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The Courier Mail
15 sneaky crimes in TownsvilleCRIMINALS searching for soft targets in Townsville have hit homes across the ci
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
CRIMINALS searching for soft targets in Townsville have hit homes across the city. Police are urging the public to be wary after 15 stealing crimes were reported in a day. Hitting suburbs from North Ward and Rowes Bay to Burdell and Kirwan, the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Damaging winds and large hail warningSEVERE thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
SEVERE thunderstorms are likely to produce damaging winds and large hailstones in inland areas west of Townsville the Bureau of Meteorology is warning. The severe warning for people in parts of Gulf Country, Northern Goldfields and Upper Flinders,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Sex fiend ‘pretended to be young girl’children online and traded child exploitation material should avoid jail. Lach
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 minutes ago
children online and traded child exploitation material should avoid jail. Lachlan James Afflick, 24, pleaded guilty in Townsville District Court yesterday to five child exploitation material (CEM) charges and two of using electronic... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Stars face surgery, Italy’s halves crisissuffered the horror injury while in the act of scoring a try in the Bati’s 58-1
The Courier Mail / Posted 41 minutes ago
suffered the horror injury while in the act of scoring a try in the Bati’s 58-12 win over USA on Saturday night in Townsville. “He’s gone straight to hospital and might be operated on tomorrow,” coach Michael Potter said on Saturday... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Cambage facing possible ban for wayward kneehoping to snap a nine-game losing streak when they take on eighth-placed Bendig
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
hoping to snap a nine-game losing streak when they take on eighth-placed Bendigo Spirit on Saturday. The Boomers travel to Townsville to face the Fire on Friday night before returning to Melbourne to host the Sydney Uni Flames in the final game of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ex-soldier jailed for nine years for manslaughter of six-week-old sonof six-week-old son Former soldier Nicholas Baxter has been sentenced to nine
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
of six-week-old son Former soldier Nicholas Baxter has been sentenced to nine years in jail in the Supreme Court in Townsville in north Queensland over the death of his infant son. Baxter had pleaded not guilty to murder by shaking or... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Labor and LNP announce same policy for Mackaycan actually deliver the change". Ms Palaszczuk started the final campaign wee
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
can actually deliver the change". Ms Palaszczuk started the final campaign week with a frenetic pace, visiting Cairns, Townsville and Mackay on Monday - but did not make any new policy announcements - with several cities on the cards for... Read more
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The Age
Labor and LNP announce same policy for Mackaycan actually deliver the change". Ms Palaszczuk started the final campaign wee
The Age / Posted 3 hours ago
can actually deliver the change". Ms Palaszczuk started the final campaign week with a frenetic pace, visiting Cairns, Townsville and Mackay on Monday - but did not make any new policy announcements - with several cities on the cards for... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Say goodbye to Coles RadioPark Helensvale Kippa Ring Marsden Maryborough Mt Gravatt Mudgeeraba New
Adelaide Now / Posted 5 hours ago
Park Helensvale Kippa Ring Marsden Maryborough Mt Gravatt Mudgeeraba Newfarm Rockhampton South Toowoomba Townsville Annandale • SOUTH AUSTRALIA Anzac Highway Mount Barker Park Holme Port Pirie Tea Tree Plaza • NORTHERN... Read more
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The Age
Labor ventures again into what could become One Nation territoryagain ventured into what could become One Nation territory. Premier Annastacia
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
again ventured into what could become One Nation territory. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk met with three of her MPs and Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill in a paddock in the electorate of Thuringowa, to watch an excavator break ground on a $215... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Labor ventures again into what could become One Nation territoryagain ventured into what could become One Nation territory. Premier Annastacia
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
again ventured into what could become One Nation territory. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk met with three of her MPs and Townsville Mayor Jenny Hill in a paddock in the electorate of Thuringowa, to watch an excavator break ground on a $215... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
One Nation defection hits party in Queensland polland One Nation are neck and neck in the Labor-held seat of Thuringowa, with bot
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
and One Nation are neck and neck in the Labor-held seat of Thuringowa, with both parties on 50 per cent in the Townsville-based electorate. The contest for the LNP-held seat of Whitsunday has One Nation on 50.5 per cent to Labor's 49.5... Read more
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The Age
One Nation defection hits party in Queensland polland One Nation are neck and neck in the Labor-held seat of Thuringowa, with bot
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
and One Nation are neck and neck in the Labor-held seat of Thuringowa, with both parties on 50 per cent in the Townsville-based electorate. The contest for the LNP-held seat of Whitsunday has One Nation on 50.5 per cent to Labor's 49.5... Read more
