Townsville Press Release
|03/23/2020 - 00:18||
Michelle Kornberg (right) and Nicholas Fritzinger-Pittman aboard the RV Cape Ferguson off the coast of Australia.
Throughout her undergraduate studies in Course 2-OE, senior Michelle Kornberg has had opportunities to work on technologies in Boston Harbor and the Charles River.
|03/14/2020 - 10:54||
Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) is the largest sporting event Australia has seen this decade, and the biggest sporting spectacular the Gold Coast has ever seen. In April 2018, 6,600 athletes and team officials from 71 nations and territories, along with 15,000 volunteers, descended on the Gold Coast for an 11-day sporting and cultural event.
|02/24/2020 - 20:21||
Studying human disease reveals coral disease risk factors
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Postdoctoral fellow, HIMB, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology Associate Professor in Physics.
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|02/10/2020 - 06:01||
High-tech lab goes to sea to find heat resistant corals
Marine scientists are using portable ship-borne aquaria in the search for heat-resistant corals that could survive warming ocean temperatures caused by climate change.
|01/06/2020 - 15:19||
North Queensland Stadium Orders Up Oracle to Serve Fans
North Queensland Stadium, Australia’s newest multipurpose venue, has selected Oracle’s industry leading food and beverage technologies to deliver speedy service and payment options to sports fans and concertgoers when the venue opens in February 2020.
|01/06/2020 - 02:38||
Queensland Country Bank Stadium Orders Up Oracle to Serve Fans
Queensland Country Bank Stadium, Australia’s newest multipurpose venue, has selected Oracle’s industry leading food and beverage technologies to deliver speedy service and payment options to sports fans and concertgoers when the venue opens in February 2020.
|12/06/2019 - 08:21||
Industry scholarship awarded to petroleum student
The 2019 winner of APPEA’s prestigious Tony Noon Memorial Scholarship is Elliot Foley, a PhD candidate from James Cook University based in Townsville.
|11/12/2019 - 14:52||
Save the Children Responding to Bushfires in Australia
FAIRFIELD, Conn. (November 12, 2019) — Save the Children will set up a Child Friendly Space to help dozens of children affected by the devastating bushfires in New South Wales, Australia.
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|10/27/2019 - 21:01||
Remnants of the Second World War, in Rabaul, New Britain, Papua New Guinea (Photo: Carsten ten Brink/Flickr)
For those Australians who are aware of the history, it sometimes sits uncomfortably. For many others, it might be a surprise to learn of it at all.
|09/28/2019 - 22:19||
Sangha named for NSW Metro
Jason Sangha is among eight New South Wales Blues selected in a 12-man squad for NSW Metropolitan to start the Toyota Second XI competition on Monday against Western Australia at Blacktown International Sportspark No.
|09/27/2019 - 23:02||
Larkin and Sangha named for NSW Metro
Opening batsman Nick Larkin and 20-year-old Jason Sangha are among nine Blues selected in a 12-man squad for NSW Metropolitan to start the Toyota Second XI competition on Monday.
|09/20/2019 - 17:40||
Scientists decode DNA of coral and all its microscopic supporters
Scientists have seen for the first time how corals collaborate with other microscopic life to build and grow.
|07/31/2019 - 22:08||
Citizen scientists offer ray of hope
Manta rays have a unique spot pattern on their belly, which allows researchers to identify individuals and track their movements and growth over time.
|07/23/2019 - 03:42||
Beyond Blue Chair The Hon. Julia Gillard AC delivers the 2019 Diego De Leo Address
Beyond Blue Chair the Hon. Julia Gillard AC tells the National Suicide Prevention Conference 2019 that maintaining good mental health and preventing suicide is a social, economic and political imperative.
|07/16/2019 - 22:05||
Westpac supports Sustainability-Linked Loan - first of kind for Australian airport
Accomplished airport operator Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) has secured financing from Westpac for its Gold Coast Airport redevelopment, in the form of a sustainability-linked loan.
|07/05/2019 - 08:07||
Ronald Reagan Strike Group Arrives in Brisbane
BRISBANE, Australia (NNS) -- The Ronald Reagan Strike Group arrived in Brisbane, Australia, July 5 for a regularly scheduled port visit.
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|06/27/2019 - 07:52||
REC Group welcomes Solar Juice as latest distributor in Australia
REC Group, the largest European brand for solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, welcomes another new distributor on board in Australia, REC Group’s number one market in the APAC region. The Sydney-based Solar Juice Pty Ltd.
|06/25/2019 - 22:58||
QANTAS REMOVES CHANGE FEE FOR RESIDENTS IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA
The discounted fares program was launched in November 2017 in response to community concerns around the cost of air travel in selected regional cities where residents compete with a very high proportion of travel from the resources industry or are impacted by their remoteness. Residents can access discounts of between 20 and 30 per cent off return fares for travel to their closest capital city.
|06/19/2019 - 03:09||
Budget backs North Queensland jobs
Backing North Queensland jobs and infrastructure was the focus of Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad’s Budget address today to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) in Townsville.
|06/19/2019 - 01:24||
Choose cycling for a better future
There are many upsides to riding a bike. Better health, less congestion, longer life expectancy, lower greenhouse gas emissions and it can even save you money.
|06/16/2019 - 20:56||
QANTAS SETS SIGHTS ON DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM BRISBANE TO CHICAGO AND SAN FRANCISCO
The new routes, to be operated by Qantas’ Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft, are expected to launch by the end of April 2020 and will add more than 170,000 seats across the Pacific each year.
|06/11/2019 - 06:33||
This Mens Health Week, Beyond Blue Chair The Hon Julia Gillard AC writes about how we can better support the mental health of men and boys everywhere.
Beyond the Emergency, a world-first study by Turning Point and Monash University in partnership with ambulance services, investigated the scale and nature of ambulance call outs to men presenting with acute mental health issues, self-harm or suicidal behaviour.
|06/05/2019 - 02:40||
Queensland facing more climate chaos
New research shows that Queensland is set to experience more climate chaos, including more summers with a dramatic increase in extreme heat days – like in Brisbane, where days over 35C would go from a historical average of two per year, to up to 45 days per year by 2090.
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|05/09/2019 - 10:59||
Herbert Climate Assessment: Heatwaves, Droughts and Floods to worsen
The Australia Institute’s new Climate Assessment for Herbert has found the electorate could suffer devastating climate impacts unless emissions are cut and climate change is brought under control.
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|04/29/2019 - 22:09||
Adapting to climate change: the priority for Australia
Understanding the “new normal” to protect people’s livelihoods should be at the core of the next government’s agenda.