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Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland chopper crash highlights local errors, slow safety response in aviation industryA coronial inquest into a double-fatality helicopter crash on the central Queen
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
A coronial inquest into a double-fatality helicopter crash on the central Queensland coast in 2011 has highlighted a chain of errors and raised concerns about the speed of the aviation industry in addressing safety warnings. Wayne Patrick Schofield... Read more
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The Age
Queensland chopper crash highlights local errors, slow safety response in aviation industryA coronial inquest into a double-fatality helicopter crash on the central Queen
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
A coronial inquest into a double-fatality helicopter crash on the central Queensland coast in 2011 has highlighted a chain of errors and raised concerns about the speed of the aviation industry in addressing safety warnings. Wayne Patrick Schofield... Read more
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Business Standard India
Facing coal loan veto in Australia, Adani says 'will adjust to constraints'will cut into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The Adani group ente
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
will cut into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The Adani group entered Australia in 2010 with the purchase of the greenfield Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland, and the Abbot Point port near Bowen in the nor... Read more
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The Hindu
Queensland govt. vetoes plan to support loan to Adani in Australiawill cut into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The Adani group ente
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
will cut into the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The Adani group entered Australia in 2010 with the purchase of the greenfield Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland, and the Abbot Point port near Bowen in the nor... Read more
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TheBull
New CIMIC Group contracts worth billionshad not yet been finalised, Mr Spears said. Also, CIMIC Group's mineral proces
TheBull / Posted yesterday
had not yet been finalised, Mr Spears said. Also, CIMIC Group's mineral processing company, Sedgman, has been awarded contracts worth almost $100 million by QCoal Group to deliver facilities at the greenfield Byerwen Coal Mine in Central Queensl... Read more
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News.com.au
CIMIC Group secures major new contractsconstruction for Genex Power's Kidston 270MW solar farm, in North Queensland, w
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
construction for Genex Power's Kidston 270MW solar farm, in North Queensland, while its mineral processing company, Sedgman, will deliver almost $100 million of coal facilities for QCoal Group at the greenfield Byerwen Coal Mine in Central Queensla... Read more
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The Border Mail
​Albury Thunder sign young English front-rower Brad Hillyear which is a level under Super League. Thunder are keen to bolster their fo
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
year which is a level under Super League. Thunder are keen to bolster their forward pack with David Cowhan joining the Central Queensland Capras. Purtell said he hoped to secure several more signatures in coming weeks. “We’re probably just... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Job reinstated after groping claimup the allegations. Mine technician Vincent Wilson was sacked from his role at
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
up the allegations. Mine technician Vincent Wilson was sacked from his role at the Anglo American Moranbah North Mine in Central Queensland in May this year for allegedly breaching the company’s sexual harassment policy. The woman, known only as... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Why 2018 will be year for miningBYERWEN, Styx and Taroborah are three coal projects expected to pump $330 milli
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
BYERWEN, Styx and Taroborah are three coal projects expected to pump $330 million worth of construction work into the Central Queensland economy over the next year. BIS Oxford Economics today release a report Mining in Australia 2017 to 2032, with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Clean-up underway after storm brings 130,000 lighting strikes to south-eastof the heart of our storm season," he said. But Mr Hall said the region had se
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
of the heart of our storm season," he said. But Mr Hall said the region had seen the worst of the storm as it moved to central Queensland. "That will lead to a more stable atmosphere around the South East today (Sunday), maybe a couple of... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Recovery of FV Dianne suspendedprepared for the Coroner.media_cameraFloral tributes for the four fishermen pre
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
prepared for the Coroner.media_cameraFloral tributes for the four fishermen presumed dead after their trawler capsized and sank off the central Queensland coast continue to wait for news about the fate of their loved ones. (AAP Image/Natalia Musz... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Recovery of FV Dianne suspendedprepared for the Coroner.media_cameraFloral tributes for the four fishermen pre
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 days ago
prepared for the Coroner.media_cameraFloral tributes for the four fishermen presumed dead after their trawler capsized and sank off the central Queensland coast continue to wait for news about the fate of their loved ones. (AAP Image/Natalia Musz... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Nicholls calls Palaszczuk to concede defeatand ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process. Stephen Andr
