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Friday, 15 September

01:38

Mackay Remembers Royal Navy Corsair Plane Crash "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

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Barely a month after the official Japanese surrender ended World War II, some Mackay residents witnessed the unusual spectacle of a war plane crashing into the sea and exploding into flames.

The crash occurred on 11 September 1945, when a Royal Navy (Great Britain) Chance Vought F4U Corsair crashed in the sea near Flat Top after the pilot had bailed out.

The Corsair was one of a flight of four Corsairs which had taken off from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier cruising off the coast and they while they were on a goodwill visit to Mackay.

Photo sourced from:  http://ww2eagles.blogspot.com.au/2014/08/royal-navy-corsair-photogallery.html

00:34

MACKAY News Headlines for Mackay & the Whitsundays, 15th September 2017 "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 15, 2017 at 05:07AM ,

News Headlines for Mackay & the Whitsundays, 15th September 2017

September 15, 2017 at 05:07AM ,

The accused is due to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court this morning. Almost double the number of offenders in Mackay are breaching domestic

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00:34

MACKAY $100k haul of stolen cars, property and weapons uncovered in raid "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 14, 2017 at 05:07PM ,

$100k haul of stolen cars, property and weapons uncovered in raid

September 14, 2017 at 05:07PM ,

Police will allege the break-and-enters had occurred for a number of months. The man is due to appear in the Mackay Magistrates Court on Friday

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00:33

MACKAY Ice addict blamed domestic violence on sex games "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 14, 2017 at 07:11AM ,

Ice addict blamed domestic violence on sex games

September 14, 2017 at 07:11AM ,

But he had a different story when facing Mackay Magistrates Court, pleading guilty to contravening a domestic violence order earlier this year.

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00:33

MACKAY Ice addict, burglar released from prison on probation "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 15, 2017 at 06:06AM ,

Ice addict, burglar released from prison on probation

September 15, 2017 at 06:06AM ,

Benjamin James Ostwald was placed on probation in Mackay Magistrates Court on Thursday, despite committing some crimes while already on

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00:26

FixedIt: Trent Thorburn did not have sex with Tiahleigh Palmer "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Trent Thorburns sexual abuse of Tiahleigh Palmer and her subsequent alleged murder have been widely covered in the Australian press.

Tiahleigh was 12 years old when her 18 year old foster brother committed the crime of incest against her, for which he pled guilty yesterday. He also pled guilty to perjury and pervert the course of justice and was sentenced to four years jail.

The Guardian reported that Tiahleigh Palmers foster brother confessed to having sex with the 12-year-old.

The Brisbane Times reported he was sentenced after confessing to having sex with the 12-year-old.

The ABC reported Thorburn had sex with Queensland schoolgirl Tiahleigh Palmer before her alleged murder.

The Australian reported Thorburn had also admitted his sexual relationship with Tiahleigh in a Facebook Messenger conversation with his cousin.

The Courier Mail reported Trent Thorburn was 18 when he became sexually involved with his young foster sister.

Yahoo 7 reported hed had a sexual encounter with 12-year-old Tiahleigh.

Other variations of this reporting happened in The Daily Mail, The Queensland Times, News Mail,...

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Thursday, 14 September

23:56

Strong jobs figures for Qld, although much of recent increase was in part-time employment "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

The August jobs figures released yesterday by the ABS confirmed the Queensland economy is clearly on an upswing and jobs growth is currently strong, with through-the-year growth in employment at 3.7% compared with a national rate of 2.6% (chart 1). The unemployment rate is trending downwards, and is now at 6.0% compared with the national average of 5.6%. My feeling is the upswing is fairly broad-based, but with tourism and health, aged and disability care services being stand-out sectors.

Chart1_LF_Aug17

A large fall in the seasonally-adjusted Queensland unemployment rate in August to 5.7% (from 6.2%) suggests the trend unemployment rate will continue to fall in September. This would be welcome news for the Government when the next set of figures are released in mid-October, as I expect the Government will then be in an election campaign. The Premier wont waste much time before she calls an election after footy season has finished. Note the NRL Grand Final is on Sunday 1 October, and an early November election is highly likely.

