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Townsville is a city on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia. [1]

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Aaron Harper (politician)

Aaron David Harper (born 20 May 1967) is an Australian politician.

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Aaron Payne

Aaron Payne (born 18 November 1982) is an Australian former rugby league player.

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AFL Townsville

AFL Townsville is an amateur competition formed as the Townsville Australian Football League in 1955, the first AFL competition to be formed in Queensland outside of the South East.

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Aitkenvale, Queensland

Aitkenvale is a suburb of the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Allan Cunningham (botanist)

Allan Cunningham (13 July 1791 – 27 June 1839) was an English botanist and explorer, primarily known for his travels in Australia to collect plants.

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Anderson Park, Townsville

Anderson Park is a 20 hectare arboretum in the suburb of Pimlico in Townsville, Queensland.

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Andrew Ball (Townsville pioneer)

Andrew Ball (died 1894) was a pioneer in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Andrew Symonds

Andrew Symonds (born 9 June 1975) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all three formats as an batting all-rounder.

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Antonov

Antonov State Company (Державне підприємство "Антонов"), formerly the Aeronautical Scientific-Technical Complex named Antonov (Antonov ASTC) (Авіаційний науково-технічний комплекс імені Антонова, (АНТК ім. Антонова)), and earlier the Antonov Design Bureau, is a Soviet, and later a Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing and services company.

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Anzac Day

Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served".

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Aquarium

An aquarium (plural: aquariums or aquaria) is a vivarium of any size having at least one transparent side in which aquatic plants or animals are kept and displayed.

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Australian Army

The Australian Army is Australia's military land force.

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Australian Army Reserve

The Australian Army Reserve is a collective name given to the reserve units of the Australian Army.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.

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Australian Bureau of Statistics

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.

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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

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Australian federal election, 2016

The 2016 Australian federal election was a double dissolution election held on Saturday 2 July to elect all 226 members of the 45th Parliament of Australia, after an extended eight-week official campaign period.

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Australian Festival of Chamber Music

The Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) is a nine-day international festival focused on chamber music held in Townsville, North Queensland commencing on the last Friday in July.

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Australian Football League

The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.

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Australian House of Representatives

The Australian House of Representatives is one of the two Houses (chambers) of the Parliament of Australia.

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Australian Institute of Marine Science

The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is a tropical marine research centre located primarily at Cape Ferguson, Queensland, around outside of Townsville.

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Australian Labor Party

The Australian Labor Party (ALP, also Labor, was Labour before 1912) is a political party in Australia.

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Australian native police

Australian native police units, consisting of Aboriginal troopers under the command usually of a single white officer, existed in various forms in all Australian mainland colonies during the nineteenth and, in some cases, into the twentieth centuries.

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Australian Railway History

Australian Railway History is a monthly magazine covering railway history in Australia published by the New South Wales Division of the Australian Railway Historical Society on behalf of its seven state and territory Divisions.

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Australian rules football

Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.

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Australian Senate

The Australian Senate is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of Australia, the lower house being the House of Representatives.

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Australian Taxation Office

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is an Australian government statutory agency and the principal revenue collection body for the Australian government.

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Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Barge

A barge is a flat-bottomed ship, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods.

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Battalion

A battalion is a military unit.

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Bill Heatley

William Clarence "Bill" Heatley (12 July 1920 – 29 October 1971) was an Australian politician.

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Billy Doolan

Frederick William "Billy" Doolan Jnr (also known as Billy Doo, 1952-). Smh.com.au (2011-01-01).

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Bob Katter

Robert Carl Katter (born 22 May 1945) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since 1993.

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Boeing C-17 Globemaster III

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.

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Bohle River

The Bohle River is a river located in North Queensland, Australia.

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Bohle River Aerodrome

Bohle River Aerodrome was an aerodrome located west of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Botanical garden

A botanical garden or botanic gardenThe terms botanic and botanical and garden or gardens are used more-or-less interchangeably, although the word botanic is generally reserved for the earlier, more traditional gardens.

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Brett Clarke (table tennis)

Brett Clarke (born 27 October 1972) is an Australian Olympic table tennis player.

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Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

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Bruce Highway

The Bruce Highway is a major highway in Queensland, Australia.

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Buchanan's Hotel

Buchanan's Hotel (nicknamed "Buchs"Gibson-Wilde, Dorothy M. and Bruce C. A Pattern of Pubs: Hotels of Townsville 1864-1914. James Cook University, 1988.) was a hotel on Sturt Street located in the CBD of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Burdekin River

The Burdekin River is a river located in North and Far North Queensland, Australia.

