ELECTION READY: Rockhampton Region’s mayoral candidate Christopher Davies is the youngest challenger for the top job. Picture: Contributed
ELECTION READY: Rockhampton Region’s mayoral candidate Christopher Davies is the youngest challenger for the top job. Picture: Contributed

MORNING REWIND: 5 top stories you may have missed

GOOD MORNING Central Queensland,

Welcome to today’s edition of The Morning Rewind, where we fill you in on the biggest stories you may have missed yesterday, December 15.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Police and health workers attacked

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Youthful mayoral challenger Christopher Davies hopes voters will look beyond his age to appreciate his big ideas for the Rockhampton region.

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Rockhampton Region’s mayoral candidate Christopher Davies has fresh ideas to bring to the RRC table. Picture: Contributed
Rockhampton Region’s mayoral candidate Christopher Davies has fresh ideas to bring to the RRC table. Picture: Contributed

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Not long after an alert was issued for a missing 12-year-old Rockhampton girl, police notified the public they had found her safe and well.

(Catch up HERE)

READ: Five people in hospital following two-vehicle smash

READ: Cyclist in hospital after coming off bike

A 12-year-old girl was reported missing from Rockhampton. Picture: QPS
A 12-year-old girl was reported missing from Rockhampton. Picture: QPS

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Artificial wave pool company Surf Lakes International yesterday revealed an exciting “work in progress” masterplan for its Yeppoon development dream.

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Mark “Occy” Occhilupo and son Jay share a wave at the Yeppoon Surf Lakes wave pool. Picture: Contributed
Mark “Occy” Occhilupo and son Jay share a wave at the Yeppoon Surf Lakes wave pool. Picture: Contributed

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Looking back over 2020 with Margaret Strelow’s shock resignation and the COVID-19 global pandemic, it has been quite a year to remember for Rockhampton Regional Council.

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Rockhampton Regional Council convened for a meeting without Mayor Margaret Strelow who resigned in shock circumstances. Picture: News Regional Media
Rockhampton Regional Council convened for a meeting without Mayor Margaret Strelow who resigned in shock circumstances. Picture: News Regional Media

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A Brisbane family with land in Yeppoon has been left with a “huge financial impost” and a difficult deadline upon discovering illegally dumped asbestos on its Buccaneer Ave vacant lot.

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Dumped asbestos on the vacant Yeppoon lot. Picture: Contributed
Dumped asbestos on the vacant Yeppoon lot. Picture: Contributed

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See you back here tomorrow for The Morning Rewind.