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Two men on the run after home break in

Two people are on the run after breaking into a Rockhampton home and threatening residents, at the weekend.    Detective Senior Sergeant Luke Peachey say the men broke into the home on Ellis Street at 2:00am Saturday, and threatened two men.    "One of offender has held a metal bar in a threatening manner...

Tropical Cylone Niran has developed

Tropical cyclone Niran has developed off the Far North Queensland coast.    The Category One system is packing wind gusts of up to 120 kilometres per hour and is currently about 235 kilometres northeast of Cairns.   TC Niran continues to move in a north-easterly direction and it's expected to further intensify over the...

Lucky escape for 11 people in crash north of Rockhampton

  Eleven people have been involved in a multi-vehicle crash on the Bruce highway, north of Rockhampton.   It's understood two vehicles swiped each other on the highway at Kunawarra just before 7am on Monday.    The driver of one car suffered a suspected broken leg and pelvis, and was flown to the Rockhampton Base...

Aged care workers rally in Rockhampton over "chronic" understaffing

Nurses and aged care workers are rallying in Rockhampton today, calling for the Federal Government to move swiftly to improve "shocking" working conditions in aged care. A number of protests, organised by the Queensland Nurses and Midwives' Union, are being held outside the offices of federal politicians across the state. It follows...

Wet start to Autumn in Central Queensland

  The first week of Autumn could be wet for Central Queensland, as a tropical low sitting off the Far North Queensland coast is expected to develop into a cyclone.   A shower or two is forecast today, with possible showers and windy conditions expected later in the week.    Bureau of Meteorology forecaster Matt...
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