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The Morning Bulletin
More flood funding a ‘relief’ for affected homeownersFOR Tanya and Glen Gibbins, news of more funding for flood mitigation works was
More flood funding a ‘relief’ for affected homeowners
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 21 hours ago
FOR Tanya and Glen Gibbins, news of more funding for flood mitigation works was a "relief". The Rockhampton locals have lived in their Mostyn St home since 1989, but Mrs Gibbins said it was not until 2008 that they had issues with flooding. "We've... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Education Minister defends 'no school for Gracemere' verdictEDUCATION Minister Kate Jones has defended the 'no school for Gracemere' decisi
Education Minister defends 'no school for Gracemere' verdict
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
EDUCATION Minister Kate Jones has defended the 'no school for Gracemere' decision in a letter to the editor today. Regarding a high school at Gracemere, The Hon Jones MP said there were some key facts she would like to share with Bulletin... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Public input wanted on fish habitat protection in CQThe State Government is calling for public input on a proposal to protect three
Public input wanted on fish habitat protection in CQ
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
The State Government is calling for public input on a proposal to protect three important Central Queensland fish habitats, and ultimately the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef Dr Steven Miles said there were... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Reader questions viability of GKI casino proposalLETTER TO THE EDITOR I must say that I was more than a little bemused on looki
Reader questions viability of GKI casino proposal
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
LETTER TO THE EDITOR I must say that I was more than a little bemused on looking at the front of the Morning Bulletin, Monday 25th January. "HUNDREDS DRAW LINE IN THE SAND ON GKI". I could not count 50 in the photo of the beach, and it is... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Byrne says growth numbers don’t equal school for GracemereROCKHAMPTON MP Bill Byrne says there is not enough growth to support a state hi
Byrne says growth numbers don’t equal school for Gracemere
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
ROCKHAMPTON MP Bill Byrne says there is not enough growth to support a state high school in Gracemere. His comments came shortly after Sunday's announcement confirming Calliope would receive a high school. Mr Byrne said Gracemere was a growing... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Gracemere misses out on high school to CalliopeCOUNCILLOR Ellen Smith says she is devastated following the announcement Callio
Gracemere misses out on high school to Calliope
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
COUNCILLOR Ellen Smith says she is devastated following the announcement Calliope would be receiving a high school, but not Gracemere. The news came as a shock to the councillor and Gracemere residents who had been lobbying for a high school for... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Rocky MP says Gracemere doesn't have the high school numbersROCKHAMPTON MP Bill Byrne says there is not enough growth to support a state hi
Rocky MP says Gracemere doesn't have the high school numbers
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
ROCKHAMPTON MP Bill Byrne says there is not enough growth to support a state high school in Gracemere. His comments come shortly after yesterdays announcement confirming Calliope will receive a high school. Mr Byrne said Gracemere was a growing... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Fishing industry made unviable to work in due to net freeWHEN David Swindells began his commercial fishing career 15 years ago, he never
Fishing industry made unviable to work in due to net free
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
WHEN David Swindells began his commercial fishing career 15 years ago, he never thought it would end up like this. The Yeppoon man is reportedly one of over 50 Central Queensland families that have been struggling since the net-free zones were... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
$11M economic boost for Fitzroy region from State GovtOVER $11 million worth of State Government funded major projects are about to r
$11M economic boost for Fitzroy region from State Govt
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
OVER $11 million worth of State Government funded major projects are about to roll out across Central Queensland in a bid to boost the local economy. Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne yesterday announced the projects had been identified for the... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Capital works projects roll out in regional QueenslandMEMBER for Rockhampton Bill Byrne is expected to make an announcement regarding
Capital works projects roll out in regional Queensland
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 11 days ago
MEMBER for Rockhampton Bill Byrne is expected to make an announcement regarding accelerated major capital works projects in Central Queensland in coming weeks. On Tuesday, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced her Government would roll... Read more
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The North West Star
Mayor runs jail proposal forwardMount Isa Mayor is pushing a proposal to bring a new correctional facility to M
Mayor runs jail proposal forward
The North West Star / Posted 12 days ago
Mount Isa Mayor is pushing a proposal to bring a new correctional facility to Mount Isa Mount Isa could be one step closer to hosting a corrective service facility as mayor Tony McGrady vows to move ahead with the application. Mayor McGrady is... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Qld firefighters answer SOS to battle Tasmanian blazesQueensland crews are on their way to Tasmania as fires burn out of control in t
Qld firefighters answer SOS to battle Tasmanian blazes
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
Queensland crews are on their way to Tasmania as fires burn out of control in the state's north-west. Photo: Supplied Queensland firefighters will fly to Tasmania for the first time on Wednesday to assist local authorities battling major blazes in... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
10 Rockhampton community groups get funding boost for 2016TEN not-for-profit community groups across the Rockhampton electorate have rece
10 Rockhampton community groups get funding boost for 2016
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
TEN not-for-profit community groups across the Rockhampton electorate have received a head start in 2016 thanks to the Queensland Government's latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants. Member for Rockhampton Bill Byrne congratulated... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Shadow Ag minister requests net free zone be overturnedTHE political storm surrounding net free zones in the Fitzroy has re-emerged, w