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Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) is an Executive Agency of the Australian Government responsible for providing weather services to Australia and surrounding areas.

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Bushland Beach, Queensland

Bushland Beach is a suburb in the Northern Beaches area of City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Cairns

Cairns is a city in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Canberra-class landing helicopter dock

The Canberra class is a ship class of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Cannington Mine

The Cannington Silver and Lead Mine is an Australian underground mine located in north-west Queensland, in the Shire of McKinlay, about southeast of Mount Isa.

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Castle Hill, Queensland

Castle Hill is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Castle Hill, Townsville

Castle Hill is a heritage-listed isolated pink granite monolith in the suburb of Castle Hill, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Cathy O'Toole

Catherine Elizabeth O'Toole (born 30 August 1956) is an Australian politician.

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Cavalry

Cavalry (from the French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback.

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Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University (alternatively known as CQUniversity) is an Australian dual sector university based in Queensland.

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Centrelink

The Centrelink Master Program, or more commonly Centrelink, is a Department of Human Services master program of the Australian Government.

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Chamber music

Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.

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Charles Raymond Gurney

Charles Raymond (Bob) Gurney, AFC (22 May 1906 – 2 May 1942) was an Australian aviator who was involved in pioneering aviation in New Guinea in the 1930s.

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Charters Towers

Charters Towers is a town in northern Queensland, Australia.

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City council

A city council, town council, town board, or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality, or local government area.

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City of Thuringowa

The City of Thuringowa was a city and local government area in North Queensland, Australia covering the northern and western parts of what is now Townsville.

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City of Townsville

The City of Townsville is an Australian local government area (LGA) located in North Queensland, Australia.

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Clem Christesen

Clement Byrne Christesen (1911–2003) was the founder of the Australian literary magazine Meanjin.

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Cleveland Bay (Queensland)

Cleveland Bay is a bay located on the north-eastern coast of Queensland, Australia.

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Coralee O'Rourke

Coralee Jane O'Rourke is an Australian politician.

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County of Elphinstone

The County of Elphinstone is a cadastral division of Queensland which contains the city of Townsville.

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Cricket

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).

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Cyclone Althea

Severe Tropical Cyclone Althea was a powerful tropical cyclone that devastated parts of North Queensland just before Christmas 1971.

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Cyclone Joy

Severe Tropical Cyclone Joy struck Australia in late 1990, causing the third highest floods on record in Rockhampton, Queensland.

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Cyclone Leonta

Cyclone Leonta was a tropical cyclone that caused severe damage in North Queensland on 9 March 1903.

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Cyclone Sigma

Cyclone Sigma was a tropical cyclone that caused severe damage in North Queensland, Australia on 26–27 January 1896.

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Cyclone Tessi

Severe Tropical Cyclone Tessi was a small but potent tropical cyclone that caused extensive damage along the coast of North Queensland in early April 2000.

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Cyclone Yasi

Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi was a powerful and destructive tropical cyclone that made landfall in northern Queensland, Australia, causing major damage to the affected areas.

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Dale Last

Dale Raymond Last (born 25 February 1964) is an Australian politician.

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Darwin, Northern Territory

Darwin is the capital city of the Northern Territory of Australia.

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De Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou

The de Havilland Canada DHC-4 Caribou (designated by the United States military as the CV-2 and later C-7 Caribou) is a Canadian-designed and produced specialized cargo aircraft with short takeoff and landing (STOL) capability.

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Diplomatic mission

A diplomatic mission or foreign mission is a group of people from one state or an organisation present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

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Division of Dawson

The Division of Dawson is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.

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Division of Herbert

The Division of Herbert is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.

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Division of Kennedy

The Division of Kennedy is an Australian Electoral Division in Queensland.

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Douglas Reye

Ralph Douglas Kenneth Reye (surname pronounced) (5 April 1912 – 16 July 1977) was an Australian pathologist.

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Douglas, Queensland

Douglas is a suburb of Townsville, Queensland, Australia south of the Ross River and west of the city centre.

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Eddie Mabo

Eddie Mabo (c. 29 June 1936 – 21 January 1992) was an Indigenous Australian man from the Torres Strait Islands known for his role in campaigning for Indigenous land rights and for his role in a landmark decision of the High Court of Australia which overturned the legal doctrine of terra nullius ("nobody's land") which characterised Australian law with regard to land and title.

