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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

UPDATE | The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for people in Capricornia and Wide Bay and Burnett Forecast Districts has been cancelled. Severe thunderstorms were no longer occurring in Queensland as of 11:03PM on Thursday. According to the BOM 67mm fell at Jambin (north of Biloela) in one hour. Only 11mm was recorded at Biloela...

Would-Be Robber Accused Of Hitting Victim In Back Of Head

A man is accused of hitting a man he intended to rob in the back of the head in Rockhampton.   The 37-year-old Woorabinda man is reportedly behind the attempted robbery on the corner of Fitzroy and East Street overnight. It is alleged that the man approached the victim from behind as he...

Charges Lowered For Fitzroy Barrage Water Supply Scheme

Chair of Water Committee Councillor Neil Fisher at the Fitzroy River Barrage.  Image Supplied  The Rockhampton Regional Council Water Committee has heard that charges for the Fitzroy Barrage Water Supply Scheme (FBWSS) are set to be lowered by 8% for the next five financial years. The proposed new charges, which are pending adoption...

Locals Named In Hockey Sides

Oliver Roberts at the 2019 U18 Australian Championships.  Image Credit: Click In Focus Photography.   A number of local hockey players have been selected in the Queensland U18 Girls’ and Boys’ Teams. The announcement of the teams comes following a three day trial held in Brisbane over the weekend of the 7th –...

Two Snake Bites Reported In Central Queensland

Two people have been bitten by snakes in different locations in Central Queensland.   Paramedics were called to a Rockyview residence at 7.33PM on Tuesday where a man in his 70s had been bitten on the ankle. He was transported in a stable condition to Rockhampton Hospital. Later at around 8:09PM, a man in...

Police Try To Track Car Vandal

Rockhampton Police are asking the community to help identify a male suspect who allegedly caused damage to a vehicle. On July 15, 2019, at a car park on Derby Street, Allenstown a person allegedly arrived in an early model silver Subaru WRX with black rims. Image Credit: QPS Police allege the man exited...
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