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The AustralianSimon Edmonds and the Townsville box jellyfishThe AustralianHis favourite dog-walking spot in Townsville, Rowes Bay, is thick with them in summer but it's OK to go for a dip, he says, as long as the water's clear and you don't thrash around. Just pick a spot to cool off, stay perfectly still, and they'll swim ... [...]
Sat, May 07, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Catholic Leader'Perfect image of mercy' unveiled in TownsvilleCatholic LeaderJesus the Homeless, is a bronze sculpture by Canadian sculptor Timothy Schmalz that depicts Jesus as a homeless person, sleeping on a park bench. Exactly where the sculpture will be exhibited in Townsville is yet to be decided. The Homeless Jesus ... [...]
Fri, May 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
CCTV images help solve local crimemyPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville Police are pleased with the assistance received by the community in identifying persons of interest from CCTV images posted on its local myPolice blog site. In the past weeks information from the community has resulted in a number of persons ...and more [...]
Fri, May 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville drug kingpin appeals against 11 year jail sentence for traffickingABC OnlineLawyers for a Townsville man convicted of heading a north Queensland drug syndicate have lodged an appeal against his sentence. Peter Andrew Heilbronn, 41, was jailed for 11 years after being found guilty of several charges, including drug trafficking ...and more [...]
Fri, May 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Flights to PNG on local radarTownsville BulletinStrong links between Townsville and Papua New Guinea as well as mining and trade have put the potential route on the radar of airport heads and Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill. Convincing a commercial airline to offer the flights is believed to be the ... [...]
Fri, May 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Real estate expert says good times are coming for TownsvilleTownsville BulletinThat was the resounding message from real estate entrepreneur John McGrath in his presentation to our city's business owners at Townsville Bulletin's Business Luncheon at The Ville yesterday. “Change and challenge will always bring opportunity,” said ... [...]
Fri, May 06, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinConference crasher MP blasts CliveTownsville BulletinCLIVE Palmer will run a revenge candidate against Herbert MP Ewen Jones, declaring his nephew and Queensland Nickel management official Martin Brewster will campaign for the Townsville seat. The revelation comes after Mr Jones interrupted a Palmer ...Palmer press conference turns uglyCourier MailInside Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel messThe Australian Financial ReviewClive Palmer clashes with Ewen Jones over Queensland Nickel during live press conferenceABC Online9news.com.auall 74 news articles [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Paralympic selection for Townsville playerMackay Daily MercuryNow in her mid-50s and hampered by leg injuries which force her to waddle around the court, she gave away more than 40 years age difference to Mackay junior Rebekah Stanley in the final of the women's open at Townsville on the Anzac Day long weekend ...and more [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinClive Palmer's latest trainwreck interviewTownsville Bulletin“When are you giving back the money that's gone to Palmer United from Queensland Nickel? the Townsville-based MP asked. Liquidators of the company claim Mr Palmer siphoned funds from QN to finance PUP and personal purchases of luxury items.Palmer press conference turns uglyCourier MailClive Palmer clashes with Ewen Jones over Queensland Nickel during live press conferenceABC OnlineClive Palmer won't recontest Queensland seat of Fairfax at pollThe AustralianHuffington Post Australia [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Domestic violence candlelight ceremony, AitkenvalemyPolice (press release) (blog)Last night officers attended the Women's Centre in Aitkenvale and participated in the candlelight ceremony to remember those who have died, and the loved ones left behind, as a result of domestic violence. The candlelight ceremony is held annually in ... [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Rockhampton Morning BulletinTrainer Bill Kenning brings two talents down from TownsvilleRockhampton Morning BulletinConsider the plight of Glenda Bell's brother-in-law the perfectionist trainer from Townsville in Bill Kenning. A travelling man with his horses in search of suitable races, Kenning headed south from Townsville on Tuesday before the barrier draws were ... [...]
Thu, May 05, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Courier MailCity making a Strand for the futureCourier Mail“From a community perspective and how the city was perceived, it transformed the image of Townsville,” Townsville Enterprise economic lobby group chief Patricia O'Callaghan said. “It was unpopular but Tony Mooney knew it would be good for the future ... [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Herald SunQueensland projects vie for share of $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility fundHerald SunAmong priority projects are the Burdekin Falls Dam expansion, the Cairns Airport expansion, Nullinga Dam in Cairns, Rockhampton Airport works, Urannah Dam, the Port of Townsville extension, Townsville Eastern Access Rail Corridor for bulk freight, and ...and more [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinKayla in for CaylaTownsville BulletinAnd now that she is coming back for the Townsville Fire, she hopes to experience some grand final glory of her own. The Fire announced yesterday that Standish had signed with the two-time WNBL champions for next season, bringing the former WNBA ... [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC Online (blog)White Gloves: The Townsville Artist Series - Anne LordABC Online (blog)White Gloves: The Townsville Artist Series - Anne Lord. 04 May 2016 , 2:05 PM by Paula Tapiolas. Ann Lord and Bronwyn McBurnie for mornings blog (2) Townsville based artist Anne Lord is one of the exhibiting artists in the upcoming T150 exhibition ... [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC LocalBudget 2016: Townsville leaders ask, what's in it for us?ABC Local"This budget speaks directly to the people, to places like Townsville," he said. "This is about controlling spending and about living within our means and taxing better. "So when you talk about Townsville you talk about youth unemployment, so the path ...Budget 2016: What the papers sayThe AustralianNorth misses out in Federal BudgetTownsville BulletinSome get a budget cuppa, others don'tThe Mercuryall 580 news articles [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
NerdistHot Topic's POWERPUFF GIRLS Collection Makes Townsville FashionableNerdistBlossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup have recently come back into our lives in new adventures with Cartoon Network's The Powerpuff Girls. The reboot premiered in April and saw the heroic trio defending Townsville from all manner of threats once again. For ...and more [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Appeal for witnesses, hit and run – TownsvillemyPolice (press release) (blog)Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate a vehicle that was involved in a traffic crash this morning in Townsville. Around 6.15am, a silver coloured sedan that was travelling on Flinders Street turned onto Blackwood Street. The car hit ... [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
myPolice (press release) (blog)Townsville ready to put “the sting” on CairnsmyPolice (press release) (blog)Officers from the “Northern Stingers” QPS rugby league team, consisting of officers from Townsville, Tully and Ingham, have travelled to Cairns to compete in the 2016 Queensland Police Service Rugby League Association Cup. The Northern Stingers will ... [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Unlawful killing of cattle, west of TownsvillemyPolice (press release) (blog)The Stock and Rural Crime Investigation Squad are appealing for public assistance after the unlawful killing of cattle west of Townsville. Initial investigations indicate that sometime between April 22 and 25, two cattle were killed along the ...and more [...]
Wed, May 04, 2016, Continue reading at the source