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Work starts on Peak Downs Hwy improvements

Premium Content Work starts on Peak Downs Hwy improvements

Two heavy vehicle stopping bays will be upgraded, and a new, protected right turn...

$11.5 million Peak Downs Highway upgrade works under way

Premium Content $11.5 million Peak Downs Highway upgrade works under way

The suite of works will improve safety for all motorists in the highly trafficked...

Man flown to hospital after car crashes through fences

Premium Content Man flown to hospital after car crashes through fences

A man freed from a vehicle that crashed through fences and into an embankment near...

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

Claims bridge ‘mess’ is blocking corridor to Bowen Basin

Premium Content Claims bridge ‘mess’ is blocking corridor to Bowen Basin

A Paget transport company says an old bridge on the Peak Downs Highway is stopping...

BUSTED: Man allegedly drove 160km/hr with ‘bag of drugs’

Premium Content BUSTED: Man allegedly drove 160km/hr with ‘bag of drugs’

Central Queensland police ‘concerned’ of the combination of a high speed linked...

‘People power’: MP welcomes money to fix horror highway

Premium Content ‘People power’: MP welcomes money to fix horror highway

Dale Last, Julieanne Gilbert and Stephen Andrew give their assessment of the state...

Highway revamp as Ring Road, bypass funding released

Premium Content Highway revamp as Ring Road, bypass funding released

$583 million in infrastructure and capital works projects revealed for Mackay...

Miner sues for $2m over CQ motorcycle, truck crash

Premium Content Miner sues for $2m over CQ motorcycle, truck crash

The CQ man suffered serious injuries including facial fractures

$32k raised for family of Moranbah crash victim

Premium Content $32k raised for family of Moranbah crash victim

An outpouring of support will assist the family financially through the “difficult...

Horror highway averages almost one death per year

Premium Content Horror highway averages almost one death per year

Tragic history prompts petition demanding immediate action.

Genuine, joyful: Tributes for dad lost in Moranbah crash

Premium Content Genuine, joyful: Tributes for dad lost in Moranbah crash

Tributes are flowing for the second Brisbane man who died in the Peak Downs Highway...

‘Cheeky, lover of life’: Tributes for Moranbah crash victim

Premium Content ‘Cheeky, lover of life’: Tributes for Moranbah crash victim

Tributes are flowing in for the ‘darling husband, Dad, Oupa’ who tragically died in...

TRAGIC: Two men confirmed dead in horror smash near Moranbah

Premium Content TRAGIC: Two men confirmed dead in horror smash near Moranbah

A truck driver was flown to hospital after a three-vehicle crash on the Peak Downs...

150 jobs: $50m pledge to overhaul region’s neglected road

Premium Content 150 jobs: $50m pledge to overhaul region’s neglected road

This highway is one of the most important in Qld – but it has been left to languish...

RACQ’s Mackay-Whitsunday election wishlist revealed

Premium Content RACQ’s Mackay-Whitsunday election wishlist revealed

‘We’ve lost too many lives on the state’s roads this year already.’

$18m to fast track Mackay’s next major road project

Premium Content $18m to fast track Mackay’s next major road project

Funding has been unlocked, with construction to start later this year.

UPDATE: Highway reopens after trucks and car collide

Premium Content UPDATE: Highway reopens after trucks and car collide

There's a 5km exclusion zone in place but police hope to reopen soon

Underground workers demand answers after miners hurt

Premium Content Underground workers demand answers after miners hurt

Work has stopped part of the mine after two employees were injured overnight.

Man in hospital after Peak Downs Highway crash

Premium Content Man in hospital after Peak Downs Highway crash

Man taken to hospital after single-vehicle crash on Eton Range

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