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Queensland election: Newman v Palaszczuk in debate - Northern Star
QUEENSLAND'S leaders are about to go head to head for the final time ahead of tomorrow's election. The Queensland Media Club's great debate will involve an opening statement from Premier Campbell Newman and Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk.
Microsoft releases Office suite for Android tablets - Northern Star
MICROSOFT has released its Office suite into the wild for Android tablets. The suite, available from today from the Google Play store are redesigned for the tablet form factor with functionality honed for the kinds of tasks tablet users require and a user ...
Cattle work and catwalks: NT teen with a dream - Northern Star
MULTI-TALENTED: Abbey Seidel plans to divide her gap year between buffalo and bull catching and mustering alongside her dad in the Northern Territory, and hitting the catwalk for some modelling. Bubbles Barbierato WHEN it comes to teenagers Abbey Seidel is ...
Sad boarding school good-byes: Advice from a bush mum - Northern Star
BOARDING SCHOOL BOUND: Zara and Skye Agar from Barbara Plains, Wyandra, headed back to boarding school in Toowoomba this week. Picasa AS THE last week of the school holidays quickly slipped away, many families across the bush faced the challenge of their ...
Fresh Hot Chips coming to a vending machine near you - Northern Star
A PERTH-based company says it is behind Australia's first commercial rollout of hot chip vending machines. The Hot Chips Company has spent more than five years developing the vending machines alongside WA potato processor Bendotti Exporters. Bendotti and ...
Pacific Highway Upgrade - Northern Star
On Wednesday evening myself and 3 friends attended the "Save Ballina Koalas" meeting. Congrats to the organisors and speaks for a very interesting and informative meeting. I have to say I thought the behaviour of the small group of residents from Wardell ...
Dan and Steph: 'We’ll reap most of the rewards in 2015' - Northern Star
David Stuart Video Journalist | Digital Producer Raised in Redcliffe, Queensland, David took an early interest in video and made skate videos and mildly amusing films with his friends. After working overseas with AusAID and teaching English he returned to ...
Ted wants to become a father in Ted 2 - Northern Star
TED the foul-mouthed teddy bear is back. Universal Pictures have released the trailer for Ted 2, which will be in theatres on June 26. In this sequel, Mark Wahlberg's character John appears to be single again, after marrying Mila Kunis's character at the ...
Police welcome new all-terrain vehicle - Northern Star
A NEW all-terrain vehicle has been unveiled by Tweed-Byron LAC police today. The vehicle will be at the main entrance of Tweed City Shopping Centre from 10am until 2pm Friday. The all-terrain vehicle is designed for high-visibility policing on beaches, in ...
Rupert Murdoch has new girlfriend, says writer - Northern Star
FORGET the rumours - the only thing Rupert Murdoch is drunk on is love. The News Corp boss had earlier this week dismissed questions raised by Gawker about whether he was drunk-tweeting, saying "believe Gawker, believe any nonsense" - which is a shame ...
The secret joke behind Silence of the Lambs' most famous line - Northern Star
"I ATE his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti." It's one of the most quoted lines in film history and appreciated for the malevolent calmness of Sir Anthony Hopkins' delivery. But Dr Lecter's choice of sides weren't based on his taste ...
Watch: dash cam captures car being flipped onto its roof - Northern Star
TERRIFYING vision has emerged of a car being flipped onto its roof after swiping another car that suddenly switched lanes at an intersection. The footage was captured by another motorist's dash cam who was waiting to turn right at the traffic lights.
Newman denies big donation, dodges Ashgrove question - Northern Star
PREMIER Campbell Newman has defended his government's relationship with the coal industry on radio this morning. Mr Newman told 612 ABC the coal industry was vital to a modern society citing the amount of coking coal needed to build a car. "Modern ...
Emergency services clean up spill at Byron Bay - Northern Star
EMERGENCY services are on the scene of a 3km long spill at Byron Bay. A Newcastle Fire Communications spokesman said NSW Fire and Rescue Byron Bay brigade were notified by police of the spill on Lighthouse Rd at 7.24am. Police, Byron Shire Council staff ...
Man taken to hospital after being hit by car at Byron Bay - Northern Star
A PEDESTRIAN in his 20's was taken to Tweed Hospital after being hit by a car at Byron Bay this morning. A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said the man suffered a head wound and abrasions to his face and elbow when he was hit by the car on Lighthouse Rd at about ...