Townsville, Australia Newswire (Page 11)

Townsville, Australia Newswire (Page 11)

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  1. Inmate attack caught on video amid rising tensions in overcrowded prisonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Violence in the Queensland prison system has reached a new high, with almost 3,000 jailhouse assaults recorded last financial year. In one, a prisoner in Maryborough is set upon by three inmates while chatting to other prisoners on a set of stairs.

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  2. Sam Thaiday to play 300th NRL game for Brisbane Bronocs on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    At first they didn't want him, then he knocked them back and now Sam Thaiday will return to celebrate his 300th NRL game. The Brisbane favourite will become just the 33rd player to reach the milestone when he lines up against North Queensland on Thursday.

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  3. SEQ begins big push for a billion-dollar City DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    This allows projects to be funded for up to 20 years by the state, federal and local governments in each region outside of elections. Political delays dogging a decade of infrastructure projects will be history if talks in Brisbane on Tuesday morning cement a new billion-dollar 15-year City Deal for south-east Queensland with the federal government.

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  4. Thaiday to play 300th NRL game for BroncosRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    At first they didn't want him, then he knocked them back and now Sam Thaiday will return to celebrate his 300th NRL game. The Brisbane favourite will become just the 33rd player to reach the milestone when he lines up against North Queensland on Thursday.

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  5. AFCM #2: Home from home...Read the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

    There's that moment when after a 24-hour journey you peer out of the plane window at the country you're about to visit and you see...Australian sunlight. I haven't been here for 15 years and had managed to forget what it's like.

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  6. Thurston stamps class on match as Cowboys overrun KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Age

    Retiring champion Johnathan Thurston gave Newcastle a lasting reminder of his class as North Queensland scored a thrilling 20-18 victory in Townsville on Friday night. The Knights led 18-6 at half-time but the Cowboys capitalised on a glut of possession to storm home after the break.

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  7. Senator Polley questions delays to aged care data releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Advocate

    Senator Polley called on federal aged care Minister Ken Wyatt to reveal the number of people waiting for the home care package in the quarter ending in March. "I expect the Minister is sitting on this data while madly trying to get the Department to scratch a few names off the waiting list and release more packages so they can claim it hasn't gotten worse.

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  8. Jockey's ready to crank up JukeboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | The Mercury

    APPRENTICE jockey Adam Spinks has declared he has the horse in today's Townsville Cup to bring the prize to the Far North. The 24-year-old will be legged up on last-start winner Union Jukebox, out of the Tolga yard of Roy Chillemi, with Far North connections led by Cairns Jockey Club president Tom Hedley.

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  9. Bulldogs crush Tigers' hopes, Cowboys pip the KnightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | ABC News

    The Bulldogs end Wests Tigers' winning run with a 16-4 victory, while the Cowboys storm home in the second half for a 20-18 win over the Knights in Townsville. Canterbury Bulldogs have all but killed off Wests Tigers' fairytale NRL finals chance after springing a surprise 16-4 upset on Friday night.

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  10. Mad dash: The NRL rookie who jumped at a 26-hour driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    He'd waited years for a crack. Just a chance to train with an NRL squad for one summer and no guarantees after that.

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  11. for Cup TiltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | The Mercury

    A CROOK shoulder was never going to stop Tolga jockey Stephen Wilson from riding in the main event of the Townsville Winter Carnival tomorrow afternoon. Wilson is one of North Queensland's leading hoops, but he's been out of action for the past month after tearing a muscle in his shoulder blade in what he described as a "just a freak accident".

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  12. Matt Scott, Jordan McLean back for CowboysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Seymour Telegraph

    Struggling North Queensland have received a massive boost with Matt Scott and Jordan McLean confirmed to return against Newcastle as they strive to avoid the club's first wooden spoon in 18 years. After naming them on an extended bench earlier in the week, coach Paul Green said on Thursday the international bookends would make much-needed comebacks against the Knights at 1300Smiles Stadium on Friday.

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  13. Proposed abortion laws will improve access for regional and remote women, pro-choice advocates sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | ABC News

    Pro-choice advocates have thrown their support behind proposed changes to Queensland's abortion laws, saying it will give women in regional and remote areas better access to services. Women in a large parts of north and west Queensland have limited access to abortion services and have been forced to travel vast distances to Rockhampton, Townsville or even interstate, according to not-for-profit abortion service provider, Marie Stopes Australia.

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  14. James Hooper: Cowboys made 'massive error' by failing to re-sign Kalyn Ponga, lock up forwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    IT'S well established by now that North Queensland's decision to let Kalyn Ponga walk away hangs like a millstone around the club's neck. But there's more to the complicated puzzle of their season from hell that goes beyond the retention bungle of the game's next budding superstar.

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  15. The Lab: Extraordinary stat reveals new bogey teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | The Mercury

    VALENTINE Holmes may be in an irresistible vein of try-scoring form, but don't be surprised if he fails to bag a four-pointer against the Broncos. There are also two one-sided fixtures with the Storm boasting an incredible record against the Raiders, and the Warriors likewise against the Titans.

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  16. Pitch Black to take off in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Aerotech News And Review

    ... KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft for air-to-air refueling in the vicinity of RAAF Base Townsville, Australia, Aug. 16, 2016. Pitch Black is a biennial multinational air warfare exercise hosted by the RAAF that focuses on offensive counter ...

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  17. $180k 'wasted' on flights for youth detainees, LNP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | ABC News

    Youth detainees are being flown around Queensland on charter and commercial flights that are an unnecessary cost to taxpayers when buses and trains are a much cheaper option, the State Opposition says. LNP leader Deb Frecklington said between last November and May this year the State Government spent $180,000 flying youth offenders around north Queensland, either to place them in detention, take them home or to get them to court.

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  18. Father's desperate bid to find work as he stands on side of busy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2018 | Daily Mail

    'We struggle to put food on the table': Father's desperate bid to find work as he stands on the side of a busy road for 14 HOURS touting his skills on a sign A father-of-two who has struggled to feed his family since moving states nine months ago has been sitting at the roadside for two days with a sign asking for full-time work. Dale Hardy moved from Goulburn, south-west NSW, to Townsville, north Queensland, last year with his wife, Donna, and their two young daughters.

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  19. Griffin opts for Peachey as NRL fullbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Seymour Telegraph

    The versatility of Penrith star Tyrone Peachey will be put to the test after being named at fullback in a bid to arrest the Panthers' alarming drop in form. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak was expected to return from a hamstring injury and assume his spot as custodian for Saturday's crucial NRL clash against Manly.

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  20. Knights' Ponga in doubt for Cowboys returnRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Seymour Telegraph

    Newcastle star Kalyn Ponga may not make his much-anticipated return to Townsville after picking up an ankle injury during training. Ponga had been pencilled in to come back from a hamstring injury against his former club North Queensland but failed to finish the field session on Tuesday.

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