Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 9)

Cairns, Australia Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Cairns, Australia. (Page 9)

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  1. Donna Steele's alleged killer in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Matthew Ross White, 25, was arrested at his Cairns home on Friday night and charged with murder, interfering with a corpse and entering a dwelling with intent. Queensland police said the pair were known to each other, and that evidence would prove White was in Cooktown on August 2, when Ms Steele was last seen at the local IGA.

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  2. Marginal booths favour LaborRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    The Mercury revisited two of last state election's most marginal polling booths to gauge the feeling among voters this time. The Mercury revisited two of last state election's most marginal polling booths to gauge the feeling among voters this time.

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  3. Man accused of killing Donna Steele named, police believe he acted aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Age

    Detectives investigating the death of Cooktown mother Donna Steele have charged a man with murder following a seven-month investigation. The accused was arrested at a McCoombe Street home in Mooroobool, where he lived with his partner and their infant son.

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  4. Man charged over Donna Steele's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Mercury

    A MAN has faced court over the alleged murder of a Queensland mum, a week after police offered a $250k reward for information. A MAN has been charged with murdering Queensland mum Donna Steele, one week after police offered a $250,000 reward for information about her killer.

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  5. Murder charges laid over mother's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | ABC News

    A man has been charged with murder over the suspicious death of Donna Steele, whose body was found in crocodile-infested waters in far north Queensland last year. He was also charged with misconduct with a corpse by interfering and enter with intent, and was remanded in custody during a brief court appearance in Cairns this morning.

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  6. Man charged over Cooktown murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    POLICE have arrested and charged a 25-year-old man with murdering Cooktown mum Donna Steele, after earlier pleading for friends of the man to stop protecting him. Queensland police have honed in on who they think killed Cooktown mum Donna Steele but still need more information to make an arrest.

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  7. Wesfarmers close to calling time on pokies amid Woolies' pub scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Age

    Wesfarmers is considering ownership options for its 88-strong pub business after it was approached by several parties, according to its new chief executive Rob Scott. The retail behemoth doesn't like the ethical problems that the pubs' poker machines create and has called itself a 'reluctant' owner for years.

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  8. Police think locals are covering for an outsider suspected of mum's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Age

    A mother found dumped in a far north Queensland river was killed by someone passing through her small community but locals are covering up the murder, police believe. Homicide Group Detective Inspector Damien Hansen said the main person of interest was believed to be have come from as far away as Cairns, with links to Cooktown locals.

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  9. Coronial inquest sparks calls for safety switches to be mandatory across QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Age

    The electrocution of an apprentice at a Cairns school has prompted calls for safety switches to be mandatory in all homes across Queensland. Goggos Electrical Service third-year apprentice Dale Kennedy was in the ceiling of a Cairns college building installing security sensors when he was electrocuted and died in 2012.

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  10. Cops know murdered mum's killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    BREAKING: She was murdered and dumped in crocodile-infested water in Queensland. Now police believe they know who Donna Steele's killer is.

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  11. PNG and Cairns investigate joint NRL bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | The Age

    Cairns Regional Mayor Bob Manning will fly to Sydney soon to meet NRL CEO Todd Greenberg and ARLC chairman Peter Beattie to sound them out about the prerequisites any potential franchise would have to meet. AAP understands the possible joint bid between the far north Queensland city and the rugby league-mad island nation is in its infancy.

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  12. Qld mum's murderer from Cairns: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Queensland police have honed in on who they think killed Cooktown mum Donna Steele but still need more information to make an arrest. He said they were not from Cooktown and could have been travelling through the small town from Cairns, but would not speculate on whether they came there specifically to kill the mother-of-two.

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  13. Woolworths chairman vows to fix pokies scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Woolworths chairman Gordon Cairns has taken personal responsibility for the retailer's response to its pokies scandal, describing allegations that company-owned pubs used personal information to encourage gambling as concerning and saying he could not guarantee the future of the group's $1.5 billion hotels division. and encouraging them to keep gambling, Mr Cairns said the matter was of the "highest concern" for the board of directors.

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  14. Drivers taking 'stupid' risks in big wetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A heavy two-day downpour has cut multiple roads and forced evacuations in the region, with parents even having to wade through floodwaters to collect their children from a Deeragun childcare centre. Highlighting the deluge, almost 400mm of rain fell in the 24 hours to 4pm on Thursday in Bluewater, northwest of Townsville, with other areas receiving nearly 300mm.

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  15. 'I've crashed into a river, dude': Dash cam shows Sydney driver skidding into floodwaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | The Age

    One moment, Adrian Hastwell-Batten was cruising along a country road in central Queensland, chatting to a mate on the phone. The next, he was in a river.

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  16. Woolies tells regulators of pokies claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    Pokie players at Woolworths-owned pubs are being profiled by staff so they can keep them gambling longer, federal MP Andrew Wilkie claims. An Australian poker machine giant has dobbed itself into regulators after its staff were accused of profiling punters to encourage them to stay longer and gamble more.

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  17. Shorten ready to kill off Adani mine: PMRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | The Mercury

    Malcolm Turnbull has accused Bill Shorten of preparing to kill off the Adani mine after environmental campaigners paid for his trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Malcolm Turnbull says Labor is getting ready to kill off the Adani coal mine after environmental campaigners paid for Bill Shorten's trip to the Great Barrier Reef.

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  18. Storms hit Queensland, cause power outageRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | Business Insurance

    Storms hit Australian state Queensland's central highlands on Feb. 20 leaving more than 30,000 properties without power, ABC News reported. Wind gusts hit the town of Moranbah and uprooted trees and damaged homes.

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  19. NRL 2018: North Queensland Cowboys ready to unleash wolf pack, says Gavin CooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Age

    North Queensland back-rower Gavin Cooper has tipped new recruit Jordan McLean to form a destructive alliance with returning Test prop Matt Scott and Tongan juggernaut Jason Taumalolo this NRL season. ""Hopefully they start rolling off the back of each other": Gavin Cooper addresses his troops after their 2017 preliminary final victory over Sydney Roosters.

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  20. Wild storms, high winds and hail hits houses and cuts power in northern QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | ABC News

    Wild storms have ripped through Queensland's central highlands and areas further north overnight, blacking out tens of thousands of homes, with more wild weather forecast for today. Storm cells began rolling into Mackay and Proserpine yesterday afternoon, with hail measuring eight centimetres falling at Clermont, north of Emerald.

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