The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from January 12, 2013

10; Things to Do This Weekend
1. The Barra and Basstastic Oztackle Tournament kicks off this morning at Awoonga Dam, Gladstone. The tournament is open to the public so anyone can come and fish the event, which runs until 10am tomorrow. Contact Trevor on 4165 4286 for more information....
Bridge Stamps over Plans
Byline: Sharyn OCONeill sharyn.oneill@capnews.com.au Fitzroy River Floodplain & Road Planning Study View the recommended alignment and associated road and rail network staged upgrades by visiting the Infrastructure Australia website: ...
Capras Are kids,CO Role Models
Byline: Melanie Plane melanie.plane@capnews.com.au RUGBY LEAGUE: Central Queensland Capras players Reggie Saunders and Darcy Etrich showed Rockhampton youngsters how itCOs done at the Indoor Sports Arena. With school holidays in full swing, CQ...
Couple Shares 50yr Journey; Ray and Jean Goldsmith Have Enjoyed an Active Life in the Many Towns They Have Called Home
RAY and Jean GoldsmithCOs life together has taken them on a journey from Victoria to the Gulf of Carpentaria and back to Dysart, before finally settling into retirement in Yeppoon. One of seven children, Ray was born in Victoria in 1928. His father...
Diamond Couple Have Shared a Love of Life on the Land at Alpha
KATHLEEN Comiskey grew up on her familyCOs cattle property, Port Wine Station at Alpha. It was not until 1956, when the Gleeson family of Emerald purchased a nearby property, C[pounds sterling]FairviewC[yen], that Kathleen and Peter Gleeson met....
Emu Park History Is in Print
Byline: Christine McKee Christine.McKee@capnews.com.au EMU Park has always been a quiet seaside resort town. Tom Edmistone grew up in Emu Park as the son of the post master and decades later he has written a book about the history of the townCOs...
Jetsetter Is Looking to Shoot off Today; Trainer Has Sights Set on a Magic Millions Win
RACING: Leading Brisbane trainer Rob Heathcote has been looking for a bargain at the Magic Millions sales on the Gold Coast, but he might be able to splash out big time if his plans for todayCOs two big races at Southport come to fruition. Heathcote...
Kids in All Their Glory: Quirky and Sometimes Scary
WHEN you donCOt have children, itCOs bound to be an eye-opener when you go on holiday with eight of them. Over the past week, my husband and I have been holidaying off Gladstone with my two sisters and their families. ThatCOs eight children,...
Natural Disasters Threaten Reef; If Trends Continued, the Remaining Half of the Coral Would Be Gone within 10 Years
Byline: Daniel Burdon APN Newsdesk IT IS the largest coral reef system on the planet. It is the worldas largest single structure of living organisms and can be seen from space. It supports thousands of Queensland jobs, provides millions in...
Resort Was a Birthday Gift
Byline: Kim Waters Kim.Waters@dailymercury.com.au MACKAY: Most women expect a nice piece of jewellery or perhaps an expensive bottle of perfume for their 50th birthday. But Julie Pickeringas husband upped the ante for men everywhere when he presented...
Riding Waves of Success; Outrigger Paddlers Set Sights on World Stage
Byline: Melanie Plane melanie.plane@capnews.com.au COME AND TRY Who: Anyone interested in giving outrigging a go, young or old. What: Rocky Outrigging Canoe Club hosting a free Come and Try day with giveaways and a free sausage sizzle throughout...
Strand Gets Styled for Australia Day; Find the Best Real Estate Bargains in today,COs
Byline: Christine McKee Christine.McKee@capnews.com.au ITCOS been a long time in the waiting for Yeppoon, but finally the Strand Hotel is getting a long overdue facelift. Construction began this week on renovations to the Capricorn CoastCOs iconic...
Strelow Flags Name Change; Capricorn Best Foruniting the Region
Byline: Emma McBryde and Christine McKee ONLINE POLL RESULTS What is your preferred name for the regional council? Capricorn Regional Council: 61% Fitzroy River Regional Council: 4% Rockhampton Regional Council: 20% Beef City Council:...
Trees Provide Cool Shade; Weekender Columnist Neil Fisher Is from Fisher,COs Nursery, North Rockhampton. You Can Chat with Neil on Radio 4ro,cos Gardening Hour after the 6am News on Tuesdays
WITH the oppressive heat that we have had over the past few days, I think one observation that can be made is that many people do not have enough shade or canopy trees in our own yards. While many home blocks are too small to have large shade trees,...
What You Said Online
JackBlack from Parkhurst With any of this there will be winners and losers. The trick is to make the winners greater in number than the losers. I do feel for Mr Oram though and hope that something may be done to save his business from being wiped...
Work a Study Juggle
Byline: Michelle Gately tmbully@capnews.com.au UNIVERSITY life is often portrayed as being full of late nights and big parties. But this isnat the case for Helen Hancock. The CQUniversity student is studying full-time to complete a Bachelor...
Your PC Needs Help to Keep Cool; BYTE ME
Byline: with BRUCE kERR THE new year is upon us and so too is some much hotter weather. Keep in mind that although it wonCOt sweat or curse these heat waves, your PC tower can really struggle to keep its cool. If you are keeping it on the floor...

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