BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 19: Former Australian Olympic Swimming Coach Bill Sweetenham speaks at an ARU National Coaching Conference at the University of Queensland on June 19, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.
Xstrata Pty Ltd and Queensland Government agencies have long disputed the industrial source of environmental lead, arguing that the elevated lead in local children comes from natural surface exposures of orebodies. This is fundamentally and scientifically incorrect and this study provides sufficient evidence to bring closure to that distracting debate.
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Sunscreen slows skin aging, if used often enough
only some of the time.Both young adults and the middle-aged experienced skin-saving effects, concluded the study, financed by Australia's government and published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine."These are meaningful cosmetic benefits," lead Read more »
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Broncos let O'Connor slip through
wounded British and Irish Lions on Saturday night, rugby league's short-sighted snub will be exposed. That's the firm view of Queensland's 1982 State of Origin hooker John Dowling, who is equally convinced those early knockbacks built the steely drive beating 8 m ago from The Courier Mail Read more »
Bodyguard plans to turn heat up to 11
The South Sydney second-rower has been named in the No.11 jersey and will play inside Thurston on the left-hand side of Queensland's defence at Suncorp Stadium. Thurston was a focal point of the NSW attack in Origin I, with man-of-the-match Luke Lewis singling 8 m ago from The Courier Mail Read more »
Props must evolve or die
most-capped prop, Petero Civoniceva, believes a good big man still has a place in rugby league's toughest arena. As Queensland prepare to create their own history in Origin II next week and field just one recognised front rower - Test No.8 Matt Scott - it 8 m ago from The Courier Mail Read more »
Queensland Rail land on for sale list
Australia breakfast as a way of funding transport infrastructure the state could not afford. The Commission of Audit report warned Queensland Rail faced a $2 billion bill to make stations fully disability compliant as well as compensation claims for allegedly 16 m ago from The Courier Mail Read more »
Meninga's early-morning drinks dispute
are ambassadors of the game." Meninga is one of the most decorated names in rugby league, having captained Australia and Queensland and leading the Maroons to seven straight Origin series victories. The Down Under Bar and Grill has a reputation as a meeting 7:05 AM from Sportal Australia Read more »