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Herald Sun
They do things very differently in QLDpromising jobs left, right and centre, telling Hervey Bay residents on Wednesda
Herald Sun / Posted 44 minutes ago
promising jobs left, right and centre, telling Hervey Bay residents on Wednesday he would deliver 600 extra jobs to the Wide Bay region. As he has in other electorates, Mr Nicholls said infrastructure upgrades were the answer to youth... Read more
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The Courier Mail
They do things differently in QLDbeen promising jobs left right and centre, telling Hervey Bay residents on Wedn
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
been promising jobs left right and centre, telling Hervey Bay residents on Wednesday he would deliver 600 extra jobs to the Wide Bay region. As he has in other electorates, Mr Nicholls said infrastructure upgrades were the answer to youth... Read more
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News.com.au
They do things differently in Queenslandbeen promising jobs left right and centre, telling Hervey Bay residents on Wedn
News.com.au / Posted 3 hours ago
been promising jobs left right and centre, telling Hervey Bay residents on Wednesday he would deliver 600 extra jobs to the Wide Bay region. As he has in other electorates, Mr Nicholls said infrastructure upgrades were the answer to youth... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
One Nation threat pains Labor and the LNPto hear a lot more of lines like that in this last week of the campaign. Today
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
to hear a lot more of lines like that in this last week of the campaign. Today both leaders take their pitches back to the regions. Ms Palaszczuk will be in Cairns, Mr Nicholls in Wide Bay. Contact Nick Wiggins More stories from... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Qld leaders to hit regions for final blitzto win over voters. The premier will campaign in Cairns on Monday, while Mr Ni
Sky News Australia / Posted 4 days ago
to win over voters. The premier will campaign in Cairns on Monday, while Mr Nicholls will be in Bundaberg in the state's Wide Bay region. Both left the southeast on Sunday afternoon following their respective campaign launches on the Gold Coast... Read more
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Weekly Times
Nicholls: I won't repeat LNP mistakeswill, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone
Weekly Times / Posted 4 days ago
will, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone will respect that, but fundamentally Tim Nicholls has the goods." Mr Nicholls travels to the Wide Bay region on Sunday afternoon, for the final week's election... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nicholls: I won't repeat LNP mistakeswill, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
will, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone will respect that, but fundamentally Tim Nicholls has the goods." Mr Nicholls travels to the Wide Bay region on Sunday afternoon, for the final week's election... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Day 22 of the Qld election campaignLeader Tim Nicholls put his case to Queensland voters at his campaign launch in
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Leader Tim Nicholls put his case to Queensland voters at his campaign launch in Brisbane, before he flew to the state's Wide Bay region. WHAT LABOR SAID: * Ms Palaszczuk reiterated her government's achievements, but also announced an extension... Read more
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News.com.au
Nicholls: I won’t repeat LNP mistakeswill, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
will, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone will respect that, but fundamentally Tim Nicholls has the goods." Mr Nicholls travels to the Wide Bay region on Sunday afternoon, for the final week's election... Read more
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News.com.au
Day 22 of the Qld election campaignLeader Tim Nicholls put his case to Queensland voters at his campaign launch in
News.com.au / Posted 4 days ago
Leader Tim Nicholls put his case to Queensland voters at his campaign launch in Brisbane, before he flew to the state's Wide Bay region. WHAT LABOR SAID: * Ms Palaszczuk reiterated her government's achievements, but also announced an extension... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Nicholls: I won’t repeat LNP mistakeswill, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
will, if he becomes the premier, have his own style of leadership, and everyone will respect that, but fundamentally Tim Nicholls has the goods." Mr Nicholls travels to the Wide Bay region on Sunday afternoon, for the final week's election... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Day 22 of the Qld election campaignLeader Tim Nicholls put his case to Queensland voters at his campaign launch in
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
Leader Tim Nicholls put his case to Queensland voters at his campaign launch in Brisbane, before he flew to the state's Wide Bay region. WHAT LABOR SAID: * Ms Palaszczuk reiterated her government's achievements, but also announced an extension... Read more
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The Age
Queensland a state 'crying out for leadership': Nichollssaid, he couldn’t do the jobt and his three children Jeremy, Duncan and Katie w
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
said, he couldn’t do the jobt and his three children Jeremy, Duncan and Katie who he said were fine young adults and of whom he could not be prouder. The LNP will fly to Wide Bay on Sunday afternoon before returning to Brisbane on Monday.0 com... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Queensland a state 'crying out for leadership': Nichollssaid, he couldn’t do the jobt and his three children Jeremy, Duncan and Katie w
