Rockhampton, Australia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Sam Watson: 'I'm not convinced there has to be a national day'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    Socialist Alliance's Indigenous Rights spokesperson Sam Watson considers there has been "a definite strengthening and expansion of the Black political struggle". Watson was referring to the record-breaking attendance of tens of thousands of people at Invasion Day rallies around the country on January 26. "In Brisbane there was a massive turnout from our community from right across south-east Queensland."

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  2. Adani's threat to Australia's most valuable water sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    Last year almost 90% of Queensland was drought declared. For farmers and graziers struggling for survival this meant increasing reliance on groundwater.

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  3. Prison escapee arrested after fooling police with fake nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Age

    Anderson, 30, who escaped a central Queensland prison farm on Sunday, was let go by officers after he was involved in an altercation in Mackay on Wednesday afternoon. Detective Senior Sergeant Luke Peachey told reporters the altercation happened after the vehicle Anderson was travelling in broke down on Wednesday afternoon.

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  4. Prison escapee fools police with fake nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | The Age

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  5. Super moon king tide pounds beaches, but clouds to hide eclipse in south-eastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | ABC News

    The south-east Queensland coast is being battered by king tides associated with tonight's super blue blood moon, but people watching their beaches disappear are unlikely to see the rare astronomical event because of heavy cloud cover. Gold Coast beaches are being heavily eroded by a king tide driven by the Moon at its closest distance to Earth on this orbit .

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  6. Queensland's electric car 'super highway' all but completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Age

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  7. One inmate recaptured, other remains at large after Queensland prison farm escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | The Age

    One prisoner remains on the run after a pair of inmates escaped from a central Queensland prison farm over the weekend. Jermaine Lee Anderson, 30, and Brian Illington Trent Tapim, 23, fled from the Capricornia Correctional Centre Farm near Rockhampton on Saturday night.

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  8. Big week for Vicki and her familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Illawarra Mercury

    Wollongong's new Citizen of the Year for 2018 Vicki Tiegs is still coming to terms with everything that has happened in the last week. The annoucement by the Lord Mayor Gordon Bradbey was made extra special because her mother Jan Algar was able to attend.

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  9. Escaped prisoner caught, one still at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    ONE of the men who managed to escape a Queensland prison last week by using a wheelie bin has been caught by police. The other man is still on the run.

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  10. Escaped duo on the run in central QldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2018 | The Mercury

    Authorities are searching for two men who have been on the run since the weekend from a prison in central Queensland. Authorities believe two men who escaped from a prison farm in central Queensland over the weekend might have split up, with one person likely to be in Mackay.

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  11. Lights, camera and actionRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2018 | Blue Mountains Gazette

    Katoomba High School library: Provided the backdrop for a scene from Book Week. Pictured, centre, is the star of the film, Al Dukes, and sitting, Glenbrook's Charles Barbour, in his screen debut.

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  12. Rain, big surf but no sign of cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | The Mercury

    THE possibility of Cyclone Kelvin forming in Queensland waters has disappeared after the tropical low moved further east this afternoon. THE possibility of Cyclone Kelvin forming in Queensland waters has disappeared after the tropical low moved further east this afternoon.

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  13. Two prisoners on the run in central QldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | Yahoo!

    Two men are on the run after escaping from a prison farm in central Queensland with the help of a wheelie bin and a doona. Prison authorities say the pair, Jermaine Lee Anderson, 30, and Brian Illington Trent Tapim, 23, left the Capricornia Correctional Centre some time on Saturday night and were missed at roll call Sunday morning.

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  14. Two men escape from central Queensland prison farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | ABC News

    Jermaine Lee Anderson, 30, and Brian Illington Trent Tapim, 23, broke out of the Capricornia Correctional Centre prison farm, north of Rockhampton, overnight. Anderson is serving a six-year sentence for robbery with actual violence, while Tapim was sentenced to six and a half years' jail for assault.

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  15. Kelvin could bring rain, big surfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    A TROPICAL low off the Solomon Islands could develop into Cyclone Kelvin later today as the far north continues to welcome rain. A TROPICAL low off the Solomon Islands could develop into a cyclone later today as the far north continues to welcome rain.

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  16. Corrupting influence of Adani spreadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | Green Left Weekly

    Activists from Frontline Action Against Coal joined Townsville residents in protesting outside a meeting of Townsville Council on January 23. Since the 2010 declaration of the Anna Bligh state Labor government that Adani's proposed Carmichael coalmine and rail project in Central Queensland was being assessed as a "significant project", opponents have raised the shady dealings of the company on its home turf, India.

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  17. Woman in serious condition after being trampled by a horseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Age

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  18. What's on in Queensland this Australia DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S the one day of the year the maroon army puts its true blue heritage on display and there's no shortage of meat pie-eating competitions, cockroach and dunny races, barbecues and pool parties. ALSO: Find out what's open and what's closed.

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  19. Rookwood Weir 'underfunded': Qld govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | The Mercury

    The Queensland government has asked the federal government to contribute more money to help get the Rookwood Weir in central Queensland up and running. The Queensland government has called on Canberra to stump up extra money to make the proposed Rookwood Weir near Rockhampton economically viable.

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  20. Dramatic population decline in vital ghost bat colonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2018 | ABC News

    One of Australia's longest running conservation campaigns is facing a disappointing end following a dramatic decline in one of the country's most important ghost bat colonies. The Mount Etna caves north of Rockhampton, in Queensland, were at the centre of a major international conservation effort between the 1960s and the 1990s which eventually saw the area freed from limestone mining and converted to national park.

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