Renown writer, producer and director Baz Luhrmann (yellow shirt) at the Pilbeam Theatre for Crocodile Creek in 1986.
Renown writer, producer and director Baz Luhrmann (yellow shirt) at the Pilbeam Theatre for Crocodile Creek in 1986. Pilbeam Theatre

MORNING REWIND: 5 top stories you may have missed yesterday

GOOD MORNING Central Queensland,

Here at The Morning Bulletin, we want to ensure you are up to date with the biggest local stories from each day.

So welcome to the Morning Rewind, where we fill you in on 5 stories from around the region that you may have missed yesterday, Thursday June 7.

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One of the biggest stories of the day yesterday was a fraud case, where a senior manager from a Central Queensland council was sentenced to five years in jail after defrauding his former employer of over $200,000.

(Catch up HERE)

Jason Akers (left) is behind bars after pleading guilty to fraud.
Jason Akers (left) is behind bars after pleading guilty to fraud. Jessica Dorey

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A local hobby store had its lease terminated after just three days of trading and given 90 minutes to pack up after the centre it was trading in received customer complaints.

(Catch up HERE)

Damien Geyer packs up his Allenstown shop front
Damien Geyer packs up his Allenstown shop front Allan Reinikka

ALSO READ: Gel blasters: Like paintball but only half the pain

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Do you agree that this is Rockhampton's worst blind spot?

(Catch up HERE)

CRASH SCENE: Two vehicles have collided at the intersection of North and Talford Streets, Wanda
Two vehicles have collided at the intersection on North Street Frazer Pearce

ALSO READ: Two vehicles crash blocking South Rocky roads

Drivers to get a better view at hazardous intersection

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The historic Pilbeam Theatre celebrated its 40th birthday yesterday. We took a look back at some of its best moments.

(Catch up HERE)

Backstage at the Pilbeam Theatre for Panto in 1979.
Backstage at the Pilbeam Theatre for Panto in 1979. Pilbeam Theatre

ALSO READ: More Pilbeam Theatre stories

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A Central Queensland mine has launched a study into driverless trucks.

(Catch up HERE)

MATES IN MINING: Clermont open cut coal mine.
FUTURISTIC MINING: A CQ mine was started a study into driverless trucks. Jessica Dorey

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See you back here next week for the Morning Rewind.