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Townsville BulletinWhere are you, Migaloo? White whale watchTownsville BulletinTHE search for a great white whale is set to start again in North Queensland, with all eyes on Migaloo as he makes his way up the east coast. The famous whale was spotted off the NSW coast last week and now the Gold Coast is on standby to see if he ...and more [...]
Tue, Jul 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinPotential Thurston replacements ready to shineTownsville BulletinCowboys' Rory Kostjasyn looks to pass the ball during the Round 20 NRL match between the North Queensland Cowboys and the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs at 1300 Smiles Stadium in Townsville, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AAP Image/Michael ...Storm bracing for Cowboys testNRL.COMall 7 news articles [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinHeat coach impressed by MarlinsTownsville BulletinThat is an odd statement a rival coach wanting a team to make the post-season, especially in such a heated northern rivalry like the Townsville and Cairns QBL teams have. But, the Heat mentor knows that after a slow start to the campaign, the Marlins ...and more [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinWins for Olympic and BrothersTownsville BulletinThe results further cement Olympic's spot at the top of the premier league ladder, and Brothers take another step closer to Rebels, who played out a 0-0 draw with Townsville Warriors. Burdekin came within seconds of earning a draw at home on Saturday ... [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinFinals footy locked awayTownsville BulletinFINALS footy has been locked up in the Townsville and Districts Rugby League A grade competition after Norths outclassed Western Lions yesterday 42-18. Norths have locked up a guaranteed top five spot in the new-look TDRL finals format, with the Devils ... [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinHerbert count may go to courtTownsville BulletinCounting continues today, with a senior Australian Electoral Commission officer set to jet into Townsville to judge the formality of challenged votes. Read the full text of this story in today's Townsville Bulletin or in our digital print edition: http ...Federal election 2016: Lawyers called in to Herbert recountThe AustralianLiberal MP Jones one vote ahead in HerbertSBSResidents in Herbert may have to vote againNEWS.com.au9news.com.au -The Sydney Morning Heraldall [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinMiss World Australia title shocks Tully girl Miss World Australia title shocks Tully girlTownsville BulletinTHE world's biggest international beauty pageant has put a tiny town in North Queensland on the map. Tully, the home of the golden gumboot, has found fame as the birthplace of Madeline Cowe, who was crowned Miss World Australia in Melbourne on ...and more [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinFillies in form for footraceTownsville BulletinTownsville Turf Club CEO Michael Charge said conditions were perfect, and he was expecting similar weather for the biggest race day on the calendar. “We couldn't have asked for better weather and … it looked like we had in excess of 3000 people which ... [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinPush for adventure tourism hubTownsville BulletinTHE success of the Paluma Push mountain bike event at the weekend has prompted calls for Townsville to build its reputation as an adventure tourism hub. Hundreds of adventure seekers from across Australia took part in the annual race from Paluma to ... [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinSacrifice spurs memorial wishTownsville BulletinMr Hines is now pushing for a permanent memorial for those fallen soldiers to be erected in Townsville. “I was doing my family history and wanted to find out where my father's name Irvine came from when I found Leonard Irvine Hines, my great-uncle,” he ... [...]
Mon, Jul 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinPokemon Go cheats: GPS software hackers strut their stuff on Twitch ...Townsville BulletinPOKEMON GO encourages people to walk through the real world in order to catch em all, but some players are proudly and publicly cheating the system.and more [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinGarden in paradiseTownsville BulletinOriginally from Newcastle, Mr Wooldridge was shocked by Townsville's dry conditions following his move north and set out to create his own courtyard garden at his then newly purchased home in Belgian Gardens. Now, 15 years later, the property at 14 ... [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinBehind a mask of despairTownsville BulletinHe'd been a battle captain in Afghanistan's Oruzgan province, near Kandahar, working as part of Mentoring Task Force 3 with about 700 other Townsville soldiers. But he had a medical review coming up and, his family would later tell the police, he ...and more [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville Bulletin'Wills' goes it alone in northTownsville BulletinA bevy of projects lined up across the top of Australia, including around Townsville and Cairns, are set to benefit from the cheap loans. “There are some renewable energy projects west of Townsville that are in the hunt,” Senator Canavan said. “In ... [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinYoung addicts to find refugeTownsville BulletinThe 52-bed facility will also include eight beds for teenagers aged between 14 and 18 who are suffering from drug or alcohol addiction. Townsville Recovery Service clinical team leader Claire Twivey said they decided to include a youth program after ... [...]
Sun, Jul 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinIt's wet, wild, warm and weirdTownsville BulletinRECORD-breaking unseasonal weather has swept our state of extremes, with drought, floods, and even an incredibly rare tornado. Scores of historic daily and monthly rainfall totals have tumbled, as has the coldest winter day and the hottest winter day, ...Death row dingoes set to be the environmental saviour of Great Barrier Reef's Pelorus IslandABC OnlineTenders called for Great Barrier Reef runoff projectBrisbane Timesall 21 news articles [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinGive us a tourism championTownsville BulletinWhile this might have preserved our folksy small-town charm and retained public areas for locals, it has also cost us billions of dollars in investment and countless jobs. I see many shortcomings in tourism at Townsville, too numerous to mention here ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinCowboys in court bid on debt claimTownsville BulletinIn February, the Townsville Bulletin reported the club had withdrawn its bid to have the company wound up, with the matter believed to have been settled out of court. The fresh filing for a winding up order against Brisclean was lodged in the Supreme ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinOur wacky weatherTownsville BulletinThe Townsville airport rain gauge has already recorded 53.8mm so far this month — almost four times the July average. Mr Cearns said rain bands moving in from central Australia, the decay of the drought-bearing El Niño and a return to neutral ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinJump for joy, it's 1812 againTownsville Bulletin“It was so popular with both locals and visitors that we have worked with Townsville City Council to ensure its return,” he said. Festival musician Tasmin Little, who plays the violin, and soprano Valda Wilson will perform alongside the 1RAR band and ... [...]
Sat, Jul 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source