Community News

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Central Queensland musician drops fun new drinking song

Premium Content Central Queensland musician drops fun new drinking song

The song is about having a few drinks with your friends and forgetting, for a moment, about everything else.

Police hunting for volunteers to bolster community program

Premium Content Police hunting for volunteers to bolster community program

The Volunteers in Policing Program trains residents to help police with various aspects of their work.

NAIF reaffirms support for CQ infrastructure projects

Premium Content NAIF reaffirms support for CQ infrastructure projects

After copping criticism for neglecting CQ, the NAIF has explained how money will flow faster to the region and what projects are on the radar.

Emerald artists collaborate to create award-winning piece

Premium Content Emerald artists collaborate to create award-winning piece

Unusual techniques have been used to create the 3D artwork.

Five ways to get more from your digital subscription

Five ways to get more from your digital subscription

The move from newspapers to websites can be a little overwhelming so we’re keen to help our subscribers get the very best out of their digital subscription.

QCWA catch-up: Vital group marks major 98 year milestone

Premium Content QCWA catch-up: Vital group marks major 98 year milestone

Queensland Country Women’s Association reveals birthday celebration plans.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Beer drought: Glenden’s thirst to be quenched

Premium Content Beer drought: Glenden’s thirst to be quenched

Exciting new development coming to CQ mining town.

REVEALED: New plan to fast-track Rocky-Yeppoon Rd upgrade

Premium Content REVEALED: New plan to fast-track Rocky-Yeppoon Rd upgrade

As debate rages over the delay to upgrading the Rockhampton-Yeppoon Rd, the LNP’s Keppel candidate has offered a promise to speed things up.

CQ artist takes home top gong at national music awards

Premium Content CQ artist takes home top gong at national music awards

The awards were held on Saturday night, with the Woorabinda artist nominated for multiple categories.

‘Life changing’: Truck driver suffers burns to 70% of body

Premium Content ‘Life changing’: Truck driver suffers burns to 70% of body

The three truck crash occurred on The Bruce Highway about 37km south of Miriam Vale.

CQ bank rejoices in strengthened network amid closures

Premium Content CQ bank rejoices in strengthened network amid closures

60-year-old institution reflects on its humble beginnings. 

Sun 9 Aug 2020

$100K donated for Rockhampton Museum of Art Commission

Premium Content $100K donated for Rockhampton Museum of Art Commission

“In commissioning this work, we are opening the conversation for people living in our community to have deeper and alternative experiences of Australian Aboriginal...

Little wildlife warrior’s tireless efforts paying off

Premium Content Little wildlife warrior’s tireless efforts paying off

Big-hearted youngster could soon help Australia Zoo combat some of its financial woes.

CQ mayors unite to celebrate global milestone event

Premium Content CQ mayors unite to celebrate global milestone event

Celebrations may look a little different this year, but spirits remain just as high.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

REVEALED: Huge numbers vie for popular CQ apprenticeship

Premium Content REVEALED: Huge numbers vie for popular CQ apprenticeship

Massive numbers keen to take out in-demand position with mining and construction giant.

New rideshare competitor takes on Rocky region

Premium Content New rideshare competitor takes on Rocky region

Uber and Ola appear to have some competition when it comes to offering affordable rideshares.

‘Pretty bloody bad’: Elderly mother denied dying wish

Premium Content ‘Pretty bloody bad’: Elderly mother denied dying wish

Devastated son cannot say a final goodbye to his ailing mother.

Huge boost to improve Cap Coast primary schooling

Premium Content Huge boost to improve Cap Coast primary schooling

New additions to two CQ schools have young students eager to learn.

Time running out to save GKI redevelopment and 1500 CQ jobs

Premium Content Time running out to save GKI redevelopment and 1500 CQ jobs

GKI’s Resort developer is on the verge of walking away unless leaders can find the money needed to rejuvenate the island.

BYTE ME: Preventing the dreaded computer lag

Premium Content BYTE ME: Preventing the dreaded computer lag

Keeping your gadget healthy is crucial to its long-term use.

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