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
and ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process. Stephen Andrew is One Nation's sole MP after he took the central Queensland seat of Mirani from Labor's Jim Pearce. Independent Sandy Bolton has won in Noosa and Katter's Australian... Read more
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News.com.au
Queensland can finally get on with itand ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process. Stephen Andr
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
and ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process. Stephen Andrew is One Nation’s sole MP after he took the central Queensland seat of Mirani from Labor’s Jim Pearce. Independent Sandy Bolton has won in Noosa and Katter’s Australian... Read more
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News.com.au
Victory Day looms for Labor in Qldand ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process. Stephen Andr
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
and ousting high-profile LNP member Scott Emerson in the process. Stephen Andrew is One Nation's sole MP after he took the central Queensland seat of Mirani from Labor's Jim Pearce. Independent Sandy Bolton has won in Noosa and Katter's Australian... Read more
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Sky News Australia
LNP urged to concede defeat in Qld electionin council chamber or in the federal parliament,' he said. One Nation was also
Sky News Australia / Posted 6 days ago
in council chamber or in the federal parliament,' he said. One Nation was also confirmed on Thursday to have taken the central Queensland seat of Mirani off Labor's Jim Pearce, although the one-seat result is a far cry from the 10 to 15 the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Tim Nicholls under pressure to concede the Queensland electionin council chamber or in the federal parliament," he said. One Nation was also
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in council chamber or in the federal parliament," he said. One Nation was also confirmed on Thursday to have taken the central Queensland seat of Mirani off Labor's Jim Pearce, although the one-seat result is a far cry from the 10 to 15 the... Read more
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The Age
Tim Nicholls under pressure to concede the Queensland electionin council chamber or in the federal parliament," he said. One Nation was also
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
in council chamber or in the federal parliament," he said. One Nation was also confirmed on Thursday to have taken the central Queensland seat of Mirani off Labor's Jim Pearce, although the one-seat result is a far cry from the 10 to 15 the... Read more
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Canberra Times
NSW Greens MPs arrested in Queensland coal mine protestTwo Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespa
Canberra Times / Posted 7 days ago
Two Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespass, following a protest against the Adani mine. NSW state MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker were taking part in a blockade of the Carmichael coal mine rail... Read more
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Junkee
This Chill Activist Grandma Is On The Front Lines Of The Adani Blockade. What Did You Do Today?Cooke is a 72-year-old retiree and grandmother. She spent today with a bike loc
Junkee / Posted 7 days ago
Cooke is a 72-year-old retiree and grandmother. She spent today with a bike lock around her neck, chained to a gate in Central Queensland, with a bunch of other activists protesting the controversial proposed Adani coal mine. She was later... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
NSW Greens MPs arrested in Queensland coal mine protestTwo Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Two Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespass, following a protest against the Adani mine. NSW state MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker were taking part in a blockade of the Carmichael coal mine rail... Read more
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The Age
NSW Greens MPs arrested in Queensland coal mine protestTwo Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespa
The Age / Posted 7 days ago
Two Greens MPs have been arrested in central Queensland and charged with trespass, following a protest against the Adani mine. NSW state MPs Jeremy Buckingham and Dawn Walker were taking part in a blockade of the Carmichael coal mine rail... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Cotton growers help students head off to universityto gain early admission to SCU on the basis of their school principal’s recomme
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 7 days ago
to gain early admission to SCU on the basis of their school principal’s recommendation. Rebecca is already accepted to the Central Queensland Conservatorium to Music to study theatre, as well as securing a placement at Union College within the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Chinese cash won't salvage Adani's Carmichael coal mine, Bob Carr saysBob Carr says he has been assured that no Chinese investors will help Adani's c
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
Bob Carr says he has been assured that no Chinese investors will help Adani's controversial Carmichael coal mine in remote central Queensland. Mr Carr has been lobbying Chinese organisations against the project on behalf of the Australian... Read more
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The Age
Train lines damaged, beaches closed after storms hit Sunshine Coastbeaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
beaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on the Sunshine Coast and at Agnes Water on the central Queensland Coast. The beaches affected were: Mudjimba, Mooloolaba, Marcoola, Twin Waters, Alexandra Headland,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Train lines damaged, beaches closed after storms hit Sunshine Coastbeaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
beaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on the Sunshine Coast and at Agnes Water on the central Queensland Coast. The beaches affected were: Mudjimba, Mooloolaba, Marcoola, Twin Waters, Alexandra Headland,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Train lines out-of-action, beaches closed after storms hit Sunshine Coastbeaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
beaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on the Sunshine Coast and at Agnes Water on the central Queensland Coast. The beaches affected were: Mudjimba, Mooloolaba, Marcoola, Twin Waters, Alexandra Headland,... Read more
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The Age
Train lines out-of-action, beaches closed after storms hit Sunshine Coastbeaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
beaches along the Queensland coast. The flags were taken down at 11 beaches on the Sunshine Coast and at Agnes Water on the central Queensland Coast. The beaches affected were: Mudjimba, Mooloolaba, Marcoola, Twin Waters, Alexandra Headland,... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Man, teen dead, four others injured after separate Queensland crashesA teen has died and four others have been injured in a horror crash in central
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A teen has died and four others have been injured in a horror crash in central Queensland, while another man was also killed after his car hit a tree west of Brisbane. Emergency services were called to Moranbah, about 200 kilometres south-west of... Read more
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The Age
Man, teen dead, four others injured after separate Queensland crashesA teen has died and four others have been injured in a horror crash in central
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
A teen has died and four others have been injured in a horror crash in central Queensland, while another man was also killed after his car hit a tree west of Brisbane. Emergency services were called to Moranbah, about 200 kilometres south-west of... Read more
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The Hindu
Two China banks refuse loan to Adani’s mine project in Australia, says reportAdani group entered Australia in 2010 with the purchase of the greenfield Carmi
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
Adani group entered Australia in 2010 with the purchase of the greenfield Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee Basin in central Queensland, and the Abbot Point port near Bowen in the north. Meanwhile, an expert said that arranging finance from... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Missing fishermen not in wreckFOUR fishermen who disappeared when their trawler sank off Central Queensland w
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
FOUR fishermen who disappeared when their trawler sank off Central Queensland were not underneath the boat, a salvage crew has discovered. Police held slim hopes of recovering the men’s bodies from underneath the MV Dianne but a large-scale... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Missing fishermen not in wreckFOUR fishermen who disappeared when their trawler sank off Central Queensland w
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
FOUR fishermen who disappeared when their trawler sank off Central Queensland were not underneath the boat, a salvage crew has discovered. Police held slim hopes of recovering the men’s bodies from underneath the MV Dianne but a large-scale... Read more
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News.com.au
Missing fishermen not in wreckZachary Feeney, Chris Sammut and Eli Tonks. Source:Supplied FOUR fishermen wh
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Zachary Feeney, Chris Sammut and Eli Tonks. Source:Supplied FOUR fishermen who disappeared when their trawler sank off Central Queensland were not underneath the boat, a salvage crew has discovered. Police held slim hopes of recovering the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
A surfer’s paradise one day, a danger the nextalthough there was still potential for heavy rain and thunderstorms along the c
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 9 days ago
although there was still potential for heavy rain and thunderstorms along the coast and ranges all the way up to central Queensland on Monday. The bureau has also issued an initial flood watch for the South Coast. “The forecast rainfall... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Severe storms forecast for much of Queensland coastweather system touches down. Forecasters expected the deluge to begin early ye
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
weather system touches down. Forecasters expected the deluge to begin early yesterday but the system hovered over central Queensland before finally arriving in the southeast late last night. In Rockhampton, heavy rain caused flash... Read more
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News.com.au
Severe storms forecast for much of Queensland coastweather system touches down. Forecasters expected the deluge to begin early ye
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
weather system touches down. Forecasters expected the deluge to begin early yesterday but the system hovered over central Queensland before finally arriving in the southeast late last night. In Rockhampton, heavy rain caused flash... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Search for missing trawler called off againBad weather has hampered the search for a fishing trawler that sank off the cen
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 days ago
