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Nation’s First Dust-Related Disease Register Starting In Qld

CC0 Public Domain  Queensland workers, including coal workers and stonemasons, will have better workplace health and safety protections, thanks to changes made by the Palaszczuk Government to the Public Health Act 2005 and Public Health Regulation 2018. Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy Dr Anthony Lynham said pneumoconiosis, silicosis and other...

Gracemere Has A New Playground

Gracemere's new playground.  Image Supplied  Gracemere families now have one more great place to play these school holidays with the completion of a brand new playground at Conaghan Park. Chair of Council’s Parks Committee Councillor Cherie Rutherford said that the playground is a wonderful addition to the Gracemere community. “The playground has some...

'Luminous' Soaring To New Heights

Gladstone Regional Council’s spectacular lighting event, Luminous, is ready to impress with plans to make the upcoming second event even more memorable than the first. Gladstone Region Acting Mayor Chris Trevor said Luminous had attracted glowing reviews from the community following its debut in the Gladstone Region in October last year. “More...

Pot Blitz Nets Old Crabbing Gear In Gladstone

Fisheries Queensland is continuing its program of rolling crab pot clean-ups with the latest blitz focused on Gladstone waters. Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries Mark Furner said over two days, officers from Gladstone and Yeppoon targeted the South Trees Inlet and Calliope River seizing almost 70 abandoned or non-compliant...

$14.5 Million Boosts North Coast Rail Line

CC0 Public Domain  The Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million commitment to improve freight capacity on the North Coast rail line has reached a major milestone. Queensland Rail has awarded a $14.5 million contract to extend eight freight train passing loops between Rockhampton and Townsville. Member for Mackay Julieanne Gilbert said the works would support...

Woman Hurt In Crash At Yaamba

A woman has been injured in a crash at Yaamba.   The accident happened on Yaamba Road at 7.24PM on Tuesday. A woman in her 20s was taken to Rockhampton Hospital with an arm injury.  She was in a stable condition.  
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