So far, the Government can point to over 115,000 additional jobs since the last election (Chart 2).

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22:23

There is conflict of interest in the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Contributed from Queensland

The revelation that three out of the six board members of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (Naif) are tied to mining. Australian governments have a long tradition of appointing corporate representatives onto bodies dealing with the concerned industry.

The exposure by Joshua Robertson   in the Australian edition of the Guardian (13 September 2017), raises the existence of conflict of interest. No argument. There certainly appears to be, when Naif is there to hand out up to $5 billion.

One example is Balla Balla Infrastructure Group (BBIG), which reportedly sought a  loan to help with its $6 billion Pilbara iron ore venture. Naif chair, Sharon Warburton, happens to be a director of this company. She is also a director of Fortescue Metals, which also mines iron ore in the Pilbara.

Another Naif director is Justin Mannolini. He is a partner in law firm Gilbert and Tobin, which has been working for BBIG to secure an agreement with the Western Australian government. He is also chair of Jindalee Resources, another Pilbara company. The third is Karla Way-McPhail. Her businesses provide services to the mining industry.

These three individuals play key roles in determining who gets access to taxpayer funded money. By any definition, there is a clear-cut conflict of interest. They should stand down or be removed. This is especially so, when it is claimed that Naif is an independent body.

Nor is it reasonable to pass this off as an accident. Appointments like this are not made so lightly. One justification that could be put forward is that these people bring knowledge of the industry. Perhaps. But this can be accessed if they are appointed as advisors. They should never be given the power to give money to ventures that they have a personal interests in.

Making it all the worse, is the lack of transparency over who makes specific Naif decisions. Warburton is reported as saying that directors had significant experience in deciding whether their personal circumstances give rise to an actual, apparent or potential conflict of interest, and that it is appropriate for them to be the ones to decide when to or when not to stand aside form specific cases.

At this point, there is no move by the government to change anything. Given this, Naifis poised  to blow out to a new headache for Turnbull to deal with.  More so, with an application coming in from Adani, asking assistance for the Carmichael venture in Queenslands Galilee Basin.

In May, there was the revelation that there is a connection between possible co...

13:03

Flyon Helicopters at Mackay Airport Operating 3x A109 Helicopters Plus Bell 412 VH-KAC "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

I recently spent a weekend at Mackay attending meetings but was able to spend a little bit of time at Mackay Airport and I was particularly interested in capturing some photos of Mackay Airports most recent arrivals in the form of locally-operated Flyon Helicopters.


Flyon Helicopters has predominately operates Marine Pilot transfer flights for the compulsory area of Hydrographers Passage, off Mackay, 24 hours per day 7 days a week.  they also offer additional helicopter charter services from their Mackay Airport base including corporate and private charter, aerial filming and photography, mining support, including crew and employee transfers.  All Flyon activities are carried out under the AOC of Jayrow Helicopters.


Flyon Helicopters currently operates three Agusta A109E Power helicopters VH-XUM, VH-RUA and VH-ZCF with the latter recently delivered following a period of time operating for the RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Helicopter Service, specifically operating out of Bundaberg Airport as Rescue 522.  Bell 206 VH-DPS is also currently at Mackay Airport operating in what looks to be a 'back-up' role.


11:47

Toxicon drop a metal cover of Confidence Mans Boyfriend (Repeat) "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Last year, a mysterious supergroup known as Confidence Man burst onto the scene. Hailing from Brisbane, the group revealed very little about themselves, except for the fact that they make a unique brand of electro-pop, which was made abundantly clear when they dropped their single Boyfriend (Repeat).

Following the groups performance at Splendour In The Grass this year, triple j made the controversial claim that the band were the best up-and-coming live band in Australia. This of course drew much criticism from, well, just about everyone, including a number Facebook commenters such Taya Chani, who claimed they were so shocked I couldnt even type when they said that Confidence Man is hands down the worst shit I have ever heard in my life. I am completely dumbfounded, speachless.

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Confidence Man 'Boyfriend (Repeat)' live at Splendour

Best up-and-coming live band in Australia? We <3 Confidence Man.

