'We tried Aaron': Killed Rocky man's family speaks out

FATAL STABBING: Rockhampton man Aaron Flenady died after receiving stab wounds to his chest and abdomen at the Oznam House men's homeless shelter on September 15, 2015. His killer Sebastiano Garofalo was today found guilty of manslaughter.

Aaron was an innocent bystander, family says.

Chief Justice: ‘Bloodlust’ fuelled savage Rocky killing

FATAL STABBING: Rockhampton man Aaron Flenady died after receiving stab wounds.

UPDATE: He was ‘vulnerable and harmless’ when attacked.

What's on around the sporting grounds this weekend

Lyn Kelly in action at the Paradise Lagoons Campdraft, which runs until Sunday.

Paradise Lagoons Campdraft headlines big weekend of sport

Your Chance to Win

A Holiday to Kingfisher Bay!
Learn More

BOMBSHELL: Deputy mayor resigns but who is heir apparent?

He gave a number of reasons why he was unable to continue as deputy mayor

CQ town sad as last remaining bank announces closure

Member for Gregory Lachlan Millar outside the ANZ ATM in Springsure.

Community 'up in arms' with no bank

Rocky business owner's fight for worker's wages

NO CUTS: The Fastlane Drive-Thru Coffee owner Patti Mules refuses to pass on the penalty rate cut to her weekend workers.

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

Local Partners

Brand Insights

Brand Insights

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

Business Insights

Local Business Insights

STRIKE: Rocky BOM fight bosses' 'sustained attack' on rights

Rockhampton Bureau of Meteorology staff will give bosses and media the cold shoulder with strike action from today. PICTURED: BOM observer about to release a weather balloon at Rockhampton Airport. Photo: Chris Ison / The Morning Bulletin.

They say lightning never strikes twice, but Rocky BOM does

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

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...

family statement

Det Snr Const Mick Logan, Rockhampton CIB.Photo Allan Reinikka / The Morning Bulletin

DETECTIVE SERGEANT MICK LOGAN read family statement outside Rockhampton Court

Emmaus production

Emmaus production of Joseph and the Technicolour Dreamcoat.

Emmaus production of Joseph and the Technocolour Dreamcoat

CQ Junior Robotics Competition

School students gathered from across Central Queensland to take part in the annual...

Mates help friend struck by rare illness

ONCE happy and healthy, Coffs Harbour-born Jason Lynch was struck down ina matter of months and had his life changed forever.

Let kids play with fire and power tools, researchers say

Kids Around Campfire

“Risky play” actually increases kids’ safety awareness

Baby going home with dad after mum's tragic death

John Petrak with baby Eleanor.

John Petrak will finally take his baby girl home today

Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

Elite school brings in sleep expert

The survey found seniors were the most sleep-deprived.

Survey of students find most sleep deprived because of study, tech

Bridal wear shops unite to fight gown maker's collapse

Lasting Impressions owner Leah Stevens helps Grafton bride to be Natalie Jackson find another wedding dress.

Brides left in the lurch by collapses of overseas gown maker.

Maggie's whirlwind trip around Japan

Cooking icon serves up the best of Japanese cuisine and shows you how to make it at home in her new TV special.

Exploring our complex relationship with the Southern Cross

Warwick Thornton in a scene from his documentary film We Don't Need A Map.

Filmmaker Warwick Thornton explores national identity, nationalism.

Ben will be cooking with Oma

Masterchef 2017 contestant Ben Ungermann.

MASTERCHEF'S last man standing will draw on his Dutch heritage.

Prince Charles and Camilla heading for Qld

Prince Charles and Camilla

It promises to be a holiday fit for a King

High-profile townhouse site sells for $3.8m

CBRE's Brendan Robins and Rem Rafter on site at Wurtulla.

Prime 1.5ha Sunshine Coast property set for town homes development

Owner tells of ghostly goings on at old Mackay pub

GHOST STORIES: Several people have died at the Mirani Hotel

Owner says pub is 'definitely haunted'

Developers 'pushing the envelope' with subdivisions

Darren Boettcher.

"When I said the block couldn't be subdivided, he just walked out"

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

Need a NEW employee?

Post Your Ad Here!

Can diesel's reputation recover from VW saga?

Continental's clean diesel Golf.

The Dieselgate stink has left oil-burners on the nose.

Holden jumps aboard the SUV bandwagon

The Holden Acadia Equinox testing at Holden Proving Ground.

Holden's North American-built newcomers, the Equinox and Acadia.

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.

Looking to SELL your car?

Post Your Ad Here!