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Search for missing yachtie continues in rough seas

The search continues for a 54-year-old man, missing in waters off Central Queensland. The man was sailing from Gladstone to Bundaberg with a friend, when he fell overboard on Saturday morning near Bustard Head. Acting Sergeant Stacey Van Der Zwan said it was a co-ordinated search and rescue effort. "Hervey Bay Water Police,...

Beach bike crash leaves man in hospital, Zilzie

  An evening motorbike beach ride has left a man in hospital in the Livingstone Shire. The man in his 30s sustained minor injuries after crashing on a beach off San Marino Way in Zilzie around 6:30pm Monday night. Queensland Ambulance said the man was taken stable to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable...

House fire, Gladstone

    A close call for residents of a Gladstone home that went up in flames Monday morning, after occupants escaped without injury. Emergency crews arrived to a house engulfed in flames on Erin Close in New Auckland just after 7.15am. Queensland Fire and Emergency Services said smoke was billowing from the rear and...

Search resumes for missing boatie

  The search continues on Sunday for a man who fell overboard from a sailing boat in waters off Central Queensland yesterday.   Authorities were notified on Saturday that the boat was about 20 kilometres east of Bustard Head, south of Gladstone, when the incident occurred.     Those involved in the search include Water Police,...

Marine search and rescue

A search and rescue operation is currently underway for a man who fell overboard from a sailing vessel in waters off Bustard Head, south of Gladstone.   At about 10.20am, a distress call was made notifying authorities that a crew member had fallen from the boat approximately 20 kilometres east of Bustard...

Four lives lost on Queensland roads

Four people have died and three seriously injured in the past 24 hours in five separate incidents on Queensland roads. The crashes come as police launch Operation Cold Snap to coincide the with the school holidays. The state-wide road safety operation aims to reduce the amount of lives lost on our roads. The...
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