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Up to 80 per cent of pandanus trees along Queensland coast killed by pest


Most of the pandanus trees once admired by Captain Cook and famous botanist Sir Joseph Banks have been killed by a combination of drought and the native leafhopper pest.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:36PM https://ift.tt/30hVJA4
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GWS lauds team culture after defeating Collingwood to reach first grand final


Giants CEO David Matthews says the AFL’s newest side has the best team culture of any playing group in the AFL following its stunning and controversial shock win over Collingwood to reach the grand final.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:29PM https://ift.tt/2NrxGb8
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GWS lauds team culture after defeating Collingwood to reach first grand final


Giants CEO David Matthews says the AFL’s newest side has the best team culture of any playing group in the AFL following its stunning and controversial shock win over Collingwood to reach the grand final.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:29PM https://ift.tt/2NrxGb8
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When a fox fight gave rise to a new predator, an iconic animal was pushed into the ‘extinction pit’


The “extinction pit” is the name used by scientists for a place no animal wants to go, and just five years ago the numbat — Western Australia’s animal emblem — found itself on the edge thanks to the rise of a new predator.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:21PM https://ift.tt/31HIq8L
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Our coldest state turned some unique natural features into its most popular pools


Tasmania’s cool conditions have never stopped its people enjoying swimming and diving — whether it be in rivers, springs, basins or even an old farm block.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:18PM https://ift.tt/2ADU7RM
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Sunshine Coast teen punching for a third world title in Muay Thai


She might look like a normal Queensland teenager, but Skylah Hamill is an undefeated world champion in the growing sport of Muay Thai, or Thai boxing, and is about to defend her title in Turkey.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:11PM https://ift.tt/2Nsqk6Z
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Sunshine Coast teen punching for a third world title in Muay Thai


She might look like a normal Queensland teenager, but Skylah Hamill is an undefeated world champion in the growing sport of Muay Thai, or Thai boxing, and is about to defend her title in Turkey.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:11PM https://ift.tt/2Nsqk6Z
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Psychology of an arsonist: Why do people deliberately light fires?


The rate of deliberately lit fires escalates rapidly during the school holiday period, according to an expert in arson investigations, as Queensland authorities reveal action has been taken against 21 juveniles and nine adults in recent weeks.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:10PM https://ift.tt/2Ih7NGM
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Rise of the ‘grandchildless’ generation sees elderly people grapple with a family emptiness


As more couples leave the decision to have children until later in life, or decide against having them at all, their parents are grappling with the prospect of missing out on the grandparent experience.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:10PM https://ift.tt/30kpFdY
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Rise of the ‘grandchildless’ generation sees elderly people grapple with a family emptiness


As more couples leave the decision to have children until later in life, or decide against having them at all, their parents are grappling with the prospect of missing out on the grandparent experience.

         September 21, 2019 at 11:10PM https://ift.tt/30kpFdY