Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire

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  1. Last-minute exemption to save Brisbane scooter riders from hefty finesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Age

    People will escape hefty fines for trying out electric scooters in Brisbane after transport authorities offered a last-minute exemption. Scooter-sharing start-up Lime has been working with state government and council authorities to bring hundreds of its dockless scooters to Brisbane .

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  2. I'm A Celebrity: Campmates' set to take on terrifying challenge in top SUICIDE spotRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Photos reveal Mohamed Hadid's 'illegal' mega mansion that neighbors have branded a 'gigantic monstrosity' and 'danger to the community' is more than twice the size of the original rendering The likes of Emily Atack, Harry Redknapp and John Barrowman will be entering the jungle when I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! returns on Sunday I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! campmates will be taking on a terrifying high ropes challenge in Purling Brook Falls - the most notorious suicide spot on the Gold Coast . Ahead of entering the jungle, one group will be tasked with climbing up a seven-metre high structure over the waterfall instead of the traditional walk the plank challenge.

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  3. Three young leaders up for Zanda McDonald AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Three young agriculturalists from Australia and New Zealand are through to the final for the prestigious 2019 Zanda McDonald Award. The award is widely recognised as a badge of honour in the agriculture industry, recognising future leaders and innovative young professionals from both sides of the Tasman.

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  4. Is 'the Big Melon' Australia's next biggest tourist attraction?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CNN

    Could a small Queensland town and a major online travel site have planted the seeds of Australia's next biggest tourist attraction? The "Big Melon" was unveiled on Wednesday in the rural town of Chincilla, in Australia's north, the latest in a series of "Big Things" built as tourist attractions across the country. The bright-pink slice of watermelon will join such cultural icons as the Big Merino in Goulburn, New South Wales, the Big Banana, in Coffs Harbour, and the Big Lobster, in South Australia.

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  5. Iwasaki Capricorn: How Australia's biggest poolside resort was abandonedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

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  6. Aussie Sex Star Says Women View Porn With Disdain as They are 'Jealous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Bawaba

    An adult film actress has hit back at an Australian town that is trying to stamp out porn, saying that women are simply jealous that their boyfriends watch it. Australian porn star Kiki Vidis, who has 11 years experience in the adult film industry both here and in the US, is visiting the town of Toowoomba, in south-east Queensland, just weeks after the community held its third annual anti-porn rally.

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  7. Two stages of Indooroopilly Riverwalk to be constructed at onceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Sydney Morning Herald

    The proposed Indooropilly bikeway has been transformed into the Indooroopilly Riverwalk, with two stages of the planned construction now to be completed at once to create an 800-metre shared path. Brisbane City Council announced the four-stage bikeway , of which stage one alone was projected to cost about $8.5 million, would eventually connect the western suburbs of Kenmore and Indooroopilly to the University of Queensland.

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  8. 'Porn isn't a crime': Adult film actress hits back at Australian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Daily Mail

    'It isn't a crime': Adult film actress hits back at Australian town that's trying to ban porn - and says women there are just jealous that their boyfriends watch it An adult film actress has hit back at an Australian town that is trying to stamp out porn, saying that women are simply jealous that their boyfriends watch it. Australian porn star Kiki Vidis, who has 11 years experience in the adult film industry both here and in the US, is visiting the town of Toowoomba, in south-east Queensland, just weeks after the community held its third annual anti-porn rally.

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  9. Markets Live: ANZ drops 3.4 per centRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Are auction clearance rates still an accurate measure? ANZ Bank's economic team has just released a note about the housing market stating "It is possible that the auction clearance rate will lose meaning as an indicator in a world where it takes much longer to secure mortgage financing than in the past. Indeed, the role of auctions may diminish sharply - with the change being structural rather than the usual cyclical downturn " The uptick in the 'credit impulse' may be a better signal about the state of the housing market than the still falling auction clearance rate.

