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Fri 22 Jan 2021

Miner recalls ‘brief few seconds’ of near-death experience

Premium Content Miner recalls ‘brief few seconds’ of near-death experience

Peak Downs Highway crash victim speaks out to save the lives of others

Emerald business donates more than $45k to CQ hospitals

Premium Content Emerald business donates more than $45k to CQ hospitals

‘As a business we rely on the community around us and therefore to give back feels like a blessing’

CQ cricket feast: Three days, 40 teams, seven venues

Premium Content CQ cricket feast: Three days, 40 teams, seven venues

‘We’ve had an awesome response’: Stage set for Frenchville Sports Club Country Carnival.

Pineapple, councillors, fruit kings: Inside a big mayor race

Premium Content Pineapple, councillors, fruit kings: Inside a big mayor race

The record-setting Rockhampton by-election will likely come down to the wire, as 17 characters - including now famous ‘Pineapple’ Hooper - fight for the seat.

REVEALED: Qld’s COVID vaccine rollout plan

Premium Content REVEALED: Qld’s COVID vaccine rollout plan

Chief Health Officer Jeannette Young has opened up about Queensland’s COVID vaccine rollout preparations.

60K jobs on line: PM’s harsh warning to Qld tourism

Premium Content 60K jobs on line: PM’s harsh warning to Qld tourism

As modelling predicts up to 60,000 Qld tourism jobs to go when JobKeeper ends, PM Scott Morrison has urged operators to brace for the end of the scheme.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will Australia Day unite us?

Premium Content LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will Australia Day unite us?

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Thu 21 Jan 2021

Man crashes motorbike into fence

Premium Content Man crashes motorbike into fence

He suffered facial injuries in the incident.

Recycle old books and support communities in need

Premium Content Recycle old books and support communities in need

Central Highlands libraries have partnered with a with an organisation that ensures all unwanted books can make a difference.

Inside Qld’s possible four-star quarantine camp

Premium Content Inside Qld’s possible four-star quarantine camp

As the Qld Government looks at the possibility of rural quarantine, take a look inside one of the sites tipped to open up for the role.

Five CQ women in running for Qld resources awards

Premium Content Five CQ women in running for Qld resources awards

FULL LIST: State finalists for the 2021 Resources Awards for Women

New trial promises to fast-track more Aussie mining jobs

Premium Content New trial promises to fast-track more Aussie mining jobs

‘Technology is changing traditional occupations and demanding new skills.’

Dad caught drink driving on his way to get baby formula

Premium Content Dad caught drink driving on his way to get baby formula

Central Queensland dad took the risk of drink driving when his baby needed formula.

Teen dies after car veers off road, rolls

Premium Content Teen dies after car veers off road, rolls

Two teenagers were also in the vehicle and were treated by paramedics

Magistrate to stalker: ‘I’m surprised you’re still single’

Premium Content Magistrate to stalker: ‘I’m surprised you’re still single’

The 26 year old from Mackay met his victim on a dating app and then harassed her for almost two years.

PM’s gas deal to cut Qld power prices, create jobs

Premium Content PM’s gas deal to cut Qld power prices, create jobs

A new landmark agreement between the state’s three biggest gas exporters will likely see power prices drop, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

‘Drongo’ miner threatens to kill Dysart police officer

Premium Content ‘Drongo’ miner threatens to kill Dysart police officer

The Mackay court heard he made the threat after police found Temazepam and used glass pipes

CQ rugby league carnival a sellout days before kick-off

Premium Content CQ rugby league carnival a sellout days before kick-off

Event co-orindator Jamie Simpson: ‘It’s probably going to be one of the most even carnivals yet.’

Wed 20 Jan 2021

Further material made available in alleged murder case

Premium Content Further material made available in alleged murder case

The defence lawyer for a man accused of murdering his former wife has received further material.

‘I felt violated’: Woman discovers intruder living in roof

Premium Content ‘I felt violated’: Woman discovers intruder living in roof

Shocked, terrified, scared: “Like a frog jumping from lily pad to lily pad except it’s a person jumping from roof to roof.”

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