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Tue 29 Sep 2020

NAMED: Seven men caught drink driving at mining town

Premium Content NAMED: Seven men caught drink driving at mining town

One man had just found out he was going to be a dad, while others gambled on how intoxicated they were.

Explosive find for police after pulling up teen for speeding

Premium Content Explosive find for police after pulling up teen for speeding

A 19-year-old witnessed by police to overtake cars at excessive speeds had an explosive stash with him.

CQ riders shine as PBR bucks back to life

Premium Content CQ riders shine as PBR bucks back to life

Trio climbs national rankings after strong showings at Caboolture Invitational.

UPDATE: Police intercept armed man near Rocky meatworks

Premium Content UPDATE: Police intercept armed man near Rocky meatworks

It is believed the man attempted to stab a person earlier this morning.

IN PICTURES: Long Lunch in style by beautiful Fitzroy River

Premium Content IN PICTURES: Long Lunch in style by beautiful Fitzroy River

Gourmands hail this year’s Capricorn Food and Wine Festival a success despite the Covid-19 restrictions

Woman steals electricity from her neighbour

Premium Content Woman steals electricity from her neighbour

A Rockhampton woman who stole electricity has been fined more than what her electricity bill had been for the power she used

Rockets, Cyclones under-12s mixing it with Qld’s best

Premium Content Rockets, Cyclones under-12s mixing it with Qld’s best

LIVESTREAM: Watch day two action on this website, including Rockets game at 1.20pm.

First female agent to call bids at Rocky’s Brahman Week Sale

Premium Content First female agent to call bids at Rocky’s Brahman Week Sale

860 red and grey Brahman bulls will go under the hammer at the largest bull sale in the southern hemisphere.

Man charged after police discover huge drug set up at house

Premium Content Man charged after police discover huge drug set up at house

A parcel containing drugs allegedly led police to the property.

Energy company reveals new plans for wind farm near Rocky

Premium Content Energy company reveals new plans for wind farm near Rocky

An area 40km south-west of Rockhampton and 5km west of Mount Morgan is being assessed as a potential location.

Fraudster stole $11k using bank apps on stolen phones

Premium Content Fraudster stole $11k using bank apps on stolen phones

A MAN stole more than $11,000 by accessing banking apps on two stolen phones and transferring funds to his and his partner’s accounts.

North’s Bruce Hwy should be priority for upgrade: Katter

Premium Content North’s Bruce Hwy should be priority for upgrade: Katter

Robbie Katter says the North will be left behind in the LNP’S plan to upgrade the Bruce Highway from Curra to Cairns.

COURT LIST: See Tuesday's list of appearances here

Premium Content COURT LIST: See Tuesday's list of appearances here

Court list for Rockhampton Magistrates Court for today, Tuesday September 29

MORNING REWIND: Catch up on the latest headlines

Premium Content MORNING REWIND: Catch up on the latest headlines

See the news from politicians in town yesterday, sports previews, court reports and more

‘Cop broke my arm’: Woman sues for compo

Premium Content ‘Cop broke my arm’: Woman sues for compo

A young Queensland woman who claims her arm was broken by an “overzealous” cop while she was questioned at her home has sued the state for damages.

LETTERS: ‘Why is it we think the ocean is a bottomless pit?’

Premium Content LETTERS: ‘Why is it we think the ocean is a bottomless pit?’

Harry Bruce’s cartoon of the day and readers have their say on current events.

Number of Queensland drivers busted over dodgy airbags

Premium Content Number of Queensland drivers busted over dodgy airbags

Drivers who refuse to have their faulty Takata airbags replaced are having their car registration cancelled while others are warned they face the same consequence if...

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QLD urged to back NZ border bubble

Premium Content QLD urged to back NZ border bubble

It’s a proposal Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she will consider, but Queensland could lose out to southern states if it does not act decisively.

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