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El Niño–Southern Oscillation

El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is an irregularly periodic variation in winds and sea surface temperatures over the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean, affecting climate of much of the tropics and subtropics.

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Electoral Commission of Queensland

The Electoral Commission of Queensland (ECQ) is established under the Electoral Act 1992 as an independent statutory authority, responsible for the impartial conduct of state and local government elections in Queensland.

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Electoral district of Burdekin

Burdekin is an electoral district in the Legislative Assembly of Queensland in the state of Queensland, Australia.

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Electoral district of Hinchinbrook

Hinchinbrook is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Electoral district of Mundingburra

Mundingburra is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Electoral district of Thuringowa

Thuringowa is an electorate in the Legislative Assembly of the state of Queensland, Australia.

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Electoral district of Townsville

Townsville is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Ellis Wackett

Air Vice Marshal Ellis Charles Wackett, CB, CBE (13 August 1901 – 3 August 1984) was a senior commander in the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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Ephemera

Ephemera (singular: ephemeron) are any transitory written or printed matter not meant to be retained or preserved.

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Federal Court of Australia

The Federal Court of Australia is an Australian superior court of record which has jurisdiction to deal with most civil disputes governed by federal law (with the exception of family law matters), along with some summary (less serious) criminal matters.

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Federation Drought

In Australia, the Federation Drought is the name given to a prolonged period of drought that occurred around the time of Federation in 1901.

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Filigree

Filigree (also less commonly spelled filagree, and formerly written filigrann or filigrene) is a delicate kind of jewellery metalwork, usually of gold and silver, made with tiny beads or twisted threads, or both in combination, soldered together or to the surface of an object of the same metal and arranged in artistic motifs.

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Flinders Highway, Queensland

The Flinders Highway is a highway that crosses Queensland east to west, from Townsville on the Pacific coast to Cloncurry.

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Fly-in fly-out

Fly-in fly-out is a method of employing people in remote areas by flying them temporarily to the work site instead of relocating employees and their families permanently.

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Fortaleza

Fortaleza (locally, Portuguese for Fortress) is the state capital of Ceará, located in Northeastern Brazil.

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Francis Stuart

Henry Francis Montgomery Stuart (29 April 19022 February 2000) was an Irish writer.

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Full Throttle Theatre Company

Full Throttle Theatre Company is an organisation based in Townsville, North Queensland, Australia which is primarily focused on promoting theatre and the arts in the region.

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Gene Miles

Gene Miles (born 21 July 1959 in Townsville, Queensland) is a retired Australian rugby league footballer of the 1980s and 1990s.

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George Christensen (politician)

George Robert Christensen (born 30 June 1978) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since the 2010 federal election, representing the Division of Dawson.

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Glenn Buchanan

Glenn Robert Buchanan (born 19 November 1962) is an Australian former butterfly swimmer of the 1980s who won two bronze medals in the 100-metre butterfly and the 4x100-metre medley relay, at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

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Gold Coast, Queensland

The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately south-southeast of the state capital Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales.

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Gorden Tallis

Gorden James Tallis (born 27 July 1973) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer of the 1990s and 2000s.

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Government of Queensland

The Government of Queensland, also referred to as the Queensland Government, is the Australian state democratic administrative authority of Queensland.

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Governor of Queensland

The Governor of Queensland is the representative in the state of Queensland of the Queen of Australia.

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Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over over an area of approximately.

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Great Barrier Reef Marine Park

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park protects a large part of Australia's Great Barrier Reef from damaging activities.

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Great Recession in Oceania

Great Recession in Oceania is an article on the recession affecting the Oceanic region.

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Green Street bunker

The Green Street bunker at West End (Townsville), Queensland, Australia is also known as the Sidney Street bunker and Project 81.

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Greg Norman

Gregory John Norman AO (born 10 February 1955) is an Australian professional golfer and entrepreneur who spent 331 weeks as the world's Number 1 Official World Golf Rankings ranked golfer in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Helen Gray (swimmer)

Helen Gray (born 19 October 1956) is an Australian former swimmer.

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HMAS Townsville (FCPB 205)

HMAS Townsville (FCPB 205), named for the city of Townsville, Queensland, was a ''Fremantle''-class patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN).

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Howard Government

The Howard Government refers to the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister John Howard between 11 March 1996 and 3 December 2007.

