Regional News

Fri 3 Apr 2020

Public servants ‘betrayed’ by Premier: Unions

premium_icon Public servants ‘betrayed’ by Premier: Unions

The head of one of the state’s most powerful unions has slammed the Premier’s decision to scrap a pay rise for public servants as a “kneejerk response”.

CQ mining death details uncovered

premium_icon CQ mining death details uncovered

A quarry company and three supervisors are accused of serious health and safety breaches linked to Connor Milne’s training and supervision.

Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

premium_icon Dummy’s guide to new home isolation rules

A DUMMY’S guide to who can visit your home has been issued after three days of coronavirus confusion and another change that relaxes rules for housebound...

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

premium_icon Children to return to classrooms after holidays, PM says

Scott Morrison says children are expected to return to classrooms after the looming school holidays if parents are unable to provide home learning.

Man pleads guilty to burning torture of girlfriend

premium_icon Man pleads guilty to burning torture of girlfriend

A 34-year-old man has pleaded guilty to the torture of his girlfriend, leaving her with injuries so severe that detectives thought she has been in an explosion.

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Free movies for Foxtel subscribers

Subscribers to Foxtel’s sport pack will receive access to its library of movies for free, as a result of coronavirus impacting live games.

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

Coronavirus Queensland: all you need to know today

QUEENSLAND has been rocked by another coronavirus death as the PM announces new measures to help families with childcare costs.

Miner offers $1000 reward to help find bike torcher

premium_icon Miner offers $1000 reward to help find bike torcher

A CENTRAL Queensland mine worker has offered a $1000 reward in the hope the public can help find the person who stole his motorbike and torched it.

Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

premium_icon Teachers in crisis: 400 calls for support every day

Teachers on the frontline are calling for help in unprecedented numbers as they come to terms with the impacts of the COVID-19

‘Take it seriously, Qld lives are at stake’

‘Take it seriously, Qld lives are at stake’

Queensland’s Health Minister has issued a confronting warning to those Queenslanders continuing to flout rules designed to stop the spread of COVID-19, as another man...

Radical lockdown plan floated to protect regional Qld

premium_icon Radical lockdown plan floated to protect regional Qld

The proposal was to set up nine stand-alone quarantine regions around Queensland.

CQ’s COVID-19 cases rise to eight

premium_icon CQ’s COVID-19 cases rise to eight

A YEPPOON woman and a lady from the Gladstone area are the latest to test positive to COVID-19 in Central Queensland.

COVID-19: Contact tracing underway for Rocky flight

COVID-19: Contact tracing underway for Rocky flight

A public health alert is out for a Qantas flight from Brisbane to Rockhampton last week.

Miners respond to tough FIFO restrictions

premium_icon Miners respond to tough FIFO restrictions

The mining sector has embraced a safety first approach before guiding Queensland’s economy to recovery.

Qld border to be closed to FIFO workers

Qld border to be closed to FIFO workers

Queensland will from this weekend enact stricter border control laws to ban some fly-in-fly-out workers from the state to protect virus-free remote communities.

WATCH: Adani’s impressive air strip takes shape

premium_icon WATCH: Adani’s impressive air strip takes shape

Rockhampton Regional Council won’t have to help pay for Adani’s airport just yet.

Monster father tried to also kill ex-wife in murder-suicide

premium_icon Monster father tried to also kill ex-wife in murder-suicide

SCHOOL lunches remained on a kitchen bench, uniforms still folded, as a mother was confronted with the blackened, mangled scene of a caravan explosion.

Why News is being forced to suspend community papers

Why News is being forced to suspend community papers

Next week, 60 of News Corp Australia's papers won't be printed and the reason is not coronavirus.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

‘Government needs to come clean to frontline health workers’

premium_icon ‘Government needs to come clean to frontline health workers’

A shocking new survey has revealed the majority of our frontline medical staff believe they are inadequately protected against COVID-19, with masks running low.

Decision on gun shops reversed as stores deemed 'essential'

premium_icon Decision on gun shops reversed as stores deemed 'essential'

A gun carrying politician has slammed a move to classify arms dealers as non-essential amid the current crisis.

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