The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from April 9, 2012

a[euro][approximately]Marrying Up' Is Rare for Brits; UK Women Are More Likely to Marry Men in Their Own Social Class
WHEN the middle-class daughter of former flight attendants who counts miners among her ancestors married the second in line to the throne last year, it was hailed as the ultimate breaking down of social class barriers. Yet Kate Middleton's achievement...
Are Rabbits Secret Geniuses Who've Usurped Easter?
I'M standing in the aisle contemplating, when I spot it ... the last pink bunny wearing sunglasses holding a chocolate egg-filled guitar. And by the way the woman next to me manoeuvred her trolley in front of mine, she had spotted it too. Taking...
Diana Thanks Pair of A[euro][approximately]angels' Who Brought Her Back to Life
DIANA Morris was dead for almost two minutes. Just moments before her heart stopped beating, the Capella resident was having trouble breathing and complaining of chest pain. Before she knew it, she keeled over and went into cardiac arrest. On...
Fish Kill Sparks Renewed Worry; a[euro][approximately]Obvious' Something Is Wrong
NEWS of the catfish kill in the Boyne River south of Gladstone has sparked community concerns again about fish health and water quality in the regions waterways. Capricorn Conservation Council and Gladstone Conservation Council is calling for a...
Get the Knack for the Outback; Tourism Qld Says Head out West for an a[euro]Eventurea[euro] This Spring
EVER had a hankering to go to the Birdsville Races? Join the club. It's one of the Outback events that intrigues everyone who has never had the pleasure. Maybe this year is your year to take the plunge and find out what it is really like at the...
GOLFERS VIE FOR BIG ONE; Shot Was 68.5cm from Hole in One
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au GOLF: Sixty-eight-and-a-half centimetres might not sound a great distance, about half the length of an iron, but on Saturday it was the difference between an enjoyable round of golf and a profitable...
GPs Should Be Able to Move on; New Career Path Proposed at Health Inquiry
Byline: Daniel Burdon A NEW career pathway with appropriate training must be created for rural doctors, according to the Queensland Rural Doctors Association president. Dr Ewen McPhee, a long-time general practitioner based in Emerald, Central...
Group Gives Support to Sufferers
c-vivor walk When: Every Wednesday at 6.30am Where: Huish Dr, next to Rockhampton Memorial Pool IT ONLY takes an ache in a joint, or a little bit of pain, for a cancer survivor to start wondering if it has come back. For long-time cancer...
Keeffe Says Titans' Woes Won't Stop Rocky Stadium
Byline: KERRI-ANNE MESNER Kerri-Anne.Mesner@capnews.com.au THERE'S no doubt in Denis Keeffe's mind that the next world-class NRL stadium will be built in Rockhampton. The chief executive officer of the CQ NRL Bid also says the Gold Coast Titans'...
Meares Claims the Keirin
CYCLING: Rockhampton's Anna Meares showed she still has the golden touch when winning the keirin at the World Championships at Melbourne over the weekend. At the finish of the race an excited Meares also managed to negotiate the slippery walk in...
Residents Raise Concerns over Potential Coal Ports; Alliance Is Worried about Reef, Animal Health in Region
Byline: KERRI-ANNE MESNER Kerri-Anne.Mesner@capnews.com.au Concerns Ships anchoring near Peak Island Impact on the second largest flat back turtle nesting area in the world Impact on the Great Barrier Reef's health Impact to water quality...
Safety Liability Is Highlighted; Rockhampton Man Sues Employer after Workplace Robbery
BRISBANE lawyer Mark O'Connor says a Rockhampton man suing his employer after suffering injuries in a workplace robbery has focused renewed attention on employer workplace safety liability. He said publicity about Glenn Herley, of Rockhampton, who...
Zerocity Makes It a Hat-Trick
Byline: Tony McMahon tmbsport@capnews.com.au RACING: Rockhampton trainer Garnett Taylor continued his winning ways with the breed of the Lion Hunter entire Ferocity when Zerocity gave him his third win in a Capricornia Sales 2YO Classic (1200m)...