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Ian Macdonald (Australian politician)

Ian Douglas Macdonald (born 29 November 1945), Australian politician, has been a Liberal member of the Australian Senate since July 1990, representing Queensland.

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Ignatius Park College

Ignatius Park College in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, is an all-boys' school part of the Edmund Rice schools network that operates under the direction of the Congregation of Christian Brothers.

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Indigenous Australians

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to British colonisation.

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Jack Miller (motorcyclist)

Not to be confused with the Indy Racing League driver Jack Miller (racing driver). Jack Peter Miller (born 18 January 1995) is an Australian Grand Prix motorcycle racer, best known for being the championship runner-up in the 2014 Moto3 World Championship.

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Jake Spencer (footballer)

Jake Spencer (born 9 October 1989) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

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James Cannan

Major General James Harold Cannan, (29 August 1882 – 23 May 1976) was an Australian Army brigadier general in the First World War and the Quartermaster General during the Second World War.

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James Cook

Captain James Cook (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is a public university and is the second oldest university in Queensland, Australia.

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James Cook University College of Medicine and Dentistry

The College of Medicine and Dentistry is a constituent body of the James Cook University.

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James Hopes

James Redfern Hopes (born 24 October 1978 in Townsville, Queensland) is a former Australian cricketer.

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James Mason (field hockey)

James Robert Mason (born 19 June 1947) is an Australian field hockey player from Townsville, who won the silver medal with the Men's National Team at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.

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Japan national rugby union team

The Japan national rugby union team (often known as The Brave Blossoms) is traditionally the strongest rugby union power in Asia, but has both enjoyed and endured mixed results against non-Asian teams over the years.

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Jarrod Bannister

Jarrod Bannister (3 October 1984 – 8 February 2018) was an Australian track and field athlete who competed in the javelin throw.

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Jenny Hill (politician)

Jenny Hill is an Australian politician, currently serving as the Mayor of Townsville, which is the 18th largest local government area in Australia.

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John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun

John Adrian Louis Hope, 1st Marquess of Linlithgow, 7th Earl of Hopetoun, (25 September 1860 – 29 February 1908) was a British aristocrat and statesman who served as the first Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1901 to 1902.

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John Melton Black

John Melton Black (1830–1919) was a pioneer of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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John Vause

John Vause, an Australian journalist, is an Los Angeles-based presenter for CNN International.

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Johnathan Thurston

Johnathan Dean Thurston (born 25 April 1983) is an Australian professional rugby league player in the National Rugby League.

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Journal of Climate

The Journal of Climate (JCLI) is a scientific journal published semi-monthly by the American Meteorological Society.

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Julian Assange

Julian Paul Assange (born Hawkins; 3 July 1971) is an Australian computer programmer and the editor of WikiLeaks.

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Katter's Australian Party

Katter's Australian Party (KAP) is a political party in Australia.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kibibyte

The kibibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for quantities of digital information.

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Kirwan Health Campus

Kirwan Health Campus is a health service located in the suburb of Kirwan, Queensland, Australia, and is the main health facility serving residents in the City of Townsville, about west of the Townsville CBD.

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Kirwan, Queensland

Kirwan is a suburb of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Laurie Lawrence

Laurie Joseph Lawrence (born 14 October 1941) is an Australian swimming coach.

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Lavarack Barracks

Lavarack Barracks is a major Australian Army base located in Townsville, Queensland.

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Lawrence Wackett

Sir Lawrence James Wackett (2 January 1896 – 18 March 1982) is widely regarded as "father of the Australian aircraft industry".

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Legal fiction

A legal fiction is a fact assumed or created by courts which is then used in order to help reach a decision or to apply a legal rule.

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Lesleigh Harvey

Lesleigh Harvey (born 24 October 1960) is an Australian former swimmer.

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Libby Trickett

Lisbeth "Libby" Constance Trickett, OAM (born 28 January 1985), née Lisbeth Constance Lenton, is an Australian retired competition swimmer.

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Liberal National Party of Queensland

The Liberal National Party of Queensland (LNP) is a political party in Queensland, Australia.

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Light infantry

Light infantry is a designation applied to certain types of foot soldiers (infantry) throughout history, typically having lighter equipment or armament or a more mobile or fluid function than other types of infantry, such as heavy infantry or line infantry.

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Longman

Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.

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Luke McLean

Luke McLean (born 29 June 1987) is an Italian Australian rugby union footballer who plays at fullback for London Irish.

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Mackay, Queensland

Mackay is a city and its centre suburb in the Mackay Region on the eastern coast of Queensland, Australia.

