Regional News

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

Advocates call for end of 'insidious form of elder abuse'

THE Australian Government is under pressure to end restrictive practices in aged care after it was called “a serious contravention of a person’s human rights”.

UPDATE: 56 y/o airlifted after found pinned under quad bike

UPDATE: 56 y/o airlifted after found pinned under quad bike

He spent all night out in the weather unable to get up with significant head, shoulder and chest injuries

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Healthy mother's unsuspecting life-threatening condition

Healthy mother's unsuspecting life-threatening condition

It started with neck pain and ended up with a Rockhampton mother to a year-long recovery period and learning to pee in bed pan while lying down

The new jobs luring miners back to work

The new jobs luring miners back to work

MINERS have a reason to get excited, with new research revealing workers are in demand once again. Take a look at where the jobs are and what work is on offer.

Wed 13 Jun 2018

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

National apology for victims of child sex abuse

THE Prime Minister has revealed the Federal Government’s response to the Royal Commission into institutional child sexual abuse.

Sun 10 Jun 2018

Bride's worst nightmare

Bride's worst nightmare

IMAGINE it's the day before your wedding day, everything is planned perfectly - the venue, the photographer, the food and the dress. Except...

Australia’s most unreliable airports

Australia’s most unreliable airports

SOMETIMES flight delays are unavoidable, but there are some Aussie airports in particular that you should avoid if you want to depart on time.

Sat 9 Jun 2018

COURT: Defence lawyer tests key testimony in gunshots trial

COURT: Defence lawyer tests key testimony in gunshots trial

Amanda Loader and Zachary Moore were cross-examined yesterday at the trial of Kenneth Robert Douglas.

Fri 8 Jun 2018

KFC brings back its most requested burger

KFC brings back its most requested burger

KENTUCKY Fried Chicken has answered the pleas of fans and is bringing back its most requested burger.

Gladstone woman wants to swap her land for a 4WD

Gladstone woman wants to swap her land for a 4WD

GLADSTONE property owner Rachael Patten has a hot deal for one lucky buyer

Thu 7 Jun 2018

UPDATE: Man deceased at CQ property

UPDATE: Man deceased at CQ property

Police advise that a man has passed away from medical circumstances after he was found unconscious near a shed fire.

Temps warm up for balmy winter weekend in CQ

Temps warm up for balmy winter weekend in CQ

PRIME weather for exploring the gems of the region

Wed 6 Jun 2018

Escaped prisoners steal more fuel, spotted in Bowen

Escaped prisoners steal more fuel, spotted in Bowen

Police on look-out for prisoners after sighting in Mackay area

Tue 5 Jun 2018

UPDATE: Police reveal latest on prisoner man hunt in Rocky

UPDATE: Police reveal latest on prisoner man hunt in Rocky

EXTENSIVE search for 2 prisoners continues after they escaped from Rocky Showgrounds yesterday.

Major problem with state’s flu vaccine

Major problem with state’s flu vaccine

QUEENSLAND parents are struggling to find influenza vaccines for their children with a national shortage of the lifesaving jab.

Mon 4 Jun 2018

Identity of two prison escapees revealed

Identity of two prison escapees revealed

POLICE are searching for two escapees, including one man from Mackay, who escaped from Capricornia Correctional Centre today.

Three hospitalised in truck & car collision in western CQ

Three hospitalised in truck & car collision in western...

UPDATE: A MAN was trapped when his car rolled after colliding with a truck.

DODGING DEATH: Teen survives 6m fall on birthday bike

DODGING DEATH: Teen survives 6m fall on birthday bike

14-year-old Colin Jensen says someone must have been watching over him after he walked away from a massive fall on Saturday with scratches and bruises.

Sun 3 Jun 2018

Capri is a real chimp off the old block

Capri is a real chimp off the old block

HEARTWARMING new pictures have been captured of one of Rockhampton Zoo’s newest family members as she starts to learn about her world.

Missing CQ man found deceased after days of searching

Missing CQ man found deceased after days of searching

The discovery followed a public appeal for information and an extensive search of bushland between Agnes Water and Turkey Beach last week.

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