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Man Charged Over Violent Robbery, Rockhampton

A man is accused of being behind a violent robbery in Park Avenue.   Police will allege that the man went to a home and assaulted a woman before stealing property from her and running off on Monday.   Police located the man on Tuesday.  He was charged with robbery using personal violence and possessing...

Youth Action Group Discouraging Online Bullying

  Youth Action Group - Thomas Morris, Cr Eastwood, Breanna Willet and Chantelle Carney.  Image Supplied.   Livingstone Youth Action Group member and Yeppoon State High School student Thomas Morris is excited to see his recent anti-cyber bullying project make a difference to local youth in his community. ‘Take Time While Online’ is a...

Bushfire At Colosseum

UPDATE 10/12/19 | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) is aware of a bushfire burning in an accessible area near Forestry Road, between the Bruce Highway and Bulburin National Park. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) crews are monitoring and patrolling the area and working to strengthen containment lines. This fire is...

BREAKING | Amber Alert Issued

UPDATE | The Queensland Police Service has located the three children aged 3, 6 and 7 who were abducted from Apple Tree Creek. The children were taken over an hour ago by a man they know but have since been found safe and well. Police would like to thank the media and the...

15 Rockhampton Med Students Graduate

Bryn Rohdmann, who recently spent two weeks on placement with the RFDS.  Image Supplied.   Major celebrations as 15 Rockhampton medical students graduate from The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School (UQRCS) on Tuesday.   All 15 of the fourth year UQ medical students who studied at UQRCS Rockhampton in 2019, will attend graduation...

Taser Usage On The Rise

Image By Dep. Garcia - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 It has been revealed that Officers in the Central Police Region have have whipped out their Tasers close to 1,900 times between 2012 and October 2019.   Tasers have been used 1,883 times during that period.  The highest usage rate was recorded in 2018...
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