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Snake bite hospitalises man in Moura

A man has been taken to hospital after being bitten on the arm by a snake at Kianga overnight.    It happened on a private address around 6:30pm.    The man in his 40s was taken to Moura hospital in a stable condition. 

Low supply alert as capacity at Awoonga Dam continues to fall

Gladstone farmers and producers are bracing for possible water restrictions in the wake of a low-supply alert for Awoonga Dam.    It's the first time in 14 years the alert's been issued, and follows persistent drought conditions.   At this stage the Gladstone Area Water Board estimates there is five years worth of reliable...

New flight earmarked for the red centre

    If you've ever wanted to travel to the popular red centre, now you have more of an opportunity to make it a reality.    Local agency Travel Associates Rockhampton, have released another trip to Uluru departing in October.   Travel Associates Rockhampton have been operating two charters to Uluru departing in the second half of 2021,...

Police launch investigation after man dies from severe head injuries

Investigations are continuing after the sudden suspicious death of a man in Woorabinda. A 44-year-old Woorabinda man suffered severe head injuries after attending a gathering at a home on Cressbrook street in the early hours of Tuesday morning.    Detective Inspector Luke Peachey says the man was found unconscious and unresponsive at the...

Animal welfare laws changes to keep up with the times

Queensland's animal welfare laws are going under the microscope, with a review now underway.   The government's proposing a number of changes to the Animal Care and Protection Act (2001), around the treatment of creatures at homes and on farms.   It has been 20 years since the Act was introduced and RSPCA Qld...
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