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Message from the mayor

Dear Mum, I’m writing to you from the mayor’s office on the front line of the Livingstone Shire, the home of the Capricorn Coast....

Rocky Christmas Fair

As the calendar pages flutter towards the end of the year, Rockhampton transforms into a wonderland of merriment, offering an array of events, celebrations,...

buoyant moods at the Industry Forum

I am told that the mood at the 2023 Major Projects and Industry Forum held at the Frenchville Sports Club was quite buoyant on...

Promise broken on urgent care clinics

Here we are into mid- October and Federal Labor has broken another election promise. The promise was that they would deliver fifty so called...

What’s on for Seniors Month

October is Queensland Seniors Month, and an important opportunity for each of us to recognise and appreciate our community’s seniors. It’s a chance to recognise...

The Shire is buzzing

School holidays are well underway, and the Shire is buzzing. On the coast last week, the Keppel Bay Sailing Club (KBSC) hosted the Queensland Junior...

Voting Yes Means More Value for Money

We are now counting down the days until Queenslanders take part in the historic referendum on recognising Indigenous Australians in our constitution. Many referendums have...

Rockhampton Railyards revamped

The Rockhampton Railyards have been an important part of our community for more than 100 years. They’re an important part of our history. Rail supply...

equality of opportunity

A couple of days ago it was Australian Citizenship Day. This is a day when we reflect on what it means to be an...

Explore the Rocky Zoo these holidays

When is the last time you got up close and personal with one of our furry friends at the Rockhampton Zoo? Now offering four...

Northern Corridor Reference Group meeting

Well, after three and a half years and a couple of stops and starts we are under way with planning for the development of...

Working hard to make a difference

This Thursday 7 September is the official date for my tenth anniversary as your Federal representative in Canberra. From day one when I decided to...

Swan Lake ballet dazzles with timeless grace

The Toowoomba Ballet pirouetted into the Pilbeam Theatre this week as they embarked on an exciting tour which left regional stages with nothing short...