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Competitive rental market sees Rockhampton families struggle to find homes

Rockhampton families are struggling to find places to live as demand for rental accommodation continues to climb due to the coronavirus downturn. The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) data shows the regions' vacancy rate is sitting at just 0.3 percent. REIQ spokesperson Olivier Bjorksater-Bleylock says the Federal Government's halt on evictions...

Truck flip leaves man with significant leg injury

Emergency crews rushed to the intersection of Leichardt and Dawson Highways at the southern end of Banana around 2am. An RACQ Capricorn Rescue spokesperson says a B-Double semi-trailer was travelling north when it rolled. "The driver sustained possible fractures and was pinned inside the truck until a passer by stopped to render...

Donors needed to help save lives

Central Queensland residents are being urged to roll up their sleeves and make a lifesaving donation.Red Cross Lifeblood centers across Queensland need 6,000 additional people to donate blood and plasma over the next two weeks.An additional 250 blood donation are needed in Rockhampton and 130 blood donors are needed across...

Have you seen this missing man?

 We are being urged to keep an eye out for a missing man and a white Ford Falcon sedan he might be travelling in.   Police are calling for public assistance to help find 58-year-old Robert Weber.   He was last seen leaving the Kilkivan Hotel with his dog on January 6th and was...

Early voting popular in mayoral by-election

  Rockhampton voters are making the most of being able to cast their ballots early in the mayoral by-election as polling day draws closer. More than 6,000 people have already had their say on who becomes leader, just three days after early voting opened. And a further 6,000 out of the 55,800 people...
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