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  10. Retired couple buy entire town for just $550,000 and plan to turn it into a retro theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 10 | Daily Mail

    Retired couple buy entire town for just $550,000 and plan to turn it into a retro theme park with charms of 'yesteryear all around the property' A retired couple have scooped up an entire town for less than most family homes and hope to turn it into a tourist attraction. Retired couple Karyn, 58, and Peter Peeters, 60, bought Allies Creek, in Queensland, for just $550,000 after it went viral.

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  11. WWI veteran 'left to die in a paddock like an animal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | ABC News

    Albert Burke may have served his country and fought on the Western Front but when he returned home, he was forced onto a mission and later died in the bush - alone. He was one of 850 Indigenous men who fought in WWI thinking their loyalty would be rewarded with better treatment.

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  12. Ridiculous offer: Free car with houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    THIS real estate agent is going to incredible lengths to sell a home. He's offering a brand-new car to anyone who will buy this luxury designer house.

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  13. Moore / High time to crack down on corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Canberra City News

    "Attorney-General Christian Porter has argued that there is no tangible reason for a Federal ICAC. Is he blind - or just towing the party line?" wonders political columnist MICHAEL MOORE THERE was never stronger evidence or greater need for a Federal Independent Commission Against Corruption than in the wake of the Wentworth by-election.

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  14. Trams, trains but not automobiles drive Gold Coast's transport futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | ABC News

    An accelerated expansion of public transport on Queensland's Gold Coast could set the model for other parts of regional Australia where the population is increasing rapidly. While taking a train or tram to work has long been the norm for big city commuters, it has often still not possible or practical for people living in regional Australia.

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  15. Doctors in tour group rush to save man mauled by shark in the WhitsundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Yahoo!

    Doctors in a tour group desperately tried to save a man who was mauled by a shark after jumping off a paddleboard in the Whitsunday Islands. Two doctors on the man's boat administered immediate first aid, before the man was helicoptered to the Mackay Base Hospital where he died due to substantial blood loss and severe injuries.

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  16. Shark attack: Man dies in popular Aussie tourist spotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | DNA India

    A man died after it was attacked by a shark in waters off Australia's tropical northeast coast on Monday, police said, the third attack in the popular tourist region in the last two months. The 33-year-old Australian man was paddle boarding and then swimming off a chartered yacht in the Whitsunday Islands' Cid Harbour when he was bitten by a shark at around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, a police spokesman said.The attack follows two others in September, when a 12-year-old girl and a 46-year-old man suffered severe injuries from shark attacks while swimming on two consecutive days.

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  17. Australian man dies after shark attack in Whitsundays' Cid HarbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Stuff.co.nz

    A man has died following a shark attack in the Whitsunday Island's Cid Harbour, where two others were mauled in the space of 24 hours in September. The 33-year-old Victorian man was reportedly swimming off a private vessel just after 5.30pm local time on Monday when he was attacked, resulting in significant leg and wrist injuries.

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  18. How lizard tails could help design off-road robots for search-and-rescue missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | ABC News

    Understanding the way in which lizards use their tails could hold the key to building off-road robots for search and rescue, agricultural use, or even space missions. So say Dr Christofer Clemente from the University of the Sunshine Coast and Nicholas Wu from the University of Queensland.

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  19. Australian man dies after shark attack in popular tourist areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Reuters

    A man died after he was attacked by a shark in waters off Australia's tropical northeast coast on Monday, police said, the third attack in the popular tourist region in the last two months. The 33-year-old Australian man was paddle boarding and then swimming off a chartered yacht in the Whitsunday Islands' Cid Harbor when he was bitten by a shark at around 5:30 p.m. on Monday, a police spokesman said.

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  20. PM's light rail pledge only 16 per cent of total cost: BaileyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The amount of funding offered by the federal government for the Gold Coast light rail project has been falling, Queensland Transport Minister Mark Bailey says. Prime Minister Scott Morrison was in Queensland on Monday to announce $112 million in federal funding for the 6.4 kilometre extension of the Gold Coast light rail from Broadbeach to Burleigh Heads, known as stage 3A.

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