The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from December 26, 2011

Aussies Ready for Red-Hot Indians
Byline: GREG BUCKLE of AAP TEST DEBUTANTS Australia's 10 debutants in Test cricket in 2011 (the highest number since 15 players broke into the side in 1977 during the world series cricket era): Michael Beer (Jan 3 v England, Sydney) Usman...
Banks Stash Funds with ECB; European Banks Put $A449 Billion with the Central Bank
FRANKFURT: Banks from the 17 countries that use the euro have stashed 347 billion euros ($A449 billion) with the European Central Bank, in another sign that Europe's debt crisis is still putting pressure on the banking system despite massive central...
Clever Plot Proves a Mission Impossible but Film's Still Fun
Byline: Miranda Cashin LET'S face it, after the complete mediocrity that was MI:3, the action spy franchise didn't have to work too hard to create something that would better it. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol does just this, but let's not...
Coast May Have Shock in Arsenal
Byline: LAINE CLARK of AAP GAME DAY GOLD COAST V BRISBANE At Skilled Park, 6.30pm DEAD-last on the A-League ladder Co it's not a scenario that usually inspires comparisons with English heavyweights Arsenal. But Gold Coast United coach...
Comfort Eaters Take Heart, Chocolate Is Not off Limits
Byline: Sabine Maurer YOU'RE tired and your spirits are low. Many people respond by grabbing a hamburger, some chocolate or potato crisps. Remorse follows the unhealthy snack, as everyone knows about the long-term effects of these cheap calories....
Council's Actions Irresponsible for Our Next Generation
BRAD Carter's validation of this council's huge debt is a betrayal of a generation. On November 23 this year, Brad Carter held a business breakfast to debunk the myths about a council in financial trouble and explain why almost $200,000,000 was...
Dumped Dead Animals May Attract Dogs; Illegal Dumping of Carcasses Has Resident Worried about Wild Dogs
Byline: KERRI-ANNE MESNER Kerri-Anne.Mesner@capnews.com.au ANIMAL carcasses illegally dumped in a council-owned site could be drawing wild dogs closer to residents' homes. Mt Chalmers Rd resident Noel Neilsen made the discovery of the carcasses,...
Follow a Few Fitness Tips for Happy, Healthy Holidays; Number of Gyms, Personal Trainers on Rise in Rocky
Byline: Adam Wratten adam.wratten@capnews.com.au Healthy tips Natasha's tips to stay healthy this festive season: Eat small portions: Stick to small meal portions. Choose low-carb alcohol options: If you go for beer choose a low-carb variety,...
Girl Dies in Bike Crash; She Was Visiting Family in Area
Byline: Janessa Ekert janessa.ekert@dailymercury.com.au MACKAY: Haliday Bay Rd was the grim scene of a tragedy unfolding yesterday afternoon after a teenage girl died as a result of a motorcycle crash. The 17-year-old Victorian girl was visiting...
Mayor Carter Responds to Debt Concern
I REFER to the issues raised by Ms Laine Harth in relation to my position on council debt and note that she has referred to her memories of her youth when things were different to today. I certainly agree with her on that point, as our lifestyle today,...
Professor John Rolfe Gives Opinion on Council's Debt
THE issues of debt are best analysed in terms of what it is being used to achieve and the projected growth in income available to service the debt. Debt should generally be used to help provide key infrastructure or other reforms that will provide...
Solemn Poem Reflects Feelings for Soldier Daughter
ANYONE who has served in the armed forces always spares a thought for Australian soldiers fighting overseas at Christmas. Betsy and Bruce Tucker, of North Rockhampton, who both served in the air force, are no exceptions. Their thoughts also turn...
STAGE IS SET; Aussies Eye Redemption at MCG
IN the tradition set by former players such as Steve Waugh, Australia's Brad Haddin took his three-year-old son Zac to work with him on Christmas Day. For father-of-two Haddin, work meant going along to the MCG nets and having a bat before heading...
Tips to Beat Festive Blues; Healthy New Year Starts with What You Do to Your Mind and Body over the Holidays
WE all want to eat, drink and be merry over the festive season, but preferably without making ourselves ill a or gaining a dreaded couple of kilos in weight. These top tips will keep you looking svelte and relaxed for all those parties: GYM BUDDIES...
Woman Is Awarded $591,346 in Compo
MACKAY: Linda Barker of Mackay has been awarded more than half a million dollars in compensation after she has lost her career as a coal sampler because of a debilitating elbow injury. Ms Barker, now 52, was attacked by a man at Carlons Hotel in...

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