Firefighters in a desperate battle to save homes and businesses as a bushfire sweeps into Rockhampton suburbs. Date: October 17, 2009
WE WERE THERE is a series which revisits The Morning Bulletin’s extensive coverage of the major events that have shaped Central Queensland.
SHE almost died and she almost lost everything she owns in the bushfires a year ago, but Janine Shanks says she'll never leave her Hinds Street home.
THE last thing Denise Goltz and her husband expected to see while returning from checking their crab pots this week was a shed drifting on the water.
AS rural fire volunteer Matt Cahill, 22, worked on the front line to contain a raging bushfire on Mt Archer. It was an eye-opening experience for him.
THE first hero to be honoured for efforts during Rockhampton's brush with disaster in October's bushfires will get a medal today.