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Funding For Bushfire Affected Locals In Livingstone Shire

CC BY 2.0 Farm, fish and forestry businesses in Livingstone Shire who have suffered the affects from the recent bushfires will be able to apply for an initial $100 million in emergency bushfire funding to be made available in coming days. Member for Capricornia and Assistant Minister for Children and Families Michelle...

Population Increase Sparked By Upturn In Rental Market

Image Credit: CC0 Creative Commons  Recent data released by the Rental Tenancy Authority shows that population across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast is once again on the rise, signified by an upturn in the local rental market. Capricorn Enterprise said, Central Queensland is fast becoming an economic powerhouse due to the progression...

Gladstone Region Drought Appeal Raises $10,000

Image By CSIRO, CC BY 3.0 The Gladstone Region Drought Appeal, which was launched in late November to support droughtstricken farmers, has received strong community support with more than $10,000 raised to date. Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett today met with an official from The Salvation Army, who are partnering with Council...

Deadly Crash West Of Rockhampton

UPDATE | An accident which claimed the life of a man several hours west of Rockhampton, has also now claimed the life of a woman in the car.   The 19-year-old girl, a passenger in the ute which crashed at Capella, 22km north of Emerald on Monday night, has died in hospital.   EARLIER...

Five Point Plan To Keep Turtle Hatchlings Safe

Image Credit: Friends Of Buddina  Our local beaches are currently crawling with the next generation of marine turtles, and a cohort of people eager to catch a glimpse of this amazing natural spectacle. Humans and human interference can have a negative impact on hatchling survival rates. To give our adorable, newly hatched...

HIV Cases In CQ Health District Increase - Qld Sees Decrease

Image Credit: CC0  New cases of HIV in the Central Queensland Hospital and Health District have increased between 2018 and 2019.   The Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service saw three people diagnosed with HIV in 2018.  That number rose to five in 2019 according to statistics from Queensland Health.   Two were confirmed positive...
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