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Weapons and wire allegedly stolen from CQ properties

Rural properties have been the target of a spate of weapons and copper wire thefts in the past six months according to Rockhampton Police. The firearms were taken from rural homes in the Kabra, Mount Morgan, Yeppoon and Alton Downs areas, with up to 15 riffles stolen from one address. Detective Senior...

Two in hospital following Yeppoon crash

A crash north of Rockhampton this morning has left two people in hospital. Queensland Ambulance said they were called to the scene of the two-vehicle crash on Tanby Road in Yeppoon at 8:54am. Three patients were assessed, including a man in his 60s with neck and back pain, and a woman in...

Man dies in Gladstone boating tragedy

A man has died and another has been hospitalised following a boating incident at Benaraby overnight. Emergency crews were called to reports of two men thrown from a boat into the water at Awoonga Dam after 8pm on Thursday evening. A Queensland Police Service statement said a 42-year old man was located...

Man hospitalised after car rolls, Euleilah

A man has sustained minor injuries after a car rollover south of Gladstone overnight. Queensland Ambulance said they were called to Whytallabah Road in Euleilah at 6:55pm on Wednesday. The patient was taken to Bundaberg Hospital in a stable condition.

Calls for families to stop, see and stay in Rockhampton

A new tourism campaign is hoped to boost visitor numbers in Central Queensland. Rockhampton Regional Council has released the second stage of the "Stop, See, Stay" campaign. Mayor Margaret Strelow said the campaign from Council’s Tourism arm, Advance Rockhampton, consisted of a series of promotion videos targeted at mates and families. “Two great...

Drugs and weapons seized in raid in Rockhampton

Two people have been charged following a police raid on a home in Rockhampton.    Officers seized a considerable amount of cannabis, smoking utensils as well as an unregistered shotgun and ammunition after executing a search warrant on a Gracemere property today.    A 35-year-old woman and a 44-year-old man will face Rockhampton Magistrates...
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