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Qeensland scuba diving company fined|
A north Queensland scuba diving company has been fined $20,000 after a British backpacker nearly drowned during a sailing trip in the Whitsundays last year.
Businesses backs Townsville Flinders St Mall plans
Townsville's chamber of commerce has welcomed plans to revive the Flinders Street Mall in the north Queensland city. Yesterday, the Lancini Group and Austexx announced they will construct a $200 million entertainment and shopping complex on the western side of the mall between Stokes Street and Stanely Street.
Boost to help Indigenous cancer survival rate
A campaign to improve the survival rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer patients will be launched today in Townsville in north Queensland. The Queensland Cancer Council campaign will be rolled out across the state.
Indigenous victims of crime stats
NAIDOC's outgoing Indigenous person of the year and southern Queensland academic Stephen Hagan says the over-representation of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders in Queensland victims of crime statistics comes as no surprise
Indigenous group opal mine shareholders
A group of Indigenous people in western Queensland has been made shareholders in an opal mining company in return for allowing a new mine on their traditional land. The Mithaka people have agreed to let Opal Horizons mine a newly discovered deposit of pipe opal 40 kilometres west of Jundah.
Car rally stops in for outback camel races
Almost 300 participants in a charity car rally will arrive in the outback Queensland town of Bedourie yesterday to attend the town's annual camel races today. The Great Endeavour rally has travelled from Toowoomba on a 10-day journey to raise money for people with intellectual disabilities.
Football club guilty over toddler death
A north-west Queensland football club has pleaded guilty to accidentally causing the death of a toddler who fell into a sewage tank at a local oval two years ago. In August 2005, an 18-month boy fell into the open septic tank at the sportsgrounds of the Mount Isa Rugby League Club.
Tree of Knowledge heads to Brisbane
The Mayor of Barcaldine in western Queensland says the town's heritage-listed 'Tree of Knowledge' will be removed in two weeks and brought to Brisbane for preservation. The ghost gum is considered to be the birthplace of the Labor Party but died after being poisoned last year.
Queensland surf lifesavers help tackle crocodiles
Queensland surf lifesavers will help tackle nuisance crocodiles in the far north, but they will not have to handle the reptiles. The State Government, Cairns City Council and Surf Life Saving Queensland have agreed on a croc surveillance program. More warning signs will also be placed around the region under the plan.
Dr Patel is Australia's bin Laden
A fellow doctor says Jayant Patel would not be able to get a fair trial in Australia. A senior doctor in the United States says rogue surgeon Jayant Patel is "Australia's Osama bin Laden" and will simply be made a "scapegoat" if he is brought back to face trial.
Mareeba death in custody, call for calm
Queensland Premier Peter Beattie is appealing for calm after a death in custody in the state's far north town Mareeba. A Mareeba man, who is believed to be Indigenous, died while being driven in a police wagon to the Mareeba police station this morning for questioning.
Palm Island family mulls civil action
A lawyer for the family of Mulrunji Doomadgee says the door is still open to pursue legal action against the police officer cleared of his manslaughter. A Townsville jury found Senior Sergeant Chris Hurley not guilty of the manslaughter and assault of the 36-year-old Aborigine in the Palm Island watchhouse in north Queensland in November 2004.
Queensland to help Muslims find work
Employers are overlooking Muslim workers because they fear they may have to accommodate time for prayers or change the canteen menu. In a bid to encourage employers to hire Muslim people, the Queensland government has provided refugee settlement agency Assisting Collaborative Community Employment Support Service (ACCES Services) with a $19,100 grant.
Central Queensland shares in Budget funds
Yesterday's State Budget includes millions of dollars for road, health and school projects throughout central Queensland. A total of $36 million is being spent on the upgrade to the Dawson Highway between Calliope and Banana and the replacement of 11 timber bridges.
Exotic bee hive found
Biosecurity officers will continue to search for more exotic bees after another Asian honey bee hive was found in Cairns in far north Queensland. The fourth hive, the largest so far, was found in a chiller box on a trawler in Portsmith and eradicated on Monday night.
|Agnes Water - Town of 1770|
Common misspelling of Accommodation
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Agnes Water often called Agnes Waters and it is common for Lady Musgrave Island to be called Lady Musgrove Island and Captain Cook to Captian Cook and Capitan Cook or Captan Cook, with the Town of Seventeen Seventy now known as 1770 that would be hard to misspell for anyone. The correct spelling of Bundaburg Queensland, is Bundaberg.
|The Great Barrier Reef|
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef runs along the Australian Queensland Coast, there are many towns from Central Queensland to Far North Queensland that offer Great Barrier Reef tours, such as fishing, scuba diving, snorkelling, cruises to Great Barrier Reef Islands, even Reef Walking and Surfing, some Islands on the Great Barrier Reef offer accommodation from Resort Style to Camping. The Southern End of the Great Barrier Reef begins from the Town of 1770 on the Queensland Discovery Coast, and extends North past Cairns, Port Douglas and Cook Town.
You will find places on this site that offer all of the above on The Great Barrier Reef as well as inland Rural areas, such as Mining Towns, Farm Stays and National Parkes, Gorges, Mountian Retreats and Beachside Towns. Use the Navigation links & Directories, if you prefer an other Langauge besides English you can click on your Counties Flag on the top right to translate all pages on Lets Connect to your prferred langauge.
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Town of 1770
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