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Energy provider tells customers to leave to avoid power price hike

A Queensland energy provider is telling its customers to take their business elsewhere to avoid a massive price hike to their power bills and blames the State Government for skyrocketing costs.   CEO Damien Glanville says the Queensland wholesale electricity market is experiencing extreme and consistent price volatility never previously seen. Mr...

Luxury yacht to be removed from Lammermoor Beach

A luxury vessel that dragged anchor and ran aground off Lammermoor Beach nearly two weeks ago, is set to be removed. Member for Keppel Brittany Lauga says Maritime Safety Queensland has stepped in to undertake the salvage works, after the owner failed to remove the wreckage. "The grounded, 27-metre yacht on Lammermoor...

Queenslanders offered free flu jab to combat rising cases

Queenslanders will be offered a free flu vaccination as the state faces a severe outbreak of Influenza A. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk made the announcement as cases double every week. From tomorrow until the end of June, GPs and pharmacies will offer free flu shots for Queenslanders aged six months and older. COVID-19 measures...

Motorcyclist suffers face, leg injuries in Frenchville crash

A motorcyclist has been taken to Rockhampton Hospital following a crash at Frenchville. According to a QAS spokesperson, a motorbike and vehicle collided at the corner of Dean Street and Frenchville Road around 6.15pm on Sunday. Paramedics treated the rider for face and leg injuries, before transporting them to hospital in a...

Murugappan family set to return home after Labor victory

Planning is underway for a homecoming celebration in Biloela, with the community hoping to see the Murugappan family return to Central Queensland within weeks. Incoming Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has promised to allow the Tamil asylum seekers to return home after an immigration battle spanning more than four years. Priya, Nades and...

FEDERAL ELECTION 2022: LABOR WINS

  Labor has won the 2022 federal election and will form either a minority or majority government with Anthony Albanese as Australia’s next prime minister as several key seats remain in the balance. Voters have deserted the major parties in their droves as the federal election ballots continue to be counted. Mr Albanese...
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