Central Queensland entrepreneur invents peck-proof helmet

Local Mike Wignall has created a brim to offer swooping protection from Magpies.

Bruce Highway reopened after truck and camper van collide

Emergency Services, Ambulance, QAS, 
Photo Bev Lacey / The Chronicle

Highway has been reopened after a two vehicle crash

Business as usual at Berserker store hit by ram raiders

Leanne Russell stands outside her fish and chip shop on Berserker Street the morning after ram raiders smashed in her storefront doors.   Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Two other Rockhampton businesses were hit overnight

Scammers steal hundreds of dollars from Rocky victims

Top tips to avoid falling victim to online scams.

In some cases the victims are told to deliver money to local store

100 people a week lose work across Gladstone, Rockhampton

QAL February 2016

400 WORKERS lose job or remain unemployed in woeful month for jobs.

WATCH: Barefoot bandits reverse ute into Leagues Club

Offenders used a stolen ute to smash through the front doors of the CQ Leagues Club in a ram raid in the early hours of Thursday morning.

It's believed the offenders also hit two other businesses

Emerald Cowgirls star Kailah Rogers in it for love

The Cowgirls celebrate their 16-12 win over the Blackwater Crushettes earlier this season.

The love of the game drives her passion

Three Rocky region businesses ram raided with stolen ute

Stolen car allegedly used to ram raid three businesses overnight

Queensland hospitals respond to $10M payout

Jamie Manuele (centre) flanked by his mother Daphne Manuele (left) and partner Cara and son Jesse-James (4) at Rockhampton Hospital.    Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin

Rockhampton Hospital responds to $10 million settlement to patient

$3000 in prizes up for grabs at Ocean St event

GovHack kicks off tonight, Friday July 29, and is offering winners $3000 in prizes.

$3000 in prizes up for grabs at Ocean St event

FKG to build massive food processing plant

The plant will process produce grown on the Darling Downs. Photo Contributed

$5 million plant will bring new jobs to Toowoomba

Industry revolution will create 1400 jobs in Toowoomba

How you can get one of the new jobs

The Big Read: will robots terminate your job?

Will a robot terminate your job?

Rocky family bring brand-new Toyworld to town

Hannah and Meagan Boyce in the space that will shortly become Rockhampton's new Toyworld.

Katrina and Dennis hope to bring smiles to the faces of all ages

New Samsung tablet a game changer

WELL-DESIGNED: Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S. You can get your own Samsung tablet free with an annual online subscription to the Daily, but the offer ends on Sunday.

Samsung is making some waves in the highly competitive tablet field

LETTER: Recruiting more front line health staff

THE LNP must end its campaign of lies surrounding front line job cuts as the Palaszczuk Government continues recruiting where it counts.

'Torture in NT just plain disgusting': LETTER

SHOCKING: This letter writer is appalled at the treatment handed out to teenagers at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Berrimah, NT.

We are told he has been sacked from Correctional Services.

LETTER: Caring for young is a bedrock of society

FOUR CORNERS: Abusive treatment of young inmates at the Don Dale youth detention centre in Darwin will be the subject of investigation by a royal commission.

The prime minister deserves praise for acting so quickly.

LETTER: The Smith Family thanks Queenslanders

SUPPORTIVE: The Smith Family 2016 Winter Appeal will support the education of disadvantaged children across Australia.

Writer thanks community for their support of winter appeal

Dad's a Kiwi: Should I go back to my own country?

SHOULD I pack up and go back to my own country?

WATERCOOLER: Bad Moms sign should be pulled

Where young kids can see them, it becomes an issue

OPINION: This is what abusive men look like online

Some of the abuse domestic violence fighter and journalist Sherele Moody copped for petitioning Facebook and the social media giant's founder Mark Zuckerberg to close offensive page Blokes Advice.

Bid to close Blokes Advice Facebook page leads to barrage of abuse.

Man on acid spat at female ambulance staffer

North Mackay man Raymond Kerr, 20, has pleaded guilty to spitting at a QAS officer.

Lawyer says it was the first time the man experimented with the drug

Bomb squad now in possession of suspicious device

Fragments of a suspicious device that were found underneath a park bench in an Ipswich park this morning.

Device is a "magnet attached to...small, cylindrical metal object"

Surfer's shark tale: 'That's when it's come straight at me'

Pictured at Kingscliff this morning Rodney Clark has survived a Great White encounter.

