Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire

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  1. Tourists Warned to Stop Swimming Near Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | MSN Living

    Tourists heading to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia are being warned to stay out of the water following shark attacks on consecutive days this week. According to The Associated Press , the warning was issued for the popular Whitsunday Islands after a 46-year-old woman was attacked by a shark Wednesday and a 12-year-old girl was bitten Thursday while swimming.

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  2. Christmas shopping not a 'cultural event', industrial commission rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission last week had to determine how significant Christmas shopping was to south-east Queensland, and whether it constituted an "event" similar in significance to the Gold Coast's Commonwealth Games. Two Brisbane shopping centres, Westfield Chermside and Westfield Garden City, recently sought a declaration from the commission to change their permitted overnight shopping hours at both centres in the week before Christmas.

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  3. How to use Queensland's new container recycling schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Age

    There are doubts within the waste industry that Queensland's new recycling scheme can be ready for launch at the start of next month. From November 1, Queenslanders can claim a 10-cent refund for most plastic drink containers, beer bottles and aluminium cans at one of 232 collection points from Coen to Coolangatta.

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  4. Avondale, Heidelberg set for championship clash at AAMI ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Age

    Avondale FC have endured a roller-coaster week and the team from Melbourne's northern suburbs will look to seal a remarkable season when they take on perennial NPL Victoria powerhouse Heidelberg in the second-tier grand final on Sunday at AAMI Park. Avondale got to the final by beating Bentleigh Greens in a remarkable come-from-behind extra-time win in the semi final; trailing 3-1 with five minutes remaining they scored three times to stake their place in the championship decider.

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  5. Barrier Reef tourists warned after 2 shark attacksRead the original story

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Add Sharks as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Sharks news, video, and analysis from ABC News. Tourists were warned to keep out of the water in the Whitsunday Islands on Australia's Great Barrier Reef after two swimmers were critically hurt in shark attacks on consecutive days.

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  6. Tourists warned after 2 shark attacks in 2 days on Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Tourists were warned to keep out of the water in the Whitsunday Islands on Australia's Great Barrier Reef after two swimmers were critically hurt in shark attacks on consecutive days. A 46-year-old woman was mauled on Wednesday and a 12-year-old girl was attacked on Thursday while swimming from yachts in Cid Harbor on Whitsunday Island, the largest in the group of islands that is a premier tourist destination.

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  7. Girl critically injured after second Queensland shark attack in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stuff.co.nz

    This is the moment the RACQ CQ Rescue Helicopter arrived at Cid Harbour in the Whitsunday Islands to tend to a 12-year-old girl who had been attacked by a shark. A 12-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a shark attack in Australia has been flown to Brisbane in a critical condition.

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  8. Whitsunday attacks were 'test bites', shark expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Two shark attacks in 24 hours which left a woman and girl clinging to life have been described as "test bites" by a shark expert. A 12-year-old girl, on holiday from Melbourne with her father and sister, was bitten about 1.40pm on Thursday in Cid Harbour, off Whitsunday Island in north Queensland.

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  9. Whitsunday shark attacks 'unprecedented' and 'unusual', prompting warning from authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ABC News

    Authorities are urging people not swim in or around Cid Harbour on Whitsunday Island in north Queensland while as they assess the threat, after two near-fatal shark attacks within 24 hours. A 46-year-old Tasmanian woman and a 12-year-old girl suffered significant blood loss and haemorrhaging when they were both mauled in separate incidents on consecutive days this week.

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  10. Woman in critical condition after Barrier Reef shark attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ITV

    Officials say a woman is in critical condition after she was mauled by a shark on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Ambulance spokeswoman Tracey Eastwick says the 46-year-old tourist from Tasmania state was swimming on Wednesday from a yacht in Cid harbour on Whitsunday Island off the Queensland state coast when she was attacked by the shark that mauled her upper thigh.

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  11. Girl, 12, bitten in second Whitsunday Island shark attack in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Advocate

    A second shark attack in less than 24 hours has been reported in the same spot off the north Queensland coast. A 12-year-old girl suffered a "significant leg injury" near Cid Harbour, off Whitsunday Island, and was being airlifted in a critical but stable condition, according to the Queensland Ambulance Service.

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  12. Second shark attack at north Qld islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NEWS.com.au

    A 12-year-old holidaying with her family has been attacked by a shark at the same north Queensland site where a Tasmanian tourist was bitten on Wednesday. A young girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Queensland island where a Tasmanian mother was mauled less than 24 hours earlier.

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  13. Grattan / Dutton back in spotlight after split Senate report on au pair affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canberra City News

    ADAM Bandt from the Greens will try to move a no confidence motion against Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton today after a Senate inquiry's majority report said he had misled parliament in the au pair affair . It found he had personal connections in the two 2015 cases, one in Brisbane and the other in Adelaide, when he intervened to grant tourist visas to two women, overriding his officials.

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  14. Two shark attacks in WhitsundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Otago Daily Times

    A girl has been attacked by a shark at the same Queensland island where a Tasmanian mother was mauled less than 24 hours earlier. A rescue helicopter flew to Cid Harbour in the Whitsunday Islands region where a child was in a serious condition after being bitten on the upper leg on Thursday afternoon.

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  15. Woman attacked by shark in WhitsundaysRead the original story

    Thursday | UAport

    A woman is in a critical condition after being attacked by a shark near a yacht moored in the Whitsunday Islands region of north Queensland. Ed Jackson Australian Associated PressSeptember 20, 20186:36am A Tasmanian tourist remains in a critical condition after being bitten by a shark near a yacht moored in the Whitsunday Islands region in north Queensland.

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  16. Shark attack leaves Tassie tourist in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2018 | NEWS.com.au

    A HOLIDAY to the Whitsunday Islands has turned to horror for a Tasmanian tourist who was attacked by a shark and seriously injured, leaving her in a critical condition. This is Emergency Medicine Education and Training or "guerrilla ops" that are sprung on emergency departments help prepare rural and regional doctors for real-life scenarios such as shark attack.

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  17. Tasmanian tourist critical after shark attack in WhitsundaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | ABC News

    A Tasmanian woman remains in a critical condition in hospital after being attacked by a shark in the Whitsundays off north Queensland. The 46-year-old tourist from Tasmania was swimming from a charter yacht in Cid Harbour at Whitsunday Island when she was bitten on the upper right leg about 5:00pm on Wednesday.

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  18. Glen Innes grower calls strawberry contamination crisis 'insidious'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | Northern Daily Leader

    The grower began her business in Glen Innes 47 years ago and has never seen a fruit contamination crisis on this scale. "I was fairly au fait with risk management over the years, if grubs got in I had a plan of attack but this one is completely left of field for me," she said.

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  19. Bunfight at the bowlo: How one woman got banned from the greensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    They might be full of pensioners and tea cosy-knitting marmalade-makers, but the way Nambour conveyancing lawyer Geoff Brown tells it, the average bowls club is a pit of vipers. On October 11, 2016, the Nambour Bowls Club hosted its annual Ladies' Fiesta Day.

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  20. The search for the 'Seven wonders of Australia' - so which...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Daily Mail

    The top tourist destinations Down Under compete to be part of the 'Seven Wonders of Australia' - so which places do you think should top the list? In Australia's largest ever tourist poll- the public will vote for the first time the Seven Wonders of Australia The Sydney Opera House, Uluru, the Three Sisters, the Great Barrier Reef and the 12 Apostles all up for vote In the country's largest ever tourist poll the public will vote for the very first time for what they believe are the Seven Wonders of Australia.

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