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Mon 20 May 2019

Calls for NAPLAN rethink after 'catastrophe'

premium_icon Calls for NAPLAN rethink after 'catastrophe'

CALLS for a review into NAPLAN have ramped up once again with this year's national standardised test being labelled a "catastrophe".

Advance Mt Morgan strategy top of Council agenda

premium_icon Advance Mt Morgan strategy top of Council agenda

Livingstone will review a number of policies

Aussie rock star leads huge Rocky Show line-up

premium_icon Aussie rock star leads huge Rocky Show line-up

THERE'S plenty of entertainment planned for this year's event.

Livingstone Shire Council celebrates hard-working volunteers

premium_icon Livingstone Shire Council celebrates hard-working volunteers

National Volunteer Week is held between May 20 and 26.

Rocky Redbacks rule at CQ Bulls Junior Champs

premium_icon Rocky Redbacks rule at CQ Bulls Junior Champs

GALLERY: Young guns out to impress selectors at Yeppoon carnival

READER PICTURES: See the best pictures from across CQ

premium_icon READER PICTURES: See the best pictures from across CQ

"The entire Capricorn region has a lot of beautiful places for landscape photography.”

Deepwater couple bounce back from major bushfire

premium_icon Deepwater couple bounce back from major bushfire

The husband-and-wife duo are releasing their debut EP this weekend

Robbo on why mining towns turned their backs on ALP

premium_icon Robbo on why mining towns turned their backs on ALP

Beaten Labor candidate takes a hard look at the big campaign issues as he heads back to his mining job

REVEALED: Flynn shows biggest support for One Nation in Qld

premium_icon REVEALED: Flynn shows biggest support for One Nation in Qld

FLYNN voters sent a clear message to the major parties during this year's federal election, showing the biggest support for One Nation in Queensland.

Adani accuses Premier of not listening to CQ election result

premium_icon Adani accuses Premier of not listening to CQ election result

'Even after the weekend's election, where Queenslanders had their say, the Premier and Deputy Premier still have a tin ear to their own voters'

PREDATOR: Learning to be a mother again

premium_icon PREDATOR: Learning to be a mother again

How Treasa Steinhardt built a life after the trauma of her daughter's murder.

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Local family welcome The Bully into their home for Ramadan

premium_icon Local family welcome The Bully into their home for Ramadan

The Australian-Pakistani family living in Rockhampton had not eaten or even drunk water all day, but once the sun went down, it was time to feast.

PREDATOR: Listen to part 5 here

PREDATOR: Listen to part 5 here

When Treasa Steinhardt's daughter was murdered in April 1999 she lost a part of herself that she has had to try and rebuild ever since

CQ town begins water restrictions today

premium_icon CQ town begins water restrictions today

Impact on private gardens as town's water supply drops below 50%.

Stationhand suing employer for $1.5m for unsafe workplace

premium_icon Stationhand suing employer for $1.5m for unsafe workplace

The 23 year-old now suffers pain daily from a spinal injury and hasn't been able to work since January 2017.

Govt slammed: ‘disgraceful example of incompetence’

premium_icon Govt slammed: ‘disgraceful example of incompetence’

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk is under pressure to overhaul her Government and its message on Adani as party elders warn Labor could be turfed from office.

Zeek blows Voice coaches away with powerful performance

premium_icon Zeek blows Voice coaches away with powerful performance

LOCAL talent Zeek Power opened new season of The Voice in style. Find out what inspired his acoustic rendition of a Beyonce song.

Vital expansion means more opportunity to give back

premium_icon Vital expansion means more opportunity to give back

"This is about entertaining people and giving them a purpose in life. Most of these people worked hard in their lives and were put on the shelf.”

Rural Aid bringing more support to Central Queensland

premium_icon Rural Aid bringing more support to Central Queensland

The move is part of the charity's plans to expand counselling services across NSW and QLD

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