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Melbournes Toxicon uploaded their cover of Boyfriend (Repeat) to YouTube just a couple of days ago with the tongue-in-cheek caption of Australias best up and coming cover.

In a statement issued to Music Feeds, Toxicon explained their decision to cover the track. Recently there was quite the upset over triple js call on the Best up and coming live band with their song Boyfriend (Repeat), they said. Maybe it wasnt everyones cup of tea but but surely there must be s...

11:42

Jobs explosion shatters forecasts "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Jobs explosion

Employment growth shattered expectations with an 11th consecutive monthly gain, tearing up by +54,200 in August, including another +40,100 surge in full-time employment. 

It's a case of choose your favourite statistic here: more than quarter a million jobs created in six months would have to be one of the most impressive, while annual full-time employment growth is now at a scorching +3.1 per cent. Golly!


Over the past year employment has lifted by +325,600 or +2.73 per cent, and if rising job advertisements prove to be a worthy indicator, then calendar 2017 could yet be Australia's greatest ever year for employment growth. 


Most of the jobs have been created in New South Wales (+71,600 over the year to August 2017) and Victoria (+95,500) until lately. But after a protracted lull, Queensland is now the surprise package (+95,400), albeit largely driven by part-time employment. 


The detailed figures will confirm in due course, but infrastructure has been a likely creator of jobs, along with the tourism and education boom, and healthcare.&...

09:00

Fritzenberger - Paddington "IndyWatch Feed Seq.eat"


Thursday means yet another cheat day. With Iron Fist having recovered from his man flu (and also removing his wrist brace so he can no longer be identified as obviously as Iron Fist), we decided to do what we had planned but not been able to do last week, i.e. Fritzenberger delivered through foodora. 


Looking through the selection, I was drawn to of course, their burger selection, which contained, beef, chicken and vegetarian options. Having said that, both Iron Fist and I settled on the signature Fritzen Burger to see how good it would be.


Sides on offer included two variations of fries as well as fritzen pickes (Iron Fist hates pickles with a passion). Not wanting to overdo it, despite or cravings for the loaded fries, we both settled on some basic fries. 

08:42

South-East Oz Pt 1: Stanthorpe to Round Hill Reserve "IndyWatch Feed Qld"


Shy Heathwren

We left home on September 6 for a lengthy road trip through NSW and Victoria. First stop was Glen Alpin near Stanthorpe, staying by the Severn River at the Country Style Caravan Park. There were plenty of Dusky Woodswallows here. It's always nice to be in the Granite Belt but we could do without the weather down to -2 on our first morning.

Dusky Woodswallow
We moved on to Armidale the next day, calling in on the excellent birding area along Old Wallangarra Road, where a Yellow-footed Antechinus was of interest in the short time available. A couple of Little Eagles were seen on the way south for a 2-night stay in the Armidale Tourist Park. I spent a full morning in the ironbark woodlands of the Yarrowyck area west of Armidale, along Gwydir Park Road and Gwydir River Road.


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07:09

Dog Spiritual Meaning "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

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07:05

Mens cricket squad gearing up for next years tour of England "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

AUSTRALIAS most promising Indigenous male cricketers have just completed an exhausting series of matches in Brisbane and the Queensland Sunshine Coast. The national Indigenous mens squad played matches over eight rounds, playing against Queensland, Papua New Guinea, Victoria and the national performance squad. Missing from the Indigenous squad was international Dan Christian. He has been busy overseas, first helping Notts win the NatWest T20 final in England, and then being drafted by the Tinbago Knight Riders, who won the Carribean Premier League (CPL). Christian next year will lead an Indigenous Australian team on a tour of England to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1868 Aboriginal team that became the first sporting team from Australia to tour internationally.

05:07

Sparkling sun halo seen over central Queensland "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Agnes & 1770 residents were left marveling at a strange weather pattern which formed a "halo" around the sun over the Discovery Coast yesterday. Ruth Geck took these photos and shared them on Facebook, prompting excited reactions from others who had seen the phenomenon. Some blamed it on "geo-engineering" - but meteorologist Annabelle Ford, from the Bureau of Meteorology's Brisbane office, confirmed it was an entirely natural effect. "This is a good example of a 'halo'," Ms Ford told The Observer after seeing the pictures.

