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  1. Visiting Chinese students join in Bundaberg Lunar New Year celebrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    A group of visiting Chinese students will be part of this weekend's Lunar New Year celebrations in Bundaberg in southern Queensland. The 22 students from Guangxi University in Nanning, Bundaberg's Chinese sister city, will take part in performances in the city's CBD on Saturday.

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  2. Australia to step up Zika testing as two new cases reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Japan Times

    Australia will intensify testing for the Zika virus in Queensland state where Aedes mosquitoes are found, authorities said on Saturday, adding that two new cases among local residents were the result of travel to affected countries. Queensland's government has earmarked 400,000 Australian dollars to boost laboratory capacity, particularly in the northeastern city of Townsville, where testing will begin on March 1. A AU$1 million public education campaign will also be rolled out in the state, which is on high alert for any entry of the disease from Australia's Asian and Pacific neighbors.

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  3. Two cases of mosquito-borne Zika virus confirmed in Queensland in 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Age

    Queensland's chief health officer, Dr Jeanette Young, has urged pregnant Queensland women not to travel to places where there have been Zika outbreaks. Queensland has now confirmed two cases of Zika virus, as officials in some infected countries are advising women to delay becoming pregnant and Australian authorities urge pregnant women to defer travel to affected areas. 1 comment

  4. Queensland's first Zika case for 2016 confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Age

    Queensland's chief health officer, Dr Jeanette Young, has urged pregnant Queensland women not to travel to places where there have been Zika outbreaks. Queensland has confirmed its first case of Zika for the year as the globe deals with the new threat posed by the virus.

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  5. Goromaru embraces opportunity with Queensland RedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Japan Times

    Though he received widespread media exposure following his success at last fall's Rugby World Cup, Ayumu Goromaru is a man of few words, at least publicly. He's not reluctant to make media appearances.

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  6. More than 50 vacant shops in Rockhampton CBDRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | ABC News

    More than 50 shops are sitting empty in Rockhampton's CBD as the 'beef capital' deals with the fallout from Cyclone Marcia, the mining downturn and the Queensland drought. Prior to Christmas the Rockhampton Regional Council commissioned a local artist to paint murals in the empty windows of East Street, as a short-term way to beautify the area.

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  7. Brisbane election 2016: Two of three major parties back green Victoria BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    Two of the three major parties contesting the Brisbane City Council election have pledged to close the Victoria Bridge to all car traffic, following the Greens' commitment on Friday to convert it to a "green bridge". Greens lord mayoral candidate Ben Pennings said the plan, which the party had costed at $40 million, would solve bus congestion at a fraction of the price of the Liberal National Party's metro plan.

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  8. Football fan travels 10,000 miles to watch League One match... only...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Mirror.co.uk

    Alex Ollier, a lifelong Rochdale supporter, made the long haul flight from Australia only for Dale's clash with Fleetwood to be postponed A football fan was left gutted when he flew 10,000 miles from Australia to see his team play - only for the match to be cancelled due to a frozen pitch. Alex Ollier, a Queensland resident, made the lengthy trip to see Rochdale take on Fleetwood in League One on 16 January.

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  9. Far north Queensland's 500-year-old Cathedral Fig sheds massive limbsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    The Cathedral Fig Tree site in Danbulla National Park, 76 kilometres south-west of Cairns, has been temporarily closed after several large branches fell from the giant tree, damaging the boardwalk below. Queensland Parks & Wildlife Services Principal Ranger for Tablelands and Dry Tropics, Andrew Millerd, said limbs the size of substantial trees had fallen from the 500-year-old strangler tree on Monday and it was fortunate no-one had been injured.

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  10. Gold Coast conservationist to starve herself over shark netsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Age

    Nicole McLachlan recently created a documentary called 'Strike', that looks the effect of drumlines and shark nets on marine mammals. A Gold Coast woman is starting a hunger strike in an attempt to stop the hundreds of sharks caught on drumlines and shark nets across Queensland's coastline every year.

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  11. Obituary: The sailor with itchy feet - and a catamaran built in a piggeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Age

    Once, when asked to name the best thing about sailing alone on his yacht in the Pacific Ocean, Jonathan Deerson replied: "Not having anyone who can tell me what to do." An odd response, perhaps, from a man who was very successful in all the normal pursuits of life - a loving family, academic success, interesting and good jobs, travel around the world.

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  12. Unusual ways to experience the Great Barrier ReefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MSN Living

    Touching down into the silver-green surf by seaplane in the coral cay of Heron Island, the first thing that strikes you is the sound of birds. Lying 45 miles off Queensland's Capricorn Coast at the southern end of the Reef, this swathe of pristine wilderness is a wildlife-watcher's paradise.

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  13. Secret lives of Great Barrier Reef's bull sharks revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | ABC News

    Bull sharks not only spend a lot of time on coral reefs, they can swim surprisingly long distances down Australia's east coast in summer to give birth, radio tracking of sharks on the Great Barrier Reef has shown. While some sharks stay put on reef, most females travel up to 1,400 kilometres to NSW Wales to pup during summer Researchers from James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Marine Science were studying the ecology of the Great Barrier Reef when they stumbled across large numbers of bull sharks.

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  14. Opalauctions Sellers Open Opal Museum on the Gold CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Australia's leading online opal auction site 'Opalauctions' has opened a specialized opal museum on the Gold Coast. The museum named 'Gold Coast Opal & Gem Centre' encompasses opal miners and wholesalers who have been officially verified and showcasing their beautiful treasure trove of exquisite opals and opal jewellery directly to you.

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  15. Elderly at risk from rising mercuryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | PhysOrg Weblog

    People over the age of 75 are especially at risk from the hot weather blanketing Queensland this week, particularly if they have recently had an infection. That is the warning from University of Queensland School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work Director of Teaching and Learning Associate Professor Christine Brown Wilson .

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  16. Check-in desk: How to see the Great Barrier Reef without getting wetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    Scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef is one of the best ways to get up close and personal with this unique natural wonder, but if diving is not your thing, there are still plenty of other ways to explore it. 1 Sit back, relax and watch David Attenborough's The Great Barrier Reef documentary series, the third part of which screens on TV One this Sunday.

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  17. Bundaberg fans frustrated by lack of star playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ABC News

    Following the announcement of sides for the Broncos versus Cowboys NRL trial match this weekend, fans took to social media and radio to voice their disappointment that they would not get the opportunity to see more highly ranked Cowboys players in Bundaberg. "I think it's disappointing that probably some of the big name players from the Cowboys won't be here," Mr Ireland said.

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  18. Five cultured things to do in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The New Zealand Herald

    If you love a good flea market, then on the first and third Sundays of the month you need to get to Brisbane Square to rummage through other people's suitcases . In fact, you can bring your own filled with vintage clothes, handcrafts, arty bits and pieces, or just come to buy, haggle or swap.

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  19. Two confirmed cases of Zika virus in Australia, researchers warnRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Stuff.co.nz

    Dr Grant Hill-Cawthorne , Professor Lyn Gilbert and Dr Cameron Webb talk about the Zika virus at Sydney University. The New South Wales Health department has confirmed two cases of Zika virus in Australia from passengers travelling from the Caribbean back to Sydney.

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  20. Zika virus likely to be in Australia, researchers warn after WHO emergency declarationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | The Age

    Medical and infectious disease experts explain the threat posed to Australia by the Zika virus after the World Health Organisation declared the outbreak a global health emergency. Vision courtesy ABC News 24 .

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