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Central Qld Town Dominates Rental Report

Blackwater, in Central Queensland, dominates CoreLogic’s Top Rental Performers Report, which lists the top 100 best performing suburbs in Australia. Blackwater topped the list, with its average property achieving a rental yield of 11.7 per cent, against a median value of $122,165. Cairns suburbs, Woree and Manunda, were also high on the list,...

Burglar Strikes Rockhampton Business

Police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a business in Koongal on Thursday. They have released footage as they appeal for information. Around 4:00AM police were called to a Lakes Creek Road after reports a vehicle had struck the rear door of a supermarket. Upon arrival police observed the glass rear door...

Purpose Built Base Unveiled

Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Port of Bundaberg Manager Jason Pascoe with members of the Royal Flying Doctors Service and LifeFlight. The Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS) and LifeFlight Australia have secured $10,000 towards the purpose built Aeromedical Base and Patient Transfer Facility in Bundaberg, thanks to the Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Community...

Resources Community Reflects On Fallen Miners

Members of Queensland’s resources community will remember the lives of the almost 1500 workers who have died in mining operations at the Miners’ Memorial Day in Moura on Thursday. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Ian Macfarlane, who is attending the annual event, said this year’s memorial will commemorate the anniversary of the...

D-Day For Tamil Family On Thursday

A Tamil family, which had been based in central Queensland, could find out on Thursday whether or not they will be allowed to stay in Australia. The case hinges on whether the youngest member of the family, a two-year-old Australian-born girl, was eligible to apply for a protection visa in 2017. A...

Former Police Commissioner Heads Bushfire Recovery

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has appointed Ian Stewart to take charge of Queensland’s bushfire recovery, as 35 active fires continue to burn across Queensland. The Premier said the former Police Commissioner had stood by Queensland as it faced some of its worst natural disasters in the past and knows the importance of...
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