The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from December 30, 2011

72; Make a Bee-Line Here for All the Weekend Action
Tonight 5pm: The annual Oxford Street Party a Boy and Bear, Bluejuice, Drapht, Stafford Brothers, Timmy Trumpet. 16+, Victoria Park, Huish Drive, Rockhampton, $85, more at the gate 10pm: Oxford StreetParty After Party with the Stafford Brothers...
A Competent Horseman; Jack Clarris Had a Way with Horses, and Was One of the Last True Old Bushmen
Bushman John William (Jack) Clarris was born on June 24, 1923, in Lillyvale, Taroom and died on October 23, 2011, in Taroom KNOWN for his skill with horses and love of animals, Jack Clarris was one of the dying breed of old-style bushmen. He...
Aussie Shares Fall for Second Day
AUSTRALIAN stocks fell for a second day as doubts resurfaced over the state of the European debt crisis and a rush to the US dollar put downward pressure on commodity prices. Shares were headed for a 15% fall for the year after deposits in the European...
Aussies Lead the Way with Potential Cures for Global Scourges in 2011
HOPES of better treatments for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and Dengue fever were all given a boost thanks to the work of Australian scientists in 2011. On the political front, the Federal Government made headlines around the globe when parliament...
City Folk Could Do with a Lesson in Country Courtesy
AM I invisible? Seems I must be. I'm in Sydney. Remember the iconic Australian saying Co C[pounds sterling]Sydney or the bushC[yen]? The answer is simple for me Co the bush! There is no doubting that Sydney is one of the most magnificent...
Devastating Start to 2011; Floods Play Havoc with Sports Community
TODAY The Morning Bulletin starts to take a look back at the events which shaped local sport in 2011. January 2011 There was little sport being played outdoors in Rockhampton during January due to the severe flooding of the Fitzroy River. ...
Dunne Bucks Up His Ideas; Bull Rearing, Not Riding, for Tony
Byline: Alan Kennedy alan.kennedy@capnews.com.au RODEO: Don't ask Tony Dunne to ride a bull. For a man who admits a big portion of his life is working with bovines, the thought of actually jumping on the back of a beast for an eight-second mystery...
Feedback A[euro]" an Asset to Business
EVERYONE needs honest feedback. It's no good asking someone for an opinion if they are too nice, or frightened, to offend you with a straight answer. Every fair dinkum business owner treasures warts-and-all views about their product or service....
High and Low in Hollywood
IT WAS a great year to be a Hollywood obstetrician or designer nappy manufacturer and, like most years, 2011 was a profitable one for Hollywood lawyers. If celebrities weren't popping out babies in 2011, they were suing the pants off exes, business...
Inquiry into Butts' Article Set to Reconvene
AN inquiry, which has the potential to become a real hornets' nest for racing jurisdictions Australia-wide is set to be reconvened early in the new year. It centres on a story written by Townsville's vastly experienced racing writer Terry Butts,...
McMahon Given Free Rein on Galloper
a RACING: In-form trainer Desleigh Forster will give saddle-warming jockey Ric McMahon free rein when he partners quality galloper Easy Running in the Vo Rogue Plate at Doomben tomorrow. Easy Running will be chasing redemption for his last-start...
Mum Rides Bike 1300km to Help Watoto Program; Program Helps Women and Children
LOUISE Hayes, an inspirational mother from Taree, is cycling about 1300km from Rockhampton to Taree in January 2012 to raise money for a program, Watoto, that helps women and children in Uganda. The holistic care program was initiated as a response...
Party People Prowl Oxford St
Byline: Amy Haydock Amy.Haydock@capnews.com.au IF YOU GO What: The Oxford Street Party. 16+ Who: Drapht, Bluejuice, Boy and Bear, Stafford Brothers, Timmy Trumpet and Atomik Jon. When: Friday from 5pm Where: Victoria Park, Huish Dr,...
Pharmacist Responds to SMS Issues
Byline: KERRI-ANNE MESNER Kerri-Anne.Mesner@capnews.com.au YEPPOON pharmacist Bruce Elliot will extend opening hours on public holidays after locals were forced to drive to Rockhampton for medication on Boxing Day. Mr Elliot apologised to people...
Profit Not a Dirty Word in 2012; Business Group Warns Tough Conditions Ahead in the New Year
MORE companies could fall over in 2012 and push up unemployment if the fallout from the current round of global economic turmoil continues, a leading business group has warned. The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry says the nation next...
Special Party Lifts Spirits; Where Success Is Measured by the Smiles on the Children's Faces
WHAT a wonderful, supportive community it is in Rockhampton. On Saturday, November 26, I was privileged to be involved in the Queensland Nickel Variety Special Children's Christmas Party held at the showgrounds. This annual event benefits local...
Vampire Weddings or a Rocky Horror Show; Rockhampton Brides Impressed by Twilight Saga
Byline: KERRI-ANNE MESNER Kerri-Anne.Mesner@capnews.com.au BRIDES-to-be were watching as Bella Swan stepped out on the screen in the dress she wore when she married Edward Cullen. Despite the fact this was all in a vampire movie, it has the fairytale...
Writer Follows Victory Script; Courageous Win in Shadows of the Post
Byline: Tony mcmahon Tmb.sport@capnews.com.au RACING: Callaghan Park specialist Writer etched his name firmly in the record books when he recorded a course record-breaking win in the Rockhampton Jockey Club Open Handicap (1500m) yesterday, carrying...
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