Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 7)

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  1. Shorten likely to spend more time in QldRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Queenslanders can expect Bill Shorten to spend even more time in the Sunshine State with polling suggesting his presence there is not having a major impact. The Labor leader has so far spent every day except Friday in Queensland, revealing some of the key battlegrounds mapped out by his party.


  2. Galaxy: 54-46 to federal Coalition in QueenslandRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Crikey

    After a week spent splashing cash at marginal seats in South Australia and Tasmania, new polls arrive from Queensland and western Sydney to steady the Coalition's nerves. The Courier-Mail today brings the Coalition one of its most encouraging poll results in a while, crediting them with leads on federal voting intention in Queensland of 54-46 on two-party preferred, and 46% to 33% on the primary vote.


  3. Regional Australia takes centre stage as Election 2016 kicks offRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | ABC News

    Labor leader Bill Shorten and Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce both hit the road in the Sunshine State, in the surest indication that regional Queensland's marginal electorates werw high on the hit list for both sides this election season. A former Queensland senator, Mr Joyce started out in his old stomping ground around Dalby, visiting farmers to announce $5.9 million for cotton research .


  4. Will Brahman hump become the new Wagyu?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | ABC News

    An unusual cut of beef will be on the menu when the 18th World Brahman Congress musters in Rockhampton next week - Brahman hump. As well as serious discussions of genetics, technology and the future of the beef industry, the central Queensland city will host the first World Brahman Hump Cooking Championships.


  5. Shorten pledges Capricornia education boostRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | ABC News

    The Federal Opposition Leader says the Capricornia electorate in central Queensland will get an extra $31 million in education funding if Labor wins the July 2 election. Mr Shorten visited Frenchville State School and Rockhampton High and said it was vital that regional students had equal access to education.


  6. Election Diary: High Court throws out Senate election challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Yahoo!

    The West Australian' s award-winning politics and economics team will be with you every step of the way through the longest election campaign since the 1950s. Led by federal political editor Andrew Probyn, we will be keeping a tab on every utterance, every mis-step and every policy snafu from now until polling day.


  7. Autumn storms leave homes without power in TasmaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Al Jazeera

    In Hobart, TasNetworks, the power and telecoms supplier, said the wild winds left more than 2,000 homes without power across the island on Wednesday. This year's autumn has been an interesting one for Australia so far.


  8. Bill Shorten's wife Chloe brings colour to the election campaign - and his birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Labor of love: Bill Shorten's wife Chloe joins her husband in Queensland and adds some colour to his campaign with a yellow skirt and bright pink lipstick Bill Shorten may have been celebrating his 49th birthday on Thursday, but it was his wife Chloe that grabbed all the attention as his election campaign rolled on this week. The Australian reports that the Labor leader was treated to an impromptu rendition of 'happy birthday' by the students Frenchville State School in the central Queensland seat of Capricornia he was visiting.


  9. Chloe Shorten on the trail: Bill Shorten unveils Labor's secret campaign weaponRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The Age

    During a visit to a public primary school in Rockhampton on Thursday, Bill Shorten was asked if he had received a present for his 49th birthday. Although she is softly-spoken and media-shy, Labor strategists believe they have a secret weapon in Mrs Shorten, who made her first appearance with the Opposition Leader during the campaign on Thursday.


  10. Campaign strategies: Turnbull hits and runs while Shorten looks northRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Crikey

    The major parties are pursuing different strategies so far, but the early plans won't long survive contact with the enemy. The first week of an election campaign is when the parties' strategies are at their purest, untarnished by collisions with reality, polling and focus group reactions to their messages in the atmosphere of an election campaign.


  11. Queensland: Rocky start in Beef CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    "I hope this wasn't his brother," I think, shovelling another forkful of tender Queensland beef down my throat.10 At the Great Western Hotel in Rockhampton, the town known as Australia's Beef Capital, you get the chance to meditate on where your food comes from. Alongside its pub and steakhouse, there's a small outdoor arena where frequent rodeo events take place.


  12. Melbourne Storm lock in gun fullback Cameron Munster until 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Canberra Times

    The 21-year-old has played 28 games since making his debut in 2014 and has grabbing the opportunity presented by Billy Slater's injury woes to show his wares in the No.1 jersey. "I decided to stay here because Melbourne gave me my first opportunity," said Munster, who has played all nine games this season, scoring three tries and averaging 169 metres a game.


  13. Regions plead for delayed natural disaster relief fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | The Age

    Flood and cyclone-ravaged regions across Queensland want to know why the Turnbull government delayed $1.2 billion in natural disaster relief funding by two years in the budget. Flood and cyclone-ravaged regions across Queensland want to know why the Turnbull government delayed $1.2 billion in natural disaster relief funding by two years in the budget.


  14. Father-son orthodontic team straighten teeth across generationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | ABC News

    A Queensland orthodontist who has been practising for more than 40 years says, while more people may be seeking treatment, straightening teeth is not a fad. Dr Michael Manning established an orthodontic practice in Rockhampton in the 1970s and it is now run by his son, Nicholas.


  15. Proposal to legalise abortion for women who are up to Nine Months pregnantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Daily Mail

    A bill proposing the decriminalisation of abortion for women who are up to nine months pregnant will be tabled in Queensland's State Parliament on Tuesday. Independent MP Rob Pyne, representing Cairns, recently drafted a private member's bill to legalise abortion, which has been essentially prohibited across the state for more than 100 years, according to ABC .


  16. Bill to legalise abortion to be introduced as pro-choice rally heldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | ABC News

    A private member's bill to legalise abortion in Queensland will be tabled in State Parliament by independent MP Rob Pyne. The Queensland Criminal Code has prohibited abortion since 1899, but case law based on a 1986 ruling means abortions are permissible if there is serious danger to the mother's life or her physical or mental health.


  17. Shorten's bid to win over north Qld voters Bill Shorten is in...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Opposition Leader Bill Shorten is trying to win over voters in regional Queensland, announcing he will base himself in Townsville until Thursday and pledging to return often throughout the election campaign. Mr Shorten flew to the Cairns on day one of the election campaign on Monday, before making his way to Townsville.


  18. Inmate dies from smuggled drug: coronerRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Yahoo!

    A Queensland inmate due for release died after accidentally overdosing on a drug smuggled into the prison in a soft drink can, a coroner has found. Micheal Wayne Blutcher, 31, was found unresponsive in his room at the low security farm precinct of the Capricornia Correctional Centre, near Rockhampton, in September 2013.


  19. Singapore, Australia expand military cooperation in $1.7 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Thanh Nein News

    Soldiers from the Singapore Guards and the 7th Australian Regiment clear a room during a dry run of an urban-based exercise at the Urban Operations Training Facility in Shoalwater Bay Training Area, Rockhampton, Australia November 9, 2014. The Straits Times/Mark Cheong/via REUTERS Australia and Singapore have agreed to jointly develop military training areas and facilities in Australia in a sign of how China's increasingly assertive military presence in the region is encouraging nations to boost their own defense capabilities.


  20. Prime Minister unveils 'massive upgrading' of relationship with SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | ABC News

    MARK COLVIN: The Prime Minister's unveiled a new closer military and trade pact between Australia and Singapore. One of the flagship parts of the deal involves thousands more Singaporean troops conducting their annual training in north Queensland each year.