Regional News

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Young man dies in highway truck rollover

premium_icon Young man dies in highway truck rollover

One man has died in a trucking accident on a western QLD highway.

Mum’s drug truth exposed: ‘I was good at covering it up’

premium_icon Mum’s drug truth exposed: ‘I was good at covering it up’

At 30 years old, Tammy started self medicating and while she was ‘numb’ her world started to fall apart

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Driver sustains spinal injuries after crashing into a tree

premium_icon Driver sustains spinal injuries after crashing into a tree

A man is hospitalised after a car incident at Emerald.

’The worst I’ve ever seen it’: Inside Tungamull’s big dry

premium_icon ’The worst I’ve ever seen it’: Inside Tungamull’s big dry

In two years, “velvet green” fields have turned to dust.

Young drunk driver: ‘I’m lucky to be standing here today’

premium_icon Young drunk driver: ‘I’m lucky to be standing here today’

Drank Coronas and Jack Daniels, smoke marijuana, drove without headlights into a gully.

THAT’S BULL: Former butcher reveals why your steak is tough

premium_icon THAT’S BULL: Former butcher reveals why your steak is tough

‘Consistency is one of the biggest causes for frustration’ Alisdair calls for change in the beef industry

Glencore reveals major Bowen Basin mining contract deal

premium_icon Glencore reveals major Bowen Basin mining contract deal

The mine has the possibility to be extended for a further 12 months based on performance

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Why man lit fire during statewide fire ban

premium_icon Why man lit fire during statewide fire ban

A ROCKHAMPTON man took the word of a meatworks’ employee that a statewide fire ban had been lifted and ignited a fire which cost him $650.

Missing stone investigated

premium_icon Missing stone investigated

A Gemfields claim owner believes the stone belongs to a deceased prospector.

Tue 3 Dec 2019

$2.5M of drugs seized in pre-Christmas swoop

premium_icon $2.5M of drugs seized in pre-Christmas swoop

Police charge dozens as a week-long operation sees millions of dollars worth of drugs and weapons raided from Sunshine Coast to central Queensland.

Lifesavers honoured for giving dad a second chance at life

premium_icon Lifesavers honoured for giving dad a second chance at life

The bravery of three Sunshine Coast surf lifesavers who gave swimmer Bryce Johns a second chance at life has been recognised by Surf Life Saving Australia.

Sight that broke beautiful Jonti’s heart

premium_icon Sight that broke beautiful Jonti’s heart

How this 12-year-old Central Queensland girl wants to bring a smile to the face of farmers who are suffering through the dry conditions

Exploration spikes on confidence

premium_icon Exploration spikes on confidence

Mining exploration spiked as confidence increased across Queensland’s resources sector last year despite projects increasingly needing a“social licence” to secure...

SENTENCE: Funeral paid for with mate’s drug money

premium_icon SENTENCE: Funeral paid for with mate’s drug money

Yeppoon drug dealer reveals plan to spend cash to undercover police officer.

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Green group files court objection against Galilee mine

premium_icon Green group files court objection against Galilee mine

The group say development of the mega-mine close to Alpha would destroy nature refuge

Country pub keeps town services in good shape

premium_icon Country pub keeps town services in good shape

The rural pub life isn’t what it used to be, says Westwood’s Di Houghton.

Sun 1 Dec 2019

Rocky young gun accepts rare honour

premium_icon Rocky young gun accepts rare honour

ROCKHAMPTON diesel fitter apprentice, Riley Stewart readies for his keynote address at a major event this week.

UPDATE: Bargara shark attack victim 'was not bitten'

premium_icon UPDATE: Bargara shark attack victim 'was not bitten'

A man who went for a night time snorkel near Bargara last night was reportedly attacked, but not bitten.

Drone used to drop drugs into Rocky prison

premium_icon Drone used to drop drugs into Rocky prison

Prison authorities warn of tough penalties as drone sightings become more common over Qld jails

Child left in hot car while dad played pokies to ‘de-stress’

premium_icon Child left in hot car while dad played pokies to ‘de-stress’

Bottle-o staff had to come to the rescue of the abandoned girl who was left in car by her CQ dad.

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