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Rocky zoo going Totally Wild

Rockhampton Zoo is set to go nationwide this weekend! The award winning TV series Totally Wild will feature the zoo in two episodes. The fact filled children’s series focuses on animals from around the world each week. This Saturday, viewers around the country will be able to learn about the resident otters, followed...

Construction extensions 'won't fill gap in material shortage'

Central Queensland builders are getting a breather - of sorts - with construction timeframes extending, but they say it will not fix a major material and trade shortage.    Workers had to start construction within six months of signing a contract under the HomeBuilder scheme.    The timeframe has now been extended to 18...

Mount Morgan water trucking ramps up

A minimum of 20 truckloads of water a day are now being driven from Gracemere to the Mount Morgan Water Treatment Plant.  Rockhampton Regional Council rampped up it's emergency water supply following a drop in the quality of the water in the No. 7 dam. Mayor Tony Williams says residents would now...

Comedian to poke fun at Rockhampton in online show

A local comedian is taking to the virtual stage tomorrow night to argue why Rockhampton should be Australia's next tourism hotspot. Seven comedians will take part in a live-streamed comedic debate including Clint Lennox, who is expected to playfully 'roast' the region. The project called 'Remotely Funny' was created during the pandemic...
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