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It’s going to take a lot of work and money

Man punched in the face multiple times at Clermont

premium_icon Man punched in the face multiple times at Clermont

Emerald Magistrates Court heard the act was out of character.

Two hospitalised after car crash

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Emergency services are at the scene.

‘CAN’T BELIEVE IT’: CQ couple wins jackpot

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Couple reveals how they’re going to spend their Lotto win.

Young dad repeats drink driving mistake

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The 22-year-old said the reason he blew over the limit because he had not eaten.

Emerald bowling for bushfires

Emerald bowling for bushfires

The Emerald Bowls club will use its Australia Day event to raise money for the Red...

Possible history behind skull and bones discovered

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Police are making enquiries today into the origins of bones found along Pioneer...

Rainfall predicted despite coming heatwave

Rainfall predicted despite coming heatwave

The Central Highlands could experience storms and a heatwave simultaneously.

Middlemount medical services boosted under $1m mining deal

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Three other Central Queensland mining communities also to benefit

COURT: 20+ people to face Emerald court

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A number of people will appear on a range of different charges.

Chilling video as deadly virus spreads

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Video emerged of passenger screening for a deadly SARS-like virus

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New data has revealed Queensland’s hot spots for home and vehicle theft

WIND FARM: $2 billion project starting at grassroots

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She said great effort had been made to reduce the impacts

Qld Rail workers paid to chase away birds

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One was armed with two lengths of bamboo bashing them together

Defence Force turns down fire fighting plea

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Mayor Ludwig wanted defence to train their soldiers to fight fires but they aren’t...

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Temperatures to soar as heatwave settles in across southeast

Do you live in Australia's unhealthiest suburb?

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Business is booming on the Great Barrier Reef

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Data shows South Great Barrier Reef is becoming a tourism hotspot.

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    More than 250 athletes competed at the weekend event.

    Emerald horse back in the game

    Emerald horse back in the game

    Superstar mare Sunlight is back in light training after a paddock accident.

    Racing awards night ‘shot in the arm’ for industry

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    Emerald to host CQ swimming competition

    premium_icon Emerald to host CQ swimming competition

    More than 250 swimmers will compete in Emerald for the first time.

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      Karl savages ‘disgusting’ Aus Open act

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      Jaiden hailed as a hero after saving dad’s life by calling triple-0

      Bank manager sues over sexual harassment allegations

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      “This wasn’t a nip or a bite, it was a mauling intended to kill my son."

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        Insta-famous dietitian makes waves in national health scene

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        Young Coast dietitian lands national consulting role

        Australia’s most in-demand skills revealed

        Australia’s most in-demand skills revealed

        LinkedIn has revealed the 15 most in-demand soft and hard work skills.

        How catastrophic fires hurt nation’s major outdoor brands

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        Super Retail Group’s sales slow amid fires and drought.

        Coast firefighting gurus strike mega $2m deal

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        The state-of-the-art equipment has caught international attention.

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          Signed jersey and island holiday up for grabs.

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          CQUniversity event promises to answer all your questions about education and...

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                Hollywood star Russell Crowe has shared a picture of how the recent rain transformed his NSW property after it was burnt out in the bushfires.

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                      A SMALL Toowoomba battery company has scored a massive win in a trademark battle with an international car giant.

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                      A small Toowoomba battery company has scored a massive win

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