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Woman Feared Dead After Crocodile Attack in Australia

An Australia woman is feared dead after being snatched by a crocodile in the Daintree National Park in Queensland. Cindy Waldron, 46, was swimming in waist-deep water with a friend at Thornton Beach about 10:30 p.m. Sunday. "Her 47-year-old...Show More Summary

Australian woman missing after crocodile attack

1 hour agoNews : NY Daily News

An Australian woman is missing and feared dead after she was snatched by a crocodile while swimming in Queensland.

Popular Baby Names in Queensland, 2015

Charlotte and Oliver were the most popular baby names in Queensland in 2015. more

Crocodile snatches Australian woman during night swim

Woman missing after crocodile attack during night swim in waist-deep water in Queensland state's Daintree National Park.

Fairholme Estate, Milton, Brisbane, 1913 (Map of the Week)

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This Brisbane real estate map from 1913 is advertising 28 allotments of land for sale at the Fairholme Estate in the suburb of Milton. The allotments for sale were situated along Cribb... Read more

North Australian Police Search for Woman Dragged by Crocodile

Police and rescue workers of the Australian northern state of Queensland are searching for a woman who had allegedly been attacked by a crocodile in the Daintree National Park, local media reported Monday.

Remains of bizarre group of extinct snail-eating Australian marsupials discovered

Fossil remains of a previously unknown family of carnivorous Australian marsupials that lived 15 million years ago have been discovered at the Riversleigh World Heritage Fossil Site in north-western Queensland by a UNSW Australia-led...Show More Summary

Houston to leave Bath for Australia

Number eight Leroy Houston will leave Bath this summer to join Australian Super Rugby side Queensland Reds.

Campbell Newman: the gift that keeps on taking

A little while ago, it was revealed that the Queensland taxpayers were picking up the bill for Campbell Newman’s indefensible defence in a defamation action brought against him and Jarrod Bleijie (aka Boy Wonder) for accusing two Gold Coast lawyers of being bikie criminals, apparently on the sole basis that they were fulfilling the professional […]

The “Wild Scotchman” : Queensland bushranger James MacPherson Pt.1

James Alpin MacPherson was a lad of twelve when he arrived in Queensland from Scotland with his family. His father went to work for the McConnell family at Cressbrook in the Brisbane valley. Young James went to school in Brisbane where he studied diligently and learned French and German as well as becoming a fluent... Read more

Drivers travelling through roadworks faster than they believe they should:: study

6 days agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

Drivers are travelling around 10km/h faster than they think they should in roadworks zones, according to a study by Queensland University of Technology’s Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety (CARRS-Q). QUT’s Dr Ashim Debnath said more than 400 drivers were shown images of roadwork zones without speed limit signs and asked to nominate the […]

You Can Buy This Australian Town for $750,000

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

A modest house in San Francisco or Sydney will set you back at least a million dollars, but if you’re looking for a bargain, you can buy an entire town! Allies Creek, Queensland, is listed for just $750,000. That includes a town hall, a sawmill, a power station, a water purification plant, paved roads, plumbing, a dammed lake, and 16 houses. Show More Summary

Lewis Estate, Woolloongabba, 1889 (Map of the Week)

State Library of Queensland has an extensive collection of historical maps of Queensland, some of which have been digitised and can be viewed online. This Brisbane real estate map from 1889 is advertising 37 allotments of land for sale at the Lewis Estate in the Brisbane suburb of Woolloongabba. The allotments for sale were situated along Lewis Street... Read more

Counting These Sheep Is Captivating, Even If They Do Look Like Maggots

Who knew watching sheep being sorted for shearing could be so mesmerizing? Time-lapse video filmed from the sky shows hundreds of the wooly mammals being herded into different pens on farmland north of Thargomindah in Queensland, Australia. The...Show More Summary

A Beach Side "Lovers Corner" — My Great Outdoors

Pin it Name: Clare Location: Peregian Beach, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia Sigh. This is Clare's cute little outdoor space in a beach side Australian town. Once you're done day-dreaming about what that must be like, check out how Clare creatively revamped her space on the cheap. READ MORE »

4 Influential Greek-born Queenslanders

4. Haralambos (Harry) Corones  Haralambos Corones, born in Kithira, Greece in 1883, emigrated to Australia in 1907. He soon settled in Charleville and began operating the Paris Cafe on the corner of Wills and Galatea Streets, before becoming a hotelier. In 1922 Corones bought 100 original shares in Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd (QANTAS).... Read more

Queensland Places – Cape York – Edmund Kennedy Expedition

Edmund Kennedy was one of the more important and well known of the explorers who, through their endeavours, added understanding and knowledge of the Cape York area, although his most famous expedition was to end tragically. Kennedy undertook a number of important exploratory expeditions during his career but it was to be his third journey,... Read more

Australian Scientists Launched A Rocket That Could Fly From Sydney To London In Two Hours

Travelling from Sydney to London in less than two hours is no longer a farfetched concept following a successful hypersonic test flight conducted by an international team, including University of Queensland researchers and students. The...Show More Summary

BludgerTrack: 50.1-49.9 to Labor

Labor pokes its nose ahead on two-party preferred in the latest reading of the BludgerTrack poll aggregate, but a stronger showing in Queensland finds the Coalition keeping its head above water on the seat projection. The post BludgerTrack: 50.1-49.9 to Labor appeared first on The Poll Bludger.

Kasprowicz named interim Queensland CEO

Michael Kasprowicz, the former Australia fast bowler, has been named as Queensland Cricket's interim chief executive, stepping down from his post on the Cricket Australia Board to do so

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