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Flying doctor patient pod one step closer for Emerald Airport

A royal flying doctor patient pod in Central Queensland is one step closer, after getting a green light from local Council. Central Highlands Regional Council have given in-principle support to the project in its latest meeting, meaning planning can move on from concept plans. Royal Flying Doctor Queensland Service's Nev Conway says...

Aussie legend Paul Kelly hits the stage in Biloela

There is a story behind every Paul Kelly song. And, his patriotic poems have become family anthems in many Australian households, with hits like How To Make Gravy, To Her Door and Dumb Things blasted at every family Christmas and BBQ. Inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame in 1997, Kelly is...

Man seriously injures arm in Dixalea crash

A crash west of Gladstone has left a man being airlifted to hospital with a serious arm injury. The local rescue chopped was called to the scene at Dixalea at 5:36pm, where a man in his 40s had been removed from his vehicle with the help of police, paramedics and fire...

Vaccine rollout under fire as more Qld pharmacies receive doses

More pharmacies across regional Queensland will be topped up with AstraZeneca doses this week, boosting the state's COVID-19 vaccination rollout. There are close to 50 community pharmacies throughout the state that currently offer jab, now an extra 83 will jump on board. But Pharmacy Guild of Australia QLD Acting President Chris Owen...

House goes up in flames at The Range

Luckily no one was injured after a house fire in Rockhampton. Seven fire crews were called to The Range around 5pm on Tuesday, with heavy smoke billowing from the Penlington Street home. Queensland Police say a storage shed at the side of the house caught alight before spreading to the left side...

Decision looms for NRL game in CQ

Central Queensland footy fans could find out today if Rockhampton will get a slice of the NRL action. Local officials are "very confident" the region will host a game, as Queensland becomes a hub for the sport amid COVID outbreaks interstate. Queensland Rugby League Central Division manager Rob Crow says details were...
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