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BUSH FIRES | Air Quality Warning Withdrawn

Queensland’s Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young has withdrawn the whole-of-community smoke warning but has urged people to remain vigilant while fires continue to burn across the state. While there are still a number of active bushfires across Queensland, air quality has improved enough for health authorities to withdraw the formal...

Child Involved In Multi-Car Crash, Norman Gardens

A child and three adults have been involved in a two vehicle crash at Norman Gardens overnight. The crash happened at the intersection of Norman Road and Eagle Drive at 6.17PM on Wednesday. A woman in her 30s was transported to the Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition and treated for facial, abdominal and lower leg...

FIRE BRIEFING | More Than 50 Fires Burning Across Qld

(AAP Image/Dan Peled) More than 50 fires are burning across Queensland on Wednesday as emergency services crews and authorities brace for a rise in temperatures and wind gusts ahead of a cold front. Around 170 crews are on the ground where there are active bushfires. A Leave Immediately (Emergency Warning) alert has been...

Yeppoon Wildlife Sanctuary Reopens Following Evacuations

Image Supplied  The Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary in Yeppoon reopens on Wednesday.   Kieron Smedley from the Cooberrie Park Wildlife Sanctuary said they have had a massive few days, evacuating the entire Sanctuary due to the Cobraball bushfire. "On Saturday night we had to evacuate more than 150 animals on the Noah's Ark bus" he...

Dream Cruises Sails Into Local Waters

Explorer Dream sailing through Sydney Harbour.  Image Supplied.   Cruise ship, the Explorer Dream, has been visiting Gladstone and the Sunshine Coast.   The vessel is tipped to bring around 12,000 travellers to each location.   Dream Cruises held a special celebration with the inaugural arrival of Explorer Dream in Sydney at the White Bay Cruise Terminal...
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