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Madge Ryan

Madge Ryan (8 January 1919 – 9 January 1994) was an Australian actress, known for her stage roles in the United Kingdom, including London productions of Entertaining Mr Sloane (1964), Philadelphia, Here I Come (1967), and Medea (1993).

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Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island is an island offshore from the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Manbarra

The Manbarra, otherwise known as the Wulgurukaba, were an Indigenous Australian people, and the original inhabitants of Palm Island in Queensland.

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Mater Hospital Pimlico

The Mater Private Hospital, Pimlico, formerly known as the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, and commonly known as 'The Mater', is the largest private hospital in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Mater Women's and Children's Hospital

Mater Women's and Children's Hospital in Hyde Park Townsville, Queensland was established in 2007 when the Sisters of Mercy (Mater Health Services North Queensland) bought the competing private obstetric hospital, the Wesley/Park Haven Hospital.

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Matthew Nathan

Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Matthew Nathan, (3 January 1862 – 18 April 1939) was a British soldier and colonial administrator, who variously served as the Governor of Sierra Leone, Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Natal and Queensland.

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Matthew Scott (rugby league)

Matthew Scott (born 30 July 1985) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer and co-captain for the North Queensland Cowboys in the National Rugby League (NRL).

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Members of the Australian Senate, 2011–2014

This is a list of members of the Australian Senate between 2011 and 2014.

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Mervyn Crossman

Mervyn Crossman (7 April 1935 – 20 June 2017) was an Australian field hockey player, who won the bronze medal with the Men's National Team at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

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Miss Universe 2009

Miss Universe 2009, the 58th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 23 August at the Imperial Ballroom in Atlantis Paradise Island, Nassau, The Bahamas.

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Miss Universe Australia

Miss Universe Australia is a national Beauty pageant that has selected Australia's representative to the Miss Universe pageant since 2005.

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Mitchell Johnson (cricketer)

Mitchell Guy Johnson (born 2 November 1981) is a former Australian international cricketer, who played all forms of the game until his retirement from international cricket in 2015.

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Mount Isa

Mount Isa is a city in the Gulf Country region of Queensland, Australia.

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Museum of Tropical Queensland

The Museum of Tropical Queensland (abbreviated MTQ) is a museum of natural history, archaeology and history located in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Narrowcasting

Narrowcasting has traditionally been understood as the dissemination of information (usually via Internet, radio, newspaper, or television) to a narrow audience; not to the broader public at-large.

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Natalie Cook

Natalie Louise Cook OAM (born 19 January 1975) is an Australian professional beach volleyball player and Olympic gold medallist.

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Natalie Weir

Natalie Weir (born 1967, Townsville, Queensland) is an Australian choreographer, and Artistic Director for the Expressions Dance Company in Australia.

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National Basketball League (Australia)

The National Basketball League (NBL) is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand.

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National park

A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes.

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National Rugby League

The National Rugby League (NRL) is a league of professional men's rugby league teams in Australasia.

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News Corp Australia

News Corp Australia (formerly News Limited) is one of Australia's largest media companies, employing more than 8,000 staff nationwide and approximately 3,000 journalists.

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Nick Dametto

Nicholas Dametto (born 18 September 1983) is an Australian politician.

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Nine Network

The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.

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No. 1 Wireless Unit RAAF

No.

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No. 3 Fighter Sector RAAF

No.

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No. 38 Squadron RAAF

No.

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North Coast railway line, Queensland

The North Coast railway line is a narrow gauge railway line in Queensland, Australia.

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North Queensland

North Queensland or the Northern Region is the northern part of the Australian state of Queensland that lies just south of Far North Queensland.

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North Queensland Cowboys

The North Queensland Cowboys (Also known as the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys for sponsorship reasons) are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in Townsville, the largest city in North Queensland.

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North Ward, Queensland

North Ward is a suburb in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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North-Eastern Area Command (RAAF)

North-Eastern Area Command was one of several geographically based commands raised by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War II.

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Northeast Region, Brazil

The Northeast Region of Brazil (Região Nordeste do Brasil) is one of the five official and political regions of the country according to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics.

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Oonoonba, Queensland

Oonoonba is a suburb of Townsville, Queensland, Australia that is approximately from the centre of the central Townsville business district.

