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Racing industry comes together

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎34 minutes ago‎
The Bill has been criticised from all angles in 145 submissions posted on the Queensland Parliament website. Most submissions, which include the thoughts of trainers, breeders, jockeys and owners, strongly oppose the Bill.

Long list of safety issues at Queensland Nickel

The Australian Financial Review - ‎10 hours ago‎
Administrators say there are a number of "red flag" safety issues at Clive Palmer's Queensland Nickel. Glenn Hunt.

Nanny trial is failing and in urgent need of overhaul, Queensland parents say

ABC Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
A pilot nanny program is an expensive failure and in need of an immediate overhaul, regional Queensland families say. The new national scheme, which began this year, is aimed at helping parents employ nannies if they cannot access alternative childcare.
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Biofuels will keep Queensland's motor running: Premier

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎8 hours ago‎
BIOFUELS are set to be Queensland's next boom industry. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the government planned to use experience gained from building the liquid natural gas industry to develop a new biofuel industry.

World Club Challenge 2016: North Queensland Cowboys set to name NRL grand final side

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Coach Paul Green has confirmed North Queensland's shot at becoming the first team in World Club Challenge history to win with the same squad that took out the previous domestic title.
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Ayumu Goromaru to become cult hero at Queensland Reds, says HendrikTui

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
The sheer enormity of Ayumu Goromaru's fame is still yet to dawn on an unsuspecting Brisbane public, according to his Queensland Reds and Japan Test teammate Hendrik Tui. Reds players, however, are slowly beginning to get the full picture of Goromaru's ...
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Queensland Bulls vs Tasmanian Tigers: Sheffield Shield cricket scores

The Roar - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Tasmanian Tigers will be playing for their survival when they take on the third-placed Queensland Bulls at the Gabba. Join The Roar for score updates from 2:30pm (AEDT).
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PrEP: Queensland Aids Council, HIV Foundation, Queensland Government unite to increase access to HIV prevention ...

ABC Online - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
The State Government has announced it will unite with Queensland Aids Council (QuAC) and HIV Foundation Queensland, to give more gay men access to HIV prevention medicine.
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Queensland Nickel administrators face huge task

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
​Administrators of Clive Palmer's troubled nickel business are facing a large and complicated task to determine whether its north Queensland refinery and hundreds of jobs can be saved. The enormity of the job became clearer in the Brisbane Supreme ...
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Thousands of fans at Ballymore for St.George Queensland Reds Fan Day

RedsRugby.com.au (press release) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Thousands of fans have turned out at Ballymore Stadium on Valentines Day for the 2016 St.George Queensland Reds Fan Day. The fan day took place following the Reds final pre-season match ahead of the Super Rugby season.

Top cop to head racing integrity

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
“The minister hopes to have an interim Racing Queensland board in place shortly and the interim board will play an important role in the selection of the new Racing Queensland CEO,” a spokesman for the minister said on Friday. RQ's current “board'' ...

Cops cash in on leadfoot speedsters

Courier Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
New figures show an additional 2695 Queensland drivers were caught speeding in the first quarter of this financial year (July-Sept 2015), compared with the same period in 2014.

NICC decider tomorrow in Alice

NT News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
He will attempt to add the first National Indigenous Cricket Championships crown as a coach to his already impressive resume tomorrow afternoon when his Blues take on Queensland in Alice Springs. It has been widely suspected for the last week in ...

Alternative energy revolution blows in

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
Queensland power companies currently have to source renewable energy from elsewhere, including wind farms in South Australia, to meet the Federal Government's renewable energy target.

Keys to Queensland's lockout laws weigh heavy in hands of Katter party MPs

The Guardian - ‎10 hours ago‎
Fortitude Valley is Brisbane's nightlife hub. The Queensland government is pushing for lockout laws that would see a 2am statewide closure of venues - or a 3am closure with a 1am lockout in designated entertainment precincts.

Cladding fire risk sky high

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Mr Williams is calling for Queensland to fall in line and also conduct an urgent safety audit. In 2014, 13 floors of a Melbourne building went up in flames within 15 minutes because the cladding didn't meet Australian standards, and this New Year's Eve ...
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No plan B, no early election for Queensland lock out laws

Brisbane Times - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk ruled out an early return to the polls at a Queensland Media Club lunch on Friday.

Cowboys teen sensation in eligibility war

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
Kalyn Ponga attended a Queensland under-20 development camp last month. Picture: Jono Searle. “He told me he had to make a decision back in 2004 because his dad's of New Zealand descent.
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Queensland minister's fate decided

Courier Mail - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
QUEENSLAND MP Stuart Robert will be dumped from Malcolm Turnbull's front bench over his secretive travel to China with a Liberal donor mate.
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