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Dennis Hogan vs. Kenny Abril

16 hours agoSports / Boxing : Boxing.com

On June 26, 2015, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York, in a fight televised live on the CBS Sports Network, Dennis “Hurricane” Hogan, from Newstead, Queensland, Australia, by way of Kildare, Ireland, defended his WBA-NABA…

The Peacock Feather – Diary of Claudius Buchanan Whish

Guest blogger – Dr Rosemary Gill – Volunteer, State Library of Queensland The page turned, and there it was, a peacock feather as bright and lustrous as if it had been slipped in the day before. Only the sepia self-pattern, fine as a watermark, suggested its real age. For the last 121 years it had... Read more

The deteriorating Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef, the vast coral reef system off the coast of Queensland, Australia faces environmental threat

The Truth Is Out There – Queensland UFO related periodicals

July 2nd each year is recognised by many around the globe, as World UFO Day, a day where we turn our heads skywards and ponder the questions, “Are we alone in the universe?” and “Is the Truth really out there?” Whether you are a skeptic or a true believer, the ideas of flying saucers and... Read more

The Political Museum

Guest blogger: Deannah Leith – Museums & Galleries Queensland Dr David Fleming OBE, Director, National Museums Liverpool, UK, is coming to Australia to present as part of Museums & Galleries Queensland (M&G QLD) 2015 Conference. Not only is Dr Fleming the international keynote speaker, he will also present a Masterclass entitled The Political Museum. Dr... Read more

I Got Mine: Will Abbott Save Newman's Pet Coal Project?

Internal emails reveal Queensland Treasury had deep doubts about the Galilee coal mines' bankability. That doesn't mean the environmentally fraught plan is dead.

Transurban Qld issues $900m debt

Transurban's 62.5% owned Queensland arm issues new notes to extend debt book.

Hours of fun! Victorian Places

There’s a website created as a joint venture between Monash University and the University of Queensland called Victorian Places. You can see it at  http://www.victorianplaces.com.au/ It was commenced in the mid-1990s at the National Centre for Australian Studies at  Monash … Continue reading ?

Treasury had doubts about Adani mine

Queensland Treasury deemed the nation's biggest proposed coal mine economically unviable.

Adani Mine unbankable says QLD Treasury…and anyone with a calculator

Fairfax is reporting the apparent revelation that Queensland Treasury advised the Adani Carmichael Coal Mine was unviable. But it's hardly a secret. The only way this mine will get up is if Governments bankroll it, which they might just be stupid enough to do.

Monkey bites woman at 'Pirates of the Caribbean': reports

3 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Paramedics rushed the woman, who is in her 50s, to a nearby hospital, where she received treatment but was in stable condition, according to the Queensland Ambulance Service.

FOUND: A Man Who Staged His Own Disappearance 5 Years Ago

Kenneth Rodman (Photo: Queensland Police) Usually, when a person goes missing, they are found within 48 hours. To stay missing, it helps to want to stay missing. In 2010, Kenneth Rodman was touring Australia in a green kayak. One day, he headed out towards a beach on the northeast coast of Australia…and disappeared. Show More Summary

RACQ Tackles Toyota: ‘Bull Bars Aren’t Fashion Accessories’

Queensland’s RACQ has hit back at a comment from Toyota regarding bull bars, following the unveiling of the carmaker’s new HiLux range. Toyota Australia President Dave Buttner referred to the bars as “good looking”, adding that they were “fashion accessories for our vehicles”. Show More Summary

Attractive females harmed by male sexual attention

Too much male sexual attention harms attractive females, according to a new Australian and Canadian study on fruit flies. Associate Professor Steve Chenoweth from The University of Queensland's School of Biological Sciences said theShow More Summary

Captain John Foley – Obituary

Britain: April 30, 1940 – Brisbane, Queensland, Australia: June 22, 2015   Family, friends and colleagues of Capt. John Foley, Master Mariner and Great

Queensland Battery Tech Company Raises $3.7 Million, Attracts ‘Guru’ Investors

Originally published on RenewEconomy by Sophie Vorrath Queensland battery materials start-up Nano Nouvelle has successfully closed a $3.7 million funding round, after its promising battery electrode technology attracted the interest of several high profile cleantech investors. Show More Summary

Working dogs – History in Pictures

June 26 is “International Take Your Dog to Work Day”. For most of us desk jockeys this is near impossible to do, unless your dog is extremely well house trained. So instead let’s pay our respects to Queensland working dogs over the decades. As you can see from the examples from our collection below, Queensland... Read more

WEB ARCHIVING – WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT?

Each year State Library of Queensland contributes hundreds of Queensland websites to PANDORA – Australia’s web archive. These include websites of numerous organisations, community groups and individuals, festivals, events, and sites about various topical and political issues, election campaigns, interests and activities. Show More Summary

Briefly: R.I.P Sizzler, Uber Fined $1.7 Million, Free Android Apps

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Sizzler pulls out of Australia, Uber fined $1.7 million in Queensland, the sad slow death of Aibo the robot dog. More »      

Podcast: The vital track: 150 years of railways in Queensland (A night in the JOL)

2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the opening of first railway in Queensland between Ipswich and Bigge’s Camp (later renamed Grandchester). Listen our expert panellists Greg Hallam, Historian at Queensland Rail, and Dr Geraldine Mate,...Show More Summary

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