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Bushfire Sparks Near Gladstone

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services crews have been called to a grass fire near Gladstone on Monday. It is burning near Calliope River Road and Boyles Road, West Stowe. It broke out at 12.30pm and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the fire and smoke...

Snake Bite Victim Recovering In Rockhampton Hospital

By SMC (talk) - I (SMC (talk)) created this work entirely by myself., CC BY-SA 3.0, Link A man's been bitten on the leg by a snake in Bajool late on Sunday. Paramedics were called to a home on Upper Olam Road at 11:00PM. They collected the victim, a man in his 40s,...

Call For More Women To Dip Their Toes In Agri-Tech

By Samraiz Nawaz - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link Female teachers across Australia are key to nurturing talented girls who are keen to explore careers in the agri-tech sector, which is now being boosted by a new program led by CQUniversity Australia. Lead researcher Dr Amy Cosby is seeking applications from...

Gladstone Energy And Ammonia Project At EIS Stage

CC0-Creative-Commons UPDATE | A $1 billion Gladstone Energy and Ammonia Project, which could deliver up to 1000 jobs for the region, has been declared a coordinated project this week by Queensland’s independent Coordinator-General. Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Cameron Dick said Australian Future Energy Pty Ltd’s (AFE) project, located...

Man Reported Missing From Koongal Found

CC0-Creative-Commons UPDATE | A 64-year-old man missing from Koongal since September 16 has been located. EARLIER | A man has been reported missing from Koongal. He was last seen on Sunday 16 Sept. at 4:00AM. He left his home to go for a walk and has not returned. Police and family hold concerns for...

Bushfire Alight In Gracemere

CC0-Creative-Commons Crews are on scene at a grass fire burning near Beck Street and the Capricorn Highway at Gracemere. The fire broke out about 12.30pm and is posing no direct threat to property at this time. The fire is contained, but smoke is affecting the area. Residents should close windows and doors and keep...