Far North Queensland will benefit from a record $8 billion over the next five years for Queensland roads, announced today by the Queensland Roads Minister Paul Lucas.
North Queensland's ideal tropical location and being a research centre has it primed for a key role in driving the Smart State's Strategy, Premier Peter Beattie said today.
Queensland researchers are helping to protect the environment and the lot of poor farmers in Vietnam by converting waste brewery yeast into fruit fly bait, State Primary Industries and Fisheries Minister Henry Palaszczuk said.
Economic Crisis - It is a great irony that the American Congress was embroiled in the question of impeaching Clinton for lying under oath to cover up his sexual improprieties, when human rights crimes of great magnitude carried out under his administration and with his full participation have received their ready support.
MANILA (NUJP/Pacific Media Watch): Heherson Hinolan, station manager of DYIN Bombo Radyo Kalibo was shot by an unidentified gunman last night (August 13) in the capital of Aklan province, on Panay island in the central part of the Philippines.
Premier Peter Beattie and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy Liddy Clark today congratulated the people of Cherbourg on taking a tough, practical stance against alcohol abuse.
November 13, 2004 - Resistance counter attacks across Iraq stretched American agressor forces well past their limits yesterday when rebels appeared to be in control of at least two cities, and the operation in Fallujah entered its most dangerous phase for the Americans.
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In a move that surprised news media, American requests cease fire in Fallujah.
Members of the MAD group (Minnippi Against Development) will be holding a Public Awareness Campaign in King George Square in Brisbane's CBD on Tuesday 16 November 2004 from 12 noon to 2 pm.
BRUSSELS (IFJ/Pacific Media Watch): The International Federation of Journalists today warned that 2004 may turn out to be the worst year on record for killings of journalists and media staff as news of the deaths of reporters in the Philippines, the Ivory Coast and Nicaragua shocked the world of journalism.