The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from June 2, 2012

48; Make a Bee-Line Here for All the Weekend Action
Today 8am: The 30th anniversary of the Ridgelands Show at the Ridgelands Showgrounds. 9am: Wandal Community Garden will hold a morning tea from 9am to noon, a cooking demonstration by community nutritionist Meg O'Donnell from noon to 2pm and...
Bar Is a Tradies' Paradise; Head to Yeppoon If You Have Skills to Work on Building Bar at XXXX Island
Byline: Amy Haydock Amy.Haydock@capnews.com.au FIND A XXXX TRADIE WHAT: XXXX Island tradie night a come join us for a XXXX GOLD and find out what we're planning for XXXX Island. WHY: XXXX Island is looking for skilled tradesmen in the local...
Bluebirds Will Need to Sing in Tune against Clinton
FOOTBALL: Bluebirds United playmaker Bradd Dillon makes a welcome return for tonight's Capricornia Premier League clash against Clinton at Webber Park. The Rockhampton representative is back on deck after missing Bluebirds' last-round 4-1 loss to...
Camp Quality Fun Day Plans
ROCKHAMPTON and District Benefit Association June morning tea supporters will help Darryl Schneider to put on a memorable Camp Quality Family Fun Day for children living with cancer and their families. The Camp Quality manager said each year the...
Claws Must Keep Pressure on; Tigers and Lions Have to Be Tamed
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au NETBALL: The whole of the Claws State League netball season was meant to come down to this weekend but now the Claws' fate rests in the hands of others. So much has been achieved during the season...
Coast Game Will Be Best Chance
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au ROUND 12 CQ Capras 1. Reece Baker 2. Tyron Cranston 3. Brent Williams 4.Russell Webber 5. Mitch Zornig 6. Gavin Duffy 7. Jonathon Tavinor 8. Tim Glasby 9. Cheyenne Motu 10. James Taputu Crombie...
Couple Comes a Long Way; Bill and Hilda Claridge Celebrate 75 Years of Marriage on Tuesday
BILL Claridge, almost 96, and his wife Hilda, 91, of Rockhampton, have been sweethearts since their school days. On Tuesday, June 5, Bill and Hilda's enduring love will have spanned 75 years of marriage. C[pounds sterling]We first met when I...
Cyclones Will Face off against Benchmark Gladdy Team
BASKETBALL: Irrespective of the score, the crowds at Hegvold Stadium are in for a treat tonight as some of the best players on the national scene take to the court. This is a huge game for the Frenchville Sports Club Cyclones, as they face off against...
Detective Sergeant Terry Hanly Retires a Distinguished Officer
Byline: John Corlett John.corlett@capnews.com.au A YOUNG Terry Hanly stands in cowboy boots, jeans and a stockman's hat at crossroads on a vast, featureless plain. He is 60km from Boulia and 30km from Springvale, but symbolically this old photograph...
Domestic Violence Revisited; New Laws Redefining Domestic Violence and the Issuance of Protection Orders Come into Force in September, Writes Paula Phelan
NEW laws which will come into force in September 2012 are designed to provide greater protection from domestic violence to Queenslanders. The main purpose of the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012 is the safety and protection of a...
Flawed Hero Uses Cunning; Corrupt Prison System Provides Storyline
Byline: SEANNA CRONIN BEING hand-picked by Mel Gibson to write and direct his next film is one thing. But having the veteran actor and director trust you with his concept in your directorial debut is quite another. Adrian Grunberg helms Gibson's...
Float into Paradise in Vietnam's Cities; Jenna Cairney Takes in the Good, the Best and the Russian in Da Nang, Hoi an and Nha Trang
I FOUND paradise. It's a place you feel like you're floating. You sleep between pristine sheets in a magnificent four-poster bed, in an open plan room leading to a stunning bathroom with sunken marble bath tub, which looks out onto your own private...
Hopes of Retrieving Body Are Dashed
Byline: Amy Haydock Amy.Haydock@capnews.com.au THE one thing Zilzie's Jo Ufer wanted more than anything was to retrieve her son's remains from New Zealand's Pike River mine. But that may never happen after this week's announcement that the recovery...
Horse Owner Calls for Flying Fox Cull
Byline: Emma McBryde emma.mcbryde@capnews.com.au HENDRA SYMPTOMS IN PEOPLE Influenza-like symptoms such as fever, cough, sore throat, headache and tiredness and/or Encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) with symptoms such as headache,...
