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Now's The Time To Make Sure 'Rover' Is Registered

CC0 Creative Commons  Gladstone Regional Council will be commencing their animal inspection program as of 1 February 2019 until 30 July 2019 (6 calendar months). Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said the approved systematic inspection program will be conducted to determine the registration status of dogs within the region. “Council is conducting these inspections...

Farmers Named And Shamed On Map Labelled 'Hit List'

Image Credit: Michelle Price. Farmland in Bundaberg. The publication of hard-working Queensland farmers’ personal details by animal extremists on an online ‘attack map’ is a disgrace and should be roundly condemned, the LNP said on Wednesday. The ironically-named 'Aussie Farms' website identifies hundreds of family farms involved in livestock production and lists...

Snake Bite Victim In CQ

Someone has been bitten by a snake in Marmor. Paramedics were called to a private address at 11:40AM on Wednesday. The victim is being assessed for a snake bite to the hand. They have since been taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition. By Michelle Price 

Boyne Tannum Aquatic Centre A Step Closer

By Kgbo - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 Gladstone Regional Council has adopted the Boyne Tannum Aquatic Recreation Centre Feasibility Study at this week's general meeting. Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said community engagement on the Aquatic Centre proposal would occur as soon as possible. “In Council’s 2018/19 budget $250,000 was allocated to undertake...

Beware Of Man Impersonating A Council Officer

By Cathy Cox, CC BY-SA 2.0 Gladstone Regional Council is urging residents to be vigilant after hearing that someone is pretending to be a Council officer. A man, believed to be wearing a uniform with Council insignia, was allegedly seen acting suspiciously after he attempted to gain access to a residential property...

#PutYourEskyOut Reaches Queensland

By Lianna Henwood - WT Waroona, CC BY-SA 3.0 The 'Put Your Esky Out' campaign has certainly generated a fair amount of hype. Canberra resident Richard Forshaw created the Facebook page and said he came up with the idea during a recent heatwave. He said he was feeling sorry for his caged...
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