Community News

Sat 27 Jun 2020

Proud mum kept clippings of daughters’ stories

premium_icon Proud mum kept clippings of daughters’ stories

‘It was wonderful to see their achievements feature in the paper.’

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Local news matters: support us and get a new tablet

premium_icon Local news matters: support us and get a new tablet

The decision to close down the print edition of so many papers has upset many in our community – and we understand that. So we've come up with two great offers.

Thu 25 Jun 2020

50% uptake: Telehealth services are here to stay

premium_icon 50% uptake: Telehealth services are here to stay

Telehealth services will continue to boom well after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed, expert says.

Grower leader positive about sugar industry’s future

premium_icon Grower leader positive about sugar industry’s future

IT HAS been a stop-start beginning with rain initially delaying operations

Wed 24 Jun 2020

The Royal Flying doctors’ high tech COVID-19 prep

premium_icon The Royal Flying doctors’ high tech COVID-19 prep

The Royal Flying Doctors are appealing for donations to fund new high tech training facilities.

'WRONG AND UNFAIR' Couple lose thousands to Ergon

premium_icon 'WRONG AND UNFAIR' Couple lose thousands to Ergon

A couple from The Caves have lost an estimated $17,000 to Ergon Energy over the past 6 years due to a faulty meter.

New opportunities open in Tough and Tender project

premium_icon New opportunities open in Tough and Tender project

Launched in May, Tough and Tender Beauty is the signature project for CQRASN and CQUniversity for 2020-21

Sat 20 Jun 2020

International students to give Mackay economic boost

premium_icon International students to give Mackay economic boost

International students are to return to Australia in July giving the country and the Mackay region a much needed economic boost

Fri 19 Jun 2020

LJ Hooker is supporting those in need

premium_icon LJ Hooker is supporting those in need

As Share the Dignity’s August drive looms closer, LJ Hooker have announced their participation to assist local women in need.

How sports clubs can safely return after COVID-19

premium_icon How sports clubs can safely return after COVID-19

The coronavirus resource will support sporting organisations across NQ to stay COVID-19 safe

Wed 17 Jun 2020

Bursary for indigenous medical students

premium_icon Bursary for indigenous medical students

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical students are being urged to apply for a prestigious national bursary

Mon 15 Jun 2020

Big win for CQU after tough times

premium_icon Big win for CQU after tough times

After weeks of jobs cuts and campus closures, last week CQUniversity finally got a win.

School’s parents threatened with fines, battle congestion

premium_icon School’s parents threatened with fines, battle congestion

Local laws officers are threatening to slap fines on parents picking their kids up from school suffering from traffic congestion.

Signs you need to know to stop elder abuse in CQ

premium_icon Signs you need to know to stop elder abuse in CQ

Relationships Australia Queensland is calling on locals to look after their elders in light of International Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Burn-off planned for land after resident raises concern

premium_icon Burn-off planned for land after resident raises concern

Council warns Emu Park residents of a planned burn on Saturday.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

Couple reveals secret to success after 60 years of marriage

premium_icon Couple reveals secret to success after 60 years of marriage

Baralaba couple raised eight children on the land before setting off on an around-Australia adventure

Tue 9 Jun 2020

Voices combine for song to inspire, unite nation

premium_icon Voices combine for song to inspire, unite nation

A SONG that has become an anthem of hope for people around the world has been reborn in an inspirational Australian project combining more than 300 churches.

Car-mad Kearney evokes a beachy retro vibe

premium_icon Car-mad Kearney evokes a beachy retro vibe

“People would send me pictures of their hotrod cars and I would put them into a one-off painting.”

Mon 8 Jun 2020

New hurdle in osteoarthritis pain management

premium_icon New hurdle in osteoarthritis pain management

Two million arthritis sufferers will now have to consult their pharmacists before purchasing modified release paracetamol.

Fri 5 Jun 2020

Cane train safety song delivers seasonal warning

premium_icon Cane train safety song delivers seasonal warning

Fun song with a serious message launched by Wilmar Sugar ahead of 2020 crushing season

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