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Bid To Cut 'Smoking' Rate In Central Queensland Gets Backing

A major tobacco company is backing calls by high profile health groups for smokers to consider leaving cigarettes behind in 2020. Philip Morris Limited (PML) Managing Director, Tammy Chan said that the organisation shares many of the same goals and objectives as leading policy makers and health groups when it comes...

Desperate Search For 78 Y O, Blackall

A search and rescue is underway to locate a 78-year-old woman missing from Moorfield at Blackall. Muriel Macdonald was last seen by family at a Ravensbourne Road property spanning more than 3, 200 hectares at 2:00PM on Wednesday.   Police and family hold concerns for her wellbeing as she suffers from a medical...

ADF Support During Bushfire Crisis

3rd Combat Service Support Battalion and 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment convoy, arrives in Puckapunyul from Townsville, to marry up with the combined contingent of the 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment and the Kumul Force 17 from the Papua New Guinea Defence Force, in support of Operation Bushfire Assist.  Image Credit: PTE Madhur...

Water Saving Measures Encouraged

CC0 Public Domain  Sport and recreation clubs interested in developing water conservation initiatives are encouraged to apply for funding in Gladstone Regional Council’s latest Sport and Active Recreation – Community Projects funding round. The Sport and Active Recreation – Community Projects funding round is open to applications until 29 February and is...

Men Reported Missing Between Victoria & Townsville, Found

UPDATE | The two men, a 90-year-old and 59-year old, reported missing between Victoria and Townsville on Wednesday have been located safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and the public for their assistance. EARLIER | Police are seeking assistance to help locate two men reported missing between Victoria...

Search Launched For Man Missing In Central Qld Waters

UPDATE | The search for a 60-year-old man missing in waters off North Keppel Island will continue on Thursday.   Wednesday's search concluded at last light with air and sea assets searching an area in excess of 125sqnm north west of the man’s last known location. On Thursday, the search area will be...
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