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Forecast For March to May - Dry And Hot

Autumn is likely to be dry across eastern Queensland. In contrast, most of southern Australia shows no strong swing towards either a wetter or drier than average autumn. However, in southern, and particularly southeastern Australia, recent years have seen a decline in the average autumn rainfall. Historical outlook accuracy for March to May...

Gladstone Biorefinery Gets Green Light

A Gladstone pilot biorefinery that will be the trial site for jet fuel and diesel production from agricultural and forestry waste is set to go ahead after a funding injection from the Palaszczuk Government. US company Mercurius has commenced detailed design of the pilot biorefinery and will begin construction in months. Premier...

Abbot Point Port Issued With Show Cause Notice Following Breach

Image Credit: Adani Australia UPDATE | The Department of Environment and Science has received results from water testing the department undertook at the Abbot Point coal terminal on February 8. The results indicate the total suspended solids (TSS) in the sample, taken from a release point that flows to the adjacent Caley Valley Wetland, to...

Temperature Records Broken As Heatwave Conditions Linger

CC0 Public Domain  Gayndah in Central Queensland has seen record breaking temperatures on Wednesday. Meteorologist Harry Clarke said residents there saw a record breaking high of 42.7 degrees on Wednesday, beating a previous high of 41 degrees in 2017. Hamilton Island also sweltered through warm conditions, equalling their February maximum temperature of 35.6...

Gladstone's Special Kids Score Scholarships

Back Row: Greg Klease, Hayden, Emily, Leonie Klease.  Front: Their sister Isabel. Variety Queensland will be holding a special event in Gladstone this weekend. CEO Steve Wakerley will be there to witness scholarships being handed to two very deserving local kids, Hayden and Emily, for the second year running. Emily is 12 and...

Lauga Calls Landry Out On Shoalwater Bay Land Grab

Image By Cpl. Kamran Sadaghiani - Public Domain  The Member for Keppel has used her speech in State Parliament to focus on land acquisitions around Shoalwater Bay. Brittany Lauga told Parliament, the Federal Government must stop compulsory acquisitions of properties around Shoalwater Bay or risk the cattle industry and the survival of...
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