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Men Reported Missing Between Victoria & Townsville, Found

UPDATE | The two men, a 90-year-old and 59-year old, reported missing between Victoria and Townsville on Wednesday have been located safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. EARLIER | Police are seeking assistance to help locate two men reported missing between Victoria...

Search Launched For Man Missing In Central Qld Waters

UPDATE | The search for a 60-year-old man missing in waters off North Keppel Island will continue on Thursday.   Wednesday's search concluded at last light with air and sea assets searching an area in excess of 125sqnm north west of the man’s last known location. On Thursday, the search area will be...

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...
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