Bad weather has hampered the search for a fishing trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast with only one survivor. Six fisherman were lost when the fishing vessel, Dianne, sank in rough seas near the town of 1770 in October. Queensland... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Police hold out hope they’ll find fishermen’s bodiescould take days – or possibly longer – with bad weather hampering efforts. The
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
could take days – or possibly longer – with bad weather hampering efforts. The boat capsized and sank in heavy seas off central Queensland last month, leaving only one survivor. Ruben McDornan, 32, was rescued by a passing vessel after treading... Read more
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News.com.au
Cops hope to find fishermen’s bodiescould take days – or possibly longer – with bad weather hampering efforts. The
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
could take days – or possibly longer – with bad weather hampering efforts. The boat capsized and sank in heavy seas off central Queensland last month, leaving only one survivor. Ruben McDornan, 32, was rescued by a passing vessel after treading... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Bad weather hampers efforts to salvage trawler DianneDianne slowed by more bad weather Bad weather has delayed work on refloating a
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Dianne slowed by more bad weather Bad weather has delayed work on refloating a fishing trawler that capsized and sank off central Queensland in October, killing six people. The Dianne sank in rough seas off the coast of 1770, claiming the lives... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Traditional owners aiming to block native title ruling on Adani sitemine: Traditional owners aiming to block native title ruling on mine site A gr
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
mine: Traditional owners aiming to block native title ruling on mine site A group of traditional owners fighting Adani's central Queensland coal mine have filed a court injunction against both the mine owner and the Queensland Government, hoping... Read more
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News.com.au
Sunken trawler rescue mission called offThe mission to salvage the FV Dianne vessel, which overturned in stormy seas on
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
The mission to salvage the FV Dianne vessel, which overturned in stormy seas on October 16 off the coast of central Queensland, has been postponed due to bad weather. The rescue operation will raise the trawler from the ocean floor, allowing an... Read more
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News.com.au
Man injured in Qld crop duster crashA man has been taken to hospital after the light plane he was travelling in cra
News.com.au / Posted 12 days ago
A man has been taken to hospital after the light plane he was travelling in crashed in central Queensland. A Queensland Ambulance spokeswoman said the man in his 30s was treated for head and chest injuries after his crop duster crashed at Emerald on... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
How to get a job with Adani in Townsvilleand prospects for local business supply. The Carmichael mine will be developed
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 12 days ago
and prospects for local business supply. The Carmichael mine will be developed on the northern Galilee Basin in central Queensland, about 460km southwest of Townsville. Downer says employees will commute on a fly-in, fly-out basis from... Read more
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The Courier Mail
How to get a job with Adani in Townsvilleand prospects for local business supply. The Carmichael mine will be developed
The Courier Mail / Posted 12 days ago
and prospects for local business supply. The Carmichael mine will be developed on the northern Galilee Basin in central Queensland, about 460km southwest of Townsville. Downer says employees will commute on a fly-in, fly-out basis from... Read more
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Aljazeera
Rohingya challenge Pope Francis over silence in Myanmaryears old. After staying at Kutupalong camp for almost two decades, he moved to
Aljazeera / Posted 12 days ago
years old. After staying at Kutupalong camp for almost two decades, he moved to Australia, where he now acts as Imam at Central Queensland mosque and cultural mediator. "Pope Francis knows what's happening in Myanmar. Not for nothing he asked... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Qld Labor two seats from majority governmentafter Queenslanders went to the polls. The party came a step closer to its goa
Sky News Australia / Posted 13 days ago
after Queenslanders went to the polls. The party came a step closer to its goal on Wednesday, with a likely win in the central Queensland seat of Rockhampton after independent candidate Margaret Strelow conceded defeat. Liberal National Party... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor will win seat of Rockhampton, independent candidate saysbeing rejected in a Labor pre-selection stoush that ended in Mr O'Rourke's favo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
being rejected in a Labor pre-selection stoush that ended in Mr O'Rourke's favour. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk had backed Ms Strelow to replace retiring minister Bill Byrne in the central Queensland Labor stronghold. More stories from Queens... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Adani ramps up recruitmentAdani Group is ramping up recruitment efforts ahead of construction on its cont
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
Adani Group is ramping up recruitment efforts ahead of construction on its controversial mine, rail and port project in Central Queensland. The Indian mining giant says protest groups have failed to stop the Galilee Basin project - and the... Read more
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