Shadow Ag minister requests net free zone be overturned
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
THE political storm surrounding net free zones in the Fitzroy has re-emerged, with Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne lashing out at the shadow agricultural minister for her comments on the region's new fishing policy. Last week Rockhampton Regional Council... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
According to CCRWC president Hillary is the greater threat - Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders the new president of the Cobb County Republican Women’s Club views Clinton as the greater threat. “She’s got the money behind her ” said Wynn M...According to CCRWC president, Hillary is the greater threat Between Hillary Cl
According to CCRWC president Hillary is the greater threat - Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders the new president of the Cobb County Republican Women’s Club views Clinton as the greater threat. “She’s got the money behind her ” said Wynn M...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 13 days ago
According to CCRWC president, Hillary is the greater threat Between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, the new president of the Cobb County Republican Women’s Club views Clinton as the greater threat. “She’s got the money behind her,” said Wynn... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Doctor says prisoners need access to sex-change therapyTransgender prisoners in Queensland are unable to start gender reassignment the
Doctor says prisoners need access to sex-change therapy
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
Transgender prisoners in Queensland are unable to start gender reassignment therapy behind bars. A Brisbane doctor has called for transgender prisoners to be able to start gender reassignment treatment while incarcerated. LGBTI community advocate... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Police launch 'independent review' into viral Brisbane arrestQueensland's police force has launched an "internal independent review" into a
Police launch 'independent review' into viral Brisbane arrest
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 days ago
Queensland's police force has launched an "internal independent review" into a Brisbane cop's actions in an arrest caught on a viral video that has been condemned online. Dramatic video of the arrest shows the officer pushing Zillmere resident... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Unruly shoppers banned from Stockland RockhamptonSO far this school holidays, Stockland Rockhampton has issued a banning notice
Unruly shoppers banned from Stockland Rockhampton
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
SO far this school holidays, Stockland Rockhampton has issued a banning notice to a shopper every two and a half days, on average. It's all part of increased measures to help keep the centre safe, in conjunction with a bigger police... Read more
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Herald Sun
Gold Coast mayor tells bikies to get lost Gold Coast's mayor remains confident the state government won't wind back tou
Gold Coast mayor tells bikies to get lost
Herald Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Gold Coast's mayor remains confident the state government won't wind back tough criminal gang laws, issuing a warning to bikies telling them not to bother unpacking. Tom Tate says he's aware of reports the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Gold Coast mayor tells bikies to get lostGold Coast's mayor remains confident the state government won't wind back tough
Gold Coast mayor tells bikies to get lost
Sky News Australia / Posted 19 days ago
Gold Coast's mayor remains confident the state government won't wind back tough criminal gang laws, issuing a warning to bikies telling them not to bother unpacking. Tom Tate says he's aware of reports the outlaw motorcycle gangs that used to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘They’re back fighting in the streets’Mayor Tom Tate says VLAD laws should be strengthened, rather than relaxed. GOL
‘They’re back fighting in the streets’
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Mayor Tom Tate says VLAD laws should be strengthened, rather than relaxed. GOLD Coast Mayor Tom Tate says he fears another bikie brawl if the controversial VLAD laws are weakened and has called on the Palaszczuk Government to keep or even strengthen... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Support for police beat at Stockland RockhamptonLOCAL shoppers are pushing for a permanent police beat to be set up at Stocklan
Support for police beat at Stockland Rockhampton
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
LOCAL shoppers are pushing for a permanent police beat to be set up at Stockland Rockhampton following a number of incidents there - and centre management are also supportive of the idea. The latest incident saw a 15-year-old girl allegedly bashed... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Council includes bicycle lanes in North Street upgradeA COLLABORATIVE project of Rockhampton Regional Council and the Department of T
Council includes bicycle lanes in North Street upgrade
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 20 days ago
A COLLABORATIVE project of Rockhampton Regional Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads is paving the way for more dedicated on-road bicycle lanes in Rockhampton. Mayor of Rockhampton Region, Cr Margaret Strelow announced today a... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Bikies are moving back to the Gold Coast: LNPReports suggest criminal bikies are moving back to the Gold Coast Bikies are w
Bikies are moving back to the Gold Coast: LNP
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 days ago
Reports suggest criminal bikies are moving back to the Gold Coast Bikies are working their way back in to the Gold Coast and the business community worried about the possible impact, LNP deputy leader John Paul Lanbroek says. But police... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Deja Vu? Cobb Chairman’s race likely results in 2012 repeat analyst says - Cobb Countians are being treated to a case of deja vu concerning the county chairman’s race with retired businessman Larry Savage and retired Marine Col. Mike Boyce announc...Deja Vu? Cobb Chairman’s race likely results in 2012 repeat, analyst says Cobb
Deja Vu? Cobb Chairman’s race likely results in 2012 repeat analyst says - Cobb Countians are being treated to a case of deja vu concerning the county chairman’s race with retired businessman Larry Savage and retired Marine Col. Mike Boyce announc...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
Deja Vu? Cobb Chairman’s race likely results in 2012 repeat, analyst says Cobb Countians are being treated to a case of deja vu concerning the county chairman’s race, with retired businessman Larry Savage and retired Marine Col. Mike Boyce... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland floods 2011: Could it happen again?Could the scale of flooding experienced in 2011 happen again? The short answer
Queensland floods 2011: Could it happen again?
