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15 Rockhampton Med Students Graduate

Bryn Rohdmann, who recently spent two weeks on placement with the RFDS.  Image Supplied.   Major celebrations as 15 Rockhampton medical students graduate from The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) on Tuesday.   All 15 of the fourth year UQ medical students who studied at UQRCS Rockhampton in 2019, will attend graduation...

Taser Usage On The Rise

Image By Dep. Garcia - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 It has been revealed that Officers in the Central Police Region have have whipped out their Tasers close to 1,900 times between 2012 and October 2019.   Tasers have been used 1,883 times during that period.  The highest usage rate was recorded in 2018...

Queensland's 2032 Olympic Bid Goes Ahead

Queensland will make a bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games in the South East. The announcement came Monday afternoon as Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk gave the green light to move foward with the proposal.  The government has been deciding whether or not the Olympic Games would be a financial possibility for the Sunshine...

Great Keppel Revitalisation A Priority Project

CC-BY-SA-3.0. Delivering backbone infrastructure including power, water and telecommunications services to Great Keppel Island (GKI) as a catalyst for tourism and regional economic growth was one of the seven priority projects recently put forward in Canberra by the Central Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (CQROC). Mayor Bill Ludwig said the clear message...

Woman Airlifted From Agnes

A woman has been airlifted out of Agnes Water by the RACQ Capricorn Rescue crew. The victim, aged in her 70's, suffered complications from a cardiac episode. After receiving initial medical treatment from the QAS at Agnes Waters, the on board Rescue 300 medical crew further assessed the patient before transporting the patient to...

More Help For Fire-Ravaged Communities

Image Credit: Pixabay  Livingstone Shire Council is continuing to assist residents directly impacted by the recent wildfires in Livingstone, after resolving to apply provisions including extending the eligibility of the Financial Hardship Policy and reducing water consumption charges. Mayor Bill Ludwig said Council resolved to proceed with five options in relation to...
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