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Gladstone man fights off snake while driving

Imagine driving along a regional Queensland highway alone when you spot an angry brown snake slithering towards your leg. With his heart-racing uncontrollably, 27-year-old Gladstone man ‘Jimmy’ experienced just that while driving at 100km/hour on the Dawson Highway west of Calliope around 5pm on June 15. “I’m driving along at 100, and...

Suspected snake bite, Kawana

A man has been hospitalised after being bitten by a snake in Rockhampton. The man in his 30s was struck on the hand at a Kawana home just after 9am on Tuesday. He was taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a stable condition.

Single-vehicle crash, Frenchville

A single-vehicle crash in Rockhampton has left one woman with a knee injury. Paramedics were called to scene on Dean Street and Frenchville Road in Frenchville at 7:53am Tuesday. Queensland Ambulance said they assessed a women who suffered a knee injury, though she declined further transport to hospital.  

Man in hospital after pedestrian and vehicle incident

  A man has been hospitalised following a late night vehicle and pedestrian incident in Central Queensland. Paramedics were called to the scene on Sunner Street in Koongal at 9:39pm on Sunday evening. The man was taken to Rockhampton Hospital with a leg injury in a stable condition.

Teen airlifted with severe dislocation

  A teenage girl has been airlifted to hospital following a motorbike incident in Central Queensland. Emergency crews responded to reports the girl had severely dislocated her ankle after falling from a motorbike on a property 25 miles north-west of Rockhampton. RACQ Capricorn Rescue said they were tasked to the scene at 5:08pm...

CQUni campus transforms into community hub

    CQUniversity's Yeppoon campus may only have months left, but 2020 won't be the last time students walk through the doors. The site is being turned into a training hub for adult and community education for Livingstone residents when the university ceases operations there at the end of the year. Livingstone Shire Mayor...
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