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
said, he couldn’t do the jobt and his three children Jeremy, Duncan and Katie who he said were fine young adults and of whom he could not be prouder. The LNP will fly to Wide Bay on Sunday afternoon before returning to Brisbane on Monday.0 com... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Hanson blindsided by sexual violence claimsLNP has announced a $52 million plan to take ice off the streets and create fou
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
LNP has announced a $52 million plan to take ice off the streets and create four new drug rehab centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra. Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said in Toowoomba today ice was an evil drug impacting on... Read more
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Perth Now
Hanson blindsided by sexual violence claimsLNP has announced a $52 million plan to take ice off the streets and create fou
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
LNP has announced a $52 million plan to take ice off the streets and create four new drug rehab centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra. Opposition Leader Tim Nicholls said in Toowoomba today ice was an evil drug impacting on... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Labor gives history lesson as it pledges six new schoolsTim Nicholls said four new regional drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres wou
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Tim Nicholls said four new regional drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres would be opened in Caloundra, Toowoomba, Wide Bay and Cairns. He said the Palaszczuk Government signed up to the national ice action plan nearly two years ago, but... Read more
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The Age
Nicholls evades talk of Newman-era drug cuts while revealing ice planthe 2015 election. The LNP’s plan includes $31.71 million for four new drug an
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
the 2015 election. The LNP’s plan includes $31.71 million for four new drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra and $2 million for a dedicated treatment team to provide addiction services in remote... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Nicholls evades talk of Newman-era drug cuts while revealing ice planthe 2015 election. The LNP’s plan includes $31.71 million for four new drug an
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
the 2015 election. The LNP’s plan includes $31.71 million for four new drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra and $2 million for a dedicated treatment team to provide addiction services in remote... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nicholls denies drug program funding cutsseveral recovering addicts and hear their stories. The LNP plan includes almos
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
several recovering addicts and hear their stories. The LNP plan includes almost $32 million for rehab centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra, as well as $2 million for a dedicated treatment team for indigenous communities. The LNP... Read more
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Weekly Times
LNP pledge $52m to tackle ice scourgetackle ice if it wins the November 25 Queensland election. The plan includes a
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
tackle ice if it wins the November 25 Queensland election. The plan includes almost $32 million for the centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra, as well as $2 million for a dedicated treatment team for indigenous communities. The LNP... Read more
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Perth Now
LNP pledge $52m to tackle ice scourgetackle ice if it wins the November 25 Queensland election. The plan includes a
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
tackle ice if it wins the November 25 Queensland election. The plan includes almost $32 million for the centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra, as well as $2 million for a dedicated treatment team for indigenous communities. The LNP... Read more
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News.com.au
LNP pledge $52m to tackle ice scourgetackle ice if it wins the November 25 Queensland election. The plan includes a
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
tackle ice if it wins the November 25 Queensland election. The plan includes almost $32 million for the centres in Cairns, Wide Bay, Toowoomba and Caloundra, as well as $2 million for a dedicated treatment team for indigenous communities. The LNP... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Palaszczuk promises jobs, Shorten campaignsGames next April but Transport Minister Jackie Trad is uncertain how many will
Sky News Australia / Posted 14 days ago
Games next April but Transport Minister Jackie Trad is uncertain how many will be ready in time. The premier travelled to Wide Bay on day 12 of the state election campaign where she said local firm Downer EDI would get the work to fix them, and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Question remains over Commonwealth Games trainsseat. Mr Saunders said the plan would mean more jobs for the Downer facility,
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
seat. Mr Saunders said the plan would mean more jobs for the Downer facility, which is one of the major employers in the Wide Bay district. “We are struggling that the people are really trying to get the transport up and running for hte... Read more
