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Lifting Of State-Wide Fire Ban In Parks And Forests

The Deputy Director-General of the Department of Environment and Science (Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service and Partnerships Division) has announced the lifting of the state-wide fire ban for all of Queensland’s national parks and forests, effective on Monday.   The ban was put in place in early November following severe bushfire weather...

Robbery With Violence, Rockhampton

Police are investigating a violent robbery during which a man’s car was stolen on Monday in Rockhampton. Around 2:00AM, a man was seated in his parked silver 2009 Toyota Aurion in Kern Arcade when he was approached by a man who opened the vehicle door and attempted to remove him from...

AMBER ALERT, Raceview (Ipswich)

The Queensland Police Service is seeking urgent public assistance to help locate a one-year-old boy (pictured) who was taken from a Raceview address six hours ago who may be at significant risk. A man (pictured) was seen pulling the boy from his mother’s arms and is believed to have put him...

Rockhampton Botanic Gardens 150th Year Celebrations Postponed

Rockhampton Botanic Gardens - Jim Hindman Memorial Aviary.  Image Supplied  The 150th celebrations of the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens planned for this Saturday, have been postponed due to forecast wet weather. Rockhampton Region Mayor Margaret Strelow said the new date for the celebration will be announced in coming weeks. “Tempting as it is for...
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