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ABC OnlineCattle depart Townsville for IndonesiaBeef CentralCattle shipments to Indonesia have recommenced for the first time in over a month, after the Girolando Express loaded in Townsville last night and departed for the Indonesian port of Lampung this morning. Another eight vessels are scheduled to load at ...Live cattle trade to Indonesia resumes, but some rough seas ahead for industryABC Onlineall 2 news articles [...]
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Annual Statistical Review 2015/16 – Townsville DistrictmyPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville District Officer Acting Superintendent Joe Kitching today welcomed the release of the Queensland Police Service's Statistical Review which demonstrated a reduction in fraud and liquor offences across the district. The Statistical Review ...and more [...]
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Townsville BulletinSparks fly over council gallery cutTownsville Bulletin“This man has done more to put Townsville's gallery scene on the national map than any other person I can think of,” he wrote. “Having an art gallery without a gallery manager is like having a ship without a captain or perhaps more pertinently, a city ... [...]
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Night curfew for kids well worth a trialTownsville BulletinTownsville residents want to see the Government take a strong stance against crime with positive action. Ms Palaszczuk should at least consider a trial of a night curfew for unsupervised children in Townsville to see if it does have any impact on ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinDreamtime nightmareTownsville BulletinA PROVISIONAL liquidator has been appointed to a Townsville indigenous training organisation amid a legal wrangle over its directorship. Following a hearing, Supreme Court Judge David North SC ordered that liquidator BRI Ferrier take charge of ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinHere to help, not be hurtTownsville BulletinSeven Townsville paramedics have been physically assaulted, while four have been verbally abused in the Townsville area since July 1 this year. Queensland Ambulance Service Assistant Commissioner Robbie Medlin said the service had taken a lot of ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinHervey Range tip's gas flare step closerTownsville BulletinThe work on the gas flare is part of a long-term strategy, started in 2009, aimed at improving environmental measures at all Townsville waste facilities. Already a flare installed at the Stuart landfill is working to burn off trapped methane gases. At ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinSpotlight on crocsTownsville BulletinAn EHP spokeswoman said surveys in the Hinchinbrook, Townsville and Burdekin areas were being planned to start in autumn 2017. It's understood the first formal surveys are expected to begin in Cape York in November following monitoring trials in Cairns. [...]
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Townsville BulletinHooters left bareTownsville BulletinAfter it did launch last year, it did not last long with the business of five restaurants, including the Townsville operation, being placed in voluntary administration. Last October, administrators Deloitte sold the businesses, including at Townsville ... [...]
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Hours cut as meat plant feels the pinchTownsville Bulletin“Shortage of cattle due to drought and competition from the live export trade will remain key issues for the Townsville plant in the next few years. Due to the current lack of cattle from across the North, pressure has been placed on processing capacity. [...]
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Townsville BulletinModel competition hopes to build a big followingTownsville BulletinThat's the message the North Queensland Scale Modellers group is sending Townsville ahead of its second annual scale model competition this weekend. Organiser Mark Smith, who has been building scale models since he was a kid, said the competition ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinCurfew calls grow louderTownsville BulletinCurfew laws similar to those used to tackle youth crime in a Perth suburb since 2003 have been proposed for Townsville as police continue Operation Oscar Merchant in response to a spike in offences committed by juveniles across the city. Thirty extra ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinLarge scale snake influxTownsville BulletinTOWNSVILLE is in the grip of snake breeding season with a growing number of residents finding slithering reptiles encroaching inside their homes. Local snake catchers are receiving dozens of calls each week from startled families. Licensed snake ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinWorry as blue card no longer an issueTownsville BulletinGrandfather Bruce Adams has been externally contracted as Santa for the past three years at a Townsville shopping centre and estimates he has worked with about 6800 children over that time, from babies to teenagers. Under his contractor's policy, ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinGreen preparing to tussle for TaumaloloTownsville Bulletin... almost 4.5km in run metres and over 23 tackles a game but North Queensland's premiership winning coach said the sky was the limit for the Cowboys strike weapon. Read the full text of this story in tomorrow's Townsville Bulletin or in our digital ...and more [...]
Thu, Sep 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville daily wrap up Thursday, September 29myPolice (press release) (blog)Three men and one woman have been charged with drug related offences following the search of a Mount Louisa residence yesterday (September 28). It will be alleged that police executed a search warrant on a Lornsleigh Street address at around 9:00am. [...]
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Garbin gearing up for Fire's openerTownsville Bulletin... everyone gets along and we're gelling really well.” Garbin and her Fire teammates will continue to put in the hard yards as they prepare for a grand final grudge match with the Perth Lynx to start their season on Sunday, October 9 at Townsville ... [...]
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Townsville BulletinGet your FREE* 'The House of Wellness' health & beauty magazineTownsville BulletinA. Purchase the Townsville Bulletin on Saturday, October 1 or The Sunday Mail on Sunday, October 2 and present the original token at participating newsagents to redeem. Q. Can I get the magazine from supermarkets or petrol stations? A. No, the magazine ... [...]
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RomperTweeting "Prayers For Townsville" After The Shooting Means Nothing, & Here's WhyRomperOn Wednesday afternoon, two students and a teacher at Townsville Elementary School in Townsville, South Carolina, were shot by a single gunman, according to CNN. The two students who were shot were flown to a nearby medical hospital and their ...and more [...]
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Townsville BulletinDon't stop believin'Townsville BulletinGET ready to rock out with your hairsprayed locks out, when Rock of Ages hits the stage at the Townsville Civic Theatre next week. Local performers Judy Higgins and Cameron Viegel lead a talented cast bringing the big hair, loud fashion and glorious ... [...]
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