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Palm Island, Queensland

Palm Island is an Aboriginal community located on Great Palm Island, also called by the Aboriginal name "Bwgcolman", an island on the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland, AustraliaBindloss, Joseph (2002) page 330 The settlement is also known by a variety of other names including "the Mission", Palm Island Settlement or Palm Community.

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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea (PNG;,; Papua Niugini; Hiri Motu: Papua Niu Gini), officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia.

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Parliament of Queensland

The Parliament of Queensland is the legislature of Queensland, Australia.

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Pathology

Pathology (from the Ancient Greek roots of pathos (πάθος), meaning "experience" or "suffering" and -logia (-λογία), "study of") is a significant field in modern medical diagnosis and medical research, concerned mainly with the causal study of disease, whether caused by pathogens or non-infectious physiological disorder.

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Patricia Staunton

Patricia Jane Staunton, AO (born 30 November 1946) is an Australian judge and former politician.

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Perc Tucker Regional Gallery

Perc (pronounced purse) Tucker Regional Gallery is a heritage-listed public art gallery in the Townsville CBD, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Phillip Parker King

Admiral Phillip Parker King, FRS, RN (13 December 1791 – 26 February 1856) was an early explorer of the Australian and Patagonian coasts.

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Pimlico, Queensland

Pimlico, is a suburb of Townsville, Australia.

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Port of Townsville

Port of Townsville is a government-owned Corporation and seaport in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Public and private education in Australia

Education in Australia can be classified according to sources of funding and administrative structures.

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Public university

A public university is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities.

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Pud Thurlow

Hugh Motley 'Pud' Thurlow (born 10 January 1903, Townsville, Queensland, died 3 December 1975, Rosalie, Queensland) was an Australian cricketer who played in one Test in 1932.

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Queens Gardens, Townsville

Queens Gardens is a heritage-listed botanic garden at Paxton Street, North Ward, City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Queensland Rail

Queensland Rail, also known as QR, is a railway operator in Queensland, Australia.

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RAAF Base Townsville

RAAF Base Townsville (formerly RAAF Base Garbutt) is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) air base located in, west of Townsville in Queensland, Australia.

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Rabaul

Rabaul is a township in East New Britain province, on the island of New Britain, in the country of Papua New Guinea.

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Rachael Finch

Rachael Finch (born 8 April 1988) is an Australian TV host, model, and beauty pageant titleholder.

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Ravenswood, Queensland

Ravenswood is a small mining town and locality in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Reef HQ

Reef HQ (typeset as ReefHQ) is the largest living coral reef aquarium.

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Renita Farrell

Renita Farrell-Garard (born 30 May 1972 in Townsville, Queensland) is a former field hockey player from Australia, who was a member of the Australian Women’s Hockey Team, best known as the Hockeyroos, that won the gold medals at the 1996 and the 2000 Summer Olympics.

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Reye syndrome

Reye syndrome is a rapidly progressive encephalopathy.

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Rick Farley

Richard Andrew Farley (9 December 1952 – 13 May 2006) was an Australian born journalist, politician, land rights and civil rights activist for the rights of Indigenous Australians.

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Riverway, Townsville

Riverway is a riverfront parkland attraction located in the Condon Suburb of Townsville that opened in July 2006.

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Robert Hammond

Robert Hammond (born 1981) is an Australian field hockey player from Queensland.

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Robert Towns

Robert Towns (10 November 1794 – 11 April 1873) was an Australian merchant, shipowner, pastoralist, politician, whaler, civic leader and founder of Townsville, Queensland.

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Rockhampton

Rockhampton is a city in the Rockhampton Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Ross Creek (Townsville, North Queensland)

The Ross Creek, part of the Ross River catchment, is the small estuarine portion of the Ross River, as it serves as a bay inlet that separates the Townsville central business district from Ross Island.

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Ross River (Queensland)

The Ross River is a river located in northern Queensland, Australia.

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Ross River Dam

The Ross River Dam is a rock and eathfill-filled embankment dam across the Ross River, located in Townsville in northern Queensland, Australia.

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Rowing (sport)

Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach back to Ancient Egyptian times.

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Royal Australian Air Force

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), formed March 1921, is the aerial warfare branch of the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

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Royal Australian Regiment

The Royal Australian Regiment (RAR) is the parent administrative regiment for regular infantry battalions of the Australian Army and is the senior infantry regiment of the Royal Australian Infantry Corps.

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Rugby league

Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Russell Perry (weightlifter)

Russell Perry (born 1938) is an Australian weightlifter.

