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Research reveals extent of living pressures

Saving for a rainy day is starting to become a thing of the past as locals battle rising living expenses. Almost 20 per cent of Flynn mortgage holders are in financial stress as are more than 36 per cent of renters. While across Capricornia more than 34 percent of renters are in...

Man escapes serious injury following Machine Creek crash

  A person has been transported to hospital after crashing in Machine Creek this morning. According to paramedics the man in his 30's had no significant injuries following the incident on the Bruce Highway near Taylor Lane shortly after 7am.   He was taken to Gladstone Hospital in a stable condition.  

Woman charged with murder of 8-year-old boy to front court today

  A 36-year-old woman will face Rockhampton court today charged with the murder of a child. Emergency services found the 8-year-old boy early in the morning at an address in Berseker. Detective acting inspector Luke Peachy of the Capricorn Crime Group says emergency workers that attended what was supposed to be a welfare...

Sudden death investigation, Berserker

Rockhampton police are investigating the sudden death of a child at a Berserker home early on Saturday (July 30). Police attended a Waterloo Street property to perform a welfare check at approximately 2.20am, where officers located an 8-year-old boy unresponsive. His death is being treated as suspicious. Detectives have established a crime scene...

Urgent warning following tragic year on local waterways

2021 is being described as a tragic year on the state's waters. According to Maritime Safety Queensland's (MSQ) annual report, failure to wear a lifejacket is thought to have contributed to 70 per cent of deaths. Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey says any death is one too many. "A total of...

Three men injured in separate crashes in Central Queensland

Three men have been hospitalised after three separate crashes across Central Queensland overnight.  A man in his 20s suffered abdominal and pelvic injuries after a motorbike crash at Emu Park around 6.30pm.   He has been taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious but stable condition.   Another man, in his 30s, has been taken...
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