Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. USS Ronald Reagan set to dock in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 22 | The Age

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  2. Chinese ship in 'vicinity' of war gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Yahoo!

    A Chinese spy ship has been operating off Australia's northeast coast at the same time local and US forces are taking part in joint military exercises. The Chinese general intelligence vessel had been spotted "in the vicinity" of the Talisman Sabre war games, the defence department said on Saturday.

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  3. China spying on Aussie war gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 15 | NEWS.com.au

    Australian and United States military launched their seventh biennial war games on July 13 with the largest amphibious assaulted conducted by Australian forces since World War II. Credit: Talisman Sabre CJIB via Storyful A People's Liberation Army Navy Auxiliary General Intelligence vessel of the Type 815 Dongdiao-class, similar to the one currently off the coast of Queensland.

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  4. 'Whole town needs drug diversion'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | NEWS.com.au

    A FRUSTRATED magistrate has declared an entire Central Queensland town should go to drug diversion, after dealing with a string of charges in one day. Magistrate Cameron Press sat at the courthouse at Biloela, about 120km inland from Gladstone, on Wednesday, where, according Rockhampton's The Morning Bulletin , a six page court list comprised mostly defendants up on drug offences.

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  5. US Army-built chapel reminds visitors of Australia's wartime pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Stars and Stripes

    ... apel, built in 1943 by the Army's 542nd Engineer Battalion, is the only structure remaining from when Rockhampton, Australia, served as a springboard and training location for Gen. Douglas MacArthur's World War II island-hopping campaign.

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  6. Union BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Green Left Weekly

    A Unions NSW report Lighting up the black market: Enforcing minimum wages , released on July 17, found 80% of a sample of online job advertisements in Korean, Chinese and Spanish publications around the country paid below award rates. In a two-year investigation, translators employed by Unions NSW posed as jobseekers to gather data.

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  7. Torture-accused texted that his Bulimba house 'smells like a morgue': courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A former professional soccer player charged over the torture of a woman found close to death in his inner-city Brisbane home complained the townhouse smelled "like a morgue", a court has heard. Jeromy Lee Harris, 41, was likely to be freed on bail after a Supreme Court justice said the prosecution's case against him was "weak" and there was no evidence he harmed the 21-year-old woman, who was found in the Bulimba townhouse on July 2. Instead the Crown's case was that Mr Harris was a party to the alleged offending of the woman's boyfriend, co-accused Nicholas John Crilley, 31, who was said to be living in another part of the townhouse with the alleged victim.

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  8. 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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  9. Rugby league used to remember the 'blackbirding' history of their ancestors 150 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 17 | ABC News

    A North Queensland South Sea Islander group is using a shared love of rugby league to teach its young men to be proud of their 'Kanaka' heritage, 150 years after their ancestors were brought to the region against their will. In 1867 the Prima Donna docked in Mackay carrying 70 men who were taken from various islands in the South Pacific, in a practice known as "blackbirding".

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  10. State of Origin 2017: In a world of his own, Cameron Munster turns in a debut for the agesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 13 | The Age

    In the middle of a swirling Suncorp Stadium, with raucous Queenslanders almost pouring from the stands and pyrotechnics crackling overhead, Cameron Munster was so eerily calm he almost felt alone. That's how he envisaged the early moments of his brilliant State of Origin debut.

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  11. Second man charged over alleged torture of woman at BulimbaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | ABC News

    A second man has been charged over the alleged serious assault of a 21-year-old woman at Bulimba on Brisbane's southside earlier this month. A 41-year-old man from Rockhampton in central Queensland has been charged with acts intended to disfigure, grievous bodily harm, torture, deprivation of liberty, and drug offences.

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  12. Munster slots in for Qld as JT departsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | Yahoo!

    It took Queensland all of one State of Origin match to find the man to take over at five-eighth for the great Johnathan Thurston. Cameron Munster's debut in Wednesday night's 22-6 game three victory over NSW not only delivered an 11th series win in 12 years for the Maroons but has eased fears about life after Thurston.

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  13. Whitsundays island reduced to $517,000 for 'quick sale'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | The New Zealand Herald

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  14. Slater: Four things that define 'made for Origin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | The Mercury

    That's been the mantra for players pulling on the Maroons jumper since day one - it's how every player thinks before entering the Origin arena - no matter how many games they have played. It used to be big Fijian front-rower Petero Civoniceva's mindset and, up until last month - when it actually came true - it was champion playmaker Johnathan Thurston's approached before every one of his 37 Origin games for Queensland.

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  15. Tragedy strikes twice for Proelss family | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 4 | The Courier

    It's hard to imagine experiencing a worse run of bad fortune than that of the Proelss family over the past 12 months. It's hard to imagine experiencing a worse run of bad fortune than that of the Proelss family over the past 12 months.

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  16. From boom to bust in EmeraldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Stuff.co.nz

    The heart of the Queensland central highlands is Emerald, home to one of the world's largest sapphire fields and more recently a coal mining boom. We planned a short break in Emerald and our arrival coincided with the start of winter; a high of 28 degC, no frosts, black ice or snow here.

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  17. Indigenous songwriter composes first song in Darumbal language for hundreds of yearsRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 2 | ABC News

    An Indigenous Queensland songwriter has written the first song to be sung in Darumbal language for hundreds of years, he says. Gracemere local Trent White composed Toonooba, a song about the Fitzroy River in central Queensland, which has also caught the ear of Indigenous singer Gurrumul Yunupingu.

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  18. Snubbed again: Why Qld are brushing DCERead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | The Mercury

    MANLY'S in-form Daly Cherry-Evans has missed the boat again with Brisbane halfback Ben Hunt completing a stunning comeback from park footballer to Queensland Origin utility in Wednesday week's series' decider at Suncorp Stadium. While most tipsters had Cherry-Evans pencilled in to replace promoted Cowboy Michael Morgan on the bench, Hunt has turned his form around after being sensationally dumped last month by his Brisbane coach Wayne Bennett for not running the football enough.

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  19. US snorkeller airlifted from Heron IsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | NEWS.com.au

    The 55-year-old woman was treated by a Queensland Ambulance critical care paramedic before being flown by the RACQ rescue helicopter to Rockhampton Base Hospital.

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  20. Girl, 2, airlifted off Great Keppel IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 2 | NEWS.com.au

    A two-year-old girl with a suspected head injury has been airlifted to hospital following a fall on Queensland's Great Keppel Island. A doctor and paramedic from the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service assessed the girl at the island airfield about midday on Sunday following the emergency call.

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