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How car crash saved a CQ father’s life

Premium Content How car crash saved a CQ father’s life

The man drank 15 beers before getting behind the wheel.

Business booms in the Highlands as restrictions ease

Premium Content Business booms in the Highlands as restrictions ease

People head to the outdoors, businesses are bustling while others remain closed.

Small business lowers prices to support the community

Premium Content Small business lowers prices to support the community

‘We’ll keep battling along and help people get through this.’

How CQ is responding to the rain

Premium Content How CQ is responding to the rain

Falls reaching triple figures fell over much of the Central West extending north to...

Central West rain brings CQ rivers back to life

Premium Content Central West rain brings CQ rivers back to life

Rivers are flowing and dams are rising after heavy weekend falls.

Fairbairn Dam drops below 10 per cent capacity

Premium Content Fairbairn Dam drops below 10 per cent capacity

Despite the rain across much of the region, Emerald’s dam has reached an all-time...

WATCH: Illegal fishers in a pinch as vessel crushed

Premium Content WATCH: Illegal fishers in a pinch as vessel crushed

Covert surveillance busts open black market fisheries syndicate

Hot, dry and empty: Fairbairn hits record low

Premium Content Hot, dry and empty: Fairbairn hits record low

Water restrictions loom as Central Queenslands biggest dam hits an all time low.

SPECTACULAR IMAGES: 1,500 cattle cross the Fairbairn Dam

Premium Content SPECTACULAR IMAGES: 1,500 cattle cross the Fairbairn Dam

You don’t see a muster like this every day.

Fairbairn Dam to host which community event?

Premium Content Fairbairn Dam to host which community event?

Family-friendly event to feature tours of the tourist attraction

DRY JULY: CQ towns record 0mm of rain for the month of July

Premium Content DRY JULY: CQ towns record 0mm of rain for the month of July

What are the reports saying about August rainfall?

Entire shire drought-declared following poor season

Premium Content Entire shire drought-declared following poor season

'A lot of people have been struggling but have not come forward'

Farm owners take in 12 campers into their home out of rain

Premium Content Farm owners take in 12 campers into their home out of rain

Dam has cracked 20 per cent as rain falls out west

Township sees more than 100mm, dam rises from record low

Premium Content Township sees more than 100mm, dam rises from record low

Lowest recorded capacity since the dam was constructed 47 years ago

Big rain fall totals expected for part of Central Queensland

Premium Content Big rain fall totals expected for part of Central Queensland

It is hoped the rain will replenish low CQ water stocks

Region's cotton harvest down by 40 per cent due to the dry

Premium Content Region's cotton harvest down by 40 per cent due to the dry

'We're down a lot less than some areas, some areas had zero'

Fairbairn down to 10%, but take a look under the surface

Premium Content Fairbairn down to 10%, but take a look under the surface

'I can look outside my window and I can't even see the other side'

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