Central Queensland Local News

Central Queensland Local News

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Our region lagging behind in covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses, Mackay lags behind on of 56% and Rockhampton on 61%. Also - how our region could help drive down electricity prices, and the Treasurer meets with locals.

Our region lagging behind in covid booster uptake

While 71% of Aussies have had more than two doses, Mackay lags behind on of 56% and Rockhampton on 61%. Also - how our region could help drive down electricity prices, and the Treasurer meets with locals.

03:48

10 Aug 22

Man flown to hospital after train track crash

A truck reportedly hit powerlines and track tracks near Raglan this morning. Also - nurses call for support, and pollies calling on locals to have their say on FMD.

Man flown to hospital after train track crash

A truck reportedly hit powerlines and track tracks near Raglan this morning. Also - nurses call for support, and pollies calling on locals to have their say on FMD.

02:16

9 Aug 22

Warnings of burnout from Queensland's nurses

There's concerns over the flow on affects for future nursing students. Also - inquiry begins into biosecurity measures, and drivers told to FILL UP before prices GO UP.

Warnings of burnout from Queensland's nurses

There's concerns over the flow on affects for future nursing students. Also - inquiry begins into biosecurity measures, and drivers told to FILL UP before prices GO UP.

03:47

9 Aug 22

Future doctors told to consider training in regional areas

It comes as the first students are able to apply for new Rural Generalist training. Also - Queensland treasurer to meet with Japanese mining companies, and SES volunteers polish their skills on the water.

Future doctors told to consider training in regional areas

It comes as the first students are able to apply for new Rural Generalist training. Also - Queensland treasurer to meet with Japanese mining companies, and SES volunteers polish their skills on the water.

02:18

9 Aug 22

Could we see top-tier AFL games played in our region?

Discussions are underway between the AFL, AFL Mackay and Great Barrier Reef Arena. Also - Rockhampton and Livingstone both claiming results from the boundary change survey back up their stance.

Could we see top-tier AFL games played in our region?

Discussions are underway between the AFL, AFL Mackay and Great Barrier Reef Arena. Also - Rockhampton and Livingstone both claiming results from the boundary change survey back up their stance.

02:16

8 Aug 22

The next covid wave expected around Christmas

It's believed the current wave peaked late last month, weeks earlier than expected. Also - youth justice system labelled 'weak', and could we see more AFL games in our region?

The next covid wave expected around Christmas

It's believed the current wave peaked late last month, weeks earlier than expected. Also - youth justice system labelled 'weak', and could we see more AFL games in our region?

03:47

8 Aug 22

More resources on the way to combat FMD

It comes as the Agriculture Minister reveals the plan if foot and mouth disease arrives on our shores. Also - alleged shooter appears in Court, and warning to prepare for bushfire season.

More resources on the way to combat FMD

It comes as the Agriculture Minister reveals the plan if foot and mouth disease arrives on our shores. Also - alleged shooter appears in Court, and warning to prepare for bushfire season.

02:17

8 Aug 22

Emergency services 'devastated' after 'string of tragedies'

The RACQ CQ Rescue crew attended a number of incidents over the last few days. Also - alleged shooter to appear in Court, and the Biloela family to stay in Australia.

Emergency services 'devastated' after 'string of tragedies'

The RACQ CQ Rescue crew attended a number of incidents over the last few days. Also - alleged shooter to appear in Court, and the Biloela family to stay in Australia.

02:17

7 Aug 22

Alleged shooter in Court today

A man accused of shooting dead three people on a property in Bogie is expected in Court today. Also - emergency services 'devastated' after string of tragedies, and a new chapter for the Biloela family begins today.

Alleged shooter in Court today

A man accused of shooting dead three people on a property in Bogie is expected in Court today. Also - emergency services 'devastated' after string of tragedies, and a new chapter for the Biloela family begins today.

03:47

7 Aug 22

Suspected gunman expected to be charged following NQ shooting

Crime scene officers are on the scene at Bogie, and the PSPA has now been lifted. Also - covid cases across CQ and Mackay on the decline, and the new taskforce to combat FMD.

Suspected gunman expected to be charged following NQ shooting

Crime scene officers are on the scene at Bogie, and the PSPA has now been lifted. Also - covid cases across CQ and Mackay on the decline, and the new taskforce to combat FMD.

02:17

5 Aug 22

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