Rockhampton election debate candidates L-R: Tony Hopkins, Christian Shepherd, Laura Barnard and Torin O'Brien.
Rockhampton election debate candidates L-R: Tony Hopkins, Christian Shepherd, Laura Barnard and Torin O'Brien.

MORNING REWIND: top 5 stories you might 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 might have missed yesterday, October 1.

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Rockhampton election candidates participated in a debate hosted by The Morning Bulletin last night, though incumbent Barry O'Rourke did not take part.

See the full debate replay here.

Rockhampton election debate candidates.
Rockhampton election debate candidates.

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The State Government promised to review the regulatory process for future resource projects to ensure a "streamlined" approach.

Caval Ridge Mine opening. Picture: Daily Mercury/Lee Constable
Caval Ridge Mine opening. Picture: Daily Mercury/Lee Constable

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Queensland Council of Unions general secretary Michael Clifford spoke with Rockhampton workers on Wednesday night and with The Morning Bulletin yesterday.

Here's what he had to say.

Attendees of the Queensland Council of Unions state election campaign launch at Coco Brew on Wednesday evening.
Attendees of the Queensland Council of Unions state election campaign launch at Coco Brew on Wednesday evening.

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Central Queensland farmers and businesses can now bid for 4,545 megalitres of water in an area from Longreach south and west to the state borders.

 

Natural Resources Minister Anthony Lynham. Picture: News Corp/Attila Csaszar
Natural Resources Minister Anthony Lynham. Picture: News Corp/Attila Csaszar

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And the Cotton On mega store is relocating to the second half of the former Harris Scarfe store in Stockland Rockhampton.

More information here.

 

Last day of trade at Harris Scarfe Rockhampton.
Last day of trade at Harris Scarfe Rockhampton.

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See you back here tomorrow for The Morning Rewind.