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'Drain Buddies' Keeping An Eye On What We're Dumping

Image Supplied  Our rubbish will be examined under a plan to make us more accountable for what we dump and how.   Drain Buddies has secured a Local Action Community Reef Protection grant, allowing the special basket to be installed at key locations across Rockhampton. Fitzroy Basin Association Inc. (FBA) is working in partnership...

82 Y O Gymnast Proving Age Is No Barrier

Margaret Wilson.  Image Supplied.   Margaret Wilson will make her mark on the Gymnastics Queensland Masters event, competing in the group routine for the Gladstone Gymnastics Club — only a few days after her 82nd birthday. The great-grandmother will be competing alongside more than 30 athletes from six clubs in Gladstone on Sunday...

Air Force Sharpens Skills With F-22 Raptor Technology

Image Credit: CPL Jesse Kane Copyright: © Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Defence The Royal Australian Air Force starts flying alongside United States Air Force (USAF) F-22 Raptor stealth fighter aircraft as part of an Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC) activity for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019. The aim of Enhanced Air Cooperation is...

Rescue Chopper Called To Capsized Vessel

Image Credit: RACQ Capricorn Rescue  The RACQ Capricorn Rescue has been called to rescue two men after their four metre runabout capsized on the Capricorn Coast.   The two men were fishing close to the beach when what was described as a “freak wave” hit the side of the vessel causing it to capsize. The...

Capricorina District To Get Six New Police Recruits

The Capricornia policing district will get six new recruits out of the latest intake.   Minister for Police and Minister for Corrective Services, the Honourable Mark Ryan MP and Commissioner Katarina Carroll today welcomed 45 new police officers to the Queensland Police Service during an induction ceremony held at the QPS Academy, Townsville...

Protesters Target Rockhampton's Planned Drug Rehab Centre

Image By Jlcoving (talk) - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 UPDATE | The Palaszczuk Government is being criticised over the location of a drug rehabilitation centre in Central Queensland. It has been revealed the $14.3 million facility will be built next to a residential estate in the Rockhampton suburb of Parkhurst. Residents claim the...
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