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The Age
Question remains over Commonwealth Games trainsseat. Mr Saunders said the plan would mean more jobs for the Downer facility,
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
seat. Mr Saunders said the plan would mean more jobs for the Downer facility, which is one of the major employers in the Wide Bay district. “We are struggling that the people are really trying to get the transport up and running for hte... Read more
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The Age
Shorten to join Premier as ALP asks Queensland firm to fix trainsnew generation of commuter trains to a Maryborough firm in one of Labor's margi
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
new generation of commuter trains to a Maryborough firm in one of Labor's marginal seats. Ms Palaszczuk will travel to the Wide Bay region to announce Maryborough firm Downer will get the work if Labor wins a second term on November 25, News Corp... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Shorten to join Premier as ALP asks Queensland firm to fix trainsnew generation of commuter trains to a Maryborough firm in one of Labor's margi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
new generation of commuter trains to a Maryborough firm in one of Labor's marginal seats. Ms Palaszczuk will travel to the Wide Bay region to announce Maryborough firm Downer will get the work if Labor wins a second term on November 25, News Corp... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Qld storm 'like being in a tumble drier'power restored to most properties by the end of the day. "As a stand-alone sto
The Courier Mail / Posted 15 days ago
power restored to most properties by the end of the day. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," Ergon spokesman Rod Rabine told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that... Read more
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The Age
Bundaberg mops up after brutal hail stormon the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone sto
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," an Ergon spokesman told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that have... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Bundaberg mops up after brutal hail stormon the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone sto
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 15 days ago
on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," an Ergon spokesman told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that have... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Qld storm ‘like being in a tumble drier’power restored to most properties by the end of the day. "As a stand-alone sto
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 15 days ago
power restored to most properties by the end of the day. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," Ergon spokesman Rod Rabine told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bundaberg battered by hail stormon the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone sto
Weekly Times / Posted 16 days ago
on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," Ergon spokesman Rod Rabine told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Super storms sweep across Queenslandare on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. “As a stand-alone
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
are on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. “As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years,” Ergon spokesman Rod Rabine told ABC radio. “We’ve had close to 200 reports of lines that... Read more
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Perth Now
Bundaberg battered by hail stormon the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone sto
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," Ergon spokesman Rod Rabine told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that... Read more
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News.com.au
Bundaberg battered by hail stormon the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone sto
News.com.au / Posted 16 days ago
on the ground to deal with the scale of the repair task. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," Ergon spokesman Rod Rabine told ABC radio. "We've had close to 200 reports of lines that... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Worst' standalone storm in a decade blacks out parts of Bundabergrestore supply with the Bundaberg region the hardest hit. "As a stand-alone st
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
restore supply with the Bundaberg region the hardest hit. "As a stand-alone storm, it would probably be the worst in the Wide Bay region in about 10 years," he said. "Really powerful winds resulted in a lot of vegetation coming down on our... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hail, wild winds sweep south-east Queensland, some Bundaberg homes damagedgeneral severe thunderstorm warning remained current for the Capricornia and pa
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
general severe thunderstorm warning remained current for the Capricornia and parts of the Central Highlands and Coalfields, Wide Bay and Burnett districts. BOM said the situation would continue to be monitored and further warnings would be issued... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Golf-ball sized hail hits QueenslandGolf-ball sized hail is expected to lash parts of southeast Queensland and the
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 days ago
