Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire

Queensland, Australia Travel Newswire

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  1. 'Lick me, I'm salty': Queensland teacher banned for six years after sex with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 14 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A male teacher has been banned from the profession for six years after having a sexual relationship with a female student and paying her $250 to lie and protect him, according to the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal. Another female student also accused the 35-year-old teacher of saying words to the effect of "lick me, I'm salty" to her while they were on a boat excursion.

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  2. The obscure road rules that can leave drivers facing hefty fines in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Daily Mail

    Leaving the car unlocked, waving out the window or using Siri while texting are against the law in some Australian states. Drivers who leave their car unlocked or windows unsecure can be fined $44 in Queensland, $117 in Victoria and $108 in New South Wales.

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  3. The top pilot job flying the Queen and PM around AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    There are not many people who can say they have shared sandwiches with the Queen, but 77-year-old former Royal Australian Air Force pilot Ian 'Jake' Jacobsen can. After a long career in the RAAF, Mr Jacobsen, based on the Sunshine Coast, took up what was to be his final posting in the early 1980s.

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  4. Cairns FC fall to NPL battlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The Mercury

    Football: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is expected to part ways with the English giants, just over a week before the Blues travel to Perth to play Perth Glory. CAIRNS FC have given northern rivals North Queensland United a hand in their bid to avoid relegation, falling to an upset 3-1 defeat at Barlow Park on Saturday night.

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  5. Queensland: The 'bullsheet' artistRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The New Zealand Herald

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  6. Escape from Palm Island: Irene Doyle's 1960s daring drive for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | ABC News

    She grew up under Queensland's oppressive Aboriginal Protection Act on Palm Island, a penal settlement off the coast of Townsville for Aboriginal people deemed disruptive, or girls who fell pregnant to white men. Mrs Doyle spent her first 18 years of life up until the late 1960s on the island where every aspect of life was controlled by administrators.

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  7. Rabobank Best of The Country - July 14 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 13 | The New Zealand Herald

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  8. Stefan wishes the Wheel of Brisbane was three times as bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | Sydney Morning Herald

    There's only one Queenslander synonymous with hair, powerboats and a Skyneedle, and he's known by just one name: Stefan. Born in Lebanon in 1941, he first moved to Australia as a teenager, when he learnt to speak English at night school.

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  9. 'Billy won by a gap': Darren Lockyer defends decision to name Slater Origin's man of seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | NEWS.com.au

    Billy Slater of Queensland waves to the crowd as he is chaired from the field by Cameron Munster and Will Chambers MAROONS legend Darren Lockyer has defended the decision to award Billy Slater the Origin Man of the series stating the champion fullback was significantly ahead of any Blues player on voting points. "The system is after every game, myself, Laurie and Mal independently give our 4-3-2-1 votes of the game and that decides the man-of-the-match," Lockyer said on Channel 9's Footy Show.

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  10. Best ways to end your weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Mercury

    THE weekends just got bigger and better. To celebrate the new Weekend Extra in today's paper, we asked some local identities to name their weekend hot spots.

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  11. Child on flight from Manila to Brisbane had measlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 12 | The Age

    Passengers on a flight from the Philippines to Brisbane this week have been urged to check their immunisation status after a child onboard was found to have measles. The child was infectious on flight PRO221 from Manila to Brisbane International Airport on July 8, Queensland Health said in a statement on Thursday.

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  12. One of the world's biggest cattle stations is up for sale in South Australia's outbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | ABC News

    At about 1,650 square kilometres - or 1.65 million hectares - the property in South Australia's north east, can run up to 22,000 head and is considered to be the second largest cattle station in the world. "We are right next to the Simpson Desert, I'd say average December, January, February [temperatures] would be 50 degrees most days.

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  13. Grattan / Audit found Vikki Campion was owed travel moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Canberra City News

    AN audit of the travel and travel-related expenses of Vikki Campion, former staffer and now partner of Barnaby Joyce, has found the government owed her money. The audit , by the Independent Parliamentary Expenses Authority examined her whole term of employment from May 2016 to early 2018, during which she was a staffer to Joyce, who was deputy prime minister at the time, then to minister Matthew Canavan and finally MP Damian Drum.

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  14. Tennyson King brings his chill sound to Char's LandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 11 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Tennyson King gets the coast vibe. The alternative folk rock singer from Toronto will prove it when he performs his new single 'Coast' and more original music at Char's Landing this Friday, July 13. King's style of rock and roll is infused with earthy roots and blues while subtly laced with, as he puts it, "psychedelic ear candy.

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  15. InterCity continues Aussie expansion with new acquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Scoop

    New Zealand tourism and transport company InterCity Group has today announced the expansion of its Australian portfolio with the purchase of a second Far North Queensland dive cruise business, Divers Den. Divers Den is a significant tourism operator in North Queensland, offering day dive and overnight cruise options out of Cairns and Port Douglas, as well as an internationally recognised 5 Star PADI accredited dive training centre.

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  16. Parents search for hope as sons fight rare brain tumoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | ABC News

    Six months ago, 12-year-old Bailey Jensen was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour and his family was told he had less than a year to live. Bailey has been diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma , an aggressive and deadly childhood brain cancer for which there is no cure.

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  17. Markets Live: ASX falls as US threatens more tariffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 10 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Investors pulled a total of about $US580 million from Bill Gross's bond fund in the first half of this year and he turned in the worst performance among his peers during the period. June marked the fourth straight month of withdrawals for Gross's Janus Henderson Global Unconstrained Bond Fund and the outflows dragged assets down to $US1.48 billion, according to Bloomberg estimates.

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  18. Moment Queensland knew they'd lost millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | NEWS.com.au

    IT WAS supposed to be a win for the state's tourist industry, but everyone watching our navy's biggest ship sink knew something had gone terribly wrong. The ex-HMAS Tobruk has been scuttled in Qld's Hervey Bay after its Naval service.

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  19. US marine charged with attacking woman in her 60s to stay in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Sydney Morning Herald

    A US marine who allegedly assaulted a woman in her 60s at Brisbane's Enoggera Barracks last week will remain in Australia to front court. A US Marine Corps spokesman said the man would not be returned to the United States but would remain in Australia for a court appearance on July 18. The 20-year-old allegedly attacked the public servant in a car park at the barracks on the afternoon of July 3. Queensland Police said they were called to the incident just after 3pm, with an off-duty officer intervening to assist the woman, and military police reportedly involved.

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  20. Body Beautiful Positively Glitters to Crack StereotypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 8 | Al Bawaba

    Over the past year, groups of women around the world have been meeting up, covering themselves in glitter and posing naked as part of the empowering 'Positively Glittered' self-love movement. It all began in Australia in 2017 where a group of 15 women from Brisbane, Queensland, met on Facebook through a shared interest in lingerie before deciding to create a playful shoot on the organiser's farm to smash body stereotypes.

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