It's Rose Planting Time; 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
SHOW week in Rockhampton or the Capricorn Coast should also be called Rose Week, as this week always seems to be ideal for planting or revamping the rose garden. The running of the Rockhampton show a week early may confuse some gardeners as to when...
Journey Goes Back to Music
IT'S 2008 and the world is at her feet. At 25 she has two hit albums, a swag of awards and sold-out tours. The world can't get enough of Missy Higgins. Thrust into the spotlight when she was barely out of her teens after winning the Triple J Unearthed...
Life Is Really Cooking for Yeppoon Mum Rachael Belot. She's Gone from Being a MasterChef Hopeful to a CQUniversity Inspiration in the Field of Nutrition. Proud Husband Adam Tells Her Story
IT WAS American President Theodore Roosevelt who said something like a[degrees] aIt was the fighter in the middle of the rink, or the participant in the heat of battle who enjoys the most fulfilling life, despite whether they win, lose, succeed or...
New Projects Pay the Price; Qld Is One of Most Costly in World
Byline: OWEN JACQUES Owen.jacques@apn.com.au QUEENSLAND is one of the most expensive places in the world to develop a new mining project, with falling coal prices delivering a double-whammy to resource companies. Commonwealth Bank commodity...
Radio Champs Back; Beach Boys Bounce Back with New Album
SUMMER has slipped away from us, but not all of the The Beach Boys have apparently. Just when you thought you'd never hear those steamy harmonies again a okay, some of you are still playing them on your vinyl collection a the boys are back. Yes,...
Reap the Rewards of Getting Dirty
WINTER is the best time to get outdoors, tend to the garden and prepare for a blossoming spring, according to Bunnings Greenlife buyer Paul Taylor. aWith a little effort, you can get some amazing results,a Mr Taylor said. aTaking care of a garden...
Rockets Eye Improving Power Play; Coach Says They Must Not Underestimate Visiting Gladstone Side
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au BASKETBALL: History predicts a comfortable win for the Minecorp Rockets when they face Gladstone Power tonight but Rockets coach Neal Tweedy won't hear of such talk. The match is at the Rockets'...
She's 88 and Our Top Artist
Byline: Christine McKee tmbully@capnews.com.au In the picture To see the entries in the Gold and Bayton awards for yourself, head down to the Rockhampton Art Gallery. The gallery is open seven days a week, except public holidays. INDIGENOUS...
Spoilt Rotten Glamping; Casandra Garvey A[euro][approximately]roughs It' at Stanthorpe's Alure African Safari Tented Villa
LUXURY CAMPING & COUPLE'S RETREAT Villas: Alure has two luxury villas and a luxury tented villa. Each accommodates one couple per villa/tent. Cost: Rates range from $260 to $495 a night. Included in tariff: Continental breakfast and kitchen...
Swans Face Resurgent Brothers Side; Yeppoon's Worry Is Patchy Form at Key Comp Time
Byline: Jenna Johnstone Jenna.Johnstone@capnews.com.au ROUND 7 Games played Saturday, June 2 Co 2.15pm Gladstone Seniors vs Glenmore Seniors, Clinton Park Panthers Seniors vs B.I.T.S Seniors, Rockhampton Cricket Ground Yeppoon Seniors...
Tat's Just Great for Girls; Getting A[euro][approximately]inked' Now Mainstream
Byline: Christine McKee tmbully@capnews.com.au Think Before You Ink If you've decided to go ahead and get yourself inked, be prepared to pay handsomely for it, about $150 per hour. A small tattoo can take three hours. Be original and be prepared...
Think before You Fix Rate; in an Uncertain Economic Climate, It Might Pay to Choose to Fix Only Part of Your Home Loan
Making Money With Paul Clitheroe PRIOR to the Reserve Bank rate cut in early May, demand for fixed rate loans hit a four-year high with about 15% of new loans involving a fixed rate. It's too early to say how the recent rate cut will impact demand...
Two Horses Look Good for Guineas
RACING: Leading Sydney trainer Peter Snowden says it's hard to separate Mental and Free Wheeling in today's $350,000 Group 2 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm. Mental is a $1.90 chance to take out the race, and is also one of the leading fancies...