03:48

MACKAY Airlie painter spat half-eaten sandwich at hospital worker "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 14, 2017 at 08:07AM ,

Airlie painter spat half-eaten sandwich at hospital worker

September 14, 2017 at 08:07AM ,

Keith Stephen Johnson, 38, from Airlie Beach faced Mackay Magistrates Court on Wednesday, pleading guilty to serious assault of a public officer.

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03:48

MACKAY Woman accused of making, sharing child exploitation material "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 13, 2017 at 05:41PM ,

Woman accused of making, sharing child exploitation material

September 13, 2017 at 05:41PM ,

The 40-year-old, who we cannot name to protect the identity of others involved, faced Mackay Magistrates Court on Wednesday. She appeared via

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03:43

JUNGLE LOVE LAUNCH PARTY "IndyWatch Feed Seq.art"

 

By now the Jungle Love have crew shown time and time again that they know how to throw a damn good party and they also love any excuse to do it. The main event of the year is Jungle Love Music and Arts Festival which is taking place for the fourth time ever from November 30 to December 2 at Borumba Deer Park. So to build the excitement our team is taking over The Zoo and Winn Lane in Fortitude Valley on October 14 for the Jungle Love Launch Party: The Zoo and Winn Lane Takeover.

The Jungle Love community has a knack for making every night together a night to remember. Last years launch party was held at The Triffid, featuring an outdoor electronic stage. Organisers were advised by venue staff that people wouldnt dance on as theyve never had any luck getting a dance floor happening outside before. But alas the venue staff were proved wrong. The Jungle Lovers proceeded to fill the entirety of the dance floor, making for one of those many delicious nights to remember.

This years launch will feature seven stellar live acts including one of Bigsounds most talked about artists, Clea , a special reformation of the much loved insane asylum LeSuits who split up two years ago, rising stars and recent Triple J Unearthed winners Fight Ibis and some of the finest craftsmen of indie pop, The Jensens . Two acts making their way up from Melbourne for the special occasion are the soulful Squidgenini and one of the most hilarious performers around, Stingray .

Winn Lane will be pumping all night with a selection of sounds curated by the fine tastemakers A Love Supreme who will be mixing up the soul, funk and much, much more. The Winn Lane stage will feature the likes of ALS Soundsystem , Deejay Bossman , Nathan Sellin & Jaeden Birch and El Discotheque .

Punters will be able move between the two spaces via the backstage access from the Zoo to Winn Lane. So punters who havent been backstage at the Zoo before will have the chance to see the plethora of stickers and layers of history left behind by iconic bands that have played at the venue over the past 20 years.

And not to forget that it wouldnt be a Jungle Love party without an array of live performance art and the odd surprise in store.

Full Lineup in alphabetical order:

ALS Soundsystem...

03:12

Last chance to catch the SWELL "IndyWatch Feed Seq.art"

Fifty sculptures line the beautiful stretch of beach at Currumbin on the Gold Coast until September 17. The SWELL sculpture festival is celebrating its fifteenth year as it transforms the golden sands of Currumbin Beach into a dazzling landscape of interactive and inspiring public art amid a carnival atmosphere of live entertainment, street food, artist talks and masterclasses for all ages.

There are up to 50 Australian and international artists who are displaying thought-provoking works plotted along a 1km stretch of coastline, highlighting a range of social, environmental and contemporary issues.

Sculptures by local artists Alison Allcock, Jeanette Krohn, Gabriel Rosita and Lance Season form an important part of the exhibition.

Make sure you take the chance to head up the coast and feast your eyes on these fantastic works.

03:10

RSS Feed newsroom.psba.qld.gov.au : All Categories: Bushfire threat prompts local fire ban for Moreton Bay islands "brisbane IndyWatch Emergency Feed"

A local fire ban will be applied to Moreton Bay and southern Moreton Bay islands in a pre-emptive effort to stop bushfires breaking out during the school holiday period. 

