Colin Dwyer

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Name: Colin Dwyer
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Townsville jobs disappear amid 'perfect storm' of economic problems

By Townsville has been hit by a slowdown across a number of major industries.A "perfect storm" of economic problems has pushed unemployment in the north Queensland city of Townsville to its highest level in decades and prompted an appeal to the State ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Local butchers snag top prize

Two of our talented local Butchers have won an impressive seven places in the Sausage King and Best Butchers Burger Competition. Two of our talented local Butchers have won an impressive seven places in the Sausage King and Best Butchers Burger Competition. ... [Published Parkes Champion-Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Calvino's Cosmicomic Collection Treads The Final Frontier — America

Italo Calvino's lead character, the impossible Qfwfq, rides lava, galaxies and the very curve of space itself. Calvino, however, rode bicycles. Carla Cerati / Grazia Neri/Courtesy of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide captioni toggle caption Carla Cerati ... [Published NPR - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Juniors miss semi-final spot on for and against

Parkes Spacemen Under 18s have fallen agonisingly short of a top five finish and semi-final berth after going down 48-4 against Dubbo Macquarie last Sunday. Parkes Spacemen Under 18s have fallen agonisingly short of a top five finish and semi-final berth ... [Published Parkes Champion-Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Redneck rant riles

North Melbourne Grand Final Breakfast. Neil Mitchell Source: News LimitedA VICTORIAN radio host who wondered on air if all North Queenslanders were “rednecks” has sparked furore from outraged locals who have demanded an apology.Melbourne AM station 3AW ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Outback jobs for some

CHALLENGES remain for males and youths despite Outback Queensland’s enviable jobless rate, according to a regional economist. CHALLENGES remain for males and youths despite Outback Queensland’s enviable jobless rate, according to a regional economist. ... [Published The North West Star - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

Shock at jobs loss

THE region’s jobless rate hit 10.1 per cent in July, indicating a big rise in unemployment this year.While the Australian Bureau of Statistics data, released yesterday, are estimates, economist Colin Dwyer said they were the best guide to conditions in ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Jobless overstated

THE North’s jobless rate is not as bad as official figures suggest, according to Townsville Enterprise.The peak marketing body has taken issue with figures in the Australian Bureau of Statistics Labour Force Survey which says the region’s unemployment ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jun 13 2014 - Updated Jun 13 2014 - 1 reports

Consumers shun suspect report

STATE Government boffins have been told to get out of their ivory towers and come and live in the regions if they want to find out about the real cost of living pressures in Queensland.The Government’s Brisbane Treasury staff have produced a report comparing ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 13 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Power plan will unlock potential

A BASE-LOAD power station in North Queensland is viable and would deliver cheaper electricity and new jobs in the region.Acting Prime Minister Warren Truss will arrive in Townsville today to publicly release the Federal Government’s green paper on developing ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

LNP accused of misleading community

THE Newman Government has been accused of deliberately misleading North Queenslands about its commitment to reinvest a substantial portion of the proceeds of assets privatisation.“The community wasn’t told about selling Ergon and the North stands to lose ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

Debate on sale of port

A LONG-TERM lease on the Port of Townsville is estimated to be worth more than $405 million and the region’s leaders have been warned they must push the Government to reinvest a fair amount back into the city.Regional economist Colin Dwyer said last week’s ... [Published Townsville Bulletin - May 05 2014]

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Townsville jobs disappear amid 'perfect storm' ... [Published ABC Online - Sep 19 2014]
Local butchers snag top prize [Published Parkes Champion-Post - Sep 19 2014]
Calvino's Cosmicomic Collection Treads The Fina... [Published NPR - Sep 18 2014]
Juniors miss semi-final spot on for and against [Published Parkes Champion-Post - Aug 26 2014]
Redneck rant riles [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 21 2014]
Outback jobs for some [Published The North West Star - Aug 20 2014]
Shock at jobs loss [Published Townsville Bulletin - Aug 14 2014]
Jobless overstated [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jul 25 2014]
Consumers shun suspect report [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 13 2014]
Power plan will unlock potential [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 09 2014]
LNP accused of misleading community [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jun 04 2014]
Council loans shock [Published Townsville Bulletin - May 11 2014]
Debate on sale of port [Published Townsville Bulletin - May 05 2014]
Call to map North’s cost pressure trend [Published Townsville Bulletin - May 01 2014]
North to feel pain of cuts [Published Townsville Bulletin - May 01 2014]
Services high on summit agenda [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 28 2014]
Nuclear tensions rise in public meeting [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 27 2014]
City economy heads south [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 23 2014]
City building towards 200,000 [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 03 2014]
Unpaid council rates hits homes [Published Townsville Bulletin - Apr 01 2014]
New Townsville power station proposed [Published Townsville Bulletin - Feb 09 2014]
Crocs' desperate plea for fan support [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 22 2014]
Maggie wants a fare go [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 21 2014]
Immigrants and refugees forced north [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 19 2014]
Infrastructure plea [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 08 2014]
Million-dollar power bill rise to hit rates [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 06 2014]
Fuel cost idles along [Published Townsville Bulletin - Jan 03 2014]
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