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Cattle-truck crash in Calliope

  Image: File A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an afternoon crash south-east of Rockhampton. A man in his 50s was driving a cattle truck along the Dawson Highway at Calliope when it collided with a car, came off the road and hit a tree around 4pm on...

Farmers fight to revoke reef laws

Image: File Nearly 2000 people have signed online petition calling for reef management laws to be revoked. The petition states that 'farmers feed us all and need protection and support, not more red tape". It is also demanding the State Government create an office of Science Quality Assurance. Burnett MP and petition sponsor Stephen...

Calls for new approach to DVOs

  Image: File There are calls for a tiered approach when issuing perpetrators with a domestic violence order, after Queensland reports more than 8000 DVO breaches since coronavirus restrictions were introduced. Central Queensland has seen 769 DVO breaches since March, with 221 incidents recorded in May. Red Rose Foundation CEO Betty Taylor said COVID-19...

119 test negative to COVID after case in Bundy

More than 119 people have tested negative to COVID-19 after coming into contact with an infected farm worker in the Wide Bay region. The man, 24, remains in isolation under clinical supervision in Bundaberg after being diagnosed with the disease on Friday. He travelled from Melbourne to Bundaberg, via Brisbane, last week...

Newborn killed following tragic CQ crash

  A newborn baby has died following a single vehicle crash south of Mackay on Saturday. Just before 3.30pm, a man and woman were travelling on the Bruce Highway at St Lawrence when their car collided with a guard rail. The woman, who was pregnant, was flown to Rockhampton Hospital. Just before 7pm, the...

250+ tested for COVID-19 after Bundaberg case

57 people have tested negative to COVID-19 after coming into contact with an infected farm worker in the Wide Bay region. The man, 24, remains in isolation under clinical supervision in Bundaberg after being diagnosed with the disease on Friday. He travelled from Melbourne to Bundaberg, via Brisbane, last week to work...
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