RSS Feed newsroom.psba.qld.gov.au : All Categories: Bushfire threat prompts local fire ban for Moreton Bay islands "brisbane IndyWatch Emergency Feed"

A local fire ban will be applied to Moreton Bay and southern Moreton Bay islands in a pre-emptive effort to stop bushfires breaking out during the school holiday period. 

02:48

The University of Queensland to Ban Smoking on Campus and more Zedlines... "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

Queenslands largest university will become a smoke-free zone as of July 1, 2018 (Image source: Public Domain Pictures)

Announced yesterday, The University of Queensland sates their campuses will adopt the policy after consulting with the state government and health experts.

Director of occupational health and safety at UQ, Tim Carmichael, says the smoking ban reflects evolving societal norms.

 

 

Taco Bell heads to down under

Mexican-style american fast food giant Taco Bell is set to open its doors in Brisbane.

News Categories: 

02:31

The Adani Factor in the Queensland Elections: Changing to a More Sustainable Coal Export Model "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

Denis Bright seeks discussion on the implications of the Adani Carmichael Coal Project on the forthcoming state elections. The electoral impact zone of the Adani project will be in the marginal regional state coastal electorates between Townsville and Rockhampton as well as some leafy suburbs of Brisbane and on the Sunshine Coast. The latter attracted

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02:29

Leafy laneways to criss-cross West Village project "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

Brisbanes growing affection for city laneways and off-street surprises will soon receive a major boost with the creation of four new public laneways at West Ends West Village project. Developer Sekisui House will construct the new, landscaped walking and cycling spaces across the 2.6ha site. West Village Project Director Andrew Thompson said the integrated residential []

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01:01

States hesitant about sex abuse redress "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

A framework is being developed for a national redress scheme for victims of institutional sex abuse.

A framework is being developed for a national redress scheme for victims of institutional sex abuse.

The federal government admits some states might not sign up to a national compensation scheme for victims of institutional sex abuse.

The states are concerned about what a royal commission estimates is $613m worth of funder-of-last-resort costs after institutions cease to exist.

Im fairly confident that it will be an overarching majority of states and territories, but were still in a slightly grinding process of negotiating that outcome, Social Services Minister Christian Porter told ABC radio on Thursday.

He said it was the single, most complicated legal issue hed ever dealt with, and a second draft of the proposed legislation would be distributed shortly.

Im very confident that we will have a lot of the states opting in, Mr Porter said.

The Commonwealth doesnt have the legal power to compel the states or affected institutions to take part in the scheme.

But it can compel the ACT and the Northern Territory.

NSW is refusing to commit to the scheme, opting to wait for details about costs and how the system will work. Queensland and Victoria want more information.

Mr Porter, who is meeting with institutions on Friday to discuss their concerns about compensation, said the scheme was being designed to benefit victims.

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23:25

Australian government moves to cover coal as banks pull out "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Contributed by Jim Hayes

As people campaigning against the Adani Carmichael coal mine rallied again in Brisbane, Steve Ciobo, the minister for trade, complains that activists are stopping the banks from financing the project and are pushing them into pulling away from the coal industry altogether.

He therefore suggests that the government must step in to fill the market gap. In other words, government should subsidise the industry through taxpayers money.

The generosity is likely to include the Adani mine.

Ciobo openly admits that money from the Export Finance and Insurance Corporation (Efic), will be handed out and the lending criteria of the corporation will to be changed to enable this.

The minister said in parliament:

Im increasing the scope of Efics statement of expectation, so that Efic has got more ability to finance onshore resource projects.

Now what are some of the radical groups doing that is threatening this? The fact is that we are seeing a campaign. Weve seen, for example, the stepped-up campaign of activist groups which is discouraging our major retail banks from financing otherwise viable exporters in the coal sector.

But its not just about coal, its also about what we can do in other sectors within resources, he said.

Adani is already seeking a loan of up to $900m from Naif, to help build a rail line between the mine and the Abbot point coal terminal near the Great Barrier Reef. Adani may nowapply for more and be given what he wants.

Although opponents are having have an impact, they are not decisive in causing the banks to pull away. Public opinion is and this has turned against an industry widely regarded as dirty, in terms of creating carbon emissions. So much that the industry has launched a major advertising campaign to win people back to coal.

