Major Causeway Lake dredging given green light

John Seth said he can wade his way around the entire Causeway Lake

Development project to include dredging of popular lake

SHOCKING: Magistrate suggests entire CQ town needs drug help

Junkie girl looking at drugs

After several hours of dealing with drug matters, magistrate snapped

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Rocky business owner's fight for worker's wages

Patti would rather look after her staff than make the extra money.

REVEALED: Major plans to revamp forgotten CQ water hole

Cr Ellen Smith at Springers Lagoon that is  getting a council make-over after years of neglect.

Plan for $70K make-over at site neglected for over a decade

Hundreds apply as Hastings launch new apprentice push

APPRENTICE INTAKE: Four Rockhampton apprentices were among the 21 hired by Hastings Deering at the start of the year.

One of Rocky's biggest employers is looking for apprentices

New $2M Rocky kindy the perfect solution for working parents

Lucy Vanheck at Heights College's new state of the art kindergarten which has just opened.   She is reading to L-R Riley vanWaveren, Oran Woods, Emma Williams and Bailey Hall.

It's one of few full time facilities in the region

Levee funding frustration as progress stalls

LEVEE DEBATE: Capricornia MP Michelle Landry and Rockhampton Region mayor Margaret Strelow are still struggling to find a way forward with the South Rockhampton flood levee.

Project doesn't look like it will happen any time soon.

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Working class? Man, Gympie's got the show for you

Aussie rock icons coming to Gympie for 150th celebrations.

Tables turn as rescue crew takes on gruelling mountain

EPIC CHALLENGE: Hundreds of runners will tackle the 4.2km run from the heart of Pomona to the top of Mt Cooroora and back on Sunday.

They are usually the people coming to the rescue of adventurers

VIDEO: Girls can feel safe at Splendour

Punters at Splendour in the Grass 2016 at Byron Bay.

High visibility police will be among the crowd at all times

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Rocky whiz kid's robotics and artificial intelligence US move

BRIGHT SPARK: Rockhampton Engineering graduate Mattison Rose is off to study his Masters in the US with a focus on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence.

Could Mattison Rose design the car of the future?

Rocky's golden apprentice girl faces 'uncertain future'

FUTURE UNCERTAIN: Aurizon apprentice Kelly Dorrington.

Young Aurizon apprentices left high and dry

Central Queensland mining industry stuck in the 1960s

FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, file photo, vehicles work at an open-pit coal mine near Ordos in northern China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. The worlds biggest coal users - China, the United States and India - have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last years record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)

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Great Barrier Reef after Cyclone Debbie

JAcqui Sheils conducting Reef Health Impact Studies in the Whitsundays post TC Debbie.

A section of a Whitsunday reef photographed post Cyclone Debbie by Ocean Rafting...

Minister stood down

Stood down pending CCC probe.

Mark Bailey under scrutiny by CCC.

Whales filmed inside Moreton Bay

Whales filmed inside Moreton Bay, just off Tangalooma Island Resort

Whales filmed just off Tangalooma Island Resort

Lisa Chesters in Rockhampton

Labor Assistant Spokesperson for Workplace Relations, Lisa Chesters in Rockhampton...

Holy schnit: This steak's the size of a small child

It's not every day you get served a steak as big as a baby for lunch, unless you're eating at the Pinnacle Pub.

Elite girls’ school in poo stand-off

The first half of the note where a student admits defecating on school grounds.

Girl's note explains why she's defecating on school property

Mother’s diet pact with son ends in tragedy

Seven years after making a diet pact with his mother Melanie, Stevie Brazier died from a cardiac arrest brought on by a chronic eating disorder.

Their dieting was supposed to make them healthy

The most personal photo you will see of this veteran MP

Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle's private photograph receiving scalp freezing treatment in his cancer therapy.

MP was given worst case 'six to 10 year' prognosis in April.

What your food cravings mean and how to beat them

Craving chocolate?

Science has also been looking into ways we can reduce our cravings

Demolished after Debbie, a new cafe is on the rise

A new Cafe 22 will emerge on this empty block in Proserpine.

Owners say hardest thing is to find people to do the work

Breastmilk brownies at school

You’ll never look at chocolate brownies the same way again.

Facebook post raises curious questions about what's in school cakes

Chester Bennington’s tragic Chris Cornell connection

Linkin Parker singer Chester Bennington has died on what would have been Chris Cornell’s 53rd birthday.

Tamara's bittersweet MasterChef exit (take two)

Mackay's Tamara Graffen has already gained valuable work experience since her elimination from MasterChef.

MACKAY cook's heartwarming send-off from finals week.

Why Sleeping Duck turned down a $500,000 offer on Shark Tank

Sleeping Duck founders Selvam Sinnappan, left, and Winston Wijeyeratne.Source:Supplied

Melbourne university mates turn down hug Shark Tank ffer

Lisa Wilkinson portrait wins Packer Room Prize

A portrait of Lisa Wilkinson by artist Peter Smeeth has taken out this year's Packer Room Prize.

"The winning of this award is 99 per cent due to Lisa."

Alex beach or bluff at your front door

ALEX LIVING: 9/252 Alexandra Pde, Alexandra Headland.

Beachfront unit among the picks of this week's auction line-up

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Sunshine Coast shopping centre on the market

Coles-anchored centre in high-growth area listed for sale

Island resort living from just $250 a week

Couran Cove on Stradbroke Island is undergoing a makeover. Photo: Steve Holland

Resort offering permanent rentals at almost half normal rental price

Drunk face tattoo holding Mark back

Mark Cropp says his face tattoo is holding him back from getting a job. Picture: NZ Herald

Mark Cropp wants to get off dole, get a job and put food on table

Thousands of positions available on Adani jobs portal

Adani Australia regional content manager Ben Hughes speaks at the Regional Growth Seminar in Mackay on Thursday.

Thousands of jobs available on Adani portal

Crime is on the up in Bundy 'because of jobless'

CRIME ON THE RISE: Shadow Attorney General Ian Walker visited Bundaberg to attend community meetings with Burnett MP Stephen Bennett.

LNP blames government 'inaction'

450 JOBS: Workers needed for major LNG plant shut down

QCLNG have started exporting Train 2 gas from Gladstone.   Photo Contributed

Extra 450 workers needed later this year at QCLNG.

Union reveals plan to save Rockhampton rail industry

The AMWU is pushing the State Government to increase Queensland Rail's presence in Central Queensland after rail giant Aurizon announced it would cease all Central Queensland operations.

Push is on for the government-owned body to expand regional presence

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BMW unleashes new bike on Proserpine track

The new BMW G310R in action at the Gunyarra race track near Proserpine on Tuesday.

BMW shows off its new 310cc learner-approved motorcycle.

Fatal crane crash investigation hit standstill, court told

Christine (Sam) Leonardi and Samuel John Leonardi.

Cut red tape for public safety, Coroner says.

Glamping in a campervan: Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo review

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo campervan starts from $63,627 before on-roads. It cleverly converts from an eight-seat family van into a motorhome with two large double beds, one on the roof and one in the main cabin.

The Mercdes-Benz Marco Polo start from $63,627 plus on-roads.

Audi RS 3 LMS review: Snarling hound of Baskerville

The $200,000 Audi RS 3 LMS race car uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine and sequential six-speed transmission but lacks driver aids such as ABS brakes or traction control.

How do you make an Audi RS 3 better? Get the LMS version.

Luxury ute? Mercedes makes play for posh tradies

Mercedes-Benz will launch the new X-Class ute early in 2018.

Bare bones Mercedes-Benz ute to even have a vinyl floor.

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