Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 6)

Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Nicholls quiet on One Nation preferencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    Queensland opposition leader Tim Nicholls has deferred the question of whether his party will preference One Nation at the upcoming state election. It comes as the Liberal National Party continues to lose members to the far-right fringe party, with former Logan MP Michael Pucci the fourth former LNP member to declare for One Nation.

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  2. Rockhampton town hall meeting poses questions on abortion, taxis, jobs and housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk keeps saying she is listening to the people of Queensland - and this week they got to tell her what they really think.

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  3. Military plan to take over Queensland cattle land attackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | South China Morning Post

    A plan for Australia's military to take over vast swaths of Queensland cattle country faces escalating domestic political backlash, including opposition from the Turnbull government's state counterparts. The $2.2 billion expansion of military sites at Shoalwater Bay and near Townsville arises from a training pact with Singapore that the federal government trumpeted last May during the election campaign .

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  4. Defence land grab may be illegal: HansonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    One Nation Senator Pauline Hanson says a Turnbull government plan to forcibly acquire farm land in Queensland so Singaporean troops can use it for defence training may be unconstitutional. Senator Hanson believes the plan fails the public interest test, and claims it may breach the constitution and the Commonwealth Land Acquisition Act.

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  5. Qld govt spends $200m on prison upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The Mercury

    A central Queensland prison will undergo a $200 million expansion in a bid to ease overcrowding in the state's jails. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk on Tuesday announced state cabinet had approved plans to add another 164 cells to the Capricornia Correctional Centre, north of Rockhampton.

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  6. Rockhampton prison expansion to create 170 jobs: PalaszczukRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The Palaszczuk government will bring forward approval of a $200 million expansion to the Capricornia Correctional Centre to ease prison overcrowding and create more than 170 jobs. The founder of Street Swags, Jean Madden, "denies any wrongdoing" as police lay fresh fraud charges against her.

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  7. Jillaroos tackle careers and training to get to Auckland NinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | ABC News

    Jillaroos rugby league player Kody House says the team's training has been more focused this year as they head to their camp on the Gold Coast ahead of the Auckland Nines. The Central Queensland player, who recently relocated to Toowoomba, has been training alongside Ipswich Brothers to prepare for the February competition.

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  8. Ikea rolls out online shopping for customers in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Ikea starts online roll out in Australia - with customers in Queensland now able avoid the cavernous Swedish retailer's shopping maze There will still be no physical store in the regional towns but all of the Swedish companies goodies will be available for purchase. Swedish furniture giants Ikea have made shopping a whole lot easier for Queensland residents with online Click and Collect shopping being given the green light Multichannel Manager for IKEA Australia Michael Donath said the company was looking forward to see how the people of Queensland respond to their products.

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  9. Marlborough residents in limbo as defence force plans expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | ABC News

    The future of graziers and residents in central and north Queensland will be decided in four weeks when full plans for a proposed expansion of military training areas are announced. Defence Minister Marise Payne visited the Rockhampton region on Monday to announce a master plan for the expansion would be released in a month's time.

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  10. Palmer threatens premier with legal actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | The Mercury

    Clive Palmer is threatening legal action against Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over comments she made about his proposed new coal mine. Mr Palmer is trying to get an open-cut mine approved for a cattle station northwest of Rockhampton, under his company Styx Coal.

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  11. Clive Palmer threatens to sue Annastacia PalaszczukRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Clive Palmer is threatening legal action against Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over comments she made about his proposed new coal mine. Mr Palmer is trying to get an open-cut mine approved for a cattle station northwest of Rockhampton, under his company Styx Coal.

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  12. Minimum bet limit message too vagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | The Mercury

    WHILE the absence of a minimum bet limit being applied by Racing Queensland has created huge discussion in the past fortnight, the reality is, it's not an issue that will determine the success or otherwise of the new board and executive. But what last week's Minimum Bet Law coverage did reveal was an appalling lack of leadership and a scant regard for customers in explaining the decision.

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  13. Varying resources fees hit parentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | NEWS.com.au

    PARENTS looking to alleviate the pressures of buying school items for their children this year have found wildly varying fees from school to school. An analysis of the Student Resources Scheme for some of Queensland's state schools has revealed as much as a $250 ­annual difference for parents to participate.

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  14. Depth Panthers' friend as Field returns to QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Central Western Daily

    They are yet to play a game this year, but already the depth of Bathurst Panthers' squad has proved important. One of Panthers' recruits for the 2017 Group 10 premier league season, enforcer Garrett Field, will not be pulling on the black jersey this year.

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  15. State Library secrets: Eleven books you're banned from reading in QueenslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox.

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  16. Political strain pushes federal MP to breaking point as community...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | ABC News

    Political pressure is mounting over a controversial land acquisition which threatens to force dozens of farming families off their prime cattle grazing country in Queensland. The National Farmers' Federation has vowed to stand alongside graziers against Defence department plans to compulsorily acquire thousands of hectares in north Queensland, west of Townsville, and central Queensland, north of Rockhampton, to facilitate a $2.2 billion joint military training deal with Singapore .

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  17. Brisbane weather: Paramedics treat more than 100 in heatwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Paramedics have treated more than 100 people for heat problems so far this year as heatwaves smash south-east Queensland. More than 10 people were hospitalised and ambulances were called to a total of 26 suspected heat-related incidents on Wednesday alone.

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  18. Torresian crows form new nesting habits in major evolutionary change: scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | ABC News

    Torresian crows are nesting on buildings and man-made structures in Queensland cities in a remarkable cultural change that shows how intelligent the birds are. Griffith University professor of ecology, Darryl Jones, said last year he noticed a pair of Torresian crows had built a nest on a metal ledge near his office.

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  19. Heatwave brings hidden lethal threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | NEWS.com.au

    Laura Lopez, 27, launches off friend Florient Bourgeois, 30, at Tea Tree Bay in Noosa on a another hot summer's day in Queensland. Picture: Lachie Millard Predictions of the level of ultraviolet radiation this week are as high as 17, which is described as "extreme".

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  20. Oral decay a 'time bomb' for aging populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | ABC News

    A Queensland dentist is warning that the state is setting itself up for an "overwhelming burden of disease in the aged population" as the elderly are institutionalised. Rockhampton dentist Greg Moore, a former Queensland president of the Australian Dental Association, said he had seen a growing number of elderly patients whose teeth had decayed after moving to aged care centres.

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