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Fox SportsTownsville triathlon done, now it's time to chase down the Supercar title frontrunners in Sydney eventFox SportsWeather was brilliant as usual and I thoroughly enjoyed my crack at the annual Townsville Triathlon on Saturday morning, despite copping a cold in the days leading up days to the event. Despite that, I ended up really happy and felt really good in the ... [...]
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Business Insider AustraliaBritish backpacker, 21, stabbed to death in Townsville hostel by suspect shouting 'Allahu Akhbar'Business Insider AustraliaA 30-year-old man, also British, was taken to hospital in Townsville for treatment, while another man suffered minor injuries. The suspect was heard shouting “Allahu Akhbar” during the attack and the Australian Federal Police has been called to ...Coast girl killed in hostel stabbingGold Coast BulletinFrench man in custody over stabbings in Townsville backpackers hostelYahoo7 NewsTownsville backpacker stabbing [...]
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Gold Coast BulletinCoast girl killed in hostel stabbingGold Coast BulletinMiss Ayliffe-Chung had only been in Townsville for about 10 days, having gone to do rural work so she could extend her working holiday visa in Australia. Staff at The Bedroom told the Gold Coast Bulletin the UK backpacker was intent on returning to the ... [...]
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North Queensland RegisterBanks in the firing line at Townsville forumNorth Queensland RegisterBanks and the conduct of their receivers were in the firing line during a forum supporting a royal commission into banking held at the Townsville Showgrounds on Saturday. Test · Tapp prepares for Paralympics. Katherine local Emily Tapp has flown out of ... [...]
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The New DailyFrench man in custody over stabbings in Townsville backpackers hostelYahoo7 NewsA French man is being questioned by police after a British woman died and two others were injured in a stabbing attack at a north Queensland hostel. More than 30 people witnessed the knife attack at Shelley's Backpackers in Home Hill about 11.15pm on ...Dozens watched woman stabbed to death, man attacked at north ...ABC OnlineYoung British backpacker dead after hostel stabbing in [...]
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Townsville BulletinFrench tourist in custody after Home Hill hostel stabbingTownsville BulletinSuperintendent Ray Rohweder of the Townsville Police said officers were taking statements from about 30 witnesses. “We are still trying to piece together what has happened,” he said. “We don't have a motive yet.” Supt Rohweder praised the first police ...Heralds from Home HillmyPolice (press release) (blog)all 43 news articles [...]
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Townsville BulletinZabdon Ferrari fires to Townsville Cup victoryTownsville BulletinIt was Brett's second Townsville Cup win after taking out the 2011 race with Velocity Regina — also in track record time — but the Brisbane trainer admitted he was thinking about the clock. “When they're racing you don't think of the time. The track ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinLocal bachelorette makes Richie's top 10Townsville Bulletin“I think pretty much most of what you've seen on TV has been how it was,” Williams told the Townsville Bulletin. “I think I'm a pretty laid-back person … I was one of the last girls to cry in the house.” Williams said bachelor Strahan was a “great ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinRisky boat trip lands in courtTownsville BulletinAnthony Aubrey James Morris and Marcus Patrick Rawlinson were sentenced in the District Court of Townsville yesterday for operating the 25m fishing boat after they were told by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority that the vessel was not seaworthy. [...]
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Townsville BulletinTourists rate city real dealTownsville BulletinTownsville Enterprise tourism and events manager Bridget Woods said the number of Asian visitors to the city, particularly from Korea and Japan, was gradually starting to increase. Japanese travellers Yosuke Tsugami, 26, and Tomoko Yoda, 24, are among ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinBoffins on quake alertTownsville BulletinThey are in Townsville, Charters Towers and near Rockhampton. A Geoscience Australia spokeswoman said the expanded network of monitoring equipment would be used to monitor ongoing aftershocks. The 5.8-magnitude earthquake off Bowen rattled the ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinGerman vermin on the moveTownsville BulletinBed bugs and rodents have also found their way into Townsville homes, with experts urging locals to clean up. Environ Pest and Termite Control Townsville owner Gill Christiansen said he had been in the industry for more than 15 years but this year was ... [...]
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NEWS.com.auWoman dead, man critically injured after double-stabbing south of TownsvilleABC OnlineA woman has died and a man has been critically injured in a double-stabbing in north Queensland overnight. Police were called to a hotel on Ninth Street in Home Hill, south of Townsville, after receiving reports of a knife attack about 11:15pm. They ...Woman dead, man in hospital following knife attack at Home HillCourier MailWoman dies in north Queensland knife attackBrisbane TimesWoman dead, man in [...]
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Townsville BulletinPollies unite to put deal on trackTownsville BulletinIt comes after Assistant Minister for Cities Angus Taylor, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Mayor Jenny Hill yesterday met in person for the first time to work on details of Townsville's historic City Deal. Mr Taylor said the meeting had brought the ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinAdded flights on the radarTownsville BulletinTalks are under way between the Townsville Airport and regional airline Airnorth about the possibility of direct flights between Townsville and Toowoomba's privately owned Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport. Airnorth chief executive officer Daniel Bowen ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinCBD-Strand link scrutinyTownsville BulletinTHE preferred masterplan for the King St Precinct development linking the CBD to The Strand has been finalised with a town planning application set to be lodged with the Townsville City Council in the next few weeks. The $450 million project, which ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinTriple signings for CowboysTownsville BulletinCorey Jensen, who has signed a one year deal, was part of the Cowboys under-20s program until the end of season 2014 and has spent the past two seasons playing with the Townsville Blackhawks. Cowboys coach Paul Green said the signings were further ... [...]
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myPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville's Road Safety ExpomyPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville is hosting a Road Safety Expo to be will be held at Jezzine Barracks, from 10.00am until 2.00pm Wednesday, August 24. This will showcase all the emergency services and what they tend to at accident scenes. The Queensland Fire and ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinTownsville daily wrap up Tuesday, August 23myPolice (press release) (blog)A 20-year-old Deeragun man was arrested by police after a disturbance at approximately 8:00pm on Sunday, August 21. Police will allege that the Deeragun man was involved in a dog fight at an Ironbark Road address and when approached by locals, the ...Threats allegedly made at organised dogfightTownsville Bulletinall 2 news articles [...]
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Townsville BulletinMining to resume and create jobsTownsville BulletinAuctus Minerals managing director Steve Murdoch told the Townsville Bulletin yesterday they expected to be mining ore at Mungana by January next year and at King Vol the following September. “Between our operations, including development and ... [...]
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