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New children’s play area for Gemfields’ families

Premium Content New children’s play area for Gemfields’ families

The new space provides an indoor area to enjoy.

Why the warning siren didn’t sound during Sapphire flood

Premium Content Why the warning siren didn’t sound during Sapphire flood

Mayor responds to questions surrounding why the early warning siren didn’t trigger...

‘Looking for a sparkle’: Silver lining emerges after deluge

Premium Content ‘Looking for a sparkle’: Silver lining emerges after deluge

Fossickers at Sapphire have already been seen out and about looking for a sparkle...

Sapphire residents wake to rising floodwaters

Premium Content Sapphire residents wake to rising floodwaters

Emergency services have conducted rescues of people from the roofs of houses and...

CQ astronomers feature on Channel 9 show My Way

Premium Content CQ astronomers feature on Channel 9 show My Way

‘When you get into it you start to get adrenaline, it is addictive, you are really...

Man accused of hacking at 57yo CQ man with machete

Premium Content Man accused of hacking at 57yo CQ man with machete

The alleged offender faced court on Thursday.

Road upgrades to cause delays in the Gemfields

Premium Content Road upgrades to cause delays in the Gemfields

Three kilometres of road will be upgraded as part of the works.

Fire crews called to structure fire reported at 10.30pm

Premium Content Fire crews called to structure fire reported at 10.30pm

Three crews attended the scene and it was put out around 1am

Young girl injured in motorcycle collision

Premium Content Young girl injured in motorcycle collision

She was taken to hospital with leg, arm and head injuries.

Fire crews rushed to kitchen fire at The Gemfields

Premium Content Fire crews rushed to kitchen fire at The Gemfields

Paramedics, police and fire crews were called to the incident about 4am

UPDATE: Teenager crashes into tree on the Capricorn Hwy

Premium Content UPDATE: Teenager crashes into tree on the Capricorn Hwy

The young man was taken to Emerald Hospital

Gold to be found but travel bans restrict prospectors

Premium Content Gold to be found but travel bans restrict prospectors

A local prospector was searching for gold within hours of eased restrictions, while...

Motorcycle crash puts two teens in hospital

Premium Content Motorcycle crash puts two teens in hospital

The incident occurred at the Gemfields overnight.

Man smashes mate's switchboard after power outage

Premium Content Man smashes mate's switchboard after power outage

Magistrate tells man there’s no excuse for “appalling behaviour”.

Drug syndicate busted

Drug syndicate busted

Drug operation targeting Ice suppliers in The Gemfields wraps up.