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'It's disgraceful'- Calls for action on sinking vessel

Debris from a stranded yacht at Lammermoore Beach has begun to wash ashore. The luxury vessel dragged anchor last Wednesday (May 11) before grounding. Keppel MP Brittany Lauga is demanding the owner remove the vessel as soon as possible. "It's disgraceful that locals have had to remove debris from our beaches as a...

Gladstone copper thief caught

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly stealing and selling copper in the Gladstone area.   Police say the man broke into a business on South Trees Drive 18 times between May 7, 2021 and March 3, pinching large amounts of industrial copper.   The man has been charged with six count of...

Man arrested after alleged attack

A man is due to face court after allegedly attacking two other men at Gladstone Central.   It's alleged man in his 20s was walking along Yarroon Street around 10.40pm on Thursday, May 5 with a woman when she allegedly started abusing two 25-year-old men.    Police say the 20-year-old then began punching both men...

Andrew Symonds dies in Townsville car crash

Queensland cricketing great Andrew Symonds has died in a car crash near Townsville on Saturday night. The single-vehicle crash happened in Hervey Range shortly before 11pm. Police believe his car had been travelling along Hervey Range Road when it left the roadway and rolled. Emergency services tried to revive the 46-year-old but he...

Labor commits to splash $200 million at the Great Barrier Reef

Labor leader Anthony Albanese is targeting climate conscious voters today, pledging to splash cash at the Great Barrier Reef if the party wins government. He has taken his election campaign to Fitzroy Island, off Cairns announcing almost $200 million for research, restoration and sustainable fishing initiatives.  Mr Albanese says protecting the Reef is...

Heavy rainfall warning for CQ

More heavy rainfall could be on the way for central Queensland, with a severe weather warning in place for Capricornia region right down to the south-east. It comes after areas such as Captain Creek, near Gladstone, was hit with 132 millimetres of rain in just six hours. A warning from the Bureau...
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