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Paramedics assess man after vehicle hits pole

A vehicle has crashed into a pole in Gladstone this morning. Queensland Ambulance say it happened on Shaw Street in New Auckland at 6:15am on Wednesday. A man in his 40s, the sole occupant of the car, was assessed at the scene by paramedics but did not require transport to hospital.  

Storms sweeping in from the west to bring hail, rain

Severe storms could bring destructive wind gusts, large hail and heavy rain to the Central Highlands and Coalfields, and the Wide Bay and Burnett this afternoon. The storm system is rolling in west from the Darling Downs, towards Ipswich, then further north to the Sunshine Coast and Gympie. The Bureau of Metorology...

Queensland opening to Sydney on December 1

  Queensland's border will reopen to all of New South Wales from December 1 and will likely open to Victoria on the same day. New South Wales has now gone more than 28 days with no unlinked community transmission of coronavirus. It means visitors will no longer be required to quarantine for 14...

'Pineapple' could miss out on mayor - at least for today

  The man to become Rockhampton Mayor by 'accident' is accusing the State Government of stalling his appointment. Chris 'Pineapple' Hooper says he was meant to be sworn in as leader at a council meeting today after being formally offered the role and accepting it. But the issue isn't on council's agenda today,...

CQ cattle prices booming

Some good news for farmers with record high cattle prices expected to stay around for some time yet. It comes after Droughtmaster steers sold for over $5.50 per kilo at the Gracemere Cattle Sale earlier this month. TopX Livestock Agent Brad Mulvihill says that the Gracemere Cattle Sale has never seen prices...

Car flips leaving teen fighting for life

A teenager is fighting for life following a crash south of Gladstone. Police say the 18-year-old was a passenger in a Nissan wagon, which was heading north on the Bruce Highway, just after 10am on Saturday, November 21. The car veered onto the wrong side of the road, and rolled several times...
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