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Rocky MP ‘sickened’ by shocking NDIS wait list death rate

premium_icon Rocky MP ‘sickened’ by shocking NDIS wait list death rate

Federal Government under pressure to fix NDIS where two Queenslanders are dying...

O’Rourke delivered in 2019 for Rockhampton electorate

premium_icon O’Rourke delivered in 2019 for Rockhampton electorate

Rocky’s MP had a big 2019 bringing funding and employment to our region.

Maintenance staff strike over Rockhampton Hospital staffing

premium_icon Maintenance staff strike over Rockhampton Hospital staffing

Staff can’t keep up with maintenance work so expensive contractors are being...

Two year wait for $1b Bruce Highway meeting

premium_icon Two year wait for $1b Bruce Highway meeting

A board deciding on Bruce Highway projects was yet to meet two years after election...

‘Identifying experienced provider now a priority’

premium_icon ‘Identifying experienced provider now a priority’

The successful applicant is expected to be announced in coming weeks

North Rocky rail line reopens after major upgrade

premium_icon North Rocky rail line reopens after major upgrade

The $5 million rail upgrade will take many heavy vehicles the road to the meat...

Differing perspectives on Rocky’s unemployment figures

premium_icon Differing perspectives on Rocky’s unemployment figures

ALP and LNP lock horns over the latest jobs data for CQ.

Mile high Qantas rip-off

premium_icon Mile high Qantas rip-off

Barry O’Rourke is backing an online petition that is urging Qantas CEO to act on...

$2.8 million to prepare CQ for the jobs of the future

premium_icon $2.8 million to prepare CQ for the jobs of the future

CQ University and the Queensland Government have partnered for future careers...

Federal funds are pushing Ring Rd project forward

premium_icon Federal funds are pushing Ring Rd project forward

Michelle Landry responds to calls to fast track funds for the project.

What jobs do you want to see in Rocky?

premium_icon What jobs do you want to see in Rocky?

Community job forum launches in Rockhampton next week

Barry O’Rourke: the problem the elderly are facing

premium_icon Barry O’Rourke: the problem the elderly are facing

‘We’ve seen examples where 140 to 150 people in aged care only having one...

PM pressured to move Ring Road forward

premium_icon PM pressured to move Ring Road forward

Pressure is on to get Rockhampton’s biggest future infrastructure project...

Another Rookwood Weir contract up for grabs

premium_icon Another Rookwood Weir contract up for grabs

New tender package now available for road upgrade to support Rookwood Weir project.

MORNING REWIND: New servo for Gracemere?

MORNING REWIND: New servo for Gracemere?

From Capricorn Hwy works beginning to a new regional headquarters in Rocky and CQ’s...

”It should have been done 20 years ago”: Lawrie St Upgrade

premium_icon ”It should have been done 20 years ago”: Lawrie St Upgrade

Angry Gracemere residents say there’s key traffic problem which needs fixing.

Rocky to house a new State Government HQ

premium_icon Rocky to house a new State Government HQ

Premier confirms a newly established state office will have its headquarters in...

Let the road to Gracemere begin

premium_icon Let the road to Gracemere begin

Get the latest info on the long awaited highway duplication between Rocky and...

New public housing rolling out in South Rocky

premium_icon New public housing rolling out in South Rocky

New housing promises to help address Rocky’s homeless issue.

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