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | Inside Film

    Taylor is the owner of Videocraft Australia, which grew out of a TV repair business in the early 70's. Since then, Taylor has divided her time between five children and the business which has become quite the family affair, with one son and one daug The Athena Project is a Screenworks initiative designed to increase the number of regional women in lead creative roles in the Australian film and television industry.

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  5. Anti-litter push taps into smokers' competitive sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | ABC News

    A new anti-litter campaign aimed at reducing the amount of cigarette butts on Australian streets is tapping into the competitive side of smoking litterbugs. The trial program, implemented by Keep Australia Beautiful , uses 'butt bin ballot boxes' to let Aussie smokers cast their vote on a range of everyday questions using their butts as voting chips.

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  6. General manager aeronautical commercial to be appointed new CEO of North Queensland AirportsRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | NBR Newsroom

    Auckland Airport advises that its general manager aeronautical commercial, Norris Carter, will be leaving the company at the end of November 2016 to take up the role of CEO of North Queensland Airports Limited. Auckland Airport owns 24.55% of North Queensland Airports Limited and Mr Carter has been a director of NQA since August 2015.

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  7. Robert Forster reflects on 30 years of friendship with Go-Betweens collaboratorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | ABC News

    Former Go-Betweens singer-songwriter Robert Forster has opened up about his friendship with collaborator Grant McLennan in a new book called Grant & I: Inside and Outside the Go-Betweens. It is 10 years since McLennan died suddenly of a heart attack, prompting Forster to reflect on their 30 years of friendship.

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  8. Dozens of airports across Australia being monitored for toxic foam contaminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | ABC News

    The aviation services agency confirmed the airports, including Brisbane, Rockhampton, Mackay, Maroochydore, Townsville and Cairns, have sites with traces of the foam, which contains the chemicals PFOS and PFOA. As part of its submission to a Senate inquiry looking into land and groundwater contamination from the foam at Oakey Army Aviation Centre on Queensland's Darling Downs , the agency revealed the foam was used from the 1980s to 2003.

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  9. Survey signals 'backpacker tax' will be a tourist turn-offRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | ABC News

    New research predicts Australia's multi-billion dollar tourism and agriculture industries will suffer significantly if the Federal Government pushes ahead with its proposed backpacker tax at 32.5 per cent. Monash University's National Centre for Australian studies surveyed 335 international working holiday makers staying in hostels in Cairns, Port Douglas and Melbourne between May and June this year.

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  10. Sustainable Style: The bags that build homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | The Age

    "Why does anyone buy a beautiful bag?" says Caroline Sherman. "It's not just to put your wallet and keys in, is it?" True, that.

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  11. Australians 'digitally isolated', reports findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2016 | The Age

    Australians are spending more time online and more money on accessing the internet, yet have relatively low digital abilities, according to a national survey of internet access and use. The first Digital Inclusion Index by Swinburne University and Telstra has found age, income, and location within Australia determine how well connected and internet literate a person is, with a risk that the disabled and poor will becoming increasingly digitally isolated.

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  12. Fiji wins in HawaiiRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2016 | Fiji Times

    The Vodafone Fiji Residents defeated the Canada Wolverines 26-12 in a full Test match in the Ohana Cup Hawaii on Sunday . The Jo Rabele-coached side, filled with local-based players, proved too strong for the Wolverines which included Fijian Kelepi Gucake from Tubou, Lakeba, Lau.

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  13. Postie ride delivering a key cancer messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Border Mail

    HAVING overcome prostate cancer, Malcolm McGinn wanted to bring attention to the disease and hit on the idea of a motorbike ride. But instead of mounting the roads on high horsepower two-wheelers, his posse is aboard low-grunt postie bikes which groan up hills.

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  14. Norris Carter new CEO of North Queensland AirportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Scoop

    Auckland Airport advises that its general manager aeronautical commercial, Norris Carter, will be leaving the company at the end of November 2016 to take up the role of CEO of North Queensland Airports Limited. Auckland Airport owns 24.55% of North Queensland Airports Limited and Mr Carter has been a director of NQA since August 2015.

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  15. Mossman man charged with rape of a woman in her North Queensland homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Alabama house of horrors: Man uses 'multiple instruments' to kill five people including a pregnant woman in their beds at secluded home where his ex was hiding in 'worst case cops have ever seen' REVEALED: Huma Abedin was working as ASSISTANT EDITOR at her mother's radical Muslim journal when it blamed America for 9/11 terror attacks 'We will defend ourselves if we feel threatened': Top commander warns Russia that the US WILL fight back after attack near American forces operating in Syria Ex-student, now 21, who fathered a baby with his teacher at age 16 is awarded a $6 million payout Rudy Giuliani renews attack on Hillary Clinton's health suggesting the media is covering up 'several signs of illness' and tells people to 'go online' and 'look at the videos' Never in doubt! USA men's basketball team clinch gold in style after bumpy campaign, thrashing Serbia 96-66 as Kevin Durant leads ... (more)

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  16. Miss World Australia finalist dies in car mishapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | The Times of India

    Miss World Australia finalist Elyse Miller-Kennedy died in a car accident that took place on 7th August. Miller was travelling on the Mareeba Dimbulah Road at about 7pm when her car collided with another vehicle carrying a 24-year-old French tourist and her 20-year-old companion.

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  17. Help find 5000 jobs in 50 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | The Mercury

    The 5000 jobs in 50 days campaign is aimed at giving young people a chance with their first job. Picture: istock FINDING 5000 jobs in 50 days for Australians struggling to get their first job is the aim of a new campaign by News Corp Australia.

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  18. 21 stone woman too ashamed to pose for photos drops 10 dress sizes by dumping fast foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    Kim Matten used to dread the snap of the camera, but now she's happy posing for pictures with her new petite figure An obese travel lover who was so ashamed of her weight that she only snapped holiday selfies from the neck up has shed 10 DRESS SIZES . Kim Matten's been all around the world, posing in front of well-known locations in New York, Rome, Las Vegas, Paris, Australia, England and Japan with her husband Simon.

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  19. French woman charged over death of Elyse Miller-KennedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Police have charged a woman over a crash that caused the death of 17-year-old Miss World contestant Elyse Miller-Kennedy. Miss Miller-Kennedy was travelling on the Mareeba Dimbulah Road at about 7pm on August 3 when her car collided head-on with another vehicle carrying a 24-year-old French tourist and her 20-year-old companion.

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  20. Comparison Between Observational Data and Model Projections for Cairns (AU) Hot DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2016 | NorCalBlogs

    On Friday 29 October 2010, The Cairns Post published an article based on a Queensland Government report entitled "Climate change in Queensland: What the science is telling us" . The article referred to predicted impacts of climate change affecting the Far North Queensland region.

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