Latest News

Local News

Teenager Killed In Rockhampton Crash

Police are investigating a single vehicle, fatal crash in Rockhampton on Monday afternoon. At 4pm, a vehicle was travelling west along Machi Nine Road when it left the roadway and collided with a tree. The front seat passenger, a 16-year-old boy was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 19-year-old male driver was transported...

Grass Fire Sparks, Miriam Vale

QFES Newsroom  Firefighters are at the scene of a grass fire near Miriam Vale on Monday.   It is alight near Forestry Road at Colosseum. It broke out on Sunday and is posing no threat to property at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the blaze. Nearby areas, including Bororen and Miriam Vale, may...

Baby Capri Set To Become A Big Sister At Rocky Zoo

Baby Capri and Samantha.  Image Supplied  Rockhampton Regional Council has announced that the Rockhampton Zoo is expecting an exciting new addition to their chimp family! Rockhampton Region Mayor Margaret Strelow said that first-time mum Samantha has been doing very well through her pregnancy, and that the new baby is expected to arrive...

Extra Bail Support For Rockhampton And Yeppoon

Teens in Rockhampton and Yeppoon, who have come into contact with the youth justice system, now have better access to services to help them stay out of custody and watch houses thanks to new bail support services that commenced late last week. Minister for Youth Di Farmer said local organisation Darumbal...

Coldest Morning Of The Year For Several Regional Centres

Image Credit: CC0  Some regional centres across Queensland have seen their chilliest mornings all year, thanks to a strong cold front hitting southern states. Across much of Queensland we do have minimum temperatures I guess a couple of degrees, if not, a few degrees below average this morning, according to Kimba Wong...

Hunt On For Four Missing Kids

UPDATE | The four missing children who went missing after taking a car from Gracemere on Sunday, have been located in Grafton, New South Wales. It was believed the vehicle had travelled across the border to New South Wales and had been sighted near Glen Innes early Sunday afternoon. The group, the oldest being...
If you have information on something happening near you or wish to contact the newroom use this link