Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Qld leaders hope for lucky Cup dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is headed to a regional race meeting on Tuesday for the Melbourne Cup, no doubt hoping for some better luck at the betting window than he's experienced on the election campaign trail so far. She's planning on backing Ventura Storm, the Irish import being ridden by champion Queensland jockey Glen Boss, who famously won three back-to-back Cups on Makybe Diva.

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  2. Day 9 of the Queensland election campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    * Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls: spent most of the day north of Brisbane stopping off at Pine Rivers and Caboolture, before returning to the Queensland capital. * Ms Palaszczuk unveiled Labor's plan to future-proof the Bruce Highway if re-elected, by putting an initial $175 million into a trust and $200 million every year after that.

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  3. Mayor's call puts Queensland Labor on Rocky pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    After missing out on Labor preselection, Rockhampton mayor Margaret Strelow will run for the seat of Rockhampton as an independent in the 2017 Queensland state election. Failed Labor candidate Margaret Strelow has stood aside as Rockhampton mayor and will run as an independent at the Queensland election in a further blow to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.

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  4. How three women tackled FASD in their communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | ABC News

    Pricilla Iles, Elaine Williams and Judy Tatow worked with Queensland Health and at the time noticed that a number of children they visited were "not quite right". It wasn't until she attended a First Nations health conference in New Mexico that the penny dropped - it was foetal alcohol spectrum disorder .

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  5. Moment a vicious storm rips through Queensland townRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Moment a vicious storm rips through Queensland town sending furniture flying as massive hailstones and sideways rain pummel a backyard Sideways rain, gale-force winds, and golf ball-sized hail continue to batter Australia's east coast as storm supercells play havoc with homes. Astonishing footage shows a vicious storm blast through Dayboro, north of Brisbane , on Monday afternoon, tossing a pair of chairs around like they were nothing.

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  6. 'My livelihood is not worth anything'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    TOWNSVILLE Council has promised to put up to $18.5m towards Adani's 'jobs-boosting' airstrip - using money from making more than 140 redundant. GAIL Hamilton was made redundant this year after working at Townsville Council for five years - one of more than 140 staff that will be let go during a restructure.

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  7. The 'deal-breakers': One Nation's five balance of power demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

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  8. Adani bought India flights for mayors funding $30m company airstripRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | ABC News

    Rockhampton Mayor Margaret Strelow received more than $1,600 in hospitality gifts from Adani during an official trip to India earlier this year, the council has revealed. A hard copy of the register is on display at the council chambers in Rockhampton, but the details were not published online.

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  9. 'Very dangerous' storms set for southeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    SOUTHEAST Queensland residents have been warned to expect "very dangerous storms" this afternoon after the region was lashed overnight with 176,000 lightning strikes. Wild weather ravaged south-east Queensland on October 29, with reports of damaging winds, large hailstones and over 100,000 lightning strikes.

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  10. Pauline Hanson's One Nation could decide Queensland pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Pauline Hanson holds the cards in Queensland's Game of Thrones: Major parties need One Nation's help to take knife-edge state election In less than four weeks, her One Nation party may be called upon to choose who rules the Sunshine State, with polls showing a hung parliament after the November 25 election. Former Labor minister Rob Schwarten, who spent 20 years as a member for Rockhampton in central Queensland, predicts regional voters disenchanted by the major parties will be crucial.

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  11. Sydney to swelter as temperatures soar to 36 DEGREESRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Sydney to swelter as temperatures soar to 36 DEGREES in a mid-spring heat wave - but move fast because it's only going to last 24 hours before temperatures drop again Sydneysiders will be hit with a heat wave on Monday as temperatures are predicted to soar past 30 degrees and reach a top of 35 in the city. Although the day will start out sunny, there will likely be showers before lunchtime and thunderstorms developing into the afternoon.

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  12. Bureau flags chance of severe stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    MUCH of the state is due for a storm today according to the Bureau of Meteorology, with the southeast in the firing line. Storm clouds and lightning over the Brisbane river looking toward south Bank from Kangaroo Point cliffs, on Wednesday October 26, 2017.

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  13. Premier confirms November 25 poll dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Adani protesters greeted Ms Palaszczuk's car at the gates of Government House as she visited acting Governor General Catherine Holmes to dissolve parliament in readiness for an election. On Friday, embattled backbencher Rick Williams was dumped by the party , and member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne recently announced he would retire at the next election due to ill health.

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  14. Premier heading to Government House after dropping in on NannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    On Friday, embattled backbencher Rick Williams was dumped by the party , and member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne recently announced he would retire at the next election due to ill health. Ms Palaszczuk previously called Mr Williams' disendorsement " extraordinary ", similar language to the words she used to explain what it would take to call an election this weekend.

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  15. Queenslanders will head to the polls on November 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | The Age

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  16. Man, 43, abandoned his three dogs with no food or waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Cruel dog owner, 43, banned from having pets after locking emaciated Dobermans Taylor, Tyler and Coco in a rubbish and faeces-strewn home without food or water A horrifying case of animal cruelty that left three dogs completely emaciated has finally come to an end, five years on from their neglect first being reported to RSPCA. Nathan Douglas Houlison, from Gracemere in Queensland, has been banned from owning pets for five years after leaving his dogs in an abandoned home with no food and dirty water.

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  17. Premier axes MP Rick Williams as Queensland election loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | ABC News

    Queensland Government MP Rick Williams has been sacked as Labor's candidate for the imminent state election, after Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk told the party to disendorse him. Ms Palaszczuk said she instructed the Labor state secretary today to disendorse Mr Williams and reopen nominations for his seat, north of Brisbane.

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  18. Katter promises to push for state splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | The Mercury

    THE Katter Australia Party will again push to split Queensland should it hold the balance of power after the state election. LEADER of the State Katter Australia Party, Robbie Katter will renew his push to split up Queensland should he hold the balance of power after the upcoming election.

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  19. 'F*** Queensland': Convicted rapist hurls expletive in NSW courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | ABC News

    A convicted rapist who evaded Queensland authorities after removing his electronic monitoring bracelet has delivered an expletive-laden message in court ahead of his extradition interstate. Damien Kennedy, 28, had been on the run for two days after removing his tracking bracelet during a supervised visit in Salisbury, south of Brisbane, on Monday.

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  20. Combining child care and aged care benefits both ends of the age spectrumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | ABC News

    A central Queensland project is giving young children and seniors the chance to come together to play, learn and make friends - with a similar program in the USA showing it can benefit both ends of the age spectrum. The partnership between North Rockhampton's Elfin House community child care centre and Leinster Place aged care facility was inspired by Red Cross volunteer Sara, who spends time with both organisations.

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