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2011-01-27 01:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant flooding occurred in many areas of Queensland during late December 2010 and early January 2011. Thousands of residents were affected.

2011-01-20 00:00:53

A leading Australian medical recruitment agency is doing its bit for the people affected by the Queensland floods by matching every dollar that its doctors donate to the Relief Appeal. (PRWeb UK) January 18, 2011 A leading Australian medical recruitment agency is doing its bit for the people affected by the Queensland floods by matching every dollar that its doctors donate to the Relief Appeal. Sydney-based Last Minute Locums (LML), part of the HCL group of companies, provides both locum...

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2010-12-28 09:35:00

A specific kind of ancient rock art found in Western Australia has managed to maintain its vivid colorization and high contrast over more than 45,000 years because it is comprised of living organisms, researchers from the University of Queensland have discovered.

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2010-12-27 09:20:00

Flood warnings issued in New South Wales and Queensland, Australia, bring with them concerns over the proliferation of crocodiles.

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2010-12-02 09:54:33

Australian scientists have developed a novel autopilot that guides aircraft through complex aerobatic maneuvers by watching the horizon like a honey bee.

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2010-11-02 09:35:00

Forcing food manufacturers to reduce the amount of salt used in their products could be vastly more effective than the voluntary limits currently used in the industry, a team of Australian researchers claims in a new study.

2010-10-19 16:12:34

Survival rates of the world's most common cancer might soon be increased with a new vitamin E treatment which could significantly reduce tumour regrowth.

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2010-09-29 12:45:00

A recently publsihed study reports that over a third of mammal species considered extinct or missing have been rediscovered, and a lot of effort is wasted in trying to find species that have no chance of being found again.

2010-09-22 01:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE-Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) announced today that John G. Williams, executive vice president - exploration, will retire effective September 30, 2010.


Latest Queensland Reference Libraries

Orites excelsus
2014-10-13 13:23:35

Orites excelsus is a species of rainforest tree. The species may also be referred to as the Prickly ash, the Mountain silky oak or the White beefwood. This tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. O. excelsus can be found in New South Wales and southeast Queensland. Orites excelsus will typically grow to approximately 100 feet tall. Its trunk is thick with grey or brown bark. Mature leaves become simple and smooth measuring 1.6-7.4 inches and .6-1.8 inches wide. Young leaves are covered...

Alloxylon flammeum
2014-10-07 11:11:50

Alloxylon flammeum is a tree species. The species may also be commonly referred to as the Queensland tree waratah or the Red silky oak. The medium-sized tree is a member of the Proteaceae family. A. flammeum may be found in northeastern Australia. Alloxylon flammeum can grow nearly 108 feet tall, although when cultivated it remains approximately 35 feet tall. The tree possesses a grey to brown bark and shiny, green leaves. The plant’s leaves typically measure 7.2 inches long. Between...

Northern Quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus
2014-05-19 11:54:09

The northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), known by many other names including the satanellus and the northern native cat, is a species of marsupial that is native to Australia. Its range extends from southeast Queensland to the Pilbara region in Western Australia. It prefers to reside in open rocky ranges and eucalypt forest. The northern quoll is the smallest of all Australian quoll species, with females reaching an average body length between 9.8 and 12.2 inches with a weight of up to...

Dainty Green Tree Frog, Litoria gracilenta
2013-10-09 11:31:55

The Dainty Green Tree Frog (Litoria gracilenta), known also as the Graceful Tree Frog, is a tree frog that is native to eastern Queensland, and north-eastern New South Wales, Australia. It ranges from northern Cape York in Queensland to Gosford in New South Wales, with a small and most likely introduced population in Hornsby Heights in Sydney. It is the faunal emblem of the City of Brisbane. It is a slender and medium sized frog, reaching a length of 1.8 inches. It features a rich green...

Yellow-bellied Glider, Petaurus australis
2013-08-16 10:22:01

The yellow-bellied glider (Petaurus australis) is a species of gliding possum that can be found in eastern areas of Australia. Its range extends from Victoria to northern Queensland. It prefers a habitat within eucalypt forests, at elevations of up to 2,296 feet above sea level. This species holds two recognized subspecies, one of which is locally common and one that is rare to encounter. The yellow-bellied glider can reach an average body length of 11.8 inches, with an average tail length...

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