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Afternoon crash leaves one in hospital

A patient is recovering after a two-vehicle crash in Rockhampton.    It happened around 3:15 yesterday afternoon on the corner of Davis and William Street in Allenstown.   They were taken to Rockhampton hospital in a stable condition.

Local Mayor feels the budget fell short for councils

  The Gladstone Mayor feels councils have been ignored in the Federal Budget.    Councillor Matt Burnett says there were no new water projects announced, there was no backing for the Inland Rail to the Port of Gladstone, and there were cuts to drought assistance.      Local councils were hoping the Financial Assistance Grants...

Serious three car crash at Marlborough

 UPDATE: Three people including a tennager have been rushed to hospital in serious but stable condition after a three vehicle crash at Marlborough. A 30-year-old man suffered head, pelvic and chest injuries while a second patient suffered shoulder and pelvic injuries.  A boy in his late teens was also injured.  Two of the were flown...

Queensland Ballet heading to Central Queensland

If you are an aspiring ballerina, or just love to dance, this could be for you.   Locals have the opportunity to be trained by the best in the business at Queensland Ballet workshops.    Workshops are being held in Gladstone on the 28th to the 31st of July and in Rockhampton on the...

Motorsport precinct on hold for priority infrastructure projects

The purchase of land earmarked for a motorsport precinct at Bouldercombe has been put on hold.   Rockhampton Council won't be going ahead with the purchase due to their current financial position.    Mayor Tony Williams says they've been assessed by the Queensland Treasury Cooperation which found that their financial position was fine.    "We have...

Early more skateboarding accident

A teen has been injured in a skateboarding incident at Yeppoon.    It happened just after 12:00 this morning on Lagoon Place.    The boy was taken to Yeppoon Hospital in a stable condition with arm, hip and leg injuries. 
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