Latest News

Local News

Car Hits Roo On Capricorn Hwy

A car has collided with a kangaroo on the Capricorn Highway at Gogango. The accident happened at the intersection of the Capricorn Highway and Grantleigh Road at 7.16PM on Monday. A man in his 40s was treated for head and arm injuries. He was transported to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

Motorbike Rider Airlifted Off Curtis Island After Breaking Arm

Image Credit RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service A motorbike rider has been airlifted off Curtis Island after breaking his arm in a fall.   The RACQ Capricorn Rescue service was tasked to the Southern Tip of Curtis Island on Monday. A guy aged in his mid-30's had been riding with a mate when he...

CQ Uni Recognised For Helping Aussie Battlers

CQUniversity is Australia’s leading provider of inclusive educational opportunity, as illustrated by new rankings that put the University at the head of the pack for delivering places to students doing it tough. The Good Universities Guide (GUG) 2020, due out on Tuesday, has ranked CQUniversity as the best Australian university for...

Construction Underway On Military Training Area

Construction for the Shoalwater Bay Training Area expansion in Central Queensland and the establishment of a new training area near Greenvale in North Queensland have commenced.Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds CSC said the start of construction is a significant milestone for the training initiative. “The Australia-Singapore Military...

Childcare Charges Wildly Different From Location To Location

Pixabay A report has revealed that some parents can pay up to $5,800 a year more for the same amount of child care, depending on where you live in Queensland.   Not surprisingly, centres across Brisbane are charging the most.   The most afforable places to have your children minded is in Innisfail and the...

Adani Royalties Deadline Missed

The Queensland Government has missed a deadline to finalise a royalties agreement with Adani for its Carmichael coal mine. The Queensland Coordinator-General set Monday as the deadline, but Treasurer Jackie Trad said the deal will take longer to finalise. However a spokesman for Ms Trad has told the ABC the delay won't hold...
If you have information on something happening near you or wish to contact the newroom use this link