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260 People Banned From Owning Animals In Qld Courtrooms

Queensland Courts have banned 260 offenders from owning animals, a new report by the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council revealed on Monday.   The new Sentencing Spotlight on Animal cruelty offences analysed 13 years of sentencing data shedding light on the penalties imposed. In Queensland, courts can issue a prohibition order banning a person from...

Rail Trail Rolls Closer To Yeppoon Foreshore

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail.  Image Credit: Michelle Price  Pedestrians and cyclists in Yeppoon are set to benefit from a $455,000 extension to the Pineapple Coast Rail Trail thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government. The 429m shared path will connect the rail trail to the Yeppoon Foreshore, and will complement an additional...

Manhunt Continues After Hit Run Victim Dies

Image Credit: QPS UPDATE | A 76-year-old man has died following a hit and run incident at Rockhampton on Saturday night.   The man was struck by a vehicle as he left a hotel on Archer Street around 8:20PM.   The vehicle failed to stop, driving off in an easterly direction towards George Street. Image Credit: QPS The...

Rockhampton Wins bid to host 2020 Australian Caravan Club National Muster

CC0 Hundreds of Australian Caravan Club (ACC) members are set to descend on Rockhampton next year after Rockhampton Regional Council successfully lured yet another major national event - the ACC National Muster. The Rockhampton Showgrounds will stage the Muster from 18-25 October, which will see hundreds of thousands of dollars injected into...

Adani Accused Of Bankrupting First Nations Leader

The Wangan and Jagalingou Family Council sain on Friday, Adani has achieved a new low, setting a brutal standard of corporate behaviour. In a statement sent to media outlets, the Family Council said that for the first time in Australia's history, a company has bankrupted an Aboriginal leader for standing up...

Gracemere Woman Arrested Following Drug Raid In Bundy

A man and woman have been charged, after Police raided a property in Bundaberg North.  Detectives attached to the Bundaberg Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) executed a search warrant at a Hodgetts Cour address on Thursday.   Police located several items of interest including clip seal bags containing Methylamphetamine, used glass pipes, syringes, cannabis, a...
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