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Tue 16 Jul 2019

Baby Amyah nearly Rocky River Festival's newest attraction

premium_icon Baby Amyah nearly Rocky River Festival's newest attraction

Mrs Farooq said a number of people asked whether she might call the baby Fitzroy or Riverfest or Adani

Two teens injured, one killed in Nine Mile crash

premium_icon Two teens injured, one killed in Nine Mile crash

Three teens were in the car, one was pronounced dead at the scene

Rocky Olympian sets sight on swimming the English Channel

premium_icon Rocky Olympian sets sight on swimming the English Channel

Former dual Olympian is swimming laps around Keppel to train for his next big swim

Drug rehab 'fear campaign' spreading false truths

premium_icon Drug rehab 'fear campaign' spreading false truths

Children can stay alongside recovering parents in rehab.

Mum turns trash into thousands for young son

premium_icon Mum turns trash into thousands for young son

How Rocky residents are cashing in on recycling

Mon 15 Jul 2019

'We were the better team' Capras drop lead in dying minutes

premium_icon 'We were the better team' Capras drop lead in dying minutes

Capras go down in a 'gut-wrenching' loss to the Mackay Cutters

HUGE SUCCESS: Thousands flock to Rocky's iconic riverside

premium_icon HUGE SUCCESS: Thousands flock to Rocky's iconic riverside

Festival-goers were thrilled by the three-day celebration of arts, music, culture and food

Full wrap of all things Gold Rush Hill Sprints

premium_icon Full wrap of all things Gold Rush Hill Sprints

A great weekend on the track for competitors and spectators alike

Business owner reflects on the success of working with NDIS

premium_icon Business owner reflects on the success of working with NDIS

'An hour is an hour here, doesn't matter if you have a disability or not, you are here for an hour lesson'

'Chaotic existence' with homelessness before turn around

premium_icon 'Chaotic existence' with homelessness before turn around

A WOMAN who has had a "chaotic existence” with periods of homelessness and an alcohol addiction has started turning her life around at age 27.

Coastal town proves why it has the strongest property market

premium_icon Coastal town proves why it has the strongest property market

Vacancy rates reach an all time low at 0 per cent

Mr Attitude's northern win

premium_icon Mr Attitude's northern win

Rocky horses on show in Mackay

Ice rehab site prompts federal inquiry and community forum

premium_icon Ice rehab site prompts federal inquiry and community forum

Queensland Health to host Community Forum this week about location

What a croc! Fisherman tells of Fitzroy River encounter

premium_icon What a croc! Fisherman tells of Fitzroy River encounter

Rocky fisherman urges caution around local creek

Fire disaster: Confused farmers feared breaking law

premium_icon Fire disaster: Confused farmers feared breaking law

The State Government has released reviews in last year’s devastating Queensland bushfires and flooding disaster.

CQ irrigators given access to more water

premium_icon CQ irrigators given access to more water

More than 69,000 megalitres over three years made available for farmers in need

Missing childrens' 1000km joy ride ends in arrest

premium_icon Missing childrens' 1000km joy ride ends in arrest

'A couple of Red Bulls and you'll likely do anything' police told media this morning following the arrest of four Queensland children, aged 12 to 14.

Aussie families face tax shock

premium_icon Aussie families face tax shock

FAMILIES across the country could be stung with a hefty tax bill with the Department of Human Services soon to begin an income review process.

Coles’ new Little Shop cops ‘plastic’ backlash

premium_icon Coles’ new Little Shop cops ‘plastic’ backlash

COLES is facing criticism after launching its new Little Shop range and the timing couldn’t be worse with the challenge of Plastic Free July.

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