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Fisher’s cancer fight

Rockhampton's deputy mayor is taking time off from council duties to focus on his cancer fight. Cr Neil Fisher said he wanted to address 'rumours...

Five years of cancer care

Being diagnosed with skin cancer was a big shock for Lance Jones, but having a local treatment option has made a big difference for...

Riverston says no to plastic

Riverston Tea Rooms in Rockhampton is ahead of the curve when it comes to eliminating single-use plastics. The state government banned certain single-use plastic items...

NBA player’s story inspires

Born with a bone disease in both knees and abandoned by his birth parents, Eric Bailey was raised in one of LA's toughest neighbourhoods,...

OPINION: The Bell, the Brolga and the Sun-shot

It’s Brisbane City Hall’s beautiful Main Auditorium. More than 1000 people sit listening to an economist say that one of two things could happen:...

OPINION: Labor’s no friend to coal

As a politician you get a little tired and sometimes frustrated during election campaigns. During the 2019 election I was going through Facebook, to distract...

School celebrates centenary

It's a case of better late than never for Depot Hill State School, with the school's much anticipated Centenary Weekend here at last. Depot Hill...

Newspaper blackout for Clermont

Clermont will soon be left without a substantial print media presence with the announcement that media behemoth NewsCorp will cease distribution of the The...

On the world stage

Central Queensland will feature prominently in this week’s London Fashion Film Festival, with a cotton farm in Emerald at the centre of a documentary...

Tragedy at Crinum

A 60-year-old worker has been killed and two others injured after sections of a wall and roof collapsed on them at the underground Crinum...

Skytrans’ flights of fancy

The first Skytrans plane arrived in Rockhampton this week and airport management are already excited at the opportunities the new route will bring. The Cairns-based...

Businesses hit in armed robberies

Rockhampton businesses have been targeted in two separate armed robberies, with police still searching for one of the alleged offenders. Detective Acting Senior Sergeant Kevin...

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State champs dream revived

Central Queensland Bushrangers Junior Rugby representative squads had their state championships seemingly cancelled earlier this year...but now they will get their chance to shine....