The government refuses to acknowledge this, and in turn, this feeds the growing perception that its actions are being driven by...

22:19

A Wise Heart For The Modern World "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

Internationally renowned Tibetan Buddhist Master, Geshe Tenzin Zopa presents a series of public talks and guided lessons at Langri Tangpa Buddhist centre, on September 15-17, October 20-22 and December 17 to teach on the topic of A Wise Heart for the Modern World. An extremely prolific teacher and writer, Geshe Zopa is fluent in English and has []

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16:25

Lets sacrifice Toby: Hilariously deviant retro t-shirt designs "IndyWatch Feed Qld"


An inspired retro t-shirt design by graphic artist, Steven Rhodes.
 
Steven Rhodes, a graphic designer who hails from Brisbane, Australia, is the excellent individual responsible for the hysterical retro-style t-shirts in this post. Loosely based on the popular series of exploitive riffs on Little...

Lets sacrifice Toby: Hilariously deviant retro t-shirt designs "IndyWatch Feed Qld"


An inspired retro t-shirt design by graphic artist, Steven Rhodes.
 
Steven Rhodes, a graphic designer who hails from Brisbane, Australia, is the excellent individual responsible for the hysterical retro-style t-shirts in this post. Loosely based on the popular series of exploitive riffs on Little...

10:24

'Nest-building flying saucers found in land down under.' "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Background

At about 9:00 am. local time, banana grower, George Pedley, aged 28, was driving a tractor about one half mile from a farm house owned by Albert Pennisi. Pedley's attention was drawn by a 'hissing' sound, clearly heard over the noise from the tractor's engine. He looked about for the source of the noise, and saw an unusual object some 25 yards away. He described it as  about 30 feet in the air, rising vertically. Its shape was that of 'two saucers face to face.' It was light grey in color, being dull, non-reflective. Its size was estimated as 25 feet long by eight to nine feet deep. No structured features were visible. The loud 'hissing' noise seemed to diminish as the object rose. It rose to a height of 60 feet, then departed, climbing at about an angle of forty-five degrees, extremely fast, to the South-west. For the duration of his observation, which was only 5-6 seconds, it appeared to be always rotating.

After the object's departure, Pedley found a clearly defined, near circular area of water in the lagoon. He left the area, and returned at around noon that day. At this time, the cleared area of water had been replaced by a floating mass of reeds, at the point where the object had first been seen. This mass was about 32 feet long by 25 feet wide. The grass on the surface of the water, was flattened in a clockwise direction. (Sources: (1) RAAF file series J63, control symbol 5/40/Air Part 1. pp 167-178; 184-185. (2) RAAF file series A703, control symbol 580/1/1 part 5. pp 56-62; 164-169; 175-176; 182-183. (3) 'The Tully Report, saucer nests 1966 and 1969.' UFO Research Queensland, pp 1-31.)

Australian media attention

The local paper, the 'Tully Times,' carried an account.



This was quickly followed by articles in newspapers in the capital cities of Brisban...

07:38

MACKAY Finch Hatton cop leaps into fray solo, defuses drunken brawl "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 13, 2017 at 06:03AM ,

Finch Hatton cop leaps into fray solo, defuses drunken brawl

September 13, 2017 at 06:03AM ,

Bunns behaviour landed him in Mackay Magistrates Court on Tuesday, where he pleaded guilty to obstructing police, public nuisance, stealing and

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07:38

MACKAY Woman blames pill mix-up for abusing hospital workers "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 13, 2017 at 05:07AM ,

Woman blames pill mix-up for abusing hospital workers

September 13, 2017 at 05:07AM ,

Skye Louise Gerrey, 21, from Mackay faced Mackay Magistrates Court on Tuesday, pleading guilty to public nuisance following an abusive tirade at

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07:38

MACKAY Di Carlo fed info from CCC: Police "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

MACKAY September 12, 2017 at 05:18PM ,

Di Carlo fed info from CCC: Police

September 12, 2017 at 05:18PM ,

HIGH-profile Brisbane lawyer Sam Di Carlo arranged for people involved in a corruption watchdog investigation to feed him information via legal

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04:31

His and Hers, wedding rings flying to Italy to bind two hearts "IndyWatch Feed Seq.art"

Lovely hearts, lovely friends, lovely outcome . . .

