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Rocky Thanks Its Volunteers

Pixabay Rockhampton Regional Council will spend this week shining the spotlight on volunteers who give up their time to make our region a better place. Communities Committee Chair, Councillor Rose Swadling, said volunteers were the lifeblood of many places around the Rockhampton Region. “The theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week – now...

QRC Demands Meeting With Premier Post Election

The Queensland Resources Council is urgently trying to set up a meeting with the Premier on mining now that the Federal Election is over.   The Palaszczuk Government must immediately reaffirm its support for the resource industry and resource jobs, with a commitment for long-term royalty stability and a fair go for...

POST ELECTION | Adani Says "Thanks Queensland"

Adani has released a statement saying "thank you Queensland. Let’s get the Carmichael Project done". CEO of Adani Mining, Lucas Dow said “We have been overwhelmed by the wave of support from Queenslanders over the past months. We are incredibly grateful. “For the past year we have spent time speaking with and listening...

REPORT | Gladstone Ports Chief Sacked After Subbie Suspended

Gladstone Ports Chief Peter O’Sullivan has reportedly been sacked after a subcontractor was suspended for speaking to Bill Shorten during a visit to Flynn. The Courier Mail reports that he has been let go about six months after he was suspended on full pay to allow an investigation into a "staff...

Motorcyclist Collides With Pig In Kabra

A motorcyclist has hit a pig in Kabra. Paramedics were called to Four Mile Road and Mcevoy Road at 7.36PM on Monday. A male in his 40s suffered significant hand injuries.   He was taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.  
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