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metro
Josh Hazlewood labelled a ‘poor man’s James Anderson’ ahead of Ashes showdownTest takes place on Thursday at the Gabba (Picture: Getty)More: Cricket ‘I’m f
metro / Posted 5 hours ago
Test takes place on Thursday at the Gabba (Picture: Getty)More: Cricket ‘I’m fully fit now,’ he said. ‘Last few days in Townsville I was off my full run, and I’ve had a few sessions in the field. ‘I’m in a really good position at the minute,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Say goodbye to Coles RadioPark Helensvale Kippa Ring Marsden Maryborough Mt Gravatt Mudgeeraba New
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 hours ago
Park Helensvale Kippa Ring Marsden Maryborough Mt Gravatt Mudgeeraba Newfarm Rockhampton South Toowoomba Townsville Annandale • SOUTH AUSTRALIA Anzac Highway Mount Barker Park Holme Port Pirie Tea Tree Plaza • NORTHERN... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Regional focus in battle for key Qld seatsnorth, while Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls will be in Brisbane to address the
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 hours ago
north, while Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls will be in Brisbane to address the Queensland Media Club before heading to Townsville. Ms Palaszczuk, who is due to address the media club on Friday, had been expected to attend the Queensland... Read more
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ESPN.co.uk
'We knew the team was rattled ... the bowlers were saying 'we are actually scared''were saying 'we are actually scared'' As England's cricketers went through the
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 7 hours ago
were saying 'we are actually scared'' As England's cricketers went through the motions in their final four-day warm-up in Townsville last week, they did so in the knowledge that nothing they have experienced comes close to replicating what awaits... Read more
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metro
Nasser Hussain and David Lloyd back Ben Stokes-less England to stun Australiathe ankle injury he suffered in Adelaide (Picture: Getty)More: Cricket ‘I’m fu
metro / Posted 7 hours ago
the ankle injury he suffered in Adelaide (Picture: Getty)More: Cricket ‘I’m fully fit now,’ he said. ‘Last few days in Townsville I was off my full run, and I’ve had a few sessions in the field. ‘I’m in a really good position at the minute,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
England made to wait for bus driver as they arrive for first Ashes Testteammates were kept waiting at a bus stop. The England team got off to a rocky
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 hours ago
teammates were kept waiting at a bus stop. The England team got off to a rocky start when they arrived into Brisbane from Townsville only to discover the bus driver missing. But rather than the start of Ashes mind games, the bus driver had been... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Scott still great among young fansHAS not played football since March but North Queensland Cowboys co-captain Mat
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 hours ago
HAS not played football since March but North Queensland Cowboys co-captain Matt Scott is still treated like a rock star by Townsville students. Scott was swamped as he visited Heatley Primary School as part of the Cowboys’ adopt-a-school program... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Would you like a craft beer with your haircut?but to meet and talk. For that we needed more space,” Ms Jones said. They have
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 hours ago
but to meet and talk. For that we needed more space,” Ms Jones said. They have installed a bar with craft beer from Townsville Brewery on tap. They also produce shaving creams and soaps made from their own recipes. “As far as I know, we... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Pimlico High fight for fundingPIMLICO State High School representatives took to the streets outside Townsvill
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
PIMLICO State High School representatives took to the streets outside Townsville MP Scott Stewart’s office on Saturday to express their desperate need for funding for a new performing arts centre. About 70 past and present students, parents and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Ex-soldier guilty of manslaughter over six-week-old son's deathBaxter suffered 17 rib fractures and brain haemorrhaging before he died in 2011
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 19 hours ago
Baxter suffered 17 rib fractures and brain haemorrhaging before he died in 2011. A Supreme Court jury in Townsville cleared his father Nicholas Baxter of a murder charge, but has found him guilty of manslaughter. Baxter has been... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Father guilty of killing babyhim not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter. They took 11 hours of de
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 hours ago
him not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter. They took 11 hours of deliberations before reaching the verdict in Townsville Supreme Court. Baxter was supported by his wife Tenae, her family and his extended family during the lengthy... Read more
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The Age
Ashes 2017: Australia sees vulnerability in England top order before Gabba TestSouth African-born Malan to handle the rise and pace better than other fresh fa
The Age / Posted 20 hours ago
South African-born Malan to handle the rise and pace better than other fresh faces in the past. But a suburban track in Townsville hardly compares to the glare of a Test match, particularly against a three-pronged fast bowling attack many... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Ashes 2017: Australia sees vulnerability in England top order before Gabba TestSouth African-born Malan to handle the rise and pace better than other fresh fa
