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Mon 30 Mar 2020

CQ business owner’s sweet gesture for emergency workers

premium_icon CQ business owner’s sweet gesture for emergency workers

Despite his own misfortune during COVID-19, a local business owner is giving thanks to hospital workers in the sweetest way.

Sat 28 Mar 2020

Student has no designs on leaving home any time soon

premium_icon Student has no designs on leaving home any time soon

“I’m sure it’s going to take a toll on the people who prefer to go out and party but they’re going to have to stay in or we’ll end up with the same issue as Bondi.”

Home care worker calls for quicker response to pandemic

premium_icon Home care worker calls for quicker response to pandemic

“They should move a lot quicker rather than just copying other countries, and then saying, “Ooh, we’re so good”,” he said.

Wed 25 Mar 2020

Further public area closures

Further public area closures

Rockhampton Regional Council has announced more closures as a part of its COVID-19 response.

Digging in for a Betta year

premium_icon Digging in for a Betta year

Covid-19 has thrown a spanner in the works for Central Queensland business Betta Group but they’re determined to push on

CQ mum rallies homeschooling support through Facebook

premium_icon CQ mum rallies homeschooling support through Facebook

Yeppoon mum takes matters into her own hands with a Facebook support group for homeschooling through COVID-19

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Rocky Centrelink busy as MyGov site crashes

premium_icon Rocky Centrelink busy as MyGov site crashes

Locals hit by the coronavirus crisis turned to Centrelink seeking much-needed financial support

Mon 16 Mar 2020

Riders raise awareness of black dog, the silent killer

premium_icon Riders raise awareness of black dog, the silent killer

A silent killer is claiming the lives of eight Australians every day but many aren’t talking about it

Fri 13 Mar 2020

$150 million in unclaimed money in state coffers

premium_icon $150 million in unclaimed money in state coffers

The Public Trustee has called for Queenslanders to check if they’re owed money, with more than $150 million in the unclaimed register.

Are these your keys?

premium_icon Are these your keys?

Rockhampton police are calling for community assistance in locating the owner of a set of car keys found after a number of break ins.

Wed 11 Mar 2020

The Grammar girl breaking down barriers

premium_icon The Grammar girl breaking down barriers

Alyssa Nichols has always dreamt of following in her dad’s footsteps and working in the resource sector. Now, with the help of a female mentorship program, she is one...

Fri 6 Mar 2020

Your choice of seats for eighth Mamma Mia show

premium_icon Your choice of seats for eighth Mamma Mia show

Yet another show announced for the Mamma Mia run... but this will definitely be the final addition.

Mon 2 Mar 2020

Black Spot funding for dangerous roads

premium_icon Black Spot funding for dangerous roads

New funding from the Black Spot Project aims to reduce the risk of crashes on dangerous roads in Moranbah and Livingstone Shire.

Last day for Sizzler restaurant

premium_icon Last day for Sizzler restaurant

Locals have flocked to the beloved Rockhampton eatery to farewell the place that hosted so many special of their memories.

Fri 28 Feb 2020

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Wed 26 Feb 2020

Looking back on life in the CQ region in 1920

premium_icon Looking back on life in the CQ region in 1920

“I do not think there is any danger of Japan supplanting England in the Australian market.”

Fri 21 Feb 2020

Final service for Bishop David

premium_icon Final service for Bishop David

The newly opened St Paul’s will host Bishop David’s final service

Wed 19 Feb 2020

BUSINESS: To solar, or not to solar?

premium_icon BUSINESS: To solar, or not to solar?

‘Having organised the installation of about 650 panels, the Investment Collective director said there are a number of factors that means solar will not work for...

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Hundreds of dead fish cause stench at Yeppen Lagoon

premium_icon Hundreds of dead fish cause stench at Yeppen Lagoon

An unpleasant sight and smell greeted walkers on Monday afternoon

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Mamma Mia! Another show for musical fans

premium_icon Mamma Mia! Another show for musical fans

Seventh show has ABBA fans saying ‘Thank You For the Music’.

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