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Thousands of homes left without power after severe storm

GALLERY: Success in pool puts region on the map

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More than 210 swimmers are making a splash at the Airlie Beach meet this weekend.

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Full list: $23b in state road upgrades for 2020

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See the full list of state road upgrades for this year

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An Australian woman has had both legs amputated by a train

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“At least we can recycle the cup properly afterwards.”

Are you a good bloke? And why can’t women be one?

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BYRON Shire resident awarded PhD for research about ‘good blokes’.

Townsville a key ‘hub’ for Indian investment

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Old guns, drugs discovered in police raid of Central Qld property

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          Tottenham boss: ‘It’s a result we don’t need’

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          Dr James Muecke has commenced his role with a perfect joke

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          LIST: Queenslanders of all stripes made the Australia Day awards

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          PM chokes up during emotional speech

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              What's on the big screen this week

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                  Surprise choice for new The Voice host

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                      Fury over ‘entitled millennial’ Aussie job ad

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                      How your pay compares to 1000 other Aussie professions

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                        Here are the best cars for your and your family

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                        Incredibly polite bad parking note

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