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
South African-born Malan to handle the rise and pace better than other fresh faces in the past. But a suburban track in Townsville hardly compares to the glare of a Test match, particularly against a three-pronged fast bowling attack many... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bob Katter’s bizarre pledgeLiberal Party don’t want to be there that is their choice. “But we will pass t
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
Liberal Party don’t want to be there that is their choice. “But we will pass the laws of the land on Monday,” he said in Townsville today. “If the Liberals choose not to turn up well that is their choice and it will make it a lot easier for us... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Father guilty of killing babyhim not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter. They took 11 hours of de
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
him not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter. They took 11 hours of deliberations before reaching the verdict in Townsville Supreme Court. Baxter was supported by his wife Tenae, her family and his extended family during the lengthy... Read more
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News.com.au
Father guilty of killing babyhim not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter. They took 11 hours of de
News.com.au / Posted 20 hours ago
him not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter. They took 11 hours of deliberations before reaching the verdict in Townsville Supreme Court. Baxter was supported by his wife Tenae, her family and his extended family during the lengthy... Read more
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The Age
Queensland school cuts boarders after abusework with families to offer this solution," she said. Get the latest news and
The Age / Posted 21 hours ago
work with families to offer this solution," she said. Get the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The Townsville school was part of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse regarding the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl on... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland school cuts boarders after abusework with families to offer this solution," she said. Get the latest news and
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
work with families to offer this solution," she said. Get the latest news and updates emailed straight to your inbox. The Townsville school was part of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse regarding the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl on... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Parliament will sit without Liberals: Katterit sits in the building, we don't care. It will vote. It will make the laws of
Sky News Australia / Posted 23 hours ago
it sits in the building, we don't care. It will vote. It will make the laws of the land,' Mr Katter told reporters in Townsville. 'We'll form parliament, we'll appoint a speaker and we'll proceed. 'If the Liberal Party choose not to turn up,... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Qld school cuts boarders after abuseto accommodate all students at local state schools and we'll work with families
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 23 hours ago
to accommodate all students at local state schools and we'll work with families to offer this solution," she said. The Townsville school was part of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse regarding the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl on... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld school cuts boarders after abuseto accommodate all students at local state schools and we'll work with families
Weekly Times / Posted 23 hours ago
to accommodate all students at local state schools and we'll work with families to offer this solution," she said. The Townsville school was part of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse regarding the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl on... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Qld school cuts boarders after abuseto accommodate all students at local state schools and we'll work with families
The Courier Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
to accommodate all students at local state schools and we'll work with families to offer this solution," she said. The Townsville school was part of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse regarding the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl on... Read more
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News.com.au
Qld school cuts boarders after abuseBaker said the decision was based on the "welfare and best interests of our stu
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
Baker said the decision was based on the "welfare and best interests of our students" at Shalom Christian College. The Townsville school was part of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse regarding the gang rape of a 14-year-old girl on... Read more
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News.com.au
Parliament to sit without Liberals: Katterit sits in the building, we don't care. It will vote. It will make the laws of
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
it sits in the building, we don't care. It will vote. It will make the laws of the land," Mr Katter told reporters in Townsville. "We'll form parliament, we'll appoint a speaker and we'll proceed. "If the Liberal Party choose not to turn up,... Read more
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The Courier
Where to for the Bridge Mall: reader ideasthere while the construction is happening. Shoppers then find other places to
The Courier / Posted yesterday
