Mark Birbeck gathered in protest of the proposed location of a drug rehab facility.
Mark Birbeck gathered in protest of the proposed location of a drug rehab facility. Meg Bolton

MORNING REWIND: Top 5 stories you may have missed

GOOD MORNING Central Queensland,

Welcome to today's edition of The Morning Rewind where we fill you in on the biggest stories you may have missed yesterday, July 11.

The biggest story yesterday was hundreds of residents gathered in Parkhurst to protest the location of proposed drug rehab facility.

(Catch Up HERE)

Tammy Fairley with her daughters Chelsea and Stella gathering in protest of the proposed location of a drug rehab facility.
Tammy Fairley with her daughters Chelsea and Stella gathering in protest of the proposed location of a drug rehab facility. Meg Bolton

Local MPs, Barry O'Rourke and Brittany Lauga, released a letter to the board of Central Queensland Health to voice their "disgust” at the the consultation around the proposed drug rehabilitation centre was handled.

(Catch Up HERE)

Mark Birbeck gathered in protest of the proposed location of a drug rehab facility.
Mark Birbeck gathered in protest of the proposed location of a drug rehab facility. Meg Bolton

Livingstone Shire Council passes its budget after four hours of drama and heated discussion.

(Catch Up HERE)

READ: Read between the lines of the Livingstone budget

Discussion was heated and opinions differed as Livingstone mayor Bill Ludwig sought to  have his budget passed.
Discussion was heated and opinions differed as Livingstone mayor Bill Ludwig sought to have his budget passed. Darryn Nufer

Confidence and construction activity is on the rise in CQ's local home building industry following a grim start to the year.

(Catch Up HERE)

Tilers Jon Payne and Mark Maker with CJ Homes' sales manager, Steven O'Hanlon
Tilers Jon Payne and Mark Maker with CJ Homes' sales manager, Steven O'Hanlon Jann Houley

A woman was punished for her fifth drink driving offence which had a "ridiculously high” blood alcohol content (BAC) reading five times the legal limit.

(Catch Up HERE)

Charlene Peta White, 33, pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of drink driving.She was charged after crashing a car into a pole while have a BAC of .277.
Charlene Peta White, 33, pleaded guilty in Rockhampton Magistrates Court yesterday to one count of drink driving.She was charged after crashing a car into a pole while have a BAC of .277.


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