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Skate Park Closes In Gladstone

Image Credit: Pexels Gladstone Skate Park will be closed so its shade sail structure can be sorted out.   Gladstone Regional Council advises it will remain off limits until Friday, 18 October. Works will take place from 6.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday during this time. Light to moderate noise, consistent with general construction...

Qld Breaking Tourism Records

  A record 28 million tourists spent more than ever before in Queensland last year with the latest data released by Tourism Research Today showing visitors spent $24.8 billion in the Sunshine State in the year ended June 2019. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said a major highlight was Outback Queensland...

Increased Visitors Head To Southern Great Barrier Reef

The Southern Great Barrier Reef has attracted record numbers of interstate and international visitors in 2018/19 according to the latest results released from Tourism Research Australia (TRA). Data from the National Visitor Survey (NVS) and International Visitor Survey (IVS) for the year ending June 2019 shows that domestic and international tourism...

Trial Mining Approved In CQ

Trial mining of up to 1,000,000 loose cubic metres (about 1.6 million tonnes) will be undertaken at Impact Minerals Limited’s (ASX:IPT) Blackridge gold project following an agreement for tribute mining with a private contractor (Figures 1 and 2). The site is located 25 km north of Clermont in central east Queensland. Under...

Rescue Chopper Collects Elderly Man Nth Of Rocky

Image Credit: RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue Service   An elderly man has been collected by the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter over the long weekend.   The crew headed to a location approximately 70 miles north of Rockhampton where by a man in his 70's had reported having chest pain and suffering from breathing difficulties. Once...

STAY INFORMED || Mount Morgan Bushfire

  STAY INFORMED | Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) advises there is a bushfire in Mount Morgan (No.7 Dam Wall). You need to keep up to date and decide what actions you will take if the situation changes. Currently as at 3.25pm Tuesday 8 October, a bushfire is burning near Byrnes Parade and...
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