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ABC LocalEarly lockout laws won't stop alcohol-fuelled violence say Townsville nightclub ownersABC LocalTownsville nightclub owners say they believe the Queensland Government's proposed lockout laws will push alcohol-related violence into the suburbs. Owners said Queensland's tourism and nightclub bodies were not representing their members by ...and more [...]
Fri, Feb 12, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinInjuries sour stunning effortTownsville BulletinTHE Townsville Blackhawks went within a conversion of claiming a stunning upset over the NRL premiers on Thursday night, but they could be left to count the cost after three players went down with injuries. The Blackhawks pushed the North Queensland ...Thurston's back in the saddleCourier MailCowboys confirm Thurston to play trialSBSall 16 news articles [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The RoarTownsville Crocodiles vs Cairns Taipans: Crocodiles win by 17, take season seriesThe RoarThe Townsville Crocodiles have sent the Cairns Taipans into the off-season with a demoralising 17 point loss at the Townsville Entertainment Centre. After being knocked out of finals contention last week, the Taipans looked for all money like they were ...Crocs cruise past CairnsTownsville BulletinNBL: Stronger Crocs humble TaipansThe Cairns Postall 3 news articles [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC OnlineJellyfish battle: World's most venomous animal loses tentacle tussle off TownsvilleABC OnlineRare vision of a box jellyfish being eaten by another far less poisonous jellyfish has been captured at a Townsville marina. Jellyfish expert Dr Lisa-ann Gershwin said the video appeared to show a lion's mane jellyfish trying to eat a box jellyfish. "I ... [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Sydney Morning HeraldWNBL: Dandenong Rangers have home final in mind ahead of Townsville Fire clashSydney Morning HeraldReigning champions and ladder-leaders Townsville Fire are the Rangers next opponent with the teams facing off at Townsville RSL Stadium on Friday night. The Fire are equally keen to join the Rangers in the post season and should do so with one more win ... [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC LocalEarly lockout laws: Labor seeks support in Cairns, Townsville for alcohol-fuelled violence crackdownABC LocalQueensland's Attorney-General says she will not budge on the State Government's plans to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence. Yvette D'Ath was in Cairns and Townsville yesterday to spruik the Government's proposed lockout laws, pushing to call last drinks ...There's no escape from lockout lawsCourier MailHard sell for tougher policy turns focus to hospitalTownsville BulletinQld cabinet goes on regional lockout blitz9news.com.auall 13 news articles [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinBomb threat at Kirwan State High SchoolTownsville Bulletin... called in after 9am. A school in Bowen is also among those evacuated. Hundreds of students have been evacuated with police on scene. It comes about a week after Townsville State High School was evacuated along with 9 other schools across the state.and more [...]
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Townsville BulletinJobs lift in port upgradeTownsville BulletinPort of Townsville CEO Ranee Crosby said the work would double the capacity of Berth 4, allowing for an additional two million tonnes of product a year to come through the port to meet projected trade growth. She said the quality of tender submissions ...Port of Townsville's capacity upgradedNorth Queensland Register$55M Berth Upgrade in Townsville PortMarineLinkall 3 news articles [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinKiller disease puts pound dogs at riskTownsville BulletinTownsville Veterinary Clinic vet Louisa Hick said at least two unvaccinated dogs had been euthanased in the past week after suffering severe bouts of parvo. “For better or worse, puppies are often associated with Christmas presents and not all of them ... [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinPitt to fight for cityTownsville BulletinTreasurer Curtis Pitt said having the CEO based in Townsville, where the company will be headquartered, was a personal preference. But Mr Pitt (pictured) would not guarantee the recruitment of a new CEO would mandate they be based in the North.and more [...]
Thu, Feb 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Courier MailCairns and Townsville won't be exempt from controversial Queensland lockout lawsCourier MailMs D'Ath was in Cairns and Townsville yesterday to sell the Palaszczuk Government plan to bring in a 2am last drinks call for the state's pubs and clubs from July 1 – or a 3am last drinks call for nightclub precincts like Fortitude Valley if combined ...Qld cabinet goes on regional lockout blitz9news.com.auall 11 news articles [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinRoy comeback a great ideaTownsville BulletinSymonds is an influential figure in Townsville cricket, with Townsville's Twenty20 competition grand finalists playing for the Andrew Symonds Trophy, and he regularly mentors North Queensland's “Monsoons” representative team. A hugely popular Test, one ... [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Port of Townsville's capacity upgradedNorth Queensland RegisterTownsville contractor CivilPlus Constructions has been awarded the design and construct tender for the primary wharf works component of Port of Townsville's $55 million Berth 4 Upgrade project. Test ... [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
The Australian Women's WeeklyTownsville mum to face trial accused of punching baby in pramABC LocalA 31-year-old Townsville woman has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly punching her baby. The woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was charged in 2014 with assault occasioning bodily harm. It is alleged she punched her three-month-old ...Trial over baby punch claimsTownsville BulletinMum's shock reaction to crying babyCourier MailQueensland mum to face trial for allegedly punching baby in [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Brisbane TimesCyclist killed in TownsvilleBrisbane TimesA cyclist is killed after a collision with a truck in Townsville, one of a number of accidents on Queensland roads on Wednesday morning. 10/02/16. Logan man Lelan Harrington who was missing for two weeks. Up next... Missing man turns up. Play now.and more [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Townsville BulletinCyclist hit by truckTownsville BulletinA cyclist has died after being hit by a truck at West End. Photo: Samantha Healey. A MAN in his sixties died this morning after he was hit by a truck while cycling at West End. District Duty Officer Damien Hearn said police were called to the scene ...and more [...]
Wed, Feb 10, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC OnlineTownsville soldier jailed for throwing possum against concrete floor, posting photo on social mediaABC OnlineA 23-year-old Townsville soldier has been jailed for two months for bashing a possum. Hayden Peter Archer yesterday pleaded guilty in the Townsville Magistrates Court to animal cruelty offences. The RSPCA said, in April last year Sapper Archer caught a ...Townsville soldier Hayden Peter Archer who bashed possum at Army barracks jailed for two monthsHerald SunQld soldier jailed over possum [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
ABC OnlineTownsville drenched by intense rain event as thunderstorms hit Queensland cityABC OnlineMark Harvey from Townsville City Council said dam levels had only increased by half a metre. "The rain pretty much fell everywhere except the Ross Dam catchment unfortunately," he said. "We received on average about 30 millimetres across the catchment.".Townsville rain stuns forecastersYahoo7 NewsHeavy rain ends spell of dry weatherTownsville BulletinTownsville rainfall stuns forecastersWeekly Times Nowall 7 news articles [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Courier MailPossum bashing sapper gets jailCourier MailSapper Hayden Peter Archer, 23, was sentenced to two months' jail in Townsville Magistrates Court yesterday after smashing the possum on a concrete floor at Lavarack Barracks on April 30, 2015. The sentence is believed to be one of the longest jail ...Townsville soldier jailed for throwing possum against concrete floor, posting photo on social mediaABC OnlineTownsville soldier bashed possum, boasted on SnapchatToowoomba Chronicleall 16 news articles [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016, Continue reading at the source
Herald SunTownsville soldier Hayden Peter Archer who bashed possum at Army barracks jailed for two monthsHerald SunSapper Hayden Peter Archer, 23, was sentenced to two months' jail in Townsville Magistrates Court yesterday after smashing the possum on a concrete floor at Lavarack Barracks on April 30, 2015. The sentence is believed to be one of the longest jail ...and more [...]
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