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FEDERAL ELECTION 2022: LABOR WINS

  Labor has won the 2022 federal election and will form either a minority or majority government with Anthony Albanese as Australia’s next prime minister as several key seats remain in the balance. Voters have deserted the major parties in their droves as the federal election ballots continue to be counted. Scott Morrison...

Fatal traffic crash, Nankin

A woman has died following a multivehicle traffic crash in Nankin, east of Rockhampton on Friday. Preliminary information indicates around 5pm a local woman was driving a white 2016 BMW 118l hatch travelling westbound on Emu Park Road near Mulgoodoo Road when a collision has occurred with a truck travelling in...

Flood watch issued for Rockhampton

A Flood Watch has been issued for parts of the Rockhampton region.    Showers and thunderstorms are forecast from today and into the weekend.    Catchments in the Flood Watch area are already saturated from heavy rainfall over the past week and are likely to respond quickly to any further rainfall.   Minor flooding is possible...

Pedestrian hit by car

Investigations are continuing after a man was hit by a car in Rockhampton overnight.    Emergency crews were called to New Exhibition Road at Wandal around 6:15pm after the accident.    Police say the driver a 51-year-old woman briefly fled the scene but returned a short time later.    The pedestrian, a 65-year-old man was rushed...

Man suffers heart complications, flown to hospital

A man suffering heart complications has been flown hospital from the Gladstone region. Emergency crews were called to help the man in his 60s at Agnes Water, at 1.40pm on Tuesday. A spokesperson for RACQ CapRescue says he was being treated by paramedics from Queensland Ambulance Service when they arrived. "The on-board Doctor...
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