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    In a 5-4 ruling focused on the role of what is known as a "straw buyer" for a gun, the court upheld Bruce Abramski's conviction for making a false statement when he bought the gun.
  • Gold Mining and Exploration in Queensland

    Over the past 20 years, Queensland's economy has enjoyed booms both in tourism and from a strong mining industry. An influx of migrants, large federal government investment, increased mining of vast mineral deposits and an expanding aerospace sector have contributed to the state's economic growth.