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What does Virgin Australia’s cuts mean for CQ flights?

Premium Content What does Virgin Australia’s cuts mean for CQ flights?

With 3000 Virgin Australia staff sacked and their aeroplane fleet halved, things...

Jobs bonanza with CQ business to build Rookwood Weir

Premium Content Jobs bonanza with CQ business to build Rookwood Weir

A local business will ensure the financial and employment rewards created by the...

UPGRADED BUS STOPS: See the full list of locations here

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The $215,000 project extends from Bouldy, Gracemere, Mt Morgan, Allenstown and...

$241M expansion: Prisoners to move into new cells this week

Premium Content $241M expansion: Prisoners to move into new cells this week

Two more sections are expected to be completed next month.

MPs respond to CQ candidate's medicinal marijuana campaign

Premium Content MPs respond to CQ candidate's medicinal marijuana campaign

One Nation has opened up a discussion around medicinal marijuana.

Criticism levelled at government for lack of buy local focus

Premium Content Criticism levelled at government for lack of buy local focus

More needs to be done by governments to support local businesses with an effective...

Capricorn Highway upgrade step closer with another milestone

Premium Content Capricorn Highway upgrade step closer with another milestone

The highly anticipated highway duplication will make thousands of CQ commuters'...

YOUTH CRIME: Labor MPs respond to criticism on the big issue

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Taking fire from election candidates on youth crime, Labor’s MPs explained in...

25 new jobs as work begins on $12.5m Rookwood bridge

Premium Content 25 new jobs as work begins on $12.5m Rookwood bridge

‘Rookwood Weir has already delivered 40 jobs at Thirsty Creek and Gogango, and the...

MANUFACTURING DEBATE: Local Labor MPs hit back against LNP

Premium Content MANUFACTURING DEBATE: Local Labor MPs hit back against LNP

A war of words has broken out over which political party had the right approach...

Plan to manage region’s floods one step closer

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Calls for assistance ramped up following the devastation of Severe Tropical Cyclone...

Browne Park stadium future could be known within weeks

Premium Content Browne Park stadium future could be known within weeks

Building a stadium in Rockhampton could stimulate economic activity, jobs and put...

Future is bright for CQ thanks to the Valeria coal mine

Premium Content Future is bright for CQ thanks to the Valeria coal mine

A future employment bonaza will come for this region once this big mining project...

Pollies continue to lobby NewsCorp to save CQ’s newspapers

Premium Content Pollies continue to lobby NewsCorp to save CQ’s newspapers

Our region’s politicians explain their differing approaches in fighting to retain a...

Politicians have united to keep a newspaper printing in CQ

Premium Content Politicians have united to keep a newspaper printing in CQ

Leaders find rare common ground in their desire to keep Central Queensland’s...

Intersection upgrades ahead of Rocky’s Ring Road project

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A number of intersections will be revamped in preparation for Rockhampton’s $1...

Grant helps key Rocky manufacturer spring back into action

Premium Content Grant helps key Rocky manufacturer spring back into action

Activity is heating up at Dobinsons Spring and Suspension with some new equipment...

CQ farmers can soon stake claims for Rookwood Weir’s water

Premium Content CQ farmers can soon stake claims for Rookwood Weir’s water

‘This is the first significant development in water infrastructure and supply in CQ...

Call to add CQ to travel bubble after staying COVID-19 free

Premium Content Call to add CQ to travel bubble after staying COVID-19 free

THE window for new COVID-19 cases in CQ is shrinking with local pollies wanting us...

One Nation’s push to train and hire local meatworkers

Premium Content One Nation’s push to train and hire local meatworkers

Rockhampton candidate Torin O’Brien wants locals hired over foreign visa holders in...

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