HERS: Bh Commission L. P. Wedding ring Oval saddle style ring with oval 22x16mm aligned along finger and tapering slim band approx. 5mm wide. Oval top is flush set with x3 Rubies marquise cut, x11 Diamonds. Ring constructed in 18ct palladium white gold. Matt and burnished finish. Size S1/2.

HIS:  Bh Commission W. A. Wedding ring Cut Out Squares design low half-rounded profile band 8.5mm wide has 9 square cut out sections each 4.5mm. Ring constructed in 925 Silver has fitted inside sleeve of 18ct yellow gold. Recut Sapphire from family ring and rub over setting. Size Y. Matt and burnished finish.


03:30

Council Making Millions from Littering Fines in the Valley and More Zedlines... "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

Over two thirds of all Brisbane littering fines issued last year were from the Fortitude Valley nightclub district, according to the latest figures. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons)

In total, these fines have made $1.5 million for Brisbane City Council, but the fines certainly arent great for punters.

Simon Turner from the Fortitude Valley Safe Night Out Precinct said people are being fined as much as $250 for dropping cigarette butts on the footpath.

Mr Turner also said the council were hiring police officers to work with ticket inspectors who targeted customers lined up outside of clubs.

Volunteer Lifeguard Return to Shore

03:12

Exercise Wallaby 2017 - Singapore Airlines B777-200 9V-SVF Back at Rockhampton Airport on Passenger Charter Flight "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

On Tuesday 12 September, Singapore Airlines Boeing B777-200 9V-SVF was back at Rockhampton Airport on what we are led believe is a 'one-off' passenger charter flight in support of the Singapore Armed Force's Exercise Wallaby 2017.


Like its previous two visits just over a week ago as a part of the first 'wave' of heavy jet passenger charter flights, 9V-SVF touched down at Rocky directly from Singapore's Changi Airport as SIA8931.




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03:11

RACQ LifeFlight Aero Medical Bizjets Pop into Central Queensland Airports "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Over the last couple of days, a pair of RACQ LifeFlight aero medical bizjets have been noted calling into various CQ Airports on different medical evacuation flights.

Late on Tuesday 5 September, LifeFlight's LearJet 45 bizjet VH-CXJ "Ambulance 452" was noted visiting Mackay Airport on a med-evac flight from and back to Townsville.

Also very late on Tuesday 5 September, LifeFlight's Cessna 680 Citation Sovereign bizjet VH-VPL "Ambulance 680" was noted calling into Rockhampton Airport, arriving from the Gold Coast.

VH-VPL at Rockhampton Airport recently  (File photo)

In the wee small hours of Wednesday 6 September, VH-VPL then departed Rocky for Brisbane.

Then late on Thursday 7 September, VH-CXJ was back in CQ arriving into Rockhampton Airport from Townsville.  It then departed to Moranbah Airport before departing there to Brisbane, touching down very early on Friday 8 September.  It then returned to Townsville.

Of interest, fellow LifeFlight LearJet 45 VH-VVI "Ambulance 451" is presently at Sydney (possibly) undertaking planned maintenance.

Photo taken by Kayanne Hardsman  

02:39

Cookies & Cream "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

 

Vincent & Jules presents the September installation of Cookies & Cream at the zoo. The series focuses on all the obscure concoctions and derivatives of Brisbanes underground pop, rock, and indie scene.

Treat yourself!

Set times:
Doors 7:30pm
8:00pm 8:40pm Lunchtime
9:00pm 9:40pm Beddy Rays
10:00pm 10:40pm Age Champion
11:00pm 11:50pm Dangerpenny (Happy Place Single Launch)

Dangerpenny
Rampant with blistering live energy the band vocalises free speech, rebellion, passion, rage and individuality through music. The quartet is quickly gaining a local reputation as an alternative powerhouse delivering quality music and quality live shows to fans whilst subconsciously provoking the human experience with deeper motives intertwined in their songs.