"I lost sight of my son because a wave hit him"

Two-storey home "totally destroyed" by fire

Nothing but rubble remains of home

Turnbull rules out Rudd for UN job

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, pictured on February 13, 2016

Turnbull says Rudd unsuitable for Secretary-General if the UN

Emergency! 5m shark threatens kayaker off the coast

YOU can hear the panic in his voice as the shark begins to circle.

Old fashioned wages rip-off adds up to $162,000

A Fair Work Ombudsman investigation found dozens of fashion employees were under-paid.

Fashion retailer must back-pay $162,100 to 36 staff across Australia.

MP flips out over Bad Moms making a point

Federal Moreton MP Graham Perrett reckons Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell and Kathryn Hahn are offending people by flipping the bird in a movie poster.

Politician flips out over Bad Moms' stars giving a rude symbol

Teen girl 'gang raped' by three youths: court

Girl lost consciousness during attack after mouth covered

Three dead during Colombian soccer win celebrations

Colombia's celebration of victory has ended in death

AirAsia, Jetstar flights in near collision

A Jetstar flight at Coolangatta Airport. FILE

Transport safety authorities launch investigation

The Brexit vote has caused a wave of racist hate crimes

British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during a joint press conference with Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico, during her visit in Bratislava, Slovakia, 28 July 2016. Her visit is part of a whirlwind diplomacy tour of EU states following the UK's Brexit vote.

Brexit support has seen racist violence explode

Can you see why this bikini pic has gone viral?

What's so strange about these girls in bikinis?

Lotto winner invested in drug operation

Lotto winner is facing life in prison for investing winnings in meth

Annie Get Your Gun show a gun-slingin' wild west adventure

It'll be gun-slingin’ fun at the Yeppoon Town Hall for the next two weekends

Crab lovers help RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Service

Rotary of Yeppoon Club's Robert Blyde at the I Crab Classic held at Coucom's Crab Pots and Fishing Gear in June which raised funds for the RACQ Capricorn Rescue Helicopter Service. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Crab Classic raises $6500 for RACQ Capricorn Helicopter Rescue

Krackers own Eat St event

Krackers Operations Manager and Keppel Bay Sailing Club Manager can't wait to host Tracks N Tunes at Krackers on July 29. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Southern Queensland food culture comes to Capricorn Coast

Lock and Hock set the stage for Annie Get your Gun debut

Amanda and Travis hock have been the directors, coreographers and producers of The Yeppoon Choral Society's upcoming production of Annie Get Your Gun at Yeppoon Town Hall this month. Photo Contributed / The Capricorn Coast Mirror

Husband and wife duo talk about importance of community productions

Restoration breathes new life on Tanby Rd

TASTY TREATS: Enjoy a delicious High Tea at Kanangra Heights on Tanby Rd.

CAPRICORN ENTERPRISE: Enjoy High Tea with a beautiful view

Hard work post-Cyclone Marcia uprooted by act of vandalism

one of the newly-planted trees that was destroyed.

Recently planted trees target of callous act of vandalism

This Kmart has had to lock up its chocolate

One Kmart has put their chocolate in individual security cases

Dawson MP laughs off Shaun Micallef's on-air roasting of him

ABC's Mad as Hell

Shaun Micallef makes fun at Dawson MP on his program

This tattoo costs her jobs, but it's not discrimination

The tattoo on her ankle is about the size of a 10 cent piece.

"F*** OFF, We will race"- Motorbike race push flares up

DAMAGE: Vandals have struck over the proposed Hinterland TT race.

Coast motorbike race under clouds as vandals strike

Bigoted rant: "Your father should go back to NZ"

"It would probably be advisable for him to pack up and go back to NZ

Babylon 5's Jerry Doyle has died

Jerry Doyle has died from unknown causes at the age of 60

Twitter adds dancing David Brent emoji

Ricky Gervais's character has its own emoji now

Cyndi Lauper opens up about mother's dementia

Cyndi Lauper says her mother Catrine has "a little dementia".

Lindsay Lohan 'calls off engagement'

Lohan reportedly called off her engagement to Russian millionaire

Tackling depression through song and story

BUSKER: Brian Musch. Photo: Bec Cawthorne

Giving back through song and speech

Rob Kardashian 'neglected' by Blac Chyna

Friends say they are now 'back in love'