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Townsville BulletinFormer city leaders confident Townsville can find a way out of unemployment crisisTownsville BulletinNewly released ABS figures show the unemployment rate for Townsville in April was 13.9 per cent, one of its highest monthly recordings in more than a decade. According to the same data, February 2003 was the last time the city's jobless rate was so high. [...]
Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC LocalTownsville April unemployment rate hits 13.9pc as traders push for more job opportunitiesABC LocalTownsville's Chamber of Commerce is demanding governments get their act together as new figures reveal the north Queensland city's unemployment rate has hit a new high of 13.9 per cent for April. That is up from 12.4 per cent in March, which puts ... [...]
Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville daily wrap-up, Thursday May 26myPolice (press release) (blog)Property crime blitz, Deeragun: Police from Deeragun General Duties with the support of the Townsville Rapid Action and Patrols (RAP) Team and Tactical Crime Squad have charged three property offenders with a total of forty charges overnight. [...]
Thu, May 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Domain News'No end in sight' for Townsville's struggling housing marketDomain NewsIt has been a tough few years for Townsville's housing market, but a new report shows it could get even worse for the regional city. Still struggling from the resource downturn, both house and unit prices fell again over the last quarter, according to ... [...]
Thu, May 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville stolen vehicle and numberplate alert, Thursday May 26myPolice (press release) (blog)Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in ...and more [...]
Thu, May 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinPalmer's ultimatum on Yabulu's futureTownsville Bulletin“But I'm also looking from the Townsville community to see whether or not they really want investment because Martin Brewster standing up there will be a sign to me about whether or not people want our support – in a sense. “We don't want to go putting ...and more [...]
Thu, May 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinSkipper killed in sea tragedyTownsville BulletinRescue crews at the scene of a capsized fishing vessel off the coast of Bowen. Photo: Submitted. THE faint tapping on the hull of a capsized boat and the courageous actions of a diver have saved the life of a man from an accident that had killed his ...and more [...]
Thu, May 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Courier MailLabor says new Townsville stadium the 'most pressing urban development project in the country'Courier MailTOWNSVILLE stadium would drive a multi-billion-dollar investment push for the city and deliver a much-needed boost to tourism, Labor's infrastructure spokesman Anthony Albanese says. He declared it was the most pressing urban development project in ... [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville daily wrap-up, Wednesday May 25myPolice (press release) (blog)A 16-year-old Mundingburra boy and a 17-year-old Douglas woman have been arrested by police and charged overnight after a burglary in Douglas. It will be alleged that on May 25 both the juvenile and 17-year-old have entered the unlocked garage of the ... [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Whitsunday TimesWhitsunday Masters hold their own in Townsville compWhitsunday TimesSWIMMING: The Whitsunday Masters headed north at the weekend, taking to the pool for the Rats of Tobruk Long Course Swimming Carnival in Townsville. The local Whitsunday team with only seven swimmers managed to finish fourth out of eleven teams ... [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville stolen vehicle and numberplate alert, Wednesday May 25myPolice (press release) (blog)Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in ...and more [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinBuilder sets up scooter business to cater to young backpackersTownsville Bulletin“When I got the idea I did some research and realised no one is doing this in Townsville other than on Magnetic Island,” Mr Watkins said. “There is a huge market here for this.” Mr Watkins is working with Townsville Enterprise and ferry operator ... [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinTownsville branded 'crime capital' of QueenslandTownsville BulletinOpposition Police spokesman Tim Mander referred to figures the Bulletin obtained over the last week, telling Parliament the Palaszczuk Government had gone “soft on crime”. “As good as Townsville is, unfortunately it has a black cloud hanging over its ... [...]
Wed, May 25, 2016, Continue reading at the source
“Townsville has now become the unofficial capital of crime in this state.Courier Mail“Townsville is now know as the number one for assaults in the state The city of Townsville comes in at number two for robbery. Car stealing puts it back up to number one in the state and unfortunately drug offences, it comes in as number three. “The ... [...]
Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville council chases late rates with ratepayers warned house sales a last resortABC LocalTownsville council is ramping up its operations to recover outstanding rates and debts, warning residents their properties could be sold if they do not pay up. The council's governance and finance committee has approved recommendations to progress the ...and more [...]
Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville council chases late rates with ratepayers warned house sales a last resortABC OnlineTownsville council is ramping up its operations to recover outstanding rates and debts, warning residents their properties could be sold if they do not pay up. The council's governance and finance committee has approved recommendations to progress the ... [...]
Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville daily wrap-up, May 24myPolice (press release) (blog)The 19-year-old man will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on June 8 charged with enter premises with intent to commit indictable offence. The 33-year-old Heatley man will appear in the Townsville Magistrates Court on June 9 also charged with ...and more [...]
Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville stolen vehicle and numberplate alert, Tuesday May 24myPolice (press release) (blog)Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in ...and more [...]
Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville Police back rotary initiativemyPolice (press release) (blog)For the entire month of May it is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month for Rotary International. With the support of the police in Townsville behind them and it being driven by Police Chaplin and Rotary compatriot Horst Sauer, they are hoping to raise ... [...]
Mon, May 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Knock knock! Lock it or lose it doorknockmyPolice (press release) (blog)... 175 doors and received praise from the community for their tireless efforts on the streets. They were also thanked for the opportunity to have their voice heard. Future community engagement operations have been planned across the Townsville ... [...]
Mon, May 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source