The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Articles from February 23, 2017

Action Starting Up in Bundy; Strong Rocky Contingent off to Annual Carnival
EDGEBALL ALLAN CLARKE WITH entry forms for open tournaments beginning to arrive at the Leichhardt Park Table Tennis Centre and the organisers of the city's annual carnival busy at work on the local derby, Rockhampton's keener players don't have...
Amateur Plot Is a Letdown; Sexy Sequel Is Fifty Shades of Get Me Right out of Here
Byline: Vicky Roach News Corp Australia Network CHRISTIAN Grey isn't a character, he's a patchwork of threadbare romantic cliches. Powerful but wounded, aloof but emotionally needy, sadistic but tender - no wonder the brooding Seattle billionaire...
Another Exciting Year in the Fine Arts Society
Byline: Sarah McCosker IF YOU GO: What: Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society Rockhampton Where: Rockhampton Regional Library, Fitzroy Room When: Saturday, Febraury 25 Time: 10.30am For more information: visit www.adfas.org.au...
Aussies Not Buying 'Spin'; Tourists Sceptical about Curator's 'Very Fast' Pitch
Byline: Ben Horne The Daily Telegraph CRICKET: Australia is refusing to buy India's cock-and-bull story about a "bouncy" first Test pitch, with the tourists forced to consider unleashing a third spinner in Pune on a deck they believe could break...
Careful with Online Petitions
THURSDAY THOUGHTS CHRISTINE McKEE A COUPLE of weeks ago I bit the bullet and made an appointment for a long-overdue pap smear. Not a good idea, but lying on your back having your uterus scraped isn't anyone's idea of fun and it's easy to procrastinate....
Charlie Walks Runway at New York Fashion Week
Byline: Zhanae Conway-Dodd zhanae.conway-dodd@capnews.com.au LANDING in Los Angeles airport, Rockhampton teenager, Charlie Austin was greeted with a 15-hour delay, not an ideal situation when you're supposed to be modelling in New York Fashion Week...
Child Porn Gardener in Jail
Byline: Kerri-Anne Mesner kerri-anne.mesner@capnews.com.au A COUNCIL gardener will spend at least the next six months in prison after being sentenced for possessing more than 3000 child exploitation images and videos. Graeme David Waters, 40,...
Consider a Naturopathic Solution
NATUROPATH practitioner Peter Lewis has a track record in continuous clinical practice amounting to 35 years. Furthermore, Peter's educational undertakings involved eight years full time as well as extensive continuing professional development annually....
CQ ED Clogged by the Trivial; People Front Emergency Department with Acne, Splinters
Byline: Trinette Stevens trinette.stevens@capnews.com.au WITH 50,000 more presentations to Queensland emergency departments last year than the previous - what's clogging the system? People with splinters, sunburn, acne and sprains. Data from...
Creditors to Discuss Debts; Former Mayoral Candidate Forced into Administration
Byline: Chloe Lyons chloe.lyons@capnews.com.au CREDITORS will meet next week to discuss debts owed by former mayoral candidate Michael McMillan's business. Mr McMillan, who is now working in North Queensland in public relations, purchased the...
Duterte Paid for Murder of Opponents, Killer Says
Byline: Gavin Fernando News Corp A FORMER Philippine police officer has spoken out about his life as a murderer when "the Punisher" was his boss. Arthur Lascanas told a news conference in Manila this week that when Rodrigo Duterte was mayor of...
Foran Had to Escape 'Fishbowl'; Warriors Recruit Opens Up
Byline: Adam Santarossa News Corp RUGBY LEAGUE: After a torrid past 12 months, New Zealand Warriors half Kieran Foran has finally broken his silence. The rugby league star wasn't far from the headlines last season as he bounced from one controversy...
How Izzy Found His Voice; It Took Some Time for the Waratahs Star to Come out of His Shell, Writes Iain Payten
WHEN Israel Folau turned up for his first day as a professional footballer, the nervous teenager had his school backpack slung over a shoulder. Inside was a change of clothes, his wallet and a few bits of fruit - just in case. Folau didn't know...
Injuries Cripple Rebels for Season-Opener
RUGBY UNION: The Melbourne Rebels have been dealt a hammer blow ahead of their season-opener against the Auckland Blues, with several key men ruled out of the match. High-profile off-season recruit Marika Koroibete has yet to overcome a knee injury,...
Launch Brings Creepy Tales to Dahlia Bar
GHOSTS, demons, and things that go bump in the night are stepping out in Rockhampton on Friday for the launch of a new collection of short horror stories. Grave Warnings features five tales stretching from revolutionary France to the modern-day...
Messing with Your Head; Gut-Brain Connection Fascinating
Mediterranean Bocconcini Salad Ingredients 1 cup of iceberg lettuce, chopped 1 cup of fresh basil leaves, torn 1 lebanese cucumber, chopped 1 ripe tomato, sliced 1/4 cup kalamata olives 1/4 cup bocconcini sliced 1/4 red onion,...
