Queensland, Australia Newswire (Page 10)

Queensland, Australia Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Queensland, Australia. (Page 10)

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  1. Long Haul to Northern Queensland for Kiwi KartersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Scoop

    Six Kiwi karters - Seniors Madeline Stewart and Dylan Drysdale, and Juniors Connor Davison, Liam Sceats, Luke Thompson and Kaden Probst - will contest the penultimate round of this year's Australian Kart Championship at Emerald in Northern Queensland this weekend. It's the first time the 1005 metre track adjacent the Capricorn Highway inland from Rockhampton has hosted a round of an Australian Kart Championship and getting their karts to and from has been a major undertaking for the Australians entered, let alone the Kiwis.

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  2. Horn: People Keep Making Excuses For Pacquiao, But I Beat HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Boxing Scene

    WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn is shaking his head at the constant excuses being made, week after week, since he won a twelve round unanimous decision over Manny Pacquiao in a huge upset before 51,000 fans at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia. Pacquiao's team protested the decision and the WBO conducted their investigation, which saw five independent judges scoring the fight - and the sanctioning body ruled that Horn was the rightful.

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  3. 'Challenge' ahead as efforts begin to dismantle stranded fishing boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | ABC News

    Work is underway to move a spanner crab fishing boat that ran aground on Queensland's Sunshine Coast when a young deckhand at the helm fell asleep, while the skipper and another crew member slept below deck. Jason Doherty from Claytons Towing Service is in charge of the recovery effort of the Matahari at Mooloolaba Beach, where the boat has been since late Saturday night .

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  4. Karaitiana returns for second year with SpiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Bendigo Advertiser

    The former Australian under-19 representative will play her second season with the Spirit after initially signing last season after a stint in the US college system with the University of Hawaii. New Zealand-born Karaitiana had one previous season in the WNBL, as a development player for the Sydney Uni Flames in 2010-11.

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  5. What is the future of the Air Force?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Washington Post

    A Super Hornet takes off from the deck of the USS Ronald Reagan on July 14, 2017 near Townsville, Australia. It is said that America's armed forces have been stressed by 16 years of constant warfare, the longest such in the nation's history.

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  6. Cowboys star Jason Taumalolo reveals why he turned down the WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Stuff.co.nz

    As Jason Taumalolo prepares to line up against the Warriors this weekend, the Cowboys' Kiwi wrecking ball has revealed just how close he came to joining the New Zealand club from next season. In 2015, they offered him a $2 million contract only for the 24-year-old lock to re-sign with North Queensland for less money, that ultimately paid off for Taumalolo as the Cowboys won their maiden premiership that season.

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  7. Seaweed focus at Pacific forumRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Fiji Times

    UNLOCKING the economic potential of seaweed and sea grapes for villagers in coastal and maritime areas was the focus of a two-day workshop in Nadi, which ended on Tuesday. Organised by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research and University of the Sunshine Coast, representatives from various government departments and stakeholders in the fisheries sector participated in the forum at the Tanoa International Hotel.

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  8. Aboriginal archaeological discovery in Kakadu rewrites the history of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Jabiru, Northern Territory: Aboriginal people have lived in Australia for a minimum of 65,000 years, a team of archaeologists has established - 18,000 years longer than had been proved previously and at least 5000 years longer than had been speculated by the most optimistic researchers. The world-first finding, which follows years of archaeological digging in an ancient camp-site beneath a sandstone rock shelter within the Jabiru mining lease in Kakadu, Northern Territory, drastically alters the known history of the trek out of Africa by modern humans, according to the leader of the international team of archaeologists, associate professor Chris Clarkson of the University of Queensland.

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  9. Scientists plan to trick Zika-carrying mosquitoes into breeding themselves out of existenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Denver Post

    This summer, a Silicon Valley tech company will have millions of machine-raised, bacteria-infected mosquitoes packed into windowless white vans, driven inland and released into the wild - or, at least, the streets of Fresno, California. It's all part of the "Debug Fresno" project, which aims to cut down on the number of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, an unwelcome invasive species that arrived in California's Central Valley in 2013.

