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North Queensland towns cop 24 hour deluge

Brisbane Times - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Parts of far north Queensland received more rain in 24-hours than Brisbane has received all year over the weekend. Areas like Cooktown and Weipa smashed their May rainfall records but it was Hopevale that was hit with the biggest deluge with 322 ...
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Tamou could stay in North Queensland

SBS - ‎7 hours ago‎
James Tamou is yet to make a decision on his future, the off-contract NSW prop revealing his could re-sign with North Queensland despite speculation to the contrary. Tamou has been strongly linked with an exit from the Cowboys as the premiers face a ...
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Teachers evacuated from troubled town - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The initial attack prompted the closure of the school and the evacuation of 25 teachers. Queensland Teachers' Union president Kevin Bates told The Courier Mail teachers were “on the threshold” of walking away from the town that is divided along clan ...

North Queensland is an electoral frontier pollies misread at their peril

Crikey (registration) - ‎1 hour ago‎
In November last year, I visited Cairns for the first time. That I hadn't been there before was perhaps odd; I'd lived in Queensland almost all my life, but in the far distant capital, Brisbane. I'd spent more time in Thailand than in north Queensland ...

Exciting eEdition changes for NQR

North Queensland Register - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The changes include a more magazine-like experience so you can turn pages by using the arrows or dragging the page corners and improved zooming capabilities and ability to view on the full screen.

Errol Sewell stable's resurgence

North Queensland Register - ‎May 22, 2016‎
​ERROL Sewell is one of the best known and longest serving trainers in Queensland, certainly the northern region. He has enjoyed success in all the big races, and for a long period he and his son (jockey Darin) were virtually unstoppable at Cluden.

North Queensland community groups tackle domestic violence in front of sell-out NRL crowd

ABC Local - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Representatives from the North Queensland Women's Legal Service, North Queensland Indigenous Women's Legal Service, Relationships Australia and Zonta clubs attended the sold-out North Queensland Cowboys versus Brisbane Broncos match on ...

Far north Queensland on flood watch as heavy rain continues

Brisbane Times - ‎May 21, 2016‎
Far north Queensland is on flood watch after large parts of the area received more than 150mm of rain overnight, with more downpour expected over the next two days.
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North Queensland Cowboys defeat Brisbane Broncos by a field goal

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 20, 2016‎
But thanks to the Cowboys' 2015 grand-final heroics, the 25,163-strong North Queensland faithful knew better than to write their team off, especially on the night favourite son Thurston was celebrating his 250th game for his beloved club.
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/video/ of Origin/ - ‎16 hours ago‎
North Queensland centre Justin O'Neill is set to make his Origin debut in the June 1 series opener in Sydney, alongside Cowboys teammates Johnathan Thurston, Matt Scott and Michael Morgan.

Wet finish to a dry wet season

North Queensland Register - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The wet season may have come and gone but Mother Nature had a different idea at the weekend, dumping inches of rain across the far north.

Rural bank dispute muddies taskforce outcomes

North Queensland Register - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Cowboys saddle Broncs 19-18. The North Queensland Cowboys got their revenge against the Brisbane Broncos with a 19-18 win in front of a packed capacity crowd at 1300SMILES Stadium in Townsville on Friday night.
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Crime scene established on north Queensland street following discovery of two bodies

Courier Mail - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Police were called and discovered the bodies of a man and woman in their 40s, before setting up a crime scene. Initial investigations did not provide officers with any immediate indication of how the deaths had happened.

Skin cancer doc records busiest week ever in Far North Queensland

The Cairns Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Melanoma is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in Australia and usually occurs on the parts of the body that have been overexposed to the sun.

North Queensland meatworks supply continues to tighten amid live export pressure

ABC Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
"When we get towards the end of the year I'm sure we will be dropping a few more days." It has been a similar story for many of Queensland's meat processors, with JBS Townsville meatworks only reopening in March, after an extended 16-week closure.

Ravenshoe remembers one year on

North Queensland Register - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Exciting eEdition changes for NQR. North Queensland Register has announced changes to its eEdition. Test · Freaky to lose his mane for charity.
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North Queenslanders hopeful census will redirect funding to Indigenous communities

ABC Message Stick - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Ms Williams said aside from direct funding for specific populations, a lack of clarity regarding north Queensland's populations impacted the funding of the whole area.

Wet weather comes unusually late to Far North Queensland

The Cairns Post - ‎May 23, 2016‎
While the rain slowed after Saturday's downpour, Whyanbeel Creek weather station near Mossman still recorded 71mm in the 24 hours to 9am yesterday.

Junee Boy wins Burdekin Cup | Photos

North Queensland Register - ‎May 21, 2016‎
The Stephen Potiris trained Junee Boy won the C.U.B. Burdekin Cup Open Handicap by a length over Aldren. It was the second win in the cup race at the Burdekin Growers meet for Junee Boy after the eight-year-old bay gelding tasted victory in 2013.