The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from May 13, 2010

80-Year-Old in Tragedy on Yeppoon Black Spot
Byline: Melinda Siegmeier melinda.siegmeier@capnews.com.au MARIE Morris was a vibrant, active and independent woman who loved to walk. That's how her son, Tim Morris, described her yesterday as he and his family mourned the death of the 80-year-old....
Abby's Fortune Dogs Cyclones; Seattle Storm Saga in Wake of Romeo Exit
Byline: Molly McShane Molly.McShane@capnews.com.au BASKETBALL: It was an incredible career-break game for Opals player Abby Bishop, but it may further compound the woes of the Hog's Breath CafA[c] Cyclones QBL team. The centre has struck an international...
Aero Club Is at Your Service; Open Day on Saturday Offers Joy Flights over the City and the Thrill of Aerobatics
WHETHER you have ever dreamed of flying, have an interest in aviation or are looking for your next adrenaline rush, then it's time to take flight to the Rockhampton Aero Club this weekend. The club will be holding an open day on Saturday from 9am...
a[euro][approximately]I'M NO RORTER' SAYS BILLY THE MOUNTAIN Probing Questions Read out by Cr Schwarten Rocky Councillors Hear Conflict of Interest Claims against Cr Ludwig; Ludwig Slams Schwarten Claims He Used Council Position to Win Entertainment Contracts
Byline: Adrian Taylor adrian.taylor@capnews.com.au BILL Ludwig yesterday defended his reputation and denied he had anything to hide after suggestions he had used his position as a councillor to gain financial advantage. The former Livingstone...
Alternative Energy Spotlight; Debate Heats Up on Climate Change and Future Power Generation
ROCKHAMPTON climate change sceptic Terry Cardwell received hundreds of supportive emails from all over the world after The Morning Bulletin published his thoughts on coal-fired power generation before Christmas. Here is the second instalment of...
Aussie Comedian's First Film Is Just Easy to Love; Romantic Comedy Joins List of Local Stunners
THE Australian film industry has produced an multitude of stunning local movies recently and I Love You Too is no exception. Already out for a week at the Rockhampton cinema, I Love You Too is a romantic comedy about a bloke who struggles to say...
Being Buddy Holly Becomes the Defining Career Move for Scott; Elvis Meets Buddy Is a Blast
Byline: Nikita Watts Nikita.Watts@capnews.com.au AT eight years old, Scott Cameron first heard Buddy Holly, but he never imagined he would grow up to become him. "It started in 2005 when I first played the role of Buddy in The Buddy Story musical,"...
Broncos Still on Lookout for Forwards
RUGBY LEAGUE: Brisbane boss Bruno Cullen insists missing out on Petero Civoniceva does not mean the cashed-up NRL club will bulk up its offer to homesick Ben Hannant or splash huge money around the open player market. Brisbane had been quietly confident...
Expert Ready to Stop Drugs on Our Streets
Byline: Amy Formosa Amy.Formosa@capnews.com.au IT didn't take many nights out in Rockhampton for John Close and his team to realise the city had an alcohol, drug and violence problem. Mr Close and his team joined police as they had a first-hand...
Family Demanding Answers; Father of Dead Man Asks Why Ambulance Took So Long
MACKAY: Adriaan Van Moolenbroek wants to know why it took an ambulance 75 minutes to get to his son Greg's Devereux Creek property. Upon arriving at the Pioneer Valley property, about 35km west of Mackay, an intensive care paramedic declared Greg...
Funding Opens Doors for Uni; Increases for Nursing and Education to Boost Students' Prospects
Byline: Amy Formosa Amy.Formosa@capnews.com.au A FOCUS on health in Tuesday night's budget was the tonic CQUniversity's Vice Chancellor Professor Scott Bowman was looking for. Professor Bowman yesterday said the university was well positioned...
GIG GUIDE - What's on When in Rocky
Tonight 8pm: Tweeter and the Monkey will entertain at the Strand Hotel, Yeppoon. Tomorrow 5pm a 9pm: Ken Jones will perform at Bayview Tower, Yeppoon. 7pm: Paul Moles will entertain at the Leichhardt Hotel. 7pm: DJ and Laser Light Party...
Instructor Shares His Passion for High Jinks in Sky; Thrill-Seekers Can Experience Extreme Rush from Aerobatics
FOR some people, there's no greater feeling than flying. And for others, like Rockhampton Aero Club's Tony Hall, it's all about taking flying to the next level. Words like abarrel rollsa, aloopsa and aspinsa are part of his immediate vocabulary....
Local Greyhounds Take the Spotlight
GREYHOUNDS: It is back to the sprint course at Callaghan Park tonight with all but one of the nine races on the card over the shorter distance. In recent weeks the focus has been the Rockhampton Cup and the 510 metre course, but now the Brisbane...
Maroons Can Win Origin Series: Miles MAROONS CAN DO IT
Byline: Molly McShane Molly.McShane@capnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: While some Queenslanders fear a five-series, back-to-back win is at risk with gun players out of action, former Origin great Gene Miles doesn't feel the pinch. The former Broncos...
Mining Industry Figure Hits Back at MP Claims of Community Neglect
A MINING industry leader has slammed claims by Capricornia MP Kirsten Livermore that mining companies aren't doing enough to pay their way in Central Queensland communities. Speaking before Tuesday's budget was delivered, Ms Livermore defended the...
Minister in Training Is Living a Lifelong Dream
Byline: Amy Formosa Amy.Formosa@capnews.com.au AFTER turning heads on the catwalk in Rockhampton on Saturday, the following morning Monique Mawbey started the service at a Uniting Church. The trainee minister is putting her faith in being able...
Mundi Gulli Flattened at Coast
Byline: TONY McMAHON RACING: Plans for top Central Queensland juvenile Mundi Gully have been revised after he was aflatteneda in the rich Ken Russell Memorial Classic (1300m) run at the Gold Coast last Saturday. Mundi Gully finished 14th beaten...
NZ Courses Music to Kellie; Athlete Races Some of Best
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au DUATHLON: In many ways Kellie Allen can be classed as a quiet achiever. At the weekend, Allen, who races with the Frenchville Frogs, was in New Zealand competing in the Triathlon New Zealand North...
Strong Fields, Fine Form at Emu Park
LAWN BOWLS: What a final it will be in the club fours at Emu Park, with the Silver Foxes set to meet the Lively Poets Society. The semi-final matches have been played and the top teams have marched through to the glorious arena that is the Emu Park...
Students Check out Their Career Options
Byline: Kathryn Greensill Kathryn.Greensill@capnews.com.au YEAR 10 student, Carley Dougan, was joined more than 1500 indigenous visitors to the Former Origin Greats Indigenous Employment and Careers Expo yesterday. Despite not yet knowing what...
Visitors Make the Most of Consul General Visit
AMERICAN students visiting through the AustraLearn program were among the audience for this week's public lecture by United States Consul General Judith Fergin A at CQUniversity Rockhampton. Mrs Fergin said she would help CQUniversity explore ways...
Zoo Competition a Model Idea for Our Modest Tara
Byline: Nikita Watts Nikita.Watts@capnews.com.au MODELLING is not what it seems, Rockhampton beauty Tara Jeffery has found. Since Tara started competing in modelling competitions last year, she said she had made lots of friends and gained support...