Townsville, Australia Newswire (Page 9)

Townsville, Australia Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. 2016 Budget: How Queensland faredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Immediately disqualified from the $5 billion asset recycling fund Joe Hockey and Tony Abbott set up in 2014 - because it was elected on a commitment not to off-load state owned assets - the major infrastructure projects the Palaszczuk Government has spent the past two budgets lobbying for were never in consideration. With no money for cross river rail or the Townsville stadium, Queensland's budget goody bag was lacking in big-ticket items.

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  2. Ex-policeman David Lister fronts court on ice trafficking, cannabis growing chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A former Victorian police officer who allegedly became a trusted member of a criminal syndicate has appeared in court, charged with trafficking a commercial quantity of the drug ice. David Cameron Lister, 37, was arrested last month in Queensland, when police intercepted a quantity of drugs that were bound for Townsville, Melbourne Magistrates Court heard on Tuesday.

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  3. Committee assessing proposed changes to tree clearing laws receives hundreds of submissionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | ABC News

    The Queensland Parliamentary Committee assessing the Palaszczuk Government's proposed changes to tree clearing laws are about to start sifting through hundreds of submissions. With submissions now closed for the inquiry into Labor's proposed changes to vegetation management legislation, stakeholders are waiting for the final ruling.

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  4. Current and former servicemen embrace scale modellingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | ABC News

    Once a year, scale model fanatics from as far as Brisbane and Townsville gather inside an old north Queensland church to take part in a scale model competition that has been ongoing for more than 20 years. Last weekend, among the array of miniature steam engines, planes, cars and ships was 55-year-old army serviceman Mark Smith from Townsville.

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  5. North Queensland Company Wins National AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | PR Log

    Ingham based Liddle & Sons has been named 'Champion Agribusiness' at the Australian Small Business Champion Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony held in Sydney last weekend . TOWNSVILLE, Australia - May 2, 2016 - PRLog -- The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is the only national recognition program for Australian small businesses.

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  6. North Qld hoping for slice of $5b infrastructure fundRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | ABC News

    "Those are the kind of things government can do to kickstart economic growth which other businesses can use," he said. "There's enormous opportunities to capture and store water for largely agriculture use to grow more food and exports but also to underpin urban growth and industrial growth," he said.

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  7. 'Oi Oi Oi!': SMU signs 2nd Australian for men's basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Powhatan Today

    SMU has signed a second player from Australia to a national letter of intent for the upcoming men's basketball season. After playing with the Townsville Crocodiles in Australia's National Basketball League during the 2015-16 season, Froling was then invited to play for the World Team as one of the top 12 international players at the 2016 Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Oregon.

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  8. Eight arrested in Vic, Qld during raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Mercury

    Drugs, guns and cash have been seized and eight people arrested in Victoria and Queensland during raids on properties allegedly linked to an organised crime syndicate.

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  9. Ex-cop faces drug trafficking charge after raids dismantle syndicate, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Age

    Follow Victoria Police's North West Regional Crime Squad, along with the anti-gang federal taskforce, as they raid a series of homes and businesses in Melbourne on Monday. A former Victorian police officer who allegedly became a trusted member of a criminal syndicate that traded in drugs and guns has been charged with several offences, including commercial trafficking.

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  10. The Block's Caro and Kingi Tahana pose naked as they plead with...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Daily Mail

    'We have nothing to wear!' The Block's Caro and Kingi Tahana pose naked as they plead with fans to help them find outfits for the TV Week Logie Awards So it's hardly surprising that attendees of the annual TV Week Logie Awards on Sunday may be feeling the pressure to ensure they find the perfect red carpet outfit.

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  11. Australian halfback Johnathon Thurston shivers in through an ocean...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Coach Mal Meninga, who is charge of the Australian team for the first time in his career, looked on as his charges had a stretching session followed by a swim at the famous Sydney beach. With many of his team coming off bruising encounters over the weekend a freshen up before the annual Test against world number one New Zealand in Newcastle, could be just what the doctor called for.

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  12. Basketball: Kiwis on the Road Mon May 2Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The performance of the week amongst Kiwi international hoops players overseas this week came from Tall Ferns forward Jillian Harmon. She scored 28 points as Le Murra Lucca opened their best of three Italian Championship semi-final series with a win.

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  13. Turnbull's SeaLink connectionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Crikey

    Queensland MP Ewen Jones announced last week that the government had awarded a $45,000 grant to SeaLink, the ASX-listed ferry and cruise operator that runs tours out of Townsville. While the funds for staff training programs under the Australian government Industry Skills Fund is in not lavish, one local found it interesting that the company's connection to the government was not mentioned: "It sounded as if this small cash offering would rival the miracle of feeding the hungry multitude with gluten free loaves and fishes.

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  14. It's great to be a Kangaroo again: GallenRead the original story

    May 1, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Paul Gallen has admitted he feared never playing for Australia again ahead of his return to the Kangaroos side after a two-years absence. After suffering a round one knee injury against North Queensland in Townsville, Gallen was concerned he may never pull on the green and gold jersey again.

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  15. Three reasons Senator Glenn Lazarus will be back for another termRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    He is greatly assisted by Malcolm Turnbull's decision to go for a double dissolution, which reduces the quota for election to the Senate by half to 7.69 per cent. In 2013, standing as a Palmer Senate candidate, Senator Lazarus got 9.8 per cent per cent of the vote , and 3 per cent more than the Greens.

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  16. When the Kangaroos couldn't win a trickRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    The Kiwis are chasing a scarcely-believable fourth successive victory over the Kangaroos in next week's Anzac test. But they aren't the first Kiwis team to achieve the feat, writes Michael Burgess.

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  17. Rugby League: Reliving record run over AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    Former Kiwis great Frank Mulcare looks puzzled. The 87-year-old watches on as photographic and video gear is set up and notepads laid out in the lounge at his farm with its sprawling views of the Hikurangi valley, one hour north of Whangarei.

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  18. Tax cuts, reef and highway projects in Turnbull's make or break budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tax cuts come to Queenslanders earning over $80,000 in Tuesday's federal budget and they are also likely to see $200 million to widen the congested Ipswich Motorway from Darra to Oxley and $168 million for the crammed Pacific Motorway. Small business should also look for a "glide path" reduction in company tax to 28.5 per cent after businesses with turnover less than $2million received that concession last year, Queensland's Chamber of Commerce and Industry predicts.

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  19. Wildcats feelers out for Kings tall BrandtRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Olympic hopeful Angus Brandt has emerged as a key target for the Perth Wildcats, with talks understood to have commenced between the two parties. The 208cm, 112kg centre made major strides at the Sydney Kings last season, stepping into a starting role during the final two months and acquitting himself well against the competition's best big men.

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  20. Coote expected to ink new deal with CowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Yahoo!

    Lachlan Coote is expected to re-sign with North Queensland within a week after firing the NRL premiers to a 32-16 win over Parramatta. Coote starred with the ball and in defence on Saturday night as he issued Cowboys bosses with a reminder of his worth and made a statement about his NSW Origin credentials.

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