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Sat 4 Jul 2020

Style is not for everyone ... butt it’s fast!

Style is not for everyone ... butt it’s fast!

This BMW X6 automotive love story blends the coupe and SUV families with a heart-thumping V8 thrown into the mix.

State accused of keeping $2 billion project secret for 3 years

premium_icon State accused of keeping $2 billion project secret for 3...

The State Government has been accused of pushing a wind farm project secretly for years, claiming it as another case of a Brisbane-centric government.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘Police should waive the fines’

premium_icon LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: ‘Police should waive the fines’

See our letters to the editor and texts here

Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

premium_icon Pregnant mother attacks woman in Stockland carpark

The 21-year-old Rockhampton woman followed the victim to her car, where she punched her and grabbed her by the hair.

Fri 3 Jul 2020

Bid to stop Black Lives Matter rally fails

Bid to stop Black Lives Matter rally fails

A Supreme Court justice has ruled a Black Lives Matter protest this weekend can go ahead, and ordered police pay costs to its organisers.

Guard stabbed in face at Brisbane jail

premium_icon Guard stabbed in face at Brisbane jail

A prison officer has been stabbed in the face with a shiv during a dramatic hostage situation at the state’s remand centre Arthur Gorrie jail.

Aussie uni’s pro-China class slammed

Aussie uni’s pro-China class slammed

An economics class at a Queensland uni is peddling Chinese “propaganda”, critics say, and is a sign of Beijing’s influence of local campuses.

FULL LIST: 58 CQ groups cash in on local rewards scheme

premium_icon FULL LIST: 58 CQ groups cash in on local rewards scheme

Local supermarket’s reward scheme helps keep community groups afloat.

Young girl’s horror injury after trampoline fall

Young girl’s horror injury after trampoline fall

Vienna Hayers was playing on a trampoline in her backyard when she did a flip and landed heavily on her arm.

What Old El Paso girl looks like now

What Old El Paso girl looks like now

She was the little girl that won the hearts of Aussies with her famous catchphrase “porque no los dos?” And now she’s all grown up.

Anglo flags ongoing combustion risk at Grosvenor mine

premium_icon Anglo flags ongoing combustion risk at Grosvenor mine

Second blast believed to have occurred only a month after the Grosvenor disaster.

Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential: Number 6

premium_icon Rockhampton’s 50 Most Influential: Number 6

“The staff, even the ones least likely to stand out and shout about it, deliver outstanding care and bring about great change every single day.”

The Veronicas drop new single Biting My Tongue

premium_icon The Veronicas drop new single Biting My Tongue

The Veronicas are back with a new single, Biting My Tongue, and as mentors on The Voice for the pandemically-distanced Boy George.

‘Don’t like this’: Airline’s face shields fail to impress

‘Don’t like this’: Airline’s face shields fail to impress

If you thought masks on a plane and some disinfectant wipes were as bad as flying will get post-pandemic, think again.

RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

premium_icon RARE SIGHT: Whole families of elusive sea creatures spotted

A herd of dugongs was spotted from the vessel

Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

premium_icon Man faces court after police accidentally find pot crop

‘Rethink lifestyle choices’: He told police he smoked marijuana every day and knew it was illegal.

‘I didn’t see it coming’: Bronco caught with pants down

premium_icon ‘I didn’t see it coming’: Bronco caught with pants down

Corey Oates says he was shocked at being the only Bronco axed in the fallout to the Gold Coast loss, and things got even more embarrassing for him at training.

The ‘troubling’ virus attitudes of Boomers is revealed

The ‘troubling’ virus attitudes of Boomers is revealed

Older people are significantly more at risk of serious illness or death due to COVID-19, but a new study shows Baby Boomers aren’t that fussed.

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

Minister says Trad drama was ‘isolated’

The Queensland Education Minister has responded to findings in corruption investigations, saying the department must “follow processes and protocols”.

Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

premium_icon Dad hid marijuana in sock after leaving notorious drug den

The court heard the man tried to avoid police as he left a house with his drugs.

Daughters’ problem with age-gap marriage

Daughters’ problem with age-gap marriage

David Foster’s adult daughters reveal they just have one big problem about his marriage to Katharine McPhee, 34 years his junior.

The ’ridiculous’ claims that are ‘dangerous’ during pandemic

premium_icon The ’ridiculous’ claims that are ‘dangerous’ during pandemic

THE group is arguing a link between vaccine-monitoring “microchips” and 5G.

Three vehicles collide in North Rockhampton during peak hour

premium_icon Three vehicles collide in North Rockhampton during peak hour

Police, ambos and fireys raced to the scene of the accident involving seven people.

GKI resort purchasers update CQ pollies on plans for island

premium_icon GKI resort purchasers update CQ pollies on plans for island

Members of the Altum Property Group were in our region to enjoy the sights and explain how they were progressing their plans for GKI.

Surprise as new car sales skyrocket

premium_icon Surprise as new car sales skyrocket

Sales of new cars have fallen to the lowest level in years the past two months due to COVID-19, but sales surged in June for a number of reasons.

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