Golf-ball sized hail is expected to lash parts of southeast Queensland and the Wide Bay region as a string of thunderstorms move towards the coast. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe storm warning for four cells on Tuesday afternoon, with... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hail, wild winds sweep through south-east Queenslandwild winds sweep through south-east Queensland Hail and wild winds are whippin
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
wild winds sweep through south-east Queensland Hail and wild winds are whipping through south-east Queensland and the Wide Bay-Burnett region as a severe thunderstorm rumbles through the area. There were reports of hail up to four centimetres... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Four severe storm cells developing over south-east with strong wind and hail likelyand large hail during Tuesday afternoon. BoM forecaster Lauren Pattie said the
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
and large hail during Tuesday afternoon. BoM forecaster Lauren Pattie said the most severe weather was expected in the Wide Bay region, with the chance of storms hitting parts of Brisbane possible, but "not likely". Update to Severe #QLDStorm... Read more
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The Age
Four severe storm cells developing over south-east with strong wind and hail likelyand large hail during Tuesday afternoon. BoM forecaster Lauren Pattie said the
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
and large hail during Tuesday afternoon. BoM forecaster Lauren Pattie said the most severe weather was expected in the Wide Bay region, with the chance of storms hitting parts of Brisbane possible, but "not likely". Update to Severe #QLDStorm... Read more
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News.com.au
There’s more rain where that came fromweather bureau’s monthly climate summary reported the third wettest Queensland
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
weather bureau’s monthly climate summary reported the third wettest Queensland October on record, while parts of the Wide Bay, Burnett and North Tropical Coast regions had their wettest ever. Makowata, between Gladstone and Bundaberg,... Read more
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The Age
Premier works her pitch in Townsville, where youth unemployment soarsthe collapse of Queensland Nickel," she said. Youth employment in Townsville s
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
the collapse of Queensland Nickel," she said. Youth employment in Townsville stood at 22.4 per cent for September, behind Wide Bay at 26 per cent and remote "Outback Queensland" at 57 per cent, according to the ABS. Ms Palaszczuk acknowledged the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Premier works her pitch in Townsville, where youth unemployment soarsthe collapse of Queensland Nickel," she said. Youth employment in Townsville s
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
the collapse of Queensland Nickel," she said. Youth employment in Townsville stood at 22.4 per cent for September, behind Wide Bay at 26 per cent and remote "Outback Queensland" at 57 per cent, according to the ABS. Ms Palaszczuk acknowledged the... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Storm showMeteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 6.44pm for residents in the
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 24 days ago
Meteorology issued a severe thunderstorm warning at 6.44pm for residents in the Herbert and Lower Burdekin, Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett forecast districts to expect damaging winds. That was later cancelled but residents were quick to get... Read more
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The North West Star
Brisbane weather: Severe storms headed for Gold Coast, Caboolture and LoganWivenhoe, while other cells were dumping small amounts of rain, less than 10 mi
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
Wivenhoe, while other cells were dumping small amounts of rain, less than 10 millimetres, near Nanango, Somerset Dam and on Wide Bay. And by 5.05pm a severe cell had built up near Fernvale and Mount Nebo, heading north-east and expected to hit the... Read more
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The Age
Brisbane weather: Small hail reported as storm cells buildWivenhoe, while other cells were dumping small amounts of rain, less than 10 mi
The Age / Posted 25 days ago
Wivenhoe, while other cells were dumping small amounts of rain, less than 10 millimetres, near Nanango, Somerset Dam and on Wide Bay. And by 5.05pm a severe cell had built up near Fernvale and Mount Nebo, heading north-east and expected to hit the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Brisbane weather: Small hail reported as storm cells buildWivenhoe, while other cells were dumping small amounts of rain, less than 10 mi
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 25 days ago
Wivenhoe, while other cells were dumping small amounts of rain, less than 10 millimetres, near Nanango, Somerset Dam and on Wide Bay. And by 5.05pm a severe cell had built up near Fernvale and Mount Nebo, heading north-east and expected to hit the... Read more
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The Age
Power outages, emergency calls, damaging winds after hailstorm6.30pm, the bureau warned of a second wave of severe thunderstorms for parts of
The Age / Posted 28 days ago
6.30pm, the bureau warned of a second wave of severe thunderstorms for parts of the Central Highlands, Capricornia, Wide Bay, Darling Downs and Granite Belt that were expected to continue over "several hours". On the Gold Coast, two people... Read more
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