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2, 2010, pp.65-73. 27 MA Simmonds: 'Medication of Water Supplies', Queensland Dental Journal, Vol. 4, No. 11, 1952, pp.388-393. 28 D Synot: 'Fluoride in Water by 2011', Herbert River Express, 8 December 2007, p.1. 29 D Jackson: 'Burdekin Water to Be Fluoridated by 2012', Ayr Advocate, 7 December 2007, p.4. 30 R Cartmil: 'Essential Public Health Initiative', Cairns Post, 10 December 2007, p.13. 31 The Queensland Water Directorate and the Local Government Association of Queensland Inc.: Fluoridation -- The Facts, Queensland Water Directorate and Local Government Association of Queensland Inc, Brisbane, 2007, p.2. 32 S Elks: 'Bligh Acts to Fluoridate Water', The Australian, 6 December 2007, p.2. 33 K Fraser & L Kibsgaard: 'First for Fluoride', South West News, 12 December 2007, p.3. 34 Staff Reporters: 'Fluoride Starts in Local Homes', Caboolture Shire Herald, 11 December 2007, p.11. 35 'South-East Gets Fluoride in Water', Ipswich News, 13 December 2007, p.17. 36 'Lawrence, Give Me Your Attention', Sunshine Coast Daily, 15 December 2008, p.17. 37 C Vaughan: 'Dismal LNP Misses out on Fluoride Issue', Daily Mercury, 27 May 2009, p.9. 38 'What's the LNP View?', Daily Mercury, 18 November 2008, p.9. 39 S Wardill: 'The Borg: I'm Bringing Boring Back', Courier Mail, 20 December 2008, p.32. 40 'War on Tooth Decay -- Dentists Applaud Fluoridation Plan', Cairns Sun, 12 December 2007, p.1. 41 '150 Rally on Water Safety', Sunday Mail, 16 November 2008, p.32. 42 R Fitzgerald: 'Premier in for Water Torture', Northern Miner, 5 December 2008, p.14. 43 P Williams: 'Some Will Switch But the Sums Suggest More of the Same', Courier Mail, 19 May 2009, p.1. 44 R Fitzgerald: 'Premier in Line for More Water Torture', The Australian, 2 December 2008, p.10. 45 D Moore: 'Bligh Has Margin for Error', The Australian, 22 January 2008, p.18. 46 M Haines: 'Talking Fluoride', Cairns Sun, 29 April 2009, p.8. 47 B Melville: 'State Brushes "Fluoride Fibs"', Gold Coast Sun, 29 October 2008, p.27. 48 'Legal Battle in Pipeline', Gold Coast Sun, 10 December 2008, p.38. 49 'Conserving Our Crocs', Daily Mercury, 6 November 2008, p.9. 50 'No Need for Fluoridation', North West News, 23 January 2008, p.8. 51 'Less Decay Call Not Convincing', Northside Chronicle, 19 November 2008, p.9. 52 P Berry: 'Eight Set to Battle Bligh', Courier Mail, 5 March 2009, p.12. 53 PD Williams, 'Political Chronicles', Australian Journal of Politics and History, Vol. 55, No. 4, 2009, pp.604-611. 54 C Johnstone: 'A Bunch of Drips -- Too Much Fluoride Then Too Little in New Bungle', Courier Mail, 19 May 2009, p.1. 55 R Odgers: 'Brisbane Water Fluoride Bunglers Warned by Stephen Robertson', Courier Mail, 27 June 2009, p.19. 56 P Lion: 'Fluoride Water Apology by Premier Anna Bligh', Courier Mail, 22 May 2009, p.1. 57 M Pascoe: Report to Department of Environment and Resource Management Investigation into the Fluoride Dosing Incident -- North Pine Water Treatment Works, International Water Centre, Brisbane, 2009, 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