Age Champion
Hard rock/alt rock power trio. Just a few rambunctious younger gentlemen enquire within.

Beddy Rays
4 young apprentices living week to week on the slog.

Lunchtime
Lunchtime brings the musicality of grunge and the attitude of Punk together in an all-explosive fusion of genres.

Photo ID required for entry, 18+ only.

 

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02:06

01:00

Refugee Camp Receives Football Pitch and More Zedlines... "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

Syrian refugees in Jordans largest refugee camp now have a football pitch, which was built as part of efforts to normalise life for the displaced people living in the camp. (Image source: Pixabay)

Funded by FIFA and the Union of European Football Associations, the football pitch will become a place of relief for those who are currently living in caravans in Jordans al-Zaatari camp.

Syrias civil war is now in its seventh year, and infrastructure in improving in the camp in an effort to normalise the lives of the 8000 Syrians who have fled to al-Zaatari.

More on Offer from Redcliffe Ferry

Following its maiden voyage a fortnight ago, the Redcliffe2MoretonExpress ferry will run an extra weekly service and offer discounts for local residents.

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Tuesday, 12 September

22:34

Palm Island Mayor compares Australia Day with the Jewish Holocaust | Welcome To Country "IndyWatch Feed Qld"

Palm Island Mayor compares Australia Day with the Jewish Holocaust | Welcome To Country: The final question asked by Councillor Lacey was, Do the Jewish celebrate the Holocaust? To which he answered, No, they remember the sad part of it. This was published in the Courier Mail almost four weeks ago in an article titled: Australia Day date: Brisbane has no plans to change, says Graham Quirk.

Do you see what is happening here? This is yet another case of mainstream media trying to manipulate the national conversation. When an Indigenous person says what the Palm Island mayor said, the story stops dead in its tracks. The media only want to portray the Australia Day debate as coming solely from lefties and green groups etc.

The media also loves to find the odd blackfulla who loves Australia day as well. Im sure you would have heard about those stories right? Well if you want to throw a spanner in the works of mainstream media manipulation, you can help us out by sharing this story. Lets keep the true conversation going from the original source.

21:16

Civil Liberties March of 67 remembered 50 years on "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

On September 8, 1967, 4000 students marched from University of Queenslands St. Lucia campus to the centre of Brisbane, to protest for rights to free speech and public protesting. Upon being obstructed by police, the students staged a mass sit-down protest in Roma Street. By the end of the day, over 120 student protestors had been []

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21:15

Ancient history on Brisbanes doorstep "IndyWatch Feed Seq"

A project led by the University of Adelaide has discovered a number of North Stradbroke Islands wetlands reach back as far as 200,000 years. Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI) Principal Scientist Dr Jonathan Marshall said the investigation conducted on North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) revealed that the local environment has remained moist for []

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16:00

Park alerts for Around Brisbane: FIRE BAN for coastal islands in Moreton Bay "brisbane IndyWatch Emergency Feed"

A Local Fire Ban has been declared by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services from Friday 15th September to Monday 2nd October 2017 due to the forecast fire conditions and risk of wildfires in coastal islands off Brisbane. Affected parks: Blue Lake National Park; Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area; Naree Budjong Djara National Park; Teerk Roo Ra National Park.

Park alerts for Around Brisbane: 24hr TOTAL FIRE BAN for Thursday 14th September 2017 "brisbane IndyWatch Emergency Feed"

A 24hr Local Fire Ban has been declared by the Queensland Fire and Emergency Services for Thursday 14th September 2017 due to the forecast of Severe Fire Danger and risk of wildfires in the Greater Brisbane Region. Affected parks: Blue Lake National Park; Bribie Island National Park and Recreation Area; Bunyaville Conservation Park; D'Aguilar National Park; Fort Lytton National Park; Moggill Regional Park; Moreton Island National Park and Recreation Area; Naree Budjong Djara National Park; Samford Conservation Park; St Helena Island National Park; Teerk Roo Ra National Park; Plunkett Conservation Park, Wickham National Park and Wickham Timber Reserve.

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