Regional News

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Foul stench as thousands of fish, eels suffocate

Foul stench as thousands of fish, eels suffocate

The stench of thousands of dead eels covering the surface of a Rockhampton lagoon was almost unbearable.

Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

premium_icon Jobs axed as administrator takes over major fashion brand

At least 37 of this fashion giant's stores will close as administrators search for a new buyer, cutting jobs and redeploying some workers.

Capricornia MP backs hazard and emissions reduction plan

premium_icon Capricornia MP backs hazard and emissions reduction plan

Landry backs PM’s call for a national standard for bushfire hazard reduction burns.

Offender charger over alleged hotel gelblaster shooting

premium_icon Offender charger over alleged hotel gelblaster shooting

He aimed the replica weapon at a staff member at the Leichardt Hotel on January 17.

Call for Feds to approve  CQ mega mine

premium_icon Call for Feds to approve CQ mega mine

Lauga: What's the hold up to this 1500 job project? A decision by the Commonwealth Minister was due on June 24, 2019

Collapsed miner must pay up: MP

premium_icon Collapsed miner must pay up: MP

Long-suffering employees, suppliers and investors to collapsed North Queensland miner CuDeco Ltd will soon learn if they can expect any return from the Rocklands...

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Bus boss’s leaked email to workers about Adani

Bus boss’s leaked email to workers about Adani

A leaked email from Greyhound’s boss warns workers to not post on social media about a controversial deal the bus company has made.

Man bitten by snake at Biloela

premium_icon Man bitten by snake at Biloela

A MAN has been hospitalised after he sustained a snake bite at Biloela on Wendesday afternoon.

Heartbreak as adored Koorana mega-croc found dead

premium_icon Heartbreak as adored Koorana mega-croc found dead

The croc moved to the farm in 1982 and during his time there, tripled in size and became a tourist favourite.

Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

premium_icon Not even 7 officers armed with tasers could stop savage crim

Police feared Tiaaleaiga so they approached him as a group, armed with tasers - but not even that could stop him.

Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

premium_icon Friends of the Hound: Photobook to combat racing shame

FOR years, they have been bred for racing, discarded and destroyed.

Dad files $940K lawsuit against driver after horror crash

premium_icon Dad files $940K lawsuit against driver after horror crash

The ute left the road, became airborne and collided with the north side of a dry creek bed causing the ute to roll multiple times.

Thieves steal donation tins from rural shops

premium_icon Thieves steal donation tins from rural shops

Cigarettes, an ambulance donation tin and rescue helicopter tin were stolen.

'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

premium_icon 'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social media sensation.

Night out turns sour when fight leads to shattered jaw

premium_icon Night out turns sour when fight leads to shattered jaw

HE had stopped with his mates at the kebab shop in East St after a night of drinking when a former classmate provoked him and he ended up in court.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

premium_icon Mine death sparks call for specialist prosecutor

A coronial probe will explore who should handle prosecutions in fatal mine incidents.

Young boy's stern warning to fishers after duck distress

premium_icon Young boy's stern warning to fishers after duck distress

Young boy saves duck with a hook lodged in the flesh near its bill at popular Coast playground

The foundation making equality for people with disabilities

premium_icon The foundation making equality for people with disabilities

Central Queenslanders Gavin Perry and Michael Segwick hope to reduce stigma around disabilities so people can get on with enjoying their lives.

Difficult decision made in search for missing Dysart man

premium_icon Difficult decision made in search for missing Dysart man

Gary Flowers has been missing in the waters around Keppel Islands since January 14.

PM won’t risk resources jobs over climate change

premium_icon PM won’t risk resources jobs over climate change

The PM is resisting pressure to adapt to a post-fossil fuel world, declaring his government will have a balanced policy which doesn’t put resources jobs at risk.

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