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CQ welcomes back interstate tourists

  An influx of visitors from down south has been predicted for Central Queensland in the wake of state border's reopening. The local tourism industry has been struggling since Queensland shut borders down back in March. Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll said island, coastal and city operators are all reporting forward bookings through...

Teen bike rider hospitalised in Frenchville crash

  A teenage bike rider has been hospitalised with a shoulder injury following a crash in Central Queensland. Queensland Ambulance said they were on the scene of a vehicle and bicycle crash on Kerrigan Street in Frenchville at 6:12pm Thursday. The male teenager was taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

Fast-food employee allegedly assaulted, Rockhampton

  Police are seeking assistance to identify a man who allegedly assaulted a female employee in a fast food store in George Street, Rockhampton. Around 5pm on June 26, a man entered the store on George Street and approached a female employee who was sweeping the floor. The male began talking to the...

Gladstone’s new ED a step closer, recruitment drive to begin

Gladstone Hospital’s new Emergency Department is one step closer to reality following practical completion of the $42 million project which created more than 60 construction jobs. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher were given a first-hand look of the facility yesterday and announced a further $5 million in...

Man airlifted after head on collision

A man has suffered suspected internal injuries after a head on collision with a tree in Central Queensland. Emergency crews were called to reports that a four-wheel-drive vehicle had rolled struck a tree at Browns Lane in Farnborough around 9:15pm on Tuesday evening. The man in his 40s was treated by Queensland...

Search for missing Finch Hatton man continues

  Police investigating the disappearance of a 42-year-old Finch Hatton man last month are launching a fresh public appeal for information.   Robert Boettiger (pictured) left a residence on Mackay-Eungella Road in Finch Hatton around 4pm on Wednesday, June 24 in a white 2011 Great Wall utility with Queensland registration 178 SDC (pictured).   He...
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