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Arrow Energy CEO responds to Hopeland contamination fears

Premium Content Arrow Energy CEO responds to Hopeland contamination fears

Arrow Energy CEO Cecile Wake responds to reports that their plan to drill near a...

Cane farmer says he dumped building scraps to fight erosion

Premium Content Cane farmer says he dumped building scraps to fight erosion

Magistrate: ‘If parliament says it’s serious enough to put a maximum penalty of...

Four CQ waste companies shut down and fined $32K

Premium Content Four CQ waste companies shut down and fined $32K

The Department of Environment and Science issued more than $100k in fines to waste...

Waste company ordered to stop releasing contaminated water

Premium Content Waste company ordered to stop releasing contaminated water

The department investigated the waste operator allegedly pumping water out of a...

‘Caught in the headlights’: Tiny turtles dying on Cap Coast

Premium Content ‘Caught in the headlights’: Tiny turtles dying on Cap Coast

Residents along Capricorn Coast beaches and visitors in vehicles are asked to turn...

Warning – rain to trigger Crocodile nesting and breeding season

Premium Content Warning – rain to trigger Crocodile nesting and breeding...

Experts say weather influences crocodile behaviour and rain can trigger females...

How your smartphone can keep you crocodile-safe

Premium Content How your smartphone can keep you crocodile-safe

Crocodile numbers have exploded since they were protected and the app is designed...

REVEALED: What’s happening at the old Post Office building

Premium Content REVEALED: What’s happening at the old Post Office building

The iconic sandstone building was placed on the Queensland Heritage Register in...

Man accused of dumping drums in coast waterway faces court

Premium Content Man accused of dumping drums in coast waterway faces court

ONE of two men charged in relation to the alleged illegal dumping of 13 drums near...

Accused drums dumpers have matters mentioned in court

Premium Content Accused drums dumpers have matters mentioned in court

A lawyer represented one of the men today, the other appeared in court himself.

Men charged over alleged illegal dumping of drums identified

Premium Content Men charged over alleged illegal dumping of drums identified

Today the identities of the two men charged were revealed.

UPDATE: Local company linked to Yeppoon toxic drum dumping

Premium Content UPDATE: Local company linked to Yeppoon toxic drum dumping

The two charged face a $600,525 fine or two years in prison.

Community ‘disgusted’ with dust levels in CQ town

Premium Content Community ‘disgusted’ with dust levels in CQ town

Residents say there is just as much coal dust in their homes as mine site...

Surveillance cameras installed to catch illegal dumpers

Premium Content Surveillance cameras installed to catch illegal dumpers

SURVEILLANCE cameras have been installed at illegal dumping hot spots on the...

More drums illegally dumped near Yeppoon

Premium Content More drums illegally dumped near Yeppoon

AUTHORITIES are investigating another case of drums dumped illegally near Yeppoon.

Fish offal is bringing the crocs closer

Premium Content Fish offal is bringing the crocs closer

A member of the public reported a three metre croc eating a dead shark that had...

WARNING: Upper Stony Creek suffering from poor water quality

Premium Content WARNING: Upper Stony Creek suffering from poor water quality

The alert was issued by the Department of Environment and Science.

Tidal lagoon deemed safe after pollution hazard

Premium Content Tidal lagoon deemed safe after pollution hazard

RECENT tests have found no further evidence of contamination in a tidal lagoon near...

’Shoot the bastards and turn them into handbags’

Premium Content ’Shoot the bastards and turn them into handbags’

The sighting of a massive croc in a Mackay creek this week has caused a stir.