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Youths charged following school break-in

Four people under the age of 18 will be dealt with under the Youth Justice Act following an alleged break and enter at a Central Queensland school. Queensland Police confirm three males and one female are facing charges in relation to the alleged incident at St John's School last Wednesday. Gladstone Police...

Dog bite leaves person in hospital

A reported dog bite in the Central Highlands has left a person in hospital. Emergency crews were called to a private residence at Mount Macarthur at 4:05pm on Tuesday afternoon. Queensland Ambulance report one person was in a stable condition, taken to Emerald Hospital for further treatment.

Patches of thick fog blanket parts of CQ

Parts of the south east and central Queensland have been blanketed in fog this morning. Matthew Bass from the Bureau of Meteorology says the low-lying cloud is affecting areas from Brisbane, right up to Rockhampton. "It's hanging around and extending in patches at least from Brisbane and then relatively thick through parts...

Man will spend life in prison for murder of Rockhampton mother

A man will spend life in jail for the murder of his estranged wife, Rockhampton mother Karen Gilliland. Nigel Gilliland, 46, was sentenced in Rockhampton's Supreme Court yesterday after pleading guilty to one count of murder (domestic violence). Police were called to Brae Street at The Range in June last year, where...

Rocky rakes in $1m from NRL action

More than a million dollars has been injected into Rockhampton's economy, thanks to recent NRL games. Thousands flocked to Browne Park at the weekend, as the region played host to the Round 24 match between the North Queensland Cowboys and St George Illawarra Dragons on Saturday. Mayor Tony Williams says along with...

Rocky Zoo upgrades one step closer

A major redevelopment is one step closer for Rockhampton Botanic Gardens and Zoo. A visitor hub and landmark entrance, upgraded pathways and educational ampitheatre are some of 14 projects included in a new concept plan, endorsed by Rockhampton Council this month. The overhaul is set to take place over the next decade. Councillor...
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