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Fatal Plane Crash, Captain Creek

Two men have been killed in a plane crash at Captain Creek, near Agnes Water on Sunday.   Around 7.00AM, police and emergency services were called to a property on Round Hill Road, after reports of a plane crash. Initial investigations confirm a light plane had crashed and the two men on board died...

Vegetation Fire Builyan

UPDATE | A vegetation fire is burning in inaccessible country near Bulburin Forest Road, north-east of Builyan. This fire is posing no threat to property at this time. Crews and working to contain the fire and heavy machinery is being used to construct containment lines. Nearby residents may be affected by smoke and are...

Locals Urged To Get Across 5G Technology As Inquiry Resumes

Image Credit: CC0  An inquiry into 5G mobile technology in Australia resumed with a hearing in Canberra on Friday. It heard from regulators, researchers and industry leaders from a range of fields but some say it won't go far enough. Vic Leach from the Oceania Radiofrequency Scientific Advisory Association (ORSAA) said 80 or 85...

BREAKING | Chemical Spill, Central Queensland

Seven people have been assessed by Paramedics after a 'chemical incident' at a workplace in Central Queensland. Emergency crews were called to Reid Road in Yarwun at around 12:40PM on Thursday.  A QFES spokesperson said they were told there was an 'acidic smell'.   Firefighters are still at the scene, carrying out air quality tests.  They...

Restrictions Placed On Water Use In Rockhampton

Image Supplied  Rockhampton Regional Council is urging residents to keep an eye on their water consumption as the mercury continues to rise. Acting Mayor Cherie Rutherford said the hot weather had brought with it a spike in demand and it was important for all residents to take notice. “Our Region is a drought...

Police Officer Stood Down - Intelligence & Covert Services Command

A Police Officer has been stood down within the Intelligence and Covert Services Command. The 40-year-old female Senior Constable has been stood down from official duty. The officer was served with a Stand Down Notice regarding allegations of improper access and release of information. In keeping with our commitment to high standards of...
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