Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Australian Defence Force aids hunt for lost US MarinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    The Australian Defence Force is helping US authorities with the grim search for three Marines presumed dead after their aircraft crashed off the central Queensland coast. It could take months to recover the tilt-rotor aircraft MV-22 Osprey and determine what caused it to crash during a scheduled military exercise on Saturday, with Australia pledging to provide any help the US needs.

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  2. Regions offer opportunities for refugees but are overlookedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2017 | ABC News

    Jean Ntakarutimana's life working on a sweet potato farm in central Queensland is a far cry from the Tanzanian refugee camp he called home for over a decade. This is his first steady employment since moving to Australia as a teenager, a break that has seen him relocate his extended family from Brisbane to Gracemere, where they are creating a new life.

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  3. Brisbane covered by layer of fog as travellers face delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | Daily Mail

    The weekend's record temperatures across the east coast combined with high humidity has turned the Brisbane capital almost invisible. The weekend's record temperatures across the east coast combined with high humidity has turned the Brisbane capital almost invisible The heat is set to remain in Brisbane and across Queensland, with temperatures in the high 20s from the state's south-east in the Gold Coast stretching up to Cairns in the far-north.

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  4. Palaszczuk says Labor the underdog in Queensland election fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | ABC News

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has tied Queensland's LNP and One Nation together and claimed underdog status, as she appealed for a "working majority" at the upcoming state election. In her last speech to a Labor state conference before the next poll, Ms Palaszczuk ignored Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls' repeated denials of any intention to join forces with Pauline Hanson's party.

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  5. Melbourne Storm chasing Manly win as both clubs aim to lock down finals placesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Storm want to pin down the Sea Eagles and come away with a win against a fast improving side who could well face in this year's finals. After a week of managing a pec injury, captain Cameron Smith was cleared to play on Saturday and will take to the field and play his 350th NRL game on Sunday against Manly.

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  6. An expedition has launched to investigate a sunken lost continent near AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Silicon Alley Insider

    An expedition has been launched to help solve the mysteries of Zealandia, an underwater continent to the east of Australia. The drill ship JOIDES Resolution is visiting Townsville today before a two-month expedition that is part of the International Ocean Discovery Program .

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  7. Renowned fashion photography exhibit on show in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | ABC News

    An international exhibition of iconic fashion images shot by world-renowned photographers is bringing a touch of high-fashion glamour to a select handful of regional galleries in Australia. The Coming into Fashion presentation has opened at the Rockhampton Regional Art Gallery in central Queensland, the first of just three venues in Australia to show the collection which has previously been on display in all the major fashion capitals of the world.

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  8. ANU research ship searches for lost continent ZealandiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | The Age

    New Zealanders have long scoffed at suggestions of becoming Australia's seventh state but in a major shock on both sides of the Tasman, it turns out Kiwis and Kangaroos once could have got along fine if only the terra nullius had stayed united. But about 75 million years ago, a mass of land broke away from Australia and started drifting east before subsiding beneath the sea.

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  9. Drone flight spotlights generator safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | The Mercury

    The head of one of Queensland's largest government-owned power providers has revealed a person was referred to police and the Civil Aviation and Safety Authority after a drone was flown over one of its generators. Stanwell Corporation chief executive Richard Van Breda told state budget estimates hearings the person was detected flying a drone over its power station near Rockhampton, in central Queensland, earlier this month.

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  10. Canavan says legal advice supports his Senate eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | ABC News

    Matt Canavan says he considered quitting the Upper House when he found out he was an Italian citizen - but has defended his decision to fight for his right to stay in the Senate. Unlike the two Greens caught in the constitutional crosshairs by their citizenship he will ask the High Court to rule that he is still eligible to be in Parliament.

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  11. Canavan vows to fight citizenship issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    Queensland Nationals senator Matt Canavan considered quitting parliament, but decided to fight issues over his citizenship in the High Court. Senator Canavan resigned from cabinet on Tuesday after it emerged his mother had signed him up to become an Italian citizen in 2006.

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  12. Labor demands Matt Canavan documents while its MPs refuse to provide proofRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Leading Labor figures are calling for confirmation Coalition MPs are eligible to sit in Parliament even though a number of their own MPs are refusing to provide documentary evidence they are not dual citizens. Nationals senator Matt Canavan has rejected calls to quit after revelations he's a dual Australian-Italian citizen, vowing to fight for his right to remain in politics.

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  13. Greens call for MP citizenship auditRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | Yahoo!

    The Greens have called for all federal MPs to be subject to a citizenship audit, with Matt Canavan vowing to fight his ineligibility in court. The Queensland senator resigned from cabinet on Tuesday after it emerged his mother had signed him up to become an Italian citizen in 2006.

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  14. ANALYSIS: No one saw Trump's transgender military ban comingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | ABC News

    The sleeve insignia and uniform of an American soldier is seen at the Williamson airfied in the Shoalwater Bay Training Area as part of Battle Group Pegasus, July 12, 2017, in Rockhampton, Australia. It's hard to overstate the enormity of President Donald Trump 's decision today to ban transgender people from military service.

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  15. Study reveals estuarine reserves 'fail' to protect popular fish speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | ABC News

    A survey of six shallow estuarine reserves in the Moreton Bay Marine Park has cast doubt on their effectiveness in protecting fish species that people like to eat. The results surprised a team from the University of the Sunshine Coast, which discovered bream, mullet, flathead and whiting were more abundant outside the protected no-take zones, in deeper creeks and rivers where fishing was permitted.

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  16. Gold Coast academy player Kwabe Boakye wants to be first player with Ghanaian heritage to play AFLRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2017 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Kwabe Boakye grew up in the Australian rules heartland of Victoria but it was his move to the sport's Queensland outpost that put him on track to becoming the first player with Ghanaian heritage to reach the AFL. Boakye's transformation into one of the most promising young multicultural players in Australia is as exciting as his game style and distinctive haircut.

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  17. Big change coming to your local IKEARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    VISITING IKEA can be a either a dream or a nightmare, depending what side of the fence you sit on. But now the homewares giant is offering an alternative for those wanting the perfect piece of build-it-yourself furniture, without having to battle the crowds.

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  18. Tasmanian tiger tooth find could shine new light on extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | ABC News

    The recent discovery of a Tasmanian tiger's tooth in central Queensland could mean the animal survived on mainland Australia longer than previously thought. Palaeontologist Rochelle Lawrence from the Queensland Museum said it was the second thylacine tooth to be found at the Capricorn Caves near Rockhampton, with the most recent discovery taking place last year.

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  19. Palaszczuk counsels Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne over foul rantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she'll make Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne apologise to the disability sector after he launched an expletive- laden tirade directed at her office. Mr Byrne reportedly called Ms Palaszczuk's staff "f---tards" in response to their request he travel 60km to attend a media opportunity with the premier in far north Queensland earlier this month.

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  20. Minister counselled over foul-mouthed rantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | The Otago Daily Times

    Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has counselled Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne after he launched an expletive-laden tirade directed at her office. Mr Byrne reportedly called Ms Palaszczuk's staff "f---tards" in response to their request to travel 60km to attend a media opportunity with the premier in far north Queensland earlier this month.

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