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More chilly mornings to come for Central Queensland

Temperatures have plummeted to single digits in Central Queensland overnight. The mercury dropped to around 8°C in the early hours of Tuesday morning in Rockhampton, around 9°C at Gladstone, and a nippy5.4 at Emerald. According to BOM, a trough off the east coast would cause lows to dip below 10 degrees until...

Motorcyclist airlifted in critical condition, Cooee Bay

A man has been airlifted to hospital fighting for life, following a serious motorbike crash at Cooee Bay overnight. Paramedics, including critical care and a rescue helicopter, were called to Matthew Flinders Drive at 8.21pm on Monday, after a motorcycle reportedly crashed into a tree. A male patient in his early 20s...

Tree fall leaves man hospital, CQ

  A tree has fallen on a man in Central Queensland, leaving him with suspected head and spinal injuries. RACQ Capricorn Rescue said they were called to the scene just after 5pm on Monday evening to a property 75 miles south west of Rockhampton. The man in his 30s was treated on scene...

Push for more bike paths in CQ

Local councils are being urged to spend their post-Covid stimulus money bikeways. Bicycle Queensland estimates that for every dollar spent on bikeways, it can return up to $5 in benefit to the community. Bicycle Queensland CEO Rebecca Randazzo said Rockhampton Council for example, has access to $1.48 million for the projects and...

Pair hospitalised with burns, Gracemere

Image: File Two women in their 20s have been hospitalised after a fire incident in Central Queensland. Paramedics were called to a private address in Gracemere around 8:37 on Sunday night. The two women were taken stable to Rockhampton Hospital to be treated for superficial leg burns.
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