The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from November 26, 2011

Alleged Repeat Offender Gets Bail While on Parole
A MAN who allegedly gatecrashed a high-school break-up party and punched a teenager in the face was released with strict bail conditions yesterday. Duane Warcon, 20, has pleaded not guilty to the charge of assaulting occasioning bodily harm in relation...
Boaties Deserve Council Apology; Dire Need for Second Deepwater Access, Such as in the Northern Region
I THINK it is now time you (Mayor Brad Carter) should apologise to the local boating community, the Yeppoon Coastguard and any unfortunate tourist in regards to the backlog, hold-ups, fines and abuse that the 38,700 registered boaties (voters) in this...
Briefs
Juniors feted RUGBY LEAGUE: It is a big day for the youngsters of the CQNRL Bid 2011 Stanwell Junior Development squad. The players, who formed this year's under-13 team, will attend a luncheon at the CQ Leagues club where they will be hosted...
Bula! Hockey Duo Ready to Bully in Fiji; Rocky Duo to Represent Aussies
Byline: aaron kelly aaron.kelly@capnews.com.au HOCKEY: Rising Rockhampton hockey stars Jared Truscott and Jordan Edwards are off to paradise in Fiji next week Co but not for a holiday. Truscott, 21, and Edwards, 18, will join the Australian Country...
Celebrating in Style; Graduation Is the Perfect Time to Acknowledge the Hard Work Done by Loved Ones with a Small Gift
Byline: MARIEL DAWSON GRADUATION is proof of years of hard work and commitment. And what better way to acknowledge a loved one's much-deserved accomplishment than with a special gift. Owner of online giftware business Gifted Memories Jane...
Clashes with Former Greats; Back from English Cricket, David Goltz Remembers Highs and Lows
Byline: aaron kelly aaron.kelly@capnews.com.au CRICKET: From rubbing shoulders with West Indies great Courtney Walsh to dancing down the wicket to former Aussie spinner Greg Matthews, David Goltz's first English summer was one he will never forget....
Competitors Bracing for Tough Conditions in Waipuhi Series
OUTRIGGERS: Enthusiasm will be high but conditions are not going to favour paddlers in today's event in the annual Waipuhi Outriggers series. C[pounds sterling]Conditions are not looking too good,C[yen] Capricorn Coast Outriggers secretary Julie...
Council Balances Cost Efficiency and Growth Fairly; Developers Are Happy to Pay the Price
Byline: Adrian Taylor adrian.taylor@capnews.com.au PROPERTY developer Ravi Setu says new infrastructure charges set by Rockhampton Regional Council will push up prices. But he praised the council for setting charges lower than they could have...
CQ Duo Vying for Spot in State Under-19 Squad for Nationals
NETBALL: Every step is a winner for netball in Central Queensland, with two of the area's top young talents, Poppy Larson and Claudia Jones, heading to Brisbane next week to trial for the Queensland under-19 team. Having completed the first selection...
Economic Changes Are in Australia's Favour
ABOUT a decade ago, Australia fell out of favour with international investors who pooh-poohed the land down under as an old economy. After all, we were still ariding the sheep's backa and digging holes in the ground for our wealth creation ... how...
GAME ON; Griffin Vows to Create a New Sports Festival for the Rocky Region If He's Elected Mayor
MAYORAL candidate Tim Griffin began his race for the top job at City Hall yesterday by vowing, if elected, to create a new sports festival for the Rockhampton region. The civil engineer says the Capricorn Sports Festival would be an extension of...
Hidden Documents Show A[euro][approximately]lives at Risk'; Health Service Hits Back at Damning Claims
SHADOW Health Minister Mark McArdle says hidden emergency department reports show the Government is risking the lives of patients at Rockhampton Hospital. Mr McArdle claims new documents reveal some emergency patients are waiting up to 10 hours...
Home Away from Home; John Rozentals Visits London and Revels in a Few Nights at the Top End of the Monopoly Board
IF YOU GO: The Athenaeum Hotel 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair. Phone +44 20 7499 3464. Web: www.athenaeumhotel.com National Geographic UK Store 83-97 Regent Street, London. Phone +44 20 7025 6960. Web: www.shopnatgeo.co.uk Green Park Web: www.royalparks.org.uk...
I'm Standing- in for the Guy with the Bite; Amy Haydock Reports
FINAL CHAPTER: Kirsten Stewart and Robert Pattinson in a scene from The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part One. WHEN Rockhampton's Andrew Hanrahan set off to travel Canada, little did he know he would end up on the set of Twilight having a casual...
