The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from May 24, 2014

Anglicare Offers Hope and Love
Byline: Lisa Benoit Lisa.benoit@capnews.com.au VALUES Anglicare this week celebrated 30 years in CQ. The organisation goals include: Service -- we have a desire to assist others which underpins all of our relationships. Hope - we work to...
Claws Score as Ella Flies Home
Byline: Guy Williams Guy.Williams@capnews.com.au STATE NETBALL LEAGUE WEEK 5 at Hervey Bay PCYC Wide Bay Thundercats v Capricorn Claws 7pm tonight Capricorn Claws v Darling Downs Panthers 9am tomorrow AFTER the year from hell, all Ella...
Encouraging Others Passion; Thomasson's Celebrate 50 Years Marriage and Say the Key Is to Support the Other's Interests
Byline: Jenny Lightfoot Jenny.Lightfoot@capnews.com.au STUART and Clarice Thomasson met in 1959 in Clarice's home town of Isisford when Stuart had travelled west to visit his sister, who had married a local and settled there. On May 23, 1964,...
Excellent. Beetle Turns Pink at a Stretch
VARIETY BASH FACTS Who:Variety Bash Car 1111 What:XXXX Gold Cane Toads to Cockroaches Variety Bash (25th anniversary event) When:August 8-17 Where:Brisbane to Sydney (via everywhere) - travelling 4000km. Sponsors:Stream Group, CQ Pool...
FIFO Means Long and Lonely Stints for Mining Families
Byline: OWEN JACQUES, NEWSDESK WHEN the time comes, they both leave their families on flights bound for isolated outposts. Two hours after leaving Brisbane, one will arrive in Moranbah, a tiny coal mining township west of the Central Queensland...
Hedge Creates a Living Fence; 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 Hardy plants Some of the hardiest hedging plants available for a living fence or screen include: Acalypha wilkesiana and hybrid varieties like Firestorm, Inferno and Spitfire are some of the hardiest of all available hedging...
In a League of Their Own
Byline: Guy Williams Guy.Williams@capnews.com.au WHAT IS TOUCH RUGBY LEAGUE? Touch Rugby League is exactly that -- non-contact rugby league. It adds kicking and other league-based rules to the game of touch footy to provide a more dynamic...
Joseph's Running on Motivation
Byline: Melanie Plane melanie.plane@capnews.com.au JOSEPH Rudolph's weight loss and fitness journey will reach the next level tomorrow morning. Rudolph will put himself to the test as he makes his Frenchville Sports Club 2014 Rocky River Run...
Keep Daily Backups of Your Work; BYTE ME
Byline: with BRUCE kERR ONCE upon a time, man used to chisel important verse into stone. This was thought to be a great method of safekeeping, and it was expected to last many years. After going to this much trouble, I suggest that they also...
Maroons Fan Bob Pacey Has Shared a Poem to Celebrate the Queensland /NSW Rivalry
SOME wonder why we love it and why victory is so sweet They marvel at the passion every time that these teams meet. I know it would seem strange to those not in the know but it's embedded in our culture and the history makes it so. The...
Outdoor Lesson in Plant Life
Byline: Jenny Lightfoot Jenny.Lightfoot@capnews.com.au THERE is not much about growing rare and tropical fruits that Ann Oram of Pink Lily doesn't know. The daughter of a well-known nurseryman, Ann will be the guest speaker at the Saturday, May...
Outstanding Wins a Pointer to the Future
Byline: Tony McMahon tmbsport@capnews.com.au MOTORISED and Aquatorial raced into serious contention for the plum races of the Rockhampton Winter Racing Carnival with what could only be described as outstanding wins at Callaghan park races yesterday....
Planting Seeds for Growing Business; Robert Paskin Hangs Up Growers Own Hat
Byline: Jenny Lightfoot Jenny.Lightfoot@capnews.com.au GENERAL manager Robert Paskin has played an integral role in the growth and expansion of Growers Own, Rockhampton since its inception in August, 1990. He has seen the company blossom from...
Reducing Our Costs; FROM THE MAYOR'S DESK
Byline: Rockhampton Region DURING the last budget I talked about the need for us to make long-term changes to reduce our costs as a result of de-amalgamation. We needed to reduce the number of staff across the council because wages are by far...
Rock on to Rockforce
THE BULLY BUZZ With Melanie Plane IF you love Rock and Roll, you'll love the news I have for you this week. Local Rocky band Rockforce will feature in Monday's Blackboard Muso night at The Criterion Hotel. Rockforce will play tributes...
Rocky Set to Cash in If Port Sells
Byline: Frazer Pearce Frazer.pearce@capnews.com.au Port Alma payoff October 11, 1969: 2000 people attend Port Alma to celebrate a 10-year expansion. Cost $4 million: The new wharf complex was described as the most important milestones in the...
Scott Will Again Do Hard Yards
Keeping up the Pace with Paul Hoffmann MATT Scott will more than likely take the first hit-up for the Maroons in Wednesday night's 100th State of Origin game. He may not get the superstar column inches afforded to Thurston, Smith, Inglis...
SMS the Editor on 0428634025 with the Word ROCK and a Space in Front of Your Message
JAMES LINDLEY (STUDENT), BERSERKER. Worker, you write "uni students have had it too good for too long. Get a haircut and get a real job". You are obviously not writing about CQUniversity students. Please do not stereotype us with some other universities....
THE GRAEME ACTON STORY: A LEGEND OF THE LAND; 15 November, 1950 to May 9, 2014
Byline: Emma McBryde emma.mcbryde@capnews.com.au "THE year was 1950, it was November 15 and a baby boy was born. On that very day, no one knew that this tiny baby was just the beginning of a remarkable, extraordinary man. This man became my father."...
Violent Teen Is Sent Packing
WHEN Kelly Shaw started her shift at a Stockland Rockhampton store on Thursday night she didn't expect to have to throw out a violent teen. The 18-year-old was shocked when a young girl began abusing another girl who was browsing in the store. ...
Your Say on Govt's SDA
EARLIER this week The Morning Bulletin ran a story about the State Government's proposed Galilee Basin State Development Area (SDA), which will control the future of mining and agriculture across parts of Central Queensland. Landholders affected...
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