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Locals warned to keep their distance from migrating whales

Breathtaking breaches are happening right across the Great Barrier Reef as whales hit the 'humpback highway'. After feeding in the icy Antarctic waters during the summer months, around 33,000 humpback whales are making their way to warmer waters to mate, calve and socialise. With the annual migration underway, director of field management...

AMBER ALERT: Police say four children abducted near Mackay

UPDATE: 10AM FOUR CHILDREN FOUND SAFE AND WELL Queensland police have found the four children who were taken from The Leap, north of Mackay, safe and well.   UPDATE: 8AM POLICE REVEAL DETAILS OF MAN  Queensland police is continuing to appeal for urgent public assistance to help find four children taken by a man known...

Two injured after separate crashes in Central Queensland

Two men have been injured after separate crashes in the region overnight.   A man has been taken to Rockhampton hospital after a car and motorbike collided on Archer street and George Street, around 9pm.   He suffered significant lower limb injuries.   While another man in his 20s was injured after a single car crash...

Man injured after truck crash at Raglan

Crews have freed a man who was trapped inside a vehicle after a crash this morning at Raglan.    Emergency crews were called around 4:35am after a B-Double left the the Bruce Highway and crossed railway lines on  near Epala road.    Due to high voltage power lines, emergency crews were required to wait...

Unit goes up in smoke

A person is recovering in hospital after a reported house fire at West Gladstone.    Emergency services were called to a Geraldine Street apartment complex just before 8.00pm on Monday night, finding a unit covered in thick smoke.   It's believed burnt food caused the incident.   The patient was taken to hospital in a stable...

Fraser Island may be officially renamed K’gari under Qld plan

Fraser Island may follow the lead of Uluru and be officially renamed to its indigenous name K’gari. The Queensland government has opened a two-month public consultation period to change the name of Queensland's famous Fraser Island to K’gari (pronounced ‘GUR-rie’ or ‘Gurri’). In 2021, the Fraser Island World Heritage Area was changed...
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