Mayor Shuns Social Media, Rival Lives on It
WELL it's official, one of Rockhampton's social media enthusiasts, Tim Griffin, is running for mayor. Tim is arguably Rocky's most prominent pollie or political-aspirant who makes frequent Facebook, Twitter and blog posts. However, it's unlikely...
Open Letter to PM: You Can Win ,Co with Obama
TO: Prime Minister Gillard From: ALP Head Office Subject: Your 2012 policy priority Abstract: Reform: out. Obama: in. Dear Prime Minister. First of all, let us sincerely apologise for our 2011 policy priority email last year advising...
Our Mystery ,Cygolden' Tree It's Native to Us and Difficult to Grow but Worth Investigating; Weekender Columnist Neil Fisher Is from Fisher's Nursery, North Rockhampton. You Can Chat with Neil on Radio 4ro's Gardening Hour after the 6am News on Tuesdays
Byline: NEIL FISHER OVER the last month I have received several requests from gardeners to name a stunning flowering tree that they have seen growing in Horton St in North Rockhampton. As S.S. of Koongal inquired, C[pounds sterling]what is this...
Out of Saddle after a Lifetime; Werner Family Store of Discoveries to Close after 93 Years
Byline: adrian taylor Adrian.taylor@capnews.com.au AT 83 Cecily Werner has decided it's time to jump out of the saddle at the Rockhampton store that has borne the family name since the 1920s. The sale signs are up at the shop a Werner's Saddlery...
Pleasuring the Senses; Moet Ice Complements Summer Menu for Taste Sensation
French champagne poured over ice? Peas being turned into crumbs? What's going? Plenty. The launch of MoA[R]t & Chandon's MoA[R]t Ice Imperial, at Brisbane Sofitel brought out the A-listers and the creativity in Executive Chef Craig Napper....
Prepare Now for Massive Growth
THE forecast job growth in a just-released Queensland Resource Council study spells out the immense opportunities the mining boom presents for this region. The graphs showing the number of persons required in each occupation resembles the Himalayas...
Putting Smiles on the Faces of Kids; Des Spelleken Rewarded for His Dedication to Disabled Children
IN 1975, Rockhampton's Des Spelleken decided to start a horseriding club for disabled children. And 35 years later, his vision of helping disabled children is still alive and strong, as the Rockhampton Horse riding for the Disabled Association Incorporated...
Rocky Needs to Take Some Medicine from Dr Seuss
THIS year the school had seven Australian representatives Co this is no aspiration for a future speech night at one of Rockhampton's high schools. This was said last week at North Rockhampton State High School's Presentation Night. Similar comments...
Rocky Setting Makes a Way into Literature
FOR Rockhampton-born author Leigh Cunningham, Rockhampton remains a great source of inspiration. Now living in Singapore, the award-winning writer often finds herself thinking of her childhood when she explored Frenchville on a bike with her friends....
Room Only for a Dirty Dozen at Secure Facility; Correctional Centre Is Close to Capacity
Byline: Emma McBryde Emma.McBryde@capnews.com.au CAPRICORN CORRECTIONAL CENTRE 390 inmates in secure section, capacity of 402 37 inmates on the farm section, capacity of 86 CAPRICORNIA Correctional Centre could be close to hanging out the...
Salt Causes Itchy Skin
Skin repair tips Don't exfoliate too much Use Ph balanced products Avoid harsh soaps and caustic soda which can irritate and strip the skin Avoid fragrances and colourants where possible Try not to scratch itch spots Double check...
Smyth Riding High in the Saddle; Equestrian Star Enjoys Stellar Year on the Australian Scene
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au EQUESTRIAN: Alton Downs rider Nelson Smyth can only be satisfied with his record for 2011. The rising equestrian rider has enjoyed a brilliant year which has seen him climb the national rankings...
Take Water Woes to Local Councillor
AS Rockhampton's Anne O'Connor read Paul Florian's clean bill of health for Fitzroy River water, she felt compelled to tell her story. Recently I had felt generally unwell for more than a week. I had an upset stomach, I had mouth ulcers and an...
The Empire Idea Is Here - a Hotel
ROCKHAMPTON'S latest proposed riverfront precinct development, the Empire Apartment Hotel, has reached a key milestone this week with the signing of the complex's management company. Developers Andrew Beaumont and Wayne Riddell have announced that...
Transport Urged to Add Boat Ramps
THE provision of boat ramps and the location of them is a matter for the Department of Transport and Main Roads. The council has been lobbying the department to say that there is a high demand for additional facilities to be provided and that the following...
Williams Flying the French Flag; Comets Star Loving Foreign Football
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: Former Comets captain Guy Williams breezed back into Rockhampton from France this week raving about his experiences with French cuisine which includes, rather surprisingly, his first...
Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.