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Work starts on Peak Downs Hwy improvements

Premium Content Work starts on Peak Downs Hwy improvements

Two heavy vehicle stopping bays will be upgraded, and a new, protected right turn...

Man flown to hospital after car crashes through fences

Premium Content Man flown to hospital after car crashes through fences

A man freed from a vehicle that crashed through fences and into an embankment near...

Miner recalls ‘brief few seconds’ of near-death experience

Premium Content Miner recalls ‘brief few seconds’ of near-death experience

Peak Downs Highway crash victim speaks out to save the lives of others

Claims bridge ‘mess’ is blocking corridor to Bowen Basin

Premium Content Claims bridge ‘mess’ is blocking corridor to Bowen Basin

A Paget transport company says an old bridge on the Peak Downs Highway is stopping...

BUSTED: Man allegedly drove 160km/hr with ‘bag of drugs’

Premium Content BUSTED: Man allegedly drove 160km/hr with ‘bag of drugs’

Central Queensland police ‘concerned’ of the combination of a high speed linked...

‘People power’: MP welcomes money to fix horror highway

Premium Content ‘People power’: MP welcomes money to fix horror highway

Dale Last, Julieanne Gilbert and Stephen Andrew give their assessment of the state...

Miner sues for $2m over CQ motorcycle, truck crash

Premium Content Miner sues for $2m over CQ motorcycle, truck crash

The CQ man suffered serious injuries including facial fractures

$32k raised for family of Moranbah crash victim

Premium Content $32k raised for family of Moranbah crash victim

An outpouring of support will assist the family financially through the “difficult...

Horror highway averages almost one death per year

Premium Content Horror highway averages almost one death per year

Tragic history prompts petition demanding immediate action.

Genuine, joyful: Tributes for dad lost in Moranbah crash

Premium Content Genuine, joyful: Tributes for dad lost in Moranbah crash

Tributes are flowing for the second Brisbane man who died in the Peak Downs Highway...

‘Cheeky, lover of life’: Tributes for Moranbah crash victim

Premium Content ‘Cheeky, lover of life’: Tributes for Moranbah crash victim

Tributes are flowing in for the ‘darling husband, Dad, Oupa’ who tragically died in...

TRAGIC: Two men confirmed dead in horror smash near Moranbah

Premium Content TRAGIC: Two men confirmed dead in horror smash near Moranbah

A truck driver was flown to hospital after a three-vehicle crash on the Peak Downs...

150 jobs: $50m pledge to overhaul region’s neglected road

Premium Content 150 jobs: $50m pledge to overhaul region’s neglected road

This highway is one of the most important in Qld – but it has been left to languish...

$18m to fast track Mackay’s next major road project

Premium Content $18m to fast track Mackay’s next major road project

Funding has been unlocked, with construction to start later this year.

UPDATE: Highway reopens after trucks and car collide

Premium Content UPDATE: Highway reopens after trucks and car collide

There's a 5km exclusion zone in place but police hope to reopen soon

Underground workers demand answers after miners hurt

Premium Content Underground workers demand answers after miners hurt

Work has stopped part of the mine after two employees were injured overnight.

Cars collide with roaming cow on Peak Downs Highway

Premium Content Cars collide with roaming cow on Peak Downs Highway

One of the cars rolled on impact with the cow on the Peak Downs Highway

Young worker critical after highway crash

Premium Content Young worker critical after highway crash

Suspected brain and spinal injuries after a horrific crash

Woman injured in Peak Downs Highway crash

Premium Content Woman injured in Peak Downs Highway crash

Motorists should expect traffic delays.

Father chokes bus driver in road rage outburst

Premium Content Father chokes bus driver in road rage outburst

The assault was sparked after the man’s wife was forced off highway

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