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Rockhampton nurse won't be investigated by the CCC

A Rockhampton nurse who went to work despite awaiting COVID-19 test results for flu-like symptoms, will not be investigated by the corruption watchdog.   The incident was refereed to Queensland's Crime and Corruption Commission.    A spokesperson from the CCC said they were notified about this matter.    "Following an assessment, the CCC determined to refer...

Temperatures plummeted and records were broken

Central Queensland shivered through some record-breaking lows over the weekend.    Gladstone had a maximum of 13.4 degrees on Saturday, the coldest May day in 42 years.   Rockhampton also broke it's May record from 1978 with a maximum of 12.2 degrees.  

Public ferries back, Keppel Bay

Public ferries will be back in Keppel Bay from today. Two key operators to Great Keppel Island have been suspended for months following COVID-19 restrictions. Freedom Fast Cat's Maxwell Frank Allen said they have been fast-tracked to open again to the public, with some changes. "Our numbers have also been decreased so our...

Council makes life saving donation

Rockhampton Regional Council has today announced it will be reimbursing more than $140,000 in landing fees to two of the Region’s most critical life-saving services - the Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) and the RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service (CHRS). Council’s portfolio spokesperson for Airport Growth and Development Cr Fisher, said...

Car runs into pole, Yeppoon

One patient was transported to hospital on Wednesday night in Yeppoon.   A car ran into a pole on Adelaide Park Road and Braithwaite street just before 7pm    They were transported to Capricorn Coast Hospital in a stable condition. 

Car rollover, Rockhampton

Three patients were transported to Rockhampton Hospital on Wednesday night following a single vehicle rollover.    Emergency crews were called around 9:30pm to Berserker Street.   They were treated at the scene for minor injuries before being transported to hospital. 
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