Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 8)

Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Meet one of Australia's smartest kids heading to Boston's MITRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | ABC News

    One of Australia's smartest secondary school students will soon leave the green hills of far north Queensland for the hustle and bustle of Boston to participate in a prestigious research program. Josh Marsh from Tully, about 120 kilometres south of Cairns, is one of only two Australian students and 75 worldwide selected to attend an intensive six-week program at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Research Science Institute.

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  2. Mia Ayliffe-Chung's mother says Australia is to blameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Daily Mail

    'She did not expose herself to unnecessary risk': Mother of murdered Mia Ayliffe-Chung claims Australia is to blame for backpacker attacks The mother of a young British woman stabbed to death at a hostel says Australia needs to do more after a backpacker was allegedly held hostage, repeatedly raped and beaten in rural Queensland. Rosie Ayliffe is calling on the federal government to put more 'checks and stringent laws' in place to ensure the safety of backpackers after hearing the news a 22-year-old woman from Liverpool, England, was allegedly held hostage for two months.

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  3. British backpacker rape: Man charged named as Marcus MartinTHE man...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Daily Star

    Queensland's Department of Justice identified Marcus Martin, 22, as the man charged with kidnapping the UK tourist , also 22. The woman, who was treated in hospital for facial fractures, faces a wait to return to the UK due to her passport allegedly being damaged by the suspect. She provoked alarm when she stumbled badly bruised and "almost zombie-like" into a remote petrol station in the Australian outback.

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  4. Couple's castle is their homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Blacktown Sun

    Oscar and Theresa Shahinian with their 1966 Model Castle Caravan at the NSW State Rally for Caravan Clubs held at the Hawkesbury Showground. The couple now live in Lake Macquarie but are still members of Prospect Caravan Club.

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  5. Tourist held captive for months in Australian outbackRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | New York Post

    The young British backpacker who was allegedly held for two months and abused by a Cairns man has been captured on CCTV at a roadhouse just moments before her rescue. The young woman was distressed and crying with two black eyes when she spoke to staff member Beverly Page inside the shop.

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  6. Childcarers walk off in protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 5 | The Mercury

    About 50 educators from three centres across the state are expected to stop work at 3.20pm this afternoon to "send a message" to the Federal Government about increasing funding for workers. They will join more than 1000 educators who are planning to walk off the job nationally during International Women's Day.

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  7. Two black eyes, crying and shaking: How British backpacker raised the alarm after kidnap ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The New Zealand Herald

    A young British backpacker who endured a five-week kidnap ordeal in Australia at the hands of an obsessive boyfriend tried to alert her family in Liverpool to her plight. The 22-year-old was repeatedly raped and abused at the hands of her kidnapper before being rescued by police on Sunday.

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  8. APN Western Star via APBrit Backpacker Sex Hostage in AustraliaA...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The Daily Beast

    A 22-year-old woman was abducted, beaten, strangled, and raped repeatedly for two months by a man she met at a party. What is being described as a hook-up gone horrifically wrong has ended with the rescue of a 22-year-old British backpacker in Australia after two months in brutal captivity.

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  9. How courage and a petrol station worker saved the life of a kidnapped backpackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Stuff.co.nz

    A British backpacker was allegedly held captive and repeatedly raped in the Australian Outback in an ordeal lasting two months. A young woman's courage, a stop at a service station and the instincts of Australian rural police have ended a two-month hostage ordeal, and potentially saved the woman's life in the process.

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  10. Mother of murdered British tourist urges Australia to improve backpacker safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | ABC News

    The mother of murdered British traveller Mia Ayliffe-Chung says the Australian Government must do more to protect young travellers in regional areas. The 22-year-old woman was behind the wheel of a four-wheel drive that was pulled over on the Warrego Highway at Mitchell in Queensland's southern inland on Sunday afternoon.

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  11. Praise for backpacker after rape ordealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | The Otago Daily Times

    Police will try to piece together the details of a horrifying ordeal in which a British tourist was kidnapped, raped and bashed over two months in outback Queensland. It's believed the 22-year-old backpacker was initially kidnapped allegedly by a man she met at a "bush doof" dance in Cairns in late January.

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  12. Police rescue woman after weeks of "horrific" assault in OutbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | CBS News

    A four-wheel drive vehicle is parked at the police station in Roma, Australia, Tue., March 7, 2017. A British backpacker was sexually assaulted and held captive for weeks in the Australian Outback before being rescued by police who pulled over the car she was driving after officers noticed the 22-year-old woman had facial injuries and appeared distressed.

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  13. Backpacker held captive, sexually assaulted for weeks in Australian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Canada.com

    A British backpacker was sexually assaulted and held captive for weeks in the Australian Outback before being rescued by police who pulled over the car she was driving, officials said Tuesday. Queensland state police officers noticed the 22-year-old woman had facial injuries and appeared distressed when they stopped the four-wheel drive vehicle along a highway in the rural town of Mitchell on Sunday.

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  14. Surgeon vilified for saving children's livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | The Mercury

    Ella Wrigley, 5, is among up to 10 per cent of Australians who have a rare disease. Many have no treatment options but Ella was lucky to receive a liver transplant.

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  15. Ultimate guide to the NBL Grand Final seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The Mercury

    After a regular season for the ages and a dramatic week of semi-final action, we're down to just two teams - the Perth Wildcats and Illawarra Hawks - who will battle it out in a 5-game series, with NBL supremacy on the line. The Wildcats narrowly qualified for the franchise's 31st straight post-season appearance before cruising through its semi-final series, while the Hawks were subject to a spectacle of a semi-final series, knocking out the regular season-leading 36ers in stunning fashion.

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  16. Unionists speak out for abortion rightsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2017 | Green Left Weekly

    More than 400 people rallied for abortion rights outside the Queensland parliament on February 16 in the lead up to a March 1 debate on decriminalising abortion in the state. One feature of the rally was the strong support by unionists speaking out in favour of the campaign demands.

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  17. NBL's Tony Mitchell granted extension to appeal one-year suspension for ref abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Cairns Taipans import Tony Mitchell has been granted a 24-hour extension to appeal his one-year suspension for striking a referee with the ball during the NBL semi finals. The 27-year-old American was surprisingly suspended for a full NBL season by the NBL independent tribunal after being cited for throwing the ball at a referee following the final buzzer in the Taipans' loss to Perth Wildcats last week.

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  18. 'Significant event': Coral bleaching returns to the Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 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. Parts of the Great Barrier Reef are enduring sustained periods of heat stress worse than at the same time during last year's record-breaking coral bleaching event, raising fears the natural wonder may suffer another hammering.

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  19. Undecided: Minister in limbo as boundary re-draw washes over StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  20. NBL grand final 2017: Time is right for the Illawarra Hawks, says Tim CoenraadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | The Age

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