Monique Makes Big Move; Falling in Love with Our Coastal Lifestyle
Byline: Amy Haydock amy.haydock@capnews.com.au IN a matter of weeks, Monique Leman has gone from selling Alpaca wool on a property near Victoria's Great Ocean Road, to soaking up the sunshine and beach lifestyle on the Capricorn Coast. Although...
Mum Lisa's Health Goals Conquered; Judgement Free Fitness Centre
ROCKHAMPTON'S Lisa has built muscle, strength and most importantly confidence since kick starting her fitness journey 12 months ago. Recommended by a friend to attend AmbitionZ Health and Fitness Rockhampton, the 42-year-old mother was looking forward...
Myles' Granddad Told the Prop He Wasn't Up to Scratch: Nate's Honest Self-Reflection
Byline: Dean Ritchie Daily Telegraph RUGBY LEAGUE: After admitting his NRL form last season was substandard, Nate Myles has placed Manly ahead of his beloved Queensland and Australia this season. Asked how he described his 2016 season at Brookvale,...
Neerkol Children Not Lost
Byline: Amber Hooker amber.hooker@capnews.com.au MARK Torr has become the missing link between the 110 Neerkol orphans laid to rest and their living relatives. Since he opened the Children's Memorial Garden Neerkol in March last year, 10 children...
New Rocky Boat Ramp Lands $1.5M Boost
BOATIES rejoice, 45 new car and boat trailer parks are on the way to Rockhampton. Rockhampton Regional Council has landed $1.5 million in Work for Queensland program funding from the State Government for a new 45-space carpark as part of the new...
New Routes Are Taking Flight in CQ
Byline: Michelle Gately michelle.gately@capnews.com.au WINTON, Longreach and Moranbah could soon be just a short flight away, if Rockhampton Regional councillor Neil Fisher gets his way. The chair of the council's airport committee this week...
Our Racist History Lives on in Iconic Landmarks and Places; Massacres, Frontier Violence, Displacement and Undeniable Racism, All in a Name
AMBER HOOKER amber.hooker@capnews.com.au WHAT'S in a name? In the case of many of our popular destinations and icons, the answer is frontier violence, massacres, displacement and undeniable racism. While most of us would not give a second...
Rockets' MVP Waves Goodbye; Hegvold Hero Mitch Philp Finishes Up after Nine Seasons at Rockhampton Club
BASKETBALL: After almost a decade of success, popular Rockhampton Rockets captain Mitch Philp has called time at the club. The point guard first appeared as a green 18-year-old in 2008 and served his apprenticeship under Darren Richardson, Ben Thompson...
SMS the Editor on 0428 634 025 with the Word ROCK and a Space in Front of Your Message
ANON. Smart parking sensors in CBD, great idea, but what is it costing? Does that mean a cost saving in staff required as parking inspectors? No point having a Ferrari if you can only afford a horse and cart. DINNEY57, ROCKY. The city's Library...
Snakes Chasing the Cool in Hot CQ
Byline: Michelle Gately michelle.gately@capnews.com.au IF YOU'VE got a garden, chances are there's a snake lurking in there somewhere. Although the animals are always active around this time of year, Rockhampton snake catcher Ben Hansen said...
Son of a Racing Champion Shines; Shigzag Is an Impressive Grey Galloper
HORSE RACING TONY McMAHON THE resurgence of "grey power" on Central Queensland racetracks of late ran in the genes when Shigzag scored an impressive win at Callaghan Park last Thursday. It came as no surprise to Shigzag's owner, breeder and...
Stormy Weather; between November and April It Is Possible That Giant, Spinning, Whirlwind Storms Could Hit Parts of Australia during Cyclone Season
Be prepared IF YOU live in a cyclone prone area there are a few steps you can take to prevent injury and damage. To reduce flying debris, clear property of loose items or secure them. Assemble an emergency survival kit, tinned food, water,...
Timeless and Tragic Love Story; Soloist Anastasia Debuts
IT'S a role equally beautiful as it is challenging for any dancer who plays Swan Lake's Odette and Odile. But Russia's Anastasia Chumakova isn't complaining. The talented dancer will feature as the principal soloist in the upcoming Moscow Ballet's...
To Get Ahead, Get Your Head around It
HOW much money do you spend? This may seem like an obvious question, but as we shift towards a cashless society - and tap and go is freely available - it can be hard to account for the dollars we are spending. I have been thinking about this...
Wake Up to Napping Science; A Carefully Taken Snooze during the Day Can Be Beneficial to Health and Productivity
Byline: Gemma Paech Postdoctoral research fellow, Washington State University CATNAP, kip, snooze, siesta; whatever you call naps, there is no doubt these once frowned-upon short sleeps are gaining acceptance. The increase in popularity is not...
Winx Can Run Down Black Cavier Record
Byline: Brad Davidson RACING: Hugh Bowman believes Winx can chase down Black Caviar's 25-run winning streak and expects Saturday's Chipping Norton Stakes to be another walk in the park for the great mare. Bowman admits Black Caviar's record is...
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