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Russell Skerman

Russell Wigton Skerman (24 September 1903 – 24 February 1983) was a judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland from 1962 to 1973.

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Sam Thaiday

Samuel Arthur Thaiday (born 12 June 1985) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays for the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League, serving as their captain from 2012 until 2013.

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Sarina, Queensland

Sarina is a town and locality in the Mackay Region, Queensland, Australia.

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Scott Stewart (politician)

Scott James Stewart is an Australian politician.

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Sea cucumber as food

Sea cucumbers are marine animals of the class Holothuroidea.

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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of six major islands and over 900 smaller islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of.

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South West Pacific theatre of World War II

The South West Pacific theatre, during World War II, was a major theatre of the war between the Allies and the Empire of Japan.

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Stable on the Strand

Stable on the Strand is an annual Christmas event in the Australian city of Townsville, described as "part installation, part fun fair and part theatrical performance".

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State Emergency Service

The State Emergency Service (SES) is the name used by a number volunteer organisations in Australia that provide emergency help during and after declared (natural or otherwise) disasters, typically flood, storm or tsunami.

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Storm Financial

Storm Financial Limited was a financial advice company, based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Streamline Moderne

Streamline Moderne, sometimes termed Art Moderne, is a late type of the Art Deco architecture and graphic design/style that emerged in the 1930s.

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Summer Lochowicz

Summer Louise Lochowicz (born 30 March 1978 in Townsville, Queensland) is an Australian beach volleyball player and team partner of Kerri Pottharst in her Olympic debut at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

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Sunbus Townsville

Sunbus is the principal bus operator in Townsville, Queensland operating services under the QConnect scheme in Regional Queensland.

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Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Sunshine Coast is a peri-urban area and the third most populated area in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Supercars Championship

The Supercars Championship (known as the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship for sponsorship purposes) is a touring car racing category based in Australia and run as an International Series under Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) regulations.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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TAFE Queensland North

TAFE Queensland North was formed in 2013 by the merger of Barrier Reef Institute of TAFE and Tropical North Queensland TAFE.

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Technical and further education

In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.

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Terra nullius

Terra nullius (plural terrae nullius) is a Latin expression meaning "nobody's land", and is a principle sometimes used in international law to describe territory that may be acquired by a state's occupation of it.

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The Courier-Mail

The Courier-Mail is a daily tabloid newspaper published in Brisbane, Australia.

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The Daily Telegraph (Sydney)

The Daily Telegraph is an Australian daily tabloid newspaper published in Sydney, New South Wales, by Nationwide News Limited, a division of News Corp Australia, formerly News Limited.

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The Palmetum, Townsville

The Palmetum is one of three botanical gardens of Townsville, Queensland.

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The Strand, Townsville

The Strand is a seaside foreshore located in Townsville, Australia.

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The Voice (Australia season 1)

The first season of The Voice, the Australian reality talent show, premiered on 15 April 2012 and concluded on 18 June 2012, with Karise Eden being crowned as the winner.

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Thuringowa Central, Queensland

Thuringowa Central is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Thursday Island

Thursday Island, colloquially known as TI, or in the native language, Waiben, is an island of the Torres Strait Islands archipelago located approximately north of Cape York Peninsula in the Torres Strait, Queensland, Australia.

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Tilt Train

The Tilt Train is the name for two similar high-speed tilting train services, one electric and the other diesel, operated by Queensland Rail on the North Coast line from Brisbane to Rockhampton and Cairns.

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Tony David

Tony David (born 11 September 1967 in Townsville, Queensland) is an Australian darts player and is the only Australian player to have been a senior singles world champion, having won the 2002 Embassy World Championship.

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Tony Ireland Stadium

The Tony Ireland Stadium is an international standard AFL and cricket stadium in Thuringowa Central, Townsville, Australia.

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Tony Mooney

Anthony John "Tony" Mooney AM is a former Australian politician who served as a City Councillor of the City of Townsville, Queensland from 1977 to 2008, and the Mayor from 1989 to 2008.

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Touch (sport)

Touch (also known as Touch Football or Touch Rugby) is a variant of rugby league that is organised by the Federation of International Touch (FIT).

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Townsville 400

The Townsville 400 (formally known as the Watpac Townsville 400) is an annual motor racing event for Supercars, held on the Townsville Street Circuit in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville Airport

Townsville Airport is a major Australian regional airport that services the city of Townsville, Queensland.