Brisbane Times / Posted 24 days ago
Could the scale of flooding experienced in 2011 happen again? The short answer, Queensland Fire and Emergency Services deputy commissioner Mark Roche said, was "yes". But if it were to happen again, Mr Roche said, he was confident the state's... Read more
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News.com.au
Ministers tackle Aurukun unrestFour ministers expected to visit Cape York community following violence | Cairn
Ministers tackle Aurukun unrest
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
Four ministers expected to visit Cape York community following violence | CairnsPost SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website 14 prisoners are being flown from Aurukun to Cairns... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Five years on, pain of Grantham flood lingersGrantham resident Marty Warburton gave evidence at the inquiry. Photo: Michelle
Five years on, pain of Grantham flood lingers
Brisbane Times / Posted 30 days ago
Grantham resident Marty Warburton gave evidence at the inquiry. Photo: Michelle Smith Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol station, Marty Warburton will return to Grantham. When it's raining and storming, well... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
Savage to enter chairman’s race - MARIETTA — The race for county chairman is shaping up to look a lot like the last one. Larry Savage of east Cobb says he plans to announce his candidacy for county chairman at this morning’s Cobb GOP breakfast. Re...MARIETTA — The race for county chairman is shaping up to look a lot like the la
Savage to enter chairman’s race - MARIETTA — The race for county chairman is shaping up to look a lot like the last one. Larry Savage of east Cobb says he plans to announce his candidacy for county chairman at this morning’s Cobb GOP breakfast. Re...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 30 days ago
MARIETTA — The race for county chairman is shaping up to look a lot like the last one. Larry Savage of east Cobb says he plans to announce his candidacy for county chairman at this morning’s Cobb GOP breakfast. Retired Marine Col. Mike Boyce has... Read more
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Herald Sun
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol s
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods
Herald Sun / Posted 30 days ago
Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol station, Marty Warburton will return to Grantham. The former resident will lay down flowers at 4pm on Sunday - roughly five years to... Read more
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News.com.au
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol s
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods
News.com.au / Posted 30 days ago
Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol station, Marty Warburton will return to Grantham. The former resident will lay down flowers at 4pm on Sunday - roughly five years to... Read more
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Perth Now
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol s
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods
Perth Now / Posted 30 days ago
Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol station, Marty Warburton will return to Grantham. The former resident will lay down flowers at 4pm on Sunday - roughly five years to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol s
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods
Adelaide Now / Posted 30 days ago
Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol station, Marty Warburton will return to Grantham. The former resident will lay down flowers at 4pm on Sunday - roughly five years to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol s
Grantham marks 5yrs since deadly floods
The Courier Mail / Posted 30 days ago
Five years after he thought he was going to drown inside his flooded petrol station, Marty Warburton will return to Grantham. The former resident will lay down flowers at 4pm on Sunday - roughly five years to... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Speaker Peter Wellington backs 'no body, no parole' lawQueensland independent MP Peter Wellington sits in the Speaker's chair after he
Speaker Peter Wellington backs 'no body, no parole' law
Brisbane Times / Posted a month ago
Queensland independent MP Peter Wellington sits in the Speaker's chair after he was officially chosen for the role at Parliament House in Brisbane, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. All 87 Members of Parliament as well as the Speaker of the House were... Read more
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Brisbane Times
More rain-hit Qld towns get govt assistanceEighteen areas in Queensland are now eligible for federal and state government
More rain-hit Qld towns get govt assistance
Brisbane Times / Posted a month ago
Eighteen areas in Queensland are now eligible for federal and state government natural disaster scheme assistance. Photo: Qld Police Another five monsoon-affected towns in far north Queensland are now eligible for government assistance as more rain... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
Hospital plagued with parking problemsTHE Rockhampton Hospital car park has been an issue of contention for politicia
Hospital plagued with parking problems
The Morning Bulletin / Posted a month ago
THE Rockhampton Hospital car park has been an issue of contention for politicians and the public for years. It was a front-running issue during the State election, with all sides targeting the problem. In mid-2014 Rockhampton MP Bill Byrne said his... Read more

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