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Appeal for witnesses in fatal Stanwell crash

There is a call for help from the public, following a fatal ambulance and truck crash in Central Queensland this week. Two men, a 65-year-old nurse and 87-year-old patient, were killed when the ambulance they were in was hit on the Capricorn Highway at Stanwell just after noon on Monday. The emergency...

The Dolphins to join the NRL Premiership from 2023

  The Dolphins have been chosen as the 17th NRL team to join the competition from 2023. The NRL has confirmed the ARLC has approved the grant of a 17th license to The Dolphins. The NRL Telstra Premiership will expand to a 26-round competition as part of the Dolphins' entry with every team...

After-dark search for croc spotted next to dead dog

Investigations into the sighting of a crocodile are underway, following reports it was swimming around a deceased dog in a West Gladstone waterway. The 12ft (approx. 3.6 metre) crocodile was reported at Auckland Creek on the weekend, near the Webb Park Dog Park. A crew from the Department of Environment and Science...

Dramatic increase in owls dropping from trees

Secondary poisoning is suspected to be behind an unprecedented number of owls dropping out of trees in Central Queensland. Rockhampton Wildlife Rescue report about 33 owls have been handed in during the past week and a half - only about half surviving to be released back into the wild. The rescue's president,...

Avoid smoke: Canal Creek, near Shoalwater

A warning to avoid smoke has been issued for a fire at Canal Creek near Shoalwater as at 4:14pm Tuesday, 12 October 2021. The 'advice' level warning from Queensland Fire and Emergency Service is active for Canal Creek (near Shoalwater), Yeppoon, Rockhampton and surrounding areas. Smoke is currently affecting Canal Creek (near...
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