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Townsville Bulletin

The Townsville Bulletin is a daily newspaper published in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville City, Queensland

Townsville City is the name of the central suburb of the city of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville Crocodiles

The Townsville Crocodiles were an Australian professional men's basketball team based in the North Queensland city of Townsville.

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Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre

Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre is an indoor sports arena located in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville Fire

The Townsville Fire are an Australian professional female basketball team competing in the Women's National Basketball League (WNBL).

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Townsville Grammar School

Townsville Grammar School is an independent, co-educational, day, International Baccalaureate and boarding school, located in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville Hospital

The Townsville Hospital is a public tertiary care hospital in Douglas, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville railway station

Townsville railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville Ring Road

The Townsville Ring Road, is a major road in Townsville, Queensland.

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Townsville State High School

Townsville State High School, also known as Town High, is a secondary school in Railway Estate, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Townsville Street Circuit

Townsville Street Circuit is a temporary street circuit located in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Trade winds

The trade winds are the prevailing pattern of easterly surface winds found in the tropics, within the lower portion of the Earth's atmosphere, in the lower section of the troposphere near the Earth's equator.

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Trochus

Trochus is a genus of medium-sized to large, top-shaped sea snails with an operculum and a pearly inside to their shells, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Trochidae, the top snails.

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Tropical cyclone

A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.

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Tropical savanna climate

Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories "Aw" and "As".

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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UTC+10:00

UTC+10:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +10.

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Valentine Holmes

Valentine Holmes (born 24 July 1995) is an Australian professional rugby league footballer who plays on the or for the Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks in the National Rugby League.

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White Australia policy

The term White Australia policy comprises various historical policies that effectively barred people of non-European descent from emigrating into Australia.

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WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organisation that publishes secret information, news leaks, and classified media provided by anonymous sources.

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William J. Youden

William John Youden (April 12, 1900 – March 31, 1971) was a statistician who formulated new statistical techniques in statistical analysis and in design of experiments.

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Willows Sports Complex

The Willows Sports Complex, currently known as 1300SMILES Stadium through sponsorship, is a grass football stadium situated in Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Women's National Basketball League

The Women's National Basketball League (WNBL) is the pre-eminent professional women's basketball league in Australia.

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Woodstock, Queensland

Woodstock is a small rural community and suburb west in the rural area of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wulguru, Queensland

Wulguru is a suburb in the City of Townsville, Queensland, Australia.

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Yvonne Sampson

Yvonne Sampson (born 21 July 1980) is an Australian television sports presenter and commentator.

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10th Force Support Battalion (Australia)

The 10th Force Support Battalion (10 FSB) is an Australian Army logistics battalion and is part of the 17th Combat Service Support Brigade.

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11th Brigade (Australia)

The 11th Brigade is an Australian Army brigade which currently comprises most Australian Army Reserve units located in Queensland.

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1997–98 Australian region cyclone season

The 1997–98 Australian region cyclone season was a slightly below average tropical cyclone season.

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1998 Townsville floods

The 1998 Townsville and Thuringowa city floods began on 10 January 1998, the cities of Townsville and Thuringowa were hit by the worst floods in the cities' history.

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1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

1st Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (1 RAR) is a regular motorised infantry battalion of the Australian Army.

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2003 Rugby World Cup

The 2003 Rugby World Cup was the fifth Rugby World Cup and was won by England.

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2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

The 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (2 RAR) is an amphibious light infantry battalion of the Australian Army part of the 1st Division Amphibious Task Group based at Lavarack Barracks in Townsville.

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2nd Cavalry Regiment (Australia)

The 2nd Cavalry Regiment (2 CAV) is an armoured cavalry regiment of the Australian Army.

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3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment

The 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) is an mechanised infantry battalion of the Australian Army, based in Townsville as part of the 3rd Brigade.

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3rd Brigade (Australia)

The 3rd Brigade is a combined arms brigade of the Australian Army, principally made up of the 1st and 3rd Battalions of the Royal Australian Regiment (1 and 3 RAR).

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5th Aviation Regiment (Australia)

The 5th Aviation Regiment (5 Avn Regt) is an Australian Army aviation unit.

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96th Engineer Battalion (United States)

The 96th Engineer Battalion was a military engineer unit in the United States Army.

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History of Townsville, Maritime Museum of Townsville, Notable persons born in Townsville, Queensland, Townsville Maritime Museum, Townsville, Australia, Townsville, QLD, Townsville, Queensland, UN/LOCODE:AUTSV.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townsville

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