there while the construction is happening. Shoppers then find other places to shop and never return to the mall long term. Townsville Qld is an example. The mall was opened up to traffic a few years ago. Business went broke during the construction... Read more
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Canberra Times
There will be no gifts at Gabba, but Ashes heat is on Australiatacked on to the dressing room. It adds to the feeling of being on show. Nothi
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
tacked on to the dressing room. It adds to the feeling of being on show. Nothing can prepare you for it. Playing in Townsville gave England exposure to conditions in Queensland but it will be like going from the Conference to the Premier... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
JOBS GONE: Teachers furious at school closurewith the Uniting Church are set for tomorrow. Mr Hayes said the closure would
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
with the Uniting Church are set for tomorrow. Mr Hayes said the closure would have far reaching implications for the Townsville community, affecting staff students and connected families. While the Uniting Church has committed to running a... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Shalom slammed for gang rape responsewith problematic or harmful sexual behaviours in schools. Among the submission
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
with problematic or harmful sexual behaviours in schools. Among the submissions were that 10 years after the incident in Townsville “the resourcing provided to Shalom is not sufficient for it to maintain a safe environment for the students”. A... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Scout wins highest award in AustraliaA TOWNSVILLE teenager has become the first Kirwan Scout since 1991 to be awarde
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
A TOWNSVILLE teenager has become the first Kirwan Scout since 1991 to be awarded the highest youth Scouting award achievable in the Commonwealth. Ryan Harton, 19, was named a Queen’s Scout after completing more than 600 hours of badge work and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Who got rain in TownsvilleTHERE is a chance of rainfall in Townsville this week but the substantial downp
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
THERE is a chance of rainfall in Townsville this week but the substantial downpours are reserved for regions­ to the west, according to the Bureau of Meteorology. BOM meteorologist Adam Blazak said an “unstable­ atmosphere” should bring rain to the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Anti-Adani protesters’ ominous vowANTI Adani protesters have stepped up their militant action in Townsville again
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
ANTI Adani protesters have stepped up their militant action in Townsville against the Indian mining giant and one activist has made an ominous vow. “We won’t stop doing this until the mine is stopped,” an activist said during a heated protest this... Read more
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The Courier Mail
JOBS GONE: Teachers furious at school closurewith the Uniting Church are set for tomorrow. Mr Hayes said the closure would
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
with the Uniting Church are set for tomorrow. Mr Hayes said the closure would have far reaching implications for the Townsville community, affecting staff students and connected families. While the Uniting Church has committed to running a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bairstow says the crowds in the Ashes is like the football World Cup!made his Test debut at six, remember. We may be missing Ben, but with Mark Sto
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
made his Test debut at six, remember. We may be missing Ben, but with Mark Stoneman and Dawid Malan getting centuries in Townsville, there is a lot of strength in our batting line-up on top of the big two in Joe Root and Alastair Cook. Our... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Townsville Christian high school shuts after revealing safety concerns to sex abuse inquirySex abuse royal commission: Townsville Christian high school closing doors over
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Sex abuse royal commission: Townsville Christian high school closing doors over safety concerns Shalom Christian College in Townsville is shutting down its secondary and boarding schools, saying it is in the "best interests of our students". The... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Anti-Adani protesters’ ominous vowANTI Adani protesters have stepped up their militant action in Townsville again
Geelong Advertiser / Posted yesterday
ANTI Adani protesters have stepped up their militant action in Townsville against the Indian mining giant and one activist has made an ominous vow. “We won’t stop doing this until the mine is stopped,” an activist said during a heated protest this... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘Oh no, is my finger still in the glove’finger injury suffered collecting a Chris Woakes delivery in their recent drawn
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
finger injury suffered collecting a Chris Woakes delivery in their recent drawn tour clash with a Cricket Australia XI in Townsville. Bairstow returned within an hour with just finger bruising, much to his relief. “Naturally there was a split... Read more
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WA Today
There will be no gifts at Gabba, but Ashes heat is on Australiatacked on to the dressing room. It adds to the feeling of being on show. Nothi
WA Today / Posted yesterday
tacked on to the dressing room. It adds to the feeling of being on show. Nothing can prepare you for it. Playing in Townsville gave England exposure to conditions in Queensland but it will be like going from the Conference to the Premier... Read more
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