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Thu 29 Mar 2018

'Find of a lifetime' in the Sapphire gemfields

'Find of a lifetime' in the Sapphire gemfields

There had been considerable rain a week or so before and there it was, lying tantalisingly within reach on the surface of the ground.

How tradie survived a deadly high-voltage surge

How tradie survived a deadly high-voltage surge

'22,000' volt escape: Liam Bates' mates revived him three times before the ambulance arrived.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Disgraced teacher's death wish?

Disgraced teacher's death wish?

Should they have tried saving the sick inmate sooner?

Thu 22 Mar 2018

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

How to stop Facebook from grabbing your data

It’s time for us all to perform a thorough stocktake of the data we entrust to Facebook and through it, other apps.

Transport industry fears delays will stunt state's growth

Transport industry fears delays will stunt state's growth

Truckies reveal the reason they believe Queensland's economy is at a standstill

Thu 15 Mar 2018

Adani court hearing goes into overtime

Adani court hearing goes into overtime

Three days of argument not enough in court battle over Adani's agreement with traditional owners

How central Queensland could solve the gas crisis

How central Queensland could solve the gas crisis

The Bowen Basin could be the answer to a national gas shortfall, but one key thing is needed before that can get rolling

Mon 12 Mar 2018

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

Council mergers: Did they actually save us money?

A Queensland council heavyweight said claims amalgamations would save money were clearly illusory.

Thu 8 Mar 2018

Janita's youth mental health movement

Janita's youth mental health movement

One woman's phone call that helped pave the way toward better youth mental health access and resources within our region

Sun 4 Mar 2018

Missing man walks into police station in Central North QLD

Missing man walks into police station in Central North QLD

UPDATE: Lack of reception, possibly made worse by rain, in rural central west Queensland led to inability to contact family

Fri 2 Mar 2018

HOT AUTUMN: Long wait for the day to cool down

HOT AUTUMN: Long wait for the day to cool down

IF YOU’RE hoping for a sudden change from the heat then you’ll be waiting a while with above-average temperatures forecast for the season.

Wed 28 Feb 2018

Border Security finalise search operation at Hay Point

Border Security finalise search operation at Hay Point

Mackay crews called in to assist national agency

Psychopathic rapist exposed to depraved sex parties as a kid

Psychopathic rapist exposed to depraved sex parties as a kid

A PSYCHOPATHIC rapist with a slew of mental health problems was exposed to depraved sex parties and abuse as a child.

Tue 27 Feb 2018

From heroin to meth: how Angel wasted decades of her life

From heroin to meth: how Angel wasted decades of her life

She overcame a heroin addiction in her 20s, staying clean for nine years before becoming addicted to methamphetamines

Mon 26 Feb 2018

BoM update: CQ towns could receive up to 90mm this week

BoM update: CQ towns could receive up to 90mm this week

It comes after flash flooding and heavy downpours in Emerald

Fri 23 Feb 2018

Alliance's fight over coal mine costs goes up in smoke

Alliance's fight over coal mine costs goes up in smoke

Lock the Gate 'disappointed' as two bids over Blair Athol mine information thrown out

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Free workshops to learn about drones

Free workshops to learn about drones

AgForce is holding free workshops around Central Queensland with drone demonstrations in the latest Ag technology.

Appeal over CQ miner's 'repugnant' dog sex act dismissed

Appeal over CQ miner's 'repugnant' dog sex act dismissed

Central Queensland man who allowed a puppy to perform sex act on him has appeal thrown out

Wed 14 Feb 2018

Meet the breeder behind the $65k brahman bull

Meet the breeder behind the $65k brahman bull

Learn more about the spectacular FBC Felix Manso and Fenech Brahmans

BURNING UP: Temps to hit 40°C with heatwave smashing Qld, NSW

BURNING UP: Temps to hit 40°C with heatwave smashing Qld...

What's the weather today? We're in the middle of a heatwave. This is what we have coming on the radar.

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