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  10. Mena Bearcat competes down underRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Mena Star

    Robert McIntyre was a little skeptical when he first received his invitational to compete for Team USA in the 2017 Down Under Track and Field Championships at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia. He said Buck told him he would meet some great people, have a fantastic time and that it's not really even about the races.

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  11. Using HDPE to clean the watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Plastics News

    The Seabin is a high density polyethylene contiainer that is attached to marina docks and can then collect waste of all kinds from surrounding waters. Commercial sales are scheduled to start in September with an initial batch of 400 of the seabins, manufactured by harbor and pontoon manufacturer Poralu Marine, based in France.

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  12. Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting Zika, sit in a petri dish. Photo: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | South China Morning Post

    This summer, a Silicon Valley tech company will have millions of machine-raised, bacteria-infected mosquitoes packed into windowless white vans, driven inland and released into the wild or, at least, the streets of Fresno, California. It's all part of the "Debug Fresno" project, which aims to cut down on the number of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, an unwelcome invasive species that arrived in California's Central Valley in 2013.

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  13. Construction Begins on Aquaman's Lighthouse Home for Solo MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | ComingSoon.net

    ... to protecting the entire globe, both land and sea. Shooting is currently underway on the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia, with extensive filming to be accomplished at Village Roadshow Studios. Filming will also take place in Newfoundland, Sicily ...

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  14. Aussie hopes turn on style ahead of worldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Mercury

    PATRICK Tiernan's strides towards the world championships have quickened further with the fastest mile run by a Queenslander in nine years when racing in Ireland earlier this week. Tiernan, Australia's No.1 representative in the 10,000m at next month's worlds in London, ranks fourth among Queenslanders in all-time mile results with his 3min 57.27sec in Cork.

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  15. Senator Larissa Waters 'denied she was Canadian in 2016'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Daily Mail

    Did Greens senator deny she was a Canadian citizen a YEAR before being forced from parliament? Larissa Waters 'was quizzed last year' - and could have renounced her dual citizenship in five minutes A staffer for former Greens senator Larissa Waters denied she was a dual Canadian citizen 14 months before she quit parliament in dramatic circumstances, it has been claimed. The Australian Greens lost their second $200,000-a-year senator in less than a week on Tuesday afternoon when Ms Waters announced she had just discovered she was still officially Canadian.

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  16. BHP lifts iron ore production, analysts flag higher dividend payoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Age

    Analysts have forecast higher dividends for BHP shareholders and capital returns after a positive production update from the world's biggest miner on Wednesday. Far higher average prices for the bulk of BHP's commodities in fiscal 2017 than in the previous year were a highlight of the report, with average prices for hard coking coal up 117 per cent.

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  17. Losing Scott Ludlam and Larissa Waters no joke for the GreensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The Age

    Greens senator Larissa Waters would make an "important announcement" at 1.30pm - the exact same wording as Scott Ludlam's career-ending "important announcement" the Friday before. Surely lightning couldn't strike twice, could it? Then again, the wags noted, Waters was born in Canada ... ha ha ha.

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  18. Birds avoid crossing roads to prevent predationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | EurekAlert!

    Why didn't the bird cross the road? Because it was afraid of predators and venturing into another bird's territory Roads can be dangerous to wildlife. Animals making the perilous journey against the traffic run the risk of meeting an untimely death.

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  19. Doohan to race at Monster JamRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | The Mercury

    GOLD Coast motorcycle ace Mick Doohan will return to competitive racing for a one-off showdown with daredevil Robbie Maddison when Monster Jam returns to Brisbane. The five-time Grand Prix motorcycle world champ will face off against stunt rider extraordinaire Maddison in the Australian premiere of the Race Of Champions series when Monster Jam opens its four-show national tour at Queensland Sports and Athletic Centre on October 7. Doohan, who relocated his family to France in January so his teenage son Jack can pursue his F1 motor racing dream, said the tour opener promised to be one of the best stadium events on this year's motorsport calendar.

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  20. Pig's Head in Swastika Bag Is Left Outside Islamic School in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | The New York Times

    A bag marked with a swastika and containing a pig's head was left at the front gate of an Islamic school in Brisbane, Australia, this week. The police were called to the school, the Islamic College of Brisbane , on Wednesday after the bag was discovered by a groundskeeper and a teacher.

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