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CQ schools sign up for after-school homework centres

Students across Central Queensland can now get help with their homework in the classroom after school, as new homework centres open across Queensland. As part of an $8million election promise by the Queensland Government, 120 schools across the state are running free homework hubs to teach children healthy study habits. Aramac State...

Firies prepare as bushfire season gets underway

A wetter winter is why officials believe this year's bushfires will be more moderate than what we've seen in recent years. The 2021 season officially kicks off in Queensland this Sunday and locals are being urged to get prepared now. Queensland Fire and Emergency Service crews responded to 4,738 bushfires in our...

Young man in hospital after motorbike crash

It has been a busy night for emergency crews around Gladstone. A car flipped on the Bruce Highway at Iveragh this morning. One person was taken to hospital in a stable condition after the incident at 4:24am. All lanes were affected, though Queensland Traffic report both directions are now clear. A few hours earlier,...

More litter traps to be installed across CQ drains

There's a renewed crackdown to stop micro-plastics washing into central Queensland waterways. The Queensland Government is handing $1 million across 28 community projects in the state to keep local waterways litter-free. It will include $49,928 for Central Queensland University to modify and install 18 'drain buddies' around Rockhampton and Livingstone. CQUni's Dr Angela...

Oven fire leaves two in hospital

An oven has gone up in flames at a South Gladstone unit overnight. Two male patients suffered smoke inhalation from the blaze at a Toolooa Street address around 7pm. Queensland Ambulance report the pair were in stable conditions before being taken to Gladstone Hospital. A spokesperson for Queensland Fire and Emergency Service says...
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