Townsville, Australia Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Probe into deaths of Oz care patientsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 21 | The Standard

    A doctor has been reported to health authorities and three nurses fired over the suspicious deaths of five people at a Baptist-run aged care facility in Australia, authorities said yesterday.The dead were palliative care patients at the Carinity Fairfield Grange home in the northern city of Townsville, with their demise being investigated after a tip by a concerned staff member.The Australian news... A doctor has been reported to health authorities and three nurses fired over the suspicious deaths of five people at a Baptist-run aged care facility in Australia, authorities said yesterday.

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  2. Rush Hour: Desperate 'Help' message in sandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | NEWS.com.au

    Storm clouds moved into Townsville, Queensland, on February 20, as seen in this timelapse footage. More than 5,000 people were without power when storms passed the area, according to Townsville Bulletin.

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  3. Calls for aged-care overhaul after more suspicious deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | ABC News

    More failures in the aged care sector are prompting calls for a rethink of how Australia looks after its elderly. Police in Queensland are investigating the suspicious deaths of five residents of a Townsville nursing home, while another Queensland Aged Care facility has this week become the 15th in that state to fail audit standards in just the past 12 months.

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  4. Deaths at Baptist-run nursing home spark raft of probesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Age

    The Townsville nursing home where five people died in suspicious circumstances failed a quality-of-care audit triggered by the deaths. Carinity, which runs the home, has not released any details about how and when the five residents died but said all were receiving palliative care.

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  5. Suspicious deaths at Townsville nursing home spark urgent reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Age

    Five suspicious deaths at a Townsville nursing home have sparked an urgent review of its operator's actions after a staff member raised the alarm. Police, the coroner, and health regulators were investigating a string of deaths at Carinity's Fairfield Grange home, after three registered nurses were removed from their jobs and then sacked.

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  6. 5 suspicious deaths at Australia aged care facility probedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SYDNEY: A doctor has been reported to health authorities and three nurses fired over the suspicious deaths of five people at a Baptist-run aged care facility in Australia, authorities said Thursday. The dead were palliative care patients at the Carinity Fairfield Grange home in the northern city of Townsville, with their demise being investigated by police, the coroner and regulators who were tipped off by a concerned staff member.

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  7. Damaging storms lash parts of QldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Mercury

    Damaging storms have swept across parts of Queensland causing 30,000 properties to lose power at the height of the downfall. Heavy rain and damaging winds have battered communities in north and outback Queensland, with about 30,000 properties losing power during the storm's peak.

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  8. NRL 2018: North Queensland Cowboys ready to unleash wolf pack, says Gavin CooperRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Age

    North Queensland back-rower Gavin Cooper has tipped new recruit Jordan McLean to form a destructive alliance with returning Test prop Matt Scott and Tongan juggernaut Jason Taumalolo this NRL season. ""Hopefully they start rolling off the back of each other": Gavin Cooper addresses his troops after their 2017 preliminary final victory over Sydney Roosters.

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  9. Investigations underway into suspicious deaths at Townsville aged care homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Age

    Numerous investigations are underway into the suspicious deaths of five people at a Baptist-run aged care home in Townsville. Carinity says one of its own staffers raised the alarm last November, sparking the immediate removal of three registered nurses for failing in their duty of care at its Fairfield Grange home.

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  10. Anti-Adani doco screening axed for safety reasons, not politics, council saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | ABC News

    Public safety concerns, not politics, were behind the axing of the screening of a documentary on the Stop Adani protest movement, a north Queensland council says. Townsville City Council's talks with police about "emerging community tensions" in the debate around the Carmichael mine project prompted its move to halt the screening at one of its public venues a week out, according to its chief executive Adele Young.

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  11. He died just after this photograph was taken. A coroner ruled it was his employer's faultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | Sydney Morning Herald

    An electrical worker died in the basket of a cherry picker with emergency services helplessly watching on below because his employer had not trained him in his new role, a coronial inquest has found. Danny George Cheney, understood to be aged in his early 30s and originally from the Gold Coast, died in 2009 after being electrocuted while working on power lines between two supporting towers in north Queensland.

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  12. He died just after this photograph was taken. The coroner ruled it was his employers' faultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 20 | The Age

    An electrical worker died in the basket of a cherry picker with emergency services helplessly watching on below because his employer had not trained him in his new role, a coronial inquest has found. Danny George Cheney, understood to be aged in his early 30s and originally from the Gold Coast, died in 2009 after being electrocuted while working on power lines between two supporting towers in north Queensland.

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  13. Wild pig crashes into a car with four-month-old babyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | Daily Mail

    A four-month-old baby girl and her young parents were taken to hospital after their car crashed into a wild pig and veered off a highway in Northern Queensland. The family were driving on Gregory Developmental road, 250km south of Townsville, just before 1am on Tuesday before colliding into the feral pig.

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  14. Value of taxi licences plummets across Queensland, even without UberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | The Age

    The Sunshine Coast is among the worst-hit regions in the state by the savage collapse in the value of taxi licences. On the Sunshine Coast, licences were selling for $391,250 on average in 2014, but there were only two sales in 2017, averaging $46,000 - a drop of 88 per cent.

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  15. West Bound Warriors donate to RFDSRead the original story

    Monday Feb 19 | Naracoorte Herald

    GENEROUS DONATION: Wanderers Steve Letton and Colin Layzell present a cheque for $35,000 to RFDS Naracoorte's Mark Wellington and Anne Sykes. Naracoorte's Royal Flying Doctor Service auxiliary has benefitted from a massive $35,000 donation from the West Bound Wanderers.

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  16. No, no, no: Shorten's message to AdaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 19 | NEWS.com.au

    Bill Shorten has delivered another blunt message to Adani, saying the Indian miner should not expect taxpayer support for its Queensland coal mine. Opposition Leader Bill Shorten says there's no way he'll support government money going to Adani to help the Indian miner get its Queensland coal mine off the ground.

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  17. NRL 2018 team-by-team: New look Newcastle Knights can turn a cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | The Age

    Newcastle Knights fans have a spring in their step and, despite admitting he's not sure how his new-look NRL team will go, coach Nathan Brown isn't about to burst their bubble. Heading the arrivals list is halfback Mitchell Pearce, while young Sydney Roosters five-eighth Connor Watson, North Queensland fullback Kalyn Ponga and Melbourne hooker Slade Griffin have also headed to the Hunter to potentially form a completely-restructured spine.

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  18. Queenslanders could pay for better insurance for the state's 36,000 rural firiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 18 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A seven-year tussle to give Queensland's 1400 rural fire brigades, their 36,000 volunteers and their equipment sensible insurance and legal protection is inching close to resolution. However, any changes to the insurance and legal protection recommended after meetings in May 2018 may have to be financed by increases to Queensland's Emergency Services Levy, which every property owner pays.

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  19. Fresh faces proves a master strokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 17 | The Mercury

    AFLW: Eddie Betts tells Fox Sports about the Crows pre-season and shares his thought on gun AFLW player, Erin phillips. NEW RECRUIT: Stingers' Aaron Davey runs with the ball as he helps his team to a comfortable win against the Townsville Sharks on Saturday.

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  20. Origin too big for Townsville, says Johnathan ThurstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | ABC News

    Even the man who helped get Townsville's new stadium built, Johnathan Thurston, doesn't reckon it is a good idea for it to host State of Origin games. The Queensland government has been criticised for not lobbying hard enough for Townsville as an Origin venue after the NRL announced Adelaide as a 2020 host this week.

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