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Herbicide levels exceed guidelines in three north Queensland creeks

ABC Rural News David Sparkes 16 April 2015

Water tests from three cane growing areas in Queensland have found herbicide chemical levels exceeding Australian guidelines. 37 more words

Environmental Toxicology

First Easter Celebration of 2015

As with New Years Eve I spent Easter weekend with my best friend and her family and our friends.

Now you might be wondering why didn’t I spend easter with my own family? 311 more words


Lolrus Turns Up In North Queensland?

Not sure if this is an early April Fool’s joke or just one very confused walrus looking for his bucket, but a couple of residents in Lucinda, Tropical North Queensland, have posted and shared the following photo on social media yesterday, claiming to have seen the Northern Hemisphere native on the foreshore of the local beach: While we can confirm the jetty (the 6km-long conveyor belt that comprises the world’s largest bulk sugar loading facility) looks legit, we’re not sure about the authenticity of the large, tusked marine mammal in the foreground. 112 more words


Girl’s League Kicks Off in Style

Girls across Townsville are jumping at new opportunities in rugby league following the introduction of girl’s rugby league competitions to the Townsville & District Junior Rugby League Draw. 378 more words

Female Sport

Five Minute Intro To... CROSSROADS

There is so much EXTRAORDINARY TALENT coming out of North Queensland, we here at Girl HQ wanted to start introducing it to the world. So we caught up with the gorgeous German goddess Ilona Bienkiewicz from Crossroads… 981 more words


Rainforest and waterfalls

What do you think about the car? True, not true?

I’ve said it before and I’m gonna say it again, Northern Queensland is absolutely beautiful. This photo is taken in Daintree, an area of rainforest north of Cairns and Port Douglas. 270 more words

Trips And Travel

As flu season approaches, the yearly vaccine has been delayed by at least a month

Townsville Bulletin CHRIS MCMAHON and SUE DUNLEVY  March 05, 2015

INFLUENZA has already reached North Queensland, but residents will have to wait until April to be vaccinated due to a national delay in the ­vaccine rollout. 111 more words